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Jun 19, 2018

I Can't Believe Apple Made This
Aside from the new dark mode UI in Mojave, one of the most useful additions to the next version of macOS is Stacks, a feature that automatically sorts and arranges all the files on your desktop into tidy little groups.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

A Woman's New Tattoo Led to Three Years of Chronic Pain, Doctors Say
There are plenty of bad (and cool!) tattoos out there, but few might ever be as regrettable as the one that apparently caused an immune disorder and years of chronic pain in a UK woman. The bizarre medical tale, detailed by her doctors Monday in BMJ Case Reports, is apparently the first recorded instance of such a…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

New Medical Analysis Shows What Really Happened on the Night Robert F. Kennedy Was Assassinated
It was 50 years ago this month that Senator Robert F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin. In what is now the first study of its kind, a team of specialists has conducted a systematic review of the medical care he received during the critical hours following the shooting. Their findings offer unprecedented details about…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Report: A Next Generation Sequel Could Be Included in Alex Kurtzman's Expansive New Star Trek Deal
In the wake of shocking allegations against Star Trek: Discovery's showrunners, producer Alex Kurtzman recently took over the role of showrunning the latest Trek series' sophomore season. But according to multiple reports today, he's just signed a new deal with CBS that could usher in multiple new Star Trek shows.…

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Jun 19, 2018

Bizarre Amazon Patent Application Suggests Jellyfish-Like Drones for Warehouses
Amazon is on a mission to mechanize as much of its supply chain as possible, and has—through publicly available documents—considered autonomous vehicles, drones that react to screaming, and flying warehouses. Among the strangest is a patent application which became public today, and it's, uh, some sort of crane game…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Kilauea's Summit Crater Has Been Radically Transformed
Throughout Kilauea's ongoing and spectacularly destructive eruption, our eyes have mostly been trained on the fire fountains and vast river of lava flowing through the lower East Rift Zone. But there's also been an incredible amount of drama unfolding at the volcano's summit that shows no signs of letting up.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

You Can Rearrange the Letters and Spell Out Any Message On This Scrabble Tile Rack Lamp
The most effective way to tell your co-workers you don't want to be bothered is to close your office door. But if you're stuck in cubicle purgatory, that's not an option. Instead, try this Scrabble tile rack desk lamp that lets you spell out seven-letter warnings like ‘GO AWAY', ‘NOT NOW', or other, blunter messages…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Alternatives to the Best New iOS 12 Features That You Can Use Right Now
Apple unveiled some killer new features in its WWDC 2018 keynote presentation earlier this month. In iOS 12 (which you can beta-test right now), users will be able to train Siri, stop sites from tracking them, and limit how much time they spend in apps. The worst part? These new features won't officially launch until…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

China's Anti-Porn Task Force Is Banning ASMR Videos
The Chinese government's anti-pornography office announced earlier this month that video streaming services in the nation need to "thoroughly clean up vulgar and pornographic ASMR content." And while the agency called for a crackdown specifically on content that is "vulgar" or sexual in nature, many of China's leading…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

1,300 Professors Sign Letter Condemning Separation of Immigrant Families as Child Abuse
More than 2,000 academics, including graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and at least 1,300 professors, have signed a letter denouncing the Department of Homeland Security's policy separating immigrant children from their families at the border.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

The Dangers of Tech's Privacy Promises
Where do you go to tell a secret? Probably depends on the secret. What you'd feel comfortable murmuring to a friend in a private meeting is likely not what you'd say loudly to a coworker while your boss is in earshot. Online, we not only communicate, we calculate—based on who we're speaking to, or what platform we're…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

9 Tips and Hacks to Make Your Fitbit More Productive
Dig out your Fitbit tracker, wristband, or smartwatch from whatever drawer it's gathering dust in and strap it back on—we're about to show you some cool tricks you can try to do more with your wearable. From improving device accuracy to exporting your data, here's how to get the most from your Fitbit.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

ZTE's Future Is Back in Limbo After Senate Votes to Reinstate Ban
Despite President Donald Trump and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross' best efforts to save ZTE from a seven-year ban on using American goods, the Senate on Monday passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision to reinstate the ban on the Chinese phone manufacturer.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Voltron's Showrunners Say There's More to This Season's Shocking Twist Than Meets the Eye
Though the newest season of Netflix's Voltron: Legendary Defender might not be the longest seven episodes of television you watch this year, the new plot developments it introduces are some of the most exciting in the franchise's history.

