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Oct 20, 2019

China Censorship, Facebook Headcanon, Pixel 4, and Apple Beats: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week
Another week in the bag, everybody. And we've been seeing plenty of sparks fly online between the umpteenth debate between the Democrats' presidential hopefuls and reports of Joker-on-Joker beef between Jared Leto and Joaquin Phoenix (though is it still technically "beef" if only one of them is throwing a tantrum?).…

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

Kik's Back, Bitches
It looks like Kik hasn't quite kicked the bucket yet (heh). MediaLab just acquired the popular anonymous chat app and plans to invest in its future, according to a company blog post Friday boasting how "Kik is here to stay!" The app had one foot in the grave ever since its creator and previous owner, Kik Interactive, …

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

Here's A New, Appropriately Gruesome Look at Vin Diesel in Bloodshot
Blood. Shot. You know, those two words together conjure up an image. So, when scrolling down, you can probably imagine what you're going to see.

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

The Next Into the Dark Holiday Extravaganza Is a Disastrous Thanksgiving LARP
Maybe just don't dress up as a pilgrim. It's not ever going to go well.

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

Taika Waititi Still Plans On Directing Akira, Eventually
Western anime adaptations are always fraught and complex, but few have been as troubled in their development as Akira. Recently, it was delayed due to director Taika Waititi's major commitments elsewhere. And while some viewed that as another death knell on another failed adaptation of Akira, Waititi isn't so sure.

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

Twitch "Watch Parties" Let Me Stream Movies to the Viewers I Don't Have
Ever since Amazon bought Twitch for a cool $970 million back in 2014, it seemed inevitable that eventually its catalog of movies and shows would make their way onto the streaming platform for live viewing get-togethers. It may have taken a hot minute, but Twitch finally began testing a "Watch Parties" feature this…

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

The Batman Has a Composer, and All It Took Was an On-Stage Proposal
Most movies get their composers in normal, behind-the-scenes deals. Some calls, some emails, probably some demos. You know, business stuff. The Batman is a bit different.

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Gizmodo
Oct 20, 2019

Sunday's Best Deals: REI Outlet, Weighted Blankets, Omega Juicer, and More
An REI Outlet sale, a discounted Omega juicer, and a marked-down Ring Alarm Home Security System lead off Sunday's best deals from around the web.


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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Report: Venom 2 Is Diving Deep Into Symbiote Lore and Casting Naomie Harris as Shriek
Remember Shriek? You might not; the character, debuting in Marvel Comics in 1993, was created to be a love interest for Cletus Kassidy, aka Carnage. She's a mutant with sound-manipulation abilities and a deep love for both killing and Carnage. And now we know who might be playing her in the Venom sequel.

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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Google's Smart Home Doorbell Sounds Terrifying (Or At Least, It Will Soon)
It seems like Google's getting into the Halloween spirit. A recent update for its Google Nest app—where users can control the company's recently rebranded line of smart home products—hints at upcoming festive themes, the first of which appears to be some frightening new ringtones for the Nest Hello Doorbell.


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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Okay, Here's When the Last The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Drops
Don't pretend you don't want to know.

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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Facebook's Top Priority is Totally Its Government-Ordered Privacy Program
I can't put an image in a headline, so just visualize the little eyes emoji there at the end.

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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

A Set Injury Might Mean Major Delays for Cowboy Bebop
John Cho, oh no! The star of the upcoming Netflix live-action version of Cowboy Bebop has had an on-set mishap, and it could mean that the series is a lot later than we thought it would be.

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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Sam Raimi Is Making a New Horror Movie, Thank God
Some people are born to do certain things. Sam Raimi is born to make horror movies. And he's back.

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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Thermapen Classic, Foot Massager, Neck Wallet, and More
A slip-on sale at Huckberry, a discounted wireless GameCube controller for Switch, and a steamer basket Gold box lead off Saturday's best deals from around the web.


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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

The Iconic Thermapen Classic Is Back Down to Its Lowest Price Ever
Thermapen Classic | $59 | ThermoWorks

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Gizmodo
Oct 19, 2019

Help, I Can't Unsee These Faux-Flesh Phone Cases
We're all too happy to scroll aimlessly on our phones for hours on end, but have you ever once stopped to think and ask that little device in your hands whether it feels held?


