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Take a virtual tour of NYC's historic LGBTQ sites with this interactive map
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Take a virtual tour of NYC's historic LGBTQ sites with this interactive map
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Image: NYC LGBT Historic Sites ProjectBy Katie Dupere2017-04-26 14:19:52 UTC A new interactive map is "making an invisible history visible" by...

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Marvel (quietly) at the top eight most beautifully designed libraries
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Marvel (quietly) at the top eight most beautifully designed libraries
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The stunning East Boston Branch Library.Image: robert benson photographyBy Johnny Lieu2017-04-19 04:10:02 UTC A good book and a beautiful library...

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Liquor sales haven't dropped where weed is legal, and people still go out, new analysis says
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Liquor sales haven't dropped where weed is legal, and people still go out, new analysis says
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Weed, dude.Image: LightRocket via Getty ImagesBy Brian Koerber2017-04-18 12:00:00 UTC Just because toking up is legal in some states, doesn't mean...

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This country wants to build the world's tallest structure but people aren't excited
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This country wants to build the world's tallest structure but people aren't excited
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Image: Getty ImagesBy Sohini Mitter2017-04-17 08:41:12 UTC When we think tall, we think the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. India now wants to outdo the...

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Joanna Gaines is the Kim Kardashian of HGTV
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Joanna Gaines is the Kim Kardashian of HGTV
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Image: mashable composite. hgtv. kimkardashian/instagram.By Tricia Gilbride2017-04-16 16:00:00 UTC When Joanna Gaines wore a choker on Fixer Upper,...

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Roaming alligator walks right up to doorstep in *drumroll*... Florida
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Roaming alligator walks right up to doorstep in *drumroll*... Florida
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Today's hopefully unnecessary PSA: do not answer the door for an alligator. Police in Sarasota County, Florida, shared photos Wednesday of a rogue...

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Ben Carson has been saved from a stuck elevator, and Twitter has jokes
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Ben Carson has been saved from a stuck elevator, and Twitter has jokes
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Ben's "I am no longer stuck in an elevator" face.Image: Stephen Dunn/AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Colin Daileda2017-04-12 18:38:16 UTC Alert: Ben Carson...

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A startup will bring Gucci to your door in 90 minutes (for some reason)
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A startup will bring Gucci to your door in 90 minutes (for some reason)
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Thanks to a partnership with London-based fashion technology company Farfetch, you can soon get Gucci clothing and accessories whisked to your door...

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Sky pool in Houston lets you fly and swim at the same time
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Sky pool in Houston lets you fly and swim at the same time
Source Mashable

Real estate developers use a lot of clever techniques to sell apartments, but this is a new one: stomach-churning fear, with a splash of luxury. ...

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No vacancy — why New York City is still a big problem for Airbnb
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No vacancy — why New York City is still a big problem for Airbnb
Source Mashable

No vacancy How Airbnb's New York City problem is just getting worse No vacancy How Airbnb's New York City problem is just getting worse When Airbnb...

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Striking images capture black life on Chicago's South Side in 1941
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Striking images capture black life on Chicago's South Side in 1941
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1941 Chicago's South Side Building new lives in the 'Black Belt' In the early decades of the 20th century, millions of African-Americans began...

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1937: Alabama farmers find community in a good old-fashioned square dance
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1937: Alabama farmers find community in a good old-fashioned square dance
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1937 Square dance at Skyline Farms Music and motion in hard times In the 1930s, the federal government established dozens of experimental...

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Nothing to see here, just an alligator in a furniture store
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Nothing to see here, just an alligator in a furniture store
Source Mashable

Just another terrifying reptile sighting in (you guessed it) Florida.  This time, it was at a furniture store in the Tampa Bay area, where an...

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These London architects are responsible for some of the world’s most iconic buildings
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These London architects are responsible for some of the world’s most iconic buildings
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These London architects are responsible for some of the world's most iconic buildings By The UK's Department For International Trade2017-03-30 15...

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Would you live in this huge skyscraper suspended from an asteroid?
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Would you live in this huge skyscraper suspended from an asteroid?
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Artist's illustration of the tower above New York City.Image: Clouds Architecture OfficeBy Miriam Kramer2017-03-29 18:15:06 UTC This is a new one:...

