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When you set up a budget, you probably decide how much you can afford based on your monthly income. However, it’s prudent to keep in mind that you may not always make that much.Read more...

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Whether you want to upgrade your PC with an SSD, finally buy a NAS to store your files, or just eliminate some dead zones in your wireless network, today’s Amazon Gold Box has you covered.Read more...

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Your critics aren’t always going to be the nicest people to interact with. To take the criticism effectively without the emotional hit to the self-esteem, ignore how it’s delivered.Read more...

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Airdroid is one of our favorite ways to control your Android phone remotely . Now, in a new update, you can use your computer’s keyboard to type on your phone, and even share clipboard access.Read more...

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iOS/OS X: Services like Facebook, Instagram, and Google Hangouts all have their own archives, but they can be tricky to download and organize, if you can at all. Shyne is an iPhone app (and companion desktop tool) that puts you in control, and lets you download, archive, and organize it all.Read more...

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Deadspin John Scott Scores Two Goals In NHL All-Star Game | Jezebel Steven Avery’s New Lawyer Talks New Evidence and Mysteriously Deleted Tweets | Gizmodo Cycling Has Moved From Actual Doping to ‘Mechanical Doping’ | Gawker Colorado Man Disappears Searching for $3 Million Treasure |Read more...

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Last year I became a morning person, learned a new language, and read five times as many books as before. Sounds like I got a lot done, right? But it wasn’t daunting or strenuous; rather, all these outcomes came from doing small things every day over a long period.Read more...

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Visible tattoos can be a bad idea in the professional workplace, but companies are getting more lenient as time goes on. Here are some of the most tatt00-friendly companies you can work for.Read more...

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We’re fans of the Toshiba FlashAir Wi-FI SD card because it’s cheap and does its job well enough, but it’s still lacking some features. Lifehacker reader Chris points out that you can actually add in some functionality with third-party apps. Read more...

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Constructive criticism is a pretty awesome tool for figuring out how to improve your efforts. At the same time, criticism might say more about the person giving it than it does your own work. It can be helpful to remember this if you have trouble taking criticism too personally .Read more...

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Retirement funds are appealing because you can save money before taxes. The downside is, if you withdraw early, you typically have to pay a penalty. However, there are some occasions where you avoid this.Read more...

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Your workspace should be a comfortable combination of personality and productivity; a space that you enjoy working in, but also one that helps you get things done. This graphic doesn’t touch on the personal side, but it does offer some useful tips to address the productive side, taken with a grain of salt or two.Read more...

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When it comes to “read it later” services that let you save articles today to read when you have time, you only have two serious options these days: Pocket and Instapaper. Both are great, but they’ve diverged a bit over the years and play to different strengths. Let’s compare them, head-to-head.Read more...

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A $120 exercise bike, discounted Fire TV sticks, and a clever water bottle lead off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more.Read more...

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Gaming peripherals are great for productivity as well as games —they often come with macro buttons you can program special commands for. Over at DIY Photography, they explain that gaming mice are especially great, since the extra programmable buttons can do in one click what keyboard shortcuts may take several to accomplish.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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If you don’t have a dedicated vegetable peeler and you’re in need of one, the top of a soda or beer can will actually work pretty well.Read more...

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Virtual reality promises all kinds of things, but one thing it can certainly do is make those boring indoor training rides on a bike a little more fun. DIYer Paul Yan shares his system. Read more...

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Android: Microsoft’s Android apps are surprisingly not bad . One of the most recent to come out of the Microsoft Garage is Connections, a Contacts app that allows you to set notes and reminders for each contact.Read more...

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YouTuber HouseholdHacker shares clever ways to survive the great outdoors in the video above, including tips like protecting matches in a Tic Tac container and using a soda can tab as a fish hook .Read more...

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If this doesn’t convince you to buy a waffle iron, I don’t know what will. Waffled mac and cheese replace bread for this bacon and fried chicken sandwich.Read more...

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Good posture isn’t just about looks . How we sit, stand, and walk affect both our health and our moods . So stop slouching and get centered with these top 10 posture tips.Read more...

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Kick off you weekend with cast iron cookware, an ultra-cheap computer monitor, a $15 messenger bag, and more. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more.Read more...

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Some of the best meal planning apps are no longer available, and others aren’t free. Copy Me That is an awesome alternative, combining recipe management, meal planning, and shopping list generation.Read more...

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The classic French dish ratatouille usually just looks like a random mix of sauteed vegetables in a pan. Here’s how to make a version of ratatouille that looks so good you’d think it came right out of the Pixar animated movie with the same name.Read more...

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