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Always Take the Ice Out of the Bag

No matter how prolific your ice-making system, you will, at some point or another, need to grab a bag of ice for a party, meeting, or some other event that requires you serve cold drinks to many people. And, whether you buy the good ice, or the standard cracked stuff, there is one thing you […]

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Tesla’s AI Day Event Did A Great Job Convincing Me They’re Wasting Everybody’s Time

Tesla’s big AI Day event just happened, and I’ve already told you about the humanoid robot Elon Musk says Tesla will be developing. You’d think that would have been the most eye-roll-inducing thing to come out of the event, but, surprisingly, that’s not the case. The part of the presentation that actually made me the…Read […]

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Tesla’s AI Day Event Did A Great Job Convincing Me They’re Wasting Everybody’s Time

Tesla’s big AI Day event just happened, and I’ve already told you about the humanoid robot Elon Musk says Tesla will be developing. You’d think that would have been the most eye-roll-inducing thing to come out of the event, but, surprisingly, that’s not the case. The part of the presentation that actually made me the…Read […]

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How to Look More Confident During Your Next Job Interview

With corporate offices slowly re-opening post-lockdown, we all may soon be expected to go back to interviewing the old-fashioned way—in person. Where simply wearing a shirt, looking at the webcam, and not audibly farting may have been enough to present yourself as a consummate professional in the Zoom Times, sitting…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Wash Your Greasy Pots With Hot Water

Hot, soapy water really is that bitch. It’s all you need to clean most things. But, in some cases, it does its job a little too well, especially if you’re dealing with greasy pots or pans.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Wash Your Greasy Pots With Hot Water

Hot, soapy water really is that bitch. It’s all you need to clean most things. But, in some cases, it does its job a little too well, especially if you’re dealing with greasy pots or pans. Read more…

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How to Clean Mold From Tub, Tile, and Grout Corners With Just Toilet Paper

In a recent post, we offered a few options for removing mold from hard-to-clean surfaces like wood and upholstery, but what about the wettest room in the house? It might seem straightforward to clean your bathroom’s tub and tile, but areas like grout and caulking are a little trickier. Not to worry, there are ways […]

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How to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Living Space in the Cheapest Possible Way

Creating a backyard retreat has been essential for many people during the pandemic. Being able to escape outside or even invite a few friends over to more safely socialize has felt more important than ever before—but if your backyard still feels less than hospitable for you or your guests, a few small, inexpensive…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Living Space in the Cheapest Possible Way

Creating a backyard retreat has been essential for many people during the pandemic. Being able to escape outside or even invite a few friends over to more safely socialize has felt more important than ever before—but if your backyard still feels less than hospitable for you or your guests, a few small, inexpensive…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Living Space in the Cheapest Possible Way

Creating a backyard retreat has been essential for many people during the pandemic. Being able to escape outside or even invite a few friends over to more safely socialize has felt more important than ever before—but if your backyard still feels less than hospitable for you or your guests, a few small, inexpensive…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Reduce the Humidity in Your Home Without a Dehumidifier

With many parts of the country experiencing uncomfortably high levels of humidity, you may have noticed the impact both outdoors and indoors. Sure, having the air conditioning on, or a dehumidifier running helps, but not everyone has access to those options. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Reduce the Humidity in Your Home Without a Dehumidifier

With many parts of the country experiencing uncomfortably high levels of humidity, you may have noticed the impact both outdoors and indoors. Sure, having the air conditioning on, or a dehumidifier running helps, but not everyone has access to those options. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Convert Your Hot Tub Into a Refreshing Cool Plunge Pool

Hot tubs are great when it’s chilly out, but when the outdoor temperatures and humidity begin to rise, stewing in bubbling hot water may not seem very appealing. Fortunately, there’s something you can do about that. In an article for Hunker, Michelle Miley explains how to cool and then maintain your chilled hot…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Convert Your Hot Tub Into a Refreshing Cool Plunge Pool

Hot tubs are great when it’s chilly out, but when the outdoor temperatures and humidity begin to rise, stewing in bubbling hot water may not seem very appealing. Fortunately, there’s something you can do about that. In an article for Hunker, Michelle Miley explains how to cool and then maintain your chilled hot…Read more… Continue […]

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Why You Should Talk to Strangers (and Why ‘Stranger Danger’ Is a Sham)

People can go to great lengths to avoid speaking with each other. On the train, in a museum, or waiting in line at the grocery store, we often retreat inward, keeping our faces buried in books or screens. As result, many people tend to drift through their solitary days unaware of the benefits that random—and […]

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Your Back Yard Needs a Shade Garden

Deciding where to plant your garden depends a lot on sun exposure—where the sun hits your yard, and for how long. But shade can be more helpful than you might think, protecting your plants from the summer heat and preventing them from sunburn or getting too dried out. Some plants even love the shade more […]

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How to Deal With Your Childhood Trauma As an Adult

Recovering from trauma is hard no matter when it happens. However, if adversity happens during childhood, it can be especially hard to overcome. Unlike adults, children have very little control over their environment. If a child is living in an abusive home, their ability to remove themselves from that environment is…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Deal With Your Childhood Trauma As an Adult

Recovering from trauma is hard no matter when it happens. However, if adversity happens during childhood, it can be especially hard to overcome. Unlike adults, children have very little control over their environment. If a child is living in an abusive home, their ability to remove themselves from that environment is…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What to Do About Your Calluses When a Pumice Stone Isn’t Cutting It

Work your hands or feet enough and getting calluses is inevitable. Now that I’m a weightlifter, I have calluses all over my palms and fingers; when I played roller derby, I used to have them on specific parts of my feet. The standard advice—to gently abrade your calluses with a pumice stone or a scrubby […]

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The Cleverest Ways You Should Be Reusing Your Shower Curtain Liner

Shower curtain liners are one of those things that may appear to be pointless, but actually serve an important function: In this case, it’s the interior piece of material that stays in the tub while you shower and helps prevent water from escaping and turning your bathroom into a soggy mess. If your bathroom is […]

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