Kindergarteners take photos of each other at graduation and yes, we need a tissue

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Forget horrible high school and college graduations: kindergarten graduation is where the *real* party’s at.

On Friday, Twitter user @oneliddoflacka posted this photo of her sister at kindergarten graduation. Her sister was caught taking photos of her fellow kindergarten “boyfriend.”

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The two couldn’t be prouder of one another.

My sister graduated from Kindergarten today, she’s been talking about this little boy all year. Guess that’s her boyfriend 😂🙄💕 pic.twitter.com/X6PSd2SMjs

— cutegirlgee (@oneliddoflacka) May 25, 2017

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@Oneliddoflacka later clarified to Mashable that the two aren’t technically boyfriend and girlfriend, they just like each other. Read more…

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Forget horrible high school and college graduations: kindergarten graduation is where the *real* party’s at.

On Friday, Twitter user @oneliddoflacka posted this photo of her sister at kindergarten graduation. Her sister was caught taking photos of her fellow kindergarten “boyfriend.”

SEE ALSO: Dogs, ranked

The two couldn’t be prouder of one another.

My sister graduated from Kindergarten today, she’s been talking about this little boy all year. Guess that’s her boyfriend 😂🙄💕 pic.twitter.com/X6PSd2SMjs

— cutegirlgee (@oneliddoflacka) May 25, 2017

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@Oneliddoflacka later clarified to Mashable that the two aren’t technically boyfriend and girlfriend, they just like each other. Read more…

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This refugee aid app was a passion project. Now hundreds of nonprofits rely on it.

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Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.”

Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of the language still used to this day to describe websites and ecommerce. She’s launched a bevy of startups and advised companies like AOL, Cisco, Microsoft, and Yahoo in their early days.

“My approach to being a technology founder, which I pretty much have always been, is starting with the user experience and then using that to do product design development,” she says. Read more…

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Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.”

Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of the language still used to this day to describe websites and ecommerce. She’s launched a bevy of startups and advised companies like AOL, Cisco, Microsoft, and Yahoo in their early days.

“My approach to being a technology founder, which I pretty much have always been, is starting with the user experience and then using that to do product design development,” she says. Read more…

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Hare caught smoking a cigarette has everyone making the same joke

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Nothing to see hare. Just an adorable animal having a cheeky cigarette break. 

An image of a hare scuttling across the road at Dublin Airport while puffing away on what looks like a cigarette has amused and amazed Twitter users in equal measure. 

A photo taken by Louise Acheson was shared with a glorious pun-filled caption. 

“In things I never expect, a hare with a cigarette in its mouth just ran past me at @DublinAirport” tweeted Acheson. “Duty free? #cigharette #nothingtodeclhare.” 

In things I never expect, a hare with a cigarette in its mouth just ran past me @DublinAirport! Duty free? #cigharette #nothingtodeclhare pic.twitter.com/LqvHwX131T

— Louise Acheson (@ach0) May 28, 2017 Read more…

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Nothing to see hare. Just an adorable animal having a cheeky cigarette break. 

An image of a hare scuttling across the road at Dublin Airport while puffing away on what looks like a cigarette has amused and amazed Twitter users in equal measure. 

A photo taken by Louise Acheson was shared with a glorious pun-filled caption. 

“In things I never expect, a hare with a cigarette in its mouth just ran past me at @DublinAirport” tweeted Acheson. “Duty free? #cigharette #nothingtodeclhare.” 

In things I never expect, a hare with a cigarette in its mouth just ran past me @DublinAirport! Duty free? #cigharette #nothingtodeclhare pic.twitter.com/LqvHwX131T

— Louise Acheson (@ach0) May 28, 2017 Read more…

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Psy got a diamond YouTube Play Button for reaching 10 million subscribers

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Psy is king of YouTube, and don’t you forget it.

The Korean rapper unveiled his gleaming Diamond Play Button in a video posted Sunday. YouTube hands these out to celebrate popular YouTubers, and diamond marks the 10 million subscriber milestone.

Psy’s trophy comes as his latest two singles, “I Luv It” and “New Face” cross 30 million views each.

He also still holds the title for the most viewed YouTube video in its history, for his breakout hit, “Gangnam Style.”

Psy isn’t the first channel to reach 10 million — Jenna Marbles, Ryan Higa and the Fine Brothers have done so before him — but he definitely carries that trophy with his signature swagger. Read more…

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Psy is king of YouTube, and don’t you forget it.

The Korean rapper unveiled his gleaming Diamond Play Button in a video posted Sunday. YouTube hands these out to celebrate popular YouTubers, and diamond marks the 10 million subscriber milestone.

