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News / Mashable - 2 weeks ago

How GPS keeps up with the continent that's in constant motion

Nothing on the Earth's solid surface is static because all land is moving very slowly due to continental drift. This very slow movement affects everything around you in the same way so you can’t tell it is happening, unless you are able to very accurately measure where on the Earth’s su...

News / Mashable - 2 weeks ago

The truth behind Airbnb's Super Bowl ad

Airbnb's moving Super Bowl ad is winning the company a wave of good press for its willingness to take a stand for diversity. The home-rental company has tried to milk the story further by pushing a narrative in which it rushed to make the commercial in one night. Stories in the New York Times and o...

News / Mashable - 2 weeks ago

D.C. police demand Facebook hand over data on Trump protesters

Police in Washington, D.C. want Facebook to hand over data on protesters. The D.C. police department subpoenaed Facebook for information regarding several protesters arrested while demonstrating against the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20.  SEE ALSO: A Facebook Live video of...

News / Mashable - 2 weeks ago

This was the most political Super Bowl ever

These are turbulent times in America, and even the Super Bowl can't escape the political drama.  SEE ALSO: Some longtime Super Bowl advertisers will take part from the sidelines this year The historically — and intentionally — non-offensive event (Exhibit A: Super Bowl XXIII's half...

News / Mashable - 2 weeks ago

Woman begs senator to vote against DeVos with pizza delivery

The opposition to Trump's education pick Betsy DeVos — a billionaire who's rallied against the public school system in favor of privatized charter schools — has been pretty fierce. Backlash has come from Democratic senators, teachers' unions, and a number of everyday Americans. But one...