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Tuner is the best podcast you’re not listening to. Life / Stuff We Love

Why aren’t you listening to Tuner? I’ve been harassing my friends for the last couple of weeks to listen and subscribe immediately. Now it’s your turn. The new bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Brian Barone and John Lagomarsino, delves into pop music to explore how and why it works. Combining classic music theory with an academic and […]

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5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Juicing Life / Tips & Tricks

Juicing! There’s something about turning solid fruits and vegetables into a bright green liquid via very fast spinning blade monster that’s awesome. A few months ago, my girlfriend and I received a Breville juicer as a gift—this one, actually. There are a lot of great recipes and resources online for juicing, but there are also […]

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Fashion Accessories That Made Me Love My Fitbit Life / Products

Anyone wearing a fitness tracker knows the addictive gratification that comes from the buzz around your wrist when you hit your goal. I’ll admit it’s hard to beat the feeling of checking my Fitbit app and happily discovering I’m close to hitting my daily goal—and it’s only 2pm. That hasn’t always been the case, though. […]

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6 Fitness Apps You’ll Actually Use Life

The right app can be all it takes to bring you to your next level of personal fitness. But just how good are they and how do you find the “right one” in a category with thousands of entries? Trial and error (while perfectly fine when choosing the right listmaking app) can get exhausting, but […]

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Summer travel essentials — Tips from Griffin Life / Products

Summer is here, which means you’ll be spending more extended travel time in your car than at any other time of the year. With that in mind, we have some tips for you, about essential tech for road trips. “We don’t always travel but when we travel, we travel far.” So says Lori Wilson, mother of two […]

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Dust off that fitness tracker! Fitness / Life / Tech

The picture isn’t a pretty one.  In a recently released survey by strategic consulting firm Endeavour Partners, one third of fitness tracker owners report that they stopped using their tracker entirely within six months of getting it. Maybe you’re one of this third?  Or maybe your on your way?  We’ve all been there. It is easy to […]

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The Best Apps for Health? The Ones You’ll Use. Apps / Fitness / Life / Tech

The folder on the last page of my Home Screen tells a story of hope and disappointment, of love and hate, of promises made and promises broken. Its the folder called Unused. There lie the apps that didn’t live up to their reviews, that couldn’t perform as I wanted them to, that tried so hard and […]

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The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far), pt 4 Life / Music / Music Reviews / Stuff We Love

We’re back with the 4th and final installment of our Best of 2014 album roundup! Read on to learn about our final fifteen picks for 2014’s best releases, and check out our Spotify playlist of a few of our favorite tracks, embedded below. Jamie Cullum, Interlude (Island, 2014) I did not want to like Jamie Cullum. I failed […]

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Five easy online gifts and gift cards you can email Life

Uh-oh. It’s the Tuesday before Christmas and it’s too late to get those last-minute gifts shipped before the 25th. We’ve all been there. Frazzled and panicked. Running to the nearest store to find something so your loved ones won’t be empty handed come Christmas morning. And we all know that the corner store’s shelves don’t really […]

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How Do I Take Decent Christmas Tree Photos? Apps / Life / Photography / Tech / Tips & Tricks

O, tannenbaum, o tannenbaum, how washed-out are thy highlights. But they don’t have to be. You’ll want to remember your Christmas in photos. And what’s more visually iconic of your Christmas than your Christmas tree? A Christmas tree — whether it’s a confection of tinsel and lights and lush greenery, or spindly bare branches with lots […]