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The Bedtime Routine That Helps Me Sleep Better When Traveling

I’ve visited all seven continents, which means sleeping in many different time zones and situations. After trying to sleep on cruise ships, airplanes, and in cities that come alive at night, I have the perfect bedtime routine that helps me fall asleep no matter how jet lagged I am. Read more...

Will It Sous Vide? Delicious Dal

Greetings sous-vide adventurers, and welcome back to a warm and comforting installment of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more...

BlackBerry Wants to Protect Your Phone From Prying Eyes

Do you ever feel like the person next to you on the subway is staring at your phone and reading your texts? Of course you do, because we all glance at other people’s phones and tablets during our boring commutes. I do, anyway. BlackBerry has a solution. Read more...

Deadspin Contracts That Void Themselves, And Other Ways NFL Teams Are Beating The Players | Sploid W

Deadspin Contracts That Void Themselves, And Other Ways NFL Teams Are Beating The Players | Sploid Watching These Precisely Crafted Wooden Joints Fit Together Is Deeply Satisfying | The Slot We Redacted Everything That’s Not a Verifiably True Statement From Trump’s Time Interview About Truth | The Root Leaked… Read more...

Fake News Sharing and Friendship Go Hand In Hand

Everyone is trying to crack down on fake news, but there’s still little understanding of why such preposterous information spreads so easily. One recent study may have revealed a very important piece of the puzzle, however: people trust their friends too much. Read more...

Senate Votes to Let Internet Providers Sell Your Web History

Today, the US Senate voted 50-48 to overturn broadband privacy rules that would have required internet service providers get consumer consent before selling their web browsing data to advertisers or other data companies. Read more.....

15,000 Steps Is the New 10,000

We’ve all heard the “walk 10,000 steps a day to be healthy” pitch, but new research says that, while 10,000 is better than nothing, it might not quite be enough. Read more...

What to Do With Leftover Hoagies, Subs, and Grinders

Though I’m fully aware that most of you have never seen or even heard of a “leftover sandwich,” I am in the habit of ordering foot-long subs, and this habit often leaves me with an extra six inches of sandwich. This is not a tragedy, but once the bread gets soggy, I am no longer willing to put it in my mouth. The… Read more...

What Kind of Bad Choice Are House Republicans Facing?

The American Health Care Act is scheduled for a vote in the House today. This puts Republican representatives in a tight spot. Is it a Sophie’s choice? A Hobson’s choice? A garden variety dilemma? Let’s take a look. Read more...

How I Use Rock Climbing to Practice Getting Over My Fear of Failure

Rock climbing is one hell of a strength-building workout. Not just for your upper body, but for everything. I recently joined a rock climbing gym in Los Angeles, paying $79 each month for something I actually love to hate. And yet I keep going because, in addition to training my body, I am really training to get over… Read more...

Instagram Rolls Out Two-Factor Authentication for Everyone

Instagram has finally pushed out the update they tested over a year ago that adds two-factor authentication to its accounts. Here’s how to set it up. Read more...

The Secret to Adding Time to Coin-Op Dryers

The dryer in my building never dries a load in one cycle, which means I end up paying for two dry cycles when my clothes really only need one and a half per load. That’s a waste of energy, money, and time. So, when I heard about this trick to add time incrementally, I had to give it a try. After all, it would only… Read more...

Leftover Rice Could Make You Very Sick

On a scale from “1” to “listeria” the amount of stomach trouble I would expect a bowl of rice to give me falls around a “2,” but apparently the seemingly innocuous grain can inflict a lot of pain if it’s not stored properly. Read more...

Don't Be Fooled by "Protein Cookies" and Other "Protein" Junk Foods

The other day at the gym, I found this bag of peanut butter “protein cookies” and was utterly fascinated by it. The packaging proudly displays “18 grams of protein per bag,” along with every healthy-sounding buzzword there is: non-GMO, gluten-free, and high protein. Let’s not put on airs, bag of cookies, you’re still… Read more...

How to Take Better Care of Your Clothes and Stop Destroying Them in the Wash

Theoretically, it’s better to spend more on quality, but that’s only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes from the hamper to the dryer without giving it much thought. If you buy quality, this is an expensive mistake. Here’s how to take better care of your clothes. Read more...

How to Make Your Kitchen Look Clean When You're Too Lazy to Actually Clean It

I’m one of those people whose stress level is directly related to how messy my apartment is, especially my kitchen (because that’s where the most mess happens). But, I’d also rather binge watch Parks & Rec than clean. So, I decided to give the S.O.S.D. method a try and see if it strikes the balance between clean and… Read more...

The First Thing You Should Say When Calling 911 on a Mobile Phone

In the frenzy of a real emergency, it can be hard to think straight. Yes, it’s important to give your name and explain the situation when you call 911, but there’s some things you should tell them first if you’re calling from a mobile phone, just in case. Read more...

I'm Emmanuel Schalit, CEO of Dashlane, and This Is How I Work

There seems to be a new hack, leak, or security exploit discovered every day, and only one piece of advice really remains consistent on how to protect yourself: Use a password manager. The most secure password is one that you don’t know yourself. Read more...

Your Gym Should Either Be Super Close or Super Nice

Getting into the habit of hitting the gym a couple times every week isn’t easy, but a new report suggests there are two things that will help get you off the couch: convenience and quality. Read more...

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