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

The Diabetes Cure That Most Insurance Companies Won't Pay for
For 15 years, Erez Benari's struggle with his type 2 diabetes had been a losing one. A software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, Benari had stuck to a restrictive diet that kept him off most carbs, along with regular insulin shots. But still, his high blood sugar levels never dropped, while his health…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Alexa for Hospitality Lets Amazon Follow You on Vacation
For those averse to talking on the phone, hotel stays can resemble a war of attrition, testing your mettle to see how long you'll go without calling the front desk and admitting you forgot to pack your toothbrush. But Amazon's new Alexa for Hospitality service, which puts an Echo device in your hotel room, might let…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

So Supergirl Is Clearly Doing a Really Famous Superman Story Next Year
Months after the rest of the DC TV shows have wrapped up their seasons Supergirl season three has finally come to a close. And while much was wrapped up, an adaptation of major Superman comic arc being adapted for Supergirl was teased.

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Tuesday's Best Deals: The Best Board Game, Over-Ear Headphones, Marmot Sale, and More
The world's top-rated board game, our readers' favorite over-ear headphones, a Marmot sale, and more start off today's best deals.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Facebook Messenger Will Now Include Autoplaying Ads With Your Private Conversations
The problem with becoming a massively successful company that's publicly traded is that you have to keep growing. Facebook is running out of new places to force its ads and it's now going to start throwing autoplaying videos into messenger.

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Upgrade Your PC With This 1TB Samsung SSD, Now Cheaper Than Ever
Replacing a hard drive with an SSD is one of the most worthwhile upgrades you perform on a computer, and Samsung's 860 EVO is one of the best drives out there. The 1TB model is currently marked down to an all-time low $238, so go ahead and treat yourself.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Earther Trump's Tent City in the Desert Could Be a Public Health Disaster | The A.V.
Earther Trump's Tent City in the Desert Could Be a Public Health Disaster | The A.V. Club Supergirl's third season finale cuts its losses and looks to the future | The Takeout Short ribs, anchovies, olives come together in a knockout Sicilian beef recipe |

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

More Rumors About the Return of an Old Hero in Star Wars: Episode IX
There's wild rumors abound for a surprising supporting role in the Joker origin movie. Michael Douglas spills the beans on how Janet Van Dyne returns for Ant-Man and The Wasp. Jeff Goldblum is already teasing Jurassic World 3. Plus, more set footage from Wonder Woman 1984, and another look at Preacher's return.…

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Jun 19, 2018

Stack Two Coupons For One of the Best Whitestrip Deals We've Seen
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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Adobe Squeezed the Best Parts of Its Video Editing Suite into a New Mobile App
Adobe has embraced mobile photo editing with open arms, releasing robust apps like Lightroom for processing and perfecting your images on a phone. It hasn't been quite as committed when it comes to mobile support for video production, which is why it's nice to see its four-year-old Premiere Clip app being eclipsed by…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

This Plug Senses Outlets and Glows So You Never Have to Shock Yourself Again
Blindly reaching under your desk to find an available outlet to plug in your dying laptop is never a safe idea—I've had it go wrong... it was not pleasant. Reaching for a flashlight is a safer approach, but Ten One Design's new Stella plug is an even better one. It's got its own built-in flashlight that only turns on…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

This $20 Car Charger Changes Colors, Remembers Where You Parked, and Monitors Your Car Battery
Just when you thought you had car chargers pegged, Anker went out and made the smartest one you've ever seen.


