Misspellings, Mapped: America The How-Do-You-Spell-Beautiful? – NPR


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Misspellings, Mapped: America The How-Do-You-Spell-Beautiful?
NPR
It’s National Spelling Bee week! That wonderful time of year when we honor young Americans’ spelling prowess and admire their chutzpah for memorization and sussing out the “dreaded schwa.” Lest we get too highfalutin (boastful, bombastic, vainglorious
Is Wisconsin Really That Hard to Spell?New York Times
These Words Stumped the Finalists at the First National Spelling Bee in 1925TIME
How N.J. kids fared in 1st round of national spelling beeNJ.com
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15 things to look for at next week’s WWDC – ZDNet


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15 things to look for at next week’s WWDC
ZDNet
Apple is preparing for the 2017 WWDC. Apple’s 2017 World Wide Developer’s Conference will begin next Monday at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Contrary to early expectations, this event is not being held at the not quite ready
Russian regulatory filings point to five new Macs, four new iOS devices coming soonAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
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15-Inch MacBook Pro Delivery Estimates Slip Ahead of New Models Expected Next WeekMac Rumors
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Nest cams back from the dead with new home monitoring device – The Verge


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Nest cams back from the dead with new home monitoring device
The Verge
You’d be forgiven for thinking that Nest, the company that so wonderfully disrupted the home thermostat market back in 2011, has been in a moribund state the past couple of years. Its mobile apps haven’t changed, its product lineup has stagnated, and
Nest Cam IQ: Nest Reveals Gorgeous Indoor Security Camera With Smart ExtrasForbes
Nest’s home-security camera may soon recognize facesCBS News
Nest’s new camera is smart enough to know who’s whoEngadget
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Orlando airport: Man taken into custody after standoff – CNN


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Orlando airport: Man taken into custody after standoff
CNN
(CNN) Hundreds of officers descended on Orlando International Airport on Tuesday night after reports of a man with a gun near the rental car area. But the weapon turned out to be fake, authorities said. A two-hour standoff that followed sent panicked
Orlando airport terminal shut down for hours due to man with fake gunWashington Post
Trump’s Use of Private Cellphone Raises Security ConcernsNew York Times
Police: Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airportABC News
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Kabul blast: Dozens of casualties in Afghan capital – BBC News


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Kabul blast: Dozens of casualties in Afghan capital
BBC News
A huge explosion has hit the Afghan capital, Kabul, close to foreign embassies and the presidential palace. Afghan officials have reported at least 60 casualties, but expect that figure to rise. Early reports say the blast was caused by a car bomb in
Huge Explosion Near Afghan Presidential Palace Shakes KabulNew York Times
Dozens killed or wounded in suicide car bombing in KabulCBS News
Morning News Call – India, May 31Business Insider
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The wait for AMD’s Radeon RX Vega graphics cards continues for two more months – PCWorld


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The wait for AMD’s Radeon RX Vega graphics cards continues for two more months
PCWorld
AMD has long promised that its hotly anticipated Radeon Vega graphics cards will launch by the end of June. At its Computex keynote in Taipei, the company stayed true to its word, pledging to launch the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition on June 27. But that …
AMD CPU Updates: 16 Core ThreadRipper w/64 PCIe Lanes This Summer, Epyc Launching June 20thAnandTech
AMD shows rising support for Ryzen processors and Radeon graphicsVentureBeat
AMD plans a summer of fun with RX Vega and ThreadripperThe Tech Report, LLC
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The Essential Phone: a first look at the hardware – The Verge


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The Essential Phone: a first look at the hardware
The Verge
Immediately after Essential CEO Andy Rubin finished up his interview with Walt Mossberg at the Code Conference, I headed out into the hotel to track the phone down and see it for myself. The units on hand here are prototypes, early enough that they
Essential’s road to mainstream success is a ten-year playTechCrunch
Can Andy Rubin get Apple, Google and Samsung to play nice?CNET
Android creator Andy Rubin launches Essential PhoneBBC News
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Star Trek: Bridge Crew now comes with every HTC Vive VR headset – VentureBeat


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Star Trek: Bridge Crew now comes with every HTC Vive VR headset
VentureBeat
HTC announced this morning that it will begin giving away a copy of Star Trek: Bridge Crew to anyone who buys the Vive head-mounted display going forward. Vive is the $700 room-scale virtual reality system that comes with headset as well as two motion …
Impressions of Star Trek: Bridge Crew (update)Polygon
Star Trek: Bridge Crew is bundled with the HTC Vive in JunePC Gamer
‘Star Trek: Bridge Crew’ ReviewDigital Trends
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Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle? – Washington Post


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Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House as the embattled president considers a broader shake-up amid rising anxiety over investigations into his campaign’s contacts with Russia. Fresh off Trump’s …
As Trump Weighs Shake-Up, He Faces Recruiting ChallengeNew York Times
The Memo: Five takeaways from Spicer’s briefingThe Hill
White House to Europe: Trump picks on you because he likes youPolitico
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Kathy Griffin: ‘I beg for your forgiveness’ for gruesome anti-Trump photo shoot – CNN


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Kathy Griffin: ‘I beg for your forgiveness’ for gruesome anti-Trump photo shoot
CNN
(CNN) An apologetic Kathy Griffin took to Instagram Tuesday to issue a mea culpa for participating in a photo shoot that featured her holding up a bloody head resembling President Donald Trump. “I’m a comic,” she said. “I cross the line. I move the
Hey Kathy Griffin, the Left Doesn’t Need Its Own Ann CoulterDaily Beast
Kathy Griffin posts apology for gory Trump photo shootLos Angeles Times
Kathy Griffin apologizes for severed Donald Trump head photo after backlashWashington Post
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