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5 crazy predictions for why Apple’s iPhone event needs a huge venue

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Ever since Apple sent out invitations for its big iPhone event on Sept. 9 I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out one big component of the event: the location.

Historically, Apple holds its events at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco or at its own auditorium in Cupertino. In 2014, Apple held its event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, a venue that was not only larger than Moscone and the Apple campus, but also carried special historical significance.

See also: Report: iPhone…

5 crazy predictions for why Apple’s iPhone event needs a huge venue

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Ever since Apple sent out invitations for its big iPhone event on Sept. 9 I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out one big component of the event: the location.

Historically, Apple holds its events at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco or at its own auditorium in Cupertino. In 2014, Apple held its event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, a venue that was not only larger than Moscone and the Apple campus, but also carried special historical significance.

See also: Report: iPhone…

5 crazy predictions for why Apple’s iPhone event needs a huge venue

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Ever since Apple sent out invitations for its big iPhone event on Sept. 9 I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out one big component of the event: the location.

Historically, Apple holds its events at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco or at its own auditorium in Cupertino. In 2014, Apple held its event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, a venue that was not only larger than Moscone and the Apple campus, but also carried special historical significance.

See also: Report: iPhone…

Stanford football walk-on gets scholarship, reaction melts your heart

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Walk-ons are the unheralded heroes of college sports, players who bust their tails in practice every day just like the big stars but never play any meaningful minutes and have to pay their own way through school

This even holds true at Stanford, where undergraduate tuition alone (not counting living expenses) costs more than $45,000 per school year

Those two facts combined are what make the video below so special. Watch…

Stanford football walk-on gets scholarship, reaction melts your heart

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Walk-ons are the unheralded heroes of college sports, players who bust their tails in practice every day just like the big stars but never play any meaningful minutes and have to pay their own way through school

This even holds true at Stanford, where undergraduate tuition alone (not counting living expenses) costs more than $45,000 per school year

Those two facts combined are what make the video below so special. Watch…

‘Walking Dead’ web series: Zombies on a plane

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Get ready for mile-high zombies

AMC reportedly has plans for a new 30-minute online special that will feature a Walking Dead first: a zombie attack on an airplane.

Installments of the full special will air during Walking Dead commercial breaks during the upcoming Season 6, which starts in October and introduce a character that will be featured on Fear the Walking Dead Season 2.

EW first reported the…

Comeback of the century: The California sea otter’s return from the brink of extinction

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Some 50 years ago, California’s Monterey Bay was missing a key element that makes its kelp forests function: the sea otter. Now, however, everyone’s favorite aquatic weasel has made a comeback, and they’re here to regulate the environment

Starting August 31, PBS and BBC are exploring that environment in Big Blue Live, a three-day live stream showcasing marine life in the Monterey Bay — an ecosystem that might not be here were it not for California sea otters

‘Star Trek Beyond’ cast remembers Leonard Nimoy with group Vulcan salute

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He lived long and prospered — and now he’s being remembered and honored by the new crew of the USS Enterprise.

For the past several weeks, the cast of Star Trek Beyond has joined forces with the charity fundraising platform Omaze to raise money for a series of worthy causes. By donating, fans get not only moral satisfaction, but also a chance to win a walk-on role in the film.

The campaign’s final week comes bundled with a…

Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon helped this man propose to his boyfriend

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LONDON — The Sturgeonator briefly paused her usual duties earlier this week to help out with a marriage proposal

Nicola Sturgeon was visiting the town of Oban in Argyll with the Scottish cabinet. She was asked by a man, she names as Paul, to propose to his boyfriend, Ian, and the first minister obliged, posting the special moment to Twitter.

The proposal took place at a public meeting in the town’s leisure centre, where she and…

Apple will finally replace blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

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It wasn’t your imagination. That iPhone 6 Plus you purchased that seemed to produce oddly blurred images may have been defective, and now Apple is offering to replace the back camera in the device

Apple’s new iSight camera replacement program covers iPhone 6 Plus devices purchased between September 2014 and January 2015 and, according to the company, addresses a defect that impacted only a small number of iPhones

The company has…