Have frogs ever been to space? Let me Google that for you

This week, we noticed an interesting trend emerge here at Verge Science: we wrote a lot about frogs and a lot about space. Well, we wrote two stories about frogs, but that’s way above the frog story average for a typical week, which usually hovers around zero. Because of this week’s affinity for …

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Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin is dead at 27

Anton Yelchin, who starred in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek films as Chekov, died early Sunday at the age of 27. Yelchin was involved in a freak accident that led to him being “pinned by his own car,” according to TMZ. Yelchin’s publicist has since confirmed his passing, saying “His family requests you …

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The New iMessage Is Great. But Why on Earth Isn’t It on Android?

Apple’s big messaging moves were among the biggest and most unexpected announcements of Tim Cook’s WWDC keynote Monday. iMessage gained a host of features, from “invisible ink” that hides a message until it’s swiped, to in-line Apple Music links that play seamlessly in-app, to “digital touch,” which lets you send …

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Review: OnePlus 3

“What phone should I get?” is not a question I hear as often as I used to. Most people have long since committed to an iPhone or a Galaxy, and anyone with a Nexus doesn’t need my help. But a friend had just shattered his Moto G screen and wanted …

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