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Your Dropbox Public Folder Isn't Public Anymore

If you’re a longtime Dropbox user, you might have noticed that your Dropbox folder changed a little yesterday. That’s because the Public folder is no longer public. Read more...

Wake Mode Convinced My Child to Go to Bed

iOS/Android: If you didn’t sleep well last night, you’ll be tired today. Duh, right? Wake Mode shows your tiredness as a battery level for your body. For you and me, that’s a cute gimmick. For my seven-year-old, it was a compelling argument for actually going to sleep. Read more...

How to Buy Your Personal Domain Name Before Some Dumb Troll Does

It’s come to our attention that Martin Shkreli, the dagger-faced pharma bro who won’t leave the world alone, is buying up domains for the names of journalists who have written about him. He even targeted Gizmodo writers. Let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Read more...

Lens Vs. Lens Helps You Pick the Right Camera Lens by Comparing Photos Taken

Especially if you’re new to photography, you might not know what to expect from different lenses. This online tool lets you compare lenses according to actual pictures photographers have taken with that lens. Read more...

The 3 x 30 Workout Routine Is Perfect For People Who Can't Work Out Consistently

If you have a hard time exercising consistently, maybe you need to reframe your ideals around working out. One sub-par workout, for instance, is better than skipping workouts altogether. Try Nate Green’s 3 x 30 workout routine. It’s just 30 minutes of your day. Read more...

We’ve Brought These Stupid ‘Internet of Things’ Hacks Upon Ourselves

Whether it’s poorly reported stories of hacked Samsung TVs, sadly hilarious tales of hacked teddy bears, or even more bizarre claims about wiretapped microwaves, real, fake, and overblown accounts of all the things that can happen with the devices we choose to connect to the internet dominate the news. We’ve brought… Read more...

Beware Being Tracked When You Sign Into Public Wi-Fi at Malls

Most of us breeze past the terms and conditions that come with free Wi-Fi networks and just hit yes so we can get online. When you sign into a mall’s Wi-Fi, though, you might be agreeing to allow them to track you. Read more...

Why We Brew Coffee and Tea Differently

You have a lot of options when it comes to preparing your coffee, and fewer options for tea. Why is that? After all, they’re both tasty drinks many of us use to kick off our mornings and relax during a busy day. Turns out, it all comes down to what flavors you’re trying to get out of each plant. Read more...

Make Richer Almond Milk With Almond Butter

Almond milk is the non-dairy milk replacement of choice for a lot of folks, but the stuff from the store can taste a little flat. To make rich, creamy almond milk almost instantly, you just need a few tablespoons of almond butter. Read more...

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the modern-day culprits. If your back feels stiff and lacks flexibility (especially in your upper back), try out these stretches from the bendy folks at GMB Fitness. Read more...

Create Instant Shade Anywhere With This Discounted Pop-Up Canopy

Winter had one last hurrah this week, but warm weather is just around the corner, and you can enjoy it to the fullest with this pop-up sun shade. Read more...

Is Booking Travel Through a Site Like Expedia Worth It?

It’s easier than ever to find travel deals, and you can usually get the lowest price directly from the hotel or airline. This begs the question: are third party travel sites even worth it? Recently, Expedia enhanced their points program, which allows customers to earn travel rewards through them. They’re not the first… Read more...

A Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Explains How to Ditch a Bad Tinder Date

If you’ve ever been on a horrible first date but felt obligated to stick it out to the end, this tip is for you. Read more...

Don’t Forget to Adjust Pot and Pan Size When You Reduce Recipes

Most meals I cook are for just two people, so I often end up scaling recipes down so we aren’t eating the same thing all week long. Here’s why I (and you) should make sure to adjust pot and pan size, too. Read more...

Remains of the Day: Google's New Service Lets Parents Control Baby's First Android

Google has a new service in the works that will let parents make Google accounts for their kids. It’s called Family Link and allows kids to use an Android device while letting parents manage their usage. Read more...

Late Spring Is the Best Time to List a Home for Sale

If you’re thinking about selling your home, the iron will be hot enough to strike fairly soon. According to a new report from real estate marketplace Zillow, homes sold in late spring fetch more money and sell faster. Read more...

The Easiest Way to Stop a Nosebleed, According to a Harvard Doctor

Nosebleeds, also known as epistaxis, are usually more annoying than they are painful. Still, you want to stop them as soon as possible so you don’t, you know, bleed all over the place. Here’s what a doctor from Harvard Medical School suggests. Read more...

Send Us Questions for "Master of the Life Hack" Charles Duhigg

This week on our podcast we’ll be talking with Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Charles Duhigg. He’s the author of The Power of Habit and regularly writes about the science and psychology of productivity. Read more...

Snow Forecasts Are Hard

There was a snowstorm in the Northeast this week. Or maybe that supposed storm was just a light dusting. It depends on who you ask. Having grown up in the mountains of Colorado, I am well aware at just how terrible these forecasts tend to be. That’s because snow is especially difficult to predict. Read more...

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