Surreal Earth images taken from ISS seem to show ‘Pac-Man invasion’

The astronaut who took this dramatic Earth image from the space station suggests it shows a "Pac-Man invasion." But what is it really?
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Sept 29: Black Panther YA writer Ronald Smith in conversation with Preeti Chhibber

Ronald Smith in conversation with Preeti Chhibber BLACK PANTHER SPELLBOUND, the second book in the hit Young Prince series from Ronald L. Smith releases in September, and we are so excited to welcome him to our online platforms to talk about it with author, super fan and podcast host Preeti Chhibber! --> This event is free, but please ...
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The best wildlife photos of 2021 capture a rare Iberian lynx, a snake strangling a gecko, and a lion dripping with blood

Sergio Marijuán/Wildlife Photographer of the Year The London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest celebrates the diversity and fragility of life. This year the contest drew a record of more than 50,000 entries from photographers in 95 countries. The frontrunners' photos show wild cats overcoming great odds, narwhal shrimps loitering in the coral, and an orphaned bat on the mend. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Iberian lynx almost...
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Mark Ruffalo Kind-Of, Sort-Of Teases A Moon Knight Appearance, So Get Speculating

Marvel's upcoming "Moon Knight" series, starring Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke, is currently filming in Budapest, and thanks to the wonders of social media, we now have confirmation that another major MCU actor, Mark Ruffalo — the Hulk himself — has been sighted in the same neighborhood. Could the Hulk be making an appearance in "Moon Knight?"Isaac and Ruffalo each posed for a picture with Instagram user Dora Magyari outside the same Budapest hotel, which is being used as one of the main shooting ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Instagram, Disney, Budapest, Ethan Hawke, Sony, Oscar Isaac, Tatiana Maslany, Marvel Studios, Mark Ruffalo, Hulk, Universal Pictures, Ruffalo, Isaac

A 6:27 panorama.

That's 6:27 a.m. Write about anything in the comments. And please think of supporting this blog by doing your shopping through the Althouse portal to Amazon, which is always right there in the sidebar. Thanks! [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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How to use Messenger's Vanish Mode, a feature that lets you send disappearing messages

Vanish Mode is available on both Messenger and Instagram. Facebook Vanish Mode is a feature in Messenger that lets you send disappearing messages to your friends. Once a friend sees your Vanish Mode message and closes the chat, your message will delete itself. You can access Vanish Mode by swiping up in an active Messenger chat. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The past decade has seen more and more social media users turn to apps like Snapchat and Instagram to ...
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'AntiVaxMomma' Accused of Selling Bogus Vaccination Cards

Authorities say a New Jersey woman with the Instagram handle AntiVaxMomma sold several hundred fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at $200 a pop to New York City-area jab dodgers, including people working in hospitals and nursing homes.
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How to make an Instagram Poll to ask questions or survey your followers

Instagram Polls allow your followers to interact with your Story. PeopleImages/Getty Images To make an Instagram Poll, start by creating a new Story post by swiping right on Instagram's home screen. Ask a yes or no question or any question with two options, then share the poll to your Story. View the results of your poll at any time within 24 hours of posting by swiping up on the Story slide. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Whether they're just for fun ...
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Edinson Cavani takes to Instagram to confirm his Man United future following Barcelona links

Cavani linked with Barcelona One of the more interesting stories to emerge from transfer deadline day would surround Edinson Cavani.After a starring end to the 2020/21 campaign, Man United would sign the Uruguayan on for another year at Old Trafford.However, this would be before the Red Devils made a move for Cristiano Ronaldo. SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 29: Edinson Cavani of Manchester United celebrates after he heads in and scores a goal to make it 3-2 during the Premier League match bet...
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Cheeterz Club wants to make reading glasses hip

Can reading glasses actually be cool? A new eyewear company called Cheeterz Club thinks so. The startup is working to change the perception of reading glasses from being just cheap, disposable items you pick up from a rotating display rack at your local drug store to being something you’d actually be proud to wear. To do so, the company is designing its glasses with quality lenses and frames in range of styles, while still keeping the pricing affordable. The startup — whose name is a reference t...
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LinkedIn is scrapping its Stories feature to work on short-form video

What do LinkedIn and Twitter have in common? They both introduced ephemeral story features that were pretty fleeting. LinkedIn announced today that it will suspend its Stories feature on September 30 and begin working on a different way to add short-form videos to the platform. LinkedIn announced to warn advertisers who might have already purchased ads that would run in between Stories. Those will instead be shared on the LinkedIn feed, but users who promoted or sponsored Stores directly from ...
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DA: NY Hospital, Nursing Home Workers Bought Bogus Vax Cards

Authorities say a New Jersey woman with the Instagram handle AntiVaxMomma sold several hundred fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at $200 a pop to New York City-area jab dodgers, including people working in hospitals and nursing homes.
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The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, the Theranos founder who is now on trial for fraud

Elizabeth Holmes leaves after a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, on July 17, 2019. Reuters/Stephen Lam Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford at 19 to start Theranos, and grew its value to $9 billion. Later, technology flaws were exposed, and Theranos and Holmes were charged with "massive fraud." Jury selection for Holmes' fraud trial began Tuesday. She could face up to 20 years in prison. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2014, blood-test...
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How to unlink your Instagram accounts from Facebook or each other

