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Gawker Time For the Next Global Financial Panic?

Gawker Time For the Next Global Financial Panic? Maybe! | io9 Here Are Three “Simple” Puzzles That Many People Get Wrong Anyway | Jalopnik Everything I Want For Christmas Is This 3D Racing Simulator | Kotaku Neopets Community Melts Down: “Eat My Ho Butt.” | Read more...

Make Sorbet from Any Fruit with this Simple Recipe

Sorbet is a refreshing way to enjoy your favorite fruit. You can make sorbet from any fruit with this easy recipe. Read more...

Turn Overripe Tomatoes into Tomato Water Instead of Trashing Them

Overripe tomatoes may be a little too soft for a sandwich, but according to the good folks at Bon Appetit, there’s no reason to chuck ‘em. You’ll want to rinse or cut off the mold, of course, but once that’s taken care of you’re just hours away from delicious tomato water, a light but umami-packed liquid perfect for summer sauces. Read more...

Junk Doesn't Become Worth Something Just Because It's Free

“Why not? It’s free.” These two sentences can spell doom for your garage, closet, and junk drawer. We all love free stuff. Even if it’s something we didn’t want before, we’re tempted to get it if it’s free. That doesn’t make it worth something, though. Read more...

Take a Risk When You Have a Shot, Rather Than Waiting Until You're Sure

No one wants to take a risk and fail. We all have an instinct to wait until something is a sure thing before taking the leap. However, that hesitancy can lead to missing out. Instead, take the risk once you’re sure you have a decent chance of succeeding. Read more...

Skip the Alcohol Before Bed to Sleep Better

It’s Monday morning. You probably feel groggy and grumpy. Sure, that’s partly because Monday sucks, but if your idea of relaxing on the weekends might include having a couple beers before bed, that alcohol could be screwing up your sleep. Read more...

Make These DIY Detachable Magnetic Lights for Your Safety Goggles

Wearing safety goggles in the workshop is a must, and these DIY lighted goggles from our friend Jude Pullen are a great way to stay safe while you work and get a little extra task lighting in there so you can see what you’re doing. Luckily, they’re super easy to make. Read more...

The Difference Between Road Rage and Regular Rage (and Why It Matters)

No matter how calm of a person you are, driving has a tendency to bring out the worst in us. Perhaps it’s the personal armor of being in a steel case on wheels, but road rage feels different than regular old rage. Let’s take a look at why that is. Read more...

This Video Explains the Brain Benefits of Learning Multiple Languages

Learning a second language is great for traveling and getting a better paying job, but it can also make your brain healthier. Read more...

Build a Solar Powered Mailbox Notification System

Sick of walking over to the mailbox only to find it empty? Adafruit has a guide for building a system where you’ll get notified when the mail arrives. Read more...

Make Better Conversation With the 50/50 Rule for Listening and Talking

Maybe you talk too much in conversation; maybe you clam up. Either way, communication skills don’t come naturally for everyone. For a better conversational flow, use the 50/50 ratio for talking and listening. Read more...

Inputting+ Adds Undo, Redo, and Find and Replace to Android Text Input

Android: Entering text on your smartphone has gotten easier over the years, but it’s still not quite as easy as a desktop. Inputting+ helps by bringing some key features, including undo, redo, and find and replace. Read more...

"Good Investing Is Usually Quite Boring."

If you find investing “fun”, you’re probably taking bigger risks than you should. Adam Nash, CEO of Wealthfront, puts it well: “Good investing is usually quite boring.” Read more...

moveBuddha Compares Moving Costs, Offers a Personal Assistant to Help

moveBuddha is a new service that wants to make it easy to choose to hire professional movers, get a storage container, or do your own move. Type in your to and from zip codes, how much you have to move, and when, and you’ll see estimates for each type of move, along with an offer to have an assistant help with the details. Read more...

This Video Debunks Three Popular Wine Myths

A whole lot of people enjoy drinking wine, but there’s still a lot of confusion surrounding it. This video explains the truth about three commonly held wine beliefs. Read more...

Cook S'mores Inside a Waffle Cone for a Mess-Free Treat

S’mores are a sign of summer and camping, but they can get a little messy if you’re not careful. Center Cut Cook suggests that one way to keep them contained is by cooking them inside a waffle cone. Read more...

Only Respond to Commitments with Either "No" or "Hell Yes"

It’s easy to over fill your schedule if you’re not careful. Committing to something you’re not enthusiastic about is a quick way to get overwhelmed. The next time you’re considering whether to add something to your schedule, if your answer isn’t along the lines of “Hell yeah!” then say “No.” Read more...

Nekoze for Mac Uses an Adorable Cat to Improve Your Posture

OS X: Odds are you could probably improve your posture a bit while you work, and Nekoze is a fun little app that will help you do it. Nekoze takes the form of a cat that keeps an eye on your posture while you sit at your desk. If you slouch too much, the cat will flash a warning on screen, telling you to sit up straight. Read more...

Block Excessive Notifications from Any App in Lollipop with a Long Press

Android: If you’re getting swamped with unnecessary notifications, Android Lollipop has a built-in shortcut to cut down on that spam. Read more...

Top 10 Ways to Rock a Garage Sale (as a Seller or a Shopper)

It’s prime time to clean out our homes and find some great deals. Whether you hop around to garage sales or are planning on having your own, these ten tips could help you make the most of garage sale season. Read more...

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