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Every programmer and person who’s tried learning to code looks up code snippets to find the best way to develop their programs. Bing’s there to help now, with over 80 common code examples that can be edited and executed in your search results.Read more...
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If you ever need to use your fire extinguisher, you probably want it to work. The powder in some extinguishers can settle and harden at the bottom, making
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If you’re an insufferable millennial like me, it’s not unlikely that you’ve ditched cable in favor of online streaming services like Netflix and
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If you’re looking for a way to earn extra cash on the side , there are plenty of options out there, from starting a blog to renting out your stuff .
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In the U.S., the tax filing deadline is a little more than a week away. If you’re one of those people who waits until the last minute, here’s how
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Take advantage of any and all tax deductions you’re eligible for, because taxes are most people’s biggest expense . Not claiming the deductions is
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Welcome to the Friday Open Thread, hosted by HackerSpace, the quiet reader-run community of LifeHacker. Are you wearing all black today? Oh excellent,
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Our universe is constantly doing amazing things. It’s worth looking up whenever we’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse. Here are twelve skywatching
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The supermassive version of our favorite surround sound system is down to its lowest price today on Amazon.Read more...
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iOS/Android: National parks are a wonderful way to experience the outdoors, but knowing all the options available in each park takes a lot of research.
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A popular surround sound system, filter-free Dyson vacuums, and a discounted AV receiver kick off Friday’s best deals.Read more...
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When you use them responsibly, credit cards are awesome for earning cash back or travel rewards. During certain months, issuers offer bonuses for spending
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$290-$300 is a lot to spend on a vacuum cleaner, but the Dyson Cinetic has an ace up its sleeve:Read more...
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Google Drive has a handy “Shared with me” tab for finding the documents you have access to, but don’t own. However, there are also several hidden
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Android/iOS: PayPal may be a decent way to transfer money online, but if you use cash, PayPal doesn’t exactly have a local branch you can deposit money
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When we talk about saving money , we tend to leave out how much you actually need to save, since every situation is different. Here’s how to calculate
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A cast iron skillet is one of the most useful pans you can have in your kitchen. They’re unmatched for getting a good, flavorful sear on a steaks and
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Try as I might, I can’t just fall asleep to white noise or thunderstorm sounds. I love ‘em but they don’t work for me. This jazz playlist, on the
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If you’re looking to increase your grip strength, these finger exercises will definitely firm up your handshake. All you need is a really heavy book.Read
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Our necks, shoulders, and backs suffer when we hunch over our keyboards and screens all day. If you’d like to correct your posture, these 30-second
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Certified Financial Planners® (CFPs) have a fiduciary duty: a legal obligation to offer financial advice that’s in your best interest. This is
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I, and every new parent I know, am terrified of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, better known as SIDS. It’s the leading cause of death for babies between
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If you’re in the market for a solid pair of new headphones, BuyDig will sell you a pair of Klipsch X4is for $60, complete with a $30 VUDU movie voucher
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Walmart’s well known for its low prices, but you can score even bigger deals on food if you head to the superstore in the morning.Read more...
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How much are you willing to spend to never worry about a Wi-Fi problem again? Eero’s betting you’ll spend between $200 and $500 on a router that never
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Juggling competing job offers is typically a good problem to have, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Fidelity’s Job Offer Evaluator tool helps you
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Backpacking is an inexpensive way to travel to multiple spots in one trip and stretch your travel budget. This price index of 56 European cities will
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$100 is a very solid price for any top of the line electric toothbrush , and Oral-B’s Pro 7000 SmartSeries add Bluetooth to the mix, just for kicks.Read
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The perfect dab of toothpaste you see on your toothpaste box and all those advertisements is misleading. It’s a lot more than adults need and far too
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Reebok shoes, a smart toothbrush, and an LG smart TV kick off Thursday’s best deals.Read more...
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If you’re showering every day (as many Americans do), you’re probably over doing it. In fact, showering too often can actually hurt your body in the
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Android: Eat This Much, the previously mentioned meal planning app that automatically generates menus and shopping lists for you, used to be iOS only.
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Modding a Game Boy to add a retro game console is nothing new . However, one modder took it to the next level with a working cartridge and removable battery
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All our pets want in life is a comfy bed, good food, and a solid routine. But nope, they’re at the whim of our major life decisions, and sometimes that
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This desktop, sent in by reader Amy, brings a little summertime to our screens, which we can always appreciate. Best of all, it’s pretty streamlined
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You can use your microwave to cook a lot of things, and crispy fried potatoes is no exception. Before you put the potatoes in the pan, your microwave
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If you’ve been partaking in the Windows Insider beta test program, you can now download a preview build of the Windows 10 Anniversary update that includes
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No matter where you travel, you want your hotel room to be a place you can take a load off and relax. It’s hard to do that, however, if you don’t
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Book now or wait to book to save money? That’s the question every traveler needs to know, especially in the prime summer travel season. TripAdvisor
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Brother’s HL-L2340DW monochrome laser printer completely dominated the nomination round this week to earn the title of your favorite printer, surprising
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Typing on a keyboard (hardware or virtual) might be quicker than writing things out with pen and paper, but for learning and long-term memory, handwriting
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For years, we asked to be able to pay for just the cable channels we want. Now, between Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO Now, Sling TV, newcomer Starz
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There are some expenses you expect to be higher in places like New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco. Rent, food, gas—the list goes on. But there’s
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You may have a 4K camera in your pocket right now without even realizing it. Even if you don’t have a 4K TV to watch those videos on, you can use that
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Chrome: If you keep lots of tabs open in your browser window, it can be a minor pain to find one when you need it. Tab Organizer is a Chrome extension
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Your 20s are a time of growth, and an age when many people move out and live on their own for the first time. That means learning to take care of yourself.
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Keeping a can of anchovies or sardines in your cabinet is not a bad plan. Unless you’re a Ninja Turtle, you probably appreciate the pungent, salty kick
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A Dewalt combo kit, cheap steam mop, and Citizen Eco-Drive watches kick off Wednesday’s best deals.Read more...
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When it comes to cleaning hard floors, you’ve basically got three options to choose from, if you don’t want to get down on your hands and knees:Read
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Today only, Amazon’s offering the best price ever on a near-perfectly reviewed DEWALT lithium-ion combo kit as part of a Gold Box deal.Read more...
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Everyone wants more money. More money means less stress, we assume. Except that’s not necessarily the case. If your habits suck, making more money just
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Paper cutters are precise tools for slicing paper, with one minor deficiency: You can’t always see where the blade will cut. For some models, you can
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While Amazon Prime is more expensive than was in the old days , Amazon is at least making it worth your while. Now, Prime members in 11 more cities can
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Maybe you’re busy; maybe you’re just lazy. If you still haven’t filed your taxes, we’re not here to judge. We’re here to help. We’ll start
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Steven Wilke’s basement video production and editing studio is wood paneled, all hand-designed and built, and looks fantastic. He pulled that basement
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You don’t need to use up a ton of water to keep a nice, lush lawn. Keeping your lawn looking full and green actually starts with how you mow it.Read
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Twitter, everyone’s go-to site for watching long videos online, will be streaming NFL games later this year. It’s not clear how it will work exactly,
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Need to create a logo, website mockup, or any kind of digital illustration? You don’t need to buy or download software to do so. Gravit is a robust
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Good news, friends: Most people have a very low risk of getting audited by the IRS. The graphic below from USA Today shows the percentage of tax returns
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It’s allergy season, and the only bottle of Claritin in your cabinet is one that expired in 2012. Is it safe to take, or should you brave the haze of
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TextExpander is one of the most popular text expansion programs out there, but it’s always been a bit pricey at $35. Now, that price is jumping significantly
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Android/iOS/Web: Obviously, you need more subscription services in your life. Starz is here to help. The company has announced it’s launching a brand
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Apple’s expansive (and expensive) iPad Pro is just got its biggest discount ever: $190 off the 128GB Wi-Fi model. Plus, most buyers won’t have to
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For many lifters, the bench press is the “gold standard” for developing upper body strength, but its reputation invites a lot of ego-driven cluelessness
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Credit cards use rewards to lure customers, but play the game right, and you can come out ahead. Most issuers offer awesome sign-up bonuses during certain
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Getting into a routine and building rituals for yourself is good for you, but if you want inspiration for personal growth, challenging yourself to always
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Tasty, nourishing, work lunches are key for getting you through the workday, and Epicurious has a great idea for getting five a week. It’s called a
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There are dozens of specific lifehacks, tips, and tricks to help you push past creative blocks, but this video from New York Magazine’s Science of Us
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Mizuno running shoes, outdoor clothes, and an Anker car jump starter lead off today’s best deals.Read more...
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If you need a little extra push to get out and go for a run, Amazon will sell you a pair of Mizuno Wave running shoes for just $50 today. These shoes
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If you’re feeling stuck on a project or your workflow just isn’t cutting it, it can be tough to figure out exactly what the problem is. This tool
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When you’re examining your salary, you probably compare it to your current (or future) expenses. To really get a feel for how comfortable you’ll be,
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Android: Google Maps just updated with a ton of tiny but useful changes. Chief among them, the persistent notification you see while using Navigation
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With award categories like Best Villain, Best Kiss, and Best Fight, The MTV Movie Awards are like the Oscar’s younger, more fun cousin who has tattoos
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If you’re heading out into the world for a little day trip with a baby, you’ll need a very special set of stuff. Here’s what Everyday Carry reader
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Planning your meals ahead of time is great, but the next time you’re short on time and need a quick meal, use the “grain, green, bean” formula to
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If you’re a Southwest Rapid Rewards member and you’ve never used Lyft, there’s a good incentive to take a ride with them this year: 1,100 free points.Read
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Most banks have accommodating policies for credit card theft. However, it can still be kind of a pain to cancel your card and all of its automatic payments.
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Soon you will see the words “partially produced with genetic engineering” in the fine print on many food packages. Activist groups have spent millions
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Words are powerful, and writers have to choose them carefully. Expresso helps improve your writing by analyzing your text, pointing out style issues,
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One of these days, we’ll live in a paperless society, but until that time, you need a printer at home. It’s no secret that most home printers are
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Lifehacker is looking for a second-in-command! You’ll need experience, a nose for news, and above all, a love of Lifehacker and of helping people live
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Online dating has made meeting people easier than ever , but that also means one little mistake can mean the difference between a second date and someone
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So far, all of this year’s money challenges have been about saving money. Saving money is great, but personal finance has to do with so much more, and
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Between commuting, running errands, and road trips for holidays or vacation, you spend quite a bit of time sitting in your car. Make sure your seat properly
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Banana peels were just the beginning you guys, because it turns out that you can eat avocado pits, and they are apparently very good for you.Read more...
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Discounted Kindles, MLB apparel, and keypad-enabled deadbolts kick off Monday’s best deals. Read more...
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When you’re negotiating your salary, vague ideas like what you’re “worth” can seem overwhelming. This briefcase technique can help quantify your
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For a limited time, Prime members can score larger-than-usual discounts on Amazon’s entire lineup of e-readers, including $30 off the Kindle and Kindle
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You know all those times you sit at your desk, staring at your monitor, begging your brain for a breakthrough idea? Yeah, that’s not working. If you
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The golden (or divine) ratio is a staple of good photography and design. When you’re creating web pages or crafting designs in Photoshop, it could help
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Windows: In OS X, you can select a file and press Space for a quick preview of it. You can’t do that in Windows—at least not without Seer, a free
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If you have a Raspberry Pi, you have the makings of an Amazon Echo, finding out why Fios went from a Verizon priority to a struggle, tweaking your brain
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If your digital camera comes with a mini remote for recording and snapping photos, you can make cheap backup remotes in case it gets lost.Read more...
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If you’ve been toying around with the Raspberry Pi for a while, you’ve likely come across the rainbow colored splash screen before. There’s a good
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Putting aside that no one makes guacamole in a blender (or no one should) this video from Nutrisystem is on point with a guacamole recipe that can go
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When it comes to pocket-sized notebooks, two companies stand above the rest: Moleskine and Field Notes. Both are incredibly popular and work great for
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The first step to making sure you’re being paid fairly is knowing how much your peers make, and while many sites provide some information on the topic,
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A 4K Samsung TV, Little Giant ladders, and five pounds of Gummi Bears kick off Sunday’s best deals.Read more...
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Missing your connecting flight can put a serious damper on your trip. If you know you won’t have much time to get from one flight to the next, the closer
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GameCenter isn’t exactly an app many of us look at very often, but if you play a lot of games, that’s where all your high scores go. It sucks when
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Were you disappointed yesterday when it turned out that ThinkGeek’s Star Trek White Noise generator wasn’t real ? Well good news, this web app is.
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Liquor doesn’t always get better with age . This graphic from eReplacementParts offers a few rules of thumb for when you should discard spirits and
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There are several great projects you can do with an Arduino , and if you’re just getting started, you can use other people’s code . However, as the
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Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
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Spring isn’t a lot of fun for allergy sufferers. The video above from Cleveland Clinic, however, offers easy sinus relief.Read more...
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A $20 Harmony remote, the newest Raspberry Pi, and a Nest thermomstat kick off Saturday’s best deals. Read more...
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This week, we walked you through how to get started quickly with, make the most of, and master every app in Microsoft Office. Maybe you missed one, or
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You might think you can dodge every speeding ticket with your dashboard radar detector, but you’d be surprised. Here’s how radar detectors actually
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Deals on Amazon Prime aren’t hard to come by, and you can even get a month free for signing up, but Sprint’s “deal” on prime for its customers
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Many recipes for yeasted doughs tell you to let the dough rise until it has doubled in size, but unless you’re a pro baker, it’s kind of hard to eyeball.
