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We’re watching MoviePass die in real-time. In the last week, the movie-ticketing subscription service started actively nailing its own coffin shut by reversing users’ cancellations and limiting which movies you can see, in addition to the number of viewings. Read more...

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Well-seasoned water is the foundation of every delicious pasta dish. These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a pasta recipe that doesn’t instruct you to salt the cooking water, but beyond vaguely invoking the sea, few of them bother to tell you how much salt is enough. Read more...

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$60 for a Logitech Harmony remote is a great deal on its face, but the real reason to buy this model is the included Harmony Home Hub.Read more...

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Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on Offspring, we’ve launched a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more...

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No one, no matter how on point their summer body is, likes shopping for bathing suits. They’re expensive, and trying them on is a fluorescent-lit nightmare. It’s enough to make anyone crazy/adopt a kaftan-as-beachwear signature look. But, realistically, most of us are going to stick with bathing suits as swimwear,…Read more...

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Car insurance should be simple. If you are a safe driver you should pay less than someone who is more accident prone. But we all know that isn’t how it works. A multitude of other factors also determine your rates, including your credit score. A recent study shows that depending on where you live and who your…Read more...

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Capital One has updated the rewards on its Savor card, and the new offerings will be enticing to people who eat out often or spend a lot at the grocery store (and considering food is the average American’s third biggest expense, that’s a lot of us).Read more...

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The A.V. Club Not ready for prime time: 18 animated series that didn’t make it a full season | Jezebel What Kind of Wack Ass Adult Man Invites a Teen to Game Night? Dane Cook, Apparently! | Splinter ICE Accused of Entrapping Married Immigrants Seeking Green Cards | Deadspin Why Your Team Sucks 2018: Washington RedskinsRead more...

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An attractive HDTV antenna, uber popular lightning cables, ratchet belts, and more start off today’s best deals.Read more...

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A canceled flight almost always means taking a later one, which can lead to missing your connection, shortening your vacation, and sometimes even missing the event you were taking the flight to attend in the first place.Read more...

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Certain moods need soundtracks. When you’re sad, or excited, or making out, a certain kind of music can elevate the experience and lend a grandiose, cinematic quality to your life. If you have particular music tastes, playing one of Spotify’s prefab playlists doesn’t scratch that itch. You want a custom playlist,…Read more...

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Longtime Apple devotees may remember the original ElevationDock from way back in 2011, which at the time set a crowdfunding record on Kickstarter. Now, the company is back with the fourth iteration of the ultra-popular iPhone dock, and we’ve secured the best discount on it yet, exclusively for our readers.Read more...

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It’s not like having a belt that doesn’t fit right is a huge issue, it’s a personal problem. But it’s really, really annoying. Ratchet belts are the answer to that small, but not insignificant problem, and Amazon has a bunch from SlideBelts discounted to just $60 each, today only. Made from premium top-grain leather,…Read more...

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In Celebrity Recipes, we tackle a favorite recipe from a beloved star, past or present.Read more...

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Does it seem like your cat is ignoring you? Do they not come when called? Your cat might be a jerk. Or they might just not recognize their own name.Read more...

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People generally tend to pick one mapping app for their phones and stick with it, but there are times you might need to pull up another app on your iPhone—perhaps you need to CarPlay your directions instead of having the Google Assistant shout them out.Read more...

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There is something extremely satisfying about a summer roll. Though I love a good egg roll, spring roll, or any other fried package of rolled-up food, the lighter, cooler, more chewy summer roll is the one I crave more often than not, particularly during these sweatier months.Read more...

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It may not feel like it as you battle 104 degree subway platforms and pray for this summer to finally end, but the holidays are almost upon us. And that means starting to budget for gifts, flights, feasts and all the other Yuletide trappings.Read more...

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When you tire of shooting doomsday preppers in Far Cry 5, instead of reselling the game for a mere fraction of what you paid or letting it collect dust in your garage for the next 26 years, why not make a bored kid’s day by donating it to your local library? In Reddit’s Gaming community, digital_russ shared how he did…Read more...

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iOS: The words “Apple” and “free” are a bit like oil and water—just ask anyone who works at the company and doesn’t get to partake in the Silicon Valley custom of free lunches and dinners for all. However, Father Cook is feeling generous this month, and Apple is offering up the excellent Obscura 2 camera app for free.…Read more...

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Monster Hunter: World finally came out on PC last week. It’s a hell of a fun game, but the PC version has some frustrating technical problems. Fortunately, fans and modders have been working on unofficial fixes to improve things while we wait for official ones.Read more...

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Man, people love to turn a couple of words into a graphic. Put Words Between Buns, a new word art generator from writer and game designer Ian Bogost, lets you make a rough approximation of a Burger King ad. Like so:Read more...

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I have a good bit of tomato anxiety, particularly over beautiful, delicate heirlooms. I wait all year, dreaming of the simplest, most sublime tomato sandwiches, then promptly freak out when the moment arrives. After all, I don’t want to pick the wrong tomato.Read more...

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If you cancel your MoviePass plan, but you want to use it again before your current plan time runs out, you need to be careful when you open the app. Vox reports that MoviePass has reversed some users’ cancellations after they opened the app. The problem is an ambiguous button marked “I accept.”Read more...

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Parenting, I am learning, is like being the belayer to a roped rock climber—you’ve got to know when to hold on tight and when to give some slack. (No, I’m not a rock climber myself, but I once took an intro class using a Groupon.) You want to make sure your kids are safe and not making bonehead decisions, but you…Read more...

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