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Why Are My Parents’ iPhones All Synchronized Up?

Sometimes, it befalls us technologically savvy folk to help those who are less knowledgable about their gadgets and devices. In this week’s edition of Tech 911, we’re taking a look at a pretty common family situation: one daughter, two parents, two iPhones, one account, lots of confusion.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Dig Up Dinosaurs at These Family-Friendly Paleontology Sites

Looking for a fun, educational summer activity the whole family can get in on? How about digging up actual dinosaur bones and other fossils! Here are a few of the best dig sites across the country that welcome newcomers who want to learn about paleontology.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Offer Condolences Without Sounding Like an Ass

If you’re not careful, your well-meaning condolences can make you sound like a total ass. The trick to offering your sincere sympathy to the bereaved is knowing what to avoid while you show your support. These are the seven big no-no’s.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Make a Check-In Reminder for Friends Who Go Through Traumatic Events

Life throws a lot of unpleasant experiences our way—like deaths in the family, nasty breakups, or agonizing injuries—but a good friend can always help us pull through. This trick will remind you to be a good friend long after the initial shock of a traumatic event has faded away.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I Lost My Wife Of 35 Years

My wife of 35 years died six days ago after a long illness. I didn’t start out to write this but, when I started writing her eulogy, I found that what I really wanted to say didn’t belong in a eulogy and couldn’t be read in church. What I wanted to say speaks to the […]

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How to Introduce Your Kid to Studio Ghibli 

Studio Ghibli films have been a touchstone in my life for years. They’re artistic masterpieces, featuring a stunning attention to detail. The films defy stereotypes—they feature female protagonists with great depth, male leads with striking vulnerability, and unforgettable background characters. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Avicii’s family issues new statement hinting at late producer’s suicide

The global dance music community is still reeling from Avicii’s untimely passing on Friday, April 20. The superstar Swedish producer was found dead in Muscat, Oman and since, a continuous outpouring of support has flooded social media, with dance and pop icons around the world all expressing their shock from the sudden loss. Avicii‘s family issued […]

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Avicii’s family breaks silence with official statement thanking fans and artists for support, tributes & privacy

The unexpected passing of Avicii, born Tim Bergling, has been a tumultuous wave of sadness for the worldwide electronic dance community. After taking personal time away from the media to grieve, the icon’s family has released its first official statement three days after he passed suddenly at the age of 28 in Oman. “We would like to […]

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How to Share Facebook Posts With Non-Facebook Friends

Pervasive as Facebook is, not everyone uses the social service. Maybe they hate social networking, orthey’re frustrated with Facebook’s continual privacy “oopsies,” or they’re not technologically savvy. In this week’s installment of Tech 911, a readers asks how they can share content outside of Facebook’s (somewhat)…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Find Out How Family-Friendly a Company Is 

Supporting families is good for employees, and good for business. Parents or future parents want to, need to, work for companies that understand this, but benefits such as parental leave and child care stipends and the opportunity to have some flex time when you’re figuring out how to take care of a new human aren’t…Read […]

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