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Why Kids Shouldn’t Specialize in One Sport Too Early 

It happens with parents all the time. They sign little Everett up for kids’ soccer, and he’s good. Really good. So they put him in soccer summer camps, goalkeeper clinics, and spend every weekend lugging coolers and lawn chairs to his soccer games all over the state. They start daydreaming about college scholarships…Read more… Continue […]

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Why Kids Shouldn’t Specialize in One Sport Too Early 

It happens with parents all the time. They sign little Everett up for kids’ soccer, and he’s good. Really good. So they put him in soccer summer camps, goalkeeper clinics, and spend every weekend lugging coolers and lawn chairs to his soccer games all over the state. They start daydreaming about college scholarships…Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s What to Do Instead of Eating Sheetcake to Combat Your Anxiety

Humor is hard. Humor in the wake of a tragedy is even harder: there’s a reason The Onion took two weeks to publish their first post-9/11 issue. Tina Fey’s “Weekend Update” response to the Charlottesville, VA massacre—wherein she called on the American public to ignore the Nazis and stay home with a sheetcake—was a…Read more… […]

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Search Flickr Better With Google Images

At a for-profit editorial outlet like Lifehacker, when we need an image for our posts, we can’t just do a Google image search and slap up the first result. We have to use properly licensed photos. Sometimes we use our own original photos, sometimes Getty images that we pay for, sometimes the millions of Flickr […]

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Forget Special Glasses—For the Best Views of the Eclipse You Just Need a DIY Pinhole

I was in middle school the last time a major solar eclipse passed over my hometown. Some teachers supplied us with glasses and others helped us build viewers from cereal boxes, and we went outside for the big moment. It was okay, I guess. But when I got home, my mother told me how she […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Polarizing Pickletini

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are featuring a bracing and briny favorite of mine that I have been sipping on for years: the polarizing Pickletini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Negotiate a Cheaper Cell Phone Plan

This month, we challenged you to save money on your cell phone bill by switching to a cheaper plan. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to switch carriers, though. You might be able to negotiate a better price with your current one.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Beard Trimmer Has Two Separate $10 Discounts Available (Plus a Free Snack)

The Remington MB4900 has everything you need to to groom your beard, and you can take advantage of two simultaneous $10 discounts right now. First, clip the $10 coupon on the product page. You’ll see that discount at checkout, in addition to an extra $10 off $50 promotion, bringing the kit down to $40.Read more… […]

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