11/6/18 Newsletter: Your iPhone’s Dirty Secret

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You need to clean your phone, like, ASAP. You might think that because you’re the only one who uses your cell and you wipe those oily fingerprints on your screen onto your shirt daily, you’re doing just fine. But think again.

The Deets: Most mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than a toilet handle. We spend countless hours each day holding them directly up to our faces and touching them with our hands, which then touch everything else. So we should probably get better about cleaning them more frequently.

How To Clean Your Device: Sanitize your phone easily with a solution made of water and isopropyl alcohol. Swipe all surfaces first. Then get out some Q-tips, dab them in the cleaning solution run them along the hard-to-reach seams and edges of your phone, and and rejoice in the cleanliness of your device. [Swirled]

Life Hack Of The Day: Driver’s License Edition

If you ever find someone’s driver’s license, you can put it in any mailbox and the postal service will send the license to its owner.


Microwavable slippers exist, and they’re your solution for cold feet this winter. Just pop them in the microwave for 90 seconds, slip them on and bask in their blissful warmth. We’re def adding slippers like these to our Christmas wish lists! [Swirled]

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Career + Finance

Why wait for Black Friday to save money when you could shop the sales right now? Amazon, Lowe’s, Macy’s, J.Crew and more are all offering deep discounts right now on clothing, shoes, appliances, makeup and more. These early Black Friday sales won’t last long, so don’t hesitate! [Swirled]

Did You Know? Millennials are more likely to share their salary with a coworker than members of previous generations, a new survey finds. In fact, 33 percent have told a colleague, 48 percent have told their SO, 56 percent have told a friend and 64 percent have told a family member. Would you share your salary secret? [Swirled]

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Food + Drink

You can get your entire Thanksgiving meal in chip form this year. Pringles’ Thanksgiving crisps come in three packs of turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie flavors for $14.99. You’ll have to purchase these limited-edition chips online through the company site if you’re tempted. [Swirled]

Recipe Of The Day: Our chocolate chip cookie recipe rivals your grandma’s. Our secrets? We leave all of our ingredients out at room temperature and we measure everything out exactly like the recipe says. [Swirled]

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This Black Friday, your favorite Orlando theme parks are offering major discounts. So don’t forget to vacation shop the day after Thanksgiving for the best theme park deals. Magic Kingdom, here we come! [Swirled]

Deal Of The Day: You can fly roundtrip to Australia for as low as $532. Prices on flights leaving U.S. cities like NYC, LA, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver and Atlanta to Melbourne are lower than $600 if you plan to fly between now and March 2019. [Swirled]

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