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Monday, January 6, 2020

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Rob Gronkowski Retired From The NFL And Became A CBD Salesman. Is He Happy?

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 08:55 AM PST

The legendary tight end doesn't want your pity. Maybe he doesn't need it.

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Here Are The Best Celebrity Reactions To Ricky Gervais's Scathing Jokes At The Golden Globes

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 09:11 AM PST

Gervais's "I don't really give a damn"-style of hosting generated a lot of different responses from the audience, so here's a roundup of the best reactions to his jokes from celebrities at the Golden Globes last evening.

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Should I Ask Out A Fitness Model I've Never Met Who Followed Me On Instagram, And Other Advice Column Questions

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:02 AM PST

A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Finds Unique Opportunity At Golden Globes To Roast Mark Zuckerberg For Spreading 'Nazi Propaganda'

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:59 AM PST

Only Cohen could find an opportunity to take a jab at Zuckerberg during an introduction of the movie "Jojo Rabbit."

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The Wrong House

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:59 AM PST

Neo-Nazis got caught up in a case of mistaken identity in Michigan. Now the FBI is involved.

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The People Who Feel No Pain

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 08:35 AM PST

Because of a combination of genetic quirks, Joanne Cameron has never experienced the extremes of rage, dread, grief, anxiety, or fear. What if we were all like that?

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Feral Hog Runs Wild At A Gas Station, Sends Several People Flying

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 08:02 AM PST

We all laughed at the "30-50 feral hogs" guy, but, uh, holy crap.

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'It Could Be Mistaken As Satire': The Explosive Memoir Exposing Silicon Valley

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 09:03 AM PST

Unregulated surveillance, ruthless bosses, sexual harassment... after years working at tech startups, Anna Wiener is taking them on in "Uncanny Valley."

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The Films We're Most Looking Forward To In 2020

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 08:00 AM PST

From "Bad Boys" to "Birds of Prey" to "Candyman" to "Dune," these are the 68 films we're most excited to see this year.

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Watch Ricky Gervais Take Shots At Leonardo DiCaprio, Felicity Huffman And 'Cats' During Savage Golden Globes Monologue

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:24 AM PST

Welcome to one of the favorite traditions of the Golden Globes: having Ricky Gervais insult everyone and generally not give a flying f*ck about the ceremony.

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The Economics Of Unused Gift Cards

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 11:12 PM PST

Every year, Americans spend billions of dollars on gift cards. But what happens to the money when the cards aren't redeemed?

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Lock Picker Cracks A Gun Safe With… An Orange Juice Bottle

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 08:43 AM PST

It's not very comforting to know that gun safe makers put very little effort into making sure their products are sturdy.

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This Sonicare Electric Toothbrush Alternative Is Just $35 Now

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 12:55 PM PST

Put your oral hygiene front and center in 2020 with the ProSonic Whitening Toothbrush! With 40,000 brush strokes per minute, this brush provides elite cleaning. Right now, it's 56 percent off at just $34.99.

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After Two Years, The Official Trailer For The X-Men Horror Movie 'The New Mutants' Has Finally Dropped

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 07:25 AM PST

It's been plagued by reshoots and release date delays, but "The New Mutants," which seems to offer a darker, edgier flavor than the usual X-Men movie, will premiere in theaters on April 3.

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The Secret Life Of A Broke Personal Finance Guru

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:21 AM PST

Our family was featured in a national newspaper as the picture of fiscal responsibility. A few months later we were drowning in debt, and I realized we were looking at everything dead wrong.

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How Smithers, Bob Loblaw And TV Comedy's Funniest Characters Got Their Names

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:55 AM PST

Screenwriters on "The Simpsons," "Arrested Development" and many other comedies share the stories behind their classic character names.

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Netflix's 'The Circle' Is My Seventh Layer Of Hell And I Can't Stop Watching It

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 03:03 PM PST

Netflix's new reality show "The Circle" is basically the IRL version that "Black Mirror" episode where Bryce Dallas Howard obsessively ranks everything on social media to the point of extreme isolation.

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Kid Is Extremely Unimpressed With His Christmas Gift

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 07:51 AM PST

The moral of the story: don't even wrap your kid's presents — it just heightens the disappointment.

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How This Couple Started Bounty Hunting

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 08:46 AM PST

Bounty hunting is about treating people with respect, not about violence, they say.

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America's Biggest City Is Its Biggest Recycling Failure

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 07:30 AM PST

Two consecutive mayors of the city launched their presidential bids last year on a promise of combating climate change, yet neither was able to stem the tide of garbage flooding the nation's largest metropolis and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions.

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What Happens If You Photocopy A Moving Image?

Posted: 02 Jan 2020 01:56 PM PST

If you moved around a photo while it was scanning, what would it look like?

