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Count Macronutrients Instead of Calories for Better Diet Success

If you’ve ever read a fitness blog, forum, or even Instagram, you’ve probably heard the term macros thrown around. Short for “macronutrients,” it refers to carbs, fats, and proteins—the three basic components of every diet. If you get their proportions right, it makes dieting a lot more effective when simple calorie restriction fails. Read more...

What’s Worth Buying at the Dollar Store?

Dollar stores can be very hit-or-miss. Sure, there’s plenty of stuff well worth a buck. But there’s a lot of junk, too. If you’re a dollar store shopper, tell us what’s worth buying. Read more...

Give Yourself a Financial "Mission" to Save Like a Soldier

When you’re in the military, saving money is different from most people. Often, expenses are accounted for and you don’t usually have the freedom to blow through cash. If you’re a civilian that needs to catch up on savings, “deploy” yourself for a set period to save like soldiers do. Read more...

Stop Talking and Start Listening to Become More Persuasive

When you want to change someone else’s point of view, it’s easy to assume that if you talk enough, people will listen. Often, that’s not the case, though. In reality, if you want people to come to your side of an issue, it helps to listen to theirs first. Read more...

The Most Common Illegal Job Interview Questions You Should Watch Out For

Interviewing for a job doesn’t mean you have to give up all of your personal information and backstory. Whether you’re prepping for an upcoming interview, or wondering about a previous one, these are the questions you’re legally protected from having to answer. Read more...

Beware of Ticks: Lyme Disease May Be More Common This Year

This year may be a bad one for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. One group of parasitologists is predicting “higher than usual threat” in areas where Lyme is already common, and the disease continues to gain territory every year (as the CDC maps above show). Read more...

Build a DIY Mudroom Bench Seat with Secret Storage

Mudrooms are great for storing coats, boots, and other stuff right by the door, but they aren’t exactly furniture-friendly. This creates a great opportunity test your woodworking skills and build a custom fit shoe bench that makes use of the entire space. Read more...

There are only two ways you should see the country by wheeled vehicle: buy a convertible and take as

There are only two ways you should see the country by wheeled vehicle: buy a convertible and take as few of your possessions as possible, or, the other way, take a bathroom, a kitchen, and all the comforts of home with you. Here’s how to do the latter without breaking the bank or breaking your mind. [Jalopnik ] Read more...

Add Ice Water to Burger Patties to Keep Them Moist

We thought we’d come across every burger-making tip out there, from how to pack the patties correctly to the right way to smash burgers. But here’s a smart-sounding one we’d never heard of until now: to keep patties extra juicy, add a little ice water to your meat. Read more...

Turn Your Favorite Snack Food into Seasoning with a Spice Grinder

Add an extra punch of flavor to dishes by grinding up tasty Doritos or Cheetos. Doritos dusted popcorn is so much better than regular popcorn. Read more...

Go Barefoot at the Gym to Get More Out of These Exercises

Running isn’t the only exercise you can do barefoot. Try these other exercises sans shoes for better balance and stronger feet. Read more...

Learn the Six Key Principles of Persuasion with This Video

When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want. This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you can use to start influencing others. Read more...

Wego Is a Customizable Weather Client for the Terminal

Just because you’re a command line power user doesn’t mean you don’t need to know what the weather forecast is. Wego is a weather app for Terminal that displays the weather in a variety of ways and looks great doing it. Read more...

The Most and Least Expensive US Cities to Have a Dog

Dogs are adorable, loving companions. But taking care of one can also be really expensive, and where you live can affect how costly it is to be a dog owner. Here are the most and least expensive cities to have a dog in the United States. Read more...

Spaces Manages Chrome Windows, Saves Tab Layouts For Later

Chrome: The person who invented browser tabs was obviously a genius, but it left us with the problem of managing multiple open tabs. Spaces makes it easier by allowing you to save and jump between open windows of various tabs. Read more...

Turn Your Fan On and Off Automatically Based on the Air Temperature

From the lazy-but-totally-awesome files: Here are two solutions for making your fan automatically turn on once the air reaches a certain temperature, so you don’t have to move a muscle. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Home Theater Upgrades and Sticking it to Your ISP

The iPad Mini 3 starts at just $300 today at Best Buy, so if you don’t already own a Mini 2, this is a great excuse to buy in or upgrade: Read more...

Five Best 3D Printing Services

Getting something 3D printed is easier now than it’s ever been, and there are plenty of reasons why you might want to. From just making something special and unique to replacing broken parts, 3D printing services make it easy. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations. Read more...

AndroidTool Takes One-Click Screencasts and Screenshots from Your Phone

Android/OS X: If you want to take screencasts or screenshots of your Android phone and instantly have them saved to your computer, AndroidTool makes the process as simple as a single click—assuming you have a Mac to go with that Android device, that is. Read more...

Turn a Jar of Mayo Into the Perfect Hiding Place for Your Valuables

Thieves like to get in and get out of your home as fast as possible. This DIY hideaway for your valuables sits in one of the last places they’ll ever look: your fridge. Read more...

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