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Working for free can sometimes be a good idea if you’re able to pick up valuable skills you can’t get elsewhere. But, other times, when people ask you to do something for free or negotiate down to a cheap price, it’s just an insult you shouldn’t take.Read more...

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Need to soften potatoes, pronto? Don’t waste time boiling potatoes for fries or other dishes, use steam instead.Read more...

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If your Wi-Fi signal isn’t quite strong enough in certain corners of your home, this discounted wireless Powerline kit can fill in the gaps.Read more...

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Sit-ups and crunches might be routine exercises recommended over the years to strengthen your core, but maybe it’s time to ditch these moves for the sake of the rest of your body.Read more...

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Your entire job compensation consists of not only your salary, but benefits and bonuses as well. Make sure you’re comparing apples to apples when comparing job offers or thinking of leaving your company by closely evaluating the benefits.Read more...

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Google introduced a sweet hidden menu in Android Marshmallow called the System UI Tuner. It packs a ton of neat little tweaks like hiding status bar icons or showing your battery percentage. Here’s how to turn it on, and what you can do with it.Read more...

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Charter Communications is all set to buy out Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, forming the second-largest cable company in the U.S., known as New Charter. The merger comes with a few conditions designed to protect consumers.Read more...

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The Ninja Professional BL660 crushed, blended, and puréed the competition to take home the title of your favorite affordable blender.Read more...

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It’s easy to forget manners when you’re all alone. From showing up late to meetings and forgetting simple things like “please” and “thank you,” otherwise polite and well-behaved humans can come off as complete jerks in the absence of face-to-face contact. Isolation is the culprit, but you don’t have to fall prey.Read more...

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iOS/Android: Paribus is an online tool that tracks your purchases to find price drops, automatically refunding you the difference. It’s free, it works well, and it’s now available as an app on iPhone and Android. And the company recently updated the iOS app with a few interesting features.Read more...

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Skechers shoes, womens’ bags, and your favorite headphones lead off Wednesday’s best deals.Read more...

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If you grow your own herbs, like sage and rosemary, you probably get more than you can use by cooking. Don’t let them—and all those great aromatics—go to waste, turn them into DIY incense (aka smudge sticks.)Read more...

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You really only need three or four knives in your kitchen : an 8" or 10" chef’s knife, a 3" or 4" paring knife, a serrated bread knife, and maybe a 7" or 8" Santoku. Those will take care of most of your cutting needs, but once you master those, you might want to supplement your collection with a few choice additions.Read more...

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Deadspin Reporter Who Asked Draymond Green That Odd Question About The Houston Floods Gets Fired | Jezebel Do Not Call Iggy Azalea a ‘Becky’ Even Though She’s Acting Like One | Gizmodo Dyson Redesigned the Hair Dryer So It’s Easier and Safer to Use | Gawker Ted Cruz Desecrates Classic Movie Scene By Calling Hoop a “Basketball Ring” |Read more...

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When it comes to your budget, mistakes are costly. An overdraft here, a late fee there, and you can pay way more than you need to. To prevent that from happening, reduce the complexity of your finances until they’re as simple as possible.Read more...

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The greatest enemy your ideas have is you. If you’ve ever shown off an idea only to have it shot down, you can easily slip into the habit of self-censoring. Avoid this trap if you want your ideas to flourish.Read more...

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Android: Twitter clients are often pretty similar, but they suffer from a major downfall. Twitter’s dumb token limit . After popular client Fenix was pulled from the Play Store, Finch has stepped up as a new alternative in the meantime.Read more...

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After saving up for a long time, I recently bought a home, which caught some of my friends off guard. “I thought you were anti-homeownership ,” they said because I think renting is underrated. Even as a homeowner, I still think renting is underrated. That doesn’t mean buying is a bad decision. The rent vs. buy debate is just silly overall. It ignores the enormous grey area that exists between the two options.Read more...

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lorby351's workspace is tucked into the side of the living room, but that doesn’t mean it’s not sharp, well organized, and perfect for settling in to get some real work—or play—done. Here are some more photos.Read more...

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Interviewing for a job over the phone can be just as stressful as interviewing in person. You can prepare yourself mentally and get in a good mindset by dressing up like they’ll be right there in the room with you.Read more...

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Deadspin Man Discovers Hockey, Loves It | Jezebel ‘I Hope You Get Raped Again’: Women Sportswriters Listen to Men Read Vile Tweets About Them | Gizmodo Creeps Are Using a Neural Network to Dox Porn Actresses | Gawker Bernie Sanders Not Not Quitting the Race If He Loses Tonight |Read more...

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At first blush I would roll my eyes at yet another movie streaming service joining the scattered and crowded online movie market, but this one is a little different. Turner Classic Movies and Criterion are partnering to bring their catalog of classic films online.Read more...

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Wood glue is designed to hold strong and create long-lasting wood joints, but it takes awhile to dry. Hot glue, on the other hand, hardens almost instantly. The combination of the two makes for a perfect method of building sturdy wood joints.Read more...

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Web/Android/iOS: Noted.fm (formerly called Nusiki ), is already a great way to find new music, but now you can follow tons of music blogs, from popular to niche, to discover even more. One click and you can enjoy hot tracks from Pitchfork, Fuzzy Logic, and more—all tailored to the music you like.Read more...

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If you still haven’t picked up Audio-Technica’s coveted ATH-M50x headphones, BuyDig’s eBay store will sell you a pair for $99 today, complete with a $30 VUDU credit and three months of Rhapsody. Even without the toss-ins, that’s one of the best deals we’ve ever seen.Read more...

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