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If you’re in the market for a new television, one of the best times of the year to buy one is right now.Read more...

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A few years ago I was scrolling through the home page of a large magazine and saw a photo I had taken featured in the middle of its homepage. The pic was a distinctive one of a surprised Mark Zuckerberg that I had taken at a press conference. Where I was sitting when I took the picture and my luck in catching him at…Read more...

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YouTube intentionally makes it easy for you to fall into a rabbit hole watching videos. Sure, you came to watch one cute puppy video, but 5 hours later you’re still clicking through them because man, puppies are cute and it would be a tragedy to miss out on the perfect video.Read more...

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With its 24 hour battery life, impressive bass, and crystal clear sound quality, the Anker SoundCore has long been our readers’ favorite affordable Bluetooth speaker, and its water-resistant successor is down to $30 today, or $10 less than usual.Read more...

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Picking people up from the airport in a complicated job. If your friend’s flight gets delayed, then you can end up spending more time than you’d like in the airport’s cell phone lot, and if a flight arrives early, the person you’re going to pick up might end up spending a bit more time than they’d like sitting on the…Read more...

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This week ESPN debuted ESPN+, its new direct-to-consumer subscription video service for streaming your favorite sporting events — and it’s just $5 a month (or $49.99 per year).Read more...

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Fill your garage with these discounted storage and shelving units from today’s Home Depot sale. Everything is up to 25% off, and that includes shelves that lock, roll, or hang from the ceiling. This sale will only last until the end of the day or until the product sell out, so grab what you need before the door shuts…Read more...

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Google started letting users try a brand-new interface for the desktop version of its Flights tool late last year. We don’t have any issues with the changes—including a simpler home screen and search interface, an overall design that now fits the company’s Material Design guidelines, and a brand-new “Flights Insights”…Read more...

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When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and history, eye-popping beauty, and of course, incredible food. You want a location that millions of travelers can recommend.Read more...

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Cleaning products don’t have to disclose their ingredients on the package, so it can be hard to know what you’re actually getting. If you’re looking for cleaners that are better for your health and for the environment, try these labels that show products have undergone some scrutiny.Read more...

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Millennials are putting off marriage, have you heard? And while some talking heads would have you believe smart phones and video games are largely to blame, I’d posit it’s more likely a consequence of the combination of crushing student loan debt and low-paying jobs that has defined life for many people in Generation…Read more...

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There’s a wistful idea about college visits that the moment you and your kid step onto the perfect campus, you’ll just know: This is home. In reality, it’s not like that. After a few tours, schools end up feeling more similar than different, and you may be more confused than when you first began. Read more...

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Microsoft Windows can get messy. It’s not (always) the operating system’s fault. You download tons of apps and files, and create new content stuff of your own, until your “Downloads” directory looks like a landfill for old content. Your desktop is so full of icons, you can’t see your pretty wallpaper. Your Start Menu…Read more...

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Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we’re making an herbaceous yet balanced beverage I found in the iconic Playboy’s Host & Bar Book.Read more...

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When we last rounded up our staff’s Weekly Upgrades, our editors were planning vacations, easing back into exercise, and spending our free time on some professional development.Read more...

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Small amounts of peanut protein can stave off peanut allergies, according to a landmark 2015 trial that found this approach reduced allergies by 80 percent in susceptible kids. You can now buy expensive peanut powders for your baby, but you know what works at least as well? A 99 cent snack called Bamba.Read more...

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There are lots of ways to stay in touch with friends and family using your smartphone, but the classic phone call is still the method of choice for plenty of people. Unfortunately, call quality hasn’t exactly kept up with the digital revolution, leading to muddled conversations—sometimes even on high-end smartphones.Read more...

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For the first time in twenty years, as the Atlantic points out, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the U.S. on January 1, 2019. Under the terms of the Sonny Bono Copyright Act, works first published in 1923 will enter the public domain, meaning anyone can re-publish them, or chop…Read more...

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Surely you knows you’re supposed to follow posted speed limits, but do you know how they’re set in the first place?Read more...

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Remember when you bought a new can opener because you thought you lost your old one? What do you plan on doing with that half-used roll of duct tape that’s collecting dust in your garage? The last time you used that flashlight in the kitchen junk drawer was to pretend to be a jedi, wasn’t it? These are all items you…Read more...

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Not every Chrome or Firefox extension you use has to be one-hundred-percent dedicated to productivity or utility. Sometimes, it’s just nice to look at something pretty. And in the case of Earth View from Google Earth (Chrome, Firefox), I don’t really care if it eats up my browser’s memory or otherwise impacts its…Read more...

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Have you tried to buy jerky lately? It’s expensive as hell! Luckily, you can make your own at home with this $192 highly-rated Excalibur food dehydrator. It boasts 15 square feet of dehydrating surface area, and of course, can be used to make your own dried herbs, fruits, and vegetables.Read more...

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Mechanical keyboards are many things, but small is not usually one of them. This compact model from Velocifire though cuts out all the extraneous trim to give you the full mechanical experience without taking up too much space on your desk. The keys themselves are still full sized, they just go all the way to the edge…Read more...

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Weed is famous for its ability to relieve nausea, but it can have the opposite effect in people who smoke a lot of it. The little-known condition, called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), involves bouts of extreme nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain, and can be temporarily relieved by a hot shower. Read more...

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If you’ve been bitten by the Spring Cleaning bug and are looking to cull some of your unwanted books, say, or other possessions, you’ll want to be careful of how (and to whom) you’re selling your old stuff.Read more...

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