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A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.
AIM is finally gone, but its impact in shaping internet culture lives on
Aol Instant Messenger was launched in 1997 and this week it officially died at 20. Its iconic running man symbol, away messages and buddy lists were all first steps, before tweets, emojis, Insta stories and such replaced them to become essential tools that we use daily to communicate and make new friends.
Slow-moving hurricanes like Florence could become increasingly common04:07
Meet the billionaire fashion tycoon who will ride SpaceX's rocket around the moon02:01
Billionaire will invite artists to orbit moon with him aboard SpaceX spaceship01:10
After the storm: Dealing with the toxic waste hurricanes leave behind01:27
Why we can’t stop watching natural disasters on TV02:13
How to deal with a power outage01:54