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Jun 26, 2019

Big Little Lies Asks Whether Some Kids Are Too Young to Learn About Climate Change
Everyone learns about climate change eventually—even children. And especially children in Monterey, California, home to one of the nation's most incredible conservation-focused aquariums.


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Jun 26, 2019

Facebook Agrees to Hand Over Hate Speech Data to French Courts
France just scored what it's characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy and free speech online.

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Jun 26, 2019

Oppo's Under-Screen Selfie Camera Makes Notches Feel Like a Lazy Design Placeholder
You can tell yourself whatever you need to feel better about having to stare at your smartphone's ugly notch all day, but it's an awkward design decision that serves as a placeholder until a more elegant solution to hiding a front facing camera (and other tech) comes along. Apple seems to be in no rush to get rid of…

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Jun 26, 2019

Scientists Are Probing Tornadoes With Drones to Save Lives
This spring saw one of the worst tornado outbreaks in recent years. More than 300 twisters touched down from Texas to North Dakota to Pennsylvania, scarring the landscape, causing widespread damage, and at least eight fatalities.


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Jun 26, 2019

Save Up to $40 On Apple's New iPad Air
10.5" iPad Air | $469-$739 | Amazon

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Jun 26, 2019

Updates From Bond 25, Swamp Thing, and More
Zachary Levi could be returning to the realm of spy-fi. LeBron James confirms production has begun on Space Jam 2. The Penny Dreadful spinoff City of Angels sets a bunch of new cast members. Plus, on set with the new Bond movie, what's to come on Swamp Thing and iZombie, and Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven…

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Jun 26, 2019

How Many of Your Smart Gadgets Can Actually Get a Virus?
You might have noticed the brouhaha over the since-deleted Samsung tweet advising users to run antivirus scans on their smart TVs—but is such a malware attack possible? Just how many of your smart home gadgets are vulnerable to viruses in the same way that your laptop might be? We called in the experts to find out.

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Jun 26, 2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles
Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2019. But it would appear that it's shifting gears in a big way with news on Tuesday that it has acquired startup Drive.ai "in what appears to be part of a renewed effort…

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Jun 26, 2019

These Cheap TVs Are Even Cheaper Than They Were On Black Friday
Sceptre 32" Class HD (720P) LED TV | $80 | Walmart

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Jun 26, 2019

Boeing Announces Work with Flying Taxi Startup Kitty Hawk, But Don't Call It a Flying Car
Boeing has announced that it's working with the flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk, to "collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility." The announcement of the so-called strategic partnership is pretty light on details, but it's an optimistic sign for futuristic consumer-facing aviation technologies.


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Jun 26, 2019

Polar's Latest Fitness Smartwatch Is For Data Dummies
Fitness tracking can get old fast, especially if you're a beginner staring at a bunch of numbers that don't make sense. Polar in particular, is known for tracking in-depth metrics and that's given it the reputation for creating wearables meant for serious athletes only. But its latest smartwatch—the Ignite—seems…

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Jun 26, 2019

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology
The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to place such tight restrictions on the nicotine-delivery technology. San Francisco's ban is scheduled to start in early 2020, but traditional nicotine cigarettes and vapes for…

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Jun 26, 2019

Police Pull Nearly a Dozen Dockless Scooters From Their Watery Graves in Portland, Say More to Come
A county sheriff's dive team recovered 11 e-scooters from downtown Portland's Willamette River near the Hawthorne Bridge on Tuesday after they were discovered by police divers, the Oregonian reported.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Target Is Starting Its Own Goddamn Prime Day, OK?
If there are those among you who have thought to yourselves, "Boy—the number of corporate faux-holidays devoted entirely to trying to get me to buy things is one too few," then congratulations: Target is launching its own damn version of Prime Day.


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Jun 25, 2019

In Sci-Fi Short The Replacement, a Man Faces a Future Filled With Too Many Clones (Including His Own)
In the near future, clones are common—but none have been so successful as all the new versions of Abe (Jeff Garretson), especially the one that just became America's first clone president. Though most of Sean Miller's The Replacement frames the situation as Abe's personal hell, the story eventually reveals that all…

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Jun 25, 2019

Deadspin Andre Iguodala Says Mark Jackson Is Being Blackballed From The NBA | The Slot Jared and Iva
Deadspin Andre Iguodala Says Mark Jackson Is Being Blackballed From The NBA | The Slot Jared and Ivanka Did Not Attend Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner's Wedding, But They Made It Seem Like It On Instagram | Splinter Don't Look Away | The Root 

Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

American Companies Are Reportedly Finding Ways to Sell to Huawei Again
The Trump administration banned the sale of American technology to the Chinese tech giant Huawei in May but U.S. companies including Intel and Micron are selling computers chips to Huawei once again, according to a report in the New York Times.


