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Command Center Crams an iOS-Style Control Center Onto Your Mac

Mac: If you’re a fan of the Control Center in iOS, then Command Center is a Mac app worth taking a look at. It jams a Control Center-esque interface on the side of your screen, complete with an Activity Monitor to boot. Read more...

BitTorrent Now Is a Music and Video Streaming App for Android and the Web, iOS on the Way

Android/Web: BitTorrent has launched a new app for streaming media, BitTorrent Now. The app works something like a Netflix and Spotify combo by streaming both video and audio, but without label backing, the selection’s a bit limited. Read more...

Brain.fm Gives You Streaming Music to Focus, Relax, or Sleep To

Whether you’re trying to focus and get some work done, you need to chill out and relax, or you want something soothing to help you drift off to sleep, Brain.fm has tunes that can help you out. The compositions are completely original, so don’t expect to hear songs you know, but they do work like a charm. Read more...

Use This Checklist to Design Your Home For Healthy Eating

In his book Slim By Design, Brian Wansink of Cornell University Food and Brand Lab talks about how the subtlest external cues can influence our tendency to eat mindlessly. He believes that with a few tweaks in your kitchen’s physical environment you can be reminded to make healthier choices more consistently. Read more...

Get a Jump Start on Your Next Web Site with This HTML Cheat Sheet

Whether you’re learning HTML or you’re a practiced hand and need a refresher, this HTML cheat sheet gives you a quick reference for commonly used tags, what they do, how to use them, and examples of how they work. Read more...

Make This Fancy Italian Liqueur at Home

I am completely obsessed with those fragrant, herbal, Italian liqueurs that fall under the category of “amaro.” I love ‘em neat, with a bit of soda, or splashed into cocktails. It never occurred to me that I could DIY the stuff, but Food 52 has come up with a method to do just that. Read more...

Beware a Higher APR If Your Credit Card Payment Is Late

Paying your credit card late obviously leads to late fees and a drop in your credit score, but there’s yet another reason to avoid late payments: higher interest rates. Read more...

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

Depending on who you ask, we’re either eating “too much” protein, or we need protein shake after protein shake just to build a little muscle or lose weight. The truth isn’t either of these. Some of us may need more, while others get more than enough—but more isn’t necessarily harmful. Here’s how to figure it all out. Read more...

All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in July 2016

Summer is here and that means full-blown days of binge-watching Netflix while the A/C keeps you from melting into a pool of sweat. This month, Netflix is cutting loose classics like 2001 and seven, yes, seven Star Trek movies. Read more...

Some Cities Offer Free Recycled Paint and Supplies

Leftover paint isn’t just a waste of money, it can also be hazardous to the environment. Most major cities have straightforward guidelines for dropping off unused paint for recycling, but even better, some cities will also give away that recycled paint for free. Read more...

The Best Way to Clean Leather, Suede, and Textured Sneakers

Knowing the right way to clean your shoes helps them last longer and keeps them (and you) looking good, especially considering how expensive nice shoes can be. Here’s the best way to clean leather, suede, and textured sneakers. Read more...

Cast Iron Pans Are a Reliable Source of Dietary Iron

Iron deficiency is the world’s most common nutritional disorder. As many as two billion people have anemia, mainly from not getting enough iron in their diet, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). So, other than eating more iron-rich foods, another good way to increase iron intake is to cook foods in a cast iron pan. Read more...

Beer Can Cabbage Is the Ultimate Grilled Vegetable

Beer can chicken is a grilling season staple, but now there’s a new beer-steamed entree in town, and it is the hearty cabbage. Sure, it’s a great option for your veggie friends, but it’s also just a really tasty way to cook cabbage. Read more...

Ask "Do I Want to Let This In My Life?" to Save Space For Things That Matter

How much crap in your house do you really need? Do the piles of crap you have add to your happiness, or is it just so much clutter? Keep the important things and stay away from the garbage by asking yourself “Do I want to let this in my life?” Read more...

Create a Money Map to Make Sense of Your Financial Plan

If you have a number of debt accounts, investments, and (hopefully) multiple streams of income , you could probably use a map to navigate your finances. So, why not make one? It might help you make more sense of your finances. Read more...

This List Shows When Nexus Devices Will Stop Receiving Android Updates

Reliable Android updates are a key selling point of Google’s Nexus line of phones. Even Nexuses have an expiration date, though. Now, Google has a published list of when you can stop expecting updates for your Nexus phone or tablet. Read more...

The Beginner's Guide to Picking the Perfect Bicycle

Up until recently, I’ve been riding the same bike I got for my 10th birthday. It took me from point A to B, but it was definitely time for an upgrade. As a total beginner, I discovered picking the right bike isn’t as simple as I thought. From frame size to extra features, here’s how to find your perfect ride. Read more...

The Drops of Clarity Desktop

Reader ravenclawwit is no stranger to our featured desktop series, and submitted this beautiful setup to our Desktop Showcase a few weeks ago. It looks great, from top to bottom, and is pretty heavily personalized. It also has a little secret. Read more...

Use Up the Last of Your Nutella in Tasty Hot Cocoa

Nutella is delicious, and useful for lots of desserts, but if you have a jar that’s running a little low, a quick hot (or cold) cocoa is an easy way to use it up and make something tasty and special. Read more...

Remains of the Day: Opera Takes Aim at Microsoft’s Battery Life Claims

Opera has offered up a rebuttal to Microsoft’s claims that their Edge browse is your best bet for extending your laptop’s battery life. Shocker: Opera claims that their battery-saving mode is the true battery savior. Hey, sure, I’ll go with anything that lets me watch ten hours of Netflix in one sitting. Read more...

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