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An unofficial Burning Man is happening in the middle of the desert without any medical services, private jets, or professionally serviced bathrooms

"Welcome to the non-event, event that is happening in place of that. one event who is trademarked and we can't mention its name," Renegade Man's Eventbrite page reads. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart COVID-19 canceled Burning Man two years in a row. Now, a rogue gathering is being held in its place. Without medical services, private jets, or bathrooms, "Renegade Man" attendees are on their own. Some think this will bring the festival back to its roots. Others worry about safety hazards. See mo...
Tags: Facebook, Music, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Trends, Reddit, Silicon Valley, Nevada, Bureau of Land Management, Reno Gazette Journal, Jim Urquhart, Black Rock Desert, Tech Insider, Hannah Towey, Festival Burning Man

Reddit Hires Instagram Head of Business Marketing Timo Pelz

Timo Pelz, after eight years at Instagram and Facebook, has been recruited to be Reddit’s first VP of business marketing. Pelz, who most recently served as Instagram’s head of business marketing, is tasked with setting go-to-market strategy for Reddit’s advertising products spanning the discussion site’s 100,000-plus communities. He will oversee all aspects of business marketing […]
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Reddit, Pelz, Timo Pelz

Apple removes anti-vaxx dating app Unjected from the App Store for 'inappropriately' referring to the pandemic. The app's owners say it's censorship.

Apple reportedly removed the app after being contacted by a journalist. JB Lacroix/Getty Images Apple on Saturday removed Unjected, a dating app for the unvaccinated, from its App Store. Apple told the app it "inappropriately refers to the COVID-19 pandemic in its concept or theme." Unjected said on Instagram that the app offered medical autonomy and freedom of choice. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple on Saturday removed Unjected, a dating-and-community app for unvacc...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Instagram, Trends, Vaccination, App Store, Bloomberg News, App Store Apple, Tech Insider, Anti-vaxx, COVID-19, Kevin Shalvey, Weekend BI UK, JB Lacroix Getty Images Apple, Unjected

YouTube star Albert Dyrlund dies after falling 656 feet from a mountain while recording a video

Albert Dyrlund. Albert Dyrlund/YouTube Albert Dyrlund, an influencer who was popular on YouTube and Instagram, died after a fall. Newsweek reported that the 22-year-old was filming a video in the Italian Alps when he fell. Dyrlund was known for regularly sharing music videos and comedy sketches on social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. Albert Dyrlund, a YouTuber from Denmark, reportedly died after falling 656 feet while filming a video in the Italian Alps. Newsw...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Instagram, Youtube, China, International, Trends, Social Media, Daily Mail, Italy, The Sun, Denmark, Albert, Newsweek, RAI, Val Gardena Italy

Star Wars Bits: Ahsoka, The Book of Boba Fett, War of the Bounty Hunters, Tempest Runner, and More

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Potential Casting News for Ahsoka The Book of Boba Fett Directors and Cinematographers War of the Bounty Hunter Previews Lucasfilm Hires Popular Deepfake Artist Star Wars Podcast & YouTube Round-Up And more! Potential Casting News for Ahsoka According to LRMonline, Mena Massoud (of 2019’s Aladdin) has been cast as Ezra Bridger in the upcoming Ahsoka Disney+ series. The last time fans saw Ezra was during the 2018 Star Wars Rebels series finale, in which...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, New York, Hollywood, Movies, News, Instagram, Dwayne Johnson, David, Netflix, Lego, Switzerland, Harry Potter, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm

Simone Biles still struggling with 'twisties,' raising new doubts about returning at Olympics

Simone Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it's clear she is not her usual self.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Simone Biles still struggling with 'twisties,' raising new doubts about returning to action

Simone Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it's clear she is not her usual self.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Say cheese! How bad photography has changed our definition of good pictures

It's generally agreed that just about everyone today is a photographer to the extent that just about everyone carries a smartphone. Less understood, though, is how essential failures and mistakes have been to the evolution of what we think of as good photography. — Read the rest
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Who is Sunisa Lee, United States’ newest Olympic gold medalist?

