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Protests surged nationwide on July 4 in a collective call for a better America

07.05.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Independence Day in the United States saw thousands and thousands of protesters eschewing the typical traditions of relaxed grilling and celebration to instead continue the fight against racism and violence against Black people with inspiring marches... ...

Bill Pullman invokes ‘Independence Day’ in a PSA for responsible mask-wearing

07.04.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Bill Pullman wants you all to wear your masks on this pandemic-stricken Fourth of July. Call them "Freedom Masks" if that makes it an easier pill to swallow. It's accurate, even! If enough people wear masks that we can beat this pandemic back, we... ...

YouTuber MrBeast challenged people to keep their finger on an app. It went for 70 hours.

07.04.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Jimmy "MrBeast" Donaldson is at it again. The YouTuber, who is known for his elaborate stunts and cash giveaways, challenged willing participants to join his "Finger on the App" competition. The premise was simple: Be the last person to take your fin... ...

Caroline Criado Perez and Tracy King on the gender data gap that’s putting lives at risk

07.02.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

This article has been published to coincide with an episode of Mashable's new podcast, History Becomes Her. Listen here. Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez exposes the erasure of women in a world that’s been designed by men for men &#8212... ...

Goodbye to the racist statue of Roosevelt and two people of color outside NYC’s Natural History Museum

Since 1940, a statue of President Theodore Roosevelt on a horse flanked by a Native American man and an African man on foot has stood outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. After years of protests against the statue's composition, the museum has now decided to remove it. This decision follows a special ...