posted about 8 hours ago on lifehacker
When the world is bringing you down, don’t get mad. Get silly. Learn to find the fun in everything.Read more...

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Music affects our brains in all kinds of wonderful ways. Upbeat music is great for working out and classical music can help you focus, but even sad music has its perks. Here’s why we love listening to sorrowful songs, and why they deserve to be on your playlists.Read more...

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The best part of camping for some people is getting out in the middle of nowhere and looking at the stars. For others, it’s just getting together with friends and having a good time. Over on Tested, Adam Savage goes for the latter and builds a portable movie theater made for camping.Read more...

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If you swap between a Western and a non-Latin keyboard layout on your Mac, like Hebrew, Chinese, Kannada, or others, you’d usually need to do so by clicking an option in the menubar. MacWorld points out you can set the Caps Lock key to easily swap between keyboards.Read more...

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Android: Google’s rolling out an update to Google Maps on Android that integrates your Google Calendar events and Google contacts into Google Maps.Read more...

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Deadspin It’s Probably Time To Start Worrying About Sammy Watkins | The Muse Artists Call for a Boycott of Kelley Walker’s ‘Irresponsible and Offensive’ St. Louis Exhibition | Gizmodo Massive Earthquake Along the San Andreas Fault Is Disturbingly Imminent | The Slot ‘Check Out Sex Tape,’ Presidential Candidate Tweets at 5 AM |Read more...

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There are a lot of rumors about white spots on your nails being a sign of something serious, like a nutrient deficiency, but the most common cause is nothing to worry about: You just bumped your nail against something. Read more...

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You may have heard that a humid kitchen can adversely affect your pie dough, making it wet and sticky, but it’s actually the temperature of your ingredients and equipment that are to blame.Read more...

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If you’re the type of traveler who always comes back with a suitcase full of souvenirs , you might underestimate your luggage space when you pack. This makes it difficult to fit all your stuff into one bag on your return trip. One travel expert offers a simple solution: bubble wrap.Read more...

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posted about 14 hours ago on lifehacker
This week we talked about ways to deal with people who interrupt you, the best spots to sit on a plane, how to fact check the Presidential candidates, busted some flu shot myths, and took a look at the Raspberry Pi’s new OS. Here’s a look back. Read more...

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Three out of your four top front pocket wallet picks were new-fangled minimalist wallets, but all the cool features and unique ideas in the world couldn’t buy them enough votes to overcome Saddleback’s old school leather wallet, which took nearly 50% of the vote all by itself.Read more...

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We’ve been throwing out money challenges all year long. This month, we challenged you to find a cheaper cellphone plan. How’d you do?Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on lifehacker
In order for me to sleep while sitting upright, I tilt my neck to one side and just let it kind of hang there. Then I wonder why I’d wake up with neck pain. That’s all in the past, thanks to the Trtl Pillow, the best travel pillow I never knew I needed.Read more...

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In honor of National Preparedness month, I invite you to prepare for the weekend by participating in the Friday Open Thread, brought to you by your friends at Hackerspace. We thank Lifehacker for giving us this opportunity and for the reminder that we all — Boy Scouts or not — should Be Prepared .Read more...

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There’s nothing wrong with spending money on stuff you want. It helps, however, to have a clear understanding of what exactly your wants and needs are. This way, you can prioritize your spending as you like . As your lifestyle changes, you may need to rethink the expenses you consider “needs.”Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on lifehacker
Tying a knot in a button up is a fast way to transform it into a crop top. But if you don’t tie the knot right, it can stick out and look lopsided, which isn’t the look you’re going for. Here’s how to tie it so it lays flat and still looks good.Read more...

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When you cook with olive oil, you have three choices: You can pour imprecisely, you can make a measuring cup dirty, or you can use Vremi’s $18 olive oil dispenser, which measures out a precise amount of oil before you pour it. I know which one I would choose.Read more...

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Slicing the top, rounded portion off of a cake before frosting gives it a smoother, more professional look. To make removing that top crumbly layer even easier (not to mention smoothly frost the sides), just pop it in the freezer first.Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on lifehacker
Assorted kitchenware, the smartest olive oil dispenser, and a popular safety razor lead off Friday’s best deals.Read more...

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Spending mindlessly is a sure-fire way to wreck your budget. One way to ensure you don’t overspend on stuff? Decide how much you’re willing to pay for something before looking at its price tag.Read more...

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Android/iOS/Web: It seems like everyone has some new product that will change email forever , but there are some good ideas in the mix. AOL’s new Alto Dashboard takes a lot of inspiration from apps like Inbox and applies them to all of your email accounts at once.Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on lifehacker
The Concourse Jeb: It’s Rude To Hear My Old Dad Say Things | Jezebel Amber Rose Felt ‘Body Shamed’ by Julianne Freaking Hough on Dancing With The Stars | Gizmodo Is Elon Musk’s Crazy Mars Plan Even Legal? | Jezebel USA Today Publishes Presidential Endorsement for the First Time in its History: ‘Don’t Vote for Donald Trump’ |Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on lifehacker
Planning out every meal you make in advance can help streamline your day, but it still takes time to do all that planning. Instead, try a modular approach to your meals that let you cook a variety of meals without as much scheduling.Read more...

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Chrome: There are a ton of apps to block distractions online , but most of them only do that one thing. The Chrome extension Focus goes one step beyond, giving you a to-do list and a schedule to get things done as well.Read more...

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Hello, everyone, and welcome to a very autumnal edition of Will it Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. This week , you all got very seasonal and elected pumpkin pie.Read more...

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