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Have a bunch of frequent flyer miles accumulated but not sure where to go? Or want to make the most of those miles based on a trip you’re planning? Head over to Milez to see how far your miles can go.Read more...

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More than 60% of Americans still wash their laundry in warm water. It’s a practice that’s as costly as it is environmentally unfriendly. What’s more, it doesn’t make our clothes appreciably cleaner. Here’s why you should make the switch to cold water.Read more...

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When it comes to gardening, not all insects are bad. For a natural pest control solution, consider welcoming beneficial insects or one of the other DIY pest control options in this infographic.Read more...

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Using your iPad as a “second screen” is a great way to boost your productivity by adding in a little extra screen real estate. Our favorite way to do this on iOS is Duet Display because it’s lag-free, easy to set up, and has a good set of customization options.Read more...

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Even if you don’t care about the privacy implications of tracking cookies and other technologies sites use to identify us online, you might want to turn on Tracking Protection in Firefox anyway for a potential big speed boost.Read more...

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No one understands the value of a properly wound cable more than concert roadies and TV crew professionals, who wrap and unwrap hundreds of feet of cord on a daily basis. Here’s the method they use to keep their shows running on time.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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The most daunting part about online dating (aside from, you know, talking to new people) is putting together a profile—yet it’s the one of the most important. This awkward personal resume is the first thing people see, and can mean the difference between a date and an unreturned message. Here’s how to craft a profile that will help you stand out without feeling awkward.Read more...

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LinkedIn is a great way to show off your professional chops. And with so many online profiles, you want to make sure yours stands out when you’re looking for work. One easy way to do this? Add media to your profile.Read more...

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We all have a plan A for life, and maybe even a plan B. But knowing what your “Plan Z”, or last resort option, can help motivate you to go after what you really want from life.Read more...

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If you’ve ever read a fitness blog, forum, or even Instagram, you’ve probably heard the term macros thrown around. Short for “macronutrients,” it refers to carbs, fats, and proteins—the three basic components of every diet. If you get their proportions right, it makes dieting a lot more effective when simple calorie restriction fails.Read more...

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Dollar stores can be very hit-or-miss. Sure, there’s plenty of stuff well worth a buck. But there’s a lot of junk, too. If you’re a dollar store shopper, tell us what’s worth buying.Read more...

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When you’re in the military, saving money is different from most people. Often, expenses are accounted for and you don’t usually have the freedom to blow through cash. If you’re a civilian that needs to catch up on savings, “deploy” yourself for a set period to save like soldiers do.Read more...

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When you want to change someone else’s point of view, it’s easy to assume that if you talk enough, people will listen. Often, that’s not the case, though. In reality, if you want people to come to your side of an issue, it helps to listen to theirs first.Read more...

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Interviewing for a job doesn’t mean you have to give up all of your personal information and backstory. Whether you’re prepping for an upcoming interview , or wondering about a previous one, these are the questions you’re legally protected from having to answer.Read more...

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There are only two ways you should see the country by wheeled vehicle: buy a convertible and take as few of your possessions as possible , or, the other way, take a bathroom, a kitchen, and all the comforts of home with you. Here’s how to do the latter without breaking the bank or breaking your mind. [Jalopnik ]Read more...

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Add an extra punch of flavor to dishes by grinding up tasty Doritos or Cheetos. Doritos dusted popcorn is so much better than regular popcorn.Read more...

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So what exactly makes these so much better than the cheap pots and pans you bought in college? The secret is their three-layer construction that sandwiches a layer of fast-heating aluminum inside two layers of layer of durable and heat-retaining stainless steel. That means your pans get hot fast, stay hot longer, and distribute heat very evenly. If you find yourself reading Skillet or Foodspin with any regularity, you’ll love these. [Emeril by All-Clad Tri-Ply 12-Pc Stainless Cookware Set, $155]Read more...

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This year may be a bad one for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. One group of parasitologists is predicting “higher than usual threat” in areas where Lyme is already common, and the disease continues to gain territory every year (as the CDC maps above show).Read more...

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Mudrooms are great for storing coats, boots, and other stuff right by the door, but they aren’t exactly furniture-friendly. This creates a great opportunity test your woodworking skills and build a custom fit shoe bench that makes use of the entire space.Read more...

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Memorial Day marks the start of the serious grilling season, and there’s no better weekend to bolster your grill-master game. Luckily, honing your outdoor culinary skills is a lot more simple than it seems, given the right tools, a little preparation, and a few tips on technique.Read more...

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Running isn’t the only exercise you can do barefoot. Try these other exercises sans shoes for better balance and stronger feet.Read more...

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We thought we’d come across every burger-making tip out there, from how to pack the patties correctly to the right way to smash burgers . But here’s a smart-sounding one we’d never heard of until now: to keep patties extra juicy, add a little ice water to your meat.Read more...

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When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want . This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you can use to start influencing others.Read more...

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