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A smarter slow cooker, the most popular little USB charger, and a beautiful chef’s knife lead off Thursday’s best deals.Read more...

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Last Sunday, I was sitting on my usual stool in my usual bar, when my usual bartender asked if he could try an unusual drink out on me (my favorite game). The mystery beverage came with a very green, waxy-looking leaf floating in it. This little leaf was a kaffir lime leaf, and the flavor it imparted was mind-blowing.Read more...

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Odds are, you’ve got a $20 Crock-Pot sitting in a cabinet, gathering dust. But with just a few added features, the humble slow cooker can be one of your favorite kitchen tools, and one of the best models on the market is on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box.Read more...

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There’s something to learn from an Olympic athlete’s work ethic, even when the games are over. Sure, they spend most waking hours training, but the part where they set epic goals and grind it out, day in and day out, even when it sucks, even if you never get there? That’s what’s important. Read more...

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This morning, Sony quietly added two-step verification to the PlayStation Network, allowing users to add an extra layer of security to their PS4, PS3, and Vita accounts. Finally.Read more...

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Android Nougat : For reasons mankind can’t yet fathom, Google keeps teasing us with a sweet Night Mode in Android betas, then yanking it at the last second . Fortunately, it’s still buried in the latest version. This app brings it back.Read more...

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Screamer U.S. Soccer Is Done With Hope Solo Now That It Doesn’t Need Her | Jezebel Donald Trump Loves Immigrants Now, Calls Hillary Clinton a “Bigot” | Gizmodo ‘Touch Disease’ Is the Latest Flaw Killing iPhones | Jezebel How Restaurants Get Away With Looks-Based Discrimination |Read more...

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Last year, Google became a cellphone carrier with Project Fi. One of Fi’s most distinguishing features was that it could automatically hop on trusted Wi-Fi networks to reduce your data load. Now, that feature is coming to all Nexus users.Read more...

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If you use Facebook regularly, the site probably has a ton of information about you. It uses this information to determine which ads to show you. Now you can see what Facebook thinks about you, including where you land on the political spectrum.Read more...

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Spirit Airlines gets a lot of crap . Most of the time, that crap is well deserved. They’ve ditched their lame attempts at bawdy humor and their CEO, which is a couple of steps in the right direction, but they’re still brazenly cheap and the epitome of uncomfortable, bare-bones flying. The problem is, their prices are enticingly low. It’s possible, however, to fly this cheap, unaccommodating airline without losing your mind.Read more...

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Reader Alec submitted this simple, minimal Mac desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and it’s simple, understated, and looks great. Here’s how you can set it up too.Read more...

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When you hang heavy items, like large mirrors or framed art, you want enough support to keep it firmly on the wall, and using two hooks is the best way to do it—but hanging those hooks first and the art second can be tricky. Use a piece of scrap wood to make sure the hooks are the right distance apart. Here’s how.Read more...

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Microsoft is adding some new features to their Word Flow keyboard today that already features a one-handed mode and predictive typing. Now you can also use it to search for GIFs, emoji, and pretty much anything through Bing.Read more...

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You move into your dorm room, unpack all your stuff, and realize something’s missing: a mini-fridge. But you don’t want some crappy box that barely chills a few sodas, especially if you have to share it with a roommate. Here are the features you should keep an eye out for when you’re shopping for the perfect mini-fridge.Read more...

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Earlier today , a couple of a la carte Rubbermaid FreshWorks containers went on sale (albeit briefly), but if you were holding out for a deal on the 2-pack, you were wise to wait. Read more...

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If you’ve ever had a week-long vacation that felt like it only lasted a couple days, it’s probably because you did a little too much planning and not enough living in the moment.Read more...

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I didn’t live through the Great Depression even though I sometimes eat as if I did. Despite a desire to keep thin I have a bad habit of clearing every last greasy morsel of rice or supposedly decorative garnish that’s put in front of me. Kicking this habit has helped me feel better about myself.Read more...

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The worst part about making your own ice cream is waiting for it to freeze. This clever DIY machine makes your homemade ice cream ready to eat in a matter of minutes.Read more...

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The Concourse Donald Trump Says Leonardo DiCaprio Isn’t “Very Hot Anymore” | Jezebel Leslie Jones’ Personal Information and Photos Reportedly Exposed in Horrific Website Hack | Gizmodo New Earth-Like Exoplanet Could Be Discovery of the Century | Jezebel University Opts to Sue Its Own Newspaper to Avoid Releasing Documents on Prof’s Alleged Assaults |Read more...

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One of the best parts of any vacation is finding that unsung local landmark. Perhaps it’s a neighborhood bar that blew you away, a cultural monument rarely mentioned in travel guides, or an amazing burrito from a street cart. Over on the New York Times, Jenna Wortham points out that Instagram’s a great tool to find these types of places.Read more...

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Mac: Spotify’s darker design is great, but it’s not for everyone. If you’re nostalgic for the light theme of the now-defunct Rdio, Spotio is a clever little hack that’ll reskin Spotify to give it a similar look.Read more...

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If you carry an EpiPen in case of a deadly allergic reaction, you’ve probably noticed the price skyrocket over the last decade. The injectors now cost over $600 and still expire after a year, so it may be tempting to carry an expired EpiPen, or none at all. There’s an alternative, though: the Adrenaclick is a different device that delivers the same drug.Read more...

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The Raspberry Pi Zero is great, but it’s lacking USB ports. Instructables user Sean Hodgins shares his project that adds four USB ports to the Pi Zero with a cleverly designed little board.Read more...

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Zucchini is a pretty versatile vegetable. It grills great on a kebab, fries up into crunchy little coins, and can even be used as a sub for noodles, but all of those iterations pale when compared to the spreadable delight that is zucchini butter.Read more...

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Frozen pizza is fine. It is one of the least ambitious and yet completely decent meals you can make with almost no effort. But why not aim for more than decent? With a few added toppings, you can upgrade your cardboard pie to something resembling an actual meal.Read more...

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