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Not everyone wants an always-on microphone in their home, no matter how cool it is to control your light bulbs with your voice. If you're buying gifts for someone who gets nervous about this brave new world with everything listening to us, showering them with a few of these privacy-friendly gifts might help them relax and enjoy the little things in life.

Like targeted ads, or unmarked cars waiting just around the corner.

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Catch Connect is running an excellent prepaid mobile deal that is tailor made for cash-strapped gamers. For a limited time, you can score a 90-day recharge with 54GB of data for just $15. When split evenly over the 90 days, this works out to 18GB of data for just $5 per month! Here are the details.

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Dating apps haven't ruined happy marriages or our ability to commit - but they can have an unexpected side effect. According to experts, the immediacy of online dating makes it easier to cheat.

Instead of deliberately going to a bar and looking for someone else, you can convince yourself that you're just "playing around" on the app.

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A team of researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital has published a new report in Pediatrics that tallies the number of deaths and injuries due to window-shade cords over a 26-year period.

The results are alarming: In those years, 271 children, or about one child per month, died from strangulation by window cords. This number likely underestimates the true danger, says Dr. Gary Smith, an emergency-room physician and one of the study's co-authors, as the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database doesn't record injuries and deaths to children who are treated in a non-emergency room setting or who didn't receive medical care at all.

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eBay is in the middle of a big clearance sale on tech gear with up to 90% off select products! While ostensibly a 'Back To School' sale for students, there are plenty of bargains to suit people of all ages. Here are some hand-picked highlights, with prices starting at under $10.

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Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! This week's noteworthy additions include a new episode of Star Trek: Discovery, the graphic novel adaptation Polar, French horror movie Animas and the true-crime documentary Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.

Read on for everything coming to the service for the week of January 21 through to January 27.

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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Mike Banks, founder of StreetHubs .

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Whoever said "It's not the size of the boat, it's the motion of the ocean" had obviously never been sea sick. While frenzied, energetic sex can be fun, it also has the potential to cause catastrophic accidents.

Here are some of the most common injuries sustained by over-enthusiastic lovers - from bumping heads while bumping uglies to face-planting during a standing 69.

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On a recent afternoon, I headed toward my gym: A small, second-floor space I’d been a member at for at least five years. It was my second home and I’d spent more time there, contemplating life among weights and cardio machines, than any other place beyond my apartment.

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As any veteran parent knows, getting out the door (on time) in the morning really starts the night before. Packing up lunches, stuffing homework into backpacks and having shoes ready and waiting by the door are a few of the basics that most parents have learned to save time and frustration in the morning.

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With some smartphones now topping the $2000 mark and a plethora of options in the $1000 to $1500 range, it's worth noting you can still pick up a decent handset at a price that won't leave your credit card aching for months.

In fact, for $300 or less you can buy a decent smartphone. Sure, it won't boast all the latest features and the fastest hardware available - but it will run current software and keep you going for a couple of years.

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My love for eggplant is fierce, pure, and, according to a lot of people, not normal. I don’t get it. At its best, this gorgeous nightshade nothing short of edible silk — what’s not to love about that?

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Combining annual leave with public holidays is one of the simplest life hacks there is. However, most people only take one or two days off to extend the long weekend. With a little strategic planning, it's possible to take over six weeks off work without resorting to unpaid leave. Here's how to pull it off in 2019.

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If you’re naturally a night owl, dragging yourself out of bed early is challenge enough. There’s no need to add meditation, journaling, a five km run and a head start on emails on top of that. If mornings are hard, your morning routine should be easy.

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The English language was first spoken in early medieval England around 1400 years ago. This gradually gave rise to today's 'Modern English' which became the dominant form by the 1550s. Today I discovered some of the earliest English words that are still in common usage today.