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Does Free Shipping Make You Spend More Money?

Good news if you shop Amazon but aren’t a Prime customer: they just dropped their free shipping minimum again. While they dropped it from $49 to $35 earlier this year, it’s now down to $25. They’re trying to keep up with Walmart, but here’s what it means for you as a consumer. Read more...

This $4 Survival Grenade Includes a Fire Starter, Fishing Gear, and More

Before you head out on your next long hike or camping trip, you might as well pick up this $4 survival “grenade.” Unwrap the nine feet of 550 pound paracord, and inside you’ll find tin foil, tinder, a flint rod, a knife, and even fishing equipment to help you live off the land. Read more...

The Grown-Up Kitchen: How to Make a Damn Roux

A roux by any other name is still a roux, but maybe that other name should be “fat and flour paste thickener,” because the fancy French name seems to put people off. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Hoover SteamVac, Sperry, Anker Lightning Cables, and More

Anker’s most durable lightning cable, a Hoover SteamVac, Sperry’s Almost Summer Sale, and more lead Thursday’s best deals. Read more...

Will You See a Social Security Check in Your Lifetime?

Social Security is one of those things we all hear a lot about but most of us don’t completely understand. You might know there’s an issue about Social Security funds depleting, but that probably doesn’t mean what you think it means. Read more...

Asparagus Is In Season, Here's What You Should Do With It

It’s asparagus season, people. While you can find asparagus outside these few months, it won’t be nearly as tasty— after it’s picked, the sugars start to turn to starch, which makes the stalks woody and bland. Read more...

Yes, This Is a Particularly Horrendous Year for Seasonal Allergies

This allergy season is dreadful, isn’t it? I have sneezed myself silly in the last couple of weeks and, anecdotally at least, here in New York half the people I know are clawing out their eyes and drowning themselves with neti pots. But is it worse than usual this year, or am I just a big baby? I spoke to Sujan Patel,… Read more...

Want to Hit Your Target? Go Slow and Steady 

If you’ve ever thrown a ball or dart, you may have noticed that the harder you throw it the more often you miss your target. Well, a new study suggests that your accuracy is, in fact, directly affected by your throwing speed and physics is to blame. Read more...

Keep Prying Eyes Out of Your Web History With 50% Off TorGuard VPN and Proxy Subscriptions

VPNs are in the news these days, and with good reason, so if you want to try one out without breaking the bank, you can save 50% on TorGuard’s already-affordable prices today with promo code TGLifetime50. Read more...

Tough Love: Stale Sandwiches, Awaiting Affection, and Writing a Way Out

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love. Read more...

Two Easy Ways to Make Hollandaise for Your Mother's Day Brunch

Eggs Benedict is the undisputed star of brunch, but that tricky Hollandaise sauce can frustrate even experienced home cooks. Luckily, we’ve found two super easy ways to make the silky sauce, neither of which requires a double boiler or a ton of whisking. Read more...

This Is How Much Vaginal Discharge is Normal

It’s totally normal to have vaginal discharge, a sort of whitish fluid, showing up in your underwear (if you are a person who has a vagina). But if you’re seeing a lot of it, you may wonder, how much is okay? In this video, gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter demonstrates. Read more...

Deadspin The 2008 Celtics Went On TV And Whined About Ray Allen | Jezebel You’ve Gotta See the Birth

Deadspin The 2008 Celtics Went On TV And Whined About Ray Allen | Jezebel You’ve Gotta See the Birthday Cake Amal Bought George | The Root Black Passenger Says American Airlines Forced Her to Give Up Her 1st-Class Seat, but Let Her White Friend Remain | Fusion Watching This Republican Liar Getting Torn Apart by His… Read more...

How Do You Handle Mother’s Day If Mother’s Day Sucks for You?

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and it isn’t a happy celebration for everyone. Whether your relationship with your mom isn’t great, your mother has passed away, or you’ve struggled with having kids, Mother’s Day can be a painful reminder of what you’ve gone through. If you’re dreading this particular holiday, we’d like… Read more...

The Money Advice I Wish I Learned Sooner  

Remember last week, when I asked y’all what money advice you wish you would’ve gotten sooner? You shared some great answers, but many of you said it wasn’t about when you got the advice, it was more about when you decided to actually take it. Read more...

Why New Parents Need to Take a Break From the News (and What They Should Do Instead)

In the months after my kids were born, the news cycle would send me into tailspins of anxiety and fear. The Penn State sex-abuse scandal and the Newtown shootings paralyzed me for days—I wept while changing diapers, wept in the bathtub, wept while pushing the stroller down the street. What might have been (merely!)… Read more...

How to Choose Between a Backpack and a Suitcase for Travel

Different types of vacations require different gear, and one of the biggest choices most of us make as we head off to the airport is the choice between packing everything into a backpack or a suitcase. They each have their strengths and weaknesses and are better suited for certain situations. Read more...

The Root Old Girlfriends and Authors Are Attempting to Delegitimize Barack and Michelle’s Black Love

The Root Old Girlfriends and Authors Are Attempting to Delegitimize Barack and Michelle’s Black Love | Fusion I Have Just One Thing to Say About This Video of Donald Trump Driving | Deadspin This Matt Harvey Thing Is Only Going To Get Worse Before It Gets Better | The Muse Teens Deserved More Than 13 Reasons Why Gave Them Read more...

What Are The Best Men's Underwear? Premium Edition.

Back in early 2015 we got in your pants to ask about your top choice in men’s underwear. While your hundreds of nominations surfaced some great brands, cotton, nylon, and polyester ended up ruling the winners bracket. Read more...

You Can Now Record Your Own Navigation Instructions in Waze, If For Some Reason You Want to Do That

Fascinated by the sound of your own voice? Wish you could hear your significant other whisper sweet “turn left here” into you ear while on the road? Well, now you can with Waze on Android. Read more...

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