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June 26, 2019

Spoilers: Who Is The ‘Big Brother’ Camp Director? Surprise Twist Gives Premiere Night Power To One Houseguest

Big Brother is known for unexpected twists and turns, and within the first half hour of Season 21's premiere episode, a giant power was unveiled. Host Julie Chen Moonves announced that in their first night in the house, the players would be voting for a BB Camp Director. This is a title that fits with the summer's theme—camp—and has never been seen before.
June 26, 2019

Donald Trump Tells CNN Reporter That Iran Takes His Threats Seriously and ‘I Think You Do Too’

President Donald Trump told one reporter Tuesday that he believed Iran took his threats to heart, and that she does too.
June 26, 2019

Big Tech’s drawback is its lack of competitors

According to Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher, one of Silicon Valley’s biggest problems right now is its lack of competition. That big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have become too dominant and have thus stifled competition and creativity.
June 25, 2019

‘Bless His Heart’: Lara Trump Says Joe Biden Maybe ‘Regrets’ Running for President

Trump 2020 senior campaign adviser Lara Trump, who is married to the president's second eldest son Eric Trump, in a Fox News Radio interview said that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden maybe "regrets" deciding to run and jabbed him with, "bless his heart."
June 25, 2019

Apple’s Xbox and PS4 controller assist turns an iPad into a transportable recreation console

Apple is bringing Xbox and PlayStation 4 controller support to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV this fall. It’s a big change from the select MFi Bluetooth controllers that were supported before, and it means you can now easily connect any PS4 or Xbox One controller to your device to play games on the go.
June 25, 2019

This digicam app makes use of AI to erase individuals out of your images

Bye Bye Camera is an iOS app built for the “post-human world,” says Damjanski, a mononymous artist based in New York City who helped create the software. Why post-human? Because it uses AI to remove people from images and paint over their absence.
June 25, 2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is lacking the Pokémon Go magic

Three years after Pokémon Go took the world by storm, Niantic is back to try to recapture that lightning in a bottle with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Like its predecessor, Wizards Unite is a location-based AR game, and this time the developer is merging the formula with one of the only cultural forces bigger than the popular video game series: Harry Potter.
June 25, 2019

Escape from Las Vegas: 4 Nevada Road Trips

When planning a trip to Nevada, most people's first (and last) stop is Las Vegas. But there's much more than Sin City: Wide open roads and breathtaking desert landscapes make the Silver State the perfect place for a road trip.
June 25, 2019

Republicans Will Be a Third Party in 10-15 Years Due to ‘Xenophobia’ and ‘Hyper-Masculinity,’ California Governor Says

Republicans risk becoming a third party in the next 10 to 15 years because of their "xenophobia" and "hyper-masculinity," according to California Governor Gavin Newsom.
June 25, 2019

Neon Genesis Evangelion is the proper story for this second in historical past

Neon Genesis Evangelion has returned for a second life on Netflix, legally available for the first time in a couple decades. Watching Neon Genesis Evangelion in 2019 is fascinating for a number of reasons — namely, seeing what a new generation of people will make of the show — but the most interesting is the new world it’s been released back into. The anime was always apt, but in the two decades since the original series was first broadcast on TV Tokyo, it’s become the ideal anime for our time; thematically, the series is about the awful courage needed to stop an oncoming apocalypse, and what the people charged with protecting everyone else are obliged to cope with.