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New in our buyer's guide: The Galaxy S8 and Gear VR controller

Last month we updated our buyer's guide with a bunch of stuff and whaddya know: six days later we published our glowing review of both the Galaxy S8 and S8+. With scores of 91 and 92, respectively, both deserved a spot on our shortlist. And those are...

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Ask Alexa to play your favorite shows on a Dish Hopper DVR

If you're a Dish subscriber, it just got ridiculously easy to control your TV. The satellite provider has introduced an Alexa skill that lets control any Hopper DVR or Wally using an Amazon Echo. You can ask the set-top box to tune into a specific...

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DIY Fire Balls!

Hello Instructables! Welcome to my Project!Now my project is about fire.This fireballs is easy to make,I'm just used simple stuff.And if you did this project,you must be so happy because see the flame.By the way i'm sorry if my english is terrible :V So Let's get started! What You Need: -Cotton ...
By: ImanuelEzra567

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Facebook offering "vulnerable teens" to advertisers shows it is willing to be used as a weapon

Facebook was caught offering advertisers a direct line to psychologically vulnerable teens. Nitasha Tiku writes that this exposes the deeper danger of its insight into our lives: it's not the data that's the problem, it's how it could be "weaponized in ways those users cannot see, and would never knowingly allow." The company had offered advertisers the opportunity to target 6.4 million younger users, some only 14 years old, during moments of psychological vulnerability, such as when they felt “worthless,” “insecure,” “stressed,” “defeated,” “anxious,” and like a “failure.” ... If the users in question weren’t teenagers—or if the emotion wasn’t insecurity—Facebook’s public statement might have been sufficient; the uproar from privacy advocates may have been duly noted, then promptly forgotten. Instead, as Kathryn Montgomery, a professor at American University and the director of the school’s communications studies division—who is married to Chester—tells WIRED, The Australian’s report served as “a flashpoint that enables you to glimpse Facebook’s inner workings, which in many ways is about monetization of moods.” As Tiku points out: "It’s not a dystopian nightmare. It’s just a few clicks away from the status quo." The fences you put up are meaningless if Facebook owns the land. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5d9BrLN5K4

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'Angry Birds' will celebrate its 10th anniversary with another movie

How will you celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of Finland's biggest exports? No, I'm not talking about electrical machinery or oil -- I mean Angry Birds. Well, Columbia Pictures and Sony are doing so with a sequel to the furious fowl's silver scr...

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Trump unleashes the power of the Orgasmic Orb

President Trump slips into bliss with his pals Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sis. Here's the "real" story: Trump attended the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology on Sunday alongside his host, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, reported the state-run Saudi Press Agency. As the lights dimmed, the three leaders officially "activated" the new center by placing their hands on an illuminated globe as a four-minute introduction video displayed on large screens behind them, according to local media. (CNN)

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How to Make a Simple Stool

Words and photos: John Madden My daughter has taken up the guitar, so to encourage her I thought I would make her a stool to practise on. I decided on a three-leg design built from solid jarrah that would be simple and stable.For more how to guides, head to www.woodreview.com.au or check out our...
By: Wood Review

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