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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

America's 'Detention Centers' Added to Wikipedia List of Concentration Camps
The United States currently has over 100 concentration camps along the U.S.-Mexico border. The facilities have become controversial due to the Trump regime's policy of separating migrant children from their parents—a policy that health care professionals explicitly call child abuse. And now Wikipedia, the user-edited…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

America's 'Detention Centers' Added to Wikipedia List of Concentration Camps [Updated]
The United States currently has over 100 concentration camps along the U.S.-Mexico border. The facilities have become controversial due to the Trump regime's policy of separating migrant children from their parents—a policy that health care professionals explicitly call child abuse. And now Wikipedia, the user-edited…

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Gizmodo
Jun 19, 2018

Report: GameStop Is Considering a Buyout From a Private Equity Firm
Video game chain GameStop, which like many other retailers has fallen on some pretty harsh times in the age of digital distribution platforms and online sales, is considering a buyout from a private equity firm.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The Trump Administration Reportedly Promised Tim Cook There Won't Be Tariffs on iPhones
Apple CEO Tim Cook, whose company took in $17.9 billion in 2017's last quarter from China and has much of its supply chain located there, has been running around trying to slow down a possible US-China trade war threatened by Donald Trump's administration—and while the White House might be largely ignoring his…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Elon Musk Allegedly Tells Tesla Staff to Remain 'Extremely Vigilant' Amid 'Sabotage,' Factory Fire
Electric car giant Tesla is pulling out all the stops trying to hit make-or-break production targets of 5,000 Model 3 four-door sedans a week, going so far as to set up a third line in a tent outside its Fremont, California plant. At the same time, it's reportedly burning through financing, has faced claims of poor…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages
There's plenty of Trek merchandise out there, from giant ship replicas, to fancy dolls, to actual meme statuettes. But for honest to god action figures, it feels like it's been years since there's been a line of Starfleet's finest small enough to command your valuable desk space. That's finally changing thanks to…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Open Channel: How Do You Want the Incredibles Universe to Expand?
Pixar's long-anticipated superhero sequel just rocketed to a record-setting premiere weekend. A new comics series will be showing the secret identity side of the Parrs' lives and it's almost a given that Pixar and their partners will be telling more Incredibles stories in the future. Let's chat about what we'd like to…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Kirstjen Nielsen Is So Fucking Full of Shit
After a day-long horror show of stories, images, and audio—including of young undocumented children crying out for their parents as a Border Patrol agent mocked them—coming out of the centers where thousands of kids are detained, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen came to the White House briefing room podium…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Welcome to the Beesistance
Apoidea, welcome to the resistance.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Last Call: Save On the PS4 Pro and Extra Controllers With Sony's E3 Discounts
Update: Last day!

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Scientists Propose a New Kind of Matter Inside the Densest Stars
You might have a pretty rigid understanding of the way stuff should look, at the most basic level. It should have a nucleus that is orbited by electrons. The nucleus should have protons and neutrons, inside each of which reside three quarks.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Trump Promises to Create Military Space Force
Earlier today, President Donald Trump said he'll be directing the Pentagon to create the US Space Force, which would become the sixth independent branch of the US military. The move is meant to help the US keep pace with its rivals, but experts question the need for an entirely new military wing.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The Supreme Court Case That Could Tear Down Apple's Walled Garden
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to consider an appeal in a long-delayed case that revolves around whether Apple's App Store policies constitute a monopolistic practice that violates antitrust laws.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of June 18, 2018
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 18, 2018

Android Messages Is Getting Some of the Best Features From Google's Abandoned Chat App
A couple months ago, Google announced that it would be suspending development of yet another messaging app to focus on Android Messages and to help carriers adopt Google Chat, a new messaging protocol based on RCS that should make texting a whole lot better.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The Walking Dead Will See a Very Familiar Face Return Next Season
The Walking Dead's ninth season is going to be losing not one, but two of the show's longest-running characters. But it seems that while doing so, a familiar figure from the show's past will be making a special appearance on the series.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The World's Greatest Board Game Is Available For Way Less Than Its Reseller Going Rate, With Prime Shipping
Try not to freak out, but this post is about a $133 board game. That sounds like a lot of money. It is a lot of money. But Gloomhaven is Board Game Geek's #1 board game ever, and is "astoundingly good" according to Ars Technica. The problem is that it's hardly ever in stock at major retailers, and eBay resellers…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

