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Apr 25, 2019

Amazon's Plan for One-Day Prime Shipping Is Going to Be Hell for Its Workers
The two-day delivery option available to Amazon Prime members for just about anything they could possibly need is one of the biggest reasons that the company can continue getting away with hiking its subscription fee (which currently runs members $119 annually). Now, the company is working to implement one-day…

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Apr 25, 2019

Jack Dorsey Called Ilhan Omar and Refused to Do Anything Useful
Just a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump, the most powerful man on the planet, posted an insane video on Twitter smearing freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar and connecting the Muslim Congresswoman with the 9/11 attacks. Unsurprisingly, a deluge of death threats against Omar followed.


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Apr 25, 2019

It Looks Like Disney Is Poised to Take Over Hulu
Disney may be staring down an opportunity gobble up Comcast's 30 percent stake in Hulu, according to a new report, which would bring Disney's share in the streaming service to 90 percent.


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Apr 25, 2019

The Former Lead Designer of Gmail Has a New Chrome Extension That Kills the Confusing Redesign
Fifteen years of feature creep have left Gmail feeling a little cluttered and over-burdened for some users, including Michael Leggett, who served as the product's lead designer from 2008 to 2012. (Fast Company has an interview with Leggett about the extension.) So who better to help strip Gmail back to its simpler…

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Apr 25, 2019

No Screen Time for Kids Under 2, WHO Says
The World Health Organization is coming out strong against letting young kids watch TV or play with smartphones, and is pushing parents to help their kids stay active and get enough sleep.


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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

It's a Good Week for Animals Doing Crimes
Animals are just like us—deep down, they all want to do crimes and fight against structural oppression. And this week a lot of animals seem to be acting on their darkest impulses. While everything may not be working out for the animals, they are certainly accomplishing the crimes.


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Apr 25, 2019

Ex-PayPal Employee Fights to Have Her Gender Discrimination Dispute Heard In Court
A former PayPal employee filed a gender discrimination complaint against the company on Thursday, alleging that her supervisor passed her up for a promotion because the job would require international travel and she had young children at home. Instead, the complaint says, her male colleague with a small child was…

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Apr 25, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of April 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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Apr 25, 2019

This Is The Strongest Sign Yet That Apple TV Is Gonna Suck
The more we learn about Apple's forthcoming streaming service, the more underwhelming this product ultimately sounds—and a new whisper of one its offerings isn't doing Apple any favors.

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Apr 25, 2019

How Queer Is Star Trek?
Star Trek is not just one of the longest-running sci-fi franchises ever, it is also the most hopeful. The Federation represents the pinnacle of humanity: the idea that we can and will make a better life for each other. Yet, despite Trek's message of a better future for all, LGBTQ characters are few and far between,…

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Apr 25, 2019

‘Catastrophic' Breeding Failures Have Obliterated a Large Emperor Penguin Colony
One of Antarctica's largest emperor penguin colonies is all but gone following three unprecedented years in which the penguins weren't able to raise chicks.

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Apr 25, 2019

This Is The Strongest Sign Yet That Apple's Netflix Is Gonna Suck Ass
The more we learn about Apple's forthcoming streaming service, the more underwhelming this product ultimately sounds—and a new whisper of one its offerings isn't doing Apple any favors.

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Apr 25, 2019

San Francisco Has a Plan to Hit Its New IPO Millionaires Where It Counts
San Francisco is ground zero for an unprecedented year of giant tech public offerings: Uber is the $100 billion main event while Lyft, Palantir, Pinterest, Airbnb, Slack, Postmates, Instacart and more promise billions of their own. And all of them could soon find themselves getting some unwanted attention from…

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Apr 25, 2019

We Found the Sub-$2,000 Home Projector That's Actually Worth It
Buying a projector is a much more intimidating prospect than buying a TV. You can at least go see most televisions in a store, and once you've made your purchase, setting it up can be as simple as putting it on an entertainment stand and plugging it in (though a quick calibration is a good idea, too). With a…

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Apr 25, 2019

We Found the Sub-$2000 Home Projector That's Actually Worth It
Buying a projector is a much more intimidating prospect than buying a TV. You can at least go see most televisions in a store, and once you've made your purchase, setting it up can be as simple as putting it on an entertainment stand and plugging it in (though a quick calibration is a good idea too). With a projector,…

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Apr 25, 2019

Make Your Knives Feel Brand New With The Uber-Popular Lansky BladeMedic, Now Just $8
No matter how great your kitchen knives are, they all need some tender loving care from time to time. This $8 Lansky BladeMedic includes two v-sharpeners, a fold-out sharpening rod, and a ceramic sharpening edge for serrated knives, all in a handheld package that can fit into any kitchen drawer.


