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Five Therapy Tips to Help Manage Life's Problems

Five Therapy Tips to Help Manage Life's Problems

Not everyone has access to professional therapists or psychologists, but we all face life's difficulties and need to find ways to deal with them. With some simple therapeutic tactics and methods, you might be able to help yourself overcome your more manageable problems.

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Get the Scientific 7-Minute Workout on Any Device with This Web App

Get the Scientific 7-Minute Workout on Any Device with This Web App

When you're strapped for time, getting your sweat on is sometimes a luxury that goes by the wayside. That's where the Scientific 7-Minute Workout comes in . This newly launched web app can easily guide you through the research-based workout via a browser web app on PC, smartphone, or tablet.

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Give Yosemite a Classic, Pre-OS X Look By Tweaking These Settings

Give Yosemite a Classic, Pre-OS X Look By Tweaking These Settings

If you find yourself yearning for the old days of OS 9, WonderHowTo shows you how to give Yosemite a classic black and white look by tweaking just a handful of settings.

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Earth View from Google Maps Puts Stunning Photos in the New Tab Page

Earth View from Google Maps Puts Stunning Photos in the New Tab Page

Chrome: Do you enjoy maps and satellite photos of Earth? Then this Chrome extension from Google Maps is for you. It simply delivers a unique satellite photo every time you open a new tab page.

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This Week's Most Popular Posts: October 17th to 24th

This Week's Most Popular Posts: October 17th to 24th

This week we uncovered the secret features of OS X Yosemite , flexed our evil muscles , discovered some strange laws , and learned the basics of photography . Here's a look back.

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The Best Apps That Take Advantage of Yosemite's New Features

The Best Apps That Take Advantage of Yosemite's New Features

Yosemite's been out for a week now and that means apps are getting updated to support some of its new features . From Notification Center tweaks to Continuity features, here are some of the best apps taking advantage of Yosemite.

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Form Burger Patties as Gently as Possible for a More Satisfying Crust

Form Burger Patties as Gently as Possible for a More Satisfying Crust

By "as gently as possible," America's Test Kitchen means packing the ground meat as if you're "cradling a newborn baby."

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​Create a USB Password Stealer to See How Secure Your Info Really Is

​Create a USB Password Stealer to See How Secure Your Info Really Is

Slacking on password security can have horrific consequences. Even so, it's easy to lose track of how many are vulnerable. With just a couple of files, you can steal passwords from nearly everywhere they're stored on a victim's Windows PC, including your own, just to see how secure they really are.

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The KitchenAid You've Been Pining For, Halloween Candy, and More Deals

The KitchenAid You've Been Pining For, Halloween Candy, and More Deals

You've always wanted a KitchenAid, and today, they're only $210 brand new from Best Buy. You even get to pick from five different colors. [KitchenAid 4.5 Quart Stand Mixer, $210]

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​Get More Out of the Books You Read With an Idea Index

​Get More Out of the Books You Read With an Idea Index

Trying to remember what we love about a book will leave us forgetting some of the best parts, and when we go back to try to find them, we definitely don't remember which pages to look for. Use an Idea Index to be more effective: list the important ideas and quotes, and the page number they're on, right in the front of the book.

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​Train Your Kids to Follow Specific Protocols When Working from Home

​Train Your Kids to Follow Specific Protocols When Working from Home

Kids have a knack for demanding attention at the worst moments, especially for the parent who works from home . Practice specific work scenarios, like conference calls, so your children remember how to behave when they really happen.

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Try Applying for a Business Credit Card, Even if You're Not a Business

Try Applying for a Business Credit Card, Even if You're Not a Business

You don't have to be a suit-wearing CEO to apply for a business credit card. In fact, you can have as little as a social security number and an Amazon Affiliates account to be eligible for lower interest rates or other perks of business cards.

