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Mega Man X and Strive against Network live on in these new official models

Mega Man merch may never die. The Mega Man series died at one point. Then it came back to life! It may die again. But we will always have merch. Merch...never changes. Like the George Lucas of the video game world, Capcom has more merch SKUs each year than there are Mega Man games at this…

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AOC attacked Trump and Republicans on Twitter over rising college expenses, arguing that many lawmakers didn’t understand college students’ financial struggles

Summary List PlacementRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez late Friday shot back at President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers, accusing them of being so out of touch with young American workers that they remember when Hershey bars were "5¢ at the general store." The congresswoman's posts were the latest in a back-and-forth with conservatives about how difficult it's…

Google bet on urban mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport in a $7.5 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

Summary List PlacementWhereIsMyTransport, the London-based urban mobility startup, has just announced plans to map 30 of the world's largest cities by 2023.  The startup collects local transport data in developing nations where public transport varies from unreliable to non-existent. Many people in these areas depend on private taxi services or friends and relatives to get…

Sooner than-and-after photos show how the coronavirus pandemic emptied out Europe’s famous Christmas markets

Summary List PlacementChristmas markets are being canceled this year amid concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The markets are a cherished tradition in Europe, and usually attract millions of visitors every year. But in 2020 the large squares where people would usually gather to drink mulled wine and eat festive Christmas treats, are looking eerily…

Tech and Gadgets

The Arecibo Observatory collapsed on Tuesday and the whole thing was captured on video

The famed Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico was being decommissioned after two cable failures in four months, but engineers had not figured out a way to safely demolish the telescope in a controlled manner. Well things took care of themselves on Tuesday when the telescope collapsed in an uncontrolled structural failure after additional cables snapped.…

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13 Best Posture Correctors That Work

(*13*) For those who’re like me and actually into self-development, you’ve most likely learn most of the 1000's of self-help books on the market available...

10 Best Vitamin D Supplements For Better Health & Stronger Immunity

Intermittent fasting weight reduction is a sort of weight loss program that’s quickly rising in reputation and turning into the approach to drop some...
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Overview: Commandos 2

An in-fuhrer-ating remaster of an age-old classic.2001 really is beginning to feel like quite a long time ago indeed and Commandos 2, which originally released way back in September of that year is, it has to be said, now showing its age in many ways. Pyro Studios real-time tactics effort is undoubtedly something of a…

Bethesda plans on releasing more Fallout 76 Brotherhood of Steel content

This past week, Bethesda unleashed their Steel Dawn update for Fallout 76, a follow-up to their big Wastelanders expansion earlier this year. Like the latter, Steel Dawn was also free, and is seemingly being fueled by the game's Fallout 1st subscription service and new expanded season pass: on top of all the microtransactions. As Bethesda…

Microsoft purchases online tournament platform Smash.gg

In a truly surprising bit of industry news, Microsoft has purchased online tournament esports platform Smash.gg. Microsoft acquired the site for an undisclosed amount earlier in the week, with news of the purchase being broken on the Smash.gg Twitter account. For those less-inclined, Smash.gg is a website that allows for the preparation, marketing, and execution…

(Substitute) WoW Classic just updated to the Naxxramas patch, as it marches on to the end of Vanilla’s lifetime

[Update: The 40-person Naxxramas (Naxx) raid is now live in WoW Classic. Blizzard put out a trailer for the raid below, which is absolutely wild to see in 2020. So many memories are flooding back! Naxx felt like a punishing and proper end to Vanilla WoW, and a great way to usher in the new…

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AOC attacked Trump and Republicans on Twitter over rising college expenses, arguing that many lawmakers didn’t understand college students’ financial struggles

Summary List PlacementRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez late Friday shot back at President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers, accusing them of being so out of touch with young American workers that they remember when Hershey bars were "5¢ at the general store." The congresswoman's posts were the latest in a back-and-forth with conservatives about how difficult it's…

Google bet on urban mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport in a $7.5 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

Summary List PlacementWhereIsMyTransport, the London-based urban mobility startup, has just announced plans to map 30 of the world's largest cities by 2023.  The startup collects local transport data in developing nations where public transport varies from unreliable to non-existent. Many people in these areas depend on private taxi services or friends and relatives to get…

Sooner than-and-after photos show how the coronavirus pandemic emptied out Europe’s famous Christmas markets

Summary List PlacementChristmas markets are being canceled this year amid concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The markets are a cherished tradition in Europe, and usually attract millions of visitors every year. But in 2020 the large squares where people would usually gather to drink mulled wine and eat festive Christmas treats, are looking eerily…

Facebook cracks down on coronavirus misinformation. Unfounded claims that the vaccine contains microchips are banned.

Summary List PlacementFacebook has banned false claims about COVID-19 vaccines in its latest attempt to stop the rapid spread of misinformation on the platform. Under the new rules, any claims about the safety, efficacy, ingredients, or side effects of the vaccines which have been debunked will be removed, as will any conspiracy theories. Kang-Xing Jin,…

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AOC attacked Trump and Republicans on Twitter over rising college expenses, arguing that many lawmakers didn’t understand college students’ financial struggles

Summary List PlacementRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez late Friday shot back at President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers, accusing them of being so out of touch with young American workers that they remember when Hershey bars were "5¢ at the general store." The congresswoman's posts were the latest in a back-and-forth with conservatives about how difficult it's…

Google bet on urban mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport in a $7.5 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

Summary List PlacementWhereIsMyTransport, the London-based urban mobility startup, has just announced plans to map 30 of the world's largest cities by 2023.  The startup collects local transport data in developing nations where public transport varies from unreliable to non-existent. Many people in these areas depend on private taxi services or friends and relatives to get…

Sooner than-and-after photos show how the coronavirus pandemic emptied out Europe’s famous Christmas markets

Summary List PlacementChristmas markets are being canceled this year amid concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The markets are a cherished tradition in Europe, and usually attract millions of visitors every year. But in 2020 the large squares where people would usually gather to drink mulled wine and eat festive Christmas treats, are looking eerily…

Facebook cracks down on coronavirus misinformation. Unfounded claims that the vaccine contains microchips are banned.

Summary List PlacementFacebook has banned false claims about COVID-19 vaccines in its latest attempt to stop the rapid spread of misinformation on the platform. Under the new rules, any claims about the safety, efficacy, ingredients, or side effects of the vaccines which have been debunked will be removed, as will any conspiracy theories. Kang-Xing Jin,…

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