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Yesterday, America got a look at the new overtime rule , which will make millions of people who make less than $47,500 a year eligible for overtime pay. You may be wondering: who, exactly, is responsible for making sure I get paid for all my newfound overtime?Read more...

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Traditional kimchi gets its flavor from fermenting for days, preferably buried in a pot in the yard, but if you need some of the pungent, spicy cabbage right now, ChefSteps has a way to make it in mere hours.Read more...

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You’ll find tons of self-help books on improving your speaking skills, but improving your listening skills is just as crucial, if not more so in some cases. Check out this video from School of Life and see which “good listening” traits you rock at, and which you can work on.Read more...

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Need a new swimsuit before you head out to the pool or beach? Amazon’s discounting dozens of them today for men, women, and kids, from a variety of designers as part of a Gold Box deal.Read more...

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Android: Noisli has caught our eye as a quick an easy way to put on some background noise on the web , iOS , and Chrome . Now it’s finally arrived on Android as well.Read more...

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Deadspin Steph Curry Will Extinguish You Before You Even Realize It | Jezebel Former Buffy Star Now Spends His Time Recreating Celebrity Outfits On Instagram | Gizmodo Traces of Ancient Mega-Tsunamis Discovered on Mars | Gawker French President François Hollande Confirms EgyptAir Flight 804 Has Crashed |Read more...

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We all choose to follow the news outlets we like the best. To an extent, that’s natural. However, as this interactive tool points out, it can be all too easy to slip into an echo chamber that reinforces extreme political viewpoints.Read more...

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Android: Alarm Clock Xtreme was in the running for our top Android alarm app . Now, it’s added a sweet new feature that allows you to track your sleep habits over time, on top of the usual alarm features.Read more...

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If managing money were as easy as crunching some numbers and following a spending plan, we’d all be awesome at it. Money isn’t hard because of the math, it’s the psychology that trips us up. Our brains often work against us when it comes to financial decisions, but if you recognize these cognitive biases, you can overcome them.Read more...

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nVisionary’s desktop combines just a little Rainmeter with a beautiful wallpaper to create a look that all fits together nicely. A starry sky littered with system monitors and a great now playing widget make a great sit-down or second screen monitor with enough space to get stuff done, too.Read more...

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Fresh ramen noodles aren’t hard to make and are so much more delicious than instant ramen. You can save money by making them at home , too. All you need are these three ingredients and a little time.Read more...

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Today the tech news cycle belongs to Google—and yet!—the world continues to go on outside of Mountain View. Netflix has a new way to test your internet speed, Nokia phones are coming back, and more leftover breadcrumbs.Read more...

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Ants love the messes that are associated with outdoor meals, so there’s always an anthill near every picnic area. If you want to keep them from crawling on your seat and into your food, you can make some mini ant moats with pie tins.Read more...

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If the people in your household do a good job of scraping or rinsing off their plates before sticking them in the dishwasher, it can be hard to tell when the dishes inside are clean or dirty. A small, upright glass makes for a great indicator.Read more...

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Adequate Man Bernie Should Get The Fuck Out | The Slot We Called Up Bernie Fans Who Threatened Nevada Dem State Chair and Asked Them to Explain Themselves | Gizmodo Netflix’s New Speed Test Shows How Much Your ISP Is Screwing You Over | Gawker Overtime Pay Is Real Again |Read more...

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Something I notice every time I get really tired is that I become really clumsy. When I find I’ve dropped several cups, bumped my knee on a desk and opened a door into my face in the space of a couple of hours, that’s usually a sign that I’m overtired.Read more...

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Finding a job can be a struggle, but it always helps to look in the right places. These are the best cities to try and land a job this year, according to Glassdoor.Read more...

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iOS/Android/Facebook Messenger: Poncho wakes you gently with music that changes with the weather, offers a simple, useful forecast for the day, provides transit and traffic info, and helps you get through the day with a few GIFs and some jokes—and a cartoon kitty.Read more...

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Today, Google dropped a news clusterbomb, launching Android VR, a new Google Assistant, and an Amazon Echo-like Google Home hub. Here’s all the coolest stuff from today’s keynote.Read more...

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If you mostly run on roads, you’re missing out: Soft and uneven surfaces help to build strength and balance by working some lesser-used muscles in your feet and legs. Even if there’s no picturesque trail or beach in your neighborhood, you still have an option: Run on grass.Read more...

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Art on the walls really makes a house feel like a home, but hanging your own art up can make it feel like a gallery. If, like me, you need some guidance in the painting department, check out the following tutorial from Dans Le Lakehouse.Read more...

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If your family uses Uber to get around, you can now have a little more peace of mind by following your family members’ trips in real time.Read more...

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Gizmodo once called the Fitbit Charge HR the fitness tracker that you want , and it seems you agree, giving it an insurmountable lead in the nomination round of this week’s Kinja Co-Op .Read more...

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There are a number of factors that go into your decision to buy or lease a car . Opportunity cost is one factor that might get overlooked, though. This calculator from MarketWatch considers the potential return you’d get by leasing and investing instead of buying.Read more...

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Today, Google is delivering its annual I/O keynote live in California. On top of the usual excitement, this keynote will be delivered in 360 degree, VR-capable video! Here’s how to tune in.Read more...

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