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Yamaha’s YAS-207BL was the first sound bar on the market to simulate surround sound with Dolby DTS Virtual:X, which bounces audio off your walls and ceiling without the aid of satellite speakers. I tried it myself, and the result was surprisingly convincing.Read more...

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If you’ve seen a lot of people suddenly sharing uncannily similar artistic doppelgängers of themselves recently, Google’s facial recognition abilities and massive database of art are to blame. The tech giant recently recently added a new feature to its Arts and Culture app which allows users to snap a photo and…Read more...

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Ford has promised a Ford F-150 Hybrid and a battery electric performance car to be called the “Mach 1” for 2020. The company’s presentation at the Detroit Auto Show inferred the car would be a Mustang variant, but now Ford’s people imply it’s an SUV instead.Read more...

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The Center for Disease Control’s January 16th special session advising Americans on what to do in the event of a nuclear war will now be about what to do in the event of, uh, flu season.Read more...

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When last we checked in on the Donald Trump’s response to the opioid crisis, the news was hardly encouraging: The closest thing to someone at the helm was wildly corrupt New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and extremely bad liar Kellyanne Conway.Read more...

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The Trump brand is taking another hit as people on Yelp strike back over the president’s description of African nations, Haiti, and El Salvador as “shithole countries” this week.Read more...

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Billing the project as an experiment in ‘slow TV’, Australia’s SBS television network ran The Ghan: Australia’s Greatest Train Journey for 17 hours straight last Sunday. While some described the programming as ‘like watching paint dry’, other fanatics couldn’t put down the remote. A 3-hour highlights package of the…Read more...

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A “strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake” struck the southern coast of Peru on Sunday morning, leaving at least one dead, several missing, and dozens injured, CNBC reported.Read more...

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She’s looking for Tom Riddle. She thinks she can save him.Read more...

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For 38 horrifying minutes, residents and visitors in Hawaii thought they were going to die in a nuclear attack. People scrambled for cover, piled into shelters and basements, texted loved ones, and pondered how quickly life can end in a nuclear confrontation.Read more...

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If you’re still wrestling with a terrible inkjet printer at home, do yourself a solid and pick up the reliable Brother HL-2380DW monochrome laser printer today for just $92 today, down from its usual $130-$150.Read more...

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The original Dash Egg Cooker was one of the fastest items to ever join our bestseller pantheon, and now, you can score the best price in months on the Deluxe model. This is the same Dash our readers know and love, but now it can cook a full dozen eggs at once, rather than just six.Read more...

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I know, I know, another January Amazon fitness sale. But this exercise recovery promotion includes a bunch of items we haven’t seen discounted yet this year, including a bunch of foam rollers and Blender Bottles, to go along with the typical assortment of supplements. A few of our favorites are below, but head over to…Read more...

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Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, Wikileaks whistleblower, and trans activist Chelsea Manning has filed documents to run for a Senate seat in Maryland currently held by incumbent Democrat Ben Cardin, the Washington Post reported.Read more...

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SpaceX said its Dragon cargo vessel successfully made re-entry on Saturday morning after spending more than a month docked at the International Space Station, carrying over two tons of cargo including scientific gear, experimental manufacturing hardware, and live laboratory mice.Read more...

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On Saturday, smartphones in Hawaii lit up with the ominous warning, “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAD INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” A minor panic almost immediately ensued as the public wondered whether a nuclear warhead was indeed about to obliterate part of the U.S.Read more...

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Authorities have charged 25-year-old Los Angeles man Tyler Barriss with manslaughter for allegedly placing a hoax call that led to a Wichita, Kansas police officer shooting and killing an innocent man, the L.A. Times reported.Read more...

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Our readers have bought thousands of Yi’s home security cameras, but today, you can get it for $40 with code HKXW3LA5.Read more...

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Check out deals on Coleman camping gear, a home security system, a backup camera kit, and moreRead more...

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This winter I bought three Google Home Minis—two for me, and one for my lovely parents.Read more...

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This has been a winter of weird wonders. First it was snow in the Sahara. Then came ice balls on Lake Michigan. Now we’ve got to deal with ice jams.Read more...

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“You need people that are truly, truly capable” Donald Trump wisely explained to hedge fund manager John Paulson in September of 2016, vowing to appoint to his potential administration only people of “great competence.” Today those people spent 22 minutes figuring out how to use a phone.Read more...

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US Army officials say they replaced five Chinese-made surveillance cameras from Fort Leonard Wood, a base in Missouri, in response to news stories about the company that manufactures them. The five cameras were made by Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, which is 42 percent owned by the Chinese government…Read more...

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An emerging trend among pet owners is the practice of feeding dogs and cats raw meat. This idea is that we should put our domestic cats and dogs on diets that more closely approximate what they might eat in nature. New research from Europe shows the surprising degree to which germs and parasites can be found in…Read more...

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There could be a crisis in science, especially in the social and even medical sciences: Results are difficult to reproduce. Groundbreaking papers might reveal a first set of results, but attempts to repeat the studies reveal a different and sometimes even conflicting new set. Read more...

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