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Feb 16, 2019

63 New Illnesses Reported in Ongoing Turkey Salmonella Outbreak That's Sickened Hundreds
Hundreds have fallen ill in a Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting more than 60 new cases in 24 states since its last report in December.


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Feb 16, 2019

Gloomhaven Should Be On Your Board Game Bucket List, and It's Under $100 For the First Time Ever
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Feb 16, 2019

Samsung Gives Up on Blu-Ray, Will Not Release Any New Players in the US
Samsung has given up on Blu-ray—at least in the U.S., where it has given up on producing new models of Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray players, CNET reported on Friday.


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Feb 16, 2019

Washington Lawmakers Advance Bill to Ban Vaccine Exemptions for Personal Reasons Amid Measles Outbreak
A measles outbreak in Washington state has prompted outcry over exemptions that allow residents to opt out of vaccinations for personal or philosophical reasons.


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Feb 16, 2019

Report: Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn Might Return for Suicide Squad 2 After All
Recently, rumors surfaced suggesting some shakeups for the Joker-ific side of the DC cinematic world, particularly indicating that Jared Leto would not be returning as the Joker. The report also said, according to inside sources, that Margot Robbie would not be returning for Suicide Squad 2, instead focusing on Birds…

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Feb 16, 2019

R.E.M. Copyright Complaint Gets Trump Tweet Axed by Twitter
Apparently even Donald Trump is not immune to copyright takedowns. On Friday, the president tweeted a mocking video playing R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" over Democrats' reaction to the State of the Union—originally created by some dude using the pseudonym "Carpe Donktum" and best known for winning an Infowars meme…

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Feb 16, 2019

Ja Rule Claims He's Planning Another Fyre Festival-Like Event, Which Seems Fine
Surely you haven't forgotten about Fyre Festival, the event that scammed models, the rich, and many Bahamian vendors into believing it would be one of the greatest events of the decade—headlined by Blink 182 for god's sake—before it all came crashing down.


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Feb 16, 2019

Pokémon GO Lawsuit Settlement Might Lead To Some Pokéstops And Gyms Being Removed
Pokémon GO creator Niantic is looking to end a lawsuit that was first started back in 2016, during the height of Pokémon GO's popularity. The suit was filed by numerous homeowners who believed the company had caused players to trespass onto their property to catch Pokémon or activate Pokéstops.

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Feb 16, 2019

Daisy Ridley Got John Boyega a Strangely Spider-Man Related Gift to Celebrate Wrapping Star Wars Episode IX
Because when I think Star Wars, I think… Oscorp?


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Feb 16, 2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Rakuten Sitewide Sale, Instant Pot, Slime Gold Box, and More
A Samsung QLED TV, Aukey USB-C Cables, and a World Wide Stereo Sale lead off Presidents' Day Weekend's best deals.

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Feb 16, 2019

Rakuten's Sitewide Sale Means Tons of Rare Gaming and Gadget Deals
Rakuten's running another of its popular sitewide sales during Presidents' Day weekend, with 15% off all orders, with a $60 maximum discount with the promo code SAVE15. You can check out their promo page to scan all of the deals, but the beauty of this sale is you can "force" a sale on super new or rarely discounted…

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Feb 16, 2019

It Sounds Like It Could Be a While Until We Actually Get Apple's Streaming Service
For months, reports have indicated that Apple was poised to give us a glimpse of its long-awaited Netflix competitor sometime this spring. Whether we will soon after have access to what increasingly sounds like an Apple Prime when the tech giant finally reveals it, however, is another story.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Twitter May Be Holding On to DMs Long After You Think They're 'Deleted'
Twitter has had a number of privacy issues recently, from failing to protect private tweets to surfacing deleted location information. Now, it appears Twitter may be holding on to data it claims it deletes.

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Feb 15, 2019

Dune Is Coming to Spice Up Thanksgiving 2020
With seemingly every actor in Hollywood lining up to be in Denis Villeneuve's Dune, it makes sense Warner Bros. would finally line up a release date. And so it has.

