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Most young people don’t learn the tenets of personal finance in school, but building solid habits throughout your teens and early twenties can help set you up for a truly prosperous life.Read more...

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Anker’s home goods brand, Eufy, put its uber-popular copper string lights back on sale today for $10, one of the best prices we’ve seen on the version that includes a remote. If you don’t need the remote, you can get the same product without it for $5 with promo code EUFY0816. Personally, I’d spend the extra $5 for…Read more...

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iOS: Augmented reality feels a little gimmicky—there are only so many games you can play on your coffee table, monsters you can drop into your backyard, and items you can sort-of measure. However, augmented reality apps that are thoughtful in their approach, like Fields, are incredibly fun to play with.Read more...

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Jezebel Brad Pitt Reportedly Thinks Angelina Jolie Is ‘Disgusting’ for Starting a Public Divorce Battle | The A.V. Club A mathematician has solved a 50-year-old Beatles mystery | The Concourse This Cringe-Inducing Game Show Fuck-Up Comes With An Explanation | Splinter Tucker Carlson Was Extremely On One Last Night | …Read more...

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Running a game of Dungeons & Dragons, or any tabletop role-playing game, involves telling your players what they see. Players rely on you to give a sense of tone and ambience, but also to point out anything interesting or relevant to their quest. But they also need you to leave them room to ask and explore. A good…Read more...

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Weren’t twice-baked potatoes the highlight of any circa 1990s wedding banquet? I used to think so, going to countless family weddings as a child. I remember watching the cloche lift from my dinner and thinking Sheeeeeeeeeesh is this fancy. Whimsically piped, flecked with chives, the twice-baked potato was a…Read more...

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If you’re a Pixel XL user and have been stalling on updating your phone to Android Pie, you may want to hold off entirely.Read more...

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Do you have any idea whether you’re “safe” online? Online security and privacy are complicated, and risks vary by person: you might worry about getting harassed, hacked, or your boss finding your terrible old blog posts and using them as an excuse to fire you. Crash Override’s Automated Cybersecurity Helper helps you…Read more...

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You may think you’ve turned Google’s location tracking history off, but according to a new Associated Press report released today, you might be wrong.Read more...

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Air travel is draining, and usually requires a cup or coffee (or tea) or two, but you probably want to get your fix before boarding your flight. Flight attendants—the people I like to take my plane advice from—do not and will not drink the hot coffee, tea, or water served on planes because that water comes from the…Read more...

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It’s a big day today for World of Warcraft, the massive multiplayer online game from Blizzard Entertainment. The game’s seventh expansion officially kicks off at 3 pm (PT) for North American players, ensuring many a geek will be skipping dinner tonight—or ordering in—as they devour as much content as they can get …Read more...

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We’ve been encouraged to leave Facebook for our own mental health and the sake of democracy, and with those same two goals in mind, it may also be time to give up on Twitter.Read more...

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When Amanda Sloane went home from the hospital two days after delivery, she left her newborn daughter, Emerie, in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). As Sloane was wheeled out the front doors empty handed, she passed wheelchair after wheelchair of women leaving with their newborn babies. And every time she…Read more...

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Can a company request your credit limit before they accept an order? That’s what we’re discussing this week.Read more...

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In a world dominated by the other dominant hand, just doing normal things can require some hacks for the left-handed. Tools like scissors and can openers are often optimized for right-handed folks, pencils and even pens are designed for right-handed writing, and you just can’t get a good gaming mouse. In honor of …Read more...

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You know those fancy Bluetooth earbuds you love using so much? Surprise: they won’t work with your Nintendo Switch, or the seatback TV screen on a plane. But for just $16 (with promo code Q7BINWU2), you can plug this Bluetooth dongle into any headphone jack, and connect to it with your favorite wireless headphones for…Read more...

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Kids are born innovators. Any parent who’s caught their child building pyramids out of restaurant creamer cups knows this. KiwiCo helps them channel their creativity with monthly subscription boxes of STEAM-focused activities—with these hands-on kits, little makers might build an arcade claw, design their own pinball…Read more...

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A while back, I wrote about how to set up a threesome. Today I’m going to talk about the nuts and bolts of how to actually enjoy your threesome in the moment. Even though threesomes are one of the most popular fantasies, they can be remarkably tricky to pull off. Adding a third set of boundaries, preferences, desires,…Read more...

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Hello everyone, and welcome back to Will It Casserole, the column where we see what meals, dishes, and cuisines can be re-imagined and transformed into casseroles.Read more...

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Many wonder how to talk to someone who is going through a loss, how best to be supportive, and how to properly offer condolences. But when grief hits you, it’s not only painful, it’s extremely difficult to navigate through a range of new emotions. Read more...

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If you’ve updated to Android 9 Pie, you may have noticed that your smartphone will now automatically turn on your wifi connection—if you’ve turned it off—when you’re near familiar network with a strong signal. This feature, which debuted in Android Oreo, is now flipped on by default in Android Pie.Read more...

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One-way tickets are becoming increasingly affordable options for international travelers, the New York Times reports.Read more...

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The Slot A Reminder That Kellyanne Conway Is Not Good at Her Job, Whatever That Is | Deadspin Tiger Woods Is Back | The Root Breaking Hate: What a Former White Supremacist Says Will End Racism May Suprise You | Splinter University Accuses GOP Florida House Candidate of Faking Her Diploma | The A.V. Club Tony Shalhoub…Read more...

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I’ve got a best friend from Pittsburgh, and the man never says “yins.” Total waste. This week in Hack Your City, we’re covering Pittsburgh’s culture, attractions, high quality of life, and svelte peninsular profile. Pittsburghians, what are the best things about your city that most people miss? Lifehacker health…Read more...

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You probably don’t think you need this car toolkit right this minute, but next time you get a flat tire, you’ll be really glad you bought it.Read more...

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