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If you still haven’t gotten yourself a Chromecast (or six), Best Buy is giving out $10 gift cards with your purchase today. Plus, Google will throw in 90 days of unlimited music, two months of CBS All Access, and a month of Sling TV for free. [Chromecast/Chromecast Audio, $35 + $10 Best Buy Gift Card]Read more...

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If part of your job includes offering advice or instruction, you’ve probably experienced imposter syndrome to some degree. To move past it, try telling people what works for you, rather than just telling them what to do.Read more...

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Copy.com, the cloud storage service that offered near-unlimited space and huge bonuses for referrals, announced today they’re shutting down on May 1st, 2016—leaving more than a few people with dozens or hundreds of gigs of data to migrate.Read more...

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Students need all the financial aid help they can get, but a lot of them leave money on the table. A recent study from NerdWallet found that many high school grads miss out on Pell Grants because they never fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms.Read more...

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Many of you saved a few hundred bucks during last month’s challenge—that’s great! However, if you succeed at this month’s challenge, you’ll save all year long. February’s challenge: bill haggle day.Read more...

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Guts. Glory. Ram. That’s what the absurdly deep-voiced narrator says in all of FCA’s truck commercials, trying to convince you to set down that protein, nail and raw-egg shake, and head down to your local Ram dealer to get yourself a macho truck. But you know what can make those big, “macho” trucks look downright silly? A little bit of crystallized water. I found that out this weekend.Read more...

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From finding a job to finding a mentor, there are a number of reasons we network. You might not know how soon after meeting someone it’s appropriate to follow-up and connect with them. Entrepreneur’s Ivan Miser makes the process simple with the 24/7/30 method.Read more...

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Before the general election, each state has its primaries and caucuses, and today’s Iowa caucus kicks off the election seasons. If you’re nodding your head like “yes, of course, the caucus,” but secretly have no idea what the heck everyone is talking about, this explainer is for you.Read more...

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Android/iOS: Lonely Planet is well known for their city guides, designed to help travelers around the globe make the most of their trips, and their new mobile app, Guides, brings all of that great information to your smartphone.Read more...

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The ultra-popular Mohu Leaf HDTV antenna, network upgrades, and an Xbox One controller for your PC lead off the week of 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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Airline frequent flyer programs are starting to be less of a great deal for free travel , but they can still be valuable, as long as you read the fine print. For example, before you join one, check what their taxes and fees are like. It’s a common way to sneak in extra costs.Read more...

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You’ve probably had chicken piccata, but that delicious, punchy sauce can add a jolt of flavor to any protein that pairs well with white wine and lemon, including vegetarian options like tofu or white beans.Read more...

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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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