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Chevy backs Colorado’s new, powerful V6 with an 8-speed automatic for 2017

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The mid-size pickup truck market is heating up with several new, compelling entrants in the last year. And — thanks to Chevy — starting later this year, the mid-size segment is getting both more powerful and more efficient.

Chevrolet announced Friday morning that it is bolting up a new 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine, which is backed by GM’s 8-speed automatic transmission.

Not only will drivers notice a bit more oomph…

The Dead Sea’s salty waters transformed this black dress

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Twisted wedding dress inspiration, anyone?

Israeli artist Sigalit Landau’s series Salt Bride documents the transition of a black dress that spent three months submerged in the Dead Sea.

Landau and her partner, Yotam From, put together eight large color prints of the garment, which are on display at London’s Marlborough Contemporary.

The traditional Hasidic dress Landau used for the project was created to replicate an…

Taylor Swift will leave a blank space by skipping the 2016 MTV VMAs

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Taylor Swift, the celebrity who annually has the most fun at the MTV Video Music Awards, will apparently not be attending this year’s ceremony.

A source close to Swift told People that the musician “was never scheduled to attend the VMAs.”

Swift, who was not nominated for any awards this year, has attended the VMAs every year since 2008. She was famously interrupted by Kanye West during the 2009 ceremony, igniting a feud that continues…

Taylor Swift will leave a blank space by skipping the 2016 MTV VMAs

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Taylor Swift, the celebrity who annually has the most fun at the MTV Video Music Awards, will apparently not be attending this year’s ceremony.

A source close to Swift told People that the musician “was never scheduled to attend the VMAs.”

Swift, who was not nominated for any awards this year, has attended the VMAs every year since 2008. She was famously interrupted by Kanye West during the 2009 ceremony, igniting a feud that continues…

Snapchat is bringing its real-time sports filters to high schools

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High school football is about to get a lot more Snapchat-friendly.

It’s exam results day in the UK and students are tweeting away their sorrows

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LONDON — Today is #GCSEResults Day, and students across the UK are nervously making their way to school to collect that fateful envelope containing their marks.

While we sympathise with their pain, we also relish the endless entertainment it brings us via social media.

Olympic GIF ban flip-flop shows once again that Twitter can’t manage its users

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Olympic GIF ban flip-flop shows once again that Twitter can’t manage its users

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Pie in the sky: Domino’s announce drone delivery, despite no approval

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You can run, you can hide, but you can’t escape companies wanting to deliver things via drone to you.

Domino’s in New Zealand want to be the next to do so, announcing a partnership with drone delivery company Flirtey. Their mission? To transport pizzas through the air.

2016 Social Good Summit will include Chelsea Handler and more

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Every year Mashable and the United Nations partner to bring the international community together to talk about global change. This year, speakers at the Sept. event, include Chelsea Handler and Alec Baldwin.