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Jun 25, 2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon
On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill aimed at putting the screws to those annoying robotic annoyances that have caused millions of Americans to simply stop answering their phones.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

This Is How You're Being Manipulated
At a preliminary Senate hearing today on the subject of potentially putting legislative limits on the persuasiveness of technology—a diplomatic way of saying the addiction model the internet uses to keep people engaged and clicking—Tristan Harris, the executive director of the Center for Humane Technology, told…

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Jun 25, 2019

This Absurd Samsung Rumor Claims a Foldable 'Clamshell' Smartphone Is in the Works
If rumors are to be believed, Samsung doesn't know when or how to quit. South Korean news outlet ET News reports that Samsung is developing a 6.7-inch clamshell smartphone. You know, even though its flagship bendy phone, the Galaxy Fold, is still missing in action.

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Jun 25, 2019

Crohn's Disease Patient Seemingly Cured by Vegetarian Diet
For people with the debilitating gut condition Crohn's disease, there's often little that can be done to completely prevent their recurring episodes of painful gastrointestinal symptoms. But a new case study out this month suggests that one patient has been able to achieve a full remission of his symptoms for two years…

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Jun 25, 2019

Chronic Stress Makes Captive Orcas Sick and More Likely to Die Young
Diseases and premature deaths among confined orcas are linked to the tremendous stresses endured by these aquatic mammals as a result of their captivity, according to new research.


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Jun 25, 2019

Wayfair CEO Refuses to Stop Furnishing Concentration Camps: Report
Wayfair, an e-commerce giant that sells home goods, is reportedly fulfilling an order for $200,000 worth of bedroom furniture to a government contractor managing the border camps.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

The Conflicted Legacy of the Marvel Netflix Experiment
With the release of Jessica Jones' third and final season, a TV experiment four years in the making is over. Whether laid low by Disney's own streaming plans or because simply it began to be more trouble than it was worth to Netflix, its legacy is now etched in stone: chasing a comic book weirdness that it had once…

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Jun 25, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of June 25, 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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Jun 25, 2019

You Can Get 3 Months of Audible For Only $15
3-Month Subscription to Audible | $15 | Amazon

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Jun 25, 2019

Exclusive: Watch Game of Thrones' Ice Wall Climb Come to Life in Storyboard Form
Great visual storytelling starts with visuals to explain the storytelling. Storyboards, for example, are used to convey the drama and how the action of a scene is going to unfold long before cameras start rolling. A new book called Game of Thrones: The Storyboards dives deep into that aspect of the hit show, with…

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Jun 25, 2019

Oregon Climate Bill Appears Dead After Some Ridiculous Bullshit You Can't Make Up
A landmark climate change bill that appeared on the brink of passing the Oregon state legislature last week now seems to be dead.

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Jun 25, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Create a New Agency to Fix America's Laughable Election Security
Presidential candidate and professional plan-haver Elizabeth Warren just proposed an overhaul of American elections touching on improved cybersecurity and opening access to voting. The crux of the senator's plan is to vastly strengthen federal oversight of federal elections from start to finish with the money and…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Audio Surveillance Systems at Schools Appear To Confuse Laughter With Aggressive Behavior
The deeply founded fear of school shootings is being capitalized on by tech companies shilling their surveillance systems that can purportedly detect the threat of violence. But according to a recent report, these systems are still far from dependable.


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Jun 25, 2019

Researchers Designed a Video Game That Changes on the Fly to Compensate For Lag
Be it from a bad controller, an over-taxed computer, or troubles with a network connection, lag—also known as latency—has been plaguing gamers for decades. Responsive controls are crucial for victory in any kind of game requiring quick reflexes, but researchers have come up with a novel way to eliminate lag. Instead…

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Jun 25, 2019

Woodstock ‘Took on a Life of its Own,' Recent Archaeological Digs Reveal
The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival is fast approaching, and though the iconic cultural event still resides within living memory, the site is now the subject of archaeological inquiry. As new research shows, Woodstock was more even more chaotic and spontaneous than we imagined.


