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What Are Your Biggest Red Flags When You Start Dating Someone?

Some first dates lead to more dates and an exciting, loving relationship. The rest of them stop love dead in its tracks because certain red flags set off the alarm bells in your head. So tell us, what are your biggest red flags when you start to date someone? Read more...

Your PC's Cable Management Probably Won't Affect Its Cooling Performance

You may have heard somewhere that poor cable management inside your PC’s case can block fans and air pathways, making your CPU and GPU’s temperatures rise. This video puts that theory to the test, and proves that most mid-size cases do just fine with or without decent cable management. Read more...

Career Spotlight: What I Do as an Arborist

Like any living thing, trees need care and maintenance, especially when they’re in an urban environment where falling branches cause problems. So who do you send to climb hundreds of feet into the air with a chainsaw? An arborist like Mark Chisholm. Read more...

Keep Sawdust from Clogging a Shop-Vac's Filter With a DIY Pre-Separator

The more you use your Shop-Vac, the more suction you lose as its filter gets clogged up. This DIY pre-separator will help prevent your Shop-Vac’s filter from clogging, and keep its suction power from deteriorating. Read more...

Use 3D Touch to Read Text Messages without Sending a Read Receipt

Read receipts are one of those bizarre things that some people love, but others hate. While you should probably just turn them off if you don’t like them, iPhone 6 users can keep them on while still seeing messages with a little 3D touch trick. Read more...

Even More Evidence BMI Isn’t a Good Measure of Health

We already knew BMI isn’t a great measure of whether a person is fat or not, but now a study confirms that it’s not a good measure of health either. Read more...

Ask an Expert: How to Declutter Your Home and Get Organized

If you’re anything like me, your home organizational style is “yesterday’s laundry thrown on a chair surrounded by discarded Amazon boxes.” We all have too much stuff filling our homes, creating a messy tableau that’s neither flattering nor cozy. My own laziness not withstanding, where to even start? Read more...

Using the Facebook Mobile Site Instead of the App Can Save Around 15% of iOS Battery Life

It’s no secret that the Facebook app eats up a lot of battery life on iOS and we’ve mentioned plenty of times that iOS and Android users alike should just use the mobile site. If you’ve ever wondered just how much battery life you’ll save by doing so, The Guardian ran some tests. Read more...

Placing Literature Maps Out Real Places You've Read About in Books

It’s always fun to visit the real life places you read about in books. There’s just something exciting about exploring the place the author had in mind while writing. Placing Literature is a fun tool that maps those places out for you. Read more...

When to Bring Up Salary When You’re Interviewing For a Job

It can be tough to gauge when to bring up the topic of salary during a job interview. You need to know what kind of numbers you’re looking at, though. Business Insider offers this simple rule of thumb for asking at the right time. Read more...

The Best Recipe Manager for Android

If you’re emailing recipes to yourself, printing them out, or still keeping index cards, there’s a better way. Grab your Android phone, there are a ton of great recipe apps out there, but we have one we think is the right blend of features for the right price. Paprika is the app for you. Read more...

Notarize Lets You Legally Notarize a Document Straight From Your Phone

iOS: Every now and then, you need a notary, whether it’s for a will, mortgage or some other contract. You can probably find a notary near you pretty easily, but if you don’t feel like leaving the house, the Notarize app will let you do it from your phone. Read more...

A Simple Plan to Start Reading More

I love the physical nature of having books up there on the bookshelves, waiting to be looked at, admired, and remembered. I used to really enjoyed the library and I still do. But when I look at my shelves I realize that I own so many books that I haven’t read. Read more...

How a “No Spending Limit” Credit Card Affects Your Score

If your credit score is solid, you might qualify for a “No Preset Spending Limit Card” (NPSL). However, credit limits matter when it comes to calculating your credit score. So how does an NPSL card impact your score? It’s tricky, but Credit.com explains the basics. Read more...

Quickly Clean Snow Off Your Car By Putting a Tarp Down Before the Storm

No one likes digging out the car after a storm, so if you have a moment before the snow starts, put a tarp or car cover down over your car. When the snow stops, one pull will leave your ride clean and snow-free. Read more...

That Last Bit of Honey in the Jar Is Destined for Cheese

We all the know the moment when you get down to “that last bit” of honey in a jar. It may not seem like enough to do much with, but a tablespoon or two of honey is a perfect partner for almost any cheesy plan. Read more...

These Ultra-Cheap Flash Drives Work With Android Devices Too

You spend a good chunk of your computing time on phones and tablets these days, so why should your desktop be the only one that can use external storage? These flash drives include a microUSB connector to interface with your Android phones and tablets, and you can pick one up for just $12-$17. Read more...

Use Backwards Planning to Make Sure Your Projects Are Done On Time

When you’re planning a project, the best place to begin is the beginning, right? If you’re up against a deadline, you might actually want to reverse that. Start with the deadline and work your way backwards. Read more...

Spot a Liar by Increasing Their Cognitive Load With Open-Ended Questions

Lies are hard to come up with on the spot, even for seasoned liars. If you suspect someone is feeding you a false story, draw it out by making them think too much about their story. Read more...

Score an Amazon Fire Tablet For $40 Today, Plus Save $20 on Kindle E-Readers

I was hoping Amazon would have a deal on the Echo today in light of its Super Bowl commercial appearances, but alas, we’ll have to settle for a $40 Fire tablet and $20 off Kindle e-readers. Read more...

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