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Top 10 Reasons To Choose A 2 In 1 Laptop/Tablet

2 in 1 laptops that flip into tablet mode aren’t just a novelty — they offer a flexibility that standalone devices can’t. Here are 10 useful things you can do with a 2 in 1. More »      

Limit Kids to This List to Keep Their Holiday Gifts in Check

If you have kids with a mile-long wish list, you know it can be tough to narrow it down. Money.com suggests you ask your child to pick "something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read." Read more.....

Hit the Open Road with These Road Trip Wallpapers

Road trips are an excellent time to take in the scenery and experience new vistas (no, not that one). As such, they're an excellent source of beautiful imagery you can add to your desktop. Read more...

The Aussie Developer Van Workspace

Australian developer David McKinney built the Product Hunt app in a very unusual workspace: a custom-fitted van. More »      

Make Homemade Food Coloring with Common Fruits and Vegetables

If you're trying to get away from chemicals and artificial food colors, you can make dyes at home using fruits and vegetables you can pick up at the grocery store or farmer's market. Read more...

Most Popular Car Comparison Site: Edmunds

When you're shopping for a new or used vehicle, it helps to do your homework. Last week we asked you for the best car comparison sites, then took at look at the five best car comparison sites and put them to a vote. Now we're back to highlight your favorite. Read more...

Five Running Mistakes That Keep You Locked in the Injury Cycle 

Your body is not a machine, and you shouldn't treat it like one even if you think you can "tough it out." You need to put as much care and consideration on your recovery as you do your workouts. Here are some common running mistakes that can compound the stress you're placing on your body. Read more...

IFTTT for Android Gets New Look, a Bunch More Channels

Android: IFTTT for Android is just as awesome as its web-based counterpart. Today it gets even better with an updated design, plus a couple dozen new channels. Read more...

Conquer an Unfinished Task by Dedicating Only Two Minutes to It

We all have those tasks we haven't completed that seem to nag at us every day. It may seem like it will never get done, but if you dedicate just a couple minutes to it, you might just end up finding the rest of the time to complete it. Read more...

How Azure Fell Over And How Microsoft Fixed It

Cloud computing services are highly automated, but still ultimately managed by humans — and humans make mistakes. That’s the key lesson from a major outage Microsoft’s Azure service suffered last month. More »      

Pick the Right Battery for Any DIY Project with This Video

There are a bunch of different kinds of batteries and trying to pick one for a DIY project gets confusing fast. DIYer afrotechmods made a video explaining the basics of different batteries as well as a guide to picking the right one for any DIY project. Read more...

I'm Aaron Blaise, Animator and Illustrator, and This Is How I Work

You may not know his name, but you've seen his work—for over twenty years Aaron Blaise worked as an animator with Disney to help create some of their most memorable characters. From Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, The Lion King, and more, Aaron's pencil has overflowed with life. Read more...

Nostalgia for the Opposite

Jez Butterworth on writing a play about navigating the zero-sum world of opposing choices: He described it as a kind of psychological holding place as ‘nostalgia for the opposite.’ Holding two options in one’s mind simultaneously enables an emotional state—of freedom or evasiveness, depending on one’s view—in which Butterworth’s characters tend to reside. ‘The idea…

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Photo Enhance Feature

Facebook just rolled out an automatic photo enhance feature on iOS that automatically enhances and filters your photos for you to make them look better. If you're not a fan of Facebook screwing with your photos, here's how to disable the feature. Read more...

Should Parents Lie About Santa to Their Kids?

This is a tough time of year for parents who subscribe to the "always be honest" rule of parenting. Is perpetuating the Santa myth bad for kids or good? Read more...

DisplayFusion 7.0 Further Improves Multi-Monitor Wallpapers in Windows

A new version of DisplayFusion is out, with tons of new online wallpaper sources (including Astronomy Picture of the Day, Google+, Facebook, Imgur, and more), along with improvements for monitor splitting. The update is free for DisplayFusion Pro users, and new licenses are 40% off through the holidays. Read more here. Read more...

The Difference Between Wi-Fi Security Protocols: WPA2-AES vs WPA2-TKIP

Setting up encryption on your wireless router is one of the most important things you can do for your network security, but your router probably offers various different options—WPA2-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES), and WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) among the alphabet soup. How-To Geek explains which one to choose for a faster, more secure home network. Read more...

Give the Perfect Handmade Gift with These Projects

You don't have to hit the retail stores to get a gift for someone. In fact, oftentimes, the best gifts are the ones you make and customize yourself. Here are a few of our favorite projects for just that. Read more...

A Charging Cable with Split Personalities, KitchenAid, and More Deals

Even die-hard Apple owners probably have a few devices around the house that charge over Micro USB, and this cord can charge them all. Great stocking stuffer. [ Skiva MFi-Certified Dual Micro USB/Lightning Cable, $10] Read more...

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