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Why Southwest and Delta Are Blocking Middle Seats – While American And United Aren’t

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It makes sense why American and United would sell every last seat on a plane customers are willing to buy, why Southwest doesn't lose as much capping load factors and why doing so - they believe - will help them capture market share, and why Delta would take a more 'premium' approach that includes blocked middle seats. Continue reading ...

DualSense PS5 controller release date, news and confirmed features

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Here's everything you need to know about Sony's PS5 controller, now called the DualSense controller.

How to Watch the Penumbral Eclipse on July 4

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If you’re not a fan of fireworks (or the ones in your area have been cancelled), there’s something going on in the night sky on the 4th of July: a penumbral lunar eclipse. No, it’s not as flashy or loud as fireworks, but it probably also won’t cause your dog to shake and hide under the couch. Here’s how to watch the… Read more...

Finally some good news: Lufthansa resumes selling first class tickets

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Nearly every major airline has announced that they’ll emerge from the coronavirus pandemic smaller than they went in, shedding hundreds of aircraft and tens of thousands of staff in the process. First to go have been old planes that were slated to be retired soon anyway, and large jumbo jets that will be difficult to fill in a world of depressed demand for travel. We’ve already seen a number of a

Superb gaming laptop deals available right now thanks to the 4th of July sales

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Save yourself some serious cash with the latest 4th of July gaming laptop deals from Best Buy and Dell.

New Zealand Authorizes Several Film and TV Productions to Start Up, Including Lord of the Rings and Cowboy Bebop

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New Zealand is handling covid-19 better than most, with ongoing cases in the country down to a handful. That makes it a promising place to resume production on all those TV shows and movies we love, and the country has recently authorized a handful of productions to resume or begin inside the country’s borders. Read more...

How to enjoy the magic of 'Hamilton' without Disney+

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Hamilton is here for Disney+ subscribers. Thanks to the COViD-19 pandemic, Broadway will remain shut down through at least the beginning of 2021. But theater fans who subscribe to Disney+ received a gift on Friday in the form of a filmed version of Hamilton from 2016, featuring the original cast. It's great, and really a top reason to be a Disney+ subscriber at this point. In the more than five y

Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET

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Public fireworks shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. It’s planning to launch its 13th mission, “Pics Or It Didn’t Happen,” from a complex on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula at 5:19PM Eastern with a livestream (below) available 15 minutes before takeoff. The launch window is open until 6:03PM Eastern. This is only the third Rocket L

Pre-Order Final Fantasy VII Remake: World Preview for $22 and Expand Your Art Book Collection

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Joey Chestnut emerges again as the Nathan's hot dog champion

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Despite the coronavirus, competitive hot dog eating is still on. Competitive eater Joey Chestnut did not disappoint at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for 2020, where he scarfed down 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, breaking his 2018 record of 74 hot dogs and buns in the same time period. Darron Breeden came in second in the men's competition , with 42 hot dogs and buns consumed in 10 minu

Squid Are Nature's Fireworks

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Depending on where you live, you might have zero appetite for fireworks shows right now. It’s been a rough year, so why not unwind this Independence Day (or regular Saturday for non-Americans) with nature’s fireworks with the assorted creatures of the deep sea? Read more...

The explosive physics of pooping penguins: they can shoot poo over four feet

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Enlarge / Bombs away! When approaching a brooding penguin in its nest, it's best to beware of flying feces. Penguin poo can travel as far as 1.34 meters (about 4.4 feet), a new study finds. (credit: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images ) Nature is a brutal place, so during brooding, chinstrap and Adélie penguins are reluctant to leave their eggs unguarded in the nest—even to relieve them

Porsche unveils more affordable rear-wheel drive Taycan, but only for China

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Porsche is finally ready to offer a rear-wheel drive Taycan , but you probably can’t buy it — at least, not yet. As Autoblog reports , the company has unveiled a China-only version of the electric car that removes the front motor in favor of a RWD system that puts out 402HP with a 79.2kWh Performance Battery, or 469HP with the 93.4kW Performance Battery Plus. It wouldn’t be as useful in adverse w

Man Walks Out Of Hong Kong Airport After Three Months In Transit

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A Cathay Pacific passenger boarded a flight from Canada to Hong Kong back in March, intending to connect to Vietnam. Hong Kong transit was shut down March 25. Vietnam closed its border to arrivals. He lived inside the airport for three months. Then he walked out. Continue reading ...

