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Black Future '88 Review: Roguelike in a Cyberpunk World

Black Future '88 Review: Roguelike in a Cyberpunk World

2 days ago   |   Game Skinny

Let's get the obvious out of the way immediately: Yes, Black Future '88 has a lot in common with Dead Cells. Both games are stylish, neon-soaked indie roguelikes with...
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John Rawls' ‘A Theory of Justice' and Jewish Heresy

John Rawls' ‘A Theory of Justice' and Jewish Heresy

3 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

John Rawls's undergraduate senior thesis, A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith, has given us an invaluable new perspective on his intellectual formation. The young...
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Never Surrender is a heartfelt tribute to sci-fi action comedy Galaxy Quest

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Trailer for Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary . Galaxy Quest , the glorious 1999 science fiction action comedy starring Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver , will turn 20...
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What's Fact and What's Fiction in The Two Popes

9 days ago   |   Slate

Was Pope Benedict XVI really a “Nazi”? Did Pope Francis almost get married? We break down Netflix's new movie.
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Down and Out in Yidsbury

Down and Out in Yidsbury

11 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

In the fall of 1964, about two months after my wife, Eleanor, and I settled in Didsbury-known as Yidsbury, a suburb of Manchester, England-my mother phoned from Huntington...
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What's Fact and What's Fiction in Dark Waters

13 days ago   |   Slate

Did DuPont test chemicals on its own employees? Did they send a helicopter to frighten a farmer? We break down the new movie.
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White House's Former Top Russia Expert Calls Out GOP's Pushing of Ukraine Conspiracy Theories

14 days ago   |   Slate

“This is a fictional narrative that has been perpetrated and propagated by the Russian security services themselves.”
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What's Fact and What's Fiction in the Mr. Rogers Movie

14 days ago   |   Slate

Was Mr. Rogers a vegetarian? Did he really inspire a subway singalong? We break down A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
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The Godfather

The Godfather

15 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Throughout the Cold War, the Western genre exemplified America both to itself and the rest of the world. It was, as the cowboys say, our brand. The Western, the critic Robert...
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Here's What's Disappearing From Netflix in December

15 days ago   |   Slate

This is your last chance to stream Frasier, Winter's Bone, Pulp Fiction, Schindler's List, and more.
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Holiday Apple Pay promotion gives special offers across twelve brands

Holiday Apple Pay promotion gives special offers across twelve brands

Apple is ringing in the holiday season with a new Apple Pay promotion. What you need to know Apple has released a new holiday promotion for Apple Pay. The promotion gives... Read more ...

Apple just released iOS 13.3 beta 4 for the iPhone

Apple just released iOS 13.3 beta 4 for the iPhone

It had been far too long since Apple last released an iPhone beta, so the company decided to surprise us all with a late release on Thursday morning. iOS 13.3 beta 4 has now... Read more ...

Latest Apple Pay Promo Offers Holiday Discounts and Bonuses From Multiple...

Latest Apple Pay Promo Offers Holiday Discounts and Bonuses From Multiple Retailers

Apple today sent out an email detailing its latest Apple Pay promo, which is offering discounts from multiple apps ahead of the holidays. The benefits listed below are... Read more ...

Apple Explains Why Newer iPhones Share Location Data

Apple Explains Why Newer iPhones Share Location Data

There's something strange going on with the iPhone 11 Pro. Security reporter Brian Krebs noticed that the iPhone 11 Pro intermittently seeks the user's location information... Read more ...

Apple's 2021 iPhones Could Be Completely Wireless

Apple's 2021 iPhones Could Be Completely Wireless

Ever since Apple introduced a USB-C port to the iPad Pro, it has been widely speculated that the company could eventually make a similar change to the iPhone. However, it turns... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 078: Snapdragon 865, Sundar Pichai, and Pixel updates

Alphabet Scoop 078: Snapdragon 865, Sundar Pichai, and Pixel updates

This week we talk all about the announcements at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 (including the Snapdragon 865, Sundar Pichai takes over Alphabet, and some Pixel... Read more ...

Department of Justice Charged Evil Corp Hackers with Bank Fraud

Department of Justice Charged Evil Corp Hackers with Bank Fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice (and the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency) announced the unsealing of criminal charges against a 32-year-old hacker who goes by the name... Read more ...

Qualcomm interview: Snapdragon XR's future, from wired to 5G, VR to AR

Qualcomm interview: Snapdragon XR's future, from wired to 5G, VR to AR

We spoke with Qualcomm XR executives Hugo Swart and Hiren Bhinde regarding the next steps for VR and AR headsets, including wired, Wi-Fi, and 5G options. Read more ...

Darksiders Genesis Is Absolutely Worth The $40 Price On Stadia: Opinion

Darksiders Genesis Is Absolutely Worth The $40 Price On Stadia: Opinion

Full disclosure, Google provided me with the code to add the game to my Stadia library. So I didn't actually have to buy it. That being said, my statement in the title still... Read more ...

Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to Developers and...

Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the fourth betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 13.3 updates to developers and public beta testers, two weeks after seeding third betas and over a month after... Read more ...