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The AARP's free tax help program matches volunteers with low and middle income people who need help with their taxes. Best of all, it's open to people of all ages.Read more...

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Feeling frisky? Check out what's going on over at Lifehacker: After Hours. Today we're talking shower sex and overrated adult activities .Read more...

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Keep, the slim-but-handy note-taking app from Google, got a useful update today that added two features: labels, so your note can finally get a bit more organized, and recurring reminders, so you can remember to actually use those notes. The update is live on the web, and should be rolling out to Android slowly (though you can download the APK at Droid Life).Read more...

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When you are exhausted, nothing is worse than lying in bed desperately trying and failing to fall asleep. You might have better luck drifting off into dreamland if you try to stay awake instead.Read more...

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Your professional network can be your most powerful tool when it comes to most careers. You can keep your network strong by doing one favor for one person in your network every week.Read more...

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Getting the best deal on the things you want to buy can take effort, but there are tons of great price tracking tools to help you choose when to jump and when to wait. Last week we asked for your favorites , then looked at the top five price tracking tools and put them to a vote. Now? Your favorite.Read more...

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Deadspin Aaron Hernandez Is An Idiot, But He Still Might Get Away With Murder | Gizmodo Facebook Is Finally Getting Messaging Right | Jezebel An Anonymous Sephora Employee Is Here to Answer Your Questions | Kotaku How Players Pulled Off The Longest Turn In Hearthstone History | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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Your credit score really is a manifestation of your financial karma, isn’t it? Good and bad behavior reflected in that ominous number. That’s why Credit Karma offers a free way to keep an eye on your credit and monitor your financial health.Read more...

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Most burglars are only interested in a place when it's obvious that there is nobody home . If you're going on vacation, this DIY build makes it look like there's always someone home watching TV, without you having to actually run your TV the whole time.Read more...

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For short workouts, you'll probably be chugging water. But on long runs (more than an hour), you'll probably want something more substantial. If you want something with different taste or a slightly different nutrition profile than the old standards like Gatorade, try these hydration options that elite runners use.Read more...

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Making your own electronics projects is great, but after you get things actually working, you need to build a case for it to keep those electronics safe. Over on Make, they walk you through a simple way to make your own case with some cheap wood. Read more...

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You just had a glass of wine, a drink you usually enjoy, but now you feel like you're having an allergic reaction. Certain wines are more likely to have this effect on you depending on your food sensitivities.Read more...

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Engineer prints are one of the cheapest tools for decorating boring walls . These oversized black-and-white prints cost about $0.75 a square foot at office supply stores. You can also use them to make giant murals or in lieu of wallpaper.Read more...

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National hotel chains have to pay a hefty 15% fee to online travel agencies like Expedia, Travelocity, and Hotels.com. As a result, many hotels are effectively saying "screw that" and bribing guests to book directly with them. The savings are substantial, if you know how to take advantage.Read more...

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When you apply for a job, auto insurance, life insurance, a bank account, or even set up your electric bill, chances are the company you're talking to will go talk to some other companies, called consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), to find out your previous history. Under law, you have a right to see what's in these reports.Read more...

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Plumbing projects can seem a bit daunting at first, but they really don't have to be. Here are eight common plumbing repairs and replacements that you can do yourself, no experience necessary.Read more...

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For most of us, taxes are overwhelmingly our largest ongoing expense—bigger than housing, transportation, and other costs. So in addition to your federal income tax, how much your state takes from you makes a big difference for your financial picture.Read more...

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The state you work in may not be the state you want to retire in. When deciding where you want to spend your golden years, consider cost of living, tax and crime rates, and the quality of healthcare when making your decision.Read more...

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Stuffing valuables under your mattress doesn't qualify as a secure location. Install a wall safe in a discreet location to keep your cash and jewelry locked away.Read more...

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Some credit cards come with fees, especially if they offer a sweet rewards program . If your card has an annual fee, it's worth calling the carrier to see if they'll waive it.Read more...

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Dear Lifehacker, Is it possible for someone to actually be addicted to the Internet? I mean, we all love our phones, and maybe I check mine whenever it buzzes, but is that the same as being addicted to alcohol or drugs? I've heard of people being so addicted to video games that they forgot to eat or feed their kid. How much of it is real psychology and how much is technophobic hype?Read more...

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io9 Wow, Game Of Thrones Season 5 Is Even Darker Than We Expected | Jalopnik Jeremy Clarkson Officially Fired From Top Gear | Jezebel Every Male Actor on Earth Is Featured in the New Entourage Trailer | Kotaku Tips For Playing Bloodborne |Read more...

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There are dozens of pregnancy tests on the market, but if you're already nervous and need to buy one, The SweetHome recommends the First Response Early Result as the fastest, most accurate test you can buy.Read more...

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Whether you're entertaining for a crowd or simply sitting down to a quiet weeknight meal, it's worth it to make your food look good. Studies have shown that artistically-presented food actually tastes better, and that when you eat something that you truly enjoy, your body actually makes more efficient use of its nutrients. Read more...

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Mac: Fantastical has long been one of the Mac's best calendar apps and today a brand new version comes packed with a ton of new features, a new look, and unfortunately, a less-accessible price tag.Read more...

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