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June 26, 2019

These are the most effective, most objectively highly effective Pokémon fusions

In case you missed it, Pokémon fusions are back in the news, thanks in part to a recent Tumblr meme and helped along by a small but growing community of talented fan artists dedicated to bringing these sometimes adorable but often horrific hybrids to life.
June 26, 2019

The guts of an Apple iPhone present precisely what Trump will get improper about commerce

Crack open an iPhone and you’ll begin to see why President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China doesn’t make sense.
June 25, 2019

How to Half Open a Snap on Snapchat: Keep Sender From Knowing You’ve Seen Their Snap With This Trick

Want to see a friend's Snap without them knowing you've viewed it? Check out our simple guide to half opening a snap, here.
June 25, 2019

California Senator Undeterred by NCAA Threat Over Bill Allowing College Athletes to Sign Endorsement Deals

Undeterred by the possibility California athletics could be barred from NCAA championships, a state legislator is moving "full steam ahead" with her bill that would allow college athletes to profit financially from their name and likeness.
June 25, 2019

A social community banned assist for Trump. Will others comply with?

Two quick self-promotional items: I went on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” on Sunday with one of my sources for last week’s piece on Facebook moderators, and I encourage you to check it out. I’ll also be doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything on Tuesday at 9A PT / 12P ET; I’ll tweet the link when it’s available from my Twitter account.
June 25, 2019

Florida Man Calling Himself Dr. Phillip Nikao Pretended He Was a Doctor, Accepted Keto as Payment for Therapy

A Florida man is accused of masquerading as a doctor to treat patients suffering problems with their mental well-being.
June 25, 2019

Owen Labrie was launched from jail

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate as part of game of sexual conquest called “Senior Salute” was released from jail Monday.
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.
June 25, 2019

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs unveils its high-tech ‘city-within-a-city’ plan for Toronto

Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet’s smart city subsidiary, released its massive plan Monday to transform a slice of Toronto’s waterfront into a high-tech utopia. Eighteen months in the making and clocking in at 1,524 pages, the plan represents Alphabet’s first, high-stakes effort to realize Alphabet CEO Larry Page’s long-held dream of a city within a city to experiment with innovations like self-driving cars, public Wi-Fi, new health care delivery solutions, and other city planning advances that modern technology makes possible.
June 25, 2019

Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau Engaged? YouTubers Say It is “Real”

Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau are two of YouTube's most popular vloggers, With more than 23 million subscribers combined. They have had a very public courtship the last two months, frequently posting videos together across both their channels. On Sunday night, Mongeau and Paul were celebrating her 21st birthday at a Las Vegas nightclub. Last week, Paul gifted her a new car for her birthday but that was only the start of the surprises. He popped the question after midnight, giving her a massive diamond ring that Mongeau instantly shared on her Instagram story.Fans thought the size of the ring, and the timing of the announcement, were signs of a prank from the duo. Many YouTube videos featuring the pair have outlandish titles or thumbnails and this seems like it would fit into that category.