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Feb 15, 2019

Google Is Forcing Some Nest Customers to Reset Their Potentially Compromised Passwords
After Nest contacted its customers earlier this month urging them to better secure their accounts, it appears the company is now taking the reins.


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Feb 15, 2019

The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin Bob Costas Wants To Have It Both Ways | The
The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin Bob Costas Wants To Have It Both Ways | The Grapevine On Jussie Smollett, Misreporting, and the Fine Line Between Healthy Skepticism and MAGA Propaganda | Splinter 

Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

In Hindsight Maybe This Pro-Fentanyl Rap Video Made by a Pharma Company Wasn't the Best Look
That drug companies have fueled the opioid crisis by flooding the market with deceptively marketed, highly addictive painkillers is no secret. But the antics of Insys Therapeutics, now being revealed in an ongoing federal court battle, seem especially evil. Well, evil and incredibly, supremely ridiculous.


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Feb 15, 2019

Finally, a Liquid Cooled Mattress. Preorder Eight Sleep's Pod and Save $250.
We've seen smart mattresses with dual-zone heating, which is perfectly fine, but it basically amounts to a smartphone-connected electric blanket. But Eight Sleep's upcoming Pod mattress raises the game with a true, active heating and cooling system.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

The Sheer Distance Opportunity Roved Across Mars Still Has Us in Awe
As we remember the now-officially-dead Opportunity rover this week, one fact keeps sticking out to me: That machine traveled a whopping 28 miles across the surface of another planet. And it did so in short, nerve-wracking spurts. Spread over the course of 14 years, 28 miles may not sound like that much, but consider…

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Feb 15, 2019

Leaky Database Reveals Horrifying GPS Surveillance of China's Uyghur Muslims
A misconfigured online database has exposed new details of China's tyrannical surveillance apparatus, which the country's government has used to further suppress one of its most persecuted populations.

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Feb 15, 2019

Space Harpoon Successfully Snatches Floating Hunk of Space Junk
A small satellite has captured a piece of space debris using a claw-tipped harpoon. The test represents an important technological achievement given our mounting space junk problem.


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Feb 15, 2019

Star Trek: Discovery's Stars Reveal More About Last Night's Big Surprise
Star Trek: Discovery's stars finally got a chance to talk more in depth about a big plot kept secret for a while.

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Feb 15, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of February 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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Feb 15, 2019

Loki's Disney Show Now Has a Showrunner and Early Details Have Emerged
The upcoming Loki show for Disney has its showrunner, and he's from the world of Rick and Morty.

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Feb 15, 2019

Episode IX's Shoot Comes to a Close as J.J. Abrams Posts an Emotional Cast Photo
Star Wars: Episode IX is in the can and we're all crying about it.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

At $200, This Fire TV-Powered Insignia Set is a Steal
Look, it ain't fancy, but this 43" 4K Insignia TV is worth every penny at $200. It has Fire TV smarts and Alexa voice-control built-in. And it'll likely perform as well as any budget TV, so its perfect for a guest or child's bedroom. This current price is about $50 less than usual, so it's as good a time as any.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

The Mystery of That Taylor Swift Face Recognition Kiosk Has Been Solved
In December of last year, Rolling Stone reported that at a Taylor Swift concert at the 2018 Rose Bowl, there was a mysterious kiosk playing clips of the singer that doubled as a facial recognition system to flag any of Swift's stalkers. A number of reports covered the alleged kiosk—including Gizmodo—but little was…

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Feb 15, 2019

Presidents' Day Sales, Ranked
Even if you don't particularly want to celebrate the president or the presidency, you can just treat this as a weekend (possibly even a three day weekend!) where a bunch of retailers colluded to offer a ton of great sales. Here are our favorites, ranked from best to very good. Hail to the deals.


