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Last week, we posted a $200 deal on the 16-zone Rachio IRO smart irrigation controller. That deal is still available, but if you have a smaller yard, the 8-zone model just dropped to $150 as well.Read more...

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Did you know you could play chess with a friend directly in a Facebook chat window? All you need is a special phrase to launch the chess board and start playing.Read more...

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This is Etiquette Monster, Jezebel’s advice column where senior writer Madeleine Davies gets worked up and starts screaming about manners. Have a question about etiquette? Email Madeleine at your own risk.Read more...

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Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends & Influence People is one of the best selling self-help books of all time. The book has influenced a wide range of people over the years, from Warren Buffett to Charles Manson. Those two people, Buffet and Manson, really express the weirdness that is Carnegie’s book in the modern era. Let’s dig into it.Read more...

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If you’re looking to buy a home , you’ll probably do some loan shopping. And shopping around for approval means multiple lenders will check your credit report. Credit inquiries can ding your score, but thankfully, FICO takes this into account in its scoring model.Read more...

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You might think LinkedIn is the only site to keep up with your field, but there’s a lot of conversation happening on Facebook, too. Look for Facebook groups that are related to your industry or job to listen in on these conversations, and network with other professionals.Read more...

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These days, there are a ton of special implements for peeling, pitting, and chopping various plant parts, olive pitters being among them. Turns out, to pit an olive, you don’t need a special uni-tasking implement, you just need a knife.Read more...

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Waiting until the last minute can actually do a number on your body. If you have a paper, presentation, or something else due soon, the normal response is to procrastinate. It may feel gratifying, but all that stress and tension has serious effects on your health.Read more...

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When you’re working on an idea, it’s tempting to wait until it’s nearing completion to get feedback. However, you may lock yourself out of ideas by waiting.Read more...

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Android/Android Wear: Talkey analyzes your incoming text messages and intelligently generates plain-language responses appropriate for the message. It’s ideal for when you’re busy and don’t have time to type a long message, and it even works with a tap from your Android smartwatch, if you have one.Read more...

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Finding the right download button on a website is the least fun version of hide and seek ever invented. Now, Google’s taking action to warn users when sites engage in this kind of deceptive behavior.Read more...

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Google Flights is a solid tool for booking travel . You’re probably already familiar with its basic functions, like finding the best price for flights and browsing flexible dates that can save you money and time. However, there are some other, lesser-known features that can help you squeeze even more out of your travel budget.Read more...

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Sebastian’s desktop embodies building order out of just a little chaos, and we can totally see that. We also just love the wallpaper, and the smart use of widgets for his desktop. Here’s how he set it all up.Read more...

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Pizza stones really are the best way to cook a pizza , but they can take up a lot of space and the good ones aren’t always affordable. Use your cast iron skillet as a makeshift pizza stone to still get that crispy crust.Read more...

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Movie-streaming site Popcorn Time is back with a new web version, Amazon’s push for retails store is all but confirmed, and the best new site on the internet delivers Simpsons screengrabs and captions in an instant.Read more...

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A messy, overcrowded bookcase can be distracting and look bad in the nicest of rooms. With a few photos, you can get a new perspective on your bookcase and class it up without sacrificing its utility.Read more...

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If you drive a relatively new car, there are usually a few sensors and cameras in place to help keep you safe. Here are the six major sensors on your car you should look for and keep clean of snow, ice, and dirt this winter.Read more...

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There’s nothing wrong with setting a goal and hustling your tail off in order to reach it, but there’s a fine line between ambition and impatience when you’re trying to climb the career ladder. How do you tell if you’re asking for too much or being too pushy?Read more...

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If you want to take your favorite tomato sauce recipe to the next level, roasting it in the oven will enhance the flavor and requires less babysitting.Read more...

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Mac: Sick of using those boring, static images as your wallpaper. If you want to spice things up a bit, the GIFPaper app can set any GIF as a wallpaper.Read more...

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Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the first dating advice column to survive the Battles of Yavin, Hoth and Endor. Read more...

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Amazon is rolling out an update to the Kindle Paperwhite and Voyage this month that’ll change the way your home screen looks. Alongside the new home screen, it’ll also give you better access to common settings and recommendations for books. Read more...

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It pains me to say this, because I’m lazy. But after the umpteenth outbreak of food poisoning from bags of freshly washed greenery, I think it’s time we all stop eating bagged salads.Read more...

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If winter has cracked your lips and turned your hands scaly, a good humidifier could be just what the doctor ordered. This Air-O-Swiss ultrasonic model was one of your five favorites , and it’s never been cheaper before. [Air-O-Swiss Ultrasonic Humidifier, $115]Read more...

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