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Turn Burger Patties into Edible Bowls for the Ultimate Bunless Burger

Meet the “beer can burger,” a stuffed-with-everything burger that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next grilling party. Read more...

ValueMyCV Analyzes Your Resume and Estimates Your Earning Potential

If you want to get a general idea of your earning potential, there are plenty of useful resources out there. But so much of what you’re “worth” is based on individual factors—your own unique skillset. This tool scans and analyzes your resume to give you a more personalized idea of what you should be earning. Read more...

When Visiting a New Store, Beware Overspending

Whether it’s a restaurant you’ve never visited or a boutique that’s just opened in your neighborhood, it’s always fun to try new spots. But keep in mind—it’s also easier to overspend at these places. Read more...

Reminder: Android Phones May Still Leave Data Vulnerable After Reset

Before you sell your old Android phone, it’s generally a good idea to encrypt and then wipe your phone. A new security report, however, has reiterated what we’ve said before: under certain circumstances, that data may still be recoverable. So be careful who you give your old phones to. Read more...

Why Saving Money Means Changing, Not Eliminating, How You Socialize

It’s a well established fact that other people can be a huge drain on your budget. While cutting back on expensive social events can be good for your budget, it can also leave you isolated. Instead of focusing solely on eliminating costs, try to find free alternative ways to bring your group together. Read more...

Internet Health Test Checks to See if Your ISP Slows Your Connection

The FCC recently established new rules to prevent ISPs from selectively degrading your connection to certain services, like some have done in the past. This tool, from Fight for the Future, can check to see if this type of degradation is happening to you. Read more...

When Group Classes Help (And When They Hurt)

SoulCycle, Barre, Zumba, BodyPump…It seems like there’s a new group fitness class every month, and with it a cult-like following that swears by its effectiveness. But there’s also a chance that your fitness class addiction might be masking a deeper issue. Read more...

The Marvel Comics Home Screen

Just in case you weren’t satisfied with Marvel in every movie theater, news feed, and piece of merchandise on the planet, this design puts classic comics from the superhero behemoth right on your home screen. Read more...

Reach Goals Faster by Reviewing and Reiterating Habits Every Three Days

The more time you spend wondering how best to approach something, the less time you have to actually learn the best way for you. You have to learn through failure, so you might as well fail faster. Read more...

Reduce Your Email Workload with the "Three-Email Rule"

You can be a lot more productive when you have to spend less time explaining things over email. By setting a limit on how many times you’re willing to discuss something over email, you can reduce your workload and avoid any miscommunication. Read more...

1Password Just Got a Rare Discount. Grab it While You Can. 

1Password is the best looking password manager on the market, and my app of choice. The only real downside is its upfront $50 cost for desktop apps (the mobile apps are freemium). So if you’ve been waiting on a good deal to secure your...Show More Summary

Avoid Fighting Over Who Does the Dishes by Making It a Competition

Doing the dishes is a simple chore, but for some reason, nobody ever wants to do them. By making it a competition with something at stake, everyone in the household might want to make an effort. Read more...

How to Respond to Your Child's Emotional Meltdown and Help Them Grow

Aren’t you amazed at how seemingly random things can send our kids into a complete emotional meltdown? In the heat of the moment, emotions run high for us parents too. So what’s the best way to cool down the situation and help your child learn how to manage their emotions? Read more...

What Is Your Best or Worst Travel Experience?

Whether you travel for work or for fun, whether it’s to see new sights or meet fascinating people, travelling can always yield surprises. What are your most interesting travel stories? Read more...

Make Sticky Thai Rice with a Spatter Guard and Bowl

Thai-style sticky rice is a wonderful thing, but it can be difficult to make without laboring over a wok. A bamboo steaming basket works well if you have one, but using regular steaming tools often results in big clumpy blobs of rice. Enter the splatter guard. Read more...

Clean Your Electric Kettle with Citric Acid Powder

Some electric kettles have narrow openings that make it difficult to get a scrub brush inside. Fortunately, you can get them clean with some boiling water and a little citric acid powder. Read more...

Run Smarter, Not Faster: How to Find Your “Gears” for Better Workouts

Runners like to focus on getting faster, but especially if you’re new to running, you might be missing a key part of your training: learning to run slower, too. You need several “gears” in slow, medium, and fast speeds to get the most out of different types of workouts (and perform better in races). Read more...

More and more these days, consumers are being forced to sign Arbitration Agreements when they sign p

More and more these days, consumers are being forced to sign Arbitration Agreements when they sign purchase agreements. There are numerous arguments against them but I’ll point out one thing: Arbitration is dangerously unpredictable and unfair. [Jalopnik ] Read more...

Google Maps Adds More Detailed Traffic and Accident Notifications

Android: Just in time for Memorial Day travelers, Google has updated its Maps application with more detailed traffic and accident alerts. Read more...

Use an Electric Toothbrush to Pick Locks

Learning to pick locks is fun and educational —and you don’t need a lock picking set to do it. In addition to hairpins and bra underwire, two everyday objects you can turn into lock picks are paperclips and toothbrushes. Read more.....

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