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The Future Is Waiting For a $44 Billion Check To Clear

25 APRIL 2022

TOP STORY

Twitter Agrees to Elon Musk Takeover

Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter, wants to make the platform a bastion for free speech — although given his own history of silencing critics, it’s unclear how that’ll play out.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONEJapanese Company Creates Suit That Turns You Into a Towering Mecha

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TWOScientists Capture Living Giant Squid

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THREEElon Musk Says He’s Working on an Underground Hyperloop

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IS THAT A BLENDER?

Luxurious Submarine for Rich People Looks Just as Cool as a Space Vacation

The Dutch company “U-Boat Worx” — yes, they, for some reason, share a name with the infamous German submarines — is now offering the wealthy a chance to do luxury deep sea exploration with its “NEXUS submarine.” Because space is so passé.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ For obvious reasons, we need to be careful about how this technology is used. 

— Cognitive scientist Jordan W. Suchow on the judgy AI he built

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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