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How to remove your Facebook data from macOS

Whether you’re planning on keeping your Facebook account, are debating deleting it, or already have, you may have Facebook data stored on your Mac. Here’s how to remove it from macOS.<p>macOS allows users to log in to social media accounts at the system level, offering the option to easily post …

Social Media

Conspiracy theory claims Trump is a 'secret genius who pretended to collude with Russia to defeat child sex traffickers'

Last week Roseanne Barr — who, with the hit reboot of her show, has become one of the most prominent Donald Trump supporters in the country — tweeted …

Elon Musk Wants You to Watch This Documentary About the Dangers of A.I.

For years, Elon Musk has offered dire warnings about the potential dark future of artificial intelligence. Now, Musk is turning up the volume of his …

I’ve been ruined by Long Long Man, the greatest love story ever told by Japanese gum commercials

Love Stories

Here's What It Takes To Land A Boeing 777 At The Busiest Airport In New York

There’s only so much us meager passengers can see during the final approach of a flight. Thanks to a new high-definition video, we’re able to get a …

The Leeroy Jenkins secret was just spilled to support net neutrality

You don’t have to know what <i>World of Warcraft</i> is to appreciate the Leeroy Jenkins viral video from more than 10 years ago. But if you’re an <i>WoW</i> player …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Apps

Watch Fascinating New Trailer for David Bowie Doc 'The Last Five Years'

Film will explore musician's final albums, battle with cancer<p>David Bowie's unparalleled legacy and the remarkable final years of his life and career …

David Bowie

The New Black Mirror Trailer Sums Up All Your Parenting Fears

<i>Black Mirror</i> is known for putting its finger on all our modern nightmares, and the new trailer for its Jodie Foster–directed episode promises nothing less.<p>This time, its gaze is shifted towards parents. We see <i>La La Land</i>’s Rosemarie DeWitt play a young mother, who, after nearly losing her daughter …

Black Mirror

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

This Vice News Documentary from Charlottesville Is Horrifying

Watch it and share it.<p>Hundreds of white supremacists marched with torches in an American city Friday night. They arrived the next day brandishing weapons and armor. One white supremacist allegedly murdered an anti-racist protester in the street with his car and injured several others. This is what …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Block All Unknown and Suspicious Calls on Your iPhone

Telemarketing calls and wrong dials are constant disturbances in our hyper-connected lives in which phones are constant companions. They interrupt …

iPhone

A film student spied on everything a thief did with his stolen smartphone

Having your smartphone stolen is a lot worse than simply losing it. If you lose it, you still have a chance to retrieve it using the built-in …

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The longtime host of NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me has battled depression for much of his life but has never gone public with that struggle until …

How to sync selected folders between Dropbox and your Mac

Dropbox's selective sync feature to the rescue.<p>With MacOS Sierra, you can sync your Desktop and Document folders to iCloud Drive, but if you are a Dropbox devotee, you can get the same functionality without adding to the number of cloud services you use. Dropbox offers the ability to sync folders …

Operating Systems

Hear Tangerine Dream's Spooky Cover of 'Stranger Things' Theme

German electronic music legends pay homage to Survive's Tangerine Dream-inspired score<p>Tangerine Dream, the German electronic group that inspired the …

Stranger Things

‘Memento’ Documentary: Watch Christopher Nolan & the Cast Break Down the Making Of a Classic

From the IndieWire Vault: Nolan details his decisions about how to film the thriller and his editing techniques.<p>“Memento” (2000) features Guy Pearce …

Track Down

Summer guide to the Twin Cities 2016

<b>Flight of the Conchords</b><i><br>Orpheum Theatre</i><p>New Zealand comedy duo Flight of the Conchords haven't been very active since 2009. That's when their HBO …

The best films of 2016 so far

The 50 best films of 2016 in the UK: the full list<p>Read more<p>After Love<p>Painful drama of longterm relationship breakup and possession-division from Belgian director Joachim Lafosse, featuring Bérénice Bejo and Cédric Kahn as a couple no longer able to go through the motions.<p><b>What we said:</b> It is about …

Comic Books

The best music documentaries of the last sixteen years

It’s been 16 years since The Avalanches came, sampled and conquered with <i>Since I Left You</i>, an album supposedly stitched from 3,500 sources, each slowly revealing themselves over multiple listens. For instance, “Electricity” can be spun hundreds of times before a 10-second snippet of “Da Funk” is …

New Albums

This Awesome Video Explains The Entire Universe in Less Than 4 Minutes

And at the end of it we're all still going to die.<p>We humans like to make a big deal of things - climate change, new viruses, the death of our …

Documentary of Marine Corps boot camp training

This cinéma vérité style documentary follows a Marine Corps drill instructor and his crew of fresh recruits in San Diego during the 13-week training …

10 Documentaries That Explore the Evolution of Electronic Music and Culture

<i>In this roundup of music documentaries, we feature ten films that explore the evolution of electronic music culture, advancements in music</i> …

Music Production

50 documentaries you need to see

<b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia. Both were nominated for Oscars.</b><p>Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995<p>For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting …

Filmmaking

Anthony Weiner’s Bone-Headed Mayoral Run Has Led to One of the Best Campaign Films Ever Made

The Sundance-premiering documentary Weiner is New York politics at its insane best.<p>You putz!<p><i>Weiner</i>, the fast, funny, insightful, and outrageous documentary from first-timers <b>Elyse Steinberg</b> and <b>Josh Kriegman</b>, is one of the greatest campaign films ever made, non-fiction or otherwise. With a ludicrous …

Best PS4 games for new owners

Must-have PlayStation 4 games and a few hidden gems<p>Congrats! You are now the owner of a beautiful, hopefully not bouncing PlayStation 4. You might have a few must-have games in mind, or you might not — the point is, you don't have to worry. We've put together a healthy mix of console titles, from …

Data vs Theory: The Mathematical Battle for the Soul of Physics

Introduction<p>These are exciting times for the field of physics. In 2012, researchers announced the discovery of the Higgs boson, a discovery four decades in the making, costing billions of dollars (and euros, pounds, yen and yuan) and involving some of the best minds on the planet. And in December …

Physics

Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

Ten of the most badass upcoming documentaries

A lot of great documentaries have come out this year. <i>Dior and I</i>, <i>Amy</i>, <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>. While they’ll undoubtedly go on to land award season nods or at least a Netflix playback, there are thousands more underdogs toiling to be seen. All of the documentaries mentioned below will be, rather …

Kurt Cobain

A map of all the underwater cables that connect the internet

Cables lying on the seafloor bring the internet to the world. They transmit 99 percent of international data, make transoceanic communication possible in an instant, and serve as a loose proxy for the international trade that connects advanced economies.<p>Their importance and proliferation inspired …

Mount Everest