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You may not know his name, but you've seen his work—for over twenty years Aaron Blaise worked as an animator with Disney to help create some of their most memorable characters. From Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, The Lion King, and more, Aaron's pencil has overflowed with life.Read more...

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Facebook just rolled out an automatic photo enhance feature on iOS that automatically enhances and filters your photos for you to make them look better. If you're not a fan of Facebook screwing with your photos, here's how to disable the feature.Read more...

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This is a tough time of year for parents who subscribe to the "always be honest" rule of parenting. Is perpetuating the Santa myth bad for kids or good?Read more...

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A new version of DisplayFusion is out, with tons of new online wallpaper sources (including Astronomy Picture of the Day, Google+, Facebook, Imgur, and more), along with improvements for monitor splitting. The update is free for DisplayFusion Pro users, and new licenses are 40% off through the holidays. Read more here.Read more...

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Setting up encryption on your wireless router is one of the most important things you can do for your network security , but your router probably offers various different options—WPA2-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES), and WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) among the alphabet soup. How-To Geek explains which one to choose for a faster, more secure home network.Read more...

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You don't have to hit the retail stores to get a gift for someone. In fact, oftentimes, the best gifts are the ones you make and customize yourself. Here are a few of our favorite projects for just that.Read more...

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Even die-hard Apple owners probably have a few devices around the house that charge over Micro USB, and this cord can charge them all. Great stocking stuffer. [Skiva MFi-Certified Dual Micro USB/Lightning Cable, $10] Read more...

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Crisp hospital corners and tightly pulled covers are the cornerstones of a well-made bed, as every military cadet soon learns. Make your bed well enough to bounce a quarter off of with this illustrated guide, care of Esquire and Admiral William McRaven.Read more...

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When you build a wall, the studs should be spaced equidistant from each other. Here's why the standard is 16 inches "on center", and an easy way to mark them.Read more...

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Web: To-do lists have a nasty tendency to expand infinitely. Zenlist is a minimal, web-based to-do list manager that helps you prioritize your three most important tasks for the day. Read more...

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Most productivity methods give you tools to tackle specific projects or to-dos in an organized way. Kaizen, which translates roughly to "good change," is a Japanese productivity philosophy that helps you organize everything you do. In short, it means "constant, continuous improvement," and is a mindset you can apply anywhere, at any job.Read more...

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We meet new people as we try out new workplaces, social activities, and hobbies. It's natural to want to divide your time among all these people, but not all of them provide the same fulfillment and joy that you get from spending time with close friends. Read more...

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I live in South Jersey and drive a Mustang GT California Special. It took me a long time to find this car, and I absolutely love it…when the weather is warm enough to put the top down. But when it snows it is a nightmare. I'm thinking of trading it for a WRX , is that a good move?Read more...

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If you want truly fluffy biscuits, Justin Chapple of Food+Wine shows that you add cold, grated butter to your biscuit batter to do so.Read more...

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io9 How Big A Part Will Wolverine Play in X-Men: Apocalypse? | Jalopnik Analysts Think Ferrari Should Put Name On More Things That Aren't Cars | Jezebel I Don't Know What to Do With Good White People | Kotaku How One Company Spent Millions on a Gaming Mouse Read more...

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Often we have so many options that it's tough to choose among them (this is also known as the paradox of choice ). If you're at a crossroads and need to make a tough decision, it can help to understand what you want by examining what you don't want first. Read more...

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We might forget occasionally how powerful microwaves are. Not only can they heat food quickly, but they're useful for a variety of other tasks. This graphic shows you several examples of both.Read more...

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If you have any kitchen savants on your holiday shopping list, you'll be sure to find a great gift idea in this Amazon Gold Box Deal.Read more...

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During my second and third years in college, I made some poor decisions regarding which classes to take. Those poor choices, during a period when I was no longer sure about my major, ended up tacking an extra year onto my college experience.Read more...

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When Google first introduced the ability to attach files from Drive directly in Gmail, they originally only supported sharing links. Now, you can attach the files directly.Read more...

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iOS: Bop.fm is a great way to easily share music across services on the web, but their new iOS app makes listening a heck of a lot easier on the go too.Read more...

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The job market can be scary, but with skills that stand the test of time, you can increase your odds of staying employed. Here's how to find and develop future-proofed skills so you can keep that steady paycheck, no matter what happens.Read more...

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This was a great year for being clever and coming up with different tricks you can do with things around the house. The right tools should be used for the right job, but sometimes being creative is better than any tool out there.Read more...

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Using too many excuses can eventually catch up with you in a bad way. Even using the legitimate, good excuses too often can create a habit of always finding something to fall back on. By stopping the use of excuses, you can become more responsible and accountable.Read more...

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If you've used a menorah for even a few years, it's probably gunked up with wax (unless you have an oil-based one). The problem gets worse over time, so let this year be the year your menorah stays clean and fresh.Read more...

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