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Here at Gizmodo, we love our books. We like them even more when we can justify dropping mad stacks on them due to the insane Black Friday Sales happening at the moment.

We figured that you probably like books too. So we compiled some of our favourite sci-fi and fantasy picks that are currently on sale!

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For some, sneaking a mouthful of raw cookie dough while baking is an indelible -- and certainly delicious - part of the process. But while we've been told to avoid dough containing raw eggs, a new investigation confirms that tainted raw flour was responsible for an E. coli outbreak in 2016 - a finding that will surely test our temptation to lick the bottom of the bowl.

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Dolly the Sheep made biotech history in 1996 when she became the first animal cloned from adult somatic cells. She lived to the age of seven, which is young for sheep, leading scientists to speculate that her premature death had something to do with her being a clone. New research now shows this wasn't the case.

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At some point or another, we were all bitten by the Star Wars bug - er - sandflea. We were dragged to a theatre by a cool uncle, handed an N64 controller to play Star Wars Episode I: Pod Racer (let's be kind to those whose first exposure may not have been the original trilogy), or just caught a marathon over Thanksgiving weekend.

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I'm sitting here, looking at a screen that's way too tall, waiting, seconds turning into minutes, just so I can log into Windows. Thank god I didn't have to cold boot. Five minutes later, when my laptop finally approaches a functioning state, I reach down to move the mouse cursor over the Slack icon only to be greeted with a bare patch of hard black plastic - then I remember my 11-year-old Thinkpad doesn't even have a touchpad. This isn't going to be nearly as fun as I thought. Do I even try to install Photoshop? Screw it, let's go nuts. But before getting any deeper in this wasteland of retro tech, let me backup and explain how I got here.

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The personal data of 8,500 employees at The Department of Social Services was breached - and left open - from June 2016 to October 2017.

The data included names, phone numbers, emails, passwords, and credit card information. According to Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert, the breach demonstrates the risks of outsourcing work on sensitive material to private contractors.