10 apps Donald Trump should download instead of Twitter (like, right now)


Donald Trump’s using his iPhone wrong.

The President reportedly (finally!) has an iPhone. And yet, he’s only installed a single, solitary app on it: Twitter.

Of course.

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No matter what side of the political aisle you fall on, most of us can probably agree that more access to Twitter isn’t exactly something Trump needs, well, more of. That said, he probably could use a few other apps, though. 

Here’s what he should download instead:

1Interactive Constitution

Image: national Constitution Center

Look, you don’t even have to read the whole thing. Maybe just give the important parts—like the First Amendment—a glance every once in awhile. Actually, on second thought, you might also want to brush up on Article II, Section 4. You know, just in case. Read more…

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Guy freaks out after setting a new Plinko record on ‘The Price is Right’


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Apple designer made a $12,000 hourglass and honestly WHO is going to buy this?


If you’ve got $12,000 to blow and already own every Apple product under the sun, we’ve got great news — you can now buy this impeccably sophisticated hourglass to fill the void in your life.

Channelling the tech company’s innovation, Apple designer Marc Newson revamped the traditional hourglass to create this ridiculously expensive, limited-edition product for HODINKEE, a publication specializing in wristwatches.

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Now okay, sure, The Marc Newson Hourglass technically measures time. But tbh, this is pretty pointless. I mean, when was the last time you needed an hourglass? TBH unless you’re a hardcore Days of Our Lives fan, when was the last time you even thought of an hourglass?  Read more…

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Witness Katy Perry’s intimate gig live in London


Katy Cats are in for a treat — Katy Perry is playing a surprise show in front of 90 fans in London and live streaming the whole thing. 

Perry just announced the intimate gig at the Water Rats, where she played nine years ago, on Twitter. You can tune into the show on YouTube now. 

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👁 me play a live show from LDN to about 90 ppl in about 15 min! GO HERE, you’ll have the best seat in the house! ❤️🇬🇧https://t.co/zmeVUenfvN

— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) May 25, 2017

Perry is playing Witness era tracks like “Chained to the Rhythm” as well as the hits from Teenage Dream. Would you like to watch Perry inquire whether they have Taco Bell in England and then hear a bunch of Brits argue about the answer? Well, that’s there, too.  Read more…

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Jupiter is the gigantic, stormy hellscape we always feared


Jupiter looks like hell.

The huge planet in the middle of our solar system has giant Earth-sized storms, a powerful magnetic field, and extreme auroras, a series of new scientific studies published this week show. 

The new findings come from data collected by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which has been studying Jupiter since it arrived in orbit around the huge world in July 2016. 

SEE ALSO: A lava-filled crater larger than Lake Ontario lurks on Jupiter’s moon Io

And wow, are there surprises from the information Juno has gathered.

Jupiter's south pole.

Jupiter’s south pole.

Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Betsy Asher Hall/Gervasio Robles Read more…

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Target pours money into mattress startup Casper after sale falls through


Target is betting big on mattresses in the mail.

The big box chain is investing $75 million in bedding delivery startup Casper as it looks to bolster its e-commerce offerings in the face of the tanking brick-and-mortar market, Recode reported Thursday.

A source familiar with the deal confirmed that amount. 

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Casper has sought to upend a $14 billion industry with foam mattresses that are folded into ultra-compact packages for shipping. Before now, it’d raised nearly $70 million in venture capital.   

Target was reported to be considering a billion-dollar acquisition of Casper earlier this month, but talks seem to have fallen through. The fast-growing startup was last valued at more than $500 million in 2015. Read more…

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Harvard newspaper hacked just to make fun of grad speaker Mark Zuckerberg


Harvard dropout and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg found himself the subject of fake news on Thursday after the school’s newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, was hacked.

Instead of the Crimson‘s regularly planned special commencement issue, the website showcased some not so flattering photoshops and strange headlines.

Zuckerberg was parodied in a hack on the student paper's website.

Zuckerberg was parodied in a hack on the student paper’s website.

Image: crimson archive

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The fake issue was on the homepage briefly as Zuckerberg, who left the Ivy League university 12 years ago to start Facebook, was about to deliver his commencement speech on campus. Manipulated photos of Zuckerberg’s face filled the photo slots on the page, while headlines about Facebook, the Winklevoss twins, and intentional misspellings of Zuckerberg’s name flowed freely.  Read more…

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Trump’s budget would put America’s wild horses on dinner plates


President Donald Trump’s budget proposal would save an estimated $10 million in 2018 by allowing the United States’s wild horses to wind up on someone’s plate.

The U.S. has long rounded up and sold wild horses that roam through Nevada and other Western states, but buyers have always legally had to promise not to ship horses for slaughter. Horse slaughterhouses are outlawed in the U.S., but not in Mexico or Canada, nor in Europe, where horse meat is considered something of a treat. 

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Around 75,000 wild horses and burros roam the American West, according to National Geographic, to go along with about 45,000 kept in pastures controlled by the Bureau of Land Management or individual owners. Managing those 45,000 horses and burros drains the agency of about $50 million per year. Read more…

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T.J. Miller is leaving ‘Silicon Valley’ so what’s the point anymore?


The Bachmanity Insanity is officially over. 

Silicon Valley is saying Avia-dios (get it, like Aviato and adios? Oh, never mind!) to star T.J. Miller for the show’s upcoming fifth season, Mashable has confirmed. 

HBO renewed the Emmy-winning comedy — along with Veep — for a new season on Thursday, shortly before news broke that Miller would not be returning after the conclusion of Season 4.

BOOM: T.J. Miller will not be returning for the new season of @SiliconHBO, @vulture has learned. HBO says it was a “mutual” decision

— Joe Adalian (@TVMoJoe) May 25, 2017

“The producers of Silicon Valley and T.J. Miller have mutually agreed that T.J. will not return for Season 5. In Erlich Bachman, T.J. has brought to life an unforgettable character, and while his presence on the show will be missed, we appreciate his contribution and look forward to future collaborations,” HBO said in a statement.  Read more…

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Break the mold and get a cookie fidget spinner instead


You know what they say: this fidget spinner craze isn’t over yet until the cookie crumbles.

Clearly Cookies, a Dallas based custom cookie company, has created a cookie fidget spinner. It looks exactly like the original toy and it even spins. 

Image: clearly cookies/facebook

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“The idea for the fidget spinner cookie came from the guy I am dating,” said Jessica Grose, the woman behind Clearly Cookies. “He has been asking me to make one for a couple weeks now. I honestly had no idea what they were until I saw him playing with one the other week. Needless to say they are mildly addicting.” Read more…

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