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You might already have a bug out bag or emergency kit , but those aren't any good to you if you're not carrying them when an emergency happens. This DIY bracelet packs a ton of survival tools on your wrist so you're prepared for just about any adventure.Read more...

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Accumulating debt may seem like falling into a steep ravine and trying to climb out with nothing to hold on to. But there are some resources and methods you can arm yourself with to take control of (and pay off) your debt. Here's how to get started.Read more...

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Where you live makes a big difference in how much you pay for rent. The cost to rent is increasing in the U.S. overall, but some cities are seeing higher price hikes than others. Here are the metro areas with the highest rent increases in the past year.Read more...

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If you're planning an overseas trip anytime soon, today's Amazon Gold Box features Level 1 Rosetta Stone packs in over a dozen languages for $69 each. [Rosetta Stone Language Software, $69]Read more...

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If you are short on time and space to manage your own compost pile , but need it for your thriving garden, there is a cheap—and sometimes free—way to get it.Read more...

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Yesterday, the internet erupted into pandemonium after someone posted a poorly exposed photo of a dress that slowly drove people insane. It was hilarious. But now it's over . If you don't want to see one more blog post, Facebook share, or glib tweet about the damn dress, you can block them from appearing in your feed.Read more...

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Most of us have a tendency to diminish our accomplishments. Someone congratulates us, and we tell them, "ah, it's no big deal." We don't want to seem boastful. But it's okay to address your wins, and you can do it modestly by focusing on your hard work.Read more...

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One day, our parents won't be able to drive, to climb stairs, or maybe even change their own clothes or feed themselves. As painful as thinking about this might be, we need to prepare to help them be comfortable and safe in their last stages of their lives. Here are the things to consider.Read more...

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There are so many great productivity strategies out there, sometimes it's tempting to try many of them at once. But for more effective results, try one tip at a time.Read more...

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Gawker What Color Is This Goddamn Dress? | io9 The "What Color Is This Goddamn Dress?" Debate Explained By Science | Jezebel You Know What Color This Dress Is? 'FUCKING UGLY' | Kotaku The Best Stupid Jokes About That Stupid Dress |Read more...

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No matter how secure you feel your job and industry are, there is always a chance things could go south. Take the time now to create multiple sources of income in case your main one is cut off in the future.Read more...

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When you splurge on a cheese that's $20 per pound, you're going to want to keep it fresh for as long as you possibly can. But that doesn't mean you have to spend another $9 for a box of cheese papers. In fact, you can preserve cheese well with products you probably already have at home. Read more...

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Anker makes some of the highest-rated gadget charging gear on the market, their products are among the most popular we've ever posted , and today, they're having a nice little sale on Amazon. The four included items are listed below; just be sure to note the promo codes. Read more...

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Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread, where it's so cold that snowmen are dying of hypothermia and robotic quadrupeds are trying to evict you from your home base. Thanks, Organa.Read more...

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We often predicate weight loss success with things such as motivation, determination, and self-control. While these factors undoubtedly play a role, lesser known characteristics like curiosity and self-compassion are equally as important. I explain the key characteristics behind weight loss success in this TED talk.Read more...

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We've all heard of the 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle ) that says 80% of your success will come from 20% of your effort. The inverse, however, is often true as well: 80% of your problems will come from 20% of your circumstances.Read more...

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When you're young, you spend most of your time getting an education to help prepare you for being an adult. And yet, some things slip through the cracks. What weren't you taught that you think you should have?Read more...

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Android: With Tasker, you can create a custom Google Now command for just about anything. Android Wear allows you to trigger regular Google Now commands from your wrist, and now Auto Wear allows you to do the same with those custom voice commands.Read more...

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Nobody is perfect when it comes to humor. Some people just manage to recognize a bad joke early on and shut up, or kill their clumsier jokes gracefully. Here are some common mistakes you might make when it comes to being funny, and how you can identify them and avoid them.Read more...

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You may not be able to tell in some places, but we're right in the middle of winter. If you need a reminder beyond your window, this peacefully white home screen will make you feel winter's chill.Read more...

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When we think of confidence , it's hard not to associate it with being successful. Confidence isn't really about success or failure, though. It's about jumping in and taking action regardless of what the outcome will be.Read more...

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Getting locked out of your house is the worst. Having a hide-a-key can help, but you need to make sure it doesn't look too conspicuous. This setup looks just like some plain old piping on the side of the house.Read more...

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As the weather starts to warm up, grilling and other outdoor cooking sounds better and better. If you're interested in doing some slow cooking with your electric smoker, this chart tells you how to do it right with 17 different kinds of meat.Read more...

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Deadspin Llamas On Llam Llose Llawmen | Gawker A Letter From Richard Glossip, Who Was Almost Executed Last Month | Gizmodo FCC Passes Strongest Net Neutrality Rules In America's History | Kotaku How Anita Sarkeesian Wants Video Games To Change | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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If you work in a remote team, one of the aspects you quickly notice is the importance of communication. Finding the best ways to communicate with your team is imperative when you're not working face-to-face, because you're missing most—if not all—of the context of each person's situation.Read more...

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