How to watch Rocket Lab launch satellites for Canon, Planet and more live

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Rocket Lab is launching a rideshare mission today which includes seven small satellites from a number of different companies, including primary payload provider Canon, which is flying a satellite equipped with the camera-maker’s Earth imaging technology, including high-res photo capture equipment. The Electron rocket that Rocket Lab is flying today will also carry five Planet SuperDove Earth-Obse

Startups Weekly: Tech unicorns look to IPOs as Lemonade, Accolade boom

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Hundreds of tech-oriented startups worth a billion or more dollars had envisioned successful public offerings before the pandemic hit. But new tech listings slowed to nearly nothing this spring as companies have tried to adjust to the profound changes sweeping the world. Today, more and more companies are back to their previous plans, with Lemonade and Accolade finding an enthusiastic public this

Targeted: 50k Amex Delta bonuses with no lifetime restriction

The Points Guy / 2h
If you’ve been looking to give your Delta SkyMiles account a boost but have been held back by Amex’s once-per-lifetime rule , you may be in luck: Amex has been sending out targeted offers with no lifetime language. That means if you’ve previously received a welcome bonus for a card like the American Express® Gold Card , you won’t be barred from getting it again – assuming you were targeted for on

The Phineas and Ferb Movie Has a Release Date on Disney Plus

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Phineas and Ferb , the well-liked Disney cartoon with the extremely angular-headed protagonist, has been off the air for a solid five years now, which makes the impending release of a movie very welcome . Now that movie has a release date. Read more...

St. Regis Cairo finally opens after lengthy delays

The Points Guy / 2h
St. Regis is one of the most storied and luxurious hotel brands on the market, and in many ways the crown jewel of Marriott’s sprawling portfolio. After years of lengthy delays the St. Regis Cairo has finally opened to guests, as reported by One Mile At a Time , becoming the first St. Regis in Egypt and all of continental Africa (excluding the tropical St. Regis Mauritius). The 36-story property

4th of July sale at Best Buy takes $100 off this 55-inch 4K TV with a free Echo Dot

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A fantastic 4th of July sale at Best Buy, you can score a $100 price cut on the Insignia 55-inch 4K Fire TV and receive a free Echo Dot.

Scientists create special nose-swabbing robot to test for COVID-19

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In the future, a special robot designed to help protect healthcare workers may test you for the flu, COVID-19, and other pathogens that require a nose swab. The contraption was created by engineers at the Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM), which explains that the robot can be also be used to swab a patient’s throat for conditions like … Continue reading

You can pick up a Dell XPS 13 for cheap thanks to this weekend's 4th of July sales

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It's a great time to be shopping for a Dell XPS 13 with Dell's 4th of July sales offering savings of up to $150.

lelaid:Gene Tierney by Frank Powolny, California, July 1954

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lelaid : Gene Tierney by Frank Powolny, California, July 1954

This Week in Apps: India bans Chinese apps, Apple freezes game updates in China, iOS developer backlash continues

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idl

The coronavirus crisis just claimed another cruise line

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How long can a cruise line survive without revenue coming in from sailings? For Birka Cruises, the answer turned out to be about three-and-a-half months. The Sweden-based cruise operator on Friday announced it was shutting down due to the financial pressure caused by not being able to operate trips during the coronavirus pandemic . Like many other lines around the world, Birka Cruises hadn’t offe

An American Pickle Is a Classic Immigrant Story, Except for the Pickle Thing

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We’ve all heard the story. A family comes from the old country. They work hard. They hope. They dream. One of them… gets preserved in pickle brine. Read more...

How can you access British Airways lounges?

The Points Guy / 4h
Airlines offer many perks to their premium passengers in order to retain their business and justify higher fares. These perks typically include access to lounges as well as dedicated check-in areas, fast-track security, priority boarding and priority baggage handling. Some of these perks are more tangible and valuable than others, and access to a lounge to wait for the flight is certainly one of

YouTuber MrBeast challenged people to keep their finger on an app. It went for 70 hours.

