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Vegas is one of the most popular travel destinations in the States, and depending on when you travel, you can often score a great deal on flights. Vegas.com looked at flight data from the past two years to come up with the best time to book, depending on your region.Read more...

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More employers are beginning to offer flexible work options to let employees work at a time that fits them best, rather than a strict 9-5 job. This is nice, but it can turn your schedule into chaos. Before that happens, build your schedule around your delivery dates.Read more...

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It might feel strange to head to the baby food aisle when you don’t need to feed a baby, but if you ever make a dish that requires pureed fruit or vegetables and you don’t want to do it yourself, it’s your best destination. You’ll get a flavorful puree without unnecessary additives or ingredients.Read more...

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Get set for your next trip to the beach, the trails, or the backyard with today’s deals.Read more...

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When you really need to keep your files safe and secure, you need encryption. We’ve covered the basics before , and even rounded up your favorite encryption tools , but today we’re putting two of the most popular options for Windows head to head to see which one is the best at keeping your sensitive data safe.Read more...

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I love brining meat—it produces super juicy and flavorful results, but you usually need a ton of salt, sometimes spices, and of course, water—not to mention a place in the fridge to store everything. This “dry brine” method cuts all of that down, and cuts down the time, to get the same delicious results.Read more...

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Bar none, Sport-Brella is the ultimate beach umbrella , and Amazon’s discounting it to just $36 as part of a Gold Box deal, today only.Read more...

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...

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If you’re looking to tighten your budget so you can put a few more coins in your piggy bank, this simple approach will get you spending less and curb your desire to constantly be buying things.Read more...

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A quick salad is a great way to use up leftovers. If you’re not sure what that leftover salmon, boiled eggs, steak, or grilled chicken in your fridge is destined for, this graphic will help you build the perfect salad around it, and whatever else you may already have in the pantry.Read more...

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If you’ve ever looked at someone else’s life and wondered how they get so many things done in the day, you can finally get an answer. This graphic breaks down how the average American spends each individual hour of the day.Read more...

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You’ll find no shortage of tips from many of the most successful and powerful people on how to find your “passion”, or what you truly love to do. Here’s a simpler way: gauge how you feel about opening your laptop.Read more...

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Just because you negotiated a great deal on your next car doesn’t mean you have a handle on the total cost. Some people go to the dealer and are shocked at all of the extra charges that are tacked on to the price, but there are several ways to tell which ones are legit and which are bogus.Read more...

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Today’s best deals are lead by very low barriers to entry for projectors, electric toothbrushes, robot vacs, and more. Dig in.Read more...

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A substantial PC upgrade, or even a better workspace, doesn’t have to be a huge project that drains your time and energy. If you can order the parts, there are several worthwhile improvements you can make that’ll pay off big when it’s time to work (or play). Here are some of them.Read more...

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If you find yourself with an uninvited mouse guest and want a humane solution to catch the critter, you can easily make a non-lethal trap with just a soda bottle mounted on a pivot.Read more...

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Frozen pies and ice cream cakes stick to whatever they’re resting on, and can be difficult to slice into. A warm kitchen towel will make your frozen dessert a little less like an ice cube.Read more...

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Do you use Uber? Or does Uber use you? Interesting thought. I’m just kidding but only about 15 percent of Americans have ever tried a ride-hailing app. And they have plenty of data on how those 15 percent use the service.Read more...

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When someone close to you is distraught or crying, it’s natural to try and dig for answers. You wonder why they’re crying, or why they think a certain way. But “why” questions can come off the wrong way, even if you’re trying to help.Read more...

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The Concourse Sir, The Bear Is Fine | Jezebel xoJane Publishes Terrible Article By a Woman Who’s Glad Her Friend Died, Then Deletes Her Byline | Gizmodo The World’s Largest Solar Plant Just Torched Itself | Gawker Conservative Investigator James O’Keefe Reveals Shocking, Exclusive Details About His Own Dumb Plan to Take Down George Soros |Read more...

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Fruit juice makes for a great cocktail mixer, but pulp and other impurities won’t make your drinks too appealing. A little dash of pectinase will make your juice look amazing without sacrificing any flavor.Read more...

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Mincing garlic isn’t difficult, but if all you have is a knife, this method from Cook’s Illustrated is easy and produces a fine, smooth paste with no overwhelming chunks of garlic in the mix.Read more...

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iOS/Web: Most apps that automatically generate things like images or web pages end up looking like crap. Adobe’s new free app Spark can do a bit better job than most.Read more...

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Today, the government announced a long-awaited change to the Nutrition Facts label. Despite pressure from some sugary food makers, “added sugars” is now its own line item, so you can see exactly how bad for you a Coke is. Expect to start seeing the new labels within two years.Read more...

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Web/Chrome/Android/iOS: We’ve shown you how to encrypt your email with PGP , but it can be daunting to get started with. Passlok is a webapp, mobile app, and Chrome app that makes the process easy, and there’s a Chrome extension that even integrates with Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and others.Read more...

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