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Turning a Raspberry Pi into a motion sensing security camera is a classic Pi project , but Microsoft’s put together a bit of a spin on the classic by
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A lot of different DIY projects require gloves, but which type of glove you use affects not just the project, but also your safety. So, Make magazine
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One of the best new features of the Raspberry Pi 3 is its on-board Bluetooth , but while the software needed to get it working is easy to install, it
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OS X/Linux: CloudBerry Lab is giving away free licenses to its premium backup client, which normally costs $29.99. It offers encryption, compression,
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If you missed out on on last month’s Bosch Insight wiper blade sale, or if you just don’t like Bosch Insight blades, Amazon will sell you two Michelin
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Blend ground meat with chopped mushrooms for a more nutritious and more sustainable burger that also saves you money at the grocery store.Read more...
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The traditional advice to “not take it personally, it’s business” can be kind of problematic. It suggests you should just chalk up your experience
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Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your
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Anker’s SoundCore blew away the competition this week to earn the title of your favorite cheap Bluetooth speaker. You guys praised its classy design,
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We tend to think of budgeting and frugality as depriving ourselves. It may be more helpful to reframe the way we think about cutting back on stuff. I
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This week has been all about good ol’ Microsoft. Their annual developer conference brought a peek at what’s coming to Windows and other products later
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My most productive places to work are coffee shops. They’re not particularly inspirational. In fact, they’re usually loud and uncomfortable, yet I
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Mmmm, something smells fishy. Every April Fool’s prank should involve fish. Preferably the rotting kind... with milk... in my bosses office . What tips
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No joke, Dyson fans, a great Bluetooth speaker, and Adidas shoes lead off the best deals of April 1.Read more...
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Since chocolate and cocoa powder come from the same plant, you might be tempted to substitute one for the other in a recipe, especially if you only have
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Your home’s value fluctuates based on a number of factors. Some of those factors are fairly obvious: rowdy neighbors, the quality of nearby schools.
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One of the hardest parts of building new habits is the idea of leaving your old habits behind. To make it easier for yourself, make your habit into a
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Monospace was already a nice, distraction-free editor when we first took a look at it last year . Now, the app is leaving beta and it’s getting a few
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When you’re looking for a new job, you’re probably not heading to Facebook first. However, the biggest social network might still be important for
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Today’s April Fool’s Day. Which means you have two choices: you can either bemoan the fact that the day is now devoted to competitive corporate silliness
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If you don’t mind refurbished, and you shouldn’t, Dyson’s AM09 Fan Heaters are priced to move air at $220 today only. Three colors available.Read
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Mustard goes great on a hot dog, but not so much on your white shirt. Here’s a super simple method for removing mustard and other yellow stains from
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Amazon Dash buttons—those things that order just one product when you push them—are now available for over a hundred different products. From Charmin
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Even if you fly regularly, it can still be nerve-wracking. You can calm yourself a little each time you fly by packing a kit filled with things that increase
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Many parents dole out punishment when their children do something bad, but Alan Kazdin, director of the Yale Parenting Center, says that even gentle punishment
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There’s a big difference between being busy and actually being productive . Oddly enough, being busy often feels good because it’s familiar and it
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Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices—and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just clicking
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Happy World Backup Day! Probably not your favorite made up holiday, but still an important one. How’s your backup system?Read more...
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From now until 8PM ET, eBay is taking $15 off any $75 order (with a few exclusions) when you check out with Paypal and use code C15LIMITEDTIME at checkout.
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You don’t want to think about backups: You want them to happen automatically, in the background, on all your computers. You want to access those backups
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So far, some of you have saved hundreds (and some even thousands) during our year-long Ultimate Money Challenge . This month, we challenged you to tackle
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Ticket price and fees are likely the first thing you think about when picking an airline, but there are a lot of other key factors, like flight delay
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Milk is something I always have around for recipes and Oreo-eating, but I don’t drink a ton of it on its own, and it can be hard to finish it off before
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In elementary school, the common practice for scraped knees was to clean the wound using hydrogen peroxide. Many of us might still do this, but this video
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Brand new Dash buttons, Philips Wake-Up Lights, and a Dremel Gold Box kick off today’s best deals.Read more...
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Complaining to a company can be a good way to get free stuff as compensation. But who wants free stuff from a company they don’t like? Try writing a
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If you still haven’t upgraded your morning routine up a life-changing wake-up light, Amazon’s deeply discounting two different models as part of a
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Many of us live and die by our spreadsheets, but every true spreadsheet ninja has to start somewhere. These helpful, Excel shortcuts can help you save
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It’s hard to deny the joys of travel; it’s a pretty universally loved experience. Of course, it’s also expensive and it’s not always easy to make
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Reader McTarkus submitted this beating heart desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and in animated form, we can’t help but show it to the world. Here’s
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Meringue is delicious, but only if it’s airy, fluffy, and sweet, so add the sugar after you’ve added your eggs and started whipping. It’s a simple
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Like any sensible millennial, Giphy is something I use every day to enhance communication in workplace. And that trend will continue as Giphy has a new
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Microsoft’s Build conference is always full of news about Windows, Office, Xbox, and other Microsoft products, and Build 2016 was no exception. We got
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Storage space on the iPhone and iPad fills up way too quickly. Here’s an odd, yet effective trick to reclaim several gigabytes of storage space in a
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Microsoft really, really wants you to upgrade to Windows 10, but if you’re a happy Windows 7 or 8.1 user, you shouldn’t be forced to upgrade. Never10
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Spreadsheets are a nerd’s data-driven dream. For most regular people, though, they’re a complicated mess. Fortunately, they don’t need to be. Here’s
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We heard you loud and clear in the nomination round , but now it’s time to pick the best cheap Bluetooth speaker. The five most-nominated options are
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You can get a mortgage on your own even if you’re married, but sometimes it helps to have your partner as a co-borrower when you apply for one. MortgageHippo
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The Amazon Echo offers our first serious glimpse into the future of an intelligent home. It’s not perfect, but whether you’re you’re thinking of
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Depending on where you’re headed, prices between Uber and Lyft can vary quite a bit, especially when surge pricing is in effect. Fare estimate is a
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Today, Microsoft will kick off its annual Build 2016 conference. Here’s how you can tune in to the keynote and hear all the news about the company’s
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Bus tours can be a great way to sightsee without having to arrange your own transportation and accommodations. Here’s what to consider before booking
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Sheet pans are pretty important kitchen items. With them, you can make prosciutto crisps , or a whole bunch of grilled cheese sandwiches , but they can
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Speedo swimwear, protein powder, and an ultra-cheap LED desk lamp kick off Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...
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Amazon just kicked off their first big supplement sale since January, with great deals on protein powders and capsules from Optimum Nutrition and BSN.Read
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Android: I hate dealing with PDFs. I understand why they’re necessary, but loading them is a pain and editing them is even worse. So, Adobe’s news
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Snapchat may not be as good at keeping your secrets as it wants you to think, but it’s getting better at being a messaging platform. Snapchat’s new
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For a few months now, we’ve known that some USB Type-C cable manufacturers are making cables so poor they could damage your hardware . Now, Amazon is
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Buying your first home comes with quite a few surprises. While most buyers are prepared to sign up for homeowner’s insurance, they often overestimate
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Motion graphics designer and cinematographer Tyler Sparks sent over this shot of his space-saving workspace in his Brooklyn apartment, and we love it.
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Turns out, despite the noise, it’s perfectly fine to yank up on your handbrake without pushing the button. Here’s why.Read more...
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You need just two things to make a marinade versatile enough for any meat, fish, or other food: a bottle of Italian salad dressing and a bottle of barbecue
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Can you memorize 20 random words in a couple of minutes? Yes, you can, after watching World Memory Championship winner Alex Mullen take you through a
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PowerPoint lets you put presentations together in a snap, but your slide shows can be dull and boring if you only know the basics. It’s time to learn
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You’ve got two choices when it comes to checking on the progress of your dinner in the oven. You could poke at it with a kitchen thermometer until you
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Wish there were more music streaming services to choose from? SoundCloud now offers a premium streaming option, SoundCloud Go.Read more...
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If the condom broke, if you missed a pill, if you were assaulted and you’re worried that a baby might result, you may still have time to prevent that
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Today only, Amazon’s running not one, but two sleep-related Gold Box deals.Read more...
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Drizzled butter tastes great on veggies and well, pretty much anything else. However, when you simply melt butter, it loses some of its creaminess. You
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Knowing presidential candidates’ policies and stances is key to being an informed voter, especially when their stances could have a big financial impact
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Everyone should have an instant read thermometer in their kitchen, as it gives you better control over everything from chicken thighs to caramels. The
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APC power strips, New Balance running shoes, and a Bluetooth key finder kick off today’s best deals.Read more...
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Your favorite USB car charger just happens to be the smallest one you can buy, and you can grab it on Amazon for just $6 right now price today. Yeah,
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If you’ve ever wanted to learn a variety of new exercises for specific muscle groups, check out MuscleWiki. It’s free, easy to use, and even calculates
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Whether you want to keep your critical electronics running in the event of a power outage, or just don’t want them to get fried, today’s APC Amazon
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The gender pay gap may be narrowing, but women still earn 79 cents for every dollar a man earns for the same job, according to the U.S. Census Bureau
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Google Photos has a ton of awesome ways to edit your pictures . However, when you make a change, the app makes you save a copy to preserve the original.
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Transmission is one of your favorite BitTorrent clients that has unfortunately been limited to Mac and Linux users for a long time. Now, it’s finally
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Easter has passed and the bunny has come and gone, but the candy remains. You may have some leftovers, or you may—in your infinite wisdom—have hit
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If you really want to be prepared to write anywhere, you need all kinds of electronics, writing utensils, and notebooks. Case in point, Lifehacker reader
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Mac: Last year, XKCD’s Randall Monroe released Simple Writer, a web app that restricted your writing to the top 1,000 most commons words in the English
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There are some spots in your home you should be familiar with for safety and maintenance reasons. If your plumbing goes awry, for example, you’ll want
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An emergency fund is fundamental to getting your finances in order. However, some argue it’s a shame to let that much money sit in a low-yield savings
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The virtual aisles of Amazon are stocked to the brim with affordable Bluetooth speakers, so let’s cut through the noise: Which one is worth buying?
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Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If you’ve
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Roasted garlic is a beautiful thing, and roasting it for a while in the oven will probably yield the best results. You can get a similar level of tastiness
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Weightlifting belts can be fantastic and boost your performance, but they’re very commonly misunderstood, and often misused. Let’s break down what
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If you want to boost your professional value and build a better career, you’ll want to diversify and hone your skills. Personal finance writer David
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You already know you can claim children or other family as dependents on your taxes, but you may not realize that you can claim your partner even if you’re
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Sichuan style green beans are tasty, but they usually require a wok and a good bit of cooking oil. If you don’t own a wok (or simply don’t want to
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Anker accessories, Microsoft peripherals, and a 4K DJI drone kick off Monday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss
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YouTube Music is yet another of Google’s forays into streaming music. It can also use a huge chunk of your mobile data. Now, the app finally allows
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When you decide that life needs to change, the biggest problem areas of your life will stand out. The gap between where you are and where you want to
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Anker makes a ton of the most popular tech accessories that we post, and Amazon’s discounting a whole bunch of them today as part of a Gold Box deal.Read
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Android (root , 5.0+): Unfortunately, the Android N preview is only available for a few devices . However, you can try out a few of the newest features
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As the name implies, My Burrito Finder, well, finds you a burrito. Visit the site, let it pull your location (or type in a zip code yourself) and let
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Wear headphones in the office without getting scowls, hear about the northernmost land action in the civil war, learn how to sound smart when speaking
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Duck sauce is great for cooking with or as a delicious dipping sauce. And you can make a passing batch with two pantry staples.Read more...
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Rewrapping a bicycle tube is a simple enough process, but done incorrectly, you end up with a bit of air in the tube that wastes space. Global Cycling
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If you’ve got the itch to travel this year, and you’re on a budget, there’s good news. Not only is the dollar stronger than it has been in a while,
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Instagram announced a couple of weeks ago that they’ll start rolling out a new feed that ditches chronological order in favor of a feed similar to Facebook
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We’ve shown you lots of ways to save money on your power bills, from the drastic to the simple and easy , but the biggest energy sinks around your house
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from some of our favorite to-do apps, Wunderlist and Any.Do, which means it’s a perfect time for a fresh look
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The best SlingBox, smart fish finders, and Sony Bluetooth headphones kick off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to
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Generally speaking, we’re quick to toss out food that’s still perfectly edible. On the other hand, leftover takeout doesn’t come with an expiration
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Some areas are too hard to clean with a typical duster. For small nooks and crannies, or delicate objects that can’t withstand the weight of a duster,
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Minimalist wallets are a great way to cut down on all the junk in your pockets, but if you want to go all in, Make shows you how to make a wallet and
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Every time you tear off a piece of tape from the roll, you’re left with the perpetual conundrum of peeling it off the next time. Instead, fold the tape
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If you had to guess when the best time to score a deal on a laptop is, you’d probably be right.Read more...
