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  • Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything?
    by Josh Ocampo on May 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress.Read more... […]

  • Create a 'Noticing Wall' for Your Kid
    by Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker on May 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    A while ago, my mother-in-law bought some math and reading workbooks for my six-year-old daughter. When I asked my daughter if she wanted to check them out, she just looked at the big, intimidating stack and said, “No thanks.” That was fine—she’s in kindergarten and I wasn’t about to push it. Later, though, I was…Read more... […]

  • How to Make Pasta Without a Pasta Machine
    by Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker on May 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Fresh pasta is preferable to dried in most cases, but I do not have a pasta machine, nor am I in possession of very much upper body strength. Because of these shortcomings, most of my pasta-making efforts in the past have ended in too-thick noodles that take forever to cook, but once I abandoned my visions of angel…Read more... […]

  • How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can)
    by Brendan Hesse on May 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This feature, which rolled out in late 2017, uses machine learning to…Read more... […]

  • How to Avoid Gate-Checking Your Luggage
    by Nick Douglas on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Why are there a million categories that decide when you board a plane? The Intelligencer explains: Airlines figured out that random boarding is faster than back-to-front boarding, because it spreads people throughout the plane as they stow their luggage and get seated, instead of the back section getting mobbed, then…Read more... […]

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