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Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Guy's Missing Ex Just Reappeared Out Of Nowhere

Hello, all you galloping Internet sex weasels. Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating column that’s part animal, part machine. Read more...

Use a Nut Splitter to Free Super Stubborn Bolts, Nuts, or Screws

There are tons of ways to get a rusted, stuck, or jammed nut or bolt out of a piece of furniture or another object, but the folks at Make Magazine run down several methods—each a bit more destructive—in this great rundown. Our favorite though, is the nut splitter, an affordable tool worth keeping your DIY toolkit. Read more...

Elevate Edible Gifts with These Little Extras

Homemade, edible gifts can be a lot of fun to give and receive (and eat), but handing someone a jar of jam can seem a little lackluster. To bump up the wow factor, include a thoughtful accessory. Read more...

The Best and Worst States for Repaying Student Loans, Based on Disposable Income

Your student loan payments can be a big burden, depending on where you live and how much you earn. While there are a handful of factors that go into your loan affordability, Student Loan Hero came up with their own index to gauge the best and worst states in the U.S. for student debtors. Read more...

The Best, Cheapest Primers and Setters to Make Your Makeup Last All Day

Everyone can benefit from priming and setting makeup to make sure it will last all day. You don’t have to, but whether you’re using a $7 foundation or $70 one, that product was an investment, and there’s no point if you’re not going to make sure it lasts as long as possible. Read more...

Why People Gossip, and What to Do With Gossipers

We know that gossip can be about as real and credible as the fairy tales you were told as a kid, but this knowledge doesn’t deter some people from engaging in it. Here’s why people gossip (or participate in it) and what to do if you become the subject of gossip. Read more...

The "Game of Life" System Tracks and Changes Your Habits

Building good habits is a difficult process. Most experts recommend doing it through small changes and not being hard on yourself when you falter. The “Game of Life” system is built around this idea. Read more...

December’s Money Challenge: Gift Yourself

This year, we challenged you to save more, get impulsive spending under control, and even earn some extra cash. For the final installment of this year’s Ultimate Money Challenge, we want you to gift yourself—by saving a portion of your holiday spending. Read more...

Use Prepaid Cards to Keep Kids (or Yourself) On Budget On Vacation

It’s hard to stick to your budget when you travel, especially if you have kids who want souvenirs or gifts that can add up. Instead, consider loading a prepaid card before your trip and giving it to your kids, or using it to cap your own souvenir spending. Read more...

Save the Liquid from Roasting Mushrooms for a Savory, Umami-Packed Condiment

Like all roasted vegetables, roasted mushrooms are pretty glorious. If you’ve ever made them, you’ve most likely noticed a bit of liquid pooling in the pan. This liquid should be drained to encourage browning, but it should not be tossed, as it makes a delicious, savory condiment. Read more...

The Differences Between Pull-Ups and Chin-Ups

Pull-ups and chin-ups are both great strength-building bodyweight exercises, but they’re not the same exercise. People tend to use them interchangeably, but the differences are distinct enough that you should avoid lumping them together. Read more...

TireRack Helps You Find the Best-Rated Replacement Tires For Your Car

In a bad situation, you’re probably getting tires based on whatever’s cheapest when yours go bad. If you have some time for some forethought, however, finding the best quality can save you in the long run. TireRack helps by rating and reviewing tires for cars and trucks. Read more...

You Can Now Use "Ok, Google" In Android Auto

Android: Google finally released a standalone Android Auto app, so you don’t need an expensive head unit to use it. Now, you can use Ok, Google to start voice commands while you’re using it, whether you have the app or the head unit. Read more...

Cope With Overwhelming Problems By Running Away For a Little While

When you face a problem so completely overwhelming that all you want to do is run away, that might actually be the best solution. As long as you come back, that is. Read more...

How Blogging Can Help Whip Your Finances into Shape

My money habits are pretty solid and that has much to do with the fact that I write about money for a living. I’m not alone. Plenty of other writers, paid or not, use blogging as a platform to get their finances in shape and document their goals. Some of the most popular money sites started out as blogs. If your … Read more...

The Highlands Desktop

This landscape may look like it’s steaming or on fire, but it’s just bright, rich colors of the time of day the photo was shot—and it makes for a beautiful wallpaper. Add a little customization, and Nicolas has a great desktop worth sitting down at every day. Here’s how it’s all set up. Read more...

Marinate Tough Greens in Oil (and Use It for Dressing) for Tastier Salads

Tough greens, like kale and collard greens, can take some work to make them suitable for salad but if you marinate them in oil for a bit first, you’ll tenderize them, make your salad even tastier, and start a light dressing all at the same time. Read more...

Remains of the Day: Uber Wants to Track Your Location Even When You're Not Using It

Uber recently started asking permission to collect your location data even when you aren’t using the app, and some people are understandably concerned. Uber says that they won’t literally track you everywhere you go; they just need a little more data about your pick-up and drop-off. Read more...

The Loudest Possible Ways to Cheer for Your Team at a Sporting Event

It’s game day. You want to be as loud as you possibly can so people know who you’re cheering for, and so you can mess with the opposing team’s heads. Here are your best options. Read more...

How a Stupid Joke Can Earn You More Money During Salary Negotiations

You’d think a salary negotiation is the last place you’d want to crack wise, but there is one type of joke that can actually influence your salary offer for the better. It all comes down to the “anchoring” effect. Read more...

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