Day: October 9, 2019

Technology News

SmileDirectClub’s former CEO is back with a new dental startup called Tend – TechCrunch

A growing number of newer dental brands has been attracting money from venture investors who are still kicking themselves for missing runaway hits. Most notable among these breakout companies is newly public SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth-straightening products directly to consumers and is beloved by analysts even though its shares have slipped since its September IPO. […]

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Conservative News

Hepatitis A scare: flight attendant linked to passenger exposure

How about a little Hep A with that tiny bag of pretzels on your flight from San Francisco to Charlotte? That probably wasn’t a question posed to ticketholders on a recent flight as they boarded, but maybe it should have been. An American Airlines flight on September 21 included a flight attendant infected with acute […]

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Conservative News

Canadian schoolgirls have a question for Justin Trudeau

To cleanse the palate, the funniest thing about this is that it must have been the last place where Trudeau expected an uncomfortable moment. It’s a Facebook show called “New Mom, Who Dis?” hosted by a social-media star. Among the hard-hitting questions he got before this one were, “Do you have a dad bod?” At […]

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Conservative News

Oscar voters think Joker is well made but some question its message

The Hollywood Reporter published an interesting piece on reactions to the film Joker from people within the industry. THR didn’t identify any of the people by name so they could speak freely, but reactions range from glowing predictions that the film could win Best Picture to people worried the film sends a dangerous message. Here’s […]

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Creators of modern rechargeable batteries share Nobel prize – TechCrunch

If you had to slip a couple AAs into your smartphone every morning to check your email, browse Instagram, and text your friends, chances are the mobile revolution would not have been quite so revolutionary. Fortunately the rechargeable lithium-ion battery was invented — a decades-long task for which three men have just been awarded the […]

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Conservative News

Sasse, Cruz, AOC, others in Congress send bipartisan letter to NBA: Stop kissing China’s ass and suspend your operations there for now

You have to screw up awfully badly in America 2019 to forge a coalition of critics that includes Ted Cruz, Ben Sasse, Tom Cotton, Ron Wyden, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, especially at a moment when Democrats and Republicans are at each other’s throats over impeachment. Congrats to the NBA for pulling it off with their fulsome […]

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Conservative News

Hillary on a Trump rematch: “Obviously, I can beat him again”

“Again”? Forget it, she’s rolling. Or trolling. Take your pick, but Hillary Clinton isn’t going to get a rematch now even if she wanted it. And especially since Donald Trump wants it: Hillary Clinton coming down with a strong case of Stacey Abrams Syndrome and claiming she won the 2016 election. pic.twitter.com/uTSj72IMN0 — Zach Parkinson (@AZachParkinson) […]

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Good, cheap gaming mice are easy to find. Here are six of them

There are a lot of gaming mice. A ridiculous number of gaming mice. So many mice, in fact, that trying to decide on a single size and style — especially on a budget — is much more complicated than scouring Reddit and Amazon’s top lists to find an answer. Unless you know exactly what you’re after and […]

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Conservative News

Trump: The fact that only 25% want me impeached is pretty good given the scope of this witch hunt; Update: 51% want removal, says … Fox News

Which poll is he talking about here? It’s not one of those Breitbart online polls, is it? Did he poll … his own staff? Because a mere 25 percent in favor of impeachment among that group would be pretty good for him at this point. Only 25 percent want the President Impeached, which is pretty […]

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Conservative News

Corrupt UN officials helped fake refugees from Kenya resettle in America

CNN has a pretty remarkable story up today that reveals something everyone involved would rather remain a secret. For decades, people from Kenya have posed as Somalian refugees to take advantage of resettlement opportunities in the US and elsewhere. And CNN reports that middlemen collect large sums of money in order to bribe UN officials […]

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