An Amazon Shipping Box Turned Into a Knife Will Give You the Worst Paper Cut Imaginable
How many times have you accidentally given yourself a papercut after excitedly tearing open a delivery from Amazon? As Japan's most resourceful knife maker demonstrates, those papercuts could be a lot worse if you spend hours painstakingly turning those cardboard boxes into a razor-sharp chef's knife.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Smartphones and Tablets Might Be Hurting Kids' Hearing, but No One Knows for Sure
Most of us know that spending too much time at loud rock concerts can be bad for our hearing later on. But a new study published Thursday in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery suggests that kids as young as nine can be at risk of hearing loss from an unexpected source: their smartphones and tablets.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Microsoft Employees Up in Arms Over Cloud Contract With ICE
Tensions are high within Microsoft, as new scrutiny is given to a partnership between the company's Azure Government cloud computing arm and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to several Microsoft employees who spoke to Gizmodo on the condition of anonymity. Two were considering leaving the…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Researchers Develop Tech That Lets Surveillance Cameras Text to Say Hello
Researchers at Purdue University have found a new way to get surveillance cameras to "talk" to the people they see. The system is called PHADE, which stands for "private human addressing," and it enables cameras to send messages to people's devices when they've entered a specific area without collecting their personal…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The World's Largest Sand Desert Is Covered in Lakes After Tropical Cyclone Mekunu
When Tropical Cyclone Mekunu rumbled over Oman in May, it dumped torrential rainfall on the city of Salalah. Now, a new satellite image reveals the extent of unloaded rainfall in the nearby desert of Rub' al-Khali, the world's largest sand desert and (normally) one of the driest places on Earth.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Was Born Out of Several Moral and Ethical Dilemmas
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom centers on questions of animal rights, genetic power, war mongering, responsibility, and more. So, if you're in the universe of Jurassic Park and want to talk about things like that, really there's only one person you call: Dr. Ian Malcolm, played by Jeff Goldblum. And that's exactly…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Nvidia Is Using AI to Perfectly Fake Slo-Mo Videos
One of the hardest video effects to fake is slow motion. It requires software to stretch out a clip by creating hundreds of non-existent in-between frames, and the results are often stuttered and unconvincing. But taking advantage of the incredible image-processing potential of deep learning, Nvidia has come up with a…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

This Video Made From Real Mars Data Will Make You Feel Like You're Flying Over the Red Planet
There are lots of incredible things you can do with data. Like make this incredible animation of the Martian surface, for example.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Amazon Shareholders Call for Jeff Bezos to Stop Selling Facial Recognition to Police
On Friday, 20 groups of Amazon shareholders sent CEO Jeff Bezos a letter pressuring him to stop selling the company's face recognition software to law enforcement, CNN reports. Called Rekognition, the software came under greater scrutiny last month when the ACLU published revealing internal documents related to its…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Warner Bros. Is Starting to Crack Down on Harry Potter Fan Events
Without much in the way of officially-sanctioned Harry Potter conventions, fans of the wizarding world have spent years running their own cons celebrating J.K. Rowling's beloved book and film series—but that's starting to change, thanks to a new crackdown being enforced by Warner Bros.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

One of macOS' Most Useful Features May Be Making Your Files Less Secure
A bug in macOS' Quick Look feature has seemingly been known to forensic experts for the better part of a decade, but security researcher Wojciech Regula shed new light on how the vulnerability actually works in a report published earlier this month.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik's Cube in Just 44 Hours
Meet DeepCube, an artificially intelligent system that's as good at playing the Rubik's Cube as the best human master solvers. Incredibly, the system learned to dominate the classic 3D puzzle in just 44 hours and without any human intervention.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

