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Avoid Losing Money to Vending Machines by Knowing Which Items Get Stuck

It’s infuriating when you pay a vending machine for a snack only to watch it get stuck and not drop. Choose a properly loaded snack, however, and you won’t lose your money. Read more...

IF (formerly IFTTT) for Android Gets Battery Monitoring Channel and More

IF for Android is already pretty awesome. Today it’s getting an awesome new battery-monitoring channel. Now you can tie IFTTT actions to triggers like charging your phone, when your battery gets low, or when you remove it from the charger. Plus, you can now toggle settings like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Read more...

Does Yoga Have Any Real Fitness Benefits?

Take one look at someone in Scorpion Pose and you’ll know: yoga can build strength and balance. But how does it stack up to traditional strength training—and what can’t yoga do for your body? Read more...

T-Mobile Announces a Phone Lease Program With Three Upgrades Per Year

Never let it be said T-Mobile isn’t willing to take risks with its business model. Today the company announced a new upgrade plan for customers that will allow users to upgrade up to three times per year. No extra fees required. The only catch: it’s technically a lease program. Read more...

Install a Tile Backsplash In Less Time with a Tile Setting Mat

Installing a tile backsplash can be a time consuming project, but a tile setting mat can help you get it done faster. Read more...

Let's Quit It with the Introvert/Extrovert Nonsense

Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about the critical differences between introverts and extroverts. We all heaved a collective sigh as we read personality descriptions, thinking, “that’s me!” But like many personality stereotypes, these aren’t very useful for understanding ourselves. Read more...

To Enjoy an Experience More, Pay in Advance

Money doesn’t buy happiness, but what you spend it on can affect your satisfaction. Beyond that, how you pay has an impact on your happiness, too. To get the most out of something you spend money on, it helps to pay for it in advance. Read more...

Level Up Your Root Vegetables with a Jam Glaze

Root vegetables, like carrots and parsnips, are versatile and especially delicious when roasted. Add an unexpected twist of flavor by glazing them with jam. Since root vegetables tend to have a mild taste, you can experiment with whatever jam you have in your fridge. Read more...

Deadspin Amy Poehler And Seth Meyers Burn SI Writer Who Dislikes Women’s Sports | Gizmodo America’s

Deadspin Amy Poehler And Seth Meyers Burn SI Writer Who Dislikes Women’s Sports | Gizmodo America’s First New Nuclear Plant in 30 years Is Well Under Way | io9 Channing Tatum Really Hated G.I. Joe | Jalopnik Why Toyota’s Highest Ranking Woman Executive Could Be In Big Trouble | Read more...

Amazon's Giving Away Over $50 Worth of Android Apps and Games Today

Amazon just kicked off another of their popular app giveaways, featuring a number of popular (and a few obscure) apps for your Android device of choice. Read more...

How to Pack Your Food for a Mess-Free Picnic

Summer is here, which means there’s a lot of pressure to get out of the house and really enjoy “all of this great weather” through beach days, barbecues, and picnics, but eating outside can be a bit of a hassle. Sandwiches can get soggy, plastic flatware is flimsy, and eating off a plate in your lap can be awkward. Show More Summary

Think of Yourself in the Third Person to Minimize Self-Doubt

You spend a lot more time with yourself than anyone else. That gives you more chances to find flaws. If you find yourself wrestling with too much self-doubt, try phrasing your internal thoughts in the third-person. Read more...

What's The Best Site to Book Cheap Travel?

Getaway season is officially here, and while we wholeheartedly recommend you take the chance to escape, you don’t have to break the bank to do it. This week we’re looking for the best sites where you can book trains, buses, planes, or whatever you choose—affordably. Read more...

CellBreaker Finds Breaches in Your Contract to Help You Switch Carriers

Once you sign a two year contract with a cell carrier, you’re stuck with them, right? Not necessarily. If the carrier violates your contract with significant changes to your service, you may be able to break out early and switch. CellBreaker helps you find out if that’s happened to you. Read more...

How to Pick the Best Light Bulbs for Every Room in Your House

Lighting is a subtly powerful thing. It can impact everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But there are so many different options to choose from. Here’s a basic guide to get you started. Read more...

The Chromebook Yosemite Desktop

Paul’s desktop might look like it’s a Mac, but it’s actually running on his Chromebook Pixel. With a little customization and some new icons, he’s made it his own, and it looks great. Here’s how he tweaked it. Read more...

Turn Vegetable Peels Into a Crunchy Snack Instead of Trashing Them

Vegetables scraps can be reused in tons of ways, like an easy veggie stock or crispy chips. Next time you peel root vegetables, bake them into a delicious snack instead of throwing them in the trash. Read more...

Stay Motivated Throughout the Year by Keeping a Success Board

Acknowledging and celebrating your victories, however small, plays an important part in keeping yourself motivated. A success board is a simple way see what you’ve accomplished this year, and motivate you to take on what’s next. Read more...

Brew Better Coffee With This $13 French Press

This very cheap french press will make better coffee than your cheap drip or lazy Keurig. Or maybe you already have a great pourover style automatic dripper or pourover setup or Aeropress and just want to add a French Press to your arsenal. Either way, this is in impulse buy range. You can use it to make tea too. [Quiseen 34 oz. French Press, $13] Read more...

Most Popular 4K Computer Monitor: Dell 27-Inch Ultra HD 4K Monitor

Great 4K monitors used to be hard to find, and very expensive. That’s not the case anymore, with plenty of solid 60Hz panels at all prices and sizes. Earlier in the week we asked you for your favorites, then looked at the five best 4K computer monitors. Now we’re back to highlight your top pick. Read more...

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