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Deadspin The Vegas Golden Knights Inexplicably Just Keep Winning | Jezebel Caitlin O’Heaney Breaks N

Deadspin The Vegas Golden Knights Inexplicably Just Keep Winning | Jezebel Caitlin O’Heaney Breaks NDA to Publicly Allege That Val Kilmer Punched Her During a Movie Audition | Splinter Yale Senior Tells Heartbreaking Story of Accidentally Turning Her Dad in to ICE | Earther The Ocean Could Swallow New York Sooner Than…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Universal Paperclips Guide: 3 Tips for Beating the Addictive New Clicker Game

The best video game of the year might just be Universal Paperclips, a browser-based clicker that explores the dangers of unchecked artificial intelligence. It’s kind of like FarmVille, but instead of growing vegetables you’re making paperclips—and (spoiler alert) you might just end up destroying the world in the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Future of Online Dating Is Unsexy and Brutally Effective

When I give the dating app LoveFlutter my Twitter handle, it rewards me with a 28-axis breakdown of my personality: I’m an analytic Type A who’s unsettlingly sex-focused and neurotic (99th percentile). On the sidebar where my “Personality Snapshot” is broken down in further detail, a section called “Chat-Up Advice”…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Adequate Man Some Of The Times I Didn’t Consent | Jezebel Alice Glass Details Crystal Castles Band M

Adequate Man Some Of The Times I Didn’t Consent | Jezebel Alice Glass Details Crystal Castles Band Member Ethan Kath’s Abuse in Harrowing Statement | Splinter Here Is a Real Thing a United States Senator Said Today | Earther Tesla Just Installed a Solar Panel and Batteries For Puerto Rico’s Children’s Hospital | The…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Get Verified and Maybe Twitter Will Answer Your Harassment Report

Everyone knows that Twitter is horrible at fighting harassment, but the Daily Beast recently explained why, quoting anonymous former employees who blame understaffed support teams, inadequate training, and a catch-all response flowchart that doesn’t allow for common sense or individual judgment. They also revealed…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Put Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self Defense

Even if they haven’t gone so far as to get formal self-defense training, many people (particularly women) have considered what strategies they’d deploy if they were attacked by a stranger. A popular thought is that one would use an object on your person as a weapon of defense—like keys, for instance.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Win at Social Media After a Breakup

Ever since that first “Dear John” letter was delivered by carrier pigeon, breakups have sucked, but social media makes them suck harder. Even if you block, hide, and unfriend, you can still be attacked by an unexpected photo of your ex posted on the accounts of mutual friends. Rather than be the victim of such […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy the iPhone X at Launch, According to One of Apple’s Founders

The iPhone X is almost here, but one of Apple’s biggest supporters isn’t very excited for the new phone. Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder who’s been cheering from the sidelines since he left the company in 1985, said he won’t be picking up the iPhone X on day one in an interview with CNBC.Read more… […]

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These Easy Skillet Arepas Are the Perfect Vehicle for Leftovers

Arepas, those golden brown discs made of corn masa (dough) that usually get stuffed or topped, are the “daily bread” for a lot of Latin Americans (Especially if you hail from my home country of Colombia or neighbouring Venezuela.) Although not technically a bread, they can be consumed at any time of the day, much […]

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How Apps Use Your Photos to Track Your Location 

If you’re worried about apps tracking your location, it’s not enough to limit your location sharing. You need to limit camera-roll sharing too. If you’ve ever given an app access to your camera roll—to take photos, or store screenshots, or any given reason—you’ve also let it see where all those photos were taken.…Read more… Continue […]

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Deadspin Pistons Home Games Are Already Attendance Disasters | Jezebel Condé Nast International Appe

Deadspin Pistons Home Games Are Already Attendance Disasters | Jezebel Condé Nast International Appears to Have Blacklisted Terry Richardson | Earther There’s a Huge Drinking Water Problem Plaguing Rural America, Too | Very Smart Brothas Deon Cole’s Apology to the Black Race Is the Blackest Thing That Happened This…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Cheat on a Lie Detector Test

Polygraph machines, better known as lie detectors, are bullshit. They can’t tell whether you’re lying, just whether your body is doing some of the things that bodies do when we’re nervous: sweating, for example. But there are a few tricks that, according to rumor, can let you mess with the results.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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