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Jun 25, 2019

Woodstock ‘Took on a Life of its Own,' Recent Archaeological Survey Reveals
The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival is fast approaching, and though the iconic cultural event still resides within living memory, the site is now the subject of archaeological inquiry. As new research shows, Woodstock was more even more chaotic and spontaneous than we imagined.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

In Praise of the Glorious Bag Vacuum
We praise technology because it propels us forward into a future that, we hope, will one day result in a Jetsons-like utopia (absent the weird gender stuff). Technology is supposed to make things easier and improve upon necessary if annoying tasks. But that's not always the case. We cut the cable cord only to plug…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

This Impossibly Thin Bifold Doesn't Ask You to Pare Down Your Card Collection
In the ever-escalating arms race to create the thinnest wallet that's actually useful, a new combatant has emerged.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Check Out Apple's Ridiculous Patent for Adding a Camera to the Apple Watch
Since its launch back in 2015, Apple has been steadily adding new sensors and features to the Apple Watch. The first model had a built-in heart rate sensor, the Apple Watch Series 2 tacked on GPS, while the Series 3 was the first version to feature true cellular connectivity. Most recently, Apple added an ECG monitor…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

A Medievalist's Guide to Decoding the Creatures in Godzilla: King of the Monsters
The recent release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters and the introduction of a whole new "monsterverse" has got this medievalist thinking a lot about the creatures that are coming to define our time, and their origins both as kaiju monsters developed in the 1950s and ‘60s by Japan's Toho Studio and their far older…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

The Everglades Are on Fire
The Democratic National Committee refuses to hold a climate change-focused debate despite calls for one from activists and candidates. And now, it would seem the Everglades are also helping to make their case.

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Incredible Photo from the Space Station Shows Raikoke Volcano Erupting
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station caught the spectacular eruption of the Raikoke volcano off of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula over the weekend.

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Jun 25, 2019

Chinese Chipmakers Say It's Not Possible to Hit Goals Imposed By State Without American Tech
The U.S. and China have been tit-for-tat in the ongoing trade war between the two countries, but Chinese chipmakers are now saying it'll be impossible to meet China's national targets without access to American technology, reports Nikkei Asian Review.

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

That Big Rig You're Passing Might Be Full of Bees
There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they're rolling up to dark fields with trucks full of creatures that are critical to our nation's agriculture: thousands and thousands of bees.


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Jun 25, 2019

Dominate the Competition for Less With This Discounted Logitech Wireless Gaming Mouse
Logitech G703 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse | $55 | Amazon

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Jun 25, 2019

Legion Is Back, and It Knows What It Did
The highest-browed superhero TV series ended on a low note for both characters and viewers last season. Last night's Legion season three premiere—the final season—was a sort of recalibration to season one, where David is dealing with several mental health issues, and also everything else in the world is weird as hell,…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

A Commodore 64 Clone With a Working Retro Keyboard Will Finally Arrive This Year
The most disappointing thing about the miniature Commodore 64 released last year was that its tiny keyboard didn't actually work—it was just for show. Those cryptically labeled dirt-brown keys were one of the most iconic features of the C64 back in the ‘80s. But come December, the C64 Mini will be joined by another…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

These Waterproof True Wireless Headphones Include Bluetooth 5.0 For Just $33
TaoTronics SoundLiberty 53 True Wireless Headphones | $33 | Amazon | Promo code KINJASWM

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Jun 25, 2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Levi's Jeans, Instant Pot Egg Tray, Burrow Couches, and More
A Levi's jeans Gold Box on Amazon, an Instant Pot egg tray, and

Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds
When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study out Monday shows that climate change plus deforestation equals disaster for the Amazon: The average number of tree species present in a given patch of rainforest could…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Nazis Weren't the Only Ones Using Meth During World War II
Adolf Hitler's use of methamphetamine, otherwise known as crystal meth, has been well documented during recent years in books like Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler. But did you know that Nazi soldiers, British troops, and even American military personnel used speed as well during World War II? That…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

At Least 10 Global Telecom Carriers Hacked in Suspected Chinese Espionage Campaign, Security Firm Says
Hackers believed to have ties to China's government infiltrated the systems of at least 10 telecommunications companies around the globe, swiping swaths of data on the companies and targeted individuals, according to an investigation by cybersecurity firm Cybereason.

