Update Android's 'Carrier Services' If Your Texts Won't Send

Update Android's 'Carrier Services' If Your Texts Won't Send
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A mysterious bug built into an updated version of Android’s Carrier Services app has messed with Android users’ ability to send and receive text messages. If you feel like you’ve been struggling with your texting for around a week and a half or so, you’re in luck: Google has identified the issue and is rolling out a…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 23:27:46 | Lifestyle

As our colleagues over at The Takeout point out, there’s a weird peanut butter sandwich in all of us. For my mother, that meant packing a peanut butter and pickle sandwich for lunch every single day of her twenty-year career as a public- school teacher. And as she often pointed out, she never had to worry about…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 23:27:45 | Lifestyle

At this moment, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the state of the world. We are facing an unprecedented climate disaster, the impact of which is already causing droughts, famine, flooding, wildfires, and mass extinction events. The political situation on the national and global level feels perpetually tenuous. And…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 23:27:43 | Lifestyle

When I was a kid, my dad owned a sports bar that opened every day at 6 a.m. I have no idea how he came to own this bar, it just was. When I asked him, some years later, about the obscenely early hours, he said matter-of-factly, “It’s when a lot of truckers finish their shift.” Oh, right.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 23:27:42 | Lifestyle

Opening a can of pumpkin for a recipe that only needs a little usually means putting the remaining amount in the fridge, where it sits until it eventually gets thrown out, spoiled and unused. After all, there are only so many ways you can use pumpkin puree, right? Or so we thought.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 23:27:40 | Lifestyle

Most of us know the basic things that should be included on our home and garden fall cleaning checklists (whether we do them or not is another story). Things like: Deep cleaning the house, replacing HVAC filters, installing storm windows, clearing out gutters, and storing outdoor furniture. But there are some areas we…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 23:27:39 | Lifestyle

Your weight on the scale changes for so many reasons. We can gain or lose muscle, and we can gain or lose fat. We can be lighter when we’re dehydrated, or heavier because we ate a lot of salt last night and we’re retaining water. Wouldn’t it be great to tell the difference between all of these things? That’s what many…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:55:00 | Lifestyle

Most people know how credit cards work, and they might be familiar with personal loans, too—but what about a personal line of credit? All these options are similar, but they have subtle differences that can affect which one you might choose when you need to borrow money. Here’s a look at when you’d use a line of…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:58 | Lifestyle

This week’s trip into the kid’s cultural cafeteria features soon-to-be-diva Chloe Bailey, a murder-mystery, and Star Wars in anime form. It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet, and no one will shame you for your choices.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:57 | Lifestyle

When I started this archery-focused strength training program, I had one goal: Increase my draw strength to at least 40 pounds so I could kill an elk if I happened to see one while hunting in Eastern Oregon with my dad. As I’ve mentioned previously, focusing on “losing weight” has never worked for me, nor has working…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:56 | Lifestyle

It’s never been harder to keep a lawn alive, and unless radical climate interventions happen like, tomorrow, this is the easiest it’ll be for the rest of your life. Not to be too dramatic, but: Have you ever considered giving up? Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:54 | Lifestyle

Back when the White House announced that booster doses would be available in late September, there was a huge asterisk on that plan—the FDA and CDC would have to go through their usual process examining the data and making recommendations. That process has finished, and boosters are now available for some people who…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:53 | Lifestyle

Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of the legendary science fantasy epic Dune is finally coming to HBO Max this month, whether he likes it or not (he does not).Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:52 | Lifestyle

The Nintendo Switch’s versatility as as handheld or TV-based console that supports both physical carts and digital downloads makes it easy to jump into any game in your library just seconds after picking it up. But if you’ve been so focused on exploring Hyrule in Breath of the Wild, running dungeons in Hades, or…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 18:54:50 | Lifestyle

Peacock launched just last July, largely on the promise of The Office reruns, but it also brought the power and checkbook of NBCUniversal to bear in creating some solid original content (“creating” being, in some cases, a euphemism for “importing”). Even though the library of originals is relatively small, there’s an…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 24. 09. 2021 02:54:42 | Lifestyle

