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This week we have a guy who’s moving into his own place and taking the stuff he bought with him. Trouble is, his old roommates use some of those things and aren’t being given much time to adapt. Is there a nice way to deal with a situation like this?Read more...

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People with pre-existing medical conditions could lose their individual health insurance coverage if a judge rules in favor of the 20 states currently suing the federal government over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Read more...

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You know how some people seem to have some kind of inner strength that helps them bounce back when things go wrong? Those people who, even though the world sometimes feels like a scorched hellscape seem to carry on with grit, even gratitude? Our guest in this week’s episode is Buddhist psychologist Rick Hanson. Rick…Read more...

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Whether you’re pre-juicing a bunch of limes for daiquiris or making a big batch of whole-lemon lemonade, all that squeezing can take a toll on your hands. There is—of course—an easier way, and it involves everyone’s favorite baking appliance.Read more...

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Fortnite on Switch will support voice chat through the headphone jack and not through some stupid phone app, just like a normal-ass game. It’s not currently available in the Switch version of Epic’s popular battle royale game that launched today, but will be on Thursday.Read more...

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It’s good to have a schedule planned out each week, but having too many appointments set for each day might be be more harmful than helpful. A recent study suggests the more self-imposed deadlines we have in a day, the less deep work we can get done.Read more...

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Teenagers don’t enjoy talking to their parents. Actually, scratch that. Many don’t talk that much to their friends either, at least not with their voices. Teenagers like to text. Walk into any establishment where teens hang out and you will see them clumped together in small groups hovering over their cell phones.…Read more...

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Woe is the Chrome user who has an overflowing Bookmark Bar—or worse, that single folder they use to store anything interesting they see online. Read more...

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Keeping track of different airlines’ frequent flyer programs to get the best deal can be a full time job (and is, in fact, for a handful of travel bloggers). Rules are constantly changing, points expire and racking up miles just doesn’t go as far as it used to. Read more...

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We told you to rinse your recyclables. “But what about the wasted water?” you asked. So we asked some scientists. The short answer is, a quick rinse is usually worth it. The long answer is also pretty interesting!Read more...

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Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. Today I’d like to talk to you about that most summery of summer gimmicks: frozen alcohol.Read more...

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With this year marking the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, along with the the release of the new documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor?this past weekend, we’re hearing facts about children’s television icon Fred Rogers that reveal just how much care he put into everything he did. Like how he would…Read more...

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IHOP is now IHOB, and now it’s in a fight with all the burger chains, because nothing can stay pure in our decrepit world. Luckily Metafilter recently unearthed a charming blog called Broken Chains, which reviews the remaining locations of chain restaurants long past their prime, like Ponderosa, Lum’s, and the York…Read more...

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It’s 2018, and your lighter doesn’t need fuel anymore; it just has to charge over USB. This discounted arc lighter isn’t really pocket-friendly, but its long, flexible neck makes it ideal for lighting candles, camp fires and other awkwardly-placed flammable things. Just charge the built-in battery, and you’ll be good…Read more...

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Earther Something Is Killing the World’s Oldest Baobabs | The A.V. Club Rose McGowan urges fans, media: Don’t blame Asia Argento for Anthony Bourdain’s death | The Takeout Man reportedly kicked out of Indianapolis restaurant for wearing cross necklace |Read more...

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Mac: Widgets? Old and busted. Filling your Notification Center full of apps and services? The more stuffed it gets, the less useful it is. At least, I don’t like having to scroll up and down through pages’ worth of items if I need a quick glance at my most meaningful data.Read more...

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Snapchat announced a new feature today that allows any user to delete any messages they send in individual or group conversations. In other words, if you Snapchat message your mom “nice bod,” but meant to send that to your favorite friend instead, you can now use Snapchat’s “Clear Chats” feature to prevent all the…Read more...

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Google Lens, once a Pixel-only feature, is now a part of the Google Photos app (or a standalone Android download). During Google I/O this year, Google announced a number of new features for Google Lens, and you can play with them on both iOS and Android right now—assuming your device now supports Lens in its Camera appRead more...

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Whether you (or your dad) need a laptop bag that looks good for a commute, or you finally are replacing that Wilson duffel bag you’ve had since college, this one-day sale from Amazon is worth a look. With eight bags to choose from, including sling backpacks, briefcases, and leather duffels, there’s a style for…Read more...

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Even if it’s not something you’ll use all that often, everyone ought to own at least a basic Dremel rotary tool, and there’s no reason not to at $35.Read more...

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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

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How to fill up a water balloon in 1987: Stand at the bathroom sink, carefully pull the lip of the balloon around the faucet (there’s a 30% chance the balloon will tear at this point), turn on the water and watch the balloon expand, attempt to turn off the water at the balloon’s absolute maximum size (if you can let it…Read more...

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Today marks the end—but not the permanent death—of net neutrality. You’ve probably heard the phrase “net neutrality” before, but just in case you need a refresher, here goes: Net neutrality was a set of rules introduced during the Obama presidency that basically demanded equality for all Internet content. Read more...

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Making your own spice blends isn’t particularly challenging, but buying a single bottle of a blend is both more convenient and fiscally responsible than buying five bottles of five different spices. Plus, if you’re just getting into the world of seasonings and spices, blends can be a bit less intimidating.Read more...

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Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio’s aggressive purging of voting rolls. Basically, they’re saying a state can “unregister” people to vote if they skip a couple elections and fail to respond to a notice from state election officials. Here’s how you can make sure that doesn’t happen to you.Read more...

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