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Apr 25, 2019

Verizon Announces Official Prices for the Galaxy S10 5G and It Sure Ain't Cheap
Featuring a massive 6.7-inch screen, a big 4,600 mAh battery, bonus 3D time-of-flight sensor, and of course a built-in 5G modem, we knew the Galaxy S10 5G wasn't going to be cheap. But now that Verizon has officially announced pricing for the S10 5G, we finally have an idea for how hard Samsung's first 5G phone will…

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Apr 25, 2019

Of Course the Entirety of Avengers: Endgame Has Already Been Pirated
Disney/Marvel's Avengers: Endgame, a movie that millions of people have been waiting years to see, has begun screening in certain theaters around the globe ahead of its release in the U.S. This should not come as a surprise to anyone, but the full movie has already been pirated because...this is the world we live in?

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Apr 25, 2019

People Born Before 1989 May Need Another Measles Vaccine
The U.S. is in the middle of the worst outbreak of measles since the disease was naturally eradicated from the county in 2000. But while the majority of victims are children whose parents decided not to vaccinate them or people who have chosen to go unvaccinated, even some people who got the measles vaccine as…

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Apr 25, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth Poses a Humanitarian Nightmare as it Slams Into Mozambique
For the second time in a month, Mozambique is dealing with a catastrophic cyclone. On Thursday night local time, Cyclone Kenneth roared ashore on the country's north coast with the strength of a major hurricane. Like its predecessor Cyclone Idai, the storm is expected to linger inland and dump feet of rain.

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Pick Up This Not-Quite-Labo Arcade Setup for Just $15
If I had one complaint about the Nintendo Switch, it's that the majority of its library is comprised of ports from other consoles. But you can lean into that feeling and build your own little retro arcade with your Nintendo Switch and this $15 Nyko PixelQuest Arcade Kit.

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Mixing Chatroulette with Tinder Is the Horrifying Future of Online Dating
Dating platforms in China are starting to experiment with livestream chatting features, and we need to accept that it's only a matter of time before U.S. apps start making you face-time with potential hookups.


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Apr 25, 2019

Racing's Most Advanced Camera-Equipped Drone Is Coming to Talladega
We here at Jalopnik have already firmly established that drone cams in racing are objectively Good. But NASCAR is stepping up the game for this weekend's race at Talladega by introducing the Alta 8, the most advanced and terrifying-looking drone to be used as part of an on-air broadcast.

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Apr 25, 2019

15 Quick Tips to Make Browsing the Web More Bearable on Mobile
We're doing more than half of our browsing on mobile devices now, and that trend is only going in one direction. With that in mind, don't settle for a second-class browsing experience on your mobile device—these tips and tricks can load pages faster, make them easier to read, and get you around the web more quickly.

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Apr 25, 2019

Canada May Drag Facebook to Court Over It's 'Disregard' for User Security
Wikipedia can go ahead and add all of Canada to the ever-expanding List Of Parties Who Have A Bone to Pick With Facebook page—a joint investigation by the privacy commissioners of Canada and British Columbia found the company "committed serious contraventions of Canadian privacy laws."

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Apr 25, 2019

Canada May Drag Facebook to Court Over Its 'Disregard' for User Security
Wikipedia can go ahead and add all of Canada to the ever-expanding List Of Parties Who Have A Bone to Pick With Facebook page—a joint investigation by the privacy commissioners of Canada and British Columbia found the company "committed serious contraventions of Canadian privacy laws."

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Apr 25, 2019

New Photos Show the Surprisingly Big Crater Blasted Into Asteroid Ryugu by Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe
Earlier this month, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft used an explosive device to create an artificial crater on the Ryugu asteroid, but the probe couldn't stick around to confirm the job for fear of being damaged by debris. The Japanese space agency has now confirmed the artificial crater—but it's not exactly what they…

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Apr 25, 2019

Pentagon's Independent Science Research Group, the Jasons, Is Set to Disband After 59 Years
The Jason Group, an independent panel of academics who have advised the Pentagon for the past 59 years, will likely disband on April 30. The group had hoped to get a one-year extension to continue its work.


