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Whether you're calculating a tip or just in need of some fast math, percentages can be something even math students goof. This video from YouTube channel MindYourDecisions shows you the easiest way to find those numbers in your head.Read more...

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When you're working on a big project that's going to take multiple sessions, it might feel intuitive to work until you aren't enjoying it anymore. You might be better off, however, stopping right when you're starting to have fun.Read more...

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It can be difficult memorizing so many passwords and phone numbers, but a recent experiment presented at the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security explains an easy method for branding them into your brain.Read more...

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Stuck at a hotel and don't want to use that tiny little drip coffee maker for a cup of joe? Instructables user Josh Campbell shows you how to make a French Press using stuff you'll find right in your room. Read more...

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Many people struggle to find joy at work, but if you're proactive, you can grow to find more satisfaction and fulfillment with what you do. Here are three steps that can help you adjust your career, and with some luck, come to love your work.Read more...

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Mac: The download folder on your Mac can get pretty out of hand pretty quickly. If you want to add a semblance of organization to it, Download Organizer is a simple tool that makes it easy to sort and organize everything you download.Read more...

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Finding freelance jobs is always a bit tricky because you have so many places to look for jobs. LanceList collects together some of the best freelance sites to make your search a little easier. Read more...

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Apple just released the latest build of OS X Yosemite, including a brand new iTunes. It's only a little bit anti-climactic. Version 12.0 does indeed look a lot like Version 11.3, the version that's probably on your computer. But it's got some neat little treats nevertheless.Read more...

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Android/iOS: Two-factor authentication is a feature that you should probably enable on any service where it's available . While Google has the handy Authenticator app, Authy improves on it in almost every way. Read more...

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Say hello to Matthew Kepnes—you may know him better as Nomadic Matt, travel writer, author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, and all around connoisseur of strategies for maximizing your travel experience.Read more...

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Eating good food that's both healthy and cheap seems to be an unattainable golden trifecta to most people. Student author Leanne Brown took up the challenge to find a way to eat well for $4 a day. The result is a a cookbook that you can download for free.Read more...

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Not everyone needs an amazing bookmarking service they can use like a pro . For the casual reader, Facebook just introduced a feature called "Save." Now, if you see an article in your News Feed that you'd like to read later, just tap the Save button and Facebook will hang on to it.Read more...

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Android: We all want our handsets' batteries to last as long as possible. LeanDroid helps to maximize battery life by turning off different connection types when you don't need them.Read more...

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Dear Lifehacker, I work in an open office environment, and I'd really like to put on my headphones and focus to some music while I work. I'm worried my coworker or boss might think I'm isolating myself, or not being a "team player" though. How can I explain I'm trying to be productive without coming off like I'm being defensive?Read more...

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Sporting a Haswell processor and amazing battery life, the Acer C720 is the best value in the Chromebook world. We've featured a few deals on refurbs in the past, but today you can take $20 off a brand new one for the first time. [Acer C720 Chromebook, $179]Read more...

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If you live in a rental, your landlord may be reluctant to spend money on expensive upgrades, even if they're necessary. But a few simple, and cheap, steps are all it takes to make a huge improvement.Read more...

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Windows: Tabs in our web browsers are now the norm, and there's no reason other apps shouldn't follow suit. BrightExplorer adds tabs to Windows Explorer to make it easy to work with multiple folders simultaneously.Read more...

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Fables and other moral stories made their way into our books and cartoons when we were kids, but somewhere along the way, we've probably forgotten some of the important lessons they teach. Maybe you've heard these, maybe you haven't, but here are some of the best lessons that you can learn no matter what age you are.Read more...

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A little social support goes a long way towards making positive changes, but putting something on the line helps too. Dietbet does both, and lets you combine your efforts with friends. You put some money into the collective pot, everyone commits to a goal and a period of time to complete it, and the people who make the goal split the pot.Read more...

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Some say you should never lend money to friends or family members. But in desperate times, it can be hard to say no. If you've ever lent money to someone close to you, we want to know, what are your rules?Read more...

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Web: Peggo is a simple web service that takes your favorite YouTube videos, whether they're music, podcasts, or other programming, and saves them as audio files so you can listen to them later or offline. It even removes silence to keep filesizes small, and normalizes volume so you don't get surprised if you're listening through headphones. Read more...

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Meetings and presentations can be a waste of time if they aren't handled well. Designer Michael Dearing suggests taking inspiration from science fairs to make them exhibits that are more engaging and interactive.Read more...

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