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Jimmy "MrBeast" Donaldson is at it again. The YouTuber, who is known for his elaborate stunts and cash giveaways, challenged willing participants to join his " Finger on the App " competition. The premise was simple: Be the last person to take your finger off your phone screen while the game plays and win up to $25,000. Though the rules stipulated that all players who didn't cash out would decide

After Winning Credit Card Disputes, Passengers Are Getting Bills From One Airline’s Trustee

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The advice when an airline goes bankrupt is to get your money back for future tickets from your credit card company. If a business doesn't provide the services you paid for, your credit card company will get you your money back (usually). German law has an interesting quirk though. Apparently people who pay for services they haven't received are considered unsecured creditors in bankruptcy, and g

Cabin pressure: How pilots avoid disaster in the cockpit

The Points Guy / 4h
Being overloaded makes humans do funny things. Our focus narrows on the task at hand, tunnel vision sets in and it becomes difficult to notice other things. Our brain shuts out other senses and our hearing is the first to go. Have you been driving your car on the motorway in heavy rain, only to realize minutes later that your indicator was flashing away? In hindsight, it was obvious that it was s

LinkedIn says its extra intense clipboard snooping in iOS is a bug

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LinkedIn's iOS app has taken the ongoing issue of snooping at users' clipboards to whole, new level. The company has already said it's a mistake that will be fixed. The issue of iOS apps monitoring copy-paste data has been a subject of concern since March, when a pair of software developers published their research. Tommy Mysk and Talal Haj Bakry discovered that a large number of existing apps (a

Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps

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The clipboard privacy feature in iOS 14 is prompting more major developers to tone down their apps’ nosy behavior . To start, Reddit told The Verge in a statement that it would fix code in its iOS app that copies clipboard data with virtually every keystroke, as co-founder Don Morton discovered . There’s a “codepath” in the post composing tool that checks for web links in the clipboard

5G was going to unite the world—instead it’s tearing us apart

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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Photographer is my life ) The world came together to build 5G . Now the next-generation wireless technology is pulling the world apart. The latest version of the 5G technical specifications, expected Friday, adds features for connecting autonomous cars , intelligent factories, and Internet-of-things devices to crazy-fast 5G networks. The blueprints reflect a global

Xiaomi phone cameras could borrow a feature from the Google Pixels

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An incoming Xiaomi software update suggests that its built-in AI will soon be able to pick good pictures for you.

Microsoft Stores are dead – now’s the time to stop copying Apple

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Opinion: Microsoft fails when it’s trying to copy its competitors – it’s much better when it’s doing its own thing.

Which group streaming service is right for you?

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No company has quite figured out the perfect group streaming app , but Hulu and Plex have both put together intriguing solutions for this era of social distancing. Hulu has leveraged its massive and diverse streaming library to offer Hulu Watch Party . The feature's a simple way to sync up playback with a handful of friends and chat with them while you watch Hulu programming. On the other side of

TikTok Stars Tati and Devin Will Meet

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Two rising stars on the app have amassed a huge audience by playing along with their followers’ fantasy of romance.

Prime location and great views: A review of the Boston Marriott Long Wharf

The Points Guy / 5h
Editor’s Note: During the COVID-19 crisis, our team has temporarily ceased taking review trips. However, we have resumed the publication of new flight , hotel and lounge reviews, from trips taken before the lockdown; and we are also republishing a selection of reviews from previous years. As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follo

Netflix just released its best UI customization feature to date

SlashGear / 5h
If you’re like the average Netflix subscriber, you’ve likely started to watch some random show or movie, only to realize that you really don’t want to watch it. You exit the show and continue to browse, but there’s a problem — every time you launch the app, that barely-watched and unwanted show reappears in your ‘Continue Watching’ row where you’re … Continue reading

Google Makes Seasonal Savings Free for All Nest Users

How-To Geek / 5h
Google wants to help Nest users save money, and in that spirit, it’s making the Seasonal Savings program free for all thermostat owners. Until now, Nest users only got access if their utility provider belonged to the program. The savings program should cut back your energy use, and might even reward you depending on your utility. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Fallout TV show on Amazon Prime: trailer, release date predictions and what we know

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Everything we know about the just-announced Fallout TV series on Amazon Prime Video.

