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Panicking About Your Kids' Phones? New Research Says Don't 18 Jan 2020, 11:09 pm

A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.

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Woman Accidentally Leaves Her Car Window Open Before A Blizzard And Realizes She Made A Huge Mistake 18 Jan 2020, 10:27 pm

After returning to her parked car, a woman was curious why there wasn't snow on her car following a blizzard and made a shocking discovery — she left the passenger window down by mistake.

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Watch This Guy Play The Fastest 'Super Mario Bros.' Speedrun Of All Time 18 Jan 2020, 9:17 pm

At a time of 4:55.646, YouTuber Kosmicd12 set a new world record for fastest speedrun on "Super Mario Bros."

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How Psychology Is Just Catching Up With The Effects Of Online Hate 18 Jan 2020, 8:44 pm

4 in 10 Americans have been harassed online. But while therapists and psychologists have studied cyberbullying of children for years, there's little research on how to help adults — mostly women — who've been targeted.

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Someone Dubbed Over Darth Vader With George Costanza's Father And It's Brilliant 18 Jan 2020, 8:16 pm

Darth Vader is made hysterical when his lines are dubbed over with Frank Costanza's hilariously cantankerous catch phrases from "Seinfeld."

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'Why Are We Not Winning Them?': Pete Buttigieg's White Supporters Are Baffled By His Lack Of Black Support 18 Jan 2020, 7:22 pm

"To him, all lives matter," said an Iowa voter who likes Buttigieg.

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What Happens If You Leave A Tooth Inside Coca-Cola For A Week? 18 Jan 2020, 6:05 pm

YouTubers put animal teeth in Coke for a week and saw what happened.

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National Archives Exhibit Blurs Images Critical Of President Trump 18 Jan 2020, 5:40 pm

The Archives acknowledged in a statement this week that it made multiple alterations to the photo of the 2017 Women's March showcased at the museum, blurring signs held by marchers that were critical of Trump. Words on signs that referenced women's anatomy were also blurred.

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Ozone Layer Recovery Is Being Undermined by U.S. Pollution 18 Jan 2020, 5:31 pm

The global response to the "ozone hole," as it came to be known in the 1970s, has long been held up as a model for environmental problem-solving — and the hope that we might yet be able to fix the climate crisis. Yet evidence has recently emerged that U.S. companies are still releasing ozone-depleting chemicals.

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For Bumble, The Future Isn't Female, It's Female Marketing 18 Jan 2020, 5:22 pm

'"We're not here to capitalize on equality,' Wolfe Herd said about Bumble's marketing. 'We don't need to slap 'The Future is Female' on a T-shirt and put it on our store.' It had, however, posted the phrase to Instagram."

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YouTuber Drives Electric Cars To The Absolute Limit Of Their Range — Which Can Go The Farthest? 18 Jan 2020, 5:07 pm

Mat Watson drives a Tesla Model 3, Audi e-tron, Jaguar I-Pace, Nissan Leaf, Kia e-Niro and Mercedes EQC to see which can go the furthest.

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The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy As We Know It 18 Jan 2020, 4:50 pm

A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and "might lead to a dystopian future or something," a backer says.

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A Beautiful Moment Is Born When Tiny Deer Meets Tiny Human 18 Jan 2020, 12:45 am

We don't deserve this goodness.

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Homelessness In The Living Rooms Of The Rich, And More Of The Best Photography Of The Week 17 Jan 2020, 11:42 pm

A traveling Wally, a quirky love letter to New York and other best photos of the week.

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This Is the Guy Who's Taking Away The Instagram Likes 17 Jan 2020, 11:40 pm

Adam Mosseri, chieftain of Instagram, wants to keep the platform a safe, special space. That means learning from the mistakes of its parent company: Facebook.

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How The Nintendo 3DS Became A Defining Console Of The 2010s 17 Jan 2020, 11:22 pm

The Nintendo 3DS was a marvel of handheld gaming in the 2010s. Despite the Switch, it's still got plenty of adherents today.

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Simone Giertz Makes A Coffee Table Out Of 20,000 Matches, Sets It On Fire 17 Jan 2020, 10:01 pm

As fun as it is watching it burn, we kind of want to own a coffee table like that?

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The $119 Billion Sea Wall That Could Defend New York ... Or Not 17 Jan 2020, 9:12 pm

A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate.

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Navy SEAL Critiques War Movies On How Realistic Their Combat Scenes Are 17 Jan 2020, 8:56 pm

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink goes over popular war movies and gives a breakdown of how realistic things are being depicted.

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A Baseball Expert's Guide To The Nutty MLB Cheating Scandal 17 Jan 2020, 8:42 pm

The sign-stealing scandal that has enveloped the Houston Astros and Major League Baseball seems to morph, alter and expand itself by the second. Let a baseball expert walk you through it.

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How America Uses Its Energy, Visualized 17 Jan 2020, 8:30 pm

With scientists sounding the alarm that we need to reduce our usage of greenhouse gas-intensive fuels soon, it's interesting to take a look at where we derive all of our energy.

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Man Sees Moose Heading Straight Towards Him, Immediately Does The Right Thing: Hide 17 Jan 2020, 7:15 pm

You can't run, but you can hide.

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Albert Haynesworth Doesn't Need Your Love. Just Your Kidney 17 Jan 2020, 6:55 pm

The last time the Titans were relevant, he was the scowling, unrepentant face of their savage defense. Much has changed. Much has not.

