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How to Find What a Hospital Actually Charges

It’s notoriously difficult to find out how much you’ll pay for a surgery or procedure before it happens. For one thing, hospitals don’t charge everybody the same rates; they negotiate prices with insurers and often try to keep the exact numbers secret. There’s good news, though: A federal law now requires hospitals to…Read more… Continue […]

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Oh No, Jeopardy!’s Other New Host Is Pretty Bad Too

Mayim Bialik, neuroscientist and sitcom actor, is the last remaining host of Jeopardy! following the high-profile departure of executive producer Mike Richards as the late, great Alex Trebek’s replacement. But where Richards was taken down by his skeevy treatment of women, Bialik is courting her own controversy thanks…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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11 of the Best Mindless Mobile Games You Never Knew You Needed

Sure, your phone or tablet has the hardware for complex gaming experiences—but the real sweet spot of mobile gaming is mindless, play-for-a-minute experiences. The sort of thing you gravitate toward while you’re toiling away in the dentist office waiting room or when it’s 1 a.m. and you still can’t fall asleep. But if…Read more… Continue […]

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How Short Can a Workout Be and Still Be Effective?

Ultra-short exercise protocols tend to have a life cycle like this: First, a researcher comes up with a question to which an unbelievably short workout might be an answer. Then, they do a study that shows people improved some aspect of fitness while doing it. Next, the New York Times writes about it. And last […]

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This Strange Electric Aircraft Is A VTOL You Can Fly Without A License

One of the weirdest aircraft to fly in EAA AirVenture this year is an electric VTOL. The Opener Blackfly is an aircraft that you can fly without a pilot license, but there’s a catch.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Crossword Fans Are Mad At The New York Times

Many fans of The New York Times’ iconic crosswords will soon have to find a new way to play, as the paper announced it will stop supporting the popular Across Lite file format third-parties use to import the daily puzzles into their apps. Crossword fans are a passionate group, and many of them are a […]

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Crossword Fans Are Mad At The New York Times

Many fans of The New York Times’ iconic crosswords will soon have to find a new way to play, as the paper announced it will stop supporting the popular Across Lite file format third-parties use to import the daily puzzles into their apps. Crossword fans are a passionate group, and many of them are a […]

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A Brief History Of Gasoline: They Trashed Pennsylvania First

This is the third story in a series of stories on the history of gasoline. So far, Jalopnik’s tech coverage has been focused primarily on the emergence, or reemergence of the electric vehicle. One of the primary arguments levied against electric cars and electric charging infrastructure has been that bringing both …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Brief History Of Gasoline: They Trashed Pennsylvania First

This is the third story in a series of stories on the history of gasoline. So far, Jalopnik’s tech coverage has been focused primarily on the emergence, or reemergence of the electric vehicle. One of the primary arguments levied against electric cars and electric charging infrastructure has been that bringing both …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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7-Eleven Hopes Its 500 EV Chargers Will Convince You To Stop By, Maybe

Some folk have their gas station convenience store affiliations, and they run deep. You’ll rarely see my Shorti-hogging ass set foot in a QuickChek, for example. But I suppose if I drove an electric car and didn’t happen across one of the 50-odd Wawa locations with EV charging, I’d put aside my preferences for a…Read […]

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F1 CEO Among The Top-10 Highest Paid CEOs During Pandemic

While hundreds of thousands of people across the globe lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a pretty damn good time to be the CEO of a high-profile company—even if your company was hit hard by lost business, like Boeing or Norwegian Cruise Line. And among the top-10 highest paid […]

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The C88 Concept Was A Fascinating Step Outside Porsche’s Comfort Zone

In what is probably the least-surprising piece of news I’ve heard so far in 2021, Porsche confirmed earlier this week it isn’t making that all-electric Vision Renndienst van concept it revealed to the public late last year. The Vision Renndienst was actually designed back in 2018, though it didn’t come to light until…Read more… Continue […]

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It’s The Infrastructure, Stupid

Nationwide charging infrastructure is still in a woeful state (unless you own a Tesla), automakers are starting to vaccinate their assembly line workers and Japan just made a risky bet on autonomous cars. All that and more in the The Morning Shift for March 1, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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It’s The Infrastructure, Stupid

Nationwide charging infrastructure is still in a woeful state (unless you own a Tesla), automakers are starting to vaccinate their assembly line workers and Japan just made a risky bet on autonomous cars. All that and more in the The Morning Shift for March 1, 2021. Read more…

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The Intercept Refuses to Back Down from Likely False Story About Democratic Candidate

The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill’s online news publication, makes no bones about its contempt for the Democratic Party. Stocked with writers critical of the party’s dominant centrist wing, the publication has become a thorn in its side, as its articles emphasize their failures far …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Should parents be held accountable for their overweight children?

Every modern parent knows the struggle and constant conflicts involved with what seems like a fairly natural process: feeding their child. Breastfeeding or bottle? When should you start solid food? And, when the kids get a little older: What can you do with a picky child who refuses vegetables, short of force-feeding?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Weekend’s NYT Magazine Is All About The Future Of Cars

Though they’ve only taken center stage in the transportation debate a few short years ago, everyone is beginning to realize autonomous vehicles are A Thing. Lately we’ve seen outlets from Car and Driver to Automotive News roll out packages that assess the future of driving. Now The New York Times Magazine  is spending…Read more… Continue […]

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