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Serena Williams may have been pregnant when she won the Australian Open, so the New Scientist asked whether her pregnancy may have helped—as if her previous 38 major titles were flukes. But this is a myth that’s been floating around for a while, so let’s talk about what pregnancy really does to an athlete’s body.Read more...

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There’s an easy way to test whether your garden soil has a healthy population of bacteria, worms, and more: bury a pair of 100 percent cotton underwear, and wait two months.Read more...

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Every once in a while, an app like Unroll.me pops into the spotlight to remind us that we all tend to authorize a lot of apps to access our email and social media accounts without much thought. Sometimes, as in the case of Unroll.me, those apps get busy selling off our data. Now’s a good time to audit any other…Read more...

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We’re not encouraging anyone to do drugs, but we’re also not going to pretend that our readers don’t do any. If you do and have to, say, take a drug test for a job, it may be helpful to know how long certain drugs stay in the places they’re most likely to check: your urine, blood, and hair follicles.Read more...

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On Wednesday, President Trump is set to propose a tax plan that would include “maybe the biggest tax cut we’ve ever had.” Here’s what he wants to do and what it means for you.Read more...

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In August 2015, I boldly proclaimed that I would become a “deadlifting badass.” In my own world, that meant being able to deadlift 300 pounds. I struggled with 205 pounds at the time, so 300 felt like a dream goal, the kind a 4-year-old might blurt out. Then, last week I finally deadlifted 275 pounds for the first…Read more...

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Deadspin The Saints Have The Right Offense For Adrian Peterson | The Slot Ivanka Trump Got Booed at German Women’s Summit | Fusion We Now Know Which Cops Assaulted David Dao on His United Flight—and They’re Still Blaming Him | The Root Why Does the Idea of a Confident, Fat Black Woman Make You So Uncomfortable? |Read more...

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Spicy food is the best food, but between the painful capsaicinoids, the bloating from drinking too much water, and the inevitable sweating, spicy food can also be uncomfortable to eat. Here are some tips to enjoy the spice without the bloating, sweat, and tears.Read more...

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If you’re not sure exactly where you want to go on your next vacation, or you know where but are flexible on when you go, this interactive map uses 10+ years of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data to show you what the weather will be like. This first step in travel planning makes sure you’ll…Read more...

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The Philips Norelco OneBlade was the most exciting new shaving product of 2016, and Amazon’s offering the first discount we’ve seen on it since Black Friday.Read more...

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Who doesn’t like saving money on their khakis (I bet Jake from Statefarm does)? Amazon is knocking down prices on tons of pants, shoes, accessories, and more from Dockers, today only. You could end up with an entire outfit for half of what you’d normally pay, but these prices are a 24-hour thing, so don’t wait.Read more...

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Not everyone needs a backpack or shoulder bag. Case in point, Everyday Carry reader Hamada’s bag, which is pocket-sized, but packed full of a variety of tools.Read more...

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Networking is pretty important to getting a job and building your career, but networking events can sometimes feel like awkward mixers where you don’t know where to stand or who to talk to. One way to make them a little better is to stand in the right spot to catch people just as they’re looking for someone to chat…Read more...

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Ransomware attacks are getting more and more clever as the public gets wise to them. The latest involves hiding a malicious macro inside a Word document attached to a seemingly harmless PDF file.Read more...

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Deadspin I’m Sick Of This Shit | Jezebel Serena Williams Claps Back At Racist Remark About Her Unborn Child | The Grapevine Black Women Are Upset Over SheaMoisture’s New Whitewashing Marketing Ploy | Fusion Trump’s New State Department Spokesperson Is a Fox News Vet and a Virulent Islamophobe |Read more...

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If you think running is a waste of time, you might want to reconsider. A new study suggests that one hour of running could elongate your life by nearly seven hours, earning you more time than you spend on the activity.Read more...

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Unroll.me, the newsletter unsubscription service, was just busted selling off more data than most of us thought possible, so it goes without saying that many are dumping the service altogether. Good news though, a Google Script can unsubscribe you from a ton of emails almost just as easily. Read more...

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Every night, my phone buzzes. “Hello Beth, it’s time to speak up to Washington again.” Sometimes I ignore it, and sometimes I dive in. Meet my new buddy, Resistbot.Read more...

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Put on your tin-foil hat, cover your webcam with a piece of tape, and wait for the imminent arrival of the lizard people because it’s time for some conspiracy theories. Over half of American adults believe in at least one wacky theory, but why are these absurd and complex ideas are so appealing?Read more...

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Hey there, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to talk about the meal you make when you want to impress and delight, and get your tips and tricks for making a big impact with…Read more...

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Beach season is here, and we want to know how our readers keep their favorite drinks cold while the sun is hot. Just be sure to check out the rules below, then kick off your sandals and head down to the comments to nominate your pick. Cheers!Read more...

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Our readers have bought tens of thousands of OxyLED’s motion-sensing night lights, and now they’re offering you the first ever deal on the supersized T-02 Plus.Read more...

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It isn’t only the junk processor that makes a really cheap computer slow. Or the memory or the video card (or lack of video card). The primary reason your cheap laptop loudly chugs along at glacial speeds is because of the hard drive. Cheap laptops use cheap hard disk drives, which are much slower than the solid state…Read more...

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Being a careless or bad driver isn’t something that should be taken lightly. It’s irresponsible and dangerous we should all strive to be better. Because until all the cars become autonomous, this is what we’ve got.Read more...

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