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The New Amazon Store Card Gives Prime Users 5% Cash Back

If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber and a fan of cash back rewards, Amazon's Store Credit Card may be worth a look. The store card gives owners 5% cash back on Amazon purchases every day, along with special promotional financing. Here's the skinny. Read more...

Save Fennel Stalks from the Garbage and Use Them Instead of Celery

Get everything you can out of your next fennel bulb by using the stalks, too. People often throw them away, but you can actually use them anywhere you would normally use celery—like in a homemade stock or a salad. Read more...

?Make a Coffeehouse-Style Matcha Green Tea Latte at Home

Those of you with a penchant for coffee drinks might already know that it's surprisingly easy to make your own lattes (even this year's ubiquitous pumpkin spice latte ). And if you're more of a tea drinker, it also happens to be incredibly easy to make your own green tea lattes, too. Read more...

If You Want Become an Expert At Something, Teach it to Someone Else

It seems natural to assume that teaching a skill learning means learning all about it first. Often, however, the best teachers are the ones who don't stop learning themselves. Read more...

Moving Your Wi-Fi Router Even a Couple Inches Can Improve Your Signal

As a general rule, most tech is more complex than it seems. Your Wi-Fi router, for example, can create dark spots with poorer reception in your home depending on your floor plan. You can potentially change these spots by simply nudging your router. Read more...

Create a Separate Chrome User Account to Reduce Distractions

It's easy to get distracted when the first thing your browser shows you in the morning is Facebook, Twitter, or your favorite site. Reduce the clutter by adding a separate, work-only account to Chrome. Read more...

The Best US Airlines for Canceling (or Changing) Your Reservation

Airlines love charging fees, but the worst is when you need to change or cancel your reservation. These fees can end up eating up the entire cost of your ticket to make the whole process pretty worthless. It's not all bad news, though: some airlines have better policies than others. Let's break down which are the best and which are the worst. Read more...

Guide a Clueless Interviewer by Asking a Few Key Questions

Some managers are great interviewers...and some are lousy. If you encounter the latter, you might get the job if you ask the interviewer the right questions. Read more...

Put “Help” Instead of FWD In Your Email Subject Line

When you get an email that you need some help with, you might just forward the message. The body of the email then explains why you forwarded it. Putting "Help" in the subject line might get you a better response. Read more...

Check Your MacBook Pro’s Battery When The Trackpad Stops Clicking

MacBook Pro users are all too familiar with a trackpad that doesn't click properly. Sometimes it just wears out. Before you do an expensive repair, check your MacBook's battery for bulging. Read more...

Use Someone Else’s Behavior as Cues to Create New Habits

Creating new habits is tough, even with a few tricks up your sleeve. The Cue-Routine-Reward systems works great, if you can find your cues. If you're having trouble, try using someone else's cue. Read more...

Transitory.Me Temporarily Shares Your Location With Anyone

iOS: Apple's Find My Friends shares your location with other iOS users. If the other person isn't on an iPhone, Transitory.Me will share your location by email or text message. Read more...

Make Fondue Quicker and Easier in a Pressure Cooker

Fondue pots are one of those things everyone gets as a wedding gift, and most people use once a year—not exactly the best use of space and money. A pressure cooker will melt cheese or chocolate to the right consistency much faster. Read more...

Curb Overspending by Establishing a “No Return Policy”

Generous return policies make shopping easy. After all, if you don't like it, you can return it. That could lead to overspending. If you're prone to this type of thinking, establish a personal "no return policy" to keep your spending in check. Read more...

DashCast Streams Dashboard-Style Web Pages to Your Chromecast

Chrome: Google Chrome can send any web page to your Chromecast. If you want to close the tab on your computer, though, the content won't refresh. DashCast updates the page so you'll have the latest content. Read more...

Use “Collection Management Policies” to Curate Your Collectibles

Whether you have a formal collection or just a bunch of things, all that stuff can overwhelm you. Even if you don't have museum quality items, setting some policies might keep it all in check. Read more...

Canned Emails Suggests Templates for Common Email Responses

Web: Even a simple email can be annoying to write—especially if you aren't quite sure how to put your delicate matter. Canned Emails takes common problems and makes an email template for you. Read more...

Check if Your Grocery Loyalty Card Gives to Charity

Pretty much every grocery store today has a loyalty card. Many loyalty cards will give money to a local charity if you register your card with the store. Read more...

Decorate Cakes Using Cookie Cutter Templates

Cookie cutters make plain cookie dough into fun shapes. If you're decorating a cake, these shapes can help place sprinkles and frosting. Read more...

Top 10 Ways to Break Bad Habits

We all have a bad habit or two we could stand to lose, but habits are hard to break. Whether your bad habit is procrastinating, overspending, swearing, or any other one you want to change, here are ten tips to break free of negative behavior patterns. Read more...

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