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Build Mental Toughness In Under Two Minutes with this Mental Workout

In order to strengthen your mind and build mental toughness, you need to work it the same way you would work your muscles in the gym. This mental workout helps you refocus and visualize success in tough times, and only takes 100 seconds of your day to complete. Read more...

Five Ways to Bounce Back From a Horrible Day

Lousy days happen to all of us. Even a seemingly harmless wake-up-on-the-wrong-side-of-the-bed morning can send you into a funk. No matter how many happiness hacks or positive mantras you try to make it better, it can be hard to shake your grouchiness and glass-half-empty attitude. Read more...

The Streets of NY Home Screen

Anyone who's ever walked the streets of New York City has felt the movement and energy of the city. Today's home screen aims to capture a bit of that with some stark contrast and intense angles. Read more...

Evernote for Mac Updated with Sleeker Design and Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app. Read more...

These Are the Highest Paying Programming Skills to Have on Your Resume

Programming in general is a valuable skill when it comes to searching for jobs, but employers will pay more for some of them. If you're wondering what you should learn to broaden your horizon, here's a list of the top 12 paying skills right now. Read more...

"Productive People Are Never 'Free'"

Being truly productive is about more than just getting the things you need done each day. To be at your most productive you need to use all of your time to the fullest, and in that way you never really have a time when you're "free." Read more...

Evernote for Android Gets Business Card Scanning

Android: Today, Evernote added the slick business card scanning feature from the iOS version to Android. Simply take a picture of a business card and Evernote will parse the data and create a new contact for you. Read more...

All the Stores That Will Give You a Refund If a Price Drops Later

Have you ever bought something and then noticed in the retailers next flyer that the item is now on sale? If you're a bargain shopper like me, you know it can be maddening. But fortunately many major retailers will happily offer you a price adjustment within a set period of time. Read more...

View Source Shows HTML, JavaScript, and CSS Source in Safari on iOS

iOS: If you're a web developer, checking out the source code behind a web site is a pretty common task. View Source is an iOS app that allows you to do it on any page and includes handy syntax highlighting that makes it easy to find what you need. Read more...

How iOS 8.1.1 Affects Performance on Older Devices

Apple released an update to iOS 8 earlier this week that promised performance increases on older devices like the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch. Ars Technica took a look at the numbers and found some disappointing results. Read more...

Build (and Learn to Use) the Perfect Bike Patch Kit with This Guide

If you're a cyclist, you need a patch kit. It doesn't matter if you're a commuter or a weekend warrior, if you're traveling away from home, you need the tools and skills to fix a flat. The Sweethome breaks down the best gear for your kit and shows you how to use it. Read more...

Deluminate Dims or Inverts Web Pages to Protect Your Eyes

Chrome: Many web sites are almost blindingly bright, with glaringly white backgrounds that could cause eyestrain. Deluminate is an extension that lets you dim or invert the luminance of pages in your browser so they're easier to read. Read more...

LoungeBuddy 2.0 Allows You to Buy Airport Lounge Access In-App

iOS: LoungeBuddy helps you find the best airport lounges to use during your travels. Today, LoungeBuddy updated their iOS app with new features, like purchasing lounge access right from your device at the airport. Read more...

Shovel Snow More Efficiently by Working in Rectangles

Many areas of the country are getting hit by cold fronts and snow, and many others can expect the same this winter. So let's talk snow shoveling technique. Read more...

The Retailers with the Best Black Friday Deals

You're better off shopping online on Thanksgiving or any other day next week, but there are deals to be had on Black Friday. WalletHub's survey of 2014 Black Friday ads from 21 of the biggest retailers reveals which stores will offer the biggest discounts and how much you should aim to save. Read more...

The Best Bedroom Upgrades for a Better Night's Sleep

The right furnishings and decor can turn your bedroom into a relaxing retreat and help you get a good night's rest. What bedroom items or upgrades do you suggest for making over a bedroom? Read more...

Cord-Cutting Starter Pack, Free Things, and More Deals

If you're looking to cut the cord from your cable provider, you'll need at least a good streaming box, and an OTA antenna. We've got you covered on both fronts today. Read more...

Control When and If Bundles Appear in Gmail's New Inbox App

Android/iOS: Google's new Inbox app lets you bundle messages for easy organization. It's great, but there's more you can do with those bundles. After creating one, you can control how often a bundle appears, like once a day or once a week, or even have it skip the inbox altogether. Read more...

Milk Automatically Applies Coupons As You Shop, No Clipping Necessary

iOS/Android (soon): Clipping coupons is a great way to save money on groceries, as long as you're willing to put in the time. Milk automatically finds and applies coupons for everything you're buying, so you get all the discounts automatically—with nothing but a single tap on your phone. Read more...

?Prolong the Life of Your Water Heater by Flushing It Once a Year

Over time, sediment can settle and build up inside of a water heater. This can cause your pipes to corrode and lead to plumbing issues down the road. Avoid these problems by draining and flushing your water heater at least once a year. Read more...

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