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5 waffle makers that will make you the Ruler of Breakfast

Make killer waffles at home. (Jodie Morgan via Unsplash/) Whether you like them traditional or thick and Belgian, the homemade waffle is a commitment because—unlike pancakes or omelets—you can’t just decide to make them without specialized equipment. But which waffle irons or makers are best suited to your breakfast (or …

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How to avoid summer colds

Everyone you know is outside, having fun in the sun, but you’re inside, staring into a tissue. No good. (Brittany Colette via Unsplash/) The sun is out, the mercury is climbing, and despite their name, “colds” are rampant. Summer colds are, of course, terrible, but you can strand them at …

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NASA is planning an interplanetary fishing trip

The Europa Clipper may someday buzz the surface of Europa, measuring its magnetic field, mapping its surface, and searching for traces of organic molecules. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/) A long-awaited mission targeting Jupiter’s moon Europa, one of the solar system’s likeliest locations for alien life, just took one big step forward. NASA has …

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How to Easily Opt Out of Apple Card Binding Arbitration

Excited to use your new Apple Card? Before you start spending, there’s one extra task to consider: opting out of binding arbitration. You’ll spot binding arbitration clauses in a lot of financial agreements because it helps keep banks and their business partners out of court. If you agree to binding …

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How to Foster an Animal for the First Time

Photo: Shutterstock At the Animal Care Centers of New York City, the shelters receive between 40 and 60 animals a day; during one holiday weekend last year, the shelters received more than 300 animals, including dogs, cats, and rabbits that were strays or were relinquished by owners. Adopting a pet, …

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Laptop backpacks for your office on-the-go

Great knapsacks to keep your laptop and other daily supplies. (Jake Ingle via Unsplash/) There are as many different types of backpacks as there are uses for them. Yet, when it comes to objects that help carry other objects, form so often compromises function. For example, design elements like thin …

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Just seven really excellent pens

Pens for every occasion. (Aaron Burden via Unsplash/) Given how ubiquitous smartphones are, it’s not hard to imagine why handwriting is in decline. Yet, no matter how tech-oriented we’ve become, you’ll likely still need to jot down a few notes here and there. If you’re looking for a new favorite …

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The FCC created an online index for known phone scams

This may is upset, perhaps because he was the victim of a cramming scam. (Bruce Mars (via Pexels)/) It’s worryingly simple to get scammed if you’re not careful. Even if you’re a relatively tech-savvy person, the sheer volume of grifts out there, most of which aim to pry your money …

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What Planned Parenthood’s Funding Change Means for Patients

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty) Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to …

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