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You don’t have to spend a lot of money upgrading your home. If you’ve got $1,000—or even less—you can revamp your home to make it more aesthetically
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We talk a lot about computer security and data security here at Lifehacker, but you can never have too many reminders of the basics. Here, in a nutshell,
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Instructables user AudriusA1 shows us how to create this unique ceiling lamp that sort of looks like the Death Star from Star Wars.Read more...
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Cheap Kindle books, Pebble Time watches, and Puma shoes kick off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss
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You’ve been told over and over that texting while driving is incredibly dangerous (not to mention illegal), but this fun and simple browser game shows
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Apple was having a case of the Mondays earlier this week when they released iOS 9.3 and some iPad 2 users found themselves locked out of their tablets.
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Crystal clear ice may not make your cocktail taste any better, but it definitely makes it look more elegant and sophisticated. Using a process called
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We’ve shown off how to build a handheld Linux machine using a Raspberry Pi before, but a lot’s happened since Node put together that original guide.
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Folding a shirt isn’t exactly rocket science, but there are a few ways you can do it and not all methods are created equal. Here are some fast ways
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One of the tiny little new features in the most recent update to OS X El Capitan is the ability to natively import Evernote files into Notes. If you’ve
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When you’re working with connected devices or home automation projects on the Raspberry Pi, it’s important to lock down your Raspberry Pi so it’s
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You may not want to swallow your chewing gum, but if you did, it wouldn’t kill you. It wouldn’t stay in your stomach for seven years, either. The
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Keep the things you’ve recently accomplished at the top of your mind, and you might boost your momentum and productivity.Read more...
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The most popular TV we’ve ever posted is available again for $800, but this time, you’ll get a $150 Dell gift card tossed in for good measure. You’ll
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Which glue should you use? Well, that depends on the type of materials you’re trying to stick together. Make’s comprehensive adhesives chart recommends
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If you have any long-neglected home maintenance and upkeep tasks to check off your to-do list, Amazon’s offering up to 30% back in gift cards when you
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iOS/Android: If you’re afraid of flying, you might want to skip this one. On the other hand, Prepare For Impact is a useful gaming app for doing something
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This week Apple announced their little old phone that’s new again, we took a look at whether or not those orange-tinted “night modes” really help
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For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles , to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often puzzling
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TSA PreCheck is an awesome time-saver that lets you get through airport security without going through the usual song and dance of taking off your shoes
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Meditation has a ton of benefits, from reducing anxiety to increasing concentration, but it isn’t something you can jump into and excel at right away.
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If you’ve come home after work to one too many destroyed pillows or overturned trashcans, this ingenious little gadget can help you keep an eye on your
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Scammers are preying on our appetites. According to Consumer Reports, they’ve been advertising fake food festivals on popular sites like Groupon, Facebook,
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The smartest pet toy you’ve ever seen, cheap wiper blades, and a smartphone-connected kitchen scale kick off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals
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Think back to the last time you heard someone give a speech by reading words directly off a card. How bored were you? If you want to avoid having the
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At the end of every month, you run out of cash and wonder where it all went. You decide you’re going to finally save this month. Before you start cutting
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Today, Netflix officially announced the mobile data saver feature it’s been quietly testing for a while . It also confirmed that its mobile data streams
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The craft cocktail movement has gotten a little intense and, though I’m not complaining, many feel that it’s all become a bit precious with infusions,
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Hello, minions! Welcome to the Friday Open Thread, hosted by your friendly neighborhood Hackerspace, the reader-run community associated with Lifehacker.
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When it’s time to cram for that exam, you need a playlist that can help you stay motivated without distracting you. Today’s playlist helps with a
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Decorative candles—the kind you don’t usually light—look and smell nice, but it would be great to get some use out of them. Here’s how you can
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Microsoft is on a slow march towards a unified mobile, tablet, and desktop platform, and soon they’ll release their new version of Skype that works
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If you tend to worry a lot about the future, you can find some relief by shifting that worry into productive, day-t0-day activities.Read more...
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Many of us are worried about retiring with enough money to last the rest of our lives. A new study by researchers at Texas Tech University, however, suggests
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Google Docs works really well for writing and creating documents, however, when you try to publish, the formatting can get kind of garbled. Google Doc
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From the headlines, prescription painkillers sound pretty scary. Some of the people who take them switch to heroin, and some die of overdoses. The problem
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Here’s a PSA from Serious Eats: Don’t throw out your leftover lemon rinds. Save them to make sweet, citrusy syrup perfect for adding to baked goods.Read
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Every other day there’s a hack. Credit card information is stolen, leaving you stuck calling your bank for a new one, or waiting to see if yours is
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All-Clad skillets are among the most popular pieces of cookware we’ve ever posted, and Amazon’s marked the 12" tri-ply down to its lowest price
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Just as winter gives way to spring, movies come and go from Netflix. On the way in we’ve got classics like 2001, A Clockwork Orange, Boogie Nights,
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Chrome/Safari/Opera: There are a number of solutions for dealing with an inbox overwhelmed with spam, newsletters, marketing emails and so on. You can
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iOS/Android: If you’ve ever flown and wondered what exactly you were flying over or past, Flyover Country is an app that helps you figure it out. It
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One should always have a bag of chickpeas in their cabinet for impromptu hummus or quick meat-free meal, but you can also use the mighty garbanzo to make
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We all want to know the secrets to getting over hangovers , but have you ever wondered how you go from “Woo!” to “WOOOO!” to “Ugh...” in the
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If you use a desktop computer at home, you’d be foolish not to connect it to a UPS battery backup, and a great entry level model from CyberPower is
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Fashionable watches, a UPS power backup, and Bluetooth headphones kick off Thursday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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When you log in to Windows 10, your email address and possibly your picture is visible to anyone with physical access to your computer. If you’d rather
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Android/iOS: The apps on your smartphone each have tons of permissions , some of which are necessary, others not so much—MyPermissions helps you manage
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If you’re having trouble with focusing at work, maybe an app that blocks distractions isn’t quite what you need. Maybe you just need a good, old-fashioned
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Between picking a venue, finding a caterer and making sure invitations get sent out, planning a wedding is exhausting, even if your wedding is relatively
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It’s been a while since we featured a desktop from our friend Joergermeister, and this Windows setup takes the cake. It’s clean, well organized, doesn’t
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Boxed cake mix isn’t as good as scratch-made, but it’s fast and convenient. If you are relying on a box, give it a helping hand by swapping the water
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Costco can be a magical land of low-cost bulk buying, but it can also be a living nightmare overrun with hordes of bargain-hunters if you go at the wrong
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Dorco, the best deal in razor blades, supplier of Dollar Shave Club , and the only company crazy enough to make a 7-blade razor, will sell you their take
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Pangu, the team behind the most recent jailbreaks on iOS , have just released a jailbreak for the Apple TV. There are a lot of caveats for using it, including
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Last week, I got my very first remote-controlled quadcopter, a Parrot AR Drone 2.0. Usually, when I get a new gadget, my first instinct is to play with
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If you haven’t already, give your credit card company a call and ask for a lower interest rate . It might seem like a long shot, but the odds are actually
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Apple recently unveiled the Apple Renew program, which pays you in Apple gift cards and good Earth vibes to recycle old iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other
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Third-party booking sites might yield better deals on hotels, but generally, hotels prefer you to book directly with them. In fact, some hotels even offer
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A 3D printer, spring dresses, and an ultra-cheap VR headset lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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Filing your taxes ASAP protects yourself against tax related identity theft, but it also protects you against higher prices from online tax filing services
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You know 3D printing is starting to go mainstream when it gets an Amazon Gold Box deal, so if you’ve been waiting for an excuse to buy into the hobby
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Android: The newest version of Todoist for Android lets you add to-dos in natural language, and has the app parse entire sentences for categories, tags,
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If you aren’t particularly happy with your current vacuum situation, Amazon’s offering a Gold Box deal on five different Dirt Devils, today only.Read
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Every year at Halloween, parents allow their kids to consume truckloads of candy. If they enjoy it, why not do it every day? Because it would destroy
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Google Keep is one of Google’s quieter successes. The notes and to-do app has a ton of awesome, buried features. For example, you can add items to your
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In our free market society, we paint a picture of a world where anyone can step up and get any job, as long as they’re qualified. In reality, there
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On the surface, personal finance seems to be primarily about money: getting rich and optimizing your investments and so on. It’s definitely about all
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Over on the battlestations subreddit, damienslash offers up his new setup to the crowd, complete with a beautiful custom desk, ultrawide monitor, and
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It might seem counter-intuitive, but offering an escape when you ask someone for a favor will probably make them want to do it more.Read more...
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Google is tweaking the name of its Chromecast app as new smart TVs and speakers will soon having “casting” abilities built-in, no dongle needed. You
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The video above by the American Chemical Society (ACSReactions on YouTube) details why peanut allergies are particularly dangerous and a new theory why
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Netflix has partnered with TV manufacturers to recommend smart TVs based on their movie streaming performance and other features. If you’re in the market
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Swim for fitness. That sounded easy: I already knew how to swim. So one day I stood on the pool deck looking at all the other happy lap swimmers, from
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Google is rolling out a sweet update today to Google Photos on the web, Android, and iOS. You’ll get suggested albums, curated with your best pictures,
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From now until 5PM ET, eBay is taking $15 off any $75 order (with a few exclusions) when you check out with Paypal and use code C15SPRING at checkout.
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When Google announced Android N , they showed off split-screen multitasking, which lets you use multiple apps at once on the same screen. That was kinda
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Worries, fears, and errant thoughts can get the best of any of us at times. When your mind feels overwhelmed and cluttered, try this procedure for regaining
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Nest’s newest thermostat, a notification extender, and a cheap hard drive enclosure lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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If you plan to buy your teen their own car when they start driving (or they plan to buy one themselves,) you want to get the safest, most reliable one
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Ice cream bread may seem like the Holy Grail of Pinterest simplicity, but it can be a little bland. Mash a few bananas in there though, and you get sweeter,
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If you have any old hard drives laying around, or if you just want to build a super-fast external SSD to store your files , this $13, 2.5" enclosure
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Good news for people who buy organic milk and beef: there may really be more good omega-3 fatty acids in those products than their non-organic counterparts.
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This month, we challenged you to curb impulse spending and save that money instead. Over at Forbes, writer Halah Touryalai suggests an interesting savings
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You know that scene in movies where an employee decided “Today’s the day I finally ask for that raise!” If you’re smart, that’s not the way
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Thanks in part to unrealistic depictions of relationships in TV and movies, we often expect to make connections with people fast. Instead of banking on
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Dear Lifehacker,I like to use my smartphone and tablet in bed. I know that screen time before bed is bad for my sleep , but will features like Apple’s
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Oftentimes, you don’t really need a full-size bag with you all the time. That’s the case for Everyday Carry reader Taylor Smith, who packs everything
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Making hollandaise sauce the traditional way may be time-honored, but it takes a lot of effort and is easy to mess up. If you have an immersion blender
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Today is an Apple day. With the announcement of a new iPhone, iPad, and the release of iOS 9.3 , no other tech companies dared release anything significant
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Owning a car can be pretty expensive beyond the price of the vehicle itself. Taxes, title fees, gas, and other costs add up quite a bit, and those costs
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We can be especially judgmental when it comes to money. Your friend buys a house, you assume he can’t afford it and should just keep renting—like
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Friendly PSA: remember to consider the long-term cost of your purchases. There are some items that initially seem affordable enough, but over time, they’re
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Every discussion about standing desks today is an argument over whether they’re healthier than sitting all day, or whether those health benefits are
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Most people cringe to see the words “money” and “happiness” in the same sentence, and rightfully so. Money doesn’t equal happiness. You can,
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Tax scams are common this time of year, and knowing how to spot one can save you a ton of money. This infographic from the Federal Trade Commission shows
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Eggs are delicate little guys, and transporting them can be a nuisance. Luckily, Food 52 has a simple method for packing just a couple at a time, no extra
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When you’re having a verbal conversation, and you want to make sure you remember something you’re discussing, repetition can help. Ask clarifying
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The ATH-M50Xs are the upgraded version of your favorite headphones, and you can snag a pair today for $100 plus free shipping and no tax, which is a no-brainer
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When you go to sleep, your body starts to cool down as it settles in for some rest. The easier it is to do so, the better you’ll sleep. Help your body
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With Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a few days away, stock up on Batman and Superman Blu-rays, comics, figures, and more in today’s Gold Boxes.
