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Twitter taught me I have no visual imagination
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Twitter taught me I have no visual imagination

When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet. On a summer Friday a few years ago, I collapsed on my living room floor in a transformative defeat. I …

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The bittersweet ending of 'Promising Young Woman' makes the movie
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The bittersweet ending of ‘Promising Young Woman’ makes the movie

By the time Promising Young Woman reaches its climactic showdown, it’s hard to imagine what a satisfying ending might even look like. A triumphant ending would seem too easy, for a film that’s otherwise been unafraid to explore messy and painful truths. A defeated one might seem too cruel, reinforcing …

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The 12 coolest 4K space videos that let you escape Earth for a few minutes
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The 12 coolest 4K space videos that let you escape Earth for a few minutes

As you’d probably expect from the space agency, NASA has always been at the forefront of visual technology. Back in 2017, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer live-streamed a broadcast from the International Space Station using 4K ultra-high-definition technology — the next-gen standard for video — for the first time.  …

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NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission rocket test ends prematurely
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NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission rocket test ends prematurely

In what should have been a roughly eight-minute hot fire test on Saturday at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, the rockets that will be responsible for carrying NASA’s Artemis 1 mission to the moon and back stopped after just one minute. Saturday’s test of the 212-foot-tall Space Launch System …

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Facebook's latest ad ban in the name of inauguration safety is pure performace
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Facebook’s latest ad ban in the name of inauguration safety is pure performace

Facebook really needs to pick a lane. The social network took the step on Saturday of temporarily halting ads for certain weapon accessories and protective gear. Ads for guns, “weapon enhancements” like silencers, and ammunition are already banned outright, so this new change affects ads for things like gun safes, …

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After Twitter banned Trump, misinfo on the site fell dramatically
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After Twitter banned Trump, misinfo on the site fell dramatically

In the week following Twitter’s permanent ban of President Donald Trump, media intelligence company Zignal Labs found that the spread of misinformation on the social media platform took a sharp fall. Between Jan. 9 and 15, Zignal found there was a 73 percent decline in tweets about election fraud compared …

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GitHub fired a Jewish employee who called out 'Nazis.' Now, it's reversing that decision.
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GitHub fired a Jewish employee who called out ‘Nazis.’ Now, it’s reversing that decision.

When an employee of GitHub was fired after alluding to the fact that Nazis were out and about in Washington, D.C. on Slack on the day of the assault on the U.S. Capitol building, as Business Insider reported on Tuesday, coworkers rallied to his defense, appealing to the Microsoft-owned company. …

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Apple's Tim Cook: Parler could return 'if they get their moderation together'
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Apple’s Tim Cook: Parler could return ‘if they get their moderation together’

Tim Cook has finally faced some questions about Parler’s suspension from the App Store and what it would take to come back. His answers toe the company line, but are nonetheless revealing to hear from the Apple chief executive. “We’ve only suspended them, Chris,” Cook said during a Fox News …

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Razer's BlackWidow Elite keyboard drops to an all-time low $70 at Best Buy
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Razer’s BlackWidow Elite keyboard drops to an all-time low $70 at Best Buy

You might not have to spend a small fortune if you crave a mechanical gaming keyboard. Best Buy is selling Razer’s BlackWidow Elite wired keyboard with Green switchesfor just $70, well under the regular $130. Amazon is selling it for the same price,… Continue Reading…

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After Math: Tesla recalls, Steam streams and COVID checks
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After Math: Tesla recalls, Steam streams and COVID checks

As tech journalists (as well as their laptop fans) begin to recover and recuperate from the first all-digital CES, let’s take a quick look at some other headlights from this past week. chameleonseye via Getty Images NHTSA wants Tesla to recall 158,0… Continue Reading…

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