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Add Beans to Your Smoothies for a Fiber and Protein Boost

If you’ve had hummus or soup made with white beans, you know they have a mild flavor and blend up into a creamy texture. Take advantage of those features by blending some into your next smoothie for a fiber and protein boost. Read more...

Ask an Expert: All About DIY Car Maintenance

For many people car ownership is just a mundane part of life, but for others who enjoy tinkering on their machines, it’s a lifestyle. Whether you enjoy working on your car as a hobby or you’re just trying to save yourself a trip to the mechanic, there’s a lot you can do yourself to help keep your car going. Read more...

Mozilla Buys Bookmarking Service Pocket

Today, Mozilla, the company behind Firefox, has announced that it has acquired the popular bookmarking service, Pocket. Read more...

Freelancers, Make Sure to Pay Quarterly Estimated Taxes to Avoid an IRS Penalty

When you work as a standard employee, you fill out a W4. It basically tells your employer how much to set aside for taxes every time you get paid. When you’re a freelancer, this responsibility is on you. Many freelancers don’t realize it, and it can lead to an ugly surprise in April. Read more...

How Much Money You Can Save With a Roommate in 25 Different Cities

Especially if you enjoy your alone time, living with a roommate can be a challenge. You can, however, save quite a bit of money rooming with someone. Your savings will vary depending on where you live, though. New data from Trulia shows how much you’ll save, based on where you live. Read more...

Steps Gives You Daily Tasks to Help Deal With Social Anxiety

iOS: Social anxiety can be debilitating, and even if you don’t struggle with it completely, you probably still deal with some symptoms every now and then. If you have trouble leaving your comfort zone, Steps is a free app that can help you do it one task at a time. Read more...

What’s the Difference Between “Natural” and Regular Toothpastes?

Natural toothpastes sound like they should be healthier than your standard Colgate or Crest, but it turns out their ingredients are basically the same. A breakdown from Science-Based Medicine helps sort it all out. Read more...

How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

I love books. I can’t leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the way reading fell by the wayside in favor of other forms of entertainment. To get back on track, I made some simple changes that have helped me with my reading habits… Read more...

How’d You Do During February’s Money Challenge?

It’s the end of the month and that means it’s time to wrap up the February Money Challenge. If you joined, tell us how you did. Read more...

Follow These Four Tips to Become a Better Bar Regular

Being a regular at your local bar, restaurant, or cafe is about more than getting free drinks or good service — it’s also a solid way to improve your happiness and build a community. But to get that, you can’t just be a regular, you should be a good regular. Here’s how. Read more...

Will It Sous Vide? Let's Pick Another Topic

Good morning, friends, and welcome back to another topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.  Read more...

The Joy of Sweatpants

I’ve recently acquired a pair of sweatpants. They are soft. They are warm. They are comfortable. I haven’t worn or even thought of wearing sweatpants since childhood, instead opting for jeans from dawn til dusk, but I’ve since rediscovered a world of comfort known only to those who don soft pants. I suggest you do the… Read more...

Turn Leftover Rice Into Delectably Sweet Rice Pudding

If you have some leftover rice in danger of going stale, here’s a simple and delicious way to use it up. All you need is some milk and sugar. Read more...

Test Out Firefox's New Tab Snoozing Feature With Its Test Pilot Extension

Firefox: Snoozing emails is a pretty common practice these days, so it makes sense to bring that same feature to your browser. Chrome has the Tab Snooze extension, and Firefox users can get it using Firefox’s own Test Pilot extension. Read more...

This Video Shows You How to Make Your Own DIY “Hatchimal” Egg

Sure, the toy itself is cool, but half the fun of a Hatchimal is the surprise. This tutorial shows you how to make your own version of a “Hatchimal” with papier mache. Your kids will know the difference, but it’s a fun project nonetheless. Read more...

Bring Stale Popcorn Back to Life With a Little Time in the Oven

Popcorn is the ultimate Netflix-watching snack, but I tend to overestimate the amount I’ll be able to consume in one sitting, resulting in at least half a bowl of sad, stale remnants. Tossing the fluffy kernels brings me great sadness, but The Kitchn has an elegant solution: you just need to turn on your oven. Read more...

Diet Tracker Showdown: MyFitnessPal vs. Lose It

Whether you’re trying to keep to a strict calorie count, or just get a handle on what kind of nutrients you’re taking in, a good food logging app is a must. MyFitnessPal and Lose It are two of the app stores’ most popular, and they’re your favorites too. Let’s see how they stack up. Read more...

Plastic Wrap Will Save You Some Cleanup When Using a Food Processor

Food processors are powerful kitchen appliances that can be used for a wide variety of meals, but they can also be tough to clean. And the lids can be especially troublesome because of all their nooks and crannies. This will make cleanup much easier. Read more...

Build a Specialized LEGO Station for Ultimate Organization

LEGOs can be tough to keep organized, but over on IKEA Hackers, they’ve put together a guide that fits a number of IKEA parts together with a few third-party drawers to get things organized. Read more...

Remove Sticky Labels From Glass With Whatever Oil You Have on Hand

Glass jars and bottles are infinitely reusable, but the label doesn’t always stay applicable for very long. Luckily, the cheapest method for removing the label and its sticky adhesive is also the laziest. Read more...

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