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Fit More Podcasts Into Your Day With This Calculator

I used to listen to an unreasonable number of podcasts—usually while commuting from Brooklyn to Manhattan and back each day, a process that involved a lot of walking and a lot of waiting for trains. But the pandemic changed all that. I’ve been working from home since March, and my daily commute is currently only as…

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How to Not Humiliate Yourself During a Zoom Call

With great work-from-home flexibility comes great responsibility. While your job is unlikely to get very upset if you take a moment to do your laundry, make a sandwich, or watch something funny on YouTube, that doesn’t give you carte blanche to do anything you might do in the off-hours during the workday.

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How to Fix a Stuck Zipper

Zippers are great little things...until they get stuck. And that almost always happens when you’re either getting ready for an important occasion or event, running late, or both. But instead of ruining the fabric and your day, we have a few options for how to fix it using stuff you probably already have around your…

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Don't Stake Candy into the Ground on Halloween, FFS

Look, I know we’re all desperate to salvage something, anything, for our kids this year. They have been dealt one crushing disappointment after another for so many months now that I’ve stopped counting. And I know we’ve all had our moments of temporary (or prolonged) insanity during this pandemic. But friends, let’s…

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How to Watch Classic Holiday Specials for Free

It’s almost Halloween, which means we’re about to enter the roughly two-month period at the end of every year known as The Holidays. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa New Year’s Eve/Day—as soon as one hits, the next seems to arrive, until they all begin to run together. Or maybe they won’t this year, since…

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How to Spark Your Creativity When You're in a Rut

A global pandemic likely qualifies as one of the worst possible settings for honing creativity. Contrary to what the boldest of us may have claimed in the early weeks of COVID-19, more time doesn’t equal more inspiration. We’re tired, overwhelmed, and unmotivated, all peppered with random shocks of anxiety. At least I…

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What's New on Hulu in November 2020

It’s time for Animaniacs! Hulu’s reboot of the ‘90s strangest cartoon phenomenon premiers on the streaming service on November 20, giving you at least one thing to be thankful for during the holidays.

That is, provided you came of age or otherwise watched the show when it originally ran on Fox a few decades ago. I did,…

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