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Microinvesting platforms like Acorns, Clink, and Stash were heralded as the next big things in fintech over the past few years, for allowing users to invest small amounts of money into ETFs for minuscule fees. But depending on what you use it for, you’re probably better off with more traditional forms of banking and…Read more...

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If you’re an...enthusiastic drinker, you might have wondered at what point social drinking crosses the line into problem drinking. But if you’re worried, you don’t need to be a falling-down, having-blackouts kind of drinker to seek advice and help. Alcohol-use disorder (AUD) is a medical issue that falls on a…Read more...

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Plug in all the things with this $19 tower of power. This surge protector comes with 10 outlets, four USB ports, and its own 6ft retractable power cord. Plus, it rotates for optimum space-saving.Read more...

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An office chair Gold Box, sports training equipment, a $67 air purifier, and more are the best deals of the day. Read more...

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Cold temperatures bring out carb cravings both sweet and savory, and the sweet potato is equipped to handle both. Not only are these babies the perfect base for all sorts of fillings, they provide a bit more flavor (and nutrients) than their paler counterparts, and can be enjoyed morning, noon, and night.Read more...

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Deadspin Gordon Hayward Is Teasing Us | Jezebel New York Times Cancels James Franco Interview Due to ‘Controversy Surrounding Recent Allegations’ | The Grapevine Rachel Dolezal Is Selling a ‘Coolest Prince in the Hood’ Hoodie to Protest H&M’s | Earther This Is What Nuclear War Would Mean for Life on Earth | Splinter …Read more...

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As a product manager at IBM, Anamita Guha works on bots, AR/VR technology, and AI—including Watson, the most famous AI that doesn’t come packaged on a phone. She also leads analytics for TEDxSanFrancisco and serve as a technical consultant to a clinical research lab at UCSF. We talked to her about her work habits, as…Read more...

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Improve your golf, basketball, ping pong, even croquet game with today’s discounted sports equipment Gold Box. You can pick up a putting green for just $27, soccer training net for ~$20 less than usual, and a whole lot more. Just remember, Amazon rings the buzzer on this deal at midnight tonight, so don’t miss your…Read more...

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Home offices are hard to get right, especially when the last thing you want to think about is practicality. But there are pieces that don’t scream “I just want to feel like a human adult doing work and not want to scream while I work alone in a room” and Amazon has them on sale right now. Chairs of all shapes and…Read more...

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The thought of drinking a glass of fat probably brings to mind the episode of Friends where Ross agrees to drink a hearty portion of an unspecified greasy substance in order to be forgiven by on-again, off-again, off-again girlfriend Rachel. The act as portrayed in the episode is quite disgusting. But in 2007, Don…Read more...

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Are you a server’s worst nightmare without even knowing it? We’re here to help. The 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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Adequate Man I Am Now A Flu Shot Truther And I Hate Myself For It | Splinter Inside a Confederate Rally in Memphis, From Morning Cigarettes to Evening Beers | Jezebel Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Millet, and More French Women Sign Letter Against #MeToo | Earther Trump Is Kicking Out 200,000 Salvadoran Earthquake…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 of the day.Read more...

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You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.Read more...

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Chrissy Teigen is good at food, particularly flavorful fare that scratches indulgent itches. It makes sense then that she would crack the code of what is—at least to me—one of the most craveable potato chip flavors: jalapeño.Read more...

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It’s not easy being a disrupter. With any new trail you blaze, you’re bound to face backlash. But it is 2018, and I just feel that this is a year for bold gestures. It is time.Read more...

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Near the end of 2017, something weird started to happen. Snapchat’s iPhone app kept logging me out of my account. The first few times, I promptly logged back in, but after the fourth or fifth time I didn’t bother. I was already getting bored with Snapchat, and I soon found that Instagram’s copycat Stories feature was…Read more...

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You’re already planning on changing the battery in the old iPhone you’ve got so it stops shutting down randomly, so why not do the same with your MacBook? Depending on how much you use your laptop, that battery could be ready for a change. You can figure out the health of your battery yourself before deciding whether…Read more...

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When I took a dance class with my husband years ago, the instructor told us that any couples in the class should split up and dance with others. “We have a tendency to say things to our partner that we wouldn’t to other people,” I remember her saying. “Like, ‘Honey, you’re doing it wrong.’”Read more...

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For a month just lousy with socially engineered dietary austerity, January sure doesn’t bring an array of Technicolor-bright, highly ‘grammable fresh produce to market. There’s a certain beauty to the inside of a red cabbage or a head of romanesco, but as a group, winter vegetables aren’t much to look at. Celery…Read more...

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There is a freedom in driving a car for a long time after it’s been paid off. But not every vehicle can go the distance. If you’re the type to keep your car for a long time, have a look at this survey breaking down the most popular models that owners tend to keep for 15 years.Read more...

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When we think of leadership qualities, we generally think of the ability to rally the troops, a clarity of vision, and the willingness to coax to the best work out of each team member. What we don’t tend to think of is self-awareness. Self-awareness, in fact, has a certain new-age ring to it—what leader is lying on…Read more...

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Every modern parent knows the struggle and constant conflicts involved with what seems like a fairly natural process: feeding their child. Breastfeeding or bottle? When should you start solid food? And, when the kids get a little older: What can you do with a picky child who refuses vegetables, short of force-feeding?Read more...

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In late December, Galaxy Note 8 owners started to report a bizarre issue with the phone’s battery. If the power dropped too low it couldn’t be recharged, making it impossible to use the device at all once the battery dies.Read more...

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If you spend all of your days agonizing over which 964-generation Porsche 911 to buy, RM Sotheby’s “Exclusively Porsche” collection heading to Amelia Island just gave you an easy answer. The 964 is good in all its forms, so you should buy all of them. Read more...

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