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Treat Cracked Heels Overnight with Coconut Oil

Cracked heels look bad, snag on blankets and clothes, and can be downright painful. Treat them overnight with coconut oil for some relief. Read more...

Freeze Bacon Fat to Upgrade Any Dish Any Time

It’s no secret that cooking with bacon fat makes many dishes that much more tasty. But did you know that you can freeze it and keep it indefinitely? Read more...

Are E-Cigarettes Safe? Here’s What We Know

Everybody’s got an opinion on e-cigarettes: ask ten people about their safety and you’ll get ten different answers. Fierce debates can rage because there just isn’t a lot of data yet, but there are a few things experts can agree on. Let’s look at the details. Read more...

Craft a Perfect Resume Summary with this Checklist

Recruiters don’t tend to spend much time looking at resumes, so getting to the point as quickly as possible is a must. Over at Harvard Business Review, they created a checklist to make your resume’s summary section noteworthy and short. Read more...

The 8-Bit City Home Screen

8-bit designs may have been a technological necessity back in the day, but now they have a nostalgic charm. This 8-bit landscape, by reddit user Esrahaddon, can actually animate a retro city on your home screen when set up properly. Read more...

Use an Alias Folder in Dropbox to Quickly Save iOS Attachments 

Saving email attachments and other files to Dropbox is a great way to smooth out your workflow between working on your phone and your computer, but it gets a little messy. Over on the Sweet Setup, they suggest using an alias folder so you remember to actually check it. Read more...

Reeder 3 for Mac Is Available as a Public Beta

Mac: Reeder is our favorite RSS client for Mac and today a public beta of the new version, Reeder 3 is available for free. Read more...

Start a New Job Search 18 Months After Starting a New Job

Whether you’ve been with your employer for a while or have just been hired for a job, it’s a good idea to regularly search the job market to see what else is out there. Career Pivot recommends being prepared to switch jobs every 3 years. Read more...

Use Your Coding Skills to Help Solve Civic Problems at Code for America

If you have programming or design skills, you can use that talent to help improve communities by working on projects for city governments. Read more...

Calculate Whether You'll Get a Marriage Penalty or Bonus at Tax Time

Most people assume marriage means you get a big tax break. The idea is: you combine both incomes and pay a single, reduced income tax. This is true in many cases, but not all of them. This calculator tells you whether you can expect to get a bonus or penalty when it comes time to file your taxes as a married couple. Read more...

Windows 10 Uses Your Bandwidth to Distribute Updates, Disable It Here

Every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows, its servers get slammed. To help alleviate this burden, Windows 10 can download updates from other users’ computers. The problem is, it can use up your bandwidth and data caps to do so. Here’s how to turn it off. Read more...

Price Mistake! Grab a 6600mAh USB Battery Pack for $5, While You Can.

OLALA emailed us this deal for a 6600mAh battery pack, but they said it was supposed to be $10. At least for now, I’m seeing it at $5, so go grab one before they fix it. [OLALA G2 Power Bank 6600mAh, $5]http://www.ebay.com/itm/OLALA-G2-P... Read more...

The Best Windows 10 Features You Probably Haven’t Heard About

Windows 10 has arrived. Whether you’re jumping the line or still trying to decide if you should upgrade, chances are you’ve heard about some of the best new features of Windows 10. Here are some of the really awesome ones you might not have heard about. Read more...

Install a Whole-House Fan as a Cheaper Alternative to Air Conditioning

If your air conditioning is costing too much this summer, look into a whole-house fan. They cool your home by removing the hot air and exhausting it through windows or soffits in the attic. Read more...

Paribus Tracks Your Purchases to Automatically Refund Price Drops

If you buy an item and it drops in price, some retailers will refund you the difference. But most of us don’t have time to track everything we buy to see how prices fluctuate. Paribus will do the tracking for you, and, more importantly, it’ll automatically request refunds so you can get your money back without having to do a thing. Read more...

Use Leftover Pineapple Skins to Make a Refreshing Tropical Tea 

Pineapple is delicious, and not as difficult to butcher as it looks, but once you’ve cut up your fruit, don’t toss the skins. You can use them to make a delicious infused tea in about an hour.http://lifehacker.com/5897726/the-ea... Read more...

Ask an Expert: All About Windows 10

Windows 10 arrived this week, and the free update is rolling out to millions of users with a wide variety of new features and tweaks that improve on the operating system. But no doubt many of you still have questions, and we have a representative from Microsoft here to answer them. Read more...

Flavor Bourbon with Apple Peels Instead of Tossing Them

Apple peels are one of those scraps that don’t really seem to have a higher purpose, but leave it to the folks at Food 52 to find a (boozy) use for them. Just toss ‘em in a bottle of bourbon and in no time you’ll have a fancy infused liquor to gift or enjoy by yourself. Read more...

Focus On What You Can Do, Not What You Should Do

You know those moments when you’ve gobbled up an entire pizza and you mutter, with sauce still dribbling down your lips, “I shoulda ate only one slice?” But you didn’t, and the regret of bygone decisions only further undermines your drive to achieve your health goals. Show More Summary

How Do You Buy Your New Phones?

Just a few years ago, there weren’t a lot of options for buying new phones. You could either buy them outright, or sign a contract. Now there are more options than ever, so we want to know, how do you buy your new phones? Read more....

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