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The UFO Tape That Was Never Supposed To Be Released 17 Jan 2020, 6:41 pm

It was the video that ushered in the UFO renaissance: a grainy clip showing the Navy's encounter with a mysterious aircraft in 2004. The Pentagon says the public was never supposed to see it. So who leaked it? How'd they do it? And what does the footage actually show?

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The Moment The Niagara Falls Ran Dry in 1969, In Photos 17 Jan 2020, 6:27 pm

In June 1969, the US Army Corps of Engineers turned off American Falls, one of three waterfalls that makes up Niagara Falls. The engineers wanted to find a way to remove the unseemly boulders that had piled up at its base since 1931, cutting the height of the falls in half.

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Become A Full-Stack JavaScript Master With This $13 Training Course 17 Jan 2020, 6:26 pm

JavaScript is the backbone of the internet. You can code an entire website using just JavaScript tools! The Complete Full-Stack JavaScript Course will show you how, and it's just $13 now.

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Ranking Veggie Chips By How Healthy They Are 17 Jan 2020, 5:38 pm

Veggies Straws? Terra Chips? Green Pea Snack Crisps? Which can I eat like a whole bag of Doritos without the unpleasant aftermath of eating a whole bag of Doritos?

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The Psychology Behind Over- (And Under-) Packing 17 Jan 2020, 5:11 pm

Trip destination, previous travel experiences and luggage type are some of the factors that influence how we pack.

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Car Collides With Speeding Train After Getting Stuck Behind The Crossing Bars 17 Jan 2020, 4:54 pm

A very unlucky driver got his Mini Cooper wedged between the crossing bars and was struck by a passing train, but fortunately, no one was badly injured.

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This Week's Best Memes, Ranked 17 Jan 2020, 4:10 pm

It's an internet fight and only the funniest meme will emerge victorious. This week's challengers? Teriyaki Boyz memes, Oscar nomination memes and kebab shop fight memes.

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Brands Never Say Die 17 Jan 2020, 1:34 am

Payless ShoeSource is the latest zombie company to reemerge from bankruptcy.

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Why Manhattan's Skyscrapers Are Empty 17 Jan 2020, 12:54 am

Approximately half of the luxury-condo units that have come onto the market in the past five years are still unsold.

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Woman Captures On Video Wild Footage Of Her And Her Husband Pursuing Kidnapper In 100-MPH Car Chase 17 Jan 2020, 12:15 am

Amanda Disley and her husband noticed something was iffy about a blue Honda Civic and thanks to their instincts, Charlotte Moccia, the kidnapped 11-year-old girl, was saved.

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Why Are America's Ski Areas Dying? 17 Jan 2020, 12:04 am

The ski industry is in crisis. Millennials just don't ski as often as baby boomers and take shorter trips. How did skiing lose its mojo?

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Every Place Is The Same Now 16 Jan 2020, 11:28 pm

Thanks to the smartphone, nowhere feels especially remarkable, and every place adopts the pleasures and burdens of every other. It's possible to do so much from home, so why leave at all? Now the home is a prison of convenience that we need special help to escape.

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Adam Sandler Stars As A Times Square Street Performer Named Goldman In This Quirky Short Film 16 Jan 2020, 11:06 pm

The Safdie Brothers reunite with Adam Sandler in this short film about a Times Square street performer.

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Dakar Rally Car Does A 720-Degree Roll On Sand Dune, Keeps On Driving Like Nothing Has Happened 16 Jan 2020, 10:11 pm

While racing at the Dakar Rally, driver Fernando Alonso somehow managed to keep going after a double roll crash.

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The Distribution Of The World's Wealth, Visualized 16 Jan 2020, 8:34 pm

If you had to visualize the world's wealth, who would have the biggest piece of the pie?

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Digg Deals: Save $30 On Apple AirPods 16 Jan 2020, 8:13 pm

Live that cord-free life with Apple's Bluetooth earbuds. Right now, you can grab the latest model of AirPods with a charging case for just $129.

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Guy Jumps Into The Water Holding A Ball, Nearly Launches It Into Orbit 16 Jan 2020, 8:07 pm

We're sure there's a complicated physics explanation for why this happens, but as far as we're concerned, the water made the ball go far and we want to try this.

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What If The Earth Was As Big As The Sun? 16 Jan 2020, 7:41 pm

What would life on Earth be like if it was the size of the sun? Surprisingly, horrible as it turns out.

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Heroic Artist Attempts To Improve 'Cats' By Removing The Uncomfortable Design Elements 16 Jan 2020, 6:45 pm

YouTuber LavenderTowne takes a whack at making "Cats" more pleasing to the eye.

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The Moment A Cat Realizes He's Living With Two Big Dog Idiots 16 Jan 2020, 6:29 pm

Just look at the look of utter contempt on Simon the cat's face as his dog housemates carouse.

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How Do Rice Cookers Know How Long To Cook Rice? There's A Simple, Brilliant Trick Behind It 16 Jan 2020, 12:48 am

We've never really questioned how our rice cookers know when to turn off — turns out, there's a clever mechanism at work.

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Watch How Thai Traders Clear The Way For An Oncoming Train At The Maeklong Railway Market 15 Jan 2020, 5:12 pm

The Maeklong Railway Market takes place in the path of an active train and traders have to get out of the way frequently.

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The Sound Of A Wolf Pup Howling For The First Time Will Melt Your Heart 13 Jan 2020, 5:39 pm

We could listen to this all day.

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This Cookbook Is Packed With Delicious Healthy Recipes 3 Jan 2020, 10:44 pm

If you're interested in prioritizing nutrition this year, Michelle Anderson's "Healthy Cookbook for Two" is a must-have for your shelf.

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