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Buried in Monday’s support update on iPhone 6S shutdowns was the news that that the problem might be more widespread than we thought.Read more...

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Back in October, it seemed like the smartwatch, specifically Apple’s variant, was as close to dead as a product selling over a million units can be. Market intelligence firm IDC reported that smartwatch sales were down across the board with the Apple Watch seeing a 71.6 percent decline since last year. In a massive…Read more...

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Labels are Gmail’s secret weapon that let you organize your inbox on your own terms. Once they’re set up, they do most of your message processing automatically and make it easier to skim through your inbox. If you’re not using labels in Gmail yet—or not using them with any kind of method—here are 6 ways you can start…Read more...

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The ocean is chock full of incredibly weird creatures that couldn’t possibly exist anywhere but under the sea. Like the crinoid, more commonly known as the feather star, which uses countless flapping arms to propel itself through the water—but that’s not the weirdest part.Read more...

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Each day, millions of parents try to limit their children’s screen time, but the allure of TVs and tablets seems almost impossible for some kids to resist. Thankfully, there’s now a solution to this daily struggle: You simply become The Pony.Read more...

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This is very probably one of the scariest places you can park your bum: at the very edge of a corner of a very tall building in downtown Toronto. To make it even worse, Oleg Cricket, the guy in the video, decided it would be a perfect time to start spinning around while he’s sitting too. I’ve never been so stressed…Read more...

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At this point, it would almost be bigger news if blood-testing startup turned blood-testing fuck up Theranos managed to do something right. Nevertheless, the company continues to amaze, somehow outdoing every embarrassing error with an even dumber and more painful blunder.Read more...

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Even when unlocking the very secrets of the universe, one must always put safety first. That’s why researchers at Stanford University 3D-printed a pair of tiny safety goggles before teaching a parrot to fly through lasers.Read more...

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Monday, Twitter announced it would come together with Facebook, Microsoft and YouTube to stop terrorist content online by creating a shared database of “‘hashes’ — unique digital ‘fingerprints’ — for violent terrorist imagery or terrorist recruitment videos or images that we have removed from our services.” This…Read more...

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After Apple announced it would offer customers replacement batteries for the iPhone 6S batch that randomly shuts off, the company now knows why the problem occurred: air. Specifically, ambient air a crucial battery component was exposed to for too long.Read more...

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2016 was a difficult year and 2017 doesn’t stand to get any better, so here’s the bad news—the ghost spiders have flown over to a remote island, evolving into new species scientists were previously unaware of. In order to fly, spiders use a technique called ballooning, turning their silk into a sort of kite that takes…Read more...

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The American home is replete with all manner of overpriced baubles and trinkets. But is your idlic suburban ranch house truly complete with an $85 rock in a bespoke leather pouch? Nordstrom thinks not. Read more...

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There’s not much more I can add to this because it’s just the lyrics of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody sillily played out in a short film. And since Bohemian Rhapsody is like the second or third most well known song in the US of A after, like, Happy Birthday and whatever nursery rhyme your mother sang to you, you’ll…Read more...

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Hemophilia is a devastating genetic condition—without the ability to form blood clots, those who have it risk bleeding to death from even the slightest cut. Read more...

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Russia’s aircraft carrier off the coast of Syria is contributing a fine tradition of being more of a floating joke than an actual warship. Yet another Russian Navy Su-33 fighter jet crashed in the Mediterranean Sea attempting to land on the gross as hell Admiral Kuznetsov on Saturday.Read more...

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The price of communal living at New York’s WeLive, the lavish space operated by co-working giant WeWork, is about to go up.Read more...

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It’s a good thing the season one finale of Westworld left so many things for viewers to discuss. They’re going to be waiting a long time for it to return.Read more...

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Trump may never remove that dumb tweet about climate change being a Chinese hoax, but there are signs that our prez-elect is warming up to the notion that maybe—just maybe!—global warming isn’t a liberal conspiracy. The latest signal came on Monday, when Trump met with former presidential candidate and noted climate…Read more...

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For months, 4chan and Reddit users have delved deep into the emails of John Podesta as they were released by Wikileaks and concluded that the emails contained coded language about a secret child-trafficking ring operating out of Comet Ping Pong, a Washington DC pizzeria—a ring ran by Podesta and former presidential…Read more...

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It snowed in Montreal today and, well, things got kind of crazy on the road. I don’t know how many car crashes happened in this one wild intersection, but from what I can gather, the icy roads basically turned all the cars, trucks, and buses into giant sleds that all somehow crashed into each other.Read more...

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Can’t decide what color Lexus to get? With the company’s one-of-a-kind LIT IS sedan, you can choose a different color, design, and even animation every morning as you head off to work. Instead of paint, the vehicle is covered in 41,999 programmable LEDs turning it into a giant, rolling display.Read more...

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A sweeping analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20 grams of nuts each day are less likely to develop potentially fatal conditions such as cancer and heart disease.Read more...

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The most fun I had watching the first season of HBO’s Westworld, a show about a theme park full of murderous robots owned by an angry gamer, occurred during last night’s finale. Spoilers ahead, for anyone who has watched fewer than three episodes of this show and also doesn’t have an internet connection.Read more...

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