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Speculation about Russia’s interference in the U.S. Presidential election has run rampant throughout the campaign. Now, researchers from two independent groups have confirmed that Putin’s minions wielded a complex misinformation apparatus to unleash a “firehose of falsehood” on the American public.Read more...

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It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than catching up on some of 2016's best scifi and fantasy films ?Read more...

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We can put a man in space, but once he’s there, NASA still has no idea what to do with his shit.Read more...

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Simplehuman takes mundane household objects like trash cans, shower caddies, toilet brushes, and paper towel holders, and turns them into functional works of art.Read more...

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Anker’s home goods brand, Eufy, put its new set of copper string lights back on sale today for their lowest price ever, complete with adjustable brightness and multiple effects. We’ve seen cheaper string light strands in the past, but never with a remote control.Read more...

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Officials in Japan have announced a plan to build the world’s fastest supercomputer in a bid to reaffirm the country’s place as a leader in technological advancement.Read more...

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Duncan Jones talks about how he’d want to do a Warcraft sequel. Sean Gunn teases the opening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Ben Mendelsohn talks about the difference between Darth Vader and Director Krennic in Rogue One. Plus, new clips from Supergirl and Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers get!Read more...

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Your phone can entertain you, inform you, and keep you connected to the people that matter the most—but it can also be a help in times of emergency. Whether you find yourself in a genuine life-and-death situation or just an awkward social encounter, your phone can help you escape. These are the apps you should keep…Read more...

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There’s always that person that has an Ugly Sweater Party for the holidays, and usually you’re running to the nearest thrift store to find one. Be prepared this year with Amazon’s sale on festive holiday sweaters. There are so many good ones, you won’t be able to choose which to get. But at around $20, maybe just get…Read more...

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Amazon wants to be your one-stop PC gaming shop this Black Friday with a Gold Box full of great deals.Read more...

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Black Friday, the uncontrollable growth on the scrotum of our capitalist society, is here again. Sure, you could buy yourself a 40-inch television, or an immersion blender, or a fascist Christmas ornament. But why not consider the other people in your life instead? That friend you secretly hate will love the options…Read more...

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The Israeli government has deployed its fleet of firefighting planes to combat a wildfire that has forced tens of thousands to leave their homes in Isreal’s third largest city, Haifa. The fires have been exacerbated by dry, windy conditions. Manpower and larger aircraft are being sent from other countries.Read more...

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Long before the days of WinAmp visualizers, the oscilloscope was making sound visible in green on black glory. Few have really pushed the potential of this rudimentary little device. But this is what happens when you make music from sounds that already produce recognizable visuals.Read more...

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Another week, another edition of Palmer Watch.Read more...

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Since the film was announced, the question of whether or not Rogue One would stick with the tradition of the mainline Star Wars films and have its own ‘opening crawl’—has been asked a bunch of times. Disney has seemingly been back and forth on this, but we might actually have an answer now.Read more...

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Using e-cigarettes is a great way to stop smoking. But lately, the futuristic products have become a different kind of health hazard. Yesterday, a man at Grand Central Terminal in New York suffered burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pants. The security video of the incident is remarkably similar to an…Read more...

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Of the many things I find absurd about the Catholic Church, my alma mater, one of the most unfathomable is that they expect us to go into a dark, usually too-hot booth with an adult dude we don’t even know and tell him everything we’ve done wrong. Confession is a little bit like therapy, but without the benefit of…Read more...

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We barely know anything about Josh Boone’s upcoming adaptation of young X-Men series New Mutants for Fox, but a purported new series of animated storyboards from the film at least gives us a taste of what heroes we can expect—and the villain they’ll face off against.Read more...

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Reddit’s CEO Steve Huffman has been caught editing comments of users of the infamous pro-Trump subreddit The_Donald. For a site which prides itself on “authentic” conversation, the ability of site administrators to secretly alter content has drastic implications.Read more...

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Jill Stein is not exactly every liberal’s favorite person lately. But now, she’s gone and raised the necessary funds for a recount which should please many. Or actually, maybe it’s not the necessary amount, she needs more.Read more...

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Sphero’s Force Band, a gesture-based wearable remote that made you feel like an actual Jedi while you controlled its wildly popular BB-8 toy, is now further increasing your ‘mastery’ of The Force with the addition of IFTTT support letting you control other things in your home, including your smartphone, using simple…Read more...

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We see lots of deals these days on the original Philips Hue starter kit, but the second generation set includes a Siri-compatible bridge and brighter bulbs (800 lumens vs. 600). And right now, Amazon is matching the lowest price we’ve seen on the second generation. Get the bridge and three bulbs for only $120.Read more...

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If it’s your first time preparing a bird for your Thanksgiving feast, you’ll understandably be a little nervous when it comes to time to carve it up for dinner. But there’s no reason to stress over slicing up the perfect portions if you’ve got access to a hundred thousand dollar industrial waterjet machine.Read more...

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As the end of the year draws near, thoughts turn to family gatherings and celebrations—and the obligatory tech support session for your not-so-computer-savvy relatives. If you want to maximize the good you do and minimize the time you spend doing it, here are five steps to focus on.Read more...

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Ready to experience meat in a whole new way? Amazon’s currently offering the Bluetooth model of Anova’s excellent Sous Vide immersion circulator for $99, easily the best price we’ve ever seen. Read more...

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