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You can get any level of workout from our fitness trail challenge, no matter what equipment you find. We’ve already discussed a few ways you can modify the exercises to be easier, if that’s what you need, but now let’s talk about how to get even more of a challenge.Read more...

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Earther France is Being Invaded By Giant Killer Worms | The A.V. Club This is the way The Middle ends: not with a bang but a whisper | The Takeout Woman tries the old “razor blade in fast food” scam, gets charged with criminal mischief |Read more...

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Android: Nobody likes a boring home screen. And while you get a number of default options within Android to pretty up your device, you can get a lot more creative if you build your own live wallpaper. KLWP Live Wallpaper Maker is the perfect “the sky is the limit” app, for its usefulness is directly correlated to how…Read more...

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A dinner party without dessert is no kind of party at all, but there’s no reason to stress yourself out with a croquembouche. Molten chocolate cakes have a decadent 1980s vibe to them, and these babies—which are adapted from this recipe by Queen Nigella—have never failed to impress. Using the Instant Pot means they…Read more...

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Every time we write about passwords on Lifehacker, a few readers share their secret formula for creating passwords. According to Ryan Merchant, senior manager at the password manager Dashlane, those formulas are easy to hack.Read more...

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The A.V. Club Trevor Noah had a cameo in Black Panther that people are only just noticing | Earther France is Being Invaded By Giant Killer Worms | The Takeout I gave up caffeine for a month and lived to write this essay | Read more...

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This week we have a college boy who’s desperately clinging onto a long-distance relationship with a girl he’s known since high school. Is she being unreasonable and ignoring him? Or is this dude expecting way too much?Read more...

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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

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Picnic season is upon us, which means a lot of time and attention will be spent keeping food at a safe serving temperature while the sun beats down in an aggressive fashion. People are always particularly concerned about mayo-based salads, but fret not, you can keep things chill with a shower cap.Read more...

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Earthquakes are violent, frightening, and can strike at any moment, but there’s plenty you can do to protect yourself and your family. These tips can keep you out of harm’s way when you start to feel tremors under your feet.Read more...

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Having too many games is a great problem to have. And it’s great that you’ve been taking advantage of Steam sales, packaged promotions, and possibly a tax refund or two to buy tons of games on the digital distribution platform. Only now, you realize the unintended effects of your buying binges. You have no idea how to…Read more...

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Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I want to talk about something that we all do a good bit when the weather warms up: eating outside.Read more...

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As wedding season swings into high gear, you may wonder what an appropriate amount is to spend on a gift for the happy couple. Luckily, you no longer have to use old rules to figure it out, because there’s a simple answer: whatever you can afford.Read more...

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Planning the ultimate European vacation? If you want to save some money, you should take into account where you’re leaving from and what your first destination is. Some state’s airports can fly you over for a few hundred dollars, while others will require $1,000 or more.Read more...

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Yes, you technically can flush your old pills, and the FDA even recommends it as a last resort in some cases. (It’s one of the three good ways to dispose of old medications.) But there’s enough nasty stuff going into sewage that it’s best to keep medicine out of there if you can.Read more...

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Minor confession time. I have never listened to an audiobook. Music? Of course. Podcasts? When I’m driving, definitely. But an audiobook? I’m a bit of a speed reader, and I feel like I would just get bored hearing someone narrate text—even Benedict himself.Read more...

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We all have that one friend who’s insufferable on social media. If you’re tired of seeing your Instagram feed cluttered with annoying memes, gloating status updates, or endless selfies, the solution seems obvious: Unfollow them.Read more...

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Memorial Day weekend is coming up, and that means pretty much everything on Wayfair is on sale this week, including extra savings on living room furniture, wall art, lighting, kitchen & dining room furniture, and more. They’ve rolled back the prices on select area rugs down to $50 and are running special discounts on…Read more...

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Did you know that normal LED bulbs can burn out quickly—more quickly than incandescents—when connected to dimmer switches or old wiring? I sure didn’t, until all the expensive LEDs in my living room sputtered out!Read more...

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It happens at least once a day, always when I’m right in the middle of working on something important: I accidentally brush the Command+Q combination instead of Command+W to close a browser tab, quitting me out of Chrome. Sigh.Read more...

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For most of my life, I managed to stay relatively organized with nothing but my own memory, but I recently started using Apple’s Reminders app to keep track of major work assignments and personal chores. It gets the job done, but it’s not very exciting to use. I didn’t even realize that fun was an option until I…Read more...

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Feeling the urge to get out of town—but not sure where you want to go The Washington Post’s Vacation Finder asks a series of questions (domestic or overseas? warm or cool?) to help narrow down your vacation priorities, then provides a handful of destinations to consider. You’ll get a few touristy suggestions, but…Read more...

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If you’re chasing a perfect sear, mushrooms are a huge pain to deal with. Whether or not you rinse them, slicing and chopping alone releases enough of their natural moisture that even previously bone-dry mushrooms can turn soggy before they hit the pan—and that simply won’t do.Read more...

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iOS: Earlier this year, Google teamed up with Nintendo to turn Google Maps into Mario Kart, replacing the app’s usual location icon with a fist-bumping plumber riding a red go-kart. The crossover didn’t last very long, but Google is now bringing back some of that magic with a new update to the Maps app on iOS.Read more...

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Unless you’re the world’s biggest fan of Microsoft Outlook, odds are good that you don’t use a desktop email client at home. You probably use a web-based email service, and your daily routine probably involves firing up your browser to delete, move, and otherwise ignore your messages. Third-party apps like Mail (for…Read more...

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