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7 Apps to Make the Most of Your Streaming Music Subscription

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There are plenty of music streaming services to choose from, and these services are inspiring a growing number of add-ons and companion apps designed to help you get even more bang for your subscription buck, either by finding new things to listen to or helping you save songs you enjoyed. That means you’re not restricted […]

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How to Get Started Making Bread at Home

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The flour shortages that plagued us in the early months of the pandemic are probably over where you live, but it’s worth hitting up local bakeries, pizza shops, or other bread-baking restaurants for their favorite flours. Many will sell you smaller quantities from their own supply. If you have your own mill (or a friend […]

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How to Level Up Your At-Home Recording Studio

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Getting all this equipment won’t magically make your audio sound better, but it will make it possible to get better audio. Think of it like the difference between a DSLR camera and the camera in your phone. Processors in your phone do a lot of the work to make your photos look decent, but a […]

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The CDC Now Recommends Double-Masking. Here’s How to Do It

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This week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released findings that double-masking—wearing one face mask on top of the other—can be an effective way to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. It’s a practice experts have been mulling over for a while now, with President Biden’s chief medical adviser Anthony […]

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How to Find a Better Cell Phone Carrier

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After years of cell phone contracts that lock you into a certain provider, a lot of people are used to treating that relationship like a marriage. But just because a certain carrier worked for you 10 years ago doesn’t mean it’s the best one for you today. Different carriers excel at different things as new […]

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3 Services to Help You Take Charge of Your Mental Health

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It’s an understatement to say that the last year caught most of us off guard. Between homeschooling, working from home, and cobbling together home gyms, we spent most of our lives, well, in our homes. City-dwellers with limited outside space felt like their walls were closing in on them, while those in more rural areas […]

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The Best VPNs to Protect Yourself Online

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Mullvad VPN Mullvad is based in Sweden and first came to my attention because of its early support for WireGuard, a faster protocol for tunneling VPN traffic. Another thing I like is Mullvad’s system for accepting cash payments. If you prefer to remain totally anonymous, you can generate a random account number, write that number […]

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A Beginner’s Guide for Working Out at Home

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I consider myself an athlete, but I don’t engage in any particularly impressive physical feats. I am not “cut” or “swole.” My superpower is consistency. Barring the rare knee surgery or birthing the occasional child, I have worked out daily for more than 20 years. Physical activity is also how I avoid injuring myself while […]

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How to Bust Your Spotify Feedback Loop and Find New Music

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If you’re listening to music right now, chances are you didn’t choose what to put on—you outsourced it to an algorithm. Such is the popularity of recommendation systems that we’ve come to rely on them to serve us what we want without us even having to ask, with music streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, […]