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There's no need to wait for Black Friday if you want to buy an SSD for the holidays; I'm pretty confident that this is one of the best deals you're going to see for awhile.Read more...

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If you or your kids have always wondered about a quirky scientific question, the Smithsonian might have the answer. A series of free videos on their web site asks some of life's most interesting questions.Read more...

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Thanksgiving is meant to be a time of reflection and solemn appreciation of the joyful bounties that our lives have bestowed upon us—or, more likely, a time to gorge on football marathons and good food. But who wants to spend every waking turkey day hour over a hot stove? Not you. Here's how you can cook an entire Thanksgiving feast using nothing but your microwave.Read more...

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Yearly checkups and other things we should do regularly—but not necessarily that often—can easily be forgotten over the other 364 days' full of events. Put these ten sites (or types of sites) on your calendar for your yearly visit, though, and you can save money, make sure your information is secure, and otherwise check if you're on track.Read more...

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With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they're related, some of the terms are confusing. This chart gives you an easy guide.Read more...

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Winter is just beginning, and with it comes the winter blues, or worse, Seasonal Affective Disorder. The time to start prepping for those dark and gloomy cold-weather days is now.Read more...

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It can be easy to lie—especially when you're trying to stay out of trouble or avoid confrontation—but it can catch up with you. If you have trouble sticking to the truth, imagine each lie you tell as a charge on an imaginary truth credit card.Read more...

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If you ever need to cut through some rope or string and you don't have any tools around, you can use the strand to cut through itself with some friction and a little elbow grease.Read more...

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Jello shots have become a tasty staple for parties all over. To get the perfect balance of flavor and texture, it all comes down to a strong binding gelatin and using the right booze.Read more...

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iPhone: Shuffling your music is usually a pretty simple affair, but if you're looking for a bit more control, Stringer is an app that gives you a ton of control over how shuffle works. Read more...

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Kali is a great tool for testing the security of your network and the operating system works on just about everything that can run Linux. That includes the Raspberry Pi. What's even better is a new distribution that brings along support for a touchscreen.Read more...

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iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier this week and includes a few small bug fixes . It also happens to break the current version of the iOS jailbreak . If you updated on accident and want to keep your ability to jailbreak, iDownloadBlog shows you how.Read more...

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If you're planning on purchasing a new DSLR or compact system camera this holiday season, Amazon has a deal going that will save you $25 any listed price, including Black Friday deals.Read more...

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We're all full of ideas for things, but as Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling reminds us, coming up with an idea is easy, turning it into something is the hard part. Read more...

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This week we learned what you can take from hotel rooms , what cellphones do to your spine , where the hardest places to live in the US are , and the tech skills Google recommends for software engineers . Here's a look back.Read more...

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Here's a simple test that lets you toggle between an extremely high-quality file music file and a low-quality music file. Can you tell the difference?Read more...

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With a lift-up top, your coffee table can serve as an impromptu desk or dining table . This DIY version is made out of pallets and features a pedal-controlled wheel system so you can smoothly move the table.Read more...

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Flying with kids can be a nightmare , but some airlines make it less stressful by being family-friendly (or at least more family-friendly than the other carriers). Here's a chart from Fatherly comparing airlines' features. Read more...

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Walk into a wine shop and chances are you'll encounter displays touting the ratings of the wines in front of you. Is a bottle rated 88 really not as good as something rated 90? It's actually a nuanced issue colored by personal opinions, and you might want to consider what might be the right wine , rather than the best.Read more...

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We've talked about preparing for Black Friday, when to start paying attention (now), and reassured you that you're not going to miss out by shopping from home. Now let's talk about the deals themselves.Read more...

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If you ever go camping, or worry about suffering through a long power outage after a major storm, there's no safer bet for keeping your gadgets charged up than a solar panel. Today on Amazon, if you buy a 16W foldable panel from Intocircuit, you can get a solar-charging handheld lantern for free.Read more...

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Piano apps are great for learning, but actual keys would make them even better. Electrical Engineer Adam Kumpf made his own tablet-compatible clothespin piano keyboard, and you can too. Read more...

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Downloading advanced development software is the best option for professional and enthusiast developers. However, beginners and hobbyist developers might prefer SourceLair. There's no installation required, multiple languages are supported, and it integrates with GitHub. Read more...

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We're still learning a ton about smartwatches, from using them as fitness wearables to baby monitor alert devices. So we want to know: what do you use your smartwatch for?Read more...

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