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If you’re on the short side, you may have a hard time finding tank tops that fit well. The straps are often a little too long. And while a hem or alteration will do the trick, here’s a simpler option that still looks good: use a scarf.Read more...

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Android: Microsoft has been working on a Cortana app for Android for a while. Now, it’s finally ready for prime time. Or at least beta time. The company has released a beta version of the app to the Google Play Store for the adventurous to try out.Read more...

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Drilling holes in drywall leaves dust and fragments on your floor and baseboards. Instead of using a power tool for this job, pick up a scratch awl and a hammer to make your hole.Read more...

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You’d think that bullies would disappear after high school, but some people never grow out of being a great big jerk. They may not steal your lunch money anymore, but bullies can still harass you, put you down, and even undermine your work. Here are some tips for understanding and dealing with bullies, no matter how old you are.Read more...

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The staggering cost of child care alone is enough to convince some parents to quit their job and stay at home with the kids. At the same time, can your family survive without your income? This calculator will help you figure it out.Read more...

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Every now and then, we all come across a word we’ve never seen before. Rather than look it up and forget about it, why not take the time to learn and make it a part of your vocabulary? Ink Paste is a simple tool that helps you do just that.Read more...

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Gawker Meet the Innocent Bro Who Became the Face of Josh Duggar’s Infidelity Scandal | io9 This Is What The 2015 Hugo Ballot Should Have Been | Jalopnik What Is This Mysterious Underwater “Robot” That A Chinese Fisherman Caught? | Kotaku Boston Police Arrest Two Pokémon Players After Apparent Gun Threat Against World Championships |Read more...

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Ice cream is supposed to be cold but, when you’re scooping for a large party, the frozen dessert can seem a little too frozen. Letting it sit out for a bit renders it scoopable around the perimeter, but hard and icy in the middle. To get that silky smooth, creamy texture throughout, try using your stand mixer.Read more...

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If you travel with any regularity, this versatile little gadget may just be your new best friend. At first glance, it looks like any other USB battery pack, but it’s actually three gadgets in one:Read more...

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How you talk to yourself inside your head can have a huge impact on how you act in real life. If you’re the type who struggles with an overly critical inner voice, you can try to change your habits with the three P’s.Read more...

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If you’ve ever wandered the cereal aisle, you’re probably used to seeing promos along the lines of “20% more free!” While our brains interpret this as the same as getting 20% off, actually getting 20% off would be a better deal.Read more...

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Windows: The User Account Control feature in Windows provides an extra measure of security by prompting you to confirm before any major changes take place. It also takes over your desktop every time you use it. This setting allows you to display UAC prompts in less invasive windows.Read more...

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Most of us are, slowly but surely, getting rid of old incandescent bulbs and replacing them with LEDs and CFLs, if we haven’t already. If you have a few of those old bulbs lying around still and need a use for them, or one finally dies, Instructables user ShakeTheFuture has a bunch of ways to repurpose them beyond throwing them away.Read more...

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The iPhone has a remarkable number of weather app options, and you’ll find a ton that suit different needs depending on what you want. That said, one shines brighter than the rest, and Dark Sky is one of the best full-featured weather apps in the App Store.Read more...

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You don’t always have to be so optimistic about everything because there’s actually a lot of power in negative thinking . This video explains why being too optimistic about your future goals might actually hamper them instead of help them.Read more...

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Sometimes, the best DIY projects are about excess. Which is exactly what Reddit user smashcuts went for in his computer control panel that controls everything from music to app launching. Read more...

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Our national parks and lands are a great way to get outdoors and reconnect with family, friends, or even yourself. This Tuesday, you can get in for free to any park run by the National Park Service in celebration of their 99th birthday.http://lifehacker.com/209141/find-a-... Read more...

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Pattern locks on Android can be a simpler way of locking your phone. However, like a PIN or password, some patterns can be easier to guess than others. To stay secure, avoid using shapes that look like letters, and stick to patterns that use five or more of the nine nodes.Read more...

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The whole point of LinkedIn is to connect to others in a professional or career-related capacity, but like other social networks, LinkedIn is also a place where criminals try to gain access to information about you and those you know.Read more...

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A great HDTV doesn’t have to break the bank. Sure, you could spend thousands on a panel, but $500 can get you a sizable one with great picture quality, solid features, and all the connectivity options you need, while still being thin and trim. This week we’re looking at five of the best budget sets, based on your nominations.Read more...

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OS X: If you’re an Instagram junkie, love following photographers, exploring hashtags and photos in your area, or just have lots of friends or followers on the service, Photoflow for Mac might be worth its price tag for you. You get most the features of the mobile apps or web site, and some additional ones you may not be expecting.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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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’ve ever wondered how much time it takes for you to earn enough to buy a burger, TV, or even a home on your current salary, this calculator shows you in real-time.Read more...

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iOS: Fancy yourself nostalgic for the bygone era of VHS camcorders? VHS Camcorder records videos on your iOS device and runs them through a set of filters so they look as bad as old camcorder recordings. Read more...

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