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The 25 best movie plot twists since 2000

Everybody loves a good plot twist, right? Whether they're ambiguous and thought-provoking (looking at you, David Lynch) or downright shocking (hello, The Mist), twists have been a staple of movies since pretty much the dawn of cinema. In the list below, we've narrowed down some of our more...

Startups Weekly: The US is finally getting serious about 5G

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. There are few things that US political leaders can agree on these days, but one of them thankfully appears to be 5G. Manufacturing, transportation, agriculture,...

The RPG and Wargame Supply Sourcebook

Jim Kelly, he of The Tabletop Engineer and Bexim's Bazaar magazine, has launched another new monthly publication, The RPG and Wargame Supply Sourcebook. The idea is to create a one-stop resource guide to those largely small/indie companies making and selling miniatures, gaming terrain, RPG materials, modeling...

Snag some of these gorgeous Ruth Asawa stamps and support the USPS

The much-anticipated Ruth Asawa stamps are here! Buy several sheets and give one of the US's most beloved and relied-upon institutions a little infusion of scratch. The U.S. Postal Service honors pioneering Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa (1926-2013). Showcasing Asawa's wire sculptures, the pane includes 20...

Two galaxies collide in this majestic Hubble image

NASA calls NGC 1614 a "peculiar galaxy." The brilliant cosmic object is the result of two merging galaxies. There's a number of wild things happening in this Hubble image, posted on Friday by NASA. To the right upper right is a "tidal tail," which forms when stars and...

How to help the USPS — and why it matters

The United States Postal Service is in trouble. You may have noticed that it's taking longer to receive letters and packages through the USPS. You may have also seen that your social media timeline is in an uproar over the Trump administration's efforts to gut the Constitutionally-enshrined...

The phone camera is king and the Note 20 Ultra wears the crown…for now

Let's face it, cameras have become one of the most used (and beloved) features on our smartphones. Whether you're video chatting with friends and family, or taking some quarantine selfies (very guilty) for Instagram, that camera app is likely always running in the background. So, when it...

Trump gives TikTok's owner 90 days to sell its U.S. business

Donald Trump gave TikTok owner ByteDance 90 days to divest itself from the U.S. arm of its business in an order signed Friday evening. The move represents an escalation of the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to undermine Chinese financial interests in the U.S., as part of a...

Decrypted: Hackers show off their exploits as Black Hat goes virtual

Every year hackers descend on Las Vegas in the sweltering August heat to break ground on security research and the most innovative hacks. This year was no different, even if it was virtual. To name a few: Hackers tricked an ATM to spit out cash. A duo...

How the pandemic could forever change the way porn gets made

August 8 is International Female Orgasm Day, and we're celebrating with an entire week dedicated to exploring the business and pleasure of porn. The adult industry as a whole has done surprisingly well during, and in many ways thanks to, the coronavirus pandemic.  The stress, isolation, and boredom...