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You'd think writing a decent essay would be a pretty basic skill for college honor students, but you'd be surprised. Reader story645 runs down some of the most common errors she's seen in her peers' writing, so you can learn from their mistakes.Read more...

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Philosophy is an important part of how the world is shaped. You not think it's worth your time learning about, but here are five things philosophy is good for and why they should matter to you.Read more...

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If you're a student hoping to conquer chemistry—or just like chemistry as a hobby—web site Ptable gives you a browser based periodic table that lets you view element information, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and even possible compounds in interactive visualizations.Read more...

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It's easy to fall into a routine with your running and never really think about changing things up, but you might be missing out on opportunities to improve. Today, I want to share four actionable ways you can improve your running.Read more...

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Apple recently introduced App Bundles that allow you to snag a group of apps at a discounted price. That makes perfect sense, but they also have a "Complete My Bundle" option that's a bit confusing at a glance. The developers over at Panic figured out how it works. Read more...

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It's great to get a new computer, but it takes hours to actually get the thing set up so you can use it. If you're a developer, Lapwing Laps has a guide to automate the whole process, including setting up special default settings.Read more...

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iPhone: Tracking budgets and finances isn't really supposed to be fun, but Pennies is an app that makes the process a little more bearable by using intuitive gestures and a bright color scheme. Read more...

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Roku is our favorite streaming set-top-box , but for something so simple, it packs a lot of power. Knowing how to get the most out of your Roku device unlocks a cheap, vast, and convenient world of streaming media. Here are a few tips to help you out.Read more...

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Glug glug glug. When you pour a carton of juice the typical way, the juice tends to gush out, at least if you pour it quickly. There's a better way to avoid the whole mess: turn the container upside down.Read more...

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Many jobs aren't confined to a specific industry. You could be a network administrator, for example, in the education industry, in retail, or just about any other industry. How might your salary differ if you worked in a different industry? FlowingData's interactive chart can give you an idea.Read more...

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You've probably heard that meditation can be beneficial , but how much do you actually know about it? Many aspects of meditation are often misunderstood or misinterpreted. Let's debunk some of these myths so you can start reaping the rewards.Read more...

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We posted this deal yesterday, but it got derailed by a price mistake. If you missed out, the original deal (which is actually quite good) is back today with new promo codes. The Power Castle external charger is actually the Wirecutter's favorite, and the various bundled items all have great reviews as well. Just be sure to use the correct promo code for your chosen bundle, as they're unique to each item.Read more...

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It's not that hard to throw a sandwich together, but being more strategic in your sandwich layering strategy could make the difference between a sloppy sandwich and one that keeps its ingredients together as it should.Read more...

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Security researcher Andris Atteka discovered a way to see LinkedIn users that came to his blog page, and get their profile information as long as they were logged in when they did it. It serves as a good reminder: log out of social networks when you're finished.Read more...

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It's good to know if someone's trying to trick you. AddictiveTips recommends looking at the light in a photo to see if it's been photoshopped.Read more...

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Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that's not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of your mentor doesn't come with a handbook. So we wrote one.Read more...

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When you're a leader, your job is (in part) to deal with the issues that everyone who follows you is worried about. If you know there's an elephant in the room, be the first one to speak up about it.Read more...

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Even if you don't have a kid in college, these $5 care packages from Target are a fantastic bargain, and feature items that anyone can use.Read more...

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Getting your paint trays clear of residual paint can be an arduous job. So instead of scrubbing away your day, wrap your tray with a plastic bag and pour your paint onto that.Read more...

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My mother is untrainable. At least, as far as voicemail is concerned. We'd repeat the same song and dance over and over. Me: Stop leaving me voicemails. Her: I don't understand. This went on for years, until I figured out she was right all along. Read more...

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When you book travel, it's best to know exactly what you're getting into. Nonstop and direct flights aren't the same thing. Direct flights may have at least one stop between your departure and destination locations.Read more...

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Carbon steel knives are popular among chefs and people who love to cook for a number of reasons, but they're also much more expensive than stainless steel. To find out if the performance delta was worth the price, America's Test Kitchen brought some serious science to bear. Here's what they found.Read more...

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Corks can break while opening a bottle, or expand when exposed to air, making it hard to reseal your wine. Try wrapping the cork in wax paper before reinserting it.Read more...

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