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Iceberg More Than 20 Times the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf

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An iceberg more than 20 times the size of Manhattan split off from the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica this week because our planet is totally having a normal one. Read more.

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Oculus Partners With VirtuClear For Quest 2 Prescription Lens Inserts

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This week Facebook revealed a new web page with details about VirtuClear Lens Inserts for Oculus Quest 2. They’re custom-made prescription lenses so you no longer need to wear glasses while in VR. They’re available starting from $80. VirtuClear Lens Inserts for Quest 2.

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Verizon Tells Consumers to Turn Off 5G to Preserve Battery Life Then Instantly Regrets It

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In an effort to be helpful, Verizon accidentally stuck its foot in its mouth on Sunday, and then furiously backtracked. Read more. 5g mobile phones huawei samsung technology internet telecommunications verizon communications mobile telecommunications verizon wireless t mobile us lte technology

Wearables don’t work the same on dark skin. It’s time to change that

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Is the heart rate sensor on your smartwatch accurate? Research has shown skin tone may affect whether it is, and companies have responded to the challenge. Features Mobile Wearables black history month 2021 wearables

Rumor Has It an iPhone 13 With 1 TB Storage Is Coming

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If you’re the type of person that still needs more storage, Apple might have answered your prayers. Read more. iphone mobile phones asus iphone se jon prosser technology internet apple inc smartphones iphone 6 ios wedbush samsung

How to watch SpaceX’s 20th Starlink launch tonight

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Tonight, SpaceX will launch its twentieth batch of Starlink satellites using a Falcon 9 rocket launched from Florida. Here's how to watch. News how to watch space SpaceX Starlink

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Could supermassive black holes be formed from dark matter?

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How did supermassive black holes form in the early universe? Dark matter could hold the key. News black holes dark matter space


Federal and State Regulators Probe Robinhood Over Meme Stock Trading Restrictions

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regulators are investigating Robinhood after it temporarily blocked users from purchasing so-called meme stocks on its stock trading app amid the Reddit-fueled short squeeze earlier this year. Read more.

How Mank used visual effects to turn back the clock on Hollywood

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David Fincher's Mank takes audiences back in time to 1930s Hollywood, and made innovative use of visual effects to bring the story to life in the Netflix film. Movies & TV Mank VFX visual effects

The Terminator Universe Is Back in a New Netflix Anime Series

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He’s back and he’s two-dimensional. The Terminator universe is expanding into an anime series for Netflix, the first animated TV adaptation of the franchise. Read more. terminator netflix films creative works terminator genisys english language films skydance media mattson tomlin john derderian

Best 5G hotspots in 2021

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5G is available nationwide, and that means you want to use it with every device. Sometimes a phone doesn't cut it, and you'll want a 5G hotspot instead. Mobile 5G 5g hotspot 5G Network AT&T T-Mobile Verizon


Ancestry company uses deepfakes to bring old photos of your great grandma to life

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While some companies are fighting nefarious uses of deepfakes , others are embracing the technology for more playful reasons. With our new Deep Nostalgia™, you can see how a person from an old photo could have moved and looked if they were captured on video!

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Hubble captures a wandering comet passing through the Trojan asteroids

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Hubble Space Telescope snapped an image of an object called P/2019 LD2 which is part-comet, part-asteroid. News Comet NASA space Trojans


Verizon admitted 5G might be a big battery drain without admitting it

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This probably wouldn't merit any discussion if Verizon hadn't been so unnecessarily shady. It's tough when your phone battery drains fast, but most people recognize that new features and tech can have that effect.

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Can you stream Netflix in 4K with 5G?

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Now that 5G networks are expanding, does that mean you can stream Netflix in 4K on your mobile device with a 5G connection? Mobile News 4K 5G Netflix Streaming streaming quality


Weekend Update torches the hateful idiocy of Marjorie Taylor Greene on 'SNL'

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Saturday Night Live is here to remind us all that Marjorie Taylor Greene exists. She's an actual elected official who ostensibly represents the interests of her Georgia district in the U.S.

Sunday's Best Deals: MSI 27" Gaming Monitor, ViviLink Dashcam, Star Wars Night Light, Nutale Findthing Trackers, Keurig Coffee & Latte Maker, Klairs Skincare, and More

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A 4-pack of Nutale Findthing trackers and a 50-pack of 3-ply colorful face masks lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more.

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kick off the very topical 2021 Golden Globes

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Leave it to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to make a pandemic-era awards show actually feel relevant.

Outriders feels like a game design period piece for the Xbox 360 generation

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The new demo for Outriders shows a promising shooter that feels a bit stuck in the past. Gaming Outriders Square Enix

Perfect 'SNL' music video celebrates all the trash we've been streaming for the past year

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What have you been watching during the pandemic? Other than reruns of The Office , of course. This pitch-perfect Saturday Night Live music video taps into our endless fascination with different flavors true crime while we've all been locked up with nothing to do during a pandemic.

Two NASA astronauts are spacewalking outside the ISS right now

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NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover are performing a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station to upgrade the station's solar arrays. News ISS NASA space spacewalk


Vizio vs. TCL: TVs for every budget

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Vizio and TCL sell budget-friendly TVs that don't compromise on quality — perfect for gaming , virtual workouts, and binge-watching Cobra Kai. Reviewers love them because they’re not as expensive as TVs from other top brands, but have many of the same features.

Vizio P-Series Quantum 4K HDR TV review (P65Q9-H1): Big potential

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Huge value, high performance. Home Theater Vizio P-Series Quantum Vizio P-Series Quantum X Vizio PQ9


Minneapolis will pay influencers to post during the George Floyd murder trials

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Minneapolis, Minn. approved a unique program on Friday. The city will pay social media influencers to spread “approved messages” during the trials of the police officers charged with killing George Floyd.

'SNL' imagines the hilarious fails in store for all of our post-COVID date nights

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We've all been locked up in our homes for almost an entire year as a dangerous pandemic has swept across the planet. We're doing great. Really. At this point, it's enough for most of us to just get out of bed and weave some normal in between all the weird quirks and behaviors we've picked up.

The vaccine rush is a dark game show hosted by Fauci on the 'SNL' cold open

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Have you tried getting in line for a COVID vaccine yet? Did you notice how difficult it is to navigate a labyrinthine online process that's hard to keep up with even for people who were raised on the internet? Well, you're not alone.

The complete list of winners at the 2021 Golden Globes

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Read more. More about Golden Globes , Entertainment , and Movies Tv Shows. Golden Globes Entertainment Movies Tv Shows

What is Bluetooth LE Audio?

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Many folks might use Bluetooth daily without ever wondering how it works. It's a good example of how wireless technology can feel like magic.

Did bots help push GameStop and other ‘meme stocks’? A new report says yes.

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Were bots behind the GameStop stock surge from less than $20 per share to nearly $350 per share? One cybersecurity firm is saying that may very well be the case.


Get the most out of Adobe After Effects with a training bundle on sale

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TL;DR: Learn how to make titles, intros, and cool effects in Adobe After Effects with the Ultimate Adobe After Effects Pro Bundle. As of Feb. 28, get the full bundle for $29.99 — a 96% savings. Adobe After Effects is a video tool used to add elements to moving pictures and animations.

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Where to find free online math games for kids and adults

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Math isn’t a subject that comes easy to many of us, and certainly not for me, personally. The most effective way for me to learn as a kid was by playing math games online.