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It happens with parents all the time. They sign little Everett up for kids’ soccer, and he’s good. Really good. So they put him in soccer summer camps, goalkeeper clinics, and spend every weekend lugging coolers and lawn chairs to his soccer games all over the state. They start daydreaming about college scholarships…
Source: LifeHacker – Why Kids Shouldn’t Specialize in One Sport Too Early
Amazon’s business is booming, but scams from fraudulent third-party sellers are on the rise. Here’s how you can shop safely and avoid buying a big ol’ box of nothin’.
Source: LifeHacker – How to Avoid Scams While Shopping on Amazon
Humor is hard. Humor in the wake of a tragedy is even harder: there’s a reason The Onion took two weeks to publish their first post-9/11 issue. Tina Fey’s “Weekend Update” response to the Charlottesville, VA massacre—wherein she called on the American public to ignore the Nazis and stay home with a sheetcake—was a…
Source: LifeHacker – Here’s What to Do Instead of Eating Sheetcake to Combat Your Anxiety
Where will you be when the moon totally blocks out the sun this Monday, August 21? Whether you’re within the path of totality or watching it from your desk at work, whether there’s light in your life or only love in the dark, we’ve got you covered.
Source: LifeHacker – Lifehacker’s Guide to the 2017 Total Eclipse of the Sun
The idea of teaching a child a second language can sound intimidating. If you, yourself, are rusty in that language (say, you haven’t conjugated a Spanish verb since the 11th grade), it can seem impossible.
Source: LifeHacker – How to Teach Your Kid a Second Language Even if You Suck at It
At a for-profit editorial outlet like Lifehacker, when we need an image for our posts, we can’t just do a Google image search and slap up the first result. We have to use properly licensed photos. Sometimes we use our own original photos, sometimes Getty images that we pay for, sometimes the millions of Flickr photos…
Source: LifeHacker – Search Flickr Better With Google Images
I was in middle school the last time a major solar eclipse passed over my hometown. Some teachers supplied us with glasses and others helped us build viewers from cereal boxes, and we went outside for the big moment. It was okay, I guess. But when I got home, my mother told me how she saw the eclipse.
Source: LifeHacker – Forget Special Glasses—For the Best Views of the Eclipse You Just Need a DIY Pinhole
Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are featuring a bracing and briny favorite of mine that I have been sipping on for years: the polarizing Pickletini.
Source: LifeHacker – 3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Polarizing Pickletini
This month, we challenged you to save money on your cell phone bill by switching to a cheaper plan. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to switch carriers, though. You might be able to negotiate a better price with your current one.
Source: LifeHacker – How to Negotiate a Cheaper Cell Phone Plan
The Remington MB4900 has everything you need to to groom your beard, and you can take advantage of two simultaneous $10 discounts right now. First, clip the $10 coupon on the product page. You’ll see that discount at checkout, in addition to an extra $10 off $50 promotion, bringing the kit down to $40.
Source: LifeHacker – This Beard Trimmer Has Two Separate Discounts Available (Plus a Free Snack)
So you took a trip somewhere cool, snapped a bunch of photos, and now you have no idea what to do with them all. Don’t worry, editing your vacation photos isn’t as tough or technical as it sounds.
Source: LifeHacker – How to Edit Your Vacation Photos So They Don’t Totally Suck
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Source: LifeHacker – Deadspin Chris Long Has Malcolm Jenkins’s Back In Anthem Protest | Jezebel D.C.
Source: LifeHacker – Today’s Best Deals: Board Game Blowout, Tri-Ply Cookware, Raspberry Pi, and More
Some people squat over a public toilet, because they have quads of steel. Some people just sit their bare tushies right down on the rubella-covered seat, because evidently they have no fear of germs as sensible people should. For the rest of us there are toilet-seat covers. Yeah, you can cover the seat with TP, but…
Source: LifeHacker – You’re Using That Paper Toilet-Seat Cover Wrong
The last time we checked in for our staff’s Weekly Upgrades, our editors were busy consolidating to-do lists, introducing Twitter bots, and reveling in the joys of high-quality house slippers.
Source: LifeHacker – Make Your Own Garlic Honey and Drizzle It on Everything
If you’re envious of All-Clad pans, but don’t want to take out a second mortgage or sell a kidney to afford them, this Cuisinart MultiClad Pro set is a terrific alternative for a fraction of the price.
Source: LifeHacker – Tri-Ply On a Budget: Get Five Awesome Pans For Just 0, Today Only