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The difference between a fact and an opinion is, well, topical these days. And it’s become increasingly apparent in recent years that it’s a tough concept even for some adults—let alone kids—to grasp. So regardless of when, or if, your child’s school decides to address the difference, it’s a good idea for parents to…Read more...

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You’d have to be a very practical person to schedule your wedding around taxes, but most people do think about the financial benefits of marriage before they tie the knot. Your timing can affect how much you pay the IRS—and it’s helpful to understand the impact marriage has on your taxes so you’re not surprised by a…Read more...

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You’re out of debt, and you’ve start funneling your money toward your next big financial goal: buying a house.Read more...

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Not all sunscreens were created equal and for good reason. Most of them are made with Zinc Oxide, which gives you a white cast on your face and the rest of your body. And if you have darker skin, it’ll be more noticeable. And despite the rumors, Black folk and everyone else with darker skin can get a sunburn.…Read more...

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Chrome: I always appreciate a good anchor link—that thing you can click on that zips you off to another portion of the very web page you’re viewing. However, Google is now one-upping this classic navigational element with a new extension that lets you create hyperlinks to specific text within a website.Read more...

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Squats are an excellent strength-building exercise for the legs, but if you’re doing home workouts without weights, they’ll quickly get too easy. One-legged pistol squats are a classic variation, but they’re incredibly difficult. For a different one-legged challenge, try shrimp squats. Read more...

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Many of us have experienced these amazing moments when we travel, moments we want to capture forever—and then we take a bunch of terrible photos and ruin the opportunity to share or even just keep that moment as a keepsake. It’s time to change that. Read more...

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Apple’s WWDC 2020 convention will be a remote, online-only event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision keeps attendees safe, but it does have its downsides—namely, the social aspect of WWDC, where developers meet up to talk shop and swap swag, including app stickers and pins.Read more...

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We’re just one week away from July’s new content hitting Netflix which means this week’s new offerings are pretty slim.Read more...

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Even if you’re used—and loyal—to a particular coffee chain, it can be nice to expand your horizons and try a local, independent coffee shop. And while you’re at it, why not make it a Black-owned business? If you’re looking for a new place to grab a coffee or tea in your area (or know where to go when you eventually…Read more...

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Now that we’ve been embracing slower, low-tech activities like puzzles, knitting and crafting, it could also be a good time to start birdwatching. It’s something you can do by yourself out in nature, or from the convenience of your own home (or even fire escape). If you’re an old birdwatching pro, you probably know…Read more...

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At the end of 2019, Tushy announced their #Bidet2020 campaign. This ended up being strangely prophetic in two ways. First, the hashtag looks like an amusing typo promoting the now-presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden. And then there’s the whole pandemic toilet paper panic/shortage, which resulted in …Read more...

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A new digital tool built to depixelize photos sounds scary and bad. Another way to remove privacy from the world. But this tool is also being used for a sillier and not terrible purpose: Depixelizng old game characters. The results are...nevermind, this is also a terrible use of this tool.Read more...

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Tomorrow (Sunday, June 21) is Father’s Day, and for a lot of people, this year’s celebrations will look a little different. Unless you live with your dad and have been quarantining with him this whole time, you may not even be seeing him in person this weekend. But if you are, and you want to treat him to a meal, but…Read more...

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When you buy an item of clothing, the idea is typically to keep it looking new for as long as you can. (This clearly doesn’t apply to things like sweatshirts and sleeping T-shirts, which only get better with age and multiple trips to the washing machine.) But washing your clothes is necessary, and most of us aren’t in…Read more...

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Getting to watch the sunrise at Stonehenge on the summer solstice is one of those things a lot of people probably want to do, but few get to experience. This year, that’s definitely true—even if you live in England—because there will not be an in-person event. And while nothing can replace the IRL experience, this…Read more...

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Were you a fan of the 2017 solar eclipse? It was one of those we’re-all-in-this-together moments when office buildings emptied and people spilled out onto the streets for a few minutes (so much of that seems foreign now). Most people used eye protection and didn’t look directly into the sun, and may now be looking for…Read more...

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Love cheese but can’t handle dairy? Is your body betraying you? Though there are plenty of people out there who will eat through the lactose-intolerance-induced pain to get their cheese fix, there are other options to consider—like ones that are made without dairy products. If that sounds like something you’d be…Read more...

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Juneteenth, once an obscure, informal holiday celebrating Black freedom, is now bigger than it’s ever been. It commemorates when the last enslaved people in Texas, the final Confederate state, were set free on June 19th, 1865. Today, on this year’s Juneteenth, countries around the world are reckoning with anti-Black…Read more...

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Small businesses have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the one Cynthia Daniels runs. As an event planner in Memphis, Daniels’ work quickly dried up. Then in May, when she wasn’t able to visit her mother in Atlanta, she decided to send a package full of products she loved from local…Read more...

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I’ll let you in on a little inside-Lifehacker secret: We debated whether to have a “Dad Hacks” theme week to coincide with Father’s Day. Ultimately, we all agreed that hacks should not be gendered. What we are comfortable gendering, however, are Dad Jokes.Read more...

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