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Proma Khosla

I can't stop thinking about these two minutes of 'Sex Education' Season 2

I can't stop thinking about the Indian dance sex scene on Netflix's Sex Education.

Listen, if you've ever read my byline on this website, chances are that I've tricked you into caring about Indian movies, music, or dance on more than one occasion. It's my life's mission and not-so-secret agenda! Representation is here and it's happening, baby!

But when I got to Olivia's (Simone Ashley) sex scene with boyfriend Malek (Armin Karima) in Season 2, episode 3 of Sex Education, I was caught...

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14 Best Tech Deals on WIRED's Favorite Gear (Jan. 2020)

Great deals on gear our team has tested, and loves—TVs, Android phones, camera bags, cold-brew coffee makers, and more.

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Aarian Marshall

In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

Online ordering means more deliveries to more places. One Paris hub sports a data center, offices, sports facilities like tennis courts, and an urban farm. 


Alison Foreman

Everything coming to Hulu in February 2020

Roses are red, violets are blue, there's lots of romance now on Hulu. 

This February, the streaming service will debut tons of romantic tales just in time for Valentine's Day 2020. Movie favorites like When Harry Met Sally, Say Anything, and Bridget Jones's Diary are available alongside Hulu's episodic take on High Fidelity starring Zoë Kravitz. For streamers sticking to the offbeat horror-over-romcom tradition, February will also bring the terrifying Cabin in the Woods and a V-Day themed...


Manish Singh

Amazon partners with thousands of mom-and-pop stores in India

Neighborhood stores dot tens of thousands of cities, towns and villages in India. They have survived — and thrived, despite — retail giants’ billions of investment in the country. So now, Amazon is beginning to embrace them.

Amazon said on Saturday it has partnered with thousands of neighborhood stores — locally known as kirana stores — across India to use them as delivery points for goods.

The company said it’s a win-win scenario for all stakeholders. “It’s good for...


Joseph Green

The best massage guns for percussive therapy in the UK

Finding time for proper workout recovery is — but shouldn't have to be — a luxury.

Between a job, social life, and chasing eight hours of sleep, workouts get squeezed into the day's only free time slot. A proper cool down (let alone a massage) is usually the thing that gets glossed over, or else skipped completely.

Enter those massage guns that have taken the fitness world by storm. Turns out that those mesmerising skin ripples are more than just a weird flex. The form of portable...


Veronika Kero

Just 20 good wireless chargers on sale this weekend

As any screen-grab from your phone will show you, your device is constantly in need of a charge. It doesn't matter if you have the latest and greatest iPhone 11 Pro Max or the practically-vintage iPhone 8, when you need juice and you need it now. 

But here's the thing: Lightning cables are the worst™. They constantly need to be replaced or else get lost in the bottom of bags everywhere. The solution? Innovative Qi charging pads, stands, and stations that seamlessly simplify your life. All...


Veronika Kero

Order custom bobbleheads for half off during this special sale

TL;DR: Give a very one-of-a-kind gift with a handmade custom bobblehead for $49.99, a 52% savings during this special sale.

If anything can rival a hand-painted portrait of your dog or cat, it's the custom bobblehead. It's a classic. Perfect for gifting to nearly anyone and for nearly any occasion, it's the sort of thing every person needs in their life (even if they didn't know it.) 

Whether you choose to entertain yourself or a friend, you can do it for way less than you think when you...


Haley Henschel

Don't watch anything on a crappy old TV — this 4K OLED display is 32% off

TL;DR: LG's 65-inch B9 Series 4K OLED TV usually retails for $2,499.99, but if you order it from the PCMag Shop and enter the code SAVE100 during checkout, you'll pay just $1,699 — that's an $800 savings.

There are two types of people in this world: those who will turn on Feb. 2's big football game to watch the game itself, and those who will turn on Feb. 2's big football game solely to catch the epic commercials that play between downs. (I personally cannot wait to be emotionally wrecked...


Veronika Kero

This warming massage gun is on sale for 25% off

TL;DR: Make sure you feel great post-workout with the Evertone™ Prosage Thermo, a percussion massager with warm-up technology for $149.99, a 25% savings. 

