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Hugh Hefner accidentally helped invent what?!?

I’m a huge animal fluffy creature fan. So you can imagine my excitement when I watched the new Star Wars trailer and saw a porg. It’s time for Jar Jar Binks and Chewey to step aside because there’s a new Star Wars cutie in town¬†that has also become the perfect meme. You can now also own a faceless robot cat, which seems more creepy than cute, but who am I to judge. This week I’m bringing you some cute and creepy (Hugh Hefner) internet news.

Watch the video below for a quick update and scroll down for more info and extra bytes. ūüôā

 

Porgs

The new Star Wars trailer came out and the porg is now the perfect meme. Fun fact: baby porgs are called porglets.

But why not sit back, relax and smell the coffee that you can make in an R2D2 French press.

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Available from ThinkGeek for US$39.99 (R545).

A robot faceless cat like plushy is here to calm you down

Simply stroke¬†Qoobo and the faceless plushy will react and you get healed (according to the website). Choose from two colours, husky grey or french brown. It’s meant to act like a¬†cat so think of it as a robot faceless plushy.

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Google Pixel Buds can translate in real time

No ablo¬†Espanol? No problem! Pixel Buds from Google not only last for 24 hours on a single charge but translate languages in real time. At just under R2200 this could mean that language translators will be screaming “They took our jobs!”.

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Trolling Neil DeGrass Tyson

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Here’s a fun fact that will blow your mind

Playboy unexpectedly helped create the Jpeg. Read that again: Hugh Hefner helped create the image file standard we use today. The story goes as follows:

A photo from an issue of a 1972¬†Playboy¬†magazine¬†was used as a test image. The subtle shot eventually became one of the most widely used test images for image processing algorithms.¬†The model, Lena Soderberg, is now widely known as the “First Lady of the Internet.”

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