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How to Prepare for Everything That Can Possibly Go Wrong on Your Trip

You want everything to go perfectly when you travel, but things almost never do. Here are some common ways your trip can get derailed, and what you can do to prepare for them. Read more...

Save up to 25% on Airfare by Cancelling and Rebooking Within 24 Hours

Plane ticket prices fluctuate wildly—often within the same day. Hopper found that two out of three ticket prices drop at some point within 24 hours and you can save an average of $67 using the little-known free cancellation policy. Read more...

Clean Your Woodworking Blades and Bits to Keep Them in Good Shape

If you take care of your woodworking blades and bits, they'll take care of you. Set up a cleaning station that makes it easy to remove and contain dirt, rust and resin from your blades and bits. Read more...

How Inbox by Gmail Works, and How to Use It for More Productive Email

Last week, Google released a brand new email service called Inbox. If you're knew to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, here's what we've found after a week of using it as a daily driver. Read more...

Stock Up On Wireless Charging Pads, Vacuum-Seal Food, and More Deals

If your phone has wireless charging built-in, it never hurts to have an extra charging pad handy. [ iClever Qi Enabled Wireless Charger, $20 with code 6KQZG38U ] Read more...

Choose the Right Mattress for Your Body Type

Just as you should select a pillow based on your sleeping style and to correct body problems, choose the proper mattress that will support your spine (and not cause pain). Read more...

Ask An Expert: Car Repair, Maintenance And Modification Questions

Are you curious about working on your own car? Want a mechanic's opinion on how much shop labor should cost? Is your car in dire straits and you need insight on what to do with your rusting driveway ornament? Well, we're here and ready for you to pick our brains and ask all of your greasy, greasy questions. Read more...

Focus on Food to Be Better at Networking

Networking is an often tedious part of career-building. There's one thing everyone has in common, though: a need to eat. To get better at networking, focus on the food. Read more...

Define What Your Emergency Fund is For To Avoid Spending It Carelessly

Having an emergency fund is commonly accepted (and good!) advice. When to spend it is addressed less often. To make it simple to decide when to use it, define what it's for first. Read more...

How to Tell Your Boss You're Unhappy at Work

In an ideal world, our jobs would be challenging, engaging, and rewarding all the time, but that isn't always the case. How do you deal with unhappiness at work? Ideally, i t may just take a small tweak to get your career back on track to a more satisfying path, and you can start by telling your boss. Read more...

WikiTweaks Adds Pop-Up Summaries, Removes Clutter on Wikipedia

Chrome: Wikipedia is a useful tool, but it's navigation hasn't changed much over the last several years. WikiTweaks gives you a few new options to play around with. Read more...

Deadspin Jose Canseco Accidentally Shoots Off His Middle Finger | Gizmodo New Avengers: Age of Ultro

Deadspin Jose Canseco Accidentally Shoots Off His Middle Finger | Gizmodo New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer: You're Not Worthy | Jezebel How to Bury a Woman Who Fucked The Devil and Might Come Back Angry | Kotaku Pokémon's Creepy Lavender Town Myth, Explained Read more...

How "Extreme Reach Barriers" Keep You From Improving Yourself

Achieving a goal takes work, but we often blow that work out of proportion. Ramit Sethi calls these "extreme reach barriers", and these psychological barriers can shut down a goal before you even start. Read more...

TransferCar Lets Your Rent a Car One-Way for Free

There are lots of ways to get a free car to drive on your next road trip. TransferCar makes it even easier to find free one-way rental cars by showing specific routes and perks that come with the drive (such as free gas, expenses, or insurance coverage). Read more...

Strategies for Cultivating a Mindset of Financial Independence

As I've stated many times, Sarah and I have a central goal of financial independence at the earliest possible age. Financial independence, to us, means that the requirement of money in exchange for our work becomes entirely optional, leaving us to choose options for our work based entirely on our own skills and personal joy. Show More Summary

Create a Set of Scripts to Say “No” Nicely

We've talked about why it's important to say "No" before. Saying no bolsters focus. Saying no tactfully can be difficult, though, so create a few scripts for yourself that say no nicely. Read more...

Find the Right Bike Size for You with These Measurements

When you buy a bike, it's best to try them on for size. But you can get a good idea of what size to start with by measuring your inseam. Read more...

The Secret Powers of Chrome's Address Bar

Chrome's address bar doesn't do much at a glance. Type in a URL and you're taken to a web site. But it can do a lot more if you know how to use it. Read more...

The Very Yosemite Desktop

Reader joshnroy just upgraded to Yosemite, did just a little tweaking, and submitted this serene desktop of Yosemite National Park running on OS X Yosemite. Here's what he used to set it up. Read more...

Master Self-Control by Thinking of Urges as a Passing Wave

Developing self control is not always easy to do, especially when you're trying to change a habit you've developed over time. To help fight your desire and stay the course, think of desire as a wave that builds and eventually passes by. Read more...

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