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Jan 16, 2019

Fascinating Experiment Uses a Robot to Recreate the Walking Style of an Early Land Dweller
Using computer simulations and a robot, researchers have recreated the likely gait of a 300-million-year-old animal considered to be among the planet's earliest terrestrial walkers.


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Jan 16, 2019

Motorola Reviving the Razr as a $1,500 Bendy Phone Is a Bad Idea, but I'm Curious as Hell
The Motorola Razr was undoubtedly the phone of the mid-2000s. It was a tantalizing vision of the future that featured a super compact body with slick metallic keys and two freaking screens. And while its debut in 2004 came about a decade and a half ago, if this new report from the Wall Street Journal is true, Motorola…

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Jan 16, 2019

Upskirting Set to Be Criminalized in England and Wales, Thanks to Viral Facebook Post
A year and a half after Gina Martin began a campaign against taking invasive photos, the British Parliament's House of Lords has approved legislation that would make taking upskirt photos a criminal offense punishable of up to two years in prison, in England and Wales, reports the BBC.

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Jan 16, 2019

Employee Falls for Fake Job Interview Over Skype, Gives North Korean Hackers Access to Chile's ATM Network: Report
The one thing no one expects on a job interview is North Korean hackers picking up on the other line. But that's apparently exactly what happened to a hapless employee at Redbanc, the company that handles Chile's ATM network.

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Jan 16, 2019

British Kids From the 1960s Had Some Really Dark Predictions for the Future
Some of the most interesting predictions for the future don't come from expert futurists or well-financed think tanks, they come from average kids. Today, we have video from the 1960s that features kids talking about their own vision for tomorrow. And it's depressing as hell.


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Jan 16, 2019

The 20-Year Quest to Track Down Every Bird-of-Paradise Species Before They Vanish
Edwin Scholes has taken dozens of bush plane flights, helicopters and boat trips, and spent countless hours hauling gear up muddy mountains in New Guinea, for nothing more than a song and dance. Sometimes, he only manages to capture a few seconds of footage of the rainforest performances he seeks before his subjects…

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Jan 16, 2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Anker Speakers, Puma Gear, Contigo Bottles, and More
PowerBeats3 Headphones, USB-C Chargers, and a Chef'sChoice Deli Slicer lead off Wednesday's best deals.

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Jan 16, 2019

This Is One of the Best USB-C Charger Deals We've Ever Seen
Monoprice's 45W USB-C wall charger is ugly as sin, but we're willing to forgive that at this price. Just add the charger and a white USB-C cable to your cart, and use promo codes PICKME and PICKB at checkout to get both for just $11. Even without the cable, that's the best price we've ever seen on a USB-C charger with…



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Jan 16, 2019

Skin Care Tech Is Already Having a Big Year
Las Vegas might not be the first place you think of when it comes to the future of skin care—it's in the desert after all. But at this year's CES, skin care tech was at the show in full force.

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Jan 16, 2019

27 Free Alternatives to Adobe's Expensive App Subscriptions
Adobe appears to have upset a number of users with another price increase for its app subscriptions. While the hit only appears to be targeting specific countries at this point—you're spared, North American users—there's no reason to think that you won't have to pay more to subscribe to an Adobe app (or its whole…

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Jan 16, 2019

8 Things You Should Be Automating on Your Smartphone
We live in an age of super-smart technology built to make our lives easier, so don't struggle with the menial chores of the day when your phone could be doing the job for you. Here are some of the best automations you can set up on your phone, freeing you from the task and giving you more time to do something else…

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Jan 16, 2019

DC's New Gods Movie Has Rumors Swirling About Its Main Characters
Danny Glover has joined the Jumanji sequel. John Boyega offers a cryptic peek from his time on the Star Wars: Episode IX set. Mads Mikkelsen says Bryan Fuller is still trying to find a new home for Hannibal. Plus, new footage from The Lego Movie 2, and what's to come when Supernatural returns. Spoil-seid Is!


