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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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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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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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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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Keep Your Nice Headphones From Getting Stinky With Silica Gel Packets

I’ve got a nice pair of over-the-ear, noise-cancelling headphones that I wear almost every day. Thing is, I wear them for so long they often develop their own damp, humid atmosphere. And sometimes they get a little smelly. Gross, I know, but I’ve found an easy solution. I always save those little silica gel packets you’ll find in packaging for electronics and food, and I’m always looking for ways to use them. To keep my headphones sounding ...
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Remains of the Day: A Day Without Women

If you’re a regular reader then you’ve likely noticed that our page has slowed to a crawl today. That’s because the women of Lifehacker are participating in the “A Day Without a Woman” strike, along with many of our colleagues across Gizmodo Media. You can learn more about the strike here and on Jezebel . The organizers say that the purpose of the strike is to “[recognize] the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socio-ec...
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Why Needy People Might Make You Uncomfortable

Sure, needy people can be annoying (and I say this as a very needy person). However, our feelings about a person who is vocal about his or her needs is often a reflection of how we feel about our own needs. Like most human behavior, it’s complicated. The School of Life breaks it down. You’ve probably dealt with a needy friend, family member, or acquaintance at some point. They text you incessantly asking for emotional support. They ask why ...
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What "Overmixing" Means In Baking Recipes

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Test the Quality of a Suit Jacket In 30 Seconds

Whether you’re thumbing the racks of suits at a thrift shop or sifting through a going out of business sale, you’ll be better off knowing how to identify quality jackets fast. This graphic, from Ted Slampyak and The Art of Manliness , features seven tips from the Indispensable Guide to Classic Men’s Clothing you can use to quickly tell the quality of a suit. For example, checking the material the jacket’s buttons are made of, seeing if the ...
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Keep a Food Waste List to Save Money on Groceries

Photo by Unsplash Americans toss out about $165 billion worth of food every yea r, which can be up to $2,200 for the average family. One of the simplest ways to save money on groceries is to make sure you’re not wasting food. To avoid this problem, personal finance site Clark.com suggests keeping a list of stuff you toss. It’s a pretty simple idea. Every month, just keep a running list of food you throw away. Next to each item, write down h...
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Add Unique Texture to Cookies With Leftover Popcorn

Image from dgbury . Popcorn is a great snack, especially homemade kettle corn, but sometimes you end making too much and just toss out the leftovers. Instead, you can add the leftover popcorn to cookie dough for for a unique, crunchy texture. Tasty cookies easily cover up the flavor of stale popcorn and get a boost in texture from the fluffy add in. Mix your cookie dough like normal. Right before you portion it out onto the baking sheet, st...
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Seven Methods to Help You Stay Focused

Photo by Dmitry Ratushny via Unsplash. How many things are vying for your attention right now? Your phone? Email? Slack? Twitter? That nagging to-do list that just seems to keep growing? Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we want it to or not. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog . Notifications on top of notifications co...
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Turn Leftover Rice Into Delectably Sweet Rice Pudding

Photo by Rudy Riet . If you have some leftover rice in danger of going stale, here’s a simple and delicious way to use it up. All you need is some milk and sugar. As Sheela Prakash at The Kitchn explains, there’s no need to toss out that extra side of take-out rice, or waste the excess you end up with when you make a huge batch at home (I do this all the time.) Instead, grab some milk, almond milk, or coconut milk and mix it at a one-to-one...
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This 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. Chrome: Facebook collects a lot of your data, but you might never get to see what they really learn about you. Data Selfie aims to give you a glimpse by letting you analyze your own Facebook usage. Chrome: Favicons are great in browsers because they make it easy to discern one site from another in your tabs a...
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How We Plan Frugal Family Vacations in National Parks

Photo by Dino Reichmuth via Unsplash. It’s never too early to start thinking about your travels, particularly if you want to enjoy the beauty of the world on a nice, tidy budget. One of the best ways to do that is to camp and, at the same time, take advantage of one of the best bargains offered to American citizens, our national park system. This post originally appeared on The Simple Dollar . The national parks of the United States contain...
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Why Flight Attendants Ask You to Raise Your Window Shade During Take-Off and Landing

Image from mlinksva . Some airlines have their flight attendants ask you and your fellow passengers to raise your window shades during take-off and landing. This isn’t about waking passengers up at the end of a red-eye or having all the shades up or down for the next flight, it’s about safety. The crew asks you to open your window shade because it helps them see outside better if they have to evacuate the airplane, and since most accidents ...
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