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Sometimes a food becomes trendy based on health claims that, as it turns out, the food can't really support. Here's a look at a few superfoods that aren't so super—and suggest some alternatives that are healthier, cheaper, or both.Read more...

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Planting ideas into someone's head is a great way to win an argument and over on BBC Future, they point out that simply asking the right kinds of questions is one of the easiest ways to make people come around to your way of thinking without them even realizing it.Read more...

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If you're willing to move outside of the US, you could enjoy a more comfortable retirement and keep more of your money, thanks to other cities' health care systems and lower cost of living. This list highlights seven places particularly friendly to English-speaking retirees.Read more...

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Every couple months I pull out my old gaming laptop from college: a busted-ass Dell m1210 that's had its motherboard replaced four times under warranty because Nvidia couldn't get its shit together . It never works right. I've had enough. I'm sticking this sucker in the oven. [Gizmodo ]Read more...

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iOS: If you want to create an iOS app or a Mac app, Apple would like you to use their new programming language, Swift. For those new to coding, Swifty is one of the easiest and simplest way to get started learning.Read more...

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Years ago, I switched careers and moved to a new city. Financially, I felt safe, because I had a small emergency fund. If times got tough, that was my safety net. Times did get tough. In one instant, I lost everything. If you've depleted your emergency fund, here's how to go about rebuilding it.Read more...

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The freshest eggs have the best flavor and will last longer. Here's an insider tip on picking the freshest carton of eggs at the grocery store: look at the three-digit code printed on the carton, not the sell-by date.Read more...

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Tool storage is an ongoing battle (if you're like me and learned to remove a tool every time you acquire a tool). Here's another clever organization method that will instantly sort out a messy tool chest.Read more...

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If you want to drive a luxury car, you have three options: buy new, lease, or buy used. Tavarish says the smart money buys used and buys on Craigslist for cheap, but if you want a little more peace of mind, certified pre-owned is the way to go. Autotrader ranked their top ten CPO programs, you might be surprised who didn't make the cut. [Jalopnik ]Read more...

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Getting a tax refund feels like free money, but most people know it's not. It's actually your money to begin with. That's why experts suggest you apply it toward a financial goal . If you got a tax refund this year, what are you going to do with it? Read more...

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Winning isn't everything, but it sure is nice. When you don't see eye to eye with someone, here are the best tricks for winning that argument.Read more...

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Gawker What the Amish Taught Me About Breastfeeding My Baby | Gizmodo How a Bee Sting Saved My Life | Jalopnik 'I'm Drunk, Bro' Driver Immediately Crashes Into Woman's Car On Video | Kotaku 20 Hours In, I'm Obsessed With Bloodborne |Read more...

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Expiration dates are usually misleading. As we've explained, they refer to quality, not safety . Eat By Date is a giant database of food products that gives you true expiration dates, plus a lot of other useful information.Read more...

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Figuring out if you should even go to graduate school can be a tough decision. Once you've committed to go, you need to prepare yourself to make it through . For those of you who have survived, what is your top tip?Read more...

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Plenty of deals to pick from today, so dig in.Read more...

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You might already know that you can dry herbs in the microwave . But did you know it's actually a better method than other techniques? Here's why.Read more...

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Today's Amazon Gold Box deal features a variety of Microsoft keyboards, mice, cameras, and game controllers marked down to great low prices.Read more...

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Part time jobs often suck because they don't include health benefits. Some employers are bucking this trend by offering medical, dental, and vision to entice talented part-time workers.Read more...

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The new Raspberry Pi 2 has a lot of potential, but when combined with Steam's In-Home Streaming , it becomes a super-affordable Steam Box capable of streaming your games from your PC to the big screen easily. On their new show, Possibly Unsafe, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand show you how to set yours up from start to finish.Read more...

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Android/iOS: DJ 51 uses shared music from your Spotify account and from all of your friends' accounts to build the perfect playlist for your party, study session, or any other get-together. As long as everyone's shares music through the app, DJ 51 mixes it all into a constant stream of tunes all of you will love.Read more...

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When you're trying to declutter your home , sentimental items pose a difficult challenge. They take up valuable space, but you feel guilty when you even think about getting rid of them. Here are a few tips to help you go through your keepsakes without feeling like a heartless monster.Read more...

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When you work for the Army Engineer's, you need to be prepared for just about everything. Over on Cool Tools, Pat Ripton shares his bag, that's packed with all kinds of useful stuff.Read more...

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Tossing a salad can be a pain and all the delicious dressing (and your tasty toppings) ends up at the bottom of the bowl. Instead, dress your salad in stages. You'll use less dressing and you'll never lose the best bits at the bottom again.Read more...

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Whether you buy organic fruits and veggies or not, they all have the potential to be harboring pesticides. For harder fruits and vegetables, a quick scrub under some running water can do the trick.Read more...

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It might seem like always being optimistic is the best way to do things, but there's a lot of power in anxiety and negative thinking . With this little exercise you can prepare yourself for the best and worst-case scenarios.Read more...

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