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Apr 25, 2019

Buy 2 or More Seresto Flea Collars for Your Cats and Dogs, Get 10% Off
It is spring and you know what that means, tick season is upon us. If your pet goes outside at all, they need flea and tick prevention year-round. It is even more important during the warmer months. Right now, Chewy has a deal on the Seresto 8-Month Flea & Tick Prevention Collar. If you live in a household with a…

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Apr 25, 2019

Around-the-World Expedition Finds 200,000 Species of Viruses in the Oceans
After traveling around the world, sampling the ocean from pole to pole, scientists have uncovered nearly 200,000 populations of marine viruses.

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Apr 25, 2019

Thursday's Best Deals: All-Clad Pans, Airpods, Anker Speakers, and More
A Cole Haan sale, Ninja Foodi, KitchenAid kettle, and a

Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Five Years After the Lead Crisis Began, Flint Residents Still Can't Trust Their Tap Water
Five years. That's how much time has passed since the City of Flint switched its water source, exposing nearly 100,000 people to lead-tainted water. That crisis continues today and has traumatized the city in a way that will take more than another five years to fix. The legacy will likely last for generations.

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

The Vast Majority of All Futures Trading Is Now Automated
Who's up for a friendly neighborhood reminder that the global marketplace is underpinned by automated, high-frequency trading to a nearly incomprehensible degree? Good, then—a new report highlights the still-growing dominance of automation in futures markets: For starters, over two-thirds of livestock futures trading…

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

RAVPower's New USB-C Line Includes a Better Version of Apple's 13" MacBook Pro Charger
The last few months have seen a renaissance of smaller, cheaper, and more powerful USB-C chargers (if you haven't noticed, we're here for it), and RAVPower's latest models are some of the most impressive of the bunch.


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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Just in Time for Zelda VR, Here's a Cheap Way to Strap Your Nintendo Switch to Your Face
It doesn't take long for accessories to pop up for a new gaming device, but Sweat Proof Gaming might have come up with the first accessory for an accessory? For $14 it's released a head strap upgrade for Labo VR Kit that installs (and easily removes) without any modifications needed.


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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Scientists Had Volunteers Get High to See How CBD and THC Affect the Brain Differently
Cannabidiol—the ingredient of cannabis that doesn't make you high, commonly called CBD—might be the angel to THC's devil, a new study of people's brains suggests. The research found that 17 people who smoked cannabis with mostly THC had worse brain function in certain regions than those who smoked cannabis with…

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

At Least One of the Game of Thrones Spinoff Series Is Truly Dead
The Kingsman prequel is still on, despite the Disney-Fox shakeup. Legends of Tomorrow is adding an interesting new character for the rest of the season. Get a look at what's to come from Game of Thrones' next big battle, Riverdale teases, and good news for Roswell. To me, my Spoilers!


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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

The Ninja Foodi Is Like An Instant Pot, An Air Fryer, And a Dehydrator In One, And It's Never Been Cheaper
The Ninja Foodi, designed in party by friend of the site Justin Warner, wants to be the One True Buzzy Kitchen Appliance. It's a big, hulking thing, but it can do just about everything, as our researcher Corey Foster wrote in an (upcoming) Inventory post:


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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Days Gone: The Kotaku Review
It's worthwhile to think about the number of people around you who are waiting for the world to end. There are people who must do it for a living: government employees who specialize in disaster relief and crisis response, civil engineers, military personnel—people who must imagine the end to make sure it never comes.…

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers: 2019 Is Already a Record-Breaking Year for Measles, CDC Says
Measles is having a big year: According to the Washington Post, the Centers for Disease Control has confirmed 695 reported cases of measles in 22 states across the U.S. so far in 2019. That's the largest number on record since the disease was declared eliminated in the U.S. at the turn of the century.


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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Cut the Cord and Save $20 On Apple's Latest AirPods
Apple's excellent AirPods now support a hands-free "Hey Siri" feature and, now, you can also grab a pair from Amazon for $140. I've had mine since the day they came out, and they've carved out a permanent place in my pockets.