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Jan 16, 2019

Keep An Extra Eye on the Road With The Best Deal On Anker's Newest Dash Cam
Anker's ever-expanding family of dash cams just got a new member, and it's down to its best price ever today with promo code ROAVAPS6.

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Jan 16, 2019

Thousands of Workers at FDA and FAA Head Back to Work Without Pay to Inspect Food and Planes
President Donald Trump seems to have figured out a solution to the government shutdown: Just make everybody work for free.


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Jan 16, 2019

YouTube Finally Explicitly Bans Dangerous Pranks and Challenges After Bird Box Fiasco
YouTube has changed its policies in an attempt to cut down on potentially dangerous challenges and pranks, Engadget reported on Tuesday, updating its rules to explicitly ban them from the site.


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Jan 15, 2019

Roku Furiously Backpedals After Briefly Saying It Would Allow Infowars Channel
Alex Jones, chief of noxious conspiracy website and suspicious supplement sales front Infowars, was kicked off most of the web's biggest platforms last year amid legal battles over his alleged harassment and defamation of mass shooting survivors' families: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Apple, Spotify, and Pinterest, to…

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Jan 15, 2019

Karen Pence's New Job is Teaching at a School That Bans LGBT Students
Hey, remember Mike Pence? The very normal vice president of the United States who calls his wife "Mother" and refuses to be alone with other women? Well, it turns out that "Mother," AKA his wife, Karen Pence, works at a school that explicitly discriminates against LGBT teachers and kids. Cool!


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Jan 15, 2019

Grindr News Site INTO Is Dead
LGBTQ dating app Grindr fired the editorial staff and social media team at its popular news site Into on Tuesday. The mass layoffs effectively shutter the site, which launched just 17 months ago.

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Jan 15, 2019

Defendants Charged in Alleged Scheme to Hack SEC Filing System, Steal Financial Info
U.S. authorities have charged "a suspected Ukrainian computer hacker and several traders" with attempting to cash in on "market-moving corporate earnings news" stolen from Securities and Exchange Commission systems, Reuters reported on Tuesday.


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Jan 15, 2019

FCC Trying to Postpone Net Neutrality Lawsuit Over Shutdown, But It Probably Won't Work
Citing an ongoing partial shutdown of the U.S. government, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday moved to postpone the next phase of the lawsuit challenging its 2017 decision to repeal net neutrality protections nationwide.

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Jan 15, 2019

A New Ghostbusters Movie, Set in Same World as the Original Film, Is Headed to Theaters
The 2016 Ghostbusters reboot might have been a bit...divisive among certain audiences, but here's some news to please the haters, and also anyone else who just happens to fervently love Ghostbusters: A brand-new Ghostbusters film, set in the same world as the 1984 original, is officially in the works.


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Jan 15, 2019

Critical Flaws Leave Some Government Access Cards Vulnerable to Attack
One of the nation's leading purveyors of security access badges and plastic ID cards is scrambling to patch multiple vulnerabilities in its system, which could allow attackers to covertly enter secured buildings and obtain top-level access privileges, granting them the ability to modify a building's list of authorized…

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Jan 15, 2019

The Grapevine Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies at 97, ‘Proud as Can Be' of Her Black Heritage | A
The Grapevine Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies at 97, ‘Proud as Can Be' of Her Black Heritage | Adequate Man We Need A New "America's Team" | Splinter Fox News Actually Had a Great Idea | Jezebel 

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Jan 15, 2019

Apple Store Worker Opens Mystery Package and Finds Pound of Meth
One day, while unboxing the latest deliveries of iPhones and headphone dongles, an employee at the Grand Central Apple store in New York City came across a package that was out of the ordinary. Rather than being filled with addictive gadgets that cost a month's worth of rent, it contained a pound of crystal meth.

