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37 Amazon Basics Products With Insane Bang For Your Buck

This Cozy Laptop Sleeve via: Amazon This felt laptop case fits your 13-inch computer, and even your pens and notepads. It has a smaller front compartment and two mini pockets in the back. It comes in this lovely charcoal and light gray. Find it on AmazonShare Advertisement This Heavy-Duty Paper Shredder via: Amazon This baby has an eight-sheet capacity, can snip your credit cards like it’s its job (because it kind of is,) and will even tell you if it’s in danger of overheating. If you have a lot of…

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The original clip from the great Yanny vs. Laurel debate has been revealed. Please stop fighting

If you have gone the past 24 hours without being asked, “what do you hear?” Then, well, I’m jealous.  The latest thing to divide our post-The Dress internet is the audio illusion of Yanny vs. Laurel. Believe it or not, a simple clip of a voice reading a word is tearing the internet apart. But the post, which was originally posted on an Instagram story and then shared to Reddit was eventually inescapable, but it didn’t just come out of nowhere.  SEE ALSO: Chrissy Teigen has broken down the 3…

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Thousands Of Missing Children In India Identified Through Facial Recognition Pilot Experiment

According to the Indian news outlet NDTV, nearly 3,000 missing children have been located in New Delhi only four days after the city police department adopted an experimental facial recognition system (FRS) software program. A significant improvement to the milk carton approach. Tracking the thousands of children who disappear each year in the 1.3 billion-person nation is an impossibly enormous undertaking. According to India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development, more than 240,000 children were reported missing between 2012 and 2017 alone, although the real number is probably higher. Some organizations estimate…

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Mueller told Trump’s legal team he will not indict the president, Giuliani tells Fox News

Video Giuliani: Mueller told Trump team he won’t indict president President Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, tells Fox News that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has told the president’s legal team he will follow Justice Department guidance. President Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, told Fox News on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller has told the president’s legal team he will follow Justice Department guidance and not seek an indictment against Trump. “This case is essentially over,” Giuliani said. “They’re just in denial.” Giuliani, himself a former federal prosecutor and mayor of New…

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Deadpool has taken over some of your favorite movies and now they’re definitely better

Deadpool is taking over your favorite movies. In true Deadpool fashion, the masked mercenary has hijacked the BluRay covers of some famous movies. In a marketing move to promote the upcoming Deadpool 2, which releases May 18, Walmart this week has slipped joke covers over classic films to show the chimichanga-loving anti-hero in some brand new roles. Catch him on the front of My Cousin Vinny or holding up the infamous soap on the cover of Fight Club.  guys look at the movie rack at walmart! brett just sent me…

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Michael Cohen Took Cash From Russian Oligarch After Election

The Daily Beast can confirm that Donald Trumps personal lawyer Michael Avenatti, porn actress dossier published by Avenatti on Tuesday evening, Vekselberg and his cousin Mr. Andrew Intrater routed eight payments to Mr. Cohen through a company named Columbus Nova LLC beginning in January 2017 and continuing until at least August 2017. The funds, Avenatti suggested, may have been used to reimburse Cohen for the $130,000 hush payment made to Daniels in exchange for her silence about an alleged affair with Trump. Intrater was also a donor to the Republican…

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These Hyperrealistic Paintings By A Japanese Artist Are So Precise You Might Confuse Them With Photos

Kei Mieno is a Japanese artist born in Hiroshima who has been painting professionally for more than 10 years already. This 33-year-old painter specializes in hyperrealism, and mostly uses oil paint to create his masterpieces. Recently, Kei shared an image on Twitter of a woman lying in the river, and it left many of his followers speechless when they realized that the woman in the stream is created in the artist‘s head. The details and texture of the painting are so precise that it‘s not difficult to confuse it with…

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Foreign students file suit against private Edmonton college, immigration consultant – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Foreign students file suit against private Edmonton college, immigration consultant CBC.ca “It’s injustice for us, ” Falgui told CBC News last year. She was working at New York Fries in West Edmonton Mall in June 2016 when she learned her work visa, which was about to expire, wasn’t going to be extended. Like Agoncillo, Falgui enrolled in the …

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