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  • !HP releases Black Friday deals including big discounts on Envy laptops
    Black Friday is around the corner and companies like HP are already releasing their deals. HP just announced several online deals that mostly go live on November 23rd. Deals on most of the products listed below will go live on Thanksgiving, but in r…
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  • !These whales use boulders for a good back scratch
    Just like we use pumice stones to scrape dead skin off cracked heels during pedicures, bowhead whales may be using boulders at the bottom of the ocean to exfoliate, new research says. Identifying these scratching stones could be key to keeping human…
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  • !If Portugal is a net neutrality nightmare, we’re already living in it
    A few weeks ago, as it seemed more and more likely that FCC chairman Ajit Pai would successfully dismantle US net neutrality rules, California Congressional representative Ro Khanna tweeted an alarming-looking screenshot from Portuguese mobile carrie…
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  • !DJI’s latest pair of drone goggles are designed for racing
    Drone maker DJI has released a new version of its DJI Goggles for drone racers. They’re called the DJI Goggles RE, short for racing edition. The original DJI Goggles went up for presale this past April and, like those, the DJI Goggles RE look a bit…
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  • !How Hulu’s Runaways took its fresh look at superheroes directly from the comics
    Superheroes are a huge part of the 21st century pop culture landscape, but the characters spotlighted in TV and film generally weren’t actually created in the 21st century. Virtually every major DC and Marvel superhero project has been built around…
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  • !Crunch Report | Uber’s data breach and Apple’s self-driving cars
     Today’s stories: Uber’s big data breach, Facebook to single out election trolls, Apple’s self-driving car research and FCC issues final draft of plan to kill net neutrality. That’s it for this week. Tito’s back on Monday. A very Happy Tha…
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  • !AWS ramps up in AI with new consultancy services and Rekognition features
     Ahead of Amazon’s big AWS division Re:invent conference next week, the company has announced two developments in the area of artificial intelligence. AWS is opening a machine learning lab, ML Solutions Lab, to pair Amazon machine learning experts…
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  • !YouTube tightens rules on kid-related content
     YouTube, that strange stew of the best and worst content on the web, is cracking down on abuse and error relating to kid-focused video. Jokers and questionably ethical creators who targeted kids or used them in their videos will have a harder time…
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  • !The rise of SPACs
     Every few years efforts to redefine the IPO emerge, and as night follows day, investors get hurt and calls for tighter regulatory reform echo in legislative chambers and cable TV studios. The last significant “re-invention” emerged in the heigh…
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  • !Apple’s Thanksgiving ad is mostly about the AirPods
     Every year, Apple airs a new ad in the U.S. for Thanksgiving. Compared to other Apple ads, this is less about showing product features and more like a greeting card. This year is no different — you still see a lot of AirPods. Apple’s new ad is…
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  • !Elon Musk has finished building the biggest battery in the world
    Elon Musk made a bet to build the world's biggest battery in 100 days or he'd pay for it.And he's done.Tesla has completed installing its colossal lithium ion battery in South Australia, a Powerpack system with 100 megawatts of capacity. But now co…
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  • !Woman has a brilliant method of sneaking snacks into the movies
    Sneaking in your own snacks to a cinema can be an anxious moment.While some opt for the simple handbag stash, one woman by the name of Angela Brisk has come up with a novel way to hide all your delicious treats.SEE ALSO: Elevator technician reveals…
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  • !Ira Glass' NYC apartment listing as an episode of 'This American Life'
    Hi, this is Ira Glass. Today’s topic: My apartment. With my one-bedroom, 1,020-square-foot Chelsea apartment currently up for sale, we thought it would be a good moment to shut out politics and global events for a second to look inward, to someth…
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  • !New Zealand's nationwide Secret Santa is rather adorable
    It seems like if there's anywhere to be in the world, it'd be in New Zealand.These holidays, New Zealanders are set to again participate in a nationwide Secret Santa, organised by the country's postal service, NZ Post. SEE ALSO: Want to feel relax…
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  • !Want to feel relaxed over the holidays? Maybe choose red wine over shots.
    You are what you eat — and drink — to some extent. So during the Thanksgiving holiday when family tensions are running high, it can't hurt to be mindful of what you're sipping on.A new study from Public Health Wales looked at about 30,000 respon…
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  • !The 15 Best Black Friday Deals That You Can Buy Right Now
    Black Friday begins in earnest tomorrow (yes, we know it’s Thanksgiving), but you can get a head start on the shopping with a ton of deals that are already available. You can find all of the best discount throughout the weekend on our main Black Fr…
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  • !Be Thankful for What You Have, Past and Present
    Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve your life.Read more...
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  • !How Talking About Food Affects Your Dating Profile
    People like food, and people might like you more if you mention the right foods in your dating profile. According to data from one of the largest dating sites out there, these are the foods you should mention, and the ones you should avoid talking ab…
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  • !Save $100 On Mellow, the Sous-Vide Cooker That Has Dinner Ready When You Walk Through the Door
    Sous-vide was already a stupid-simple way to make incredible meals with minimal fuss, but Mellow’s sous-vide cooker has features that redefine convenience.Read more...
    - 8 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 8:56pm -
  • !Gifts for People Who Miss the Headphone Jack
    Some people just don’t like change. Whether it’s an unwanted redesign of your favorite website, a new, healthier recipe from your snack food brand of choice, or a poorly considered decision from America’s most popular Cupertino-based smartphon…
    - 9 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 8:30pm -

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