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Visualize Your Wall Painted a Different Color With These Apps Visualize Your Wall Painted a Different Color With These Apps

Painting your walls is definitely an undertaking, but not quite as much of an undertaking as figuring out what paint color you want to use.

Quickly Identify Plants and Animals Around You Using This App Quickly Identify Plants and Animals Around You Using This App

The weather is slowly getting warmer, which means we’re all about head outside a little more. If your outdoor adventures take you on a hike or two through nature, then you stand a good chance of coming across a plant or animal that you can’t quite identify. iNaturalist is an app that can help.

How to Watch the NCAA March Madness Bracket Reveal From the Bar How to Watch the NCAA March Madness Bracket Reveal From the Bar

As a girl from North Carolina, March Madness is one of the most important times of the year for me. As it turns out, living a few miles away from the college campuses of three teams that often make it into the tournament will push you to get really into college basketball. And March is when that obsession reaches its…

Update WinRAR on Your PC Right Now Update WinRAR on Your PC Right Now

Last month a 19-year-old bug was discovered in WinRAR, the software many PC users use to extract .zip and other files on their computer. While the company was quick to patch the bug, that match requires users to update their software in order to be safe — and a lot of people haven’t yet.

Change Your March Southwest Flights For Free, Even if There's a Fare Difference Change Your March Southwest Flights For Free, Even if There's a Fare Difference

It may have taken the FAA to convince Southwest to take its 737 Max 8’s out of the air, but the airline is making up for it (sort of) with a March promotion that allows you to change your flight for free, even if there’s a difference in the price of the ticket.

Add a Pomodoro Timer to Your Mac's Taskbar With this App Add a Pomodoro Timer to Your Mac's Taskbar With this App

If you’re looking for ways to be a bit more productive, the Pomodoro technique can be a good place to start. The technique, which was developed in the early 90s by developer Francesco Cirillo, involves breaking down large tasks into short, timed intervals. Cirillo called those intervals Pomodoros, in part because he…

What Is a 'Bomb Cyclone'? What Is a 'Bomb Cyclone'?

A “bomb cyclone” hit Colorado on Wednesday. While the term sounds like something out of science fiction, it’s quite real—“bomb cyclone” is a scientific term describing the aftermath of bombogenesis, which is another word I’m thankful is now in my vocabulary. So, to understand a “bomb cyclone” you first need to…

How to Find Out If You're Booked on a 737 Max and What to Do if You Are [Updated] How to Find Out If You're Booked on a 737 Max and What to Do if You Are [Updated]

After two deadly plane crashes involving Boeing’s 737 Max 8 jet over the past six months, many airline passengers and airlines have starting to consider whether or not the planes are safe to fly.

Now You Can Get Spotify Premium and Hulu For $9.99 a Month Now You Can Get Spotify Premium and Hulu For $9.99 a Month

Spotify and Hulu have lowered the price to get both services together to $9.99 a month.

Discover Who is Paying For Political Ads in Your Area (and How Much) With This Tool Discover Who is Paying For Political Ads in Your Area (and How Much) With This Tool

If you watch television, then chances are you also watch your fair share of political ads. When most radio, television, satellite, and cable providers air a political ad, they’re required to submit a political file to the FCC. The idea behind the forms is to allow the public the opportunity to track a station’s deals…

IHOP Is Offering Customers Free Pancakes on Tuesday IHOP Is Offering Customers Free Pancakes on Tuesday

Tuesday is IHOPs 14th annual free pancake day, and this year’s theme is “Flip it forward for kids.” From 7am to 7pm on Tuesday, participating restaurants are giving away a free short stack of pancakes to anyone that wants one. In some cases, locations will stay open until 10pm for some late-night eats as well.

The New Rules for Traveling to Europe for Americans The New Rules for Traveling to Europe for Americans

Starting in 2021, Americans, as well as others from a ton of other visa-free countries, will have to do a little more work before they’ll be able to visit a number of European countries. Now, getting into places like Germany, France, and Spain just requires your U.S. passport, but in a little under two years you’ll…

How to Get Rid of the 'Hole Punch' on the Galaxy S10's Display How to Get Rid of the 'Hole Punch' on the Galaxy S10's Display

Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 might not have a notch, but it does have a hole punch camera on the front.

How to Access Slack's Secret Dark Mode on iOS and Android How to Access Slack's Secret Dark Mode on iOS and Android

If I could, I would use all my phone’s apps in dark or night mode. Night mode is easier on your eyes and easier on your device’s battery. Now Slack is finally testing a dark mode for its iOS and Android apps.

These Airlines Are Offering to Waive Rebooking Fees Due to Winter Storm Taylor These Airlines Are Offering to Waive Rebooking Fees Due to Winter Storm Taylor

A winter storm is making its way through the midwest this weekend. If you have a flight over the center of the country you’ll likely be in the clear, but if your travel plans involve either leaving from or traveling to a number of midwest destinations or a layover in any of those cities, you could be in for a pretty…

How to Watch the Duke vs. UNC Game Without a TV How to Watch the Duke vs. UNC Game Without a TV

I grew up in North Carolina, a few miles from the campuses of Duke and UNC. The rivalry between the two schools is a serious one, even in just a regular game, but today’s game could determine who is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, which makes the stakes even higher.

Know When Malware Tries to Access Your Mac's Camera or Mic With This App Know When Malware Tries to Access Your Mac's Camera or Mic With This App

I started covering the camera on my laptop around five years ago. At the time, my decision was prompted less by a security concern and more because someone handed me a camera cover at a conference, but the threat is most definitely real.

How to Use Alexa to Help You Prep For a Job Interview  How to Use Alexa to Help You Prep For a Job Interview 

If you haven’t interviewed for a job in a long time, then even the most basic of interview questions can potentially throw you for a loop. If you’re currently going through the interview process, then a little bit of prep can mean the difference between you coming off like a polished candidate or just a hot mess.

Use AI to Add Depth of Field to Any Photo Using This App Use AI to Add Depth of Field to Any Photo Using This App

If you have a newer smartphone, then it likely came with the ability to shoot 3D images, or at least images with some depth of field involved.

Rediscover Random Episodes of Your Favorite Shows on Netflix Using This Web App Rediscover Random Episodes of Your Favorite Shows on Netflix Using This Web App

We all have a few shows that we love. When that show is one with seven or eight seasons then choosing which episode to rewatch on a Saturday afternoon can be a bit of a challenge. For me, that typically means watching the same five or six episodes over and over again, but there’s something to be said for giving some…

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