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  • We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore
    Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop g…
    - 22 May 17, 7:00pm -
  • What TV-Show Foods Are You Obsessed With?
    Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to chat about the fictional foods you wish wer…
    - 22 May 17, 6:30pm -
  • How to Protect Yourself Online, with Former Black-Hat Hacker Hector Monsegur
    This week on The Upgrade we talk with Hector Monsegur, Director of Assessment Services at Rhino Labs.Read more...
    - 22 May 17, 6:20pm -
  • You Can Now Order Food on Facebook—But Do You Need To?
    You no longer have to peruse multiple websites (or even paper menus) or talk to someone on the phone to order takeout and delivery. Thanks to apps like Grubhub, Seamless and PostMates, ordering food is easier than ever. And now Facebook is aiming to…
    - 22 May 17, 4:00pm -
  • A Guide to All the Best, Worst and Weirdest 2017 TV Pilots You’ll Probably Never Watch
    As our favorite shows begin their descent into the void (New Girl, Scandal, Girls), new shows are once again out here crying for approval. This year’s TV pilots—full of mostly white male leads and showrunners—include military dramas, medical dr…
    - 22 May 17, 3:55pm -
  • Amazon's Blowing Out Refurbished Echo Dots For the Lowest Price Ever
    Amazon usually sells certified refurbished Echo Dots for $5 less than new models, but for now at least, that discount has increased to $12. Refurbished Dots still carry the same warranty as new ones, so there’s really no downside to going this rout…
    - 22 May 17, 3:26pm -
  • Will It Sous Vide? Let's Pick Another Topic!
    Hello friends, and welcome back to another topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more...
    - 22 May 17, 3:00pm -
  • Today's Best Deals: Anker Robotic Vacuum, FitDesk 3.0, Activewear Sale, and More
    A $150 robotic vacuum that’s actually good, the new FitDesk 3.0 and a mouse to ease wrist pain lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...
    - 22 May 17, 1:53pm -
  • Ward off Wrist Pain With This $15 Wireless Vertical Mouse
    Whether your current mouse is giving you chronic wrist pain, or you just want to try something different, this 4.3 star rated wireless ergonomic vertical mouse from Anker is only $15 today, or $5 less than usual. In addition to the clever design, it…
    - 22 May 17, 12:29pm -
  • How to Make Fluffy, Trendy Cloud Eggs
    Hello readers! Welcome to Sunday Sustenance, a new weekly column highlighting easy meals for the laziest day of the week.. Normally, I’d use this opening paragraph to say “I’m new around here”, but I have a terrible secret – I’m not. In f…
    - 21 May 17, 6:40pm -

Boing Boing

  • The surprising musical influences of Fugazi's Ian MacKaye
    I love it when you discover the often surprising musical influences of your favorite musicians. Years ago, when I was writing for Mondo 2000, I interview Trent Reznor. During the interview, I asked him who some of his favorite artists were. — Read…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 11:30pm -
  • Why are Japanese animators forced to live in poverty?
    In this eye-opening piece in The New York Times, they ask the question: If the Japanese anime industry is booming, why are so many of its animators only earning as little as $200/month?Thousands of lower-rung illustrators do grueling piecework fo…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 11:29pm -
  • Illuminated Editions: modern artists reinvent classic books
    I'm a huge fan of Beehive Books, which creates illuminated editions of classic books illustrated by contemporary artists. They are doing a Kickstarter for a new series of three books:KWAIDAN & SHADOWINGS by Lafcadio Hearn, illustrated by Kent Wi…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 11:25pm -
  • Good price on a 12-pack of bar towels
    A set of twelve white terrycloth 16 x 9 inch bar towels (aka bar mops) are on sale on Amazon right now for a good price. They come in other colors, too, but cost a bit more.
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 9:56pm -
  • Reddit is down and Gamestop is up. Coincidence?
    [UPDATE 2-24-2021 1:52pm PT: It's back up]Reddit isn't loading right now, and GME stock is surging in after-hours trading. Are the two related?
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 9:48pm -
  • Here are free plans for a flat-pack desk
    Will Holman is the executive director at a nonprofit makerspace in Baltimore called Open Works. He let me know about a cool desk they've designed for low-income students learning from home:We spent four months of Covid-related shutdown mak…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 9:44pm -
  • Create your own home office with a portable desk divider that's $20 off
    Sure, working from home was great for a while, but if you are finally feeling like you want to take back some of your privacy, that is totally understandable.Right now, The Fort: Freestanding Divider for Desks is on sale for $265, down from $285…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 9:00pm -
  • Should mainstream media invite the GQP on their shows? Yes, says Meidas Touch host, and this is how
    When Ben Meiselas of the Meidas Touch Podcast tried to watch the Sunday news, he says "it was like a fucking Greatest Hits of all the Big Lie Trump supporters who all of the mainstream media brought on and basically let them spew these lies unc…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 8:22pm -
  • QAnoners prepare for Trump's inauguration on March 4. When it doesn't happen they will become Qnuttier than ever
    Years ago I read a book about doomsday cults. I can't remember the title, but one fact stood out. It doesn't matter that cult leaders are always wrong about predicting that an important event will occur on a certain date. In fact, failed predictions…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 7:45pm -
  • Driving techniques for escape and evasion
    If you find yourself behind the wheel in a situation where you're being pursued, I hope you've familiarized yourself with the lessons in this fine 1983 booklet Getaway from anarcho-libertarian publishers Loompanics, now available for free reading at…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Feb 21, 7:16pm -

