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The Last Animals, Photojournalist Kate Brooks’s Poaching Documentary, Is a Quietly Stunning Call-to-Arms 

When director and photojournalist Kate Brooks began filming The Last Animals , which premiered last month at the Tribeca Film Festival, there were seven Northern White Rhinos left on the planet. Now there are only three, all living under 24-hour armed protection at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Sudan, the last… Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg Invited Himself to Dinner With Random Strangers in Ohio

On a typical, bipartisan Friday night in Ohio, Mark Zuckerberg did a totally normal human thing that anyone definitely not awkwardly going about testing the waters for a major political run would: he had dinner with a family, who didn’t know him or that he was coming, at their house. Read more...

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Is This Sneaker Faux Pas Officially Cool Now?

Just ask Hailey Baldwin.

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Facebook Researchers Used Celebrity Bitmoji to Help Create VR Avatars

Researchers at Facebook AI Research and Tel Aviv University school of computer science published a preprint paper outlining how they created an automatic process to create VR avatars. The company’s new Facebook Spaces “social” VR venture launched this week.

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Remarkable Image Shows a Martian Crater With NASA’s Garbage Still Inside

When NASA’s Opportunity rover landed on Mars in 2004, it settled at the bottom of a crater in an interplanetary hole-in-one shot that would make even a golf champion jealous. When the rover trundled out of its unexpected hole, it left behind its landing platform

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This Victoria’s Secret Angel’s 8-Year-Old Daughter Just Sang at Coachella

She's a star just like her mom.

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This Emily Ratajkowski–Approved Bag Trend Makes Any Outfit Cooler

She got the memo.

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California Airbnb Host Cancels Woman’s Reservation Due to Her Race, Noting That ‘It’s Why We Have Trump’

Dyne Suh, a 25-year-old law student from Riverside, California, just wanted to enjoy a relaxing Presidents’ Day weekend with her fiancé and a couple of friends in nearby Big Bear Lake. What she was not expecting was for her Airbnb host to abruptly cancel on her because of her race. And yet! Read more..

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More Than 100 Killed In Colombian Mudslides, Hundreds More Missing

Mudslides triggered by heavy rains in southern Colombia have left at around 150 people dead, with hundreds more injured and missing, several outlets are reporting.

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The FBI, Which Still Won’t Address Online Threats Against Women, Arrested Someone For Tweeting a GIF at a Male Journalist [Updated]

In December, Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald was tweeted at by someone who sent him an image of the words “You deserve a seizure for your posts,” over a flashing, strobing image. Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, says the image caused him to have a seizure. On Friday morning, the FBI announced they’ve arrested the… Read more...

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