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If your time spent browsing Facebook has been previously too productive, Facebook is adding fun new ways to dally away the day. You can play new “Instant Games” with your friends on Messenger or in the normal Facebook app.Read more...

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You probably have to be up at a certain time every morning, so getting a good night’s rest comes down to falling asleep on time the night before. If you can’t get to bed at a decent hour on your own, ask for some help.Read more...

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During the holidays, dishes can pile up and drying racks can get full. If you need to dry some wine (or other type) of glasses, but don’t have the space, just grab a few chopsticks.Read more...

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You’d think a short-term financial plan—saving for a vacation, for example, or stashing an extra month’s pay into your emergency fund—wouldn’t be hard to do. After all, you only have to tighten your belt for a limited period of time. Plus, the results come faster, and that motivates you to stay the course.Read more...

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Long distance running wears out your body, but the real battle happens in your mind. Here’s the mental trick an ultramarathoner used to push through the most difficult moments of running 50 marathons in 50 consecutive days.Read more...

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macOS: Pearl might be the quickest and easiest way to see if your Mac’s webcam is working properly, and to check how you look at the same time. It’s almost like a mirror for your Mac.Read more...

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A second-hand car can end up being a bad deal if you don’t know what you’re doing. Thankfully Popular Mechanics has put together a comprehensive checklist to help used car shoppers strike a good deal.Read more...

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Clear stickers look great on windshields and other transparent surfaces, but printing your own costs quite a bit. With a little elbow grease, you can make custom clear labels for a fraction of the price.Read more...

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Slow cookers are a great tool for keeping food warm, but condensation can collect on the lid and drip down onto your delicious dishes. This isn’t so bad with soups and stews, but for less liquidy foods like mashed potatoes and mac and cheese, it can be a real pain. Luckily, there’s a cheap and easy solution: all you…Read more...

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Thousands of you bought SONOS PLAY:1 speakers during Amazon’s $50 deals week discount, but the fun just got extended to the rest of the line, with discounts running $30-$50 on the PLAY:3, PLAY:5, PLAYBAR, and SUB.Read more...

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Even if you’re a night owl, you can still have more productive mornings if you put in a little effort to make getting up easier. Of course, it still won’t be easy, but if you like the idea of a more relaxing start to the day, here are some suggestions to get you started.Read more...

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Charity Miles boasts that you “earn money for charity” just by going for a walk with your phone in your pocket. Other apps like Donate a Photo and Tinbox funnel money to charity and give you the feeling you’ve donated without actually opening your wallet. So where does the money actually come from?Read more...

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When done right, pan-fried potstickers and dumplings have this golden, crispy bottom and juicy potsticker filling. The delicious wizardry of steam-frying helps the potsticker skin crisp up while ensuring even cooking and retaining moisture. It’s incredible eats that you can replicate at home.Read more...

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It’s easier than ever for someone to create a website and post completely made up stories that become international headlines. This makes it harder to tell truth from fiction or share news with others who may not be able to tell the difference either. Luckily, fake news isn’t too difficult to spot. Here’s how, and how…Read more...

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If a company makes a mistake and sends an extra item you didn’t order, you have an ethical obligation to return it, but legally, you don’t have to send it back. It’s yours to keep.Read more...

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Cyber Monday leftovers, huge razor discounts, and an Amazon slipper sale lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Read more...

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If you didn’t find any deals you were into for bluetooth headphones yesterday, here are a couple you’ll be into. Grab a pair of iClever headphones for only $10 with the code DIGBTH08 or a pair from TaoTronics for $19 with the code Y3BOP4V8. You really can’t go wrong.Read more...

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A key part of writing an email that gets a response from your busy coworkers is formatting. Here’s the format you should use to make it easier to get the information you need in the time you need it.Read more...

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Brunch is already pretty fancy, but if you want to up your benny game, try adding wine to your egg-poaching liquid.Read more...

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The basic crow pose is an advanced-beginner yoga pose that’s a great stepping stone for teaching you to balance on your hands. And it’s like the gateway balancing pose to the other badass yoga moves, but it can also be really practical: you get to work on hip flexibility and improve your shoulder, chest, and core…Read more...

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When you buy stuff online, most retailers give you the option to check out as a guest or register with them. The latter can make it more convenient to check out next time, but here’s the case for buying as a guest.Read more...

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Slippers may seem superfluous, but when you need them, you’re gonna wish you had then. And, Amazon’s slipper sale isn’t just fuzzy bunnies and backless slides. There are fur-lined moccasins and Muk Luks. Grab a pair and kick your feet up or get one for someone on your gift list. Either way, get some now because this…Read more...

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If you picked up a new 4K TV this weekend, you’re going to need a few more things to get the most out of your TV. Fortunately, you can get everything you need with this guide from RealOrFake4K.Read more...

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Recently, Chromecasts have developed a strange quirk. When you cast something from your phone to your TV, every single device on your network will get a notification to control it. If you find this annoying, here’s how to turn it off.Read more...

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It’s not a party without music. Whether you’re hosting a kegger, an upscale cocktail affair, or a chill holiday party, you’re going to need some tunes. These playlist building tips will make sure your shindig is a fun, memorable event.Read more...

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