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  • How Bad Is It to Fall Asleep to the TV?
    by Beth Skwarecki on January 27, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    There are two kinds of people in the world, and I’m the kind that cannot fall asleep if a TV is playing anywhere near me. Fortunately, I married someone who feels the same way. But plenty of folks love to fall asleep with the TV on—and some 60% of Americans watch it in the hour before bed, according to one 2011…Read more...

  • What to Do When Your Laptop Keeps Overheating
    by Jake Peterson on January 27, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    If your laptop tends to overheat, you’re likely familiar with the signs: fans that spin louder than a jet engine, a computer that’s too hot to use on your lap, and the general sense that your machine is fighting for its life. Constant overheating is no way to live with a laptop—in fact, you can help cool it down using…Read more...

  • An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Your Kids Basic Life Skills
    by Sarah Showfety on January 27, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    I recently saw a TikTok featuring a young woman who didn’t know how to use a toaster oven, claiming something to the effect of, “My parents just always made my toast and I didn’t know there were different settings. Mine came out cold—and untoasted.” Needless to say, I was shook.Read more...

  • The Easiest DIY Furniture Projects to Make With Leftover Wood
    by Becca Lewis on January 27, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    If you have leftover boards from a previous home-improvement project—or you’re just looking for a simple carpentry project to tackle—there are several things you can make that will add budget-friendly storage and function to your home. Try these DIY projects, each of which only requires three or four tools and…Read more...

  • Yell at Your Google Assistant to STFU
    by Jake Peterson on January 27, 2022 at 5:30 pm

    Google Assistant is great, but sometimes it’s when you want to know something quick, but the assistant insists on elaborating. Other times, something can set off your Google Assistant by mistake, forcing a response you never asked for in the first place. No matter the circumstance, you don’t want to…Read more...

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