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Brazilian fans get gold medal in booing

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One of the many questions long-suffering Rio spokesman Mario Andrada has had to answer this month is: Why are the Brazilians booing so much?

It’s been one of the recurring themes of the 2016 games, a regular soundtrack to the events on the track and in the pool.

While it’s not always been just locals booing the action, they seem to have been the most vocal and it’s not gone unnoticed.

Andrada’s been forced to address the…

Brazilian fans get gold medal in booing

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One of the many questions long-suffering Rio spokesman Mario Andrada has had to answer this month is: Why are the Brazilians booing so much?

It’s been one of the recurring themes of the 2016 games, a regular soundtrack to the events on the track and in the pool.

While it’s not always been just locals booing the action, they seem to have been the most vocal and it’s not gone unnoticed.

Andrada’s been forced to address the…

The U.S. will no longer have the final say on internet domain names

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The National Telecommunications Information Admistration (NTIA) announced via blog post on Tuesday that it will hand over the internet domain naming system, or DNS, to a non-U.S. entity: the multi-stakeholder nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles called the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Essentially, the DNS, which links web addresses to a site’s servers via an IP address, will become privatized. The system will remain the same; it’s just changing hands….

First green water. Now stinging chlorine. Athletes struggle in Rio pools

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It turns out the murky green water was just the start of athletes’ woes at the Rio aquatics center.

Now the water athletes’ have to contend with eye-stinging amounts of chlorine saturating the pool, according to several competitors’ accounts.

Team USA men’s water polo captain Tony Azevedo and Hungary’s Gergo Zalanki have both complained of burning eyes and poor vision in the water since officials tried to address the color issue, as has

Tim Tebow wants to play Major League Baseball now, and the internet thinks it’s hilarious

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Tim Tebow is still doing … stuff. And we’re still writing about it.

Celebrities speak out against police violence in new #SomedayIsToday campaign

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People of color have long found power and resilience in the words “We shall overcome someday.” But a new PSA asks a harrowing question as an extension of that championed line: When?

In a powerful video from racial justice action group Campaign Zero, famous people of color including Meagan Good and Marlon Wayans recite the words to the iconic protest song “We Shall Overcome.” It’s an anthem that became forever tied to the Civil Rights Movement, and these celebrities are using it to address…

Hillary Clinton launches game-style app for election

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Despite the inner-DNC turmoil of the past few days, the Democratic National Convention opens in Philadelphia on Monday and the Hillary Clinton campaign is moving full-steam ahead, including the launch of a new app that takes its cues from social-based games.

The app is currently iOS-only and just launched on Sunday in the App Store. Called simply “Hillary 2016,” the app allows users to sign in using Facebook or an email address…

U.S. transportation head to carmakers: Focus on safety, not coolness, with autonomous tech

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It seems like something that didn’t need to be said. That is, until two Tesla vehicles crashed — and one driver died — with the semi-autonomous driving system engaged.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called on carmakers to focus not on making cool tech to impress buyers but rather safe automated driving systems during his keynote address at the Automated Vehicle Symposium in San Francisco…