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Jan 15, 2019

The Top 10 Deals of January 15, 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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Jan 15, 2019

A Guide to Kingdom Hearts 3, for the Disney Fan Who Has No Idea What This Franchise Is
At the end of the month—outside of any potential, agonizing last-minute delay—one of the most anticipated moments for games in 2019 is going to happen: After years and years of waiting, Kingdom Hearts 3 will finally come out. Are you a Disney fan who's wildly confused as to what the deal is? We're here to...let's say …

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Jan 15, 2019

Merger Is a Hellish Articulation of Our Increasingly Accelerated and Incomprehensibly Automated Working Lives
In the world of Merger, the worker sits alone in front of a screen or eight, surrounded by a sea of constantly compounding data, anxiously trying to handle tasks as they rapidly pile up, and attempting to make sense of the nearly incomprehensible world it all somehow fits into. It's a film apparently set in the…

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Jan 15, 2019

Potatoes Have a Form of 'Depression,' but Scientists Have an Idea to Cure Them
Scientists are trying to revolutionize potatoes and, in the process, cure the tubers' depression, the result of generations of inbreeding.

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Jan 15, 2019

Everything We Learned About Spider-Man's Globetrotting Adventure in the Far From Home Trailer
This morning gave us our first great look at the next solo Spider-Man movie: Far From Home. Peter's wild summer vacation might not have given us any Avengers: Endgame hints just yet, but there was still plenty to catch about Spider-Man's next big adventure.


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Jan 15, 2019

CERN Unveils Design for 62-Mile-Round Atom Smasher More Powerful Than the Large Hadron Collider
A scientific collaboration has released a concept design for the Large Hadron Collider's successor, an enormous new experiment that would sit inside a hundred-kilometer (62-mile) tunnel.

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Jan 15, 2019

Robots Ruin Robot Hotel
Hotel owner Hideo Sawada said he wanted to run "the most efficient hotel in the world" by staffing it almost exclusively with robots. According to a new report, however, the hotel has laid off more than half of its bots for being inefficient since its launch in 2015.

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Jan 15, 2019

If You Have a Business, You'll Want to Apply For Capital One's Spark Miles Card Before January 28
Capital One finally added airline transfer partners to its lineup of credit cards just last month, which means that its Spark Miles Card for Business's limited time offer is particularly enticing.

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Jan 15, 2019

There's a Fully Working Computer, Including a Retractable Keyboard, Hidden Inside This Mouse
Some hardware hacks only exist as a way to prove they're actually possible. Such is the case with this ‘Computer Mouse' that was designed, 3D-printed, and assembled by YouTube's Electronic Grenade. It's a fully working portable computer that's smaller than even the thinnest laptops, but at the same time infinitely…

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Jan 15, 2019

The Polar Vortex Could Bring Record Cold to This Weekend's Chiefs-Patriots Championship Game
On Sunday, two of the nation's greatest nemeses will be in Kansas City: the Patriots and the polar vortex. Tailgating at the NFL conference championship game at Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium will not be for the faint at heart with temperatures in the single digits and quite possibly sub-zero by game time. Are you…

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Jan 15, 2019

The Kid Who Would Be King Is a Solid, Feel-Good Adventure Film
If I were 10 years old, The Kid Who Would Be King would be my favorite movie. I'd watch it every day, twice on Sunday, run wild with a fake sword, and pretend to save the world with my friends. As an adult, the film didn't have quite that impact on me but it's easy to recognize its earnest joyfulness that taps into…

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Jan 15, 2019

Charge Your Pro Controller and Joy-Con With This $15 Dock
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Jan 15, 2019

The Mona Lisa Does Not Have the 'Mona Lisa Effect,' Scientists Claim
The "Mona Lisa Effect" is a term used to describe the perception that the subject of an artwork's eyes are following the viewer as they move. Scientists now say the actual Mona Lisa simply doesn't have it.

