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The Future Is Deeply Regretting the Robocall NASA is Currently Spamming Far Away Galaxies With.

19 APRIL 2022

THE TOP STORY

Scientist Says There May Be a Species of Hobbit-Like Humanoids Hiding on an Island

It’s been nearly 20 years since the bones of a Hobbit-like humanoid species were found on the Indonesian island of Flores — and according to one researcher, there may be more than ancient bones. Like: Actual hobbit-like humanoids. Living there. Today.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONELindsay Lohan Accused of Taking Huge Payments to Shill Crypto

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TWOFDA Investigating Wave of People Who Got Sick After Eating Lucky Charms

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THREETesla Reportedly Forcing Workers to Sleep on Factory Floor in Shanghai

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THE -__- STORY

Photographer Spots Tiny, Annoyed Face Welded Onto SpaceX Rocket

Rocketry is, obviously, a jaw-dropping feat of human ingenuity — but at certain times, it can also be genuinely funny. To wit? A wonderful shot by NASASpaceFlight photojournalist Nic Ansuini, which appears to show a chagrined face atop one of SpaceX’s Starships prototypes.

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TOMORROW’S MISTAKES,TODAY

“ [It’s like] a postcard saying ‘Wish you were here.’ 

— Anders Sandberg, senior research fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Best VR Games of 2022

You might think you’re doing just fine with your console gaming system, and have absolutely no need to make the jump to VR quite yet. And for the most part, you’re right. Except — in the case of these particular VR-exclusive games — where you are so, so wrong. Prepare to have your mind blown.

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