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This chatbot will deal with Comcast customer service for you

Trim wants to save you money—and potentially hours of despair<p>Comcast isn’t exactly known for its great customer service. Much (metaphorical) ink has been spilled over representatives refusing to let customers cancel their service, data limits on home internet, and class action lawsuits fighting …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Oil pipeline protest turns violent in southern North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A protest of a four-state, $3.8 billion oil pipeline turned violent after tribal officials say construction crews destroyed …

North Dakota

China Pushes Coding for Kids in Effort to Tackle Innovation Gap

BEIJING — Liu Shang tilted his head and sighed before tapping a plump finger on his computer’s keyboard.<p>When asked if there was a problem the sixth-grader shrugged, barely looked up from the screen and said, “Nah, this is too easy.”<p>He was among a dozen kids on the ninth floor of a Beijing school …

Curriculum Development

DEA decides not to loosen restrictions on marijuana, keeping it schedule 1 (with heroin)

After years of anticipation, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has decided whether it will remove marijuana from its harshest legal classification: Nope.<p>The decision means marijuana will remain schedule 1, a category that includes other drugs like heroin and LSD, and is ranked higher than …

Oregon becomes fourth US state to legalize recreational marijuana

Oregon became the fourth state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana Wednesday, as revelers cheerfully rang in the new law at midnight.<p>The Pacific north-west state of just under 4 million people joins four other jurisdictions where marijuana is legal: the states of Alaska, Colorado and …

The Pokémon Go Trainer's Advanced Tactics Handbook

You’ve tossed a few PokéBalls, caught a few Caterpies, and spun your way to a few items at the PokéStop, but it’s time to take things to the next …

How to set up your home network for optimal gaming performance

PC gaming demands the best hardware, and gamers are constantly looking for the competitive edge that can be a key ingredient for victory. Too often, …

Wi-Fi

Regenerative tooth fillings could put an end to root canals

You <i>really</i> don't want a root canal, and not just because it's potentially painful. Emptying the tooth of the infected tissue at its heart potentially weakens it, since you can't grow that organic material back or put toxic fillings in its place. Researchers may have a solution, though. They've …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Seniors are the fastest growing group of marijuana users in the U.S.

The fastest-growing demographic of U.S. pot users are surprisingly not millennials.<p>That title actually goes to senior citizens. Between 2013 and 2014, the number of American marijuana users at the age of 55 and over have increased from 2.8 million to 4.3 million, CBS News reports.<p>Cannabis …

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advertisement<p>Unprecedented rates of consolidation in the industry, pricey new centralized airport rental facilities (costs are nearly always billed …

Flying

An FBI hostage negotiator reveals the secret to demanding the raise you deserve

In my years as the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator, I learned an important fundamental lesson: Hostage negotiation is often nothing …

Here Is The Memory Trick Backed By Science - PsyBlog

A technique that everyone can benefit from, whatever their artistic talent.<p>Drawing pictures of words helps build stronger and more reliable memories, …

When you take a nice Muslim boy from Baghdad to Coachella

Ice Cube yelled obscenities from the stage. Drunken, shirtless dudes were cavorting in the beer gardens. Young women roamed the fields in various stages of undress.<p>Had I made a huge mistake bringing Abdullah to Coachella?<p>Born in Iraq, Abdullah Al-Rifaie is my cousin's son and the first of my …

The DEA Plans to Decide Soon Whether the US Will Keep Treating Marijuana Like Heroin | VICE News

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has quietly revealed that it plans to decide within the next three months whether marijuana should be removed from the list of Schedule I controlled substances, a restrictive classification reserved for what the US government considers to be the most …

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

Journalist Michael Ware Discusses His New HBO Doc And His Near-Beheading At The Hands Of ISIS

Australian journalist Michael Ware first left for Iraq in 2003 for a three-week reporting stint for <i>Time</i> magazine and CNN. After three weeks, his compulsion to report on the war led him to stay in Iraq for seven years. For his HBO documentary, <i>Only the Dead See the End of War</i>, Ware has culled footage …

Stoner nuns surrounded by weed get a rad Photoshop Battle

Dude. These nuns grow weed.<p>It's true, actually. These nuns, known as Sisters of the Valley, have been getting a lot of attention recently for …

See a Roomba turn into R2D2 with this creative decal set

Having a dedicated automaton as a sidekick may have once been possible only for the Luke Skywalkers of the world, but luckily for us, a couple decals …

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26% of workers have less than $1,000 in savings (and that’s good news)

Millions of workers still have abysmally low levels of savings, but those numbers are improving.<p>Fully 26% of workers have less than $1,000 saved, …

Here are the 15 most overlooked tax deductions

<b>Here are the 15 most overlooked tax deductions (ThinkAdvisor)</b><p>ThinkAdvisor's Marlene Y. Satter spoke to the team at Kiplinger about strategies that advisors can use to lower their clients' tax bills.<p>The Kiplinger team shared the fifteen most overlooked tax deductions including state sales taxes, …

Taxes

Jeep Just Unveiled 7 Concepts. All Are Freakin' Badass

Every year, Jeep unveils a slew of wicked concept vehicles for the Easter Jeep Safari. This year, thanks to the 50th anniversary of the Safari and …

Boats

Jim McMahon says Mike Ditka knew Bears players smoked pot

Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon smokes marijuana daily to ease the pain of his playing days.<p>But he was smoking long before he retired or states …

Clarence Thomas: US Supreme Court's most conservative judge asks first question in 10 years

Of the several things that US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is known for, one is his extreme reluctance to say anything in court.<p>Indeed, just …

Ex-Bears QB Jim McMahon smokes marijuana daily for pain relief

Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon revealed that he smokes marijuana on a daily basis to relieve pain stemming from injuries during his …

New England Patriots