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Sometimes, organization is about making it easy to swap between different bags. Case in point, blogger and photographer Tracy Benjamin has a purse organization system that she can easily move from her work bag to her everyday bag and wherever else. Read more...

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Defining the purpose of each room is a powerful tool to banish clutter and get organized . You’ll know exactly where everything should go and get rid of any “catch-all” spots that turn into piles of clutter.Read more...

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Automatic bill pay is perfect for planning your monthly budget and making sure your payments are always on time. Unfortunately, a recent study suggests that the “out of sight, out of mind” effects of automatically payed power bills can up your energy consumption and up your bill.Read more...

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When you ask for a raise, it’s not uncommon to have your request deflected with phrases like “it’s not a good time” or “we don’t have the budget.” You might be able to get around that deflection, however, with a simple, observational statement.Read more...

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Fasting for weight loss might sound as silly as drinking water for thirst, but it’s not exactly the same thing. Let’s look at a special kind of fasting, called intermittent fasting (or IF), that can be a powerful tool on your fitness journey.Read more...

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Deadspin The Mayweather-Pacquiao Conspiracy Theory Is Colorblind | io9 Why Zack Kopplin Is Losing Ground In The War Against Creationists | Jalopnik Is This Proof That The US Air Force Can Aerially Refuel Stealth Drones? | Jezebel I Went to a Simulated Teen Drinking Party and It Freaked Me the Fuck Out | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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posted about 6 hours ago on lifehacker
When you’re moving a dresser or entertainment center, the last thing you want is for those drawers to go flying open. A little plastic wrap can keep those drawers from opening and help protect the wood.Read more...

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posted about 6 hours ago on lifehacker
Windows/Mac/Linux: If you’re running your Raspberry Pi in headless mode and you’re not using a static IP address, it’s a pain to locate the IP address. Adafruit made a simple little utility that makes the process as easy as a click of the mouse. Read more...

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Say hello to Jason Eaddy of Elysium Digital. Elysium conducts digital forensic and security investigations, typically working with organizations in technology-related legal matters.Read more...

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White potatoes are mostly starch, so nutritionally speaking they’ve gotten a bad rap. Enter the slightly less starchy sweet potato—and the beginnings of a myth that sweet potatoes are better for you.Read more...

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posted about 8 hours ago on lifehacker
If you type out an old emoticon like :) into OS X, a lot of apps will autocorrect that to an emoji. If you’re not a fan of this behavior and prefer to keep the older emoticons around, all you need to do is change a toggle in the app. Read more...

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Huge battery packs like the ever-popular Anker E5 get a lot of love, and deservedly so, but you wouldn’t want to carry one of them around with you in your pocket. A lipstick-sized mini charger can give your phone somewhere between an extra 50-100% of juice, which most days is all you’ll actually need. [IMNEED Mini 3200mAh Lipstick Size Portable External Battery Charger, $8 with code 3KOCAYGH]Read more...

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We all know Epsom salts are great for long, relaxing baths, but did you know they can also be great for taming oily hair? Read more...

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posted about 9 hours ago on lifehacker
A pizza cutter isn’t a replacement for good knife skills and a sharp knife , but this is a pretty handy tip in a pinch. Maybe you’re in a hurry and not so good with a knife or maybe you’re just playing sous chef to someone who’s already got the good knife. Whatever the case, there’s always a pizza cutter nearby.Read more...

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posted about 9 hours ago on lifehacker
The warm weather means the start of music festival season, where all of your favorite bands play their for throngs of revelers who love them as much as you do. The only downside, of course, are the ticket prices, crowds, noise, and general hassle of going. Here’s how to bring a little of that experience home so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your couch.Read more...

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Things are about to heat up... in our comments section. This week we’re looking for the best window A/C unit so you’ll have plenty of time to prepare, compare, and install. Which air conditioner deserves to take up your window space? Tell us in the comments.Read more...

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MyFitnessPal, our favorite fitness and nutrition tracking tool , has always been free, but the service just added a new premium account tier with more discrete options for your goals, more ways to keep track of the macronutrients in the foods you eat, diet and meal suggestions, and of course, no ads.Read more...

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An air compressor paired with pneumatic tools can be a great addition to any DIYers arsenal, whether you’re a professional mechanic, or just do a lot of spray painting and nailing. Here’s what to look for when selecting an air compressor that suits your needs.Read more...

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I’ve had it happen more than once: A consumer came in to see me after being ripped off. Not just by buying a defective car but also by paying an attorney for an initial consultation. In my field (Lemon Law) and several others, the only attorneys who charge money for initial consultations are the ones who don’t know what they are doing.Read more...

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posted about 11 hours ago on lifehacker
When you finally muster the courage to ask a friend out on a date and they say no, it can hurt in more ways than one. Here is how you can not only deal with the pain of being rejected, but also keep your cool so you don’t damage your relationship for the future.Read more...

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Today at Microsoft Ignite, the company released a preview of Office 2016. The preview is free for Office 365 users, and a trial is available to everyone else. The new suite can edit or attach files directly from OneDrive. You can also try out collaborative editing in Word 2016, allowing you to edit documents others are working in simultaneously using every version of the application, including Word on the desktop. Read more here or get started downloading the preview here.Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on lifehacker
Finding the right balance between work and life is tricky. We’d like to hear how you do it.Read more...

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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...

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Deadspin Floyd Mayweather Is A Coward | Gizmodo Curiosity Has a Rock Wedged In Its Wheel | Jezebel America Has Been Bonkers About Royal Babies for More Than a Century | Kotaku Japanese Products That Sound Awful in English |Read more...

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Get the most out of your garden by choosing plants you’ll actually eat instead of ones that you think you should have. When you’re planting a garden, it’s natural to think about plants that are the easiest to grow , but you’ll really enjoy the ones you’re eager to grow and harvest. Read more...

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