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Crisp hospital corners and tightly pulled covers are the cornerstones of a well-made bed, as every military cadet soon learns. Make your bed well enough to bounce a quarter off of with this illustrated guide, care of Esquire and Admiral William McRaven.Read more...

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When you build a wall, the studs should be spaced equidistant from each other. Here's why the standard is 16 inches "on center", and an easy way to mark them.Read more...

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Web: To-do lists have a nasty tendency to expand infinitely. Zenlist is a minimal, web-based to-do list manager that helps you prioritize your three most important tasks for the day. Read more...

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Most productivity methods give you tools to tackle specific projects or to-dos in an organized way. Kaizen, which translates roughly to "good change," is a Japanese productivity philosophy that helps you organize everything you do. In short, it means "constant, continuous improvement," and is a mindset you can apply anywhere, at any job.Read more...

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We meet new people as we try out new workplaces, social activities, and hobbies. It's natural to want to divide your time among all these people, but not all of them provide the same fulfillment and joy that you get from spending time with close friends. Read more...

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I live in South Jersey and drive a Mustang GT California Special. It took me a long time to find this car, and I absolutely love it…when the weather is warm enough to put the top down. But when it snows it is a nightmare. I'm thinking of trading it for a WRX , is that a good move?Read more...

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If you want truly fluffy biscuits, Justin Chapple of Food+Wine shows that you add cold, grated butter to your biscuit batter to do so.Read more...

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Often we have so many options that it's tough to choose among them (this is also known as the paradox of choice ). If you're at a crossroads and need to make a tough decision, it can help to understand what you want by examining what you don't want first. Read more...

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We might forget occasionally how powerful microwaves are. Not only can they heat food quickly, but they're useful for a variety of other tasks. This graphic shows you several examples of both.Read more...

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If you have any kitchen savants on your holiday shopping list, you'll be sure to find a great gift idea in this Amazon Gold Box Deal.Read more...

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During my second and third years in college, I made some poor decisions regarding which classes to take. Those poor choices, during a period when I was no longer sure about my major, ended up tacking an extra year onto my college experience.Read more...

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When Google first introduced the ability to attach files from Drive directly in Gmail, they originally only supported sharing links. Now, you can attach the files directly.Read more...

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iOS: Bop.fm is a great way to easily share music across services on the web, but their new iOS app makes listening a heck of a lot easier on the go too.Read more...

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The job market can be scary, but with skills that stand the test of time, you can increase your odds of staying employed. Here's how to find and develop future-proofed skills so you can keep that steady paycheck, no matter what happens.Read more...

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This was a great year for being clever and coming up with different tricks you can do with things around the house. The right tools should be used for the right job, but sometimes being creative is better than any tool out there.Read more...

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Using too many excuses can eventually catch up with you in a bad way. Even using the legitimate, good excuses too often can create a habit of always finding something to fall back on. By stopping the use of excuses, you can become more responsible and accountable.Read more...

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If you've used a menorah for even a few years, it's probably gunked up with wax (unless you have an oil-based one). The problem gets worse over time, so let this year be the year your menorah stays clean and fresh.Read more...

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When you meet someone for the first time, either in a business or social setting, the question of what you do for a living is guaranteed to come up. You can make strong, lasting impressions by answering that question just a little differently.Read more...

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It's easy to find a clothing item you like in a nice store, but if it doesn't go with anything you already own, you're just digging yourself a hole. The "three outfit" rule keeps your clothing purchases in check.Read more...

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Managers are often under a lot of pressure, and that stress can make them behave in less-than-pleasant moods. Of course, some people can manage that stress but some bosses are in perennial bad moods, which can affect the way you work. Here's how to get on with your day regardless of your boss's mood.Read more...

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Today, Google gave its Search app the ability to find your files stored in Drive with a simple voice command. Just say "Search for [whatever] on Drive" and the app will pick it up.Read more...

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Persuading someone to do what you want isn't easy, but writer Daniel Pink , points out that the real trick is to get someone to articulate their own reasons for doing something. One way to do that is to ask a couple of irrational questions.Read more...

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Continuity is one of the cooler sets of features in OS X Yosemite , but it's limited to newer Macs that support Bluetooth LE . Now, you can easily add that feature to your older Mac with a Bluetooth dongle and a bit of software.Read more...

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