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The season seven premiere of Game of Thrones is almost upon us. Before all the glorious killing begins this Sunday, why not make watching the show a bit more interesting?Read more...

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TechCrunch reports that even after laying off 40% of its workforce, prominent music site SoundCloud could run out of money in just 80 days. While SoundCloud disputes this prognosis, it’s not a bad idea to back up your music, just in case.Read more...

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It used to be that when I went out late in the city, I’d play a rousing game of “How long can I keep my phone alive so I can listen to music on the way home?” I would throw my phone into airplane mode, turn the brightness down, and hope it would last until I made it back to my apartment. Apple has since improved the…Read more...

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Fusion Behold What a Union Gets You | The Root The Black Person’s Guide to Game of Thrones | Jezebel Don’t Fall for the Tender Trap | Deadspin KatyPerrysBootyHole And Wetbutt23 Broke The Jose Quintana Trade |Read more...

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It’s not a secret that people are mean on the internet and, if you live your life online in any appreciable way, you are most likely going to experience some sort of online harassment, and it will most likely suck. There are, however, some steps you can take to bounce back.Read more...

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Hello all you post-Singularity orgasm-antelopes of the noosphere, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that helps you speedrun through your awkward dating years and get straight to the final level of relationship success.Read more...

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If you like audiobooks, Audible is definitely worth a try. But its subscription pricing structure is a turn-off for some. Here’s a simple way to get three months of the service for 50% off—as long as you’re still in your free trial period.Read more...

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If you’re opinionated on the Internet for long enough, someday, somebody will want to interview you. This guide from Postlight tells you exactly what to expect and what to do if you get the opportunity. (It covers print, online, radio, podcasts, and TV.)Read more...

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If you’re not prepped to handle an unexpected loss of your personal data, Google’s got you covered. It finally released its Backup & Sync service, which lets you upload and sync files from any folder on your computer or connected drives to Google Drive without moving them around. It won’t replace a comprehensive…Read more...

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August 21's total solar eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse in 99 years to be seen across the entire country. While it’s exciting, looking directly at an eclipse can cause permanent eye damage or blindness, according to NASA. To prepare for this, Kottke put together a guide on what to buy to enjoy the…Read more...

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It’s a scorcher of a day, and your kids will soon be at school, running, jumping and sweating in a shadeless playground. So you send them off with a tube of sunscreen, instructions to reapply often, and a hug goodbye, right?Read more...

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For a limited time, Amazon will sell you three pouches of Tide HE-compatible laundry detergent (totaling 144 ounces or 93 loads) for just $14. These pouches are designed basically as refills for plastic Tide bottles, but as long as that doesn’t bother you, this is a fantastic price-per-ounce for any detergent, let…Read more...

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Readers, this month we’ve challenged you to save your spare change, and believe it or not, we’re almost halfway through July. We’ve rounded up some creative ideas to help you stay motivated during the second half.Read more...

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So, you bought an Amazon Echo during Prime Day, but you’re not sure what to do with it other than ask it silly questions, set timers, and roll a dice. Before you return it, know there’s a whole bunch else you can do with that smart speaker.Read more...

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A few weeks ago, I shared tips for talking to young kids about sex. Today, I’m back to share some advice about talking to older kids.Read more...

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Going car shopping is a pain. And in order to shop smart, you really should communicate with the dealers via phone and email. The problem is once they have this information you are likely to get bombarded with calls and emails—including after you’re done shopping for a car. Read more...

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See this dress? I recently returned it almost 48 hours after I bought it. I thought I could pull it off but in reality I looked like a fancy pirate.Read more...

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We hate to break it to you, but the traditional USB ports you’ve used to connect your cameras, controllers, and other gizmos for the past 20 years aren’t long for this world. The whole squad’s getting replaced by a few great alternatives, though they each come with their own pros and cons. If you’re thinking of…Read more...

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Two new studies found that coffee drinkers live longer. They are good studies, large and well done—but that doesn’t mean coffee is an elixir of longevity.Read more...

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This particular external hard drive requires a power cord, so it’ll have to live on your desk or on top of your game console, but as long as that doesn’t bother you, $90 is the best price we’ve ever seen on a 4TB drive.Read more...

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If you’re in a job that’s clearly awful in at least one aspect, there’s at least one upside: it’s a lot easier to know that you want to quit. But if you like your team and have good benefits, a decent salary, and a reasonable manager, you’ll likely have a more difficult time deciding when to move on. Read more...

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Your favorite Bluetooth speaker, a popular Dyson vacuum, and Pandemic lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

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Discussing LGBT rights in conservative religious communities can be particularly challenging, both for people who are newly out and for those of us who simply wish that everyone would just hurry up and get with the civil-rights program. One can feel that those who reject the rights of LGBT people on religious grounds…Read more...

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Dyson dominated the nominations in our favorite vacuum Co-Op, and you can pick up a Dyson V6 Motorhead from Amazon’s Gold Box for $184. You’d be hard pressed to find any Dyson vacuum for under $200, let alone a battery-powered one, so I’d take advantage of this deal before they’re all cleaned out.Read more...

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Anker’s SoundCore blew away the competition to take the title of your favorite affordable Bluetooth speaker, and today, you can pick one up for $27, the best price we’ve seen since Black Friday. But it is a Gold Box price, so it’s gone by the end of the day.Read more...

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