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  • How to Rid Your Secondhand Furniture of That Thrift Store Smell

    24m By Elizabeth Yuko
    While some people have always loved vintage (i.e. secondhand) furniture, others are new to the thrift store, flea market, and yard sale game, thanks to current furniture shortages and shipping delays. But shortages or not, there are many benefits to buying…
  • Everything You Shouldn’t Do to Your Hair During the Winter

    2h By Elizabeth Yuko
    Not only can cold, dry winter air be problematic for your skin, it can cause some unwanted changes to your hair and scalp as well. This means that we may have to shift our haircare routines in order to protect it more throughout the season. And part of that is…
  • How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Home During the Winter

    9:00am By Elizabeth Yuko
    Each year, carbon monoxide poisoning brings more than 20,000 Americans to the emergency room—around 4,000 of whom are hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. Additionally, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional…
  • Answer These Questions Before Buying a House With a Friend

    Sat 1:15pm By Elizabeth Yuko
    Owning a home has long been one of the pillars of the “American Dream.” And even with increasing numbers of people choosing to rent a home rather than buying one, there are still plenty of folks out there who’d rather make payments on a mortgage,…
  • The Best Way to Clean Your Bathroom Exhaust Fan

    Sat 11:00am By Elizabeth Yuko
    Cleaning your bathroom may not be your favorite household chore, but at least it’s pretty straightforward. In fact, you probably have some sort of routine down pat: Putting cleaner in the toilet to work its magic while you clear off the floor and counters,…
  • What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

    Sat 9:00am By Elizabeth Yuko
    Out of all the foods that are off-limits to dogs, chocolate is probably the one people are most familiar with—even if they don’t have a dog of their own. And it’s for good reason: Chocolate is toxic for dogs, and could make them seriously ill.Read more...
  • What's New on HBO Max in February 2022

    Fri 5:30pm By Joel Cunningham
    Steven Soderbergh is even worse at retiring than Hayao Miyazaki. Despite his stated intent to stop making films and try his hand at painting way back in 2013 (when he said “movies don’t matter anymore”) he’s about to drop his third film in two years…
  • The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Jury Duty

    Fri 5:00pm By Meredith Dietz
    Few among us are excited to see an envelope in the mail that reads “summons.” Since the jury summons process is designed to be as random as possible, you never know when that dreaded letter may arrive in the mail. Luckily, you might not need to rearrange…
  • How to Get the Best Protection From Your N95

    Fri 3:00pm By Beth Skwarecki
    Since we all know cloth masks don’t cut it anymore, hopefully you’ve gotten some of the good kind—N95, KF94, or similar. But even the best mask isn’t protecting you if it doesn’t fit right, or if you’re wearing it wrong. So here are some tips on…
  • Manifest Your Best Life (and Ultimate Revenge) With Champagne

    Fri 2:30pm By Devojka
    I don’t think I really know what the term “Champagne Year” means. I faintly recall someone telling me sometime, but the definition felt unremarkable and unfitting for such a forceful duo of words—CHAMPAGNE YEAR—so my brain must have immediately…
  • The Easiest Way to Calculate Your Cocktail’s ABV

    Fri 2:00pm By Claire Lower
    Most years, at least a couple of my friends participate in Dry January. The last few years have not been like most years. I don’t know a single person (who wasn’t already sober) who is abstaining from alcohol completely this month, but I do know a few who…
  • You Can Help NASA Get to Mars

    Fri 1:30pm By Stephen Johnson
    NASA—the National Aeronautics and Space Administration,—would like to send astronauts to Mars, and it needs your help to do so. Especially if you have a novel solution to the problem of recycling waste in space.Read more...
  • What You Need to Know About Weed-Infused 'Wine' and 'Beer'

    Fri 1:00pm By Danielle Guercio
    Weed-infused drinks are a staple of the edibles market. But thanks to new innovations in weed tech, THC drinks are looking to move beyond traditional cannabis circles, and replace your booze, seltzer, or hard iced tea with a cannabinoid-infused version.Read…
  • Why You Should Just Switch to Android Already

    Fri 12:30pm By Jake Peterson
    Apple is good at what they do. They make products that are easy to set up and use, but, before you know it, you feel entirely trapped in their ecosystem. Now, for many of us, that’s not so bad; the ecosystem has a lot of perks, and life seems pretty good…
  • Stop Using These Recalled Pacifiers That Pose a Choking Hazard

    Fri 12:00pm By Elizabeth Yuko
    Whether they’re called pacifiers, binkies, dodies, or pacis in your household, their purpose is to soothe babies. But there’s nothing soothing about a pacifier that poses a potential danger to your baby. For this reason, Mushie & Co—a company that…
  • When Can People With Long COVID Return to Exercising?

    Fri 11:30am By Meredith Dietz
    Returning to exercise after any physical setback is tough. You trust yourself to listen to your body, but it’s also tempting to get back out there before you’ve fully recovered. However, jumping back into your fitness routine too soon can cause more harm…
  • What to Do With Your Empty Propane Tank

    Fri 11:00am By Rachel Fairbank
    If you have a grill that runs on propane, there will come a time when you need to deal with the empty tank. Depending on how old the tank is, there are a number of options available to you, from refilling or recycling to disposing of it entirely.Read more...
  • 9 Inventive Ways to Reuse K-Cups

    Fri 10:30am By Sarah Showfety
    For many years, I had a Keurig. I loved my Keurig and its compact pods with their promise of just enough coffee to make the perfect cup without ever needing to measure. But every time I casually tossed one of those plastic pods in the trash can: guilt.…
  • How to Watch Virtual Reality Porn

    Fri 10:00am By Stephen Johnson
    A friend of mine used to say that the first question we ask when we’re introduced to a new piece of technology is, “how can I use this to have sex?” To that end, here’s how to use an Oculus Quest 2, PSVR, Vive, or other VR headset to have sex...or…
  • How to Make Your iPhone's Voice Memos Sound Better

    Fri 9:30am By Khamosh Pathak
    The iPhone’s Voice Memos app is easy to use to record anything from a college lecture to a podcast—but not all recordings turn out to have the quality you’d like. You might end up with wind noise in the background, or a speaker’s voice that is barely…
  • The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: What Does 'Pushing P' Mean?

    Fri 9:00am By Stephen Johnson
    This week, all the kids are breathlessly following corporate acquisition news and making one another sign non-disclosure agreements. It’s all very adult.Read more...
  • We're All Getting Free N95 Masks, With a Catch

    Thu 6:00pm By Beth Skwarecki
    Some governments in other parts of the world have been providing free tests and masks for a while. The U. S. just got on board with the trend last week, promising to send four rapid tests to each household (you just need to request them at covidtests.gov).…
  • Do You Really Need to Devein Shrimp?

    Thu 5:00pm By Claire Lower
    Most needs are actually deep wants. I don’t need Maldon salt, but my scrambled eggs aren’t the same without the crunchy flakes. I don’t need to remove every germ from every garlic clove, but doing so can reduce bitterness. I don’t need an inflatable…
  • 12 Reasons You Should Buy a Wii U in 2022

    Thu 4:00pm By Jake Peterson
    If you were to ask someone at Nintendo about the Wii U, they’d likely say “Wii U? What Wii U? We make the Switch; that’ll be $350.” If it were up to the company, the world would entirely forget about this flop of a console. After all, the Switch prints…
  • What to Know About Facebook’s New ‘Privacy Center’

    Thu 3:00pm By Shannon Flynn
    Facebook has introduced a new Privacy Center that gives users more control over how the platform collects and uses their data. Meta’s former namesake has long been the subject of complaints and concerns about its privacy and data policies. Now, users have a…