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Everything You Need to Survive Back-to-School Season

My son starts third grade next week, and this is the first year where instead of being all, “Yay for friends and learning!” he’s more like, “yeah, school, great.” I can understand how he feels. He’s got nine months of work ahead of him and

It’s Okay to Overpack Your Gadgets With This $9 Organizer

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.    Hello, my name is Shep McAllister, and I’m a gadget pack rat. I can’t leave for an overnight trip without, like, 10 different cables, three wall chargers, and two battery packs, of

Try a ‘Brick’ Workout to Spice Up Your Swimming

I was a runner first. Then I started bike commuting. When I learned to swim, it wasn’t long before I thought: this is the missing piece! I can be a triathlete! (Never mind that I wasn’t particularly good at any of these disciplines.) If you’ve

Three Myths About Sparkling Water, Debunked

Illustration: Sam Woolley Whether you call it seltzer, sparkling water or soda water, this bubbly beverage is getting popular by the day, with Americans guzzling it at increasing rates. And though it’s frequently marketed as part of a healthier lifestyle—specifically one that does not include