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The FCC recently established new rules to prevent ISPs from selectively degrading your connection to certain services, like some have done in the past . This tool, from Fight for the Future, can check to see if this type of degradation is happening to you.Read more...

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SoulCycle, Barre, Zumba, BodyPump…It seems like there’s a new group fitness class every month, and with it a cult-like following that swears by its effectiveness. But there’s also a chance that your fitness class addiction might be masking a deeper issue.Read more...

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Just in case you weren’t satisfied with Marvel in every movie theater, news feed, and piece of merchandise on the planet, this design puts classic comics from the superhero behemoth right on your home screen.Read more...

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The more time you spend wondering how best to approach something, the less time you have to actually learn the best way for you. You have to learn through failure, so you might as well fail faster .Read more...

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You can be a lot more productive when you have to spend less time explaining things over email . By setting a limit on how many times you’re willing to discuss something over email, you can reduce your workload and avoid any miscommunication.Read more...

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Doing the dishes is a simple chore, but for some reason, nobody ever wants to do them. By making it a competition with something at stake, everyone in the household might want to make an effort.Read more...

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Aren’t you amazed at how seemingly random things can send our kids into a complete emotional meltdown? In the heat of the moment, emotions run high for us parents too. So what’s the best way to cool down the situation and help your child learn how to manage their emotions?Read more...

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Whether you travel for work or for fun, whether it’s to see new sights or meet fascinating people, travelling can always yield surprises. What are your most interesting travel stories? Read more...

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Thai-style sticky rice is a wonderful thing, but it can be difficult to make without laboring over a wok. A bamboo steaming basket works well if you have one, but using regular steaming tools often results in big clumpy blobs of rice. Enter the splatter guard.Read more...

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Some electric kettles have narrow openings that make it difficult to get a scrub brush inside. Fortunately, you can get them clean with some boiling water and a little citric acid powder. Read more...

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Runners like to focus on getting faster, but especially if you’re new to running, you might be missing a key part of your training: learning to run slower, too. You need several “gears” in slow, medium, and fast speeds to get the most out of different types of workouts (and perform better in races).Read more...

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More and more these days, consumers are being forced to sign Arbitration Agreements when they sign purchase agreements. There are numerous arguments against them but I’ll point out one thing: Arbitration is dangerously unpredictable and unfair. [Jalopnik ]Read more...

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Android: Just in time for Memorial Day travelers, Google has updated its Maps application with more detailed traffic and accident alerts.Read more...

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1Password is the best looking password manager on the market , and my app of choice. The only real downside is its upfront $50 cost for desktop apps (the mobile apps are freemium). So if you’ve been waiting on a good deal to secure your digital life, the Mac and Windows versions are both marked down to $35 today, which is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen. Trust me, it’s worth every penny. [1Password, $35 - Mac | Windows]Read more...

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Learning to pick locks is fun and educational —and you don’t need a lock picking set to do it. In addition to hairpins and bra underwire , two everyday objects you can turn into lock picks are paperclips and toothbrushes.Read more...

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Chrome may be the best browser around, but it eats up your PC’s RAM like turkey on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve probably flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome processes and the memory they hog. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM, and how to curb its gluttony.Read more...

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One way to save money on flights is to add a stopover on the way to your destination. Rather than book a round-trip with one airline, you search for each leg of the flight yourself to find a cheaper route that includes a long layover. But this can be time consuming. CleverLayover does the work for you.Read more...

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Sometimes, bobby pins don’t do what they’re supposed to do. You want them to hold your hair in place, but gradually, throughout the day, they come loose. To get them to hold better, spray them with hairspray before styling your hair.Read more...

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Through normal use, a chainsaw chain can start to loosen and sag, which can cause the chain to jump off the bar—a very dangerous situation. Follow the easy steps to tighten the chain which is the first step in chainsaw maintenance.Read more...

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Ah, the joys of owning a home: wonky doors, stuck windows, and cracks in the drywall. These projects are annoying, but all too easy to ignore in favor of the big stuff—but you can probably handle them yourself in a single weekend. Here are nine common household repairs and how to fix them, no experience nece.Read more...

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Hybrid cars are good for the environment, and if you spend a lot on gas, they’re also good for saving money. But cars don’t come cheap, and hybrid versions are usually a bit pricier. This tool tells you just how long it takes a number of hybrid vehicles to pay off.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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Having hiking boots that fit right is key to being comfortable and preventing injury. But unlike shoes, you don’t want boots with a flexible sole—keep this in mind when you shop.Read more...

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The last time I bought carrots at the supermarket, the cashier asked if I wanted the tops ripped off. “Almost everyone says yes,” he told me. That’s too bad, because many vegetable tops are both completely safe and delicious to eat. Here are three preparations worth trying.Read more...

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