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Stop Recycling Amazon's Plastic Packaging 2019-02-11 23:00:00

Recycling can be a little complicated as it is—it’s never as easy as throwing plastic in a plastics recycling bin. Most curbside recycling programs don’t accept plastic bags, for example.

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How to Say No to a Second Date 2019-02-11 21:30:00

I’ve gotten very good at saying no to second dates, largely because I go on so many first dates. There are times when we both acknowledge there’s no spark and go our separate ways; there are times when they reject me; and statistically, there are a fair number of people who want to take a second run at it even though…

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How to Help Your Kid Deal With Social Rejection 2019-02-11 21:00:00

Watching our kids get rejected, especially by their own peers, is among the most heart-wrenching parts of parenthood. We obviously can’t protect them from rejection: Not only is it going to happen, it’ll be something they’ll experience to some degree their entire lives. But we can still support them in ways that both…

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How to Reject Someone on Social Media 2019-02-11 20:15:00

I have to deal with so much stupid on social media, it makes me want to quit nearly every site I’m on at least once a week. Surely you’ve had this feeling as well—perhaps it’s because of an annoying friend, a trend that refuses to die, or some political discourse packed with racism and idiocy.

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Are You Dying? Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions Tomorrow at 1 PM EST 2019-02-11 19:30:00

So: That weird clicking sound in your knee is back again. And today, you randomly got nauseated for like an hour but then it went away and now you kinda have a headache. Oh god, didn’t you read somewhere that that’s the sign of an oncoming stroke? Does anyone else smell burned toast?

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Go Ahead and Break Your Streak 2019-02-11 19:00:00

We’ve tried lots of techniques over the years to solidify a new habit. Tying up your ego in a daily streak is just one of those, and it’s not for everybody. And yet it seems every app wants you to care deeply about keeping up a consistent streak. Screw that. It’s okay to break your streak.

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How to Handle Romantic Rejection 2019-02-11 18:30:00

The mystery of love is dwarfed by the far greater mystery of how to get the hell over being dumped. Here’s how to begin.

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Get Over It With the Lifehacker Rejection Playlist 2019-02-11 18:00:00

How you doing? Oh no! I thought it’d last forever! But I always knew you were too good for that. Sorry, buddy. Sounds rough. Let’s go drown our sorrows. I have just the right music for this.

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How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise When It's Cold Out 2019-02-11 17:30:00

What’s worse than getting yourself to the gym after a long workday? Getting yourself to the gym in the midst of a polar vortex.

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How to Be a 'Gardener' Parent 2019-02-11 17:00:00

“You can do this,” I told my 7-year-old son. “We won’t stop until you get it. I know you can do it.”

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Monday's Best Deals: Succulents, Sous Vide, Samsung MicroSD, and More 2019-02-11 16:53:00

Anker headphones, men’s skin care products, and board games lead off Monday’s best deals.

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How to Send Back Food and Drinks 2019-02-11 16:00:00

Dining and drinking out can be an expensive experience and you, as a customer, are entitled to an enjoyable one. But being entitled to something doesn’t mean you get to be a jerk about it. Sending food or drinks back from whence they came for no real reason is the saddest sort of flex, and there are few things more…

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Big Instant Pot. Small Price.  2019-02-11 15:57:00

If you don’t have an Instant Pot yet, it’s time to give in and jump on the bandwagon. It cooks meals incredibly quickly, but it can also double as a slow cooker, and even makes terrific rice.

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The A.V. 2019-02-11 15:47:00

The A.V. Club Will Smith sure is looking blue in the new Aladdin teaser | The Root Trump Gets Toe Tagged and Bagged by Black Twitter After ‘African-Americans Are Very Angry’ Tweet | The Muse Cardi B Is the First Solo Woman to Win the Grammy for Best Rap Album [Updated] | Splinter Everyone Is Dumb | Deadspin Trent…

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How to Dump a Friend 2019-02-11 15:30:00

A few years ago, one of my best friends from college broke up with me. “I think it might be healthier if we took a step back from constantly talking to each other,” she wrote in an email. “Maybe one day we’ll see eye to eye, but for now this feels unhealthy.”

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Tell Us Your Best Delhi Travel Tips 2019-02-11 15:15:00

Picking locations for Hack Your City gives me vertigo. There are just so many places with so many people. This week we’re talking about Delhi, capital of India, home to over 21 million, a city so old there are debates over what century it was founded in. In the early 20th century the British built another city inside

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How to Make More Money in 2019 2019-02-11 15:00:00

None of us has enough money.

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Samsung's Speedy 256GB MicroSD Card Is a Great Deal Today 2019-02-11 14:50:00

We’ve seen several deals on high capacity microSD cards lately, but Samsung’s EVO is one of the fastest models out there, and its 256GB variant just dropped to $48, a within $3 of an all-time low for the U3-rated card. If you need a ton of storage for Switch games or GoPro footage, this is definitely worth a look.

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Take Responsibility For Your Own Gadget Repairs With a Deal on iFixit's Pro Tech Toolkit 2019-02-11 14:25:00

If you want to fix your own phones, tablets, and other small gadgets, iFixit’s Pro Tech Toolkit has everything you need to get started. We’re talking precision screwdrivers, yes, but also suction cups, spudgers, an anti-static wrist strap, non-reactive plastic tweezers, and a lot more, all backed by iFixit’s lifetime…

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There's Something For Everyone In Amazon's One-Day Game Sale 2019-02-11 13:34:00

I don’t care how old your kids you are, there’s something for everyone in Amazon’s one-day Hasbro sale.

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What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 11, 2019  2019-02-11 13:00:00

Look, I’m not making any promises about The Umbrella Academy, the latest comic book-to-Netflix Original series (Thursday). It could be terrible, but there’s something about the premise (estranged siblings with superpowers reunite after their father’s death) and the trailer, which has a sort of fairy-tale filter and…

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This Is 40... clove garlic chicken 2019-02-11 02:22:00

Welcome to The Takeout’s Garlic Week, our Valentine to the world’s loveliest stink.

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