Mike and Karen Pence 'took a seat' to protest North and South Korean unity of all things

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When North and South Korean athletes walked out together during the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony Friday, most people present cheered it as a sign of possible peace during a tumultuous time. 

But not Vice President Mike Pence.

Pence and his wife Karen were in attendance for the Parade of Nations as competing athletes of the world filed in. Athletes from North and South Korea entered together, wearing matching outfits and waving flags. The stadium erupted in cheers for the symbolic show of unity. 

As everyone stood, the Pences sat the whole thing out.

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Pharrell Williams joins the #TakeAKnee protest during a Charlottesville unity concert

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The #TakeAKnee movement has officially spread beyond football this weekend. 

The protest, focused on police brutality and racial justice by Colin Kaepernick, has been taken on by the immortal Pharrell Williams. While performing during “A Concert for Charlottesville: An Evening of Music and Unity” this weekend, the musician took a moment, and two knees, to address the right to protest itself in the face of Donald Trump’s incendiary comments.

“I’m in Virginia right now. I’m home,” Pharrell said to the crowd. “Can’t nobody tell me what to do. If I wanna get on my knees right now for the people in my city, for the people in my state, that’s what that flag is for.” Read more…

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Google broadens AR horizons with native Unity support to Tango

Last year saw the launch of the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – the first Tango AR-enabled smartphone capable of advanced 3D mapping. The concept itself was fascination, although between stability issues and a general lack of focus, the Phab 2 Pro failed to live up to its full potential at launch.

All is not lost, however, and more software may be headed toward Lenovo’s Tango-enabled phablet, as well as future devices powered by the AR platform, thanks to upcoming, native support for one of the most ubiquitous game engines out there – Unity.

Tango will be joining Googl’s …