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Why Not Use Your New Home Ec Skills To Make DIY Gifts This Holiday Season?

An abundance of time trapped inside, socially distancing from friends and family, has encouraged many to turn to DIY projects as a way to stay occupied. Earlier this year, this phenomenon led an embrace of the cottagecore aesthetic, a boom in new hobbies, and loaves and loaves of sourdough all over our Instagram feeds. Though you may not be creating as much as you were at the start of quarantine, you can definitely use those home ec skills once again as the holiday season approaches. Instead of splurging on presents for loved ones you haven't seen much of in 2020, why not pour your heart into homemade gifts?

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How Joe Biden Can Ensure Federal Agencies Fight Climate Change

President-elect Joe Biden has an unprecedented opportunity to walk the U.S.—and perhaps the world—back from the brink on climate change. After four years of harm, his work is cut out for him. This is an agency-by-agency breakdown of what he can do.

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The 10 Best Deals of November 17, 2020

Tuesday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals

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Meet The Bonkers Home-Built Wedge And The Man That Drove It 5,000 Miles In A Road Rally

I think most of us oil-soaked gearheads can appreciate the charm and novelty of a really bonkers one-off car. Even if the design is confusing or downright ill-conceived, you have to respect the effort and force of will it takes to build a whole idiosyncratic car from, essentially, scratch, all by yourself. A car like this doorstop-shaped Wedge is a perfect example of that. But to go beyond just appreciating such a car, though, takes a special sort of person. A person like Jim Forbes, who...

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Massachusetts Passes Powerful Right-To-Repair Protection

Remember a few months ago, when we told you about a ridiculous fear-mongering campaign regarding a ballot initiative in Massachusetts that would protect the right for car owners to get access to the data their vehicles generate, so that owners and independent repair shops could work on cars with the same tool that manufacturers and dealers have access to? Sure you do. Well, good news, because it passed! This is an important right-to-repair event, and gives Massachusetts one of the strongest...

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