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Keeping a healthy work-life balance can be tough when you work from home. You’ve probably heard it helps to dress like you’re going into the office. This separates your “work” mindset from your “home” mindset. Take that idea a step further by changing out of those “work clothes” at the end of the day.Read more...

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Got a lot of big tools? For the cost of a rain barrel you can make a yard tool holder that secures all your long-handle tools. This will keep them off your wall and floors and easily accessible when it’s time for yard work.Read more...

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We all do embarrassing stuff from time to time, but dating brings out something truly special in all of us. From a flagrant faux pas to a furtive fart, here’s how to deal with some of the more embarrassing moments you’ll run into in the early days of dating someone new. Read more...

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Rent prices vary quite a bit across the country. In many cities, these prices are skyrocketing, while others remain low and stable. Based on these changes, Forbes put together a list of the best and worst cities to rent in the United States.Read more...

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Here are the best of today's deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...

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Deadspin Subway Sucks | io9 Marvel’s Been Hiding a Star Wars Easter Egg In Its Movies | Jalopnik Everyone Wants More Tech In Their Cars, Only Gen Y Wants To Pay For It | Jezebel On Giving Money to Child Beggars |Read more...

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The key to a successful diet is finding something you’ll actually stick to. If you haven’t found that yet, Alton Brown’s four list approach may help.Read more...

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Hard-boiled eggs may not get nearly the love that scrambled, fried, or poached eggs do, but they’re a versatile workhorse that can add a heavy dose of protein to everything from salads to sandwiches—as long as you do it right. Read more...

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If your kitchen's still stocked with $10 nonstick skillets and saucepans that you can bend with your bare hands, it's time to throw all of that away and upgrade to tri-ply pots and pans.Read more...

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“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” How many times have you heard this adage? It isn’t always true, of course—Blockbuster Video probably regrets not “fixing” its model before it broke—but in the fitness world, this mantra is extremely true. Read more...

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Deciding when to quit a job is hard . If you’re thinking about leaving—or just trying to get more out of your work—ask yourself “What am I learning?” If you don’t have a good answer, it might be time for a change.Read more...

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You never know when you’ll need a knife on-hand. Whether you’re opening boxes, need to cut cable or rope, or need a blade in an emergency, it can be helpful. This week we want to know which simple, portable, everyday carry knives you think are the best. Read more...

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If you’re just getting started with investing, you may be overwhelmed with your choices. What’s the best investment you can make to maximize your future returns? If you still have debt (especially credit cards), then one of the best investments you can make is paying that off.Read more...

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Years ago, I started a brand new job, and I was contracted on terrible project. There was no real work to do, so instead of technical writing—my actual job—I spent my time getting coffee for people and making copies. Rather than ask my boss about this, I kept it to myself. Weeks later, she confronted me, puzzled: “Why didn’t you speak up?” Read more...

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Reader Caln submitted this animated desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and it’s a great combination of work and play—room to work on the left and tools to help, and a fun, animated equalizer on the right side that matches his music. Here’s how he set it up. Read more...

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Use common customer support phrases to have better work relationships by clearly communicate with your coworkers or boss.Read more...

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Time to turn on incognito mode. Today at Lifehacker: After Hours, we’re talking about how to have a healthy relationship with porn .Read more...

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When your ex moves out, just being in the home you once shared can stir up negative emotions. Breaking up is already hard enough , so make your home feel like a new place by redecorating the whole thing.Read more...

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If you’re not accustomed to fancy dinners, it can be tough to know what’s what. Plates and glasses will be all over the place, but this simple rule will help you know what’s yours.Read more...

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I started thinking about 3D printing, I mean really started thinking about it, in 2012. I was eking out an existence as a penny-pinching grad student at the time, so a $3,000 machine that squirts out hot plastic and builds frivolous knick-knacks wasn’t exactly fixated in my cerebrum. [Gizmodo ]Read more...

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Deadspin Chris Rock On Why Baseball Is So Un-Black And Uncool | Gizmodo Apple Is to Tech as Star Wars Is to Movies. Just Think About It. | Jezebel Tell Us About the First Time You Realized Dudes Were Checking You Out | Kotaku The Best Video Game Rumors From The Early 90s | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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You just found out you got a promotion and feel both utter excitement and sheer terror at your new responsibilities. You think you have what it takes, and you know others believe in you. But after moving up the ladder, you need to assess the changes you’ll need to make to succeed in your new position.Read more...

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You can’t control these semi-smart power outlets with your phone, or automate them with IFTTT recipes like you can with Belkin’s WeMo line, but you can control them from across your house with a remote control, and they’re incredibly cheap today. [Etekcity ZAP 3-Pack Wireless Remote Control Outlets, $13 with code HOME7OFF]Read more...

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A knotted necklace chain can seem impossible to undo, but with the right tools, you can slowly untangle it.Read more...

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If you want to use an external hard drive (or USB stick) as your main storage on the Raspberry Pi, you need to jump through a couple hoops to properly mount it and make sure it loads up on boot. Adafruit made that process a bit simpler. Read more...

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