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Jan 15, 2019

The Dirty Truth About Turning Seawater Into Drinking Water
As countries in the Middle East, Africa, and elsewhere struggle to find enough freshwater to meet demand, they're increasingly turned to the ocean. Desalination plants, located in 177 countries, can help turn seawater into freshwater. Unfortunately, these plants also produce a lot of waste—more waste, in fact, than…

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Jan 15, 2019

Watch the Rest of the NFL Playoffs For Free With a Discounted Mohu Antenna
You don't need to cable subscription or an expensive "cord cutter" over-the-top package to watch the rest of the NFL playoffs (and a lot of March Madness)...you just need an antenna sufficient to pull in local channels where you live.

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Jan 15, 2019

Latest Apple Rumor Says There's a New iPod in the Works
It's been a long time since the iPod was Apple's most important gadget, and while the iPod Classic, the iPod Nano, and the iPod Shuffle are no longer available, the iPod Touch is still keeping the name alive. And if rumors are true, it seems Apple's last remaining iPod is in line for at least one more refresh.

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Jan 15, 2019

Everything You Think You Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome Is Probably Wrong
A couple of years ago, I learned that some women insert makeup sponges in their vaginas, all the way up to the cervix, in order to have mess-free period sex. After some googling and consulting with women who'd done it, I decided to give it a try. It was a revelation—suddenly oral sex and clean linens were…

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Jan 15, 2019

Seeds Have Sprouted on the Moon for the First Time
China's miniature biosphere experiment has yielded sprouting cotton seeds, and they are the first plants to germinate on the Moon—an important first step in creating a viable, self-sustaining lunar colony.

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Jan 15, 2019

Mount That New TV To the Wall Like the Prize That It Is - Just $40 Today
If you got yourself a new TV during the holidays (or even more recently), it's cheaper than you might think to mount it to your wall. This highly rated Perlesmith mount can support TVs up to 70" and 132 pounds, and it's only $40 today with promo code UJQE85K9, complete with bonus accessories like a level, cord ties,…



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Jan 15, 2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Razer DeathAdder Elite, LEGO London Tower Bridge, Cuisinart Cast Iron Cookware, and More
A Frito Lay Variety Pack, Vegan Vitamins, and Gold's Gym Equipment lead off Tuesday's best deals.


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Jan 15, 2019

Getting Up and Doing Even the Tiniest Bit of Exercise Will Keep You Alive Longer, Study Finds
Yet another study highlights the importance of getting up and doing something—anything!—to be physically active. It suggests that sedentary people who replace some of their sitting time with even light physical activity are less likely to die early than people who remain in their chairs all day.


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Jan 15, 2019

Monoskier Trevor Kennison Is Racing Toward The 2022 Paralympics
One of the most intriguing aspects of parasports is the way the mechanics of the sport change on an individual basis, depending on the person's physical limitations. Often the sports include specialized equipment that allow the athletes to leverage their athleticism to the fullest extent. Monoskiing—also known as sit…

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Jan 15, 2019

Deadspin This Dude Really Served Clemson Boxed-Up Fast Food On A Bunch Of Fancy Trays | Jezebel Loui
Deadspin This Dude Really Served Clemson Boxed-Up Fast Food On A Bunch Of Fancy Trays | Jezebel Louis CK, R. Kelly, and the Blurring of Work | Splinter Here's All the Ridiculous Ways Trump's Inaugural Committee Spent Its Money | The Root 

Gizmodo
Jan 15, 2019

Okay, This Argument for 8K TVs Is Kinda Convincing
I am not on board with 8K. The TVs will be expensive, there's zero content for them, and they'll heavily rely on internal processors for upscaling that already struggle to upscale HD content properly to 4K. It seems smarter to work on HDR tech, which makes a more substantial improvement at this time than higher…

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Jan 15, 2019

Flying Car Predictions Are More Pessimistic in the Age of Trump
Last week, there was an interesting but subtle change in the way that Americans talk about the future. And it's probably a sign of bad things ahead for technology.


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Jan 15, 2019

Netflix Is About to Cost You More Money
Netflix, the video streaming service no one can seem to quit despite its increasingly poor collection of titles, is about to hike up its prices.

