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What's The Best 3D Printing Service?

Getting something 3D printed, whether it’s for a DIY project or you’re replacing a broken part, is easy. You have tons of places you can send photos or plans off to and have your item made. This week we want to know which ones you think are the best. Read more...

Load Cached Pages in Chrome Without Internet by Enabling this Flag

Your browser saves a cache of most pages you visit. Wouldn’t it be handy if you could access that cache when you lose internet? By enabling the Offline Auto-Reload Mode flag, you can do just that. Read more...

How to Support Someone When They Decide to Quit Smoking

Earlier this year, my fiance decided to quit his heavy smoking. Of course, I wanted to help, but as someone who’s never had a true addiction, I had no idea how to make it easier on him. After months of living with someone who finally kicked the habit, here’s what I’ve learned. Read more...

The Sharp Dressed Earth Desktop

Thomas over at Flickr combines one of my favorite wallpapers with some smart widgets and music playback controls to create a workspace that’s probably as much fun to use as it is to look at. Here’s how he set it all up. Read more...

The UST 30-Day LED Lantern Is a Great Camping Lantern for Your Money

Whether you’re camping or just enjoying the outdoors, a reliable source of light is a must, and The Sweethome thinks the UST 30-Day is the best LED lantern for your money. Read more...

The Simplest Way to Designate a Home for Items That Are Easy to Lose

Small items like keys, tools, credit cards, and remotes have a tendency to vanish from time to time, so it’s important to designate a home for them. If you don’t know where would be best, it might help to imagine them being lost already. Read more...

Stay Safe and Avoid Damaging Your Lawnmower by Walking the Route First

Rocks, toys, and sticks can wreak havoc on your lawnmower’s blades, and can also be a danger to you. Taking some time to check the lawnmower’s path will save you a lot of trouble. Read more...

I'm Tom Standage, Deputy Editor of The Economist, and This Is How I Work

The Economist is one of the leading international newspapers today, bringing precisely crafted news and commentary to its weekly pages and website. Serving as deputy editor for the paper and also heading their digital strategy is Tom Standage. Read more...

Pedialyte May Help Your Hangover, But It Won’t “Cure” It

Originally meant for diarrhea-stricken kids, the electrolyte drink Pedialyte has gained a reputation as a hangover cure—enough that one-third of its buyers are adults. Will it cure your hangover? Probably not, but it might help a little. Read more...

Save Leftover Pickle Juice for Brining Chicken

If you’ve got leftover pickle juice and you haven’t already made cocktails from it, don’t toss it. Save it for the next time you want to brine some chicken. Read more...

Skip the Digging and Tilling with a Lasagna Garden

Lasagna gardening is a layered gardening technique that’s great when you have space or soil constraints. It’s a form of no-dig garden that gives increased yields with fewer weeds and pests. Read more...

How to Modify a Cheap BBQ Smoker for Better Tasting Meats

Once you become adept at grilling, a smoker is usually the next step up in outdoor cooking. Most big box retailers sell inexpensive smokers for under $300 from Char-Broil, Brinkmann, and Weber. These smokers are functional, but leave a lot to be desired in terms of smoking performance. Show More Summary

Saying "Just This Once" Is a Sign You're About to Do Something Stupid

“Just this once” is a dangerous phrase to think or say to yourself. Often it serves as an excuse to do something you know you shouldn’t. Read more...

Calendly Schedules Meetings with Others Based on Your Availability

Finding a time that’s good for everyone to hop on a call or participate in a meeting often turns into a bad game of email tag. Calendly makes scheduling super simple, by coordinating your availability with others’. Read more...

Find Out If Short Hair Will Look Good on You with This Simple Test

If you’ve never had short hair, you might wonder whether short hair would look good on you. Here’s an easy way to figure it out: the 2.25 inch rule. Read more...

Crapware Is a Horrible Problem and It's All Our Fault

I love free apps. Who doesn’t love getting something for nothing? There’s just one problem: on the other side of that download link, every developer has to choose whether to charge money for their app, or offer it for free and find some other way to make money. And when we refuse to pay, we make that decision for them. We’ve created a demand for bundled crapware. Read more...

This Graphic Shows the Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA

Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. Read more...

Spotify's Next Update Brings Video, Podcasts, Smart Playlists, and More

Spotify unveiled today that podcasts, video content, and playlists generated to perfectly fit your mood are all coming in their next major update. Here’s everything you need to know. Read more...

How to Migrate From an Old NAS to a New One Overnight with rsync

A NAS, or network-attached storage device, is great for storing files you can reach from any computer in the house. But when you upgrade to a new one, you’re stuck copying everything over by hand, swapping drives, and risking data loss. Here’s a much more reliable method. Read more...

Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed at Work With the “Four D's"

You likely know the stressful, frustrating feeling of having too much on your plate. Next time you’ve got too much to handle, try the Four D’s method: delete, defer, delegate or diminish one of your priorities. Read more...

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