The frustration and despair of losing your camera (or, god forbid, having one stolen) is legendary, even in era of the smartphone camera. Just think: losing both a piece of expensive gear and the priceless digital mementos of your trip to Yonkers. But after you’ve shaken your fist at the heavens and re…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 23:57:33 | Lifestyle

There are several words and phrases we’ve all used that can inadvertently diminish our authority and make us sound less than confident. When we say these with any kind of regularity, they water down our message—and, with it, people’s ability to take us seriously. Keep your ear out for these apprehensive phrases and…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 22:38:06 | Lifestyle

Spooky season is fast-approaching, and for many thrill-seekers, that means it’s time to pay other people to scare the crap out of you at a haunted house.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:24 | Lifestyle

We’ve all been there; you’re using your iPhone or Android, when suddenly, you notice that it’s getting a little warm. A little warm soon transitions to a little hot, then very hot, to a concerning degree. You might think, “Should my phone be so hot it hurts to use?” No, it should not. Here’s what to do if your phone…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:23 | Lifestyle

When it comes to protecting your accounts, the general consensus is to always use two-factor authentication, which traditionally uses a unique six-digit code that’s re-generated every 30 seconds. If you want to keep hackers away, it’s a big help...but the process isn’t seamless. You often need a third-party app, and…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:22 | Lifestyle

It is now fall, and it’s time to shift gears, produce-wise. Every tomato, every ear of corn, every stone fruit that you buy is now a gamble. Sure, you might get one of the last sweet peaches or nectarines (which are also peaches), but the likelihood of that happening dwindles with each passing day.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:20 | Lifestyle

While having a low credit score definitely affects your ability to qualify for loans at reasonable rates, the upper range of your credit score doesn’t really matter as much. In fact, trying to boost your score beyond a certain range is pretty much a waste of time if you’re trying to snag the best interest rates.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:19 | Lifestyle

If you’ve found yourself opening multiple tabs while comparison shopping on your phone, you probably wouldn’t mind a quick way to copy all of them to share with someone else, so you can avoid texting them one link after another. One of the updates to Safari in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 has made that very easy to do: You…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:17 | Lifestyle

When you hear “tinted windows,” you probably think first of cars—and the various degrees to which you can tint their windows within (or outside of) the law. But you can tint your home’s windows, too, without the pesky legal drama—and you might want to.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:12 | Lifestyle

With Bitcoin taking a 10% bath earlier this week, you might be wondering whether you should invest in something less volatile, like stablecoin. After all, the cryptocurrency already has the word stable in its name. But what is stablecoin exactly, and is it a worthwhile investment? Here’s a look how it works and how it…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:09 | Lifestyle

This weekend I took my 5-year-old daughter cabin camping. We had our own shower, but there was no bathtub anywhere for miles around. She was clear with me that she would not take a shower, so I made sure that she had a bath before we left home and I figured we could survive the weekend with baby wipes and such. But…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:07 | Lifestyle

I fear the children of today do not value the Muppets like they should, and I find that very sad.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:04 | Lifestyle

One of the best new features of Safari in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 is its support for extensions. They’re cool new ways to add some excellent features to your web browsing experience, but unfortunately, the App Store doesn’t make it easy to find the best ones on iOS 15. We’re here to fill the gap though—by the time you’re…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:03 | Lifestyle

A garage is a wonderful thing to have: It protects your car from the elements and can absorb a shocking amount of random clutter. But if you’re not careful, all that random clutter will turn even the most spacious garage into a pit of despair. If yours has taken a dark turn, here’s how to pull it back from the edge.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:01 | Lifestyle

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are solid updates to the iPhone and iPad. Yes, there’s not a whole lot going on this year, and we’re still waiting on features like SharePlay and Universal Control, but this is the year of small, stable updates. That said, every year Apple tends to add some features that are less than ideal, and…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:59:00 | Lifestyle

Even if you only travel a few times a year, a hotel credit card with no annual fee can be worthwhile just for the perks alone. Many of these entry-level cards include free nights on rooms, insurance coverage, priority reservations, and no foreign transactions fees. Here’s a closer look at some of the best deals.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:58:58 | Lifestyle

