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How to Support Creators You Love—For Free

The best way to support creators you love is usually to buy their work—it’s financial support and support for the idea that they can make a living from their art. But even when you don’t have a cent to spare, there’s a lot you can do to support your favorite artist’s career. (There are many […]

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The Best True Crime Shows, Stories and Podcasts of 2017

The holiday season can be a saccharine overload—consider the case of heiress Sunny von Bulow, who fell into a comatose state from which she’d never wake following a 1982 Christmas celebration. Authorities accused her husband Claus of attempting to murder her by injecting her with insulin. Claus maintained that Sunny…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Secret Lives of Virtual Worlds is a brand new podcast about people’s digital lives in video game

The Secret Lives of Virtual Worlds is a brand new podcast about people’s digital lives in video games and virtual worlds. The first few episodes cover a donkey rancher’s foray into Eve Online piracy and an Arkansas performance artist who streamed Lord of the Rings Online from a crate.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best Podcasts to Binge in Holiday Traffic

Being stuck in traffic sucks, being stuck in holiday traffic is even worse. If you’re driving this holiday season, load up your phone with an amazing podcast or two to make the traffic a little less hellish. You might even start hoping the drive doesn’t end too soon, so you can finish the episode you’re […]

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How to Bust Myths, With MythBusters Hosts Brian Louden and Jon Lung

In this episode we talk movie myths, DIY disasters, and what it takes to troubleshoot a rocket-powered sword with Brian Louden and Jon Lung of Science Channel’s Mythbusters, debuting Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 9pm. The seminal science show about disproving (and then destroying) urban legends is back, and its new hosts are…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Nine Spooky Podcasts Guaranteed to Frighten You

It’s that special time of year again when everyone is looking for a good scary story. And though podcasts more often conjure up the images of gentle interviews with creative types and soothing NPR voices, more shows are moving into the territory of old-school radio plays, producing unsettling (and addictive) stories…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Three History Podcasts That Aren’t “Hardcore History”

Nothing against Dan Carlin’s “Hardcore History,” but it seems to eat up all the publicity for history podcasts. That’s a shame, because the podcast format is a fantastic way to dive into a thirty-hour history of the French Revolution, or snack on a 12-minute account of how Warren G. Harding, betrayed by his corrupt…Read more… […]

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Your Pocket Guide to Running For Office

As Donald Trump’s almost all-boys club pushes America closer and closer to a constitutional crisis, a historic number of fed up women are mulling bids for elected office. While there are more resources and organizations to help women plot this journey than ever before, it’s still daunting to think about—and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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