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Serena Williams has no time for divisive Tennys

Everyone loves an underdog, but the fast-rising Tennys Sandgren is proving to be quite polarising. The once-unknown Tennessean is the first American male tennis player since 2010 to make the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. SEE ALSO: Tennis pro Tennys Sandgren's sudden rise prompts questions over alt-right links But in the past 24 hours, questions have been raised about Sandgren's alleged alt-right sympathies and belief in the Pizzagate conspiracy theory. It culminated in the player completely purging his Twitter account of tweets. While support for your countrymen often comes automatic...

Google Assistant can now match your voice to your individual Netflix profile

Netflix has long been available on Google Assistant, but now Google has added the ability to match individual voices with their own Netflix profiles. Until now, only one main paired Netflix account was accessible on Google Home devices, able to throw binge-worthy series to your TV using a Chromecast.  But if you're in a busy household with conflicting television tastes and watching rates, it can be a little annoying using just one account. SEE ALSO: 8 Secret Netflix Hacks for Big-Time Bingers But that's all changed now. Reported first by Android Police, Google has quietly added the new...

DoorDash helps users combat food waste

With so much food going to waste, food delivery app DoorDash figured it had the tools to do something about it. Project DASH launched this month to give back to food banks and help restaurants with the 100,000 pounds of their extra food that's thrown away each year.  SEE ALSO: This tent-like machine turns your food scraps into cooking gas Now restaurants can donate food through a pilot program in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and New York City. DoorDash deliverers will drop off food at the charity group Feeding America's hubs that connect food to nonprofits and food banks. Restaurants that...

Dramatic photos of flooded Paris as the Seine overflows

In Paris, the Seine is flooding.  After heavy rains, the river's water level hit around 16 feet on Tuesday, a city official told The Washington Post. It could reach 19.5 feet by the end of the week. On a normal day, it's about 6.5 feet. River cruises and the commuter rail line that runs along the Seine have been shut down. It's the worst flooding since 2016, when rising waters forced the Louvre to shut down as museum workers crated works of art and moved them upstairs.  The flood emergency level is currently at "orange," the highest warning below "red." It's not quite the worst...

Cyclist stops to give thirsty koala dubbed 'Slurpy' a drink of water

It's stinking hot in Australia right now. So much so that koalas are drinking water, which is something they don't ordinarily do.  Cyclist Matt Sully was riding around the Adelaide Hills last Thursday when he came across a thirsty little guy who was looking for a drink. SEE ALSO: Climate change turns one of the world's largest green sea turtle populations mostly female "It was so hot in them there hills today ... The koalas were flagging us down to give em water," Sully wrote in a Facebook post. "This little guy called 'Slurpy' was so thirsty he emptied my entire bottle." Koalas...

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