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Why Have So Many Breast Pump Startups Flamed Out?

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:15 AM PST

Despite years of hype, these entrepreneurs are finding it's nearly impossible to survive.

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Passenger Films Plane Just Straight Up Losing A Wheel During Takeoff

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 12:35 PM PST

Luckily no harm or damage was caused and the flight returned safely to Montreal, from where it had departed.

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The Longest Failed Regime In The World

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:43 AM PST

Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia was never supposed to last this long.

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The Turbulent Life Of Two Supermassive Black Holes Caught In A Galaxy Crash

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 07:09 AM PST

An international team of astronomers used the Atacama Large Millimeter Array to create the most detailed image yet of the gas surrounding two supermassive black holes in a merging galaxy.

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Friend Of A Friend: The Facebook That Could Have Been

Posted: 06 Jan 2020 06:33 AM PST

The FOAF project, begun in 2000, set out to create a universal standard for describing people and the relationships between them. Now defunct, it hints at what social networking might have looked like had Facebook not conquered the world.

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A Graffiti Tagger In Tempe Has Been Menacing The City With A Particularly Vulgar Tag

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 12:20 PM PST

The city had 300,000 incidents of graffiti in 2019, but this particular tagger has struck 40 times in the last month.

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I've Been Polluting The Planet For Years. I'm Not An Oil Exec — I'm An Architect

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 11:16 AM PST

And no amount of data or complex modeling will rectify the building industry's staggering impact on the environment. Design culture itself needs to change.

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The Grooming Gap: What 'Looking the Part' Costs Women

Posted: 02 Jan 2020 02:01 PM PST

If women don't conform to beauty expectations, they're paid less.

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It's Time To Let Go Of Commuter Culture

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 12:28 PM PST

Jonathan Leo loves his cars, but not commuting in them. He lives in San Diego and works for the Navy, so he takes the city's trolley to work as often as he can. Then, on the weekends, he unloads his 2012 Mercedes Benz C230 on some of California's best roads.

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Giving Up Can Be Good For Us

Posted: 02 Jan 2020 03:10 PM PST

When something is not right for us, we know because we get stopped up. We feel dread and anger, which are both signs that we aren't honoring our internal signals that are telling us something isn't right.

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Samsung's New Futuristic Office Cost $300 Million

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 03:53 PM PST

Arcade games, elevated gardens and an open office plan, it has it all.

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This Cookbook Is Packed With Delicious Healthy Recipes

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 12:44 PM PST

If you're interested in prioritizing nutrition this year, Michelle Anderson's "Healthy Cookbook for Two" is a must-have for your shelf.

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I Tried To Build A Social Justice Startup. It Was Tougher Than I Thought

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 01:24 PM PST

Despite her best efforts to build a social justice startup focused on sex education, there were tensions between startup culture and the social justice space.

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Venezuela's Latest Problem Is There Are Now Too Many Dollars

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 09:18 AM PST

Businesses and consumers stash away semi-illicit greenbacks.

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Top 50 Korean Films Of The 2010s

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 08:36 AM PST

Korean cinema soared to new heights in the 2010s, becoming one of the largest film industries on the planet, responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed films of the decade.

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Science Conferences Are Stuck In The Dark Ages

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 07:37 AM PST

Exhausting, expensive and exclusive, these conferences needs to be modernized. The future of science depends on it.

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US Citizens From Iran Were Stopped And Questioned By Customs And Border Patrol After A Concert In Canada

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 05:55 PM PST

The questioning was the basis of viral social media claims that the US was detaining Iranians at border crossings.

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The History Behind One Of America's Most Beloved Desserts

Posted: 05 Jan 2020 04:57 PM PST

The origins of the praline candy can be traced back to enslaved black women in Louisiana.

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Gorgeous Vintage New Year's Greeting Cards From 1900

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 07:41 AM PST

These greeting cards from the late 19th and early 20th-century celebrate the New Year with lucky pigs, foxes fleeing for their lives and at least one drunk frog.

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Glitch In Ring Camera Makes It Look Like Man Was Abducted By Aliens

Posted: 03 Jan 2020 02:39 PM PST

Well, that was quite a dramatic exit.

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How To Forgive Someone Who Has Hurt You — And Why You Should

Posted: 02 Jan 2020 02:05 PM PST

Letting go of the bitterness you feel toward people who have hurt you — even if they don't deserve it and you'll never see them again — is good for your health.

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Oscars 2020: Will 'Joker' Be This Year's Villain?

Posted: 02 Jan 2020 02:45 PM PST

Recent awards seasons have each seen one lucky film become their season's Oscar villain. Will this year's be "Joker," "1917," "The Irishman" or something else?

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