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Google’s new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones launched this week, but there’s only a handful of ways to buy one. While many users likely pre-ordered from Google or Verizon, Best Buy and Target are the other two big-name retailers currently selling the smartphones. Read more...

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For new parents, Alexa can be a huge help—it can create a playlist of lullabies or place an order for more boogie wipes or let you hear what’s happening in the nursery. But the voice assistant hasn’t always been so great at following social cues. Say you’ve finally gotten your infant to sleep and you very quietly ask…Read more...

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If you can charge your smartphone wirelessly, congratulations. You have arrived at the future, a time when the Herculean process of fumbling with a cable, inserting it into the bottom of your device, and waiting for the satisfactory tone feels archaic and silly. With one convenient, reasonably priced power pad, you…Read more...

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When you’re out sick from work, there’s often a lot of stuff that needs to be done before you can take some cough syrup and pass out on the couch next to a bowl of soup. Skip that work with this Siri Shortcut.Read more...

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I have never been much of a blender person. I don’t drink smoothies, and I’m usually able to puree, process or otherwise obliterate any and all food stuff with either my food processor or immersion blender. I am, however, quite impressed with the Ace Cooking Blender (made by the folks at Instant Pot) and its soup-…Read more...

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In our newest video series, Lifehackers of History, we examine the amazing accomplishments of notable people of the past. First up is science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein.Read more...

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The Mega Millions jackpot reached $1 billion earlier today, as a confluence of factors pushed it to record-setting levels.Read more...

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Using Apple’s “top podcasts” lists to find new podcasts is like using Nielsen ratings to discover new TV shows. You’re missing out on so much good shit. The top lists are dominated by a few categories (business, news, and true crime) and perpetually popular shows like This American Life and The Joe Rogan Experience.…Read more...

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Abortion pills are safe, effective, and legal, but in many parts of the US it can be difficult to actually get your hands on them. For the first time, an online service is making the pills directly available online, through a loophole that they say is legal in the US. Read more...

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A small but important change to Discord’s terms of service has big ramifications for users. The social app’s terms now include a class waiver, which would prevent participation in larger lawsuits. It’s supposedly meant to prevent frivolous lawsuits, but if you want to protect your consumer rights, a simple email will…Read more...

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Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I’m making a “western themed” cocktail, because a man on Twitter asked me very nicely.Read more...

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As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about local dealer service, manufacturer determined discounts and the risks of buying a used BMW.Read more...

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Most Apple Watch owners already know that you can bounce between different watch faces by flicking your finger across its screen. But did you also know that you can use your own photos and images as your Apple Watch’s wallpaper? You can display a single photo for your wallpaper or a collection of photos that change…Read more...

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If you’ve been struggling with our deadlift challenge because you don’t have easy access to a gym with barbells and heavy weights, this one’s especially for you. All of us can benefit, though. It’s time to try single-leg deadlifts.Read more...

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Here’s a secret: Kids’ favorite toys cannot be found on any store shelf. Instead, just about everything you need to stimulate, captivate and exhaust your young offspring is probably already in your possession, hiding in your linen closet, kitchen cabinet or garage. Once you start digging around your home (as my…Read more...

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There’s never a bad time of year to go camping, so go take a gander at Amazon’s one day camping sale. Featuring Victorinox Swiss Army Knives, LifeStraw water filters, Columbia apparel, Strongback chairs, and MPOWERD inflatable solar lanterns, there’s surely something in here that would add to your outdoor enjoyment.Read more...

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A big protein sale, cut-resistant gloves, and an extremely upsetting cat candle lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

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Hi! In this week’s edition of Tech 911—the column that attempts to answer all of your emailed questions (please email us your questions)—we’re taking a look at an issue that affects more people than you might think at first: updates. Specifically, should you really update your device to the latest and greatest version…Read more...

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In the upcoming 2018 midterms, health care is the most important issue for voters, with continuing protections for people with pre-existing conditions at the forefront of concern,Read more...

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I talk too much shit on the internet. I go to social media, the place we all go to scream now, and I see something bad. I quote the bad thing to mock it, thus spreading the bad thing, and inviting bad replies. I do this despite already having a job pointing to bad things and inviting bad replies for money, otherwise…Read more...

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The Root It Turns Out, Apartment Patty Has a Black Husband | The Concourse Don’t Fall In Love With Ted Cruz, Or You’ll Live An Unfulfilled Life | News It’s Always Sunny’s recreation of an iconic Seinfeld scene was eerily spot-on | Splinter Donald Trump Outdid Himself in Montana | Jezebel So Long, Lenny Letter |Read more...

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When you think of work gloves, you’re probably imagining thick leather gloves that protect you from blisters, but make you feel like you’re wearing mascot costume hands while you swing a hammer. But these Dex Fit gloves though are thin and form fitting, and yet still feature level 5 cut resistance, which can protect…Read more...

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Frozen pizza is the bastion of people who have no other alternatives: Too broke or hungry to cough up the dough or wait the 30 minutes for delivery, lacking the ingredients or wherewithal to make their own. For me, frozen pizza conjures up babysitter nights when I was a kid; since my parents were going out, it was one…Read more...

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Dear Salty: At dinner recently at a nice restaurant in my town, I asked the waiter if it would be possible to substitute certain seafood in the bouillabaisse. I saw that the restaurant had a scallop dish on the menu, so I asked whether I could get scallops in the stew instead of shrimp. He said sure, and I got my…Read more...

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How do you wear a baby carrier like a real man? Pretty simply:Read more...

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