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Stop blaming social media for feeling lonely

Researchers found social media isn't causing social displacement, so critics can stop bashing it. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.
Facebook says Kremlin-linked ads ready for public view, but House hasn't released them

Facebook says Kremlin-linked ads ready for public view, but House hasn't released them

House Intelligence Committee leaders wouldn't say Tuesday when they plan to release the ads for public view.
These freezer-friendly Instant Pot recipes make meal prepping easy

These freezer-friendly Instant Pot recipes make meal prepping easy

With the Instant Pot pressure cooker, dinner goes from freezer to the table in no time at all. We found some pressure cooker recipes perfect for meal prepping to help you get started.
Want a standing a desk? You need this balancing board too

Want a standing a desk? You need this balancing board too

The Gaiam Evolve Balance Board is on sale at Amazon right now and pairs perfectly with a standing desk.
Sea levels could rise 3 feet worldwide by 2300 — and it's likely to get worse

Sea levels could rise 3 feet worldwide by 2300 — and it's likely to get worse

The 3-foot rise is "baked in" to the Earth's climate, researchers say, even if the Paris climate agreement targets are fully met.
Arctic sea ice at record low January levels

Arctic sea ice at record low January levels

The part of the Arctic covered by sea ice in January was the smallest for the month since records began in 1979, federal scientists announced Tuesday.
Fox News to launch Fox Nation streaming service later this year

Fox News to launch Fox Nation streaming service later this year

Fox News is getting into the streaming business, with a planned Fox Nation subscription service due to launch in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Sea levels to rise 3 feet worldwide by 2300 — and it's likely to get worse

Sea levels to rise 3 feet worldwide by 2300 — and it's likely to get worse

The three-foot rise is already "baked in" to the Earth's climate, researchers say, even if the Paris climate agreement targets are fully met.
Google rolls out another rival to Apple Pay

Google rolls out another rival to Apple Pay

Google Pay joins together its Android Pay service with Google Wallet.
10 things you didn’t know you could clean in a washing machine

10 things you didn’t know you could clean in a washing machine

You can wash so many things using the delicate cycle

Here's how to make amazing s'mores using a microwave

It's tasty, easy to share, and doesn't require a campfire.
Hate it when your microwave beeps? We found out how to stop it

Hate it when your microwave beeps? We found out how to stop it

Microwaves and beeps go together like peanut butter and jelly—no more.
DirecTV raises prices on NFL Sunday Ticket package for 2018 season

DirecTV raises prices on NFL Sunday Ticket package for 2018 season

After a year in which some asked for refunds on DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket amidst the anthem protests, the company is raising the price for 2018.
These are the 4 most noteworthy Amazon deals you can get right now

These are the 4 most noteworthy Amazon deals you can get right now

If you want to learn a new language, cook steak like a pro, finally enjoy your phone's wireless charging capabilities, or do something good for your home, today's best Amazon deals can help.

Qualcomm raises bid for NXP Semiconductors to about $43.22B

Qualcomm is raising its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors by nearly 16% to about $43.22 billion, citing in part NXP's strong earnings results.
Facebook and Russian election interference: some Americans say Facebook should be fined

Facebook and Russian election interference: some Americans say Facebook should be fined

Social network facing renewed scrutiny over its role in Russian election interference.
People are talking about sexual consent. Would an app help?

People are talking about sexual consent. Would an app help?

3 apps try to offer lovers a platform to mutually agree on physical intimacy

Capturing Olympians with multiple exposures

Olympians at the Pyeongchang Games move so fast in some images it looks as if they are surrounded by clones. But in fact, it's a photographer's lens capturing multiple exposures of the athletes as
Amazon cooks up new Prime perk: 5% back on Whole Foods purchases

Amazon cooks up new Prime perk: 5% back on Whole Foods purchases

Amazon is giving Prime members with its Amazon Prime Visa card 5% back on Whole Foods purchases.