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Friday News Bites: Teenage Brains! Supersized Saturn! Lady Ghostbusters!

Happy Friday, everyone! In addition to all the sciencin’ and entertainment news, we have some politics-related stories to cover, so let’s get started:

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Friday News Bites: Boehner Tantrums, War Trickery, Whiskey + More

Every time you think that the Republican wing of the U.S. House of Representatives has exhausted their list of fit-throwing methods, they double down and find new ways to be petulant children. On a related note: I may be a bit cranky about the world this week. Shocking, I know.

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Ask UfYH: When Your Trash Isn’t Trash

Q: I am moving come January or February 2015. This seems a lot of time, but, as you know, it is not. My problem is not really the “how to move” stuff. I get that (start now. NOW). I am traveling in an RV (which also needs some unfucking so I am starting there) and won’t […]

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Ask UfYH: Dusting, Allergies, and Getting Rid of Decades of Stuff

Q: So I have pretty intense dust allergies, which usually get worse whenever I’m cleaning due to the stuff that gets stirred up by my rag/broom/whatever. I’m wondering if you could share some methods of dusting or sweeping that will minimize the amount of stuff that ends up in the air, so that I can […]

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How to Make Magazine Wine Bags

Recently I’ve discovered several tutorials on how to make gift bags out of newspaper. I thought these bags would be a perfect way for me to waste my summer nights as the holiday season approaches. I’ve always been a big fan of recycling and buying bags or notebooks made out of recycled materials, so the […]

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Awesome News of the Day: Christmas Tree Recycling

If you or your family has used an artificial Christmas tree for environmental reasons, you’re running out of legs to stand on. While my parents’ motivations were more about laziness, I often took comfort in knowing that our less-cool fake tree was better for the environment, because it was reusable and didn’t involve killing a […]