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How to Turn Off Facebook Live Notifications

When Facebook rolls out new features, they seem to love ignoring your default settings and toggling every notification to a loud “on” setting. Facebook Live is one of the newest features, and if you’re sick of getting a notification every time a friends decides to live video their drive through traffic, here’s how to turn them off. Read more...

Stop Telling Kids That Medicine Is Candy

We’ll say anything to bribe a kid to take their medicine, but telling them it’s candy has the potential to backfire. Each year, 70,000 kids show up at emergency rooms after overdosing on medicine, most because they helped themselves to meds that were left in reach. After all, who doesn’t want more candy? Read more...

Dropbox for iPhone Adds Document Scanning and Office Creation Tools

iPhone: The Dropbox iPhone app is getting a big update today that adds in a new document scanner as well as the ability to create Microsoft Office docs from the app. Read more...

This Scatter Graph Helps You Understand Virtually Every Genre of Music

If you have a hard time differentiating your pop Christmas tunes from you shimmer psych jams, you’re in luck. This scatter graph will help you get a grip on pretty much any genre of music, including some you’ve likely never heard of. Read more...

Your Favorite Affordable Vacuums: RIGID Wet/Dry and Shark Navigator Lift-Away

In the hunt for best affordable vacuum, two options sucked up almost all of the support in the nomination round , but they’re different enough that we feel we can recommend both. Read more...

Why Some People Have Seasonal Allergies and Others Don't

It can be a bummer when gorgeous weather beckons you to go outside and you suddenly find your adventurous spirit hampered by your one true enemy: allergies. Why is it that harmless plants seem to attack our senses? And why are only some of us affected? Read more...

How to Register and Vote Early Before the Presidential Election

On November 8th, it will be time to decide a new President of the United States. If you’re not registered to vote, now’s the time to make sure you’re ready when it comes time to visit the polls. Here’s all the information you need to get it done. Read more...

Here’s What Happens to Your Checked Bags When You Fly

Unless the airline loses it, you probably don’t give much thought to what happens to your luggage after you check it in. If you’re curious about the process, though, this video breaks it down. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Shower Speakers, Floor Cleaners, Better Pots and Pans

Waterproof Bluetooth speakers, Teva sandals, and Shark’s iconic steam mop lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...

Amazon Announces Upgraded Kindle and a White Kindle Paperwhite

Today, Amazon announced an upgraded version of its standard Kindle, plus a white version of its Paperwhite model. Both are available starting today for the same price as the old models. Read more...

How to Tell a Cohesive Career Story When You’ve Done a Little Bit of Everything

A decade ago, if you looked at my resume, it would just look like I’d thrown random job titles on a page. I’d done so many different things that it read more “can’t commit to a career” than “seasoned professional.” Read more...

Reach Keeps Your Savings Goals Front and Center in Chrome

Chrome: When working toward any goal, visual reminders can help you stay on track. Reach is an extension for Chrome that simplifies your financial goals and reminds you of them every time you open a new tab. Read more...

This Chart Shows You If Your Employer Has to Give You Time off to Vote

You should know your voting rights, including if your employer must let you take time off to vote. This chart shows you what the election day time off rights are for your state so you can make it to the polls. Read more...

Make Fantastic Short Ribs in Ten Minutes by Grilling Them Like Steak

Most short rib recipes usually call for hours in the oven braising, but you can get super tasty and tender results by treating them like a steak: Season and throw them on the grill. Read more...

This Graphic Shows You How to Make 13 Popular Fast Foods at Home

Fast food isn’t great for you, but it sure does taste good. This graphic has recipes for thirteen popular fast foods so you can split the difference and make the tasty goods at home. Read more...

How an Excel Spreadsheet Led One Woman to Change Careers

When even the unconventional life isn’t working out as you planned, how do you course correct to get on a more fulfilling track? Bethany Butzer broke out a spreadsheet and charted her way to a life more aligned with her values. I’ve never really followed a linear path. Show More Summary

Pulse #77: How to Unplug from Your Work So You Can Recharge

How do you plan for vacations, breaks, and holidays? The challenges of planning for time away from being completely immersed in creative and business work has been coming up a lot more with my clients over the past few months. One of...Show More Summary

FAA Finalizes Rules For Hobbyist and Commercial Drone Flight

The FAA’s rules for flying unmanned aircraft systems have just been updated with new rules for commercial flights. They also finalize a few things for hobbyists, so if you own a drone, you may want to check in on the changes. Read more...

Google Prompt Lets You Use Two-Factor Authentication Without Those Pesky Codes

Android/iOS: Most two-factor authentication methods—which you should be using as much as possible —rely on codes from your phone to login to your account. Google’s simplifying it with a simple prompt on your phone that asks you to confirm you’re logging in. Read more...

How to Get Around Most Airlines' Hidden Fees

Flying is cheaper than it used to be. Adjusted for inflation, a ticket from LA to Kansas City cost $575 in 1955 , compared to a couple hundred bucks today. Flights are more affordable these days, but pretty much everything costs extra. Here’s how to get around those fees, especially the hidden ones. Read more...

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