Grace and Frankie is the secret weapon in Netflix's comedy lineup

Netflix’s programming landscape has changed a great deal in the year between Grace and Frankie’s first and second seasons. It became one of Netflix’s first original comedies when it premiered in May 2015, and even that designation depends on how you characterize shows like Orange Is the New Black and BoJack …

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Acer joins work on high-end VR headset for theme parks

Acer is joining forces with the game studio Starbreeze to develop a high-end virtual reality headset designed for arcades and theme parks. Starbreeze has already been showcasing the headset, called StarVR, for the past year; going forward, development of StarVR will be a collaboration between the two companies. StarVR’s standout feature is …

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The Verge Review of Animals: the sea cucumber

This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we’ve written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight. The sea cucumber doesn’t feel fear. It has no memory. In fact, it …

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Bots Unite to Automate the Presidential Election

Donald Trump understands minority communities. Just ask Pepe Luis Lopez, Francisco Palma, and Alberto Contreras. These guys are among the candidate’s 7 million Twitter followers, and each tweeted in support of Trump after his victory in the Nevada caucuses earlier this year. The problem is, Pepe, Francisco, and Alberto aren’t …

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