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As an expat (a person who lives and works in a country outside of their home country), I have lived in five different countries around the world (Egypt, Poland, China, Malaysia, and Mexico). I am often asked a variety of questions, from what made me take the leap, to what the cost of living is like and is it much…Read more...

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There are no bad potato chips, but some chips are definitely better than others. On the lower end of the spectrum you have thin, flimsy, greasy, super salty generic potato chips: pretty good alongside or in a sandwich, but I underwhelming in a bowl on their own. On the other end you’ll find the sturdier, kettle-cooked…Read more...

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If you grew up in the ‘70s or ‘80s, your record (or cassette) collection may have featured a bright pink album cover with colorful bubble letters reminding that we’re all “Free to Be...You and Me.” This iconic compilation from 1972 features Marlo Thomas “and friends”—like Diana Ross, Mel Brooks, Carol Channing and…Read more...

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As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about buying cars at a distance, unrepaired recalls, and the fate of Infiniti in the US market. Read more...

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Aerosol sprays are often flammable, including many sunscreens and bug sprays. They say so right on the label, in small print, which I’m going to guess you generally don’t bother reading as you’re sunscreening up next to a grill or tiki torch. Read more...

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If, while scrolling through Netflix’s latest offerings during another in a countless series of evenings in, you felt like you’d already watched every worthwhile film in existence, well, you’d be wrong, but you’d also kinda be right. I can safely say that you will never truly run out of good movies to watch—but only if…Read more...

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Attending college is a financial decision that can impact graduates and their families for years after they complete their degree, if not decades.Read more...

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It can be difficult for any child (or adult, honestly) to grasp all the changes we’ve had to make in our lives this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But children with autism often need a little extra help in understanding why life looks so different right now, especially as we approach the start of another…Read more...

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Windows’ File Explorer has evolved and expanded over those years, but the core functionality remains largely the same. And it’s just as clunky and ugly as ever. Read more...

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I often write about pretty intense and aggravating tech issues for Lifehacker’s Tech 911 column. It can be ... a lot. In the interests of taking a small summer breather, I’m going to lighten the mood this week and focus on a problem that affects everyone—not just the handful of you currently experiencing flames…Read more...

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Gone are the days when checked baggage was automatically included in economy tickets for domestic flights. Or when there weren’t any airlines charging for carry-on luggage because, well, it’s a carry-on. Airlines have taken the time to make it just that much pricier to get your essentials (and non-essentials) on a…Read more...

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There’s nothing like a refreshing piña colada, mojito or a beer while on vacation. And with the way things are now—with travel restricted and the need for social distancing—we will all, at some point, if not already, definitely need some kind of a vacation. And when that day arrives, the drinks will, undoubtedly, be …Read more...

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One of the reasons we like prepaid phone service is because you (usually) won’t be locked into a contract with a carrier for any length of time. If you want to jump to a competitor because you see a better price, you’re all paid up and free to go. But Verizon’s new prepaid plans want to reward you for sticking around…Read more...

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I have had a KitchenAid mixer for about 13 years—long enough for the novelty to have worn way off. Over the years, our relationship had grown stale. Tired. Loveless even. I took my mixer for granted... but all this quarantining has rekindled the romance. I’m still not baking very much (and I never will!). Instead,…Read more...

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If you’re a runner, it helps to be strong. If you lift weights, it’s still good to do a little cardio. But sometimes you just want to be good at two things at the same time. Is it possible to train for running and lifting simultaneously? Yes, I’ve done it. But it takes a little extra thought and planning.Read more...

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In case you’ve abandoned the news to recover some of your sanity, let me inform you of something important: COVID-19 is back on the rise. If you’re extending your quarantine (and please, just do it), you might want to start thinking about ways to keep your kids entertained, busy, and moving throughout the summer,…Read more...

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macOS: If you have a habit of leaving ton of tabs open across a variety of browsers, well, here’s the good news: You’re not alone. Try as we might to stay organized, tab sprawl just... happens. And sometimes, it doesn’t stay confined to just one of the browsers you have installed on your system—if, say, you use Safari…Read more...

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Apple’s iOS 14 has a great new privacy feature that sends you a notification whenever an application inspects what’s on your iPhone’s clipboard. It’s sounds like a smart addition, but it’s also uncovered some potentially unsettling behavior from several apps. Read more...

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This year’s high school seniors didn’t exactly get the full graduation experience this year. In many cases, they missed the last few months of school and with it, proms, spring sports, end-of-school-year celebrations and even their own graduation ceremonies. As uncertainty about the fall looms, graduates may be…Read more...

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Hello, all you electric love swarms, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only advice column that helps eliminate the need for crunch time to help your love life go gold.Read more...

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It’s finally hot out. That means tasty barbeque and cute little socially-distanced kickbacks with good music. But first! You’ll need a grill to actually cook those kebabs and baby back ribs. Luckily, I’ve put together a brief roundup of well-known charcoal grills to suit your very specific needs. Who wants to deal…Read more...

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Staying on task for any amount of time can be difficult these days—especially if you’re working from home and are easily distracted by kids, pets or the temptation to scroll through social media. Mac users struggling who are struggling to pay attention can try Tomato 2, a free app for keeping you focused and…Read more...

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Face masks are one of the essential tools we can use to keep each other safe as things reopen. But what about face shields? These are clear plastic and provide a splash-proof barrier for your face. They can be a good addition to face masks, but they aren’t a replacement.Read more...

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