Amazon's Most Popular Miter Saw Is Down To $100 For the First Time. Just Don't Lose a Finger.

I freely admit that not everybody needs a miter saw. In fact, most people probably shouldn’t own one. But if you’re in the market, Amazon’s top seller is marked down to $100 today in Amazon’s Gold Box, the lowest price ever. In addition to the #1 seller designation, the Hitachi C10FCH2 also carries a 4.5 star review…

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Source: Gizmodo – Amazon’s Most Popular Miter Saw Is Down To 0 For the First Time. Just Don’t Lose a Finger.

White Supremacists Celebrate President Trump's Rally in Phoenix

President Trump held a rally on Tuesday night in Phoenix, whipping the crowd into a frenzy and denouncing the media between chants of “lock her up.” Trump even said the word “Antifa” for the first time in public, a reference to the anti-fascist groups that have formed to fight against neo-Nazis and Nazi sympathizers.…

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Source: Gizmodo – White Supremacists Celebrate President Trump’s Rally in Phoenix

Time & Vine Is a Magical Comic About Teachers Drinking Wine Because Life Is Hard

If you spend enough time in the American school system (doesn’t matter whether it’s public, private, or otherwise), you’re bound to meet or at least hear about that teacher. You know, the one everyone suspects of slipping more than a little booze into their coffee as they make their way into the classroom?

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Source: Gizmodo – Time & Vine Is a Magical Comic About Teachers Drinking Wine Because Life Is Hard

Why Energy Companies Are Accusing Greenpeace of Breaking Organized Crime Laws

Operators of the Dakota Access Pipeline filed a lawsuit against the environmental activist group Greenpeace on Tuesday that accuses the group of violating federal racketeering laws. The suit outlines sweeping claims of collusion between Greenpeace and numerous other organizations and individuals. It paints a picture…

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Source: Gizmodo – Why Energy Companies Are Accusing Greenpeace of Breaking Organized Crime Laws

Bizarre Toothless Dwarf Dolphins Once Sucked Squid Off the Ancient Seafloor

Scientists have uncovered the fossilized remains of an unusual species of dolphin that lived 30 million years ago in what is now South Carolina. These extinct aquatic mammals measured just three feet in length, they featured short snouts, and perhaps strangest of all, they had no teeth.

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Source: Gizmodo – Bizarre Toothless Dwarf Dolphins Once Sucked Squid Off the Ancient Seafloor

Everything We Know Right Now About The Destroyer Collision In The Strait Of Malacca

For the second time in just over two months, a U.S. Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship in the Pacific region, resulting in casualties. The USS John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided in the early morning hours of August 21 east of the Strait of Malacca and not far from Singapore. How did this happen?…

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Source: Gizmodo – Everything We Know Right Now About The Destroyer Collision In The Strait Of Malacca

Breitbart's Editor-in-Chief Was Tricked by an Absurdly Fake Steve Bannon Email Account

Using a very fake Steve Bannon email account, an email prankster has apparently tricked the editor of far-right news site Breitbart.com into providing a bizarre peek into his disturbing id.

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Source: Gizmodo – Breitbart’s Editor-in-Chief Was Tricked by an Absurdly Fake Steve Bannon Email Account

Justice Department Drops Request for IP Addresses of 1.3 Million Visitors to Anti-Trump Site

The US Department of Justice is rescinding its request for IP logs that would have revealed visitors to a website used to plan a protest during Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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Source: Gizmodo – Justice Department Drops Request for IP Addresses of 1.3 Million Visitors to Anti-Trump Site

I Don’t Know If This Is the iPhone 8, But I Want It

An intriguing video appeared on the Chinese social network Weibo today. It shows a man wearing one rubber glove feeding an Apple-branded device into a machine and then touching the Apple logo with his ungloved index finger. When he does, code scampers across a display at his work station. Is this our first peek at the…

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Source: Gizmodo – I Don’t Know If This Is the iPhone 8, But I Want It

Rare Mop-Topped Monkey Spotted in Brazil for First Time in Over 80 Years

It’s been 81 years since anyone has seen a Vanzolini’s bald-faced saki in the wild. On a recent expedition to the Juruá River in the Amazon basin, a group of scientists managed to capture the first photographs ever taken of this elusive primate in its natural habitat—and whoa does it ever look weird.

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Source: Gizmodo – Rare Mop-Topped Monkey Spotted in Brazil for First Time in Over 80 Years

AccuWeather Is Tracking You Even When You Don't Give It Permission [Updated]

AccuWeather sneakily got access to your location data, even when you turn off location access to its app. But after getting called out by a security researcher, the company is going to knock it off.

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Source: Gizmodo – AccuWeather Is Tracking You Even When You Don’t Give It Permission [Updated]

These Bears Decided to Stop Eating Salmon Thanks to Climate Change

You may be familiar with the Big Buck Hunter bonus level where you pump a few dozen rounds into salmon flopping out of the river while grizzlies look on. This is not an especially good bonus level (I prefer the one with the basketballs or the electric eels), but it would be much worse if you needed to shoot…

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Source: Gizmodo – These Bears Decided to Stop Eating Salmon Thanks to Climate Change

Remember When Google Tango Seemed Like a Sick Idea?

Every time a new platform comes out, the gadget world runs headfirst into a vicious Catch-22: How do you get people to adopt new technology when there isn’t any content, and if there isn’t anyone using the tech, how do you convince developers to make content for that platform? Recently, we’ve seen this situation…

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Source: Gizmodo – Remember When Google Tango Seemed Like a Sick Idea?

Cyborg Bacteria Beat Plants at the Photosynthesis Game

Reading science news all day can be real grim. Animals are dying, the climate is changing, the nuke’s a coming, yadda yadda. But sometimes (in fact, often) scientists do something that’s just neat, important, and won’t keep you up at night—that is, if you’re cool with photosynthesizing cyborg bacteria.

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Source: Gizmodo – Cyborg Bacteria Beat Plants at the Photosynthesis Game

New Report Finds Police Have Used Tasers in a Staggering Number of Killings

Axon (the company formerly known as Taser) claims that their stun guns have only directly killed 24 people, and that those deaths were due to falls or fires related to the strikes, not because of shocks to the body. But a new investigative report by Reuters found 1,005 cases in the United States where a person died…

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Source: Gizmodo – New Report Finds Police Have Used Tasers in a Staggering Number of Killings