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- How to Answer 'Tell Me About Yourself'by Cherise Threewitt on December 2, 2020 at 12:00 am
You hear this vague directive in all different circumstances of life. Here's how to nail it every time you're asked.
- What People Get Wrong About Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycottby Melanie Radzicki McManus on December 1, 2020 at 10:26 pm
Parks didn't refuse to move from her bus seat because her feet were tired. "The only tired I was, was tired of giving in," she said. What else do we get wrong?
- World AIDS Day: Lessons of the Past Can Help Safeguard the Futureby Linda-Gail Bekker on December 1, 2020 at 4:21 pm
Battles won — and lost — against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19.
- How the U.S. Postal Service Worksby Lee Ann Obringer, Melanie Radzicki McManus on December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The U.S. Postal Services delivers 143 billion pieces of mail a year. But it's been struggling financially for years. Will it survive? And how do your letters get to the right place?
- Without Frank's RedHot There'd Be No Buffalo Wingsby Jeremy Glass on December 1, 2020 at 12:00 am
You read that right. Frank's RedHot is the reason we now eat chicken wings. So what's the backstory? We'll tell you.
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- Watch Out for Fake COVID-19 Testing Sitesby Mike Winters on Two Cents, shared by Mike Winters to Lifehacker on December 1, 2020 at 10:00 pm
Don’t fall for the fake drive-through coronavirus testing sites that have been cropping up in recent weeks. Yes, that’s right—according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), scammers are dressing up like medical professionals and conducting fake, unsanitary tests for money and identity theft, while possibly spreading…Read more...
- How to Send Nintendo Switch Screenshots to Your PC or Phoneby Brendan Hesse on December 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm
The latest Nintendo Switch software update, version 11.0.0, makes it much easier to transfer screenshots and gameplay videos to your smartphone or PC. The new methods are miles better than the unintuitive post-to-social-media-then-delete workaround we’ve been forced to use since the console’s launch, or the similarly…Read more...
- Wi-Fi Down Again? Drop the Dropped Connections and Upgrade to the Best Wi-Fi Routerby Andrew Hayward on Roundups, shared by Gabe Carey to Lifehacker on December 1, 2020 at 9:00 pm
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- The 10 Best Deals of December 1, 2020by Juliana Clark on Kinja Deals, shared by Gabe Carey to Lifehacker on December 1, 2020 at 9:00 pm
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- The Best of Google's 'Best Android Apps and Games' List for 2020by David Murphy on December 1, 2020 at 8:45 pm
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- 13 Gorgeous Coffee Table Books for Anyone on Your Listby Erin McCarthy on December 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm
From history and art to pop culture and adorable cats, these coffee table books are perfect for anyone on your list.
- This All-in-One Storage Solution Can Be Used at Home or Carried on the Goby Elaine Selna on December 1, 2020 at 3:30 pm
The RUX packing box is a durable storage solution for your gear, whether you're at home or out on a camping trip.
- Starbucks Is Giving Free Coffee to Frontline COVID-19 Workers All Month Longby Ellen Gutoskey on December 1, 2020 at 2:15 pm
Starbucks is saying thank you to frontline workers helping the country through the coronavirus pandemic with the gift of free coffee throughout December.
- The Library of Congress Needs Help Transcribing More Than 20,000 Letters Written to Teddy Rooseveltby Ellen Gutoskey on December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt was constantly writing letters, so it’s no surprise that he received plenty, too.
- Never Got a Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine as a Kid? You Can Still Buy One This Holiday Seasonby Michele Debczak on December 1, 2020 at 11:45 am
The Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine hasn't gone off the market since it debuted in 1979. Here's how to get your hands on one.
- 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.