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

How to Get the Highest Resolution When Watching Movies in iTunes
I'm ever-hopeful that Apple will take a look at its Windows iTunes client someday. I realize Apple probably prioritizes this somewhere between "wipe bugs off the windows at Apple Park" and "design a new box for pizzas," but that doesn't mean that we Windows fans can't dream.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

I Had Lasers Shot Into My Ears to Make the Perfect Custom Headphones
Silicone goop, home fitkits, and dual-camera guns that fire lasers into your noggin. These are just a few of the tools used to make the most hardcore custom in-ear monitors imaginable. We went to Ultimate Ears in Irvine, CA to see how technicians make bespoke headphones for some of the world's top recording…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

80-Year Quest to Create Metallic Hydrogen May Finally Be Complete
Physicist Eugene Paul Wigner predicted more than 80 years ago that hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, could turn into an electricity-conducting solid metal at the right temperature and pressure. Scientists have spent decades since attempting to synthesize this material—and may have finally done so.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Here's What's in the Avengers: Endgame Re-Release, Hitting Theaters This Friday
It's not much, but it's probably going to be more than enough for Marvel Studios to swipe Avatar's box office record.

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

New Set Pictures From the Black Widow Movie Tease a Familiar Face From Nat's Past
George Clooney will direct an adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton's post-apocalyptic thriller Good Morning, Midnight. James Wan hypes up his horror-tinged Aquaman spinoff, The Trench. Plus, David meets Professor X in new footage from Legion, Deadly Class is officially dead, and Danny Boyle has an idea for a new 28 Days…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

The 'Surveillance Scores' Companies Use to Rip You Off Might Be Totally Illegal
The next time you go to buy toilet paper online, an algorithm may decide to charge you $5 more than your neighbor. You'd probably never know. But even if you did, there's no way for you to find out why.


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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Start Your Philips Hue Collection For One of the Best Prices Ever
Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit | $140 | Amazon | Clip the $1.62 coupon

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Jun 25, 2019

Choose from Two Discounted, Ultra-Wide Curved Monitors
ASUS ROG 34" Curved Ultra-Wide Gaming Monitor | $750 | Amazon


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Jun 25, 2019

Venmo Users Have Feelings About Your Crappy Etiquette
Venmo is a service for financial transactions. It's also designed like a social network. It's a strange duality that predictably leads to some awkward questions of what good form looks like on the service. To somewhat answer that question, Venmo commissioned a survey for some insight into what its users believe is…

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Jun 25, 2019

Amazon Is Taking Up to 50% Off Levi's Jeans, Jackets and More
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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

FedEx Sues U.S. Government Over Huawei Confusion, Says It Can't Inspect Every Package for Export Violations
FedEx filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday over restrictions that the Trump regime has put in place against the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. FedEx, which has gotten into trouble with Huawei for misdirecting some of the tech company's packages lately, says that it shouldn't have to make…

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Gizmodo
Jun 25, 2019

Japanese High-Speed Rail Line Was Brought to Standstill by Tiny Slug That Fried on Power Cable
Japanese rail company JR Kitakyushu says that one small slug was responsible for a power outage and subsequent delays for an estimated 12,000 commuters on a high-speed rail line in Kyushu on May 30, CNN reported on Monday.


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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Investigators Say Late Owner of QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange Siphoned Client Holdings
The late founder of catastrophically failed Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX (QCX) "took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife," the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a report released last week by court-ordered monitors.


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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

U.S. and Iran's Hackers Are Trading Blows
The loud saber rattling and increasing tension in the Persian Gulf is being felt acutely in cyberspace. Following reports that the U.S. carried out cyberattacks against Iran, a senior U.S. official warned this weekend about hacking attempts from Iran directed at the United States.


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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Do Not Read This Evangelion Blog. Just Watch Evangelion.
This past weekend, Netflix finally did something anime fans have been waiting years for: The seminal mecha series Neon Genesis Evangelion was made available for streaming for the first time ever. You might have seen all the fuss and been intrigued. You might have started watching and want to know what to think about…

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

All the Cool Things Going to Space Tonight Aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket
In a launch Elon Musk is calling the most difficult yet for his company, SpaceX will attempt to deposit 24 satellites into three different orbits around Earth. Here's everything you need to about tonight's launch, including how to watch.