Sunisa Lee of St. Paul has spent her entire life working for this moment. She started in gymnastics as highly energetic 6-year-old, and as she rapidly progressed through the sport, she started to set her sights on the Olympics. And on Thursday, she became an Olympic gold medalist — and in the biggest event of all, the all-around competition, finishing with a final score of 57.433 points to edge Rebecca Andrade of Brazil for the title. Sunisa Lee, of the United States, waits for the final res...
Tags: Japan, News, Instagram, Southeast Asia, Sports, Sport, Gymnastics, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Brazil, Tokyo, John, Laos, Simone Biles, St Paul

Miami Dolphins fans shouldn't feel bad for Xavien Howard

With last night's Instagram post, Xavien Howard is attempting to win the PR battle. After getting shutout at the negotiating table, he took his grievances to social media with a formal trade request to go along with a few eyebrow-raising co
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Apple shows how to shoot ‘otherworldly’ Night mode shots on the iPhone

If you're an iPhone owner who's yet to get to grips with the camera's Night mode, then check out these tips on how to get great shots in low light.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Photography, News, Trends, Night Photography, NIght mode, Maria Lax

Apple shows how to shoot ‘otherworldly’ Night mode shots on iPhone

If you're an iPhone owner who's yet to get to grips with the camera's Night mode, then check out these tips on how to get great shots in low light.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Photography, News, Trends, Night Photography, NIght mode, Maria Lax

Odenkirk stable after ‘heart-related incident’ on set

By Andrew Dalton | Associated Press LOS ANGELES — “Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk had a “heart related incident” when he collapsed on the show’s New Mexico set, and his condition is stable as he recovers at a hospital, his representatives said Wednesday. “We can confirm Bob is in stable condition after experiencing a heart related incident,” the statement said. “He and his family would like to express gratitude for the incredible doctors and nurses looking after him, as well as his cast, c...
Tags: Hbo, Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk, Celebrities, News, Instagram, California, Amc, Los Angeles, Sport, David, Soccer, Associated Press, New Mexico, Britney Spears, Bob

Did ‘Ahsoka’ Star Rosario Dawson Just Confirm Live-Action Casting for Thrawn and Ezra Bridger?

Fans of the extended Star Wars universe have spent years waiting to see the characters of Ezra Bridger and Grand Admiral Thrawn make their debuts in live-action, and their wait might soon be over. Or not. Rosario Dawson, who played the live-action iteration of Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian and will soon star in her own spin-off series, titled Ahsoka, shared an image in her Instagram stories which suggests that Mena Massoud (Aladdin) and Lars Mikkelsen (Star Wars Rebels) have been cast as Ezra ...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Instagram, Disney, Lucasfilm, Insta, Ezra, Disney Lucasfilm, Massoud, Dawson, Mikkelsen, Thrawn, Rosario Dawson, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka

‘American Horror Story: Double Feature’ Trailer: Come Up to the Lab and See What’s on the Slab

The latest installment of American Horror Story , affectionately known as Double Feature , has been shrouded in mystery (per usual). And while creator and showrunner Ryan Murphy is often very secretive about what each season will bring to the table, this season seems to be throwing some curveballs. Namely that the season will be split in half with two potentially isolated stories. The brand new trailer and poster for the season sheds a bit more gloom on the matter and offers some eerie insi...
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Miami Dolphins CB Xavien Howard Announces He Wants a Trade

Disgruntled Miami Dolphins All-Pro Bowl cornerback Xavien Howard announces on Instagram he wants to be traded Author: Publish date: Jul 27, 2021 * * * So much for the positive vibe with Xavien Howard reporting for the first day of Miami Do
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Dua Lipa Says She’s ‘Surprised and Horrified’ by DaBaby’s Homophobic Remarks

Dua Lipa is speaking out against DaBaby’s homophobic comments at Rolling Loud. The pop star — who collaborated with DaBaby on the wildly popular remix of her song “Levitating” — took to her Instagram story on Tuesday to condemn the comments DaBaby made during his Rolling Loud performance on Sunday night. According to a video […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Dua Lipa Says She

Twitch Hires Ex-YouTube Exec Constance Knight as VP of Creators

Twitch, the Amazon-owned livestreaming platform, has recruited Constance Knight in the newly created role of VP, global creators. Knight most recently was at Instagram, where she was global head of video curation for short-form content. Before that, she worked at YouTube for more than nine years, most recently as head of content programs and partnerships […]
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Watch: A spicy side-by-side of Dune (1984) and Dune (2021)

