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Credit: Photo For Everything/Shutterstock https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/delhi-india-july-5-2023-threads-2328446749If you’ve successfully moved away from X, you might have found a new home with Threads. But as the Threads network grows, you’ll also find you won’t want to see everything on your feed. Perhaps you’re trying to avoid spoilers for your new favorite TV show, or you’re trying to get away from the new meme that just won’t die. Either way, you can now use Thread’s Hidden Words feature to mute any keyword or emoji to banish them from your feed, once and for all—at least, from your feed. (They’ll still show up in the…

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We may earn a commission from links on this page. Credit: Image product courtesy of Amazon Standing fans tend to annoy me. I find I’m constantly getting up to adjust them; they’re loud; and they become absolutely filthy with no clear way to clean them. None of these issues seem like they’d be hard to solve—and yet standing fans have been around for a long time without much innovation on how to fix these pain points. Somehow, the DREO PolyFan 704s ($134.99)  figured it out, and for that reason, I absolutely recommend it as the perfect standing fan for small…

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Speed up your workflow with these Windows shortcuts. We may earn a commission from links on this page. Credit: Melnikov Dmitriy/Shutterstock Keyboard shortcuts are a boon for productivity on Windows. Many things that take multiple mouse clicks, like taking screenshots, can easily be done with a couple of keystrokes. Windows 11 has several new keyboard shortcuts, but there’s merit in learning about all of the best keyboard shortcuts on the platform. Some of these have been around for years, but aren’t used often enough. I bet there’s at least one shortcut you didn’t know about but wish you had.Keyboard shortcuts…

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If you are a visual person and need a little cleaning motivation, this can help. We may earn a commission from links on this page. Credit: UPPICHAYA/Shutterstock If you’re a visual sort of person, clutter probably bothers you—but being appalled by it may not necessarily make it any easier to clean up. If you are having a hard time getting motivated, try this little trick that taps into the universal obsession with a good before-and-after pic. Take before and after photos as you cleanThis tip comes from Becoming Minimalist and is really simple on the surface: Pick a small section of…

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Up your productivity with a few more features for navigation, accessibility, collaboration, and more. Credit: Wirestock Creators/Shutterstock Beneath their surfaces, word processors like Google Docs have a treasure trove of hidden features that make it easier to draft large documents and collaborate on them with coworkers. I have covered a few Google Docs tips before, but now I have a few more to share.1. Write in Markdown in Google Docs Credit: Saikat Basu Google Docs supports some of the Markdown syntax. This offers a simple way to format documents using plain text symbols, making them easy to read and write…

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The Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra are all at their lowest prices since release. We may earn a commission from links on this page. Deal pricing and availability subject to change after time of publication. Credit: Product image courtesy of Amazon. When the Samsung Galaxy S24 lineup was released earlier this year, they came with Amazon gift cards of up to $200 if you preordered from Amazon. Now, you can get those same gift card amounts directly discounted from the list prices. The Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra are all at their lowest price…

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We may earn a commission from links on this page. Credit: Sam Woolley A typical strength- or muscle-building workout happens in sets. You lift the weight a certain number of times (“reps”), then you put it down for a quick rest before going again. But how long should that rest be? The answer will depend on a few factors, including the purpose of the workout. There are legitimate reasons for powerlifters to wait five minutes between sets of squats, or for calisthenics devotees to set a 30-second timer before jumping back up for another set of pullups. There’s also a…

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Use the 20/20 rule to figure out what you really need to keep. Credit: New Africa/Shutterstock Like so much else, decluttering requires you to consider both the theoretical and the practical. Yes, you have to get in there at some point and physically start throwing things away and organizing what you keep, but you also have to do a little work on and with yourself. Not to sound all woo-woo, but there is an element of visualization and self-knowledge that comes into play. For instance, some of the most popular decluttering methods call on you to visualize your ideal space…

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Although the Eufy offers exceptional mapping, an interesting design and a good app experience, there are better bots for the same price. We may earn a commission from links on this page. Credit: Eufy Eufy is a company that, in general, makes products I really like. They make some of the best security cameras in the industry, enough that after testing lots of brands, Eufy’s Solocams are what I keep installed at my house. Anker, their parent company, makes some of my favorite power banks, and I really like my Eufy doorbell. Like a lot of companies making smart tech,…

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The subscription comes with access to a catalog of lessons for 14 languages. We may earn a commission from links on this page. Deal pricing and availability subject to change after time of publication. Credit: Babbel You can get a lifetime subscription to Babbel Language Learning on sale for $149.97 right now (reg. $599) through April 30. The subscription comes with access to a catalog of lessons for 14 languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish, Dutch, Polish, Indonesian, Norwegian, Danish, and Russian), and the curriculums are geared toward promoting conversation and familiarity with real-life topics. Beyond what…

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