Find deals and free food Friday at McDonald’s, Applebee’s and more

Friday is considered one of the cheesiest and beefiest days of the year.

Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day and restaurants are celebrating the made-up food holiday with discounts and free burgers. And unlike some other food days, this one isn’t canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.

McDonald’s, which is experiencing shortages of some ingredients because of the popularity of its limited Travis Scott Meal, will still have a Cheeseburger Day deal Friday. For one day, the fast-food giant will offer double cheeseburgers for 50 cents with an offer on its mobile app. 

Ahead of National Cheeseburger Day, Wendy’s announced the return of pretzel buns and “the new and improved Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger.”

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Domino’s released a Cheeseburger Pizza made with a ketchup-mustard sauce, American cheese, beef, onions, tomatoes, shredded provolone and cheddar cheese.


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How to find time to design again

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For the past few months, I’ve noticed an increasing number of designers online complaining about their lack of time to design. They have a packed agenda full of meetings and, if they’re lucky, they have little blocks of an hour of less to design. This is nothing new, I’ve been there. I’ve seen designers complain about this throughout my entire career. I’ve done it too.

I’ve also seen managers trying to address the problem. I’ve had meetings about having too many meetings and, the funniest part is, the outcome of that was spending even more time discussing it in smaller teams, trying to fix the situation.

Sure, managers have their fair share of accountability, after all they’re often the ones booking most of the recurring meetings. But what about designers? Are

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TikTok teens are roleplaying as victims of the Holocaust, 9/11, and domestic abuse. We spoke to an expert to find out why

Teens on TikTok roleplaying a domestic abuse victim (L), and a 9/11 victim (R). 

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Teens on TikTok roleplaying a domestic abuse victim (L), and a 9/11 victim (R).
  • People on TikTok are pretending to be victims of historical events such as the Holocaust and 9/11 and even domestic abuse. 

  • One creator of these videos told Insider they wanted to “educate people” with their depiction of the Auschwitz concentration camps. 

  • Karen Kovacs North, a Clinical Professor of Communication at USC Annenberg, told Insider that teenagers are most likely doing making these videos out of a desire to bring awareness to a social issue while also participating in the TikTok culture.  

  • “They’re insensitive and hurtful out of complete lack of understanding,” she said. 

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

When Avery* made a TikTok video in where she roleplayed a Holocaust victim in heaven, she did not expect the backlash. 

The 17-year-old was in her house in New Jersey earlier this

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Homebuyers fired up by low mortgage rates find few open houses to visit

Record-low mortgage rates have helped put more Americans in a homebuying mood in recent months. But with the coronavirus still spreading, many sellers are keeping their social distance.

About 6% of homes that went on the market in July held open houses within the first week, according to real estate brokerage site Redfin. While that marks a rebound from a rock-bottom 1% in April, it’s way down from 16% last year.

“It’s still risky to allow groups of strangers into your home,” says Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather. “As a result, more homebuyers have been exploring the world of virtual tours and 3D walkthroughs.”

hook an ultra-cheap mortgage rate and buy a home, get ready for some changes to the traditional open house — or be prepared to attend a virtual tour.” data-reactid=”35″If you’re looking to hook an ultra-cheap mortgage rate and buy a home, get ready for some

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You’re invited to the Cosmopolitan Careers Festival: find the details here

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Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From Cosmopolitan

Whether you’re looking to pivot post-pandemic, turn redundancy into opportunity, or take your first steps into the career you really want, our FREE online festival has all the advice, tips and resources you need to bolster your CV and land your dream role. All without leaving the house! How 2020 of us.

In this eight-part series we’ll delve into the livelihoods of serial entrepreneurs and get the inside scoop from women working in some of the pandemic’s hardest-hit industries, from fashion to media. Plus, we’ll hear first-hand what recruiters are really looking for right now.

How to get hired

When: 7th September, 6pm

Learn how to ace that interview classic: “what’s your biggest weakness?”

Whether you’re at the start of your career or on the hunt for something new, this free 45-minute session will arm you with all the need-to-knows to handle your job

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People find new ways to spend vacation money in today’s ‘homebody economy’

A pool in the backyard? A fresh coat of paint on the deck? For some people flush with funds from canceled vacations due to the coronavirus pandemic, that’s exactly the plan.

A new survey shows nearly one-third of homeowners are using money previously set aside for travel and spending it on home improvements — doing everything from small updates to large renovations.

What are people spending vacation money on?

Half of those homeowners said they’re putting the funds towards structural repairs, such as a basement renovation or a new roof, according to the survey of 1,878 people from Groundworks, a home services company. About 30% said they’re putting the money toward outdoor entertaining, such as a new dining set on the patio. And the rest said they’re spending the money on home additions, creating an at-home gym or even installing a new pool.

For Saleena Sidhu of New York City,

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The suburbs to the rescue! Food trucks hit by virus find new foodies.

Lynnwood, Wash. – On a warm summer night, two food trucks pulled onto a tree-lined street in a hilltop neighborhood outside Seattle. The smell of grilled meat filled the air, and neighbors slurped on boba tea drinks. Toddlers, teens, their parents and dogs sat in the grass, chatting behind masks, laughing and mimicking imaginary hugs to stay socially distant while they waited for their food orders.

Long seen as an urban treasure, food trucks are now being saved by the suburbs during the coronavirus pandemic. No longer able to depend on bustling city centers, these small businesses on wheels are venturing out to where people are working and spending most of their time – home.

As food trucks hunt for customers that used to flock to them, they’re finding a captive audience thrilled to skip cooking dinner, sample new kinds of cuisines and mingle with neighbors on what feels like

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Can Google kill the business card? India is about to find out

Google might be about to disrupt the business card — and it’s starting with a trial in India.

In a new blog post, the company announced it’s rolling out its ‘people cards’ across the country. It’s like a business card that will appear on top of Search when someone looks up your name. Google first began trialing the feature about six months ago, and it seems it’s finally ready to make it more widely available.

Up until now, you could only find detailed information about celebs and well-known public figures on Search, but the latest change will make it possible for civilians to control what people see when someone searches their name.

“If you’re a business professional, performer, or anyone looking to build up your own online presence, you might have a website, social profiles, and other information spread across many sites,” Google product manager Lauren Clark said. “If

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Here’s how your small business can be the next ‘Big Find’ brand on QVC

QVC and HSN — two of the biggest shopping destinations —  have helped entrepreneurs achieve their dreams for over 30 years. Now, they’re on a mission to help a new crop of hopefuls have a chance to shine through their new The Big Find initiative. Now through Wednesday, August 19, you can apply here by submitting an application with a video.

Small businesses, like the ones chosen for The Big Find, are the backbone of America. They make our world a better place. Through the initiative, the mega retailers have given these brands — ranging from beauty, apparel and footwear to accessories, jewelry and homeware  — a chance to share their stories and offerings with customers across their digital and broadcast platforms. Even more: QVC and HSN, known for fostering a culture of entrepreneurship, will continue to nurture these companies and support them in their growth. 

If you’re in the

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