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I wouldn’t style myself an audiophile by any stretch, but I can say I generally hate “virtual” surround sound for the weird artificial quality it can create in your stereo environment and/or headphones. However, I’m rescinding that judgement when it comes to Apple’s new Spatial Audio setup for the AirPods Pro; it…Read more...

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What so many families need right now is structure mixed with some flexibility—plus a little bit of joy sprinkled on top. That’s what prompted one member of the Offspring Facebook group to create a small family schedule of little things to look forward to. And it’s something we can all easily replicate.Read more...

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With the news that the Apple Watch will soon be able to measure VO2max more effectively (they say) than ever, you may be wondering what VO2max even is. It’s a measure of your aerobic fitness, and you don’t need a gadget to figure yours out.Read more...

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The 2019 Pro-Life Women’s conference wasn’t in New Orleans as advertised, but in the adjacent suburb of Kenner, where there are more strip malls and significantly fewer temptations to sin. The Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center, isolated in a lonely corner of the city, sat at the end of a slab of concrete with…Read more...

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It would be unfair to suggest that there are things that aren’t improved by a little hot sauce, but there are definitely foods to which it is more typically applied. But if, like me, you are looking to broaden your mind and add hot sauce to even more things, I have a few suggestions.Read more...

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We’ve all been there. Inevitably, as soon as you’re too far away from a rest area, port-o-potty, or public restroom—provided they’re even open in the first place—you have to go. And when you gotta go, you gotta go.Read more...

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Apple’s September event concluded earlier today, where they announced updates to the iPad Air and standard iPad, alongside the Apple Watch Series 6, the Apple Watch SE, and the ‘Apple One’ bundle package. Here’s the lowdown on what was announced, and when you can order the devices.Read more...

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While you may still be wary about flying, you might also be eager to go somewhere—particularly if you have a stash of travel rewards to burn. So what’s the best way to redeem them: points, cash, or a combination of both? Here’s how travel rewards experts recommend stretching your points and miles to realize the best…Read more...

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Saturday is World Clean-Up Day, and although we shouldn’t need a specific day designated to encouraging us to pick up the litter in our communities, 2020 has gifted us with a lot of other things to worry about. So not only is a reminder to pick up some garbage at the park is actually helpful right now, but it’s also…Read more...

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The 2020 presidential election is November 3, meaning voters have less than seven weeks to complete or update their registration. The good news is that there are way, way too many services you can use to register to vote online. You really have no excuse.Read more...

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The Last of Us Part II (PS4), Aukey 1080p webcam, Dyson Pure Hot + Cold Air Purifier, Fairywill teeth whitening strips, and Loungefly’s Wonder Woman gold purse lead Wednesday’s best deals.Read more...

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Ah, finally. It’s time for Apple’s latest operating systems for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV to release to the masses. Public betas, be damned. They should, in theory, arrive around 10 a.m. PT today, but there are a few things you might want to do while you wait to get your various devices prepped and ready…Read more...

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One of my favorite Panic Meals involves whatever sad produce I have in the fridge, purposefully burned to a crisp and puréed with something fatty. It’s a great way to revive vegetables that have long passed their prime and an excuse to have chips and dip for dinner—which is always a plus.Read more...

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It’s that time of year again: National Guacamole Day! “But wait,” you may be thinking to yourself, “didn’t we just have a National Guacamole Day?” Technically, no. But we did celebrate National Avocado Day on July 31, and that did involve some deals on guac. But guacamole is special enough to get its very own day, and…Read more...

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It’s no secret the pandemic has wreaked havoc on Americans’ financial lives—and young adults have been among the most impacted. For the first time since the Great Depression, the majority of 18- to 29-year-olds are living at home with their parents, according to a new Pew Research study.Read more...

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AMD recently unveiled its new Radeon RX 6000 graphics card series. The card is said to reach similar graphical heights as Nvidia’s flagship RTX 3080 GPU, but at a lower price point. To generate enthusiasm for the new card, AMD is giving customers a virtual hands-on with the GPU in an unorthodox way: an in-game Fortnite…Read more...

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Apple’s “Time Flies” event really flew today. One hour, in and out, with a bevy of new products that you can start preordering like the Apple super-fan you are. I kid, but only a little bit.Read more...

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A new generation of young adults will (hopefully) be voting en masse this November—but before they do, we need to make sure they (and we!) are equipped to find credible sources of information about candidates in the weeks leading up to Election Day. A good place to start: Common Sense Media’s new Young Voter’s Guide…Read more...

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Though we live in quarantine times and nobody is going anywhere—nobody should be going anywhere, at least—it’s possible that you still need to get out of the house once in a while. Whether your internet connection at home is giving you issues or you just want to get away from your family, the last thing you want to do…Read more...

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One function of the gym is to be a social place where we can interact with others as we do our workouts, but sometimes there’s a certain someone you just don’t want to chat with between squat sets. Whether your buddy keeps popping up at the gym, or you’re forced to share a home gym with them (hi, honey), here’s a tip…Read more...

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As you may or may not know, Portland, Oregon—the city where I live—is currently in rough shape. I’m not going to list all of our ailments here, but the most pressing issue at this exact moment is the air, which is bad. I’ve been trying to stay in my apartment to avoid it, which means I haven’t been able to go to the…Read more...

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