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Ask a Hospital for Financial Aid If You Can’t Pay the Bill

Hospital bills, even with insurance, can devastate your budget. While you might be able to negotiate your bill, also check into your hospital's financial aid program to reduce your payments. Read more...

Try a Computer “Desktop Zero” To Stay Focused on Your Work

Let's face it: some of us have messy desktops. If you can't focus, try a "Desktop Zero" approach to stay productive. Read more...

Subscribe and Save Online Doesn't Always Save You Money

Places like Amazon and Target both have subscription shopping programs—you tell them what you need and how often, and they ship it to you at a discount. They may not always be cheaper compared to local stores or warehouse clubs, though. Read more...

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Terrific Tea

Tea is only second to water when it comes to beverage popularity—so popular that it's consumed as much as coffee, soft drinks, and alcohol combined. There's always time for better tea, though, so here are ten tips and tricks to take your tea to the next level. Read more...

Avoid Wasting Stale Potato Chips by Using Them as Breading

If you're not interested in trying to resuscitate the crispiness of your now-stale potato chips, you might as well do something else with them. Breaking them up into tiny pieces can make them a tasty breading. Read more...

Make Decluttering Easier by Ditching Items You’ve Kept Out of Guilt

When you're trying to minimize the amount of clutter you have around the house, there are a lot of things that can hold you back. Don't let guilt be one of them. Read more...

Demystifying the Muse: Five Creativity Myths You Should Stop Believing

With creativity becoming a commodity that so many people trade on, it's more important than ever to have ideas constantly flowing. But are these creative careers only available to the gifted few? Not at all. Most ideas about creativity being an elusive muse just aren't accurate. Read more...

Decide What Style of Beer You Want to Drink with This Flow Chart

There's so many types of beer out there that it can be tough to decide what you want to imbibe. This handy flow chart is here to help you with that. Read more...

Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses with the Superpower Exercise

Sometimes we're more than willing to work on our weaknesses, but the problem is we haven't taken the time to identify them properly. This exercise has you identify your traits and place them into three distinct categories. Read more...

TypeSnippets Is a Visual Text Expansion Keyboard for iOS

iOS: We all know text expansion is great, but sometimes it's hard to remember the abbreviations you make. TypeSnippets solves this by making it a more visual experience. Read more...

Change Someone's Attitude By Pitching Into Their "OK Zone"

It's incredibly hard to shift someone's perspective to your point of view, but it's certainly not impossible. Harvard Business Review suggests finding someone's "OK Zone," and working from there. Read more...

?Survive a Long Treadmill Run With Quarter-Mile Change-Ups

Unchanging scenery can make "dreadmill" runs the most boring kind. If you're training to cover distance—say there's a half-marathon on your calendar—here's a trick to keep your brain awake. Read more...

This Week's Most Popular Posts: February 13th to 20th

This week we visualized our work with a new productivity method, rejoiced at the ability to download Windows ISOs, found the best home improvements, and learned some basic design. Here's a look back. Read more...

The Humble Binder Clip Just Became Much More Useful 

Just because a product seems perfect doesn't necessarily mean there isn't room to squeeze just a little more usefulness out of it. Take the humble binder, or bulldog clip, as it's often called. Its simple design lets it keep giant stacks...Show More Summary

Make a Survival Bracelet to Save You in Any Worst Case Scenario

You might already have a bug out bag or emergency kit, but those aren't any good to you if you're not carrying them when an emergency happens. This DIY bracelet packs a ton of survival tools on your wrist so you're prepared for just about any adventure. Read more...

Book Cheap Fares You Find on ITA Matrix with Hipmunk

Google's ITA Matrix is the power user's tool of choice to find flights, including cheap first-class fares and multi-city connections, but you can't book directly on the site. You can, however, use ITA Matrix codes on Hipmunk, another one of our favorite travel booking sites. Read more...

VLC Gets Extensions, Resume Playback, and Comes Back to iOS

Windows/Mac/Linux/Android/iOS: VLC is hands-down one of the best media players around and today it gets a little better by adding an in-app extensions store, playback resuming, and more. More importantly, the iOS version of the app returns to the App Store. Read more...

The Most Common Types of Debt and How to Tackle Them

Accumulating debt may seem like falling into a steep ravine and trying to climb out with nothing to hold on to. But there are some resources and methods you can arm yourself with to take control of (and pay off) your debt. Here's how to get started. Read more...

Focus on Hard Work To Address Accomplishments Without Being Boastful

Most of us have a tendency to diminish our accomplishments. Someone congratulates us, and we tell them, "ah, it's no big deal." We don't want to seem boastful. But it's okay to address your wins, and you can do it modestly by focusing on your hard work. Read more...

The Metro Areas Where Rent Is Rising Fastest

Where you live makes a big difference in how much you pay for rent. The cost to rent is increasing in the U.S. overall, but some cities are seeing higher price hikes than others. Here are the metro areas with the highest rent increases in the past year. Read more...

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