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  • newThis Week's Top Downloads
    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.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 12:00am -
  • newA Contractor’s Truck Can Be a Window into Their Work Style
    When you have contractors in your home, some clean up after themselves and some leave your home a mess. You can figure out if your contractor is a slob or not by looking inside the truck.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 11:00pm -
  • newMake Browned Butter in the Microwave Instead of the Stove
    Many recipes call for the nutty flavor of butter that's been slightly burned, often called brown or browned butter. You can make it on the stovetop, but the microwave takes less time and has less risk of overcooking.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 10:00pm -
  • newScore a Highly-Rated Kitchen Scale for Just $12 Today
    Kitchen scales not only improve your meals' consistency, they can make cleanup much easier as well . If you still don't own one, this attractive stainless steel model from Ozeri can be yours for just $12 today.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:06pm -
  • newTalk About Social Media "Rules" with Your Partner Ahead of Time
    Many of us have gotten into arguments with spouses or significant others when one partner has "overshared" on social media. An understanding in advance may avoid these fights.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:00pm -
  • newApple’s Summarize Service Makes Sure You Get Your Point Across
    Sometimes when we write, we often include too many details and our focus gets lost. On the Mac, Apple's summarize service can help proofread your work to make sure you're saying what you intend.Read more...
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:00pm -
  • new11 Reasons Email Is the Worst
    Email is one of those things that's just a part of your life, period. Most of us know someone who has closed their Facebook account or refused to join in the first place in a little foot-stomping stand by their ego, and you might even know someone w…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • newUse a “Before” Picture to Avoid Getting Overwhelmed By Any Project
    Working on a new project can be intimidating, especially when you see how far you still have to go. Try taking a picture when you start so you'll keep track of all you've accomplished.Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • newMicrosoft’s Upgraded EMET 5.0 Offers More Windows Protection
    We recently covered Microsoft's lesser-known Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) that adds protection against malware. Microsoft recently upgraded it to version 5.0 with even more protection against Internet nasties.Read more...
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • newTop 10 Ways to Find Your Career Path
    If you're not sure which direction your career should go in, you're thinking about making a career change, or you just want to feel more fulfilled in your career, these ten tips might help.Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 3:00pm -

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  • newMichigan State Fair ad, 1967
    The official poster for the 1967 Michigan State Fair is a slice of heaven -- like the Schoolhouse Rock kids have gone to the carny for the day.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:48am -
  • newAdafruit's pink vinyl record
    Our friends at Adafriuit, makers of cool electronic kits and components, have announced their first vinyl record: Frequency by Bartlebeets. They say it's the "soundtrack to your soldering." They are giving away the digital version at the link above…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:28am -
  • newWATCH: trailer for documentary about Batman star Adam West
    Starring Adam West is a profile of the actor who portrayed Batman in the 1966 television series, became instantly world famous, and then hit a brick wall with his career. I don't think this documentary is available on Netflix or other streaming s…
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:31am -
  • newMoral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:
    On Crooked Timber, Ingrid Robeyns presents a tough moral calculus: if you can save 50% of a group of trapped miners with 100% certainty, knowing the remainder will die; or you can try to rescue all the miners, with a 50% chance that they'll all die…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:18pm -
  • newSpheres o' gears
    Deviantart's Taffgoch creates beautiful models of spheres made from kinetic elements, primarily gears. Read the rest
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:16pm -
  • newNerdy shirts, skirts and dresses from Frockasaurus
    Etsy's Frockasaurus makes great, pop-culture-inspired clothes for men and women, such as the Men's Star Trek Book shirt and Men's Batman Comics shirt; Hobbit Cover skirt; Legend of Zelda dress; and the Lord of the Rings skirt. Read the rest
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:42pm -
  • newGames with female protagonists
    "An unfiltered list of games featuring a leading lady, because such a list should exist."
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:20pm -
  • newPolice sketch of serial killer unlike him
    Derrick Todd Lee didn't look much like the police artist's photo-composite. [via]
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:59pm -
  • newGory zombie hoodie with zipover face-mask
    Thinkgeek's Zombie Hoodie zips right over your face to form a frightmask -- $50, made of machine washable polyester and awesomely grody. (more…)
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • newThe history of the stereotyped "Asian" melodic riff
    Carl Douglas's 1974 Kung Fu Fighting made it ubiquitous, but NPR found that the distinctive, stereotyped combination of rhythm and scale dates to the 19th century, and arrived at its exact nine-note form in the 1930s: "It doesn't come from Chinese…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:46pm -


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    Carefully designed and developed to cater the needs of travel agencies, holiday makers and anyone in the travel industry CSSIgniter Key Features of Cousteau WordPress Themes 20 color schemes Homepage featured slider Powerful Search by location, type,…
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    Tons of features specially created for personal trainers, fitness aficionados and even sport gyms Themefuse Key Features of In Shape WordPress Theme Built in workout calendar Exercise and training session Workouts module – easily add your programs…
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    Rabat has a feature that allows you to submit many types of coupon you want to publish, wether it’s a promotional coupon, coupon code or printable coupon. Colorlabs Project Key Features of Rabat WordPress Theme Dashboard area and management tools f…
    - 53 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • WP Theme: Music
    A theme that brings art to life for artists, events, portfolios, photographers, and even apps. Themify Key Features of Music WordPress Theme 8 color schemes Album – embed a custom playlist for visitors to listen to and enjoy Event – promote tours…
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    SEO friendly dating theme with built in chat rooms, private messages, gifts/winks, membership options PremiumPress Key Features of Dating Theme Free Child Themes Online Status Indicator Chat room Invitation Custom Fields and Advanced Search Listing E…
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  • WP Theme: GamesZone for Gaming Magazines
    Lots of tools for easy finding the right review, lots of possibilities for search… users passionate about gaming will seriously enjoy the features. Themefuse Key Features of Games Zone Responsive design Infinite color variations Featured homepage s…
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    - 96 days ago, 27 May 14, 1:18am -