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Stop Searching for the Barcode to Get Through Self-Checkout Faster

The self checkout at the grocery store is amazing, and if you want to speed up your self-scanning game, here’s a tip: Stop looking for the barcode, just swipe it. 35 more words

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PSA: Remember, You Can Sell Your Broken Gadgets on eBay

It’s a sad day when a beloved piece of tech finally bites the dust. But don’t go throwing it in the garbage! Remember that you can sell broken tech on eBay and put a little cash back in your pocket.

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Top 10 Lazy Yet Smart Ways to Spring Clean Your Home

It’s spring cleaning time. Even if you have the urge to clean your home from top to bottom, perhaps your natural laziness is keeping you from getting started. 18 more words

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Turn IKEA Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary Chest

If you didn’t see the before pictures you’d probably never guess that the rustic apothecary chest on the right was actually made from a basic IKEA cubby console. 7 more words

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Why You Need Boredom, Distraction, and Procrastination in Your Daily Life

Most of us—no matter how many time-saving techniques we employ—don’t have enough time to waste. But productivity comes at a cost: having that down time is extremely beneficial. 26 more words

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This Video Debunks 10 Popular Misconceptions About Home Appliances

You probably spent a lot of money on your home’s appliances, so you might as well get the most out of them. Here are some of the most common myths and old wives’ tales about dishwashers, refrigerators, and other appliances.

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