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How to Stream Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals Tonight

Image: Robert Laberge / Stringer (Getty) The St. Louis Blues are taking on the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, with the winner of tonight’s game taking home the cup. This the first time the championship series has gone to Game 7 since 2011, a …

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Re-Watch Your Favorite Movies With the Captions On

Screenshot: YouTube Maybe you’ve seen The Shawshank Redemption so many times that you’re sure you’ve got just about every line memorized. Or, at the snap of a finger, you can leap to your feet and recite Jack Nicholson’s famous “You can’t handle the truth” monologue from A Few Good Men, …

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How to Achieve FIRE Without Being Miserably Cheap

The concept of FIRE—Financial Independence, Retire Early— is pretty straightforward. If you can save up enough money when you’re young(er), you can have a ton more flexibility later in life. You might choose to quit your job and start a business, or unload your house to travel the world. If …

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Should You Give Your Kid ‘Salad Frosting’?

Photo: Kraft Kraft has a new product for kids: Salad “frosting.” It’s ranch dressing in a squeeze pouch. The plug (if it isn’t obvious): Kids don’t like salad but they do enjoy sugar, so trick ‘em into eating more greens with this special label, you sneaky parent, you. As someone …

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What Time of Day Is Best to Work Out?

For years, I trudged my way to the gym at 5am, before the sun even rose or the garbage trucks of New York City began their daily commute. Eventually, and out of necessity for sleep, I changed my routine to nightly workouts—and suddenly felt stronger and faster. Does it ever …

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How to Break Your Screen Addiction

Analog WeekJust because ‘there’s an app for that’ doesn’t mean you have to use it. This week we’re going analog, reminding ourselves that we can live—and live _well_ —without smartphones, and seeing what’s worth preserving from the time before we were all plugged in 24/7.   Analog Week is a strange …

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Sign Up Now to Play DOOM on Your iPhone Later This Year

Image: Bethesda DOOM fans will soon be able to play the game on their iOS device without having to use up a ton of storage space. During E3, Bethesda Softworks, the publisher behind the popular game, said it will be testing a new streaming technology called Orion later this year. …

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It’s time to delete most of your apps

“This is a catastrophe,” my wife said—slightly horrified—as she swiped through page after page of apps on my phone. “Why do you even have most of these?” It’s a good question. It’s hard to believe that just 11 years ago, the App Store icon showed up on the iPhone. It …

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