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What to Do (and Avoid) When Your Dog Gets the Zoomies

It’s usually pretty easy to spot a dog with the zoomies, as they run around at full speed, bouncing off walls or furniture in their own version of parkour, with a wide-eyed expression on their face. While “zoomies” may be the most accurate description of the intense burst of energy you just witnessed, the technical…Read […]

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Can a 30-Year-Old Book Teach a 40-Year-Old How to Skate?

My brain refuses to accept the fact that the 1990s ended 21 years ago—it definitely seems like it should only be 10, right?—and I’m having similar trouble coming to terms with the fact that I recently entered my fifth decade of existence. In my head anyway, I’m still roughly the same in every way as […]

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How to Tell Someone You’re Only Interested in Sex Without Sounding Like a jerk

The headline here is optimistic. If you tell someone who has feelings for you that you don’t want to date them, but you do want to sleep with them, you probably will sound like an asshole. But we have a few tips on how to sound less like one. You’re not actually a bad person, […]

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Stop Throwing Your Rotting Pumpkins in the Trash (and Do This Instead)

The only thing sadder than a sunken, desiccated, mold-covered Jack-O-Lantern on your front step is one in your trash can. Even if you don’t have a compost pile in your backyard, there’s just no good reason to send your castoff Halloween decorations to the landfill—you can put them to good use in other ways. Here’s […]

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ K.K. Slider Is Getting New Music

During the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct, Nintendo announced that the adored music performer, K.K. Slider, will be adding 12 additional songs. These include titles such as “K.K. Break” and “K.K. Polka.” Players will also be able to play them when they want, from a new music box item.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Groom Your Dog at Home Without Traumatizing Them

When your dog gets a little stinky, shaggy, or long in the nail, you know it’s time to groom them…but it can be hard to find the money or time to bring them to a professional. The semi-good news: Unless the fur situation is wildly out of control, you can do some maintenance grooming all […]

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How to Groom Your Dog at Home Without Traumatizing Them

When your dog gets a little stinky, shaggy, or long in the nail, you know it’s time to groom them…but it can be hard to find the money or time to bring them to a professional. The semi-good news: Unless the fur situation is wildly out of control, you can do some maintenance grooming all […]

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Is It Actually Bad to Hold Your Breath When You Lift?

You can go through most of your life without worrying about whether and how you’re breathing, but as soon as somebody mentions that you’re supposed to breathe a certain way in the gym, it’s easy to get tripped up. Out when? In when? Oops, I held my breath instead—is that bad?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Delete Your Facebook Account: A Checklist

Back in the good old days, we encouraged you to consider deleting your Facebook account because of privacy breaches that left your personal information vulnerable to nefarious bad actors the world over. And we can all still agree that isn’t great. But the last new years have given us many more reasons to want to […]

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10 New Halloween Specials to Watch With Your Kid

If you and your kids are tired of watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and The Paul Lynde Halloween Special over and over and over every October, these 10 new Halloween specials, special episodes, and series are kid-friendly spooky alternatives, and fresh-as-a-newly killed corpse—and all of them are …Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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10 New Halloween Specials to Watch With Your Kid

If you and your kids are tired of watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and The Paul Lynde Halloween Special over and over and over every October, these 10 new Halloween specials, special episodes, and series are kid-friendly spooky alternatives, and fresh-as-a-newly killed corpse—and all of them are …Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Former Pac-Man Champ Billy Mitchell Can Now Sue World Record Leaderboard Group

Billy Mitchell, a pro gamer best known for making the numbers on an arcade machine get really big, is going to court. As spotted by Axios’ Stephen Totilo, a U.S. appeals court gave the green light yesterday for Mitchell to proceed with a defamation suit against Twin Galaxies, the popular gaming leaderboard site.Read more… Continue […]

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Former Pac-Man Champ Billy Mitchell Can Now Sue World Record Leaderboard Group

Billy Mitchell, a pro gamer best known for making the numbers on an arcade machine get really big, is going to court. As spotted by Axios’ Stephen Totilo, a U.S. appeals court gave the green light yesterday for Mitchell to proceed with a defamation suit against Twin Galaxies, the popular gaming leaderboard site.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Delete Instagram for Good

With every new data breach or controversy that comes out of the Facebook corporation, you may consider anew simply deleting your account and all your data from its various social media platforms. If you do, don’t forget that Facebook owns Instagram too—so to cleanse your precious info from their servers, here are the…Read more… Continue […]

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F1 Engineer Takes London Marathon Record Wearing Full Race Gear

If the mere thought of running an entire 26.2-mile marathon makes you feel like you’re about to keel over in exhaustion, then Aston Martin F1 software engineer George Crawford is going to sound like a full-on man of steel. Not only did he complete the London Marathon in full race gear, but he took a […]

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6 Ways to Actually Use the Leaves on Your Lawn (Instead of Throwing Them Out)

It’s that time of year when trees undergo their annual shedding. But as delightful as the sight of fallen leaves is, raking them is a lot of work. Before you bag up all those leaves to throw them away, consider putting them to good use. There are a bunch of options, ranging from adding them […]

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Ugh, Nazi-Themed Host Bar Opens In Osaka

At host clubs, men serve customers their drinks, light their cigarettes, and make small talk with them. At a newly opened one in Osaka, they also dress as Nazis. That’s pretty fucked up. The name of the bar is Unfair, and its tagline is, “Life is a bet.” Reddit spotted a truck driving through Osaka […]

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Ugh, Nazi-Themed Host Bar Opens In Osaka

At host clubs, men serve customers their drinks, light their cigarettes, and make small talk with them. At a newly opened one in Osaka, they also dress as Nazis. That’s pretty fucked up. The name of the bar is Unfair, and its tagline is, “Life is a bet.” Reddit spotted a truck driving through Osaka […]

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Ugh, Nazi-Themed Host Bar Opens In Osaka

At host clubs, men serve customers their drinks, light their cigarettes, and make small talk with them. At a newly opened one in Osaka, they also dress as Nazis. That’s pretty fucked up. The name of the bar is Unfair, and its tagline is, “Life is a bet.” Reddit spotted a truck driving through Osaka […]

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