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iOS (Android coming soon): Fittr is a mobile app that helps you get and stay motivated to get in shape and find workouts that you can do safely. Those workouts adapt to you over time, getting more challenging as you progress, and backing off if you have trouble. Read more...

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Today's Amazon deal of the day features over 1,000 discounted Kindle books that are meant to help students, but anyone who wants to pick up some new skills should take a look at the selection. Read more...

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A new doorknob can make a big difference in how a door looks or works, and most can be replaced with just a few tools. Here's a quick video tutorial from Buildipedia on how door hardware works, and how to replace it. Read more...

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Chrome: DashNotes snips and saves parts of the web in Google Chrome's New Tab page, so you can refer to them later. Plus, it looks pretty, like a little pinboard.Read more...

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When you are haggling for your salary, it might be best to put your ego aside and think about others whose lives your money will impact. In other words, think you're bargaining on behalf of your family.Read more...

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Android: The right filter can make your photos look better than they are, and get a lot of reactions too . But if you aren't happy with the filters Instagram gives by default, you can create your own with a new, free app called Mix.Read more...

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The amount of sleep you get every night is important, but what's even more important is that the sleep your getting is good sleep . If you have aches, pains, indigestion, or tend to snore, these are the positions that can help cure what ails you.Read more...

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We don't stick to our resolutions and future goals because our minds don't think of our future selves as "us." But instead of fighting this inherent bias, you can use it and tweak it to make better long-term decisions.Read more...

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When you are meeting someone new, at some point, they'll probably ask, "So what do you do?" If you want to make a good first impression , answer by discussing how you solve problems.Read more...

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Web: You can maintain a good habit by charting a success streak. We've talked about this before, known more commonly as the "Don't Break the Chain" Method . Bania.io helps you log this streak with nothing more than a daily email.Read more...

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If someone is doing things wrong, don't hold on to them for one massive criticism dump. Regularly let them know about mistakes so feedback becomes part of routine, rather than making them feel like they're being hauled up.Read more...

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Joby's GorillaPod, the tripod that goes anywhere, is a nifty accessory to stabilize your camera. You could even make your own for cheap . Well, now you can attach magnets to it so it can stick to metallic surfaces, all for $5.Read more...

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It's Labor Day in the United States and Canada, so we're kicking back and relaxing. Whether you want to use your time off to be productive, eat some great food, or just chill out and relax, we've got you covered so your holiday doesn't go to waste.Read more...

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When you are looking for the best local eats in your travels, forget the guide books. Chef and travel show host Anthony Bourdain says you should go online and troll the city's foodies for information.Read more...

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If you've ever applied for a corporate job and had to go through an online application process, you know it's rather impersonal. You'll lose the ability to stand out among applicants. Try sending a letter directly to the hiring manager telling them you understand their challenges.Read more...

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Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of malware that encrypts the files on your computer and holds them ransom. If you don't pay for a code to unlock the files, you don't get them back. FireEye and Fox-IT recently launched a tool to help users get their files back.Read more...

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Where can I look for clients as a young licensed architect? What suggestions do you have for making my own t-shirt? How can I easily find and remove duplicate pictures in Windows? When should I tell a dealer I'm paying cash for a car? What do you think of metal-box based (pod) moving services? How can I track information on my projects and create reports for my editorial team? What books or software would you recommend for a amateur graphic designer? How can I learn how to use a Cisco 2921 router? What suggestions do you have for interviewing at an IT consulting firm? Read more...

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At a networking event, we often introduce ourselves with just our first name. Instead, try using your full name so people can remember it easier.Read more...

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Chrome: Notable PDF is a Chrome extension lets you edit PDF files from within the Chrome browser. This extension works offline, too, so it's a great add-on for Chromebooks.Read more...

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Kids tend to accumulate lots of small toys like race cars and action figures. Try storing the toys in a hanging jewelry holder instead of a box.Read more...

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Whether you're saving for retirement or just managing your money wisely, an investment firm can be a huge benefit—the best ones offer online access to your money at any time, guidance that demystifies complex financial topics, and gives you the freedom to make your own decisions. This week, we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.Read more...

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Sometimes, you'll find that job interviews consist of multiple members of the company asking you questions. Even if one interviewer does most of the talking, consider asking the quieter interviewer to speak up.Read more...

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...

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When you have contractors in your home, some clean up after themselves and some leave your home a mess. You can figure out if your contractor is a slob or not by looking inside the truck.Read more...

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Many recipes call for the nutty flavor of butter that's been slightly burned, often called brown or browned butter. You can make it on the stovetop, but the microwave takes less time and has less risk of overcooking.Read more...

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