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The Services That Prey on Us When We're Most Vulnerable

The Services That Prey on Us When We're Most Vulnerable

Not all companies are out to get us, but not all have our best interests at heart either. Some industries are particularly happy to take advantage of our misfortunes to make a profit. Here's how to fight back.

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Use the SMART Method to Set Achievable Goals for Your Finances

Use the SMART Method to Set Achievable Goals for Your Finances

Deciding you want to save money for an emergency fund, retirement, or just for fun is great. Having a plan to get there is an entirely different thing. Use the SMART method to bridge the gap.

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Make like a Tree and Get Out of Here in the Friday Open Thread

Make like a Tree and Get Out of Here in the Friday Open Thread

Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread hosted by Hackerspace, where metaphor-misusing neighborhood bullies crash into piles of manure over and over and over again until they get tired of appearing in sequels.

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Options Away Puts a Longer Hold on Your Seat for Domestic Flights

Many airlines will allow you to put a free 24-hour hold on your tickets, but sometimes that isn't enough time to finalize the other parts of your travel plans. Options Away is a site that puts a longer hold on your tickets for a small fee.

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Set a Spooky Mood and Make Your Own Set of Flickering Lights

Lighting is everything when it comes to Halloween. Flickering lights set in a dark room will get any kid's imagination going. Here's how to make any lamp lookhaunted.

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Class Up Your Nightstand With These Wooden Bluetooth Alarm Clocks

Class Up Your Nightstand With These Wooden Bluetooth Alarm Clocks

From afar, these Bluetooth speakers look like simple blocks of wood; perhaps some kind of minimalist IKEA decoration. Take a closer look though, and there's a lot going on.

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io9 Can You Name the Horror Movies Depicted In These Minimalist Posters?

io9 Can You Name the Horror Movies Depicted In These Minimalist Posters? | Jalopnik RIP The Affordable Midengine Sports Car | Jezebel OKCupid Dick: 'I'm the Most Published Person On the Planet' | Kotaku A Good, Horrible Look at Korea KFC's Double Down

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D-Vasive Notifies You When Your Phone's Camera or Mic Are in Use

Android: Your desktop's webcam probably has a handy indicator to tell you when it's on. Your phone does not. If you're concerned about certain apps using your camera or microphone when you're not aware of it, D-Vasive attempts to help keep you aware.

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Pitch Your Own Idea as Someone Else's for More Honest Feedback

Pitch Your Own Idea as Someone Else's for More Honest Feedback

Our friends and family sure are wonderful aren't they? They encourage us and make us feel better even if we we're doing something dumb. For getting feedback on our ideas, this is terrible.

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The Money Questions to Ask When Your First Baby is on the Way

The Money Questions to Ask When Your First Baby is on the Way

You can't prepare for every part of parenthood. But preparing yourself for the impact it will have on your budget can help reduce at least a little of the stress. Here are the money questions you should ask when your first baby is on the way.

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This Visual Guide to Pork Makes Sure You Always Buy the Right Cut

This Visual Guide to Pork Makes Sure You Always Buy the Right Cut

Shopping for pork at the grocery store can be tricky, and unless you already know the difference between a blade end roast and butt roast, you may not know which is best for your dinner plans. This handy visual guide from the folks at Cook's Illustrated demystifies pork cuts by part of the pig, price, and flavor.

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Universal Media Server Streams Music and Movies to Almost Any Device

Universal Media Server Streams Music and Movies to Almost Any Device

Win/Mac/Linux: Streaming music or movies from a computer to a set-top box, TV, receiver, or any other device in your home entertainment system isn't difficult, but finding a media server with great features that's also easy to use can be tricky. Universal Media Server gets the balance right.

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What's the Most Evil Thing You Got Away With (And How)?

What's the Most Evil Thing You Got Away With (And How)?

We've all done evil things. Some things we might not be proud of, others we indulge quietly. As we close out Evil Week, we want to know: what's the most evil thing you've gotten away with?

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