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How Not to Lose Your Shirt When You’re Under Federal Investigation

In general, people take jobs to make money. But if you work for the White House, you have to be prepared for the possibility that, down the road, you might eventually need to lawyer up. And that can get…expensive. Like, half a million dollars expensive, according to Bloomberg Politics. Writer Shannon Pettypiece…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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An Exploration Into Cooking With 7 Up

Mid-century cooking tends to conjure up images of gelatin “salads,” casseroles, and banana abuse, but have you heard the good news about cooking with pop? It turns out that soda—particularly 7 Up—actually has a wide range of culinary uses beyond the drinkable, and we’re going to explore three of the most popular…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Being in a Good Mood Won’t Make Your Flu Shot More Effective

It’s almost flu season, which means flu-shot season. The New York Times suggests that a good mood can improve your immune response to the shot, giving you one more reason to be happy to head to the pharmacy. Too bad this feel-good headline is only backed up by some sketchy statistics.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Build Your Own Mini SNES (Or Just About Anything Else) With This Raspberry Pi 3 Deal

You can seemingly build just about anything with a Raspberry Pi, including your own miniature game console, and here’s a great deal on the newest Raspberry Pi 3. The kit comes with a case, a power supply, and some heatsinks, so just add a microSD card, and you’ll have everything you need to get started. […]

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How to Remove Oily Stains Left by Sticky Hand Toys

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag … And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on Offspring, we’re launching a new iteration of it, focusing on parenting…Read more… […]

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There’s Now Science-Backed Advice on How to Avoid Bringing Home Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are bed bad. People’s entire lives have been overturned by these (increasingly common) blood-sucking, itch-inducing pests. Thankfully, they’re not disease vectors, but I would rather not share my home with a roommate who wants to eat me, thank you very much.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Each Slider on an Equalizer Does

When you’re listening to music through cheap headphones or speakers, an equalizer will help even out the sound. Most equalizers come with genre presets, but you can manually adjust them too. It helps to know what kind of instrument is affected by each frequency.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Deadspin The NCAA Finally Got The Lawsuit It Deserved, And The One It Wanted | Jezebel Megyn Kelly T

Deadspin The NCAA Finally Got The Lawsuit It Deserved, And The One It Wanted | Jezebel Megyn Kelly Today, Today: ‘We Really Wanna Talk About That Right Now?’ | Splinter The Florida Migrant Town That FEMA Forgot | Earther America’s Only Tropical Rainforest Was Devastated By Hurricane Maria | Very Smart Brothas 5…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make a Classic Chocolate Malt

Making a milkshake seems to have become an extreme sport. There are boozy shakes, candy-encrusted shakes, and shakes that come with entire slices of cake. There is, however, one classic, iconic shake missing from this dairy-soaked fever dream: the chocolate malt.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I Tried a Vintage Mail Order Bodybuilding Course and There’s a Reason Nobody Does These Anymore

“I CAN GIVE YOU MASSIVE ARMS, BROAD SHOULDERS, AND A GIANT SIZED CHEST IN JUST FOUR WEEKS,” the Body-Tone pamphlet promises. It is the “World’s Fastest Strength and Muscle Building System.” It cost $20 in the late 1950s, but today the program is available for free in the Stark Center Archives. I am ready to […]

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