A DRM-locked, $400 tea-brewing machine from the Internet of Shit timeline

Did you buy a useless $400 "smart" juicer and now feel the need to accessorize it with more extrusions from the Internet of Shit timeline? Then The Leaf from Teaforia is just the thing: it's a tea-maker that uses DRM-locked tea-pods to brew tea in your kitchen so you don't have to endure the hassle of having the freedom to decide whose tea you brew in your tea-brewing apparatus, and so that you can contribute to the impending environmental apocalypse by generating e-waste every time you make a ...
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Saudi King Names 31-Year-Old Son As New Crown Prince

Mohammad Bin Salman, son of Saudi Arabia's king, is the new crown prince and first in line to the throne. The person he replaced is his older cousin, who had been a widely respected interior minister.
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From Archbishop Murphy to Todd Beamer, coaches name All-State boys soccer teams

Joel Lindberg was named Coach of the Year by the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association after guiding his Todd Beamer team to the school’s first state championship in any sport. The Titans defeated Pasco 2-1 in the Class 4A state title game. Star defender Luke Gregg was key to the 19-1-1 season, earning MVP honors […]
Tags: News, Sports, Star, High School Sports, Murphy, Pasco, Titans, Todd Beamer, Joel Lindberg, Washington State Soccer Coaches Association, Luke Gregg

After GOP Victory In Georgia, Trump Fires Up A Crowd In Iowa

President Trump visited Iowa on Wednesday, his fifth campaign rally since he was inaugurated in January. The frequent return to the campaign trail is a huge deviation from past presidents, but they give Trump a chance to recharge and connect with his supporters.
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Census: US growing older and more racially diverse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. Every ethnic and racial group grew between 2015 and 2016, but the number of whites increased at the slowest rate — less than one […]
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Louisiana Is First State To Ban Public Colleges From Asking About Criminal History

The "ban the box" movement is designed to open opportunities to the tens of millions of Americans with some kind of criminal record.(Image credit: Alex Williamson/Getty Images)
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‘Pizzagate’ gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed “pizzagate” was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. U.S. District Judge Kentanji B. Jackson said that while no one was injured when Edgar Maddison Welch fired his weapon […]
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What's Next For Michelle Carter After Guilty Verdict For Involuntary Manslaughter?

Carter was convicted Friday in the death of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III.
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Spoilers: Why Lightning McQueen got a new paint job in 'Cars 3'

The racer changes up his red exterior in the latest movie. There's a reason for that.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Deleted Wikipedia articles with freaky titles

Deleted Wikipedia articles with freaky titles is the best article on Wikipedia. From "Ç‹¬ç‰¹è§Â解" to Zombucks, with many oddities along the way (such as "☼☼☼☼☼☼☼☼"), all that remains are the tantalizing names given to what were surely excellent, well-researched and not at all fannishly promotional entries for geeky obsessions. Here is the section for articles that began with "R". Radioactive Pedophile on the Loose! Random boner syndrome Raptor jesus Rat smacker Raving white...
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Final call for #NAMAcloud: Securing Online Data, 23rd June, Bangalore –#ad

We’ve confirmed over 60 attendees for our #NAMAcloud open house discussion on ‘Securing Online Data‘, at Hilton Embassy GolfLinks (Bangalore), on the 23rd of June 2017. MediaNama is hosting this session in association with Akamai, and with support from Microsoft India. HasGeek is a community partner for this event. Deadline for applications closes at 10:00 pm today, 21st June – click here to apply. WHY ARE WE HOSTING THIS DISCUSSION? Organizations are adopting cloud storage as their primary way...
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Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer's, preserves memory, new study shows

Temple University research shows extra-virgin olive oil protects against memory loss, preserves the ability to learn and reduces conditions associated with Alzheimer's disease.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Intel Signs On As An Olympic Sponsor, Promising Virtual Reality And 360-Degree Video

Intel's CEO says it "will accelerate the adoption of technology for the future of sports on the world's largest athletic stage."
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Four Takes on Travis Kalanick’s Resignation

The Forrest Four-Cast: June 21, 2017 His three-month leave of absence has now transitioned to a permanent resignation from the revolutionary ride-hailing and delivery startup that he founded. Four quick thoughts on the resignation of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick are as follows:1. The CEO is not bigger than the brand. As much as his vision of the future defined what we now know as the sharing economy, Kalanick’s aggressive personality served as the inspiration and the baseline for Uber’s take-no-pr...
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Likely No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz on his time at UW: ‘I wouldn’t change anything’