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Gizmodo
Apr 25, 2019

Cop in Viral Video Acquitted of Assault Charge That Attorney Calls a 'Facebook Misdemeanor'
Former Miami police officer Mario Figueroa was acquitted of assault yesterday despite a viral video that appeared to show the officer kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head. Figueroa's attorney argued that the attention around the case made this a "Facebook misdemeanor."

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

India Lifts Its Ban on Video App TikTok, Allowing It to Return to Apple and Google App Stores
The Indian government lifted a ban on downloads of the TikTok video app on Wednesday, Reuters cited two lawyers in the case as saying, reversing orders for Apple and Google to remove the app from their stores.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Emirati Woman Reportedly Regains Awareness After 27 Years in Minimally Conscious State
A woman from the United Arab Emirates, Munira Abdulla, has reportedly regained a degree awareness and function after spending an astonishing 27 years in a state of reduced consciousness—popularly known as a coma.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Our 15 Favorite Moments From the Marvel Cinematic Universe Films (Before Avengers: Endgame)
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken us all on quite a ride. From assembling the Avengers to going cosmic with the Guardians, or visiting Wakanda with Black Panther, these past 11 years and 21 movies have produced a lot of incredible moments. But what are your favorites? The moments that have stuck with you years…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Tesla Posts $700 Million First-Quarter Loss as CEO Elon Musk Says It Will Offer Insurance
Analysts expected that Tesla would lose in the neighborhood of 69 cents per share in the first quarter, but Tesla's real numbers, released today, were much, much worse than that. Tesla lost $2.90 a share, or $702.1 million in the quarter, according to CNBC, almost as much as they lost in the same quarter last year,…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Brave Wants to Destroy the Ad Business by Paying You to Watch Ads in Its Web Browser
A browser that works to free its users from pesky ads and pop-ups is rolling out an update to its platform with an opt-in setting to view ads in exchange for reward tokens, which can be used to either support their favorite websites or, in the future, be exchanged for things like hotel stays or gift cards.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

'Terrible Tunes': Peloton Users Furious After Luxury Fitness Machines Get Low-Rent Playlists
In recent weeks, Peloton customers have noticed a decline in the music selection offered on their pricey home fitness machines, which cost $2,000 to $4,000 a piece—and now they're venting online.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Possible Marsquake Detected by NASA's InSight Lander
Using its ultra-sensitive seismometer, NASA's InSight lander has waited patiently to detect its first marsquake. Scientists now have good reason to believe it finally happened.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Facebook Expects Record Fine Up to $5 Billion From FTC for Privacy Violations
Facebook expects to be fined $3-5 billion by the Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations, the company announced on Wednesday in its financial earnings report.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of April 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
Apr 24, 2019

If You Care About Privacy, Throw Your Amazon Alexa Devices Into the Sea
Remember a couple of weeks ago when we learned that humans were monitoring Amazon Alexa commands, essentially spying on users in the name of product improvement? Well, we've got some more bad news about the always-on microphone that we've all invited into our homes. Employees at Amazon can "easily" discover any user's…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

A Common Preservative in Cheese and Bread Could Negatively Affect Our Metabolism, Study Finds
In recent years, scientists have started cautiously warning about the subtle harms that certain food additives might be causing in people. A new study out Wednesday suggests that the common food preservative propionate could be one of these additives to be worried about. In experiments in both mice and people, it…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Amazon and Facebook Listed Among the Dozen Most Dangerous Workplaces
The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) today released its annual "dirty dozen" list of employers operating some of the most dangerous workplaces in America, and Amazon topped the list for the second year running. Among the newcomers, Facebook has now earned a spot on the list.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

These Governments Want to Fight Air Pollution by Controlling the Weather
Air pollution is taking over cities around the world. As the State of the Air report released Wednesday reminds us, nearly half of the people living in the U.S. deal with unhealthy air. In countries like South Korea and Thailand, however, that air pollution is on a whole other level.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Choose from Two iClever USB Battery Packs That Can Also Jump Start Your Car
In a bind? Jump start your own car and bypass the whole "wait for the pity of strangers" thing with these discounted iClever jump starters. The neat thing about both these models are that they can charge your devices through USB, too. 

