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Even if you don't purchase matzoh for Passover, households and grocery stores have leftovers they aren't quite sure what to do with. It's actually a versatile platform for cooking sweet and savory dishes, so with the right recipes, you can make some good stuff.Read more...

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We've covered ways of cleaninga cast iron pot with salt before, but Instructables has a more efficient way using bamboo skewers instead of salt.Read more...

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When things get busy, we all have tasks we put off. Sometimes items end up delayed out of necessity. If you are putting off the right things, it can be a good move to reduce your workload. But if you procrastinate on the wrong tasks, you might be setting yourself up for trouble later. So, what tasks should you avoid putting on your back burner?Read more...

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At Netflix' earnings call today, the company announced that it plans to raise its plan pricing by "one or two dollars" for new customers. Existing customers will keep their old rate for "a generous time period," but eventually the rate will probably apply to everyone. Read more here.Read more...

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iPhone: Looking at your phone when you're trying to drive is hard enough as it is, but changing a music selection is even tougher. Traveling Tunes is a music app that uses gestures to make it easy to move between tracks. Read more...

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Today, Google rolled out an update to the Hangouts app that merges SMS and Hangouts messages, adds some new visual distinction for which type of message is which, and a few new features. Read more here.Read more...

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Not everyone has a ton of space to build their DIY projects, which is why Digital DIY forum member Baldor decided to build theirs into a suitcase. Read more...

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Mac: Dragging files into iTunes isn't an efficient process since you still have to delete what you add, but iTunes has an often-forgotten feature that automatically adds and sorts music for you. To speed that up even more, The Instructional shows off how to add a right-click option to add a file to iTunes.Read more...

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Making your first investment is an intimidating prospect for anyone. It's especially intimidating for young adults like myself who barely understand the different between a piggy bank and a savings account, let alone the stock market. But it doesn't have to be confusing—today we're talking with Jarrett Lilien, CEO of Kapitall. Kapitall is a next-gen investment platform where young investors can get started in an interactive environment. Jarrett's experience is wide-ranged—he's run numerous businesses and institutions and was the COO at E*TRADE, and is now focused on the intersection between financial technology, investing, millenials, and even gaming. Have a question for Mr. Lilien? He'll be here for the next hour, so ask away!Read more...

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Mac: With the release of OS X 10.6.8, Apple introduced TRIM support for its solid state drives that makes the drive a little faster. Apple's operating systems don't support non-stock drives though. Chameleon is a simple tool that allows you to speed up that third-party SSD drive.Read more...

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In the past, you might have needed two monitors to have enough computing real estate, but the coming wave of 4K displays promises to change that. Gamers might want to take note as well. Samsung's forthcoming 28" 4K display is listed at $700, which is already a steal, but you can grab yours on Amazon right now for $100 less. It is out of stock, but that price is so good that it's worth locking in and waiting for a new shipment. Read more...

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iOS: Research shows that light exposure is a major factor in your body's rhythms, so mathematicians have built an iPhone app called Entrain that cuts jet lag time and gets your body adjusted to a new time zone faster.Read more...

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Android: If you have an Android device and a Mac, you need to download Droid NAS right now to make your life a whole lot easier. It's simple, it's fast, it works without cords, and it doesn't even need anything installed on the Mac.Read more...

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Standing desks may be all the rage , but they certainly have their downsides—and they aren't for everyone. Writer Mikael Cho explains why he ditched his standing desk, and how he combats the unhealthy side effects of sitting all day. Read more...

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Web/Android/iOS: My Job Chart takes the idea of teaching kids the value of money with a job board and digitizes it, also including the concepts of sharing and saving. Plus, it's free and cross-platform for added convenience.Read more...

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After the recent Heartbleed bug scare, some of you may want to go and delete those dormant accounts you never use any more. For a quick way to find such sites you signed up on, go to your inbox and search for the term: "Confirm your email."Read more...

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Ever wanted a copy of Windows you can take with you wherever you go, to use on any computer you want? It's possible: here's how to install a portable version of Windows 8 on a USB hard drive that you can take anywhere.Read more...

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The next-generation of monitor technology is upon us, quadrupling the number pixels our monitors can manifest and placing a heavy burden on our beleaguered video cards. What does it take to put together a 4K-ready gaming PC? Let's find out, with a little help from AMD. Read more...

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Recent conventional wisdom states that if you really want to increase your personal happiness, you should spend your money on experiences rather than things . While this isn't a bad idea, finance blog Mr. Money Mustache suggests another strategy: just keep your money.Read more...

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We've talked about how anunrealistically tight budget can backfire . To stay motivated and stick to your financial goals, allow yourself some breathing room. Money site Go Banking Rates offers a creative way to do this: set a savings goal, then use 15 percent of it on a splurge.Read more...

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Knowing when to quit your job is never an easy thing to figure out. Amazon has recently taken an interesting approach by offering up to $5,000 to employees who want to quit. Would you take it?Read more...

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BitTorrent is great for downloading multiple files in a group, but you can actually download them in order with uTorrent—so you can start listening to that first track right away, before the whole torrent has downloaded.Read more...

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Tell me if this sounds familiar: you invite company over only to find that your house is a little messy, so you go on a frantic cleaning binge to try and pretty it up for them. Apartment Therapy says relax: no one's judging you for something we all do.Read more...

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Android: Ever find yourself manually changing volume, turning on Bluetooth, or adjusting brightness for certain apps? App Config automatically tweaks these (and other) settings as soon as an app is opened.Read more...

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Location tracking and sharing services get a bad reputation. It can feel like there's too much sharing going on. However, there are still some good reasons to share where you are or, alternatively, to make use of all the data everyone else is sharing.Read more...

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