How I Learned to Love My Skin Without an Acne ‘Success Story’

Writing about my acne is, in the best way I can describe it, a freeing, but cruel act. Not only is it a reminder that I’m still struggling to achieve clear skin, but I’m also disclosing my seven year odyssey (yes, I chose this word purposefully) to strangers. However, the two things that make this experience feel cruel, are the two things that also make it freeing. In talking about my skin, in releasing society’s and my own personal stigma surrounding how my looks, I’m also able to free myself…

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Watch SpaceX launch a satellite for Luxembourg on a used Falcon 9 rocket

On Wednesday, SpaceX is set to launch its second Falcon 9 rocket of the year, sending up a satellite that will provide secure communications for the government of Luxembourg. And for the sixth time, SpaceX will use one of its boosters that has already flown to space and back. The Falcon 9’s first stage previously launched back in May 2017, when it lofted a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office and then landed back at SpaceX’s ground landing pad. However, this particular rocket won’t be flying again. SpaceX doesn’t have…

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Samsung says foldable displays and Bixby will help drive growth in 2018

Samsung says foldable OLED displays and Bixby will help drive the company’s growth this year in its Q4 earnings report released today. The company said it would adopt innovative technology like foldable OLED screens to further distinguish itself from competitors. Samsung also says it will enter new businesses related to AI and smart devices through an expansion of its much-maligned Bixby voice assistant technology. Phones that unfold into seamless full-screen tablets have been long rumored, with numerous patents filed by different phone manufacturers including LG, Microsoft, and Samsung. But, there…

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The Newest Clay Masks to Try for a Serious Skin Detox

There is nothing novel about clay in skin care. It’s a powerhouse ingredient with ancient history and straightforward benefits, but we can’t help but notice it’s staging a mini comeback in 2018. We’re barely a month into the New Year and some of our favorite brands, both high-end and drugstore, have already unleashed a handful of detoxifying formulas that our skin could use a little more of this winter and beyond. But before we get into the new kids on the block, a brief breakdown (get a full one here)…

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#NotNolan: Why game creators are speaking out against the founder of Atari

The annual Game Developers Conference is one of the most prestigious events in gaming. Unlike expos like E3, where publishers arrive to make announcements and showcase their new products, GDC has a more educational aim, with panels from top developers teaching the finer points of their craft. GDC is also home to an awards show that honors the most esteemed, creative, and important games of the year, as well as the people behind them. Today, organizers announced that at the 18th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, three men would be…

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