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White House Staffers Claim Sean Spicer Had Their Phones Checked in Effort to Crack Down on Leaks

White House press secretary Sean Spicer—exhibiting behavior typical of a jealous lover or an uptight prep school principal—reportedly arranged a surprise phone check for White House staffers in an effort to crack down on information leaks. According to Politico, Spicer became aware last week that information from a… Read more..

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Scott Pruitt Is Dead Wrong About Public Perception of the EPA

Scott Pruitt, the recently confirmed head of the Environmental Protection Agency, spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) yesterday . He announced his plans for rolling back regulations and said that what he wants for the agency is what the American people want.

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LG G6 First Impressions: Back to the Basics

Smartphone design just isn’t as interesting as it used to be ; top phones are all basically beautiful slabs of glass and metal with glimmering displays that make you go “ahhhhh.” Last year, in an effort to combat the boredom, LG launched the G5 , an ambitious disaster of an Android phone, which was most notable for its… Read more...

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Gareth Edwards Used VR to Direct Rogue One’s Digital Scenes

If there’s anything Star Wars fans know about Gareth Edwards, it’s that he’s a very hands-on director . A recent demonstration shows how Industrial Light and Magic found a way to bring Edwards’ physical camerawork to the digital stage for Rogue One , using virtual reality. Read more...

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Blanket Your Home In Wi-Fi With Discounted Eero Mesh Routers

Eero is the first networking company to truly bring mesh networking to the masses , and their routers are back on sale for the first time since the holidays.

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We Were Wrong About How the Asteroid Apocalypse Will Go Down

Here’s a cheery thought to send you into the weekend: New research suggests that the greatest danger posed by an incoming asteroid is not from the cataclysmic impact of it striking the Earth—but from the enormous shockwave it produces when it enters the atmosphere. Read more...

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The Chemical That Killed Kim Jong un’s Half-Brother Is Horrifying

Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother, was assassinated last week by a nerve agent called VX, according to the Malaysian police as reported by the Washington Post . What the heck is VX, and why is it so awful? Read more..

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Apple ‘Looking Into’ Exploding iPhone 7 After Smoking Hot Video Goes Viral

On Wednesday an Arizona teen tweeted a video of her iPhone 7 Plus smoldering in its thick plastic case after it apparently exploded. Apple is “looking into it,” according to a company spokesperson

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OxyLED’s New Solar Spotlight Features Two Motion Sensors For $12

We’ve seen these solar-powered spotlights on sale from a number of manufacturers over the last few years, but OxyLED’s take on the category includes not one, but two motion sensors, giving it a whopping 210 degrees of motion detection. That means it’ll turn itself on even if you’re approaching it from behind, giving… Read more...

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How to Create a Minimalist Desktop to Be Proud Of

Your desktop is the first sight you see when you switch your computer on, and there’s nothing worse than flicking that computer on and finding yourself staring at a cluttered mess.

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