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October 20,2017 20:20
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This phone case is too fragile for this world

Let's get this said right off: Dadybones Puff Ball Phone Case ($35) "isn't designed for this world." Sure, it's easy to fall for. Created by artist Lola Abbey, whose pom-pom placement skills are "exceptional," it's a portable rainbow that you'll love looking at and that other people will love looking at, too. But the pom-poms are glued to a cheap plastic case, they make an iPho...
October 20,2017 02:40
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Following Dril, the Twitter account at the end of the world

On the internet, where nobody agrees about anything, everybody seems to agree about Dril. We associate Dril with Twitter, but he is much larger than that. He is a patron saint of the internet itself—a rare rallying point and muse for everyone, regardless of affiliation or creed. It’s old hat, at this point, to compare him to Donald Trump: Both are aging, endlessly aggrieved white men who seemi...
October 19,2017 11:00
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Behold, the most expensive house in the world

Got a bit of spare change lying around? Rustle up a few (hundred thousand) friends and you could have a timeshare in Villa Les Cedres, the most expensive house in the world. The 19th-century manor
October 17,2017 04:00
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Cardin Calls on Ivanka Trump to Cut Tie to World Bank Women Fund

Ivanka Trump should cut ties with a World Bank fund focusing on women’s empowerment, an initiative the U.S. president’s daughter has championed, because her clothing brand may benefit from her involvement, Senator Ben Cardin said in a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
October 13,2017 20:40
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Chicago named among safest cities in the world

Despite Chicago’s alarming, if select, murder statistics and routine singling out by President Donald Trump for gun violence, this lakeside metropolis was just ranked one of the safest cities in the