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The Panic Attack Hack on Bojack Horseman Really Works

Bojack panic attack hack an actual tack! In the most recent episode of Bojack Horseman, Hollyhock (Aparna Nancherla) has a panic attack at a party. A guy named Peter talks her through it. “Look around the room and tell me what you see,” he says. Hollyhock names things—first the things giving her anxiety, then more […]

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Southwest Will Match Your Elite Status On Any US Airline Right Now

Getting an airline to match your elite status on another isn’t always easy. American Airlines, for instance, typically requires that you pay a little extra cash to qualify. Southwest, however, is currently offering a hell of a deal you should take advantage of now. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Turn Off Facebook’s Camera Privileges on iOs Right Now

There’s a lot of evidence suggesting that Facebook is always tracking our data, but a new issue found on the iOS Facebook app suggests the company may be literally watching, too. A new bug—and most parties seem to believe it is a bug—turns on your phone’s camera in the background while you’re using Facebook.Read more… […]

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Should You Opt Your Child Out of Homework?

Our kids have really long days. By sheer scheduling necessity, they’re often at school before we’re at work and they’re still there while we rush home to pick them up. Then they’ve got Girl Scouts or basketball practice or piano lessons. They’ve got to eat, they’ve got to get at least semi-clean before bed, they’ve…Read […]

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Defrost Frozen Meat in About Half the Time with a Hot Water Bath

Buying meat when it’s on sale and then freezing it for when you need it is great in theory. However, in practice, it’s incredibly difficult (some might even say impossible) to remember to thaw that meat ahead of time. The recommended method of thawing frozen meat overnight in the fridge can not only take more […]

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When Spending the Extra Money Is Worth It, According to Reddit

It can be hard to justify spending more on an item when a cheaper version is sitting right in front of you at the store—maybe even on the same shelf. But just because something is cheaper doesn’t mean it’ll serve your needs. In the best-case scenario, you’ll have you replace the item more quickly than […]

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You Can Now ‘Stereo Pair’ Google Home and Google Home Mini Speakers

If you have multiple chubby Google Home speakers—the Max—or two of the company’s brand-new Nest Mini speakers, then you’ve probably already been playing around with their Stereo Pair feature. Don’t fret if you’re still rockin’ an old-school Google Home or Google Home Mini, however; your time has come. Almost.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Right Way to Tip Your Instacart Shopper

Last week, Instacart workers organized a nationwide strike that lasted three days, demanding an increase of the default tip on the delivery platform’s interface from 5 to 10 percent. In a post that was deleted by Medium for “privacy” reasons (it’s since been republished), several Instacart shoppers addressed the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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You’re Probably Handling Rejection Wrong

Every now and then some asshole guy (or occasionally asshole girl) gets rejected online by a romantic prospect, goes apeshit over text, and then goes viral after his victim posts the conversation online. It’s a good reminder that this shit is happening all the time, mostly to women, because some people never learned…Read more… Continue […]

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Why Google Assistant Looks Smaller on Your Older Pixel Phone

Pixel 4 users have the least-intrusive version of Google’s digital assistant, but a new redesign to the Google Assistant UI has started appearing on older Pixel devices. Don’t be alarmed by the update, which gives your assistant a more streamlined look by allowing it to dynamically scale its size based on its response…Read more… Continue […]

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