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Chores You Only Need to Do Once a Year (Thank God)

There are many annoying chores that need to be done daily: washing dishes, spraying and wiping down kitchen counters, picking toys up off the floor, sweeping. And then there are those that are blessedly much less frequent. It will always suck that we have to do more things, but at least some of them are […]

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A Black Family Was Kicked Off An American Airlines Flight. Now They’re Suing

Incidents on flights have been on the rise lately. Even with FAA crackdowns in the form of fines and jail time, things haven’t seemed to calm down. While a passenger being unruly on a flight is usually more than enough of a reason to remove them, some passengers are being removed for no good reason. […]

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A Black Family Was Kicked Off An American Airlines Flight. Now They’re Suing

Incidents on flights have been on the rise lately. Even with FAA crackdowns in the form of fines and jail time, things haven’t seemed to calm down. While a passenger being unruly on a flight is usually more than enough of a reason to remove them, some passengers are being removed for no good reason. […]

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How to Pick a Flight With the Lowest Chance of Weather Delays

The holidays are a notoriously difficult time to travel by plane, in part because of the number of people trying to fly and in part because of the increased likelihood of winter weather. Snowstorms and icy runways can quickly derail days’ worth of air travel.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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FAA Says 5G Signals Can Interfere With Aircraft Landing Systems And Cause Delays

Conspiracies about the widespread 5G rollout have spread since the technology was first announced, but they’ve mostly been easy to dismiss as just that, conspiracy theories. At least until now, because The Verge has reported that mid-range 5G waves might end up causing more flight delays in poor weather conditions.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Avoid Getting Flagged By the TSA, According to the TS-Mother-F’ing-A

Flying can be annoying, especially during the holidays, and it’s even worse if you’re flagged by the TSA. Even if you follow all of their many rules, you can still end up being flagged, which can be uncomfortable at best, and day-ruining at worst.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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California’s Small Engine Sales Ban Goes After RV Generators Too

A couple of months ago, California stunned landscapers and homeowners with proposed legislation to ban the sale of new small off-road engines. But the legislation doesn’t just impact lawncare as it also seeks to replace the generators used in RVs with battery power stations as well. RV owners, buyers and dealerships…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Escaped Horse Runs Onto Massachusetts Highway

I’ve seen some strange things while driving on highways that I wished were recorded on camera, from the just disappointing like discarded furniture sitting on the shoulder to the absurd like a tow truck centipede. Yes, a tow truck towing a disabled tow truck towing another disabled tow truck. However, I’ve never seen…Read more… Continue […]

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Why You Should Master the Art of ‘Lazy’ Exercise

In college, I knew a girl who did a lot of her studying at the gym. She’d bring a textbook and prop it up on the treadmill, and somehow it worked for her. Anytime I tried it, I’d have a bouncing book, a terrible workout, and not be able to report back a single word […]

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Discover Your Perfect Pullup Variation

Pulling yourself from arm’s length up to a horizontal bar is a phenomenal exercise for your back, your arms, and your core. But there’s more than one way to do it, and I’m not just talking about the fact that “pullups” and “chinups” are technically two different exercises. There are countless variations to make the…Read […]

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Discover Your Perfect Pullup Variation

Pulling yourself from arm’s length up to a horizontal bar is a phenomenal exercise for your back, your arms, and your core. But there’s more than one way to do it, and I’m not just talking about the fact that “pullups” and “chinups” are technically two different exercises. There are countless variations to make the…Read […]

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Woman Steals $680,000 To Spend On Gambling Game That Never Paid Out

A woman has plead guilty to fraud charges after using her position as the accounts manager at a veterinary hospital to steal around $680,000, which she spent entirely on a mobile gambling game that did not and could not ever pay out with real cash.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Drunk Airline Passengers Are Causing Some Mind-Numbing Chaos In The Skies

The Federal Aviation Administration announced its latest round of civil fines against passengers who can’t keep their cool. Eight people face a combined $161,823 in penalties in actions from assaulting a flight attendant to urinating on a floor, all while allegedly intoxicated. Read more…

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Australian Cops Pulled Over A Dude On A Motorized Cooler And Impounded It

I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but motorized, ridable coolers are very much A Thing. There’s multiple companies building and selling plastic coolers mounted on a frame with wheels and a lawnmower-type engine that you can sit on and drive around, a fact that will sure swing the balance in our favor when […]

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Australian Cops Pulled Over A Dude On A Motorized Cooler And Impounded It

I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but motorized, ridable coolers are very much A Thing. There’s multiple companies building and selling plastic coolers mounted on a frame with wheels and a lawnmower-type engine that you can sit on and drive around, a fact that will sure swing the balance in our favor when […]

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Rolls-Royce’s Electric Plane Goes 387 MPH To Become Fastest Electric Vehicle

Last week Rolls-Royce took the all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ plane out for a run and set what is tentatively the record for fastest electric-propelled vehicle on planet earth. The company says it submitted three new world record attempts for verification to the World Air Sports Federation. On November 16th the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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These Two Riders Take A Pair Of Zero Dual Sports On A 1,000 Mile Off-Road Journey

One of my favorite parts of the human condition is pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone. Not everyone has that drive, but I’d venture that most people who ride motorcycles or enjoy off-roading adventures does. And particularly those people who enjoy off-roading motorcycle adventures. When life throws an…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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E-Bikes And Electric Motorcycles Could Get A Major Tax Credit [UPDATED]

E-bikes, as it turns out, are a great way to get around. Electric motorcycles, when they aren’t forcing you to buy software upgrades, can be equally fantastic. Those benefits come at a cost, however, with electric components driving MSRPs far above the gas or pedal-powered competition. Luckily for prospective buyers,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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E-Bikes And Electric Motorcycles Could Get A Major Tax Credit [UPDATED]

E-bikes, as it turns out, are a great way to get around. Electric motorcycles, when they aren’t forcing you to buy software upgrades, can be equally fantastic. Those benefits come at a cost, however, with electric components driving MSRPs far above the gas or pedal-powered competition. Luckily for prospective buyers,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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E-Bikes And Electric Motorcycles Could Get A Major Tax Credit [UPDATED]

E-bikes, as it turns out, are a great way to get around. Electric motorcycles, when they aren’t forcing you to buy software upgrades, can be equally fantastic. Those benefits come at a cost, however, with electric components driving MSRPs far above the gas or pedal-powered competition. Luckily for prospective buyers,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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