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This $24 50-mile TV antenna gets you local channels without a monthly fee

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on an over-the-air antenna! This AmazonBasics ultra thin HDTV Antenna is down to $23.99. This antenna dropped to $28 in early February and has sold steadily at that price ever since. This is the first drop below $28 and its lowest price ever. Features for this antenna include: 50 Mile range to access from broadcast tower; receives free HD channels including ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Fox, Univision and more Reversible with black or white sides to match your…

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Android 

This $27 Bluetooth speaker has a crazy long 24-hour battery life

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a discount on a powerful Bluetooth speaker. Update: This popular deal is back again, this time with a new coupon code. Be sure to use code ALBCXN3Y for the full savings. Amazon’s currently has a pretty great discount on the extremely popular Anker SoundCore Bluetooth speaker. With this deal, the black version speaker drops down to $26.99 with coupon code ALBCXN3Y (the other colors are $32.99), from a usual street price around $36. Anker is well known for coupon code…

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Android 

This $20 smart plug can be controlled by your voice

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on a smart plug you’ll want to buy! Right now you can pick up D-Link’s Smart Plug for just $19.99 at Amazon, which is a savings of $10 from its regular price. This smart plug works with both Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant, meaning you can use just your voice to control the power to the outlet if you wanted. It can also be controlled from the mydlink app, which is available on both iOS and Android….

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The Search for Police Racism Has Come to This

Heather Mac Donald, City JournalThe attempt to find systemic police bias has come to this: the difference between an officer saying “uh” and saying “that, that’s.” According to Stanford University researchers, police officers in Oakland, California, use one of those verbal tics more often with white drivers and the other more often with black drivers. If you can guess which tic conveys “respect” and which “disrespect,” you may have a career ahead of you in the exploding field of bias psychology. … Read the referenced story here: The Search for Police…

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This Is What Happens When You Let Trump Be Trump

Jack Shafer, PoliticoAt his raucous Tuesday afternoon news conference, Donald Trump delivered a performance that brimmed with self-righteous anger, petty combativeness and honey-badger huffing. As reporters asked him questions about Charlottesville and the neo-Nazis, the president spoke with words like fists—challenging reporters’ questions, interrupting and talking over them, asking them to define their terms. … Read the referenced story here: This Is What Happens When You Let Trump Be Trump

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Android 

Watch this Galaxy S5 fall from a plane and survive

Although Samsung has its Active line of Galaxy phones, this standard version held up just fine — after a fall from a plane. The one time I went skydiving, I wanted to do something to document the experience, more to prove that I actually did it than to remember it. However, I also didn’t want my phone to fall out of my hands and smash into a million pieces on impact. So, I took a few photos as we were loaded into the plane, and tucked the phone away behind…

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Finance News 

This Brooklyn startup raised $8 million to make dog chow that’s good enough for humans to eat

If you want to work at the Farmer’s Dog, the fresh made and personalized meal delivery service for dogs, you have to be prepared to do one thing first – eat the dog chow. This might seem like a ghastly test, but the Brooklyn startup thinks it’s important to emphasize that the food they make is safe for humans, and so by default, safe for a human’s four-legged friend too.  “It’s fun think about the food being safe enough to eat, so you may as well try it,” says Jonathan…

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