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The science march is about 'hope' for a fact-based future

The science march is about 'hope' for a fact-based future In cities all over the world Saturday, scientists and fans of fact and reason have come out in droves to support science.We went to the New York City March for Science to ask people exactly what brought them into the streets to march in support of science.

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, quietly slipped back onto the public stage this week after a tumultuous year that ended with his departure from Facebook in March.It was his first Twitter post since the one back in September, in which he apologized for his actions related to a political action group producing anti-Hillary Clinton pro-Donald Trump content.

Ivanka Trump's clothing is selling so poorly, the company making it secretly re-labelled it

Ivanka Trump's clothing is selling so poorly, the company making it secretly re-labelled it If people don't want to buy pieces from Ivanka Trump's clothing line, the only logical thing to do is change the labels and pretend the clothes are from another brand, right?As BoF stated, G-III—the company that owns the right to manufacture and distribute Ivanka's brand—admitted the garments were relabeled and sold without informing Trump's people.

Obama is back and he thinks we should be more careful with our selfies

Obama is back and he thinks we should be more careful with our selfies ) torture us by asking, "what's been going on while I've been gone?the problem now with the internet is that that past is always there," Obama said.

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer Presidents and lawmakers set the agenda for NASA, and depending on their priorities, the space agency's directives can swing wildly from administration to administration.During the call, Trump also suggested that we should accelerate the timeline for getting astronauts to Mars.

Quiz: How far can you make it into Trump's AP interview transcript before you start to cry?

Quiz: How far can you make it into Trump's AP interview transcript before you start to cry? On Sunday, The Associated Press published a breathtaking 7,924 word interview with President Trump.Only a tiny percentage of those words were assembled into actual sentences.

Send this satirical Mar-a-Lago application (and bribe) straight to Donald Trump

Send this satirical Mar-a-Lago application (and bribe) straight to Donald Trump Summer might be right around the corner, but that doesn't mean you can't apply to be a member of President Donald Trump's "Winter White House," Mar-a-Lago.Simply print out the joke-laden application, place it in an envelope addressed to Trump and the Mar-a-Lago admissions committee, and include a bribe (a 50-ruble banknote—worth less than $1—was included in an application packet Mashable received).

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM The software billionaire took to social media to acknowledge Modi for putting "the spotlight" on India's open defecation problem through the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission.I can’t think of another time when a national leader has broached such a sensitive topic so frankly and so publicly.

Twitter CEO is totally fine with not having met Donald Trump, really

Twitter CEO is totally fine with not having met Donald Trump, really But Jack Dorsey, a cofounder and CEO of Twitter, has yet to take an in-person meeting with President Trump, according to an interview published Wednesday by Steven Levy, editor of Backchannel.When asked how that could be so, especially given how he is not only CEO of Twitter but also CEO of payments company Square, Dorsey replied, "I don’t know.

Twitter celebrates Trump's first 100 days with the savage burns you'd expect

Twitter celebrates Trump's first 100 days with the savage burns you'd expect We're closing in on the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, even though it's felt more like 100 years since the inauguration.Pundits are now trying to gauge where the president falls on the success scale, from "SAD!

Cersei Lannister and the Shallow Politics of Game of Thrones

Cersei Lannister and the Shallow Politics of Game of Thrones To be sure, the critique I am about to write is not intended to suggest that Game of Thrones should simply have done what the books did.Over the course of the book's events, she consolidates power to a small group of bumbling yes-men.

Localiser demands his name be dropped from game credits after KKK reference removed

Localiser demands his name be dropped from game credits after KKK reference removed An member of a publisher's localisation team has requested that his name be removed from the credits after disagreeing with the company's decision to remove a Klu Klux Klan reference from one of its games.The title in question is Akiba's Beat, a forthcoming Japanese RPG developed by Acquire and published by Xseed.

Obama's shade-throwing photographer just got a book deal 😏

Obama's shade-throwing photographer just got a book deal 😏 Bad news, Trump — looks like everyone's favorite political shade-thrower just snagged a book deal.On Wednesday, Little, Brown and Company announced that Obama's personal White House photographer, Pete Souza — best known for clapping back at President Trump via Instagram by posting nostalgic pictures of Obama's presidency with 🔥 captions — is releasing a book in November.

Heineken shows Pepsi the right way to make a politically charged ad

Heineken shows Pepsi the right way to make a politically charged ad The participants are said to be unaware of the purpose of the test, and they have no knowledge of their political differences, which include views on feminism, transgender rights, and climate change.A loudspeaker then instructs them to watch a video of the other person confessing their political beliefs to a camera.

Net Neutrality's back in the menu

Net Neutrality's back in the menu The fight for netneutrality is officiallyback onAfter months of blunt forceforeshadowing, the FederalCommunications Commission announcedtoday that it' s ready to pick a fight with thepublic over the future of the open internet,It' s great news if you’ re a lawyer forVerizon or Comcast, and terrible news forthe rest of us.

Quiz: Is this a real headline or a satirical one from Trump's 100 days?

Quiz: Is this a real headline or a satirical one from Trump's 100 days? As President Trump nears his 100-day mark, it's important to take time and recognize the headlines that made us so scared we stopped moving.To honor the very special occasion, we've designed a quiz to test your knowledge of Trump's greatest headlines of the past three months.

Game of the Year: Fiscal Kombat

Game of the Year: Fiscal Kombat com we’re doing what we can to put a stop to this in Game of the Year, a new column celebrating worthy alternative picks for the year’s greatest game regardless of genre, platform, year of release, or even quality.Here, any game can be Game of the Year!