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?Find Your Vocal Range in 2 Minutes With This Video

Knowing how to use your voice is important for any aspiring musician or hobbyist. One of the first steps to developing your voice as an instrument is learning your vocal range, and this video helps you do it in just under 2 minutes. Read more...

?Make Easier Crêpes with Flour Tortillas

Crêpes are delicious, delicate, and difficult to make. Instead of making the crepe from scratch using flour, use a tortilla. Read more...

?List Your Own "Personal Commandments" to Chart a Path to Happiness

Happiness is a decision that doesn't come naturally to most of us. Figuring out the values you have now, and desire to live up to one day, is one of the primary steps to learning how to be happy. Read more...

The Worst Bugs in OS X Yosemite and How to Fix Them

There's a lot to like about OS X Yosemite, Apple's brand-new, super-powerful operating system of the future, but a quick glance around the software's official support forums shows that not all users are having a trouble-free experience. If you're struggling with strange bugs and quirks in Yosemite then these are the fixes you can try. Read more...

Five Fear Mongering Myths That Are True (But Overblown)

The media loves blowing little things up into huge stories. Whether it's something in your refrigerator that's out to kill you or a the filthiness of a jacuzzi, most of this stuff is meant to grab your attention long enough to scare you without actually explaining anything. But some of this stuff is worth paying attention to. Here are a few of them. Read more...

Identify and Avoid "Ah, Screw It" Moments to Form Better Habits

Making new habits is difficult because it forces our brains to alter what comes naturally to us. Naturally, this leads to moments where we say, "Ah, screw it," and go back to our old ways. Identifying when these happen can be key to overcoming them and sticking to the habit. Read more...

Google Wallet users can now set up recurring bank transfers to automate adding money to their Google

Google Wallet users can now set up recurring bank transfers to automate adding money to their Google Wallet accounts. The update also includes low balance alerts. Read more here. Read more...

Are Brushless Cordless Tools Worth the Cost?

Brushless motor technology has been the rage in cordless power tools the last couple of years. Every major manufacturer now sells a brushless lineup of tools, but is it worth it for you? Read more...

Gawker The Best Restaurant in New York Is: The Empire State Building | io9 Drunk Museum Review: The

Gawker The Best Restaurant in New York Is: The Empire State Building | io9 Drunk Museum Review: The Mütter Museum Will Give Me Nightmares Forever | Jalopnik Russia Just Threw 19 Planes At NATO And Launched An ICBM In One Day | Kotaku Anita Sarkeesian Was Just On The Colbert Report Read more...

iMac With Retina 5K Display Review: Do Those Extra Pixels Really Matter?

Resolution is often misunderstood. You instinctively know that you want more of it, even when its real utility doesn't live up to the marketing hype. And Apple's new $2500 iMac has a lot of hype to live up to. Read more...

Spend Rarely but Freely to Rebuild Your Wardrobe Over Time

Unless you were born with fashion sense, many people have a time in their life when they want to revamp their budget. To pull it off without breaking the bank, limit clothes shopping to once every month or two, but spend generously on just a few items when you do. Read more...

Any.do 2.0 Adds New Tools to Collaborate, Plan Your Day, and More

iOS/Android/Web: Any.do is one of our favorite to-do apps, and Any.do 2.0 promises to make it even better. The new update includes tools to manage family and household to-dos, work and team projects, voice notes and attachments, and a premium tier that adds much-desired features like customizable recurring tasks. Read more...

The Lesser-Known Factors That Determine Your Car Insurance Rate

In most states, auto insurance companies can use your credit score to set your rate. That's not surprising. But there are a handful of lesser-known reports they use, too. It helps to know what these are so you have a better idea of your monthly premium. Read more...

What's The Best Burr Coffee Grinder?

There are a lot of things that go into brewing a great cup of coffee, but one of the most important (and often underrated) is the quality and evenness of your grind. A good burr grinder is a must for any coffee fan, but this week we want to know which ones are the best, and we need your help to find them. Read more...

Pictacular Is a Powerful Instagram Photo Browser for iPad and the Web

iOS/Android/Web: Instagram is loads of fun, but doesn't provide the best interface on the web and doesn't provide one at all for the iPad. Pictacular fills this void with a powerful, Pinterest-like layout for your Instagram feed. Read more...

The Best Microsoft Apps For...Android?

Ecosystem lock in is a rampant problem in the mobile industry, with every manufacturer preferring its own platform at the expense of others. Every so often there are exceptions, though. Like this collection of apps Microsoft made for Android, of all platforms. Read more...

The Pretty Map Workspace

Maps aren't just functional objects, they're things of beauty and inspiration. Today's featured workspace highlights maps. Read more...

Three Dos and Don'ts After You Get a Bad Performance Review

Performance reviews are already stressful, but when you get sat down and told that you're not doing so hot, it's even worse. Here are three things you should do after your assessment and three things you shouldn't. Read more...

Your Least Favorite Airline: Spirit Airlines

When it comes to flying the unfriendly skies, there are tons of airlines you're better off avoiding, but some stand out more than others. Last week we asked for your least favorites, and then put the five worst airlines to a vote. Now, close to 14,000 votes later, we're back to highlight the one you disliked the most. Read more...

Go "Leaf Peeping" with These Autumn Wallpapers

The weather may be getting colder, but it's totally worth it for the view. Keep autumn alive on your desktop with these wallpapers. Read more...

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