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An Infinity Earth Puzzle With No Edges or Fixed Shape (12 Photos)

Puzzle by Nervous System Nervous System has designed this incredible 442-piece, infinity puzzle of Earth with no edges or fixed shape. Infinitely configurable, this puzzle is based on photographs from NASA’s Earth Observatory and transformed into an area-preserving icosahedral map projection with the topology of a sphere. Made from laser cut, custom birch plywood, this amazing puzzle is available by Nervous System directly on their website. Learn more about the puzzle design below. For a more detailed explanation of the design check out this blog post by Nervous System. [via…

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Online retailer removes ‘Obsessive Christmas Disorder’ pajamas following criticism for ‘trivializing’ OCD

PICS: WORLD’S MOST MODIFIED YOUTH HAS OVER 40 PROCEDURES TO ‘STAND OUT’ “As someone whose OCD ruins her f—– life on a daily basis, i can and will throw hands with anyone i see wearing an “obsessive christmas disorder” jumper,” one critic wrote on Twitter. “This actually makes me feel sick,” wrote another. As noted by The Sun, mental-health advocacy group OCD Action also commented on the shop’s pajama set, saying it trivialized a serious condition. “Products which mock or trivialize OCD add to these misconceptions and can stop people…

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Trump picks Army chief of staff as next top military adviser

Trump used an early morning tweet to reveal his choice. “I am thankful to both of these incredible men for their service to our Country!” he said. Later Saturday, as the president left the White House for the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, he called Milley “a great gentleman and a great patriot.” Dunford is a former commandant of the Marine Corps and commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan. Milley commanded troops during several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dunford’s spokesman, Col. Patrick Ryder, said all indications are that Dunford…

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Facebook Lasso app lead Brady Voss leaves for Netflix right after launch

Facebook Lasso has a steep uphill climb ahead as it hopes to chase the musical video app it cloned, China’s TikTok (which merged with Musically). Lasso lets you overlay popular songs on 15-second clips of you lip syncing, dancing or just being silly — kind of like Vine with a soundtrack. It’s off to a slow start since launching Friday, having failed to reach the overall app download charts as it falls from No. 169 to No. 217 on the U.S. iOS Photo and Video App chart, according to App…

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James Gunn’s post-‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ mystery movie is finally revealed

Before James Gunn brought into the world his entertaining vision of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy — and was unceremoniously dumped by Disney following a bad faith character assassination — he made horror movies. Good, messed up horror movies like Slither. In the time since his Disney separation, noisy speculation has been building around Brightburn, a Sony Pictures release that reunites Gunn with Slither star Elizabeth Banks. But what is it? Many have guessed that Brightburn is just a codename, and Gunn has been working on a video game adaptation.…

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CodeStream lets you collaborate and talk directly in VS Code

Adding comments to your code is nothing new. But what if you could @-mention your co-workers and start a thread about a specific part of your code? Meet CodeStream, a Y Combinator-backed startup that wants to do just that. The best way to discuss some content is right next to the content itself. That’s why Google Docs annotations, PowerPoint comments and Word revisions are so useful. Slack shouldn’t be the home to all discussions. And yet, collaboration between two developers too often start with a private conversation on Slack. CodeStream…

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Triple child murders: The lodger who destroyed a family

Image copyright PA Image caption David McGreavy was 21 when he was told he would serve at least 20 years for the murders As far as Clive and Elsie Ralph were concerned, Friday 13 April 1973 had been unfolding like any ordinary day. Image copyright Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy Stock Photo Image caption Both police and public were shocked by the murders When Mr and Mrs Ralph returned home, their children were missing. There was blood across their two-bedroom terraced home. Their lodger was nowhere to be seen.…

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Qualcomm expands its PC bet with its new 7nm 8cx platform

Qualcomm wants to become a major player in the PC/laptop market. Now that there is Windows 10 on ARM, that’s more than a pipe dream, but in its earliest iterations, those Qualcomm-based Windows 10 laptops used the Snapdragon 850 system on a chip that was specifically designed for PCs but still very much a direct descendant of its smartphone platform. Today, the company announced its Snapdragon 8cx platform, “the most extreme Snapdragon ever,” in Qualcomm’s parlance, which still leverages some of the company’s mobile expertise and building blocks, but which…

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Police restrictions for ‘Brexit Betrayal’ march

Mr Robinson was recently appointed as an adviser to UKIP leader Gerard Batten, prompting a number of people to resign from the party, including former leader Nigel Farage. Mr McDonnell said: “This march isn’t about Brexit, it’s about far-right extremists dressing up in suits and pretending to be respectable.” Unite Against Fascism and grassroots group Momentum are also marching against Mr Robinson. UKIP said their march against the “Brexit Betrayal” would be “the largest pro-Brexit event of the year”. Mr Batten told supporters on Twitter: “Be there to show you…

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Lena Dunham Admits She Was Lying, Apologizes For ‘Inexcusable’ Defense Of Accused Rapist – Perez Hilton

Lena Dunham is apologizing once again. The Girls creator used the opportunity of writing a guest editor letter in  She was the victim whose story the Time’s Up cheerleader chose to attack, saying she “misreported” her rape allegation. In her public message to the wronged woman, Lena calls her response to the accusation “inexcusable”: “And so I made a terrible mistake. When someone I knew, someone I had loved as a brother, was accused, I did something inexcusable: I publicly spoke up in his defense. There are few acts I could…

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Furbo dog camera in action

There's more than meets the eye with this dog camera.Image: ZLATA IVLEVA/MASHABLE Furbo Dog Camera $249.99 The Good Easy to use • Made of durable plastic • Bamboo lid tightly secures treats • Launching treats is fun! We’ve all been there before: You’re about to leave for work, and the family dog follows you to the door, watching through the window as you enter your car and leave. But what if you could keep a watchful eye on your dog the entire day — even from your office? The Furbo…

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