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Dec 07, 2019

What Your Klout Score Really Means
Your Klout score is gaining in importance: A high one might bring perks, but a low one could dash your career dreams.

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Dec 07, 2019

‘Randomizers' Are Breathing New Life Into Old Games
A small but growing community in the retro emulation scene is using  a class of mods and hacks to revamp the classics.

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Dec 07, 2019

3D Printing Can Keep Aging Air Force Aircraft Flying
And the military wants you—to help it make spare parts for decades-old B-52 bombers and other planes.

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Dec 07, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: What the Parker Solar Probe Will See Once It Reaches the Sun
Images from Parker's predecessors show us what it'll see once it arrives at the Sun.

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Dec 07, 2019

20 Gifts for Xbox One Owners: Games, Controllers, Headsets, and More
From the Master Chief Collection to Microsoft's Adaptive Controller, these gift ideas will make any Xbox fan happy.

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Dec 07, 2019

Why the iPhone 11 Tracks Your Location Even When You Tell It Not To
Russian disinformation, a VC hack, vulnerable VPNs, and more are in the week's top security news.

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Dec 07, 2019

20 Best Gifts for Dad (2019): Gift Ideas for the Father in Your Life
Dads are almost impossible to shop for but don't worry, there's bound to be something here in our list of gifts for dad that he'll love.

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Dec 07, 2019

How Deepfakes Scramble Our Sense of True and False
Artificial intelligence enables more realistic—but fictitious—images and sounds. Researchers are racing to develop better detection tools.

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Dec 07, 2019

The CW's 'Crisis on Infinite Earths' Puts a Gen X Headlock on Superhero TV
The crossover event will tie together multiple stories while HBO's Watchmen is redefining the meaning of superheroes—just like their comics did in the 1980s.

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Dec 06, 2019

Elon Musk Wins in Defamation Suit by British Diver
The verdict in favor of the Tesla CEO capped a four-day trial in Los Angeles over insults Musk tweeted in 2018.

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Dec 06, 2019

Uber's Alarming Crime Report, T-Mobile's 5G Test, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Dec 06, 2019

Bernie Sanders Says Internet Service Should be a Human Right
The Vermont senator and presidential candidate proposed a $150 billion plan to expand broadband, including regulating rates for internet service.

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Dec 06, 2019

The Woman Who Souped Up Baby Yoda's Popularity
When TV writer Julie Benson first saw Baby Yoda sip soup, she had to tweet about it. The rest of the internet noticed.

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Dec 06, 2019

Uber's Crime Report Is ‘Highly Alarming,' Says a Criminologist
In its first compilation, the ride-hail service says there were more than 3,000 sexual assaults related to Uber rides last year, up 4% from the year before.

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Dec 06, 2019

Republican Politicians Really Like Their Videogames Too
House representative Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty this week to stealing more than $150,000 in campaign money for games and movies, among other pleasures.

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Dec 06, 2019

200 Researchers, 5 Hypotheses, No Consistent Answers
Just how much wisdom is there in the scientific crowd?

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Dec 06, 2019

Physics Explains Why You Can't Open a Plane Door in the Air
A British Airways passenger caused chaos after trying to open the aircraft door during a flight, but air pressure and clever design make it impossible.

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Dec 06, 2019

How Rocket Wrecks the Ravagers With Physics
In *Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2*, our favorite furry antihero deals out cosmic justice—and some great material for video analysis.

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Dec 06, 2019

What's an Influencer? The Complete WIRED Guide
Everything you need to know about what an influencer is, the history of influencers, the difference between influencers and celebrities, and more.

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Dec 06, 2019

Leica SL2 Review: Wonderful (If You Can Afford It)
The iconic company's take on the big, powerful, DSLR-style camera delivers beautifully sharp, detailed images while offering surprisingly powerful video capabilities.

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Dec 06, 2019

If You Use Venmo the Good Way, Your Life Will Improve
A while ago, a friend sent me 25 cents on Venmo. My relationship to the platform has never been the same.

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Dec 06, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Tesla's Lasers, the Cybertruck, and Travel Tips
Alex Davies helps us unpack the latest Tesla developments, and we share our favorite travel trips.

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Dec 06, 2019

Police Shootings May Be Causing Black Infants Long-Term Harm
By looking at data on millions of births, a researcher shows how violence against unarmed African American men might cause acute stress on pregnancies.

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Dec 06, 2019

T-Mobile 5G Test: Wider Coverage That's Not Much Faster
You'll see slightly faster load times when watching videos and downloading apps, but the day-to-day experience hasn't changed.

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Dec 06, 2019

Dis Tech Buddhists All You Want—but Read This Book First
Tech veteran Dan Zigmond wants you to bring Buddha to the office. It's not as ironic as it sounds.

