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10 Ways to Get Cardio That Aren't Running or Cycling

Cardio workouts are so good for your body—and your mental health!—but not all of us have learned to like running. Cycling is great, but not everybody has a bike or the patience to troubleshoot their sore butt. (We have tips for that, though.) So let’s take a look at some of the other ways to get your cardio, from gym…Read more...

How to Keep Your Car's Key Fob From Being Hacked

Someone recently broke into my car two nights in a row. The first time I figured it was a slip up on my end, and that I forgot to lock it after I got home. So I made a point of locking it and arming the alarm the next night, and yet someone was able to break in again.Read more...

All the Ethical (and Ethical Adjacent) Ways to Beat Your Car's Emissions Test

Driving a well-maintained, regularly serviced automobile is the best method of passing an emissions check; but what are ya, some kind of square? Instead, use the tips below to try and squeeze your carbon-spewing jalopy under the smog-check wire. And if they don’t work, do not try the less-than-ethical, probably…Read more...

How Much Is Your Car Worth Right Now?

While used car prices might have plateaued in August, demand is still very high due to supply shortages, with the average median listing price up 34.3% compared to last August. Even if you don’t intend to sell your car, it’s always a good idea to check in on your assets to see how much they might be worth—and doing it…Read more...

What Are Shin Splints, and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

If you’ve ever had sore shins after starting a running program, or if they crept up on you when you increased your mileage or added more intense exercises, you’ve probably had shin splints. This injury isn’t usually serious, but it can be frustrating if it doesn’t resolve quickly.Read more...

Store Your Pineapples Upside Down, and Other Surprising Ways to Keep Your Fruit From Spoiling

Though it’d be nice, there’s no one-size-fits-all storage methodology to maximize the freshness of different fruits. Some need to be cloaked in a cocoon of temperate air; others thrive when they’re stored below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Some care and storage is obvious (don’t leave berries to rot at room temperature),…Read more...

Making a Salad Without Lettuce Is Courageous and Smart

Edible leaves, commonly referred to as “lettuce” or “greens,” are often used as the foundation of a salad, and for decent reasons. Leaves provide color, texture, and nutrients, but they don’t “have” to be involved. It is entirely possible to eat a pile of vegetables doused in dressing, without any lettuce at all. Read more...

What Is iPhone 13’s Cinematic Mode (and Why Should You Care)?

One of the key features of the new iPhone 13 series is called Cinematic mode, and it’s a feature designed to make the iPhone 13 a viable camera for cinematographers. Smartphone cameras are evolving rapidly, and a lot of Apple’s focus this year has been on improving the iPhone’s already great video cameras. Here’s…Read more...

The Difference Between Antique and Vintage (and Why It Matters)

With very few exceptions, buying used stuff beats buying new. There’s just one problem: Sifting through page after page of near-identical listings on Ebay, Craigslist, Etsy, and Facebook Marketplace takes time. And if you don’t know what you’re after, you’ll close your tabs feeling more confused than ever.Read more...

Your Fitbit Can Now Let You Know Whether You Snore

Sleep tracking is a great way to learn more about your unconscious nighttime habits. You can find out if you wake up throughout the night, what your heart rate is like hour-by-hour, and whether the quality of your sleep is up to snuff. Fitbit is now adding a new metric to its sleep tracking capabilities, giving you…Read more...

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