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Moto Z3 Play Review: Unlocked and Loaded

Would you like a Mod to go with that Moto? After three iterations of the Moto Z, it’s clear that Motorola still believes in its line of snap-on magnetic phone accessories. And it should. There are a lot of intriguing...

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How Much Power Does It Take to Fly in a Real-Life Jet Suit?

[embedded content] This isn't actually a real Iron Man suit. But it does fly. It's a flying suit made by Gravity Industries, a young British startup that builds what they call 'jet suits.' The system uses six kerosene-powered jet thrusters...

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Robert Reich On The Possibility of Trump Starting A Civil War | Op-Ed | NowThis

Trump has been waging a war on 'truth-tellers' since he got into office — and we shouldn't be taking his 'Deep State' conspiracy theory lightly. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook »...

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How Many Drinks You’ve Had Now Considered Legitimate Way To Measure Time

Using the number of drinks you have had to measure a period of time is now recognised as a legitimate method by the International Association of Things and Stuff. According to experts, when in an environment where alcohol is being...

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Bitcoin ATMs Now In The Thousands Around the World

News Coinatmradar.com reports a milestone of the 3,500 threshold being crossed for bitcoin ATMs (BATM) installed across the globe. One of the goals behind bitcoin automated teller machines is ease of onboarding to the world of crypto. A bear market...

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Scale API Wants Self-Driving Cars to Share Data

On July 4, swarms of sugar-happy children, sparkler laden teens, and buzzed, burger-full adults crowd the streets in cities across the US. They stagger in packs, waving flags and wearing flags, acting, and let’s not mince words here, like very...

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The One Telecom Group That Actually Supports Net Neutrality

The battle lines over net neutrality are firmly drawn. On one side are internet advocacy groups, large tech companies, and most Democrats. On the other are free-market adherents, telecom companies, and most Republicans. Then there’s Charles "Chip" Pickering, a conservative...

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Inuk woman ‘begging and pleading’ for help fighting tuberculosis in Nunavut

Bernice Clarke's mother died in 2015. She was sick with tuberculosis and succumbed to complications resulting from treatment. Now, three years later, Clarke says nothing has changed and she doesn't feel safe. "I'm scared to be sick in Nunavut," said...

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USA: 18 year old Occupy ICE activist faces deportation

Last Friday, ICE detained a local activist from Occupy ICE San Antonio in retaliation for his political work. 18 years old Sergio, AKA Mapache, was detained as he left the occupy camp to go for a morning walk. According to fellow...

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Tourist racks up $64k in speeding fines in Dubai

A British tourist is yet to hand back the keys to a luxury supercar after racking up tens of thousands of dollars in speeding fines in a rental car in Dubai. The man's passport is being held by the car...

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Interview: IWOC and GG/GO on incarceration and class struggle

On the occasion of the congress of the CIT / IWC in Parma, we had the opportunity to interview two comrades, one from the US and one from Germany, regarding the prisoners’ struggles. The IWOC , Imprisoned Workers Oraganizing Committee,...

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Indonesia earthquake: Survivors pulled from rubble amid aftershocks

A woman has been pulled alive from a collapsed building on Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok, days after a powerful earthquake that killed 98, destroyed villages and left thousands of people homeless. Rescue workers were also digging under the rubble...

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At the Whitney, Alt-Fashion Icons Eckhaus Latta Revolutionize the Way Museums Exhibit Couture

esWhen fashion makes the leap to the museum, more often than not it’s static—usually taking the form of lavishly clothed mannequins mounted on platforms. But “Eckhaus Latta: Possessed,” the Whitney Museum of American Art‘s first fashion-related exhibition in 21 years, is...

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Banking royal commission: ASIC to embed staff at big four banks

Corporate cops will be on the beat in local bank branches and head offices to keep the financial sector in check following revelations from the banking royal commission. Treasurer Scott Morrison has earmarked an extra $70 million for the Australian...

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Woman punched on Paris street launches anti-harassment website

A young woman who was punched by a man who'd been sexually harassing her outside a Paris cafe launched a website on Wednesday which allows victims of harassment to tell their stories. The site "Nous Toutes Harcelement" (We are all...

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When Facebook wants to see your papers

LAST WEEK, Facebook shut down dozens of pages and accounts, including some that were publicizing plans for protesting the fascist “White Civil Rights Rally” in Washington, D.C., on August 11, claiming suspicions that the accounts were fronts for Russian agents...

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The Nazis tried to kill us in Charlottesville

WHEN THE alt-right mobilized in Charlottesville, Virginia, last summer, counter-protesters mobilized an impressive show of strength in opposition to their hate. One of the fascist demonstrators, James Alex Fields Jr., responded to our message of unity by driving his car...

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Barnaby Joyce opens up on depression in new book

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has revealed he wanted to die after his affair destroyed his career and marriage. "When you stop thinking about how sad it will be when you have gone, to thinking, I have hurt so...

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Beyonce reveals she is descended from a slave owner

American singer Beyonce has revealed she is descended from a slave owner in a new interview with Vogue magazine in the US. "I researched my ancestry recently and learned that I come from a slave owner who fell in love...

/ August 7, 2018