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I want the wallpaper from Phantom Thread. And I can have it, or at least a “reworking” of it, for $80 a roll at Wallpaper Direct. I know that thanks to Film and Furniture, a blog and database that spots furniture and decor in movies and TV shows, and tells you where you can buy it. The site has featured designs from …Read more...

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Even before you download an app to help you meditate, or to manage your depression, it’s speaking to you. Apps’ marketing often implies that everyday stresses should be seen as mental health issues, and that you’re on your own (with the help of the app, of course) to fix whatever is wrong with you.Read more...

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Author Catherynne Valente discovered a passage in New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding—a book written in 2002, not 1952, mind you—that reads: “Fathers, if your wife is having trouble or pain, step in and adjust her technique, reminding her that successful breastfeeding is a priority for the development of the child and…Read more...

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Nobody likes paying a ton of money for internet service (especially if you’re spending a small fortune each month for crappy speeds, like a spotty DSL connection). And while a crafty idea might pop into your head from time to time about how you can reduce or eliminate your monthly fee—including asking your neighbor to…Read more...

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Earther This Weekend’s Youth Climate March Celebrates Diversity | The A.V. Club The scam industry: How the hip-hop boom sets hopefuls up for failure | The Takeout Restaurant to family of girl who pocketed tip money: Return it and we’ll take down the video |Read more...

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If you have the means, should you max out your retirement contributions (that’s $18,500 for a 401(k), $5,500 for an IRA or Roth if you’re under 50 and $24,500 for a 401(k) and $6,500 for an IRA/Roth if you’re over 50) as early in the year as possible, or spread them out?Read more...

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Have you ever noticed how online accounts are incredibly easy to sign up for, but can be hair-pullingly difficult to close? Sometimes the Close Account option is right where you’d think it would be, but other times you have to hunt it down, clicking through menu after menu until you finally find out that you can’t…Read more...

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If you’ve never checked out Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, what are you even doing on Kinja Deals? The largest of the three annual sales Nordstrom runs, the Anniversary Sale discounts thousands of fall and winter styles way before they make it into brick and mortar Nordstrom stores. Once the sale is over, you’ll only…Read more...

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The A.V. Club Alice Wetterlund says T.J. Miller, everyone else on Silicon Valley “can fuck off forever” | The Takeout McDonald’s wants to give you free socks today and free fries on the regular | Earther Humans Are Making These Mysterious Clouds More Common |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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When your bike gets stolen, just calling the cops isn’t going to be much help, says bike owner Jason McDowell in OnMilwaukee. But if you register your bike and record its serial number, you can alert the community and local bike shops when your bike goes missing. That makes it harder for the thief to sell your bike,…Read more...

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Keeping up with your friends on all the various social networks you share can be an organizational pain. Now, however, Facebook is making this a tiny bit easier by allowing you to bring your Instagram contacts into Messenger, which also syncs your Instagram and Messenger conversations. If you go through with the merge…Read more...

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Reddit chat rooms are here. As if you didn’t spend enough of your 9-to-5 workday browsing /r/aww, /r/explainlikeimfive, /r/bestof, or /r/SubredditDrama, you can now share your thoughts about posts (and life) with real Redditors in real time! Mashing the F5 key to refresh a static comments page is so last year.Read more...

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This week I read a book over the phone with a stranger, and it was shockingly not awkward. Now, I have some experience reading aloud, as my wife and I read to each other every night. But you’ll pick it up quickly, if you try Audrey, a service that matches pairs of readers and gives them chapters of a book, specially…Read more...

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Kevin won a bet with his wife, and while the details of the wager are a mystery, the important part is that he is now going to spend some $200,000 to $300,000 on a seriously fast car. But he’s not sure which direction to go. What car should he buy?Read more...

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You probably wouldn’t want to use the Dremel MiniMite for, like, cutting through steel bolts, but it’s perfect for smaller tasks like sanding, polishing, engraving, and, uh, carving jack-o-lanterns. Plus, it’s battery powered, and only $20 today, making it a great addition to your toolbox. Read more...

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The dairy industry has been fighting for years to get the word “milk” off of the likes of almond milk cartons. Meanwhile, makers of non-dairy milks say that being able to call their product what they like is a free speech issue. Now, it looks like the FDA is planning to side with the cow milkers.Read more...

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Spending your money on ripe sour cherries is a serious commitment. For me, the promise of cherry pie doesn’t outweigh the pressure to pit and/or freeze several pounds of very expensive fruit before it turns to soup, which happens seemingly overnight—but apparently, the promise of a marinated beet salad sure does. Read more...

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$55 is a terrific price for a hammock with an included steel stand. But a built-in cupholder? Come on. Who can resist that? Luckily, there’s still plenty of summer left to enjoy it.Read more...

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A dad named Jack R. says just about every week, his 9-year-old son asks if he can use the app Musical.ly. His son’s best friend has been telling him that everyone at school has an account. After hearing the kid beg all summer, Jack finally decided to download it onto his own phone and sign up himself so that he could…Read more...

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If you’ve taken steps to protect yourself from identity theft, good on you. But if you’re a parent, you’re not done yet—your kid could very well end up as a victim.Read more...

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Android, iOS: You may be right to view apps or services that promise to “track your entire life” with suspicion. What does a company do with that data? Do you really need something to catalog every place you go, every photo you take, and every mood you feel?Read more...

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Earther The Former Coal Lobbyist Now Leading the EPA Just Gutted Coal Ash Regulations | The A.V. Club Nathan Fillion on being a Monkees fan and why he gets nervous in a crowd of drinkers | The Takeout 10 lessons learned from a pair of burger cookbooks |Read more...

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Today’s best deals start off with a cordless Dyson V6, a 25 pound weighted blanket, a $310 mini desktop, and more.Read more...

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Psst, women reading this: have you ever suspected that you, and other women co-workers, end up doing a lot of thankless, annoying tasks around the office because no one else will? Well, you do, and you should stop.Read more...

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