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You might already know that you can dry herbs in the microwave . But did you know it's actually a better method than other techniques? Here's why.Read more...

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Today's Amazon Gold Box deal features a variety of Microsoft keyboards, mice, cameras, and game controllers marked down to great low prices.Read more...

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Part time jobs often suck because they don't include health benefits. Some employers are bucking this trend by offering medical, dental, and vision to entice talented part-time workers.Read more...

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The new Raspberry Pi 2 has a lot of potential, but when combined with Steam's In-Home Streaming , it becomes a super-affordable Steam Box capable of streaming your games from your PC to the big screen easily. On their new show, Possibly Unsafe, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand show you how to set yours up from start to finish.Read more...

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Android/iOS: DJ 51 uses shared music from your Spotify account and from all of your friends' accounts to build the perfect playlist for your party, study session, or any other get-together. As long as everyone's shares music through the app, DJ 51 mixes it all into a constant stream of tunes all of you will love.Read more...

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When you're trying to declutter your home , sentimental items pose a difficult challenge. They take up valuable space, but you feel guilty when you even think about getting rid of them. Here are a few tips to help you go through your keepsakes without feeling like a heartless monster.Read more...

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When you work for the Army Engineer's, you need to be prepared for just about everything. Over on Cool Tools, Pat Ripton shares his bag, that's packed with all kinds of useful stuff.Read more...

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Tossing a salad can be a pain and all the delicious dressing (and your tasty toppings) ends up at the bottom of the bowl. Instead, dress your salad in stages. You'll use less dressing and you'll never lose the best bits at the bottom again.Read more...

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Whether you buy organic fruits and veggies or not, they all have the potential to be harboring pesticides. For harder fruits and vegetables, a quick scrub under some running water can do the trick.Read more...

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It might seem like always being optimistic is the best way to do things, but there's a lot of power in anxiety and negative thinking . With this little exercise you can prepare yourself for the best and worst-case scenarios.Read more...

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We're all busy, but sometimes we go through periods where the work piles up and it seems like it might never end. You might have so much work that it's too intimidating to even start. That's when you need to take a step back, take a deep breath, and start prioritizing.Read more...

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It's always a good idea to keep the valuables in your car hidden from prying eyes. This simple DIY setup requires only an empty mint case and the bottom of an old mouse pad.Read more...

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If you turned 70-and-a-half-during 2014, and have never withdrawn money from your traditional IRA or 401(k), you're about to get fined by the IRS. The fine will be half of what you should have withdrawn. You have until April 1st to avoid it.Read more...

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Whether you need a project table for hobbies or you just need something when guests are around, Make shows you how to build a simple little table that assembles in seconds and folds flat for easy storage.Read more...

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Can you train yourself to have a better memory? In certain ways, yes. You should treat "brain games " with a healthy amount of skepticism, but when it comes to memory, practicing various techniques can actually help you increase your ability to recall.Read more...

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Iceberg lettuce or spinach? Tuna or eggs? Trying to balance nutrition and cost makes a salad bar an intriguing puzzle. Fortunately, the folks at Refinery29 have crunched the numbers to rank your salad bar options so you can load up on good nutrition without getting ripped off paying by the pound. Read more...

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Time Machine is a great way to back up your computer, and How-To Geek points out if you're using a Mac laptop with Time Machine enabled, there's a local backup file packed with previous versions of files that might be useful if you mess something up when you're on the go.Read more...

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The constant rejection (or radio silence) of a job search can be disheartening. It's easy to become demotivated during that time. To power through it and keep yourself stimulated, make sure to pursue a hobby during your search.Read more...

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America loves it some mid-size sedans. Wagons might be more practical and crossovers are now outselling the humble four-door, but mid-sizers remain the chariot of choice for a massive swath of the population. Nearly every automaker offers one and each comes in dozens of flavors, so how do you pick the best? We're here to help. [Jalopnik ]Read more...

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You can do a lot to boost your chances for career success, but asking for feedback is crucial. People are usually happy to offer their opinion, and it gives you a clear idea of where you should be headed and how you can get there.Read more...

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YouTube, for its problems, is a great place learn something new. Some channels are straightforward and instructional, but others use quirky and interesting people or approaches to teach you something new. Let's make a list of great ones worth subscribing to.Read more...

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No one wants to waste food, but it happens. You buy some avocados, forget about them, and a week later, they're done. To keep better track of the perishable stuff you buy, use your grocery receipt as a reminder.Read more...

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Concrete form tubes make the installation of footings for decks much easier. But cutting these tubes level can be an awkward process. Here's a simple tip that will make cutting straight lines on a curved object a cinch.Read more...

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Even though they may sound outdated, phone scams still run rampant. The US Treasury inspector general receives between 9,000-12,000 complaints per week. According to Princeton Research Survey Associates, "People over 50 are disproportionately victimized by telephone fraud." Make sure you and your loved ones know how to identify and avoid the most common telephone scams—like these. Read more...

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