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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Jessica Jones' Spin on Trish Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat, Is Marvel Storytelling at Its Best
Because the stories in Marvel's Netflix series were always far more grounded than their big screen counterparts, many characters were drastically reimagined in order to fit organically into the MCU's heightened, yet still realistic New York City. Despite Patsy Walker's heroic origins in Marvel's comics being…

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of June 24, 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
Jun 24, 2019

New Law Would Require Big Tech to Tell You How Much Your Data is Worth
Two American lawmakers introduced a bill on Monday that would force tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook to tell users how much their data is worth. In an age where data is exploited as one of the world's most valuable resources, the law would put a spotlight on what's otherwise been a hidden side to the tech…

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

New Yorkers Are About to Lose the Best Kept Secret in Movie Streaming
The New York library system is one of the largest and best-stocked in the country. Among the many perks for members (spot-on recommendations, more books than you can read in several lifetimes, someplace where the air conditioning actually works) is access to free movie streaming service Kanopy—at least for the next…

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Report: Microsoft Is Cooking Up a Dual-Screen Surface With Support for Android Apps
Computer makers have been dreaming about dual-screened laptops for a long time. Microsoft got the hype started nearly a decade ago with the Courier, a rumored dual-screen tablet that at some point was in development but never got an official release. Now in 2019, it seems the idea behind the Courier has come full…

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Even the Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Upwards of 90 percent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant portion of this bacteria is resistant to one or more antibiotics, highlighting a previously under-appreciated health risk—though the researchers caution that chances of…

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

How to Keep Spam Out of Your Google Calendar
Scammers and spammers have been wriggling their way into unsuspecting users' Google Calendars for years now, but there's been a swell of headlines on Google Calendar phishing scams over the past few weeks. Here's why.

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Jun 24, 2019

Anonymous Hacker Sentenced After Dropping USB While Throwing Molotov Cocktail
If you're going to commit crimes in public, it's probably smart to secure anything on your person that connects you to other crimes.

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Jun 24, 2019

Boeing Has So Many Grounded 737 Max Planes Waiting to Be Fixed They're Parking Them in the Employee Parking Lot
You may recall that, thanks to an issue with faulty sensors in the Boeing 737 Max flight control systems, those planes have been grounded after multiple crashes were found to be related to the issue. Grounded planes are, by definition, not in the air, and as such need to be stored, on the ground, somewhere. In the…

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Jun 24, 2019

A Potentially Record Setting Heat Wave Is About to Scorch Europe
Last year's climate change-fueled European heat wave shrunk mountains and and revealed ancient history. So it's with great trepidation that Europe is bracing for another scorching heat wave to descend this week.

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Jun 24, 2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability
Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent success rate.


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Jun 24, 2019

How Scientists Filmed a Giant Squid in North American Waters for the First Time
Scientists spotted an elusive giant squid in its deep-ocean habitat in American waters for the first time. These titanic, whale-battling beasts are rarely seen, so this sighting is a thrill for biologists and regular folk alike.

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Jun 24, 2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency' Over Climate Change
Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There's drought and the consequences of water shortages, as we're seeing in Chennai, India. Heatwaves will likely kill thousands. The impacts go on and on.

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Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Hacker Used Raspberry Pi to Steal Sensitive NASA Docs
Turns out a tiny Raspberry Pi was at the source of a big headache for NASA. An audit released by the NASA Office of Inspector General on June 18 reveals that an early 2018 cyberattack utilizing one of these mini-computers resulted in a hacker making off with restricted documents.