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Jan 15, 2019

How Do I Clean My Disgusting Air Fryer?
My husband and I got an air fryer as a wedding present and we absolutely love it! It's one of those air fryers, broilers, toaster oven type deals. It's awesome. We use it all the time.


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Jan 15, 2019

Get a Little Geeky With These $13 Sci-Fi Patent Prints
Patent prints are all the rage, but you can put an extra geeky spin on your decor with these sci-fi themed ones. Blueprints of BB-8 and the Starship Enterprise, profiles of the Harry Potter wands, a flat lay of Link's weapons from The Legend of Zelda. You'll find all of those and more in this MassDrop sale, and…

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Jan 15, 2019

The Lego Movie 2 Will Feature a Few DC Movie Stars
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are getting a movie reboot (again). There's more rumors about who could be the villains of The Batman and Detective Pikachu. Get a look at Men In Black: International's intergalactic agents. Plus, new Supergirl pictures, and what's to come from the Roswell reboot. Spoilers away!


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Jan 15, 2019

Razer's Fantastic DeathAdder Elite Is Down to Its Best Price For Prime Members
Most gaming mice look like futuristic EMP grenades or snacks for Optimus Prime, but Razer's DeathAdder series is appealing because it keeps things clean and simple.


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Jan 15, 2019

If You're Missing a Colossal Disk of Ice, This City in Maine Definitely Found It
This week in the city of Westbrook, Maine, a huge, rotating circle of ice formed on the Presumpscot River. While it seems like it could be an omen of the impending apocalypse or a particularly low-effort attempt at a crop circle by extraterrestrials, in reality it appears to be another example of a natural yet rare …

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Jan 15, 2019

Three Automakers All Debuted the Same Electric SUV at the Detroit Auto Show
It makes sense that we got a bumper crop of electrified crossovers at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. But is there some rule saying they all have to look like they're crouching and squinting?

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Jan 15, 2019

In the First Trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, Vacation Looks Far From Fun
It's off to Europe and a date with Mysterio in the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, which has arrived at last!


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Jan 15, 2019

The Totally Unofficial CES 2019 Meta Awards
Every year, CES sets the stage for all the wild, wonderful, and boundary-pushing tech we expect to see later in the year. But sometimes, as cool as all those gadgets are, some of the most interesting things at CES are all the inane stunts, absurd observations, and oddly touching moments that happen away from the…

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Jan 15, 2019

Grab a Spare Set of Bluetooth Earbuds For $16, Complete With Nine Hours of Battery Life
It's 2019, which means you almost definitely already own a pair of Bluetooth earbuds. But I submit that you should actually have a second, spare pair that can live in your luggage or gym bag, for when you inevitably forget your favorites at home.


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Jan 15, 2019

Huawei CEO Denies Company is Spying For China, Praises Donald Trump as 'Great President'
Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese tech company Huawei, gave a rare roundtable interview with reporters today to discuss security concerns. The 74-year-old insisted that his company isn't beholden to the Chinese government and he called Donald Trump a "great president" because the American leader…

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Jan 15, 2019

Bonkers Post Making Up Stuff About Female Microsoft Developer Advocate Backfires Big Time
The tables turned big time on a supposed software developer posting under the identity "Tee Medlin" on Friday after he sent an Instagram post accusing Microsoft senior cloud developer advocate Chloe Condon of stalking him at a conference—something that never occurred—and other social media users quickly discovered…

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Gizmodo
Jan 14, 2019

Laura Loomer Is at It Again
Alt-right provocateur and free speech martyr Laura Loomer is not content to rest on her laurels as the woman who locked herself to (one of) the doors at Twitter headquarters and demanded to be given back her God-given right to post. But Loomer wants more. She wants fame. She wants fortune. She wants, it seems... to…

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Jan 14, 2019

E-Scooter Startup Bird: We're Sorry for Sending Wild Legal Threats to Media Over Scooter Hacks
On-demand electric scooter startup Bird has backed down from its legal threats against Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow for publishing a piece detailing how a $30 kit from China could be used to rewire the hoards of abandoned Bird scooters sitting around city impound lots, the BBC reported on Monday.


