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Hopper Adds Airline Fee Breakdowns to Help Avoid Surprise Costs When Booking a Flight

Android/iOS: Hopper is a great app for all kinds of personalized flight details and today it’s getting an update that breaks down all the airlines confusing additional fees so you aren’t surprised by anything when you actually get on a flight. Read more...

How to Use Countable to Keep Track of What Congress Is Working On

Contacting your representatives in Congress is one of the best ways to make your voice heard in politics between elections. But because they deal with so many issues and vote on so many bills, it can be hard to know when something important is happening. Countable gives you a road map. Read more...

The Science Behind Why Food Tastes So Damn Good When You’re Drunk

You ever have one of those nights where after one too many drinks and 2 a.m. rolls around the diner’s pale-yellow eggs, wrinkly sausages, and overly floury pancakes suddenly taste absolutely amazing? You’re not alone. DNews uses science to explain why we tend to eat trashy foods when we’re drunk. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Anker Charging Gear, Logitech Gaming Mouse, Mohu Antenna, and More 

Anker charging gear, KitchenAid attachments, and Makita tools lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Read more...

How Benchmarks Work and When You Should Pay Attention to Them

When you’re buying a new gadget, you want the fastest, most powerful one you can get for your money. Benchmarks can help you figure out what devices have the most power, but sometimes they’re just a distraction. Read more...

Save Nearly $80 on a Makita Combo Kit, and Get Some Bonus Extras For Free

Makita’s XT218 hammer drill-driver/impact driver combo kit sells for $298 on its own, but today only, Amazon’s blowing it out for $220, plus a bonus drill bit set and bit holder, which would normally cost about $10 extra. Just remember that like all Gold Box deals, this price is only available today, or until sold out. Read more...

Double Your Trunk Space With This DIY Pop-Up Shelf

A pop-up trunks shelf is handy for increasing your storage space and separating delicate items (like eggs or chips) from heavy ones that could damage them when shifting in the trunk, but not every car comes with a shelf. Here’s how you can make your own with just a few supplies and a little effort. Read more...

Use Bacon Instead of Breading for No-Carb Onion Rings

It’s hard to improve on an onion ring, but I dare say the folks at Tastemade have done just that. Instead of dipping the allium loops in a batter and then frying them, they’ve gone low-carb (and high-taste) by wrapping them in strips of tasty bacon and baking them. Read more...

For Faster Checkout and Storage At Home, Group Related Groceries Together

This tip goes out to anyone who likes to stay as organized as possible, even when it comes to grocery shopping. You can make the process so much smoother at checkout and when you put away your groceries at home by grouping similar items in your cart. Here’s how it works. Read more...

The Starwood Preferred Guest Card Just Increased Their Sign-Up Bonus

AmEx’s Starwood credit card is popular among the travel hacking crowd. If you’ve been thinking about signing up, they just increased their bonus to 35,000 points for new members through April 5th. Read more...

Data Selfie Analyzes Your Facebook Usage to Show What Companies Can Learn About You

Chrome: Facebook collects a lot of your data, but you might never get to see what they really learn about you. Data Selfie aims to give you a glimpse by letting you analyze your own Facebook usage. Read more...

Universal Kernel Manager Tweaks Your Android System With Relative Ease

Android: The kernel in your operating system handles a lot of low-level tasks like managing your CPU speed. Most users will never want to touch this, but if you’re a tweaker with a desire to overclock your phone, Universal Kernel Manager can be a huge help. Read more...

The Benefits of Writing Your Own Weekly, Monthly, and Annual Reviews

There’s something quite special that happens when we reflect on what we’ve done. Well, two things, actually. One is that we gain a better understanding of what we’ve done or learned. The other is that our self-efficacy improves—that is, our belief in our own abilities. Read more...

Go Ahead, Put a Fireplace on Your Coffee Table

If you’ve ever watched an episode of anything set in the Arrowverse, you know that fireplaces are cool hot again. Turns out, you don’t need to a chimney to have one. Read more...

Keep To-Go or Drive-Thru French Fries Crispy by Leaving the Bag Open

You’ve just acquired some salty strands of golden happiness from your favorite burger joint. Here’s how you get them home crispy and not soggy. Read more...

Everything You Need to Get Started Controlling a Raspberry Pi's GPIO with Node-RED

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new guide for Node-RED, one of the easiest ways to control your Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins and connect your Pi to the outside world. Read more...

Peanut Helps You Find Mom Friends In Your Area

iOS: Becoming a parent can really put a damper on your relationships with friends, but meeting up gets easier if your friends are also parents. A new app, Peanut, aims to help women find “mama” friends through a Tinder-like interface. Read more...

What Happens During a Heart Attack and How It's Treated

Heart attacks are scary to think about, but arming yourself with a little knowledge can bring comfort and preparedness. Here’s what actually happens during a heart attack and what the treatment options are. Read more...

A Video Guide to Help You Find the Perfect Fitting Dress Shirt Every Time

You could buy the most expensive and nicest looking dress shirt at the store, but if it doesn’t fit right it just looks wrong. This video shows you how to buy dress shirts that look great on you every time. Read more...

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