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The last days of HitchBOT
How a quirky social experiment was reduced to a pile of trash and viral content.
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TARDIS from Dr Who If you like 'Doctor Who,' you should stream these 5 shows next
The dematerialization of Who came with very little warning, but there's hope.
nose job plastic surgery Plastic surgery consultations are now just a smartphone swipe away
Apps are making cosmetic surgery more accessible than ever.

Tech

Oculus Rift Oculus introduces the first VR-ready computer bundles, and they aren't cheap
The Rift is still the big expense.
abstract art of twitter logo Twitter is bringing video ads to your feed
The new ads are coming soon.
Illustration of a dead man in a field
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The FBI and the Internet can’t crack this dead man’s code
Ricky McCormick’s body was discovered in an abandoned field in 1999, along with a cryptic final message.
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Uber app Uber's head of design resigned the day after the company debuted its new logo
Time to rebrand the head of design, too.
art of  twitter bird Can Twitter's new 'Safety Council' solve the company's massive harassment problem?
But it's unclear what this group will do.
rootkit code At the Malware Museum, a nostalgic gallery of old-school viruses
Only '90s kids will remember this classic malware.
google self-driving car Poll shows Americans are scared of autonomous cars, and for no good reason
Autonomous cars are coming, whether we like it or not.

2016 Election

chain link fencing Let's explain the Senate's torture report to Donald Trump's son
Just in case your forgot, we tortured some folks.
bill o'reilly trump sanders Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are the same person, says Bill O'Reilly
We can't say we entirely disagree.
Donald Trump poster above a wall at night Former Mexican president says his country won't pay for Donald Trump's 'stupid wall'
'I don't want to say ignorant, but he is not very well informed.'
Marco Rubio Sen. Marco Rubio literally said the same anti-Obama line 4 times during the GOP debate
And Chris Christie called him out on it.
Donald Trump at ABC News GOP debate Donald Trump vows to do 'a hell of a lot worse' than waterboard ISIS militants
Ted Cruz took a more measured tone on torture.
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at the Feb. 4 Democratic debate in New Hampshire Who won the first Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton debate?
Bernie Sanders had a huge moment.
bernie giving a speech Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Twitter-battled over the nature of liberalism
Was Clinton's team feeling the Bern?