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How we feel about our bodies—and how we treat them—is influenced by many different factors, but one of the biggest is how we were raised. As a longtime fat activist, I have heard tons of stories about well-meaning parents who’d talk about food choices in terms of weight loss rather than nutrition, or exercise as a…Read more...

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Customers can often seem rude or unsympathetic because they don’t understand what all goes into a job. Let’s give them some much-needed insight. If you’ve ever cut, dyed, dressed, or styled hair, we want to hear from you.Read more...

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This might be one of the dorkiest memory tricks ever, but it works, so hey. Backstory: Every time I would use a curling iron, which was maybe once a month, I’d always have the exact same anxiety session about ten minutes after leaving my house. Did I unplug it?! My brain would begin a frantic quest to try to remember. …Read more...

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There are many “clever” ways to peel garlic, but I have always been a fan of crushing the clove with the flat of my knife rather than trying to hold two bowls together while flailing about, even if I have a whole head to peel. I wasn’t particularly looking to improve upon the method, until I eyed a spatula whilst …Read more...

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When you’re reading the news, it can feel reassuring when the journalist backs up their claim with survey results. But not all surveys are equally trustworthy. Thankfully there are a few telltale signs of untrustworthy polls—as well as polls you can kind of trust. Yeah, it’s a spectrum.Read more...

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It’s been nearly a decade since we last checked out Lockhunter, an incredibly useful Windows app that ensures you’ll always be able to remove files and folders that File Explorer refuses to delete. Developer Crystal Rich Ltd continues to update the app with useful features, but sporadically: It took around 3.5 years …Read more...

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The A.V. Club Westworld is back, heavy on the violent ends | Earther The Machines That Could Darken the Sun to Stop Climate Change | The Takeout Teetotaling pro wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler now has his own beer; won’t try it |Read more...

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Each Monday we’re tackling one of your pressing personal finance questions by asking a handful of money experts for their advice. If you have a general question or money concern, or just want to talk about something PeFi-related, leave it in the comments or email me at [email protected] more...

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Forget the Alamo—what else is good in San Antonio? We’ve already taken Hack Your City to Houston and Austin, but San Antonio is the country’s seventh-biggest city, and it gets over 30 million visitors a year. What do those visitors miss if they just do the greatest hits?Read more...

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If you have pets, you know they can create a mess. Some of that mess can be vacuumed up by your Roomba, and some of it will create an absolute disaster if it gets eaten by the robot vacuum. You know what I’m talking about. (I’m talking about poop.) Read more...

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If you still don’t have enough Qi pads in your life, a couple of great ones are on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box.Read more...

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If your board game cabinet has been gathering dust, it’s time to freshen up your collection with today’s board game Gold Box sale on Amazon, the largest we’ve ever seen.Read more...

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The apartment was small, as studios are—about 250 feet, or so I was told. It was trapezoidal, making it difficult for me to imagine how my furniture could be shoved into its non-90-degree-angled corners. It was on a major thoroughfare, so I stood in the room with the windows wide open for several minutes, awkwardly…Read more...

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Sunday is Earth Day! While it’s always been a day to celebrate the earth and maybe think about being a little nicer to it, it’s also turned into a bit of a retail holiday where shoppers can score discounts on earth-friendly products as well as a few free things.Read more...

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If you’re on the hunt for a new job, the first thing you think to do might be to spruce up your LinkedIn page. While that’s always a good idea, a new study from the job search website Simply Hired suggests that there’s somewhere else you should tidy up first: Instagram.Read more...

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Over the past few weeks, there’s been a huge focus on paying attention to the apps you have connected to your Facebook account. While that’s certainly a great idea, you should ignore another large company that you’re also probably handing over a lot of your personal info to as well: Google.Read more...

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After that Washington Post article came out about millennials and their houseplants, I felt incredibly seen. But, I continue to buy them and care for them (to the best of my ability, which is not that great) and if you want to keep adding to your greenhouse, Amazon has some very easy-to-care-for plants on sale for…Read more...

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If you’re looking to stream one of your favorite MLB team’s away games later this season, you might have to head to Facebook.Read more...

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If you want to learn how to code, there are a ton of resources out there to help you learn how. Websites like Codecademy, Udacity, and Khan Academy can help you kick the tires a little bit and see if coding is for you. This week, a group from Google launched another option, a mobile app called Grasshopper that can…Read more...

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10% off sitewide at Casper, our readers’ favorite travel pillows, and discounted DNA testing kits lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

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Global Entry is by far one of the best investments in anything I’ve ever made. I travel internationally at least six times a year, often more, and customs in my home airport of San Francisco can sometimes take hours. My very first trip with Global Entry was on a return trip from Italy where I made it through a full…Read more...

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Beyond the standard $50 discounts you hear about in the middle of every podcast, Casper mattresses don’t go on sale often, and Casper accessory deals are even rarer. But this weekend only, Casper’s 10% sitewide sale holds the promise of serious savings, if you still haven’t gotten rid of that old coil spring.Read more...

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Earther Apple’s E-Waste Problem Will Take More Than Robots to Solve | The A.V. Club Please enjoy this excruciating video of a Westworld Q&A being shut down after a single question | The Takeout Asshole YouTuber may go to prison for feeding homeless man toothpaste-filled Oreos |Read more...

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Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis, is developing a reputation as a trendy cure-all. But science knows very little about what it does in the human body, so much about the workings of this drug—including whether it works at all—is something of a mystery.Read more...

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As an unapologetic craver of the glorious mineral that is sodium chloride, I firmly believe that anyone who’s serious about cooking needs an easily-accessible salt cellar. No other ingredient changes the way you perceive flavors like salt does; while it’s rarely the sole seasoning agent in a recipe, it’s the most…Read more...

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