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You can't prepare for every part of parenthood. But preparing yourself for the impact it will have on your budget can help reduce at least a little of the stress. Here are the money questions you should ask when your first baby is on the way.Read more...

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Shopping for pork at the grocery store can be tricky, and unless you already know the difference between a blade end roast and butt roast, you may not know which is best for your dinner plans. This handy visual guide from the folks at Cook's Illustrated demystifies pork cuts by part of the pig, price, and flavor. Read more...

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Win/Mac/Linux: Streaming music or movies from a computer to a set-top box, TV, receiver, or any other device in your home entertainment system isn't difficult, but finding a media server with great features that's also easy to use can be tricky. Universal Media Server gets the balance right. Read more...

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We've all done evil things. Some things we might not be proud of, others we indulge quietly. As we close out Evil Week, we want to know: what's the most evil thing you've gotten away with?Read more...

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Lying is considered a bad thing, but ask anyone to justify a lie they've told and they probably can. When and where you should lie is your call, but if you have to do it, here's how to do it effectively.Read more...

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Today's home screen is particularly AMOLED-friendly. While Android goes for a much brighter look these days, this design by My Color Screen user 21macro12 sticks to the dark themes, with only one main strip being the exception.Read more...

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Using a pop filter helps diffuse the air coming out of your mouth when you speak—especially plosives—and can really amp up the quality of your recordings. This video shows you how to make a basic one out of a few sheets of paper and a tissue.Read more...

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How attracted we are to others is based on a lot of different factors, but a recent study suggests there may be an evolutionary connection to why taking risks is an attractive behavior. It just has to be the right kind of risk.Read more...

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The same team who released the kind of sketchy iOS 7 jailbreak has released a jailbreak for iOS 8.1. Currently, it's Windows-only, in Chinese, and doesn't install Cydia by default. You should probablywait.Read more...

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Deadspin The Hater's Guide To Your Local Halloween Store | Gizmodo Lumosity's Brain Games Are Bullshit | Jezebel Why I Will Never Tell My Daughter to Give You a Hug | Kotaku The Classic PC Games You Must Play | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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After going through the hassles of interviewing, not getting an offer sucks. Your first assumption is you weren't qualified, but that's not always true. You also could have failed any number of hidden tests, some of them very evil.Read more...

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Mac: System monitors are a dime a dozen, but iStat Mini changes things up by placing all those stats right in your Notification Center so they're out of the way but still accessible. Read more...

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We all tell little white lies all the time, but sometimes a much bigger lie is needed. So, we want to hear it, what's the biggest lie you've ever told?Read more...

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iPad: Pixelmator is our favorite image editor on Mac and now it's available on the iPad with a ton of different editing features. Read more...

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Android: Microsoft has created a lock screen for Android called Next, which puts notifications and app shortcuts right on the lock screen for quick access—and adjusts them for whether you're home, at work, or on the go.Read more...

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Unsurprisingly, Eneloops dominated the best rechargeable battery voting , taking almost 80% of the vote as of this writing. The Eneloop line has an incredible reputation, and garnered huge numbers of positive anecdotes from our readers. In addition to the winning AAs, Eneloop offers AAAs, chargers, and C and D spacers.Read more...

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Sunday is the new Tuesday when it comes to getting the best deal on plane tickets, a new study reveals.Read more...

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The average salary for your profession might be higher in certain states than in others, but that's just one part of the whole financial puzzle. Factor in cost of living differences, and the states that pay the most for your occupation might be entirely different.Read more...

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Sometimes it's the small touches that make the biggest difference when you're in the kitchen. Here are some simple tips from America's Test Kitchen for prepping, cooking, and seasoning designed to boost flavor in everyday cooking.Read more...

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You're driving along and you notice your fuel gauge is on E. You stop at a gas station and fill 'er up – and instead of gasoline you get a tank full of water. It happens. But if you paid cash and didn't get a receipt, your day just got uglier.Read more...

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MediaMonkey has released the latest version of its awesome music player, which adds synchronization support for the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, among other improvements. Read more here, and see our guide to ditching iTunes for MediaMonkey for how to use it.Read more...

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If you've ever owned a cheap $20 blender, you know they don't last long. If you want something nicer, there are a couple of great deals on highly-rated blenders today. The NutriBullet is great for making smoothies on the go, and a Ninja blender was one of your five favorite blenders .Read more...

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Blocks are the worst enemy of any creative worker. German psychologist Wolfgang Köhler recommends working the proverbial bed, bath, and bus into your routine to let your thoughts flow and beat creative blocks.Read more...

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Web: Whether you're meeting with a company bigwig or attending a conference full of strangers, it helps to know a little about the people you're going to interact with. Charlie hooks into your calendar and makes sure you're primed for every meeting with detailed information on the people attending.Read more...

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Survival skills can save your life in an emergency. Prepare yourself for not having access to clean water by learning to distill dirty water. Read more...

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