Procter and Gamble’s Opte wand is like a real-life beauty filter for your skin

Procter and Gamble’s Opte wand is like a real-life beauty filter for your skin

You’re never going to be the tall, willowy model with perfect skin whose hair always dazzles in slow motion as you spin it through the air — because there’s no slow-motion cameraman following you around, if for no other reason. But though many beauty products promise seemingly impossible results, there may actually be a magic wand you could wave to restore some of the natural-looking beauty of your skin, according to attendees at CES 2019….

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Joshua Tree National Park has been trashed in the shutdown. Now visitors are cutting down trees.

Joshua Tree National Park has been trashed in the shutdown. Now visitors are cutting down trees.

Despite severe damage, the park will not shut down entirely. A week ago, Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California was forced to shut down its campgrounds due to “health and safety concerns over near-capacity pit toilets,” according to CNN. But despite the partial closure, things continued to get worse. According to National Parks Traveler, visitors are creating illegal roads and driving into some of the park’s most fragile areas. They are also chopping down…

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Apple’s TV industry embrace was an inevitable surprise

Apple’s TV industry embrace was an inevitable surprise

The biggest surprise of CES this year came from Apple, a company that didn’t give a keynote speech, didn’t have a booth on the show floor, but nevertheless dominates the show year after year from afar. A bunch of TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio will support AirPlay 2. It was a surprise because none of the announcements leaked, sure, but it was also a surprise because it ran completely counter to the way…

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Ring let employees watch customer videos, claim reports

Ring let employees watch customer videos, claim reports

Smart doorbell company Ring allowed employees to share unencrypted customer videos with each other, according to reports by both The Intercept and The Information. The reports say that Ring, which was purchased by Amazon last year, gave various teams access to unencrypted customer video files on company servers and live feeds from some customer cameras, regardless of whether that access was necessary. The reports say that this behavior began in 2016, when Ring founder Jamie…

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Iran just admitted it arrested another American. It’s likely a message to Trump.

Iran just admitted it arrested another American. It’s likely a message to Trump.

The US Navy veteran’s family says he’s been missing since July. The first American detained overseas during the Trump administration is being held in one of the president’s least favorite places: Iran. On Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry acknowledged that it had arrested Michael White, a US Navy veteran, in the northeastern city of Mashhad. A lot of questions remain, such as why White is being detained, and how long he’s been imprisoned. It’s also unclear…

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Fox News cuts away from Trump roundtable after he describes human trafficking in grisly detail

Fox News cuts away from Trump roundtable after he describes human trafficking in grisly detail

“They have tape over their mouths, electrical tape, usually blue tape, as they call it.” President Donald Trump’s trip to the southern border on Thursday began with a roundtable event in which he promoted the baseless idea that undocumented immigrants are violent criminals and made a case for a border wall with bizarre (and false) comments like, “A wheel is older than a wall.” But you wouldn’t have seen any of that had you tried…

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