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Nobody is immune to layoffs. Whether you’re an executive or an entry-level hire, layoffs can—and probably will—affect you at some point in your career. Consultants and freelancers have a bit of a buffer thanks to their multiple income streams, but when their industry suffers, they suffer too. (There’s nothing like…Read more...

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“I’m not just a nerd,” proclaims a bespectacled 13-year-old named Thea, speaking into a microphone on stage. “I’m also a geek.” The audience laughs. Read more...

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Jezebel Helen Mirren Says Men Would Expose Themselves to Her on a Weekly Basis in Her 20s | Deadspin Let’s Just Watch This Cool LeBron James Pass All Day | The Grapevine Equal Pay for Equal Laughs: #TimesUp Meeting Reveals Tracee Ellis Ross Paid ‘Significantly Less’ Than Anthony Anderson | Splinter The Full Stormy…Read more...

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Tired of your boring old smartphone wallpaper? This new Android app can take your current location (or any other spot on earth) and turn it into the background image on your phone. It’s available now for $1.99 on Google Play.Read more...

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No Shave November ended nearly two months ago, and the NHL playoffs haven’t started yet, so you don’t have an excuse to look unkempt at the moment. Luckily, a couple of Panasonic shaving products are down to their lowest prices ever today on Amazon.Read more...

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In Hasty Gourmet, The Takeout writers offer reliable recipes that are dinner-party worthy with only a handful of ingredients and a minimum of effort. Read more...

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Deadspin You Can Have A Great Team Or A Great QB But You Can’t Have Both | Jezebel Dylan Farrow Tells Gayle King About Childhood Sexual Assault Allegations Against Woody Allen | Splinter Trump Is Enraged at John Kelly Now | Earther Well, At Least One Catastrophic Climate Scenario Is Looking Less Likely | Very Smart…Read more...

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Oh, man, when a bird poops on my car, I see red. Here I am, working so hard to keep it clean and shiny, and the little feathered bastard thinks it’s alright to just swoop by overhead and drop a missile. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to clean the crap off easily.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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This week, another beloved treasure of the internet closed its doors. The Awl announced it was closing up shop, ostensibly suffering from the economic volatility present in today’s “media” industry. In short, they didn’t make enough money, and it’s probably thanks to ad blockers. Let this be a lesson to us all: if you…Read more...

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The stock pot is often the ultimate destination for all sorts of kitchen trash, but once the liquid has been drained away, some of those scraps—namely, carrots— still have more to give. Read more...

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We asked for your Austin tips and we got 182 of them, recommending Tex-Mex, local attractions, good and bad neighborhoods, and ways the light rail can go screw itself. Here are a few themes that emerged.Read more...

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Apple’s ARKit for iOS 11 makes it relatively easy for developers to take advantage of the company’s augmented reality features, and gives consumers the opportunity to interact with a virtual world layered over your actual environment. Augmented reality games are certainly the flashiest way to demonstrate its many…Read more...

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As a non-fan of baby-back ribs or unlimited breadsticks, I tend to avoid the giant sit-down restaurant chains. I am fortunate enough to live in a major metropolitan area, so why would I go to Olive Garden when there are so many superior Italian restaurants around? But I have one glaring exception, a lifelong devotion…Read more...

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Net neutrality may be making a comeback in the Senate, but in the meantime you’re probably a little worried that your internet provider will take advantage of the FCC’s lax new rules. If only there were some sort of service that could test your network for throttling and censorship.Read more...

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A fried allium is the perfect finishing touch. Whether on top of a medium-rare steak, and creamy potato soup, or a gooey bowl of macaroni and cheese (or like, a salad or something), fried onions, leeks, garlic, and the like provide crispy texture and salty, umami-rich, slightly pungent flavor. In short, they are…Read more...

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Anker’s new Nebula entertainment brand officially launched its second portable projector this year at CES, and despite its shortcomings, it’s one of the most compelling new gadgets of the year.Read more...

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What do you do if you’ve destroyed a set of clothes while working on your vehicle? You Ask a Clean Person to reach into her bag of laundry tricks and tell you about all the grease-stain removal products she’s got listed in her mental rolodex.Read more...

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Android/iOS: Your favorite social network for pretending you have a perfect life is now ready to let everyone know when you’re online and lurking. Instagram is adding an activity status indicator to the people in your Direct Messages list, letting you know when they’re on and ignoring that last funny video you sent.…Read more...

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A man trying to fly from Iceland to England was recently denied boarding for wearing all of his clothing at once in an attempt to avoid a checked bag fee. This is a terrible attempt at a travel hack. He claims that the gate personnel said it would be okay beforehand, but even if they had let him board, he would have…Read more...

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When you go on a trip, you usually want to stay somewhere central, with easy access to a few local destinations: a conference center, a few restaurants, a fun neighborhood. You can’t just eyeball a map. Travel times depend on more than just distance; they rely on street layout, highways, and public transit. You could…Read more...

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Vegetarian and vegan cooking should celebrate vegetables rather than forcing them into a meat-shaped box. I’ll take “oh damn, I didn’t know I liked eggplant” over “this is surprisingly tasty, but I’d rather eat real bacon” any day of the week.Read more...

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Nicholas has wised up and decided to get the heck out of NYC. He wants to take a cross-country road trip with his girlfriend, see the sights, make new friends and find a new place to live. But he needs the right car to make the journey, what should he buy?Read more...

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Wells Fargo’s online bill payment system experienced a “glitch” Wednesday night, causing some payments to be processed twice, the company said. The problem was reportedly fixed by Thursday morning.Read more...

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