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Chat Lingo Showdown: “haha” vs. “lol”

Even if your conversational partner can’t hear you laughing or see you smiling, it’s important to express your appreciation of a joke or a funny story. The many popular options can be boiled down into two types: The hahaha of simulated laughter, and the lol of metaphorical laughter.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Action Camera Showdown: GoPro vs Smartphones

Hitting the slopes is cool, but sharing a first-person view of you catching some sick air is even cooler. While everyone fancies themselves a potential X-Games contestant when they strap a camera to their face, not everyone requires the durability that the sport-friendly action cam provides. For most of us, the answer…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Gift-Giving Showdown: Gift Cards vs. Actual Gifts

If you think it’s too early to celebrate the start of the Christmas Creep, think again. Sure, it’s not even the first week of October, but September is basically November, and November is practically Christmas, so you should probably start thinking about what you’ll get your friends and family. If you’re thinking of…Read more… Continue […]

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Labor Day Showdown: Burger vs. Hot Dogs

The greasy sizzle of delicious meat on a grill is a staple of every Labor Day weekend. But as everyone breaks out the barbecue grill, paper plates, and “Kiss the Cook” aprons, a debate older than charcoal briquettes rages in the minds of grillmasters everywhere, along with their hungry audience: Do you want a burger?…Read […]

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Security Showdown: Smart Locks vs. “Dumb” Locks

A proper lock is a crucial component to home security, keeping unwanted intruders from four-legged pests to would-be burglars at bay. And while we certainly can’t knock the classic deadbolt, some locks have a few more tricks up their sleeves than others. The new kid on the block, the smart lock, has enough cool…Read more… […]

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Sunday Showdown: Vaping vs Smoking

The dim glow of an e-cigarette activating has become the butt of quite a few jokes about the concept of “cool.” While they’re not hip, the tech behind them is, especially when paired with cannabis. But not everyone wants to smoke their marijuana out of what looks like a Bluetooth-enabled straw. Sometimes a joint works…Read […]

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Sunday Showdown: Parchment Paper Vs. Silicone Baking Mats

Whether you’re baking cookies, roasting vegetables, or making the sweetest of candy, pan stickage is something you want to avoid. Both silicone baking mats and parchment paper can be used to coat pans, provide a non-stick surface, and cut down on cleaning time, but which one should you stock in your kitchen?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sunday Showdown: Fidget Spinner Vs. Fidget Cube

If you’re desperate for distraction or want to get your friend’s kid something that they’ll love but their parents might hate, an on-trend fidget toy is the way to go. While it’s disputed whether or not they actually help to reduce anxiety or increase focus, fidgeting is a common human activity, and with some…Read more… […]

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Which Period Tracker Is Best for You?

There are so many different period tracking apps because there are so many different reasons to use one: maybe you want to watch out for fertile days so you can get pregnant, or maybe you want to track your moods and symptoms every day so you can figure out if you get headaches or feel […]

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Secure Messaging App Showdown: WhatsApp vs. Signal

So, you’re interested in secure, encrypted chat apps. You have a few different choices, but as with any chat app, what all your friends are using is important. To that end, Signal and WhatsApp are easily the most popular. Here’s how they compare.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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