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I have hilariously bad circulation in my extremities, which means that I wear thick socks and slippers 24/7 from October to May. This year, I got extremely cushy slippers for Christmas—and proceeded to immediately spill all kinds of bullshit on them while cooking dinner for my family. Tragic.

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Everybody likes a little treat now and then. But I’ve recently learned a shocking (to me) fact: Not all kids love sweets. Also (this one is much less shocking) not all parents want their kids to have sweets—or other junk food—on a regular basis. And when it comes down to it, it’s a good idea to teach our kids that a “treat” doesn’t always have to be a consumable.

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It should come as little surprise that any content you offer to the web for public consumption has the potential to be scraped and misused by anyone clever enough to do it. And while that doesn’t make this weekend’s report from The New York Times any less damning, it’s a great reminder about how important it is to really go through the settings for your various social networks and limit how your content is, or can be, accessed by anyone.

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My son and I were both off work and school yesterday, and we had all kinds of plans for how we’d spend the day together. But first, I said, I needed his help with something for a post. “I thought you didn’t have to work today?” he asked with a somewhat accusatory tone. “I want you to test out a fake laser maze that I’m going to create using streamers in the hallway,” I responded. “Oh, let’s DEFINITELY do that,” he said, his tone noticeably less accusatory.

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On Monday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made public his resolution which established the ground rules for the U.S. Senate trial regarding President Trump’s impeachment—and Democrats, in particular, aren’t happy about it. Curious where the U.S. is in the impeachment proceedings? Or wondering what exactly McConnell has proposed? Here’s everything you need to know about the state of Trump’s impeachment Senate trial.

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Some hacks are not for everybody. If the idea of damaging a book makes you feel faint, please scroll past this post and go lie down until you’re ready to read about some less terrifying life hacks. But if you’re not squeamish, let’s talk about why cutting books in half is a genius idea.

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I’m used to yelling at my Google Home and Amazon Echo, not so much my web browser. However, Mozilla is now testing voice-control capabilities for its Firefox browser, and you can join me in screaming at your screen—which is actually a little more fun and useful than it might sound at first glance.

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If you've been looking to buy a camera recently, you might have seen a new type altogether. They're called mirrorless and while they've been available for years, they're finally coming for the DSLRs market share. But given they're pretty pricey in most cases compared to entry-level DSLRs, what makes them different and which one is better value? Here's a quick breakdown of the key differences between the two.

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Kentucky Fried Chicken, or KFC as we know it, is opening up its second drive-through only concept store in Australia. After launching one in NSW's Broadmeadow, the first of its kind in the world, its second store opens its doors in South Australia's Mount Gambier on 21 January 2020. Here's how it differs from a regular restaurant.

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The tea bag has one primary goal in life and we're all grateful for it — making tea. One lady in the UK, however, has blown everyone's mind and shown the world how the humble everyday product doubles as an impressive cleaning tool.

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Recent news reports that a man had both his legs amputated after being bitten by a white-tailed spider have again cast this spider in a negative light. Experts have since said amputations may have been wrongly blamed on a spider bite, and authorities now consider a bacterial infection to be responsible for the man’s injuries. Despite this, the damage to the largely harmless white-tail may have been done.

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There are many reasons people go vegan, from wanting to be healthier, to reducing their environmental footprint, to concerns about animal welfare to watching Netflix's The Game Changers. No matter what the reason, many people find it difficult to meet the nutrient intake targets for specific vitamins and minerals while on a vegan diet. Here's how to make sure you’re getting enough.