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We all know Facebook tracks what you do while using its apps and website, but the social media monolith also collects data from third-party apps, services, and websites, even when you’re not using Facebook. It’s one of the ways Facebook’s targeted ads become eerily specific and seem to know what you’ve been looking up…Read more...

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One of the topics readers most often ask me to write about is anxiety and mental health—both our own and that of our kids. This week’s Parental Advisory question mirrors a common “what if” concern among parents:Read more...

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Over at the New York Times, reporter Julie Weed described the difficulties of finding cheap airfare when it’s you versus airline software technology, which changes airfare prices multiple times a day to benefit the airline. The greatest takeaway? There’s no single “right time” to buy a flight, given the fluctuating…Read more...

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You need a good credit score to get a credit card, but you need a credit history to have good credit. This catch-22 of personal finance can be challenging for young people who want to start building their credit history, and parents who want to set their children up on strong financial footing. Read more...

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The next time you get a notification from a credit card company asking whether you’d be interested in a credit limit increase, go ahead and say yes. Why? Because it’s one of the quickest and easiest ways to improve your credit score.Read more...

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Smoke and salt go very well together—just ask any dad with a Big Green Egg. Though you’ll usually find the flavor combination in some sort of barbecued meat, it’s equally stellar in a martini.Read more...

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I assume my son must have had a least a couple of rattles or shaky noise makers during his baby and toddler years. I don’t really remember them, though. What I do remember is the thing we created for him that quickly became his all-time favorite noise-maker. It was a pill bottle (with a child-proof lid) partially…Read more...

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If something is free—especially if it’s a complicated something, or something you’d probably have to pay for otherwise—the familiar saying is often true: You’re the product. It’s one of the reasons you’re always being advertised to across the web. Search engines, email services, messaging platforms, or other apps and…Read more...

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Back in September, Japan Airlines made headlines for changing some of its flights’ seat maps to including “child icons,” meaning young children would be seated in those spots—a change designed for other passengers to find seating away from those infants on flights.Read more...

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Having a personal copy of your work emails can definitely come in handy both before and after you leave a job. You can refer to them later, for example, to document feedback you received or projects you worked on—perhaps for samples for your next gig.Read more...

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The “final” Windows 7 update, version KB4534310, apparently introduces a new bug that will require at least one more patch to remove. The bug is benign—all it does is cause your desktop’s wallpaper to turn black when you’ve set it to “Stretch”—but it’s still annoying.Read more...

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We’re learning how to practice true self-compassion this week with renowned psychotherapist and Buddhist meditation teacher Tara Brach. Tara is the author of Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha, and most recently Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the…Read more...

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Boundaries are how we communicate our expectations for a relationship, letting others know the kind of behavior we deem acceptable or not. We do this in small ways all the time, like asking a partner not to yell during an argument, or even just saying, “I’d rather not talk about this” to a friend. But setting these…Read more...

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You thought you were done; you’d ditched the diapers and somehow, in just a matter of days, you had entered the magical word of accident-free living. But now, seemingly out of nowhere, your toddler has regressed. As frustrating and baffling as it can be, potty training regression is normal. It is common. And, best of…Read more...

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The spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus (also known as 2019-nCoV) throughout mainland China and into other parts of the world is alarming, but it can be hard to understand the current scope of the outbreak without solid figures. For those who are curious (or concerned), the Center for Systems Science and Engineering…Read more...

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Sprint is feeling mighty generous nowadays. If you’ve been dealing with a cracked screen on your Samsung phone, the carrier is offering a special promotion where it’ll fix said screen for a mere $50—a huge savings compared to the hundreds of dollars you’d otherwise spend at a Samsung-authorized repair center.Read more...

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Targeted ads, the kind that might appear on your Facebook feed or Twitter timeline, can feel awfully invasive; after all, they often appear using personal information like your location, age or search history. And thanks to a new service making waves on social media, they’re likely about to target you even more…Read more...

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If you want to describe how an infectious disease spreads, one handy number is what epidemiologists call R0 (“R naught”), the disease’s basic reproductive number. Right now, scientists are trying to figure out the R0 for the new coronavirus from Wuhan, China. So far, it seems to be a little bit higher than for the…Read more...

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What do you do if you’re at a party and one of your friends starts taking pictures? Do you accept that anything you do at the event might end up on Facebook or Instagram? Do you reluctantly squeeze into the back of the group selfie? Read more...

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Right before Thanksgiving, I told you all that you should let your kids eat nothing but rolls at the big meal, if all they desired were rolls. That stance, which I shall not budge on, is rooted in a basic two-part parenting principle that everyone should adopt: 1. Don’t pick your food battles in other people’s homes,…Read more...

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A windshield wiper sale, 2TB Seagate Firecuda, foam roller, and a supplement Gold Box lead of Monday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

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