- A real estate broker named Shane Dulgeroff decided to take advantage of the NFT hype. He’s selling a house at 221 Dryden Street, in Thousand Oaks, California along with an NFT of a psychedelic-flavored video of the house. The artwork and house are up for auction on OpenSea, with a minimum bid of 48 ETH, […]
- The gold necessary to finance the first season of The Lord of the Rings The first season of Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings TV show is reported to cost the retail giant a frankly difficult to imagine $465 million to produce. Just to save you from having to re-read that, this price tag is […]
- Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Facebook Oversight Board, the quasi-judicial organization that Facebook set up to review tough moderation choices, announced today that its decision on former President Trump’s ban from Facebook and Instagram will arrive “in the coming weeks.” The decision, which was initially supposed to take 90 days, has been […]
- Photo by Pauline Acalin for The Verge NASA picked Elon Musk’s SpaceX to receive $2.9 billion to build a lunar lander as part of the Artemis mission to send humans to the Moon by 2024, NASA announced today. It’s a major vote of confidence in SpaceX from NASA — as no other company received money. […]
- Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazon is considering a new service that would have drivers not only deliver but build furniture, according to Bloomberg. The service is meant to help Amazon better compete with Wayfair and brick-and-mortar stores like Home Depot, Lowes, and Best Buy. Bloomberg says Amazon is planning to introduce the […]
- The concept of “selling out” might be over, but Gen Z teens will still roast you for posting cringe — as the pop-punk band Tramp Stamp is finding out. According to people on TikTok, Twitter, and Reddit, Tramp Stamp are “industry plants.” The giveaway? Their social media is too good. An “industry plant,” Rolling Stone […]
- See, it’s held on with magnets. | Nilay Patel A review of the Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro with MagSafe, which is not a charger Continue reading…
- Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Google is going it alone with its proposed advertising technology to replace third-party cookies. Every major browser that uses the open source Chromium project has declined to use it, and it’s unclear what that will mean for the future of advertising on the web. A couple of weeks […]
- Image: Google After pausing its review of emoji submissions, the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee is back with tips for successful submissions, chair Jennifer Daniel announced. Anything you submit now could come to phones as soon as 2023 — but if you want to fine-tune your emoji, she’s got some suggestions. A good emoji has multiple uses, […]
- Oh, super, Dogecoin is spiking. The joke currency, which as recently as January 27th was worth less than a cent, hit 47 cents this morning, according to Robinhood’s tracker. As I type this, the market cap is more than $51 billion. The currency is based on an au-courant-as-of-2013 meme of a Shiba Inu, and was […]
- Catch up on the most important updates from this week.
- For her new book, Julia Galef cataloged the Vulcan's predictions and found events he describes as "impossible" actually happened 83 percent of the time.
- Cinephiles have been mourning the news that the iconic movie theater won’t reopen. But there might still be hope for the Cinerama Dome.
- Plus: Bill Gates’ departure, post-jab symptoms, and a new era for cryptocurrency.
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- Embracing the tools that let us live and work in a pandemic made a recent recovery much easier. Here's what I learned.
- For most people, GeoGuessr is a fun way to pass the time. For others, it’s a way into the record books.
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- A slower vaccine rollout isn’t ideal, but it’s more important that Americans know they can trust officials to address health concerns when they arise.
- Making the switch to streaming used to be a way to pay only for what you watched. Those days are long gone.