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Though it’s my job to search and discover all sorts of kitchen tips and tricks, I sometimes find that the best tips come from you in the comments section. This was the case earlier today, when commenter Auntie Mumpsimus pointed out that most extract bottle caps can double as measuring spoons.Read more...

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If you’ve been affected by either Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey, you don’t want to worry about far away loved ones trying to get in touch with you, on top of everything else. Here’s a way you can keep everyone abreast of your whereabouts and safety status in one simple step: put it on your outgoing voicemail…Read more...

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It’s understandable that pregnant women focus their planning on the impending delivery: whether it’s going to be a C-section or vaginal birth, at home or in a hospital, smooth jazz or total screaming shitshow. You might even have made up a detailed “birth plan,” complete with instructions for pain meds, lighting…Read more...

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Losing a pet feels terrible. You’re sad, scared, and desperate—you’d do anything to get your furry friend back. And that makes you the perfect target for a scam artist.Read more...

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Facebook is testing a snooze function that mutes a page for a certain period, rather than forever. This would be even more useful on Twitter, where usually lovely people might go on an embarrassing tweetstorm or livetweet a show you don’t watch. But while Twitter’s mobile app lets you snooze a phrase, it doesn’t let…Read more...

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After your bellies (yes, that was the highest rated comment) and up-cycling empty butter tubs (kudos for ingenuity), three nominations stood out as your favorite food storage containers. So check out the finalists below and vote for your absolute favorite at the bottom of the post.Read more...

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If your kids can’t stop talking about Barbie, King Julien, My Little Pony, Beat Bugs or Pokemon, some of the popular children’s shows on Netflix, turn on the streaming platform on their birthdays and watch them flip out. Netflix is launching “Birthdays On Demand,” a series of 15 two-minute videos featuring birthday…Read more...

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I love baking, but I really hate all the dishes it seems to dirty. There are mixing bowls, spoons, spatulas and measuring cups, and sometimes I just don’t want to deal with all of that. Luckily, Food52 has a recipe that lets you leave the measuring cups in the cabinet, and I’m pretty obsessed.Read more...

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If you’ve been using your computer to manage the apps for your iOS device, that time has come to an end. The latest update to Apple’s iTunes removes its access to the iOS App Store, as well as the ability to manage iOS apps, with the company expecting you to handle all that app-related business on your iOS device…Read more...

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Hey there preppers! Remember when we talked about Doomsday Prepping for Non-Paranoid People? About how, in these uncertain times, we should all have a well-stocked emergency kit, or in my case, an emergency cabinet? If you acquired the basics of water, food, and gear six months ago, now is the the time to open your…Read more...

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A while back I decided my apartment looked like a teenager lived there. Video games were front and center, comic books were lying all over the place, and there were toys strewn about for no reason. So I made my place look a little more sleek, organized, and “grown up”—without sacrificing the things I loved.Read more...

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Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on Offspring, we’re launching a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more...

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Some people got a great high school education. But some of us were sent to an evangelical Christian school, where we learned that evolution is a lie, Columbus was a cool dude, and Catholics are faking it. For us, and anyone else who suspects their education could use a revisionist refresh, there’s the free YouTube…Read more...

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There’s no magic force field that holds back germs while you shout “five-second rule!” and scoop up your dropped bologna. Duh, right? Here’s how you can prove it. Read more...

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Jezebel Holy Shit, Selena Gomez’s Friend Gave Her a New Kidney This Summer | Deadspin Tom Savage Is Going Back To The Bench And His Agent Isn’t Happy | The Root Ohio Mom Stabbed Boyfriend 6 Times After Finding Him Naked on Top of Her 12-Year-Old Daughter: Report | Splinter Trump Immediately Contradicts Democrats After…Read more...

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With child siblings, there will always be fights over who gets to name the new puppy, who gets to pick out the film for Movie Night, who gets to be the green gingerbread man in Candy Land, and other matters that change as swiftly as one can cry out, “It’s so not fair!” Instead of getting upset, parents can help them…Read more...

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It only took five years since the inductive charging standard’s adoption by nearly every major manufacturer, but Apple has finally added Qi inductive charging (also known as wireless charging) to its mobile devices. Sure, better late than never, but do people need to care about having yet another way to charge their…Read more...

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DOSS’s Bluetooth Speakers, SodaStream, and Thermos Gold Box kick off today’s top deals.Read more...

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iClever’s USB battery pack/car jump starter is more powerful than most at 600A, enough to get the engine turning over in almost any car. And as an added bonus, it supports Quick Charge 2.0 input and output, allowing you to recharge your phone faster, and then refill the battery pack in half the time it would usually…Read more...

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Faking orgasms doesn’t do anyone any favors. It doesn’t feel satisfying for you; if anything, it detracts from your experience because you’re more focused on faking convincingly than on enjoying yourself. It doesn’t help your partner learn what you actually need to feel pleasure, much less reach orgasm. And in a…Read more...

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Today only in Amazon’s Gold Box, a trio of DOSS Bluetooth speakers are about $10-$15 off their regular prices.Read more...

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This Amazon Gold Box is ostensibly meant as a back-to-school Thermos sale, but several items in there could appeal to adults who want to pack lunch for work.Read more...

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Some people can’t live without their coffee, but for me, it’s fizzy water. Today only in Amazon’s Gold Box, you can get a SodaStream Genesis from Amazon for $59, complete with a small starter CO2 canister, and a mail-in rebate for a free full-sized starter canister, and two carbonating bottles (worth nearly $20 by…Read more...

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The first time you have to make a doctor’s appointment for yourself can make you wish for the days—perhaps not long ago—when Mom or Dad did all this for you. And if you’re the parent in this scenario, it might be hard to step back. Here’s a guide to help young adults take charge of their health care.Read more...

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Anker’s original SoundBuds were our readers’ favorite affordable Bluetooth headphones, but they’ve since spawned an entire line of earbuds to fit every budget and lifestyle.Read more...

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