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Smash Mouth's Desperate, Endless Twitter Battle

In 1997, when Guy Fieri and three of his friends released hit single “Walkin’ on the Sun,” they knew they’d finally made it. What they didn’t know, however, was that they’d be beating anonymous Twitter eggs over the head with this fact for the rest of their lives. This is Smash Mouth’s burden.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Trent Reznor shreds YouTube and Spotify for ripping off artists

Apple Music will receive a much-needed makeover as one of the big new features in iOS 10, but according to Apple’s music guru Jimmy Iovine, it’s going to take some time before the streaming service reaches its full potential. The Beats co-founder sat down for a post-WWDC interview with Apple execs Eddy Cue and Robert […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Now Peter Thiel’s Lawyer Wants to Silence Reporting on Trump’s Hair

One day after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel revealed his clandestine legal attack on Gawker Media to the New York Times, Gawker reporter Ashley Feinberg published a lengthy investigation that sought to solve the enduring mystery of Donald Trump’s infamous mane, which she described as a “cotton candy hairspray labyrinth.”Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Star Trek Risk Will Finally Determine Who's the Best Starfleet Captain of All Time

The Kirk vs. Picard debate will wage on in internet forums for centuries to come, but you can settle it at home by gathering your friends around a table and going head-to-head with Star Trek Risk. It pits your favorite Starfleet captains against each other including Kirk, Picard, Sisko, and Janeway. Jonathan Archer is also in the game.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

We Finally Know What Causes Volcanic Lightning

Image: Martin Ritze Volcanic lightning is one of nature’s most epic displays, but what exactly causes the phenomenon is a longstanding mystery. Now, by studying high-speed footage of electrified volcanic outbursts at Mount Sakurajima, scientists have arrived at an answer—and it points to a new method for predicting powerful eruptions.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Big watchOS 3 features you don’t know about

Apple Watch is getting its biggest update yet this fall. With watchOS 3, we can look forward to faster apps, better messaging and new watch faces. Apple previewed some of these things during its WWDC keynote Monday, but here are a bunch we didn’t get to see. Face Gallery You can now browse all the […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Is Apple's New Privacy Feature Safe?

Today Apple announced a host of new features for iOS, including more predictive software like QuickType and advanced spotlight search. In order to make these features work, Apple’s deep learning robots will need to analyze a lot of people’s data at once, so Apple announced the integration of a new feature called differential privacy. But a cryptography expert isn’t sure the experimental technique is ready for primetime.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Recreating Van Gogh's Starry Night By Swirling Paint on Water Is Pretty Incredible

Van Gogh’s The Starry Night can be recreated in real life in two ways: one of them is to be on drugs, and the other, apparently, is to swirl paint on water like artist Garip Ay. It’s sort of illegal to do the first thing, but you can watch how Ay recreates Starry Night in the video below. Check out how the colors blend together and how the swirls settle…