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Paying off debt is always going to be a stressful affair. If you set up an overzealous plan to pay it off, though, you could risk your ability to pay
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There’s no reason for you to have a dozen different types of glasses on your home bar, so why do bartenders serve cocktails in so many different types
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In the weight room, the two most important things to consider are safety and how much you can lift. For some people, it’s one or the other, but with
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Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business
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iOS: AirParrot is a neat bit of software that adds in AirPlay and Chromecast support to just about anything in OS X. While built-in mirroring options
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Some car maintenance is easier than you’d think, but there’s still a lot that goes on under the hood that can leave you scratching your head. This
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Google Now’s selection of news stories are pretty good at showing me stuff I’m interested in. Every once in a while, though, I read something I don’t
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Evernote and OneNote are two of our favorite tools, but both have changed substantially since we last compared these two apps —in some ways, not for
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If you have a piano or keyboard already and just need the benefit of a little instruction in the right way to play, the best way to read music, and a
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Creamy tomato soups are easy and delicious meals, but the natural acidity of tomatoes can curdle the milk you add. To avoid any weird chunks floating
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Android/iPhone: Not everyone needs their to-dos in a list. To Round takes a totally different approach to organizing tasks by putting each task into a
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Facebook has some frustratingly limited options when it comes to sharing high quality photos . Fortunately, it’s getting better. Android users can now
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Wood-paneled walls are all the rage these days. You can get that look in your kitchen, but for much less money if you use laminate flooring for your backsplash.Read
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Android/iOS: If you struggle to fall asleep sometimes, check out this free app. MySleepButton helps knock you out by making you imagine random images.Read
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Like it or not, it’s tax time. Prepare and file your taxes with less stress using these top 10 tips and tools every tax filer should know about.Read
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You’ve heard of people having Eureka moments, of ideas coming to them unbidden. It might seem like creativity strikes by accident, the truth is even
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Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it’s important to get enough sleep, better sleep is a greater
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Sure, your controller rumbles while playing your favorite video games, but what about your chair? Here’s how to turn any chair into a DIY rumbling chair
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Yahoo Mail lives! The service just got a nice little update that lets you insert rich preview links into emails. And don’t roll your eyes just because
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If you can’t seem to get the words flowing, this trick will make beating your writer’s block as easy as filling in the blanks. Sometimes you just
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iOS/Mac: Day One recently went through some big changes in an update , and it turns out that was at least partially to add in some more features. The
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The humble zipper is an effective mechanism that hasn’t changed much since it was invented over a hundred years ago, but neither have the problems that
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If you’re the type to carry around a Leatherman, you’re probably the type who feels a little odd when you don’t have some tools on you. TSA loves
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You can already install Chromium onto just about any computer out there, but that doesn’t include single board computers, like the Raspberry Pi or C.H.I.P.
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Doctors and nurses aren’t the only ones that need to worry about carrying disease-causing bacteria on their hands. As a patient, you should wash your
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Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that represents the last, best hope for peace in our galaxy.Read more...
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Many of us create our budgets on a monthly basis, but for finer control, you might want to create a weekly allowance for your spending. LearnVest offers
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Need something to pass time with at your Easter gathering, or just like board games? Amazon has 435 options for you, and today they’re buy two get one
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Facebook’s done it again: In addition to the hidden chess game buried in Messenger, there’s a basketball game you can unlock also on your mobile phone.Read
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OS X/iOS: Focus is important when it comes to any task, and if you have trouble staying focused while writing, Flowstate can help. Namely because, if
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If you’re like me, this week brought on a sudden case of March Madness! But we can alleviate our mental woes by watching some basketball and making
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Tax rules can be complicated, and there are some items and expenses you might not even realize you’re supposed to pay taxes on. Investopedia lists a
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Flour is one of those seemingly simple ingredients that, upon closer inspection, can be downright mystifying. This harmless looking powder has much more
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If you’ve ever planned a wedding, you’ve probably heard that using the word “wedding” can be costly. In this video, a wedding videographer explains
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Personal guides, or local fixers who can guide you one-on-one or in small groups aren’t always cheap, but can enrich your travel experience and can
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‘allo Lifehacker readers, how’s it going? Welcome to the weekly open thread, hosted by Hackerspace ‘cause for some reason Andy still trusts us*.
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Money is an easy thing to ignore. It’s boring. It’s too much work. The thing is, though, you probably work way too hard not to worry about your finances.
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The FoodSaver V2244, which I’ve been using since early 2014, is a better way to keep your food fresh, and essential gear for Sous-vide. [FoodSaver V2244,
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I have built every computer I’ve used since I was eight. Motherboards are still my least favorite component to buy. This video helps break down what
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Before you even finish high school, you were probably bombarded with people telling you how to achieve “success.” Without your own definition, though,
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If you’ve ever gotten into electronics hacking , you’ve probably had the illusion of most gadgets ruined for you. For example, 9V batteries are basically
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Charles Dickens didn’t just have a great mind, he had great calves as well. On any given day, Dickens averaged 12+ miles of walking through the lush
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Today is Saint Patrick’s Day. That means it’s time to break out your greenest clothes, have a drink, and celebrate. Our own Patrick Allan has a killer
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Critical thinking is a valuable skill that anyone can improve with the right process. Here are five tips to help you solve problems more efficiently and
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Windows 10 Mobile has finally been released for older compatible Lumia phones. And Twitter’s algorithmic timeline is now turned on be default, which
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Not matter what kind of work you do, you probably have a desire to do things differently and make your mark on the world. If you’re not careful, however,
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Choosing a college is a huge decision, and there are so many things to consider. One college admissions officer suggests using the “three rates” for
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Not long after a visit to the emergency room or any serious medical procedure, the bills start showing up in the mail. Some look like duplicates, many
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When your spouse or partner does something to annoy you, it’s easy to bring up the topic in a way that suggests blame. Even if they are at fault, that
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Web/Android/iOS: Concerned someone might be able to intercept or snoop in on your email messages? ProtonMail is a free, open source email service that
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Minimalist phone cases are just the start of today’s deal offering. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content
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I have tried and failed to get into photography several times in my life. I like the idea of taking beautiful photos, but all the rules, settings, and
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You can now watch YouTube videos on T-Mobile without it counting towards your data plan. T-Mobile’s Binge On service allows users to stream videos from
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When doing your taxes, you want to make sure to take advantage of every deduction you can . Problem is, the eligibility requirements can vary quite a
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Spending more for quality clothing is always a good idea , but even quality clothiers screw up sometimes. Luckily, instead of spending more to take it
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Amazon’s running a Gold Box on Verus’ minimalist, well regarded phone cases. The offerings cover most major handsets, and $12 isn’t much to pay
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When I first got my wooden cutting board, I was excited to use it, but also very sure I was going to ruin everything. I got over it, but I would have
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You can’t eat total crap and then bust your butt exercising to magically erase those calories: It’s not that simple. If you want to make longer lasting,
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If you’re on the most recent version of Windows 10 , you might have noticed that you can’t create guest accounts like you used to. Here’s a workaround
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Long, multi-outlet power strips are usually found in tech-heavy places like IT department workbenches and server rooms, but there’s no reason you can’t
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A metronome is a handy little tool that can help keep musicians on their rhythm. It’s also easy to forget yours when you need it most. Don’t worry,
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Years ago, a friend told me about some self-help book she read. It sounded like a load of crap, but I didn’t have the heart to say that. Instead, I
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Reader tatersneggs put together this Rainmeter-powered desktop that’s flashy enough, but actually doesn’t use a lot of widgets to get a neat, personal
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Using up stale bread isn’t difficult, but making it into a filling, tasty meal is easier than you think. All you need is some stale bread and a couple
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You know how every once in a while Facebook allows you to overlay an image on your profile picture, often in support of a social cause? Now they’ve
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Choosing where to live is more than just about the cost of rent or buying a home . If you’re looking for quiet neighborhoods where you can stay active
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If you’re expecting little visitors or traveling with a child and don’t want to lug the car seat through the airport, contact AAA. Members can borrow
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A few weeks ago, I got a letter from the IRS saying my taxes had been filed twice, which was surprising since I don’t even like to file them once. My
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It’s easy to get stuck in our spending habits. We don’t give them much thought and they become automatic. There’s nothing wrong with spending your
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A $35 mechanical keyboard, Contigo travel mugs, and Anker vacuums are just the start of today’s best deals.Read more...
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Android/iOS: Two-factor authentication is growing increasingly important , in a world filled with high-profile hacks. LastPass is taking this feature
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On a sunny morning in 2010, Qantas Airways flight 32 taxied onto a runway in Singapore, requested permission to begin the eight-hour flight to Sydney,
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Next time you accidentally type “.om” instead of “.com” in your browser, beware of malware. A new scam targets URL typos and tries to install
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Wall-mounted magnetic strips are a handy way to store more than just knives. You can also use them to keep metal tools, like food processor blades and
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I have a small kitchen and a lot of reusable bags. I also hoard paper bags, and the combination of all of these factors results in a real cool pile that
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Anker’s vacuum transforms from handheld to upright, has the impressive runtime you’d expect from the brand, a washable HEPA filter, a good warranty,
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Instagram, like Twitter before it , is starting to learn there’s no money in letting your best posts disappear to the ravages of time. The service is
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Every time you hear that the market’s taking a downward turn, you get the itch to sell your stocks, cash out your investments, and hide in a hole, right?
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Android/iOS: If you’re a drone hobbyist, or you like flying model airplanes, you’re probably used to staying out of the FAA’s way . Now, the agency
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What if a bank’s interest rates were so low, they actually charged you to keep your money there? And what if you could take out a loan without paying
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Dan, also known as HiTechTLS, shares this corner desk in his tiny apartment that manages to really pack in the gear. Not only does he have six monitors
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Unless you’re a serious baker or chef, you may have wondered at some point whether pre-heating your oven is actually necessary—especially when you’re
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The best toaster oven, which is also your favorite, and the #1 seller in the category, and rarely discounted, can be yours today for $212 with code SMARTSAVE.Read
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Google wants Maps to be the only app you ever open when in transit. They’re increasing the prominence of ride-hailing services in the app as well as
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When it comes to travel, we’re most limited by time and money. We can’t help you with the time factor, but Wherefor will help you with the budget
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Turns out there’s a right and a wrong way to peel sticky notes (aka Post-It notes). Think side-to-side, not bottom-to-top.Read more...
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Listeria is in Starbucks sandwiches now. But that’s not all: recalls due to the fetus-threatening microbe have included—in just the last 60 days—salmon,
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Smart Reply is a convenient, time-saving feature that offers up three suggested responses to emails you receive. Previously only in Inbox on mobile, you
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Amazon’s Prime Pantry program is great for stocking up on household goods and non-perishable foods without actually having to visit a store, but the
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When Sarah and I first moved into our new house in 2007, the inaugural electric bill was shocking to us. It was way higher than what we were used to from
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Maybe it’s a home repair project; maybe you’re stocking an office. Whatever the reason, sometimes you need to buy stuff in bulk. And some stores,
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When planning your wedding, a realistic budget is important, but one expense you might not take into account are the tips for vendors you’ll work with,
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Tommy Hilfiger accessories, a Samsung mirrorless camera, and an amplified HDTV antenna lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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Words like “elegant” and “stunning” may not be the first things to pop in your mind when you think of pickled eggs, but these naturally-dyed beauties
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If you’re ready to graduate from smartphone photography, Samsung’s NX3000 is a great entry-level shooter , and Amazon will sell you everything you
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When it’s far too difficult to deny yourself that cigarette, eating that donut, or splurging on a new coat, tell yourself to instead wait just 10 minutes
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Tax scams pop up every year, and the IRS recently announced a popular one that’s been making the rounds this season. Scam artists have been calling
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Online reviews are supposed to be an objective way to get feedback about a product before you buy. However, Amazon’s system is often gamed by manufacturers.
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Android (root ): F.lux automatically changes the color temperature of your monitor based on the time of day to reduce eye strain. Now, it’s arrived
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The NCAA March Madness tournament begins tonight. You’ve got your perfect bracket , your snacks, and you’re ready to cheer on your favorite team.
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Working for search and rescue is no easy task, and when your job is to go out and save people, you need the right gear not just for yourself, but also
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Nothing ruins spaghetti and clams or a clam boil like biting down on sand. Cleaning is important, but you can remove that sand and every bit of other
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Happy Pi Day. Skype for Web has been updated with more functionality of the desktop app, Microsoft Outlook for iOS has some new security features, plus
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A good chef’s knife is the most important piece of cutlery in any kitchen, but paring knives are a close second. So we want to hear from you: Which
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Some credit cards are awesome for earning rewards like extra cash or free travel. If your money habits aren’t great, though, those cards can lead to
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Dear Lifehacker,I have a coworker who swears by Shakeology’s meal replacement shakes. I was shocked to see that a thirty-serving container was $130!
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A higher salary will do more for your finances than pinching pennies ever will. However, if you don’t learn to be frugal with a little bit of money,
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The NCAA just released official March Madness tournament brackets, and the only thing separating you from the perfect bracket is a little math-driven
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If you’re paying back a student loan, chances are, you qualify for the student loan interest tax deduction. This calculator from Student Loan Hero estimates
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Baby bottles tend to pile up when you’re so busy taking care of your child to clean them, but instead of running them through the dishwasher and waiting
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SanDisk flash storage, a cheap Chromebook, and a $15 french press kick off Monday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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Easter candy is the best seasonal candy, and Cadbury eggs are the ultimate in Easter candy. Eating them fresh from the foil is delightful, but wrapping
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“Think outside the box” has to be one of the least creative phrases in the world. Not just because it’s overused, but because it’s often wrong.
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Today only, Amazon’s offering big discounts on dozens of flash storage solutions from SanDisk, including all-time low prices several truly unique products.Read
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Many of us have a daily list of things we want to get done in a given day. Yet when the week is done, we still feel unproductive. To combat this, try
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Most homes only have basic three-prong style outlets in the walls. Of course, in the modern age, USB outlets are nearly as useful. Get the best of both
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Choosing a trustworthy , reliable VPN service provider is hard, but over on Reddit, user That One Privacy Guy collected virtually everything there is
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Apple has always packed a lot of decent software into OS X, but long time users may remember when the built-in options sucked so bad you had to install
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If you want to bake a couple of frozen pizzas for your party, but your oven can only fit one, this trick will let you cook both at once.Read more...
