Redditor spots ‘Legend of Zelda’ ingredients in historical novel, author owns it

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We’ve all done a quick Google search to check basic facts, but many of us forget to actually check what we’ve found. When you’re a novelist, this speedy searching can be the difference between reality and fiction — and that’s exactly what happened to Irish novelist John Boyne, who accidentally […]

David Attenborough’s ‘Planet Earth’ is getting rebooted with rapper Dave and Hans Zimmer

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It’s the collaboration we never knew we needed: Sir David Attenborough, British rapper Dave, and composer Hans Zimmer, all joining forces for a nature documentary special. Planet Earth: A Celebration will use some of the many memorable moments from Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II and combine them with […]

Better listener than reader? This app turns any text into an audiobook.

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TL;DR: Create your own audiobooks with a one-year subscription to Speechify Audio Reader for $39.99, an 89% savings as of Aug 3.  Whether it’s because of our your lifestyle or an inability to focus, more people are listening and fewer people are reading. In 2020, 73 million Americans listen to […]

Microsoft confirms it’s in talks to buy TikTok, and Trump is involved

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Microsoft has confirmed reports it’s in talks to acquire TikTok, writing in a Sunday blog post that the deal is currently in preliminary discussions. Oh, and the U.S. president is part of them too. TikTok has been the subject of intense international scrutiny as of late, with various governments accusing […]

Don’t you wish you could fly free like this beautiful space butterfly?

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These are hard days for the humans of planet Earth, especially those of us who despise inequity and fascism. Wouldn’t it be nice, then, if you could flap your brilliantly colored wings and take off into the stars? The below image, captured by the European Southern Observatory’s “Very Large Telescope” […]

How a TikTok ban could work, and what it means for your content

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President Donald Trump casually dropped Friday that he would “ban” TikTok. That added heft to earlier statements made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the administration was considering a ban. But how would a ban on an app that’s already been downloaded by 165 Americans, and that anyone can […]

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