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All The Ways Credit Card Companies Try To Screw You Over

It’s important to read the fine print with just about everything — especially credit cards. Credit card companies use some pretty sneaky tactics to get you to sign up. They lure you with tempting offers that seem legit, but if you miss one iota of fine print, you’re royally screwed. Here’s what to watch out for, specifically, when you apply for a new credit card.


How To Buy, Cook And Store Food For One

They say the world is built for two, and the world of food is no exception. Cooking meals you actually want to eat, with minimal waste, is the goal of cooking for one, and fear not: You can do it too — with just a little forethought and planning. Here’s how.


How The Chips In Your Credit Cards Actually Work [Infographic]

You probably use your chip credit card on a daily basis. But have you ever stopped to wonder how it works? This infographic illustrates the basics and explains how it differs to ye olde magnetic stripe.


See How Fatty Grocery Store Bacon Really Is By Flipping The Package Over

Some people like as much fat as possible on their bacon, but if you’re like me, an equal amount of meat and fat is best. If you want to check the meat-to-fat ratio, flip that package around.


How To Shop Safely And Save More Money At The Dollar Store

Dollar stores are cheap, but it’s easier to waste money there than you think. Without a keen eye, you’ll end up with damaged goods, nasty food and last dibs on the best merch. Every dollar store is different, but these strategies will save you money and keep you safe.


Specialty Produce Storage Containers Probably Aren't Worth Your Money

People are always looking for the best way to keep their produce fresh longer, and some companies make plastic storage containers that claim to do that. But they aren’t cheap. And while they technically work, you’re probably better off saving the $US50 ($65) you’d likely spend on a full set.


This Spreadsheet Will Help You Choose The Best Intel CPU To Buy

Shopping for an Intel processor is no joke. There are enough that it can be confusing to buy the right one for your needs, whether you’re gaming, working, doing video editing, need something you can overclock, and so on. Luckily this video and spreadsheet — from Linus of LinusTechTips fame — breaks it all down nicely.


How To Pick The Perfect Swimming Goggles

Having a perfect pair of goggles is like having a superpower: You can see clearly underwater, and the goggles feel as natural as a part of your own body. Finding that perfect pair can take some trial and error, though. Here are the things you’ll want to know when you start your search.


Expiration Dates On Your Food Mean Nothing

Sell by, best if used by, expires on, display until; the shelf life of food seems like it’s a well regulated, concrete affair, but it’s not: It differs by region and type of food. In the end, those labels mean almost nothing, which leads to both food waste and an assumption of safety.


What To Look For When Buying A New Backpack

Whether you’re buying a new backpack for your kid, or getting one for your own studies, these are the key features it should it have.


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