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Uh... The Army Just Contracted With Tom DeLonge's UFO Group to Study Those 'Alien Alloys'
To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences (TTSA)—the UFO research organization founded by former Blink 182 star Tom DeLonge—has struck a research deal with the U.S. Army filled with eye-popping references to exotic technologies.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Artists Performing at Amazon's Music Festival Say They Weren't Told It Was Hosted by Amazon
Multiple artists who were listed in promotional materials for a music festival being put on by Amazon Web Services say they didn't know the festival had ties to the tech giant. At least one performer has since been removed from the event's lineup.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

FAA Says Pilots Complained of 'Egregious' Issues With 737 Max In Messages Boeing Withheld
The Federal Aviation Administration has accused Boeing of withholding an exchange between two employees showing their concerns about the 737 Max's malfunctioning automated system a full two years before crashes occurred in Ethiopia and Indonesia that killed a total of 346 people.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Ranking the 20 Best Witchy Fashions Because I Have Magic Powers Now
There's something I need to tell you all: I have magic. It's true! Even I was surprised. Now, I can't conjure flames or raise people from the dead—as much fun as it would be to reanimate Benedict Arnold and, I don't know, light him on fire or something. What I do have is an otherworldly knowledge...of style.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Possible Asbestos Contamination
Johnson & Johnson announced a voluntary recall of its talc-based baby powder products on Friday, after the Food and Drug Administration found traces of cancer-causing asbestos in sample testing. The recall follows legal losses and an investigative report linking asbestos exposure to the company's talc products.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Cosmic Rays May Have Blasted Gigantic Sand Dunes Into Existence on Saturn's Moon Titan
The equatorial dunes on Saturn's moon Titan are among the most dramatic surface features in the Solar System, but scientists aren't exactly sure how they formed. New experimental evidence suggests the dunes arose as a result of cosmic rays hitting Titan's surface ice.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of October 18, 2019
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

'Grace and Frankie' Cast Gets Their Asses Arrested for the Planet
Jane Fonda is not playing when it comes to climate change. The "Grace and Frankie" star (and my new hero) was arrested Friday outside the U.S. Capitol as part of her promised weekly protests called Fire Drill Fridays inspired by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg's Fridays for Future climate strikes.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Apple and Blizzard Slammed Over China Censorship by Top U.S. Lawmakers
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Friday cosigned letters sent to the chief executives of Apple and Blizzard expressing "deep concern" over recent decisions by the American companies that have negatively impacted app users and gamers "at the behest of the Chinese government."


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Tropical Storm Nestor Pops Up, Beelines for Florida's Gulf Coast
After a period of quiet in the Atlantic, tropical cyclone activity has once again picked up. Tropical Storm Nestor formed on Friday afternoon and is slated to impact the Gulf Coast Friday and into the weekend.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Finally, An Electric Crate Motor You Can Drop Into Your Old Car
The idea of converting classic cars to EVs has been around a while, and a number of companies, including some major automakers, have been retrofitting old, classic cars with all-new EV drivetrains. Individual tinkerers have been doing this as well, but it's not as easy as you'd hope. Dealing with salvaged EV…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

We're Not Ready for the Next Pandemic
If the seeds of a pandemic illness were planted tomorrow, how would the world fare? Well, according to a simulation carried out on Friday by Johns Hopkins University, the answer is: terribly.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Maybe Don't Sell Human Fetuses on Facebook, Even Super Old Ones
A Colorado woman is facing smuggling charges after allegedly attempting to sell and ship human fetal remains in violation of federal law. According to court records, she conducted much of her business over Facebook.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

U.S. Border Patrol Reportedly Eyes Face Recognition for Body Cams
U.S. Customs and Border Protection—one of the arms of the federal immigration machine shoving tens of thousands of people into de facto concentration camps—is eyeing equipping officers with facial recognition body cams, according to Reuters.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Scientists Can Now See Stranded Whales From Space
Scientists have begun using satellites that can produce high-resolution imagery to monitor whale strandings from space, according to a new study.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Buy Committee: Which Mirrorless Camera Should I Buy?
Buy Committee, our favorite deal researcher and jack-of-all-trades, Corey, needs your help.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Dormant for 500 Years, a Potentially Deadly Fault in California Has Started to Move
This past summer, southern California experienced a significant earthquake swarm. Analysis of the event suggests earthquakes unravel in a more complicated manner than is typically appreciated. What's more, this event has perturbed a major, previously idle fault nearby—and scientists aren't entirely sure about the…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Save Up to 50% On Water Filtration, Air Quality Essentials, and More at Home Depot
Up to 50% Off Water Filtration and Air Quality Essentials | Home Depot

