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Nintendo’s Newest Switch Accessories Are Fun Cardboard Toys

Suffice to say the Nintendo Switch is a hit beyond what anyone could have expected. The versatile, modular console sold more than 10 million units in its first 10 months, and became the fastest-selling console in US history. That’s all the more impressive given Switches were nearly impossible to find in the console’s early months, […]

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Startups Race to Create Cancer Screens from DNA

Silicon Valley is out for blood—and not just the rejuvenating blood of the young. Biomedical engineers are enthralled by the promise of liquid biopsies, noninvasive tests that detect and classify cancers by identifying the tiny bits of DNA that tumors shed into the bloodstream. Studies at leading cancer centers have already shown the technology’s effectiveness […]

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Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true. FlexJobs, a site that vets such opportunities — and charges a fee to […]

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Tropical Storm Harvey Is Hitting Houston Hard; ‘FEMA’s Going to Be There for Years’

Moses Juarez, left, and Anselmo Padilla wade through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. Image via the AP. Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but as Houston is hit with massive flooding, the Weather Channel is looking pretty grim right now. The National Weather Service […]

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All of the Sudden I Need to Meet the Rock Immediately

Image via the AP. Dwayne Johnson, Uncle DJ, is stoked, about everything, all the time, and his latest mission is meeting a ten-year-old fan right now immediately. The boy Jacob O’Connor saved his two-year-old brother from drowning by doing CPR which he learned from watching the Rock’s performance in San Andreas. So Johnson invited the […]

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White Supremacist Daniel Borden Charged in Charlottesville, Va., Attack of Deandre Harris

Hamilton County Justice Center An arrest has finally been made in the brutal attack of Deandre Harris that occurred during the Unite The Right racist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Police arrested Mason, Ohio resident Daniel Borden, 18, Friday evening and charged him with malicious wounding, according to WCPO. As reported by The Root, Harris was […]

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Sunday’s Best Deals: Sony Headphones, Brother Printer, Foam Mattresses, and More

A printer you won’t hate, discounted foam mattresses, and $170 off Sony noise cancelling headphones lead off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Sony’s MDR line of Bluetooth headphones sold like gangbusters during Black Friday, but if you were holding out for […]

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Amazon Will Ship You a Foam Mattress For Not Much Money Today, With a 120 Night Trial Period

You’re not a true internet user until you’ve purchased a mattress online, and today only, Amazon’s marking this eLuxurySupply 10” dual foam mattress down to just $374-$607, with queens checking in at $517. That’s significantly less than the equivalent Casper or Leesa, and while it’s more expensive than some other mattresses-in-a-box from Amazon, this is […]

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As His Golf Vacay Gets Rained Out, Trump Passes the Hours Shit-Talking Richard Blumenthal on Twitter

Image via Getty Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. It’s like raaaaiiiiiiin, on your golf vacay. Advertisement Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today: Trump is on vacation at his golf club—or “working hard from New Jersey,” as he phrased it—but, uh […]

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A List of Ivanka Trump Fan Accounts That Ivanka Trump Follows On Instagram

Image via Getty. Although I assume there are myriad, I do not follow any Ellie Shechet fan accounts on Instagram. Unlike me, Ivanka Trump follows many accounts devoted to being devoted to her. She follows 1,097 people and brands on the platform, whose ranks include, dizzyingly, former Real Housewife Kristen Taekman, Mike Bloomberg, Lenny Letter, […]