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AmazonFresh will now deliver your groceries directly to your car
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AmazonFresh will now deliver your groceries directly to your car
Source Mashable

AmazonFresh already delivers groceries to your house or apartment.  Now add your car to that list. Amazon on Tuesday announced the launch of...

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Concept design puts stunning U-shaped skyscraper over New York
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Concept design puts stunning U-shaped skyscraper over New York
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"The Big Bend" skyscraper concept.Image: oiioBy Nicole Gallucci2017-03-24 17:23:30 UTC Are U kidding me with this skyscraper? (get it?) A mind...

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Jared Kushner is building a skyscraper and, well, it looks like a dick
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Jared Kushner is building a skyscraper and, well, it looks like a dick
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There's just really no other way to say this. President Trump's son-in-law/advisor/what-is-his-actual-title-in-the-White-House? Jared Kushner is...

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Meet Roadie, the Ludacris-backed Uber for rideshare-transporting your stuff
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Meet Roadie, the Ludacris-backed Uber for rideshare-transporting your stuff
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Image: roadieBy Kerry Flynn2017-03-18 23:16:49 UTC In our Uber-powered world, people call upon strangers to take them wherever their typing fingers...

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The East Bay Bucketlist
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The East Bay Bucketlist
Source Mashable

California is a big place- like, really big- which means you can't expect to see the entire state in one day. In fact, you need to make an educated...

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New report provides inspiration for digital economy skill building
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New report provides inspiration for digital economy skill building
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How can communities lead in the race for technical innovation? What will the next decade hold for your region? Will there be new and different jobs...

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Colorado town caters to the lazy with its first drive-thru pot shop
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Colorado town caters to the lazy with its first drive-thru pot shop
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Colorado town caters to the lazy with its first drive-thru pot shop Image: MASHABLE COMPOSITE, FOTOG/TETRA IMAGES/CORBISBy Brian Koerber2017-02-21...

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Why you can't get a Sweetgreen salad on Thursday in D.C.
News 2 months ago
Why you can't get a Sweetgreen salad on Thursday in D.C.
Source Mashable

Sweetgreen is closing up to support the "Day Without Immigrants" strike.Image: sweetgreen/instagram By Sasha Lekach2017-02-15 22:58:23 UTC You...

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Apple wants its employees to poop in big iPhones, basically
News 2 months ago
Apple wants its employees to poop in big iPhones, basically
Source Mashable

Image: Bob Al-Greene/MashableBy Damon Beres2017-02-07 17:54:02 UTC Finally, an iPhone that doesn't require a dongle. When Apple opens its new...

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The #BodegaStrike is giving New Yorkers all the feels
News 2 months ago
The #BodegaStrike is giving New Yorkers all the feels
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One of many signs up at closed bodegas in NYC.Image: twitter/@katieraffaBy Sasha Lekach2017-02-02 16:31:51-0800 Grabbing a pack of gum on the way...

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Intel wants to use sensors and robots to overhaul in-store shopping
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Intel wants to use sensors and robots to overhaul in-store shopping
Source Mashable

A wave of new technology is set to reinvent the way people shop in stores, and Intel wants to be at the center of it. The chip giant announced the...

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Jeff Bezos is living the billionaire dream and buying a museum to turn into his house
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Jeff Bezos is living the billionaire dream and buying a museum to turn into his house
Source Mashable

The house reportedly sold for $23 million.Image: FlickrBy Marissa Wenzke2017-01-13 00:35:39 UTC From Graceland to the home of Mark Twain, old...

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Amazon, FreshDirect will start accepting food stamps
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Amazon, FreshDirect will start accepting food stamps
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Image:  Agnieszka Walędziak/stocksnapBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-01-06 19:46:02 UTC Online grocery shopping will soon be a reality for a lot more...

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Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds mourned in private memorial
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Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds mourned in private memorial
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In this Sept. 10, 2011 file photo, Carrie Fisher kisses her mother, Debbie Reynolds, as they arrive at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in...

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2017: The year you'll never have to talk to anyone again
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2017: The year you'll never have to talk to anyone again
Source Mashable

The future of tech is a lonely one, and frankly, we're for it. For those who delight in methodically cutting human interactions from day-to-day...

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