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Jan 14, 2019

A New Star Trek Novel Will Explore What the Enterprise Was Up to in Discovery's First Season
The rapidly approaching second season of Discovery will re-introduce us to the U.S.S. Enterprise, before Jim Kirk ever sat in its Captain's chair and boldly took it on its five year mission. But later this year, a new novel will show us what the ship was actually up to at the height of the Klingon War that broke out…

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Jan 14, 2019

Everything We Know About The Twilight Zone Reboot (So Far)
There's a lot of great stuff coming in 2019, but few things have us as curious as The Twilight Zone reboot. On one hand, it's an iconic franchise that could lose some of its luster by coming back. On the other hand, the more we hear about it, the better it sounds. In case you've missed all that's going on around the…

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Jan 14, 2019

Ajit Pai Refuses to Brief Lawmakers Over Phone-Tracking Scandal, Dubiously Blames Shutdown
Saying there is no legal reason why Ajit Pai should rebuff an invitation to brief lawmakers during the government shutdown, the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Monday criticized the FCC head for refusing to appear for a briefing about the ongoing controversy over wireless carriers disclosing the…

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Jan 14, 2019

Christopher McQuarrie Is Making Two More Mission Impossible Movies Back to Back
The sixth Mission: Impossible film, Fallout, may have been the franchise's best yet. And now the man primarily responsible for that success (the man who isn't named Tom Cruise, that is) is coming back for not one, but two more missions.

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Jan 14, 2019

Deadspin President Trump: I'm Going To Serve Fast Food Burgers And Pizza To The Clemson Football Tea
Deadspin President Trump: I'm Going To Serve Fast Food Burgers And Pizza To The Clemson Football Team [Update] | The Muse Don Lemon Is Your New Wendy Williams | The Root Candace Owens Came for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Quickly Realized She Wasn't Ready | Splinter 

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Jan 14, 2019

New Batch of Drone Rules May Soon Allow Flying Over Crowds
Unmanned delivery drones are one step closer to reality. The federal government on Monday released a set of proposals that could see civilian drones fly over crowds, and end the need for permits for night flights.

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Jan 14, 2019

Cops Can't Force People to Unlock Their Phones With Biometrics, Court Rules
A federal judge in California has ruled that law enforcement can't compel a suspect to unlock their phone with a fingerprint or face recognition. Combined with a previous court ruling that held police cannot force a suspect to tell them their password, we're getting some clarity on the future of search and seizure in…

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Jan 14, 2019

Witchcraft, Blood, Porn, and Tibetan Independence Banned on Short-Video Apps in China
In the latest extension of the Great Firewall of China, the nation is pushing a set of guidelines on Douyin—the Chinese version of TikTok run by the same parent company—as well as other short-form video apps. These new rules press the social media companies to monitor for 100 types of illicit content.

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Jan 14, 2019

This Quadruple Star System Is Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen Before
Astronomers using the ALMA telescope have discovered an oddly tilted planet-forming disk within a double binary star system, a configuration that up until this point only existed in theory.


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Jan 14, 2019

Make the Biggest Little Purchase of Your Life
There's no such thing as too much storage, but this... this ', 'B07DGT2DL5');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'gizmodo - Make the Biggest Little Purchase of Your Life', 'B07DGT2DL5');" data-amazontag="gizmodoamzn-20" href="https://www.amazon.com/PNY-Elite-512GB-microSDXC-P-SDU512U190EL-GE/dp/B07DGT2DL5?tag=gizmodoamzn-20&ascsubtag=b740157b85cea09bae5780fc5a9d2eecc265f389"512GB microSDXC card from PNY may be overkill for most people. If you're a dedicated Nintendo Switch user with a lot of games and plan on buying a whole lot more, this could be a solid $200 investment.