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iPhone: Keeping track of your favorite places in a city or of locations you want to check out is a bit of chore. Sure, you can save favorites in Google
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There are a number of options for making a great tasting cup of joe , but those options can differ quite a bit. This infographic runs down the basics
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The more you do something, the better you are at it, right? Not exactly. If you’re practicing a skill, but you’re never doing anything differently,
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Good weather puts people in a positive mood, that’s nothing new, but being in a good mood means you’re more likely to do simple favors for others—and
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Thanks to services like Mint and You Need a Budget, it’s so easy to get a handle on your finances that it makes you wonder how anyone got by with simple
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Kindle memoirs, swimwear, and an OXO mandoline slicer lead off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.
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Start.me isn’t exactly new—they’ve been around for a long time, but they’ve made a lot of quiet, behind the scenes changes that are great if you
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Leather jackets are cool. They always have been and they always will be. Here are three tips to help you pick the perfect one for you.Read more...
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If you have an old iPhone sitting around, Instructables user Purincess shows off how to build a custom frame that makes it easy to turn that iPhone into
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Between your TV, cable box, game console, and all the other gadgets you have laying around, your house probably looks a bit like Christmas at night. Turn
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Did you buy too many Girl Scouts cookies this year? It happens to the best of us. If you’ve got Thin Mint or Samoas fatigue, here’s how to transform
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Many PC vendors market their laptops with 1366 by 768 screens as “high definition,” but these are not the laptops you deserve. Laptop Magazine argues
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Spring is one of the best times to travel. The weather’s nice, and travel deals abound for everyone headed for spring break. You don’t need to spend
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Combine smores ingredients with waffle ingredients in your waffle maker, and you’ve got a treat for any time of the day. It’s like a waffle sandwich—A
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Your favorite HDTV antenna, cases for Samsung’s new phones, and a TSA-approved messenger bag kick off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals
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We’ve all been late to something thanks to Daylight Saving Time, and the spring forward can also mess with your sleep. This year, prepare yourself now
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No, you don’t need to feel like a weirdo or worry about your health because you aren’t getting turned on all the time. Here’s why.Read more...
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Wikipedia spruced their search today with some modern conveniences like autocomplete suggestions, GitHub just added emoji reactions, Skype Translator
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A nice hardwood muddler can set you back nearly $40, but these great looking muddlers only cost about $5 each and five minutes of work.Read more...
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Have a sound system that you sit far away from, but hate remotes? Instructables user Kris S shows off how to build a soft volume control knob using cheap
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Need to get a little more juice from your smartphone’s battery? The Wirecutter did an extensive amount of tests to separate battery fact from fiction
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Last year, the FCC created a new set of rules for router makers that adds a ton of restrictions for installing open source firmware. As it turns out,
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In just a matter of months, our readers have bought well over 10,000 Anker PowerLine Lightning and microUSB cables , but today, it’s the USB-C model’s
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Dumbbells are the unsung workhorse of the exercise world. They’re great in a home gym , and you can always grab a few even at a busy fitness center
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If you’re only getting six hours of sleep each night, you might be just as sleep deprived as someone who got zero hours of sleep for two days.Read more...
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Sure, you could download your city’s public transit maps, but that’s not as fun as these city maps created in the style of Super Mario 3.Read more...
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Hopefully you never need a dash cam, but owning one can really save your bacon in the result of an accident. Despite the low price of this 1080p model,
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Email can be a distracting time sink, but sometimes, it’s best to get it out of the way. Over at Harvard Business Review, contributor Dorie Clark makes
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Welcome back to 2005, where we will revisit the first decade of the 21st century in this Open Thread. I’m Rat Fink, veteran and survivor of the 2000s.
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Surprisingly, a lot of people don’t do their taxes every year, and this might be especially true for college students or low-earners, according to the
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If you’re a freelancer, or just self-employed, you may be tempted to only use client-requested projects in your portfolio. After all, that’s work
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A popular blood pressure monitor, a smartphone car mount, and slot cars from the future lead off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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Airlines make a killing by charging fees for everything from checked bags to seat changes. A new bill—The Forbidding Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous
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If you’re trying to keep an eye on your blood pressure, Amazon will sell you this Omron 7 Series electronic monitor today for $40, an all-time low.
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It’s safe to say most people probably don’t get into leather working that much. While you usually don’t need to, making a customized embossed leather
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Even basic networking gear gets messy real quick, if the pile of unorganized cables under my desk right now is any indication. Mounting your hardware
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Android: Microsoft’s OneDrive doesn’t always get the credit it deserves, but it’s a pretty solid competitor to apps like Google Drive and Dropbox.
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Sugar and syrups are a pretty standard way to add flavor to your coffee, but if you’re looking to add flavor and complexity without upping the sweetness,
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Tonight, CNN is hosting another Republican debate, this time in Miami, ahead of the Florida primary. If you want to tune in without a cable subscription,
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BB-8 stole all our hearts when he rolled his way through The Force Awakens. He’s also got pretty killer taste in music, if the official Star Wars BB-8
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With the right approach, anyone has the ability to turn small talk into an engrossing conversation. These 10 essential rules will help.Read more...
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Opera’s desktop browser is going full-hog in the ad-block game by incorporating their own blocker, no third party apps necessary. And Apple finally
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If you’re in charge of making breakfast for your whole household, here’s the easiest way to poach a bunch of eggs at once.Read more...
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If you do a lot of printing, the Arial font can use up your ink a lot faster than others. Here are three fonts you’re better off using.Read more...
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So, your boss is a workaholic and expects you to emulate her? Whether that means working ridiculous hours, inhaling lunch at your desk (or skipping it
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This week Google surprised us with a developer preview of Android N , the next version of their phone OS. What’s the N stand for? Given their past proclivity
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If you’re like most people, you probably grew up with a family savings jar. Everyone puts in their spare change or dollars, and over time, you’ve
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Skip the time-consuming lectures and the expensive tuition: You can earn college credit or even a full, accredited degree using the experience and knowledge
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Picture a wholesome meal: lots of veggies, maybe some pastured meat or free-range eggs, lovingly cooked at home from scratch. Do a quick count of how
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Want an extra push to achieve your goals? According to recent research, you might be able to boost your motivation by 50 percent by simply reframing an
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The problem with investing in smart, connected devices like Wi-FI color-changing light bulbs, internet-enabled power strips, and wearables like Fitbits
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When you’re on the fence about a purchase, there are five words that usually push you into buying: “I can always return it.” That may be true, but
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Many of us think that vaccines are something you get when you’re young and never again, but part of staying healthy as an adult is making sure you’re
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A gorgeous smart watch, Logitech surround sound speakers, and a versatile flashlight kick off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us
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You may not have a mighty need for a giant gummy that looks exactly like a bottle of Coca-Cola, but you can’t deny that it’s a fun visual gag. It’s
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Normally you do sprint intervals on a moving treadmill by alternating between rest and running at its fastest setting, but try this advanced twist: leave
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If you’ve been waiting for a deal on Huawei’s excellent-but-expensive Android Wear smart watch, Amazon’s taking about $100 off the usual prices
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Your brain is your own worst enemy. You know you should be saving more or eating healthier, but your brain says that fudging it just this once won’t
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Chrome: If you need a little help getting off of Facebook or Reddit and getting things done, Go Fucking Work for Chrome has that in droves—and yes,
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Android: Waze, one of our favorite mapping apps , released a new version version for Android today. Waze 4.0 comes with a brand new interface, smart reminders
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Nobody likes complaining, but is it really that bad? Complaining feels cathartic. Complaining gives us something to talk about. Ninety percent of Seinfeld
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Bernie Sanders, fresh off of his upset in yesterday’s Michigan primaries, will have plenty to talk about with Hillary Clinton in tonight’s Democratic
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Reader ravenclawwit stumbled on the NXT theme for Rainmeter, and put it to great use in this beautiful, functional desktop. That circle in the upper left?
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Popcorn salt has a finer texture than normal table salt, which means it is better suited to coating every bit of popcorn with tasty seasoning. Making
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Flickr’s back-pedaling on some of the free features that the photo service launched last year. Oh Flickr. In the face of free alternatives it’s difficult
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Driving an automatic is more straightforward than driving a manual, but there are still ways to mess up parts of your vehicle. Here are five things you
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If you’ve ever worked with hot glue, you know how much it smarts when it gets on your skin. You can’t even pull it off until it cools. Here’s a
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Google just took the wraps off of the developer preview for “Android N,” the next version of Android. Even better, it’s available now. There are
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If you want to estimate the cost of your wedding, location is a major factor. It’s significantly more expensive to get married in some parts of the
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If you haven’t had a chance to get too long jeans hemmed but you want to wear them, roll them at the knee to get the right length. This technique sounds
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Netgear networking gear, a Kindle Fire tablet, and an electric shaver kick off Wednesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter
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Egg drop soup may seem like one of those magical things that can only be acquired from your favorite takeout joint, but it’s actually startlingly easy
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Betterment is one of our favorite tools for managing your long-term investments . Now it’s getting, well, better. You can now integrate your checking
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Today only, Amazon’s offering solid discounts on a huge collection of Netgear networking products, including everything from routers to security cameras.Read
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You’ve been staring at a blank page for hours. No matter how hard you think, you just can’t make the brilliant ideas appear. It’s time to give up,
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If there’s one thing humans are good at (besides regulating body temperature and manipulating objects with opposable thumbs), it’s rationalizing.
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Kodi, one of our favorite home theater apps , has used the same Confluence skin as its default since 2009. Now, there’s a new skin in town and it looks
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If you’ve ever been to an outlet mall, you know there are some super cheap finds. Once, I found a pair of purple capri pants for a buck. “But don’t
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We’ve seen awesome single-color workspaces, but if that’s just too much trouble, you can still appreciate the simplicity in a space like this one.
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Opening a wine bottle without a corkscrew is not ideal , but you’re bound to forget or lose it one of these days. Fortunately, this key trick works
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Google I/O, the tech giant’s annual development conference, is now open for registration, third-party Snapchat apps are leaking user data, and more
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If you’re having trouble focusing on your tasks, narrating a short script in your head about what you need to do might help you zero in.Read more...
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If you’ve ever tried headphones or Apple EarPods with your Xbox One only to be rewarded with an odd buzzing, don’t worry—neither your controller
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There isn’t a working person among us who doesn’t deal with stress—whether you’re an entrepreneur, a freelancer, working for a struggling startup,
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Whether you like your chili with beans or without , these secret ingredients can take your favorite chili recipe to the next level.Read more...
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You’ve been able to hail an Uber within Facebook Messenger since last December, but now Lyft is joining in to give you more options .Read more...
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Perfectionism is often treated as a virtue—especially in the workplace—but research shows that the self-imposed pressure perform flawlessly just leads
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If you work with quick release systems on all of your cameras, a washer can make a great tightening tool.Read more...
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iOS: Workflow is a fantastic little app for creating various automation schemes on iOS and today it gets a handful of new features that’ll allow you
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Perhaps you are a humble college student without the accoutrement of a well-stocked kitchen, and perhaps you just want to make some gosh darn ramen. Can
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Shepherd’s pie—or cottage pie, depending on the filling—is classic winter comfort food. For a new take on shepherd’s pie, consider baking it in
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“Water, soil, and paint.” What Hillary Clinton said at this Sunday’s debate is true: Flint, Michigan is not the only place with a lead problem,
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Jealousy and envy can be nasty feelings, but manage them the right way, and you can actually use these feelings to your advantage . Next time you feel
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A 24 hour Bluetooth speaker, All-Clad skillets, and Logitech computing peripherals lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us
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Cacio e Pepe (meaning “cheese and pepper”) is perhaps the most elegantly delicious pasta dish ever created, but the tasty combination can be applied
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Chronic stress from being overworked, sleep deprivation, or relationship drama can have a negative impact on your abilities to learn, concentrate, and
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Today only, Amazon’s discounting over a dozen popular Logitech peripherals as part of a Gold Box deal, including some of your all-time favorites.Read
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Chrome: A simple pocket notebook is great for jotting down quick thoughts or notes, but maybe you prefer to stay digital. Papier is a simple browser extension
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Everyone’s heard the old adage, practice makes perfect. Practice isn’t just for building skills, though. It’s also for maintaining the ones you’ve
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Building better habits requires reminders. You need something to help you keep your new habits at the forefront of your mind until they’re cemented
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Whether you identify as one or not, everyone is a writer. Between social networks, dating profiles, blogs, and the day-to-day tasks of most jobs, writing
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Long flights are tough, but motorcycle journalist and Everyday Carry reader Wes keeps things as pleasant as possible with his carry-on bag loadout.Read
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Making your own garden labels takes just some popsicle sticks and a sharpie, but water can make the ink run, or the wood rot. You can save them with something
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Apple’s “Live Photos” are the charming Harry Potter-esque animations that bring a little life to your static pics, and you can now store and manage
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Some folks will tell you that “special sauce” is just mayonnaise and ketchup, but there’s a little more to it than that. The right mix of basic
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Not only is your resume essentially your career summed up on one page, it’s also your ticket to your next awesome opportunity. So, yeah, it’s kind
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Most apartment floorplans aren’t optimal; there’s almost always some small area of wasted space. Maybe it’s the spot underneath your stairs. Or
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If you tremble when you think of giving a speech, you’re not alone. It’s normal. Just thinking about it makes me shudder inside—and I’ve spent
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This month, we challenged you to curb your impulsive spending habit. Impulse spending is unplanned spending that you usually regret because it turns you
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A road trip is a great way to see a lot in one vacation, but figuring out where to go isn’t easy. The National Park Service has a ton of great itineraries
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Anker chargers , a Logitech Harmony remote, and cheap Bluetooth headphones lead off Monday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter
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Toast with good butter is one of life’s pure, simple pleasures, but to take it to a warmer, spicier place, consider whipping up some ginger butter.Read
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When you’re negotiating your salary, the first number you mention will likely become the anchor everything else references. Make that number stronger
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We see deals on Logitech Harmony remotes fairly frequently, but today, the grand poobah of them all is on sale for $180, an all-time low.Read more...
