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Shyness might be a habit you can get over , and you need to do that to build your personal brand. But first, you need to understand what you are shy about and then stick to areas of comfort.Read more...

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It's great to have an excuse to break out the power tools, and even better if you find a project that will give you more storage or work space. These sawhorse desk plans, which are available for a variety of skill levels, offer both. Read more...

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Trapped in a "cult of busy" , you tell your friends you can't meet up, and they've probably said the same thing to you. It happens. But to maintain that strong bond, you need to stop guilt-tripping each other.Read more...

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When you're going on vacation and disconnecting from Twitter, you don't want people to think you're ignoring them. An automated out-of-office reply can take care of that, and Amit Agarwal of Labnol shows you how to do it.Read more...

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We're told from a young age to not talk to strangers. While that's great advice in many circumstances, it's not a perfect rule. Sometimes, talking with the occasional stranger can have surprising benefits to your well being. Let's take a look at some of them.Read more...

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Reader Oliver wanted to make his Linux Mint desktop look as much like a Mac as possible so others would find it easy to use. Given some of our previous Linux featured desktops, we know it wasn't tough, but the end-result still looks great. Here's how it's all set up. Read more...

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When you're under a lot of pressure you're likely to feel a lot of things, and most of them are probably negative. Relabel those negative feelings to switch your mindset and feel more confident in taking your situation head on.Read more...

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As your plates and bowls get used over time, knives, forks, and spoons turn a bright sheen into a scratched up mess. Dive into your pantry to find some cream of tartar, and you can rub those ugly marks away.Read more...

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Dietary restrictions may mean that you can't eat whatever you want, but that doesn't mean there aren't ways around your restriction. These are the best alternatives for flours and baking grains, sweeteners, oils, thickening agents, and proteins.Read more...

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Deadspin 15 Years Later And We're Still Getting New, Sad Ryan Leaf Stories | Gizmodo Facebook's Rose-Colored News Feed | Jalopnik I Got Paid $1,000 To Park My Ferrari On A Movie Set | Kotaku Sony Doesn't Understand Just Who The Heck Is Buying All Those PS4s Read more...

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Running a startup is pretty much synonymous with "sending lots of emails," but you don't want to be spammy and annoying when you're emailing people for favors or introductions. Here are some of the best email practices for entrepreneurs.Read more...

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Fall is coming, and it's bringing a ton of games for you to enjoy. But maybe you're having a hard time tracking when the titles you're looking forward to are coming out. If that's the case, then the Play Date interactive game release calendar is for you.Read more...

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Depression is something that affects all of us at some point and understanding what's going on in the body is useful to explain depression as a whole. The folks at AsapSCIENCE break it down pretty simply. Read more...

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Last week we asked you which electric razors brought the closest shave and the best features. Now we've got our top five, and it's time to find a winner.Read more...

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Windows/Mac/Linux: You have a billion options for different notes apps, but if you're looking for something that resembles Wikipedia more than a notepad, Scribbleton does the trick. Read more...

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Putting your Mac to sleep from your phone is handy when you leave the room and forget to close things up. Blogger Rick Stawarz shows that it's easy to make this happen using the iPhone app, Launch Center Pro, then Dropbox and Hazel on your Mac. Read more...

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You've just had some delicious corn on the cob, but wait! Before you toss those cobs in the trash, put them to use improving your roasted chicken.Read more...

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If you're interested in a career in programming, Switch is a handy site that will not only suggest a job to go into based on your interests, but also match you to boot camps and other schools for that profession.Read more...

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Microsoft has updated its awesome note-taking tool , OneNote, with handwriting support and more formatting options on Android. There's also a new Android tablet app, and the Windows full-screen app adds printing and a few other features. Read more on Venture Beat.Read more...

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Most people don't head to the job boards until they're dissatisfied with their job or looking for better opportunities. For some people, that's every 2-4 years. How often do you look for a new job, though?Read more...

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We all make mistakes. It's part of being human. Chances are, most of us have repeated a mistake many times. To fix these recurrences, I came up with a method that I like to call the Daily Shower Review.Read more...

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If you're pining for a new set of headphones, these GOgroove Bluetooth on-ears have 14 hours of battery live, a folding design, and solid reviews. They have consistently sold for $80 all year, but a promo code today knocks them all the way down to $30. Get them before they're gone. [GOgroove BlueVIBE Bluetooth Headphones, $30 with code DLX50OFF]Read more...

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Mailbox, the popular iOS and Android email app , has started sending out invitations for its public beta for the Mac app. You'll need a beta key to check it out, but you can request one from the Mailbox site. You can find more info on the Mailbox blog.Read more...

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Windows 8's "Windows Store" is a great idea, but unfortunately, it's a disaster. It's full of scam apps, designed to trick you into buying an app you don't need.Read more...

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Reusable water bottles are great, but even with the help of soapy water and a bottle brush, they can be difficult to clean. When you're finished with the brush, fill your reusable bottle with water and pop in a couple of denture cleaning tablets. Let it sit overnight, and the bottle will be as good as new.Read more...

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