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Get Organized with These DIY Stackable Wood Storage Bins

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:00

Clear floor clutter with these 12" stackable wood bins that can be stained or painted your favorite color. They're great for keeping toys, tools and sporting goods, off the floor and available for easy access.

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Any.do, the Best iOS To-Do App, Comes to Mac

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:30

Mac: Any.do, our favorite to-do app on the iPhone , is now available as a native Mac app. It comes packed with Notification Center integration, badges, and more.

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How to Talk About Race with Your Kids

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:00

It'd be wonderful if you could just say to children, "People might look different and come from different places, but we're all equal and should be treated the same" and leave it at that. But if recent news has taught us anything, it's that reality is not so simple, and we need to face the topics of race and racism head on.

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Join a Walking Group for Physical and Social Exercise

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:30

You probably spend too much of your day sitting . Join a walking group to get more physical exercise in your routine. Walking groups also present you with the opportunity to meet new people who are interested in walking as well (and may have other things in common with you).

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Poach a Dozen Eggs at Once with a Muffin Tin

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:00

Poaching a lot of eggs at once using the traditional method is time-consuming (not to mention tough). With a muffin tin, you can poach a dozen at once with no problem.

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Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking the Hot Buttered Hype

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:00

People are putting butter in their coffee. And hey, if you're just craving a new flavor experience, more power to you. The problem is that Bulletproof Coffee, the company behind the trend, is claiming that drinking a mug of fatty joe every morning instead of eating breakfast is a secret shortcut to weight loss and mental superpowers, and now the butter coffee has developed a cult of highly caffeinated, shiny-lipped adherents. So now we have to talk about it.

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Buy an Anker Desktop Charger, Get a Portable Battery Pack for Free

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:45

Anker chargers are among the most popular items we list on Kinja Deals , and they're almost universally lavished with praise in Amazon reviews, so here's a deal worth checking out. Buy a 6-port desktop USB charger, and you'll get a pocketable Anker Astro E1 battery pack for free.

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Get Better at Saying “No” by Considering If You'd Do the Task Today

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:30

It can be difficult to remember that saying yes to something means saying no to something else. To keep this in mind the next time someone approaches you with an opportunity, ask yourself, "If I had to do this today, would I agree to it?"

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Embrace Discomfort by Pursuing More "First Times"

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:00

Discomfort is an essential part of the learning process , which is why it's a shame we avoid it so much. Make yourself accustomed to constructive discomfort by finding new "firsts" to engage in.

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Digit Finds Extra Money in Your Budget and Automatically Saves It

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:30

If you want to sock away more money, automating your savings is the way to go. Digit takes this a step further by calculating how much you can afford to save every few days. As your income and spending change, it automatically adjusts your savings.

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Libre Office Viewer Reads Nearly Any Office File Type

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:00

Android: LibreOffice is one of our favorite office alternatives, and it stands up well to the competition . If you need to read your documents when you're away from the computer, LibreOffice Viewer Beta can help.

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If You Want to Build Your Intuition, Practice More

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:30

Have you ever met someone who just seemed to have a knack for something? Within minutes they could come up with an idea that would take you hours? Here's a spoiler: they're not magic. They've just practiced a lot.

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How to Make the Most of Your Momentum When Getting Things Done

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:00

Momentum is a key force to your productivity. It's the reason that sometimes you can work effortlessly, and at other times it feels like pulling teeth. You can structure your day so that you build momentum and ride it out strategically.

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The Chicago Winter Home Screen

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 20:00

Winter can be miserably cold, but the dusky, muted colors can be calming and pleasant. That's the inspiration for this design from My Color Screen user duotoned.

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Avoid Wasting Time on Social Networks by Creating a Game Plan First

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 19:00

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter can be a huge time suck. To reduce the amount of time you lose reading about other people's lives, decide on a purpose before logging in.

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Central Manuals Lets You Find and Download User Manuals for Free

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:00

Unless you can think of a clever way to store them , user manuals are kind of a hassle to keep around. When you find yourself in need of one, however, Central Manuals lets you find and download them for free in the PDF format.

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New Members Can Grab Amazon Prime for Only $72 This Saturday the 24th

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 17:30

If you haven't hopped on the Amazon Prime bandwagon already—or felt that $99 was a little too steep—you can grab a year's membership for about 25% off.

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Seven Resume Strategies for the Long-Term Unemployed

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 17:00

Having big gaps on your resume can feel embarrassing—you know the person reading it will take note, and probably will consider it a negative. How do you get ahead of their judgement to make your case? Here's a few tips on what you can do when your resume has large gaps.

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