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By: Patrick Allan

The ridiculously expensive Texas Instruments graphing calculator is slowly but surely getting phased out. The times they are a-changin’ for the better, but I’m feeling nostalgic. I have some wonderful memories associated with my TIs.Read more...

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By: Shane Roberts on Gear,...

Yesterday we took a look at BioLite’s CampStove 2, and today we’re diving into their lighting ecosystem.Read more...

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By: Leigh Anderson

It’s a lot, right? It’s a lot. It is a firehose of news. How are we supposed to live our lives, cook a meal, uncrimp our hunched-over necks? Even when I shut my computer, it still flashes its little light in the corner, ready to alert me to the...

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By: Claire Lower on Skillet, ...

If you are a person who avoids either bread or cheese, you may think that your days of experiencing melty, stretchy, grilled cheeses are behind you—but don’t be so sure. We have two options—one for people who can’t eat bread, and one for...

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By: Sam Bithoney on Sam...

Hello readers! Welcome to Sunday Sustenance, a new weekly column highlighting easy meals for the laziest day of the week.. Normally, I’d use this opening paragraph to say “I’m new around here”, but I have a terrible secret – I’m not. In...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Whether your current mouse is giving you chronic wrist pain, or you just want to try something different, this 4.3 star rated wireless ergonomic vertical mouse from Anker is only $15 today, or $5 less than usual. In addition to the clever design, it ...

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By: Claire Lower on Skillet, ...

Hello friends, and welcome back to another topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more...

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By: Susmita Baral

You no longer have to peruse multiple websites (or even paper menus) or talk to someone on the phone to order takeout and delivery. Thanks to apps like Grubhub, Seamless and PostMates, ordering food is easier than ever. And now Facebook is aiming to ...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Amazon usually sells certified refurbished Echo Dots for $5 less than new models, but for now at least, that discount has increased to $12. Refurbished Dots still carry the same warranty as new ones, so there’s really no downside to going this...

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By: Alice Bradley

This week on The Upgrade we talk with Hector Monsegur, Director of Assessment Services at Rhino Labs.Read more...

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By: Clover Hope on The Muse, ...

As our favorite shows begin their descent into the void (New Girl, Scandal, Girls), new shows are once again out here crying for approval. This year’s TV pilots—full of mostly white male leads and showrunners—include military dramas, medical...

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By: Beth Skwarecki on...

Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

A $150 robotic vacuum that’s actually good, the new FitDesk 3.0 and a mouse to ease wrist pain lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

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By: Claire Lower on Skillet, ...

Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to chat about the fictional foods you wish...

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By: Kristin Wong on Two...

A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical bill, or other unexpected expense. Consider the idea that maybe this says less about the financial...

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By: Susmita Baral

Twitter introduced an updated privacy policy on Wednesday that has users worried about how their private information is being tracked, stored and used. In the policy, the micro-blogging platform announced its plans to discontinue a privacy...

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By: Claire Lower on Skillet, ...

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend is going to a hot one—or at least moderately warm one—so I think a porch sipper is in order.Read...

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By: Harris O'Malley on...

Hello all you pervert people of the intertubes, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the time-jaunting dating advice column that helps you avoid mistakes before you make them.Read more...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Like the idea of a Belkin WeMo Switch, but not willing to spend $40-$50 to try one out? This TP-Link alternative has a nearly identical feature set for half the price.Read more...

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By: Beth Skwarecki

If a graduation cap won’t fit over your hair, maybe it’s the cap that needs a little styling. Natural hair vlogger Chizi Duru shows us how. Read more...

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By: Claire Lower on Skillet, ...

Welcome to this week’s edition of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.Read more...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Anker’s newest SoundBuds, a Big Green Egg alternative, and a huge Under Armour apparel sale lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

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By: Beth Skwarecki on...

We’ve been living high on the hog these last few years: getting mammograms and colonoscopies whenever we need them, vaccinating ourselves against cancer-causing viruses for free, preventing unwanted babies from showing up in our wombs without...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Anker’s original SoundBuds are your favorite affordable wireless earbuds, but the new SoundBuds Tag just got their biggest discount ever. $26 is $10 less than usual, and beats the previous deal we saw by $2. Read more...

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By: Jillian Lucas on Deals,...

Amazon’s running a new fitness-focused Gold Box to get you ready for getting outside, this time with a solid selection of Under Armour apparel for men, women, and kids all marked down to great low prices.Read more...

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By: Leigh Anderson

Do you care about the 2020 census? You should. We all probably should care more about the 2020 census, because John Thompson, the director of the Census Bureau and the man in charge of running the 2020 census, stepped down last week. It’s hard to...

