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There are a ton of great keyboards for iOS 8 , and you even have a few text expansion keyboards to choose from. But if you're more of a visual person, KuaiBoard does text expansion a little differently.Read more...

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We talk a lot about boosting self control and willpower , but The Wall Street Journal suggests that people who seem to exert the best self-control tend to avoid tempting situations altogether.Read more...

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Navigating files in Google Drive is a bit cumbersome. If you're looking for an easier (and a bit old school) way to do it, Digital Inspiration shares a script to enable a tree view. Read more...

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If you're flying over the holidays, you might be concerned about catching something from your fellow passengers. Planes do tend to have plenty of germ hot spots, but you can protect yourself with some basic health tactics.Read more...

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Saving for college in a 529 plan offers state tax benefits and other perks—but they vary widely by state. When deciding on a 529 plan, you should consider the potential tax benefits as well as the investment options and fees for any given plan.Read more...

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Push notifications are a bit evil and they tend to distract us while also killing the battery on our mobile devices. So, we want to hear it, what apps are worth having push notifications enabled for?Read more...

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Dear Lifehacker, I'll be traveling a lot for the holidays, but I've had some pretty bad experiences in the past with flights getting delayed or cancelled. I've followed your guide to stress-free travel , but what can I do when the unexpected happens and my flight gets cancelled? Read more...

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While new GoPro models have been released, the Hero3+ Silver has stuck around to fill the $300 price bracket of the lineup. Today, not only is Best Buy taking $50 off, they're also throwing in a 16GB memory card and an LCD BacPac for free.Read more...

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Some restaurants and casual/fast food chains offer plenty of healthy options; others, not so much. If you're planning on eating out, check out this list of the healthiest restaurants and the best things to order from them.Read more...

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Many of us take lunch breaks with friends, or whoever we get along with best in the office. If you're still working your way up in your career, dedicate that time to initiating and developing new professional relationships instead. Read more...

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It's never an easy thing to lose a loved one. When someone takes their own life, however, it can present its own set of challenges. Here, we'll discuss how to cope with this particularly difficult type of loss.Read more...

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Gawker Bad Americans Can't Stop Weeping Over This Messed-Up Convenience Store | io9 After The Sun Incinerates Earth, Life Could Evolve On Titan | Jalopnik Here’s Why The Check Engine Light Is A Horrible, Terrible Thing | Kotaku You Won't Believe How Different This TV Anime Looks Read more...

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Facebook has announced that it plans to update its terms of use and privacy policies at the start of next year. Coinciding with this change, the company has introduced Privacy Basics to help you understand how to stay private on the site and how Facebook uses your data.Read more...

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Sometimes you have to make do with what's in your pantry, especially if you're making something with unusual ingredients like spring rolls. This video from Food+Wine shows you how to use sandwich bread to make spring roll wrappers.Read more...

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For a self-contained outdoor fire with built-in cooking posts, the Swedish torch can't be beat. All you need is one log and a chainsaw.Read more...

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We all know how leap years add an extra day to the year every four years. If you're paid biweekly, you may end up with a 27th paycheck in the year for similar reasons. So check with your payroll department.Read more...

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While a lot of retailers offer basically the same stuff at basically the same prices on Black Friday, Best Buy had quite a few advertised deals that were head and shoulders above the pack, and you can get them right now.Read more...

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If you're not cooking for a crowd, or you'd like a little turkey on a night that isn't a holiday dinner, America's Test Kitchen has an interesting method to try: Use your slow cooker. You'll moist meat, a thick, savory gravy, and if you do it right, you can even have that crispy skin. Here's how. Read more...

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It's not uncommon for our to-do lists to get cluttered with things that other people need from us. It's easy to forget to take care of ourselves first. This tip is simple: Make sure your to-dos include things that are good for and focused on you—then make sure you check them off.Read more...

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Shining a pair of dress shoes isn't difficult, but you do have to have the right tools and know what you're doing if you want to end up with a good-looking shine. This quick video from I Am Alpha M shows you how to get a great shine in five minutes flat, no matter what kind of shoes you wear. Read more...

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Prepping and roasting an entire turkey can be a heck of an ordeal, especially if you mess up. If you forgot to thaw your bird, are short on cooking time, or missing some tools, here's some tips to save the day.Read more...

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Some people love to take notes, draw in sketchbooks, and have a variety of journals available to them at all times. Everyday Carry reader Juan Estey shares his journaling go-bag packed with a ton of sketching options.Read more...

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iOS/Andriod/Web: HONK connects you with a local towing service wherever you are, nationwide. This is especially helpful if you're traveling and don't know your nearby options for roadside assistance or don't belong to a group such as AAA.Read more...

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Black Friday isn't for everybody, but if you're brave enough to join the masses of shoppers in the great spree later this week, this list of store hours can help you plan your attack.Read more...

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Both of the larger sizes of your favorite budget sound bar are at their lowest prices ever.Read more...

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