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If you have enough disk space, it’s possible to download Wikipedia in its entirety. And an app called XOWA makes the process easy.Read more...

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Quite often, when the topic of extended leave from one’s career comes up, it’s in the context of having children. People often want to spend a few years at home with their children when they’re young, returning to the workforce when the children are entering their school years, or even continuing to stay at home and…Read more...

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Allie is a single mom who understands that you don’t need a big SUV to haul around two kids. However, her Volkswagen Beetle is getting a bit tight for kid duty, so she wants something a bit more practical—but she refuses to give up having fun. What car should she buy?Read more...

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Genetics explain a lot of the differences in strength and muscularity between person to person. Specifically, the size of your frame, how many muscle fibers you’re born with, and how well you respond to training essentially separate you from your gym buddy or someone who can squat 1,000 pounds.Read more...

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You know how when you sit on your couch, the Wi-Fi on your laptop cuts out? Or when you’re in the bathroom your phone refuses to connect? From Google to Netgear, everyone’s rolling out expensive “Mesh Network” kits that promise to fix Wi-Fi dead zones. But only some people should shell out the $300-$500 for one.Read more...

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With a 529 plan, you can save for your kids’ college and score some tax benefits in the process. It’s basically an investment account you can only use for future college costs. While there are limits to how much you can save, an IRS rule lets you save even more at once so you can earn more over time.Read more...

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If you live in a small space, it’s tough to find room for seasonal decorations like a Christmas tree without taking up a ton of usable space or making your home look cluttered. This wall-mounted tree looks great, saves space, and is perfect for small homes or apartments. Read more...

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Try as I might, I just cannot bring myself to enjoy eggnog. I’m not against eggs in cocktails, but there’s something about the warm, viscous liquid I just can’t get behind. As such, I’m always looking for festive, warm beverages to drink and serve, so eggnog haters like myself don’t get left out in the cold.Read more...

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Homeopathic “drugs” are a load of rubbish claims, but for a long time they have had a bit more leeway with labeling than dietary supplements. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently mandated the packages of OTC homeopathic “drugs” to include warnings that they’re essentially full of crap. Read more...

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It’s a no-brainer that you should be stocking up on gloves and hats now, because you do not want to be caught without them when it actually gets uncomfortably cold. Amazon is marking down tons of winter accessories to prices that will make you buy multiple, or grab some for yourself while also getting some pretty…Read more...

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Web: Mobile-friendly webapp Sleeptime uses your wake up time to calculate when you should go to bed. The goal is for you to wake up at the right part of your sleep cycle so you’re well-rested for the morning.Read more...

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Hobbies are wonderful to have, but it’s just as easy to lose sight of what your hobby actually is, in the rush to buy things that support it. From time to time, remind yourself that your hobby is about doing things, not accumulating things.Read more...

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Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has ditched the $47 price tag and released the course on YouTube for free.Read more...

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Google’s new Pixel phone comes with some impressive features. Its camera takes remarkable, detailed photos. It comes with Google Assistant, a virtual assistant tool that’s actually useful. The Pixel comes with some less obvious features worth exploring, too.Read more...

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Whether you’re building your own computer or making repairs on your house, the do it yourself attitude is always prevalent here at Lifehacker. Here are the best DIY guides, projects, and ideas we posted in 2016.Read more...

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Everyone loves group photos, but getting one where everyone looks natural when they know they’re on camera isn’t easy. The key is to look as relaxed as possible, even if you’re the one taking the shot and encouraging your subjects to pose. Here’s what we mean. Read more...

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T-Mobile has a new service called Digits that lets you use one phone number across multiple devices. You’ll be able to log in on any compatible device and have access to all your call history and messages. That and more in today’s news.Read more...

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If you find yourself overly-dependent on your smartphone, and can’t help but check it every few minutes for no reason, this simple tweak might make it easier to cut back.Read more...

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Being able to boast about your accomplishments or abilities without making everyone around you roll their eyes is an art form. There’s a time and place for it, and according to a recent study, there’s even a right and wrong way to do it.Read more...

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Ken Jennings didn’t become a household name overnight. He became a household name over exactly 74 nights. Ken, of course, holds the record for the longest winning streak on the television trivia show Jeopardy! and has since become a best-selling author.Read more...

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Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better way. All it takes is a little baking soda.Read more...

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If you haven’t taken advantage of Shapeways for the most unique gifts out there, now’s your chance. Grab 20% off everything with the code TECHLOVERS. You can choose from already printed stuff (I got my boyfriend a mini Eames lounge chair last year) or upload a model and create your own. There’s basically a 3D printed…Read more...

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The internet is filled with free educational lectures, and many of those lectures are spread across a variety of platforms, from free university sites to YouTube. FindLectures attempts to provide a single place to search through them. Read more...

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When it comes to tracking down DIY electronics project ideas, you’ve got a lot of solid web sites out there. Codemade is a web app that gathers a bunch of those sources together.Read more...

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