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Skechers shoes, womens’ bags, and your favorite headphones lead off Wednesday’s best deals.Read more...

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If you grow your own herbs, like sage and rosemary, you probably get more than you can use by cooking. Don’t let them—and all those great aromatics—go to waste, turn them into DIY incense (aka smudge sticks.)Read more...

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You really only need three or four knives in your kitchen : an 8" or 10" chef’s knife, a 3" or 4" paring knife, a serrated bread knife, and maybe a 7" or 8" Santoku. Those will take care of most of your cutting needs, but once you master those, you might want to supplement your collection with a few choice additions.Read more...

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Deadspin Reporter Who Asked Draymond Green That Odd Question About The Houston Floods Gets Fired | Jezebel Do Not Call Iggy Azalea a ‘Becky’ Even Though She’s Acting Like One | Gizmodo Dyson Redesigned the Hair Dryer So It’s Easier and Safer to Use | Gawker Ted Cruz Desecrates Classic Movie Scene By Calling Hoop a “Basketball Ring” |Read more...

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When it comes to your budget, mistakes are costly. An overdraft here, a late fee there, and you can pay way more than you need to. To prevent that from happening, reduce the complexity of your finances until they’re as simple as possible.Read more...

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The greatest enemy your ideas have is you. If you’ve ever shown off an idea only to have it shot down, you can easily slip into the habit of self-censoring. Avoid this trap if you want your ideas to flourish.Read more...

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Android: Twitter clients are often pretty similar, but they suffer from a major downfall. Twitter’s dumb token limit . After popular client Fenix was pulled from the Play Store, Finch has stepped up as a new alternative in the meantime.Read more...

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After saving up for a long time, I recently bought a home, which caught some of my friends off guard. “I thought you were anti-homeownership ,” they said because I think renting is underrated. Even as a homeowner, I still think renting is underrated. That doesn’t mean buying is a bad decision. The rent vs. buy debate is just silly overall. It ignores the enormous grey area that exists between the two options.Read more...

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lorby351's workspace is tucked into the side of the living room, but that doesn’t mean it’s not sharp, well organized, and perfect for settling in to get some real work—or play—done. Here are some more photos.Read more...

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Interviewing for a job over the phone can be just as stressful as interviewing in person. You can prepare yourself mentally and get in a good mindset by dressing up like they’ll be right there in the room with you.Read more...

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Deadspin Man Discovers Hockey, Loves It | Jezebel ‘I Hope You Get Raped Again’: Women Sportswriters Listen to Men Read Vile Tweets About Them | Gizmodo Creeps Are Using a Neural Network to Dox Porn Actresses | Gawker Bernie Sanders Not Not Quitting the Race If He Loses Tonight |Read more...

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At first blush I would roll my eyes at yet another movie streaming service joining the scattered and crowded online movie market, but this one is a little different. Turner Classic Movies and Criterion are partnering to bring their catalog of classic films online.Read more...

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Wood glue is designed to hold strong and create long-lasting wood joints, but it takes awhile to dry. Hot glue, on the other hand, hardens almost instantly. The combination of the two makes for a perfect method of building sturdy wood joints.Read more...

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Web/Android/iOS: Noted.fm (formerly called Nusiki ), is already a great way to find new music, but now you can follow tons of music blogs, from popular to niche, to discover even more. One click and you can enjoy hot tracks from Pitchfork, Fuzzy Logic, and more—all tailored to the music you like.Read more...

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If you still haven’t picked up Audio-Technica’s coveted ATH-M50x headphones, BuyDig’s eBay store will sell you a pair for $99 today, complete with a $30 VUDU credit and three months of Rhapsody. Even without the toss-ins, that’s one of the best deals we’ve ever seen.Read more...

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Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns. While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our brains take in new information, and knowing how this works can help us choose the most efficient strategies for learning new things.Read more...

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If you like your scrambled eggs as fluffy as possible, try using seltzer water instead of cream or milk.Read more...

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One-way car rentals are notoriously more expensive than when you pick-up and drop-off at the same location. It turns out that, just like moving trucks , if you mess around with different locations for picking up and dropping off, you can save a little cash.Read more...

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We have long been fans of Drafts on iOS . It makes it possible to link together all kinds of text with different programs. Drafts is such a powerful program that it’s a little difficult to wrap your head around what you’d use it for. Thankfully, the developer’s teamed up with MacSparky’s David Sparks for a series of how-to videos.Read more...

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Last week, I asked you to tell me some of the coolest tips and tricks you’ve learned over your years of wrenching. Hundreds of readers contributed tons of great “wrenching hacks,” but here are some of my favorites.Read more...

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In case you missed out on last week’s similar deal, here’s a chance to upgrade your existing power outlets with built-in USB charging ports for $18 each. These receptacles have proven very popular with readers in the past, even at higher prices, so be sure to secure a few before Amazon sells out.Read more...

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Kodi is a fantastic little media center . The Amazon Echo is a surprisingly excellent voice control device . Jam those two things together and you have a pretty great way to control your movies. How-To Geek shows you how to set it up.Read more...

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Today I learned that people will buy and sell just about anything on eBay, including empty toilet paper rolls and egg cartons. If you want to make a few bucks, consider what “garbage” you have around your home that others will pay for.Read more...

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Dorco, the best deal in razor blades and supplier of Dollar Shave Club , is taking 30% off all cartridge packs this week with promo code carts30now, plus free shipping. Read more...

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With so many different cuts of beef—from the 7-bone chuck roast to the tri-tip roast—figuring out the best way to cook a piece of beef can be confusing. This chart from the Cattlemen’s Beef Board and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association can help.Read more...

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