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Yesterday was Black women’s equal pay day—or the symbolic day that the average Black woman reached pay equity with white men this year—and Refinery29 ran a great piece on how three women discovered they were underpaid, and what they did about it. It’s filled with solid advice for learning your worth and asking for…Read more...

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Everyone’s making hybrid foam mattresses now, even legacy brands like Sealy, and Walmart’s blowing out their Optimum Posturepedic mattresses for crazy-low prices, while supplies last.Read more...

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Eighth Grade is one of the rare depictions of being a teenager in all its cringe-worthy glory. Acne isn’t covered up, “likes” and “uuuuhs” run wild, and 90% of the cast in the film is glued to their smartphones at all times trying out Snapchat filters. It’s a movie that should definitely be seen by the audience it…Read more...

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Maker Faires around the world attract over a million visitors each year. When Maker-in-chief Sherry Huss co-created the first Maker Faire in 2005, she’d already been organizing tech and media events for nine years. Now she’s run 12 years of Maker Faires, managing a worldwide team while carrying on several side…Read more...

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Welcome to The Takeout’s Unhealthy Salads Week, because America.Read more...

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The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti and butter that young kids without functioning taste buds demand. I mean, most of its ingredients are in its name: cacio is “cheese” in a number of Italian dialects and…Read more...

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Adequate Man Which Game Show Has The Best Final Round? | The Root A Belligerent Patriots Fan Tried to Bully a Black Woman Out of ‘His’ Neighborhood and Got Shut All the Way Down [Updated] | Splinter Wilbur Ross Accused of Being a Huge Crook in Bombshell New Article | Jezebel Eating an Entire Double Bread Bowl by…Read more...

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When you were in college, posting that video of you doing an epic keg stand was cool. Now that you’ve finished law school and are looking for a firm to join—not so much.Read more...

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Frickin’ Fortnite. Your kids won’t stop playing it, and you’re fed up. What do you do? You could join one of the many parent support groups, or make a musical parody to vent your frustrations, or try locking the game consoles in the car and hiding the key (yes, this is really happening). Read more...

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Given that asking for facts is the most commonly-used feature of smart speakers like Amazon Echo, Alexa users are probably familiar with the phrase “I’m sorry, I don’t know that.”Read more...

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If you do all your work in a browser, you can end up with dozens of tabs in one window. You could open new windows for different projects and shove tabs around, or develop the monk-like discipline to stop opening tabs. Or you could manage them practically by treating your browser like an operating system. The Chrome…Read more...

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The nostalgia effect is powerful. If you’re still clinging to your old-school Nintendo Entertainment System (however you pronounce it) there’s no reason to let it collect dust in a closet or a forgotten corner of your home entertainment system. Your older gaming consoles will still work with your fancy new television,…Read more...

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If you travel frequently and have a stash of miles you haven’t used yet, consider donating them to an organization that can use them to reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexican border.Read more...

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Do you spend more time on Twitter each day than you do sleeping? Are you a Facebook ninja whose wit turns the most basic status update into a thing of beauty? Do you love geeking out on the details of everything from how to fix a zipper to the finer points of modern etiquette? Are you the MacGyver of your friend group?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. Today I want to talk about airport food, not to be confused with airplane food, and where you like to grab a bite when traveling.Read more...

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Although it’s unlikely, if anything catastrophic happened to your house, you’d be glad you bought this $48 SentrySafe. It can protect your important documents from fire, water, and thieves with a privacy lock and the ability to withstand temperatures up to 1550 degrees and 72 hours underwater. Read more...

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Here’s a wild statistic: 43 percent of highly qualified women leave the workforce after having children. For many in this camp, it’s not because they’ve lost their drive, or they’re incapable of juggling sippy cups and sales calls, or that they suddenly feel destined to spend every waking moment gazing at their babies…Read more...

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Banking and investment fees could cost Americans more than $1.1 million over the course of their lifetime, according to a new report from NerdWallet.Read more...

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Splinter Saudi State Media Posted a Photo That Sure Looks Like a Threat to Attack Toronto | Deadspin Barstool Sports’ Twitch Channel Shut Down After Employee Threatens To Swat Someone | The Root Beyoncé Has a FUPA. I Have a FUPA. We All Have a FUPA. ISSA CELEBRATION! | Jezebel Catherine Oxenberg Reveals Her Daughter…Read more...

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Mac: When you’re jamming to some background music while browsing the web, getting work done, or chatting with friends, a song might pop up on one of your playlists that you absolutely love. The more this happens throughout the day, the more distracted and disjointed your work is going to feel—and you’ll never be able…Read more...

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Everybody at the gym has their own plan, their own path. In a perfect world, these paths all crisscross and interleave without any collisions. One person hops off the treadmill, another hops on. One person sets down a weight, another picks it up. Record scratch, here’s the real world: five different people across the…Read more...

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You’re excited for a new HBO show, but the trailers look pretty violent. You can stand some fighting, but you really hate torture scenes. Or you hate puke shots. Or you need to avoid strobe effects. Or your actual dog just died, and you’d rather not be reminded by a movie. Look up the title on Does the Dog Die?, a…Read more...

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If your tires are due for a replacement, you can get up to a $100 rebate (in the form of a prepaid Visa card) this month by buying a set of four General Tires. Just check the list of eligible titles here (also embedded below), buy your tires, and submit your rebate online for the fastest processing.Read more...

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As a Carol Brady-aspiring mom, I hardly ever leave the grocery store without at least a pound of lean ground beef covered in plastic wrap. Knowing there will be days ahead when I don’t have dinner planned, that little package is my ticket to easy dinners like sloppy joes, tacos, chili, meatloaf. But, as my busy days…Read more...

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This is a question faced anew every time you feel moved to celebrate a loved one with something besides a sensibly sized cupcake, because you never can quite remember what you did the last time and whether it worked. So let’s just hammer this out right now.Read more...

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