How one IndyCar driver turned his type 1 diabetes into an advantage

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Enlarge / Charlie Kimball, driver of the #4 TRESIBA / AJ FOYT RACING Chevrolet, races during practice for the NTT IndyCar Series GMR Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 03, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Like most of us, 2020 hasn't exactly going to plan for IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball. Here in July, we should already be midway through the seas

How to Record Discord Audio

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Discord is a great platform for gamers and other communities to come together and chat, offering text and voice communication for free. Discord doesn’t offer an option to record these conversations, but it is possible using third-party solutions. Here’s how. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

A few good tech deals happening this July 4th weekend

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Enlarge / Activating Siri on an Apple HomePod speaker. (credit: Jeff Dunn ) Greetings, Arsians! It’s Independence Day in the United States, so the Dealmaster is back with a special Fourth of July edition of their usual tech deals roundup. While today’s holiday isn’t well-known for providing big discounts on tech—the biggest price drops will still come on Black Friday and Cyber Monday—we've found

Port Masters: inside the studios responsible for keeping your favorite games alive

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With game publishers keener than ever to fill the space between blockbuster releases, studios that specialize in porting are seeing increased demand.

Take Online Cooking Classes with Celebrity Chefs for Charity

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With all this time at home this year, a lot of people have been getting into cooking. While some are just starting off and mastering basics like eggs (they’re harder than they look!), other more experienced home chefs are taking on new, more challenging projects. If you fall into that second category—or just enjoy… Read more...

The remote British village that built one of the UK’s fastest Internet networks

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Enlarge / Laying some cable in rural UK. (credit: B4RN, Author provided / The Conversation ) Nestled between Lancashire’s stand-out beauty, the Forest of Bowland, and the breathtaking vistas of the Yorkshire Dales, the serene, postcard-perfect village of Clapham seems far removed from the COVID-19 pandemic. But when the British government announced a nationwide lockdown in mid-March, Clapham went

Everything you need to know about mistake fares

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At TPG, we paused traveling to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Local and federal governments around the globe are now debating the appropriate levels of isolation and distancing. Before booking that next trip, we recommend you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions . TPG is continuing to publish deals, reviews and general travel news to inf

Become More Resilient by Adopting the Finnish Approach of 'Sisu'

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that most people are capable of handling far more than they thought. During the past few months, many of us have experienced unprecedented changes to our work, home and social lives. And just when you think you there’s no possible way of taking on another single thing, something… Read more...

Chase Sapphire Reserve Review (2020)

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Chase Sapphire Reserve® 3x points on dining 3x points on travel primary CDW rental car coverage Annual Fee: $550 Apply Now I don’t think there’s a single card that has changed the premium credit card landscape like the Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card did back when it was introduced in the summer of 2016. Before the Sapphire Reserve was introduced, premium cards were thought of as only being for the

NASA remembers July 4 Mars milestone that made its rovers possible

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NASA is remembering one of its most notable July 4th events: the arrival of its Sojourner on Mars in 1997. Depending on your age, you may not be familiar with Sojourner, having instead learned about Curiosity, the now-defunct Opportunity, and perhaps even the Spirit rover, which was active on the Red Planet from 2004 to 2010. Lesser known is the … Continue reading

Animal Crossing fans get real about the fictional NookPhone

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons may be set in a tranquil island paradise, but even there you can’t escape the technology of the modern world. Every resident is issued a proprietary NookPhone in the game, which allows you to take photos, look at your list of DIY items, see what fish and bugs you’ve caught and even redesign parts of your island. And the longer you keep playing the game, the more feat

We traced Namco’s “new” Pac-Man demake to its source: A 2008 fan ROMhack

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This 2017 video of "Pac-Man CE for NES" bears a striking resemblance to a "new" demake Bandai Namco released on Switch last month. Last month, Bandai Namco announced a special bonus for Switch players who invested in the new Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 . In addition to 10 emulated Namco classics, the game's official Nintendo store page notes it includes "a newly created 8-bit demastered version

How to Easily Print Photos on Your Mac

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If you need a quick and easy way to print photos on your Mac, look no further than the Photos app, which comes bundled with macOS. It allows you to print single or multiple photos at custom paper sizes. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

