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For most iPhone users, updating to iOS 12 should be smooth sailing: faster speeds and fun new features for all. And while we have yet to experience any issues with iOS 12 on our devices here at Lifehacker, we have seen a number of reports from others—especially those with older devices—who feel like they’re having…Read more...

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Mushrooms are the meatiest vegetable—both in texture and flavor—which is why it shouldn’t be surprising that they take quite well to a marinade. And, unlike meat, the sponge-like ‘shrooms absorb flavor fast, which is always good news for the impatient.Read more...

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The news cycle is enough to make you lose hope. Every day brings some fresh horror, or an update on an ongoing horror, or rumblings of horrors to come. It’s like being repeatedly smacked in the face with a tetherball. The events of the last couple of years have pushed some of us to be more politically active, which…Read more...

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Nothing’s as good as it used to be—including, probably, the chair you’re sitting in right now. While they used to be designed with the human form in mind, now most chairs—whether it’s in the office or at home in living room—are too soft and too deep, according to Jean Couch (not a pun), who gives lectures and…Read more...

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The wallpapers for Google’s next phone, the Pixel 3, are in the open. The latest in a series of leaks around the phone ahead of Google’s October 9 unveiling event, MySmartPrice has obtained a full set of the Pixel 3's “adaptive” wallpapers, which shift when you tilt your phone, and move when you play music.Read more...

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“What is a website that everyone should know about but few people actually know about?” asks redditor /u/tj007s13. This is a common question on Reddit, but every time it gets new answers. Here are some of our favorite answers from the thread:Read more...

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Richard Parker locked down a job at a Ford plant in the Detroit area, and, like most residents of the region, needed a car to get to work. It was 1991, and at the time he had shaky credit, so it was plenty difficult finding a company willing to lend him money for the purchase. That changed with Credit Acceptance…Read more...

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New parenthood is an isolating experience. You’re not simply adding a new piece to the puzzle of your life—instead, it feels like this tiny person has shaken up all the existing pieces that you had spent decades fitting together, and now you must start again from scratch. You’re tired, lost and smell a little funky.…Read more...

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The new Apple Watch can call emergency services if you appear to have fallen and can’t get up. We reported earlier that the feature is on for users age 65 and up, but anyone can enable it. But no matter what age you are, you should be aware of the legal ramifications: You’re allowing police into your home without a…Read more...

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When it comes to fancy beverage flights and pairings, alcohol seems to have all the fun, but there are many non-potent potables that benefit from a little comparing and contrasting.Read more...

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When you live in New York, you start to appreciate certain things you never would have noticed in a normal, functioning city. Clean air, for example, or the ability to travel three miles in less than half an hour.Read more...

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USB-C will be truly ubiquitous one of these days, but for the next few years at least, owners of USB-C laptops will probably want to carry a dongle or two. Several of Anker’s highly rated adapters are on sale just for our readers today, so be sure to note the promo codes.Read more...

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How do you think of yourself? As a leader? Someone who doesn’t take any BS? The underdog?Read more...

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Klymit camping gear, OLED TVs, and a three-in-one Anker charging cable lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

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One of the more eye-opening feature Apple announced for its new Apple Watch Series 4 is the device’s fall detection feature. No, it can’t stop you from taking a spill, but your can help you more easily alert others that you need assistance if you’ve hurt yourself badly enough.Read more...

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Very Smart Brothas Tomcat Licorice Tells Michelle Obama to ‘Sit Down,’ And She Really Don’t Want Those Problems | Deadspin Ryan Fitzpatrick’s Gotta Start Next Week, Right? | The A.V. Club On The Late Show, Flight Of The Conchords unveil a new song, beg for a state dinner | The Slot There Is Somehow Still Even More…Read more...

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We love roasted vegetables around here, and we’re always interested in simple ways to make this already-versatile technique even more appealing. A recent oven fries bender got me thinking: if a little cornstarch can turn sad, limp, roasted potato sticks into crunchy, basically fried goodness, can it do the same for…Read more...

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Even if you don’t do a ton of home improvement projects, everyone should own a good drill/driver, and today’s Gold Box deal fits the bill.Read more...

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Thanks to the cult of Apple and other companies with slick products or presentation, it’s become stylish to talk about applying “design principles” to other disciplines. But according to designer Rie Nørregaard, the key design lesson we should all learn is one that many designers are still learning themselves:…Read more...

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Diatomaceous earth is one of the most effective weapons we have against bugs, and Amazon will sell you a 10 pound bag of the stuff for $18, a rare discount from its usual $20-$22. Despite the unspeakable things it does to bugs in your yard, it’s actually food grade, and completely non-toxic for humans and pets. It…Read more...

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As with cooking, so with cocktails: Sometimes there’s a recipe you’re dying to try, and it sounds so good, and you’ve got most of the stuff you’ll need, but there’s one ingredient—a spice, an unusual vinegar, something—you don’t have, and absolutely need, and may never use again. Most of the time, you’d say, “oh, what…Read more...

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Dear Salty: After years of living in a rural area where food delivery doesn’t exist, I’m finally back in a somewhat urban environment and can enjoy having foodstuffs brought right to my door. It’s a life-changer. However…Read more...

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Jezebel The Next Step for #MeToo Is Into the Gray Areas | Deadspin The NFL’s Stupid New Roughing The Passer Rule Cost William Hayes His Season | The Root Nike Donates Millions to Republicans While Making Billions From Kaepernick Endorsement | Splinter The Most Promising Migraine Drug in Years Is Being Held Hostage by…Read more...

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In this episode, KJ Dell’Antonia—journalist and author of How to Be a Happier Parent: Raising a Family, Having a Life, and Loving (Almost) Every Minute—joins Offspring editor Michelle Woo to discuss how to make your family life less stressful and even—dare we say it?—fun. But first, Alice gives staff writer and…Read more...

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Sometimes an opioid really is the best painkiller for you, and it’s certainly possible to take them responsibly. But new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows that doctors seem to be prescribing them inappropriately, which could be contributing to addiction.Read more...

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