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How LinkedIn turned this “Failmom” into a socialist

<b>(Getty/PeopleImages)</b><p>A dismal job market and “Chapo Trap House” turned me, a middle-aged mother, into a radical<p>Lori Barrett<p>June 10, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>One warm spring evening, after my teenage daughter and I had spent two hours browsing job boards, the two of us sat at on a bench on the lakefront path …

How to retire without money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Nearly 60 years ago, a writer calling himself Bob Belmont published a modest little book …

27 Things to Cook in a Cast Iron Skillet - Turntable Kitchen

Did you know that one of the most versatile kitchen essentials is not only super affordable, but can last a lifetime? Our cast iron skillet is one of …

This 100-Year-Old California Home Was Made for Summer Parties

When one couple deemed this quaint California house too tiny, they decided to buy the 1920s bungalow and turned it into their dream home.<p>Kelley …

Laundry Rooms

Visit the British Library’s ‘Harry Potter’ exhibit from your sofa

Assuming your Hogwarts letter got lost in the mail (it happens from time to time) and you still want a peek at The Boy Who Lived's coursework, Google has you covered. The search juggernaut has digitized the British Library's "Harry Potter: A History of Magic" exhibit and tossed it on the Google …

Energy storage breakthrough could boost EV range and slash charge time

Electric cars could soon have as much range as petrol and diesel cars -- and recharge in a matter of minutes -- thanks to what researchers are calling a "breakthrough" in energy storage technology. Teams from Bristol University and Surrey University have created a new material for supercapacitors, …

The chemical industry doesn’t want you to be afraid of Teflon pans. You should be.

<b>(Shutterstock/YARUNIV Studio)</b><p>Health experts and advocates say nonsticks should have been banned years ago; fortunately, you can mitigate risk<p>Keith A. Spencer<p>February 5, 2018 12:30am (UTC)<p>Nonstick pans are an icon of the postwar “Better Living Through Chemistry” epoch of technological enamorment; …

San Francisco

Chicken farmer who spoke out against factory farm abuses files for federal whistleblower protection

<b>(Screenshot, CompassionUSA)</b><p>Craig Watts says he faced retaliation and intimidation tactics for coming forward<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 19, 2015 3:34pm (UTC)<p>The chicken farmer who took the brave and unusual step of speaking out against poultry giant Perdue Farms is filing for federal whistleblower …

Agriculture

10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you’re …

7 excellent documentaries to watch for in 2018

The Sundance Film Festival premiered daring nonfiction films about deportation, Russian propaganda, high school, Alabama, and more.<p>Documentaries — whether they’re made in the traditional talking-head format or a more experimental mode — are a big part of the Sundance Film Festival’s annual …

Make shaky video a thing of the past w/ this smartphone gimbal stabilizer: $99 (Reg. $140)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-Q Smartphone Gimbal for <b>$99 shipped</b>. Normally $140 at most retailers, this is the lowest we’ve …

Videography

Sending money? Here are the best apps for that

Money makes the world go ’round. Whether you owe a friend for drinks, or you need to send rent money to your roommate, the easier it is to transfer …

A Big List of the Best Donation Centers for All Your Stuff

Professional Organizer Amelia Meena helps clients get their homes in order and, as we all know, that often involves getting rid of things no longer …

This Choreographer Turned Charles & Ray Eames Into A Dance

The lack of movies and plays about Charles and Ray Eames is one of the great pop culture mysteries of our time. Not only did the couple leave an …

Design

Drug companies shipped nearly 21 million opioid painkillers to a town with 2,900 people

The statistic gives a good glimpse at how America’s opioid epidemic got so bad.<p>If you want to know how the opioid epidemic got so out of control, it’s hard to do better than this statistic: Between 2006 and 2016, out-of-state drug companies shipped nearly 21 million opioid painkillers to two …

10 Most WTF Moments of Lifetime’s ‘A Tale of Two Coreys’

How did it take so long to get a Lifetime movie about the Coreys? <i>A Tale of Two Coreys</i> is a tragic Hollywood rise-and-fall saga: two teen actors who …

Your guide to the essential riot grrrl films

Back in the early 90s, riot grrrl was a middle-finger raised to ‘beer-gut-boy-rock’. It was an underground social movement that grew out of fanzines in which feminism and punk-rock became happy bedfellows. Partly a reaction to all the macho bullshit – moshing, mansplaining music, etc. – its coming …