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The Easiest Way to Skin and De-Bone a Fish Fillet

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:00

Filleting, skinning and de-boning your own fish is easy if you know the right technique. Gordon Ramsay demonstrates how to quickly skin and de-bone a large fillet so it’s safe to cook.

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Remains of the Day: Amazon No Longer Offers Price Adjustment Refunds

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:30

We all know how it feels to splurge on a big purchase only to see the price drop the next day. The horror! But on Amazon you were able to request a price adjustment refund if you caught the price drop within a week. That is unfortunately no longer the case.

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Take Control of Your Temper With the "Walking Down the Hall" Test

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:00

Sometimes the best way to gain control of your emotions is to step back and think about what you might look and sound like to a stranger.

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The Biggest Home Remodeling Mistakes, According to General Contractors

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:30

All it takes is one small mistake and your home improvement project can run way over budget. If you want to keep your remodel from eating up your savings, avoid these major missteps before construction even begins.

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To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:00

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be useful over and over again in my life. Essentially, doing your least favorite tasks first and front-loading the ‘pain’ can make you happier in the long run.

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Help Your Kids Develop a Strong Work Ethic With the "Hard Thing Rule"

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:30

It’s never too early for kids to begin pursuing their passions and learn to finish what they start. The “Hard Thing Rule” lets you lead by example and keep your kids on track.

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DuckieTV Tracks Your Favorite Shows, Automatically Downloads New Episodes

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:00

Windows/Mac/Linux/Chrome: DuckieTV is a no-hassle, fool-proof calendar to track TV shows you’re watching, and it also automatically searches for torrents of new episodes and downloads them to your hard drive.

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Learn to Do CPR on Your Cat or Dog

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:00

You already know it’s good to keep your CPR chops up to date so you can help a human, but dogs and cats can benefit from CPR too. The guidelines are similar—just do the compressions while the animal is on their side.

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Spotify's Family Plan Just Got Cheaper and Better

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:00

Spotify just upgraded it’s family plan so that’s it’s a much better deal. You can now have up to six members on a plan for just $14.99 a month, which just so happens to match Apple Music’s own family plan.

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The Best Way to Wash Black or White Clothes So That They Last

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:30

Your blacks and your whites clothes can be are tricky items in the washing machine. The good folks at Consumer Reports have some tried-and-tested tips to stop your black clothes from fading and your white clothes from becoming dingy.

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Hotspots for Pickpocketing in Nine Popular Travel Destinations

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:00

When traveling to an area you’re unfamiliar with, you should be especially aware of your surroundings and potential risks: pickpocketing, for example. Pickpockets typically target unaware tourists in popular destinations. Here are nine popular cities and their pickpocket hotspots.

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Make a Separate "Happy Budget" to Motivate Your Financial Goals

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:30

In addition to your regular, everyday budget, it helps to have an emergency budget on hand in case of a job loss or some other big financial hit. On the flip side of that coin, you could also keep a “happy budget” to motivate your financial goals.

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An iPhone User's Guide to Falling In Love With Android Wear

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:00

When you buy an Apple product you buy into the ecosystem more than with any other company, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with only what they offer. If you’re a lover of wearables you’d be remiss to overlook Android Wear, even if you’ve chosen iOS as your primary mobile platform.

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Motivate Yourself to Finish a Task With This Two-Step Process

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:30

We all have tasks we dread, and some days, it’s really tough to scrounge up the motivation to tackle those tasks. To get yourself going, Charles Duhigg , author of the Power of Habit, suggests making a choice that puts you in control and linking your task to your values.

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Today's Best Deals: SONOS, Summer Games, Sebago Shoes

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:40

Stock up on essential kitchenware and shoes or up your backyard entertainment game in today’s best deals.

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Buy A Splashproof Speaker, Get A Free Lightning Cable

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:24

Here’s a killer combo deal. Get the splashproof Mpow Armor Bluetooth Speaker with built-in 1000mAH battery, and a 3-foot Mpow Lightning Cable for a combined price of $26. Use code LN9SH2WG.

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How to Get Your Ass Kicked Gracefully

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:00

Every fight has a winner and a loser, and unless you spend some serious time training, there’s a good chance you’ll be the loser at least once. Hopefully, it’ll never happen, but if it does, these techniques will help you roll with the punches and walk away with only a few scrapes and bruises.

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Airmail 3 for Mac Adds Smart Folders, Send Later, and More

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:42

OS X: Airmail, one of our favorite email apps on Mac , just got a slew of new features today, including smart folders to more easily sort your mail, VIP contacts and notifications, ‘send later’ email queuing, and more.

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Tell the FCC What You Think About Debt Collector Robocalls

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 09:30

A recently signed bill allows debt collectors to use robocalls to contact consumers over federal debts. The FCC is trying to update those rules to make them less annoying, and they want your opinion.

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