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Dec 06, 2019

Diss Tech Buddhists All You Want—but Read This Book First
Tech veteran Dan Zigmond wants you to bring Buddha to the office. It's not as ironic as it sounds.

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Dec 06, 2019

You Can Have Collaborative Software That's Wary of the Cloud
Research lab Ink & Switch wants to harness the benefits of productivity and communication without forcing users to give up control of their data.

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Dec 06, 2019

This Week's Cartoons: Roombas, Emails, and Niche Livestreaming
Tonight: Don't miss this one-fan show.

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Dec 05, 2019

Larry, Sergey, and the Mixed Legacy of Google-Turned-Alphabet
With Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepping back (again\!), Google CEO Sundar Pichai is now in charge of Alphabet—and its dysfunction.

Wired News
Dec 05, 2019

Kamala Harris' Opposing Truths
Photographer Justin Sullivan's snapshot of the California senator's campaign office questions her ultimate message.

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Dec 05, 2019

A SpaceX Beer Supply Run, Sketchy Baby Yoda Merch, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Dec 05, 2019

SpaceX Launched its Last Rocket of the Decade to the ISS
A SpaceX rocket, slated to launch Wednesday, is carrying experiments on beer brewing, muscle decay, and fire behavior to the International Space Station.

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Dec 05, 2019

Alleged Russian Hacker Behind $100 Million Evil Corp Indicted
The US is charging Maksim Yakubets over two of the biggest cybertheft campaigns of the last decade, and offers a record reward for information on the case.

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Dec 05, 2019

*Watchmen* Is Finally Being Called a Hit
Likely thanks to a lot of online discussion, the HBO drama is amassing pretty good viewership numbers.

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Dec 05, 2019

No One Knows Why Rocks Are Exploding From Asteroid Bennu
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft spotted the asteroid spitting out rocks—more evidence that these alien worlds aren't so inert after all.

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Dec 05, 2019

With Shovels and Drones, Volcano Hunters Probe Kilauea
New studies reveal inner workings of the massive 2018 Hawaiian flow—the "Super Bowl" of eruptions

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Dec 05, 2019

Watch SpaceX Launch its Last Rocket of the Decade to the ISS
A SpaceX rocket, slated to launch Wednesday, is carrying experiments on beer brewing, muscle decay, and fire behavior to the International Space Station.

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Dec 05, 2019

Now iPhone Users Can Tap Waymo's Self-Driving Ride-Hail App
The Google sibling says it has 1,500 monthly riders, including some who are chauffeured without a human backup driver.

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Dec 05, 2019

Best Free Streaming Services to Save You From Subscription Hell
You may not have heard of Tubi, Pluto TV, and Kanopy—but they're the perfect cure for subscription fatigue.

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Dec 05, 2019

Data Brokers are Cruising for a Bruising
We blame hackers for breaches, but shadowy brokers are often just as culpable, and need to be held accountable.

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Dec 05, 2019

'The Irishman' Gets De-Aging Right—No Tracking Dots Necessary
Director Martin Scorsese was not about to ask the likes of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino to walk around his set with motion-tracking markers all over their faces.

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Dec 05, 2019

Stop Saying Driverless Cars Will Help Old People
And maybe start including them in research instead of just assuming we know what they want.

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Dec 05, 2019

The 9 Best Soundbars for Every Budget (2019)
We've listened to a ton of soundbars and these are the best sounding systems from Vizio, Sonos, Yamaha, and more.

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Dec 05, 2019

Today's Cartoon: Dry Phone Diet
Going keto won't rescue your wet phone.

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Dec 05, 2019

What Happens When Computers Learn to Read Our Emotions?
As sensors connected to artificial intelligence proliferate, machines will see right through our poker face.

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Dec 05, 2019

Meet the Activists Risking Prison to Film VR in Factory Farms
This animal liberation group actually wants to be put on trial. Their goal: force jurors to wear VR headsets and immerse them in the suffering of animals bound for slaughter.

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Dec 04, 2019

Baby Yoda Merchandise Is Out There—But Be Wary, You Must
Unofficial Baby Yoda gear has flooded the internet, and some sellers are taking sketchy shortcuts to meet the demand.

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Dec 04, 2019

Baby Yoda Merchandise Is Out There—But Wary, You Must Be
Unofficial Baby Yoda gear has flooded the internet, and some sellers are taking sketchy shortcuts to meet the demand.

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Dec 04, 2019

The RCS Texting Protocol Is Way Too Easy to Hack
Rich Communication Services promises to be the new standard for texting. Thanks to sloppy implementation, it's also a security mess.

