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Save $9 On One Of Your Favorite Anker Desk Lamps

Anker’s Lumos line of desk lamps are is our readers’ favorite, and the A4 model (now sold under Anker’s home line, Eufy), is on sale for $31 today, down from its usual $40. The standout feature here is four different color temperatures at five brightness levels, meaning you can energize yourself for an all-nighter, or… Read more...

This Tool Calculates How Much Your Investment Fees Add Up Over Time

When you buy and hold a mutual fund in your retirement account, you pay an expense ratio, which is basically a fee to the firm that manages the fund. Typically, expense ratios range from about 0.15% to well over 1%, which doesn’t seem like a huge difference. However, expense ratios add up over time and this calculator… Read more...

Just Open & Type is a Fast, Minimal Notes and Journaling App

iOS: There is no shortage of apps for writing down your thoughts, but many writing and note-taking apps suffer from feature bloat that impede the actual writing. Just Open & Type forgoes the unnecessary stuff and lives up to its name. Read more...

Squeeze More Battery Out of Your Phone With Android Doze Apps

Android Doze is an unsung hero, saving your battery when you’re not using your phone. Third-party apps like Greenify, ForceDoze, and Naptime can squeeze even more juice out of your phone, but they can do a whole lot more if you tweak them. Read more...

Take a Free Digital Photography Class From Harvard

Photography isn’t as easy as many people assume, but you can learn the basics on your own. And if you need some structured lessons, this 12-module course from Harvard will teach you everything from exposure settings to reading histograms. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Activewear, CarPlay, iPhone Cases, and More

Amazon’s one-day activewear sale, an Aukey condenser microphone, and CarPlay for for existing vehicle lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...

How to Choose, Clean, and Care for Your Cutting Boards

If you do any amount of cooking, you’re going to need to cut, chop, and slice, and that means you’re going to need a surface on which to perform all of that cutting, chopping, and slicing. Cutting boards come in a varietyof materials, and picking the right one can make all the difference. Read more...

Deepfocus Mixes Ambient Background Noise With Music

Some people work or study better in silence, and silence drives other people nuts. If you like background noise, Deepfocus helps you mix music with ambient sounds to help you stay focused while you work. Read more...

Turn a Pool Noodle Into “Quiet” Blocks for Kids to Play With

Every child has, plays with, and loves stacking blocks, but a little peace and quiet is a good thing to have too. Use a pool noodle to make a set of “quiet” blocks that just as fun to play with but a little quieter to get the best of both worlds. Read more...

Mix Natural Peanut Butter After It's Separated With a Hand Mixer

Natural peanut butter may be delicious, but it does have the annoying habit of separating out. Storing it upside down can help, but if you find yourself confronted with an oily, un-spreadable jar of nut butter, use your hand mixer to smooth it out. Read more...

Live Like You Don't Give a F By Caring Strongly About Just a Few Things

From time to time, it feels like it would be nice to just stop giving a crap about the rat race and do what you want. The below video (which contains strong language) points out that you can, by simply caring about just a few things. Read more...

The Department of Energy's DIY Projects Reduce Your Home Energy Use

If you own your home, there are lots of little ways you can improve your house for long-term energy savings that cut down your utility bills. The Department of Energy has a whole page dedicated eight of these projects with in-depth guides. Read more...

Google Saves Offline Searches, Finds Results When You Get Service Again

Android: When your phone loses service, Google search becomes useless. The company wants to fix that. Now, if you make a search while you’re away from an internet connection, your phone will save the search and try again when you regain service. Read more...

The Biggest Complaints About 401(k)s

Saving for retirement is a lot like going to the dentist. We all know we should do it, but it’s easy to procrastinate because it’s painful and boring. As intimidating as investing is, a 401(k) is a great start and a great savings motivator. 401(k)s are far from perfect, though. Read more...

The Mounted Everything Workspace

Lainz’s setup is unique in a few ways, one of which that he has a pair of speakers mounted to monitor arms just above his displays. Really offers that whole surround sound feel. Beyond that though, the setup has a few more neat surprises in store. Here are some more photos. Read more...

Gut Fish the Japanese Way With a Pair of Chopsticks

If you need to gut your fresh catch of the day, all you need is a pair of chopsticks. Warning: you will literally see a fish’s guts get yanked out of its mouth. Read more...

Remains of the Day: The Original iPhone No Longer Works on AT&T

AT&T discontinued their 2G wireless network at the start of 2017. The change went unnoticed by most, but perhaps not by faithful longtime users of the original iPhone. That and more in today’s news. Read more...

How Presidential Commutations and Pardons Work

President Obama gave out dozens of pardons today, and commuted the sentences of over 200 people—including Chelsea Manning. Here are the differences between presidential pardons and commutations, as well as how the process unfolds. Read more...

Elevate Breakfast Pizza by Treating It Like French Toast

Cold pizza is a near perfect breakfast food, but you can make it even more “breakfast-y” by giving it the French toast treatment. Read more...

Five Steps to Help You Cut Your Cable Bill

At the start of every year, you likely spend time combing through your budget, looking for expenses to cut so you can make good on your resolution to save more. And the first cost that may come to mind is your cable bill. Read more....

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