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Feb 15, 2019

I Can't Eat Much Meat on the Planetary Health Diet—But I'm Feeling Better When I Do
Like many other Americans, I love meat. But as a climate reporter, it's one of my biggest struggles, because I know that our love affair with meat takes a huge toll. The planetary health plate diet I've been eating for the past few weeks, however, has really helped me put in perspective what less conspicuous animal…

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Feb 15, 2019

Rediscover the Magic of Browser Bookmarks—And How to Keep Them in Order
Between read-it-later services, social media feeds, and the unbelievable speed at which a Google search can find the exact information you're looking for, browser bookmarks have become a forgotten a relic of a previous internet age. But the basic bookmarking tools built into your browser can still be hugely useful in…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed
Today, the grocery delivery battle is being waged between companies like Amazon, Walmart, Target, FreshDirect, and Instacart. But there once was a time when the most futuristic thing in food shopping was the car. Specifically, drive-in shopping like these stores from the 1920s.


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Feb 15, 2019

Facebook Swears It's Going to Do a Better Job at Not Spreading Dangerous Anti-Vaccine Content
Facebook is considering ways it could prevent the spread of dangerous anti-vaccination content on the platform.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Actually Pretty Effective —and It's Not Too Late to Get it
This winter's U.S. flu season hasn't been and won't be anywhere near as devastating as the historic season that killed 80,000 Americans last year. That might make latecomers eager to brush aside the idea of getting a flu vaccine. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should hopefully…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Actually Pretty Effective—and It's Not Too Late to Get It
This winter's U.S. flu season hasn't been and won't be anywhere near as devastating as the historic season that killed 80,000 Americans last year. That might make latecomers eager to brush aside the idea of getting a flu vaccine. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should hopefully…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

An Open Letter To Game Developers From America's Largest Labor Organization
Editors note: Given ongoing issues in the games industry, the AFL-CIO recently reached out to Kotaku about addressing the people who make games. The AFL-CIO represents more than 12 million workers in the United States across more than 50 labor unions (including the Writers Guild of America, of which Kotaku and its…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Elon Musk-backed AI Company Claims It Made a Text Generator That's Too Dangerous to Release
Researchers at the non-profit AI research group OpenAI just wanted to train their new text generation software to predict the next word in a sentence. It blew away all of their expectations and was so good at mimicking writing by humans they've decided to pump the brakes on the research while they explore the damage…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

The Lucrative Government Spyware Industry Has a New 'One-Stop-Shop' for Hacking Everything
How do you build the next $1 billion unicorn start-up in the hacking industry? One group of spy technology entrepreneurs says it's found the answer.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Neutron Star Collisions Could Reveal Mysterious Quark Matter
Scientists are dreaming up ways to probe the nature of the Universe's smallest bits—quarks—by observing ultra-dense neutron stars slamming into each other.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Secure Your Perimeter With $30 Off Ring Spotlight and Floodlight Cameras
Ring may be best known for its video doorbells, but if you want cameras around the rest of your home's perimeter, they sell well-reviewed standalone spotlight and floodlight cameras as well. Right now, both are $30 off their usual prices, whether you want the wired or the battery-powered version.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

What Did We Just Learn?
Yesterday, one of the world's most powerful companies took its ball and went home, in response to what was—by New York City standards—a fairly modest opposition campaign. What does this tell us?

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Feb 15, 2019

Friday's Best Deals: LEGO Darth Vader, Marmot, Nintendo Switch, Anker Projectors, and More
Designer sunglasses, ANC Headphones, Nordstrom's Winter Sale, and Edifier Bookshelf Speakers lead off Friday's best deals.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Early App Update Blows Lid Off Even More Samsung Announcements
The Samsung leaks keep coming. This time around, an update to Samsung's wearable app has revealed its entire lineup of wearables that will probably be announced along with its upcoming Galaxy S10.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

The Enduring Mystery of the Martian 'Blueberries' Discovered by Opportunity Rover
NASA has officially called an end to the historic Opportunity rover mission, ending a spectacular, 14-year adventure on the Red Planet. One of the rover's most intriguing discoveries, however, came just two months after it landed, when it stumbled upon tiny objects bearing a startling resemblance to blueberries—the…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

