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What to Say Instead of “What Is It?” When Kids Show You Their Artwork

By Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker When little kids create a work of art—say, a drawing or painting or pipe cleaner sculpture—adults typically respond in two different ways. There’s the effusive, “That’s so beautiful! You’re such an amazing artist! Let’s hang this masterpiece on the wall!” Or there’s the blank… Continue reading What to Say Instead of “What Is It?” When Kids Show You Their Artwork

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Tell Us Your Best Los Angeles Hacks

By Nick Douglas We’ve solved New York. Chicago. San Francisco. And the biggest apple of them all, Phoenix. Now it’s time for Los Angeles, the city where you can become anything, and vegetable juice can become lunch. Looking out from the Hollywood Hills, you can almost smell the possibilities; they’ve even triggered an air quality…… Continue reading Tell Us Your Best Los Angeles Hacks

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Stop Ghosting—and Date With More Empathy

By Virginia K. Smith If you’re looking for a quick and dirty exit to a romantic entanglement with someone you’re not too likely to run into again, ghosting can seem like a tempting, blissfully simple option. But then, one day, you find yourself on the opposite end of the ghosting equation, lovelorn and wondering why… Continue reading Stop Ghosting—and Date With More Empathy