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Amazon’s two new Alexa devices look pretty neat , but Amazon has restricted how you can buy the Echo Dot. Here’s how you can get around that restriction.Read
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If the processor in your smartphone is important to you, the vague names and model numbers may be confusing. AnTuTu breaks it down by rating the top mobile
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Taking time out for self care is critical, considering we’re all busy and pulled in different directions, but this little interactive game/flowchart,
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The iPhone doesn’t support app launchers in the same way as OS X, but that doesn’t mean app developers haven’t come up with clever workarounds.
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Tonight, CNN is hosting a Democratic presidential debate in Flint, Michigan, the site of a recent poisoned water crisis . Here’s how to watch the debate
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You know that friends will be there for you when the rain starts to pour, and because you’re there for them too. But there are plenty of interesting
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The Raspberry Pi can power all kinds of great projects, but building an interface to actually interact with those projects is a chore. DIYer Toby Kurien
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The blank page is a common, intimidating hurdle for writers. Sometimes it helps to just start typing your first draft, allowing words to flow without
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OS X: Write!, a good-looking writing tool (previously Windows-only), now has a Mac version that brings all of its best features over, including auto-saving,
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The Nintendo 3DS and Sony PlayStation Vita have put amazing games in players’ hands over the last four or five years, but they each offer a very different
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The idea of baking bread all day—or overnight—in a warm oven isn’t new, but it is a technique near lost in a time where high temperatures and energy
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Kindle e-readers, Anker PowerLine cables, and a Wi-Fi smart plug kick off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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We’re told our whole lives that envying others is bad, but studying and learning from your envy might actually help you figure out what you want to
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iOS: Finding time to read is hard, but if you fancy yourself a fan of classic literature, from the likes of Jane Austen, Jules Verne, or Charles Dickens,
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The VLC app for Android has allowed you to stream videos across your network for a while, but it always required a direct link to the file. Now, the latest
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The type of cabin you choose and, more importantly, its location could greatly influence how enjoyable your cruise will be . This database of cruise deck
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Frying at home might seem dangerous to many people, but the reward for your effort is crispy fried chicken, homemade french fries, and other delights.
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It’s time to dust off that neglected waffle maker and waffle all the things. Here are 10+ unusual foods that are perfect for cooking in the waffle maker
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Gunnar glasses, tax software, and a Lodge grill pan kick off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.
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Spring is right around the corner, which means suffering is right around the corner for us who have hay fever. If you’re thinking of getting immunotherapy
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About a month ago, Swiss freeskier and youtuber Nicolas Vuignier impressed the internet with his clever concept for turning a smartphone into a slow motion
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Did you know the Nook had its own app store? Too late, it doesn’t anymore. And the latest preview build of Windows 10 adds more languages to Cortana
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If you feel like you’ve been snacking more than usual, a recent study suggests your munchies are being caused by a lack of rest.Read more...
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We’ve shown you how to build a retro gaming table before but if you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, Element14 shows off how to build one mounted
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If you have a large storage iPhone, you might not have the space to back it up locally on your hard drive, especially if you’re working with a laptop’s
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You have a glue gun, you want to glue some things, and you look down to see an option for high temperature and low temperature. What do you do? If you’re
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Food prep can take a lot of your time in the kitchen when you just want to make a meal, but there are a variety of quick ways to peel, chop, and deseed
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A reliable babysitter who’s good with your kids is invaluable , but babysitters also can charge a pretty penny these days . How much is too much to
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How many extensions do you have installed in Chrome? If you’ve forgotten about some of them, Chrome’s update today will remind you.Read more...
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$18 is a solid price for a 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive, especially when you consider that this one includes a microUSB plug to connect to your Android devices.
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This well-reviewed 55"4K Samsung TV has all the smart apps you could want, plus a price tag that’s $100 cheaper than Black Friday. If you just got
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This week we compared Google Maps and Waze to see which turn-by-turn navigation app might lead us astray, explained the fight between Apple and the FBI
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You’ve heard of an emergency fund, and they’re a must for setbacks and financial pitfalls. In case of larger financial emergencies, Financial Samurai
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If you don’t have a backup system in place already, today’s the day you build one. In about 15 minutes, we’ll finally get your computer and all
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If your car is crapping out and you’re thinking of getting a new one, or even a new-used one, it’s a big decision. Cars cost a lot of money, so it’s
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Lots of things can block your creativity. Maybe you’re burnt out . Maybe you’re not challenged. Maybe critics are getting you down . Whatever the
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Setting aside time for a weekly review is a great way to make sure you’re on track with all your projects, but it helps to do the same with a quick
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A unique battery pack, electric grill, and noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones kick off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on
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It might not be mission-critical equipment for your home, but a good label maker is a nice gadget to keep around, and Amazon’s top seller is back down
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Aldi has been a favorite among frugal shoppers for a while. Its business model is bare bones, the company doesn’t advertise much, and most of the products
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If you live in an apartment building, but still want to enjoy grilling meats and veggies out on your patio, this Cuisinart electric griddler can get the
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The more you’re capable of doing, the more other people will want to eat up your time. If you let them, everyone else can use up every minute you have.
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Android: The new tab page in Chrome might not be the place you expect to find suggested articles, but Google’s experimenting with them anyway. You can
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Windows 10's Fast Startup feature is a handy way to boot up your machine quicker . However, if you don’t use the hibernate function, it can take up
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Welcome to the Friday thread! It’s March 4 and what that means is that winter is on death row. Should be gone from here in another couple of months.
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One of the most attractive things a person can do is make something that is usually thought of as “store-bought.” Even though whipped cream is one
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Tonight, the remaining Republican presidential candidates will square off in another debate in Detroit. Here’s how to tune in online without a cable
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It’s time to get your workout started. When you’re ready to switch into beast mode, the Power Workout playlist from Spotify can help amp you up.Read
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If you’re working on a project that calls for a little soldering, but you don’t have a soldering iron, this clever build will work in a pinch.Read
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Facebook Messenger is a very popular app. It approximately has more users than there are grains of sand on a beach. And now all of those users can share
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We know people generally suck at choosing passwords , often using “12345" or “letmein.” But what passwords and usernames do attackers try most
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The Raspberry Pi 3 was released this week and while the big talking point is built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, it still gets a bit of a speed bump. So, let’s
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Today, Amazon announced two new Alexa-enabled devices, both cheaper than the existing Amazon Echo: The Echo Dot for $89 and the Amazon Tap for $129. Each
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If you’re not taking advantage of a travel rewards program, you’re missing out on free flights. There are so many programs out there, though, and
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Here at home, an independent ATM may mean lower fees and convenient cash, but abroad they can mean trouble. If you don’t need cash immediately, stick
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A one-day jeans sale, a cheap GPS fitness watch, and a great deal on luxury grooming goods kick off Thursday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and
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You’re probably familiar with what rancid oil is, but you might be less familiar with what it smells like. When checking oils of fatty foods for rancidity,
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With all the confusion about the best exercises and methods to get “swole,” many of us buy into complicated training methods, and forget that sometimes
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This isn’t just the best deal we’ve seen on the simple-but-capable Garmin Forerunner 15; it’s one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on any GPS-equipped
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No financial advisor in their right mind would tell you to put all your investments in a single company. When it comes to your income, you should probably
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One of our most popular productivity tips is to stand during meetings , and for good reason—sitting makes everyone comfortable and complacent, while
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WhatsApp is still one of the most popular alternative messaging apps , and now it’s getting a little better. The company is rolling out a feature that
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In high school, car insurance is cheaper if you get good grades. When you turn 25, your premium changes again. Car insurance companies assign rates based
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One thing Japan does not have a shortage of is illustrators and artists. Some are famous. Many are not. Some are professionals, while others draw because
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We’ve featured a Firewatch Desktop before , but now that the game is out, we’re seeing more than a few—and who can blame you, the game’s atmosphere
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Creamy, delicious mashed potatoes make a great side dish any time of year, and Alton Brown has the secret to making yours better: Cut the potatoes into
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Finding new music you enjoy can be a challenge. It’s like when Columbus set off to find the indies but ended up discovering New Americana. Now Spotify
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You probably know that drinking alcohol adds calories to your diet, but some drinks are less worth splurging on than others. This video explains which
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A productive day starts with a great morning, and you can’t have a great morning if you didn’t get any rest the night before. This simple five-part
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Yesterday, Congress heard testimony on an important security case. The FBI wants help breaking into an iPhone. Apple, backed by other tech companies is
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Your finances matter, but there are much more important things in life, and some decisions should be about more than money. That said, those decisions
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I used to think my mom’s 20-minute skin care regimen was overkill, but maybe she was onto something. Her face looks amazing and her skin is healthy
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Some car safety recalls make headlines, but others slip under the radar, which means there’s a good chance some drivers will miss or ignore it. A recent
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Painting a piece of furniture is one of the easiest ways to transform it into something that looks like new, but you have several choices of type of paint
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Your favorite HDTV antenna, a popular battery pack, and a TV with built-in Roku apps lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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Maple candies are New England staple, but—good news—you can whip up a batch in your own kitchen, no matter how many miles you are from Vermont.Read
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You only really reap the benefits of Qi wireless charging if you scatter the pads all around your home and office for quick charging sessions throughout
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When we talk about investing , we always mention the ways your money can make more money. However, there’s one asset that’s almost always neglected
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“Open enrollment” isn’t a phrase you usually associate with your phone, but here we are. If you’re on AT&T, you can enroll in device insurance
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If you’ve applied a major update to Windows 10 recently, you might notice that a couple of your apps have gone missing. It’s not a bug. Windows 10
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If This Then That (IFTTT) is a useful tool for automating actions between your webapps, but it can also be useful for saving and managing your money.
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Reader Jason Burns is a musician, and does a lot of work from his home studio. We’ve seen a bunch of studio workspaces, but this one makes great use
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Your mind is always bouncing around thoughts and ideas in your head, but it’s hard to capture and understand them if you’re constantly being distracted.
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Has your Tuesday been super? Maybe TaskRabbit can help with their new real-time option to connect you with taskers and get some chores done on demand.Read
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You probably already know that you can take screenshots and record gameplay video on your PS4 with the Share button. The default setup, however, can turn
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Like it or not, we all must endure cold and wet winter weather while we carry on with life and work. But neither snow nor rain stays these life hackers
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Between all the movies, bars, coffee, restaurants, and shopping, you can spend a lot of your hard-earned money on the weekend. If you forego spending
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While not the most common interview question, the failure question—should you get it—is rather perplexing. How do you answer this honestly while also
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Ours is an era of noise and distractions. How well do you handle them? This psychology exercise tests your ability to filter out distractions and focus
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Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not
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February’s challenge wasn’t an easy one, but many who joined saved hundreds, and a few even saved thousands! That’s why we started this in the first
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You probably know you need to reserve a campsite if you want to visit a popular park or specific site, especially during summer’s busy season. What
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A discounted FoodSaver, Saucony running shoes, and the world’s largest microSD card lead off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us
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You guys already know that flavored salt is a great way to flavor blast your meal, but chicken salt may take things to a whole new level.Read more...
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The 2016 presidential race is one of the most contentious in recent history, and it’s also one of the most complicated. Our next president, regardless
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For whatever reason, you may attempt to do an epic squat by yourself. Not smart, but rather than telling you to rethink your madness and skip it altogether,
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We’ve all had to throw away leftovers or cuts of meat and cheese that spent a little too much time in the fridge or freezer, but vacuum sealing your
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Buying cheap can cost more in the long run, so it’s often frugal to spend more on quality. With this idea in mind, Buy Me Once helps you find quality
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Every financial advisor on the planet has some suggestion for what the most important “retirement number” is. Some are even valid guidelines ! But
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Android/iOS: Hound is fast—really fast —and while your phone probably already comes with its own virtual assistant, Hound integrates with services
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Going freelance isn’t an easy decision . There are a lot of factors to consider that could make or break your independent career. To get started, boil
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In a world where multiple apps help you watch flicks on the big screen, there’s one app that rises above the rest. It’s free, it’s easy to use,
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Drones are fun to play around with, but just because it’s fun doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be properly prepared. Reader Uthor shares their bag they
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Adding a little pasta water to your sauce is the best way to make it stick to every bite of delicious pasta , but you don’t have to limit this trick
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Happy leap day! (Wasn’t it peculiar how strongly Facebook was encouraging the celebration of leap day when you logged in this morning?) In addition
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If you’re having trouble keeping a consistent morning routine, it might be too long. The shorter and more refined you can make it, the more feasible
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It’s great that fast food chains have detailed nutritional information for all to reference, but the issue is that these charts are often deliberately
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When money is tight, you don’t feel like you have much control over anything. You’re at the mercy of your bills, debt, and other financial obligations.
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For the uninitiated, the world of board games might seem over-complicated, boring, or only for kids. You may know better, but if getting regulars to come
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We often say we can’t afford certain things when it’s totally possible, it just means giving up other spending preferences. Money blog Pretend to
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Expand the amount of space you have to store drinks, snacks, and other small items in your car by sticking a few suction cup shower caddies to the windows.
