This week was a hot one, but no matter how you’re spending your weekend, Gizmodo’s Rose Pastore says “Don’t Use Spray Sunscreen”!

Kevin Pang taste tested five popular beef frankfurter brands to find the best hot dog for The Takeout.

And check out the pop-up culinary party that The Takeout threw in partnership with Cholula here:

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On Jezebel’s DirtCast this week, Madeleine Davies and Megan Reynolds talked to Jennings Brown and producer Jessica Glazer about Gizmodo’s wild new investigative podcast The Gateway.

Lifehacker’s Patrick Allan asks “How Many Friends Do You Need to Be Happy?” in this animated video.

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Ryan Felton follows up on Jalopnik’s continued reporting on Goodyear tires in this tragic story “How The Tenth Death Linked To A Dangerous Goodyear RV Tire Went Unknown.”

Kashmir Hill looks into the widespread fear that our phones are secretly listening to us for Gizmodo.

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And Emma Roller left us with the poignant piece “It All Matters” for Splinter.

Our team also published a lot of other important and compelling journalism. Below is a round-up of some of the best stories published across the Kinja network during the past week.

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And a timeless classic: