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Supreme Leader-elect Donald Trump (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Roughly a dozen leaders of Silicon Valley, from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Facebook COO Cheryl Sandburg, will assemble at Trump Tower in New York this week. But it’s still unclear what kind of punishment Supreme Leader-elect Donald Trump has in store for his disloyal subjects.Read more...

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The advancements in consumer-level photography mean that we have a lot of good people out there giving us a fresh look at things we’ve seen a million times. Things like the inside of a tube of toothpaste, or a stick of deodorant, or a pomegranate. In the past, you might get a glimpse of this sort of thing in a quick b-roll shot of a feature film or a science documentary but now, you can make it yourself.Read more...

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Normally a glitch is a bad thing. Maybe it means your video game character gets stuck in a wall or maybe a glitch gets you wrongfully arrested. For an Australian man named Luke Moore, a simple bank glitch meant that he was able to blow $1.3 million on cars, travel, strippers and drugs over the course of two years.Read more...

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The main difference between the original Planet of the Apes series and the latest reboot is whose journey we take. In the first two films, the focus was on whatever human was nearby, and then shifted to time-traveling primates. The Tim Burton reboot zeroed in on Marky Mark. This time around, Planet of the Apes has always been, and continues to be, Caesar’s story.Read more...

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It’s freaky enough when hackers can disable brakes, control a steering wheel or shut down an engine as a vehicle goes down the road. But hacking can happen when a car is vacant, and there’s apparently a device making its way over from Europe that tricks keyless systems into unlocking and starting a car for theft.Read more...

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Following President Obama’s order for a full report on “cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election,” multiple sources aretelling multiple publications that Russia used hacking as a tool to benefit the election of Donald Trump and harm his opponent, Hillary Clinton. A flurry of information has led to accusations of partisanship harming national security.Read more...

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In order to fly into Earth’s upper atmosphere and beyond, Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets have to squeeze more fire propulsion through their lower nozzles than you did last time you overindulged at a particularly spicy Taco Tuesday.Read more...

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Just in case a show that gave Fozzie an inter-species relationship, mocked Miss Piggy for her weight and gave Animal side chicks wasn’t adult enough, The Muppets are back in a recreation of one of the most messed-up moments in science fiction movie history. Yippee?Read more...

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X-ray image of a macaque monkey. (Image: Asif Ghazanfar, Princeton Neuroscience Institute)New research shows that macaques have a vocal tract capable of emitting human-like speech, but they lack the brain circuitry to make words happen. That may be a good thing, because their simulated speech is creepy as hell.Read more...

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Star Wars: The Digital Six Film Collection, $69Want to get caught up on Star Wars before Rogue One arrives in theaters? Amazon’s marked the digital six-film bundle (sorry, The Force Awakens fans) down to $69 in HD, or about $16 less than usual.Read more...

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My life now has a purpose. I’ve discovered what I have to do before I die. From now on, every decision I make will be motivated to do one thing and one thing only: to find my way to Point Nemo, a place in the Pacific Ocean that’s the loneliest place on Earth. Read more...

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Apple’s AirPods have been plagued by delays after they were announced alongside the iPhone 7 earlier this year, and now we might finally know exactly why. Read more...

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Say hello to your old posts, idiots! Image: AP Photo/Eric RisbergFacebook users are reporting a bizarre bug that—like the video Year In Review or the persistent On This Day feature—dredges up digital memories. The only problem is that it’s doing so without their knowledge or permission.Read more...

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Since the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar was released, we’ve seen a handful of fun apps that take advantage of the new hardware feature. Now we have the most logical toy app for the Touch Bar: A piano.Read more...

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Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz (Image: Getty)Mixed reality startup Magic Leap is one of the most-hyped businesses in tech, but after five years and $1.4 billion in funding from behemoths like Google and Alibaba, the notoriously secretive company still hasn’t released a product. A new report from The Information now peeks behind the curtain and reveals that Magic Leap is in much worse shape than its bluster suggests.Read more...

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Image: InstagramFlorida is America’s id, and when America wants some cocaine, you better believe Florida is going to come through.Read more...

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After digging into Donald Trump’s financial disclosures and corporate filings, The Wall Street Journal found that the president-elect’s two planes and three helicopters are clouded in strange, convoluted business practices designed to save the real estate mogul millions in taxes.Read more...

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Image: Getty ImagesIf you have noticed the selection of organic, GMO-free crackers encroaching on the shelf space of the Pop Tarts and Wheat Thins at your local bodega, you can blame millennials for ruining your midnight-snacking fun. Read more...

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Researchers have discovered that Atlantic killifish are now 8,000 times more resilient to high levels of toxic waste than other fish, allowing them to survive extreme levels of pollution that would normally be deadly. It sounds like an evolutionary success story, but examples like this are exceptionally rare in the…Read more...

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There are so many great aerial shots of China in this video by Stef Hoffer that I think my mind just teleported there. It’s not just the pretty stuff either; The video is especially great because it shows many different sides of China, from the natural beauty of the country to the smoggy life in the cities and all…Read more...

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With 4GB of RAM and an IPS touchscreen, the Lenovo N22 is a little more advanced than your average Chromebook. Today only though, you’ll only have to pay the bargain basement price of $180. And yes, it will run Android apps.Read more...

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Over the summer, two enormous avalanches struck the Aru Glacier in Tibet back-to-back. Now, after several months of careful study, scientists think they’ve identified the cause of the first ice slide, which claimed the lives of nine nomadic herders. You’ll be shocked to hear it has to do with climate change.Read more...

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If you’ve been waiting since childhood for the author of Goosebumps to team up with Marvel, then today is a treat for you. Read more...

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Mark Verge makes balloon animals, but his creations aren’t limited to just tiny poodles and flowers like some yellow pages birthday clown. As YouTube’s Coolest Thing channel reveals, he instead builds mammoth creations using nothing but balloons, including a life-size version of a T-rex skeleton.Read more...

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Donald Trump’s transition team has asked the Energy Department for a list of names of all agency employees and contractors who worked on the Obama administration’s climate change policy. A 74-point questionnaire, first reported on by Bloomberg and obtained by Politico, is being circulated by the DOE.Read more...

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