I Bought a Pair of Overalls and Now I Will Never Wear Anything Else 

Real cool, stylish photo 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, and not much else. But a new garment has edged its way into my wardrobe—and heart—and it has changed my life for the better. I’m talking about my brand new bib overalls , ...
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Know When to Plant Your Garden With This Calculator 

How do you know when to plant your tomatoes and other warm-weather crops?For those of us in temperate climates, we do our planting in and around Mother’s Day. But depending on where you are, you could have actually started a few weeks ago—or you might still need to wait a bit. Here’s how to tell. Many flowers and vegetables prefer to be planted after the “danger of frost” has passed. That’s not your average last frost date, because 50% of t...
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Sunday's Best Deals: Coleman Gear, Cuisinart Grills, Motion-Sensing Lights, and More

Mini versions of OxyLED’s super-popular motion-sensing lights , a Charbroil Grill Gold Box , rechargeable batteries , and more lead Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals RAVPower Filehub , $27 with code V7TAMZKE Right now, you can save $5 on RAVPower’s Filehub , which is actually two travel-friendly devices in one: A 3,000mAh USB battery pack, and a media streamer that can le...
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Last Call: Amazon's Most Popular Devices Are Back On Sale For Mother's Day

Update 5/13: These deals will go away come Mother’s Day, so take advantage while you still can. If you haven’t yet picked out a Mother’s Day gift (or just want to treat yourself to something nice), Amazon’s running a big sale on many of its most popular gadgets. The bulk of the discounts are on Kindle ereaders, including the first ever deal on the Kindle Oasis, the Kindle for the 1% . Unfortunately, the $50 price drop is only valid on the m...
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Today’s Massive Ransomware Attack Was Mostly Preventable—Here’s How To Avoid It

Photo: Getty Ransomware may be mostly thought of as a (sometimes costly) nuisance, but when it hinders the ability of doctors and nurses to provide aid to those in need of emergency medical care, then it qualifies as armed robbery. On Friday, a quickly spreading, nasty piece of malware crossed mountains and oceans to infect more than 70,000 machines around the world in a matter of hours. Among those infected were more than a dozen hospitals...
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Start a Light Show Anywhere with the Philips Hue Go, Now Under $50 For the First Time

    Philips Hue Go, $49 Philips Hue bulbs and lights are mostly confined to a single room in your home, with one notable exception: The battery-powered Hue Go, which is down to an all-time low $49 today, or roughly $20-$25 less than usual While it’s plugged in, the Hue Go is basically a brighter (300 lumen vs. 120) version of the Hue Bloom, and is best deployed facing a wall to “paint” it with color. The differen...
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What Happens When You Get Shot, Tuning Up Sluggish Macs, and How to Introduce Yourself to Dogs

This week we looked at the ramifications of the new healthcare bill but also performed the nerdy task of playing doctor with sluggish Macs. We also explored the grisly subject of what it’s like to get shot, compared secure messaging apps, and more. Here’s a look back at this week’s most popular posts. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel delivered a tearful monologue last night about his newborn son who was born with a heart defect and had life-sav...
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Beer Can Be a Better Pain Reliever Than Tylenol

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How to Clean Up and Optimize Your Sluggish Mac

GIF Illustration: Elena Scotti/GMG, photo: Shutterstock Your Mac is running a little slow these days. It takes forever to boot up. You have to delete something just to download that file attachment from Carla in accounting. Any time you stream a video it seems to lock up for a few seconds. Let’s fix all that. Update Your System Software Before we do anything, let’s make sure your Mac is up to date. Click the Apple icon > App Store, then ...
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The Best Tools to Archive Web Pages

Submit Pages to The Wayback Machine The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library that attempts collect as much digital knowledge as possible, including a vast collection of web pages. The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine is the most obvious choice for looking up an old version of a site, but it’s also worth nothing that you can help with the process by manually saving specific web pages, including all of the assets on that page. Y...
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Clocker Crams a World Clock into Your Menu Bar

Mac: Your Mac has a world clock built into it, but it’s relegated to the Notification Center and stuck in analog for some reason. Clocker lets you jam that world clock into the menu bar, where’s it’s easily accessible. As you’d expect, you can add any number of locations to Clocker and it’ll show the current time there. It also includes a time slider that you can move forward to make it easier to see what time it’ll be in say, Tokyo, when i...
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Find the Best Nearby Cities for Craft Beer and Microbrews With This Tool

If you’re looking to go on a craft beer pilgrimage, this interactive tool lets you explore the U.S. cities with the most breweries and highest rated brewskis. The tool comes from Russell Goldenberg at The Pudding , and combines tons of data from RateBeer to determine the best places for beer aficionados. When you load it up, it determines your location to see if you live in a great beer city. If not, it tells you where your city ranks, and ...
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Why Your Cat Loves Small Spaces

