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Instacart cuts quality bonuses for couriers

Sponsored Links Instacart Instacart is still embroiled in pay disputes despite past dramas. Motherboard has learned that Instacart is scrapping a $3 quality bonus it provides to shoppers who receive five-star ratings. The incentive “did not meaningfully improve quality,” according to email sent to workers, and will disappear on November 11th. There’s no mention of …

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Juul stops selling mint-flavored vapes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Juul will stop selling mint-flavored vape products in the US. The company says it’s pulling mint pods from its website, as well as no longer taking new orders from retailers. As of this article, the company only sells three flavors: Classic tobacco, Virginia tobacco and menthol. Juul says it made the …

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Dell’s U3419W Ultrawide Monitor drops to $722

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter’s continuously updated list of deals here. Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage-Door Controller Street price: $45; deal price: $30 Back down to $30, this is a nice discount …

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How a Harvard class project changed barbecue

Sponsored Links “A hundred inches of snow that winter, it was really quite terrible.” There are several factors to overcome when trying to cook a 14-pound slab of brisket during the winter. Not only do you have to contend with freezing temperatures but you also have to keep your grill or smoker from getting too …

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Le Creuset’s Star Wars collection includes a $900 dutch oven

Sponsored Links Le Creuset Le Creuset is no stranger to working with Disney, but their latest collaboration is sure to cause a disturbance in the Force. In November, the French cookware maker plans to release a series of Star Wars-themed products. Le Creuset shared the news in a tweet on Friday morning. Make sure to …

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Food Network’s cooking instruction service lets you ask Alexa for help

Sponsored Links Discovery Discovery wants to be your one-stop shop for cooking classes, and it’s enlisting Amazon’s help to make that happen. The broadcaster has unveiled a Food Network Kitchen service that offers a mix of live classes from celebrity chefs, on-demand classes, TV shows and recipes. It’ll be available on a raft of Amazon …

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India effectively bans e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links AleksandrYu via Getty Images India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offenders face the prospect of a three-year sentence and $7,000 fine. …

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Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS It appears Juul’s fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company’s products just one week after they became available within the country. Citing a “person familiar with the matter,” the publication says Juul wasn’t told why its e-cigarettes and nicotine pods were removed …

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Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for part-time workers

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Steven Senne Not all is well with Whole Foods in the Amazon era. The grocery chain has confirmed to Business Insider that it’s cutting medical benefits for part-time staff who work a minimum of 20 hours per week. A spokesperson said Whole Foods was dropping the benefits as part of a move …

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KFC is testing Beyond Meat ‘chicken’ in an Atlanta restaurant

Sponsored Links Beyond Meat Plant-based meat substitutes may soon be an option for fast food chicken. CNBC reports that KFC will start testing Beyond Fried Chicken at an Atlanta restaurant on August 27th. Yes, you could grab a bucket of chicken without feeling quite so guilty — or greasy, if Beyond Meat’s earlier work is …

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