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Improve Your Student Loan Strategy With This Free Tool

Our country’s student loan debt is staggering. With the federal loan balance over $1.5 trillion, borrowers of all ages are struggling. Luckily, the government has taken steps to ease the repayment process.In February, the Department of Education announced new upgrades for StudentAid.gov. These updates are part of the…Read more...

How to Block Rickrolls on Zoom

Nowadays, it feels like Zoom is never going to give us up, remote working is never going to let us down, and we’re never going to run around anywhere again, because we’ll be stuck in a quarantine for another year. And if that’s as much Rick Astley as you need in your life right now, you’re going to want to make sure…Read more...

Record Your Road Incidents Discretely With Aukey's 1080p Mini Dash Cam, Now Just $26

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This Oreo Mug Cake Is Only a Mild Cry for Help

About once a year, I get depressed and make a mug cake. It is never very satisfying. There is something particularly bleak about measuring teaspoons and pinches of baking ingredients, only to be rewarded with a damp mug of something that is a vague approximation of cake.Read more...

Why the New H.266/VCC Video Codec Is a Big Deal

The new H.266 video codec is a pretty big deal. You can’t play with it yet—tempted as you might be to go install Handbrake and bask in video encodes that are half the size of your already-optimized H.265 videos—but its very existence will speed up the eventual transition to 8K HDR video. And that’s a good thing,…Read more...

Here's What You Need To Know About Immunizations Needed For Travel

With the pandemic having caused massive upset within the travel industry, some have envisioned a future in which you’ll need to prove you’ve had a COVID-19 immunization before you can travel. Of course, such a vaccine doesn’t exist yet, let alone any regulations requiring you to get one. But for true world travelers,…Read more...

When and How to Report Sexual Harassment at Work

When you start a new job, you’ll probably be instructed to go to Human Resources (HR) if you ever experience any sort of harassment at work—but this path hasn’t always been the most useful for employees. In fact, according to a new survey from Zenefits, one out of five workers do not trust their HR departments, and…Read more...

Look Up Past Race Results to Compete With People in Your Age Group

Comparing yourself to others can be a dangerous thing, but it’s also motivating if you choose your comparisons carefully. I keep seeing people, especially new runners, complain that they’re “slow” or wonder how far away they are from the “average” runner. Read more...

What to Do if You Can't Pay Your Taxes Next Week

It’s official: Taxes are due next week. Back in March, the government pushed the filing deadline to July 15, and the Treasury Department recently confirmed they won’t be moving it again. If you have been putting it off, now is the time to file your tax return and pay what you owe.Read more...

Risk Isn't Just About You

In the great American spirit of independence, some people have come up with an extremely shitty take on pandemic safety precautions. It goes something like: “I feel safe doing this. If you don’t, you should stay home.”Read more...

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