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ToiletTree Nose Trimmer with LED Light

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Ever used a low-quality nose trimmer that can’t get the job done, either because it just plain sucks at trimming or because you can’t see what you’re doing up there? ToiletTree Products makes an awesome nose trimmer that’s made from high-quality steel rather than having a cheap plastic body. It has a bright LED light that comes in handy when you need to get at those hard-to-reach and hard-to-see hairs.

It’s a cordless battery-operated unit (you’ll have to provide your own AA battery) that’s water-resistant enough to use in the shower, so you don’t leave a bunch of hairs around your bathroom sink. The stainless steel rotary blades are just as high quality as the body, offering a smooth trim without pulling hairs. They also allow hairs to come in from the tops and the sides, leaving fewer strays behind.

This is a useful tool for grooming not only your nose, but your eyebrows, beard, and ears. Get it for $18 on Amazon.

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chrisrosa
1 day ago
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One of the worst product names ever.
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MotherHydra
1 day ago
Clearly effort was made to make it a terrible name.
chrisrosa
1 day ago
Their cheekiness will definitely prevent me from putting that in my nose. 😂
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RadWagon Review: Finally, an Affordable E-Cargo Bike

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Rad Power's RadWagon makes hauling groceries and kids a breeze, at a price you can actually pay.
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chrisrosa
2 days ago
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This is the 2018 model, but love my OG #RadWagon.
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Hacking a Brand New Mac Remotely, Right Out of the Box

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Researchers found a way to compromise a Mac the first time it connects to Wi-Fi, potentially putting scores of enterprise customers at risk.
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chrisrosa
5 days ago
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Holes in #Apple #DEP
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freeAgent
5 days ago
That's quite a big hole, though it sounds like it'll be relatively easy to patch.
chrisrosa
5 days ago
probably a good number of machines in box that are susceptible to this hack. thankfully it's not trivial, but still a pretty major goof.
freeAgent
5 days ago
I'm sure there are. Maybe Apple can figure out a way to patch those machines offline or in some initial phone-home phase of the process before the vulnerability occurs.
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Researchers Have Discovered a New Shape, and It’s Inside Your Skin

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Squares, triangles, rectangles—you’d think the list of shapes we have names for is pretty well settled by this point. Not so fast: behold the “scutoid.”

The craggy, quasi-cylindrical construction may sound alien, but the scutoid is actually found about as close to home as you can get: in your skin. In a study published in Nature Communications, scientists from the University of Seville in Spain, Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, and several other research institutions concluded that the type of cells responsible for forming skin and the lining of an organism’s organs will morph into scutoids in order to accommodate those organs’ complex curvature.

In a statement by one of the authors, Luis M. Escudero of the University of Seville compared these cells—called “epithelial cells”—and the shapes they form to Lego blocks. Scutoids are the perfect shape for fitting the cells together tightly and efficiently, and can act as a shield against infection.

According to Escudero, the scutoid shape allows an embryo to advance from a simple structure with minimal cells to a complex organism. “This process doesn't only occur because of the growth of the organism, but also because the epithelial cells start 'moving and joining together' to organise themselves correctly and give the organs their final shape,” Escudero said.

Image: University of Seville

No one really knew what shape epithelial cells took on during organ development before this study, and they were usually represented by a prism or pyramid-like appearance. Through computer simulations and observation of animal tissue, however, researchers found the scutoid to be the ideal architecture for our rounded and curved organs.

The researchers said that in the future, knowledge of the scutoid can shed light on diseases that complicate or alter organ development.

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chrisrosa
18 days ago
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#newshapealert
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Do It Yourself, Together: The Internet-Born Reality of Superorganism

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A conversation about fan fiction, RuPaul, and forming a band on the internet with Superorganism's Orono Noguchi.



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chrisrosa
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Tested: Apple's patch fixes the thermal situation in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro

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Apple's patch on Tuesday seems to fix most -- if not all -- of the clock speed excursions that the 15-inch MacBook Pro was experiencing when under load. AppleInsider delves into the situation, runs the numbers in some real-world applications, and talks about what led us to this point.
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chrisrosa
21 days ago
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hilarious. so much doom and gloom from the tech industry. still...how did this thing ship in that state?
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