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These Automator Actions Make Apple's Photos Way More Useful

Apple’s new Photos app is better than iPhoto, but it’s still lacking in the feature department. Thankfully, Mac OS X Automation put together a few handy scripts to get more out of the software. Read more...

This Chart Showcases the Features and Downsides Channels on Sling TV

Sling TV is a pretty handy way to get cable channels without cable, but each channel has its own set of weird rules and restrictions. PC World put together a couple charts to help make sense of it all. Read more...

Code Kingdoms Teaches Kids JavaScript with a Puzzle Adventure Game

Web/iOS: A growing number of apps now are geared toward teaching kids to code because it’s a valuable skill to learn. Code Kingdoms is another such app, but it’s wrapped in a game that kids would most likely want to play anyway (programming lessons or not). Read more...

Here’s a secret: Driving through most of America can get mind-numbingly boring.

Here’s a secret: Driving through most of America can get mind-numbingly boring. Here’s how to take some great driving pictures inside your car to curb the monotony. [Jalopnik ] Read more...

The Easiest Way to Get Started Running: Mind Your Breath, Not Time

It’s a big transition, going from walking (or no exercise) to running or jogging. While many beginner running programs suggest doing timed intervals that cycle between walking and running, Runner’s World offers a simpler method. Read more...

For a Creative Spin on Asparagus, Try Shaving It

Asparagus is simple enough to cook, and it’s pretty easy to season it and make it delicious, too. But if you want to try something new with your asparagus, try shaving it. Read more...

The "Cash Back" Apps That Can Actually Save You Money When Shopping

Over the past couple years, tons of apps have popped up promising you cash back on everything you buy—but half of them are more of a pain in the ass than they're worth. Here are the ones you should actually look at (and the ones that'll just waste your time). Read more...

Did Social Assistance Help You Get Back on Your Feet?

Social assistance is a touchy topic. Some think it’s a necessary part of improving the poverty problem; others think it’s what’s making our economy weak in the first place. But we’re not here to debate. We just want to know: if you used government-funded assistance, did it actually help you? Read more...

Hang Vinyl Siding Correctly to Prevent the Pops

Vinyl siding is widely known to expand in warm weather and contract in the cold. This causes a popping sound that you can easily hear inside, and can even sound like the siding is being pulled off. To prevent it, hang your siding like this. Read more...

Any.do Adds Improved Navigation, Collaborative Lists, and More

Android/iOS/Chrome/Mac/Web: It’s hard to pick a single to-do list manager we like, but Any.do has a lot to love. The service has updated all of its apps across all platforms with a slick new interface, collaborative lists, tablet support and more. Read more...

How to Discover Your "Authentic" Self and Live the Life You Really Want

Being yourself seems self-explanatory: just wake up and do what you want to do, without following the crowds, without fear of judgment. That’s not how the world works, though. We tend to stifle our authentic selves to fit in without even realizing it. And doing so suppresses our creativity, ingenuity, and self-awareness. Read more...

Treat Yourself as You Would a Friend to Get Through Hard Times

We’re often harder on ourselves than we are on other people, especially when it comes to failures. Treat yourself with the same compassion you would a friend to make working through hard times easier. Read more...

?The Case for Intentionally Overcooking Vegetables

Popular culture tells us that limp vegetables are sad and bad (heck, we've even told you that you should cook vegetables for seven minutes or less to keep them green). But that isn't the only way to do things: in fact, mindfully overcooking your veggies can be actually be great. Read more...

No, Muscle-Building Supplements Haven't Been Proven to Cause Cancer

It seems like every day, there's a study that comes out each day linking something new to cancer. One such study by researchers at Brown University recently linked muscle building supplements (or MBS) to cancer. Will your daily creatine habit really lead to an untimely demise? Read more...

You're Not Managing Your Finances If You're Not Tracking Your Expenses

Here’s a shocking secret about money that regularly goes unnoticed: if you’re not tracking every dollar that you spend, you’re not really “managing” your finances. Crazy, right? Read more...

What's The Best Ebook Reader?

Whether you prefer an ebook reader that’s tied to an expansive store full of books or one that gives you more freedom, you have tons of options. This week we want to know which ebook reader or tablet you think is the all-around best. Read more...

Type "Find My Phone" Into Google to Locate Your Android Device

The Android Device Manager has been a useful security feature for a while, but hunting down the right bookmark when you can’t find your phone is a mild hassle. Now, instead, you can simply type “find my phone” into Google from any desktop you’re logged in on. Read more...

How to Recover From an Unproductive Day Like It Never Happened

We all have unproductive days. Maybe an unexpected event throws your schedule for a loop. Maybe you’re not feeling well. Whatever the reason, it can be tough to get back on track. Here’s how to get past the dip in productivity and back into gear. Read more...

The Fire Suppression Desktop

Our friend joergermeister has made more than a few of our favorite desktops, and this one is no different. Clean, sparse, and still functional, here’s how he set it all up. Read more...

Add Tang to Your Salsa with a Dash of Sherry Vinegar

If you like to bring unexpected flavors into your cooking, add sherry vinegar to your next salsa. You’ll add a some flavorful zest to your dish, and surprise (and hopefully delight) your guests at the same time. Read more...

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