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My Parents Spanked Me, Which Is Why I’ll Never Do It to My Own Child

“What your kid needs is a good, old-fashioned spanking!” Every time I hear this, it makes me cringe. Growing up in the ’80s, my dad believed that spanking was a perfectly acceptable punishment for my brother and I. We weren’t abused by any means, but when we really pissed our dad off, we knew a […]

The Nutritional Breakdown of Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

A fan favorite, Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte has become a signature part of the Fall – scrolling through Instagram is proof! For more than 10 years, the “espresso blended with the unmistakable spices of Fall” complete with “steamed milk, topped with delectably sweetened whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices” has become a way to mark […]

IFA 2018: what to expect from the big tech expo in Berlin

Aside from CES, IFA is probably the biggest tech show in the world, and tons of companies — from Samsung to Sony to Huawei to Dell to Lenovo — will be heading to Berlin to show off their latest gear, gadgets, and gizmos. The Verge will be on the ground, bringing you all the latest […]

Facebook vows to run on 100 percent renewable energy by 2020

Facebook announced today that it’s reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent and will make its operations run on 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2020. These efforts are part of its pledge to combat climate change. The company has signed contracts for more than 3 gigawatts of new solar and wind […]

IFA 2018: all the biggest news from Europe’s grand tech showcase

The main event for consumer electronics in Europe, IFA in Berlin marks the debut of many of the hottest gadgets and devices of the holiday shopping period. Companies from all across the world descend upon the German capital to show off their latest smart devices: from phones, laptops, and speakers to fridges, ovens, and washing […]

Bose challenges Sonos with new Alexa-powered smart speaker and soundbars

Bose has just announced a $400 home smart speaker and two soundbars that will be available in October. All three products will ship with Alexa voice support, with “other voice assistants to follow” according to the company. Each has an eight-microphone array for far-field voice recognition. AirPlay 2 functionality will be added in early 2019. […]

Apple Music is testing Android Auto support

Apple Music is testing out an Android Auto integration, and it’s available now in beta on version 2.6.0. All you need to do is download the beta version of Apple Music, which you can find over on Android Police, and the latest version of Android Auto, then go into Auto and tap on what music […]

Google’s Pixel 3 XL widely leaks ahead of its announcement

Phones leak all the time. But few high-profile devices have leaked as completely as Google’s Pixel 3 XL. Months before being announced, it has had what appear to be nearly feature-complete models floating around the public. These clearly misplaced test devices have shown up in photos and YouTube videos that have given us a thorough […]