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What To Buy, and Skip, At ALDI

Grocery stores are at a confusing juncture. Amazon is Whole Foods’ dad now, Publix expands ever northward, and Trader Joe’s prices keep creeping up. Thank goodness for ALDI, which has always had exactly one goal—to keep prices extremely low—and after more than a century in business, they’ve got low prices down to a…Read more… Continue […]

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Spend Your Labor Day Weekend With Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack Sale

It’s that time again. Nordstrom Rack has brought back their Clear the Rack sale and it’s full (and I mean FULL) of really incredible deals. Designer clothing, brands you’ve never heard of, everything in clearance an extra 25% off. This lasts through Monday, so you have a nice long weekend to pick up some discounts.Read […]

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Here’s What to Know If DACA Ends 

President Trump is expected to end the Obama-era program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to reports. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, hundreds of thousands of “dreamers” who arrived in the United States as small children, many who have little…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here’s What to Know If DACA Ends 

President Trump is expected to end the Obama-era program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to reports. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, hundreds of thousands of “dreamers” who arrived in the United States as small children, many who have little…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Double-Check Those “Best Seller” Tags on Amazon

Buying on Amazon is increasingly an exercise in trust. While the company has taken steps to mitigate the spread ofsponsored product reviews and fake ratings, illegitimate sellers are still finding ways to scam consumers. The latest trick? Gaming Amazon’s popularity ranking system and taking over the “Best Seller”…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Over Your Meat-Cooking Concerns

Meat is not for everyone. If you didn’t grow up in a meat-eating household, or if you’re a former vegetarian, cooking it can seem a little daunting. It is, however, not that hard to cook, but there are some common concerns people have when they first embark down the path of cooking animals.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Be a Straight Ally at Work 

A 2014 study by the Human Rights Campaign found that 53 percent of LGBT individuals remain closeted at work. According to Audrey Gallien, Director of Marketing for Catalyst, a workplace inclusion advocacy organization, even when businesses attempt to provide an inclusive environment, individuals “still must face the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Much Do I Have to Worry about My Dog’s Germs?

Dogs are fluffy, slobbering, pooping creatures that don’t hesitate to sniff (and maybe taste) any unknown object they see on the ground. So, if we’re trying to protect our health, is it ok that we let them share our home, sleep in our beds, and lick our faces?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Lose an Accent, According to a Dialect Coach

Actor and voice coach Amy Jo Jackson has consulted on productions of Venus in Fur, Henry IV, and the Broadway production of Kinky Boots. An experienced actor herself, whose credits include The Laramie Project, Into the Woods, Twelfth Night, and The Rocky Horror Show, Jackson teaches actors and non-actors how to reduce…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Get Three Remote-Controlled Puck Lights For Just $16

You don’t need to pay hundreds of dollars and fine an electrician to install cool lights over your kitchen sink: You just need $16. These OxyLED lights can stick to anything via adhesive or magnetic plates, and the included remote is also magnetized to stick to your fridge.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The NFL’s Commitment to Medical Research Costs Less Than a Single Good Quarterback

The NFL announced this week that they will soon award $40 million to scientists for medical research on brain trauma. That’s a lot, in the sense that if I had $40 million I would change it into gold coins and try to swim in it. But is it a lot of money to the NFL?Read […]

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Where to Donate to Harvey Relief—Beyond the Red Cross

The Red Cross is probably the best-known emergency relief organization in the country—but they’re not necessarily the best. Accusations of mismanagement have plagued their responses to national and international disasters, and their name recognition (and easy text message donation system) can obscure worthy local and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Remove Odors From Hand-Me-Down Clothes

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’re launching a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more… […]

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