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Forza Horizon 5 Is Full Of Jeeps After Fans Find Exploit

Wondering why Forza Horizon 5's marketplace is suddenly full of shitty old Jeeps when there’s a whole world of fast and expensive sports cars out there?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Throw Away These Recalled Salads, FDA Says

Technically, washing lettuce or other greens and preparing them for a salad isn’t difficult, or even particularly time-consuming—but when it’s 7 p.m. and you’re exhausted and still need to get some form of dinner on the table, bagged salad can come in handy. That is, unless it’s potentially contaminated with Listeria…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Throw Away These Recalled Salads, FDA Says

Technically, washing lettuce or other greens and preparing them for a salad isn’t difficult, or even particularly time-consuming—but when it’s 7 p.m. and you’re exhausted and still need to get some form of dinner on the table, bagged salad can come in handy. That is, unless it’s potentially contaminated with Listeria…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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A Brief History Of Gasoline: The Original Sin Of General Motors

The corporate triumvirate responsible for the introduction of lead into the world’s gasoline supply would not be complete until William Crapo Durant’s upstart General Motors came under the control of the duPont family. Explosive (no pun intended) growth at the carmaker had come about in spite of its haphazard…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Brief History Of Gasoline: The Original Sin Of General Motors

The corporate triumvirate responsible for the introduction of lead into the world’s gasoline supply would not be complete until William Crapo Durant’s upstart General Motors came under the control of the duPont family. Explosive (no pun intended) growth at the carmaker had come about in spite of its haphazard…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Of Course The Robot Dogs Have Guns Now

We shouldn’t be surprised that most of the latest tech has a military use, but the speed at which cutting-edge creations are being armed to the teeth does seem a little disconcerting. The military’s latest robotic recruit is this quadruped, which has been armed with a rifle on its back.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Jeff Bezos Gets Plastered All Over Twitch Post Leak

Just days after Twitch suffered a giant security breach leaking over 125GB of data, the face of Amazon founder and chairman, Jeff Bezos, was seen trolling several of the streaming platform’s game directory pages. How it got there, or why, remains a mystery.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A North Carolina Man Stole A FedEx Truck And Crashed Into A Building Right Before Trying To Kidnap Someone

A man in Greenville, North Carolina stole a FedEx truck on Thursday morning and collided into a nearby warehouse as he tried to escape. The 31-year old man had hit a Cadillac WRX just moments before colliding into the building, and after he’d crashed, he ran back to the SUV and assaulted a child riding […]

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So You’re Telling Me A Private Rocket Company Is Unsafe, Toxic, And Bad For The Environment?

After taking his seat on Blue Origin’s inaugural flight, Jeff Bezos appeared changed by his trip into the atmosphere. Once back on terra firma, the world’s richest man pledged to use Blue Origin’s capabilities to help clean up the Earth.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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John Deere Workers Just Voted To Strike

John Deere workers are fed up. Amid stalled contract negotiations, Jacobin reports UAW workers across three states have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike. If it goes forward, John Deere may just be screwed. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Amazon’s New World MMO Won’t Let You Name Yourself Jeff Bezos

No, you cannot name yourself Jeff Bezos or any variant thereof in Amazon’s recently released and incredibly messy Massively Multiplayer Online Colonization Simulator, The New World. This is unsurprising given the extremely fragile egos of the most powerful men on earth.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Brief History Of Gasoline: Better Things For Deader Living … Through Chemistry

As we will see throughout this series, the business of adding known deadly toxins like lead to an already dangerous product like gasoline would take a special kind of amorality and disregard for human life and the environment. America’s new corporate form proved uniquely suited to such reckless commercial endeavors.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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One Of 2021’s Best Games Is A Match-3

Oh my goodness, there is so much going on in Day Repeat Day. I went into it knowing absolutely nothing, and came out having learned an enormous amount and yet having so many questions. To be asinine, this exists on the midpoint between a Papers Please-like, and a lost phone game, with…match-3. But come back! […]

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One Of 2021’s Best Games Is A Match-3

Oh my goodness, there is so much going on in Day Repeat Day. I went into it knowing absolutely nothing, and came out having learned an enormous amount and yet having so many questions. To be asinine, this exists on the midpoint between a Papers Please-like, and a lost phone game, with…match-3. But come back! […]

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This Day In History: Henry Ford Leaves Edison To Start Automotive Company

On August 15, 1899, a chief engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company’s main plant. That may not seem like a big deal, but that engineer would go on to become one of the men who revolutionized the automotive industry. That engineer was Henry Ford.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Brief History Of Gasoline: How Standard Oil Got Away With It

The last installment of this series covered the rise of Standard Oil, the blueprint for every murderous modern corporation, but this week’s entry does not cover its fall. There has been no great defeat of Standard, as the little companies that it was broken into continue to evade judgement — real judgement — for their…Read […]

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Amazon MMO New World Trolled With Real Facts About The Company

Amazon Games’ New World launched in closed beta last week. When they aren’t having their expensive GPUs melted by the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, users may also be treated to some anti-Amazon truth-spitting courtesy of a player curiously named AmazonOfficial.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Harley-Davidson Just Launched Its Own Craigslist

It shouldn’t be that hard to find a used bike, especially when it’s a used bike from one of the biggest motorcycle brands in the world. While it hasn’t been impossible to dig around on Craigslist or eBay to find the Harley of your dreams (mine is an XR1200), the bar and shield has now […]

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Supervillain Kidnappers Just Missed Their Best Chance To Kidnap The Richest Man On Earth

My biggest takeaway from today’s short, edge-of-space flight by Jeff Bezos in his Blue Origin rocket was not one I expected. It was the realization that there must not be any supervillains on Earth, because today was an absolute once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an evil supervillain to kidnap and the richest person…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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