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This Map Shows Which States Protect LGBT People From Discrimination

If this were a just world, the entire map above would be colored purple. But only 19 states and DC prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Three others protect sexual orientation alone. And the rest don’t have any statewide protections at all, although cities within some of those… Read more...

This Infographic Shows How to Chop Weirdly-Shaped Vegetables

I’m not an ambitious cook and my culinary pursuits are limited to the familiar. I know how to peel a potato. I don’t know much else. That’s why I need a guide for more oddly-shaped vegetables like artichokes, as demonstrated in this graphic. Read more...

Yoga Burns Serious Calories If You Do It Fast Enough

Yoga is great for flexibility, strength, and balance, but we’ve never taken it seriously as a form of cardio. According to a new study, though, cycling through poses at a fast pace—we’ll show you how—can give you a workout on par with a light aerobics class. Read more...

Chrome for iPhone Gets a Reading List for Saving Articles and Offline Reading

iPhone: One of the nicer features in Apple’s Safari is the Reading List, which gives you an in-browser place to save articles to read later. Today, Chrome gets that too. Read more...

Do Bay Leaves Even Do Anything?

Bay leaves are the dryer sheets of the kitchen. I know that they do something, I’m just not entirely sure what it is, and I don’t really miss them when I run out. Yet I keep buying them, because this what humans that cook do. They buy bay leaves and put them in things. Read more...

Gizmodo This Is What Happens When Your Headphones Explode on an Airplane [GRAPHIC] | The Concourse T

Gizmodo This Is What Happens When Your Headphones Explode on an Airplane [GRAPHIC] | The Concourse The Insanity Of The Steve Bannon Origin Myth | Jezebel Prince’s Ex-Wife on the Tragic Death of Their Baby 20 Years Ago: ‘I Don’t Think He Ever Got Over It’ | The Grapevine YouTube Cooking Sensation Auntie Fee on Life… Read more...

Watch Out for This Sneaky Rental Car Ploy

 You probably already know car rental companies try to upsell you on renter’s insurance (in many cases, your credit card might already have you covered). Another tactic they use to squeeze more cash out of you? Making you think an upgrade is free. Read more...

This Is a 7-Minute Yoga Routine That Will Actually Relax You

It sucks when office anxiety spills over into time you want to spend relaxing. In an attempt to combat post-work stress, I tried this quick yoga routine designed specifically to help you de-stress and it actually helped me feel super refreshed after a long day. Read more...

Spark for Mac Adds Folder Management, Label Support, and Smart Filters

Mac: When Spark initially launched on Mac, it had enough features to get by, but it still needed to check off a few boxes to convince power users to give it a look. In an update today, they’ve added a few new tools for managing your email. Read more...

What the “Alternative Minimum Tax” Is and Why It Matters for the Rest of Us

One standout item from Trump’s 2005 tax return, revealed last night, was something called the “Alternative Minimum Tax” (AMT). If you’re not terribly familiar with it, here’s what the AMT is all about and why it matters. Read more.....

Ticketmaster Wants to Let You Buy Tickets Before Bots Snatch 'Em All Up

You hear your favorite musical artist is coming to town, so you go to buy tickets only to find they’re already sold out. Those tickets weren’t picked up by people with faster fingers than you, though, they were purchased by bots to be resold. Ticketmaster’s “Verified Fan” program is hoping to change that. Read more...

Remains of the Day: Now Anyone Can Make Encrypted Video Calls With Signal

The privacy-focused message app Signal can now make encrypted video calls. That adds a nice layer of security if you’re accustomed to something like Facetime but want a more private way to chat. Read more...

Beware This Clever "Fake Attachment" Gmail Phishing Scam

With a little know-how, most phishing scams are pretty easy to detect. This one, on the other hand, is devilishly clever and just might dupe you if you’re not careful. Read more...

Credit Scores Are About to Rise for Millions of People

Credit is tricky. It seems to work against us more than it works in our favor, and in recent years, there’s been a push to improve the system. In this vein, the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) recently decided to make a change that will help 12 million consumers in the U.S. Read more...

Try This Test for Hidden Hearing Loss

Do you have trouble hearing people in noisy places? If you do, a regular hearing test won’t necessarily detect a problem with your ears. But a new type of test, which you can try right here, should give a different result. Read more...

How to Play Virtual Reality Games Without Barfing

Virtual reality is the next big thing in gaming, but wearing the headsets causes motion sickness for some. Even I’ve experienced a little motion sickness while playing despite the fact I never struggled with it in the past (no barfing yet). If you’re worried about hurling, there are a few things you can do to make the… Read more...

Three Tasty Tips for Better Pie Crust

No one needs an “excuse” to eat pie—pie should be eaten freely and with joy whenever the craving strikes—but it is Pi Day (???? Day), and we would be remiss if we didn’t celebrate. Read more...

What’s Going to Happen to My Insurance If the Obamacare Replacement Becomes Law?

We finally have some numbers on what the Republicans’ proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act is going to do to health insurance coverage and costs. The estimate, from the Congressional Budget Office, says that 24 million of us will lose coverage, and the rest of us will probably see our deductibles go up. Read more...

What to Do If You're Attacked By a Dog, According to a Former Navy SEAL

Hopefully, you’ll never be in a situation where you have to use these tips, but they might just come in handy to help you handle a dog attack. In this Business Insider video, a former Navy SEAL tells you what you need to know to protect yourself. Read more...

Waze Will Let You Control Spotify Without Ever Leaving the App

If you’re an avid Waze user, there’s a reasonable chance that you tend to pop between Waze and an audio app while you’re driving. Well, if that audio app happens to be Spotify, you’re in luck, because Waze is integrating Spotify controls directly into the app and vice versa. Read more...

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