Megan Thee Stallion surprised fans on Aug.  11 with the announcement that her new album, "Traumazine," would drop at at midnight.

Megan Thee Stallion second album Traumazine is brash, bold

If it feels much longer than 21 months since Megan Thee Stallion released her bracing debut, “Good News,” consider everything she’s experienced since then: Three Grammy Awards; a slew of hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B charts; collaborations with artists ranging from Maroon 5 to Doja Cat; college graduation; a first-look deal with …

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Facebook will begin testing end-to-end encryption as default on Messenger app | Technology

Facebook announced on Thursday it will begin testing end-to-end encryption as the default option for some users of its Messenger app on Android and iOS. The development comes as the company is facing backlash for handing over messages to a Nebraska police department that aided the department in filing charges against a teen and her …

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Why 'box fatigue' may be hitting the apparel industry, Stitch Fix

Why ‘box fatigue’ may be hitting the apparel industry, Stitch Fix

A selection of men’s clothes packaged by Trunk Club, which was shuttered earlier this year after Nordstrom bought the personal styling service in 2014. Source: Trunk Club After earning a master’s degree a decade ago, David Hill wanted to amp up his personal style and signed up for the Trunk Club, which promised to mail …

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Hubble Sees Red Supergiant Star Betelgeuse Recovering After Never-Seen-Before Titanic Eruption

Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star, appears as a brilliant, ruby-red, twinkling spot of light in the upper right shoulder of the winter constellation Orion the Hunter. However, when viewed close up, astronomers know that it is a seething monster with a 400-day-long heartbeat of regular pulsations. This aging star is classified as a supergiant because …

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Patriots vs.  Giants: Bailey Zappe a bright spot in preseason opener loss

Patriots vs. Giants: Bailey Zappe a bright spot in preseason opener loss

The New England Patriots began their preseason with a last-second loss to the New York Giants on Thursday night. With quarterback Mac Jones and most of the Patriots’ starters sitting out, the preseason opener was a chance to see what the rookies bring to the table. It also provided a glimpse at the players who …

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Fed expected to stick with hawkish interest rate hikes, strategists say

Fed expected to stick with hawkish interest rate hikes, strategists say

The Federal Reserve is unlikely to pivot from its hawkish interest rate hikes despite positive signs this week that inflation in the US could be easing, according to market strategists. On Thursday, the producer price index surprisingly fell 0.5% in July from the prior month, compared with an estimate of a 0.2% gain, according to …

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Scientists claim to have physics-defying curved space robot • The Register

Scientists claim to have physics-defying curved space robot • The Register

A team of scientists from Georgia Tech say they’ve built a robot that can move without anything to push against – a discovery that seems to violate the law of conservation momentum. The researchers were able to generate momentum without a surface to push off from by building a robot isolated from outside influences and …

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Takeaways from Kentucky's Game 2 in the Bahamas vs.  Tec De Monterrey

Takeaways from Kentucky’s Game 2 in the Bahamas vs. Tec De Monterrey

Sometimes two teams don’t belong on the same basketball floor together and, respectfully, that was the case Thursday night when the University of Kentucky hosted Tec De Monterrey of Monterrey, Mexico, in a friendly preseason competition on the lovely island of New Providence in the Bahamas. For Kentucky, it was the second exhibition game in …

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S. Korea's Yoon pardons Samsung's Jay Y. Lee to counter 'economic crisis'

S. Korea’s Yoon pardons Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee to counter ‘economic crisis’

Samsung heir served 18 months in jail for bribery Businessmen were convicted in scandal that felled a president S.Korea says leaders needed to help overcome economic crisis Samsung may increase investment with Lee pardoned – analysts SEOUL, Aug 12 (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol pardoned Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee …

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