Gym rats have a new favorite gadget and it's taking the fitness world by a storm. Instead of just talking about how important post-workout recovery is, they're finally making it happen with the now notorious massage gun. 

And if you've thought about buying one, but your jaw dropped when you saw the $300+ price tag, you need to check...


Mariella Moon

Apple tests UWB switch to keep the iPhone 11 from tracking your location

Apple has started testing the location toggle button it promised to iPhone 11 users. Late last year, security researcher Brian Krebs discovered that the iPhone 11 Pro constantly checks for your location even if you disable Location Services. Apple ex...


Joseph Green

This code saves you an extra 20% in the Nike Sale

TL;DR: Use the code JAN20 in the Nike Sale to save an extra 20% on list price.

A sale is a wonderful thing, especially when one concerns a massive brand like Nike. The only thing that can top a sale like this is a voucher code that gives you an additional saving on top of your deal.

Well, the good news is that's exactly what we've got for you. You can now save an extra 20% on sale items from Nike. All you need to do is enter the code JAN20 at the checkout, and that's all. It doesn't get any...


Joseph Green

Private Internet Access should be your first stop for protection

TL;DR: A one-year subscription to Private Internet Access is on sale for £2.55 per month, saving you 67% on list price.

We know that there are a lot of VPNs out there, and picking just one can seem impossible, so we have made it our mission to bring you the best of the best for your consideration.

There are loads of things to properly think about before investing, like security features, contract length, and of course, price. Private Internet Access should be one of the first services you...


Connie Loizos

Deep tech VCs on what they view as some of the most impactful young startups right now

During this week’s Democratic debate, there was a lot of talk, unsurprisingly, about ensuring the future of this country’s children and grandchildren. Climate change was of particular interest to billionaire Tom Steyer, who said repeatedly that addressing it would be his top priority were he elected U.S. president.

As it happens, earlier the same day, we’d spent time on the phone with two venture capitalists who think of almost nothing else every day. The reason: they both invest in...


Richard Lawler

Walmart's weekend sale includes a $150 Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Microsoft's cheapest Xbox One S is back to the lowest price we've seen, and is available for $150 at Walmart this weekend, $100 off the regular price. A few Black Friday deals saw the All-Digital version of the console drop to a price that low, but n...


Alison Foreman

The most exciting Netflix series and movies coming in early 2020

Netflix hit the new decade running. 

We're only halfway through January 2020 and we've already devoured new seasons of Grace & Frankie and Sex Education, as well as the debuts of Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez, The Circle, Spinning Out, and Cheer. There's plenty more to look forward to the rest of the year, with a  number of exciting series and movies streaming on Netflix before the end of March.

Listed in order of expected release, here are 10 Netflix originals to cue up...


Mariella Moon

First-person shooter 'Kingpin: Life of Crime' is getting a remaster

Kingpin: Life of Crime, a first-person shooter from 1999, is getting a remaster. If you never imagined this happening -- "I'll take games I never thought would be remastered for $100, Alex" -- we feel you. The title didn't enjoy as much popularity as...

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Louise Matsakis

PopSockets, Sonos, and Tile Ask Congress to Rein in Big Tech

At a congressional hearing Friday, smaller companies including PopSockets, Tile, Sonos, and Basecamp criticized Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon for having power over them.


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10 Bright Things to Add To Your Dreary January Wardrobe

I have the bad habit of, whenever I see someone wearing University of Wisconsin gear, I give them a HUGE smile and aggressively enthusiastic head nod. Think the Paul Rudd “Look at us” Hot Wings gif, but...even friendlier, if that’s possible? The funny thing is, I didn’t even go to UW, but I did grow up in Madison. So…


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Sean Hollister

Lenovo is building another standalone VR headset

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Lenovo hasn’t made the best bets in virtual reality so far, but it seems like the company’s about to try again — according to a new FCC filing for the “Lenovo VR3030S,” which company docs identify as an upcoming standalone VR headset.

Standalone means that like Lenovo’s previous Mirage Solo or the Oculus Quest, it shouldn’t require you to plug in a phone or PC, because the processing power is built right in. But where the...

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