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Sneak More Vegetables In Your Diet by Mixing Them with Mashed Potatoes

Most diets really come down to the fact that we should all eat more vegetables. If you're looking for a way to get more veggies in your diet without giving up foods you love, this traditional Irish dish does the trick. Read more...

Black Friday Pricing Arrives Early for the Roku Streaming Stick

The Roku Streaming Stick has some healthy competition in the form of the Chromecast and Amazon's Fire TV Stick, but if you're tempted by Roku's simple on-screen interface and 1800+ app ecosystem (including Google Play! ), you're in luck today. Read more...

Ask "What Problem Am I Solving?" to Refine Your Projects

Anyone who's ever lived through a Facebook update knows that sometimes projects move forward even if people don't want them. While you're working on yours, stop periodically to ask if what you're working on solves a problem people have. Read more...

Know the Highest CD Rate in Your State to Shop for the Best Return

Certificates of deposit (CDs) don't offer as much interest as they once did. But if you're going to use one to save money, you might as well pick one with the best rate. In doing this, it might help to know the highest CD rate in your state. Read more...

Test Different Routes for your Work Commute

Commuting, especially for hours a day, can be a drain. You might think there's only one efficient way to and from the office, but if you test out other routes when you can, you may be surprised to find an unconventional route that's a smoother or less stressful trip. Read more...

What's The Best Men's Or Women's Wallet?

Choosing a wallet isn't difficult, but choosing a really good one can be tricky. This week we want to hear about your favorites, whether they're traditional billfolds for the back pocket, or larger wallets for a handbag or purse, and we want to hear from the gents and the ladies. Read more...

GIF Blocker Prevents GIFs From Loading Until Requested

Chrome: GIFs are a flexible format for conveying short, silent videos. However, they're not very efficient and can be slow to load. A page full of them can become unbearable on slower systems. GIF blocker solves that by turning GIFs into on-demand content. Read more...

Spliddit Finds the Fairest Way to Split Rent, Divvy Up Goods, and More

Splitting the rent or divvying up Mom's estate can be tricky when multiple factors are involved (who got the biggest room, who Mom loved best, etc.). Spliddit uses math and economic principles to come up with the fairest solutions. Read more...

How to Ensure Good Ratings as a Lyft or Uber Rider for Better Service

Ride Sharing services like Lyft and Uber are great because you can rate your driver, but they also get to rate you. Here are some tips from Uber drivers to get great ratings and turn yourself into a VIP customer. Read more...

The Nepali Desktop

Reader Brisngr loves the natural beauty of Nepal, and combined it with OS X Yosemite and a few Übersicht widgets to make a good-looking, functional desktop that's inspiring and informative. Here's how you can set it all up, too. Read more...

Get Over Your Shyness by Blocking Out "Me/Always/Everything" Thinking

If you consider yourself a shy or awkward person, the encounters you've had were probably far less awkward than you thought they were. You can build a little self confidence and dispel some shyness by re-evaluating your social encounters in a positive light. Read more...

Make Your Desktop Meditate with These Zen-Inspired Wallpapers

Zen is both a practice and a philosophy. The word itself, translated as "meditative state," suggests focus, calm, and simplicity. That makes Zen-themed images perfect for your desktop background when you're getting into the zone. Read more...

Taking Notes May Actually Make You Much More Forgetful

Many of us have been told that writing things down can help us learn more effectively, but learning and remembering aren't always the same thing. Your notes can actually act like a crutch, and when they're gone, you might find you don't remember anything at all. Read more...

Most Popular Credit Union: Navy Federal Credit Union

If you're looking for a better place to put your money, a credit union is a great option with generally superior financial products and customer service when compared to a big bank. Last week we asked you for your favorites, then looked at the five best credit unions. Now we're back to highlight your favorite. Read more...

How to Know When It's Time to Leave Work and Go Home

How do you know you're done for the day? Everyone wants to leave the office at a reasonable hour, but you also don't want to feel like a slacker when you log off and stop reading emails. Here are a few "finish lines" to help you know when it's okay to stop working and get on with your day. Read more...

WhereToWatch Shows You Where You Can Watch Movies and TV Shows Legally

If you're not one to break the rules when it comes to your entertainment, the Motion Picture Association of America has created an official site for finding out where you can watch, buy, or stream movies and TV shows legally. Read more...

Download Android Lollipop Now for Your Nexus 5 or 7 

If you've been waiting for official factory images of Android Lollipop for your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 or 10 tablet (Wi-Fi only), wait no longer. Google just posted them to their Android Developers site, and you can follow these instructions to install Lollipop on your Nexus device. Read more...

How You Can Avoid Buying The Wrong Car

I just bought a new car. I wanted something with better gas mileage so I got a smaller vehicle; now I'm starting to regret my decision. It saves me on gas, but it's not very comfortable and is a little sketchy while driving on the highway. How I can I avoid this mistake next time? Read more...

Do You Still Use Your Tablet?

It seems like tablet sales are slowing down and while that might just be a sign that people don't always need the next new thing immediately, we're curious: do you still use your tablet very often? Read more...

Flashlight Adds More Search Results to Spotlight

Mac: OS X Yosemite added a bunch of cool stuff to Spotlight, but it's still a little lacking. Flashlight is an app still in early alpha that adds some handy new features. Read more...

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