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Driver gets caught pulled over on the highway with 8 phones running ‘Pokémon Go’

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On Tuesday, state troopers in Washington spotted a car pulled over onto the shoulder of Highway 518 in Burien. When they pulled up to check on the driver, they found something, and I bet you can’t guess what it is. OK, give up? Great. It was a foam block containing eight phones, each of which was running Pokémon Go. 

There’s a lot to unpack here. First, as the Seattle Times pointed out, this guy is still playing Pokémon Go, which is an incredible feat in itself. His foam block is also…

Apple MacBook Air on sale for £300 off on Amazon

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TL;DR: The lightweight Apple MacBook Air is on sale for £1,099 on Amazon, saving you 21% on list price.


So you are looking to invest some serious cash in a top-end laptop, but the Apple MacBook Pro is just a little too much? The solution to this problem is to check out the Apple MacBook Air.

This sleek and powerful device is not nearly as expensive as the Pro, but still packs many of the same features, with a similar set of specifications. You still get a stunning 13.3-inch Retina display,…

This app creates meal plans and grocery lists based on your diet

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TL;DR: You can get a subscription to the eMeals Digital Meal Planner on sale for 60% off.


Real talk: you can’t possibly believe that frozen pizza, box salads, and microwaveable meals can sustain you, can you?

If you want to eat healthily (as in consume food with nutritional value) and save money at the same time, you need to plan out your meals. Granted, it’s not always easy, but a service like eMeals can help you put together meals and recipes that fit your needs. Plus, for a limited time,…

Bear breaks into a house and escapes ‘like the Kool-Aid Man’ when the cops arrive

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Bears are a lot like the Kool-Aid Man, and no you cannot change my mind. Allow me to explain: Both are constantly seeking refreshment, and will break down any walls in their way to find it. 

The parallel was not lost on the Colorado homeowners who had a giant, gaping hole torn through their wall from a particularly hungry black bear on Friday. The Estes Park Police Department said that the animal was most likely attracted to the smell of stray trash. While that doesn’t sound as good like a…

Take a look inside Frito-Lay’s chip factory

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It takes a lot of work to make a lot of crunch. Take a look into the snack giant’s 24-hour production factory. Read more…

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Remotely hacking elevator phones shouldn’t be this easy

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“Do not hack the elevators here, please.” 

Will Caruana is on stage at the annual DEF CON hacking convention in Las Vegas, and with a quick disclaimer and mischievous grin, he’s implored the crowd to behave. Behaving, of course, is not why anyone went to a talk on hacking elevator phones. 

According to Caruana’s talk, Phreaking Elevators, the emergency phones in elevators around the world are poorly, if at all, protected from potential abuse. Why does that matter? What trouble can you get…

Take a look inside Frito-Lay’s chip factory

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It takes a lot of work to make a lot of crunch. Take a look into the snack giant’s 24-hour production factory. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Snacks, Frito Lay, Culture, and Food

Take a look inside Frito-Lay’s chip factory

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It takes a lot of work to make a lot of crunch. Take a look into the snack giant’s 24-hour production factory. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Snacks, Frito Lay, Culture, and Food

Remotely hacking elevator phones shouldn’t be this easy

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“Do not hack the elevators here, please.” 

Will Caruana is on stage at the annual DEF CON hacking convention in Las Vegas, and with a quick disclaimer and mischievous grin, he’s implored the crowd to behave. Behaving, of course, is not why anyone went to a talk on hacking elevator phones. 

According to Caruana’s talk, Phreaking Elevators, the emergency phones in elevators around the world are poorly, if at all, protected from potential abuse. Why does that matter? What trouble can you get…

Dakota Johnson explains what happened to her missing tooth gap

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Stow away your theories and hunches, the mystery of the missing tooth gap has been solved. 

ICYMI, Dakota Johnson’s teeth have made the headlines lately, with many asking the question: Where did the gap go?

Now we finally know the truth. Johnson explained the gap’s whereabouts to Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday’s edition of The Tonight Show.

“I had a permanent retainer since I was 13 and it was just glued to the back of my teeth,” she began. “I was having a lot of neck problems recently so my…