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Dec 04, 2019

A Once-a-Month Birth Control Pill, an Arctic Warning, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Dec 04, 2019

WIRED Book of the Month: *Dead Astronauts* by Jeff VanderMeer
Dispensing thoroughly with sense, the king of the New Weird takes us on his strangest journey yet.

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Dec 04, 2019

The Arctic Is Warming Much Faster Than the Rest of Earth
Rising temperatures in the northern polar cap are driving extreme heat, drought, and sea level rise in the continental US, a study says.

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Dec 04, 2019

A Once-a-Month Birth Control Pill Is Coming—Here's How It Works
The shape of the pill does the trick of gradually drip-feeding contraceptive hormones through the stomach.

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Dec 04, 2019

Qualcomm Bets Big on 5G With the Snapdragon 865 and 765
The mobile chips, unveiled today, show Qualcomm's ambition to blanket the earth in 5G-capable handsets.

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Dec 04, 2019

Elon Musk on the Stand: ‘Pedo Guy' Doesn't Mean ‘Pedophile'
The Tesla CEO defended himself by arguing semantics on the first day of a defamation trial that stems from an insult Musk made on Twitter.

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Dec 04, 2019

‘No Time to Die' Trailer Predicts James Bond's Future
The newest 007 movie is the end of an era in more ways than one.

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Dec 04, 2019

Calculate the Thrust Force on Your Drone\!
A physicist puts his quadcopter through the paces to see what kind of mojo those little rotors throw down.

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Dec 04, 2019

How to Find the Thrust Force on Your Drone
A physicist puts his quadcopter through the paces to see what kind of mojo those little rotors throw down.

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Dec 04, 2019

Ewoks Are the Most Tactically Advanced Fighting Force in Star Wars
Hate them or love them, the Ewoks have more strategic chops than any military in the Star Wars galaxy.

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Dec 04, 2019

The Not-Future of Meat
It's not beef. It's not plant protein. It's not … a good idea.

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Dec 04, 2019

We Need to Protect Antarctic ‘Blue Carbon'
As ice retreats, carbon could be trapped on the seabed for centuries, so long as certain nations can put conservation above commercialization.

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Dec 04, 2019

Flying Car Leaders Talk Public Perception at a Secret Summit
At a Texas conference hosted by Ross Perot, Jr., air taxi innovators focused on how to get the public onboard with their ideas.

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Dec 04, 2019

Airbnb Purges More Than Half of Its Boston Listings
The home sharing service is adopting a more conciliatory tone with local regulators ahead of an expected initial public offering next year.

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Dec 04, 2019

Facebook's Head of AI Says the Field Will Soon ‘Hit the Wall'
Jerome Pesenti is encouraged by progress in artificial intelligence, but sees the limits of the current approach to deep learning.

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Dec 04, 2019

Not Everything in Disney's Vault Is as Good as You Remember
Disney gives streaming subscribers access to nearly all of the classic back catalog, but not all of the old movies stand the test of time.

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Dec 04, 2019

Teaching Self-Driving Cars to Watch for Unpredictable Humans
You drive differently for Sunday errands than when you're late to pick up the kids. Researchers are teaching robots how to grapple with that.

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Dec 04, 2019

Watch the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearings Right Here
Get ready for some legal theory.

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Dec 04, 2019

Today's Cartoon: Email Introductions
Hell is CC'ing other people.

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Dec 04, 2019

Hackers Find Ways Around a Years-Old Microsoft Outlook Fix
Microsoft patched a vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook in 2017. It hasn't slowed hackers down.

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Dec 03, 2019

Larry Page and Sergey Brin Hand Over Alphabet's Reins
Google chief Sundar Pichai is now also the CEO of Alphabet, but Page and Brin aren't totally out of the picture.

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Dec 03, 2019

Blockchain Developer Gets Busted After Talk in North Korea
Hacker and Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith was recently arrested by US authorities for speaking at a conference on blockchain technologies.

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Dec 03, 2019

Elon Musk's Slander Trial, Offensive Ornaments on Amazon, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Dec 03, 2019

The 47 Best Cyber Monday 2019 Deals Still Available Now: Amazon, Walmart, Etc
These deals from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Adorama, and other retailers were extended and are still going on, but they may end at any time.

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Dec 03, 2019

The 53 Best Cyber Monday 2019 Deals Still Available Now: Amazon, Walmart, Etc
These deals from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Adorama, and other retailers were extended and are still going on, but they may end at any time.

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Dec 03, 2019

SpaceX Will Bring the Science of Fire and Beer to the ISS
A SpaceX rocket, slated to launch Wednesday, is carrying experiments on beer brewing, muscle decay, and fire behavior to the International Space Station.

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Dec 03, 2019

Why YouTube Won't Ban Trump's Misleading Ads About Biden
Google says it's against company policies for advertisers to make false claims, but when it comes to politicians, not all lies are created equal.

