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Why You Shouldn’t Earmark Your Disaster Relief Donations

Things are… not great now. Hurricane season is clobbering the Caribbean, earthquakes are plaguing Mexico, the Pacific Northwest is on fire. Understandably, you want to help, and often the best way to help is a monetary donation to a relief organization. And it seems like the best thing to do is to earmark your funds…Read […]

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Add Your House to the “Teal Pumpkin Project” Map to Make Halloween Safer for Kids With Allergies  

Halloween means candy, and that means stress for parents of kids with food allergies. It’s sad to have to take away the bag of trick-or-treating loot from your little ninja turtle, who worked so hard gathering it with his buddies Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why Don’t You Sous Vide a Little Pot of S’mores Dip?

Hello friends, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. This week I’m taking a break from more serious sous-vide pursuits and bringing the s’more indoors.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Take Baby Steps Toward Encryption by Securing Your Smartphone

Your data, from the Christmas party photos you took last year to the tax return you filed (thank God for extensions, right?) is in more places than you think, which means securing as much of it as you can is vital. But the idea of encryption can be intimidating to the inexperienced, and often involves […]

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All About CTE, the Brain Trauma Common in Football Players

Aaron Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end who died by suicide earlier this year while serving a life sentence for murder, is the latest football player to be publicly diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The condition is linked to depression, aggression, and problems with impulse control.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Yashica’s “Unprecedented” Camera Comes to Kickstarter

Japanese brand Yashica released a teaser video alluding to the creation of a new camera. The teaser, titled “The Prologue,” showcases a girl walking around with an old Yashica film camera and a short scene with a clip-on smartphone lens. The visuals begin with the tagline: “Expect the Unexpected:The Unprecedented Camera by YASHICA” with “October 2017, Kickstarter” appearing thereafter. The company was founded […]

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The Cocktail Glasses You Actually Need and What You Should Put in Them

Every squad has a preferred term for getting inebriated. To quote and then immediately regret quoting Eminem, “Get buzzed, get crunk, get drunk, get fuuuuucked up.” For my particular band of college pals, that phrase was always “Drinkin’ Outta Cups.” As in,“Hey Jack, we drinkin’ outta cups tonight?”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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