We Love These Inexpensive, Fun Bikes for College

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Unless you have a legit reason to bring a car with you to school, chances are good the only vehicle you need at college this year is a bicycle. Many campuses are all-inclusive or close to downtown, meaning everything you need access to is within walking—and riding—distance. After all, having a car means finding parking, paying for gas, and maybe even using it late night when it might not be

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14 Parents on What Scares Them The Most About Kids Going Back to School

School reopening and the many, many, many concerns it raises, has pushed parents off course. We’re all left to wonder about everything from the big picture (Will my kid’s school actually reopen? If so, is it safe to send them back to school? Will remote learning be effective? Will my kids fall behind?) to smaller, but still extremely crucial details (What about the bus ride? What about the tech support virtual learning

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24 Ohio Colleges Make Money’s 2020-21 ‘Best’ List

COLUMBUS, OH — More than six months into the new coronavirus pandemic, colleges are struggling to resume in-person classes and, in some cases, reverting back to online courses only days into the new semester.

Such challenges raise a question: Is a college degree today worth the actual cost?

Enter Money magazine. The publication this week released its annual ranking of the best colleges for the money. The list, which includes 24 schools in Ohio, is

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Websites to Sell Your Stuff for Cash

If you find yourself surrounded by too much stuff, there are plenty of places on the internet to sell your clutter. Some websites specialize in particular items — such as clothing, collectibles, car or electronics — while others may be good places to sell anything and everything you no longer need.

Here are 11 websites to consider when it comes to selling your excess items for cash.

— Sotheby’s Home.

— ComicConnect.

— ThredUp.

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People find new ways to spend vacation money in today’s ‘homebody economy’

A pool in the backyard? A fresh coat of paint on the deck? For some people flush with funds from canceled vacations due to the coronavirus pandemic, that’s exactly the plan.

A new survey shows nearly one-third of homeowners are using money previously set aside for travel and spending it on home improvements — doing everything from small updates to large renovations.

What are people spending vacation money on?

Half of those homeowners said they’re

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Venice Film Festival Virtual Reality Section Moved Online Will Travel Globally

Venice Film Festival’s Virtual Reality section is going entirely online this year, but expanding its scope via a platform and also a satellite network that will make it accessible worldwide.” data-reactid=”19″The Venice Film Festival’s Virtual Reality section is going entirely online this year, but expanding its scope via a platform and also a satellite network that will make it accessible worldwide.

Htc Viveport, Facebook’s Oculus, VRChat and VRrOOm that will allow

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10 Mom-Approved Ways to Make Back-to-School Meal Prep a Breeze

It’s that time of year again. Kids are back in school (or schooling from home), and they’re not the only ones with jitters. Parents around the country are trying to figure out how to navigate this unprecedented school year. With kids home more than ever, it can be tough to create a balanced schedule—especially in the kitchen. Thankfully, our own Nicole McLaughlin has some tried-and-true back-to-school meal prep hacks to help ease the transition:

1.

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Biden campaign ‘flooding the zone’ with celebrity backers

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Poised over the piano, Carole King was set to play “I Feel the Earth Move” during a recent virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden when the Democratic presidential nominee himself beat her to it.

“On my playlist, Carole!” Biden proclaimed, holding up his phone and letting a few seconds of the song blast.

“Oh, well, I’ll just sit back and let you play your playlist,” King said with a laugh.

The four-time

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7 fresh content marketing strategies you haven’t tried (plus 8 classic ones)

Did you know we have an online event about digital marketing coming up? Join the Re:Brand track at TNW2020 to explore the latest brand marketing tech, trends, and challenges. Alex Antolino, the Creative Director at Typeform, will be sharing powerful branding insights and actionable strategies on how to build meaningful brands that lead to business growth.

So you Googled ‘content marketing examples,’ you thought, “this one looks a bit different,” and now you’re here.

Welcome!

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California condor sanctuary near Big Sur ‘completely destroyed’ as Dolan Fire spreads

The Dolan Fire had scorched 21,844 acres as of Wednesday morning, spreading more than 1,400 acres further overnight, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Containment remained at 15%, the U.S. Forest Service said in a news release.

According to the release, progress on the fire has been slow due to rough terrain and a lack of available crews — more than 15,000 firefighters battle upwards of two dozen major fires and lightning complexes throughout the

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Scully auctions items from 67-year career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully sat outside watching two sets of his golf clubs being loaded into a truck. He thought of afternoons teeing off at Bel-Air Country Club or with President George H.W. Bush.