My husband and I have a routine of switching off between watching our toddler so that we can go and play our grown-up sports of volleyball, tennis, and boxing. Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 21:58:57 | Lifestyle

I’d say October is going to be a rough month for the people behind the big pharma companies largely responsible for the United States’ opioid crisis, given that Hulu is debuting a hard-hitting documentary series exploring the harm that horrific business has done in the world, but, oh, they’re billionaires with…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 03:28:48 | Lifestyle

The automatic dark mode is a great way to soothe your eyes when you’re using your iPhone or iPad late at night. But what happens when you then open a web page in Safari? A blinding white light hits you out of nowhere, that’s what, because not all websites support the dark mode. If you’re using iOS 15 or iPadOS 15,…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 03:28:46 | Lifestyle

If you’re like 87% of tax filers that take the standard deduction, you probably don’t think much about deducting charity donations. However, a provision in last year’s COVID relief package lets you do just that, without having to itemize your taxes—up to $600 for joint filers. The only catch is that you’ll have to…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 23. 09. 2021 03:28:45 | Lifestyle

With recent surges in COVID infections, many workplaces are as uncertain as ever about reopening. Many workers, however, aren’t so confused about where they stand on the return to in-person work; according to a survey reported by Bloomberg, 40% of employees said they would consider quitting rather than giving up the…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 21:54:31 | Lifestyle

Wobbly furniture can lead to all sorts of minor tragedies, from sloshed drinks to scratched floors—but you can make your furniture more stable with just the use of the humble hammer, screwdriver, and drill.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 21:54:29 | Lifestyle

As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, it’s time to start thinking about prepping your garden for winter. Conventional wisdom has it that tilling the soil—digging it up to loosen the structure and break up weeds, either by hand or with a power tiller—should be your first step. But does it actually help?Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 21:54:28 | Lifestyle

It’s nearly impossible to keep a freezer 100% frost-free. Opening the door lets moisture in, and that moisture freezes, building up on the walls, ceiling, and floor of your ice box. You can treat the inside with special frost-prevention sprays—or cooking oil!—to keep the frost from sticking, but most people do not…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 21:54:26 | Lifestyle

Whether you have a slow leak or are just looking to spruce up your kitchen, updating your old faucet can help conserve water and make your kitchen more efficient. Though handling the job yourself may seem intimidating, it’s totally doable, and it will pay dividends in the form of lower monthly bills and avoiding a…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 21:54:24 | Lifestyle

As you know if you’ve ever broken up with one, a toxic person’s impact on you can long outlast the time they were actually in your life. A particularly bad relationship can lead to trauma, a lack of trust in future relationships, and serious emotional scars. Toxic people can somehow still find a way to get to you,…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 19:23:50 | Lifestyle

If remote work has taught us anything, it’s that many of our meetings are unnecessary and overly complicated, especially if teams are spread across time zones. Unless collaboration is essential to the agenda, we can often get everything we need in just a few minutes on our own time. Slack has been working on a tool…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 18:37:29 | Lifestyle

Ever tapped on a link from a Google search on your phone and found the results a little... off? Tapping the top of your screen won’t scroll you to the top, scrolling in general seems janky, and the URL bar shows “google.com” instead of the name of the site you’re trying to visit. These are all signs that your …Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 18:37:27 | Lifestyle

If you, like me, have an oven with a convection setting, there’s a good chance you may not know exactly how it works, what it’s for, or how to actually use it. In conventional ovens, the heat comes from heating units placed at the top and bottom, while a convection oven has a fan and exhaust system that circulates the…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 18:37:26 | Lifestyle

The funny thing about Netflix’s original streaming content: All of it basically ceases to exist roughly one week after it drops on the service.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 17:18:33 | Lifestyle

So you never got around to “finishing” your basement, but that doesn’t mean it should go unused. If you have a lot of space down there to enjoy, but not enough time or money for a complete overhaul, here are some tips to make it cozier, even when it’s not finished.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 16:40:25 | Lifestyle

Slasher movies are often seen as the lowest tier of the movie pyramid, but you should reconsider this unfairly maligned sub-genre. In an effort to change your mind, I submit these ten influential, worthwhile, and interesting slasher flicks.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 16:40:23 | Lifestyle

