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Chrome: When you want to visit a website without being tracked, Incognito mode can log you out and prevent most tracking. However, you lose your extensions by default. Fortunately, you can enable them.Read more...

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The more frequently you clean, the nicer your house will look. If you can grab a towel and dust while you walk by a shelf, you’ll be more likely to clean as you go than if you have to go digging in the closet downstairs.Read more...

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I’ve seen a lot of deals in my day, but I’ve never seen anything like this. Amazon’s currently taking $8.62 off pretty much any $50 purchase (shipped and sold by Amazon.com) with promo code BIGTHANKS, today only. Yes, you read that correctly.Read more...

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Android: Some apps in Android can enter what’s known as “immersive mode” which hides your buttons and status bar, giving you extra space. This Tasker action lets you enable this mode for any app whenever you need it.Read more...

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Investing isn’t as hard as most people think, but there’s a lot of jargon to learn. Stocks and bonds are two common terms that come to mind when you think about investing. Many people don’t know the difference, so we’re going to break it down.Read more...

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Resistance bands are great strength training tools for home or while you travel, but they may not be ideal for building muscle mass when compared to weights. This video explains all.Read more...

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If you enjoy your fizzy water and make it at home with a SodaStream, beware of flawed bottles that can potentially explode under pressure. Bottle, I feel the same way. That and more in today’s news.Read more...

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If you’ve lost your keys, you might think it’s best to search in the most obvious, open areas before moving on to more cluttered areas. But a recent study suggests our peripheral vision is better than we think, and being so thorough while searching might actually be a waste of time.Read more...

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In terms of complex, funky flavor, it doesn’t get much better than fermented foods. If you want to try your hand at fermenting, but are a bit intimidated by the process, just relax; this recipe only has three ingredients.Read more...

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The Slot If You’re Heading to Your Representatives’ Town Hall This Week, Tell Us How it Went | Adequate Man Did Hitler Ever Eat A Taco? | Gizmodo UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone, Fucks Up | The Root Trump Makes Weird, Tone-Deaf Speech at African-American Museum |Read more...

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This week on The Upgrade, we’re discussing how average people can get involved with politics even when it’s not an election year. To put it mildly, the unexpected results of the recent election have caused an upswell in political activism and we’re taking a look at how to get involved.Read more...

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There’s nothing like a fresh pot of coffee on a long workday. This Amazon Dash button hack will send a message to everyone in your office when a new batch is ready.Read more...

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Floating shelves are a great way to add some shelving to your house without taking up a ton of space. YouTuber DIY Creators shows off how to build one for about seven dollars.Read more...

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Overcast, our favorite podcast manager on iPhone, gets a few new features, including an improved interface, new lock screen widget, and more.Read more...

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Kids make messes everywhere, and the car seat is no exception. That mess can go from gross to dangerous if a bit of food or a piece of a toy gets stuck in the seat’s release lever—a semi-secret part of the seat that needs to work smoothly to keep the straps snug. Read more...

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Android/iOS: Hopper is a great app for all kinds of personalized flight details and today it’s getting an update that breaks down all the airlines confusing additional fees so you aren’t surprised by anything when you actually get on a flight. Read more...

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If you’ve lived your life in warm, snow-free climates, you may have a sort of romanticized concept of what it means to be “snowed in.” But, as I recently learned firsthand, being snowed in is serious business, and your pantry needs to be prepared.Read more...

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Contacting your representatives in Congress is one of the best ways to make your voice heard in politics between elections. But because they deal with so many issues and vote on so many bills, it can be hard to know when something important is happening. Countable gives you a road map.Read more...

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You ever have one of those nights where after one too many drinks and 2 a.m. rolls around the diner’s pale-yellow eggs, wrinkly sausages, and overly floury pancakes suddenly taste absolutely amazing? You’re not alone. DNews uses science to explain why we tend to eat trashy foods when we’re drunk.Read more...

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Dash buttons normally cost $5, but come with a $5 credit the first time you use them, which makes them effectively free. But for a limited time, a handful of buttons only cost $2 up front, meaning you’ll be saving $3 on their associated products. That’s a deal you can take to the bank.Read more...

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When you’re buying a new gadget, you want the fastest, most powerful one you can get for your money. Benchmarks can help you figure out what devices have the most power, but sometimes they’re just a distraction.Read more...

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The Chase Sapphire Preferred easily won our reader vote for best travel rewards credit card, and whether you’re a seasoned points maximizer or just dipping your toes in, you should have a Preferred in your rotation.Read more...

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The Concourse Chill With the “Journalists Are Heroes” Thing | Jezebel Angelina Jolie Has Only One Thing to Say About Brad Pitt During Her Press Tour | Gizmodo Disney Develops a Method for Wirelessly Powering an Entire Room | The Root Y’all’s President Is a Lazy Thot |Read more...

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Makita’s XT218 hammer drill-driver/impact driver combo kit sells for $298 on its own, but today only, Amazon’s blowing it out for $220, plus a bonus drill bit set and bit holder, which would normally cost about $10 extra. Just remember that like all Gold Box deals, this price is only available today, or until sold out.Read more...

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