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14 hours ago

What the Emoji You’re Sending Actually Look Like to Your Friends

Emoji are standardized, but the variations across devices are enough to totally change the meaning of what you’re trying to convey.

4 days ago

Meet the Anarchists Making Their Own Medicine

The Four Thieves Vinegar Collective is a network of tech-fueled anarchists taking on Big Pharma with DIY medicines.

10.9.19

The YouTuber Blending Make-Up Tutorials with Radical Politics

"We want bread – and glowy foundations, too!"

10.1.19

The Instagram Accounts Celebrating Lesbian Style

Accounts like @dykeanotherday, @dykedigital and more are countering the stereotype that gay women only dress in flannel shirts and baggy jeans.

9.27.19

Three Supermassive Black Holes Are on a Crash Course, NASA Says

“This is the strongest evidence yet found for such a triple system of actively feeding supermassive black holes.”

9.27.19

Thousands of Cloud Computing Servers Could Be Owned With 'Very Simple' Attack, Researchers Say

Researches at Skylight Cyber found a vulnerability in OnApp's cloud computing management platform that could potentially have given attackers root access to thousands of servers.

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9.25.19

The Surreal Early Morning TV of 9/11, Just Before the Attacks

In the footage, it's hard not to see eerie foreshadows of the events about to unfold.

9.23.19

If You’ve Met Aliens While on DMT, These Scientists Would Like to Hear From You

Some people on DMT say they meet aliens, demons, and even elves. It’s a common enough experience that Johns Hopkins wants to know more.

9.23.19

Be the Chair You Wish to See in the World

In a world where standing is a virtue, the wearable chair asks, 'but why?'

9.15.19

Brain Genius Submerges His Bitcoin Mining Rig in a Giant Vat of Oil

The immersion-cooled Bitcoin mining rig cost about $120,000 to make and looks like something straight out of ‘Stargate.’

9.15.19

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.

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