Ericulous

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Business Website
    As many consumers rely on the internet to find new products and services in the modern age, businesses must have an online presence to connect with their customers. However, it’s not enough just to have a basic website; it needs to stand out and gi…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 21, 9:09pm -
  • Powerful Ways to Market Your Small Business
    Effective marketing is essential when you start a small business. Your advertising and marketing campaigns will help you sell your products or services and increase profits. Marketing strategies will also build visibility and help you become an autho…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 21, 9:04pm -
  • 3 Tips to Improve Your Personal Finances
    Improving your finances doesn’t have to be a complicated or time-consuming task. There are plenty of quick and simple ways to boost your savings, improve your financial health, and pay off debt fast. Here are three tips to improve your personal fin…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 21, 8:59pm -
  • How To Make Your Home Working Space As Comfortable As Possible
    Working from home. Back in 2019, if you asked the average office employee how they felt about working from home for the foreseeable future, they would probably have laughed in your face like ‘that will never happen; my boss hates the idea! Fast for…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 1:40pm -
  • Why You Should Plan for Elderly Health Care
    We all hope to live a healthy, happy life, and the chances are that we will. However, it has become increasingly important to plan for your old age. Not just for retirement and living expenses, but for the possibility of requiring later life chronic…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 8:12am -
  • Surprising Causes of Stress You May Not Have Considered
    While we don’t often diagnose it as such, stress is a mental disorder. It can cause severe damage to our physical and mental wellbeing, and create issues within our personal and working relationships. Unfortunately, stress is something we all suffe…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 8:05am -
  • How to Keep Your Customer Information Safe: 6 Tips for Businesses
    As a business, you’ll naturally care about good customer service and creating a positive relationship. This also extends into the realm of security. Caring about your customers’ safety online means caring about business security as a whole, which…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Feb 21, 1:27pm -
  • Slots Battle: Online Slots vs Offline Slots
    We all remember our favourite pub, hotel or casino having rows of offline slot games just begging for you to come along and pull their leaver all the way down. But with recent years allowing the revolution of the digital age to move everything onto o…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Feb 21, 4:38pm -
  • Online Slots Industry Economic Trends
    Ever since the year 2000, the online gambling industry has been growing. In 2019, it was worth $60 billion, and it seems that there is no real reason why it would stop escalating. People are always going to need to be entertained, and they will alway…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Feb 21, 4:34pm -
  • How To Make Your Business More Efficient
    If you’re an entrepreneur or business owner, you’re probably always looking for ways to improve your company and how it operates. Whether it’s cutting down costs, boosting sales, growing your audience, or developing new products and services, t…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Feb 21, 4:19pm -