Library of Congress asks: Who the hell are the mystery people in these photos?

After several years of the Internet's help, the Library of Congress has narrowed down its collection of 800 photographs of mystery people from the entertainment industry down to less than 30. They've just posted some of the toughest remaining. My favorites are above and below. — Read the rest
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Daily Crunch: Google Meet will get a new look and new features

Google announces upgrades to Google Meet, Amazon is bringing its palm scanner to Whole Foods and Microsoft looks at the effect of video calls on our brains. This is your Daily Crunch for April 21, 2021. The big story: Google Meet will get a new look and new features Google Meet is getting a number of updates, including a new user interface that should make the controls more visible (rather than hiding them in menus), the ability to pin multiple video feeds, autozoom (which will automatically pla...
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This about sums up the bonkers inventory shortage

"I'm from California, it's the cheapest apple I've ever seen," one bidder says in a TikTok that skewers real estate bidding wars.
Tags: Utah, Real Estate, Instagram, California, Social Media, Radio, Shortage, Inventory, Shaun Johnson, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Lumber, Tiktok

The Facebook Family of Apps Dresses Up for the 93rd Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is teaming up with Facebook on interactive, real-time virtual experiences across multiple platforms for the 93rd Academy Awards, which will air on ABC Sunday (April 25) at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST. Vanity Fair and Instagram collaborated to have photographer Quil Lemons capture portrait photos and Reels...
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This morning on Lake Mendota: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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The best photo editing software for 2021

Whether you are prepping your photos for print or Instagram, here are our picks for the best photo editing software options.
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Photos of the weirdest and most unique McDonald's restaurants in the world

This McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. EQRoy/Shutterstock Some McDonald's restaurants are found in downright strange locations. One McDonald's restaurant in Taupo, New Zealand, is located inside a decommissioned plane. A glass-walled McDonald's restaurant has received an award for its impressive architecture. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The McDonald's location in Downey, California, is the ...
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A little girl climbing the tree of life: Luis Tato’s best photograph

‘She climbed to the top unaided, to collect leaves for her family’s dinner. The tastiest ones are usually higher up’The vast Zinder region in Niger, west Africa, is the most populated part of the country. Its people live mostly in traditional villages, their lives relatively unchanged for decades. Yet they are now being profoundly affected by climate change. I was there in 2019, working on stories about the crisis, reforestation and resilience projects. Most of the region’s inhabitants make thei...
Tags: Family, Photography, Children, Climate Change, Africa, Environment, Culture, Art and design, Trees and forests, Awards and prizes, Niger, Baobab, Sony World Photography Awards, Zinder, Luis Tato, Malawama She

How to Fix Your Phone After Downloading 'WhatsApp Pink'

Security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia took to Twitter the other day to warn about a new scam making the rounds—the goofily named “WhatsApp Pink.” This Android app promises to be a fun new variant of the popular chat app that comes with an all-pink UI. And while the “pink app” part might be true, the app isn’t…Read more...
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Hive raises $85M for AI-based APIs to help moderate content, identify objects and more

As content moderation continues to be a critical aspect of how social media platforms work — one that they may be pressured to get right, or at least do better in tackling — a startup that has built a set of data and image models to help with that, along with any other tasks that require automatically detecting objects or text, is announcing a big round of funding. Hive, which has built a training data trove based on crowdsourced contributions from some 2 million people globally, which then powe...
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Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Video Review

This is one of my favourite scents of all time and a gateway into the niche perfume category.  I bought it 15 years ago and still love it.  It’s easy to wear but so unique. Visit to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Video, Instagram, Beauty, Perfume, Fragrance, Perfumes, IGTV, Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Video Review

Do you have information about something going on in the genre (sci-fi, horror, fantasy) entertainmen

Do you have information about something going on in the genre (sci-fi, horror, fantasy) entertainment industry? We want to know! Email us at [email protected]—not just with info, but if you’ve made art or a cool fan film that you’d like us to showcase, or anything else, you can send that too! Don’t forget you can follow…Read more...
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Michael Strahan shares heartbreaking post about his late father - fans react

Michael Strahan has taken to Instagram with a touching tribute to his late father, Gene....
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60 percent of the world’s population is now online

The new Digital 2021 April Global Statshot Report – published in partnership between Hootsuite and We Are Social – reveals that more than 6 in 10 people on Earth now use the internet. Internet users have grown by more than 330 million over the past year, reaching a total of more than 4.7 billion at the start of April 2021. That’s not the only big story in this quarter’s report though; we also cover: a huge new milestone for social media growth; fascinating insights into the world...
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Instagram launches tools to filter out abusive DMs based on keywords and emojis, and to block people, even on new accounts

Facebook and its family of apps have long grappled with the issue of how to better manage — and eradicate — bullying and other harassment on its platform, turning both to algorithms and humans in its efforts to tackle the problem better. In the latest development, today, Instagram is announcing some new tools of its own. First, it’s introducing a new way for people to further shield themselves from harassment in their direct messages, specifically in message requests by way of a new set of words...
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Polaroid Go unveils the world’s smallest analog instant camera

Polaroid has unveiled what it claims is the world’s smallest analog instant camera, the Polaroid Go, and it launches just days after Fujifilm's Instax Mini 40.
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