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Today's Fresh Hell Brings Us a Spotify Podcast From Mark Zuckerberg
Because each new day delivers an increasingly unbelievable spin on reality, I'm here to report that Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg now has his very own podcast—one in which he will be "hosting discussions on the future of tech and society." Feel free to take a deep breath before reading on.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Watch a Bunch of Confused People Use the Galaxy Fold for the Very First Time
Samsung's Galaxy Fold is a wildly ambitious device that has the potential to change how phones are made in the future. (I mean, maybe!) And despite all of its flaws, issues, and sky-high price, we still find it really compelling.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Watch Our Totally Spoiler-Free Avengers: Endgame Video Review
The stakes have never been higher. The Endgame is here. It's me, io9's Deputy Editor, here with a spoiler-free video review of Avengers: Endgame, a cinematic experience 11 years and 22 films in the making. No spoilers but...I'll be seeing it again...and bringing more tissues.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Strong Rumors Suggest One of iOS's Most Glaring Omissions Could Be Fixed
Strong rumors suggest iOS could finally be getting mouse input support and that it could be coming to the iPad Pro. The rumor comes courtesy of Federico Viticci of MacStories, who mentioned it on the Connected podcast. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith then confirmed the rumor on Twitter.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Lego's Newest Sets Leverage the World's Most Popular Toy To Teach Kids Braille
A couple of years ago, design agency Lew'Lara\TBWA created a set of Lego-like bricks that used the plastic stubs to recreate the patterns that make up the braille alphabet. It was such a clever way to help encourage blind or visually impaired children to learn braille that Lego is officially releasing its own Braille…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Surgeons Use Self-Navigating Robot to Find Leaky Valve in Pig Hearts
During a recent experiment at Boston Children's Hospital, bioengineers used a robotic catheter to reach a leaky valve inside pig hearts. But get this—the device was completely autonomous, navigating through the heart all by itself and without the benefit of a surgeon's guiding hand. Welcome to the future of heart…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Prepare For Hot Summer Nights With Buffy's New Cooling Comforter, the Breeze
Don't sweat it, hot sleepers. Buffy's new comforter, the Breeze will keep you cool while you catch those zzz's—and it will give you peace of mind, too. The Breeze is 100% made from soft, breathable eucalyptus fiber, and according to the brand, it's the first comforter to be completely plant-based.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Applying for Your Next Job May Be an Automated Nightmare
If you think looking for a job is already daunting, anxiety-riddled, and unpleasant, just wait until the algorithms take over the hiring process. When they do, a newfangled "digital recruiter" like VCV, which just received $1.7 million in early investment, hopes it will look something like this:


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

For Sale: A Giant Bird With Beautiful Eggs (That Murdered Its Previous Owner)
An auction house in Florida is reportedly fulfilling the final wishes of an exotic animal collector by selling off his menagerie of about 100 animals, including the one with knife-like talons that took his life.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Scientists Create Giant Atlas of World's Most Remote Reefs
Coral reefs line shores around the world, but they're sometimes tough to spot because well, they're underwater. Now, a group of researchers has found that satellite imagery is capable of mapping reefs on a global scale. They've used the technology, along with field studies, to create the world's most thorough coral…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

They'll 'Terrorize the Neighbors': San Francisco's Richest Vow to Fight Newly Approved Homeless Shelter
Usually, the building of a homeless center is just local politics. When it happens in San Francisco, the whole country takes notice.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Vocal Tract Simulator Translates a Person's Brain Activity Into Clear Sentences
By capturing brain signals associated with the mechanical aspects of speaking, such as movements of the jaw, lips, and tongue, researchers have created a virtual, computer-based vocal tract capable of intelligible speech. The system could eventually be used by people who have lost the capacity to speak.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Dark Matter Detector Makes Incredible Neutrino Observation
A detector designed to hunt for dark matter has made a particle physics observation that will hopefully help physicists establish important truths about our Universe. No, it didn't spot dark matter, but the new result proves that these ultra-sensitive detectors are valuable to scientists for multiple reasons.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Teardown Offers More Clues On Why The Phone Is Malfunctioning
After concerns about the Galaxy Fold's durability, earlier this week Samsung pushed back the release of its very expensive and highly anticipated bendable phone. Then yesterday, iFixit posted some theories on why the Fold might be failing. But today, iFixit released its full teardown for the Galaxy Fold, giving us the…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Anker Made a Better Version of Apple's iPhone Charger, and It's On Sale For $9
Anker's PowerPort Mini wall charger is its smallest one yet, and you can grab it for just $9 today on Amazon, down from the usual $11.

