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Five Common Myths About Meditation Debunked

You've probably heard that meditation can be beneficial, but how much do you actually know about it? Many aspects of meditation are often misunderstood or misinterpreted. Let's debunk some of these myths so you can start reaping the rewards. Read more...

Chargers For Any Situation, Chopper for Any Vegetable, and More Deals

We posted this deal yesterday, but it got derailed by a price mistake. If you missed out, the original deal (which is actually quite good) is back today with new promo codes. The Power Castle external charger is actually the Wirecutter's favorite, and the various bundled items all have great reviews as well. Show More Summary

The Best Way to Assemble a Sandwich So It Doesn't Fall Apart

It's not that hard to throw a sandwich together, but being more strategic in your sandwich layering strategy could make the difference between a sloppy sandwich and one that keeps its ingredients together as it should. Read more...

Another Researcher Shows How Social Networks Can Follow You Online

Security researcher Andris Atteka discovered a way to see LinkedIn users that came to his blog page, and get their profile information as long as they were logged in when they did it. It serves as a good reminder: log out of social networks when you're finished. Read more...

Spot a Touched-Up Photo by Looking at the Light

It's good to know if someone's trying to trick you. AddictiveTips recommends looking at the light in a photo to see if it's been photoshopped. Read more...

How to Make the Most of a Mentor and Get Ahead in Your Career

Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that's not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of your mentor doesn't come with a handbook. So we wrote one. Read more...

Deal with the Elephant in the Room First to Become a Better Leader

When you're a leader, your job is (in part) to deal with the issues that everyone who follows you is worried about. If you know there's an elephant in the room, be the first one to speak up about it. Read more...

Wrap Your Paint Trays in Plastic Bags for Easy Cleanup

Getting your paint trays clear of residual paint can be an arduous job. So instead of scrubbing away your day, wrap your tray with a plastic bag and pour your paint onto that. Read more...

This Video Explains When Carbon Steel Knives are Better than Stainless

Carbon steel knives are popular among chefs and people who love to cook for a number of reasons, but they're also much more expensive than stainless steel. To find out if the performance delta was worth the price, America's Test Kitchen brought some serious science to bear. Here's what they found. Read more...

Wrap Corks with Wax Paper to Easily Reseal and Reopen Wine Bottles

Corks can break while opening a bottle, or expand when exposed to air, making it hard to reseal your wine. Try wrapping the cork in wax paper before reinserting it. Read more...

What “Frugal” Habits Aren’t Actually Worthwhile?

Frugality is great. It's all about making the most out of something and avoiding waste. But there are some "frugal" tactics that aren't frugal at all. We want to know—what money saving habits aren't worth it? Read more...

Eat Healthy Meals with the "Never Two in a Row" Plan

We all tend to indulge our food cravings once in a while, which means added pounds and broken diets—especially on vacation. Try alternating healthy and unhealthy meals to avoid going on a binge. Read more...

Ask Yourself These Five Questions to Prioritize Your To-Do List

Your to-do list should only have the items that need to be there. To prioritize it, ask a series of questions about each task, so you know whether to keep it on your list or trash it. Read more...

Why Your Privacy Matters, Even If You're Not "Doing Anything Wrong"

We've talked about why privacy matters in the internet age, but it's an ongoing battle. Glenn Greenwald—one of the first reporters to write about Edward Snowden's release of classified files—explains in this TED Talk why privacy is important, regardless of whether you do anything wrong or not. Read more...

Hundreds of Dropbox Passwords Leaked, Change Yours Now

A few hundred Dropbox usernames and passwords have leaked on Reddit, possibly as part of a much larger breach involving millions of accounts. Time to change your passwords. Read more...

The Risk Consultant's Daily Bag

A Fire and Risk Consultant's job requires someone to quickly gauge the risk of a building and help improve it. That type of attention to detail also transfers over to their daily carry, which Everyday Carry reader Chris Carlton shares here. Read more...

Give Better Feedback by Using "And" Instead of "But"

When you're trying to give good feedback, you can often negate your efforts by adding a "but" after a positive statement. By using "and" instead, you can avoid someone getting defensive or vulnerable. Read more...

Learn to Properly Split Wood with This Instructional Video

If you have a fireplace or a wood-burning stove, splitting your own firewood is a great skill to learn. This video demonstrates tips and tricks for splitting logs, as well as how to safely use the tools. Read more...

Ride Sharing Services Compared by Fare and Wait Time

Ride sharing services have exploded into popularity, making it a lot easier to get where you need to go in metropolitan areas. Ride fare estimating web site What's the Fare compared all of their data for services UberX, Lyft, Sidecar, and standard taxi services, to see who fared better. Read more...

Deadspin Photos: Dolphins, Packers Fans Brawl In Parking Lot | io9 The GOP Intensifies Its Attacks O

Deadspin Photos: Dolphins, Packers Fans Brawl In Parking Lot | io9 The GOP Intensifies Its Attacks On The National Science Foundation | Jalopnik 'Agent Of Satan' Pulled Over In Florida | Jezebel #Gamergate Trolls Aren't Ethics Crusaders; They're a Hate Group | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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