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We found Black Friday discounts on a lot of our favorite phones, tablets, and smartwatches, including Samsung Galaxy phones, Google Pixels, Apple Watches, iPads, and some great accessories.

This phone has good performance, two-day battery life, and a large, edge-to-edge 6.7-inch OLED screen. I didn’t like the Edge’s waterfall display, where the screen bleeds into the edges, because it’s easy to accidentally press the screen while you hold…

Across the internet, pairs of best friends are parlaying their friendships into creative—and lucrative—business partnerships.

My close friends and I like to spend time together. Of course, were all keeping pandemic precautions in mind these days. But we eat, go on walks, and talk for as many hours as our schedules allow. All the while,…

Woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria is challenging the loss of her British citizenship.

media captionThe UK Supreme Court is deciding whether teenage runaway Shamima Begum should be allowed back to stand trial. Allowing runaway Shamima Begum to return to the UK to challenge her loss of British citizenship “would create significant national security…

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed to return to outdoor sporting events from December 2, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed. Football fans have been kept away from stadiums since the first lockdown started in March – with just…

As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise, states are halting reopening plans or imposing new coronavirus-related restrictions.

The CDC previously encouraged mask wearing to help prevent people from spreading COVID-19 to others. USA TODAY As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise nationwide, some states are halting phased reopening plans or imposing new coronavirus-related restrictions. Several…

Bisexual people are more likely to begin smoking after coming out than other LGBTQ+ or heterosexual individuals according to a new study.

A new survey identifies one LGB+ group that is more likely to start smoking cigarettes after coming out. Previous research suggests that LGB+ individuals are more likely to smoke cigarettes. However, a new study from the School of Public Health…

A big new “legacy” board game arrives with Cold War vibes.

29 with 26 posters participating Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 was released in 2015, it was met with a rave reaction from players….

Looking for the best betting value in Week 11? Our experts have at least one play for every Sunday game, including props.

Every Friday during the NFL season, ESPN betting analysts Doug Kezirian (0-4 last week, 10-18 overall), Joe Fortenbaugh (3-3, 22-34), Anita Marks (2-6, 33-53-1), Preston Johnson (0-1, 11-16), Mike Clay (0-1, 11-9) and Tyler Fulghum (2-4, 26-34-1), sports betting deputy…

In this opinion piece, Prof. Agnes Binagwaho and Kedest Mathewos explain why African countries outperformed their Western counterparts in the COVID-19 response.

In this opinion piece, Prof. Agnes Binagwaho, M.D., MPEd, Ph.D. vice-chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity in Kigali, Rwanda and her research associate Kedest Mathewos explain why African countries fared much better than their Western counterparts in the…

BERLIN — German prosecutors said Friday there is evidence of cannibalism in the killing of a 44-year-old man whose remains were found on the northern edge of Berlin earlier this month. A 41-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of…