A 75-foot-tall Elon Musk statue now towers over Tulsa, Oklahoma

May 22, 2020 Mashable

They say flattery will get you everywhere, but uh... On Wednesday, the Tesla Owners Club of Oklahoma and Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum unveiled a 75-foot-tall statue painted to resemble Tesla CEO Elon Musk. They modified Tulsa's landmark Golden Driller statue, which was erected in 1966 and adopted as the s...

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FBI needs a warrant just to look at your phone's lock screen, says judge

May 22, 2020 Mashable

Law enforcement needs a warrant just to look at your phone’s lock screen, according to a new court ruling. Judge John Coughenour ruled in U.S. District Court in Seattle that the FBI violated a man’s constitutional rights when they took a photo of his Motorola smartphone’s lock scre...

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World's fastest internet connection: Researchers say they hit 44.2 Tbps

May 22, 2020 Mashable

Internet is never fast enough, but a group of researchers from the Monash, Swinburne, and RMIT universities in Australia have reached speeds that would sate even the hungriest of data geeks.  In a new paper published in Nature Communications (via The Verge), the researchers describe how they ma...

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Messenger Rooms review: The least irritating way to video chat with friends and family

May 22, 2020 Mashable

Messenger Rooms $0 View Product The Good Easy to create rooms • Invite up to 50 people per room • Free to use • No time limit on rooms The Bad Privacy concerns The Bottom Line Messenger Rooms allows you to bypass the annoying obstacles of having to download different apps or create...

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'Pac-Man' once felt futuristic. Now there's a new one built entirely by AI.

May 22, 2020 Mashable

We all have to look a little harder for reasons to celebrate in this dark year of 2020, but here's a good one: On May 22, Pac-Man turns 40. The first video game to really catch the attention of a global audience came to Japanese and American arcades in 1980. The round, yellow hero's pellet-chomping,...

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How NYC plans to get in touch if you've had contact with a COVID-19 patient

May 22, 2020 Mashable

The epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak, New York City, is gearing up to launch a massive contact tracing operation in order to safely begin reopening the economy and, well, life.  Contact tracing is when health officials get in touch with the people whom a person who has tested posi...

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Grab an air fryer for 50% off with this stellar Memorial Day sale

May 22, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: Make healthier (and easier) meals with this Yedi® ceramic air fryer for $72, a more than 50% savings as of May 22. Memorial Day will be looking a bit different this year. Going to the park and grilling out with your family and friends may not be in the cards, but that doesn't mean you ca...

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This VPN offers high-speed servers for streaming

May 22, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: A two-year subscription to PureVPN is on sale for $2.88 per month as of May 22, saving you 74% on list price. A drop in speed kills the joy of streaming, and that's why it's so important to invest in online security that doesn't impact your connection speed. Buffering is the ultimate buzzkill...

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Get all 46 of your core muscles in shape with this insane deal

May 22, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: Stay in shape while social distancing at home with the Core46 Total Smart Gym for $87.99, a more than 60% savings as of May 22 when you use the code SUMMERSAVE20. Sculpting your stomach to display a perfectly-toned six-pack of abs is the aspiration of many. But as it turns out, there's much m...

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Samsung Terrace is an outdoorsy TV that doesn't mind a little rain

May 22, 2020 Mashable

Imagine this: Samsung didn't have an outdoor, 4K QLED TV in its portfolio - until now.  The Samsung Terrace, launched on Thursday, is a smart TV with all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a high-end Samsung QLED TV: Quantum HDR, Direct Full Array 16X local dimming, Quantum Dot color tech...

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