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How to Watch Picture-in-Picture Videos On Chrome 70
Picture-in-picture (PIP) video playback is a user-favorite feature on Android’s Chrome app, and you can now get it on your Chrome desktop browser—as long as you’ve updated to Chrome 70, that is.Read more...
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How to Keep Your Tesla From Getting Stolen
Earlier this week, a Tesla owner in Essex, Great Britain, posted security camera footage of his Model S getting stolen by a pair of thieves who were able to unlock and start the car with a smartphone and a tablet. By hijacking the owner’s key fob, they were able to get in, turn on the car, disable remote tracking, and…Read more...
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This Is How Different Wheel Sizes Affect Winter Tire Performance
It’s about that time of year when most people start thinking about shopping for winter tires in preparation for the cold and snowy months. We’ve written about the importance of winter tires before, but here’s how you can decide what size tire to buy. Read more...
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How to Put Together a Good Disguise, According to the CIA
Everyone is thinking about costumes with Halloween right around the corner, but for some people, dressing up as someone else is a very serious business. For spies, it’s a matter of life and death, and they need to get it exactly right.Read more...
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How to Win a Free Trip to Volunteer From JetBlue
Like helping others? JetBlue would like to take you on a mystery vacation to an undisclosed location where you can do some good.Read more...
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How Marketing Created Superfoods
What’s so special about superfoods, anyway? Even as the term fades slightly from marketing copy, we all still pay attention to specific foods that we’ve heard are better for us than the rest. Red wine. Goji berries. Kale.Read more...
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How to Keep Android Apps From Using All of Your Data
Not all of us are lucky enough to have unlimited data plans, which can lead to a lot of anxiety around rationing a monthly allotment to web browsing, video streaming, and other mobile activities. Going over a data limit costs a small fortune, and it can be hard to keep track of where all that data went.Read more...
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Reduce Distractions by Turning Off 'Raise to Wake' on iPhone 
In our never-ending quest to be less distracted by the technological tools and toys we surround ourselves with, cracking down on phone usage is one of the most important.Read more...
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How Does Money Laundering Work?
You’re likely familiar with money laundering as a concept from your favorite TV show or the news. Whether it’s Walter White legitimizing meth money via a carwash or Al Capone using literal laundromats to clean his cash (that’s where the term reportedly originated, in fact), it’s the stuff of pop culture and criminal…Read more...
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Feast From This Spooky Halloween Buffet ... if You Dare
“Save me the funny bone!” -Claire Lower, Food EditorRead more...
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Wreck Someone's Day With a Simple 'Nice to Meet You'
We all want to be memorable or, if not memorable, at least not completely forgettable. This is why, when directed at someone you’ve already met, a simple, cheery “Nice to meet you!” or “Hi, I’m Claire!”(use your own name) can be devastating (or at least kind of a bummer).Read more...
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Why You Should Encourage Girls to Play Video Games
Your kid might be too young to be seriously considering a career in STEM, but that doesn’t mean they’re too young to cultivate an interest. If you’re raising a girl, new research suggests that one of the easiest ways to do that is to simply let her be a kid—and play video games.Read more...
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How to Get Free Stuff for Your New Baby from Target and Amazon  
When you’re expecting a child, you can snag a lot of free stuff from companies that want to make your baby an [insert brand name here] baby. Diapers, wipes, formula, bottles, onesies, and even children’s books. Hey, go with it.Read more...
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Hide Chrome's Distractions With 'Blank New Tab Page'
When I’m trying to do work, every little thing distracts me. Google autocomplete; my inbox; even the page that Chrome loads when I open a new tab. Well, the helpful page Chrome used to load. Because for the last few years, I’ve run the Chrome extension Blank New Tab Page. When I open a new tab or window in Chrome, I…Read more...
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Tuesday's Best Deals: Casper Mattresses, Ninja Kitchen Gear, Amazon Furniture, and More
Klipsch speakers, Amazon-branded furniture, and Casper’s most affordable mattresses lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...
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How to Bypass Mega's Daily Download Limits
The file-storing service Mega usually cuts free users off once they’ve downloaded around 5GB or so, forcing you to wait hours before you can resume whatever it is you were transferring. It feels like Mega is more generous nowadays (I downloaded 18.75GB of data the other day before I hit the wall), but it still has some…Read more...
