One Woman Pushes Hula-Hooping to Its Absurd, Glittery Limits

On an uncommonly cold and gray Thursday in Los Angeles, in an empty alleyway outside her studio in Chinatown, Marawa Ibrahim—aka Marawa the Amazing—is preparing to spin what appears to be about 30 sparkly Hula-Hoops. It looks like a preposterous number of Hula-Hoops, to most people anyway. But for Marawa, …

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Leaked images reveal Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 headset

Microsoft’s new HoloLens 2 headset has leaked just hours before the company is expected to unveil it at a press event in Barcelona. Twitter user WalkingCat has published four photos of the HoloLens 2, which appear to be promotional marketing material for the headset. The leaked photos show a smaller …

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Why Facebook Search Suggests ‘Photos of Female Friends in Bikinis’

Just before Valentine’s Day last week, Belgian security researcher Inti De Ceukelaire noticed something strange on Facebook. He found the social network’s search function treated pictures of men and women in dramatically different ways. Searching for “photos of my female friends” returned a hodgepodge of images, whereas a similar search …

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The (Non-Trump) Surprise Inside Andrew McCabe's Memoir

If New Yorker writer George Packer hadn’t already taken the title, former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe’s new book might be best titled The Unwinding. McCabe, who became Twitter-famous in Trump’s Washington as a key figure in the presidential “Witch Hunt” of the Russia probe, has written this memoir in …

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Ajit Pai Claims His FCC Improved Broadband Access

Ajit Pai says the Federal Communications Commission’s annual broadband assessment will show that his deregulatory policies have substantially improved access in the United States. The annual report will also conclude that broadband is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely basis. The FCC hasn’t released the full …

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