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

U.S. Military Will Stop Using Floppy Discs to Operate Its Nuclear Weapons System
The systems used to control the United States arsenal of nuclear weapons rely on outdated computers. But the Department of Defense is updating at least one part of the archaic technology—the floppy disk storage systems.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

U.S. Military Will Stop Using Floppy Disks to Operate Its Nuclear Weapons System
The systems used to control the United States arsenal of nuclear weapons rely on outdated computers. But the Department of Defense is updating at least one part of the archaic technology—the floppy disk storage systems.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Somebody Put Libra Out of Its Misery Already
The slow march to death for Libra, Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, continues. Yesterday, a Group of Seven nations task force threw up another hurdle in a report, stating global stablecoins like Libra could potentially wreck the global monetary system and upend financial stability.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Get a Pair of Stretch Denim Jeans From Jachs Before You Gain Holiday Weight
Ultra Stretch Denim | $39 | Jachs | Promo code DENIM

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Disney Picked a Hell of a Time to Announce Its Latest Attempt to Make Star Wars Big in China
Right now, amid a storm of protest movements in Hong Kong calling to liberate the area from its status as a special administrative region of China, scrutiny of Western companies seen as implicitly supporting the actions of the Chinese government is higher than ever. So, of course, the House of Mouse picked right now…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Friday's Best Deals: Scrabble, Modern Love, Legendary Headphones, and More
An Anker Roav DashCam, an awesome bread box, and an all-time low price on Sennheiser HD 6XX headphones lead off Thursday's best deals from around the web.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

The Potential of Green Urban Planning for Mental Health
There is no single solution to the world-wide epidemic of poor mental health; addressing its root causes—like poverty-triggered stress and social isolation—and choosing effective treatment for sufferers remains paramount. One way to potentially partly buffer against the effects of poor mental health is through contact…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Black Panther's Daniel Kaluuya Is Bringing a ‘Misunderstood' Barney to the Big Screen
Barney is a dinosaur who we all know from TV, but now Mattel is bringing Barney & Friends to the big screen.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

A Bug Lets Any Fingerprint Unlock the Galaxy S10 and Note 10, and Samsung Blames Phone Covers
After a British couple discovered that their Galaxy S10 could be unlocked by anyone's fingerprints, Samsung has now provided an official statement explaining the issue and advising late model Galaxy phone owners on what to do.

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Getting a 7.1 Gaming Headset For $19 Will Make You Break Out In Spontaneous Fortnite Dances
Mpow EG3 7.1 Gaming Headset | $19 | Amazon | Use promo code Z84WHDNO

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Add These 9 Simple Browser Bookmarks to Make Your Online Life Easier
Your browser bookmarks might be stacked with articles you'll never get around to reading, and sites you've long forgotten about, but there are ways to use bookmarks more productively—save these 10 handy URLs saved in your browser, and you'll be able to get more done and more quickly while you're online.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

How Can You Keep Your Old Desktop PC Running Well?
When your desktop PC is aging, but you don't have the heart (or the budget) to replace it, there's still plenty you can do to give it a long, fulfilling life. In this week's tech-support column at Lifehacker, we're taking a question from a reader who wants to know what they should put on their maintenance checklist…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Updates From Stranger Things, Jurassic World 3, and More
Bruce Campbell says a director has been found for a new Evil Dead—and it's not Sam Raimi. Robert Pattinson teases the grey morality of his Batman. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gives us another look at Keri Russell's mysterious bounty hunter. Plus, f-bombs aplenty in new Terminator: Dark Fate footage. To me, my…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Drop's Legendary Sennheiser HD 6XX Headphones Are Cheaper Than We've Ever Seen
Sennheiser's HD 650 open back headphones are widely considered some of the best-sounding cans you can buy for under $1000, and the best chance to get them is when Drop (formerly MassDrop) drops a new shipment of the legendary HD 6XX.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Tribes Are Pushing Washington to Be the First State to Declare a Climate Emergency
There's an occupation taking place in Olympia, Washington. Native American activists have established a semi-permanent camp 15 minutes away from the state Capitol as part of a campaign to push Governor Jay Inslee—the former presidential candidate who put the climate crisis front and center as part of his bid—to…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Twelve South's Tablet Stand Is Designed For Portability, And Is Only $15 Today
With the ability to fold up to practically nothing, and designed to hold a tablet at both typing and video-watching angles, Twelve South's Compass might just be the ultimate tablet stand. It'd cost $40 when it first came out, but Amazon's got the black model marked down to $15.


