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How to Use Fewer Paper Towels

When it comes to creating less waste, there are some habits that are harder to break than others. Take paper towels, for instance. They’re so damn convenient—but this convenience comes at a price. Paper towels are rarely recyclable because of their low quality, unlike newspaper, which can still be recycled …

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How to Start Your Own Podcast

Podcasts are now firmly established parts of pop culture, and chances are you probably have a favorite (or seven) that help make your commute more bearable. And while every armchair broadcaster with a voice recorder app is eager to get in the game, creating a professional-sounding podcast isn’t as simple …

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How YouTube Is Endangering Children

Photo: Unsplash A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for child sexual exploitation.” It has done so by suggesting home movies of semi-nude kids to viewers who have watched other home movies of semi-nude kids, creating …

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All the big Apple announcements from WWDC 2019

If you’re an Apple fan, WWDC is one of the biggest events of the year. It’s a chance for the company to show off a ton of new software, programs, and even some hardware from time to time. You can check out our preview of what we expect to see …

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To Prevent Hemorrhoids, Poop in the Dark

“Some people like to be all alone, sitting half-naked up on the throne. Personally that don’t work for me, ’cause it smells like the poo-poo that just came from me.” When vlogger Ze Frank sang this in 2006, I found his argument compelling: Who wants to spend more time on …

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The best reusable lunch kit

Bringing your leftover lasagna to work is good for both the environment and your budget. Brown-bagging it keeps food waste out of landfills, but you should actually avoid the brown bag too—as well as utensils like plastic forks and knives that will end up in a bin when you’re done. …

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How to Watch Apple’s WWDC 2019 Keynote Monday

Image: Pexels Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference officially kicks off on Monday in San Jose, California. If you weren’t able to snag a ticket to this year’s conference (or you’re just interested in the software announcements), you can catch a lot of the action online. The keynote, which starts at 1pm …

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