That Toilet Paper Spitball Blaster Gets a Much-Needed Rapid-Fire Upgrade
Despite being one of the many poop-themed, gross-out toy reveals at last year's New York Toy Fair, Jakks Pacific's toilet-paper shooting Skid Shot turned out to be a fun alternative to traditional toy blasters that just shoot foam ammo. For 2019, Jakks is releasing an improved version called the Sheet Storm that fixes…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Stop Giving Your ISP Extra Equipment Rental Fees - Buy This $45 Modem Instead
If you're still paying your cable company a monthly modem rental fee, stop what you're doing and buy your own for just $45, or $15 less than usual. This model supports maximum download speeds of 680mbps, which should cover just about every cable internet plan out there. Just be sure to clip the $10 coupon to save.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Samsung's Latest Tablet Is Really Damn Thin
When Samsung released the Galaxy Tab S4, I liked its blend of sleek design, long battery life, and Android-based OS supported by Samsung's Dex desktop software. But its steep price and outdated specs made it impossible to love. That might change with the new Galaxy Tab S5e. Samsung streamlined its flagship tablet to…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

The Green New Deal Includes a Powerful Pledge to Indigenous People
The Green New Deal is no perfect solution to climate change. It's already facing backlash from Republicans and centrists, but it's all we've got right now to realistically address the existential crisis at a national level. And despite its imperfections—it lacks explicit language around ending fossil fuels, for…

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Why America's Northernmost City Is Having a Weird, Hot Winter
Something strange is happening to the northernmost city in the United States. It's the dead of winter, and temperatures in Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) should be well below zero. Late last week, they soared into the 20s and 30s—practically beach weather for Arctic Alaska.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Anker's Best Portable Projector Is Bright, Sharp, and Cheaper Than Ever
Anker's Nebula Capsule mini projector gets all the hype, but if its standard definition resolution and 100 lumen brightness won't cut it for your portable cinema needs, the newer Nebula Mars II is on sale for $390 today, the best price we've seen by $10.

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Feb 15, 2019

Some Unexpected Faces May Appear in Game of Thrones' Final Season



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Feb 15, 2019

Which Wifi Band Should I Use for My Devices?
Wireless networking is kind of like an emergency kit for your car (or earthquake-prone California home). You don't really think much about it when it's there, but you're going to notice it's missing when you need it. Also, you want to make sure it's set up to give you the best possible experience.

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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

These $40 Noise Canceling Headphones Are, Against All Odds, Pretty Good!
Obviously, these $40 Bluetooth headphones from TaoTronics don't sound as great or block noise as well as a high end pair of Sony or Bose headphones. Obviously!


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Upgrade Your Home Audio With These Discounted Edifier Bookshelf Speakers
Edifier quietly makes some of the best audio equipment on the market. And right now, Amazon is lowering the price on a pair of Edifier R1850DB bookshelf speakers. Selling for $160, this is the lowest price we've ever seen by about $20.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

Rogue Drone Shuts Down the Third Busiest Airport in the World, Dubai International
Dubai International Airport (DXB) was shut down and all flights were grounded for roughly 30 minutes this morning after a drone was spotted in the area, Dubai Media Office reported on Twitter. It was the latest airport shut down in what's becoming a troubling pattern of drone sightings around the globe.


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Gizmodo
Feb 15, 2019

California Battles With Intense Flash Floods and Mudslides Amid Record-Breaking Rainfall
California was hit this week with a massive atmospheric river, with the state bracing for potential mudslides and flooding. By Thursday, multiple counties were reporting record rainfall amid chaotic road closures and unprecedented flash floods.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Twitter CEO Says Users Could Get a Feature to 'Clarify' Their Bad Tweets
Even Twitter knows there is something fundamentally broken about its platform. But what if users could just, uh, clarify their bad tweets? This was an idea evidently presented by Twitter CEO and witness to goat slaughter Jack Dorsey while speaking at a Goldman Sachs event in San Francisco on Thursday.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Facebook Tracks the Location Data of Some Users Who It Views as Potential Threats
Facebook wields unparalleled power when it comes to the amount of data it collects on its billions of users—this we know. But thanks to all that information it hoovers up across its various services, the company is also able to use said data to track individuals it deems as posing a threat to the company or its…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

