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You knew that there was something different about Apple’s big iPhone event this year when the company introduced Animoji, cute, animated cartoon emoji that would move and speak based on the motion of your actual face. “Oh,” you thought to yourself. “This is... new.”Read more...

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There are certainly some downsides to working aboard a massive container ship that criss-crosses the world’s oceans for months at a time. But through the lens of JeffHK’s timelapse camera, it’s hard to imagine a more soothing and relaxing career choice than roaming the open sea.Read more...

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HEALY, ALASKA—Bitter winters still dominate life in the Alaskan interior, but a practiced eye can spot the signs of a warming climate, particularly in the ground. Beneath the rolling fields of tussock scattered just north of the Alaska Range, what was once permanently frozen is starting to thaw. The impacts could…Read more...

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After months of build up and beta testing, the finished version of iOS 11 is out September 19, just a couple days ahead of the launch of the iPhone X. So what exactly can you do with it that’s new? Here are the big new features you should get to know.Read more...

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Anthony “the Mooch” Scaramucci is currently best known as the former White House communications director whose tenure lasted just five days and additionally resulted in ... loss of consortium.Read more...

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Sometimes a new gadget is just really cool-looking. It hits all the right aesthetic notes, boasts a flashy new technology and looks like something you want. But whether it’s something you need—or will be willing to empty out your wallet for—is another matter entirely.Read more...

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The Department of Homeland Security has moved to waive a stunning list of environmental regulations for the construction of Donald Trump’s stupid border wall. You know, the same one which depending on how lit the president happens to be at any given moment, he has promised would be between anywhere from 30 to 65 feet…Read more...

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Ah, the simple pleasure of a perfectly stacked soda display or an impeccably organized closet. Who doesn’t feel at least a little reenergized after a bout of over-the-top arranging? Turns out, our squirrelly friends might feel the same way about neatly-organized nuts.Read more...

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Three new iPhones were debuted by Apple on Tuesday, and despite how you swore yesterday that you’d be skipping this generation, you’re now considering spending a buttload of money on a fancy new device. This is what the expensive new iPhones will cost you with the Apple Upgrade Program. Read more...

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With Apple switching up its game and announcing three new iPhones today instead of the usual two, there’s now some confusion between which features come on which handsets. So to make things a bit clearer, here’s a rundown of all the major differences between the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X.Read more...

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Apple announced today that its newest phone, the ten-year anniversary iPhone X (or iPhone Ten, if you prefer), will unlock using facial recognition—and people are already panicking about it. But it seems like Apple has anticipated a lot of the concerns and we might not need to freak out quite yet.Read more...

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Some especially strange and unprecedented news broke late last week: Drug company Allergan sold the patent for its medication Restasis to the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe in Upstate New York. The tribe will exclusively license the drug back to the company, saving the potentially vulnerable patent from the competition of…Read more...

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You won’t be able to get the new face-watching iPhone X until November, but you also won’t have to wait nearly as long for software updates to any Apple Watch, iPhone, or Mac you already own, nor will you have to wait as long for the new iPhone 8, Series 3 Watch, and Apple TV announced today.Read more...

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Apple had their big-ass event today, in their brand-new land-spaceship, and in this big-ass event they had their big-ass announcement: the big-ass iPhone X. That iPhone X (pronounced like MacOS X and not Malcom X) will cost you a non-trivial $999, which is officially car-money, and not just phone-money. So, with this…Read more...

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Since launching a decade ago, the consumer genetic testing company 23andMe has sold people more than two million DNA tests revealing information about their health and ancestry. Mail-in spit tests, though, aren’t the company’s long-term plan for striking it rich. On Tuesday, we got a peek at what is: Turning the …Read more...

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As revealed by newly disclosed documents obtained from the US Department of Justice, a member of the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank tried to have Democrats, mainstream Republicans, and academics excluded entirely from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.Read more...

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It’s hard to stand out when you are one of millions of people with the same phone, but choosing the color of your iPhone can still afford you a semblance of originality. You’re not just like the other 700 million iPhone owners out there—maybe you’re just like 200 million of them?Read more...

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Back in 2014 Target, America’s eighth largest retailer, outfitted its employees with Apple products for stocking, pulling items, and other essential sales floor duties. iPod Touches in red plastic shells with scanners called “MyDevices” replaced the company’s old PDAs. But after three years, Target is moving to…Read more...

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Holy heck, everyone, Apple just announced new iPhones, and for the first time in years, they actually look new and different. The big headliner is the iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone Ten”) while the appearance of the iPhone 8 surprised some fans. Less surprising were upgrades to Apple TV and the Apple Watch. But…Read more...

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Depending on how you look at it, Equifax has some new career opportunities that are either dream positions (job security!) or employment hell: The credit reporting agency that recently copped to a historically awful data breach is now hiring fraud monitors and a fraud rules manager. And the date of the initial job…Read more...

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In 2012, the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg exhibited a work that predicted a terrifying future: She extracted DNA from discarded hairs, gum and cigarette butts and used it to predict what those anonymous strangers might look like. The traces of ourselves that we are constantly leaving behind, she thought, could unleash…Read more...

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Apple announced wireless charging for the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X today, but it wouldn’t be an Apple product without an expensive new accessory. Unfortunately, we don’t know how expensive the AirPower charging mat will be, but it’s coming next year.Read more...

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Apple is rolling out facial recognition to unlock its new iPhone X, as has been rumored for months and confirmed in leaks over the weekend. Read more...

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Today Apple took to the stage to seduce us with shiny new gadgets that we should definitely spend an absurd amount of money on because they are supposed to change the world. They might even save our lives—and Apple wants to make sure you know that with its super emotional opening videos. Fit with a stirring…Read more...

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Tattoos are very cool and I do not want to say bad things about them. Evidence of tattooing dates back thousands of years, and the art form has a long history across the world in various cultures. Tattooing has associations with wealth, crime, or seafaring depending on where in history you look. Today, there’s no…Read more...

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