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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Pixel 4 's Face Unlock Works When Your Eyes Are Closed. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Not to be outdone by Apple's Face ID, Google's equipped its upcoming fourth generation of Pixel phones with facial recognition tech so that all you need is that adorable mug to access your device. And, just like its competitor, Google still seems to be working out the kinks. Unlocking your Pixel 4 may be a bit too…

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Gizmodo
Oct 18, 2019

Pixel 4's Face Unlock Works When Your Eyes Are Closed; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Not to be outdone by Apple's Face ID, Google's equipped its upcoming fourth generation of Pixel phones with facial recognition tech so that all you need is that adorable mug to access your device. And, just like its competitor, Google still seems to be working out the kinks. Unlocking your Pixel 4 may be a bit too…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

That New Viral Face App Sucks, But It Got One Thing Right
All those celebrity look-alikes you've been seeing on your timeline Thursday come courtesy of the internet's latest collective obsession: Gradient, a barely week-old photo editing app that went viral after a few choice influences promoted this new feature on Instagram. According to the Google Play store, it already…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Fat Can Build Up in the Lungs, Study Finds, Which May Explain Obesity-Asthma Link
For people living with obesity and excess weight, fat around the belly may not be the only thing to worry about. A new study out Thursday seems to show that fat can build up in a person's lung airways, too. The discovery may help explain why some health problems like asthma are more common or worse in obese and…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Gab and Twitter Served With Search Warrants Over Neo-Nazi Arrested on Child Porn Charges
Federal authorities served search warrants to social network and white supremacist haven Gab as well as Twitter in an investigation into a neo-Nazi arrested for child pornography in Boulder, Colorado.


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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Tax The Hell Out Of Frequent Flyers
Flying, as I have written before, is one of the more vexing climate-related problems facing transportation. There are no good answers for cleaning up aviation except to fly a whole lot less, reversing the massive growth in the aviation industry over the last several decades that is projected to continue for several…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

New Satellite Pics Show Curiosity and InSight Hard at Work on Mars
New images taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are providing fresh views of NASA's Insight lander and Curiosity rover on the Martian surface.


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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Juul Is Halting the Online Sale of Your Beloved Mango and Cucumber Pods
Juul announced on Thursday that it is pausing the sale of all non-tobacco and non-methanol pod flavors the U.S., meaning that those sweet, fruity flavors are—at least for now—no longer available in its online store.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Hear Me Out: Super Bees
The bee population is plummeting and the ecosystems and food systems that depend on their pollination are declining. One startup's solution to the incoming beepocalypse is to make better bees.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of October 17, 2019
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Would Have Prevented the Iraq War
Addressing a group of rightfully bored-looking Georgetown students, one of whom was allegedly escorted out for failing to silence their phone, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used his much-anticipated speaking engagement today primarily to try to rewrite the history of his data collection company.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Give Your Old Hard Drive or SSD New Life With This $8 Enclosure
Aukey 2.5" USB Hard Drive/SSD Enclosure | $8 | Amazon | Promo code LUWHFLCQ

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Blue Light from LEDs Can Rot the Brains of Fruit Flies, Study Finds
The blue light that emanates from every smartphone and fluorescent bulb isn't thought to be great for our health, particularly the health of our eyes. But a new study in fruit flies suggests that blue light can even be harmful to brains and speed up aging—again, in fruit flies. There's a very long way to go before we…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

A brief history of The Zone, the sci-fi idea that swallows everything
Infinite Scroll is a series about the increasingly blurry lines between the internet, pop culture, and the real world.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

First All-Women Spacewalk Scheduled for Tomorrow Morning
NASA has rescheduled its first all-women spacewalk for this Friday.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

How to Prepare Your PC for Windows 10's November Update
Microsoft is readying the public release of its next major Windows 10 update, version 1909. These major releases show up twice a year, first in spring then again in the fall, and tend to include a number of new features, updates, and patches. However, they can also come with some major bugs and annoyances, so it's…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

These Are Our Readers' Six Favorite Halloween Candies
Obviously, there's not one objectively "best" Halloween candy (or is there??), but that's not going to stop us from voting for a pointless prize! The six candies below got the most stars in our nomination round, but which one would you most like to see in a trick or treat bucket? Be sure to vote at the bottom of the…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Modern Humans Inherited Even More DNA from Neanderthals and Denisovans Than We Thought
A comprehensive analysis of DNA from modern Melanesian people suggests an assortment of mutated genes inherited from extinct Neanderthals and Denisovans provided evolutionary advantages, such as the ability to consume new foods and avoid infections, among other important benefits.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Robert Pattinson's Batman Will Fight Paul Dano's Riddler
When a Jonah Hill leaves, a Paul Dano swoops in, apparently.


