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Whether it’s Leslie Knope, the non-Lisa Simpsons, Vernon Dursley, or your racist uncle who draws scientifically bunk parallels between salad consumption and gender identity, I can’t think of a food that’s cooler to hate than salad. That’s really too bad, because a well-constructed salad is one of life’s great…Read more...

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In the great game of lunchbox snack trading, few items hold as much clout as a a violently pink or—if you’re very lucky—tie-dye fruit roll-up. Though I still have a soft spot for the plasticky confection, I would hesitate to include it in my five-a-day count. Luckily, you can get more fruit in your fruit snack by…Read more...

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Firefox users bouncing between work and personal accounts on a daily basis are probably tired of logging in and out, or switching accounts. Thanks to the new (and overdue) Mozilla-made Multi-Account Container extension, you won’t have to worry about remembering which account you’re logged into. If you’re unconcerned…Read more...

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If Equifax’s security incident last week has you thinking about a lawsuit, you’re not alone. From hiring your own lawyer to representing yourself in small claims court or joining a class-action lawsuit, there are a number of ways you can take your frustration about the incident to the courts.Read more...

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If you’re looking for a cheap, and somewhat tasty, lighting solution for your selfies or smartphone portraits, look no further. Bah-da-ba-ba-bah, I’m lovin’ this Big Mac box lighting trick.Read more...

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When browsing the kids’ section of a store, whether you’re shopping for your own offspring or someone else’s, you might see an item and suddenly think, “Hey, this could work for me.”Read more...

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Ever walk into an art supply store and wonder what all the different kinds of pens and pencils are for? Is there a “correct” one to write with? What’s the best pen for lefties? Watch our simple video guide to the best uses for ballpoints, gel pens, and roller ball pens.Read more...

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You won’t need it for a couple more weeks, but you might as well plan ahead to decorate your house for every holiday with just one $40 gadget, the greatest invention to happen to holiday decor in decades.Read more...

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Happy (much-needed) weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a very small modification to the beloved Gin & Tonic.Read more...

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Spotify’s latest update adds iMessage support, making it easier to share tracks with your friends during text conversations. Best of all, both sender and receiver can play the shared tracks without opening the app itself—at least until you want to listen to the whole song.Read more...

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Last week I did 31 pull-ups, 31 air squats, 31 push-ups, and 31 reverse lunges on each leg as quickly as I could (along with a 31-mile-ish bike ride a couple days after that). The burn I felt in my arms made me seriously question my decisions in life, but I still loved every minute of it.Read more...

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There’s not much of a silver lining in the Equifax disaster, but it’s reminded us just how important it is to keep tabs on your credit. More than ever, credit monitoring is essential to making sure there’s no sketchy, fraudulent activity associated with your personal info. And you can monitor your own credit for free,…Read more...

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Whether or not you’re familiar with yoga, the idea of doing yoga in the air can seem ... odd. But not to worry: “Aerial yoga” doesn’t mean you’re going to be doing downward dog on a trapeze. Instead, you’ll be supported by a soft hammock, which allows your body to let gravity do some of the work. Read more...

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If you’re one of the 143 million people affected by the Equifax breach, you’ve likely been considering putting a freeze on your credit report. A credit (or “security”) freeze restricts access to your credit file so thieves can’t open a new line of credit in your name. For those who have never tangled with the…Read more...

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If the IRS owes you money, there’s no penalty for filing your taxes late. If you owe them money, things can get very ugly very fast. If you haven’t filed your taxes in years, here’s what you need to know.Read more...

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Ethan Nichtern was 9 when The Princess Bride hit the big screen 30 years ago. He saw the film back then because of a family connection—Nichtern’s father was best friends with actor Christopher Guest, aka Count Rugen, aka the Six-Fingered Man.Read more...

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If you use the internet with any regularity, or, bless your soul, use it for a living, you’re familiar with the initial stages of this disease. Open browser of your choice and pop open a tab. Navigate to some good Content. Click hyperlink from there and watch as new tab opens. Hit an unfamiliar reference in that page…Read more...

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If you’ve never done yoga, it looks intimidating. People are flexible, fit, trendily dressed—wait, I might be thinking of Lululemon ads rather than actual yoga classes. It turns out you can have a great experience at a yoga class even when you’re brand new, and we asked yoga instructors how.Read more...

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Maxis’s game The Sims teaches an important lesson about human behavior: Most of the time, we’re just trying to meet a set of basic needs. In the world of the Sims, those needs are hunger, comfort, hygiene, bladder, energy, fun, social, and room, each represented by a slowly depleting bar. And they’re so true to life…Read more...

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Hopper is a useful app for watching flight deals, but they also want to be able to predict where you might want to travel next. Their new Flex Watch feature acts like a digital travel agent, making personalized recommendations for your trip to save you money.Read more...

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When you’re divorced, a new school year for your kids means a lot of communication with your ex, and that may, in a word, suck. But as one mother who’s been there writes, there’s a cardinal rule of parenthood and that is: It’s hard and not really about you.Read more...

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As if the Equifax data breach disclosing personal information for 143 million people wasn’t enough, now scammers are taking advantage of the confusion and anxiety affecting customers. If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be part of Equifax, don’t believe it.Read more...

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We all know someone who has a haircut horror story...or we have one of our own. You can take steps to avoid a bad haircut, but if you already have one, here’s how to get it fixed.Read more...

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Jezebel The Making and Unmaking of Iggy Azalea | Deadspin The Bengals Can’t Score And A.J. Green Is Tired Of It | The Root Mich. Teacher ‘Violently’ Drags Black 6th-Grader Out of His Seat After He Declines to Stand for the Pledge of Allegiance: Report | Splinter California Is Coming for Trump’s Tax Returns |Read more...

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If you’re currently relying on your smartphone, laptop, or some kind of monitor setup for your TV time, you can still get your red carpet fix by streaming the 69th Annual Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17.Read more...

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