Fultz is expected to be the top pick in the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday, going to the Philadelphia 76ers. Although the Huskies won only 9 games in his only season, he remembers his time here fondly. “My favorite times (at UW) really had nothing to do with the games,” Fultz said.
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Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee jury needed less than two days of deliberations to acquit a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that sparked two nights of violence on the city’s north side. Jurors found Wednesday that Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was not guilty of first-degree […]
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Raw: TS Cindy's rain and waves in Texas

Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Large waves and heavy rain pounded Galveston, Texas before sunrise. (June 22)            [Author: AP]
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Tipping: Is it ever OK to skip the tip?

Tipping etiquette for (almost) every situation you can think of.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Saudis, allies have list of demands for Qatar: US

Saudi Arabia and its allies have drawn up a list of demands to be presented to Qatar, the United States said Wednesday, as President Donald Trump discussed the regional crisis with new Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The latest moves came as Washington stepped up its efforts to resolve the thorny row between Qatar -- home to the biggest US air base in the Middle East -- and its neighbors, led by Riyadh. "We hope the list of demands will soon be presented to Qatar and will be reasonable...
Tags: News, Washington, Saudi Arabia, US, Qatar, United States, Middle East, Donald Trump, Riyadh, State, Mohammed bin Salman, Rex Tillerson

Los Angeles Port Truckers Forced Into Indentured Servitude, Investigation Finds

Drivers are signing lease-to-own contracts for their trucks that condemn them to modern-day indentured servitude, according to a USA Today Network report.
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Sean Spicer defends lack of press briefings by accusing 'snarky' reporters of wanting to be 'YouTube stars'

Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer has pushed back against accusations that the White House is displaying a “lack of transparency” by holding fewer on-camera briefings, saying that reporters who ask “snarky questions” just “want to become YouTube stars”. Over the duration of Mr Trump’s first six months as president, Mr Spicer has more routinely favoured off-camera press gaggles, which tend to shorter and more informal, over traditional televised briefings.
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What You Learn After Driving the R8 Spyder

Sometimes, top down is bette
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Int’l Yoga Day marked by millions in India, where it began

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indians in mass crowds across the country are bending and twisting and posing to celebrate International Yoga Day in the place where it began. Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined 50,000 students and other residents in the northern city of Lucknow for a mass yoga session early Wednesday. Similar yoga displays have […]
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Mariners win 5-4 on Kyle Seager’s 10th-inning double

Facing Tigers closer Justin Wilson — a nasty lefty — Seager stayed in on a fastball and hammered a double to right field to score pinch-runner Tyler Smith from second for 5-4 walk off win over the Tigers in the 10th inning on Tuesday night.
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OPINION: LaunchSpark Founder Sparks New Ideas for Instagram Marketing

The following is a guest contributed post from Shawn Arora, the founder of LaunchSpark Instagram is a popular and highly engaging social media platform. In just seven years, Instagram has significantly increased its user base in almost all demographic groups, and now helps users share roughly 80 million new photos every day. According to Forrester Research, there is a 4.21% per follower engagement rate for every Instagram post. This is 120 times higher than Twitter and 58 times higher than Faceb...
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Early-season hikes near Mount Baker? Try lovely Baker Lake

Hikes at this time of year can be tricky: Higher elevations are likely still buried in snow. Fallen trees or rocks may block passage, or sections of trail may have sloughed off and fallen down hillsides. But here’s an easy hike with smashing views of an iconic North Cascades mountain.
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Family declines autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea

An Ohio coroner, abiding by family wishes, has performed an external examination instead of a full autopsy on the body of the U.S. student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and sent home in a coma, the agency said on Tuesday.
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Russell's wife mum on abuse claims (Yahoo Sports)

Melisa Russell, wife of Addison Russell, will not speak to MLB officials regarding domestic abuse allegations against the Cubs shortstop.
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Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurised cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said. Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident. "It is with great sadness we announce the death of Rebecca who died the June 18t...
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QB Derek Carr signs deal with Raiders: 5 years, $125 million makes him highest paid player

Quarterback announces deal, says it is now 'time to play'            [Author: USA TODAY]
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