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8 easy ways to speed up your Mac

We all know a Mac is the best computer. It’s the most reliable, the least fuss and usually the most snappy. But, as with all computers, the trusty Macintosh can also become sluggish after a while.<p>In today’s <i>Cult of Mac</i> video, we’re going to show you eight easy, useful tips to speed up your Mac.<p>Speed …

The Only Thing Wackier Than Yesterday's Car Chase Was the Reporter Commentary

Two burglary suspects made off in a Ford Mustang convertible in Los Angeles yesterday. For felons, they were <i>incredibly</i> chill about the whole thing. …

Jokes

OMGFacts

The Kid at the Obstacle Course

You won’t be able to contain a giggle as you watch this kid at an amusement park obstacle course. See, the idea is that you’re supposed to avoid …

50 No-Bake Chocolate Recipes

There's nothing like a recipe for something decadent that doesn't involve cooking it. It's the feeling of cheating the chocolate gods of required …

Dessert

10 Of The World's Most Dangerous Toxic Ghost Towns

Visiting abandoned towns can be hazardous for a number of reasons, including crumbling structures and guards who will shoot trespassers on sight. But …

How-To: Make your Mac run silent, cool and fast under OS X El Capitan

As expected, Apple’s release of OS X El Capitan for Macs was less about adding major new features than “refining the experience and improving performance” from Yosemite — in other words, under-the-hood optimizations to make any Mac run more reliably than before. Thanks to El Capitan, my older …

Creepy Wikipedia Pages And Unresolved Mysteries For Curious Souls To Explore

(Image Link)<p>Getting lost down an internet rabbit hole can be an enlightening and educational experience, a complete waste of time, or a twisted …

Recruitment

Fear Of Rejection: 2 Ways To Beat It, Backed By Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Self-help

Phantom Hitchhikers

<b>ONE OF THE</b> most persistent and entertaining types of ghost stories is that of the phantom or vanishing hitchhiker. It's also one of the most chilling …

Need a Dose of Sweet? Three Words: Bulldog Puppy Cam

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>The Pet Collective presents an English bulldog cam, streaming live video of a litter of <b>Minnesota-born English bulldog puppies</b> and their …

Cute Animals

8 Sick Remedies That Actually Work

(YouTube link)<p>The skeptic in me said that treating a cold with chicken soup is an old wive’s tale. But since I am an old wife and a mom, I also told …

Alternative Medicine

Calm Down With These Stress-Relieving Foods

<i>By Deborah Dunham</i><p>Donuts, cookies, chips — there’s no denying that certain high-fat and high-sugar foods can become our go-to ways to self-medicate …

Wellness

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

<b>Chocolate Milk</b><br>In the mood for something sweet? Go for this childhood favorite. "Chocolate milk has potassium, which helps relieve muscle spasms if you're dealing with physical stressors," says Gans. Just make sure to stick with the low-fat version.<p><b>Oatmeal</b><br>This fiber-packed food will keep you full …

9 Unexpected Tips To Beat Stress When Your Life Is A Mess

With the extra hustle and bustle of the season (shopping, decorating, wrapping, socializing, etc.), it's easy to feel less than wonderful during this …

Grip it Good

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Use the 10-Folder System to Organize All Your Paper Clutter

Clutter can do a number on your brain, so it's best to organize and sort it all. The StoneGable Blog recommends a 10-folder system that gets all your …

Minimalism

Remember 1988 - A Fun Look Back At 80s Pop Culture

(Video Link)<p>1988 was a fun year to be alive and over five- great movies like <i>Who Framed Roger Rabbit?</i>, <i>Young Guns</i> and <i>Big</i> came out in theaters, musical …