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This Husband Secretly Told His Mom That She Could Come On Vacation With His Wife, And People Have Some Thoughts

"I refused to fight anymore but he kept on berating me."

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Anya Zoledziowski

Amber Heard Denies Shitting in Johnny Depp’s Bed, Says It Was His Yorkie

On Monday, Amber Heard told a Virgina courtroom that Johnny Depp’s teacup yorkie, Boo, was to blame for the now infamous poop found in their bed—the same poop that Depp previously alleged belonged to Heard—after the dog ate weed.

Heard responded to a previous allegation that the crap was a joke “gone horribly wrong.” She said that was “absolutely not” the case.

“First of all, I don’t think that’s funny. I don’t know what grown woman does,” Heard told the jury. “I...

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Nicholas Fandos

Court’s Redistricting Plan Erases Democratic House Gains in New York

The lines drawn by a court-appointed special master would increase competition for seats in Congress, in a blow to national Democrats.

The Verge

Chris Welch

This is the design of Sonos’ upcoming Sub Mini

A 3D product rendering of the upcoming Sonos Sub Mini, as created by The Verge. | Product render by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge

Sonos announced its most affordable soundbar to date last week. But some of the company’s loyal customers were disappointed by the lack of a less expensive subwoofer to go along with the new Sonos Ray. It felt like the perfect opportunity to announce a product that’s been rumored for months. The only subwoofer that Sonos currently sells is the $749 Sub,...

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Alex Cranz

For All Mankind season 3 is set in the ’90s but seems focused on a very 2020s space race

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People will tell you Severance or Ted Lasso are the best shows coming out of Apple TV Plus, and while they’ve certainly had excellent receptions and won a few rewards, they are not the best show on Apple TV Plus. That honor falls to For All Mankind, a science fiction alternate history from Battlestar Galactica creator Ron D. Moore.

I know this is controversial to say. Everyone loves Ted Lasso’s blend of optimism and humor. They adore what Severance has to say about our...

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Nicklaus: Saudi-backed tour offered me $100M

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus says he twice turned down Saudi organizers' offer of more than $100 million to be the face of the LIV Golf Invitational Series.

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The man accused of killing 10 people in a racist shooting in Buffalo allegedly describes himself as a White supremacist in a document

Just outside a supermarket in Buffalo, residents have been gathering since Saturday to mourn and honor those lost after a mass shooting left 10 people killed and three others wounded.

Mashable

Built with 3D printers, these wind turbine blades are completely recyclable

Researchers at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a way to produce more efficient, recyclable wind turbine blades. The blades are 3D printed with thermoplastics rather than thermoset resin, allowing the materials to be heated in order to retrieve their original polymers for reuse.

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Get a Toshiba 75-inch 4K TV for less than $800

SAVE $600: The Toshiba 75-inch Class M550 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV is on sale for just $799.99 as of May 16. That's a whole 43% off its regular price of $1,399.

If you're on the lookout for a TV upgrade or just trying to buy one anew, you shouldn't settle. A 55-inch TV is fine, and so is a 720p one, but to really impress, those widescreen UHD models just can't be beat, with cinematically large displays and video quality that doesn't pixelate your Youtube videos (because really, is...

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Chris Stokel-Walker

US Courts Are Coming After Crypto Exchanges That Skirt Sanctions

A newly unsealed opinion is likely the first decision from a US federal court to find that cryptocurrencies can't be used to evade sanctions.

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Amelia Tait

What’s the Deal With Synesthesia TikTok?

A growing number of people on the platform claim to have a perceptual condition that lets them smell colors, see music, or taste sounds. But do they really?

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Cameron Joseph

Buffalo Shooter’s Racist ‘Great Replacement’ Theory Has Been Mainstreamed By GOP

The alleged white supremacist who slaughtered 10 people at a Buffalo, N.Y. grocery store on Saturday was inspired by the racist “great replacement” theory—one that’s been tweaked and adopted by a significant number of Republican lawmakers and candidates in recent months. 

The alleged murderer specifically cited extremist white supremacist websites in his manifesto, saying he was radicalized on 8chan and came across the theory on neo-Nazi sites like the Daily Stormer. But the views...

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David Gilbert

What We Know About the Accused Buffalo Shooter

Hours before he set off on the three-hour drive from his home in Conklin, New York, to carry out a racially-motivated mass shooting at the Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, which left 10 people dead, the alleged Buffalo shooting shared details of what he was about to do with people he knew online.

When one of those acquaintances opened the link to a private Discord server on Saturday, they found a detailed to-do list that dated back to March 5, which included points such as “finish writing...

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Anya Zoledziowski

Amber Heard Says She Hit Johnny Depp Out of Self-Defense

Actor Amber Heard alleged on Monday that she would “resort to reactively hitting” her now ex-husband Johnny Depp in response to the abuse she says she experienced at his hands.

Heard took the stand for a third day as part of the tumultuous defamation trial between her and Depp. During her testimony Monday, Heard responded to an audio recording from September 2015 where Depp audibly says, “You punched me in the face.”

“I didn’t punch you,” Heard responds. “I hit you. I did not...

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Andrew J. Hawkins

Uber unveils new products for business travelers, wedding parties, and EVs

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Uber held its second annual product event today, at which the company announced new features for business travelers, group rides, and electric vehicles. The news comes as the company’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, is renewing his efforts to make Uber’s core ride-hailing product profitable through cost-cutting and a hiring slowdown.

Just because Uber is trying to rein in its costs doesn’t mean it will stop rolling out new features in its...

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How to convert your Xbox Live subscription into Game Pass Ultimate

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC Game Pass offer a lot of value if you want to play all kinds of games via subscription. The service normally costs $14.99 per month for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (which covers both Xbox and PC) or $9.99 per month for PC Game Pass and includes AAA titles like Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5 as well as rotations of major third-party games and indies.

If you want to try it out, there’s an introductory...

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Andrew J. Hawkins

JetBlue launches hostile takeover of Spirit after its earlier acquisition was rejected

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JetBlue launched a hostile takeover of Spirit Airlines after its earlier acquisition offer was rejected. The New York-based airline said in a release that its tender offer for $30-per-share was “all-cash” and “fully financed.”

Earlier this month, Spirit’s board of directors rejected JetBlue’s $32-a-share bid to acquire the airline in favor of an existing merger agreement with Frontier, one of its ultra-low-cost...

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Victoria Song

Peloton and NordicTrack owner iFit make peace over patent disputes

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As Peloton gets its financial ducks in a row, it appears the company is easing up on its patent disputes. Today, Peloton and iFit — which owns rival NordicTrack — announced that they’ve settled all pending litigation and that “all pending actions between the companies will be dismissed.”

The announcement itself was brief, offering little detail. As part of the settlement, iFit has agreed to remove some on-demand leaderboard tech...

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