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PC upgrades, a tiny car jump starter, and a deeply discounted treadmill kick off the week’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter
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Frozen hash browns aren’t exactly a meal unto themselves, but the good folks at The Kitchn have figured out five different ways to make them fancy and
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Personal recommendations are the most coveted award a product can get when you’re making decisions. If your friends like it, it must be good! Except
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Today only, Amazon’s offering huge discounts on a variety of gear to help you build or upgrade your PC and home network.Read more...
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You’ve read all the diet guides, you’ve learned all about how to lose weight , but you still have a cheeseburger a day. What good did the learning
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You’ve got an idea for a project brewing in your head, but you don’t want to discuss it with anyone because you’re afraid someone might steal it.
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You might think that the difference between “perfume” and “cologne” is who the bottle is intended for, or which counter it’s sold at—the reality
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It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the Raspberry Pi and today a new model is available. The Raspberry Pi 3 features a new, faster processor, but
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Don’t cry over spilled candle wax. You can pull it out of your carpet quickly and easily with some paper towels and a hair dryer.Read more...
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iPhone: Taking notes when you’re reading a book is a great way to help cement thoughts in your memory and explore different theories about what you’re
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Sometimes you just need to say “no” to people. Maybe it’s a friend asking for a favor, and you can’t commit. Maybe it’s your boss asking if
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The biggest film awards show of the year is about to start tonight! Here are all the ways you can watch it now that you’re all caught up . Though you’ll
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We’ve long loved the idea of pre-making things like breakfast sandwiches , delicious wraps , and burritos and keeping them in the freezer until the
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You wouldn’t really think there could be that much difference between turn-by-turn navigation apps, but even just a glance at Google Maps and Waze shows
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Quick Charge 2.0 chargers, a cheap rice cooker, and a deeply discounted humidifier lead off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us
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OS X: Inspired by our old Wallpaper Wednesday series, reader Jason built this open source application that will automatically download the best photography
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You probably know that listening is an important part of effective communication, but so is how you listen. Real listening is more than just hearing.Read
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Some days, you’re just stuck working in your Terminal and need a quick break. For those days, a Game Boy game or two might help pass the time a little
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When your lips are chapped, the worst thing you can do is use an abrasive method to get rid of the dead skin. Instead of a scrub, use a piece of tape
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Renowned chef Thomas Keller explains how to season your food properly so the salt is evenly dispersed.Read more...
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If you’re going to watch the Oscars with friends, why not turn it into a game? Specifically, Oscars Bingo.Read more...
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You’ve probably had some rich, flavorful smoked meat before, but now you can have the same flavor in your favorite cocktails. Also, when you pour and
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For lifelong learners and self-made scholars, the internet is a priceless resource. Continue your education with these top free online tools.Read more...
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Books that are way better than the movies, a Raspberry Pi starter kit, and a warm bed for your cat lead off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals
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Cortana says “Ask me anything,” so why not ask her “what song is this?” if you’re listening to music you don’t know the name of.Read more...
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Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts and personalities. This week, we’re talking about how
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You’ve probably had some rich, flavorful smoked meat before, but now you can have the same flavor in your favorite cocktails. Also, when you pour and
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It’s a slow news day in tech as we slowly drift the lifehacking-mobile into the weekend. Today How-To Geek took a look at Amazon Echo’s little-known
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If you’re tired of getting confused for a skeleton, wearing light-colored clothing and certain patterns can help fill out and accentuate your frame.Read
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Sometimes, for whatever reason, you might need to select a weird block of text that doesn’t seem possible with the usual click and drag. For those moments,
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On January 7th of this year, Sprint decided to stop offering subsidized phones when you signed up for a two year contract. Now, the option is back. This
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The Raspberry Pi’s great, but it’s certainly not that powerful. One way to boost that power is to create a cluster computer. Instructables user gigafide
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I like to drink. In fact, I like to drink more than I like to move. As in, move my body. I used those exact words when canceling a gym membership once.
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Depending on the size of your Mac’s screen, the font in Finder windows can be awfully small and hard to read. If you want to up that font, OS X Daily
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Cleaning the kitchen can feel like a Sisyphean battle against a greasy stovetop. No matter how often you clean, there’s still more surfaces that need
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Two things we love: Movies and free online courses. edX has combined the two in this roundup of courses that touch upon the subjects of 2016's Oscar-nominated
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While we generally recommend buying fresh beans, if you just want coffee without the fuss, Amazon’s taking and extra 25% off a nice variety of Lavazza
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For procrastinators and focused email inbox managers alike, snooze is a great feature. Google’s Inbox has added new options for its snooze feature so
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You can buy just about anything on Amazon, which means most of us spend a lot of money on the site. if you’ve ever wondered how much you’ve spent
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This week we taught some old dogs new tricks by breathing life into aging game consoles, learned why squats are the best strength-building exercise for
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This month, we challenged you to haggle your bills so you can save money all year long. How’d it go?Read more...
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Today, everyone’s favorite hip little mail app, Mailbox shuts down forever. Unlike most apps, you won’t be able to use the Mailbox app at all once
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Flight prices fluctuate quite a bit, so if you want to grab a good deal, you have to swoop in at the right time. CheapAir.com’s “when to buy” tool
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Baby gear and furniture isn’t cheap , but you can make up for some of the cost and turn your used stuff into Toys R Us for 25% off coupons during their
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Camping hammocks, wake-up lights, and a smarter meat thermometer kick off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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Gelatinized alcohol has been around for a while, but most iterations tend to be violently colored, super sweet, and just not that good. These cocktail
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There’s nothing wrong with spending money, but we often mindlessly spend money on crap we don’t need. Our brains are easily manipulated into consuming,
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Our readers have bought tens of thousands of Philips Wake-Up Lights, and for good reason! One model that’s flown under the radar though has been the
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You don’t need most of your crap. I’d usually say “probably” there, but for most people, this is a safe bet. Rather than go on a yearly crime
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Every once in a while, you’re going to need to introduce one of your colleagues to another by email. Before you do that, have the person you’re introducing
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A meeting with your colleagues is the best time to bring up new ideas or object to ones already on the floor. If that’s not happening, try suggesting
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Citrus fruit may taste like sunshine, but the colder months of the year are when the happy tasting delights are in season. You’re surely familiar with
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Welcome to Open Thread Friday. This is my first time posting/hosting so be kind to me :) And I hope that title passes muster.Read more...
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Tonight is the final Republican debate before Super Tuesday—the day a whopping twelve states and one U.S. territory will have either a primary or caucus
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Every week, we share cool productivity tips from our favorite experts. Today, you’re stuck with me instead. I’m Eric Ravenscraft, yes it’s my real
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While it’s generally good to love your partner for who they really are, lying to yourself about their qualities isn’t actually that bad. In fact,
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Another day, another Apple rumor. It was first reported that the giant’s next tablet would be the iPad Air 3, but it actually may be a smaller iPad
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You need to put your best foot forward when being interviewed for a job, so it’s a good idea to give yourself extra time to get ready. You’ll look
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A damaged rope can be totally useless for doing most tasks safely, especially if the damaged section is somewhere in the middle. This simple knot can
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Spring is just around the corner and as we’re all counting down the days until we can set our clocks back to “not stupid time,” Netflix is rolling
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For maximum crispness and flavor, raid your home bar and grab a bottle of vodka.Read more...
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YouTube’s built-in editing tools aren’t always the best tools for a given job. If you need to blur a face or an image, however, it just got a heck
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The kind of work you do might be the same whether you’re a freelancer or a full-time employee, but the money and lifestyle can be drastically different.
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Not all couples get a tax bonus when they get married. Some actually get a marriage penalty, which happens when their combined income pushes them into
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Visiting a national park is a great way to get your kids closer to nature, and to keep them interested, the National Parks Service’s Junior Rangers
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Mattress toppers, BOGO video games, and $2 off at Jamba Juice lead off Thursday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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In it’s simplest form, a cheese plate can be a few chunks of cheddar on a cutting board. There’s nothing wrong with that, but if you want a warm and
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If you’ve been benching the same weight for months and feel like you’re still not ready to move up, you might be tempted to ditch the exercise entirely
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If you aren’t thrilled with your mattress, but don’t want to pay hundreds of dollars to replace it, a 3" Simmons Curv memory foam topper can make
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You’d probably expect that budgets are all about numbers and spreadsheets, right? You’re not wrong, but you’re also missing a key component: your
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Going to an event where you don’t know anyone sucks, but sometimes you have to, like for networking events or work functions where you need to “be
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Self-promotion is just a vain exercise, indulging your own personal ego, right? Not if you want to build a career. If you do any kind of creative work,
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Business trips are bittersweet. You go to London for a few days, you think that means exploring the city, but nope—you’ve got work to do. It’s still
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Hey Siri, which of the new Facebook emoji should I use? I’m overwhelmed with choice. The virtual assistant is reportedly coming to desktops this fall
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When you fly out for a business trip or wedding, you’ll need a nice pair of dress shoes. Here’s how to pack them without scratching or crushing the
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There are a lot of great ways to calm your nerves before you step into the spotlight, but it might also help to refashion what you’re feeling instead
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Windows has more antivirus programs than we can count, and none of them are quite perfect. Right now, we recommend BitDefender Free for the best balance
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If your landlord only accepts rent payments by check, that’s just one extra thing you have to remember every month. Your bank might be able to help
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The story around squats is confusing. Some say “squat every day” while others warn “squats are bad for your knees!” The truth is in the middle—squats
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We’re bombarded with distractions all day, and it’s simple enough to block them out . However, most of the time, we avoid these distractions only
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OS X/iOS: Todoist is one of our favorite to-do apps , and today the Mac and the iPhone versions picked up big updates to make them easier to use. The
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A $270 ThinkPad Yoga, Dyson bladeless fans, and a Zippo hand warmer kick off Wednesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to
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Ice cube trays are great for freezing herbs , sauces , and wine for later use , but those of the silicone variety are perfect for making tasty chocolate
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It’s not often that Amazon features a laptop as one of its deals of the day, so anyone who uses a desktop at home or work should definitely check out
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Just because you have the money for something in your account—or the space in your budget to make the monthly payments—doesn’t necessarily mean
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Android/iOS: When we last covered Runtastic Results , it offered a single 12-week training program. Now, the app has updated to add a follow-up course
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Windows 10's new Spotlight feature usually shows you neat photographs and fun facts when you first start your computer. Now, it’s started showing ads.
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My Uncle Danny once helped me buy a new Corolla while I watched in awe. He was a relentless, negotiating beast. He threatened. He acted offended. He sat
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Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. Today it’s my turn. I’m Kristin, and here’s how I
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If your diet has certain restrictions, it can make accepting invitations to dinners or parties complicated when the host isn’t aware of your diet’s
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Do you enjoy singing happy birthday to people you otherwise haven’t spoken to in years? Then you’ll love Facebook’s new “birthday video cam.”
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Pocket, one of our favorite “read later” apps , has long been free to use without any ads. Starting soon, however, sponsored content will be showing
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This video, from Nonnahs Driskill and Get Organized Already!, is packed with tips to save kitchen counter space and make sure dirty dishes get into the
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The humble microwave is like an Atomic Age dream that actually came true: In the kitchen of the future, you’ll make fully cooked meals in minutes! And
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Mobile World Congress, the biggest smartphone trade show of the year, is this week, and companies like Samsung and LG are there showing off the hot new
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Your oven’s temperature display could be lying to you. Some ovens run hotter or colder than their readouts. One delicious way to find out: Make some
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It’s not just your mindset that can shape your eating habits. Your environment plays a role, too. And in the case of your kitchen, a pile of dirty dishes
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Leftover fried rice can be pretty tasty on its own, but if you want to turn it into a totally different kind of snack, try waffling it.Read more...
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Standing in a long customs line is an annoying way to end a vacation, but if you have a U.S. or Canadian passport and you’re coming home, you can get
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A surprisingly-great $20 kitchen knife, Quick Charge 3.0 accessories, and a cordless vacuum lead off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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Pretty much any dish benefits from a bit of acid, and these beautifully-colored sprinkles from The Kitchn are a great way to add a touch of tangy sourness
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A bad habit that many of us share is that we trash talk a lot...to ourselves. Recognizing our mistakes can be healthy and productive, but constantly thinking
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Samsung’s SmartThings ecosystem is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to give your home a brain, and you can get started today with a solid Amazon
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It’s tax season, which also means it’s tax scam season, and according to the IRS, there’s been a 400% surge in email fraud this year. The good news
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Did you know there are human beings inside that building attached to your ATM? They’re pretty helpful for more than just withdrawals, too. Every once
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Android: Mega-popular messenger app WhatsApp has had its own beta program for a while. Now, however, it’s much easier to join. Simply enroll in the
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This Sunday, the biggest names in Hollywood will gather at the 88th annual Academy Awards. If you’re looking to win this year’s Oscar pool, or just
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Usually we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts, but this week we’re handing the mic to the Lifehacker staff.
