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Press Pause: "Clueless," Ice Cream Gadgets, and the Best Movies of 2020 (So Far)

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Jul 13, 2020

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  1. 14 things to buy if you really, really love ice cream. Like a sundae box, sandwich molds, scented earrings, and more. Get ready to lose cone-trol.

  2. The best movies of 2020 (so far). Perks of your at-home theater: you can pause for bathroom breaks, get unlimited refills, and you’ll never get stuck behind a tall stranger. Lights, camera, action

  3. The 5 cleaning personalities. This explainer helps you identify your type, and gives personalized tips to get it all done. Team “stress cleaners,” assemble.

  4. Exciting ideas for your next salad. It romaines to be seen why our lunches are still so sad. These recipes to the rescue. Kale yeah.  

  5. 12 products to zhuzh your outdoor space. Because it’s patio season. There’s a rug made from recycled straws, a mini charcoal grill, and dreamy string lights. HGTV is knocking.

  6. Something to get you stretching. This company has over 2,000 audio and video workouts for all levels. Like yoga for mobility and flexibility, audio meditations, and a summer abs challenge. PS: Skimm’rs get free access for 60 days. Make some moves.*

  7. The 50 most beautiful places in America. Add these to your want-to-go list for like ... 2025. They agree, they think they’re really pretty. 

  8. How to treat and prevent thigh chafing. These secrets will help you say ‘ta ta’ to your mortal enemy. See ya, wouldn’t wanna be ya. 

  9. Art therapy exercises to help you relax. This guide had us at “color a feeling wheel.” OK, if you insist. 

  10. Summer sneaks. Red alert: Cariuma’s best-selling sneakers are back in stock. They come in colors like yellow, rose, green, white, and Plus, for every pair purchased, the company is planting two trees in the Brazilian rainforest. And Skimm’rs get 15% off. That’s what we call a win-win-win.*

  11. Healthy-ish summer desserts. You know what they say: a frozen greek yogurt blackout pie a day keeps the doctor away.

  12. How to form new habits based on your sign. They say it takes at least three weeks to form a habit. This guide says it takes a little help from astrology. We feel the stars aligning. 

  13. A guide to finding the right nail polish for your skin tone. So you can nail it every time

  14. An iconic relationship expert’s advice for quarantine. You’ve got questions, Esther Perel’s got answers. Ya love to see it.

  15. A new internet read we loved: On the 25th anniversary of “Clueless.” Here’s how Cher Horowitz, a speech about the Statue of Liberty, and a yellow plaid outfit defined a generation. Shoutout to Paul Rudd who hasn’t aged a single day. 

  16. … and an old one: Lindy West on being happily “fat as hell” on her wedding day. Cheers to that. 

  17. And finally, three totally random things that made us happy this week: some “Mean Girls” magnets, a succulent pop-up book, and a mini sparkler set.

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