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Your Cancer Risk Depends, in Part, on Where You Live

Of every 100,000 Americans, 451 of us will get cancer in a given year. But that varies depending on where you live: some counties have higher cancer rates than others. And those rates match up pretty well with this map of environmental quality, which you should check out now—because it may be the last of its kind. Read more...

What's Cooking? What Are Your Mother's Day Meal Plans?

Hello, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. Mother’s Day is fast approaching, so we should probably talk about that. Read more...

The Best Time of Year to Sell Your Unwanted Crap

We’ve told you the best times of year to buy anything, but what if you want to sell your junk, not accumulate more of it? Here are the best months to sell everything that’s currently collecting dust in your closets. Read more...

How to Hack Happiness With Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin practically invented the concept of hacking your happiness. With her blog and then best-selling book The Happiness Project, she’s been experimenting for years with how to find and maintain happiness in this crazy world. Read more...

How to Win The #MyOreoCreation Contest

Usually a new Oreo flavor would be the big Oreo news of the day, but not today, my friends. There is a new flavor, but there’s also a chance to see the novelty Oreo of your dreams become a reality, and win “$500K and VIP OREO access to upcoming releases and top-secret prototypes.” Read more...

How to Be a Whistleblower

Whistleblowing is in the news this week: Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates is preparing to testify in front of a Senate panel on May 8th, and CNN reports that she will say she warned the White House about Michael Flynn’s connections with Russia almost three weeks before Flynn was fired. Read more...

Zones Provides Easy Time Zone Conversion on the iPhone

iPhone: Your iPhone has a built in world clock, but it kind of sucks. Zones is not only a better alternative, it also packs in features Apple’s option should have. Read more...

Which Period Tracker Is Best for You?

There are so many different period tracking apps because there are so many different reasons to use one: maybe you want to watch out for fertile days so you can get pregnant, or maybe you want to track your moods and symptoms every day so you can figure out if you get headaches or feel cranky in sync with your cycle.… Read more...

"Don't Be a Know-It-All, Be a Learn-It-All"

If there’s one thing anyone can benefit from in life, it’s always thinking of yourself as a student. It’s okay if you don’t know something as long as you’re willing to learn it. Read more...

One of the Best Annotation Tools for iPhone Just Got Some Great New Features

iPhone: Annotable is one of the best image annotation tools around, especially after Evernote abandoned Skitch a couple of years ago. Now, it’s been updated with a slew of new features, making it much more versatile. Read more...

Get Mom (Or Yourself) A New Fitbit For $20-$50 Off

If you’ve had your eyes on a Fitbit (may we recommend the new Alta HR?), or wanted to get one for Mom this month, the entire lineup is on sale right now on Amazon, with discounts ranging from $20 to $50. Read more...

Saturday's Best Deals: Fitbit Mother's Day Sale, $100 Sound Bar, Haribo Bears, and More

Discounts on the entire Fitbit lineup, a five pound bag of gummi bears, and a half price sound bar lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

What Happens When You Get Shot, Tuning Up Sluggish Macs, and How to Introduce Yourself to Dogs

This week we looked at the ramifications of the new healthcare bill but also performed the nerdy task of playing doctor with sluggish Macs. We also explored the grisly subject of what it’s like to get shot, compared secure messaging apps, and more. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts. Read more...

Talking to Yourself Makes You Smarter, Not Crazy

You’d probably think someone who talks to themselves out loud is a little “off,” but they might actually be on to something. Talking to yourself is a great way to better understand what you’re learning. Read more...

Deadspin If Kelly Oubre Jr.

Deadspin If Kelly Oubre Jr. Is Suspended, It Will Be Because He Was Honest | Jezebel Like the Fashion, Only Some of the Shade Landed At the Met Gala | The Grapevine Angela Rye Lets Tomi Lahren Know to Keep Auntie Maxine’s Name Out Her Mouth in Epic Clapback | Fusion How West Virginia Lost the Workers’ Revolution | Read more...

How Do You Find and Maintain Your Friendships?

Once you’re out of school, finding friends and spending time with themfalls by the wayside to work, family, and other obligations. So, tell us, how did you stumble upon new friendships? And more importantly, what do you do to keep them going strong? Read more...

Why We Continue To Use Shitty Old Apps Like Flickr

I just migrated my photos off of Flickr. Yes, it’s 2017, and I was still using Flickr. Why? Because I’d been using it since 2005, it’s free, and the mobile app is… fine. But now that it seems like Flickr is joining the likes of AOL and Earthlink in the internet graveyard, it’s clearly time to leave. Why did it take… Read more...

How to Call Your Members of Congress When You Have Social Anxiety

If you have phone phobia, you’re not alone. (I’m a recovering member of the club myself.) If the situation in this country is making you anxious, calling your reps is both a step toward a solution, and a way to give yourself a small amount of control over something. But you have to be able to actually make the call. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Smart Alarm Clock, Teva Sandals, USB Power Outlets, and More

The smartest alarm clock you’ve ever seen, Teva sandals, and USB power receptacles lead off Friday’s best deals. Read more...

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Without Being an Ignorant Jerk

It’s Cinco de Mayo, a day where a lot of people drink tequila and eat Mexican food in commemoration of... Read more...

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