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- Winter Tires Really Do Make a Difference in the White Stuffby Kristen Hall-Geisler on December 7, 2021 at 12:00 am
Winter tires are very different from all-season and snow tires. So who needs them?
- How Christmas Lights Workby Marshall Brain on December 6, 2021 at 9:00 pm
Have you ever been standing in your living room with a strand of Christmas lights that just won't work? We'll explain why this happens and how one bad bulb can spoil the whole bunch.
- 9 Ways to Use That 'Pink Stuff' You've Seen on TikTokby Jeremy Glass on December 6, 2021 at 7:51 pm
You may have seen it in viral videos on TikTok. We're talking about the cleaning product workhorse called 'The Pink Stuff.' Here's how it works.
- 10 Longest-running TV Showsby Jesslyn Shields on December 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Some TV shows are lucky to stick around for just one season, but these did that and then some. In fact, they're the longest-running dramas and comedies in television history.
- 16 Clean and Fresh Uses for Dryer Sheetsby Melanie Radzicki McManus on December 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Don't toss those used dryer sheets! This versatile product can be reused for a wide variety of additional purposes. New sheets can be used for other things beside preventing static cling.
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- Why You Should Be Wary When Sending Your Pixel or iPhone in for Repairsby Brendan Hesse on December 6, 2021 at 10:00 pm
None of us would willingly hand our phones over to someone if we thought they were going to steal and leak our personal data—but recent reports indicate some Apple and Google repair staff are doing just that.Read more...
- What You Should Know About the New COVID Travel Rules That Start Todayby Beth Skwarecki on December 6, 2021 at 9:00 pm
If you’re planning an international trip (or if you’re on one right now), it’s time to brush up on the COVID-related regulations, because testing requirements changed, and they take effect today. Also, remember how the Biden administration decided in early November that country-based travel bans are a bad idea?…Read more...
- Make Poultry Cracklins in Your Air Fryerby Claire Lower on December 6, 2021 at 8:30 pm
Devouring salty, crackling poultry skin is one of my favorite things about eating birds but, once cooled, it can go from transcendentally crisp to upsettingly gummy in a matter of minutes. Depending on the size of your bird, trying to eat all the skin before it cools can come off as a little creepy, but you don’t have…Read more...
- Let's Bring Back the Fruit Stocking Stufferby Claire Lower on December 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm
I read a lot of historical fiction as a child—most of it in the American Girl Doll series. I don’t know how they do it now, but back in my day each doll had six matching books (each sold separately!), and all of the books had nearly identical titles—the only part of the title that would change from doll to doll was…Read more...
- Is Your Child Too Popular for Their Own Good?by Stephen Johnson on December 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm
It’s impossible for thoughtful parents to not to worry about their child’s popularity. You can’t remember your own Lords-of-the Flies-with-hairspray high school social experience and not wonder whether you’ve prepared your child to navigate the fraught social landscape of not-quite-adulthood.Read more...
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- This Deck of Oracle Cards Makes A Great Stocking Stuffer For Music Loversby Elaine Selna on December 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Have fun this holiday season with the Music Oracles card deck, featuring the likenesses of popular musicians like David Bowie, Prince, and more.
- You Can Get Staub's Cast-Iron Cocotte For Just $100 at Sur La Table—But Hurry, This Deal Ends After Todayby Elaine Selna on December 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm
You can get a Staub's cocotte with a glass lid for just $100 right now at Sur La Table, but hurry—after today, this deal expires.
- Watch Paul McCartney Write "Get Back" While Waiting for John Lennonby Michele Debczak on December 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm
The new Beatles documentary 'Get Back' shows Paul McCartney writing one of the band's greatest hits on a day when John Lennon was running late.
- Supply Chain Issues Are Coming for Your Chicken Tendersby Jake Rossen on December 6, 2021 at 4:30 pm
The breaded chicken strips popular with fast food fans and drunk people might soon disappear from your table, and there's plenty of (chicken) finger pointing to go around.
- The Netflix Shows Viewers Are Watching Most Across the U.S., From Squid Game to Bridgerton, and Moreby Michele Debczak on December 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm
From 'Bridgerton' to 'Squid Game,' these are the Netflix shows viewers across the U.S. are binge-watching.
- Archetype Family: Thinking
- Other Expressions: Professional, Student, Scholar, Judge
- Life Journey: To pursue knowledge for the sake of discovering thruth in all areas of life.
- Unique Challenge: To recognize when I’ve locked myself into a line of thinking
based on my education or experience; to remain open to new ideas.
- Lesson To Learn: To learn to listen to my gut, and to discern the differences between reason and truth.
- Defining Grace: Wisdom
- Challenge To Self: I will avoid paralysis by analysis.
THE CRONE: The wise woman who hands down information to younger women on the path to womanhood. You can also become bitter, cranky and intolerant with age.
THE SEEKER: You are on a search for truth and wisdom wherever it can be found. You can also be a lost soul.
THE PHILOSOPHER: You are on a pursuit to better understand the meaning of life . You can also become too opinionated and “certain”.
THE THEOLOGIAN: You are passionate about the study of a particular religion. You can also be dogmatic.
THE JUDGE: You excel at mediation, arbitration and cutting through to the heart of the matter with compassion , fairness and balance. You can also be prone to excessive criticism, profiling, lack of compassion, misuse of laws.
THE INVENTOR: You are a modern day alchemist that converts matter into energy or energy into matter. You can apply your skills between the spiritual , entertainment or visionary realms. You can also use your knowledge to trick , manipulate, or alter facts or systems with criminal implications.
THE SCHOLAR/STUDENT: Scholars and students bring a lively curiosity with them wherever they go.
THE GEEK: Geeks and nerds are true to themselves, and because of this they can be inspiring as friends who don’t judge books by their covers or people by their shoes.
THE SCIENTIST: Scientists are able to keep several ideas in their heads at the same time. They are as happy listening as talking and are always up for an intelligent conversation.
THE LIAR: When individuals whose stock and trade is their wisdom and knowledge cannot deliver the goods, they resort to fabrication, hiding behind their authority.
THE MISANTHROPE: While many Intellectuals are humanists, drawing information from all kinds of people and delighting in imparting wisdom to just as many, some are misanthropic.