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Venmo makes it easy to split the bill with friends, and Grubhub makes it easy to order dinner from your phone. Combining those two services into a single experience seems like a no-brainer, but it hasn’t been an option—until now.Read more...

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One of the complications of saving for retirement via investment vehicles like a 401(k) is that it takes so long to reach a point where it seems like the market is actually working for you.Read more...

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Now that TaskRabbit is offline as a result of some kind of hacking issue, you won’t be able to use the service to summon someone to help you out with an everyday task. But that’s a small annoyance compared to the looming elephant in the room: Your account details might have been compromised.Read more...

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It’s better to give then to receive. So, why do we still expect to receive something after giving?Read more...

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Budget airlines are a decent option for cheap travel, but they’re also known to be uncomfortable, they nickel and dime you for every little thing, and now, people are questioning the overall safety of these low-cost flights. These four tips will help you pick a budget or foreign airline that meets all the right safety…Read more...

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Everyone has their own small tricks for reading more books (or at least, pretending you read books), and more generally, working our way through a never-ending backlog of podcast episodes, old New Yorker issues, Spotify playlists, and other assorted content.Read more...

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If you’re lucky enough to have a garage or some work space, this 32" x 16" pegboard will really expand your storage space. You can hang it up for $28, a good $6 less than usual. Read more...

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Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I want to talk about the most divisive dish in all of the land: the pizza.Read more...

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If you are a parent and have been suddenly thrust into the world of kids’ music, I am sorry. Most of the stuff out there is mind-numbingly bad. Nobody wants to hear Alvin & the Chipmunks singing “Hot body, rock the party,” or another rendition of “Finger Family,” or a tune about a kid who brought home a baby bumblebee…Read more...

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The A.V. Club On Conan, Timothy Olyphant reveals the very good reason he’s not in Avengers: Infinity War | Earther Kids Are Trying to Force Rick Scott to Face Climate Change in Court | The Takeout Supermarket introduces “snowflake chicken” for those squeamish about touching raw meat |Read more...

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Every major American city has an active forum on Reddit, as do many cities around the world. And if you plan to visit any of these cities, you can learn a lot of tourism advice without even asking, by digging through the archives.Read more...

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Drives fail. And no matter how many backups you have, losing a drive when you’re in the middle of working on something important—my namesake’s law—can be a real pain in the ass. Thankfully, replacing your old-and-busted drive with a brand-new drive is one of the easiest upgrades you can make.Read more...

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If you do any serious DIY work around your house, a good drill and impact driver are table stakes. Today on Amazon, you can get a highly rated combo kit with both from DEWALT for the best price ever, plus a free bit set.Read more...

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Hello there. My name is Paul Maroon, and I’m a professional musician who’s played in bands for the past 30 years, most recently in a group called The Walkmen. In that time, I’ve picked up a fair amount of information, some of which is actually pretty useful: How to kill a week at a Toronto airport hotel. How to solve…Read more...

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Salty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.Read more...

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In Food Science, Dave McCowan from the University Of Chicago’s Department Of Physics answers our confounding questions about the mysterious world of food.Read more...

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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

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The A.V. Club Adam Pally didn’t even try to hide his despair on stage at the Shorty Awards | Earther Scientists Need Your Help Spotting Seals in Antarctica | The Takeout Starbucks faces loud backlash over racial incidents at its stores |Read more...

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Last week, the United States and its allies France and the UK fired 105 missiles—most of them Tomahawks—at Syrian targets in an attempt to prevent future chemical attacks in the Syrian Civil War. But what are the alleged chemical weapons being used? And what exactly do they do to people? Here’s what you need to know.Read more...

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Simply listing your past job responsibilities on your resume is about as helpful for a hiring manager as noting you’re proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. These days, employers expect to see measured results.Read more...

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All day, every day, the struggles your kids face are real. And you can bet they’ll let you know about those said struggles. Maybe they can’t figure out a homework problem. Or how to place the correct arm into the correct armhole of a jacket. Or maybe the moat of their Lego palace does not look like the picture, and…Read more...

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No virtual whiteboard is perfect for everyone—and every virtual whiteboard service seems to shut down after a few years. While we’ve recommended several over the years, the only one still around is Twiddla, which is so feature-rich that it might feel too complicated (and ugly) for some projects. If so, try the simpler…Read more...

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If you’ve ever wanted to have a deeper conversation with the printed page—or scan a library of literature for answers to your many questions—Google’s Talk to Books tool is a fun little way to do just that. It’s not a Google search for books, but it does offer more conversational answers for your questions than a…Read more...

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It was only a matter of time until Anker dove into the home security camera market, and you can save big on the impressive new Eufy EverCam by preordering through Kickstarter right now.Read more...

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