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Anthony Weiner expected to plead guilty to child sexting charge, and an oral history of the hashtag.

Published Fri, May 19, 2017, 8:00 AM
JUST BROWSING
HASHTAG LIFE
An Oral History Of The #Hashtag
wired.com
Whether you first knew # as a number sign, the pound symbol or a tic-tac-toe board, its incarnation as the hashtag has changed language for millions.
1977 WAS A GOOD YEAR
The Biggest Movie From The Year You Were Born
thrillist.com
Your entire birth year deserves a symbolic movie, too, the BIGGEST film from a 12-month window that surely says something about where you've come from, and who you've become.
SHE CLICKED SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO
Lost In The Digital Swamp, Link By Link
nytimes.com
Clicking "Around The Web" links feels like taking a tour through the internet's id — each grotesque screenshot and gender stereotype that manages to override our thinking brains and reduce us to pure click monsters.
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This Little Box Protects Your Online Privacy For Every Device
indiegogo.com
InvizBox Go is a discreet and portable VPN device that protects all your other internet devices when using WiFi. There’s no installation, it works everywhere, and even doubles as a 5000mAH charger. They’re shipping now, so you can get one immediately.
DARK ENTERTAINMENT
IT'S XENOMORPHIN' TIME
What The Reviews Have To Say About 'Alien: Covenant'
digg.com
It's a sequel to "Prometheus," a prequel to "Alien," and there's plenty of face-hugging, flesh-bursting and bloody messes to go around. Here's what the reviews have to say.
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It's The Internet's Favorite Mattress For A Reason
casper.com
Casper was the first mattress startup to give power back to the consumer. One perfectly-engineered mattress sold directly to customers online, without the middleman markup. Casper mattresses come with a 100-night trial, so go ahead and sleep on it.
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