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Facebook and Microsoft’s big undersea cable is finally finished

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More than 17,000 feet below the ocean’s surface, there now lies the “most technologically advanced subsea cable,” providing up to 160 terabits (Tbps) of data per second — beating Google’s alternative, now poorly named, “Faster.” The cable is the handiwork of Facebook, Microsoft, and Spanish telecommunication company Telxius.

Facebook and Microsoft’s big undersea cable is finally finished

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More than 17,000 feet below the ocean’s surface, there now lies the “most technologically advanced subsea cable,” providing up to 160 terabits (Tbps) of data per second — beating Google’s alternative, now poorly named, “Faster.” The cable is the handiwork of Facebook, Microsoft, and Spanish telecommunication company Telxius.

Facebook and Microsoft’s big undersea cable is finally finished

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More than 17,000 feet below the ocean’s surface, there now lies the “most technologically advanced subsea cable,” providing up to 160 terabits (Tbps) of data per second — beating Google’s alternative, now poorly named, “Faster.” The cable is the handiwork of Facebook, Microsoft, and Spanish telecommunication company Telxius.

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ star literally conjured Beyoncé in his dressing room because magic is real y’all

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Who among us hasn’t pictured themselves becoming best friends with Beyonc

Reverse cat eyeliner is the weird makeup trend du jour. Make it stop.

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Squiggle eyebrows have nothing on this new makeup trend.

The latest update in this ongoing Twitter ghost story is the creepiest yet

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Twitter is a forum for memes, witty exchanges, and people getting angry at each other for no reason, but it’s not usually seen as the home of ghost stories.

Until now, that is.

Illustrator Adam Ellis has been live-tweeting one. It started earlier in August, and it’s pretty much been ongoing ever since.

Here’s a quick recap so you can get up-to-date:

I made a Storify of all my Dear David threads for easier viewing. I’ll…

How this 16th century love triangle anticipated the ‘Disloyal Man’ meme

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They say time is circular and the same things keep happening all over again. They’re right.

Take the “Disloyal Man” (or “Guy Looking Back”) meme.

Pissed-off Harvey cat shows the internet how to triumph over adversity

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Cats tend to be cranky creatures even under the best of circumstances. So you can imagine how they might react to discovering that their homes have been inundated with up to several feet of water.

Or you can just look at the cat above, whose face really says it all.

Photographer Scott Olson captured this incredible image in Houston on August 30, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s tear through Houston.

Pissed-off Harvey cat shows the internet how to triumph over adversity

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Cats tend to be cranky creatures even under the best of circumstances. So you can imagine how they might react to discovering that their homes have been inundated with up to several feet of water.

Or you can just look at the cat above, whose face really says it all.

Photographer Scott Olson captured this incredible image in Houston on August 30, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s tear through Houston.

Everything you need to know about using Instagram’s archive feature

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Instagram released its Archive feature in June, but you might not know what it’s for or how to use it.