California Lawmakers Combine Net Neutrality Bills to Better Fend Off ISP Greed
California's two net neutrality bills are poised to become one, offering the state's 40 million residents comprehensive protection against internet service provider trying to shakedown businesses and subscribers in the wake of the FCC repeal.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Australia Scraps Plans for National Biometric Crime Database
The Australian government is ending its plans for a national biometric database meant to help police departments track suspects and other persons of interest, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission announced Friday. Surveillance and security company NEC was awarded the contract in 2016, but after a…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Incredibles 2 Just Had the Most Successful Opening Ever for an Animated Movie
There was no doubt that Incredibles 2 was going to be a box office hit, but it really can't be understated just how wildly successful an opening weekend the movie just had.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Extreme Weather on Venus Might Change the Length of Its Days
Venus might seem rather Earthly, given its similar size and presence of a thick, carbon dioxide-filled atmosphere. But the more scientists observe it, the more surprises the second planet from the Sun throws at us.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Upgrade to an HDR-Ready, 55" 4K TV For Just $320
You'd expect a $320 TV to be stripped of basically all features, but this 55" set from Hisense actually has smart apps, HDR support (though not Dolby Vision, sorry), and yes, even 4K resolution. It's obviously not the best TV you can buy, but it's a hell of a bargain if you're in the market.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Extinct Giant Panda Lineage Discovered Thanks to DNA From 22,000-Year-Old Skull
DNA from a 22,000-year-old fossilized panda skull suggests an entirely separate lineage of giant pandas once roamed the area that is now southern China.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Don't Expect Miracles From a Cheap Soundbar
Cheap soundbars are a lot like cheap headphones. Many of them will do the job. Few of them will do it well. The new TV Mate by Samsung fits firmly in the first category. It will indeed make the audio on your TV louder and better. It will not, however, trick your friends into think you have a souped-up home theater…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Westworld Approaches Its Endgame With Death, Tragedy, and a Few Major Revelations
If you watch Westworld for the shocks, last night's installment couldn't have disappointed you. And, while it didn't reach the heights of last week's phenomenal episode, which told an epic love story that had been lying in the margins of the main narrative, "Vanishing Point" told a story of self-obsession and…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Facebook Will Stop Showing Ads for Gun Accessories to Kids
As of now, Facebook users under the age of 18 can be served advertisements for firearm holsters, flashlight-mounts, and silencers, and other gun accessories. But a new policy is supposed to but an end to that starting June 21.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Anker's New Portable Projector Is Brighter, Sharper, and $100 Off
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 brand new Nebula Mars II just launched with a $100 discount.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Monday's Best Deals: Cordless Dyson, Pop Chart Lab Sale, Kindle Voyage, and More
Find discounts on a cordless Dyson V6, Pop Chart Lab's sitewide sale, $50 off a Kindle Voyage, and many more of today's best deals.

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

iOS 12 to Feature Automatic Location Sharing for 911 Calls
After pissing off law enforcement with its announcement that iOS 12 will include a tool intended to circumvent cracking of iPhone encryption, Apple has a new feature that police will probably like: Automatic transmission of location data when a user calls 911.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

This Might Be The Most Under Appreciated Car Trunk Feature
If you're like me, you've been in this situation countless times: you're driving along with a trunk packed full of garbage bags of piping hot chili, when you get a flat tire. To get to the tire under the trunk floor, you have to pull out all dozen bags, and in the process one of the chili bags invariably rips,…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

The A.V.
The A.V. Club Westworld gets lost in the darkness | Earther Canadian Oil Pipeline Could Drive Famous Puget Sound Whales to Extinction | The Takeout Pity the fool who can't love pasta fazool |

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

How to Transfer Data Between Two Computers Without Losing Anything
If you've treated yourself to a shiny new computer then the excitement might be tempered somewhat by the thought of having to shift all your files and programs over to the new machine. With the right tools and know-how though, this doesn't have to be a chore—here's how to get it done quickly.


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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

New Set Footage From Wonder Woman 2, and More
Could The Walking Dead be flashing back to some familiar departed faces? Patrick Wilson sets the tone for his Aquaman villain. Samuel L. Jackson is already hyping up Captain Marvel's role in Avengers 4. The CW's DC universe is getting some cast shuffling. Plus, what's to come on the season finale of Westworld.…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Are Superhero Capes Aerodynamic?
Not all superheroes wear capes, but many do, and it's a long-established fact that these capes are crucial when it comes to flying around town to fight crime and brood and whatnot. And yet the people still don't know, with anything approaching certainty, how exactly capes facilitate this process (at least, the capes…

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Gizmodo
Jun 18, 2018

Cut the Cord With a Dyson V6 For Just $180, Today Only
The Dyson V6 Origin transforms from a compact-but-powerful hand vacuum into a full length stick vac in seconds, and is of course completely cordless too. Dyson dominated the nominations for your favorite vacuum, and today's price is solid, as long as you don't mind buying a refurb.


