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If you like bold, high contrast designs, today’s home screen is for you. This design uses a primarily black base (which makes it great for AMOLED displays), accented with stark greens for an attractive display.Read more...

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There are a lot of financial decisions that come down to so much more than numbers. Sometimes the emotional benefits of something far outweigh the financial ones, and an emotional balance sheet can help you determine that when things get tough.Read more...

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Finding a college that fits all of your personal criteria is no easy task . The web site SchooLinks helps you find and learn about colleges, apply for admission and scholarships, and even offers free educational consulting.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-choose-... Read more...

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Now matter how hard you try, sometimes you just can’t fall asleep when you want to. There are a lot of tricks for helping your brain head to sleepy town, but this scientifically supported method might be one of the simplest.Read more...

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I hear nothing but good things about Roombas, and if you want to try one out yourself, a few high end models are on sale today on Amazon. The Roomba 870 is $90 off its usual price, the 880 is $105 off, and if you need a robotic mop to go with it, the Braava 380t is also discounted $45 from its usual price. [iRobot Sale]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LKQBHVO/...http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IO9PBPS/...http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DCCYD6U/...Read more...

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There’s something about Farhad. Tech reporters can quickly become jaded and cynical about their work, but Farhad Manjoo’s lucid writing lacks any sense of needless snark when he discusses how technology affects our lives. Though when I talk about Farhad’s writing, I’m really talking about his tweets.Read more...

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iOS: Dispatch is one of the best email apps for iOS , especially for power-users. Today, it gets a bit better with a new iPad version alongside some new actions and snippets.Read more...

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There’s a lot going on in the economy right now, including all this news about the Fed raising interest rates. The details can be confusing, but what you really need to know is how this will affect you as a consumer. Here’s what the hike means for your debt (and what you should do about it).Read more...

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iOS: Workflow is an incredibly powerful app for iOS that allows you to create your own miniature extensions to make working with multiple apps easy on iOS. Today, it gets an update that adds a new Today Widget so you can run those workflows without ever unlocking your device.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-create-... Read more...

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Walmart is well-known for its low prices, but it’s not always the most inexpensive option (in some cases, Amazon is ). Go Banking looked to experts at deal hunting sites to find the best and worst deals at Walmart. Good news: LEGO sales abound.Read more...

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The worst food poisoning I ever had was a few days after returning from a weekend vacation with friends. When I finally dragged myself out of the bathroom, an email was waiting for me: “Is everybody else feeling okay? I know our dinner together was a few days ago so I’m sure it’s not that, but I just wanted to check.”http://lifehacker.com/5861452/how-do... Read more...

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Quick: How many grams are in an ounce? How many Euros is $1 worth? What’s the square root of 65? Windows 10’s search in the taskbar can answer these and similar questions.Read more...

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Android/iPhone: Instagram has rolled out an update to its app that allows you post landscape or portrait photos and videos, finally ditching the requirement to make photos square.Read more...

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The holidays are creeping up, and it’s time to start thinking about booking flights to visit friends or family across the country. Depending on where you plan to travel, prices might be considerable cheaper at Thanksgiving than Christmas, or vice versa.Read more...

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A miter saw table enables you to support longer stock when making your cuts. This one has handy leaves that lock in place or fold down for storage.Read more...

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Once upon a time, iOS “just worked” out of the box. But over the years, Apple’s introduced all kinds of features to iOS that most of us don’t want to use. I’ve been an iOS user since the start, and for the first time recently decided to do a clean install instead of loading my settings from a backup. I forgot how many default settings I had to change just to make iOS useableRead more...

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Vacations are expensive, and some destinations can be pricier than others. Here are the most expensive countries around the world for tourists, according to the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015. 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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Cologne and perfume are great to spruce yourself up for a special event or when you want to feel fancy, but it’s tough to find that perfect scent, and it’s expensive to try. Instead, try sample kits to test multiple scents without spending a fortune. They’re available from more companies than you might think.Read more...

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Evernote announced this morning that they’re shutting down Evernote Food, their recipe clipping and organization app . The app will stop syncing on September 30th, and the company recommends just using the Evernote app proper to handle recipes and restaurant wish lists. You can read more here. [via The Next Web]http://lifehacker.com/5969882/everno... Read more...

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Deadspin Report: Woman Sues Derrick Rose, Says He Drugged, Gang Raped Her | Gawker Josh Duggar’s “Sex Rehab” Is Probably Just Another Christian Labor Camp | io9 It’s Impossible to Watch This Profile of AeroPress-Inventor Alan Adler and not Fall in Love With Him | Kotaku You Can Buy Boobs for Cosplay |Read more...

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In the world of kitchen tips and tricks, there seems to be an never-ending supply of “you’ve been doing it all wrong” type of articles. I’ve seen various websites and videos alike declare that their method of wrapping kitchen twine around a bird is the way to ensure a juicy, evenly-cooked meal, but it’s hard to know how (or who) to truss.Read more...

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Unlike traditional knife blocks, magnetic knife strips don’t take up any space on your kitchen counter. Plus, they just looks way cooler. This 14” model from Chicago Cutlery is down to $10 today on Amazon, within a few cents of an all-time low. [Chicago Cutlery 1063947 14-Inch by 1-1/2-Inch Magnetic Knife Storage Strip, $10]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00091SDR2/...Read more...

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Water is super important to your health. While most of us know that we should be drinking enough water, you might not know what can happen to you body if you don’t. This video breaks it down.Read more...

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It’s been a while since we talked about universal remotes , and the landscape has changed significantly. There are still plenty of great ones, from IR remotes to new models that can control everything in your home from one control—or your phone. This week we want to hear which you think are the best.Read more...

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