One in Custody After Netflix, KTLA Put on Lockdown by Active Shooter
Very little is currently known about the situation at Netflix's headquarters and Los Angeles broadcaster KTLA's studios, where employees say they have been put on lockdown while police address an active shooter.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

One in Custody After Netflix, KTLA Put on Lockdown by Active Shooter [UPDATING]
Update, 8:45 pm:

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

One in Custody After Netflix, KTLA Put on Lockdown by Former Employee's Threat [UPDATING]
Update, 9:20 pm:

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Feb 14, 2019

Marvel Is Reviving Its Classic Star Wars Comic, for One Issue Only
The classic Marvel Star Wars comic was one of the earliest, tentative steps into what would ultimately transform into the original Star Wars expanded universe; a world that fleshed out Han, Luke, and Leia's adventures between and beyond the original films. These days, its stories are left to legend, with a new canon…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

The EU Just Finalized Copyright Legislation That Rewrites the Rules of the Web
For two years, the European Union has been mulling over a serious overhaul of its copyright laws. But last year, it became increasingly clear that key provisions in the looming copyright directive pose a serious threat to the free exchange of information online, the culture of fair use, and the ability of startups to…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Facebook Is Negotiating a Record Multi-Billion Dollar Fine for Its Privacy Problems: Report
Facebook is in active negotiations to resolve the Federal Trade Commission's investigation into the company's privacy failures, according to a new Washington Post report, talks that could result in a multi-billion dollar fine or a heavyweight court battle. The report didn't include an exact figure and said that …

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Time Travel Gets Abused and Overused in a Clip From the Sci-Fi Comedy Mega Time Squad
We love a good time travel movie, especially when it does something different and cool with the idea. And that's exactly what happens in this exclusive clip from the upcoming sci-fi comedy Mega Time Squad. It shows time travel used and abused in ways that would be highly, highly problematic...if it was actually real.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

New NASA Mission Will Look Back at Billions of Years of Cosmic History
A newly approved NASA mission, called SPHEREx, will use a space-based observatory to study the early conditions of the Universe and hunt for the celestial ingredients required for life.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

To Stop the Wall, Democrats Agree to Fund Mass Surveillance Near U.S. Border
A spending bill expected to pass the House and Senate on Thursday, and then be signed by President Trump before this weekend to avert another disastrous government shutdown, contains $100 million earmarked for the development of surveillance technology such as unmanned aerial drones and facial recognition systems,…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Ryan Coogler Thought Marvel Would Cut Black Panther's Most Powerful Line
Black Panther's Erik Killmonger is one of the MCU's most complex villains. His heartbreaking dialogue toward the end of the film is one of his most powerful moments and perhaps something you wouldn't normally expect to hear in a superhero film. Black Panther co-writers Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole put it in there…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of February 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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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

New Research Could Help Keep Stink Bugs Out of Your House
You don't just see one stink bug. You see seemingly infinite stink bugs: in the couch, among the dishes, somehow under your pillow. Sure, try to kill them—they'll just come right back.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

California Governor Wants You to Get a Cut of the Cash Tech Companies Makes From Your Data
California Governor Gavin Newsom has asked his aides to create a "digital dividends" proposal for a plan that would allow consumers in the state to get a portion of the money that tech companies make from using their personal data.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Apple Prime Would Be a Gigantic Hit, Huh?
It's imminent. Multiple outlets now report that Apple will announce new video streaming and news subscription services at a celebrity-studded event in Cupertino on March 25. BuzzFeed News cited anonymous sources who said the event would take place at Steve Jobs Theater and focus on the news service. Bloomberg's Mark…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Activists Have a Plan to Keep the Senate From Nuking the Green New Deal
The Senate will be taking up a vote for the Green New Deal in what's widely seen as a cynical ploy by Mitch McConnell to divide Democrats at the expense of millennials and future generations. The thing is, millennials are pretty pissed and they're not going to let the vote happen without making some serious noise.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

