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    Why Older Running Shoes Probably Won't Last, Even If They Haven’t Been Worn

    You’ve probably heard that you should replace your running shoes when the cushioning wears down, which...

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    You Should Be Cleaning Your Indoor Plants

    When your house is a disaster, the last thing you are thinking about is cleaning your...

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    How to Tell If a 'Fitness Challenge' Is a Complete Waste of Time

    I’m a huge fan of challenging myself in the fitness realm. I did a triathlon once,...

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    Why You Shouldn't Waste Time (or Money) Worrying About 'Battery Health'

    Battery health is important, right? After all, our portable devices depend on them. These days, though,...

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    10 Ways to Make the Most of Your College Experience

    Getting a college education isn’t supposed to be easy, but between the student loan crisis, skyrocketing...

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    6 of the Most Bizarre Cat Behaviors (and Why They Do Them)

    Your cat is a confusing creature. It’s possible—likely even—that most of the things your cat does,...

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    When to Pay for 'Clear' Over TSA PreCheck

    With airports jammed with travelers, you might be thinking about signing up for the airport security...

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    How to Disable Vibrations on the Xbox Series X|S and PS5 Controllers

    Haptic feedback—and vibration as a whole—has become an essential feature of modern-day consoles. Your controller will...

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    How to Check If Someone Blocked You on WhatsApp

    If someone on WhatsApp continuously fails to respond to you, they may be ignoring you—or they...

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    Make Baking Easier With Reverse Taring

    Measuring your ingredients by mass is far more accurate and reproducible than measuring your ingredients by...

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    How to Reenter Society Post-Vaccine, Even When You're Not Sure You're Ready

    The vaccine was supposed to mean the U.S. had left the worst depths of the COVID-19...

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    How to Fix Google Assistant on Your Pixel

    Google Assistant is always there when you need it. But you don’t always need it. That’s...

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    Save Your Kids From the 'Overscheduling Trap' When You Send Them Back to School

    As our kids prepare to go back to school, our impulse will probably be to make...

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    Sexual Gaslighting Is a Thing (and How to Identify It)

    To gaslight someone is to deny their sense of reality. It’s a common term, and it...

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    When to Seed Your Lawn, and When to Use Sod

    When it comes to starting a lawn, there are two ways you can begin: You can...

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    How to Block Spam Calls With the Nuclear Option (and as Little Fallout as Possible)

    We’re all in a battle against robocalls. Chances are you’ve tried out various apps, settings, and...

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    How to Get Your Kid to Stop Lying All the Time (and Why They Lie in the First Place)

    The first time a parent catches their child in a lie, it’s enough to make their...

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    You Should Add Umeboshi Vinegar to Your Whipped Cream

    I am usually a whipped cream purist. Heavy cream doesn’t need to be flavored, as it...

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    Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Skipping a Day of Exercise

    Sometimes you need a day off. Sometimes you don’t need a day off, but you take...

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    How to Grow a Lemon Tree Indoors

    Having your own lemon tree at home is often a luxury we assume is reserved for...

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    What to Do About Your Calluses When a Pumice Stone Isn't Cutting It

    Work your hands or feet enough and getting calluses is inevitable. Now that I’m a weightlifter,...

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    How to Hack a 7-Layer Burrito From Existing Taco Bell Menu Items

    Last summer, Taco Bell suddenly discontinued longtime standbys like the quesarito, Fiesta potatoes, and the 7-layer...

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    You Can Make Tomato Soup With a Can of Tomato Paste

    A grilled cheese sandwich is a good quick lunch, but a little tomato soup on the...

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    How to Choose and Install the Right External Hard Drive for Your PS5

    Sony recently disclosed the requirements for upgrading the PlayStation 5’s internal storage with an M.2 Solid...

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    How to Prevent Your Honey (and Other Condiments) From Leaving a Sticky Mess

    Sticky spills are, as far as I can tell, never welcome, and they are particularly unwelcome...

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    NBD, There's Just a Massive Asteroid Hurtling Past Earth This Month

    Giant asteroids don’t collide with our planet very often, but they do hurtle by within a...

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    Don't Toss Out the Cash Hiding in Your Junk Mail

    If you get a letter from the audience ratings company Nielsen, don’t throw it away—there’s money...

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    How to Prepare for Your Child's Separation Anxiety

    The first day (week, month) of school can be hard on some kids, particularly those entering...

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    How to Keep Your PS5 Controller Muted and Avoid Embarrassing Yourself

    Did you know your PS5 controller has a microphone that’s enabled by default every time you...

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    Why You Shouldn't Over-Apologize, and What to Say Instead

    For some people, it’s easy to over-apologize—or borderline grovel—over any perceived inconvenience. If you’re late to...

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    Maybe It's Time to Trade Your Bath Towel in for a Bath Sheet

    All bath towels are not created equal. In fact, some are so large and offer so...

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    The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: What Happened With Simone Biles at the Olympics?

    The Delta Variant is spreading, Congress is investigating a coup attempt, and the west coast is...

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    The Cleverest Ways You Should Be Reusing Your Shower Curtain Liner

    Shower curtain liners are one of those things that may appear to be pointless, but actually...

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    The Difference Between Masking & Painter's Tape and When to Use Each

    If you’re getting ready to start a painting project, there’s probably a trip to the hardware...

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    How to Get People to Actually Listen to Your Podcast

    It’s easy to start your own podcast. They’re as ubiquitous now as personal blogs were in...

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    No, You Don't Have to Pre-Soak Terra Cotta Pots

    Terra cotta pots are a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor plants, thanks to their...

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    How to Research the History of Your Home

    Whether you live in an older home, or just appreciate them (and can lose hours scrolling...

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    How to Get Better at Promoting Your Small Business on Social Media

    Whether you’re content with keeping your side hustle on the side or want to turn it...

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    The Difference Between Antiperspirant and Deodorant and Which to Use

    Everyone has their reasons for wearing (or not wearing) deodorant or antiperspirant—whether it’s to avoid sweating,...

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    How to Look for a New Job Without Tipping Off Your Boss

    If you’re looking for a new job, there’s a chance you’re feeling unfulfilled in your current...

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    The Best and Worst Foods for Composting

    As proponents of composting (or at least using kitchen scraps as plant food) we’re always on...

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    7 of the Best VR Games That Will Actually Give You a Great Workout

    When we last left the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, I was donning a VR headset and clearing...

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    How to Aerate Your Lawn (and Why You Should)

    Depending on where you live—and your mentality about yard appearance—lawns can be hard work. If you...

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    How to Finally Block Someone in Google Drive

    Google Drive is finally rolling out its long-awaited “block user” option. While it was previously possible...

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    How to Fake Like You Know What's Going on In the Olympics

    Did you know the summer Olympics include competitions in canoeing, BMX racing, handball, trampoline, and judo?...

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    Make This Cocktail in Memoriam of the Perfect Peach

    Peaches are a great source of consternation for me. I am convinced that the last good...

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    Why Back-to-School Shopping Is More Expensive This Year (and How to Spend Less)

    Welp, parents, it looks like you’ll need to leave even more room in your budget for...

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    6 of the Weirdest Dog Behaviors (and Why They Do It)

    To observe a dog is to bear witness to a great many animal mysteries, such as...

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    12 Picturesque Waterfalls You Can Visit Without a Passport

    Earlier this summer, we wrote about the 15 U.S. islands you should visit. Now, we’re turning...

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    How Contagious Is Delta, Really?

    Delta is more contagious than the original COVID-19 virus, and it’s even more contagious than the...