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How to set boundaries in the early stages of dating

I‘d just got in the bath when my phone buzzed on the window sill. It was, alas, out of reach. But I had a sneaking suspicion of who the message was from. I got up and leaned across to my device, bath suds and water dripping all over the floor. With wet fingers, I swiped up to see the WhatsApp and instantly wished I‘d stayed in the bath. "Send pics," read the message from the guy I barely knew. Until this moment, things had been going

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How to combat the invisible labor divide in your own home

There‘s a reason you‘ve been so exhausted amid the pandemic especially if you‘re a mom and, luckily, it‘s not a problem that has no name. It‘s likely invisible labor, the notion of unpaid and unseen work that‘s often used to describe the particular burden faced by cisgender women in heterosexual relationships with respect to tasks like cooking meals or taking care of kids. It‘s gotten even worse thanks t

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Keep devices charged on the go with this dual-port power bank

TL;DR: Save time and charge multiple devices with the RAVPower 20,000mAh dual port power bank for 24.99, a 32% savings as of Sept. 16. Everyone should have a portable charger around for emergencies. This one, which has a 20,000mAh battery, should be powerful enough to put your mind at ease. The RAVPower 20,000-mAh Dual Port Power Bank, which is normally 36, is on sale for 24.99 for a limited time. At 15 ounces, just over 6 inches long, and 3 inc

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Learn the basics of electrical engineering with 13 starter courses

TL;DR: Learn the basics with the Electrical Circuits Engineering Certification bundle for 59.99, a 95% savings as of Sept. 16. If you‘re looking to explore a career in electrical engineering, or just want to fix your own broken fuses, this Electrical and Circuits Engineering Certification Bundle will lead you in the right direction. With 34 hours of content on electric circuits, machines, power generation, and electronics, you‘ll le

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Keep your cash safe in a smart wallet with a fingerprint reader

TL;DR: Keep your cards and cash safe with the Cashew smart wallet for 99.99, a 32% savings as of Sept. 16. If you‘re the kind of person known to misplace their wallet either at home or out and about this may be a good investment for you. The Cashew smart wallet, which is on sale for 99.99 down from 149 (a 32% discount) for a limited time, utilizes fingerprint authentication, Bluetooth, GPS, an electronic latch, and more to help you keep

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See all the new Apple Watch faces in one video

Absent new iPhones, Apple‘s ‘Time Flies‘ event on Tuesday had an unusually big focus on the Apple Watch, with the company launching two major new variants, the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE. Apple also announced a bunch of new faces for the Apple Watch, including a GMT face, which shows you multiple time zones at once, a Memoji face which sports Apple‘s animated characters that react when you touch the displa

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Stephen Colbert mocks Trump‘s bizarre, unfounded speculation that Biden is on drugs

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is scheduled to take place on September 29, just two weeks away. As such, Trump is busy preparing in the lead up to this important event by accusing Biden of taking drugs. "‘Ya caught me, Don!‘" quipped Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, donning aviator sunglasses to perform an impersonation of Biden. "‘I‘ve been juic

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Video call lens turns gestures into comic-style text bubbles for when you‘re on mute

With video calls now an unfortunate 2020 staple, unmuting your microphone to briefly agree with someone has become a common, awkward nuisance. Fortunately, a new video lens is providing a pretty stylish solution to this irritation. Netflix engineer Cameron Hunter has made a video lens which detects gestures and displays word balloons in response, such as "Yes" for a thumbs up or "No" for closed fist. This means you can give your colleague‘s

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Apple‘s new Fitness+ feature might make Peloton sweat

Apple has just announced Fitness+, a kind of Netflix for exercise videos that also monitors your personal metricsPeloton is probably sweating, and not in a good way. Revealed at today‘s Apple event, Fitness+ lets you watch workouts on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV while your Apple Watch records your heart rate and calories burned. These metrics will be displayed up on your screen in real time, though you can turn them off if you want to en

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Apple unveils its new Apple Watch Series 6 and the budget-friendly Apple Watch SE

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Apple unveils eighth-generation iPad and new iPad Air

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iPhone update: iOS 14 comes out Wednesday

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Are Apple One plans a good deal? We crunched the numbers to find out.

