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The Speedtest Chrome Extension Tests Your Internet Speed without Leaving the Page You're On

Chrome: The Speedtest web site has long been the go-to method of quickly testing your download speeds, but if you find yourself doing it a lot, you might want a more accessible solution. The Speedtest Chrome extension does just that. Read more...

Wait Out the Summer With This Discounted Cuisinart Soft Serve Machine

It’s too hot to even leave the house for ice cream, but it’s easy to make it yourself with this Cuisinart soft serve machine. The ICE-45 even includes three mix-in dispensers that automatically add sprinkles, chocolate chips, or other small extras to your treat. The sweetest part? $71 is the best price Amazon’s listed in 2016. Read more...

TimeResQ Saves You Time, Brings You Groceries and Supplies While You're On Vacation

Part of traveling is eating out, enjoying the city, and experiencing local cuisine—but eating out every night may not be in the budget, so you’ll need some supplies for your hotel room or Airbnb. That’s where TimeResQ comes in. They’ll bring you groceries, toiletries, or other supplies. Read more...

Transform Leftover Fried Chicken Into a Super Flavorful Salad

Poached chicken is usually the star of the chicken salad, but Lucky Peach has a recipe that uses cold, leftover fried chicken to make a super simple, tasty salad. (Extra credit if that chicken is KFC; all that MSG means umami-packed goodness.) Read more...

Win10 Widgets Brings System Monitors and Other Native-Looking Tools to Your Desktop

Windows: Built-in desktop widgets left Windows with the end of the sidebar, but they’ve always been available with third party apps like the always-incredible Rainmeter. Win10 Widgets is a Rainmeter package that brings a lot of those informative widgets back to Windows in a way that looks natural in Windows 10. Read more...

Avis Now Lets You Browse and Exchange Car Rentals in Real Time

iOS, Android: Car rental company Avis has had its own app for a while, but they recently released an update that makes it a lot more useful. Customers can now browse their selection in real-time, exchange cars at the last minute, and get fuel and mileage readings straight from their phone. Read more...

An Easy Way to Make Oatmeal In the Microwave Without It Exploding

I like to microwave oats for a quick meal, but I used to get so frustrated when my microwave made my oatmeal overflow like a third grade science experiment. Then I discovered a life-changing way to prevent a mushy mess in the microwave: all I had to do was switch the power setting. Read more...

All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in August 2016

Summer’s already nearing its end, and Netflix is trying to prevent you from going outside with a new series about the rise of hip-hop and disco, a handful of original movies, and perhaps most importantly, the first and third The Fast and the Furious movies. Read more...

Airlines Will Soon Have to Refund Baggage Fees When They Lose Your Luggage

Airlines love their baggage fees, and collectively, they earn billions from those fees every year. There’s finally good news for customers, though. A new law requires airlines to refund your fee if they lose your luggage, which seems only fair. Read more...

Defuse Arguments with Your Partner Through Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness can mean many different things and has many different benefits , but it isn’t limited to your own improvement. You can also use mindfulness to defuse emotionally charged moments between you and your partner. Here’s what we mean. Read more...

How to Copy and Paste Like a Boss

For something so essential to everyday computing, the clipboard tool is actually pretty limited. After all these years, it can still only handle one thing at a time. Copy or cut something new, and the previous contents of the clipboard are lost. Fortunately, there are both Windows and Mac tools available that will let you upgrade your clipboard experience. Read more...

Macerate Fruit Before Baking to Keep Pies From Getting Too Juicy

Fresh fruit pies made with sweet, fragrant fruit are perhaps the most perfect dessert, but working with super juicy fruit means your pie sometimes overrunneth. Luckily, you can control the juiciness with a little maceration. Read more...

Things to Consider When Buying Your First Home Gym Equipment

If you’re interested in buying gym equipment for your home, the options are daunting: Should you get the dumbbell set, a jump rope, a pull-up bar, or just one highly versatile piece of equipment? The answer is simple: Think about your current workout, and your goals. Read more...

Deadspin The Stone Cold Stunner Is The Most Important Wrestling Move Of All Time | Jezebel Democrati

Deadspin The Stone Cold Stunner Is The Most Important Wrestling Move Of All Time | Jezebel Democratic VP Nominee Tim Kaine Proves to Be the DNC’s Increasingly Charming Dad | Gizmodo A Crazy New Species of Beaked Whale Has Been Discovered in the Pacific | Gawker We Found the Email Hacker | Read more...

Self-Deprivation Is Not a Required Element of a Good Budget

Anyone with an opinion about your budget will probably leap at the chance to tell you that cutting stuff is the only way to save. While it’s true that reducing expenses is an essential part of balancing your budget, that doesn’t mean that depriving yourself constantly is necessary. Read more...

Everything You Need to Know About the Third Day at the DNC

Last night, President Barack Obama took the stage to endorse Hillary Clinton’s run for the presidency. Here’s everything you need to know about last night’s events at the Democratic National Convention. Read more...

Eat a Lobster the Right Way With This Handy Chart

Lobsters are a positively delicious seafood, but they’re not exactly the easiest food to eat. Especially if you don’t have it very often. If you’ve never had it, or just need a refresher, this graphic walks you through eating a lobster. Read more...

Five Fun Science Experiments You Can Do at Home With Your Kids

You’ve already taken your summer trip, it’s too hot to do anything outside, and the kids are tired of the library. It’s the perfect time for at-home science experiments. These five experiments are fun even if you don’t have kids, but if you do, there’s even more reason to spend an afternoon exploring science. Read more...

The Momentum Inspired Desktop

Reader geeklibrarian’s desktop is inspired by Momentum, one of our favorite Chrome extensions , and it looks beautiful. Peaceful and calming, but informative at the same time. Here’s how to get the same look. Read more...

Brine Corn Before Grilling for Tender Ears and Tons of Flavor

Grilled corn is a summertime staple, and a quick bath in a brine—just salt and water—before it hits the grill can vastly improve its texture and flavor, which is saying a lot, since grilled corn is already delicious. Read more...

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