The awesomely simple TimeFlip2 can keep your entire day on-schedule

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Unless you're a ravenous clockwatcher, it's easy to work, tinker with a project, or do a basic activity, then realize the hour you thought you'd spend on it has turned into 2…or 3…or more. Of course, we're all busy people, so heavy time spent in one area usually means something else ...

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Apple Lets Some Network Traffic Bypass Firewalls on MacOS Big Sur

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"Security researchers are blasting Apple for a feature in the latest Big Sur release of macOS that allows some Apple apps to bypass content filters and VPNs..." reports Threatpost. "While users assumed Apple would fix the flaw before the OS emerged from beta into full release, this doesn't appear to...

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Black Hills Mallet #110

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Black Hills Mallet #110 is directly related to Big Boy! Pronounced (“Ma-lay”), BHCR’s Mallet 2-6-6-2T is using an articulated designed to allow for heavy loads in tight turns. Both locomotives have an articulated design whereby they use two wheeled trucks under one mail frame. The main difference between the two locomotives in that one uses […]The post Black Hills Mallet #110 appeared first on Train Fanatics.

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Save half off a 1-year Sam’s Club membership and get some free food!

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Saving money has always been important. However, you could make the case that every instance of saving a dollar these days has never been more important. Meanwhile, we're all trying to limit our exposure to the outside world as well. So, if you can hit a big warehouse store, load up on every househo...

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Why Amazon’s Echo Shines an Ominous Red Light When Its Microphone is Muted

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This year Amazon followed up its cylindrical Echo (and its hockey puck-shaped Echo Dot) with a cloth-wrapped sphere-shaped Echo device. And Fast Company reports that one significant change was to the light pipe, "that glowing ring on top of the Echo that signals it's talking or thinking."For the ...

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