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Short power naps are a great way to refresh your mind in the middle of the day. They give you a mental boost without making you too groggy. But if you don’t want to use an alarm for your super short snooze fests, you can use this classic nap timing trick instead.Read more...

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Apple is quickly moving away from the classic iPhone Home button we all know and love. Last year’s iPhone 7 replaced the physical button with a touchpad and haptic feedback, and the upcoming iPhone X removes it entirely in favor of a futuristic face-scanning camera.Read more...

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We burned the candle at both ends to figure out the top five candles brands, as voted by all you candle-obsessed people out there. Now it’s time to melt it down to one. Read what everyone had to say and make sure you cast your vote.Read more...

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In recent days our Secretary of State has called the President a “fucking moron.” The President retorted that he believes he has the higher IQ score. But both are hiding behind faulty intelligence measures instead of saying how they really feel.Read more...

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A Spanish fruit company is leading people to believe that they “invented” a low-fat avocado which they are calling “Avocado Light.” This, however—as the kids say—is “already a thing.”Read more...

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Today is World Burpee Day, and even though we’re pretty sure this is just a marketing stunt, we’re curious: what’s your relationship with the dreaded burpee? How many can you do? How many do you want to do, if that number is not zero? Read more...

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Traveling with a group can be exhausting. There’s always a danger that you’ll end up trapped for hours in a store or museum that no one wants to be at, because you’re all politely waiting for each other to finish browsing. It’s a form of the Abilene paradox, where everyone goes along with a bad plan to please each…Read more...

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On the latest episode of Lifehacker’s podcast The Upgrade, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman talked about self-control (what he called “cognitive control”) and its importance as a skill we should all learn as early as possible: Read more...

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Mark is an attorney who’s looking for a fast ride that can stay under the radar. He has a pretty healthy budget and needs something with a bit of practicality. What is the best sleeper he can buy?Read more...

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Twitter is in the process of rolling out 280-character tweets, which means that we’ll be able to get twice as much information, per tweet, from the people we follow.Read more...

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There’s a lot to love about the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, from a powerful new camera to a squeezable frame that launches Google Assistant, but one feature that hasn’t received much attention is the phone’s calendar widget. Google’s new Pixel launcher (the extra software that comes on top of Android 8.0…Read more...

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Do epidurals prolong labor? Read the headlines this week and you’d think we finally answered that question once and for all—with epidurals turning out to have no effect. But the study actually asked what happens if you already have an epidural, and turn it off as you’re pushing out the baby.Read more...

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Simply floating in water might look easy, but it’s actually pretty difficult if you don’t have a flotation device, and treading water is an essential safety skill for anyone who plans on spending time on or near the water, well, ever. Here’s the best way to do it for as long as possible in an emergency situation.Read more...

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Jezebel Florida School District That Blamed Third-Grade Girls for Being Molested by Teacher to Pay $3.6 Million Settlement | Deadspin Barstool Sports Asked Potential Employee To Sign Away Her Right To Be Offended | Splinter Trump Reportedly Backed a Plan to Save DACA Recipients Before Sean Hannity Changed His Mind | …Read more...

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You can seemingly build just about anything with a Raspberry Pi, including your own miniature game console, and here’s a great deal on the newest Raspberry Pi 3. The kit comes with everything you need to get started, and will only set you back $61 with promo code U34S5G2S.Read more...

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Work up a sweat with deals on a fitness gold box, Tile combo pack, Black & Decker tool kit, and a ton more!Read more...

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You know the movie Chicago, the Sinatra song “Chicago,” and the band Chicago? They’re all based on a real city! And when we asked residents of that city for their best Chicago hacks, they gave us hundreds of them. Here are some of the best.Read more...

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A lot of people get squirrely about the testicles because they’re afraid of hurting the guy attached to them. Testicles are sensitive, true, but that can work both ways—handling them can also be extremely pleasurable for the testicle-haver. Here’s your guide to playing with testicles.Read more...

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Humble’s mostly known for selling games, but their new software bundle isn’t playing around.Read more...

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Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on Offspring, we’ve launched a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more...

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Exciting news: There’s a new organizational how-to in town. Look out, Marie Kondo, and make way for The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family From a Lifetime of Clutter. The author, Margareta Magnusson, who is “somewhere between 80 and 100,” started the process of cleaning out her…Read more...

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As we approach Halloween, there will be much talk of making your own Snickers or DIY-ing candy corn. I usually leave that stuff alone, as the Snickers bar has already been perfected. If I’m going to make my own candy, I want it to be unique, special, and—why not?—boozy.Read more...

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If your tool cabinet is looking a little deficient, Amazon will sell you a complete Black & Decker starter set for $60, today only in the Gold Box.Read more...

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Deadspin Woman Who Released Video Of Dolphins Coach Snorting Lines: “A Point Had To Be Proven” | Earther Why This Week’s Northern California Fires Have Been So Brutal | Very Smart Brothas Yeah, We Did That: The 7 Most Embarrassing Moments in Blackness | Splinter REPORT: Trump Is Totally Losing It, for Real This Time | …Read more...

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It’s National Coming Out Day, when people who are comfortably “out” (as gay, or trans, or whatever they had to come out about) share the story of how they began telling people who they really are. But at the same time, others may not feel ready or safe enough to come out. Read more...

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