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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Working for Amazon, a Net Neutrality Mess, and 'Unlimited' Plans: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week
Amazon is one of the biggest companies in the world, is owned by the richest human on earth, and is creating tons of jobs with every new Fulfillment Center that it opens. But as we found out this week, the company's brutally efficient supply chain often puts warehouse workers in a tough spot, pushing them "Voluntary…

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Silicon Valley Invents Shoes
Silicon Valley firms crunched their hardest in 2017 to rebrand ordinary merchandise long produced by other industries as uniquely innovative product lines. Some of them were pretty obnoxious, like Lyft's totally-not-just-a-bus shuttle service, or WeLive's attempt to market living in communal housing as a lived…

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Google Translate Can't Provide Consent for a Police Search, Judge Rules
Google Translate is a useful tool for some quick and easy translations, but a federal judge in Kansas ruled this week that the machine translation service isn't good enough to allow a person to consent to a police search.


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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

A Paper Straw Factory Is Opening Up in Britain Before a Planned UK Single-Use Plastics Ban
The first paper straw factory in the "last several decades" in Britain is planning to launch in Wales as fast-food chains prepare for a planned ban on single-use plastic products throughout the UK, the Guardian reported, with some chains already preparing their own plans to phase out plastic in favor of paper.


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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

How to Create Your Own Custom Alexa Skills
Your Amazon Echo device is already pretty customizable in terms of what skills you add to it. What you may not realize is if you don't find a skill out there that's quite what you're looking for, you can actually make your own using Alexa's Skill Blueprints.


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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Oh Cool, Amazon is Peddling Conspiracy Theories Now
Amazon Prime Video, the streaming service you turn to when Netflix doesn't have what you're looking for, is best known for shows like Transparent, The Man In the High Castle, and *checks notes* films claiming the government is run by human-reptile hybrids.


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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Word Salad President Demands 'Really Long Strike' Against Jeff Bezos
In between bragging, retweeting himself, and managing to repeat the phrase "Russian Collusion" four times in one tweet, Donald Trump found the time on Sunday to rev back up his ongoing feud with billionaire Jeff Bezos, who controls two companies the president hates: Amazon and the Washington Post. Though the president…

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Rick and Morty Has Trading Cards Now, For Some Reason
I feel like I understand most merchandising decisions. This one is a little lost on me.

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

ER Doctor Suspended After Mocking Patient Suffering From Anxiety Attack
An emergency room physician has been suspended after a video of her mocking a patient claiming to be suffering from an anxiety attack was posted to Facebook, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

FTC Puts Tech Support Scammer Who Stole Millions from Consumers Out of Business
The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement this week with a notorious scammer who worked with telemarketers to pose as large technology firms and offer fake tech support services to the elderly.

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Report: There May Be as Many as Nine Star Wars Movies in Development
According to one actor involved in the Star Wars franchise, there is a lot going on.

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

MoviePass Bought a Stake in Gotti, Which Might Be the Worst Movie of the Year
MoviePass, the movie-ticketing startup whose whole business model is essentially subsidizing enough impossibly cheap tickets with investors' money that it gains leverage over theaters, is fast hemorrhaging cash. But with the firm possibly running out of funds by the end of next month (or turning to a line of credit)…

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Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Save an Extra 25% On 10,000 Styles During Clear the Rack at Nordstrom Rack
Update: Today's the last day!

