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People think this stylish Chinese great-grandma looks exactly like the Queen

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Zheng Suzhen is an 85-year-old grandmother from China who has a thing or two to teach about style to the younger generations.

Her great-grandson-in-law Ding Guoliang, who is a professional photographer, posted a few snaps of the woman on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter:

Image: Jesse Xiao Ye/weibo

Remind you of anyone? Yup, our beloved Queen:

The rise of artificial intelligence has given birth to something beyond smartphones

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Phones are no longer simply “smart” — they are equipped with everything you need to navigate modern life. And they’re only getting smarter — the artificial intelligence (AI) that we interact with every day is making the move to become a fully fledged, reliable personal assistant.

With innovation at fever pitch in India and beyond, redefining the “smart” in smartphone is no mean feat. It means anticipating the needs of the consumer, and ensuring that a device is fully equipped to integrate…

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: 8 moments that hit too close to home

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The most terrifying part of The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t that it could someday happen — it’s that it’s already happening.

The first three episodes of Hulu’s incredible adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel are now streaming, and while viewers have been quick to draw comparisons between the fictional dystopia of Gilead — which treats women as objects and denies them agency over their own bodies (hmm!) — and the current political climate in America, the painful truth is that many of the issues…

‘Forza’ meets Hot Wheels: Race on the bright-orange tracks of childhood

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Forza Horizon 3 and Hot Wheels are two things that seem like they’d never ever collide. But they are colliding, and the result looks amazing.

Forza, a relatively realistic driving simulator/racing series, is transplanting its mechanics into the whimsical world of Hot Wheels where the tracks are orange, the loops are vertical, and the jumps are plentiful. The Hot Wheels expansion coming to Forza Horizon 3 is a huge departure from the typically tame series and looks like a lot of fun.

The…

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Meet the self-taught brothers behind the hit web cartoon ‘Game of Zones’

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The animated web show Game of Zones has been beloved by NBA fans since the first of its sporadically released episodes ran three years ago. Brilliantly finding the comedic creases in basketball drama, then combining those storylines with a pop culture titan (HBO’s Game of Thrones, if you didn’t catch that), then throwing it all together in one slick-looking package, the show boasts the hallmarks of coming from a media powerhouse.

Mental health org and ‘Stranger Things’ star send warnings about ’13 Reasons Why’

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The handwringing over Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why continues, with an Australian mental health organization and fellow-Netflix cast member who plays ‘Barb’ from Stranger Things coming out with concerns about the subject matter of the show.

Soon after 13 Reasons Why premiered on the streaming site on March 31, the Netflix original sparked a great deal of discussion surrounding sensitive issues such as depression, rape, and suicide. The show retells the suicide of a teenage girl, Hannah (Katherine…

Pet portraits are the cutest when they’re shot from below

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In what’s surely the cutest take on the traditional pet portrait, the photographer behind the Underlook series shoots his subjects from below.

Director F. Gary Gray explains why ‘The Fate of the Furious’ had to go to New York

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The Fate of the Furious may have been director F. Gary Gray’s first Fast and Furious film, but it’s the eighth installment in the series over all. And as such, Gray had a tall order to fill.

Pet portraits are the cutest when they’re shot from below

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In what’s surely the cutest take on the traditional pet portrait, the photographer behind the Underlook series shoots his subjects from below.