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We usually study people that are successful in order to improve, but understanding why people fail can be just as important. Learning why people fall short can offer just as many lessons that we can apply to our own journeys. Read more...

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Juice cleanses, colon cleanses, fruit detoxes, sugar detoxes—we've all seen these things, but do they actually work? What are they supposed to do? Let's take a look at the science behind the fad.Read more...

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There's a reason why practice tests are so effective. If you need to memorize something quickly for a presentation or interview, create a list of questions and test yourself to boost your memory. Read more...

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You may think you were done taking notes after school, but taking notes at work can really boost your productivity. Not only can you prevent having to follow-up later on the same topics with your boss, but it can even be a great source for others who are less prepared.Read more...

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Deadspin The Piggyback Bandit Has Found A New Stomping Ground | Gizmodo Sony Pictures Top Lawyer’s Emails Exposed in Latest Leak | Jalopnik The Great Oil Paradox: How Cheap Gas Could Lower Demand For Gas | Jezebel Uber Offers $31 to Woman After Driver Asks Her if She Likes Blow Jobs Read more...

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Clutter is tough to manage, but a simple solution like this shoebox wall looks great and puts things in their place. Much like museums, using similar boxes for similar items makes them easy to store without looking terrible.Read more...

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Some of us lead genuinely busy lives. But for plenty of people, the list of things we "have to" do includes plenty of crap we could easily say no to. Part of the problem may be our obsession with saying that superfluous things are necessary.Read more...

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Maybe you have a specific personal finance question, or maybe you could simply use some financial advice. Either way, today only, Kiplinger is hosting a live chat with 20 financial advisors ready to offer you some insight. Best of all, it's free.Read more...

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When you're shopping for a new or used vehicle, you have to do your homework. Prices, models, mileage, repair and lifetime cost of ownership stats, you need to know it all to make an informed decision. This week we want to know which sites you think are the best. Read more...

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Most of us might have a budget of our finances, and we may even have goals for what we'd like to save or pay off. But fewer of us have likely planned out exactly when we hope to achieve those goals.Read more...

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Choosing a programming language takes a lot of consideration: what do you want to do with the language, what platforms you're working with, and what salary range can you expect in the field, and more. This infographic gives you a ton of information about some of the more popular languages.Read more...

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Every week, we feature customized desktops and home screens submitted by readers that show off beautiful wallpapers and great customization and UI tweaks. Sometimes they're fun, sometimes they're functional, and sometimes they're both, but 2014 was a great year for all of them. Here's a look at the most popular ones.Read more...

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You can buy pre-cleaned shrimp, but you usually pay a premium to have someone else do something you can do easily at home, and know you're doing right. This video shows you how it's done so you can do it yourself.Read more...

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You turn on your PC, start up a particularly taxing program, and then—you hear it. A high-pitched sound emanating from somewhere as if your ears are ringing. You're not going crazy, it's coil whine, and it can come from a number of components in your computer.Read more...

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Sometimes it may feel like everyone else is climbing the corporate ladder, getting book deals, and otherwise finding success while you struggle to get started. But everyone feels self-doubt about their work. It's just a matter of managing that feeling and making progress, step by step.Read more...

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We've talked about how your mirrors should be set up to safely remove your vehicles blind spots , but finding the sweet spot for each mirror can be tricky. This method makes it easier to adjust your mirrors properly in any vehicle.Read more...

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Sometimes it's a pain to get a garbage bag to fit your trash can perfectly. If you just can't seem to get your drawstring garbage bags to fit, attaching a wall hook to the side can keep your bag from getting pulled all the way in.Read more...

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We're well aware that checking email first thing in the morning is a bad idea , but in a Reddit AMA, psychology and behavioral economics professor Dan Ariely reminds us that the best way to derail a day is to waste the first hours on any low cognitive tasks.Read more...

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Ever bought a car with a tampered odometer? Despite the existence of Carfax, Autocheck and the like, odometer fraud still happens all the time. But, they have laws for that – if you catch it in time. Here is what you need to know.Read more...

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Using secure, complicated passwords is incredibly inconvenient, as the most secure passwords are the ones you can't remember . And as high profile security breaches become commonplace, many people are looking for solutions to securely manage their passwords. Like LastPass .Read more...

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iPhone: You've got a ton of choices for pedometer apps, but if you're looking for something decidedly cute and fun, Step Buy Step fits the bill. Instead of just counting your steps, it turns the whole thing into a game. Read more...

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Many of us keep our work and personal lives separate; we might have acquaintances at work but maybe not close friendships. Psychologists say, though, that having a close friendship at work can make us more productive. Read more...

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Learning how to become a hacker is a lot like learning to play an instrument, says software developer and open source advocate Eric Steven Raymond. ESR, as he's often referred to, lists seven steps to help would-be programmers learn how to hack.Read more...

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For many of us, traveling leads to some of our best, eye-opening experiences. Help someone fulfill their wanderlust or make their frequent trips less stressful with one of these travel gifts.Read more...

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The design might not be everyone's cup of tea, but these light-up computer speakers are incredibly popular on Amazon, and $20 off today. For what it's worth, Mike Fahey at Kotaku likes them . [GOgroove BassPULSE Glowing Blue LED Computer Speaker Sound System, $40 with code DEALPULS]Read more...

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