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Gift cards may be the fruitcake of the 21st century, but what they lack in originality they make up for in usefulness. Of course, that depends on the gift card. LendEDU ranked 101 cards to find the best and worst for 2016, based on discounts, popularity, and a few other factors.Read more...

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If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already gotten yourself a pair or six of Bluetooth earbuds, but they also make great gifts, and Amazon’s Gold Box is full of discounted options from SoundPEATS.Read more...

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AirDroid, the popular Android desktop manager, has some pretty nasty security vulnerabilities according to a recent report. Unless you use it on a network you fully trust, you should probably disable or uninstall it until this is patched.Read more...

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Gift cards are a handy way to give a gift when you’re not totally sure what someone wants. However, when you give them, you’re kind of giving your recipient extra work. In some cases, you might want to skip them.Read more...

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When Plex first launched its Plex Cloud, which allows you to stream all your media from a cloud storage account, it only supported Amazon Drive. Now, it’s getting a lot better, with support for Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive.Read more...

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Hello, cats and kittens, and welcome back to the roller coaster of emotions known as Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.Read more...

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It’s finally December, which means you probably have about 47 holiday parties already lined up. That’s a lot to prepare for. Knock the playlist off the to-do list for all of them with this holiday collection.Read more...

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Ransomware, malware that enables attackers to disable systems or encrypt your data until you pay them, is on the rise. If you’ve become the victim of an attack, these four decryption tools might save the day.Read more...

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SwiftKey has made all of the visual themes for their keyboard free for both iOS and Android. The themes adjust the colors and style of the predictive keyboard, but previously cost extra. No longer! That and more in today’s news.Read more...

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Mechanics have heard it all when it comes to car troubles—literally. Don’t be afraid to make some silly noises for them.Read more...

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If you’re tired of spending all of your time writing email, or feel like your email requests never get properly fulfilled, give this military-based system a shot.Read more...

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Around this time of the year, I get messages and emails from folks who are struggling to figure out gifts for the frugal person in their life. What do they get for the person who is very careful with their money and doesn’t seem to want anything?Read more...

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ExOfficio’s Give-N-Go boxer briefs were a finalist in our recent best men’s underwear Co-Op, and our readers have gone on to purchase over 20,000 pairs since. Right now, Amazon is having an insane BOGO 50% off sale on select ExOfficio underwear, including the Give-N-Go boxer brief. So stock your underwear drawer with…Read more...

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Chrome/iOS: Handle is the productivity add-on that Google should have made. It seamlessly combines emails, to-do lists, and calendars to make Gmail your central productivity hub.Read more...

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It’s up to you to decide whether you want a real Christmas tree or an artificial one, but it’s up to the experts to decide the best stand or artificial tree to get. After 100 hours of research, The Sweethome has narrowed down the best options for 2016.Read more...

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Regardless which productivity system or method you prefer, Zenkit is an all-in-one webapp that can help you manage your big projects and activities using the system that works for you. It’s free (for now, it’s in beta), but it looks good—minimal and distraction-free, but powerful under the hood.Read more...

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Hello, all you galloping Internet sex weasels. Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating column that’s part animal, part machine.Read more...

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A lot of people are reflexively appalled by the idea of a bidet, which makes no sense, because they’re amazing. Today on Amazon, you can score a Greenco Bidet attachment that will work with just about any toilet for just $21. That’s nothing for a product you’ll use just about every day. This deal could sell out any…Read more...

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There are tons of ways to get a rusted, stuck, or jammed nut or bolt out of a piece of furniture or another object, but the folks at Make Magazine run down several methods—each a bit more destructive—in this great rundown. Our favorite though, is the nut splitter, an affordable tool worth keeping your DIY toolkit.Read more...

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To celebrate the holidays, Amazon’s offering a pretty spectacular deal on a few dozen grocery and household essentials: Buy $75, save $25 at checkout.Read more...

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Homemade, edible gifts can be a lot of fun to give and receive (and eat), but handing someone a jar of jam can seem a little lackluster. To bump up the wow factor, include a thoughtful accessory.Read more...

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Your student loan payments can be a big burden, depending on where you live and how much you earn. While there are a handful of factors that go into your loan affordability, Student Loan Hero came up with their own index to gauge the best and worst states in the U.S. for student debtors.Read more...

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Everyone can benefit from priming and setting makeup to make sure it will last all day. You don’t have to, but whether you’re using a $7 foundation or $70 one, that product was an investment, and there’s no point if you’re not going to make sure it lasts as long as possible.Read more...

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We know that gossip can be about as real and credible as the fairy tales you were told as a kid, but this knowledge doesn’t deter some people from engaging in it. Here’s why people gossip (or participate in it) and what to do if you become the subject of gossip.Read more...

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Building good habits is a difficult process. Most experts recommend doing it through small changes and not being hard on yourself when you falter. The “Game of Life” system is built around this idea.Read more...

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