8 Games to Play After Finishing 'The Last of Us Part II'

How-To Geek / 7h
The Last of Us was an exceptional, dark, story-driven technical masterpiece that defined a console generation. The Last of Us Part II looks set to do it again. Yes, The Last of Us Part II is dark and sometimes hard to play. Yes, there’s been some unjustified review bombing and conversations about the game’s violence and message. But, wow, is it an epic and important game. Read This Article on Rev

We're Never Getting True A-La-Carte TV, and Here's Why

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Play it again, Sam: this week Google announced that YouTube TV is receiving yet another price hike. It was met with resounding boos, despite the expanded Viacom channel lineup, as is always the case when these formerly value-focused live TV services suddenly lose a lot of value. Why can’t we just pay for the channels we want? Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Encryption-Busting EARN IT Act Advances in Senate

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Plus: A massive crime bust in Europe, a warning from US Cyber Command, and more of the week's top security news.

Games of the Generation: The super-heroic choreographed chaos of Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4

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Why Peter Parker’s PlayStation adventure is one of the best PS4 games ever.

Can a BBC reporter make better pizza than a machine?

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Picnic's machine is able to put together 300 pizzas an hour, but can a human make something tastier?

Dad horrified at £4,642 gaming app bill

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A father who paid £4.99 for his daughter to use a smartphone app was shocked to find a £4,642 bill.

Apple MacBooks could get glass keys for a more premium look and better durability

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A new patent reveals that Apple has a bright idea for glass keys that will make for a more robust keyboard.

iPad Pro deals offer up to $500 off in this weekend's 4th of July sales

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Save big with this weekend's iPad Pro deals, offering up to $500 off in the 4th of July sales.

Daily Steals Has a Refurbished Gaming Keyboard for Just $73

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Logitech G610 Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Refurbished) | $73 | Daily Steals | Use code KJORION Read more...

New Australian COVID Outbreak Linked To Sex Scandal In Quarantine Hotels

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Australia has fewer than 8500 total confirmed cases of COVID-19. The country's success appears to be a combination of effective policy response and luck. International arrivals of their own citizens required quarantine. But it’s those quarantine facilities that are the site of a new virus outbreak in Melbourne – and also of a sex scandal. Because the guards were having sex with the passengers bei

Electric scooters are available to hire, but you can't ride your own yet... right?

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Privately-owned scooters aren't permitted on the roads yet, but there might be another option.

A Bird’s Epic Migration Stuns Scientists and Wins Online Fans

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As researchers tracked his flight over 27 countries, a cuckoo became a celebrity and raised questions about how climate change could affect his species’ travel.

DJI Mavic Air 2 Review: The Best Drone for Taking Photos and Videos

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With a major camera upgrade, new automated flight modes, and longer flying times, this is the drone we recommend you get.

The 416 quadrillion reasons why Japan’s supercomputer is number 1

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Local Fox news stations had this English captioned version of a very popular, supercomputer-generated video from Japan. For a good part of last week, the unrivaled highlight of Japanese television—looped on news programs—was a short computer simulation of a salaryman sitting at his desk and coughing. Its primetime primacy is total: this cough is the Killing Eve of animated expectoration. The imag

The Best Studio Ghibli Movies to Stream on HBO Max (July 2020)

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Studio Ghibli has created some of the best animated movies, and now, they’re finally available on HBO Max. The studio’s adorable films transport you to unique worlds. These are 10 of its best you can stream on the service right now. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Virgin's fibre broadband deals come with a £50 voucher and super speed for £24/pm

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Looking for new fibre broadband deals? Virgin's latest offer seems to be one of the strongest out there right now.

Study warns fireworks can cause long-term lung damage

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Fireworks are a fun way to celebrate a big occasion, but they may have consequences that last beyond an enjoyable evening under the sparkling lights. A newly published study warns that colorful fireworks like the kind often used at public celebrations produce toxic metal particles that persist in the air, potentially causing damage to human cells that come into contact … Continue reading

The Producer of 'Foundation' on Asimov, Covid-19, and Race in Sci-Fi

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Leigh Dana Jackson, the co-executive producer on Apple TV+'s forthcoming show, believes genre fiction has a role to play in addressing injustice.

How to Host a Virtual Watch Party

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Still sheltering in place? Good. Here’s how to watch movies with friends, even when you’re apart.

