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Elon Musk Says Tesla Employee Attempted “Sabotage,” Addresses Production Line Fire

Elon Musk emailed his entire Tesla staff just before midnight on Sunday that an employee was caught conducting “quite extensive and damaging sabotage” to the company’s operations. In the following hours at 9:38 a.m. Monday, Musk sent a second concerning email addressing “another strange incident” involving a small fire on the production line. The first […]

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Earther The World’s Largest Sand Desert Is Covered in Lakes After Tropical Cyclone Mekunu | The A.V.

Earther The World’s Largest Sand Desert Is Covered in Lakes After Tropical Cyclone Mekunu | The A.V. Club Leisure Suit Larry once almost brought down a global banking system | The Takeout Man’s burger receipt from New York restaurant read “please spit in it” |Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What You Should Know About Traveling to Japan Now that Airbnb Laws Are Changing 

It’s not a good time for Airbnb hosts or renters in Japan right now: The private residence renting service was recently forced to cancel thousands of already booked and paid reservations in Japan, all thanks to a new set of Japanese laws that went into effect on June 15. Here’s what’s going on over there, […]

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Japan Enables City-Wide Free Wi-Fi in Wake of Osaka Earthquake

One of the more powerful earthquakes this decade struck the Osaka prefecture Monday morning killing — at the time of this article — four citizens and injuring over 300. As a result, major telecommunications companies and the “Wireless LAN Business Promotion Liaison Committee” have activated free Wi-Fi spots from carrier companies throughout the prefecture for […]

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Where to Volunteer, Donate, and Protest to Fight Family Separation at the Border

The Trump administration is separating children from their parents through two new policies, keeping children in cages, and lying about all of it. This may seem like a massive problem that you can’t help to solve. But you can, with your time, money, skills, or just a phone call.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Stewart Butterfield: If snakes had our technology, we would be toast

Very few entrepreneurs have been are able to successfully create a viral, cult-like following around something as random as workplace collaboration software. But, if anyone could — it would be Stewart Butterfield, a two-time failed gaming entrepreneur. When headlines circulated that Amazon was looking to spend some $9 billion to purchase Slack, it was another […]

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Know the Signs of an Airplane-Induced Blood Clot

Post-flight blood clots can catch even seasoned travelers by surprise, as travel writer Lindsey Campbell recently found out. She stretches before flights and moves around as much as she can—but after landing, she dismissed her calf pain as probably an injury from hiking.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Expect Miracles From a Cheap Soundbar

Cheap soundbars are a lot like cheap headphones. Many of them will do the job. Few of them will do it well. The new TV Mate by Samsung fits firmly in the first category. It will indeed make the audio on your TV louder and better. It will not, however, trick your friends into think […]

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I’m Ken Jennings, Author and ‘Jeopardy’ Champ, and This Is How I Parent 

Ken Jennings became famous the easy way—through an unprecedented 74-game victory streak worth $2.52 million on Jeopardy. Since that 2004 era, the affable quizmaster has gone on to co-host a podcast, become a beloved Twitter hero, write several books (including the newly released Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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