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Game of Thrones has so many characters, plot lines, alliances, and events that the drama unfolds like a season of your favorite sport. In fact, it’s possible to turn the show into a fantasy football-like draft. Here’s how.Read more...

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Though Windows 10 beta testers have already been privy to many of the new features coming later this year in the “Anniversary” update, the preview was missing one big thing showcased at Microsoft’s developer conference: Windows Ink.Read more...

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Whether it’s a roller coaster, haunted house, or horror movie, people love to scare themselves for entertainment. It might seem odd, but it turns out making yourself feel fear actually comes with some decent perks.Read more...

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AT&T is now offering discounted internet service to low-income households in the 21 states (the bulk of the Midwest and South alongside California and Nevada) it provides home internet as long as one member of your household is signed up for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).Read more...

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And so concludes Green Week, in which we discussed everything you need to know about medical marijuana. But the week wasn’t all up in smoke; we also learned about laser eye surgery, essential camping gear, credit card rewards, and more. Here’s a look back.Read more...

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Deadspin Hurricanes Twitter Account Owns Guy So Hard, His Ancestors Weep In Shame | The Muse There’s a Very Simple Reason Why Game of Thrones Is Bad Now | Gizmodo A Scientific Guide to the Fantastical Predators in Game of Thrones | Gawker Give Meaning to Your Feelings With the Prince Thinkpiece Generator |Read more...

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Depending on the type of project you’re working on, the easiest way to prepare for a quick cleanup in a workshop is by covering your work table with a giant sheet of paper. Over on Tested they walk you through a variety of tips for doing so. Read more...

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The Raspberry Pi Zero might be the smallest of the bunch , but you can also slim down a Pi 2 or Pi 3 pretty easily if you need that extra CPU but not the components. Node shows you how.Read more...

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When leaving one job for another—and leaving on good terms —you might not be thinking about needing a reference letter. After all, you already landed the other job. This is, however, the best time to ask your manager for a reference letter.Read more...

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Contigo’s Autoseal West Loop is your favorite travel mug, but if you prefer a handle, the Autoseal Randolph is on sale for $13 today, an all-time low.Read more...

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Windows: The latest version of Evernote makes it easier to navigate your notebooks, search your notes easily, and organize notebooks and notes by color.Read more...

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If you have plans for summer travel, it’s time to start thinking about booking those flights. And CheapAir has analyzed and calculated the cheapest days to fly this summer. Read more...

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As Volkswagen’s diesel-cheating saga finally starts moving toward resolution after seven months, the automaker will offer to buy back some 500,000 TDI diesel cars and compensate owners. There are going to be a lot of folks with money to burn on another ride. If that includes you, here are some vehicles to consider if you plan on replacing your TDI.Read more...

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Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it’s the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and recreational purposes. But what does marijuana actually do to us? Let’s take a look at this fascinating drug, its health effects, and potential concerns about using it.Read more...

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Tax Day has come and gone, but if you’ve made a mistake on your return, you might have a little extra work ahead of you. Thankfully, filing an amended return is a relatively simple process. Here are a few things you should know about it.Read more...

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You guys seem to have very strong feelings about luggage, but at the end of the day, Travelpro’s Maxlite3 took home the title of your favorite rolling carry-on bag.Read more...

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Update: Price mistake! The headphones and generic waterproof bag come out to $8 after code VRHXRO7D. Get yours before they fix it!Read more...

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Older homes have character, often boasting features like architectural windows and solid plaster walls that you don’t find in many newer buildings. When it’s time to renovate, though, older houses present costly challenges that aren’t so charming. Here are the biggest and most common renovation issues you should prepare for.Read more...

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Getting fired or laid off can be a frustrating, emotional experience. You’re not sure what to do with your time, and worse, sometimes you start to question your value. Volunteering gives you a productive outlet for coping with the situation.Read more...

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Welcome to the Friday Open Thread, hosted by HackerSpace, a reader-run community of LifeHacker. Today is Earth Day, where armchair environmental activists gather to show their support of the crumbling environment. Sea levels are rising, Porter Ranch spewed natural gas for months, Peru had its 20th oil spill in 5 years, Olympians will have to swim in Rio’s sewage-strewn waters, Flint’s drinking water has lead in it, water reservoirs in California are almost dry, nuclear waste is leaking everywhere, Beijing disappeared under a thick blanket of toxic smog, millions of cubic feet of sea floor are being dredged up from the Great Barrier Reef, diesel Volkswagens are emitting NOx, and electric cars are on the rise, so is lithium mining. We are making great progress saving the planet! Okay, not really. Despite all this... Happy Earth Day! 🌎Read more...

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Detailed silverware and jewelry can have some areas that are difficult to reach. Use twine or string dipped in a bit of polish to make reaching those areas easier.Read more...

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AeroGardens, Dyson fans, and USB power outlets, kick off Friday’s best deals.Read more...

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Before your student loan kicks in, you get a short grace period to prepare for the monthly payment. Some loans, however, accrue interest during that time. Student Loan Hero suggests paying off that interest to lower your overall balance.Read more...

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These days, you probably charge as many things over USB as you do over standard AC outlets, so it only makes sense to add some semi-permanent USB ports to your home.Read more...

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Windows Defender isn’t the best antivirus software (even Microsoft admits its first-party solutions aren’t ideal ), but it’s enabled by default on Windows 10 Home. In fact, the only way to disable it is to install something else.Read more...

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