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3 Pieces That Have Changed My Everyday Style

The key to everyday dressing is to find signature items you can wear on repeat and outfit combinations you can put on without even thinking twice. Studies have shown that we have a limited amount of mental energy when it comes to making decisions during the day, and we should make an effort to minimize our options when it comes to things like what to wear in the morning and where to go for lunch.

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Gravitational waves might be able to transfer data

We might simply think of gravity as the things that makes apples bop us on the head or keeps us from floating away into space. Gravity, however, is almost everywhere.

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Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy

Sears, which invented the strategy of selling everything anyone with a mailing address long before Amazon, has been mortally wounded by its spiritual successor. After nearly a decade of struggle, the US retailer announced that it has filed for bankru...

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Meghan Markle Is Pregnant—Here’s Everything We Know

Congratulations are in order for the royal family: Meghan Markle is expecting her first child with Prince Harry! Kensington Palace  confirmed the news in an Instagram post, revealing that the new bundle of joy is due in spring 2019. No word yet on the sex or exact due date, but you can bet we'll be waiting with bated breath to find out. The news comes on the first day of the couple's two-week trip to Australia , New Zealand, Tonga, and Fiji.  "Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public," Kensington Palace wrote in a statement.

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Pixel 3 features coming to older Pixels but not all

It seems that Google is finally learning the tricks of the trade as far as marketing generation after generation of smartphones go. While before it would aim for feature parity through pure Android experiences on Nexus devices, it is now making some features exclusive to its latest gen Pixel phone. Fear not because some of those Pixel 3 and Pixel … Continue reading

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Google AI can spot advanced breast cancer more effectively than humans

Google has delivered further evidence that AI could become a valuable ally in detecting cancer. The company's researchers have developed a deep learning tool that can spot metastatic (advanced) breast cancer with a greater accuracy than pathologists...

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Need a New Fall Wardrobe Staple? Try a Striped Sweater

Striped sweaters are one of those items that are always good to have in your closet. They're cozy, practical, and remain appropriate for most seasons. We particularly love stripes because they're one of the easiest prints to wear ; you can experiment with colors and patterns in a way that still feels familiar

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5 Shoes on My Black Friday Shopping List

The day after Thanksgiving can go one of two ways for you: Either you spend the day napping at intervals from all the turkey you ate yesterday, or you wake at the crack of dawn to ambitiously go after all the Black Friday sales happening at your favorite stores. If you're gearing up for the latter (which you probably are, given that you're reading this), it's all about preparation.

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Galaxy Note 9, iPhone XS Max battery test isn’t what you expect

All the advanced features in a smartphone would be pointless if your mobile device doesn’t survive long enough for you to plug it in at the end of the day. In lieu of the long-dead practice of replaceable batteries, OEMs are now being asked, often demanded to put larger batteries into smartphones that are growing larger every year anyway. Naturally, … Continue reading

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Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air

Scientists might have a particularly clever way to help the environment: they've developed a material that can not only heal itself, but could reduce CO2 levels in the process. The substance uses its combination of a gel-like polymer with chloroplas...

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