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Learn the Six Key Principles of Persuasion with This Video

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 18:00

When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want . This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you can use to start influencing others.

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Wego Is a Customizable Weather Client for the Terminal

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:00

Just because you’re a command line power user doesn’t mean you don’t need to know what the weather forecast is. Wego is a weather app for Terminal that displays the weather in a variety of ways and looks great doing it.

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The Most and Least Expensive US Cities to Have a Dog

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 15:00

Dogs are adorable, loving companions. But taking care of one can also be really expensive, and where you live can affect how costly it is to be a dog owner. Here are the most and least expensive cities to have a dog in the United States.

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Spaces Manages Chrome Windows, Saves Tab Layouts For Later

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 14:00

Chrome: The person who invented browser tabs was obviously a genius, but it left us with the problem of managing multiple open tabs. Spaces makes it easier by allowing you to save and jump between open windows of various tabs.

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Turn Your Fan On and Off Automatically Based on the Air Temperature

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:00

From the lazy-but-totally-awesome files: Here are two solutions for making your fan automatically turn on once the air reaches a certain temperature, so you don’t have to move a muscle.

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Five Best 3D Printing Services

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:00

Getting something 3D printed is easier now than it’s ever been , and there are plenty of reasons why you might want to. From just making something special and unique to replacing broken parts, 3D printing services make it easy. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.

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Today's Best Deals: Home Theater Upgrades and Sticking it to Your ISP

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 09:54

The iPad Mini 3 starts at just $300 today at Best Buy, so if you don’t already own a Mini 2, this is a great excuse to buy in or upgrade:

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AndroidTool Takes One-Click Screencasts and Screenshots from Your Phone

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 09:00

Android/OS X: If you want to take screencasts or screenshots of your Android phone and instantly have them saved to your computer, AndroidTool makes the process as simple as a single click—assuming you have a Mac to go with that Android device, that is.

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This Week's Top Downloads

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:00

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

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Turn a Jar of Mayo Into the Perfect Hiding Place for Your Valuables

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 17:00

Thieves like to get in and get out of your home as fast as possible. This DIY hideaway for your valuables sits in one of the last places they’ll ever look: your fridge.

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Noisli for Chrome Generates Background Sound to Keep You Productive

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 16:00

Chrome: We’re big fans of the Noisli web app , which allows you to create background noise so you can focus on your work . The new Chrome extension works the same way, but you don’t need to keep that extra tab open to use it.

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Why You Should Protect Even Your Most Unimportant Data

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 15:00

When it comes to protecting our data, many of us only place a high priority on certain important data like financial information or location. However, even seemingly mundane data can be used to paint a picture if you’re not careful to protect it.

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GIFs for Mac Makes Sure You Always Have the Perfect Reaction GIF Handy

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 14:00

OS X: GIF is a simple, free app for the Mac that lets you search for the perfect GIF at the perfect time, get a link to paste it into a chat or email, or download it to your computer. If you communicate with GIFs (and honestly, who doesn’t at this point ), it saves you the effort of Googling around for the perfect one.

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Today's Best Deals: $2 Summer Reading, Surround Sound Starting at $65

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00

Fill up your Kindle today with books starting at $2, including Water for Elephants. If some of your favorites are on the discount list definitely us know in the comments.

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Top 10 Smart Ways to Organize and Upgrade Your Garage

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:00

The garage is often a neglected, messy space. With a little organization and a few handy projects, though, we can get much more use out of our garages and also modernize them. Here are our top 10 garage upgrade ideas.

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Use an IKEA Box as a Foldable Laptop Hood for Outdoor Use

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 09:00

If you’ve ever worked outdoors with your laptop, you know how critical it is to get some shade for your screen so you can actually see it. Instead of buying a laptop visor, pick up an IKEA storage box for $6 to serve as your laptop’s foldable shade.

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Learn How to Properly Order and Make Martinis with This Infographic

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:30

Martini’s are a sophisticated drink, but they can be daunting if you don’t know the ingredients or lingo. This infographic explains everything you need to know about ordering and making one the most iconic cocktails there is.

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Clear Your Mind Before Bed by Promising to Return to Your Thoughts Later

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:00

It’s hard to fall asleep when your mind is going full speed, but you can clear your head of ideas and worries by cutting a deal with yourself.

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Save and Reform Leftover Mozzarella Bits with a Bath In Boiling Water

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:30

When you use a recipe that calls for mozzarella, you sometimes get stuck with a bunch of leftover bits that may not seem too useful. A quick bath in boiling water, however, can help bring all those bits back into a single ball of mozzarella again.

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Most Popular Sunscreen: Neutrogena UltraSheer Dry-Touch

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:15

Neutrogena’s UltraSheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen dominated the best sunscreen voting , with more than 2000 of you giving it your nod of approval and numerous glowing recommendations in the comments.

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