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There comes a time in almost every mature, adult relationship when you think about marriage. You look at your significant other and imagine the future. Maybe it’s the way the sun made their eyes sparkle in that moment, their shameless guffaw at the latest straight-to-Netflix Adam Sandler “comedy,” or maybe they have selflessly dedicated days of their lives to nursing you back from your latest bout of flu, you gigantic baby. This is the person you want to spend every day with from now on, until there are no days left for you.Read more...

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Poached chicken is usually the star of the chicken salad, but Lucky Peach has a recipe that uses cold, leftover fried chicken to make a super simple, tasty salad. (Extra credit if that chicken is KFC; all that MSG means umami-packed goodness.)Read more...

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I would vote for the candidate that promised to put a 5-port USB charger on every desk and nightstand in the country, but until that comes to pass, we’ll have to buy our own. Anker’s 40W model is down to $24 today with code ANKERPU7, and even includes five microUSB cables to add to your collection.Read more...

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iOS, Android: Car rental company Avis has had its own app for a while, but they recently released an update that makes it a lot more useful. Customers can now browse their selection in real-time, exchange cars at the last minute, and get fuel and mileage readings straight from their phone.Read more...

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Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the store to find what’s useful though, so let us save you some time with this collection of our favorite Chrome extensions.Read more...

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I like to microwave oats for a quick meal, but I used to get so frustrated when my microwave made my oatmeal overflow like a third grade science experiment. Then I discovered a life-changing way to prevent a mushy mess in the microwave: all I had to do was switch the power setting.Read more...

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This week was a landmark one for owners of the nearly 500,000 Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel cars affected by the Dieselgate emissions fiasco, as U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer granted preliminary approval of VW’s settlement with regulators over the emissions-cheating vehicles. With that complete, VW has now rolled out a website for TDI owners to start filing their claims.Read more...

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Summer’s already nearing its end, and Netflix is trying to prevent you from going outside with a new series about the rise of hip-hop and disco, a handful of original movies, and perhaps most importantly, the first and third The Fast and the Furious movies.Read more...

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Airlines love their baggage fees, and collectively, they earn billions from those fees every year. There’s finally good news for customers, though. A new law requires airlines to refund your fee if they lose your luggage, which seems only fair.Read more...

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After this election, when our country descends into anarchy, you’ll be glad you bought this $7 survival “grenade.” Unwrap the 9' of 550 pound paracord, and inside you’ll find tin foil, tinder, a flint rod, a knife, and even fishing equipment to help you live off the land.Read more...

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Practicing mindfulness can mean many different things and has many different benefits , but it isn’t limited to your own improvement. You can also use mindfulness to defuse emotionally charged moments between you and your partner. Here’s what we mean.Read more...

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LED lightbulbs, smart irrigation controllers, and tons of USB charging gear lead off Thursday’s best deals.Read more...

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For something so essential to everyday computing, the clipboard tool is actually pretty limited. After all these years, it can still only handle one thing at a time. Copy or cut something new, and the previous contents of the clipboard are lost. Fortunately, there are both Windows and Mac tools available that will let you upgrade your clipboard experience.Read more...

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Fresh fruit pies made with sweet, fragrant fruit are perhaps the most perfect dessert, but working with super juicy fruit means your pie sometimes overrunneth. Luckily, you can control the juiciness with a little maceration.Read more...

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If you’re interested in buying gym equipment for your home, the options are daunting: Should you get the dumbbell set, a jump rope, a pull-up bar, or just one highly versatile piece of equipment? The answer is simple: Think about your current workout, and your goals.Read more...

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Here’s something to light up your day. A 16-pack of soft white LED lightbulbs (who needs 16 lightbulbs at once? You do, that’s who) is only $27 today. This pack was briefly available for $20 on Prime Day, but otherwise, $1.66 per bulb is one of the best LED prices we’ve ever seen. Read more...

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Anker, purveyor of your favorite battery packs, charging cables , and Bluetooth speakers, also makes your favorite LED desk lamps , and three of them are on sale today.Read more...

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Anyone with an opinion about your budget will probably leap at the chance to tell you that cutting stuff is the only way to save. While it’s true that reducing expenses is an essential part of balancing your budget, that doesn’t mean that depriving yourself constantly is necessary.Read more...

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Deadspin The Stone Cold Stunner Is The Most Important Wrestling Move Of All Time | Jezebel Democratic VP Nominee Tim Kaine Proves to Be the DNC’s Increasingly Charming Dad | Gizmodo A Crazy New Species of Beaked Whale Has Been Discovered in the Pacific | Gawker We Found the Email Hacker |Read more...

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Last night, President Barack Obama took the stage to endorse Hillary Clinton’s run for the presidency. Here’s everything you need to know about last night’s events at the Democratic National Convention.Read more...

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Lobsters are a positively delicious seafood, but they’re not exactly the easiest food to eat. Especially if you don’t have it very often. If you’ve never had it, or just need a refresher, this graphic walks you through eating a lobster.Read more...

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You’ve already taken your summer trip, it’s too hot to do anything outside, and the kids are tired of the library. It’s the perfect time for at-home science experiments. These five experiments are fun even if you don’t have kids, but if you do, there’s even more reason to spend an afternoon exploring science.Read more...

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Reader geeklibrarian’s desktop is inspired by Momentum, one of our favorite Chrome extensions , and it looks beautiful. Peaceful and calming, but informative at the same time. Here’s how to get the same look.Read more...

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Grilled corn is a summertime staple, and a quick bath in a brine—just salt and water—before it hits the grill can vastly improve its texture and flavor, which is saying a lot, since grilled corn is already delicious.Read more...

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Microsoft is working to fix some Surface Pro 3 tablets that have been plagued with extremely short battery lives. The good news, though, is that they should be able to fix it with a software update.Read more...

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