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We've talked about the dangers of sitting all day many times before. Standing desks and walking desks are good solutions, but if you want to use gadgets on your elliptical, bicycle, or other exercise equipment, the SurfShelf does it well.Read more...

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Coffee grounds work great as fertilizer and insect repellant in the garden. You can combine all these uses into a biodegradable flower pot that can go from the windowsill to the ground without repotting.Read more...

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If you're looking for a super-compact PC with an abundance of power, but don't want to build it all from scratch, Intel's Next Unit of Computing boxes might be just what you're looking for. Today on Amazon, the Intel Core i3 and Core i5 models are marked down to some of their lowest prices ever.Read more...

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Writing is a very personal practice, and as a result you have a million writing-focused apps to choose from. From distraction-free apps that take up your whole screen to feature-packed mainstays like Microsoft Word, we've put together a guide to help you choose the writing software that's right for you.Read more...

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We all make decisions based on available information. It's hard to blame us! That's all we have. However, selective presentation of successes can make us believe that things like investments, business plans, or opportunities are better than they are. This is called survivorship bias.Read more...

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We all know living beyond your means and not having an emergency fund can wreck your finances. While most money flubs are obvious, some mistakes start with good financial intentions. Here are some savings habits that can backfire and end up costing you.Read more...

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Android/iOS: Today, Flickr received a brand new interface that aims to replicate a lot of the functionality of Instagram, because that's what photo apps do now.Read more...

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Windows/OS X/Linux/Android/iOS/Chrome/Firefox: Every platform has its own file manager and they all come with a unique set of features. TagSpaces offers a single manager for everything, with a focus on tagging your files.Read more...

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"Thank you" can be an incredibly powerful pair of words, especially if the person you're thanking really needs to hear them, or isn't expecting them. In this short TED talk, Dr. Laura Trice muses over the power of saying thank you, and reminds us why we should say it—and ask to hear it—more often. Read more...

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Whether you need to edit code, take or make quick notes, or you prefer a bare-bones, distraction-free writing tool, a good text editor can be your best friend. This week we want to know which text editors you think are the best of the bunch—and there are plenty to go around. Read more...

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If you're flexible about your travel, you can score the biggest discounts on your trip. That's not new, but Extreme Hotel Deals offers great rooms—sometimes at posh resorts—for serious discounts. We're talking $10, $20, or $50 a night for incredible rooms—if you act fast and have a bit of luck, that is.Read more...

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A good cup of coffee starts with the right beans , but from there you also need the right tools to get the best possible result. Sure, we have our favorite coffeemakers , but we want to build a solid list of the best coffee-making gear you could have at home. Let's get started. Read more...

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Dark home offices don't appeal to everyone, but if you're building a man cave for both music and work, this is an inspiring setup.Read more...

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If you use cloud storage not just for your files, but also for music, movies, and other content, Streem is a new service that specializes in both, and is offering unlimited storage for all of your files and media for $20/month. They even have desktop and mobile apps and play nice across platforms. Read more...

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Most of us weren't born orators and could use a little practice to make speaking in public more natural and presentations less sucky . Andrew Ng, Coursera co-founder and Stanford professor, suggests doing deliberate practice sessions to get better at these highly useful skills.Read more...

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Mac: One of iTunes' nicer features is the MiniPlayer that shrinks the interface down so it gets out of your way. MiniPlayer for Mac adds a similar function to Spotify and Rdio. Read more...

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Getting your finances in order and sticking to a budget can be tricky business. Thankfully, there are plenty of great, powerful tools to help you manage your money. Last week we asked you for your picks , then looked at the five best personal finance tools . Now we're back to highlight the winner of our poll.Read more...

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Even the most motivated people can get stuck, frustrated, and lose hope during the process of behavioral change. Why can't you force yourself to go to the gym before work? Or get high-priority tasks done before checking email? We become so fixated on specific tactics that we lose sight of the fact that many methods could lead to achieving their larger strategic goals.Read more...

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iOS/Android: Zombies, Run! is one of the more entertaining ways to get into a running routine because it attaches a story to your workout and today the app was updated with even more stuff. That includes a brand new look, a whole new set of stories, and more. Read more...

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Alright Windows guys , move over. It's time for the Apple camp to get some love. Show your affection for your Macbook on your Macbook while you Macbook on your Macbook with these Apple wallpapers.Read more...

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Facebook recently introduced auto-playing video ads on desktop and mobile, but thankfully there's now a switch to opt out. Here's what you have to do.Read more...

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Even before the days of iPhones and Androids, the team at Lookout has been protecting smartphones from security flaws and developing tools to deal with stolen phones. We caught up with co-founder and CTO Kevin Mahaffey to learn what led to the founding of the company and the development of the present-day app.Read more...

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Android: Google's built-in camera app for Android has been one of the few remaining outliers in the deluge of stock Android apps released on the Play Store . Today that ends, and we get a bunch of new features to boot.Read more...

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You'll never lose a screw or bolt again with this magnetic wristband. It's only $6 today, with fantastic user reviews. Read more...

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