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The reign of the mighty air fryer is more than just hot air

If you‘ve followed any quarantine kitchen trends (hello sourdough), you probably know that air fryers are hot right now. Whether cooking or ordering takeout is more your jam, air fryers make food prep hard to mess up. Selling like hot cakes and making them too Air fryers are the new cool kid in the kitchen. Their popularity has increased tenfold in the past two years, selling at a rate of around four million in the U.S. per year. By circu

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The Apple Event, brought to you from a better world than this one

The Air Quality Index around Apple HQ in Cupertino, California was in the 120 range Tuesday morning merely "unhealthy," according to my Apple Watch. This seemed a literal breath of fresh air after more than a week of steadily worsening breathability from wildfire smoke across the Bay Area that often climbed into the 300 and 400 range. The Apple Gods bestowed the gift of good timing on their disciple, CEO Tim Cook. Had his event been held six day

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Apple surprised iPhone users with a next-day iOS 14 release. App developers are pissed.

Apple fans who were waiting for an iPhone 12 unveiling at the Apple Event today may be a little disappointed. But, Apple gave them a treat to hold them over instead: an announcement that iOS 14 is being released tomorrow. Surprise! Sounds great! Unless, that is, you are an iPhone app developer. They‘re pretty pissed. I get how whiny this sounds, but I think this is the most negative I‘ve felt after an Apple event.I don‘t push m

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Charli D‘Amelio joins Triller, TikTok‘s rival app

Major TikTok creators are joining Triller, including Charli and Dixie D‘Amelio. Charli D‘Amelio, who reigns TikTok as the most followed individual on the app, joined Triller on Tuesday and has already racked up more than 927,000 followers. Her first three videos all feature the song "Be Happy" by Dixie, which was a viral TikTok sound. follow my triller teehee charli d‘amelio (@charlidamelio) September 15, 2020 Triller, a vide

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Everything Apple announced at its September event

Apple just unveiled a whole bunch of new products including two Apple Watches and iPads. Read more...More about Tech, Apple, Ipad, Mashable Video, and Apple Watch

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Little Miss Flint shares her feelings about 2020 with a pointed Trump pic

Mari Copeny‘s 2020 mood is super relatable. On Monday, the 13-year-old activist know as "Little Miss Flint" tweeted to let her 128,000 followers know how she feels about this extremely scary year. To help get her point across, Copeny includeda throwback photo from the day she met Donald Trump. "Fun fact, this picture is 4 years old today and my face in it shows how I feel about this entire year," Copeny tweeted alongside the photo. "He said

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‘Core‘ creator contest with ‘Dungeons & Dragons‘ highlights the game‘s potential

Months afters its open alpha launch in March, Core is picking up some more steam with its creator contest in partnership with Dungeons Dragons, which wrapped up Tuesday. Using Core‘s creator tools, 150 games were created for the Design-A-Dungeon Contest that were inspired by the fantasy tabletop game Dungeons Dragons, showcasing the potential of the platform to facilitate the creation of a wide variety of games. All of the games are avail

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A brief history of Archie, the original search engine

Mashable‘s Jennimai Nguyen gives us a history lesson about the grandfather of search engines, Archie. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Archive, Search Engine, Internet History, and Tech

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What is ‘Dune‘? Everything you should know about Frank Herbert‘s sci-fi epic.

Are you newly Dune-curious after watching the glorious debut trailer for Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming adaptation? Well, Mashable has you covered. If you‘re already well-acquainted with the spice, Melange, and you know the difference between Stilgar and a stillsuit, you‘re not going to learn much here. But Dune is a vast and sometimes confusing sci-fi universe, and total newcomers might want to understand what they‘re steppi

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Archie, the original search engine, turns 30

Mashable‘s Jennimai Nguyen gives us a history lesson about the grandfather of search engines, Archie. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Search Engine, Archie, Internet History, and Tech

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iPhone update: iOS 14 comes out tomorrow

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