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Art

This guy is illustrating London’s historic pubs and other landmarks he visits

Instead of taking pictures of the places he goes to, Australian illustrator Maxwell Tilse does something better: he recreates them in miniature form. The Sydney-born, London-based 23-year-old documents his travels … Read more

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Business

#Breaktheinternet protest offers one last gasp for net neutrality

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The internet is offering one last gasp in its fight for net neutrality. 

Various websites are putting up warnings or even limiting usability on Tuesday to make sure their users know that the Federal Communications Commission is voting on Thursday to essentially hand control of the internet over to massive corporations.

The protest, organized by nonprofit organization Fight for the Future, echoes similar actions of years past in which websites have gotten together to put the issue of net neutrality (and other internet-related topics) right in the faces of their users. 

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Business

Facebook responds to criticism that the network is ‘destroying how society works’

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In an unexpected move, Facebook PR just pushed back against criticism after a former executive’s critical words of the company affecting our behavior and society spread this week.

“The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works,” said Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007 and served as its vice president for user growth. 

The comments were made on Nov. 13 but a video of him speaking at Stanford Graduate School of Business circulated after The Verge shared it on Monday, nearly a month after the event.  Read more…

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Entertainment

YouTube TV hits 34 new markets

 The unbundling of the cable media empire is well underway, as players like Netflix grow others like Hulu and YouTube offer live TV service. YouTube TV, in particular, is executing an aggressive rollout, just yesterday making the service available to another 34 markets. That brings us to a total of 83 U.S. markets in which YouTube TV is currently available. ️ Cable-free live TV is now in… Read More

Entertainment

2018 Is Bringing You the Last Season of ‘GOT’ and Another Stephen King Show

Binge-watchers would know the feeling of having to wait for the next season of their favorite show/s. Sometimes they’ll also get hyped by TV series that coming out next year. But with so many shows out there (even I can’t keep up anymore), we all want to know which one we should invest our time […]

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Travel

Take the kids to … Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Cornwall

With miniature steam engines, a special Santa train, a lake and maze, this charming small attraction near Newquay is a great day out for families with younger children

Board a narrow-gauge (15in) vintage steam train and weave through leafy woodland to the site of historic East Wheal Rose mine. Once there, paddle a canoe or giant swan around the boating lake, explore gentle nature trails or the wooden fortress, play crazy golf and ride more tiny rare trains, such as the 7¼-inch woodland railway, with sit-astride benches.

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