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Apple Wants to Claim All of Fruitdom As Its Intellectual Property

Image: Change.org petition by PrepearPears: the arch-goddess of the fruit pantheon, the inspiration of Cézanne, and to the untrained eye,

Google Made a List of Words Its Employees Shouldn’t Say

Image: Carsten Koall (Getty Images)The Markup has obtained internal memos from Google, dating back to at least 2019, with...

We Worked Longer Under Lockdown

Image: Ina Fassbender (Getty Images)The workday under lockdown has been defined by the dangerous presence of my enemy the...

Microsoft Reportedly Looking to Buy TikTok

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images)After what seems like a lifetime of political flak and negative media attention, the China-based...

Twitter Bans Former KKK Leader David Duke

Image: Associated Press (AP)Twitter has finally booted David Duke, a former KKK grand wizard and founder of the KKK...

Seized Fyre Fest Merch Is Going Up for Auction

Image: Gaston&SheehanAn enthralling catalogue of vintage crime memorabilia has exploded on the page of a small Texas auction house today, entitled “Fyre...

Errol Morris Uploads All Episodes of ‘First Person’ to YouTube

Image: Screengrab, YouTubeI’ve been thankful in quarantine that you can find Errol Morris’s documentaries on streaming services, not only because I...

TikTok Teens Are Reaching Into Their Past Lives

Image: Hulton Archive (Getty Images)Legend holds that there are seasons and locations where the spiritual veil is thinnest, a...

The CDC Is Officially Recommending Reopening Schools, Just As Trump Demanded

Image: Frederic Brown (Getty Images)With weeks to decide how and whether to reopen schools, the CDC has released a...

QAnon’s Agent Margaritaville Is on the Lamb, Still on YouTube

Image: Agent Margaritaville on YouTubeQAnon theorist and Julian Assange lookalike Agent Margaritaville is on the run, a wanted man, a scofflaw, maybe...

Soundgarden, Metallica, Audioslave & Many More Honor Chris Cornell At Tribute...

Some of the biggest names in hard rock music and beyond gathered at The Forum in Los Angeles on Wednesday night to take part...

TikTok plans to sue Trump administration over ban this week

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images)TikTok will file a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration as soon as Tuesday to...