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Surprise! Netflix suddenly cancels ‘The Break with Michelle Wolf’

By Jess Joho

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Netflix isn’t known for being quick to cancel or even do much quality control with its glut of original content.

But the streaming service confirmed that the company would not be ordering additional episodes of The Break with Michelle Wolf. The move comes as a bit of an unpleasant surprise, considering the cancellation is happening a mere four months after the variety show debuted on May 27.

Reportedly The Joel McHale Show is being cancelled, too, after only a 19-episode run that started back in FebruaryThe Break only aired 10 episodes total.

The reasoning behind the premature cancellation of Wolf’s show remains unclear. …

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Here’s why the feds are freaked out about a drone attack

By Sasha Lekach

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U.S. officials sent out a warning after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was attacked with explosive drones in a failed assassination attempt.

The Aug. 4 attack targeted Maduro while he was giving a speech in Caracas. He was unharmed but seven soldiers were hurt. It raised concerns worldwide that commercial drones could be used to harm people.

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Netflix is testing ads and people are freaking out

By Jack Morse

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Say it ain’t so.

The company that almost single-handedly introduced us to binging video has apparently gone decidedly old-school with the latest innovation being tested on its platform. That’s right, Netflix is running commercials.

So reports Cord Cutter News, which notes that the streaming giant is showing some subscribers ads for other video content between shows.

We reached out to Netflix in an attempt to determine just how many users are affected and other details about this brazen attempt to mess with our streaming bliss, but received no response as of press time. However, the company did confirm the news in a statement provided to Cord Cutter News. …

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Dr. Pimple Popper on the one thing even she finds disgusting

By Morgan Sung

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Dermatologist Sandra Lee — better known as Dr. Pimple Popper — is not your typical Instagram star. Instead of beauty tutorials or fashion hauls, Dr. Lee is known for her oozing, explosive, forever satisfying pimple popping videos.

She has a TLC show, a skincare line, and now she’s released “Pimple Pete,” an Operation-like tabletop game where players gently pull stubborn zits out of poor acne-prone Pete. If you pull too hard, Pete’s pimple-ridden face will squirt you.

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Crazybaby Air 1S review: Good sound in a questionable design

By Jake Krol

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Crazybaby Air 1S
$159
The Good

Good sound • with powerful bass • Lightweight and comfortable

The Bad

Large • not-so-portable carrying case • Lousy battery life • Bluetooth pairing process can be stressful

The Bottom Line

While the Crazybaby Air 1S are truly wireless earbuds, a bulky carrying case with only 12-hours of battery life makes it a hard sell with a bass-heavy mix and a problematic pairing process.

Mashable Score3.0
Cool Factor2.0
Learning Curve3.0
Performance4.0
Bang for the Buck3.0

When you think of “true wireless earphones,” chances are your mind goes straight to …

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