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Here's how to make amazing s'mores using a microwave

Tue, 2018-02-20 10:56

It's tasty, easy to share, and doesn't require a campfire.

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Hate it when your microwave beeps? We found out how to stop it

Tue, 2018-02-20 10:40

Microwaves and beeps go together like peanut butter and jelly—no more.

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These are the 4 most noteworthy Amazon deals you can get right now

Tue, 2018-02-20 09:23

If you want to learn a new language, cook steak like a pro, finally enjoy your phone's wireless charging capabilities, or do something good for your home, today's best Amazon deals can help.

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Capturing Olympians with multiple exposures

Tue, 2018-02-20 09:16

Olympians at the Pyeongchang Games move so fast in some images it looks as if they are surrounded by clones. But in fact, it's a photographer's lens capturing multiple exposures of the athletes as they compete at top speeds. (Feb. 20)

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Qualcomm raises bid for NXP Semiconductors to about $43.22B

Tue, 2018-02-20 09:10

Qualcomm is raising its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors by nearly 16% to about $43.22 billion, citing in part NXP's strong earnings results.

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Facebook and Russian election interference: some Americans say Facebook should be fined

Tue, 2018-02-20 08:38

Social network facing renewed scrutiny over its role in Russian election interference.

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People are talking about sexual consent. Would an app help?

Tue, 2018-02-20 08:34

3 apps try to offer lovers a platform to mutually agree on physical intimacy

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What Americans are asking Google about guns

Tue, 2018-02-20 05:05

Here's what a look at Google Trends reveals about what Americans want to know about guns and gun control.

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Amazon cooks up new Prime perk: 5% back on Whole Foods purchases

Mon, 2018-02-19 23:15

Amazon is giving Prime members with its Amazon Prime Visa card 5% back on Whole Foods purchases.

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Jefferson Graham's interview with a Japanese robot

Mon, 2018-02-19 18:50

Jefferson Graham visits the Kyoto, Japan Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories to meet Erica, a lifelike humanoid. Watch the interview on Talking Tech.

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Can the new Crock Pot multi cooker beat the Internet's favorite Instant Pot

Mon, 2018-02-19 17:21

Crock Pot, the company that's synonymous with slow cookers, has launched a new multi-cooker to compete with the Instant Pot. But is the Crock Pot any good?

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Malawi fights cholera spread using drones

Mon, 2018-02-19 17:05

Malawi is using drones to create maps of high risk areas to stem the spread of cholera, which has critically hit at least six districts following an outbreak in November. Matthew Bell reports. Video provided by Reuters

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Red Bull unveil their 2018 F1 car

Mon, 2018-02-19 17:02

Red Bull give the first glimpse of their car for the 2018 Formula One season Video provided by Reuters

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Uber Eats driver accused of killing customer during delivery

Mon, 2018-02-19 16:39

Robert Bivines turned himself in Monday, more than 36 hours after the customer to whom he was delivering food was shot and killed.

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Samsung's Galaxy S9 is coming: Here's what the rumors say it will be

Mon, 2018-02-19 16:39

The design won't be different, but there still promises to be plenty of changes.

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Elon Musk gets approval to start digging futuristic tunnel in D.C.

Mon, 2018-02-19 16:11

Elon Musk’s tunnel project has is moving forward. The Boring Company intends to build an underground hyperloop between New York and Washington, DC.

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Hidden details revealed under Picasso 'Blue Period' painting

Mon, 2018-02-19 15:45

One of the masterpieces of his 'Blue Period' from 1902 was painted atop another work of art, one that had been painted previously by an unknown Spanish artist, scientists announced this week.

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Beauty retailer 'Dermstore' is having a massive sale right now

Mon, 2018-02-19 15:34

Dermstore’s friends and family sale is live from now until February 21. Enter the code “FRIEND” at checkout and watch 20% fall off the price tag from brands like Sunday Riley, Perricone MD, Tarte, and GlamGlow.

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You can get the best affordable robot vacuum for an amazing price right now

Mon, 2018-02-19 15:22

The iLife A4s, our best affordable robot vacuum, is under $200 with an Amazon coupon.

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Scientists create human-sheep hybrid

Mon, 2018-02-19 13:47

Stanford researchers have just successfully created a human-sheep hybrid in the hopes of growing human organs within.

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