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The 20 best comics of 2019

At the end of a decade that saw comics and graphic novels reach new heights of mainstream popularity, we saw the fruits of the medium’s rapid growth with a 2019 full of outstanding titles by up-and-comers and industry legends. The narrative and stylistic range of the best titles released this year is very impressive,…Read more… […]

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The 20 best comics of 2019

At the end of a decade that saw comics and graphic novels reach new heights of mainstream popularity, we saw the fruits of the medium’s rapid growth with a 2019 full of outstanding titles by up-and-comers and industry legends. The narrative and stylistic range of the best titles released this year is very impressive,…Read more… […]

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If You’re Lazy, Show Up Early to Work

Recently, the editorial staff of Lifehacker and our sister sites needed to congregate in the office at 10 a.m. sharp. The people announcing this thanked us for showing up “at such an ungodly hour.” I grinned and arrived, as I usually do, at 8:55ish. I’m regularly the first Lifehacker staffer in the office. Partly…Read more… […]

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Structure Your Work-From-Home Day With These Routines

The conveniences of working at home are also its curses. There’s no commute giving you time to settle your thoughts on the way in to work, no lunch with co-workers. To get some structure in your work-from-home life, you need to create your own routines.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Tailgating Officially Makes Traffic Worse, Jerks

If you’ve ever encountered a “phantom traffic jam,” or traffic slowdown that doesn’t seem to have an apparent cause, it was probably some jackwagon tailgating somebody. Researchers at MIT found that not only does tailgating not get you anywhere faster, it actually creates traffic jams that shouldn’t exist.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m Looking For A Cheap Ride That I Won’t Care About! What Car Should I Buy?

Eric takes the train to work every day and is looking for some cheap transport just to get to the station and back home. He wants something that is functional but that also isn’t tempting for thieves. What car should he buy?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How to Stay Safe on a Subway That’s Stuck Underground

The ongoing subway crisis in New York City this summer has evolved into a potent cocktail mixing commuters’ worst fears together in a hot, claustrophobic, underground nightmare tube. Delays are on the rise, creaky equipment dating back to the 1930s is in dire need of replacement, and actual PTSD might be setting in.…Read more… Continue […]

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Your Favorite Travel Mug Maker Also Makes the Best Water Bottle

Contigo’s Autoseal West Loop is your pick for best travel mug, and the most popular drinking vessel we’ve ever listed. For your sake, I hope you embrace their water bottle with arms just as open, because three of the top five water bottles in our reader vote were plastic.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Your Favorite Travel Mug Maker Also Makes the Best Water Bottle

Contigo’s Autoseal West Loop is your pick for best travel mug, and the most popular drinking vessel we’ve ever listed. For your sake, I hope you embrace their water bottle with arms just as open, because three of the top five water bottles in our reader vote were plastic.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Map Shows the Average Commute Time in Every U.S. County

Geographic statistics site Overflow Data has compiled census data into an interactive map of the average commute times throughout the U.S. Zoom in on a state, or check out the range within each state. Commutes are worst along the East coast; L.A. traffic still isn’t as bad as New York subways. And the worst commutes…Read […]

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Would You Wear a “Baby on Board” Button to Get a Seat on the Subway? 

The standing pregnant subway rider poses a dilemma for politeness: do you offer up your seat so she can sit down, or mind your own business in case she’s not pregnant and would be mortified that you assumed she was?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Find Your “Pocket of Freedom” to Make Long Commutes More Bearable

Commutes are frustrating because they make us feel like we don’t have any control. You’re either trapped on a bus or train, or trapped in a car crawling along the freeway. But if you focus on what you can control, your time heading to and from work can become the best, most enriching parts of […]

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