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Jan 14, 2019

The 13 Coolest Things We Saw at CES This Year
Several people on the ground at CES in Las Vegas told me that it was down year. I'd argue that it was just plain boring. But that doesn't mean that there weren't some neat gadgets in the mix. In fact, a baker's dozen of them were just plain amazing.

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Jan 14, 2019

This Part of Antarctica Was Not Supposed to Be Shrinking
When scientists talk about Antarctic melting, they're usually referring to West Antarctica, where giant coastal glaciers are shedding incredible amounts of water. But across the Transantarctic mountains to the east, there's a much larger mantle of ice that's generally thought to be keeping its chill. A new study,…

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Jan 14, 2019

The Top 10 Deals of January 14, 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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Jan 14, 2019

The Weird, Bizarre, and Amusing Tech at CES 2019
For all the cool gadgets that get shown off at CES, there's also a bunch of things that make even the most jaded tech bloggers squint in a mix of confusion and amused befuddlement. Some of it you'll find on the main show floor, others you'll find in the nooks and corners at the Sands Expo and Eureka Park.

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Jan 14, 2019

Ridley Scott's Promising Sci-Fi Series The Passage Finds the World on the Brink of a Vampire Apocalypse
With the combined power of executive producer Ridley Scott, the best-selling novel trilogy by Justin Cronin, and what looks like a comfortable budget from Fox behind it, new sci-fi series The Passage has a lot going for it right out of the gate. The show premieres tonight, but we've seen the first three episodes—and …

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Jan 14, 2019

This $75 Netgear Nighthawk Is One Of The Best Router Deals We've Seen This Year
If you haven't upgraded your router in the past 5 years, it's time. And this deal on the Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 is worth a serious consideration.


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Jan 14, 2019

The 12 Best Games For The Nintendo Switch
You just bought a new Nintendo Switch. Now it's time to figure out what games you want to play. We've got you covered.


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Jan 14, 2019

Models Can't Keep Up With Migrating Magnetic North Pole—and the Government Shutdown Just Made it Worse
Rapid and erratic movements of Earth's north magnetic pole have prompted an early update to a model that assists with navigation. The scheduled fix was supposed to happen on January 15, but the U.S. government shutdown has forced an unwelcome delay.

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Jan 14, 2019

You Can Finally Buy a Robot That Will Be Your Friend
Do you find yourself feeling lonely or craving companionship? Have you considered purchasing a machine that could fill that void? No, not that kind of robot. I'm talking about moving, talking, thinking robots that can do things like fetch a cup of coffee and dance with you. This has been a futuristic concept for…

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Jan 14, 2019

Smog-Choked Bangkok Is Going to Make It Rain
In the capital of Thailand, a bout of toxic air has gotten so bad that officials are planning to literally make it rain to combat the smog.

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Jan 14, 2019

Here's All the Spaghetti Twitter is Throwing at the Wall to See What Sticks
Twitter could look very different very soon.

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Jan 14, 2019

Google Workers Have a New Plan to Fight Forced Arbitration
A group of Google workers is ramping up the fight to eliminate the tech industry's use of unfair forced arbitration agreements.


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Jan 14, 2019

Save $20 On One of the Best Mechanical Keyboards Money Can Buy
You've probably heard a lot about mechanical keyboards in the past few years, and one of the best models on the market is on sale right now.


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Jan 14, 2019

What's The Best Earmuff?
Winter is here. And its claimed its first torture victim: my ears.