Those left-handed clubs had produced a lot of shots over many rounds, some good, some bad. Traipsing the fairways was a way to relax and swap stories away from the ballpark through the years. Seeing them go stirred emotion

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30 Awesome Fall Crafts for Kids

When summer starts to fade into fall, it’s hard not to feel a bit wistful—but don’t let the changing seasons get you down. Instead grab your offspring and make some art together: These fall crafts for kids will provide a mood-lifting burst of creative energy that will leave you both excited for the new season.

RELATED: 25 Halloween Crafts for Kids to Your Keep Little Monsters Occupied

A humble pinecone can be used to make

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A Week As A Student In Texas On A $7,000 Income

Welcome to Money Diaries — College Edition where we are tackling the ever-present taboo that is money. We’re asking real people how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.

Are you a student paying your own way through college? We want to read your Money Diary! Send us an email here by the end of the week for a chance to see your Money Diary on

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Useful Items To Enhance Your WFH Skills This Fall

shift from office desk to home desk is still not the most natural of transitions. Luckily, there’s a ton of virtual support out there to help us get back on streamlined workflow track as hazy summer nears its end and back-to-school-season energy sets in. We harnessed our product-hunting prowess to bring both intrepid newbies and seasoned telecommuters in need of an autumn refresh a collection of work-from-home organization items you can order online and

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A first look inside the Mayfair establishment aiming to be the ‘world’s most luxurious sports club’

The new Fitzdares Club in Mayfair
The new Fitzdares Club in Mayfair

“The future of bookmaking is not bookies,” says William Woodhams, “it’s things like this.” 

It is a claim as unexpected as it is ambitious. Not only is Woodhams the CEO of society bookmakers Fitzdares but the ‘this’ he is referring to is the members-only Fitzdares Club which, a fortnight ahead of opening, still looks like a building site. By the September launch, however, the two floors of Mayfair townhouse

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The Envy Awards, the prizes you’ve never heard of for those singular TV moments

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“The Mandalorian’s” breakout star, known widely as Baby Yoda, captured the hearts of even hardened sci-fi fans. (Kirsten Ulve/For The Times)

Emmys time gives us a chance to admire and honor the fabulous performances, the entertaining shows, the visionary artisan work of the series that transported us over the past television season. But what about the parts of the industry that don’t have their own awards category? Who

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Amid All the Drama on Selling Sunset , Let’s Not Forget Amanza Smith and Her Missing Ex-Husband

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drama that has come pouring forth from the third season of Netflix’s Selling Sunset, almost buried underneath Chrishell Stause‘s divorce and Christine Quinn‘s grandiose wedding plans, there’s the mystery of Amanza Smith‘s missing ex-husband.” data-reactid=”18″Amid all the drama that has come pouring forth from the third season of Netflix’s Selling Sunset, almost buried underneath Chrishell Stause‘s divorce and Christine Quinn‘s grandiose wedding plans, there’s

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Deep in Trump’s Shadow, Mike Pence Seeks to Carve Out a Corner of Normalcy

Vice President Mike Pence speaks to reporters alongside the coronavirus task force at the White House in Washington, March 10, 2020. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Vice President Mike Pence speaks to reporters alongside the coronavirus task force at the White House in Washington, March 10, 2020. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Vice President Mike Pence, the head of the federal coronavirus task force, delivered a clear message to governors about reopening schools. Help us help you, Pence told the state executives during a virtual meeting in early July, stressing that the administration wanted to see children back in the classroom.

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The LinkedIn ‘add hashtag’ button is the epitome of befuddling design

Whatever you want to say about LinkedIn, it’s hard to deny it’s been successful in cornering a specific segment of the internet. A good segment? Lord no, the worst, but it’s a segment all the same.

Anyway, I very rarely use the social network, but am amused enough by it to keep an eye on its evolution. Specifically, the way its UX design has shifted.

[Read: 4 ridiculously easy ways you can be more

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On International Dog Day, here are the top 10 cars your pooch will love

You can’t miss Kristina Williamson and her goldendoodle in the 2020 Jeep Wrangler.

“Maverick is my copilot,” said Williamson, co-host of “Broadway & Krissy in the Morning” on New Country 93.1 FM in Detroit that airs weekdays from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

“I have the doors and top off the Jeep 24/7. He just sits in my passenger seat and watches people go by,” she said. “Everyone smiles at him at stoplights. It’s awesome

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