Unlinking Instagram accounts can help keep your personal data safe. SOPA Images/Getty Images To unlink two Instagram accounts, you'll need to remove one in the "Login Info" menu. If you want to unlink your Instagram account from Facebook, you'll instead use the "Accounts Center" menu. You'll need to be using the Instagram mobile app to unlink your accounts. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The Facebook-Instagram-Messenger ecosystem is massive, and if...
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TikTok’s new Creator Marketplace API lets influencer marketing companies tap into first-party data

TikTok is making it easier for brands and agencies to work with the influencers using its service. The company is rolling out a new “TikTok Creator Marketplace API,” which allows marketing companies to integrate more directly with TikTok’s Creator Marketplace, the video app’s in-house influencer marketing platform. On the Creator Marketplace website, in late 2019, marketers have been able to discover top TikTok personalities for their brand campaigns, then create and manage those campaigns and...
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Joby’s new iPhone camera accessories have MagSafe built in

Joby has launched a set of new iPhone camera accessories that use Apple's MagSafe technology, making them ideal for mobile vlogging and general at-home use.
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6:19 a.m.

[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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How to clear your Instagram cache and free up space on your phone

How you clear your Instagram cache will depend on what phone you have. Morsa Images/Getty Images You can clear your Instagram cache by deleting the app on an iPhone, or through the Settings menu on an Android. Clearing your Instagram cache can reduce how much space the app takes up on your phone. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Any app that shows images likely has a cache. The cache stores data about the pictures so they can load faster in the future.So as you ...
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LeadershipNow 140: August 2021 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from August 2021 that you don't want to miss: The ABCs of Soliciting and Accepting Feedback by @Julie_WG 6 Ways to Know if Your Leadership Might be the Lid to Growth by @DanReiland Inflicting Help by @edbatista What are the various ways we can, with the best of intentions, inflict help? Finding Strength In Humility from @JohnBaldoni Jeanne Robertson, humorist, dies at 77. She will be missed. Check out this short video: "Don't send a man to the grocery store!" ...
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Sunrise with moon.

At 6:05 this morning. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #47

Instagram launches ads in Instagram Shop tabLast year saw Instagram finally embrace e-commerce with the unveiling of ‘Shops,’ a feature that currently lives on the app’s bottom navigation bar. Following testing in the US, When clicked, ads – which will appear alongside other ‘Shops’ content – will open the Product Details page, showing more information about the item, additional images, and other brand products. Users can then save the product from the ad to their wish list, or send it to a fri...
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Instagram to require all users to enter birthdate

Move is part of firm’s efforts to introduce child-safe experience for under-18sInstagram will require all users to enter their birthdate before using the app, Facebook has announced, as part of the company’s efforts to introduce a child-safe experience for users under 18.The requirement has been introduced just two days before the UK begins enforcing the age appropriate design code. The code requires companies to identify child users and take special effort to safeguard their personal data, limi...
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Two clubs chase Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves on deadline day

Ruben Neves attracts interest Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves has been attracting attention all summer from fellow Premier League clubs, including Arsenal and Manchester United. However, with 12 hours left to go in the transfer window, he currently remains at Wolverhampton Wanderers.That may change before the window slams shut, however, with Manchester United retaining an interest in the player as they look to potentially strengthen their midifeld. United linked with Jesse Lingard and Ruben Neves ...
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Kanye West's 'Donda' Sets 2021 Apple Music Record With 60 Million First-Day Streams

Kanye West's latest album has achieved a new high for most streamed pop album of 2021 on Apple Music after its delayed release on Sunday (via Billboard). "Donda" set a record for the most streams in a 24-window on the service this year, pulling in over 60 million plays in the United States. That makes "Donda" the third-most streamed album ever in the first 24 hours of a release. West's album also topped ‌Apple Music‌'s top albums charts in 152 countries in the same time span, setting another ...
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Ainsley Maitland-Niles dropped from the Arsenal first team after Instagram spat

Maitland-Niles wants out It has become pretty clear over the past 24 hours that versatile Arsenal player Ainsley Maitland-Niles wants out of the club. News broke of a potential move to Everton being in the pipeline, only for the Gunners hierarchy to reject the possible loan move. 🚨 Everton in talks with Arsenal for a deal to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan with an option to buy. Offer submitted, Arsenal considering internally before responding. Talks ongoing. Versatile 24yo under contract at...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Everton, Mikel Arteta, Efc, Ainsley Maitland Niles, David Ornstein, Maitland Niles, John Cross

Instagram will demand your date of birth for safety — and ads, of course

Instagram is making a new change to its policy, that will require users to submit their date of birth to the company. If you don’t share your birthday after repeated reminders, you won’t be able to use the service. The company said that this feature will help it improve user safety, and allow the platform to build out more features to that end. Over the past few months, Instagram has built a ton of tools related to teen safety. In March, it rolled out an AI-powered feature to prevent adults from...
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