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The next time your potential supervisor interviews you, listen to the pronouns they use to decode their management style—and avoid a potentially bad boss .Read more...

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...

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When we start a new job, some of us aren't sure when the best time is to request vacation. Experts interviewed by Business Insiders say three months.Read more...

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If you lose your train of thought during your next presentation, don't sweat it. The audience will know if you get flustered and it'll just make it worse. Instead, take a simple 10 second pause and people will assume it's on purpose.Read more...

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If you're camping or have guests over, inflatable mattresses are handy. If you can't find a pump, you'll tire quickly inflating it yourself. A trash bag inflates your mattress and saves your lungs.Read more...

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When you connect with someone at a networking event or online, it's not always clear what to do next. Ask a question to keep the conversation going.Read more...

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We're all familiar with wedding and baby registries. You list what you need, and friends and family buy you gifts from that registry. College students are now creating gift registries of their own to get everything they need for their dorm room or off-campus apartment.Read more...

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When a family members dies, the last thing you want to think about is their credit rating. But freezing their credit now may save you many hassles later.Read more...

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Some upgrades are subjective—like moving from pen and paper to a digital note-taker. Other upgrades, however, change the way you use technology, and make it impossible to go back to something inferior. Here are 10 of those things.Read more...

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Many recipes call for you to hold ingredients together with kitchen twine. If you don't have any on hand, dental floss makes a great substitute.Read more...

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We all create stories to explain what happens in a day. A story is a tool to help us make sense of the world. But what about the future? What would happen if you turned your to-do list into a story as a rehearsal for the next day? Personally, it's helped me not just Get Things Done, but also boosted my memory so that I've been able to ditch complicated to-do lists and schedules for good.Read more...

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Whether it's a new team cap, brand cap, or a cap you got from that conference you went to that one time—it's yours and you want it to fit just right. You can speed up the breaking in process by wearing it in the shower.Read more...

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Getting all of your kids out the door in the morning can be hectic. Save some time in the morning by having your kid's outfits planned ahead of time and organized with these dividers.Read more...

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Whether you're an avid player who's been in the game for years, or curious to see what Dungeons & Dragons is all about, Wizards of the Coast is offering everything you need to start playing for free.Read more...

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Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is no new phenomenon. But it's through reflection, daydreaming, and introspection that we make sense of information and experiences and come up with new insight and ideas.Read more...

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Windows/Mac/Linux: Calibre, one of the best free ebook managers out there (and a great tool for removing DRM ), released a big update this week. Calibre 2.0 includes a new editor function, comparison tool, support for Android phones on OS X, and more. Read more...

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If you're a big fan of internet radio, UK Tech Reviews has a guide for building your own little internet radio device using a Raspberry Pi and a touch screen. Read more...

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If you don't want to have to replace your bras more often than necessary, try rotating your bras every day, giving the band time to rest between uses. Read more...

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This week we ran through some skills everyone should have , learned how far $100 goes in each state , worked a room like a boss , and found some of the best rewards credit cards . Here's a look back.Read more...

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The Kitchn tested four different ways to shape a burger to see which method produced a beautifully shaped, evenly grilled burger.Read more...

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Some nights, the moon just looks particularly awesome—but when you go to snap a photo, it looks like a white dot on a black background. Wired shares some tips for taking better shots of the moon.Read more...

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Your smartphone and tablet are surprisingly good pieces of hardware for making music. Because of that, you have a ton of choices for apps, but many of them are terrible. Let's make a list of the best ones.Read more...

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If you own any devices powered by standard batteries, and you aren't using rechargeables, you're basically throwing money down the drain. Eneloops are widely considered the best on the market, and there are two great options today to get you started. Read more...

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When you move to a new apartment or house, you'll probably find that some light switches control outlets rather than built-in light fixtures. Here's a quick way to (possibly) see which outlets are switch-controlled.Read more...

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Previously mentioned moving service Unpakt is a great tool to compare movers so you find a good one . Now the service has expanded into tons more cities and regions, and has a new "Quick Quotes" feature that offers near-instant quotes so you know how much getting your stuff to your new home will cost.Read more...

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