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Nordstrom’s anniversary sale, a 3-in-1 travel gadget, and a cordless vacuum lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

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At some point, most of us have tried to use a chore chart or wheel, or maybe just a list, to get our partners and housemates and families to do their share of the tasks that keep our homes running. But we also know the sinking feeling of seeing the dishes pile up—and then rolling up our sleeves to do it ourselves.…Read more...

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The rise of the selfie has driven a rift into society, bringing up a surprising number of issues over gender, class, age, religion, and race. Wired’s Jason Parham explores some of these in “When the Selfie Turns Sacrilegious,” an essay on taking selfies in sacred or serious places like mosques and art installations.Read more...

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If you’ve never checked out Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, what are you even doing on Kinja Deals? The retailer puts thousands of fall and winter styles, plus Nordstrom Beauty Exclusives, on sale way before they go into the stores. Once the sale is over, you’ll only be able to get them for full price, so you’d better…Read more...

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Maybe you’ve been to Japan or plan on going. Perhaps you recently moved here, or it could be that you’re simply interested in the country. Japanese manners can be complex and filled with all sorts of intricacies that are tricky to navigate. The following tips can help.Read more...

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Pregnant bellies come in many shapes and sizes, and they’re all beautiful. But when people on the internet saw the “baby bump” of fitness model Sarah Stage, they cried, “SORCERY!”Read more...

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Do you have an old but functioning PC collecting dust in your closet? An iPhone 6 that you no longer use? You know it’s time to let them go, but getting rid of your old electronics can be tough. Throwing them away is irresponsible, and giving them away can be hard to swallow even if it’s been years since you shelled…Read more...

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There’s about a ton of plastic for each person living in the world today—that’s 8,300 million tons of plastic produced since 1950, most of which has become waste and ended up in landfills. Even worse, plastic production is increasing and half of all the plastic on Earth was created in the past 13 years. But you can…Read more...

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Bonfires are pretty much a summer and early fall tradition. You might think they’re easy to throw together in a few minutes, but making a bit more effort will turn a mediocre bonfire gathering into one that you and your friends will fondly remember. Read more...

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Mac users, hello! Let’s argue about which side of your screen is best for your dock. (PC users, please ignore this piece and don’t make fun of us.)Read more...

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Diet soda may or may not kill you, and full flavor soda may or may not kill you, but either way: if you’re getting your fix at a fast-food soda fountain, there’s a good chance you’re guzzling it down with a side of fecal matter. But maybe only if you’re in the U.K.!Read more...

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At some point in your life you’ll have an awkward conversation. Parties, networking events, dinners with the President where you pretend you don’t speak English, they’re all mine fields potentially littered with awkward pauses, regrettable jokes, and just plain invasive small talk. You don’t have to suffer the slings…Read more...

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Another day, another wet blanket article talking trash about my truest love: Diet Coke. According to The Cut, my favorite non-alcoholic beverage (and #1 energy source) may be killing me softly:Read more...

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There are so many good podcasts out there (including Lifehacker’s The Upgrade), but there’s only so much time in a day. The Wall Street Journal reported on “podcasts nuts” who make time for podcasts by speeding them up with apps like Overcast. Like, up to 5x speed. Sure, that saves time, but it also probably spikes…Read more...

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The best camera is the one you have with you, so why not bring a bunch? The gear in Addim Hawk’s bag is versatile enough for capturing beautiful shots and action scenes, all inside a pretty compact setup.Read more...

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It had been a particularly stressful week when, scissors in one hand and four inches of hair in another, I decided to cut. A few snips later, I felt triumphant. Sure, a week from then I paid an expert to fix it. But in that moment, I felt like a weight had been lifted, and that felt good, even if it was just a few…Read more...

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Welcome to Dear Jane, Jezebel’s new advice column.Read more...

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The Be Like series on The Root focuses on the commonalities we all share when it comes to various topics. Thus far we’ve tackled subjects like dating, voting and dieting. The latest episode focuses on something—or someone—we all know too well: internet trolls.Read more...

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My daughter has a toy dinosaur that talks to her. She named him Bob, and she can ask him anything: What’s the circumference of Jupiter? Who won the World Series in 1965? What is the Hokey-Pokey really all about? But she’s four, so she mostly asks him how to spell her name. Read more...

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Even if you don’t live in New York, you’ve surely heard us complaining by now about the dramatic downward spiral of the nation’s largest mass transit system under the neglectful reign of Governor Andrew Cuomo.Read more...

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The Slot The Most Batshit Excerpts From that Trump-NYT Interview: ‘People Don’t Realize He Loves Holding My Hand’ | Deadspin Report: Investigators Believe Three Wimbledon Matches May Have Been Fixed | The Root People Are Butthurt Because Angela Rye Refused to Say Trump Was Her President | Fusion Florida Mayoral…Read more...

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The last chance to preorder and save on Anker’s truly wireless earbuds, the simplest cold brew coffee maker, and the Philips Hue White starter kit lead off Thursday’s best deals.Read more...

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A belated New York Times obituary pays tribute to inventor Frances Gabe, who designed, built, and lived in “the world’s only self-cleaning home.” Gabe comes across as a delightful and ingenious crank in a home full of “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” contraptions. Her big idea: Turn the average home into a giant dishwasher.Read more...

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If you live in a city that attracts a steady stream of tourists, you already know (and side-eye) the chain restaurants that they tend to gravitate towards, even when there are perfectly delicious local options they could eat at instead—for instance, out-of-towners in New York flocking to the Times Square Olive Garden…Read more...

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Iced coffee is a brilliant way to sell people ice for the price of coffee (which is mostly water to begin with). Cold brew on the other hand is a different process that results in less acidity, among other benefits, and you can do it yourself at home with this top-selling Takeya, now down to $19 on Amazon.Read more...

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