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A month with the Catalyst Fermentation System
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A month with the Catalyst Fermentation System

I’ve been following the multiple “easy” brewing systems available online for a while now and have never found one that truly spoke to me. Devices like the Minibrew seem great but price and shipping problems have always kept them out …

Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to be taken off Endangered Species list. Thanks, Trump.
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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to be taken off Endangered Species list. Thanks, Trump.

They’ve been on the Endangered Species list for 42 years. Today, Trump removed the Yellowstone grizzly bear’s federal protections under the Endangered Species Act. The reason? A reported population rebound. The U.S. Department of Interior announced their plan to strip …

Richard Branson: Business leaders are ‘baffled’ by Trump on climate change
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Richard Branson: Business leaders are ‘baffled’ by Trump on climate change

Sir Richard Branson at an event in San Francisco on June 21, 2017.

British billionaire Richard Branson said business leaders were left dumbfounded by President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement. But if there’s a …

Faraday Future cancels plans to build an assembly factory in California
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Faraday Future cancels plans to build an assembly factory in California

Faraday Future, the would-be Tesla rival facing well-documented challenges in terms of capitalization and efforts to bring its first production vehicle to market, has scrapped plans to construct an assembly facility and “experience center” (read: showroom) in Vallejo, California on …

Sean Spicer tells April Ryan, a veteran black female journalist, to stop shaking her head
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Sean Spicer tells April Ryan, a veteran black female journalist, to stop shaking her head

It’d be nice if, for once, Sean Spicer could make it through a press conference without crushing one of the country’s core values.

Unfortunately, that day was not today. During Tuesday’s press conference, the Press Secretary became incensed that April …

The American student detained by North Korea and sent home in a coma has died
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The American student detained by North Korea and sent home in a coma has died

Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old University of Virginia student who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for taking a propaganda sign from a hotel, has died in a US hospital. North Korea returned him in a …

The end of EU roaming charges isn’t as revolutionary as you may think
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The end of EU roaming charges isn’t as revolutionary as you may think

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Normally, news that mobile roaming charges will no longer apply in all the member states of the European Union would be met with thrill and joy.

Instead, it’s been met by silence on social media.

It …

A new iPhone origin book has one Apple exec calling bullsh*t
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A new iPhone origin book has one Apple exec calling bullsh*t

Apple SVP Phil Schiller

The iPhone doesn’t have any physical keys. We all know this. But according to a forthcoming book from Motherboard editor Brian Merchant on the creation of the genre-defining smartphone, it would have if Apple senior vice …

Lord Buckethead wins 249 votes in UK general election challenge to Prime Minister May
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Lord Buckethead wins 249 votes in UK general election challenge to Prime Minister May

Lord Buckethead, standing against British Prime Minister Theresa May in the country’s Wednesday general election, won a staggering 249 votes. The "intergalactic space lord" who "enjoys planet-conquering" and "dominating inferior species" (and UK TV light entertainment classic Lovejoy) fought for …

Miami re-names street after Best Picture, ‘Moonlight’
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Miami re-names street after Best Picture, ‘Moonlight’

Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, and Trevante Rhodes playing the protagonist in ‘Moonlight.’

Miami is making its connection to Moonlight a bit more official. After the movie won over the hearts of critics en route to an Oscar for Best …