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How Turning My To-Dos Into a Story Boosted My Memory and Motivation

22 Aug 2014

How Turning My To-Dos Into a Story Boosted My Memory and Motivation

We all create stories to explain what happens in a day. A story is a tool to help us make sense of the world. But what about the future? What would happen if you turned your to-do list into a story as a rehearsal for the next day? Personally, it's helped me not just Get Things Done, but also boosted my memory so that I've been able to ditch complicated to-do lists and schedules for good.

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Break In a Baseball Cap by Wearing It in the Shower

22 Aug 2014

Break In a Baseball Cap by Wearing It in the Shower

Whether it's a new team cap, brand cap, or a cap you got from that conference you went to that one time—it's yours and you want it to fit just right. You can speed up the breaking in process by wearing it in the shower.

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iPhone 5 Battery Letting You Down? Apple Might Replace It—For Free

22 Aug 2014

iPhone 5 Battery Letting You Down? Apple Might Replace It—For Free

If your iPhone 5's battery just doesn't have the kick that it feels like it should, you might be able to get a new one for free. Apple has found that an apparently small batch of iPhone 5s (not the S or C) that "may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently." You can check if yours is included by entering its serial on Apple's website, and get a replacement if it is.

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