Here's another clue that the iPhone 12 won't come with a charger

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Will the iPhone 12 come with a bundled power adapter? According to a survey sent to customers... maybe not.

The future of cinema post-Covid: is it looking bleak?

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Movie theaters are beginning to reopen. But what safety measures are being introduced, and will there even be films tempting enough to pull audiences in?

How to Get the Best Photo Prints from Drug Store Printers

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There’s nothing quite like a printed photo. No electronic screensaver or digital photo frame can ever truly replace a cherished photo stuck to the door of the refrigerator or framed on the mantlepiece. And even if you don’t particularly like building a collage above your bed, a few well-chosen printed photos make a great gift. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Hamilton on Disney Plus lives up to the hype

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Hamilton is the biggest Disney Plus release since The Mandalorian, and it's a stunning show.

Galaxy Watch 3 release date, features, pricing and things you should know

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Countdown for the launch of Samsung’s next-generation smartwatch has officially started. After various rumors and countless back and forth, we have July 22 as the alleged release date; as it nears – we can expect more details of the watch to surface. From what we already know, courtesy some of the most credible speculations we have come across, the new … Continue reading

What can the iPhone SE (2020) tell us about the iPhone 12?

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The iPhone 12 is coming, but maybe the iPhone SE from earlier in the year can give some clues towards it.

28 great Fourth of July sales you won't want to miss

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Fourth of July is typically all about time with friends, beer, fireworks, grilled meats, and a few good sales. This year, we're left with beer, meat, and sales. So let's make the most of what we got. What follows below are 28 sales worth celebrating. Depending on what you're shopping for, you can enjoy 15% off if you spend $50 or more with the code JULYFOURTH15 or get an even bigger discount of 2

These durable, 'armored' charging cables are built to last a long time

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TL;DR: Say goodbye to tangles with Evercable's 4.35-foot steel armored cable for $18.95, a 17% savings as of July 4. Charging cables fray. It's a fact of life. Or is it? The team behind Evercable is on a mission to make their cable the last charging cable you'll ever need. And even if that's not feasible in the long run, the premise is certainly intriguing. So what makes Evercable different? For

Upgrade your BBQ game with 14 amazing deals on grilling tools

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The Fourth of July is a time for pool floats, BBQs, and great deals. Since flocking to the stores to spend your cash isn't the safest or best idea these days, we've done you the honor of rounding up some discounts on accessories to upgrade your BBQ game for the holiday and beyond. From tabletop grills and cleaning essentials to thermometers and toolsets, there's lots here to help you build out a

This face mask has a zipper, lets you eat and drink without taking it off

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TL;DR: Stay (relatively) protected (while still being able to eat and drink) with a zippered face cover for $26.99, a 22% savings as of July 4. Unless you're living under a news-free rock, you know that cities everywhere are seeing spikes in coronavirus cases. Beyond social distancing and frequently washing your hands, the key to reducing the spread of the virus is simple: wear a mask . But how d

Adobe Lightroom alternative Luminar is on sale for 75% off

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TL;DR: Edit your photos with the award-winning Luminar 4 bundle for $59, a 75% savings as of July 4. You know what they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this day and age, it could also be worth thousands of dollars. Whether you're navigating a marketing campaign for your business or simply trying to achieve the perfect Instagram post as an aspiring influencer, it all starts with a goo

Stream all your favourite shows with Surfshark

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TL;DR: A two-year subscription to Surfshark is on sale for $1.99 per month as of July 4, saving you 83% on list price. There is nothing worse than subscribing to a streaming service and finding out that the show you wanted to watch isn't available in your location. Thankfully, there is something you can do to avoid this upsetting situation. VPNs hide your real IP address so streaming services can

TikTok seeks to distance itself from China - and the reason is obvious

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Following the ban on this short video app and 58 others by federal authorities in India, the Chinese company had taken to social platforms to claim that they'd respond soon.

iPhone production in India gets back on track as government relents

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Apple's two factories in India were idle over the past week as production was disrupted due to delays in customs clearance of their shipments from China.

This Year’s Summer Campground: Our Bedrooms and Living Rooms

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Summer camp in the pandemic looks just like a screen. But what happens when kids run away from the computer?