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In How Do You Take Yours?, The Takeout solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.Read more...

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Earther This Video of a Monk Seal Wielding a Knife Is An Emotional Rollercoaster | The A.V. Club What four films define you? (No, really) | The Takeout How does salad get triple-washed—and should we wash it again at home? |Read more...

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However you get your workouts in, you might eventually reach a point where you want to keep track of them so you know how many calories you burn, what distances you travel, and what heart rate you hit while exercising. All of which is very easy to keep tabs on if you own an Apple Watch. Read more...

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Usually when I hear the words “upgrade your PC,” I think of buying a new CPU or graphics card. But there are a lot of smaller, less expensive things you can upgrade that still make a pretty big difference. For example: fans.Read more...

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Android: Project Fi already makes it cheap and easy to use your phone all over the world without needing to swap a new SIM card in every country, but if you’re planning a trip to China, there’s one huge reason to check out Google’s service.Read more...

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When you’re drinking a hot beverage, you want that beverage to remain hot. Of course you do! You’re a human being with needs. Sadly, it won’t—you can’t fight the second law of thermodynamics; even if you prime your cup first, eventually entropy will have its way. Eventually, you’ll take a swig of your coffee or your…Read more...

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Microsoft just updated its Translator app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire devices to support new optimized language packs that are (allegedly) up to 23 percent better at helping you figure out how to say “where is the bathroom” on your next vacation. They also eat up around half as much space on your phone when you…Read more...

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Who says men can’t use makeup and other beauty products marketed toward women? With the help of some nice people at a local makeup store (and my girlfriend), I found some items that even the manliest of men can use discreetly and comfortably. Trust me, the only thing people will notice is how good you look.Read more...

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Apple, the good design company, bundles its Apple TV with a pitch-black and horizontally symmetrical remote. This means that if you can find the remote in the dark, you’re likely to grab it by the wrong end, grasping the touchpad and clicking the wrong button. Thankfully you can fix that by attaching an ugly spot of…Read more...

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When it comes to teens getting enough sleep, numerous forces are working against them. Early school start times are wreaking havoc on their circadian rhythms. An overload of after-school activities is turning bedtime into gotta-start-on-homework time. The buzz of texts from friends, the screens shining in their faces…Read more...

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Does anyone read the Terms of Service for anything they buy or sign up for? And I don’t mean “glance at it to acknowledge its existence;” I mean sit down with a cup of coffee (maybe a carafe, depending on how long the document is) and go over everything the manufacturer or company wants you to know about. We don’t…Read more...

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If you like using an alternate site to watch YouTube videos (like the minimalist Tube, which we recently covered, or the more minimalist Surprise.ly, which we covered long ago, then you can set up a Chrome extension to redirect you every time you click on a YouTube link.Read more...

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If you’ve ever flown in an airplane, you’ve heard the spiel about the oxygen mask. If you looked up from your phone, you’ve even seen a flight attendant demonstrate exactly how to put it on. And yet, people on the recent Southwest flight still got it wrong:Read more...

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Morning routines are highly personal (and perhaps taken too seriously, as one writer recently found out). However, we can all agree that morning television does not provide the intellectual stimulus we deserve.Read more...

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Baking beautiful bread requires the skillful manipulation of three big, messy variables: technique, equipment, and ingredients. Poor technique accounts for most subpar results, but a sudden change in kitchen conditions or ingredient availability can throw even a seasoned baker for a loop. If your bread has started…Read more...

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Alex wrecked his Prius, but he is using this as an opportunity to get what he has always wanted: a pickup truck. The only hangup is that his budget is tight, and we all know finding a good truck for cheap is not easy. What car should he buy?Read more...

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Our Bodies, Ourselves began as a pamphlet on women’s health in the early 1970s, but soon became the go-to textbook for every young (and old) person with questions about anything to do with puberty, sex, even relationships. The book has been released and updated in numerous editions over the decades, but all good…Read more...

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By this point in our plank challenge, probably one of two things has happened. Either you’ve been doing the same kind of plank all along, maybe improving, but definitely getting bored. Or perhaps you’ve been taking our advice to shake things up, but you’re not convinced you’re getting any better. Read more...

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When kids turn a simple trip to the bathroom into a marathon session, the question shouldn’t just be “What are they doing in there?” but “What aren’t they doing?”Read more...

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Now that you’ve polished your resume and practiced inflating your ego a bit, you’re ready to nail your job interview. You likely have answers prepared to the most common questions, and maybe even a fresh new suit, but there’s one other thing to keep in mind: Your body language.Read more...

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The A.V. Club It’s 2018, and people are suddenly screaming at each other about 80-year-old comic strip character Nancy | Earther Bull Sharks Are Heading North Thanks to Climate Change | The Takeout Some parents say it’s “inconsiderate” and “awful” to eat peanut butter in public |Read more...

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Vinyl sales have seen an exponential increase over the last 12 years—2017 marking a record high (pun intended). According to Nielsen Music, vinyl made up 14% of all physical album sales, up from 2016's 11%. Vinyl’s back, baby! It has been for a while, and if you want to get in on the game (or update your turntable. I…Read more...

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Our Dublin readers were generous and friendly with their tips this week (so friendly that as New Yorkers, we’re worried we’re being conned). Several readers posted long guides with all kinds of suggestions; head to the original request post to read them all. We’ve collected the highlights below.Read more...

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Here we go again. Radware’s threat research group recently announced that more than 40,000 Facebook users were duped into downloading a “Relieve Stress Paint” application, via a crafty phishing email, that stole their login credentials and browser cookies while they pretend-painted in the app. Worse, the attack was…Read more...

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