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Poached eggs aren't always easy to make, but this new trick will make you want to master them. Apparently, there is a way to store poached eggs in a refrigerator for up to two days, so you can make a bunch of them in one go for fuss-free breakfast.Read more...

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Windows: Mozilla's Thunderbird is a solid email client, but it can be a bit sluggish and it still doesn't support 64-bit processors. FossaMail is a freely downloadable clone optimized for 64-bit systems, all while supporting the same extensions.Read more...

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Google's Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It's tough to sift through the store to find what's useful though, so let us save you some time with this collection of the best Chrome extensions.Read more...

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Simplicity and home screens go together like a horse and carriage. This design, from My Color Screen user alicarbovader features everything you need on one home screen, including weather, calendar, communication badges and more.Read more...

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If you have a microwave that's covered with spattered sauce and popcorn butter, you can kill the odor and loosen up the gunk with a bowl filled with baking soda and water.Read more...

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Mental toughness is something we could all stand to gain. John Corcoran at The Art of Manliness suggests displaying your different duties—or job descriptions—to yourself so you can be the soldier of your own life and keep strong.Read more...

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We all have one of those projects sitting around unfinished that we know isn't that great. It's easy to abandon it, but as writer Steven Pressfield points out in Entrepreneur, sometimes, you just need to finish it to prove you can. Read more...

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Eight hours of sleep. Six hours of sleep. Seven hours of sleep. It seems like every year we see a study that claims that some amount of hours is better than another. The Wall Street Journal collects together a few studies that show data suggests that seven hours might be the sweet spot these days. Read more...

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We've all made financial mistakes, and just bouncing a check can make you feel incredibly guilty and embarrassed. But as long as you're honest and forthcoming, you can overcome mistakes and figure out how to move forward.Read more...

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Ever lost a call the second you walked off a plane? Or noticed that your phone can't seem to find anything to connect to in the first place? Wired took a look at why that is. Read more...

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Here at Lifehacker, we may not always look to musical acts for our productivity tips (though there are exceptions ), but Kanye West might have just summed up the entire point of lifehacking in general.Read more...

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There are plenty of occasions where you might find your car idling. In a long drive through, picking someone up from work, or just sitting in your driveway. If you're idling longer than 10 seconds, though, you're better off turning off the engine.Read more...

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Tiny, light and infinitely transportable, this affordable little kit might save your life in an emergency. Here's how to build your own mini survival kit and how to use the stuff in it.http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/now-that-its-u... Read more...

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You probably know that you can run a desktop operating system in a virtual machine for testing. You can do the same thing for Android, and it's a great way to test out a phone before you buy it. Here's how to set it up.Read more...

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In our recent discussion on ways to hack your grill , Lifehacker reader torchbearer2 recommended the Kettle Pizza—an interesting accessory that turns your grill into a pizza oven. At $150, however, it's not cheap. You can make your own version for about $20.Read more...

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A recent study of users' shopping habits reveals that the more informed you are about a type of product, the more likely you are to choose a generic store brand over the pricier national brand.Read more...

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Verizon has been caught throttling Netflix streaming (much like Comcast was before Netflix paid the cable company for a "fast lane" access). If you're having speed or quality issues with Verizon or any other ISP—and with any kind of streaming service—try using a VPN.Read more...

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Kickstarter can be a useful way to fund projects you really like, but our friends over at Kotaku show us exactly why you should be careful and vet the project first : not all projects are created equal.Read more...

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Colors are important to making things look good, whether it's the clothes you wear or the presentation you give at work. But not everyone instinctively knows that orange and blue is a perfect combination. If you can't trust your own judgement, understand and rely on the basics of color theory to always pick the right colors.Read more...

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Don't have the cash to get a GoPro? Woot has Gear Pro action cams starting at $45 today. Their image quality obviously won't be any match for the real thing, but at these prices, it's hard to nitpick. Read more...

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Chrome's omnibar can be used for more than just searching and typing URLs. If you use Gmail, you can use the address bar to search your emails and compose new messages.Read more...

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Readsy is a free web service that makes speed reading or focusing on any online article or web site easy. Just paste in the text or the URL, and the site guides you through a rapid reading of the content.Read more...

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Not everyone works 9-5. When you schedule doesn't fit into neat little boxes, it can require some special skills to keep everything in order. Here are some tactics you can use to keep your energy up and maintain a bit of control.Read more...

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We've mentioned how dirty remote controls are , and they may not be cleaned very often—if ever. When you stay in a hotel, you might want to clean off previous occupants' germs before using it, but there are other options too.Read more...

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