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Jun 17, 2018

Terry Gilliam Has Lost the Rights to The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Well, this is a strange new chapter in one of the strangest stories in modern film. For decades, famed genre director (and former Monty Python, uh, snake) Terry Gilliam struggled to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, his own surreal take on the classic Spanish novel. He succeeded, finally, with a rendition starring…

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Jun 17, 2018

Sunday's Best Deals: Brother Scanner, Vitamix Blender, Clear the Rack, and More
Celebrate Father's Day with deals on a Brother scanner, a Vitamix blender, the last day of

Gizmodo
Jun 17, 2018

Luke Cage Season 2: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Netflix has found its niche when it comes to their Marvel series. But not all of their series are created equal. Most people were left unimpressed with Iron Fist, partly because of the blandness of Danny Rand. Although I was initially excited about Jessica Jones' second season, I found it hard to get to the end. But…

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Gizmodo
Jun 16, 2018

Coffee Sold in California Might Not Get Cancer Warning Labels After All
Officials with California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) have intervened to nullify a recent court ruling saying coffee sold in the state—say, like at a local Starbucks—must be accompanied by warning labels saying brewed coffee contains the carcinogen acrylamide.


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Jun 16, 2018

Scott Walker Finally Gave Foxconn Enough Handouts to Get the Company's US Headquarters in Wisconsin
Foxconn, the giant Taiwanese electronics manufacturer that works with everyone from Apple to Amazon, now has a North American headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after purchasing a large office building in the city, according to the Associated Press.


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Gizmodo
Jun 16, 2018

A Theatre in Antwerp Accidentally Used a Hawkeye-Centric Fan Poster for Avengers: Infinity War
A few months ago, artist BossLogic created a very fun Infinity War-style poster that featured Hawkeye, Hawkeye, and more Hawkeye. It was a pretty convincing poster. Maybe a little too convincing.

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Jun 16, 2018

CryptoKitties, Which Is Like Beanie Babies on the Blockchain, Seems to Be Crashing
Axiom Zen's CryptoKitties, which is essentially a digital version of Beanie Babies based on the Ethereum blockchain, sucked in a massive amount of funding just a few months ago. But it looks an awful lot like people bought into CryptoKitties looking for a quick return on their investment and are finding that digital…

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Jun 16, 2018

Following Allegations of Abuse, Chris Hardwick Has Been Pulled from AMC Programming and San Diego Comic-Con
Yesterday, allegations surfaced claiming that Chris Hardwick sexual assaulted and emotionally abused his ex-girlfriend, the model, cosplayer, and actress Chloe Dykstra.

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Jun 16, 2018

Man Gets 20 Years in Jail for Trying to Steal a Domain Name at Gunpoint
There were 332,198 robberies in the US last year according to the FBI, but (probably) only one of them involved a man trying to forcibly steal a domain name. Now the man responsible for the bizarre instance of domain hijacking will spend 20 years in prison.

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Jun 16, 2018

Marvel Television's Co-Head, Jim Chory, Leaves His Post
This could be a big shakeup: Jim Chory, the co-lead of Marvel Television, has left the company.


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Jun 16, 2018

Before Spider-Man, an Early Version of Civil War Had Tony Stark Recruit Ant-Man Instead
Marvel securing the rights to use Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was a minor triumph for the company, and before it happened, Captain America: Civil War would've been a little different.

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Gizmodo
Jun 16, 2018

Explore the Historical Context Behind Harlem's Paradise in this Luke Cage Featurette
Music is an essential part of Luke Cage, because it's an essential part of Harlem. In this behind-the-scenes featurette, Netflix runs down the history of African-American music and how that history comes to bear on Harlem's Paradise, the fictional music venue and community hub in Marvel's version of Harlem.

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Jun 16, 2018

Trump Campaign Reportedly Adds Former Cambridge Analytica Employees to 2020 Efforts
Cambridge Analytica, the shady political consulting firm best known for obtaining a whole heap of personal information from Facebook users without their consent, might be dead and gone. But some of its former employees are reportedly hard at work on the re-election campaign of President Donald Trump.


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Gizmodo
Jun 16, 2018

Apple Manages to Snag Oprah Winfrey to Make Shows, Possibly for Subscription Video Service
Tech giant Apple has scored a huge victory in its $1 billion original programming push, signing a multiyear deal with host and media magnate Oprah Winfrey to produce as-of-yet unspecified streaming content. According to the Wall Street Journal, the signing of Winfrey is expected to play into its long-rumored launch of…

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