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The last time I bought carrots at the supermarket, the cashier asked if I wanted the tops ripped off. “Almost everyone says yes,” he told me. That’s too bad, because many vegetable tops are both completely safe and delicious to eat. Here are three preparations worth trying.Read more...

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You know it’s nice outside in most of the country, because you guys have been snatching up hammock deals as fast as we can post them. But if you still haven’t bought one, here’s a great deal on several Yukon Outfitters models, starting at just $20.Read more...

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We often talk about how to get to your fitness goals. But that’s only half the battle. Once you reach the endpoint, you still need to maintain it, or you’re going to end up right where you started.Read more...

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Most of us budget by looking at how much we make and dividing it up among things we need or want. When your budget includes all your income, though, you’ll likely spend it all. Instead, choose one budget level and stick with it, no matter what windfalls or pay raises you get.Read more...

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Getting something 3D printed, whether it’s for a DIY project or you’re replacing a broken part , is easy. You have tons of places you can send photos or plans off to and have your item made. This week we want to know which ones you think are the best.Read more...

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Your browser saves a cache of most pages you visit. Wouldn’t it be handy if you could access that cache when you lose internet? By enabling the Offline Auto-Reload Mode flag, you can do just that.Read more...

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Earlier this year, my fiance decided to quit his heavy smoking. Of course, I wanted to help, but as someone who’s never had a true addiction, I had no idea how to make it easier on him. After months of living with someone who finally kicked the habit, here’s what I’ve learned.Read more...

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Thomas over at Flickr combines one of my favorite wallpapers with some smart widgets and music playback controls to create a workspace that’s probably as much fun to use as it is to look at. Here’s how he set it all up.Read more...

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Whether you’re camping or just enjoying the outdoors, a reliable source of light is a must, and The Sweethome thinks the UST 30-Day is the best LED lantern for your money.Read more...

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Small items like keys, tools, credit cards, and remotes have a tendency to vanish from time to time, so it’s important to designate a home for them. If you don’t know where would be best, it might help to imagine them being lost already.Read more...

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Rocks, toys, and sticks can wreak havoc on your lawnmower’s blades, and can also be a danger to you. Taking some time to check the lawnmower’s path will save you a lot of trouble.Read more...

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The Economist is one of the leading international newspapers today, bringing precisely crafted news and commentary to its weekly pages and website. Serving as deputy editor for the paper and also heading their digital strategy is Tom Standage.Read more...

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Originally meant for diarrhea-stricken kids, the electrolyte drink Pedialyte has gained a reputation as a hangover cure—enough that one-third of its buyers are adults. Will it cure your hangover? Probably not, but it might help a little.Read more...

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If you’ve got leftover pickle juice and you haven’t already made cocktails from it, don’t toss it. Save it for the next time you want to brine some chicken.Read more...

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Lasagna gardening is a layered gardening technique that’s great when you have space or soil constraints. It’s a form of no-dig garden that gives increased yields with fewer weeds and pests. Read more...

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Once you become adept at grilling, a smoker is usually the next step up in outdoor cooking. Most big box retailers sell inexpensive smokers for under $300 from Char-Broil, Brinkmann, and Weber. These smokers are functional, but leave a lot to be desired in terms of smoking performance. With a few simple modifications, though, you can have your cheap smoker delivering even tastier meats and veggies.Read more...

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“Just this once” is a dangerous phrase to think or say to yourself. Often it serves as an excuse to do something you know you shouldn’t.Read more...

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Finding a time that’s good for everyone to hop on a call or participate in a meeting often turns into a bad game of email tag. Calendly makes scheduling super simple, by coordinating your availability with others’.Read more...

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You lathered on the nominations and we’ve screen the five most popular options for protecting your skin from the sun. Now it’s time to vote.Read more...

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If you’ve never had short hair, you might wonder whether short hair would look good on you. Here’s an easy way to figure it out: the 2.25 inch rule.Read more...

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I love free apps. Who doesn’t love getting something for nothing? There’s just one problem: on the other side of that download link, every developer has to choose whether to charge money for their app, or offer it for free and find some other way to make money. And when we refuse to pay, we make that decision for them. We’ve created a demand for bundled crapware.Read more...

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Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study.Read more...

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Spotify unveiled today that podcasts, video content, and playlists generated to perfectly fit your mood are all coming in their next major update. Here’s everything you need to know.Read more...

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A NAS, or network-attached storage device, is great for storing files you can reach from any computer in the house. But when you upgrade to a new one, you’re stuck copying everything over by hand, swapping drives, and risking data loss. Here’s a much more reliable method.Read more...

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