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The Best Toy For Your Chew-Happy Dog The Best Toy For Your Chew-Happy Dog

You want your dog to be happy, or at least you want it to chew contentedly on a toy without annihilating it—because then it moves to the shoes. Here’s some options for your personal Fido the Destroyer.

How To Tell Someone You're In An Open Relationship How To Tell Someone You're In An Open Relationship

Open relationship, ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, monogamish: there are so many words for telling someone that when it comes right down to it, you’re dating someone else. Here’s how to do so in a way that is respectful of their time and energy.

Leave These Things Out of Your Tinder Profile Leave These Things Out of Your Tinder Profile

Have you been wondering why you’re not getting any matches on Tinder or Bumble? We think of these apps as being just about the photos, but if you’re not having any luck, consider your bio. It might need an update.

How to Avoid  Hidden Airline Fees How to Avoid  Hidden Airline Fees

If you’re using online services to comparison shop flight prices, buyer beware: many deals are actually laden with hidden fees.

Prepare For Next Year's Barbecue Right After This Year's Barbecue  Prepare For Next Year's Barbecue Right After This Year's Barbecue 

There may be no more exhausting feeling than waking up the day after a big outdoor party only to see the total devastation of your house and backyard. The last thing you want to do is plan the next cookout when you’re doing the clean up from last night’s. But it may be the best time for it.

How to Watch the Perseids Meteor Showers This Season How to Watch the Perseids Meteor Showers This Season

We are approaching the best time of the year for meteor showers, so grab a blanket, some brewskies, and this handy guide to actually finding them.

How to Deal With Being an Older Employee at a Modern Company How to Deal With Being an Older Employee at a Modern Company

There’s a lot of discussion about diversity and inclusion at companies, in particular those focused on tech, but one marginalized group that often gets overlooked is older people. What constitutes “older” varies wildly depending on your industry and personal outlook, of course, but anyone closer to retirement than…

Use Your American Express Rewards Points For an Amazon Discount Use Your American Express Rewards Points For an Amazon Discount

If you’re an American Express Membership Rewards cardholder, you might be able to save money with the points you’ve earned. Eligibility varies, but according to Slickdeals, there’s a possibility of getting 20 percent off your purchases on Amazon by paying for them with Amex points. Here’s how.

Tourniquet Use Should Be One of Your Basic First Aid Skills Tourniquet Use Should Be One of Your Basic First Aid Skills

There are some skills you hope you never need to use, but having them could be a matter of life and death: welcome to bleeding control.

How To Responsibly Share Information About ICE Raids On Social Media How To Responsibly Share Information About ICE Raids On Social Media

Donald Trump’s policies are separating parents and children at the border, but families are also being torn apart in communities all around the US by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You’ve probably seen posts on Facebook and elsewhere warning folks generally of raids at locations in your neighborhood. Here’s how…

These Brands Are Actually Amazon's In-House Generic Lines These Brands Are Actually Amazon's In-House Generic Lines

Amazon Echo, Amazon Tap, Amazon Essentials—all obvious Amazon lines you can pick and choose from as you compare them to name brands. But Amazon has a number of new, less publicized generic labels, which you could be buying without even realizing it.

How to Prepare for Unexpected Disasters Before a Trip Abroad How to Prepare for Unexpected Disasters Before a Trip Abroad

Traveling is a wild adventure, and part of what makes it an adventure is the possibility of complete disaster. Here are some tips for how to prepare for the worst so you can relax and enjoy the best of what your trip has to offer, while minimizing your risk for the worst.

Why 'Finding Your Passion' Isn't Enough Why 'Finding Your Passion' Isn't Enough

We like to say that people should “find their passion” to experience success in their careers and, therefore, in their lives. If you really love something, it’ll feel easy and right. Right? That may actually be the worst possible way to approach new ventures.

How to Take Time-Lapse Pictures of Your Plants Growing How to Take Time-Lapse Pictures of Your Plants Growing

Plant life comes at you fast; before you know it that little sprout is a full grown monster plant, desperate for a bigger pot. If you’re a green thumb type who’s fascinated by your plant’s progress, here is the perfect way to document every tender unfurling.

How to Make a Wrench in the Exact Size You Need How to Make a Wrench in the Exact Size You Need

Have you ever encountered a bolt that doesn’t quite fit your wrench? Of course you have. No matter how much pressure there is to conform, hardware bucks expectations. Here’s what to do when you don’t want to buy yet another special piece of equipment just to dismantle a bookshelf.

How to Clean Your House Like a Professional Housekeeper How to Clean Your House Like a Professional Housekeeper

There will come a time in your life where you look around your home and decide you need professional intervention for the mess you’ve made or accrued over many, many years of ignoring the concept of a “deep clean.” Here’s how to avoid getting to that point.

The Sex on Sex and the City, Reviewed The Sex on Sex and the City, Reviewed

For the 20th anniversary of Sex and the City—which premiered on HBO on June 6, 1998 and went on to become iconic prestige television—Jezebel is doing a week of posts dedicated to our favorite band of sexual women friends.

To Get Good at Something, Practice Less, But More Frequently To Get Good at Something, Practice Less, But More Frequently

All musicians have a different approach to becoming their very best, but whatever your practice, it will inevitably include some version of running scales. There is a great deal of tedium in being good enough to keep up when inspiration strikes. Unfortunately, this has translated to many a miserable afternoon for…

Your Old Boyfriend and Your New Boyfriend Will Star in a Movie Together Your Old Boyfriend and Your New Boyfriend Will Star in a Movie Together

As destined, Twilight heartthrob vampire Robert Pattinson will share the screen with Call Me By Your Name star Timothée Chalamet, the perfect celebrity crush mashup for people between the ages of 17 and 65.

All of Our Favorite Conservatives Are Pissed About Samantha Bee Calling Ivanka a 'Feckless Cunt'

On Wednesday night, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee addressed the renewed interest in how ICE treats families at the border—specifically, the practice of separating parents and children as an ineffective and hideously cruel “deterrent” to immigration.

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