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How to mend ... moth holes

It seems that autumn is well and truly on its way, and you may be digging your winter woollies out as the mornings and evenings start to get chillier. But what to do if you find that your favourite chunky knit has developed a moth hole or two (or several!)?<p>Moth holes are not caused by the adult …

Bed Frame Risers | Bed Frame Lifts | Tall Bed Risers

Product Description<p>12 inch BedRizers attach to any standard bed frame giving 12 inches of space from the floor to the bottom of the bed frame. Use …

40 Things to Leave Behind in 2015

Photo: Getty Images<p>As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering herd words, expressions, and gestures that have been building up since we did this last year. Here …

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The Supreme Court is about to tackle online threats for the first time

A case about violent Facebook posts could change how internet speech is prosecuted<p>On December 1st, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in <i>Elonis v. United States</i>, the first case about online threats to reach the highest level of judicial review. It’s a timely case, coinciding with increased …

Opera is working on a subscription-based storefront for apps

For entertainment services such as Netflix and Spotify, the all-you-can-eat model has been tremendously beneficial -- both have racked up millions and millions of subscribers to date. When it comes to offering mobile applications, though, that idea of subscriptions hasn't really taken off. …

The US bill to phase out wonky symbols on the back of gadgets is now a law

The legislation designed to do away with printing various symbols and regulatory compliance numbers on our gadgets in favor of displaying those things within software has been signed into law. President Obama today signed the E-Label Act, which was introduced by senators Deb Fisher (R-NE) and Jay …

Twitter scanning users' other apps to help deliver 'tailored content'

Twitter’s moves to insert tweets into people’s timelines from accounts they don’t follow have been controversial enough, but now it has emerged that the company is collecting data on their other smartphone apps to help do it.<p>In a post on the company’s support website, Twitter has published details …

Europe Wants Google's 'Right to Be Forgotten' to Be Applied on Global Search Results

The European Union wants Google to wipe search results mentioning people who invoke their ‘right to be forgotten’ across all its sites, and not just its European versions, reports Reuters.<p>Having started accepting removal requests in Europe in May and actually wiping results in June, Google is now …

Uber’s Android app collects an ‘uncool’ amount of data about users, security pro says

This Adorable Bag Just Might Be The Best Carry On Bag Out There

One of the reasons celebrities look so good while traveling is because, well, they're celebrities. Upon further investigation, however, it seems like the <i>real</i> reason they always look so good is that they are never really carrying anything.<p>Unfortunately, for us <i>regular</i> folk, traveling isn't nearly as …

The one thing you need to know about weight loss and diet studies

Another day, another diet study, this latest demonstrating once again that all diets perform about the same.<p>Examining the best-available studies about Atkins, Weight Watchers, and Zone diets, researchers publishing in the journal <i>Circulation</i> found that people tended to lose about five or seven …

Multitasking is inefficient. Here are 6 tips for a more productive workday.

Most of us have a ton of work to get done every single day. But our default response — trying to intersperse several different tasks, all while keeping track of an overwhelming barrage of notifications and emails — is the exact opposite of what we should be doing.<p>Scientists have conducted a fair …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

October has arrived and fall is fully underway: The days are getting shorter, pumpkin lattes are back on the menu, and -- most importantly -- we’re finally ready to light up the stove and fire up the oven. This month you craved spice (both sweet and savory) and looked for hearty food to help you …

5 Lessons U.S. Transit Systems Should Learn from London

At the top of the list: Get people on board with annual fare increases.<p>Public transportation in London achieves the sort of financial efficiency that most U.S. transit agencies can only dream of matching. Last year, Transport for London (TfL) spent 6.8 billion pounds operating its bus, rail, and …

Eclair Cake - Chef in Training

Oh my goodness…. I have an OBSESSION with this Eclair cake. It is absolutely DIVINE! And guess what?!..it is SO simple to make! It does need to</b> …

17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

Make Extra Extra Crispy Fried Chicken with the Double Frying Method

There are some of us who are content eating regular fried chicken, and the rest of us who want the crispiest, crunchiest, crackliest fried chicken …

Impossibly Easy Breakfast Bake (Crowd Size)

Breakfast casseroles don’t get any easier than this! Prepped in just 20 minutes and easily made-ahead and stored for the next morning, this is the …

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Carrot Cake Recipes That Make Every Other Cake Bow Down

In the world of cake, there are many great options. Flourless chocolate, red velvet, funfetti, the list goes on and on. And then, there's carrot -- the only cake that uses a vegetable as its main ingredient and proudly tells the world about it. This cake is daring. This cake is bold. And this cake …