The Coolest Images in the Beautiful New Han Solo Book
If you're looking for 241-page, beautifully illustrated, expertly researched book chronicling the history of Han Solo, Star Wars Icons: Han Solo by Gina McIntyre is it. But that's not all that makes the book so great.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Here's a Great Deal on a Eufy Robotic Vacuum
Eufy makes some of our readers' favorite vacuums, and this RoboVac 11c Pet model is sure to please the pet owners out there. Down to just $200, this unit uses two side brushes and a wide rolling brush to pick up fur, dirt and dust.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Actually, Secretly Filming Students' Cleavage Is Illegal, Canada's Supreme Court Rules
In 2015, Ontario high school teacher Ryan Jarvis was caught secretly recording the chests of female students with a spy pen. But Jarvis was acquitted after the Ontario Court of Appeal reasoned that the students didn't have a reasonable expectation of privacy at the public school. Today, the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Remote-Controlled Probe Picks up Radioactive Debris at Fukushima for the First Time
Tepco, the state-owned operator of the badly damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, has conducted an important test in which a remote-controlled probe managed to grasp several small grains of radioactive debris, AFP reports. The successful operation marked an important achievement for the company as it prepares for a clean…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

How Does a Professional Travel Curator Earn and Use Rewards Points?
Welcome back to Good Points, a Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they take us. This week's guest is Megan Lundy, the co-owner and lead trip curator at Legit Trips, which designs and hosts guided trips around the world for adults. You can follow all of her travels on Instagram, or…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Dating App's Reputation Schmeared by Data Breach
Coffee Meets Bagel—the worst-named dating app in an extremely competitive field—spent Valentine's Day performing one of the more intimate acts a company can engage in: informing its users of a data breach.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

World's Largest Retailer Seeks Corporate Welfare in the Age of Automation
Walmart has published a wide-ranging report on how the company predicts automation will unfold across the nation. Based on data supplied by the McKinsey Global Institute, the report "examines more than 3,000 counties in the United States with the goal of helping communities plan for their individual situations and…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Amazon Abandons HQ2 Campus in New York
After months of fierce opposition from local leaders, the New York Times reports that Amazon has decided to pull out of its plans to place a new satellite headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Rogue App Makers Are Creeping Through the Cracks in Apple's Walled Garden
Apple diehards have long defended the company's "walled garden" approach to its ecosystem. While there are plenty of malicious Android apps, Apple's strict app review standards generally kept iPhones safe. But where there's a will, there's a way. According to a Reuters report, sneaky app makers are using Apple's…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

The Stupidest Measles Myths and Why They're Wrong
You, dear Lifehacker readers, are smart enough to know that measles is bad and that the measles vaccine is good. But there's a lot of misinformation floating around, especially as the disease flares in Washington, Texas and New York.

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Feb 14, 2019

Delta Flight Delayed After Vape Battery Reportedly Bursts Into Flames
On Wednesday, a flight from LaGuardia airport to Texas turn unexpectedly smoky when a vape battery reportedly stored in an overhead bin overheated and burst into flames.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Ninja Blenders, Sony Noise-Canceling Headphones, L.L. Bean, and More
A Samsung TV, Anker Lightning cables, Tribit speakers, and a bedsheet Gold Box lead off Valentine's Day's best deals.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Nintendo Switch, the Best Noise Canceling Headphones, L.L. Bean, and More
A Samsung TV, Anker Lightning cables, Tribit speakers, and a bedsheet Gold Box lead off Valentine's Day's best deals.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Here's What Happened the Day Before Star Wars: The Force Awakens
With BB-8 hanging out over on Star Wars Resistance, we knew a time would come when Poe Dameron would have pick him up and head off to Jakku to get the sequel trilogy started. That time is now.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

