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In case you weren’t aware, Elon Musk hosted SNL over the weekend

Elon Musk hosted SNL over the weekend and if you managed to miss it, here’s his monologue along with a bunch of other sketches. It goes surprisingly well considering he’s not an actor, has Asperger’s, and is generally just a really, really odd person. He has such a strange communication style and for some reason…

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Americans’ compassion in a tidy box: CARE packages turn 75

Today, the “care package” is a household term, describing perhaps a box of Mom’s cookies. But 75 years ago, the original CARE packages, boxes of basic foodstuffs and other essentials, arrived in France, sent by Americans to a devastated and demoralized Europe. The packages carried mostly food, but for many Europeans they brought forms of…

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The Texas Republican Asking His Party To Just Stop

Former Representative Will Hurd of Texas is trying to make the Republican Party more competitive—and more moderate. Can he succeed?Emma Green4:15 PM ETFormer Congressman Will Hurd of TexasAndrew Harnik / The Washington Post / GettyWill Hurd is the kind of politician who loves to find the middle ground. He spent six years as a Republican…

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Hacking collective DarkSide are state-sanctioned pirates

The FBI confirmed today (May 10) that a Russian hacking group called DarkSide was behind a recent cyberattack that shut down the largest fuel pipeline in the US.DarkSide is not a unit of Russia’s intelligence services, and there’s no evidence that it is funded or directed by the Kremlin. Instead, DarkSide is a private, for-profit…

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Headlines From China: Branded Content Is the Path to Gen Z in 2021

Branded Content Is the Path to Gen Z in 2021Brands have been turning to platforms like TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram to reach younger consumers through content partnerships with popular creators, a trend that led Facebook to announce plans for a “branded content marketplace” on Instagram to help match influencers with sponsors. To incentivize the production…

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Roblox hits Q1 bookings of $652.3 million, up 161%, in first report as public company

Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here!  Roblox, the platform for Lego-like user-generated games, reported its earnings for the first time as a publicly traded company. This met analysts’ expectations. Bookings for the first quarter ended March 31 were $652.3 million, up 161% from the same quarter a year ago. Roblox has done…

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NBA injury updates: LeBron James targeting Tuesday return, per report; Bradley Beal suffers strained hamstring

The NBA regular season is rapidly coming to a close, with the start of postseason play just a couple of weeks away. Injury issues have played a major factor this season as a plethora of players have been forced to the sideline for an extended period of time with various ailments. While injuries occur every…

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Science & Nature
Mount Sinai ophthalmologists develop new technique to assess progression of sickle cell retinopathy

IMAGE: column) and repeated imaging again after two months of hydroxyurea treatment (right column). Before treatment, the patient exhibited between-session IPI of 3.0% and 2.7% respectively at the parafovea (A) and… view more  Credit: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Ophthalmologists at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai have created…

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Teen charged with murder after death of 13-year-old Florida girl

Authorities in Florida arrested and charged a 14-year-old boy with murder a day after the disappearance and death of a 13-year-old girl.The parents of Tristyn Bailey, a student and cheerleader at Patriot Oaks Academy in St. Johns, Florida, reported their daughter missing on Sunday morning after she failed to return home the night before.13-year-old Tristyn…

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Title: Balance of Power: Kaplan on Future Job Growth

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