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Google's Covered A Whopping 10 Million Miles in Street View Imagery
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 02:40:00 GMT

Google and its armada of camera-rigged Steet View cars and other devices have been photographing the globe piece by piece for well over a decade now, and all that footage adds up to some pretty staggering tallies: more than 10 million miles of Street View imagery and 36 million square miles of Google Earth imagery,…

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In 2020, Be Sure to Make a 'Haters' List for Your Enemies
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:00:00 GMT

The year is over. Whoop-de-doo.

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Children Put Canada and Norway on Blast for Climate Failures
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:27:00 GMT

The teens are pissed. Perhaps you’ve heard.

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Airbnb Bans Over 60 White Supremacists After Iron March Forum Database Leak
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:15:00 GMT

Short-term apartment rental site Airbnb has banned over 60 users of Iron March, the defunct white supremacist web forum that recently had its entire SQL database leaked to the internet, the company told Gizmodo.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Backlash Is Inevitable, According to Richard E. Grant
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:45:00 GMT

We’re now less than a week from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and two emotions seem to be dominating the conversation. Excitement, of course—we’re about to get a movie fans have waited years for. But also, fear. Fear of what will happen in the movie and how it may change the discourse.

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Zoo Chimps Doing a 'Conga Line' Could Teach Us How Humans Evolved to Dance
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:50:00 GMT

A seemingly spontaneous conga line by a pair of captive chimpanzees might tell us something about how humans first learned to dance, scientists behind a new study say.

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Emotion Recognition Is Creepy As Hell
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:40:00 GMT

Emotion recognition technology, at best, promises to read commuters’ mental anguish and adjust subway cabin conditions accordingly, and at worst, puts biased and buggy mental microscopes in the hands of corporate overlords. In a new report, the NYU research center AI Now calls for regulators to ban the tech.

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Dark Matter 'Strikes Back' in Galactic Mystery
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:20:00 GMT

Dark matter could be responsible for the mysterious observation of gamma rays in the center of our galaxy, according to a new paper.

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Cyberthief Allegedly Used Ill-Gotten Gains to Buy Royalty Rights to Rap Songs
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:10:00 GMT

An alleged SIM-swapping scammer is accused of using his spoils to purchase cars, expensive jewelry and diamonds, and the royalty rights for rap music.

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Disgraced Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Blocks Everyone on Twitter, and Good Riddance
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:40:00 GMT

Android creator and disgraced former Google executive Andy Rubin has gone on some type of bizarre Twitter blocking spree, blocking virtually everyone who follows him on the site. Rubin now only has eight followers on the site, down from 11 on Wednesday and some 117,000 others that were following his account as of…

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Our Favorite Comics of 2019
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:00:00 GMT

Another year has come to an end, and we wouldn’t have gotten here without some pretty incredible comics to read along the way. We’ve had new dawns and final ends, epic sagas and intimate tales, serious drama and serious silliness. But above all, we’ve had some serious fun—and these series are the ones we had the most…

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'I Slept With My Gun': What It's Like to Get Your Ring Camera Hacked
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:30:00 GMT

He was on his way home from the grocery store when he got the call. After a weekend out of town, John’s kids were finally asleep in his Houston area home. His wife, too, had been getting ready for bed—until she heard a stranger’s voice echoing down the hallway.

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Italian Court Orders Facebook to Restore Neo-Fascist Party's Account
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:10:00 GMT

Back in September, Facebook blocked the account of Casapound, an Italian far-right party. Now, an Italian judge has ruled in favor of Casapound on the basis that removing the party’s account ‘prevented political pluralism.’ And to rub salt in the wound, Facebook also has to pay the group 15,000 euros ($16,500) in…

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OSIRIS-REx Team Will Boop This Spot on Asteroid Bennu
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:05:00 GMT

The OSIRIS-REx team has decided on a location to collect a sample from the asteroid Bennu. It’s a 460-foot-wide crater that they’ve dubbed “Nightingale.”

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Lug All of Your Dirty Clothes to the Laundry Room In This $14 Hamper
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:50:00 GMT

Lifewit Laundry Hamper | $14 | Amazon | Clip the coupon on the page

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The Mandalorian Gave Us a Few New Stars to Gaze at This Week
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:01:00 GMT

If you watched this week’s episode of The Mandalorian and thought, “Wait, is that who I think it is?” Chances are, the answer is “Yes.”

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Motion Sensing Wifi Is a Limited But Fascinating Peek at the Future of the Smart Home
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:45:00 GMT

In 2013, researchers at MIT demonstrated how the wifi signals that fill every corner of your home with high-speed internet could also be used to detect the movements of pets and people—even through walls. Six years later, Linksys has introduced similar functionality on its tri-band mesh routers, and while the…

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Looks Like a Penis
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:15:00 GMT

You know the world is ending when dicks start to take over entire beaches. No, I’m not talking about a penis havers-only nude beach. I’m talking about the fat innkeeper worm, or Urechis caupo if we’re talking sexy. The best version of its name, though, is penis fish because this worm looks like a fucking dick, man.…

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30 Viral Fakes That Defined the 2010s
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:07:00 GMT

The decade of the 2010s saw the rise of social media and the proliferation of digital tools that allow people to alter photos and videos. When you put those two forces together, you get a lot of fake images circulating. And these were the ones that helped define the past 10 years.

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Indochino's Overcoats Are Just $295 For a Limited Time
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:35:00 GMT

$100 Off Overcoats | Indochino | Use the promo code KINJA

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