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Caity Weaver recently went to a TGI Friday’s when it opened and sat there until it closed, eating all-you-can-eat mozzarella sticks for $10. Her story is very funny, though, from personal experience, the best reason to go to TGI Friday’s is for their 2-for-1 drink specials. The last time I was there I got two scotches for $5! What a deal.

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Really, I'd never do this.

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This online calculator the New York Times put together to help people figure out whether they should rent or buy is kind of amazing. The related story is here.

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Seen on the subway earlier today: Someone reading a copy of the best-selling book Rich Dad, Poor Dad. Which I have never read, and am interested in doing paired with its criticism.

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Are you a working out before work kind of person? (I am!) From Quartz, a guide to working out before work: "Ultimately, the goal is to make this a habit—to rise and work out without thinking. A habit has three parts: a cue, a routine, and a reward."

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In the Texas Tribune, a brief look at some foster kids who made it to college.

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I leave you with a headline that needs no further explanation: Should Paid 'Menstrual Leave' Be a Thing?

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Some weekend reading from The National Post, "Homeless in the Magic Kingdom: Desperate families living in the shadow of Disney’s booming service economy."

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The 4th of July means fireworks and possibly lots of grilling and hot dogs. And if you're buying them from the store, the package you choose makes a difference!

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Gilette is coming out with a new razor with a ball that allows it to pivot, and Kevin Roose writes at NYMag that this is just a trick to make us believe that our perfectly good razors are in need of a modern replacement.