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How to Watch Two Meteor Showers Peak at the Same Time

If you’re one of the many people who got into stargazing and backyard astronomy during the pandemic, you’ve probably noticed that there hasn’t been a lot going on in the night sky as of late. All the usual suspects—the stars, the planets, the moon—are content to just hang around in space, and it’s been a […]

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How to Watch Two Meteor Showers Peak at the Same Time

If you’re one of the many people who got into stargazing and backyard astronomy during the pandemic, you’ve probably noticed that there hasn’t been a lot going on in the night sky as of late. All the usual suspects—the stars, the planets, the moon—are content to just hang around in space, and it’s been a […]

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35 Essential Summer Blockbusters From the Past 20 Years

Remember movie theaters? Remember movie theaters in summer? It’s been a long time (463 days as of this writing) since I last sat in a big, darkened room with strangers to experience a grand entertainment on the big screen (in that case, Cats). I truly hope to do so again soon—but sadly, I don’t know […]

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Can I Learn to Skateboard in My 30s?

The first time I stood on a skateboard, I was in high school. I was transferred from an all-Black school in Detroit to a predominately White one, and learning to navigate a new cultural landscape—hacky sack, field hockey, acoustic guitars—led me to Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 and, later, a group of kids playing… Read […]

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33 Movies and TV Shows That Are Basically ‘Competence Porn’

A wise man once said, “I love it when a plan comes together.” And we do too—especially when we’re watching a movie.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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33 Movies and TV Shows That Are Basically ‘Competence Porn’

A wise man once said, “I love it when a plan comes together.” And we do too—especially when we’re watching a movie. Read more…

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27 Movies to Stream When You Need a Good Cry

The past year has inundated us with so many horrors—untold lives needlessly lost to a virus allowed to proliferate unchecked, so many others forever damaged by the ongoing pandemic of racism, not to mention the ever-present specters of economic uncertainty and looming climate disaster—I won’t fault you if you’ve…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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27 Movies to Stream When You Need a Good Cry

The past year has inundated us with so many horrors—untold lives needlessly lost to a virus allowed to proliferate unchecked, so many others forever damaged by the ongoing pandemic of racism, not to mention the ever-present specters of economic uncertainty and looming climate disaster—I won’t fault you if you’ve…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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