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Amazon Makes Furniture Now, and a Bunch of It Is On Sale
Looking to get some trendy mid-century modern look without spending a fortune? Amazon is looking out for you by discounting a ton of their Rivet and Stone and Beam furniture, for a limited time.Read more...
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How The New UltraFICO Score Could Help You Get A Better Car Loan
Unless you are buying a beater car off Craigslist with cash, your FICO credit score is a key determining factor as to whether you get approved for a car loan and how much interest you will pay. Now a new score, UltraFICO, is coming, and that could help a lot of people get approved at better rates.Read more...
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How to Give a Lazy Blowjob
In honor of Evil Week, I’m here to teach you how to give a lazy blowjob. First, some caveats: Penises are awesome, blowjobs are fun, and it’s important to be as generous and giving with your partner as you would like them to be with you. But sometimes it’s late, you’re tired, and you just want to get your partner off…Read more...
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How to Navigate the Health Care System Like a Pro
People with complex medical conditions end up having a lot of contact with our health care system: surgeries, doctors’ visits, specialists and therapies and imaging tests and more. And that makes them experts, in a sense, on how to get the most out of your visits. Read more...
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Store Food and Sous-Vide Meats With These Reusable Silicone Bags
If you read that UN climate report and felt like doing something, well, replacing Ziploc bags with washable silicone bags probably won’t save our future, sorry. But it certainly doesn’t hurt! And they can actually pay for themselves over time, since you won’t have to keep buying disposable bags at the store.Read more...
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A Bunch of Excellent Shark Ninja Products Are On Sale Today
Shark Ninja produces an interesting mix of kitchen appliances and vacuum cleaners, and a bunch of their greatest hits are on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box.Read more...
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Casper's Most Affordable Mattresses Are An Extra 20% Off, Today Only On Amazon
If you still have any mattresses with metal springs in them, today’s a great day to fix that. For one day only in Amazon’s Gold Box, Casper’s entry-level Essential mattresses are 20% off, in every size.Read more...
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Slather grilled cheese exteriors with flavored mayo
The phrase “reinventing the wheel” gets thrown around a lot, but honestly, this method is a revelation—for grilled cheese, anyway.Read more...
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How to Stop Yourself From Checking Your Ex's Social Media Profiles
Breaking up is hard to do, especially when there are numerous public profiles where we can check in on everything our ex does. Looking at how the person you dated is filling all their days without you is a bad idea, but so hard to resist. Here’s how you can.Read more...
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Don't Book Your Winter Holiday Flight for December 21
If you’re traveling around Christmas and haven’t booked your flight yet, you still have a few weeks to snag the best deal, according to travel app Hopper.Read more...
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Learn Web Development for Free With App Academy
Coding school App Academy has opened a free online interactive version of its 12-week curriculum. That’s a pretty good deal, since the Academy’s in-person classes in San Francisco and New York can cost as much as a semester in college. The online version involves less direct human interaction, but it includes online…Read more...
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Use GSMArena's Phone Finder to Pick Your Next Smartphone
For most, buying a new smartphone is easy—you just get the latest version of whatever it is you’ve been using. If you’re dissatisfied enough, or you don’t want the latest Galaxy, Pixel, or iPhone (to name a few), then it’s time to go shopping, and you’ll have a sea of smartphones to wade through in order to find the…Read more...
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Accessorize Your Apple Watch With a $5 Milanese Loop Band
Whether you’re getting a brand new Apple Watch today, or just want to accessorize your old one, this Milanese loop band is a great deal at $5, with promo code OE3N9LSH. That should work on any color and size, so you can match your watch’s color, or create a nice contrast.Read more...
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How to Find the Perfect Time to Write
If you dream of becoming a writer, you have to eventually sit down and write. Whether you’re doing National Novel Writing Month in November, or you dream of being a writer “someday,” the first inescapable step is making the time to do it. Here’s a 15-minute exercise toward that end that you can do today.Read more...
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Use the 'Five More Rule' When You're Feeling Stuck 
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the things. All the people you have to get back to (usually with the sad starter-line “Sorry for the delayed response ...”). All the words you’re supposed to write. All the minutes you promised you’d run on the treadmill, all the meals you said you’d prep, all the closet clutter…Read more...
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The Best Gmail Add-Ons You Can Set Up Right Now
No one is happy about how email works.Read more...
