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The BBC has announced that Sex Education ’s Ncuti Gatwa has been cast as the latest star of Doctor Who , bringing the 14th Doctor to screens in 2023. Read more...

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The bond between children and dogs is a special one. For children , dogs can be anything from playmates and partners in crime to teachers and sources of comfort. But like any new relationship, there's a learning curve. Without a proper understanding of how to interact with dogs, children might inadvertently provoke them, which could lead to a bite or attack or a stressed dog. Even the gentlest of

As we're on the eve of Google IO 2022 , Android 13 has seen a public beta, and it includes hints towards Google's own take on Handoff, a feature that first appeared on Apple devices. Handoff allows you to carry on using the same app as you switch between different Apple devices. This can be Safari, a music track, or a podcast, as long as you're signed in with the same Apple ID account. But Contin

You should really change your passwords after a data breach. But digging through a website’s settings to update your password is often harder than it should be. That’s why Chrome for Android’s latest feature automates the password replacement process. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

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If you haven't already played today's Wordle , make sure you refresh your browser, or you might get an unintentional reminder of how distressing the news is right now. The New York Times published a note to Wordle players just after midnight Eastern Time today, May 9, asking them to refresh their browsers before they played in order to ensure they have the updated version of today's puzzle. The T

Heart attacks are the world’s leading cause of death, yet the few treatments available are often expensive and inaccessible. Although that’s been the case for years, the World Health Organization warned back in 2020 heart disease numbers were still on the rise. Verve Therapeutics says altering human genomes to prevent the buildup of bad cholesterol might be the answer, and is creating what CEO Se

Spotify has a new top podcast in the U.S., with the narrative Spotify Original Batman Unburied finally dethroning The Joe Rogan Experience . It makes sense — most people would probably rather listen to Batman than Joe Rogan. According to The Podcast Charts by Spotify, Batman Unburied is now the No. 1 podcast in the U.S., bumping The Joe Rogan Experience to second place. The Joe Rogan Experience w

Atma , an Indonesian startup that wants to make job hunting less painful, announced today it has raised $5 million in pre-seed funding led by AC Ventures, with participation from Global Founders Capital. Strategic investors in the round included founders and executives from GoTo Group, Advance Intelligence Group, Ula, Lummo, Kopi Kenangan, Sampoerna Strategic, MMS Group and Xiami. The funding wil

TL;DR: The Mega Lifetime Bundle (StackSkills, VPN Unlimited, Infosec4TC, and Stone River) is on sale for £99.72, saving you 99% on list price. It’s way too easy to get lost in the chaos online. You log in to look up one thing and end up scrolling endlessly on Twitter for hours after clicking through multiple links and ads. That’s why it’s necessary to have a dedicated platform if you want to actu

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The slide in the value of cryptocurrencies comes as stock markets around the world have also fallen.

Android apps are a popular addition to Chrome OS, but the experience of actually using them is less than great. That may change in the near future.

Apple has seen success with its many services, and that may have been the driving force behind an Instacart-like concept it was allegedly exploring.

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UPDATE 12:34am ET: We recommend you refresh your Wordle page before playing today, as the infamous double-answer glitch has reared its head again. In an extra twist, the original word for today was unexpectedly topical. In a rare move, the New York Times issued a note to players just after midnight explaining that the timing is pure coincidence, and that while they've swapped it out for another,

Private citizens are making their way into space, but the cost of a ticket is still astronomical. Fuel is among the many factors keeping prices high.

During the worst days of the pandemic, when people were stuck at home and starving for some form of entertainment beyond streaming yet another TV series, many turned to DIY home improvement projects. With the home now a place for work, school and leisure all at once, the DIY home improvement market has grown so significantly that globally, it’s expected to reach $514.9 billion by 2028-end , up fr

Some managers think artificial intelligence helps remove their bias but others think it's cheating.

Most iPhone "hacks" are obvious things everyone already knows, but not this one. TikTok has unearthed a simple shortcut for rapidly sharing images.

Is iPhone connectivity giving you trouble? There are a few possible ways to fix the problem yourself, and they're all pretty simple to perform.

Opportunity was an incredible Mars rover that outlived its mission by years and made many notable discoveries. It was also an immense challenge to build.

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. A few years ago, my husband and I packed up our two girls and flew to Las Vegas , where we kicked off the adventure of a lifetime. We spent a week exploring the best Southwestern national and state parks on our first recreational vehicle trip. Spoiler alert: We became addicted to RV travel, and have gone o

Many of the crimes here just happened to occur at hotels, or happened because of the specific things guests chose to do while at hotels. As long as you don't engage in exceptionally risky behavior, they probably won't happen to you. Legionnaires disease, of course, is another story entirely. And always sweep your room for hidden cameras if you're someone that'll mind being videotaped naked. Conti

The iPod lives on as a touch-based device, but it was once a simple, dedicated audio player that came in multiple flavors, not the least of which was the nano.

