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If you have any inkling that you might be interested in 3D printing, these Monoprice deal is as good as it gets. Score their v2 entry-level mini printer for just $175 with promo code MINI25, while they last. Or, if you want a larger build area and much finer resolution (.02mm vs. .1mm), the Ultimate model is $220 off…Read more...

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There you are just wanting to get on with some casual Facebooking but all of a sudden you can’t get into your account—and what you thought were your username and password aren’t working any longer. If you find yourself locked out of one of your social media accounts, take a deep breath, and follow these steps.Read more...

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A blackbird makes its distinctive call. Daisies peeking above the ground shut their petals tight. Billowing clouds loom in the sky. An orchestra of small critters chime below.Read more...

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My Pillow makes our readers’ favorite pillows, and Amazon’s is offering a rare deal today that should help your wallet rest easy.Read more...

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The Kellogg Company has announced that it’s recalling Honey Smacks cereal with “use by” dates between June 14, 2018 and June 14, 2019. The cereal has been linked to America’s current salmonella outbreak which currently affects at least 31 states and follows an announcement this week that consumers should avoid pre-cut…Read more...

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Apple and the law enforcement community have been stuck in a back-and-forth over encryption for the last few years, and it’s heated up considerably this month since Apple announced a feature that would thwart a popular iPhone cracking method used by police. Now, the companies that work with law enforcement have…Read more...

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The New York State Public Service Commission is doing something that just about every consumer wishes they could do to their internet service provider: telling them to actually provide the service promised or get bent. The agency ordered Charter to pay a multi-million dollar fine and complete required expansion of its…Read more...

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Dockless bike-sharing, like dockless e-scooter renting, has proliferated across the U.S. at a rapid clip that hasn’t always gone over so well. Nowhere has it developed into such an issue like the City of Seattle, Wired contends today in a deeply-reported feature.Read more...

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Creepers, rejoice: after several months of testing, Instagram has killed a feature that alerted users when someone took a screenshot of their Stories. Long live the ability to discretely throw shade at all of your online frenemies!Read more...

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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

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Consumer DNA testing is going to the dogs. A Canadian testing company has been accused of sending back supposedly human ancestry results on a faux sample that actually came from a chihuahua named Snoopy, CBC News reported Wednesday. Remarkably, it’s the second company reported to have been fooled by doggy DNA in…Read more...

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MoviePass is a runaway train that relentlessly burns through cash to keep itself going. But the head of its parent company is doing a lot of press to insist that everything’s fine. In fact, he claims the theater subscription company is 2 million subscribers away from breaking even. An upcoming family plan could help…Read more...

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The US Government Accountability Office released a scathing report in May claiming that NASA’s most expensive projects have “deteriorated” significantly in the past year both in terms of added costs and scheduling delays. Earlier today, NASA had to explain itself in front of a Congressional subcommittee, where it…Read more...

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Google, seemingly aware that people are unnerved by just how much ad networks know about us, today said it’s refining how it lets you control what ads you see. The company has updated its ad personalization settings page, and in the process, has kindly reminded us that it’s easy to turn off personalized ads altogether.Read more...

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When a star meets the gravity of a black hole, chaos ensues.Read more...

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My eastern tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures watchers, get hype. An El Niño Watch is in effect.Read more...

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By now, you’ve probably seen the satirical posts where someone claims to have “forced a bot” to watch thousands of hours of video and then write their own script. The posts are funny, but if you haven’t realized, they’re jokes that don’t quite encapsulate how artificial intelligence works.Read more...

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Aquaman is Warner Bros.’ latest entry into the ever-expanding DCEU, but it’s also something much more fascinating on a technical level. It’s an action movie that takes place mainly underwater, something that could either be brilliant or absolutely terrible. While the first images from the film don’t give us an idea of…Read more...

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House Democrats are working to keep a flame to Facebook’s feet ahead of its anticipated responses to thousands of lingering questions over the handling of user data, as well the company’s ongoing efforts to weed out foreign-bought political ads targeting American voters. Read more...

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Maybe one day I’ll try an e-scooter, but for now, after spending weeks reading about their sudden emergence in cities across the U.S., with writers everywhere gushing about how, actually they’re cool, and that they could develop into a viable business and ease congestion, I’ve concluded that I absolutely hate them.…Read more...

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It’s good to have options, especially when it comes to ergonomics on the job. That’s why standing desks have become a hallmark of the modern workplace (or co-working space) despite their unclear health benefits. Still, if the man in charge wants ‘em, that means everyone’s getting ‘em, which is what happened at Apple.Read more...

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All around the globe, human activity is driving mammals to become more active at night, according to new research. Likely driven by a fear of people, many animals shift their schedules toward nocturnality to avoid running into us.Read more...

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You probably spend more time than you realize copying, moving, renaming, and otherwise organizing files on your Windows hard drive—so knowing how to do all of this faster and smarter can claw back a serious amount of time. Here are 20 of our favorite hacks and tricks for mastering File Explorer and file management in…Read more...

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If you’re arachnophobic, I hate to tell you this, but spiders can fly.Read more...

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NEW YORK, NY—On Wednesday, Ivana Trump, businesswoman, ex-wife of the president, and mother to his three most odious children, officially launched her campaign to fight adult obesity in the United States by way of a diet of pasta and cookies. The event was held at the headquarters of American excess itself, the Oak…Read more...

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