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The Most Important Moments From Last Night’s Presidential Debate

On Thursday night, 10 Democratic presidential candidates debated issues of climate change, healthcare, and criminal justice reform on stage in Houston. Candidates like former Texas rep. Beto O’Rourke stood out among heated discussions of gun control; others, like former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Expect From Tonight’s Democratic Presidential Debate

The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from tonight’s debate? For each candidate to take on Biden, for one, and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Watch Tonight’s Democratic Presidential Debate

Tonight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates—just 10—will take the stage in Houston for the third round of debates. Given the significantly smaller pool, tonight’s debate will be the first time all top-polling candidates will appear on stage together and for three entire hours, no less.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Here’s What You Missed From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates in Detroit

On Wednesday night, 10 more candidates took the stage in Detroit for the second round of Democratic Presidential debates, discussing issues of healthcare, climate change, and police reform—but Joe Biden was the clear subject on every candidates’ mind.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Say Instead of ‘You Don’t Understand’

You’ve already explained yourself a dozen times—in perfectly clear language, no less—and still they’re not hearing you. Your partner, your best friend, your 10-year-old kid, whoever. You know you’re right; they just need to listen a little better, don’t they? As they go around and around in circles, still missing what…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Best and Worst Moments From Day One of the Democratic Presidential Debates

In case you missed it, Wednesday night was the first of two Democratic presidential debates taking place in Miami—and a whole lot happened. Beto O’Rourke argued with fellow Texas Congressmember Julián Castro over immigration, Senator Elizabeth Warren finally endorsed Medicare for all, and a few candidates shined in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Watch the Democratic Presidential Debates

Today, the first half of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates kicks off in Miami—10 candidates, including Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke will take the stage at 9pm EST.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Talk Shit Online

“People are just as allowed to dislike things as they are permitted to enjoy them,” writes cultural critic Kate Wagner in the Baffler essay “Don’t Let People Enjoy Things.” Wagner (creator of the architectural critique blog McMansion Hell) shuts down one of the dumber memes going around right now, where fans bravely…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Players Debate Whether Red Dead Redemption 2’s New Patches Downgraded The Game’s Graphics

Post-launch updates are supposed to make a game better, but some players now believe Red Dead Redemption 2’s graphics have been slightly downgraded following the release of the most recent patch. They have been sharing before and after screenshots to try and prove it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Best Way to Persuade Someone That They’re Wrong Is to Show Them How They’re Right

When you’re debating a topic with someone, it’s in your best interest to avoid flat-out telling someone they’re wrong. All it does is make the other person defensive, causing them to entrench themselves further in their beliefs. Instead, tell them all the ways they’re right, then guide them to realizing they’re wrong…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Should You Speed-Watch “Game of Thrones”?

In our new series “Point Taken,” staff writers Patrick Austin and Nick Douglas debate life hacks, etiquette, and best practices. In this inaugural episode, we discuss the value of “skimming” prestige TV. Are you packing in more entertainment, or robbing art of its value? Nick thinks it’s fine to skim a show now and…Read more… […]

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Should You Speed-Watch “Game of Thrones”?

In our new series “Point Taken,” staff writers Patrick Austin and Nick Douglas debate life hacks, etiquette, and best practices. In this inaugural episode, we discuss the value of “skimming” prestige TV. Are you packing in more entertainment, or robbing art of its value? Nick thinks it’s fine to skim a show now and…Read more… […]

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Scott Pruitt Wants Some Kind of Strange Climate Change Showdown

EPA head Scott Pruitt has spent the last week insisting that the Trump administration never discussed climate change when debating the decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord on climate change. But now that we’ve withdrawn from that agreement, he thinks it’s a great time to have a public debate in what sounds like…Read more… […]

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