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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

How Elizabeth Hurley's Magical Arrival Steps Up Runaways' Game
Marvel and Hulu's Runaways has adapted some really cool stuff from the comics (see: Old Lace) but so far it's kept things mysterious as far as magic is concerned. Thankfully, the arrival of Elizabeth Hurley's Morgan le Fay next season leaves little doubt: Magic is real.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Review: The Last of a Dying Breed
They just don't make Android tablets like they used to. Actually, a lot of companies don't bother making them at all nowadays. With more and more consumers opting for hybrid devices, Chrome OS has become a more popular choice for 2-in-1 tablets, while other companies, including Google, have gotten out of the tablet…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Netflix Sued Over Depiction of Controversial Police Interrogation Technique
The firm that officially licenses and teaches a controversial police interrogation method known as the "Reid technique" has filed a defamation lawsuit against Netflix and filmmaker Ava DuVernay for the portrayal of the method in the film When They See Us about the Central Park Five.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Wow! Studio Ghibli Movies Will Stream on the Upcoming HBO Max
The streaming rights to the works of Studio Ghibli have long been a complicated and arcane thing. It has seemed like an impossibility to have anything even remotely near a complete archive of the beloved animation house's work available to stream. We're in the age of the streaming wars, however, and the impossible is…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Just Who Do You Think Is the Enemy Here?
London has banned Extinction Rebellion protests, but that hasn't deterred the climate activists from continuing to their actions around the city. On Thursday, they shut down parts of the London Tube, climbing on train roofs and in some cases gluing themselves in place.


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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Nintendo's New Exercise Adventure Game Is Ingenious, Even If It Makes Me Look Ridiculous
Nintendo's newest Switch game, Ring Fit Adventure, is an amusing generator of unusual, unprecedented experiences. Never before have I lost a 20-minute video game boss battle because my form could have been better in one or two yoga stretches. Never before have I opened an in-game treasure chest by doing squats. Never…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

The *New* Nintendo Switch With Better Battery Life Is Down to Just $275, Right Now
Nintendo Switch Console | $275 | Amazon | Discount applied at checkout

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Hulu Finally Introduces a Fix for Its Garbage Recommendation System
Your recommended content is about to get a whole lot better.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Cancel Your Apple Arcade Trial Today If You're Not Using It
We've all been there—sign up for a free trial, and then get dinged with a pesky automatic subscription renewal. If you're one of the early adopters who leapt onto the Apple Arcade train as soon as it launched, here's a friendly reminder that you might want to cancel before your credit card gets charged.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Thursday's Best Deals: DEWALT Gold Box, Sugru, Sony Noise-Canceling Headphones, and More
A DEWALT Gold Box, a Sugru Hacks for Your Home Kit, and the best noise-canceling headphones lead off Wednesday's best deals from around the web.



Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Oil Spill Has Reached Freshwater Resources in the Bahamas
Nearly 5 million gallons of oil spilled from a Bahamas facility in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. And now advocates have found evidence that the oil from the facility has made its way into nearby wetlands, pine forests, and mangroves.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Oh God, There's So Much Blood
A family of seven in Bagley, Iowa, had the nightmarish experience of finding their basement had turned into Blood Ocean courtesy of the meatpacking plant next door, WHO-TV of Des Moines reported this week.


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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Do Not Fear the Brainless Blob Monster
Hey, you! Yeah, you all in the ceremonial robes about to perform a sacrifice in the name of the Almighty Blob! Stop it right now! Also, you over there, building the blob survival shelter. You may also stop.


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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

You'll Need Over 7,000 Pieces and 32 Motors to Build This Lego Go-Kart You Can Actually Ride
If you haven't been able to scrounge up a few hundred dollars to improve your daily commute with an electric scooter, there might be an alternative hiding in your parents' basement. This electric go-kart is made entirely from Lego, so if you've got bins and bins of plastic bricks left over from your childhood, it…

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Oct 17, 2019

Snag Anker's Extra-Small 60W Laptop Charger For the Best Price Ever
Anker 60W [PowerIQ 3.0 & GaN] Power Delivery USB C Charger | $28 | Amazon | Clip the $2 coupon

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

The Complete Guide to Using External Storage on iOS and iPadOS
Apple pushed out a host of new features in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, and one of the most significant is native support for external storage—it means you can plug in thumb drives, external disk drives, and digital cameras and bring up the contents of those devices in the iOS and iPadOS Files app. Here's how it works.