El Niño Is Officially Here—Here's What You Need to Know
El Niño has looked "imminent" since October, but the wait is over. Happy Valentines Day-Niño to all the climate nerds.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Now Anyone Can Buy BioLite's Excellent HeadLamp
Consider, if you will, the headlamp. I'm willing to bet that you're picturing an elastic strap with a big lump on the front containing the light and the battery. That is, after all, how most of them are designed. But BioLite has a different idea.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

If You Don't Mind Refurbs, Here's a Great Deal on the Best Noise Canceling Headphones
While Sony's top-end (and still-great) noise canceling headphones from 2017 went on sale around Black Friday, deals were conspicuously absent for the 2018 Sony WH1000XM3s, which brought a number of worthwhile improvements, and continued to put Bose to shame.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

This Walking Robot Navigates Using the Sun, No GPS Required
Researchers in France are calling their six-legged creation the "AntBot." This 9-inch robot doesn't just skitter around like a desert ant, though—it also borrows their unique navigational skills.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Not One, But Two Alien Television Series May Be on the Way
Jason Momoa is really pumped about the Aquaman sequel. The Mummy franchise gets a refreshing pitch. Plus, updates on Marvel's Eternals film, Todd McFarlane's Spawn, and the crossover you've been waiting for. Spoilers drip acid right this way... 


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Fujifilm's X-T30 Mirrorless Camera Is a Little Fussy, But Absolutely Gorgeous
These days, it seems all you hear about are full-frame mirrorless cameras, with their glorious image sensors about the size of a 35mm film frame. Sony, Canon, and Nikon all seem to have their focus set on the market for high-end full-framers, but with few exceptions, Fujifilm has been steadfast, choosing instead to…

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

This $21 Bluetooth Speaker Doesn't Mind Getting Dunked
With 12W of stereo sound, IPX7 water resistance, and a 24 hour battery, it's no shock that the Tribit XSound Go has racked up a 4.6 star review average from over 1,000 customers, and a Wirecutter recommendation for good measure. Get it for just $21 today by stacking the on-page coupon and the promo code C5RTSSA2.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Meet Your 2019 Smoothie Goals With This $66 Ninja
Ninja makes our readers' favorite affordable blender, and thanks to today's Gold Box, you can get the company's sleek new smart model for just $62, which is actually cheaper than Black Friday.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

Fox News Bans Ad For Documentary About American Nazi Rally in 1939
Fox News has refused to air an ad for the short documentary film A Night at the Garden, according to a new report from the Hollywood Reporter.

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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

It Sure Looks a Lot Like the Pro-Trump Brother of Jeff Bezos's Girlfriend Helped Leak Those Sexts
CNN reported on Wednesday evening that "two people with knowledge of the matter" had confirmed that Michael Sanchez, the brother of the woman with whom Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had an affair, was the person who initially tipped off the National Enquirer to the secret romance and set off a firestorm.


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Gizmodo
Feb 14, 2019

What's Going on With This YouTube Chuck E. Cheese Conspiracy Theory?
The internet is a vast well of (often extraordinarily idiotic) conspiracy theories, some of which are so convincing that they creep out from their remote corners of the web to hook the attention of millions on social media.


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Gizmodo
Feb 13, 2019

Canon's EOS RP Is the More Affordable Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera We've Been Waiting For
When Canon announced its first full-frame mirrorless camera in the EOS R, there was a lot of excitement. But just making one camera was a bit of a head-scratcher when everyone else was releasing two at a time. Nikon released two versions of its mirrorless platform in the Z6 and Z7, and so did Panasonic with the Lumix…

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Gizmodo
Feb 13, 2019

Report: Stolen Equifax Data Hasn't Been Sold Online, Raising More Questions Than Answers
In 2017, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax suffered one of the largest data breaches in history, exposing extensive personal information on nearly 150 million Americans (and in countless thousands of additional cases, credit-card numbers and scans of driver's licenses, social security cards, and other identity…

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Gizmodo
Feb 13, 2019

We May Finally See Apple's Streaming Service and Netflix Rival Very Soon
We may finally get Apple's long-awaited streaming service in mere months. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that the company plans to (finally) introduce us to its video streaming competitor to Netflix at a March 25 event.


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