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Windows 10’s File History backup system isn’t going to die after all

Microsoft removed the File History backup system in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update earlier this month. The feature wasn’t available in some of the recently released Insider previews of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, leading to people speculating that the backup system is going away. Show More Summary

Gigantic is officially set for a July 20 release

With an extremely appropriate final setback, Gigantic has a release date. The free-to-play hero shooter with a troubled development history will launch on July 20 on PC and Xbox One. Earlier this month, developer Motiga said that Gigantic was on-track for a June release unless the game had troubles in Microsoft's certification process. Show More Summary

The history of Pride

June is LGBTQ Pride month, and cities all over the world are celebrating their true colors with fabulous marches and parades. However, many people forget that Pride’s inception is directly associated with political unrest and violence against LGBTQ people. Show More Summary

Report: Bulls will trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

After 14 months of relative inactivity, Tom Thibodeau made what may be the biggest splash in Timberwolves history on Thursday night. Minnesota acquired all-star forward Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 pick, which it used to select Creighton center Justin Patton, in Thursday night’s draft in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 [...]

From Gay Nazis to ‘We’re Here, We’re Queer’: A Century of Arguing About Gay Pride

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By Laurie Marhoefer, Assistant Professor of History, University of Washington. This month, hundreds of thousands of people around the world will join gay pride marches in cities big and small. In many cities, pride marches are controversial. In some… Read The post From Gay Nazis to ‘We’re Here, We’re Queer’: A Century of Arguing About Gay Pride appeared first on Towleroad.

SCAD students save a piece of American history with vintage train car restoration

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)’s award-winning tradition of historic preservation hit another home run for Preservation Month. SCAD students salvaged a piece of American history that would have otherwise disappeared when they restored of a rare 1911 wooden passenger train car. Show More Summary

The Data Says: 100% Chance of Recession Within 7 Months

``We asked this question one week after Trump was elected: "What does history predict for the Trump presidency?" The answer we furnished -- based on over a century of data -- was this: A 100% chance of recession within his first year.... Show More Summary

Interactive Quiz: 5 Steps to Creating a Stellar Content Experience for Your Audience

This month marks exactly 181 years since the first advertisement was ever published. The ad in question appeared in the French newspaper, La Presse, and other papers quickly began following suit. For the first time in history, businesses were using “content” distributed to a large audience to formally promote their products and services. Clearly a [...]Show More Summary

Social Security benefits for spouses can pump up household income

Dear Liz: I have a friend who has a selfish, controlling husband. When talking with her recently, she told me she got only $300 a month from Social Security based on her work history while her husband gets $1,800. I told her she should be getting $900, half of his monthly amount, as a spousal benefit....

Google Pixel 2 rumor roundup

What do we want from the Google Pixel 2? It's June, which means that we're only a couple of months away from a new, delicious version of Android, and if history is any indicator, 4 to 5 months away from brand new Pixel phones. Up until...Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus, Troye Sivan and Halsey host LGBTQ video series on Spotify

Spotify is ramping up its June Pride Month programming with a series of original videos highlighting different facets of LGBTQ history, with special guests such as Miley Cyrus, Troye Sivan and Halsey hosting various segments. The series consists of five animated multi-part videos encompassing 22...

What does LGBTQIA stand for? A history of the popular umbrella acronym

As Pride Month progresses, those not familiar with terms used within the LGBT community might be asking themselves: What is this "LGBTQIA" business? Read more...

How to make $300M in two months betting on groceries

Today, Amazon made a bid to buy Whole Foods — a grocery chain — for $13.7 billion. That promptly sent the stock up around 30%. And it also looks pretty good considering its history in the past year, in which its continuing major bump came as an activist investor went after the company in April. Show More Summary

RPG Reload Glossary - The Unexpected Modern Awakening of TRPGs

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the RPG Reload, the regular feature where we're all just trying to S-rank our relationships. Last month, we continued our look at the history of turn-based tactical RPGs with a look at the years from 2000 to 2010. The genre came into the decade blazing, but by the time

ARMS - Max Brass revealed as DLC, due out next month

- Greatest champion in the history of the ARMS Grand Prix - arms are made out of championship belts - power/buff-up your entire upper body and won't flinch when you get hit - if his health gets below a quarter, he will have permanently charged arms - spectator mode will be added during the first update, due out this month - Max Brass being added in second update next month

Sanctions in the Middle East are bad for airlines, worse for travellers

PEACE in the Middle East, Donald Trump announced last month, is “not as difficult as people have thought over the years”. History will have to judge the president’s geopolitical impact on the region, but when it comes to air travel his influence is already being felt.

Today's Everyday Fashion: The Embroidered Skirt

Inspiration; Gilt Well it pretty much doesn't get any more fun than this outfit! At least not in my closet! I contemplated purchasing this skirt for two months, and with my long history of embroidered skirts standing the test of time (and getting worn on repeat) I decided to take the plunge. Show More Summary

LGBTQ history makers remembered during Pride Month

Many members of the LGBTQIA community have fought for equal rights, making history along the way -- and their legacies are especially remembered during Pride Month. Read more...

Pessimistic traders are betting against Apple

The stock market’s a funny place, eh? Just a couple of months after becoming the first company in history to break the $800 billion valuation mark, Apple is now finding itself in the unusual position of having investors betting against it. Show More Summary

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