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

Jonah Hill Is No Longer Headed to Matt Reeves' Gotham City
The Craft reboot is out there, and now it's got David Duchovny. Another DC hero has joined the cavalcade that is Crisis on Infinite Earths. Korg lives, and he'll be in Thor: Love and Thunder. Plus, a bomb threat on Riverdale, Edward Norton wouldn't mind coming back to the MCU, and new The Suicide Squad set pictures…

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

The Sequel To Our Readers' Favorite Gaming Headset Has Never Been Cheaper
PS4 Gold Wireless Headset (500 Million Edition) | $66 | Amazon


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Oct 17, 2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $100 Off Right Now
Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Canceling Headphones | $250 | eBay

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Oct 17, 2019

Get Your Cables Under Control With These $2 Velcro Cable Ties
Velcro 15" Cable Ties (30 Piece) | $2 | Amazon

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Gizmodo
Oct 17, 2019

The Only Privacy Bill Worth a Damn
If you ask Sen. Ron Wyden, there's only one thing that will stop executives at Facebook and other tech giants from violating their users' privacy: the taste of prison chow.


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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Report: EU Antitrust Officials Are Looking Into Apple Pay, iPhone NFC Chips
Officials across the European Union have already made their thoughts on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project clear. Now those concerns have extended to Apple Pay, with EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager's office probing whether the company's pre-installed mobile payments software is playing dirty with the…

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Elon Musk Smoking Joe Rogan's Weed Somehow Ended Up Costing Taxpayers $5 Million
Last year, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went on YouTube host Joe Rogan's show and smoked some weed. That was unfortunate, because SpaceX happens to be a U.S. military contractor with security clearances, and the U.S. government does not like marijuana—and in this instance, it disliked it so much it spent $5 million…

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Titans' Brenton Thwaites on Why Dick Grayson Has to Hit 'Rock Bottom' to Become Nightwing
Titans' Dick Grayson has come a long way from beating up goons in rainy alleyways and snarling "fuck Batman" at anybody who cared to listen. These days, he's posted up in San Francisco, mentoring a bunch of young superpowered teens, reforming the Titans, and becoming the kind of mentor that Bruce Wayne always tried to…

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Worst Case Scenario For Older Teslas Coming To Fruition As Some Won't Charge And Screen Stops Working: Report
As evidenced by the army of bot-like social media accounts that yell at anyone who dare criticizes Elon Musk or Tesla, many people love their Teslas. But, the caveat there is most people love their new Teslas. The vast majority of Teslas on the road today are less than four years old. So we really don't know how well…

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

The Man in the High Castle's Final Season Trailer Teases the War to End All Worlds
The multiverse is on the brink of war, with the Third Reich yearning to invade and dominate all realities. But in the new trailer for the last season of Amazon Prime's The Man in the High Castle, the rebels who've been fighting this alt-history world aren't going down without a last fight.

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Uber's Disastrous Life Story Is Being Made Into a TV Show by the Creators of Billions
The team behind Billions is developing a show about the rough-and-tumble rise of Uber, based on the bestselling book Super Pumped.


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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Ancient Assyrian Tablets Seem to Contain References to a Massive Solar Storm
Scientists report that they may have found the earliest written record of a solar storm in ancient Assyrian tablets.

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

American Horror Story: 1984 Is Killing It
A show as long-running and as thematically varied as American Horror Story isn't going to please every fan every season (the "timely" Cult was a low point, but last year's crossover, Apocalypse, was fabulous). From its very first promos, I had a good feeling about AHS: 1984—and so far the slasher homage has not let me…

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Gizmodo
Oct 16, 2019

Creatures of the Deep Are Feeding on a Whale Carcass and You Can Watch It Live
Marine scientists aboard the E/V Nautilus, a research vessel that prowls the high seas in search of oceanic discoveries, have stumbled upon the rare skeletal remains of 16-foot long whale. With bits of flesh still clinging to the bones, the dead whale has attracted an assortment of strange sea critters, including…

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