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Employers tend to find all sorts of ways of restricting your activities after you leave the company. Watch out for a non-solicit clause in your next employment contract.Read more...

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Losing a parent is obviously a devastating blow. Some debt collectors may convince you that you have to pay a deceased parent's debt. In most circumstances, this isn't true, but you should know when you might be on the hook for some bills.Read more...

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What do you think of the PC I'm building? What suggestions do you have for an Android Wi-Fi toggle widget? How important is certification for entry-level IT positions? What tools do you suggest for HTML5 video conversion? Which is better in Portland—buying a home or a condo? How do I transfer content from my Wii to a Wii U? Where do you suggest a research a new TV? Read more...

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If you're trying to change a habit, the first time you break the chain you may feel as if you've failed. Stay flexible to get back and keep the habit going.Read more...

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1Password is a great tool for remembering your passwords. Here's a little shortcut for the mobile app you might not know: swipe to the right over a password to copy it. Read more...

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When you get that call or email offering a new job, your first instinct may be to say yes. You might want to reconsider and make sure all the details are in writing before you accept that offer.Read more...

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This is Amazon's first electric bike deal of the day, and I'm fairly confident we've never seen a discount from anyone else. Like a regular bike, except electric, these Jetson Electric Bikes are eco-friendly, come in 12 colors, and are $500 off today. I'm partial to the Purple or Hunter Green, and of course the Black. Jetson is a Brooklyn-based company, and I've been told the bikes top out at about 20mph. [Jetson Electric Bike Gold Box]Read more...

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Good browsing hygiene and "common sense" only get you so far on the internet. A good antivirus utility is worth keeping in your pocket in case either of those two things fail you (as they have been known to in the past) or someone less tech-savvy asks you for a good tool. This week we're looking at five of the best antivirus tools, based on your nominations.Read more...

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Whenever you have a tasty jar of pickles, don't just pour the leftover juice down the drain. Instead, consider saving it and using it in your next mixed drink.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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iOS: Some of us aren't quite sure difference between a Malbec and a Merlot. We get a bit overwhelmed by the wine list at a restaurant. Wine Glass scans the wine list for you and makes suggestions on which wines to order.Read more...

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The next time you run out of toilet paper or need some coffee, your first instinct may be to go to the grocery store. Check out a non-traditional retailer for these things and you might save some money.Read more...

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Don't you hate it when you open a bag of chips into a bowl and the broken chips end up on top? Instead, open the bag from the bottom so the crumbs stay on the bottom.Read more...

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Nothing can ruin a vacation like having your wallet or purse stolen. Minimize the hassle of being without a credit card by carrying different cards than your spouse.Read more...

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Elevator pitches are those 30-second opportunities to talk about yourself and why you matter. At a new job, consider giving the target of your speech a specific invitation to seek you out for your skills.Read more...

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Handoff is a great new feature of Apple's forthcoming operating system, Yosemite. Not all Macs will support it, though. Here's how to check if yours will.Read more...

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Your grill: it's the quintessential outdoor cooking vessel, and yet it can be so much more . From cleaning your grill to upgrading its features, here are some of the best tips and hacks we've seen to maintain your grill and take it to the next level.Read more...

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For many men, wearing a tie is a necessary evil of fashion. We aren't quite sure which tie to wear, but this infographic makes it easy to pick out the right one and try some different knots.Read more...

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Despite your best efforts to fix problems on your own, sometimes you just have to call for help—whether you've got broken gadgets, downed service, or just need to fix a company's mistake. Calling customer service can be a miserable experience, but when it comes time to bite the bullet and give them a ring, follow these tips to make it go as smoothly as possible.Read more...

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iOS: If you're on the road with man's best friend, the BringFido App can help you find a ton of pet friendly places to crash, play, and eat.Read more...

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We already know that eating out is expensive, but a recent study at Cornell University found a tactic restaurants use to get you to spend even more.Read more...

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Let's be real here: everyone should be washing their hands after they use the bathroom. To help remind the forgetful types, this setup lights up a sign if the sink wasn't used after the toilet was flushed.Read more...

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Not everyone needs to carry around a big toolbox. If you need something a bit simpler, Instructables user nomuse shows off how to make your own roll that's easy to carry everywhere. Read more...

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You may have prepared for a stressful situation like a job interview, an important meeting, or a presentation, but you're still likely to have some anxiety while you're in the situation. That's normal! Here are some things you can try to ease your anxiety.Read more...

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There are all kinds of different services that pull links from social media accounts and turn them into reading lists, but The New York Times' Vellum is one of the more elegant and easy to use to use. Read more...

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