China Censorship, Facebook Headcanon, Pixel 4, and Apple Beats: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Another week in the bag, everybody. And we’ve been seeing plenty of sparks fly online between the umpteenth debate between the Democrats’ presidential hopefuls and reports of Joker-on-Joker beef between Jared Leto and Joaquin Phoenix (though is it still technically “beef” if only one of them is throwing a tantrum?).…

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Mick Mulvaney’s Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

DOJ Confirms Don McGahn, Trump Jr. Did Not Testify Before Mueller Grand Jury

The Justice Department’s confirmation is part of a newly unredacted filing ordered by a judge.

Amazon sellers are shipping long-expired food

Whole Foods thrives on freshness, but Amazon’s online store? Not so much. CNBC reports that Amazon’s third-party sellers are all-too-frequently shipping food that has long-since expired, including products like year-old Hostess brownies and Teavana g…

Here's A New, Appropriately Gruesome Look at Vin Diesel in Bloodshot

Blood. Shot. You know, those two words together conjure up an image. So, when scrolling down, you can probably imagine what you’re going to see.

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Kik's Back, Bitches

It looks like Kik hasn’t quite kicked the bucket yet (heh). MediaLab just acquired the popular anonymous chat app and plans to invest in its future, according to a company blog post Friday boasting how “Kik is here to stay!” The app had one foot in the grave ever since its creator and previous owner, Kik Interactive,

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Three Soldiers Killed In Training Accident At Georgia Army Base

The soldiers were riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle when it overturned into water, military officials said.

High School Girls Soccer Team Gets Yellow Cards After Equal Pay Protest

The teens said they were inspired by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team to advocate for closing the gender pay gap.

Bungie pulls popular gun from 'Destiny 2' after discovering exploit

Believe it or not, Bungie is grappling with another wildly overpowered Destiny 2 weapon. The developer has pulled the Telesto fusion rifle from all activities after players discovered an exploit that lets them rapidly charge their character’s Super…

Twitch "Watch Parties" Let Me Stream Movies to the Viewers I Don't Have

Ever since Amazon bought Twitch for a cool $970 million back in 2014, it seemed inevitable that eventually its catalog of movies and shows would make their way onto the streaming platform for live viewing get-togethers. It may have taken a hot minute, but Twitch finally began testing a “Watch Parties” feature this…

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