9 Ways to Get Alcohol For Free on a Plane

Getting free alcohol on flights is sort of my thing. Don’t judge me (or do – I’ll still be sipping away the next time I fly), but I quite enjoy a drink on a long flight. Or two. Or . . . well, anyway. The point is, as a frequent …

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How My Unlikely TV Habit Gives Me Newfound Hope For Democracy

2017 has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year for democracy. Amidst a flurry of rollbacks, repeals, and pull-outs from the Trump administration, I’ve found myself searching for signs of the checks and balances I was taught to expect – hell, demand! – from our government. At the …

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Apple's HomePod Is Like the Amazon Echo but Sleeker

Though it was rumored for months, Apple finally announced the HomePod at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The HomePod is Apple’s answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home. It will have: Exceptional sound quality: The HomePod will come with “spatial awareness.” This will allow the device to “detect” …

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8 Features on iOS 11 That'll Make You Wish It Was Out Already

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 5, the company unveiled a series of new software and product updates. In addition to the new macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11, Apple introduced iOS 11. The latest iOS system will come with the following new features: Pay your …

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