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Dec 03, 2019

Want Vintage NASA Space Photos? Sotheby's Can Help
Sure, NASA gives away digital files for free, but the auction house is currently selling some of its original prints.

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Dec 03, 2019

15 Passive-Aggressive Gift Ideas for Your Terrible Roommate
If you're obligated to give a gift, you might as well send a thinly-veiled message along with it.

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Dec 03, 2019

Elon Musk to Testify as Diver's Slander Trial Gets Under Way
A trial beginning in Los Angeles is the latest chapter in a saga that began with Musk's plan to use a mini-sub to rescue a trapped soccer team.

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Dec 03, 2019

It's Now Easy to Shift Facebook Pics to Google (in Europe Anyway)
You can thank the GRPR for the data-moving tool—and pictures are just the beginning.

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Dec 03, 2019

Instagram, My Daughter, and Me
In real life, I only see her two out of every 14 days. On Instagram I can bend time and space to stay connected to her.

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Dec 03, 2019

Senators Protest a Health Algorithm Biased Against Black People
A study found that the formula discriminated against black people by counting health care costs as an indicator of illness.

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Dec 03, 2019

Tesla Has Found a Use for Lasers—Cleaning Glass
The electric automaker shuns lasers for its self-driving features. But a patent application foresees using the technology to clean windshields and cameras.

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Dec 03, 2019

Today's Cartoon: Who's Siri?!
??There's nothing I can do to keep from crying when he calls your name, Siri.

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Dec 03, 2019

What Is Genetic Testing? The Complete WIRED Guide
Everything you need to know about DNA, medical breakthroughs, and genetic privacy.

Wired News
Dec 02, 2019

33 Best Cyber Monday 2019 Camera Deals: GoPro, Sony, Nikon, DJI, and More
(Updated Frequently) We dove deep into Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts to find the best sales on cameras, lenses, drones, and related gear.

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Dec 02, 2019

How Amazon Ended Up With Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments for Sale
The offensive items appear to be the byproduct of an increasingly automated ecommerce landscape.

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Dec 02, 2019

28 Best Cyber Monday 2019 Laptop and Tablet Deals: iPad, Surface, HP (Updated)
(Updated Frequently) MacBooks, Windows laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, Surface tablets, hard drives, you name it. We scoured the sales to find you all the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on laptops and tablets.

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Dec 02, 2019

We Need to Talk About 'Watchmen' Episode 7
The seventh episode of the show's first season had a lot of huge surprises—and raised a lot of questions.

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Dec 02, 2019

We Need to Talk About Last Night's 'Watchmen'
The seventh episode of the show's first season had a lot of huge surprises—and raised a lot of questions.

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Dec 02, 2019

46 Best Cyber Monday Video Game Deals (2019): Switch, PS4, XB1, PC
(Updated Frequently) Looking for a game or console? We've rounded up the best Black Friday deals so you can spend more time gaming.

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Dec 02, 2019

Best Cyber Monday Speaker Deals: Sonos One & Beam Are 25% Off
If you've been longing to start or expand your Sonos setup, their deals don't get better than these Cyber Monday discounts on the Sonos Beam, Sonos One, and more.

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Dec 02, 2019

33 Best Cyber Monday Phone & Smartwatch Deals in 2019: Apple, Google, Samsung
(Updated Frequently) Our favorite Android phones, smartwatches, Apple Watches, Kindles, and other mobile accessories for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Dec 02, 2019

The Best Cyber Monday Deals, How To Sleep Better, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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Dec 02, 2019

Lil Bub and the Death of Cuteness
The time of internet cats has passed.

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Dec 02, 2019

33 Best Cyber Monday 2019 Home Deals: Foam Mattresses, Instant Pot, and More
(Updated Frequently) Our favorite Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on robot vacuums, Dyson, bed-in-a-box mattresses, Instant Pots, and more.

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Dec 02, 2019

24 Best Cyber Monday 2019 Headphone Deals: Sonos, Sony, Beats, and More
(Updated Frequently) From Bose speakers to AirPods Pro to Bose to an Audio-Technica turntable, these are the best Cyber Monday audio deals we can find.

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Dec 02, 2019

12 Best Cyber Monday Deals on Google Devices (2019): Pixel, Nest, Chromecast
We found every great Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal on Google devices like the Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3A, Nest Hub Max, and Nest WiFi.

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Dec 02, 2019

41 Best Cyber Monday Deals Under $50 in 2019: Tech, Toys, Games & More
(Updated Frequently) We found more than two dozen affordable deals help you round out your shopping list without blowing your budget.

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Dec 02, 2019

NYC Has an Old-Timey Plan to Fix Its Traffic Future
As the city plans out its congestion charge, critics are already saying it would do well to take a few lessons from London.

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