Multiple international aviation organizations are raising concerns about the air traffic situation in Mexico City, citing an apparent slew of recent safety concerns. In a letter sent last week to Mexican aviation officials, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents hundreds of airlines, said since last spring there have been 17 ground proximity warning system (GPWS) ale

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For many, this is a hard Mother's Day to "celebrate." Since the Supreme Court majority opinion planning to strike down Roe v. Wade was leaked on May 2, the potential loss of reproductive rights has never loomed larger in the era since the original 1973 decision. Despite what anti-choicers sometimes argue, abortion is not anti-motherhood. A 2016 study from Guttmacher Institute found that 59 percen

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. We’re all California dreamin’ once in a while. So when the Golden State calls you, bring along this handy list of hot spots for a family road trip that stretches from San Diego to Santa Barbara. There is so much to do in Southern California that it can be overwhelming. Take it from a local: Don’t make your

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FYP The for you page is getting a little more far out than usual with the European Space Agency celebrating the first TikTok ever made in space. ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti posted the 90-second clip Thursday and walked viewers through life on the International Space Station. She even showed off the stuffed animals she brought along for the 6-month flight with rocket manufacturer SpaceX.

Sony's DualSense controller is one of the best controllers on the market, and it's also officially supported by Apple. Here's how to use it with an iPhone.

jinxysmidcentury : Giant floating head Mother’s Day greetings

Two common misconceptions about taking an African safari are that you need to have a lot of money and a lot of time. When I was a broke backpacker, I spent time in Nairobi, Kenya, and found a $100 one-day trip to Lake Nakuru where I was able to enjoy a safari without committing to a multi-day excursion. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for TPG daily newsletter . If

Everyone has a change of heart now and then. Luckily, Amazon has all your order reviews saved, so you can quickly find, edit, and delete them if you want. You can access it through Amazon’s website and the mobile app. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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It’s blockbuster movie season again, and that means some pretty big box office opens. After Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Universal’s The Bad Guys managed to hold back Nicholas Cage and vikings for a handful of weeks, here comes Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness doing what all Marvel movies do and making a… Read more...

You may remember the brief presence of HD-DVDs on the market, but what happened to them? The format seemed to disappear as quickly as it arrived.

Is a balcony cabin a must for you when you cruise? Princess Cruises could be your line. The California-based brand was a pioneer in adding a large number of balcony cabins to ships, and even its oldest vessels are loaded with balcony cabins — something that can’t be said for many of its rivals. On the flip side, Princess offers relatively few suites on its ships compared to some of the big-ship l

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There’s a full month left before Ms. Marvel stretches her way over to Disney+ and gives the MCU a different kind of teen spirit. Details on the show have been pretty mum up to now, but a new promo gives us a better look at what Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan will be capable of in her own TV miniseries . Read more...

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A large group of Jewish passengers were kept from traveling on a Lufthansa connecting flight to Budapest on Wednesday after some Jewish passengers – and some non-Jews – had mask compliance issues on board Lufthansa’s flight 401 from New York JFK to Frankfurt. A Lufthansa representative explains that Jews caused the problems, so the airline approached this as collective guilt. Continue reading ..

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The last couple of years have delivered us some solid kaiju fun in the form of Ultraman , numerous Godzilla projects from both Japan and the US, and Kaiju No. 8 . Whether they’re metaphors for climate change or the atrocities that human beings inflict on one another, or just big ass monsters, watching kaiju wreck… Read more...

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Internet, a new Doctor is in. On Sunday, BBC announced that Ncuti Gatwa will take over the starring role on the long-running Doctor Who series. Gatwa becomes the fourteenth Doctor, pocketing the TARDIS keys from Jodie Whittaker, who held the role since 2017 . Tweet may have been deleted Since 2019, Gatwa has played the role of Eric Effiong on Netflix's unwavering and delightful series Sex Educati

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron (previously Deep Science ), aims to collect some of the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in, but not limited to, artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter. This week in AI, a

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Due to the ongoing chip shortage , BMW is temporarily shipping some vehicles without support for Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, according to report from Automotive News Europe (which we found through 9to5 Google ). According to a statement the company gave to Automotive News Europe , BMW has changed suppliers and begun using a chip that does not fully support Android Auto or CarPlay. As a result,

View of musicians Terry Polland and Terry Gibbs posing behind vibraphone. Autographed on front: “To my darling Mom, the key to my success. All my love, your daughter, Terry Jean.” Stamped on back: “Joseph Herman, photographers. 509 Woodward, WO. 1-8780.” Handwritten on back: “Terry Pollard, pianist & xylophone. Terry Gibbs, xylophone & musical director with Steve Allen.” Courtesy of the E. Azalia

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The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) is getting clowned on Twitter for sending out a bizarre tweet that as of this writing has yet to be deleted. Dr. Fumiko Ladd Chino joked about the gaffe online, telling followers that as a cancer doctor, the CDC’s newest conclusion was certainly news to her. She posted a screenshot of the tweet for safekeeping, pictured below. “Cancer is the 2nd leading cau

Facebook displays captions on its videos to help you follow the content, but if you don’t need them, they can be annoying. Here’s how you can disable the captions on Facebook videos on desktop, iPhone, and iPad. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

When Ukraine was attacked on the evening of Feb. 24, 2022, one of the first targets of Russian troops was the Antonov airfield in Hostomel, just a few miles northwest of Kyiv. After some brutal combat, this airport — home to the eponymous aircraft manufacturer and cargo airline — would fall to the Russians and remain under occupation for several weeks. When Ukrainian forces later recovered contro