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How You Can Identify a Dangerous Cult 

It starts innocently: Maybe the new guy at work asks you to play bass in his indie rock band. A friend-of-a-friend invites you to a free vegan brunch. Your mother-in-law wants to share a life-changing home business opportunity with you. Accept the wrong offer, though, and you could find yourself dead-eyed, be-robed,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Master of None’s “First Date” Episode Can Teach You About Dating

Season two of Netflix’s Master of None is thoughtful, funny, and often quite touching, but mixed in the fray is an episode that portrays the awkward world of online dating better than anything else out there. And, as it turns out, there are some great lessons buried beneath all that cringe-y humor.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Starbucks is Selling Coffee Ice Cubes, But You Can Make Your Own for Way Less 

Putting cubes of frozen coffee in your iced coffee—instead of boring water—isn’t exactly a new coffee “hack,” but Starbucks has decided to get in on the frozen upgrade, and they’re selling it for just under a dollar.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore

Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop giving juice to babies.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What TV-Show Foods Are You Obsessed With?

Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to chat about the fictional foods you wish were a reality, specifically iconic dishes from your favorite TV shows.Read more… […]

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A Guide to All the Best, Worst and Weirdest 2017 TV Pilots You’ll Probably Never Watch

As our favorite shows begin their descent into the void (New Girl, Scandal, Girls), new shows are once again out here crying for approval. This year’s TV pilots—full of mostly white male leads and showrunners—include military dramas, medical dramas, Will & Grace and a Lucifer-produced Big Bang Theory spin-off we don’t…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Amazon’s Blowing Out Refurbished Echo Dots For the Lowest Price Ever

Amazon usually sells certified refurbished Echo Dots for $5 less than new models, but for now at least, that discount has increased to $12. Refurbished Dots still carry the same warranty as new ones, so there’s really no downside to going this route if you want to sprinkle these around your home on a budget.Read […]

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Ward off Wrist Pain With This $15 Wireless Vertical Mouse

Whether your current mouse is giving you chronic wrist pain, or you just want to try something different, this 4.3 star rated wireless ergonomic vertical mouse from Anker is only $15 today, or $5 less than usual. In addition to the clever design, it even comes with three adjustable DPI settings and forward/back…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Make Fluffy, Trendy Cloud Eggs

Hello readers! Welcome to Sunday Sustenance, a new weekly column highlighting easy meals for the laziest day of the week.. Normally, I’d use this opening paragraph to say “I’m new around here”, but I have a terrible secret – I’m not. In fact, I’ve been around for a while and veterans of the Skillet comments […]

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Amazon’s Top-Selling Egg Cooker Makes Breakfast at the Touch of a Button – Just $16 Today

Cooking eggs isn’t exactly rocket science, but I’d say the ability to make soft, medium, and hard boiled eggs, plus omlettes and poached eggs at the touch of a button is worth $16. The Dash Go is Amazon’s top-selling egg cooker, and carries a truly stellar 4.5 star review average from nearly 3,000 customers, so […]

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Two Grilled-Cheese Alternatives for People Who Can’t Eat Bread or Cheese

If you are a person who avoids either bread or cheese, you may think that your days of experiencing melty, stretchy, grilled cheeses are behind you—but don’t be so sure. We have two options—one for people who can’t eat bread, and one for people who can’t each cheese—and each are delicious.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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