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Happy Friday! This week on Prep Cook, where we plan and test a week’s worth of meals so you spend your time and money on the tastiest ones, we have scones, portobellos with avocado chimichurri, creamy tomato barley risotto, and more.Read more...

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I honestly expected these all to be Pinterest fails. There are so many gorgeous Easter egg techniques out there—and so many Pinterest tricks that fall flat—that I was shocked these seven actually worked. (Can’t say the same for these natural dyes, though.) Six were foolproof and one, the nail polish marbling, gave…Read more...

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Withings’ Activité Steel is a fitness tracker that looks like a million bucks, but today, it’ll only cost you $83.Read more...

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Greetings my favorite faves, and welcome back to a very rich and meaty installment of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more...

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Check the news and you’re guaranteed to hear to about conflict in some part of the world. But there are a lot of weapon terms getting thrown around without explanation, and even people in the public eye are totally clueless about what these weapons do. Here’s everything you need to know about the MOAB, Tomahawk…Read more...

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Deadspin Steelers Owner Dan Rooney Is Dead | Jezebel As a Hot Woman, I’m Heartbroken | The Root Stay Woke: While the US Was Bombing Afghanistan, Trump Was Secretly Signing Bill to Block Planned Parenthood Money | Fusion There’s Only Like a 35% Chance Trump Knew About the Gigantic Bomb the U.S. Just Dropped |Read more...

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You probably already own a magnetic smartphone car mount, and thus have a magnetic plate behind your phone at all times. Now, Bestek’s magnetic desk mount lets you put it to use even when you aren’t in the car.Read more...

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This week, Microsoft ended support of Windows Vista, ten years after it arrived on our computers in frosted-glass splendor. Was it bloated? Perhaps. The demands of the interface were unforgiving on old hardware. But it felt like a glimpse of the future.Read more...

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A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service provider), but VPN providers are notoriously sketchy. You could do some research to find a good one. Or you can make your own in about 10 minutes.Read more...

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Easter is rapidly approaching and, whether your serving ham, lamb, or just subsisting on Reese’s eggs and hollow bunnies, you’re probably going to want a drink at some point. Wine is always a good occasion beverage—something about popping a cork just feels festive—and we have some pairing suggestions:Read more...

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We’ve definitely written plenty of articles on fixing your posture and the benefits of good posture, but it’s important to also point out that perfect posture probably doesn’t exist. Here’s why.Read more...

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Deadspin Suddenly, Fleury | Jezebel Tig Notaro Seems to Agree That Louis CK’s SNL Clown Sketch Might Have Ripped Her Off | Fusion What Is Rep. Duncan Hunter Up to on the World Wide Web? | The Root Ga. 13-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Himself on Instagram Live as Friends Look On |Read more...

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Game of Thrones Monopoly, Breath of the Wild’s collector’s edition game guide, and smart thermostats lead off Thursday’s best deals. Read more...

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Nothing is more mouthwatering than bread and pastries that are fresh out of the oven. They smell good, they look good, they taste good, they can do no wrong. But you might want to skip the corporate grocery story—you’ll find the best bread at your local bakery.Read more...

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The newest, big-screen Nest Learning Thermostat 3.0 is down to $220 today, a rare $30 discount. These go down to $199 once or twice per year, but if you have one on your wish list, this is a pretty good opportunity.Read more...

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If your mattress doesn’t leave you feeling as well-rested as you’d like, it’s a whole lot cheaper to upgrade it with a mattress pad than to buy a new one, especially today.Read more...

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We all want that “finding myself through travel” experience in college, but going to school abroad seems like an impossible, expensive dream. Surprisingly, it’s actually cheaper in some cases, thanks to rising tuition costs in the States. But don’t hop on a plane just yet. There are a number of variables to consider.Read more...

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Crying is a great way to let out all your pent up emotions and, according to a new study, boost your mood considerably. All you need is a sad song that gets the tears flowing.Read more...

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Positive thinking has a ton of benefits, from expanding your creativity to boosting your health, but if you’re prone to a more negative outlook, it can be hard to see the glass as half full. Here’s how you can retrain your brain to become a more positive thinker.Read more...

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Video games keep getting more complex and visually appealing, so it’s no wonder more people are drawn to them nowadays. But this new era of compelling digital entertainment could have a dark side for unemployed young men.Read more...

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The Grapevine Comedians Pay Tribute to Charlie Murphy | Deadspin The Browns Can’t Possibly Fuck This Up...Right? | Jezebel Woman Charged for Having Sex With Dogs Claims She Didn’t Know It Was Illegal | Fusion Black Panther & The Crew Is What Happens When Creators of Color Tell Their Own Stories |Read more...

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“Umami,” also known as “the fifth taste,” is a flavor that is kind of hard to describe. It’s savory, but not salty, though it is usually accompanied by salt. It’s been described as “meaty,” “mushroom-y,” and “brothy,” but I prefer to describe it as “that flavor that makes you eat an entire bag of Doritos in one…Read more...

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Brad Smith knows karate. Not “business karate” or any overwrought metaphor about teamwork; he literally teaches karate. Or at least he used to before he became chairman and CEO of Intuit.Read more...

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TP-Link has been quietly assembling an impressive coterie of smart home gadgets for awhile now, but their Philips Hue competitor might be their most impressive gadget yet.Read more...

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If you own multiple Apple devices, you’ve probably signed into all of them with your Apple ID. You’ve also probably noticed that when you get a Facetime call your computer rings, or when you get an iMessage your iPad beeps. For most of us, this is a small annoyance worth fixing. For others, it’s a potential privacy…Read more...

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