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Apr 24, 2019

Google Is Finally Rolling Out Chrome's Dark Mode for Windows 10
Finally, Windows 10 users will have access to Chrome's official Dark Mode.


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Apr 24, 2019

Don't Forget to Cancel Apple News
Apple News launched on March 25, which means that people who immediately signed up for a free trial are about to get their first monthly bill for $10. Are you one of these people? Did you forget that you even signed up for Apple News because you never use it? Even if you didn't forget, now is a great time to think…

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Apr 24, 2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Board Games and Things That Aren't Board Games
An Original Penguin Sale, baby clothes,

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Apr 24, 2019

It's a Really Good Day to Buy Dyson Stuff
Dyson's eBay outlet is always a great place to save on Dyson gear, but for a limited time, you can save an extra 20% on the already-discounted prices with promo code JUMP2DYSON, including vacuums, fans, and even hair dryers. They sell a lot of new stuff on eBay, but the best deals are on the refurbs. Either way, …

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Apr 24, 2019

Philip Morris Has an Incredible Scheme to Promote the Juicero of Vapes
Cigarette smoking has been on a historic decline in the US. This leaves slightly less profitable tobacco conglomerates with another opportunity to prove yet again that they're evil and stupid in equal measure. "What's something all smokers—the people we are slowly making sick and then eventually dead—need" you can…

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Apr 24, 2019

Uber Drivers Plan Strike to Kick Off 2019's Most-Hyped IPO
It's a company used to the spotlight, but the biggest day in Uber's history is still ahead: The richest and most highly anticipated IPO of the year is just around the corner.

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Apr 24, 2019

Elon Musk Was Right: Cheap Cameras Could Replace Lidar on Self-Driving Cars, Researchers Find
Among the many tidbits of wisdom that Elon Musk dropped at a Tesla company investor event on Monday was the revelation that Lidar, a laser-based scanning technology that images objects in 3D, was "friggin' stupid," and that "...anyone relying on LiDAR is doomed." It seemed a grandiose claim given how many autonomous…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold Is a Flawed Start to Something Amazing
In a lot of ways, doing a traditional review of the $2,000 Samsung Galaxy Fold is pointless. Anyone who buys one isn't doing so because it's a good value or a sound purchasing decision. It's not. They're buying one because it's new, innovative, and exciting. Besides, pre-orders for the Galaxy Fold have already sold…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Meet the Botanists Who Climb the World's Tallest Trees
A decent level of physical fitness, a fondness for climbing, an intimate knowledge of giant old-growth tree species, and being handy with a crossbow: If you possess this most unusual of skill sets, then tree-climbing botanist may be the job you never realized you were born to do.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Wild Rumors About a Surprising Major Cameo in The Rise of Skywalker
James Wan wants to bring Salem's Lot to life. Director Rodney Rothman says the Spider-Verse animated world isn't done with Olivia Octavius just yet. Get a beardy new look at Robert Eggers' follow-up to The Witch. Plus, what's to come on The Flash. May the spoilers be with you!


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Apr 24, 2019

Time To Take a Trip: Buy Nomatic's Excellent Travel Bag, Get a $120 Watch For Free
Nomatic's well-made, feature-packed travel bags were a Kickstarter hit late last year, and now that they're available for everyone, they're offering a killer deal just in time for your spring and summer travel plans.

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Feds File Criminal Charges Against Opioid Distributor, Two Executives in First-of-Its-Kind Case
Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against drug distributor Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC) and two of its former executives, operations manager William Pietruszewski and CEO Laurence F. Doud III, in what the Washington Post reported is the first time the feds have targeted legal painkiller wholesalers…

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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

The Favorite Monitor of Pro Gamers Everywhere Has Never Been Cheaper
Asus's ROG line of gaming monitors are the favorite among pro gamers and with good reason: they're awesome. This ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q 34" monitor is packed with all the stuff you'd want from a gaming monitor.


