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S’mores are a sign of summer and camping, but they can get a little messy if you’re not careful. Center Cut Cook suggests that one way to keep them contained is by cooking them inside a waffle cone. Read more...

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It’s easy to over fill your schedule if you’re not careful. Committing to something you’re not enthusiastic about is a quick way to get overwhelmed. The next time you’re considering whether to add something to your schedule, if your answer isn’t along the lines of “Hell yeah!” then say “No.”Read more...

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OS X: Odds are you could probably improve your posture a bit while you work, and Nekoze is a fun little app that will help you do it. Nekoze takes the form of a cat that keeps an eye on your posture while you sit at your desk. If you slouch too much, the cat will flash a warning on screen, telling you to sit up straight.Read more...

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Android: If you’re getting swamped with unnecessary notifications, Android Lollipop has a built-in shortcut to cut down on that spam.Read more...

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It’s prime time to clean out our homes and find some great deals. Whether you hop around to garage sales or are planning on having your own, these ten tips could help you make the most of garage sale season.Read more...

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Raise your hand if this has happened to you before: You took some meat out of the freezer to defrost, only to never get around to cooking it. You can still save the meat and refreeze it—but only on one condition.Read more...

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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...

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When you’re introducing two people at a party, you can make things easier for both of them and break the ice before they even start talking. Read more...

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It’s easy to get stuck thinking that you need to spend money to do something worthwhile. With the right perspective, however, saving money can actually open up more experiences to you.Read more...

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Unless you’re very particular about your calendar settings, you’ve probably never ventured into the iOS settings menu for your calendar. But OS X Daily points out one handy toggle you may have never noticed: week numbers. Read more...

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Are there people who constantly criticize you, tell you that you can’t do things, make you feel bad about yourself, even yell at you? These are toxic people. Dealing with them is never easy, but it’s such a difficult problem that it’s worth looking at some strategies you might consider.Read more...

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Looking to monitor the temperature and humidity in your house? Instructables user wpnsmith shows off how to build a monitoring system with a Raspberry Pi. Read more...

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Clicking the “listen” button in Google Translate is a great way to listen to a translation, but it’s often pretty hard to understand what it says. Google Operating System points out that when you click it again, it speaks slower. Read more...

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Did you hear about the woman whose skinny jeans put her in the hospital? Not so fast—the dangers of skinny jeans have been seriously exaggerated. Read more...

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Even though buying a home is cheaper than renting in many cities, it’s still expensive, and there are many expenses that first-time homebuyers might overlook. Zillow and Thumbtack estimate that maintenance and other expenses cost homeowners over $9,000 a year on average.Read more...

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Here’s a way to switch up your homemade sushi: Forget the seaweed and roll your ingredients in a sheet of sriracha.Read more...

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It’s wonderful to have a job you love. But it can also lead to feeling defined by your work, and that can be less fun. There are a number of ways to keep work separate from your identity. For example, limit how often you check your email.Read more...

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This week we fixed our bad breath , ate some fast food , got yanked around by Microsoft , and took a stand on personality types . Here’s a look back.Read more...

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The popular way to carry a Leatherman or multi-tool is in a pouch that sits on your waist. For an everyday carry style, attach a metal clip that still allows you to open and close the tool.Read more...

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We adults tend to look at kids with a sort of envy: Wouldn’t it be nice to be carefree, have summers off, and enjoy your youth again? We forget that growing up also means going through many painful realizations. To refresh our memories, here are a few lessons we’ll have to help our kids through.Read more...

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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...

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It’s important for kids to learn literacy skills. And some of the classic books we read as children come to be our favorite stories as adults. It’s interesting to know just how long it takes kids to read those classics. Whether you’re gauging your child’s reading speed or simply trying to plan how long it’ll take to finish an assignment, that info can come in handy.Read more...

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Hiddy ho!, Jan, Jen, John, Joan, Jane— and June—> of course! Not to mention, Jeane, that is, Norma Jeane! Who else?? Welcome to the Friday thread for June 26!Read more...

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If you don’t finish a bottle of wine, you want to make sure you know how long you have to finish it before the taste changes dramatically. This handy infographic breaks down how long common types of wine last after being opened.Read more...

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