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11 Hours Ago   There are plenty of takes out there about the simplistic, and thus problematic treatment of race in the seemingly feel-good Green Book, but we think Desus & Mero explained it best.

21 Hours Ago   SpaceX had another successful launch on Thursday night, despite some tough conditions. Its Falcon 9 launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, where a trio of spacecraft, including a moon lander, came along for the ride.

23 Hours Ago   Although not entirely unexpected, Netflix's cancellation of Marvel's The Punisher and Jessica Jones has struck some nerves. Particularly not pleased about The Punisher being cut was Eminem, who wrote a caps-only tweet admonishing the streaming giant for its decision.

Yesterday   On Friday, the late Steve Irwin would've turned 49. To commemorate the late animal conservationist and TV personality, who passed away in 2006, Google will unveil a Doodle in his honour.

Yesterday   So you might've been a bit freaked out about those extremely realistic, computer generated faces. Could you tell they were fake? Now, you can put yourself to the test with a website called

Yesterday   We guess this pilot had nothing better to do. A pilot in Perth, Australia flew his plane to spell out the words "I'm bored," as per a FlightAware map tracking the journey.

2 Days Ago   You may believe the hype. The much-anticipated Captain Marvel had its first screenings on Tuesday night, and the first audiences to watch the film have described it as unlike any other MCU film they've seen before, and weirder than you'd expect.

2 Days Ago   Yep, it's another music biopic. This time, it's not just about any act: It's about Mötley Crüe, one of the most debaucherous rock bands to have ever graced this Earth.

3 Days Ago   Trump's state of emergency seems a bit, well, not much of an emergency. You might've figured that one out already, but Stephen Colbert was just as perplexed at Trump's casual demeanour during his press conference on Friday, announcing the national emergency.

3 Days Ago   Another Netflix series has bitten the dust. Friends From College won't be returning for a third season, the show's co-creator Nicholas Stoller revealed on Twitter. SEE ALSO: Netflix's first dating show pretends it's not trash.

3 Days Ago   The founder of Chinese electronics giant Huawei said it doesn't need the U.S. to survive. Ren Zhengfei spoke to the BBC in his first interview since the arrest of his daughter, Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng, in Canada.

4 Days Ago   For the last 18 months, UK lawmakers have investigated Facebook, and it's recommended they and other social media giants be regulated. A damning report released on Monday said after years of self-regulation, these companies were unable to protect users data and privacy, or from disinformation.

4 Days Ago   Hope you've still kept some old VHS tapes lying around, because turns out they're actually worth something. Urban Outfitters has rolled out its latest attempt to get you to buy stuff you don't need, in the form of a random assortment of five comedy video tapes from the 1990s.

7 Days Ago   With the help of artificial intelligence, you can manipulate video of public figures to say whatever you like — or now, create images of people's faces that don't even exist.

8 Days Ago   It seems like no matter what, the same things happen over and over at every wedding. Like the best man's speech, which is always full of inside jokes that no-one laughs at, or underestimating the demand for shrimp, we guess.

8 Days Ago   Tesla owners can feel less bad about leaving their pooch in their car. On Wednesday, the carmaker rolled out "dog mode" through a software update, a feature which keeps the air-conditioning running and tells passersby that your pet is OK through the centre screen.

8 Days Ago   Your annoying, bed-hogging partner has met its match. Ford has designed what it calls a "lane-keeping bed," in which pressure sensors monitor when a sleeper is out of their lane.

9 Days Ago   There's no dearth of messaging platforms on the web, but Instagram DMs have likely become a big part of your online life. A prototype, spotted by software engineer Jane Manchun Wong, shows the platform making moves toward making its direct messaging service, Direct, accessible via your browser.

9 Days Ago   Jimmy Fallon just wants to be a teenager forever. The late night show host had a ball buddying up with BFF Mia, a.k.a. Priyanka Chopra Jonas, for another edition of "Ew!" during The Tonight Show on Tuesday night.

9 Days Ago   Something is up with Twitter. It's not only that it's hard to follow a conversation between two people on the platform, but rather there's a weird bug that's messing up likes, retweets and notifications, something which Twitter is working on resolving.

10 Days Ago   As Democrats begin to nominate for the 2020 presidential election, it's beginning to get the attention of Donald Trump. The president fired off a tweet in response to Sen.

10 Days Ago   You might know Baidu for its search engine, but it's looking to make a mark in the feline world too. The Chinese internet giant has released what it's claimed to be the first AI-powered smart cat shelter, which was put together by one of the company's engineers, Wan Xi.

11 Days Ago   Another teaser for the live-action version of Aladdin dropped during the Grammys on Sunday, giving us more of a look at the much-anticipated film. Fans saw more of Mena Massoud as Aladdin, but we also got to see Will Smith take on the important role of Genie.

11 Days Ago   Paris is one of the most popular destinations for Airbnb, but the city's authorities are at odds with the company. The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, announced on Sunday the city would be suing Airbnb to the tune of $14 million, due to the alleged listing of 1,000 illegal rentals.

11 Days Ago   The Grammys are always a sure bet for out-there looks. All eyes were on Lady Gaga, who was up for a swag of awards in 2019, the first appearance by Korean megastars BTS, and the tight race in the rap categories between Cardi B, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Travis Scott, to name a few.

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