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Gizmodo
Apr 24, 2019

Freshen Up Your Board Game Collection With a Massive One-Day Amazon Sale
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Apr 24, 2019

Lime Scooters Hacked to Say Sexual Things to Riders in Australia
At least eight Lime e-scooters have been pulled from the streets of Brisbane, Australia this week after they were hacked to say sexual and otherwise offensive things. Lime calls the hack "disappointing."

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Apr 24, 2019

You Might Not Hate Hearing Your Own Voice With This Discounted Blue Snowball Microphone
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Apr 24, 2019

The U.S. Navy Is Working on 'New Guidelines' on How to Report UFOs
The U.S. Navy is "drafting new guidelines" for personnel to report sightings of unidentified aerial phenomena, Politico reported on Tuesday, in response to unexplained incidents in which service members had reported unknown craft in the vicinity of protected airspace or encroaching on naval and air formations.

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Apr 24, 2019

E-Cigarettes May Be Contaminated With Microbial Toxins, Study Finds
E-cigarette fans at this point might be getting used to bad news about the chemicals found in their products. A new study out Wednesday adds another potential, if still very unclear, risk to the list. It suggests that many e-cigarette cartridges and refilling e-liquids are contaminated with toxins spewed out by…

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Apr 23, 2019

Foxconn: So, About That Factory in Wisconsin You Offered Us $4 Billion in Incentives to Build
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn wants to reopen negotiations with Wisconsin officials over its heavily subsidized, troubled plans to build a massive facility in the state, CNBC reported on Tuesday, though the exact nature of what is up for discussion is not clear.


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Apr 23, 2019

Guillermo del Toro's Next Movie May Not Have a Creature in It, But It Might Have Leonardo DiCaprio
Guillermo del Toro has been very careful in selecting his follow-up to his Oscar-winning The Shape of Water, but that movie may now be solidified after landing one of the biggest stars in the world.

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Apr 23, 2019

I Like Scary Movies Is a Horror Fan's Instagram Dream
The website for the event titled I Like Scary Movies describes it as "an interactive art installation." But what does that mean exactly? Since it's filled with displays paying tribute to films like The Shining, Beetlejuice, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Lost Boys, and It: Chapter One, I simply had to find out.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump Is at His Most Relatable Complaining About Losing Twitter Followers
 President Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today, and according to the Washington Post, the leader of the free world spent a significant amount of time complaining to Dorsey about his perception that Twitter has intentionally lowered his follower count.

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Apr 23, 2019

Waymo Announces It's Opening an Autonomous Car Factory in Detroit
It's official: Waymo is opening an autonomous vehicle factory in Motor City.

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Apr 23, 2019

How to Sign In to Twitter
On Tuesday, the president of the United States began his day with his usual peripatetic stream of tweets that appear to be random but are surely formulated according to a deliberate and thoughtful plan. Amidst the ramblings, President Trump indicated that he may need a little IT help when it comes to using Twitter,…

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Apr 23, 2019

Avengers: Endgame Is Overwhelmingly Epic and Immensely Satisfying
Avengers: Endgame is everything you've ever dreamed a Marvel movie could be. It's a three-hour adrenaline shot to the heart featuring mysteries solved, consequences suffered, shock, awe, and delight. Some scenes have a scope so huge, the mind reels to comprehend what you're watching. Others are so poignant and small,…

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Apr 23, 2019

Still Reeling From Idai, Mozambique Faces Another Powerful Cyclone This Week
Mozambique is still reeling from Cyclone Idai, which struck the country hard last month, claiming over 1,000 lives across the region. Now a new cyclone is on the horizon, threatening to stretch already thin resources even thinner.

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Apr 23, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of April 23, 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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Apr 23, 2019

Why Social Media Going Dark in Sri Lanka Isn't as Simple as You Think
Few countries on Earth have a relationship with Facebook that's quite as complicated as Sri Lanka's.

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Apr 23, 2019

Skip the Gym, Plastic Surgeons Can Now Sculpt Belly Fat Into a Weird Chiseled Six-Pack
Actually getting your butt to the gym can often be harder than the workout itself, but there might now be a shortcut for getting a defined set of six-pack abs. Researchers at the University of Miami's Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine have developed a new plastic surgery technique called abdominal etching that can…

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