Psy’s trophy comes as his latest two singles, “I Luv It” and “New Face” cross 30 million views each.

He also still holds the title for the most viewed YouTube video in its history, for his breakout hit, “Gangnam Style.”

Psy isn’t the first channel to reach 10 million — Jenna Marbles, Ryan Higa and the Fine Brothers have done so before him — but he definitely carries that trophy with his signature swagger. Read more…

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After destroying humans, Google’s AlphaGo hangs up its Go gloves

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Sorry, human Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is just out of your league right now. 

At the Future of Go Summit event, held in Wuzhen, China from May 23-27, AlphaGo has won every single match, going 3:0 against human Go champion Ke Jie, and sweeping the floor with five human Go masters who teamed up against it. 

And just like the biggest champions, AlphaGo is retiring while on top. 

According to Demis Hassabis, CEO and co-founder of DeepMind (the Google-owned company that created AlphaGo), the AI has pretty much proven all it needed to in the Go arena. Read more…

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Sorry, human Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is just out of your league right now. 

At the Future of Go Summit event, held in Wuzhen, China from May 23-27, AlphaGo has won every single match, going 3:0 against human Go champion Ke Jie, and sweeping the floor with five human Go masters who teamed up against it. 

And just like the biggest champions, AlphaGo is retiring while on top. 

According to Demis Hassabis, CEO and co-founder of DeepMind (the Google-owned company that created AlphaGo), the AI has pretty much proven all it needed to in the Go arena. Read more…

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Facebook is valiantly trying but failing to moderate hate speech in some languages

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Efforts by Facebook to moderate content in one of its fastest-growing countries has evidently not been easy.

Like what it’s doing in many other markets, the social media giant is trying to stem content deemed hateful in Myanmar. 

The emerging market experienced a surge of new internet users in recent years, and Facebook benefited with 10 million Burmese users by 2016.

With these new users come challenges. One hot button topic, the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis, has resulted in posts made insulting the minority Muslim Rohingyas. Read more…

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Efforts by Facebook to moderate content in one of its fastest-growing countries has evidently not been easy.

Like what it’s doing in many other markets, the social media giant is trying to stem content deemed hateful in Myanmar. 

The emerging market experienced a surge of new internet users in recent years, and Facebook benefited with 10 million Burmese users by 2016.

With these new users come challenges. One hot button topic, the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis, has resulted in posts made insulting the minority Muslim Rohingyas. Read more…

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LG’s new phone might have a screen under the screen

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LG’s V series of phones is the company’s playground for screen-related innovation. Released in 2015, the LG V10 had a secondary screen on top of the main one, and the LG V20 followed up with a larger, better version of the secondary screen.

The upcoming LG V30, however, might go all out with a secondary screen that slides out from under the main screen.  

The news come courtesy of Evan Blass, who shared a couple of renders on his Twitter: 

Here’s how the device was envisioned to look with the secondary display fully extended. [2] pic.twitter.com/HNkZErj7xB

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) May 27, 2017 Read more…

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LG’s V series of phones is the company’s playground for screen-related innovation. Released in 2015, the LG V10 had a secondary screen on top of the main one, and the LG V20 followed up with a larger, better version of the secondary screen.

The upcoming LG V30, however, might go all out with a secondary screen that slides out from under the main screen.  

The news come courtesy of Evan Blass, who shared a couple of renders on his Twitter: 

Here’s how the device was envisioned to look with the secondary display fully extended. [2] pic.twitter.com/HNkZErj7xB

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) May 27, 2017 Read more…

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Drone riding soccer official skates on air to deliver game ball

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New rule: From now on, all sporting events must begin with an official bringing the game ball to the referee via the magic of drone-style hoverboard vehicles. 

That can be the only conclusion after watching the absolutely insane demonstration recorded at the Portuguese Cup Final on Sunday, which started with a man riding on air, Green Goblin style, and landing delicately in front of a ref to deliver the game’s soccer ball. 

It was flawless. It was weird. It was what every sports event with a ball should have from this very moment on.  Read more…

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New rule: From now on, all sporting events must begin with an official bringing the game ball to the referee via the magic of drone-style hoverboard vehicles. 

That can be the only conclusion after watching the absolutely insane demonstration recorded at the Portuguese Cup Final on Sunday, which started with a man riding on air, Green Goblin style, and landing delicately in front of a ref to deliver the game’s soccer ball. 

It was flawless. It was weird. It was what every sports event with a ball should have from this very moment on.  Read more…

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Timelapse of the southern lights look completely out of this world

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