View this post on Instagram A post shared by CINEMA POLLS (@cinepolls) The newest sci-fi spectacular that is Dennis Villeneuve's Dune might not include David Lynch's battle pugs, but it does include some startling similarities with the original 1984 film.
Tags: Video, News, Instagram, David Lynch, Frank Herbert, Dennis Villeneuve, Side-by-side, The Spice Must Flow, Dune 1984, Battle Pugs, Cinema Polls, Cinepolls, Dune 2021, Kull Wahad

Simone Biles acknowledges Tokyo expectations tough to handle: 'Sometimes it's hard'

Simone Biles took to Instagram following Sunday's disappointing performance in qualifying. "The Olympics is no joke!" she wrote.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Instagram, Tokyo, Usa Today, Simone Biles

Check out Omega’s extraordinarily creative ad for the Tokyo Games

Take a moment to enjoy this wonderfully creative ad from Omega that celebrates Japanese culture and Olympic excellence.
Tags: Wearables, Photography, News, Trends, Olympic Games, Omega, Movies & TV, 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Tokyo Olympics

Check out Omega’s extraordinarily creative Olympics ad

Whether or not you’re planning to dive into the festival of sport that is the Tokyo Olympics, do take a moment to enjoy this wonderfully creative ad from Omega.
Tags: Wearables, Photography, News, Trends, Tokyo, Olympic Games, Omega, Movies & TV, Tokyo Olympics

Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer appears in court over sex assault allegations

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer appeared in court Friday to fight the extension of a protective order sought by a woman who says he choked her to the point where she lost consciousness and punched her during two sexual encounters earlier this year in his Pasadena home. Attorneys for Bauer and the woman revealed during a brief morning court session that they intend to call witnesses and argue over the order in what amounts to a trial that is expected to last three days. The...
Tags: News, Instagram, Sports, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Mlb, Associated Press, Pasadena, Local News, Giants, Major League Baseball, Los-angeles-dodgers, Cincinnati Reds

Facebook says some misinformation and racism will 'inevitably' always exist on its platforms

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Reuters/Erin Scott Facebook's CEO said moderating content is like fighting crime. Instagram's leader similarly said that some racism will "inevitably" exist online. Their comments show that Facebook may never fully weed out harmful content on its platforms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two Facebook executives on Thursday addr...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Selena Gomez, Biden, Zuckerberg, Misinformation, House Financial Services Committee

Serial Swatter Who Caused Death Gets Five Years In Prison (slashdot)

A 18-year-old Tennessee man who helped set in motion a fraudulent distress call to police that lead to the death of a 60-year-old grandfather in 2020 was sentenced to 60 months in prison today. Krebs on Security reports: Shane Sonderman, of Lauderdale County, Tenn. admitted to conspiring with a group of criminals that's been "swatting" and harassing people for months in a bid to coerce targets into giving up their valuable Twitter and Instagram usernames. At Sonderman's sentencing hearing today,...
Tags: News, Instagram, Tennessee, Norris, Krebs, Twitter and Instagram, BeauHD, Sonderman, Shane Sonderman, Lauderdale County Tenn

Rob Zombie Shares Concept Art and Make-up for ‘The Munsters’

Rob Zombie continues to tease fans on Instagram with updates on his feature film reboot of The Munsters. This time, Zombie gives us a glimpse into the set location of Mockingbird Lane and make-up for one of the franchise’s biggest characters.  Back in June, Rob Zombie announced that he will be directing a reboot of The Munsters. After trying to get the film made for 20 years, the gritty horror director can hardly contain his excitement and continues to give fans sneak peeks into the productio...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Instagram, Munster, Lily, Rob Zombie, Zombie, Herman, Frankenstein, Herman Munster, Mockingbird Lane, Mockingbird Heights, Instagram Zombie

This amazing Milky Way image was taken on an iPhone

Astronomer and author Tom Kerss recently captured a wonderful shot of the Milky Way using his iPhone 12 Pro Max and its RAW capabilities.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Photography, Astronomy, Space, News, Trends, Astrophotography, Milky Way, Tom Kerss, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro

Australia: Former employee of cosmetic clinic sued for defamation on Instagram story - Stacks Law Firm

Recent case demonstrates that courts will take action, even if there are relatively few recipients of the defamatory posts.
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Hailey Bieber Shuts Down Baby Rumors Prompted By Justin Bieber’s Instagram

The 24-year-old model cleared up her husband's remarks on social media so fans wouldn't jump to conclusions.
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