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iOS/Android: FLIO’s app helps you navigate airports all over the world, and find information on how to get between terminals to where to find showers,
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Microsoft is working with Cyanogen to incorporate its apps in the Android spin-off, Adobe Lightroom can now shoot and process RAW photos, and Skype is
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There are all kinds of clever ways to keep your chips from going stale , but this trick with a plastic fork is sure to make your picnics and barbecues
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If you spend too much time focusing on the how of achieving a goal or developing a new habit, you’ll forget if it was even worth pursuing in the first
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One of the best reasons to use a VPN is to get around pesky location restrictions on streaming movies and other content, but before you shell out money
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You don’t have to go to an expensive spa to relax and achieve momentary bliss. You can have the same luxurious bath experience in your own home, and
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It’s easy to get lost in your phone. You open it to reply to a text, and next thing you know you’re two weeks deep into your Twitter feed. To curb
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Kodi, one of our two favorite home theater apps , has been updated to version 16, adding a few new useful features. This includes the very-handy long-press
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Windows: NetSpot is an amazing OS X utility for mapping out Wi-Fi networks , finding spots of poor reception, and troubleshooting how to fix them, and
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Everyone has different ideas on what it’s okay to splurge on, so before you combine finances with your partner or spouse, or even split shared expenses,
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Indoor gardens, a cheap vacuum, and highly-rated Logitech speakers kick off the week’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to
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When it comes to guacamole, there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel (or add peas ) but grilling your ingredients can bring out extra flavor in already
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You don’t need a yard, or even any gardening skills to grow your own food at home; you just need Miracle-Gro’s Aerogarden line. These fully-integrated,
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Unproductive guilt is real. That feeling you get when you think you should be doing more, even if you’ve already worked yourself to death. Here’s
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Android (6.0+ ): Doze mode on Android Marshmallow is a miracle worker that can extend your device’s battery by a ton, whenever it’s been sitting still
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The best way to keep a balanced budget is to decide your financial boundaries before you start spending. The 50/20/30 rule can help you keep every expense
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Even if you don’t have Prime, you can still get free shipping from Amazon if you reach a spending threshold. Up until recently, that threshold was $35,
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Back when it launched, Apple made a big deal out of the fact you could turn your iPhone sideways and get a different view of an app. These days, many
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Cooking your steak sous-vide style will give you the most tender steak you’ve ever had . That tenderness, however, means less crispy, flavorful bits
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If you’re interested in making a weird, but possibly useful little multipurpose device, Instructables user diyfuntech shows off a way to build a speaker/flashlight
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Even dorm room ramen tastes pretty good, but nothing beats a really savory, spicy bowl of perfectly cooked ramen. Based on user ratings, Foursquare put
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You’ve got your list of goals and you’ve been sticking to your new habits for a whole week. Good for you! You deserve a reward. But maybe don’t
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Adam Savage, of Mythbusters fame, got a hold of a spare airline beverage cart, and what did he do with it? He turned it into a space-saving storage cart
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Imagine your PC in your pocket, free to carry it anywhere there’s a screen you can use to get your work done. Sure, a laptop works, but a PC-on-a-stick
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Calvin Klein underwear, Amazon’s 4K Fire TV, and a wired Xbox One controller for Windows kick off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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Whether you’re stuck in the store choosing between a slightly snug 9.5 and a too-big 10, or you’re wearing your brand new shoes out for the first
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Normally, we hand the proverbial mic over to well-known leaders and creators, but this time of year we’re taking it for ourselves. I’m Heather and
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With just a few folds, you can turn a sheet of poster board or thin cardboard into a DIY gift box.Read more...
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At this point, everyone knows how to get to the emoji keyboard on iOS. But if you prefer a fancy unicode emoticon instead, you’ll need to dig in and
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Android: If you’re sharing a phone or tablet (or just have multiple Messenger accounts), using Messenger just got a lot easier. Now, on Android, you
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If you do any bread baking, you know what a pain it can be getting dough off your bowls and utensils, especially if you don’t get to it right away.
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If you’ve got a can of soda or beer that you want to chill fast, wrap a wet paper towel around it before tossing it in the freezer.Read more...
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If you’ve been playing video games for any amount of time, odds are pretty high you have at least one console in your entertainment center doing nothing,
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Your favorite coffee maker, a $15 garment steamer, and discounted LEGO sets kick off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter
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Stove hood filters are one of those things that people forget about cleaning regularly because they don’t usually see them. But they can get pretty
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Every week, we ask cool and interesting people how they get things done. Today we’re asking me for some reason. I’m Claire Lower, a freelance food
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When you “finish” a jar of peanut butter, there’s always a little bit left in the jar no matter how hard you try to scoop it out. Instead of letting
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There are a variety of screen-dimming options already available for your phone, but if you prefer the name brand stuff then you’re in luck: f.lux for
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We’ve all done things we’re not proud of, but that doesn’t mean you should hide those moments from the world. A recent study suggests that being
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Windows/Mac: Airfoil is a killer way to send your computer’s audio over to AirPlay devices. Now, it does a heck of a lot more.Read more...
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For most of us, soldering electronics means soldering on “through hole components,” that are large and easy to handle. However, when machines build
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Mac: iTerm’s long been our favorite terminal emulator for the Mac , and today the next big update has entered into public beta. It’s packed with a
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Keurig coffee doesn’t have to be expensive and terrible for the environment; with a reusable cup, you can buy any beans you want, and still enjoy that
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The ideal kitchen is both a functioning workspace and pleasant part of your home, but all the accoutrement of cooking can add up and create a mess. Luckily
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Fever is one of the oft-cited symptoms of teething—not always by doctors, more often by parents sharing advice. But a new analysis of the actual symptoms
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Let’s face it. Even if you just tear into freshly baked brownies with your fingers, they’re going to be delicious. But sometimes, you need to cut
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There are collapsible grills on the market for camping and backpacking, but they tend to be on the pricey side. This DIY version is cheap, easy to build,
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Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the first dating advice column to break through to the 8th dimension with the power of the Oscillation Overthruster.Read
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Sure, you can fly first class if you’re willing to fork over the cash or your travel rewards. And it may be worth every penny. Even better than paying
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This week brought some changes to the Supreme Court and we learned why an empty seat—particularly in an election year—is such a big deal. Closer to
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It’s not typically easy to climb the ranks at any job, but some jobs, particularly hourly wage jobs, are harder than others. That doesn’t mean it’s
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PC gaming gear can be fun, and even help you be more productive, but it’s rare to find ones designed to be customizable and high-performance for gaming
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Not all flights are refundable, so if you’re booking travel and you’re not 100% sure of your date, you’ll want to buy a ticket that comes with the
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Popular battery packs, a cheap 4K TV, and kevlar Lightning cables lead off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never
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National Parks are traditionally spring or summer destinations, but there’s a few that really shine during cooler weather. Here are are few of them
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You can get cheap Lightning cables just about anywhere, but if only the best will do, you should give Anker’s PowerLine models a look.Read more...
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Welcome to the weekly open thread where Lifehacker (and Hackerspace) readers share tips & tricks, seek advise, or just stop by to say “hello”
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Comcast is sorry about their service outage earlier this week, and they want to make it up to you with a credit to your monthly bill.Read more...
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If your silver jewelry is starting to look a little bit grody, treat it like a cheap hot dog and start slathering some ketchup on. It can help you get
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According to local news reports, an area man stopped checking Twitter for a few minutes yesterday and promptly died because he wasn’t up to date on
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Android/iOS: PayPal is a great way to send and receive money from people, which makes it pretty silly that its app buries the feature behind layers of
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Like all infused spirits, gin is something you can infuse on your own. As long as the predominant flavor of your infusion is juniper, then you have, by
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Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. Today you’ll go behind the scenes with me. I’m Patrick,
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While making the choice to book an Airbnb can come with it’s own share of risks , it can also save you some money. Here are seven major U.S. cities
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We may not have a Jetsons future but we do have video phones in our pocket. Skype has come through with free group video calling, Apple fixes bricked
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Water is great for cleaning most things, but not so much for your contacts—unless you want an eye infection. Here’s why you should never clean or
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Some people will tell you that you need to use day-old rice to make excellent fried rice, but that’s not exactly true. You can achieve the perfect level
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Do you know that sinking feeling when you look at what you’ve created and think your work totally sucks? When you’re learning a new skill, you need
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You don’t have to dispute airline charges often, but when you do, it’s easy to let frustration make you want to resolve the situation ASAP. Instead,
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Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something
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Sometimes you just need something breaded and crispy for dinner, but what if you are (gasp) out of bread crumbs? If you happen to have a few rice cakes
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During a deadlift, you risk hurting yourself if you let your upper back round from the strain of lifting the weight off the floor. The trick is to keep
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It’s tax season, which means a lot of people are already planning to spend the refund they’re putting off filing. When that check finally comes in,
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We’ve mentioned that sharpening your knives with a whetstone (or water stone) is the best way to keep them sharp and safe , but this video will walk
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Android: Microsoft has been hard at work making its Translator app a competent rival for Google Translate. Today, it gets one of the biggest critical
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Customers rarely have a nice word to say about airlines, and those airlines are taking notice. They’re trying to win your business back with a number
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Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. Today it’s my turn. I’m Beth, and here are some of
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Pizzerias do this for their delivery pies, but home cooks can learn it too: You can make homemade pizza especially delicious by paying attention to one
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Twitter is making it easier to add animated GIFs to your tweets, thus saving the company and establishing it as the only social network you need. Just
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It’s almost impossible to completely block out email spam. That said, if you know who the biggest culprits are, you know a good place to start. Here
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Black clothes go with everything and take on stains like a champ, but they still require special care if you don’t want them to fade. Flipping your
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Chances are you were told in school that you could get pregnant any time you have sex so don’t have sex. But that’s mostly a lie to get you to keep
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Karma, one of our favorite mobile hotspots , has had trouble with their Neverstop unlimited data plan , and today they’re killing it altogether. Never
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We all like to think we’re open-minded, but election season brings out the worst in even the best of us. Even the most “open” and “informed”
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Android: Any alarm can wake you up. Mimicker, a free alarm app for Android from the Microsoft Garage, can help make sure you stay awake.Read more...
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Doing your own taxes can be a nightmare, but if you’re going to hire someone to prepare them for you, you want to be selective . Ultimately, you’re
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By the age of two, children are typically able to say a few hundred words. My son, Alexander, was able to understand almost everything in both languages—Greek
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Android: You’ve been able to add email accounts from Yahoo or Outlook into the Gmail app on Android for a while, but starting today, Google’s giving
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Life insurance is an easy thing to brush off. It seems like something you do later in life, and it also seems complicated. To get the ball rolling and
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The FBI wants Apple’s help to investigate a terrorist attack. Apple says providing this help is the real danger. We’ve reached a boiling point in
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Pulling a muscle sucks, and figuring out if it’s an actual strain that needs attention sucks even more. We’ve all experienced strains, cramps, soreness,
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We waste a lot of food, but with a little meal planning and creativity, it’s easy enough to avoid food waste and eat everything you buy. To make it
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When choosing which airline, price is probably the first factor, but an airline’s safety record should be on your radar too. See how safe popular airlines
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A clever iPhone camera accessory, a life-changing alarm clock, and a cheap Amazon tablet lead off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow
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You may think that as long as you’re buying real Parmigiano-Reggiano, you’re getting the best parm your money can buy, but it turns out that cheese
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The holy grail of prosumer photography right now is finding a way to combine the optics and light sensitivity of a dedicated camera with the portability
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You can get cheap Lightning cables just about anywhere, but if only the best will do, you should give Anker’s PowerLine models a look.Read more...
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You meant to buy a single apple and you came out with a new 4K TV. How did this happen? Impulse buying. We all get the impulse to buy things. If you want
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Sleep is important. Have we made that clear yet, folks ? In case you’re still trying to put it off, this video shows what can start to happen the longer
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Android/iOS: The better your phone gets at taking pictures, the more storage space those photos eat up. Everalbum solves this problem by offloading most
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A lot of people think frugality is about saving money at the cost of your time: you spend all day clipping coupons just to save a couple bucks on your
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Usually, we’re busy looking outward to see how creative, intelligent , and often famous people work. But once a year, we turn that lens inward. Today,
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If nobody ever sees your home, there’s not as much incentive to keep it clean. If you need to a way to jump-start a good cleaning habit, you can force
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Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Danish researchers have uncovered some pesky Android malware that’s spreading through text messages, so
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Instagram is reportedly starting to roll out two-factor authentication today, so accounts will be more secure and less prone to hacker attacks.Read more...
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Nothing stops a party in its tracks like spilling a glass of red wine on white clothing. Everyone clamors for their go-to method of cleaning the stain
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Dealing with a frozen-over car in the morning can be a pain, but at least you can make sure your wipers are ready to go. And all you need is a pair of
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Americans spend $1.5 billion a year on sparkling water, but there are a few common myths about the bubbly beverage that don’t quite add up. Some say
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Amazon usually has fairly low prices. Sometimes there are even better deals, though, that aren’t featured in search results. An easy way to find these
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If you have an umbrella that’s been broken by rainy weather, a little work will turn it—or at least the fabric part—into a waterproof tote bag you
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An ultra-cheap Quick Charge battery pack, Cole Haan shoes, and a popular vacuum kick off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter
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If you’ve ever made brown butter, you’ve probably hovered watchfully over the stove, terrified of stepping away to come back to a nearly-black mess.
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$25 is a very good price for any 20,000mAh USB battery pack. But when you consider that this one includes Quick Charge 2.0 for your newer Android devices,
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The struggle to get a good workout when away from a gym (or your home) is real, but toss a few lightweight resistance bands in your go bag, and you can
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If your current vacuum isn’t getting the job done, you can upgrade to this highly-rated Hoover WindTunnel for just $79, today only. That’s about what
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