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Desperate times call for desperate measures. If you've tried a bunch of different strategies to get your inbox under control with no success, it might be better to start with a clean slate.Read more...

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Magnifying the icons in your Dock on mouseover is great, but you might not want to have the feature on all the time. How-To Geek points out that you can set it up so you only trigger the magnification with a keystroke. Read more...

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We've shown you how to use a Raspberry Pi as both a Tor proxy and a personal VPN , but Make shows off how to do both in one unit for truly anonymous browsing everywhere.Read more...

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Boil meat bones for hours and you'll get a delicious clear-brown liquid that you could use to make soup or, if you believe the hype, drink for its health benefits. But will it really make your hair shiny, fight inflammation, and infuse more collagen into your ailing body parts? Not really.Read more...

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Every year at about this time, freelancers are inundated with Form 1099 so they can report their income to the IRS. But what if one you were expecting never arrives? Forbes' advice: Don't ask for one.Read more...

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Do you get more done working at the office, at home, or on the road/at the coffee shop?Read more...

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Whether it's on your blog or on your social media profile, the "about me" section can change how others perceive you. One way t0 make your bio more interesting: use "sticky" words that appeal to the senses.Read more...

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If you bought a phone in the last year, it might have included some kind of quick charger, or offered one as an accessory. Here's how they work to charge your phone in half the time of a typical charger.Read more...

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We've waxed poetic about Brother laser printers countless times, but if you're still fighting an old Inkjet at your house, you've got two great options to upgrade today.Read more...

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Salads are great for sneaking more vegetables into your diet and getting and staying healthy , but, let's face it, sometimes salads are boring. This graphic from Cook Smarts serves up 50 salad combos and dressing ideas to get you out of a salad rut.Read more...

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Wasting energy in your home is like throwing away money. You can spend thousands on heaters, air-conditioning and new windows, but poor insulation and outdated appliances can sap any savings and make for an uncomfortable home. Here's how to perform your own energy audit and save a bit of money.Read more...

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You don't need to keep up with the Joneses, but comparisons can sometimes be useful. Openfolio tracks your investment portfolio and shows you how you're doing compared to different groups of people.Read more...

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Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your budget, and how to choose what's best for your needs.Read more...

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The technique is simple: find ingredients on sale, then build recipes around them . Although it's a bit more work than buying the same routine groceries, it could expose you to new types of food while simultaneously saving you money.Read more...

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Having delicious, affordable, and healthy work lunches takes planning and commitment . Stash a meal "emergency lunch kit" in your desk to improve mediocre lunches.Read more...

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The humble Raspberry Pi has been inspiring clever hacks for years, but it's never too late to pick one up to play around with yourself, especially at these prices.Read more...

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Editing your own work can be difficult. If you don't give yourself enough time between writing and revising, everything might sound good as is. Fortunately, ProWritingAid is a webapp that edits your work for writing style and gives you immediate feedback.Read more...

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If you've read into health and fitness at all, you've probably been seen variations of "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," "eat breakfast to kickstart your metabolism," or perhaps "skip breakfast and die." As it turns out, all of that is probably wrong.Read more...

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It's only natural to want to surround yourself with people who believe in you. If you only allow people with positive things to say to get close, however, can result in choosing your friends based on how they make you feel, rather than ones who challenge you to improve.Read more...

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Inbox Zero is a noble, if difficult, goal. If you only receive a few emails a day, traditional strategies like only replying a couple times a day are fine. But if you get dozens or hundreds, you need a harsher strategy: just ignoring some of them.Read more...

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Confronting someone about a problem or concern is hard from the start. If you come at it from a standpoint of venting your own emotions, though, it will just get harder. Before you have the talk, define the emotional goal you want the conversation to end with.Read more...

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Writing starts way before you put letters to a page. It involves processes like critical thinking, communication, and creativity. Even if writing feels like pulling teeth, you can apply the principles of writing to many facets of your day-to-day life. Here's how.Read more...

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London-based portrait photographer Tom Barnes has built himself one impressive, massive desk. It's as functional and clutter-free as it is unique.Read more...

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The repetitive, clicking sound of a mouse can become pretty irritating. If you want to silence your mouse for your own peace —and the peace of others around you—a little memory foam can do the trick with no soldering required.Read more...

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