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What Your Salt Cravings May Be Trying to Tell You

Salt is an essential nutrient. Our body requires a small amount of sodium every day in order to maintain the proper fluid balance, as well as keep our nerves and muscles functioning properly. Over the course of human history, we’ve usually had a hard time getting enough salt, for which cravings have been helpful, as […]

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Can Lemons Really Make Your Whites Whiter?

There are endless hacks about how to keep your white clothes clean without hard chemicals. Some suggestions include baking soda, vinegar, and even aspirin—which, fine, we’re hardly opposed to getting creative. One option, though, involves boiling your whites with lemons, and while citric acid really is a good way to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Danish Shipping Giant Maersk Has Ordered New Ocean Liners Which Have The Potential To Be Carbon Neutral

Back in 2018 Maersk announced that it would have 100 percent carbon-neutral shipping network by 2050. At the time the announcement was a moonshot and deemed borderline impossible. While it’s still a long way from reality, it seems like the Danish shipping giant is taking the first huge steps toward such a solution by … […]

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Danish Shipping Giant Maersk Has Ordered New Ocean Liners Which Have The Potential To Be Carbon Neutral

Back in 2018 Maersk announced that it would have 100 percent carbon-neutral shipping network by 2050. At the time the announcement was a moonshot and deemed borderline impossible. While it’s still a long way from reality, it seems like the Danish shipping giant is taking the first huge steps toward such a solution by …Read […]

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Danish Shipping Giant Maersk Has Ordered New Ocean Liners Which Have The Potential To Be Carbon Neutral

Back in 2018 Maersk announced that it would have 100 percent carbon-neutral shipping network by 2050. At the time the announcement was a moonshot and deemed borderline impossible. While it’s still a long way from reality, it seems like the Danish shipping giant is taking the first huge steps toward such a solution by … […]

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Stop Washing Your Nonstick Pan So Much (but Do This Instead)

I’m not one of those people who uses their cast iron pan for everything. I understand that it can be done, and I understand that a properly seasoned cast iron pan is a thing of slippery beauty, but I’m kind of lazy and will always have a nonstick pan in my arsenal, mostly for egg-making […]

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Carmakers Are Making Deals With Mining Companies For Dibs On Battery Metals

As carmakers prepare for the shift to EVs, the relationship between miners and carmakers is getting serious. Carmakers are now looking for what Bloomberg calls “intermediary roles” in mining, and they’re partnering up with mining giants to make sure they can get battery metals, like lithium, cobalt and nickel.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Carmakers Are Making Deals With Mining Companies For Dibs On Battery Metals

As carmakers prepare for the shift to EVs, the relationship between miners and carmakers is getting serious. Carmakers are now looking for what Bloomberg calls “intermediary roles” in mining, and they’re partnering up with mining giants to make sure they can get battery metals, like lithium, cobalt and nickel.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Get That Funky Smell Out of Your Sheets

When I put the question of how to remove dank odor from one’s bedsheets to my trusty WhatsApp mom chat, one mom replied, “WTH. Don’t do things in your sheets that make them smell!?”Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Get That Funky Smell Out of Your Sheets

When I put the question of how to remove dank odor from one’s bedsheets to my trusty WhatsApp mom chat, one mom replied, “WTH. Don’t do things in your sheets that make them smell!?”Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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8 Reasons Your Weight Fluctuates From Day to Day

Changes in weight can be tricky to gauge. Your weight isn’t static, but rather something that fluctuates during the course of the day depending on things like what you ate and your daily activity. In addition to this daily fluctuation, your weight can also go up or down a few pounds throughout the week due […]

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8 Reasons Your Weight Fluctuates From Day to Day

Changes in weight can be tricky to gauge. Your weight isn’t static, but rather something that fluctuates during the course of the day depending on things like what you ate and your daily activity. In addition to this daily fluctuation, your weight can also go up or down a few pounds throughout the week due […]

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The Difference Between Antiperspirant and Deodorant (and How to Know Which to Use)

Everyone has their reasons for wearing (or not wearing) deodorant or antiperspirant—whether it’s to avoid sweating, smelling, or giving in to societal norms. But if you’re someone who opts to glide or spray on one of those products, do you know the difference between them?Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Do Houseplants Actually Filter Your Air?

Plants are pretty wonderful, providing us with food, shade, and breathable air, but they aren’t magical. Yes, rainforests are vital for our ecosystem because they filter carbon out of the air and create oxygen—but any notion that houseplants can be used to filter toxins out of the air in our homes is, as this report…Read […]

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Do Houseplants Actually Filter Your Air?

Plants are pretty wonderful, providing us with food, shade, and breathable air, but they aren’t magical. Yes, rainforests are vital for our ecosystem because they filter carbon out of the air and create oxygen—but any notion that houseplants can be used to filter toxins out of the air in our homes is, as this report… […]

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Dealers Are Still Marking Up The Kia Telluride

The Kia Telluride is still selling like there’s cash in its cargo area. Through June nearly 45,000 have been sold this year. And as one reader pointed out to us, a lot of dealers have been trying to cash in on how hot the Telluride is by marking them up.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Dealers Are Still Marking Up The Kia Telluride

The Kia Telluride is still selling like there’s cash in its cargo area. Through June nearly 45,000 have been sold this year. And as one reader pointed out to us, a lot of dealers have been trying to cash in on how hot the Telluride is by marking them up.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Difference Between Cream of Tartar and Tartaric Acid

Cream of tartar is an incredibly useful ingredient. With it, you can stabilize whipped cream, make your own baking powder, and cook up extra-fluffy scrambled eggs. There is, however, a fairly widespread misunderstanding of what it is.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Easiest Way to Clean Gunk Out of Your Sliding Door Track

If you’ve got a sliding door in your home, you’re probably familiar with the dirt and grime that has a tendency to gunk up the track. Cleaning that track might not be a regular priority, but when it starts slowing down the door (or causing it to stick altogether), it’s time to tackle the job. […]

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A Nearly 20-Year-Old Half-Life Easter Egg Was Just Found

At the very end of Half-Life: Decay there’s a tiny Easter egg to be found, but only if you change your perspective and pay close attention to a destroyed computer. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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