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A $2,000 bridal get-up, $100 of body glitter, and $30 thrift store discoveries: We asked 11 people how much their Coachella outfits cost, and here’s what they told us

Courtesy of GoldenVoice The Coachella Music & Arts Festival is a music festival in Indio, California, but it’s arguably more famous for what happens off-stage. There are the glitzy daytime pool parties and exclusive afterparties that double as entertainment-industry parties, the oh-so Instagrammable art pieces that dot the landscape, and …

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There’s now a version of the Bible that uses only Bitmoji, and it’s arrived just in time for Easter and Passover

Daniel Eckler/Phil Lebovitz/Snapchat The Christian and Jewish bibles may be two of the world’s most popular books, but what if they were told through emoticons? That’s exactly what two men did with the Bitmoji Bible – a handful of stories from both the Jewish and Christian bibles have been recreated …

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I had an amazing time at Coachella – but I probably still wouldn’t go back because of the effort it takes to get there

Courtesy of Goldenvoice The Coachella Music & Arts Festival takes place over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. I decided to go to Coachella for the first time this year. While I loved the musical performances and felt that the event was well-organized, I …

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Facebook is appointing Peggy Alford to be the first African-American woman on its board, as Netflix CEO Reed Hastings prepares to leave

Peggy Alford will be the first African American woman to serve on Facebook’s board of directorsFacebook There are significant changes afoot on Facebook’s board. The company is nominating PayPal exec Peggy Alford for election to the board, and she will be the first African-American woman to serve as a director …

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Nintendo and Xbox have an increasingly close relationship – and there’s a simple reason for that

Through “Minecraft,” Microsoft implemented a limited form of its Xbox Live service on the Nintendo Switch. After launching the game, you could sign in with your Xbox Live account. But Microsoft is taking that another full step forward with outright Xbox Live integration on a system level for the Nintendo …

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Terry Gilliam opens up about his 30-year quest to make ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,’ which is in theaters for one night only

APTerry Gilliam.AP Director Terry Gilliam opened up about his 30-year quest to make “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.” He explained why he hasn’t officially signed on to Apple’s series remake of his beloved movie, “Time Bandits.” He also shared the reason he doesn’t have anything lined up to make …

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Facebook’s new Watch Party video-streaming feature is wildly popular with pirates, who use it to run illicit movie marathons

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes a drink of water as he testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy.AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Facebook’s new group-video-watching …

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Snapchat has finally revamped its Android app after years of people complaining that only the iPhone version worked reliably

A model takes a selfie photograph backstage before the House of Holland Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.(Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)Associated Press Snapchat announced Monday that it had released an updated version of its app for Android devices. The Android version of Snapchat has …

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The Sega Genesis is coming back with a new mini-retro console – here are the best Genesis games of all time

SegaThe Sega Genesis first debuted in 1988.Sega First released in Japan in 1988, the Sega Genesis is one of the most beloved video game consoles ever made. The Sega Genesis was one of the definitive video game consoles of the 1990s, and the primary competitor to the Super Nintendo Entertainment …

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