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Mark Zuckerberg posts Oculus VR film profiling prison inmates changing their lives

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Mark Zuckerberg made a big splash last week with Facebook’s dive into social VR in the form of Facebook Spaces. But Zuckerberg knows that social media is just part of the VR picture, and on Sunday he demonstrated that by posting a short VR film called Step to the Line.

Dogs, ranked

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All dogs are good, but some dogs are the best.

Using a unique and complex algorithm that we cannot disclose (just kidding, we picked 50 dogs from the American Kennel Club website, gave each a score out of 10, then argued with each other in the case of a tie), we have ranked 50 good dog breeds from fiftieth-best to first-best.

You may disagree with these rankings, and that’s okay. It’s subjective! But you have to admit that rating dogs is no easy feat — especially when they all deserve…

Instagram bait: Why Starbucks put a unicorn meme on its menu

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To anyone who hasn’t spent time on certain corners of Instagram, Starbucks’ latest creation and the viral hype surrounding it might be a bit confusing.

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey resurfaces, refutes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments

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The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, quietly slipped back onto the public stage this week after a tumultuous year that ended with his departure from Facebook in March.

Helen Hunt reveals how her acting career helped her direct ‘Feud’

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When it comes to the career trajectories of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, Helen Hunt can relate.

Like the two acting icons at the center of FX’s Feud: Bette and Joan, Hunt began her Hollywood career at a young age (in her case, as a child actress) and has enjoyed both widespread popularity – as the Emmy-winning star of the hit sitcom Mad About You – and an acclaimed film career as well: along with starring in blockbuster crowd pleasers like Twister, Hunt earned an Academy Award for Best…

Nasty homophobic banner at college game gets fought with an uplifting expression of love

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Two women suddenly ambushed a college basketball game this week with a long banner bearing a homophobic message.

But a group of mothers have risen up to fight against the hatred.

The initial banner in the now-viral image, was unfurled by two graduate students from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in Wuhan.

Image: QQ

In one of the lines, the banner reads: “Keep…

Nasty homophobic banner at college game gets fought with an uplifting expression of love

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Two women suddenly ambushed a college basketball game this week with a long banner bearing a homophobic message.

But a group of mothers have risen up to fight against the hatred.

The initial banner in the now-viral image, was unfurled by two graduate students from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in Wuhan.

Image: QQ

In one of the lines, the banner reads: “Keep…

Genius pet owner turned old-school TV into posh dog bed

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A very good dog deserves a very good bed, not the boring ones you can buy at a pet store.

Fortunately, that’s where some good ole crafting comes in.

Dog owner Jonathan shared on Reddit the ultimate DIY project that’ll make you the hero your dog already thinks you are. To treat his pups, Jonathan and his wife turned an old-school television into a luxury dog bed that’s straight out of any pup’s dreams.

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This coding startup trains autistic people to take on the tech industry

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People on the autism spectrum are getting the support and skills they need to break into the tech industry. And it’s all thanks to a new program for autistic people, by autistic people.

A new startup called Coding Autism, which launched earlier this month, is developing a school in Los Angeles to teach autistic people coding, web development, and software engineering skills.

Watch bewildered bartenders try to identify people who are underage

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For bartenders, being able to quickly identify underage patrons seems like a useful skill. But only if they’re good at it.