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Hello everyone, and welcome to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple, yet delicious libations. We’ll be kicking things off with the sweet, tart, and slightly bitter Italian Greyhound, which just happens to be the beverage that turned me into a gin drinker.Read more...

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While it doesn’t have the brand recognition of Nest’s learning Thermostat, the Ecobee3 Smart Thermostat one-ups its most popular competitor by pairing with wireless remote sensors that you can place elsewhere in your house, giving the thermostat a more accurate picture of your home’s overall temperature. Plus, it’ll…Read more...

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Your two favorite hoodies share an $89 price tag, and look basically identical, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that this was our closest vote in history. It was back and forth until the very end, but Flint & Tinder’s 10-Year Hoodie edged out the American Giant Classic Full Zip by a mere four votes.Read more...

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 If you have a traditional Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you can deduct the money you save in that account from your taxable income. And tax procrastinators, there’s still time to do it for last year’s taxes.Read more...

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Happy St Patrick’s Day to you all! I’m here eating a breakfast burrito and drinking an energy drink to kick off my celebrating. That is all brought to you in partnership between us poor folk at Hackerspace and the kind-hearts of Lifehacker.Read more...

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High deductibles suck, even when you know about health savings accounts and no-deductible freebies. On the bright side, it’s possible to buy extra insurance that just covers your deductible.Read more...

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Choosing between two options is much easier than choosing between five. That’s why Netflix is about to ditch the five star rating system it’s had since the beginning.Read more...

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Bee populations are in decline, and Cheerios wants to help. So far, so good. But they are sending free packets of wildflower seeds to people all over the country—and some of the flowers included are invasive species that, in some areas, you should probably not plant.Read more...

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GIFs are fun, and if you’re an artist, it’s easy enough to turn your art into a short animation in Photoshop. This quick tutorial from Adobe shows you how it’s done.Read more...

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Gizmodo This $150 Console Gave Me Every Nintendo Game I’ve Ever Owned in 4K | Deadspin This Champions League Quarterfinal Draw Is So Good | Jezebel Tyra Banks Takes ANTM Back From Rita Ora Because If You Want Things Done Well, Do Them Yourself | The Root ‘Next Time It’s Going to Be a Fire’: Black Minn. Family Moving…Read more...

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The advent of inexpensive Bluetooth headphones has been a net positive, but there’s no getting around it: They’re a pain in the ass to charge.Read more...

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A clever snack bowl, a charging case for your Bluetooth headphones, and Just Cause 3 lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

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Being able to schedule a Lyft ride in advance has been an option for a while, and it’s now available in 25 cities throughout the country. I hadn’t bothered to try it until recently when I was stuck with an early morning flight and had to get to the airport. Here’s how my experience compared to what Lyft promises.Read more...

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You wouldn’t know it from looking at my face, but I buy and own a lot of makeup. I don’t really wear a ton of it; I just enjoy having it around. I also enjoy shopping online, eliminating the need to go out into the world and interact with other people. These two factors make me the target demographic for Sephora’s…Read more...

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 Trump’s proposed budget outline isn’t exactly being met with open arms in Congress, partially because he wants to end funding for so many agencies and programs. Here are those agencies, along with a useful tool to see how other agencies would be affected.Read more...

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Here’s a stupid little thing that’ll make your life just a little bit easier. Joseph Joseph’s Double Dish is a clever little invention for eating edamame, olives, pistachios, or any other finger foods that leave behind scraps, and it’s just $13 on Amazon right now.Read more...

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When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, you probably think of green beer, shot glass necklaces that say “Kiss Me I’m Irish,” and everybody talking about how Irish they suddenly are. That’s all well and good, but I bet you don’t know much about the holiday’s origins, or the saint it celebrates. Well, take off that stupid…Read more...

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If you live in a snowy place and you don’t have a hot water bottle at the foot of your bed, I’m begging you to reconsider. Sure, you can wear warm socks or tuck your feet under a human or canine companion. But dogs don’t stay in place, and people tend to shriek “Eek! Your feet are cold!” before rolling over and…Read more...

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If you just started dating someone you think is way out of your league, here’s some news that might burst your bubble. A new study suggests most ever-so-dreamy, attractive people aren’t very good at holding down a relationship.Read more...

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Feeling lonely while shopping? Now you can talk to Alexa through the Amazon app on your iPhone. You can use it to search for stuff but also you can get a lot of the same functionality you’d get through an Echo.Read more...

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Deadspin Jared Odrick Recalls The Time Richie Incognito Fought A Rookie In The Dolphins’ Locker Room | Jezebel If Your Apartment Is #SponCon You Have To Tell Us | Gizmodo Watch Sean Spicer Melt Down as Defending Trump’s Wiretap Bullshit Takes Its Inevitable Toll | The Root Greenleaf Returns,…Read more...

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Rosetta Stone’s language learning tools on iOS recently received an update that add some much sought-after features. The app now has a built-in phrasebook, audio lessons you can listen to without an internet connection, and a new way to practice your pronunciation.Read more...

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Solid State Drives (SSD) work a little differently than hard drive and no amount of drilling holes, degaussing, or zeroing out will actually properly secure the SSD. If you need to get rid of an SSD, you have a couple options, encrypt or shred. Here’s what you need to know.Read more...

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Federal funding for Meals on Wheels is in jeopardy because, in the words of budget director Mick Mulvaney, it is “not showing results.” But that’s just an alternative fact—we have the results right here. Read more...

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Beer is made for drinking, and I would never suggest you don’t drink beer, but there’s no reason you can’t have a Guiness and cook with it too. Below you will find several delicious dishes designed to get the iconic stout into your stomach, all of which should be made with a cold one in hand.Read more...

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