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Cellmate chastity gadget hack thwarted by screwdriver trick

Cellmate chastity gadget hack thwarted by screwdriver trick

Technology
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Google Search results topped by suspected scam gadget store

Google Search results topped by suspected scam gadget store

Technology
A suspected scam store, featuring hard-to-find gadgets priced below the norm, topped Google search results for days.MyTechDomestic accepted payments via direct bank transfers only - despite indicating support for credit cards and PayPal - and falsely claimed to be owned by a UK-registered company.It was flagged to Google last week but the US company took action only after being contacted by BBC News on Monday.The site's operator did not respond to several requests for comment.However, the platform went offline shortly after BBC News asked for a response to customers' claims it amounted to a "scam".Action Fraud - the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cyber-crime - is looking into the matter after receiving a complaint f...
Putting This $3 Gadget in Your Wine Glass Can Supposedly Prevent a Hangover—So We Tried It

Putting This $3 Gadget in Your Wine Glass Can Supposedly Prevent a Hangover—So We Tried It

Health
A friend recently showed me a photo on her phone that she'd snapped the night before at a wedding. A fellow guest was sipping on red wine, but an unexpected accessory was sticking out from the top of her glass. "It kind of looked like a tampon or fly swatter, but it was a little wand that supposedly prevents wine hangovers," my friend explained. After some Googling, we found it online: The Wand from Pure Wine claims to use patented technology to soak up histamines and sulfite preservatives from both white and red varieties, so those with a histamine sensitivity or intolerance are less likely to experience annoying next-day...
This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

Health
This article originally appeared on SouthernLiving.com.The horror of watching your delicious guacamole turn brown before your eyes is one we know all too well. But what if we told you there was a new product on the market that claims to prevent that frightful brown layer from forming?Guac-Lock is the brilliant name of an even more brilliant device that promises to keep your guacamole fresh for days by preventing oxidation, the pesky reaction responsible for the untimely death of countless party dips. It sounds like magic, but the mechanism is actually quite simple. Here’s how it works: the container that holds the guacamole sits on a base that removes oxygen with a simple push, creating an airtight seal. Voila! Homemade guac for days.This nifty little gadget, which does double duty as a se...