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It's finally warming up just about everywhere, so I think we can safely declare that summer is here. With the days growing longer, I'm planning some camping and hiking trips, including taking inventory of my gear. What's on your must-purchase list to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors?

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You're texting your friend or SO, maybe you've sent a short paragraph about how your day was with a polite question at the end, and BAM. The response is "Yes." Maybe your partner is just a fan of proper punctuation, but according to a new study, in this day and age that's a faux pas.

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I will admit, I have never even heard of "the meat sweats" until I saw them mentioned in a commercial. It's a little-studied struggle that apparently strikes carnivores after a gratuitously meaty meal. Is it a legit scientific phenomenon, and if so, what happens to your body?

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After the success of Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix, a new superhero has emerged on the streaming platform. The hard-drinking, harder-hitting Jessica Jones dropped on Netflix over the weekend, and we want to know: are you watching?

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Going to Pluto was incredible, but as we continue to soak in the glorious images, NASA's already trying to figure out which celestial target to hit next. The space agency revealed five finalist concepts this week, including missions that would take us to Jupiter's asteroids and the surface of Venus.

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The zombie horde is coming. The pandemic is spreading. An EMP just fried the grid. One way or another, you need to get out of this soon-to-be-godforsaken city. You gaze forlornly at your glorious pile of technology, knowing you've gotta make a hard choice about what to bring.

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I'm asking here for a friend. The truth is that I haven't taken a proper vacation in years, and a lot of my travel tech is out-of-date. The last time I left the country, for example, it would have cost an astronomical amount to use an phone abroad. But plans and options have changed, and it may not make sense to do what I did ages ago, which was buy a cheap phone and a SIM card upon arrival at my destination.