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Jun 24, 2019

Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Is Now Open to All
If you're reading this, you can now go to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

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Jun 24, 2019

The Tech Accessories That You'll Actually Want to Keep Out on Display
As much as I rely on my iPhone, my laptop, and various other pieces of tech, I don't always love looking at them. Cables, chargers, speakers, and their various other accompaniments often get the job done, but without so much as a hint of style. Thankfully, designers are catching up, or at least getting wise to how…

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Jun 24, 2019

Sony's Cheaper Noise-Cancelling Headphones Are an Instant Classic
Sony just released a more affordable set of noise-canceling headphones called the WH-XB900N. The new wireless headphones sell for $250 and are an update to the company's popular MDR-XB950BT Extra Bass headphones. At the same time, they also represent a cheaper version of Sony's excellent $350 WH-1000XM3 …

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Jun 24, 2019

The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer
It's rare to come across a bespoke gadget or a cleverly hacked device that doesn't have a tiny Raspberry Pi inside it. It's long been one of the easiest and cheapest ways to power a custom creation, but the new Raspberry Pi, announced earlier today, packs significant upgrades that could let it finally pass as an…

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Jun 24, 2019

A New Report Says Toys 'R' Us Could Be Coming Back This Year
Don't count Geoffrey the Giraffe out just yet.

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Jun 24, 2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ and Republican Candidates
Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raiding the New York City gay bar 50 years ago this month.

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Jun 24, 2019

Grab the Original Sonos One For $55 Off, Today Only
Sonos One (Black, Gen 1) | $145 | B&H Photo

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Jun 24, 2019

Control Your String Lights and More With TP-Link's Dual Outdoor Smart Plug
TP-Link Kasa Dual Outdoor Smart Plug | $30 | Amazon | Clip the $5 coupon

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Jun 24, 2019

The 5 Biggest US ISPs Actually Think They're Ready for Streaming Games
In a lot of ways, game streaming services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud could be great solutions for casual gamers. Instead of needing to buy new consoles or upgrade their computers every few years, people can run games on servers in the cloud hosted by Google or Microsoft and play them on practically any…

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Jun 24, 2019

Monday's Best Deals: Laptop Gold Box, Smart Locks, Under-the-Desk Elliptical, and More
A laptop and accessories gold box, a one-day dale on smart locks at Home Depot, and an

Gizmodo
Jun 24, 2019

Sony Still Has Plans for Silver Sable and the Black Cat
Also, in the least surprising news, Tom Hardy will be back for Venom 2. The remake of The Craft has found a member of its coven. Josh Gad continues to deny his involvement in The Batman. Space Jam 2 rustles up some top basketball talent. Plus, what's to come on Fear the Walking Dead, and Brahms: The Boy II becomes a…

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Jun 24, 2019

Unlock Savings On Your Choice of Smart Lock, Today Only
One-Day Smart Lock Sale | Home Depot

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Jun 24, 2019

Jay Inslee's Latest Climate Plan Would Be the Beginning of the End For Fossil Fuels
Jay Inslee entered the presidential race as the climate candidate and on Monday, he released his most aggressive plan to deal with the crisis yet.

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Jun 24, 2019

Is There a Fifth Dimension?
Imagine a world where you can only move forwards and backwards along a line. You'd see nothing but single points in front of you, and nothing but single points behind you—a one-dimensional world. Now expand this to a second dimension—you can move forwards and backwards, and also left and right, experiencing the world…

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Jun 24, 2019

Amazon's Blowing Out a Number of Refurbished GeForce Graphics Cards, Today Only
Refurbished GeForce Graphics Cards Gold Box | Amazon

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Jun 24, 2019

There's Something for Everyone in this Laptop and Accessory Gold Box
Laptops and Computer Accessory Gold Box | Amazon


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Jun 24, 2019

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable For Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users
An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for anything defamatory that's published to the public Facebook pages of those media companies, even if it's just posted by a random Facebook user.


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Jun 24, 2019

Ravelry Bans Users Who Publicly Support the Trump Regime and the President's White Supremacist Ideology
Ravelry, a knitting and crocheting community with over 8 million registered members, announced over the weekend that it was banning support of the Trump regime. Anyone expressing support for President Donald Trump on the website will be banned, but project data for those users will not be deleted.


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Jun 23, 2019

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week
Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of hackers believed to spy on ships passing through the Gulf of Oman and on computer-controlled rocket and missile launchers, in retaliation for a series of allegedly…

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Jun 23, 2019

Report: Trump Admin Considering Ordering All US 5G Gear Be Made Outside of China
Donald Trump's administration is considering issuing requirements that would mandate all 5G telecommunications equipment installed in the U.S. be manufactured outside China, according to a Sunday report in the Wall Street Journal.


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Jun 23, 2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database
Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and two officers over unauthorized access to a government database of driver's license information, Wired reported.


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