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It's totally fine to snack at your desk — just don't lick your fingers. Get a finger mop like an adult.

Snacking at your desk is basically proven to increase productivity at work (and if your office has free snacks in the kitchen...you can forget about that diet). While we'll be the first to confirm that eating three bags of Cheetos a day is a 100%
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What AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner means for the future of the internet

No one spends $85.4 billion to do you a favor. In its recent acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T sure as shit isn't about to make you rethink this fundamental truth.  The telecommunications company was approved by a federal judge Tuesday for a
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Very obedient dog waits patiently outside cafe that doesn't allow pups

Any cafe that doesn't allow dogs is basically the last place on earth we'd like to spend time.  But, this very good doggo's stellar efforts to heed a cafe's sign stipulating dogs aren't allowed is deserving of some kind of medal.  SEE ALSO
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'Transference' isn't your typical gaming experience

Transference, the heady virtual reality project that made a splash with its trailer at E3, is more than just your typical gaming experience. During E3, we had a chance to talk to a couple of folks behind Transference: Elijah Wood, actor and founder
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Twitter is redesigning its app to put breaking news first

Twitter, more than any other social media company, faces a unique challenge even after more than a decade of existence: It still doesn't know how to explain what it is to new users. That's partly because of marketing missteps and partly because the
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Americans aren't sold on the idea of sending astronauts back to the moon

Interest in the final frontier isn’t going anywhere. Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center surveyed more than 2,500 American adults, revealing that 70 percent of Americans believe it's essential for the United States to be at the
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Why 'Barry' deserves to be your next summer binge

Quick question: Why on earth haven't you checked out Barry yet?  Dramedy is a word I refuse to use. In part because it sounds like off-brand motion sickness medication, but mostly because it's very rarely the right word to use. Just because one
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NASA finds organic matter on Mars, but sorry, that doesn't mean it's aliens

More than 3 billion years ago, Mars was a very different place.  It wasn't the rusty, dead seeming world we see today. Instead, lakes, rivers, and deltas likely covered much of the planet's surface. Thanks to previous NASA research, we know
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Google promises it won't use AI to 'cause overall harm,' after employee rebellion

Google is attempting to apply its "don't be evil" ethos to artificial intelligence. Today, CEO Sundar Pichai published a lengthy set of "AI Principles" in which he promises the company won't use AI to "cause overall harm" or create weapons. SEE ALSO
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Americans can't buy the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. They're not missing much.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S $530 View Product The Good Fabulous build quality • Better cameras than before • Supports wireless charging The Bad MIUI Android skin is an iOS ripoff • Can't buy it in U.S. • Selfie camera is still

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