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  • Why You Should Save Your Cooking Water for Your House Plants
    by Claire Lower on January 19, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    I am typically not good at caring for house plants. I currently have three indoor plants, all of which are “alive,” but they are not exactly thriving. Perhaps it’s the low light levels in the Pacific Northwest (I hear there are lamps for this), or my sporadic watering schedule. Or perhaps my plants are not getting the…Read more...

  • How to Spot a COVID Testing Scam
    by Stephen Johnson on January 19, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    This week, the Better Business Bureau issued a warning about the proliferation of COVID testing scams. According to the BBB, fake websites and janky in-person testing centers are using COVID testing as an excuse to steal people’s personal and insurance information and/or make a few bucks. Here are some tips to avoid…Read more...

  • What Is OLED Burn-In? (And How to Avoid It)
    by Brendan Hesse on January 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    OLED screens are known for two things. First is their excellent image quality and high contrast levels, which you can now experience on all manner of OLED-equipped TVs, PC monitors, smartphones, tablets, and handheld gaming consoles. The second is “OLED burn-in.”Read more...

  • The Fastest Way to Edit Audio From Your iPhone or Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on January 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Trimming audio on an iPhone is surprisingly hard—but doing so on a Mac is surprisingly easy. While there’s a dedicated audio trimming tool in the QuickTime app, the iPhone and iPad have no such option. Sure, there’s the built-in Voice Memos app, but it doesn’t support editing external audio files. Even so, you can…Read more...

  • This Basic Skincare Routine Won't Overwhelm You
    by Sarah Showfety on January 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    As someone who has done little more than wash with Target-brand face cleanser and use $4 Suave lotion on my face for the better part of four decades, when it comes to skincare, I’m a newbie. Through a mix of cluelessness, willful ignorance, and a little luck, I didn’t need to understand proper skincare or devote…Read more...

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