Netflix Comes Out Against Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Law, Other Studios Still Silent

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The third season of The Handmaid’s Tale may be a month away, but it already feels like it’s making headlines. More states have passed and signed legislation that makes it hard for women to get safe and legal abortions—including in Georgia, which has become a key state for the film industry. How are media companies…

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Neil Gaiman Wishes Good Omens Didn’t Feel Quite So Close to Our Reality

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In Amazon’s new adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens, the actual impending Armageddon kind of takes a back seat to other elements of the apocalyptic story, in part because of the show’s understanding that we’ve all grown rather weary of the genre at a time when the world often feels as if it’s…

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We Don’t Need to ‘Pause’ Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever

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Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by law enforcement at every level across the country. However, the idea…

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This $14 Surge Protector Is Also a Night Light

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This Aukey surge protector orients its four AC outlets and two USB ports to the side, which is great for hiding behind furniture. But it’s also a night light and phone stand, which is sort of contradictory to the furniture thing, but I guess you could use it either way. Get it for $14 with promo code WKJCRAED.

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This Giant, $13 Mouse Pad Even Props Up Your Phone

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“Why don’t they just make the whole desk out of mouse pad,” I’m sure you’ve asked yourself countless times. Now, you can cover nearly six square feet of your workspace with soft-touch padding for just $13 by using promo code L2363MVO at checkout. It even includes a few helpful features like pen loops, a card holder,…

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Light Up the Night With This $26 Solar-Powered LED Lantern

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Don’t give up and go inside when it gets dark out. Instead, fill your outdoor spaces with this Sonnenglas LED Lantern, now on sale for $26. This sturdy glass jar charges up all day thanks to the sun, only to give off bright light for 12 hours at night (there’s also a USB charging option for cloudy days). Plus, a …

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