posted about 9 hours ago on lifehacker
If you've been in a management position, you've possibly had to supervise someone who just rubs you the wrong way. Instead of avoiding them, try working with that person directly and they might annoy you less.Read more...

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posted about 10 hours ago on lifehacker
When you leave your job, federal law requires your employer to let you stay on your existing health insurance. You'll pay full price for that insurance without an employer subsidy. You might consider buying your own insurance on the marketplace instead.Read more...

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Amazon has kicked off their now-annual SONOS promotion, no need to wait for Black Friday.Read more...

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posted about 11 hours ago on lifehacker
How can I open up a striped screw on an Apple Trackpad? Where can I find a good lock screen widget for Android Lollipop? What advice can you give someone trying a completely new career field? How can I run Orange Box on a Hackintosh? Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on lifehacker
Pie tastes great any time of year, but the holiday season is prime time for pies of all flavors. A soggy pie crust can ruin an otherwise great pie, If you preheat your baking sheet, you'll end up with a better crust.Read more...

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posted about 13 hours ago on lifehacker
If you've been at a party at night, you might have trouble finding a drink in a cooler. Is that can bobbing in the ice water beer or soda pop? Put a glow stick in the water and light up the entire container.Read more...

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posted about 14 hours ago on lifehacker
AirDrop lets you transfer files between iOS devices with a swipe of your finger. It also lets you transfer the files to devices nearby. If you don't set it to "contacts only,' anyone near you can send files.Read more...

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posted about 15 hours ago on lifehacker
We've populated our Black Friday hub with the best deals to be revealed so far. Of course, we expect price matches, undercuts, and alternate options to pop up as things get underway, and we'll be updating constantly.Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on lifehacker
There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on your nominations.Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on lifehacker
If you are nice to others, people will be nice to you. That's common sense. Sometimes though, being overly nice isn't always the best policy. We can attract the wrong kinds of people by being nice all the time.Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on lifehacker
Logitech makes some of our favorite computing gear, and Amazon is discounting a massive collection of it in today's Gold Box deal.Read more...

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...

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When kids want you to buy something, they don't always learn the value of money. It's your money, not theirs. Agree to pay the lowest price you can find for an item they want.Read more...

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Most of us don't like the middle seat on a plane. We're crammed between two people. If those seats are all that is available on the flight, you aren't always stuck. Check in with the airlines right before the flight for a possible seat change.Read more...

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As the days get shorter with less sunlight, our wardrobes often shift to darker colors. Our moods often get a bit darker. Cheer up a bit and wear bright colors instead of the typical grays and blacks.Read more...

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When it starts getting cold outside, creepy critters want to stay warm. Mice and bugs realize your house is warmer than it is outside. Now's the time to stop them at the gates before they join you for the winter.Read more...

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Philips' line of wake-up lights have been incredibly popular among our readers, and it's no wonder why; they can change your life .Read more...

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Mashed potatoes are easy: boil some potatoes and mash them. Starting the process with cold water make sure the potatoes cook evenly.Read more...

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There's no need to wait for Black Friday if you want to buy an SSD for the holidays; I'm pretty confident that this is one of the best deals you're going to see for awhile.Read more...

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If you or your kids have always wondered about a quirky scientific question, the Smithsonian might have the answer. A series of free videos on their web site asks some of life's most interesting questions.Read more...

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Thanksgiving is meant to be a time of reflection and solemn appreciation of the joyful bounties that our lives have bestowed upon us—or, more likely, a time to gorge on football marathons and good food. But who wants to spend every waking turkey day hour over a hot stove? Not you. Here's how you can cook an entire Thanksgiving feast using nothing but your microwave.Read more...

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Yearly checkups and other things we should do regularly—but not necessarily that often—can easily be forgotten over the other 364 days' full of events. Put these ten sites (or types of sites) on your calendar for your yearly visit, though, and you can save money, make sure your information is secure, and otherwise check if you're on track.Read more...

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posted 2 days ago on lifehacker
With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they're related, some of the terms are confusing. This chart gives you an easy guide.Read more...

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Winter is just beginning, and with it comes the winter blues, or worse, Seasonal Affective Disorder. The time to start prepping for those dark and gloomy cold-weather days is now.Read more...

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It can be easy to lie—especially when you're trying to stay out of trouble or avoid confrontation—but it can catch up with you. If you have trouble sticking to the truth, imagine each lie you tell as a charge on an imaginary truth credit card.Read more...

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