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The Scaredy-Cat Guide to Watching Scary Movies
You can hate getting scared and still want to watch scary movies. I’m a little crying baby, but I didn’t let that stop me from enjoying The Babadook, or enjoying and then hating 10 Cloverfield Lane. My strategy for both was simple: watch on the couch with a friend, pausing a little for drinks. It worked great, I only…Read more...
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Take 40% Off Two FoodSaver Vacuum Sealers And Say Goodbye To Wasted Food
I get it, you don’t know me or value my opinion, but everyone knows and trusts Shep McAllister, and he’s stated repeatedly that getting a discounted FoodSaver will pay for itself. I’m here to reiterate that. A FoodSaver vacuum sealer will keep your food safe from freezer burn and double the shelf life of food in the…Read more...
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The Best Red Wine to Drink, If You Hate Red Wine
Some people like red, and some like white.Read more...
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Here's How the New UltraFICO Credit Score Will Work
The biggest shift in three decades is coming to how FICO credit scores are calculated next year.Read more...
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Clean Your Stove While the Oven Is On 
I develop recipes for a living, which means my stovetop is basically always a disaster. Cleaning sucks, and even though I know it creates more work in the long run, I’ll find any excuse to avoid wiping oil spatters off my stove.Read more...
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What Lies Have You Told Your Kids Out of Convenience?  
Lifehacker creative producer Heather Hass told me a story about the hermit crab her five-year-old son Theodor got for Christmas last year. His name was Crabber, and he lived for two months. But the news of the crustacean’s passing has yet to reach Theodor. “We told him Crabber was sick and needed to go to the crab…Read more...
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How to Get Amazon Add-On Items Without Paying $25
Every now and then, I find myself needing an Amazon add-on item, and only an add-on item, which puts me in a bit of a shopping struggle.Read more...
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How to Set Up a Fake Phone Number 
Fake phone numbers are a beautiful thing, whether you make them up on the spot or give out the number to a service like the Rejection Hotline. Best of all, though, are the ones you craft yourself, like the one I gave to car dealers that fakes a full voicemail message.Read more...
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Monday's Best Deals: Instant Pot Ultra, Free Audible Books, the Best Gaming Mouse, and More
The best price ever on the 8 qt. Instant Pot Ultra, a three month free Audible trial for Prime members, and our readers’ favorite gaming mouse lead off the week’s best deals. Read more...
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The Obscure and Underrated Candies You Should Give Away (and Eat) This Halloween
Every house on the block will be giving out packs of Tootsie Rolls and Smarties. Want to give the trick-or-treaters in your neighborhood something special? Try these underrated candies.Read more...
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Surprisingly Good Life Lessons From the Satanic Bible
If I learned one thing from reading The Satanic Bible by Anton Szandor LaVey, it’s that LaVey liked to fuck, but I also learned a lot of other life lessons, and they are surprisingly practical and actually pretty positive.Read more...
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TV Club In one of its better episodes, The Walking Dead makes the case for a reckoning | Deadspin M
TV Club In one of its better episodes, The Walking Dead makes the case for a reckoning | Deadspin My Goodness, The Jaguars Are A Mess | Splinter Racist White Woman Verbally Attacks Family for Speaking Spanish in Virginia Restaurant | Jezebel New York Times Confirms…Read more...
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Maximize Your Credit Card Rewards Before the End of the Year
As the end of the year nears, you’re planning for holiday travel, what gift to get the cousin you only see once a year, and whether or not you can get away with passing on Aunt Helen’s green bean casserole. Important tasks all, but there’s one more to add to your list: Maximizing your credit card rewards.Read more...
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Tell Us Your St. Louis Travel Tips
Welcome to the Meet Me City. It’s got the Cardinals, it’s got Missouri’s Democrats, it’s got half a McDonald’s sign along the river. It’s got all the big-city reporters who left little old Wind Gap. It was supposed to have a trolley by now. This week Hack Your City wants to know what’s good, secret, and hackable in…Read more...
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Prime Members: Get Your First Three Months of Audible For Free, and Keep Your Books Forever
Love to read but don’t have the time to sit down and actually read a book? Sign up for Amazon’s audiobook service, Audible, during this extended trial offer for Prime members. Read more...
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Put Dinner Prep On Fast Forward With a $60 Discount On the Instant Pot Ultra
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you can make meal prep easier with the best deal ever on the 8 qt. Instant Pot Ultra. At just $120, it’s actually the same price today as the miniature 3 qt. model, and $30 less than the 6 qt.Read more...
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