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Sun, 02/07/2016 - 17:27
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Keep Work From Following You Home by Giving Unfinished Tasks a Time and Place 

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 16:00

If you have a hard time shutting down at the end of the day, you’re not alone. Most of us have a habit of letting the workday linger. To keep this from happening, assign a specific place and time for your unfinished business.

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Why Diet Matters More than Exercise For Weight Loss, In One Video

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 15:00

If you want to lose weight, diet and exercise are both important. However, that doesn’t mean they’re equally important. This video explains why changing your diet has a bigger effect on your weight loss than exercise.

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Insurify Makes Comparing Car Insurance Companies Simple and Easy

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 14:00

Comparing car insurers isn’t easy, but Insurify wants to make it as simple as typing in your Zip code. A few minutes later, you can compare quotes, or get a personal report with who your best bet for affordable insurance will be.

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How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Streaming Online for Free, No Cable Required

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:00

This Sunday, cord cutters around the country will participate in the grandest tradition of the year: trying to figure out how to stream the Super Bowl online. Well, we have your answer, sports fans. Here’s how to stream the big game at home over the internet, to whatever device you want to watch on.

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Sunday's Best Deals: Huge Zippo Sale, $40 Fire Tablet, and More

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:14

A massive Zippo Gold Box, Apple Watches, and Amazon devices kick off Super Bowl Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more.

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Victories Turns Your To-Dos into Battles, and Being Productive into Triumph

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:00

iOS: Victories is a to-do app that takes every to-do on your list and turns it into a “battle,” where doing it means you win, and putting it off means surrender. As you’re productive, your character levels, and there are stats and tons of data to mull over while you push your character to progress.

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How to Stream Tonight's ABC News Republican Debate, No Cable Required

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 19:45

The Republican presidential candidates are hosting their first debate post-Iowa tonight on ABC, with most candidates in attendance. If you’re interested in watching, here’s how to tune in for free, at home or on the go.

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This Week's Top Downloads

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 19:00

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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How to Watch Just the Super Bowl Commercials

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 18:00

Let’s be honest, you watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. Well, now you don’t have to put yourself through all the whistles, flags, and “Omahas.” You can stream them all online—some even before the big game—and make all those companies feel silly for spending $5 million to air a 30-second spot.

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Build a Little Text-to-Speech Machine with a Raspberry Pi

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 17:00

Ever wanted your Raspberry Pi to talk to you? Adafruit has a guide for adding speech synthesis to a Pi so it can say all kinds of things.

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Pretend You Aren't Allowed to Return an Item to Avoid Buyer's Remorse

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:00

Retail return windows are a handy bit of insurance in case you decide you don’t want something you bought. However, when you’re at the checkout counter, it’s probably better if you pretend you can’t return it.

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Turn an Old Fridge into an Awesome Party-Friendly Cooler

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:00

Before you get rid of that old, broken refrigerator, think of what you could do with it—like turning it into this interesting, rustic cooler.

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The Best Time to Plan Your Garden Is in the Winter

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 14:00

Even if there’s snow outside your window or it’s absurdly cold out there, now’s the time to start thinking about your garden.

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Saturday's Best Deals: TiVo DVRs, Garmin GPS Watch, $40 Electric Shaver, and More 

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:57

Refurbished TiVos, an $85 Garmin fitness watch, and a cheap electric shaver lead off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more.

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Top 10 Ways to Tame and Deal with Your Allergies

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:00

Sneezing, wheezing, and otherwise feeling like hell: Allergies are a special kind of everyday torture. Although we don’t have a cure for your food or environmental allergies, we do have some proven tips to help you suffer less and minimize reactions. Here are our top 10 tips for people who suffer with allergies.

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Make Bread Cones, a Perfect Portable Container for Your Favorite Fillings

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:00

Why eat out of a bowl when you can eat out of an edible, fluffy bread cone? Great for on the go or for game day gatherings, bread cones can be filled with anything you want.

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Make an Awesome Snowball Machine Gun Out of a Landscaping Leaf Blower

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:00

Snowball fights are fun, but they’re even more fun when you totally dominate the competition. If you have a landscaping leaf blower lying around, a few modifications can turn it into a machine gun capable of firing 13 snowballs in half a second.

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Remains of the Day: Pocket Adds New Fonts and Features

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:30

Are you a serif or sans serif kind of person? Pocket just added some new fonts so you can customize your reading experience (though obviously serif fonts are better), Amazon Echo continues to get new features (Uber and pizza!), and more in today’s leftover news.

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Why You Should Never Ask If You Got the Job Right After an Interview

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:00

It’s good to ask a few questions at a job interview and show your interest, but there is one question you should always avoid.

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