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Yoga as a bedtime routine can help you relax, fall asleep quicker, and get more rest so you wake feeling refreshed. If you don’t have a routine that works, try this 20-minute practice designed to help you wind down after a long day.Read more...

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A rare Dropbox Pro deal, Anker string lights, and popular grooming products lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more...

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Hello friends, and welcome back to another exciting topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.Read more...

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Anker’s home goods brand, Eufy, put its new set of copper string lights back on sale today for their lowest price ever, complete with adjustable brightness and multiple effects. A version of these lights without the remote was on sale for $7 last week, but the remote’s convenience and added lighting options make it…Read more...

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Android/Chrome: When you’re at your desk, you don’t want to constantly fiddle with your phone. Join helps you control your phone without picking it up, and now you can even use voice commands to do so.Read more...

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With the holidays fast approaching, you’ll need to ship your packages soon if you want your gifts to arrive on time. This guide to UPS, FedEx, and USPS ship dates helps make sure your packages make it home for the holidays.Read more...

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Google’s new “Trusted Contacts” app and service makes sure your loved ones always know where you are or can find out where you are if there’s an emergency. It’s opt-in from both sides, only shares in real-time when you want it to, and can put an end to “where are you, are you okay?” texts when someone’s late home or…Read more...

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Those $2 IKEA plastic bags at the checkout are near indestructible, and great for just about anything, especially if it’s heavy or otherwise awkward, but we never thought we’d see a full backpack made from them. Well, SanDiegoMitch bought three, hacked them up, and built this super-light carry-all with them.Read more...

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This week, we’re checking out some endangered English words, a real-life Fortress of Solitude-like crystal cave, how much homework kids get around the globe, and more. Read more...

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Mead is a sweet, alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey and water that has a long history and is sure to please most palates. You can find it in stores, or you can make a big batch of it at home for cheap.Read more...

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Hanging items on a nail isn’t hard, but it’s always tough to hang something you can’t see. You need the string to thread the nail, but not the wooden frame itself. You could photocopy a template, but your poster or painting might be too big. A simple fork can make the job easier.Read more...

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Decorating is a fun holiday tradition, and when you can combine it with a super easy DIY project, it’s even better. This video from GOBankingRates walks you through a few easy DIY Christmas decor projects that are particularly fun for kids. Read more...

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If you’ve ever written software, you know that if-then statements are the building blocks of any program. That same logic can work on yourself. Using simple if-then or when-then constructs, you can change your own habits.Read more...

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Punch is the perfect festive party drink, and making a good one is all about striking that perfect balance of flavors. If you want to mix up a bowl that hits all the tasty notes, you just need to remember a little rhyme.Read more...

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Protein bars promise to help you build muscle, give you energy, and even replace meals entirely. But some are just glorified candy bars. Let’s see how two of the most popular options, Quest Bars and Clif Builder’s Bars, stack up in a head-to-head, protein-packed, knock-down, drag-out bout.Read more...

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There’s nothing inherently wrong with reading Facebook, unless you’d rather be reading a good book instead (and that whole fake news problem.) Luckily, the habit loop, which David Kadavy describes as the “habit hook” in his post, holds the key to breaking that Facebook habit and replacing it with a reading one.Read more...

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All-Clad skillets, winter clothing, and kids’ sports toys lead off Sunday’s best deals.Read more...

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...

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What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, and... feeds animals in your yard? It’s Slinky! If you’re looking for a fun weekend project, here’s how you can transform one into a wildlife feeder.Read more...

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With age, laptop power cables get loose at the connection point. They can slip out if you move your laptop slightly, and you’ll need to readjust if you want to keep charging. YouTuber Kipkay has an easy, cheap DIY fix.Read more...

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The Control Panel in Windows is one of the most useful tools on your desktop. To make it even easier to get there, you can add it to your right-click menu from anywhere with a simple tweak to your registry.Read more...

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Chocolate magic shell is a flawless ice cream topping, but there’s nothing wrong with mixing it up. If you’re a fan of peanut butter—and who isn’t—you can make your own peanut butter magic shell with just two ingredients.Read more...

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If you’ve gone all-out on some holiday feasts, don’t feel guilty, this time of the year is tough to keep calories under control. You might feel uncomfortably bloated initially, but good news: Your body will right itself, and the overall impact isn’t as big as you might think.Read more...

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You might think it’s too late to save a buck or two for those last minute gifts, or maybe that it’s too late to find cash to treat yourself while you’re buying for everyone else. Well, here are some ways to find some extra scratch to make the yuletide that much brighter.Read more...

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$20 in Amazon credit when you buy Ray-Bans, a $102 smart thermostat, and the complete Seinfeld box set lead off Saturday’s best deals. Read more...

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