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By: Shane Roberts on Gear,...

The typical home use soft serve ice cream maker produces the functional equivalent of slightly melted regular ice cream, but Cuisinart’s is the real deal.Read more...

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By: Kristin Wong on Two...

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s ...

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By: Patrick Allan

The media is ablaze over President Trump sharing classified information with Russian foreign officials—but what is classified information exactly? And what happens if you disclose it? Good news: You’ve been granted clearance to acquire this...

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By: Beth Skwarecki on...

Clue, one of the best period tracking apps out there, just added a new feature: you can now keep track of whether you’ve taken your birth control pills, and Clue will tell you what to do if you missed a dose.Read more...

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By: Claire Lower on Skillet, ...

I hate to sound melodramatic, but lettuce and I are enemies. It’s not that I don’t like eating salad—I do—it’s that I never eat salad fast enough before my lettuce gets “weird,” as in “not technically inedible but kind of limp and...

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By: Kristin Wong on Two...

Headlines say the job market is improving, but it’s more likely that it’s just changing—the gig economy has saved workers from unemployment, but it’s also kept a lot of them from earning a full-time wage. Speaking of which, wage growth is in ...

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By: Bryan Menegus on...

Juicero began in secret. The startup, a sort of Keurig for cold-pressed plant-water—which made headlines for the $120 million in venture capital it secured from the likes of Google and Kleiner-Perkins between 2013 and 2015, and again when it...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

You can find fidget spinners for like $2 from random Chinese sellers on eBay, but if patience isn’t one of your virtues, here’s a $5 model from Amazon with Prime shipping. Just be sure to use promo code 5YHVUGI7 at checkout.Read more...

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By: Beth Skwarecki

It’s a little hard to focus these days. More crazy shit happened last night than we would expect in a week (month?) of, say, 2015. If you’ve got a creative job or hobby, how do you put the world’s happenings out of your mind so you can settle...

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By: Susmita Baral

When the MP3 first came out in the 1990s, it was a revolutionary digital audio coding format that significantly reduced the file size of audio content. It dropped sizes by 95 percent. This changed the culture around listening to music: people could...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

A powerful Dyson vacuum, a larger OontZ Angle speaker, and Anker USB-C cables lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

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By: Patrick Allan

Duolingo is one of the best free ways to get started learning a new language, and they’re finally answering the pleas of wannabe polyglots everywhere by adding Japanese to their curriculum. Sugoi!Read more...

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By: Beth Skwarecki on...

The scale is fickle: we lose weight when we pee or when we do a sweaty workout. We gain weight when we eat or drink or put on a sweater. But how much does that kind of fluctuation really impact the numbers we see? I weighed myself fifteen times in...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Cambridge SoundWorks’ OontZ Angle is one of our readers’ favorite water-resistant Bluetooth speakers, but today, its larger brother is even less expensive than the original.Read more...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Dyson dominates the list of our readers’ favorite vacuums, and the powerful Dyson Ball Allergy has a big refurb sale on Amazon, today only.Read more...

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By: Michael Nunez on...

Today at the annual Google I/O developer conference, we learned about all the updates coming to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, dubbed Android O for now—at least until its official release later this year. This is the...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

If your phone supports Qi wireless charging, it’s a great day to buy some new pads to scatter around your home and office, as Anker’s 5W and 10W PowerTouch pads are both on sale for all-time low prices.Read more...

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By: Claire Lower

My “look”—if I even possess such a thing—is best described as equal parts “teenage dirtbag” and “someone who is allergic to pants.” My wardrobe is comprised of jeans, jeans that have been cut into shorts, t-shirts, flimsy dresses,...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Who among us has the time to both vacuum and mop our hard floors on a regular basis? Enter the Hoover FloorMate Deluxe, which uses cleaning solution, powered scrub brushes, and suction to do everything at once.Read more...

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By: Kristin Wong on Two...

It’s annoying as hell when you have your tray table down, trying to work or eat, and the person in front of you reclines, narrowing the already tiny gap between your knees and their seatback. To retaliate, you recline your own seat—it’s your...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

Amazon’s had a few short-lived restockings of the gray Nintendo Switch, but if you were holding out for the Neon model, it’s in stock for Prime members right now, the first time we’ve seen it there since initial preorders. Needless to say, we...

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A $40 Philips Wake-Up light, Logitech’s MX Master Mouse, and Hoover’s FloorMate Deluxe lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...

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By: Shep McAllister on...

The successor to one of the most popular mice ever made is within a few cents of its lowest price ever, while supplies last.Read more...