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President Trump’s Translation Earpiece is Just Really Small

President Trump took some heat this weekend after it looked like he wasn’t listening to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni’s speech at the G7 summit.

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The TSA Will Soon Make You Unpack Even More Of Your Carry-On Bags

There are plenty of people who still reminisce about the days before airport security checkpoints were a thing, when they could kiss loved ones at the gates and all of that junk. But soon, we’re going to long for the days of more privacy: The TSA will soon make travelers tear apart carry-on bags at security. Read more..

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Travis Kalanick Loses His Mother in a Tragic Boating Accident

On Friday, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s mother, Bonnie Kalanick, was killed in a boating accident at Pine Flat Lake in California.

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British Airways Grounds Flights Following Global IT Problems

It’s a holiday weekend, but British Airways passengers aren’t getting the relaxing time off that they’d hoped for. Following a “major IT system failure” that “is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide,” the airline says that flights will have to be grounded until the problems are resolved.

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I Have One Question for Elon Musk

Are you ready, Elon? Read more...

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Donald Trump Calls Germans ‘Very Bad,’ Vows To ‘Stop’ German Car Sales In U.S.: Reports

At a NATO summit in Brussels with top EU leaders, President Donald Trump scolded Germany, and vowed to put an end to the country’s hefty car exports to the U.S., multiple German and now English-language news outlets report. Read more..

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Five ‘Fun’ Board Games About Real Disasters to Remind You We’re Completely Doomed

There are plenty of horror board games and tabletop RPGs that thrive on fantasy, whether it’s helping a ghost solve its own gruesome murder in Mysterium , or helping to stop (or aid) the rise of evil gods with Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game . But of course, the biggest horrors are the ones humans actually face in real… Read more..

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Russian University Lovingly Erects Giant Concrete Monument to Peer Review

Life as an academic is hard, if you discount the summers off and the whole tenure thing.

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If Someone Tries to Steal Your Car, Don’t Jump On the Hood

On Tuesday, 27-year-old Melissa Smith was filling up at a gas station in Milwaukee when a man jumped into the driver’s seat of her car, trying to steal it.

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Cordcutting Hits an All-Time High as Cable TV Reaches New Lows in Popularity

According to pretty much everyone, we’re in the “ golden age ” of television. But new data shows a huge jump in people who are ready to ditch cable as well as disastrous satisfaction ratings for the industry. Despite investing $300 million in fixing its customer service problems, Comcast managed to sink another six… Read more...

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