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Jan 14, 2019

Samsung's 5G-Ready S10 ‘X' Sounds Like a Powerhouse That Will Wreck Your Wallet
By now, news has already gotten out about Samsung's next Unpacked event on Febuary 20th, where we're expecting to see all three version of the new S10 (S10 Lite, S10, and S10 Plus). But now, a new report from South Korean outlet ETNews suggests that the Samsung S10's 5G-ready variant will sport some truly far-out…

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Jan 14, 2019

V-Moda's Virtually Indestructible Wireless Headphones Have Never Been Cheaper
V-Moda's design language is unmistakable, and not everyone's cup of tea, but there's no denying that they make really great headphones. Their Crossfade Wireless over-ears are virtually indestructible, can run in both wireless and wired mode, and pack in massive 50mm drivers that should sound terrific no matter what…

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Jan 14, 2019

California Power Company Tied to Last Year's Deadly Camp Fire Is Filing For Bankruptcy
California's largest utility is in a death spiral in wake of the deadly Camp Fire last fall. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) announced Monday it'd be filing for bankruptcy on January 29.

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Jan 14, 2019

Sweet, One Less Reason to Buy an SNES Classic
Last year, people went nuts trying to find Nintendo's NES and SNES Classic consoles, but it looks like the games those nostalgia-machines offered will soon be available right on your Switch. Data miners claim to have discovered a list of 22 SNES titles and possibly two mystery emulators in the code for Nintendo Switch…

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Jan 14, 2019

Monday's Best Deals: Refurbished Dyson Vacuums, Arlo Security Cameras, Office Furniture, and More
Popular supplements, Anker soundbars, and USB-C chargers lead off Monday's best deals.




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Jan 14, 2019

How Long Until the Instagram Egg Tries to Sell Me Some Shit?
It happens to everybody on Instagram. You follow some cute animal account and strap in for some 100 Percent Adorable Doggo Content™, but pretty soon the animal is trying to sell you everything from t-shirts to toothbrushes. Sponsorships make the Instagram world go round. So it's reasonable to ask: When is this stupid…

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Jan 14, 2019

11 Tech Tricks for a More Productive 2019
The start of a new year is as good a time as any to start using all the tech around you to live and work smarter: Get more done in less time and free up some space for doing the stuff that you really enjoy. Here are some of our favorite app and gadget hacks for powering up your productivity levels in all kinds of ways.


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Jan 14, 2019

TCL's Stunning 65" 6 Series TV Is Cheaper Than Black Friday, Just In Time For the Large, Important Football Game
TCL's affordable 6-series TVs are famous for offering every form of HDR (including top-shelf Dolby Vision), local dimming zones for better contrast and black levels, and even excellent Roku software. So if you want to upgrade before the large, important football game in a few weeks, the 65" model just dropped to a new…

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Jan 14, 2019

This Five-Port Anker Charger Can Power Your Switch and MacBook Too
Anker's PowerPort line of multi-port USB chargers are our readers' favorites, and this model is one of the few that includes USB-C Power Delivery, which outputs up to 30W to power devices like the new MacBooks, or even a Nintendo Switch. It normally sells for $54, but Anker's knocked that down to $35 today, no promo…



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Jan 14, 2019

Why You Should Try a Digital Power Supply for Your Next PC Build
I always like knowing what's going on with my PC, but I tend to only focus on its cooling capabilities, since that directly affects whether my system sounds like a purring kitten or a jet engine while I'm working (or gaming). However, I've always been curious to know how much power my system draws, since I tend to…

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Jan 14, 2019

The Best Smartphone Car Docks That Are Legal In Your State
Is your car's phone dock legal in your state? Did you even know that's a question you had to ask? For such a basic accessory, the law can get a little complicated.


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Jan 14, 2019

Deadspin The Saints' Forever Drive Was Unstoppable | Jezebel Pete Davidson Would Like Future Girlfr
Deadspin The Saints' Forever Drive Was Unstoppable | Jezebel Pete Davidson Would Like Future Girlfriends to Know His Dick Really Isn't That Big | Splinter Trump Tries to Get Over Horrible Weekend With Some Vicious Racism | The A.V. Club 

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Jan 14, 2019

Traveler Got a Gun Through TSA Flying From Atlanta to Tokyo
A traveler boarded a plan at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and flew all the way to Tokyo with a firearm on their person earlier this month, CNN reports.

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