When people talk about frying fish, they are usually referring to deep frying—or at least that is what I am usually talking about. But pan frying is also a valid form of fish preparation, especially if you don’t feel like dealing with a large amount of hot oil. Not only is a vat of frying oil kind of annoying to…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 16:40:21 | Lifestyle

In the pandemic era, it’s easy to forget about another important inoculation—the flu vaccine. While we got off lightly in 2020, health experts are suggesting that flu season could be much worse this year—even more reason to get your shot this fall. For further incentive, consider choosing a pharmacy or grocery store…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 16:40:18 | Lifestyle

Safari has been revamped in many ways in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. There’s a new tab bar, a fresh Start Page, and support for Safari extensions. Browser extensions are a huge part of the desktop browsing experience, but these remain much rarer on mobile platforms. The Safari extension ecosystem on Mac isn’t anywhere near…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 16:40:15 | Lifestyle

Many PCs don’t meet Windows 11’s stringent hardware requirements. And while you could try installing the OS on unsupported hardware, there’s another option: Make Windows 10 more like Windows 11. All it takes is a few free apps, a custom desktop theme, and enabling a select of enhanced security options to do the trick.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 22. 09. 2021 14:19:28 | Lifestyle

Apple will happily sell you a new iPhone 13 for $800, $1,000, or even $1,100. But unless you’re desperate for a 120 Hz display or the latest and greatest smartphone camera money can buy, you might find more value in the used iPhone market. While you can find any iPhone ever made for sale online, there’s one that’s…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 22:59:03 | Lifestyle

If you feed—or plan to feed—your newborn formula, you might be wondering for how long you will need to do so. When is the right time to wean them? How will you know when they’re ready? While there’s no magic “formula,” here are a few basic guidelines.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 22:59:01 | Lifestyle

If you’re trying to reach new Instagram followers, hashtags are still one of your top tools in 2021. But where should your hashtags go? For years, there’s been fierce debate over where to put those pound signs: Team Caption versus Team Comment. And for years, most sources claimed there was no functional difference…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 22:08:32 | Lifestyle

When you’re using an app like Safari on the iPad, a single window is rarely enough. While it’s easier than ever to create new windows and window pairings on the iPad, finding windows is a different question altogether. But it’s all good—there’s a new feature in iPadOS 15 that wants to make this easier for you. It’s…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 21:50:12 | Lifestyle

Sometimes talking with our children about their school day is akin to a dentist pulling a crocodile’s teeth: It’s lengthy, it’s risky, and it doesn’t seem to benefit either party. But we know it’s important to connect with our kids about their day, to keep a pulse on any challenges in school and the quality of their…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 21:50:09 | Lifestyle

Are you switching from an older iPhone to a new one? The online backup process is usually smooth, as long as you have enough free space on iCloud or a computer to use iTunes for the backup and restoration. However, if you don’t have enough iCloud storage, you no longer need to use your computer.Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 20:34:19 | Lifestyle

The Apple Watch packs a lot of power into a small design. But for all of their speed and utility, performing certain tasks on one of them can still be painfully slow. Take updates, for example—they’re notoriously sluggish on Apple Watch. If you’re dreading how long your watchOS 8 update is going to take, you can tweak…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 20:34:17 | Lifestyle

Ah, the attic. That traditionally forgotten receptacle of luggage, tax files, old games, holiday decorations, and broken appliances you might one day fix. It is often unfinished and mostly forgotten, but there are several ways to convert it into an actual valuable, functional area of your home. You may need to finish…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 20:34:16 | Lifestyle

Aluminum foil is a very useful, flat, and malleable material, perfect for making impromptu roasting racks, pie crust shields, and simple food wraps (for non-acidic foods). Lining pans with foil can help speed up the cleaning process—just toss the foil in the garbage—but there is one thing in your kitchen that you…Read more...

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LifeHacker.com | 21. 09. 2021 18:54:57 | Lifestyle

As of this month, there are 3,633 “official” emojis available across the world. The tiny pictographs can convey tons of emotions and ideas, but like any form of symbolic communications, their meanings change over time and among different groups of people—especially if one group is millennials and the other is Gen Z.…Read more...

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