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How this developer is picking apart the Instagram app and finding new unreleased features

Try all you want, but there's no escaping Instagram's wrath.Image: GETTY IMAGES/INSTAGRAM/MASHABLE Snapchat’s continuing implosion is Instagram’s gain. As more users flock to Instagram, primarily to share Stories, the Facebook-owned company is testing a long list of new features that’ll further accelerate growth and leave Snapchat in its dust. SEE ALSO: All the new rumored Instagram features that might kick Snapchat’s ass A couple of weeks ago developer Jane Manchun Wong shared a list of new, unreleased Instagram features the app was privately testing. Then, on Saturday, Wong unloaded even…

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The rise of Donald Glover: how he captured America

The award-winning writer, actor, singer and rapper has dominated the internet with his provocative, politically charged hit This is America, the latest step in an illustrious, unconventional career Try, if you can, to watch This Is America, the new music video from Childish Gambino, while keeping your eyes off the man in the cameras gaze. Its not easy. You may have to watch it twice, maybe three times, probably more. In the clip, Childish Gambino is a dancing, running, alternately homicidal and joyous streak of shirtless charisma. Your eyes want…

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Where does Syria go from here? – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Where does Syria go from here?CBC.caThe conflict playing out in Syria between Iran and Israel left 42 people dead this week, including 19 Iranians, according to a Syria war monitor. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights issued the number on Saturday as it reported on a wave … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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Stage stormed during UK’s Eurovision song

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Protester interrupts the UK’s Eurovision entry in Lisbon A man stormed the stage while the UK’s entry, SuRie, was performing at the Eurovision Song Contest. SuRie was singing her song Storm when a man wearing a rucksack ran onto the stage, grabbed her microphone, and appeared to say: “Nazis of the UK media, we demand freedom.” He was swiftly dragged off stage and SuRie continued performing the song. Israel won the contest with 520 points while SuRie’s song was third from…

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Free stock trading app Robinhood rockets to a $5.6B valuation with new funding round

Robinhood started off as a dead-simple stock trading application that had no transaction fees — but since it’s continued to grow, and especially as it starts to dive into cryptocurrency, investors are getting pretty excited about its prospects and are pouring a ton of new funding into it. And it’s that tantalizing prospect of creating a next generation way of trading assets and cryptocurrency that is now sending Robinhood to a $5.6 billion valuation in a new financing round that the company is announcing today. Robinhood says it’s closed a $363…

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5 Reasons Cryptocurrency Is Way Dumber Than You Thought

Hey, remember how you never invested in Bitcoin in 2009 because you’d never heard of Bitcoin and didn’t really care about magic internet money? Same. And remember how in 2017, everyone and their uncles started talking about how Bitcoin was now worth a shitillion dollars and you totally should’ve gotten on the train in 2009? Same. So now “cryptocurrency” is everywhere, and barely anyone understands it. (“So it’s basically new types of digital money that any jackass can invent, and then other people start treating it as valuable? And tons…

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The Crazy Legacy of Jack Kirbys Forgotten 2001: A Space Odyssey

When director Stanley Kubrick released 2001: A Space Odyssey 50 years ago, he intended it to be a "nonverbal experience." The movie’s dialogue was sparse, and it relied heavily on visuals and score. It was, Kubrick told Playboy in 1968, a subjective film, meant to reach audiences "at an inner level of consciousness, just as music does.” 2001: Another Odyssey Marvel, however, wanted more. 2001 was enough of a hit that the company asked Kirby to develop a monthly follow-up. "He thought the idea of doing the ongoing 2001 series…

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This Brilliant Comic Will Demolish Any Anti-Vaxxer Argument

We all have that one annoying Facebook friend who just won’t stop posting pseudo-science about how vaccines are detrimental to your health. Share this comic with them to plant some logic in their brain! 1 Pin It Via Arealdbag 2 Pin It Via Arealdbag 3 Pin It Via Arealdbag 4 Pin It Via Arealdbag 5 Pin It Via Arealdbag 6 Pin It Via Arealdbag 7 Pin It Via Arealdbag 8 Pin It Via Arealdbag 9 Pin It Via Arealdbag 10 Pin It Via Arealdbag Read more: http://cheezburger.com/5533701/this-brilliant-comic-will-demolish-any-anti-vaxxer-argument

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North Carolina dentists apologize for wearing cultural garb in ‘ignorant and offensive’ ad

Showing up to work on Monday like… 😴 . . . But only 15 more days until spring! 🌸🌼🌷Be sure to follow @RenaissanceDentalCenter on Instagram and Facebook to see all of our latest cases and features!! #monday #spring #cosmetics #generaldentistry #raleighdentist #renaissancedentalcenter ⚜️ A post shared by Renaissance Dental Center (@renaissancedentalcenter) on Mar 5, 2018 at 3:31pm PST The ad featured three blond, white female dentists posing in cultural garb. Jill Sonner wore a Native American costume with a headband and beaded accessories. Anna Abernethy donned a Scottish highlander outfit…

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Pays Sweetest Tribute To Stephen Hawking In Deleted Scene

Luckily for fans, the hit CBS sitcom has now released the unaired clip online. But be warned, it’s a real tear-jerker. (Spoilers ahead.) The deleted scene takes place after the couple’s nuptials. Emotions run high as the newlyweds unwrap a gift from Hawking, an engraved pocket watch that the scientist ― who guest-starred on the show ― sent them before he died at age 76 in March. “The wedding was a big episode and it seemed like a good chance to pay some tribute to him,” Holland said. 'The Big Bang Theory'…

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Cheated-On Wife & Her Friend Throw EXPERT SHADE At Accused Husband-Stealer Miranda Lambert!

Ouch! This tea is so hot, you could get scalded if you’re just standing close to Miranda Lambert! In case you haven’t been keeping up, the Vice singer reportedly cheated on Anderson East with a member of her tour’s opening band, Turnpike Troubadours. And her sidepiece, Evan Felker, is a married man! For a bit longer anyway, as his wife has filed for divorce. Photos: Miranda Ain’t The Only Star Who’s Been Accused Of Cheating! We’ve heard a little from Staci Felker (née Nelson), the soon-to-be-ex, since all this broke…

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