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4 deals on reusable straws so you can save the planet while you sip

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In case you missed it, plastic straws are getting the boot from restaurants across the country. Even Starbucks is swapping plastic straws for adult sippy cup lids in favor of saving the ocean. 

Other restaurants, bars, and coffee shops have turned to paper straws, more commonly referred to as paper monstrosities that fall apart after a few sips.

We get it: plastic trash is out of control and this is a small way to make an impact. But there’s definitely a better alternative than paper…

The best ellipticals for your home gym in the UK

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For those looking to work out at home, elliptical machines are the top choice for many fitness fanatics who prefer to keep the gym as close to them as possible — AKA their house. 

Most ellipticals don’t take up that much space, and they provide really comprehensive cardio workouts for even the most dedicated gym rats. 

But for some reason, ellipticals aren’t as well-respected as other cardio-based workout machines — we…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins growing chorus of facial recognition critics

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez knows what’s coming down the surveillance pike, and she’s raising the alarm. 

The Representative from New York on Saturday highlighted the growing problem of facial recognition tech, and called out its associated ills of bias and abuse. She joins a growing chorus of technologists, activists, and elected officials who see the technology for the civil liberties threat that it is. 

“We have started to sound the alarm on the way facial recognition technology is…

Getflix is an app that unblocks streaming sites abroad — and it’s on sale

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What’s worse than buffering delays when you’re deep in a binge-watching sesh?

The answer is easy: not having the ability to stream your favorite content. Like at all.

It’s usually the case while traveling that you suddenly lose access to your favorite shows and movies because of geo restrictions. Every country has unique content agreements and royalty laws, so what is available in your home country may not be available for streaming in your chosen destination.

You may think you can easily…

Save an extra 15% off refurbished Roomba robot vacuums with this code

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TL;DR: You can get the highly efficient Roomba 805 Robotic Vacuum on sale for just $209.95 — saving you $240 dollars — when you shop this refurbished deal.


Ok, admit it. When you saw Tom Haverford’s DJ Roomba for the first time, you definitely wanted one. Then you saw the price tag and immediately retreated.

Well, good news. You can get your own floor-cleaning robot for under $215 this weekend— more than half off original retail value — by purchasing a certified refurbished one

What we know about Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’

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Facebook’s “Supreme Court” is starting to take shape. 

More than six months after Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plan to create an “independent body” to review controversial content decisions, Facebook says it has made fresh progress on the effort. 

The company has spent the last several months hosting discussions and reviewing public feedback on its plans. On Thursday, the company published a 44-page paper that delves into those discussions and how it’s thinking about the crucial decisions…

What we know about Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’

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Facebook’s “Supreme Court” is starting to take shape. 

More than six months after Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plan to create an “independent body” to review controversial content decisions, Facebook says it has made fresh progress on the effort. 

The company has spent the last several months hosting discussions and reviewing public feedback on its plans. On Thursday, the company published a 44-page paper that delves into those discussions and how it’s thinking about the crucial decisions…

What we know about Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’

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Facebook’s “Supreme Court” is starting to take shape. 

More than six months after Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plan to create an “independent body” to review controversial content decisions, Facebook says it has made fresh progress on the effort. 

The company has spent the last several months hosting discussions and reviewing public feedback on its plans. On Thursday, the company published a 44-page paper that delves into those discussions and how it’s thinking about the crucial decisions…

What we know about Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’

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Facebook’s “Supreme Court” is starting to take shape. 

More than six months after Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plan to create an “independent body” to review controversial content decisions, Facebook says it has made fresh progress on the effort. 

The company has spent the last several months hosting discussions and reviewing public feedback on its plans. On Thursday, the company published a 44-page paper that delves into those discussions and how it’s thinking about the crucial decisions…

Getflix is an app that unblocks streaming sites abroad — and it’s on sale

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What’s worse than buffering delays when you’re deep in a binge-watching sesh?

The answer is easy: not having the ability to stream your favorite content. Like at all.

It’s usually the case while traveling that you suddenly lose access to your favorite shows and movies because of geo restrictions. Every country has unique content agreements and royalty laws, so what is available in your home country may not be available for streaming in your chosen destination.

You may think you can easily…