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Wellness, Womanhood, and the West: How Goop Profits From Endless Illness

Since Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop launched in 2008, the site has earned its reputation as the internet’s kooky rich aunt. From detoxes to cleanses; vitamins to clean food; vaginal eggs to vaginal steaming and recurring features by a self-described “Medical Medium” (a man who diagnoses disease via spirit guidance), Goop has…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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The Circle Is Not Your Scary Future, It’s Your Boring Present

The most believable part of The Circle, which opens in theaters Friday, is the tech. Sadly, the film’s arguments surrounding privacy, which are integral to the movie’s plot, are a muddled mess, portrayed in ways that lack nuance and understanding of the world its audience is already living in.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Prep Cook: Waffle Iron Hash Browns, Black Bean Taquitos, Mushroom Ragu, and More

Welcome back to Prep Cook, where we test out a week’s worth of recipes so you only eat the most delicious ones! Just in time for your weekend grocery run, we have black bean taquitos, walnut apple meatloaf, cauliflower pizza bites, and more on the menu.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Even If You’re Sick of Julian Assange, Go See This New WikiLeaks Documentary

Risk should be a boring movie. Sure, it’s the latest documentary from Academy Award-winner Laura Poitras, but it’s also about WikiLeaks. Haven’t we all had enough of Julian Assange and his cadre of world-warping weirdos? The thing is, you’ve never seen Assange like this. You’ve never seen him up close and ugly. And…Read more… Continue […]

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Barking Mad Head Transplant Doctor Claims He’ll Revive Frozen Brains in Three Years

An Italian neuroscientist who says he’s planning to perform the world’s first head transplant later this year has told a German magazine that he intends to thaw a cryogenically preserved brain and transplant it in a donor body within three years. It’s a preposterous claim given the current limitations of medical…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Extremely Relatable Dragonfly Fakes Her Death to Deter Horny Males

It’s a scenario many women in the room are all too familiar with: You’re sitting in the park, enjoying some R&R, when you spy a leery Y-chromosome carrier lumbering your direction, clearly looking to test the pickup line he found on Imgur last night. You could run; you could start talking loudly and to no […]

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The Moon Magically Appears on the Post Office’s New Total Solar Eclipse Stamp

On August 21, millions of people across the United States, from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, will be able to witness something that hasn’t been seen here since 1979: a total solar eclipse. To commemorate the rare celestial occurrence, the post office has issued a new forever stamp.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Live Out Your Astronaut Dreams With Lego’s Meter-Tall NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket

To this day, the Saturn V remains the largest and most powerful rocket NASA has ever blasted into space, which is perfectly reflected in Lego’s new Apollo Saturn V model. That model stands a full meter (over 39 inches) in height, with the Apollo lunar lander, lunar orbiter, and astronauts, hidden away inside.Read more… Continue […]

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Marvel Wants More of Sylvester Stallone’s Mysterious Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Character 

There are new rumors about The Flash movie’s potential new director. The man behind Rogue One is already kicking around another idea for a Star Wars Story movie. Steven Moffat discusses Doctor Who taking on some challenging material this season. Plus, new looks at The Mummy and King Arthur. To me, my spoilers!Read more… Continue […]

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Trump Weirdly Empathizes With Kim Jong-un, Who Also Inherited His Dictatorship at 27-Years-Old

Reuters has a new interview with Donald Trump that has its fair share of terrifying moments. Like when Trump says that he misses his old life and thought that being president “would be easier.” Or when Trump says that a “major, major” conflict with North Korea is possible. But the most jarring moment might be […]

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Guns Banned at President Trump’s NRA Speech

President Trump will give a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual gathering in Atlanta later today. The NRA has fought tirelessly to make sure that gun owners can take their guns anywhere. But ironically, conference attendees won’t be able to hold onto the rock-hard steel of their sensuous guns as they…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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