Image from rtuckernc . Cats don’t just like small spaces, they love them. From Amazon boxes to grocery bags to the tiny gap between the bottom of your couch and the floor. They’ll even curl up in a square of tape on the floor! But why is your cat so attracted to these small spaces? The answer has to do with the security and protection that these places offer, and regardless of if they’re truly safe or not, it’s about how they make your cat ...
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This Is How Long Certain Drugs Actually Stay in Your Body

Image via Getty. We’re not encouraging anyone to do drugs, but we’re also not going to pretend that our readers don’t do any. If you do and have to, say, take a drug test for a job, it may be helpful to know how long certain drugs stay in the places they’re most likely to check: your urine, blood, and hair follicles. This video by Business Insider is a quick and dirty breakdown of the approximate durations that certain drugs will remain in ...
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This Terminal Dashboard Reminds You to Take a Break When You're Lost Deep Inside the Command Line

If you use the terminal a lot to code, then you know it’s easy to get lost deep inside those blinking commands. Tiny-Care-Terminal is a small little dashboard that reminds you to stop and take care of yourself every once in a while. Once it’s installed, you get a dashboard that displays your git commits for the last week, the weather, and you’ll see a non-intrusive little message from a wistful parrot nudging you to de-stress a little. This...
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Upgrade Your Measuring Cups to Pyrex For $13

Pyrex 3-Piece Glass Measuring Cups , $13 We love Pyrex around these parts, and their 3-pack of measuring cups is down to $13 today. In addition to looking great, the cups are microwave and (semi) dishwasher safe, and since they’re made of glass, they won’t absorb any odors, flavors, or stains. Plus, they just feel heavy and professional, and would make a nice gift. $13 From amazon 4094 purchased by readers Gizmodo Media Group may get a comm...
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The Best Cities for Starting a Small Business in 2017

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Microsoft's Wunderlist Replacement, To-Do Is Now Available

Windows/Web/iOS/Android: Microsoft has released a public preview for its new to-do app, aptly called To-Do. This is ostensibly Microsoft’s version of Wunderlist , which the company acquired back in 2015. To-Do is still a work in progress, but right now you can create to-do lists, set up reminders, and track projects. Aside from the looks, To-Do also brings over Wunderlist’s intelligent suggestions feature that recommends tasks. The app does...
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The As Small As Possible Camera Bag

Sometimes, you just need the simplest, smallest, easiest way to carry a camera. Over at Oppositelock , AtlasM shares their bag for just that. The bag’s a Manfrotto Stile . Here’s what’s inside, but be sure to check out AtlasM’s original post for detailed information: If you have a great go bag with a useful organization scheme and great features, let us know! You can share your bag by posting it to your personal Kinja blog using the tag fea...
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Why You Should Let Someone Else Pick Your Profile Pictures

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Deadspin Suddenly, Fleury | Jezebel Tig Notaro Seems to Agree That Louis CK’s SNL Clown Sketch Might

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The Essential Keys to Making Perfect Sushi Rice

Rice is the most important component of sushi. In fact, the word “sushi” refers to the vinegared rice used for the Japanese dish. If you want to make decent sushi at home, you need to know how to prepare the rice first. In this video , from the ChefSteps YouTube channel , chef Taichi Kitamura of Sushi Kappo Tamura demonstrates the best method for cooking and handling rice. For starters, make sure you’re working with short-grained sushi rice...
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This Week's Top Downloads: Fake Calls With Nope for Chrome, Use External Drives With PS4 Update 4.5, and More

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. Android: The “Don’t Break the Chain” method for productivity might be a little gimmicky, but it works . Day by Day is a free app that can help you utilize the method. Chrome: If you have coworkers who love to chat you up for hours on end, then you might appreciate NOPE, a Chrome extension that calls you the s...
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Three St. Patrick's Day Adult Beverages That Aren't Green Beer

Photo by Tim Sackton . St. Patrick’s day is next weekend, and with it comes an onslaught of unnecessarily green consumables. I’ve honestly never been a fan of aggressively-dyed beer, not because I’m afraid of food coloring, but because the beer used is usually crap. If you want to celebrate St. Patrick’s day with an on-theme adult beverage that isn’t an emerald-hued beer, consider making (or ordering) one (or all) of the following: The Last...
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Saturday's Best Deals: Mesh Boxer Briefs, Memory Foam Pillows, White Noise, and More

Mesh boxer briefs , an inexpensive toilet stool , and memory foam pillows lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals Samsung 64GB Flash Drive , $14 $14 is a great price for any 64GB flash drive , let alone one from Samsung with such a cool design. $14 From amazon Gizmodo Media Group may get a commission Twelve South BookArc , $45 Twelve South has lon...
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