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Don’t have a rubber mallet on hand? Convert a ball peen hammer into a mini mallet with an old rubber furniture foot.Read more...

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The next time you go buy a new cellphone, things are going to look a lot different. The subsidized two-year contract is all but dead, and the carriers have replaced it with a new heap of confusing options. Here’s what you need to know about buying a phone in 2015.Read more...

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Our pets are at our mercy, so it’s up to us to make sure they’re safe. This can be tough sometimes, because a lot of seemingly harmless everyday foods can be toxic to our animals. This infographic lays out some of the most dangerous foods for dogs and what issues they can cause.Read more...

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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more...

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Saggy, uneven couch cushions are a natural part of an old, comfortable sofa. That doesn’t mean you can’t spruce them up though. Give your sofa a new lease on life and a fresh look by sewing on a few extra buttons, available for a buck or two at your local craft store.Read more...

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I love corn. I love it grilled, fresh, or in a creamy soup. I even enjoy “milking” the cobs, scraping every bit of starchy liquid out with the back of my knife to make the stock, but J. Kenji López-Alt has figured out an even easier way to get intensely corny soup with a pressure cooker, no milking required. Read more...

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If you want to stop paying your cable company $100/month for channels you don’t watch, it might be time to cut the cord. Between services like Netflix, Hulu+, Sling TV, and HBO Now, it’s easier than ever to declare cable independence, but a good antenna is still a critical piece of equipment for picking up your local broadcast stations.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-choose-... Read more...

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Sticking to a budget is more than just keeping your spending under control. Yes, that’s important, but unexpected financial pitfalls can completely blindside you and wreck your budget, too. These fall under three basic categories.Read more...

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Chrome: There are a variety of ways to remotely control your Android phone . Vysor—from ClockworkMod, the developer behind other popular Android apps like AllCast, Helium, and ROM Manager—may be one of the simplest solutions yet. All you need is a Chrome app.Read more...

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Money is already kind of a taboo topic, and when financial times are bad, we tend to ignore it even more. Researchers call this the “ostrich effect,” and you want to watch out for it with certain areas of your finances.Read more...

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Charisma, that irresistible magnetism some people possess, is often thought of as trait you’re born with—you either have it or you don’t. In The Charisma Myth, however, author Olivia Fox Cabane explains that charisma is a skill you can learn, and she explains exactly how with examples, exercises, and practical tips you can try with anyone.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-develop... Read more...

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We’ve featured all kinds of bags for all types of people, but sometimes, you just need a little bit of a tech and a lot of simplicity. Reader Louie Tran’s is just that. Read more...

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Packing light is an art , one that saves you from having to haul around a heavy bag or pay baggage fees. Next time you’re going somewhere with cooler weather, lighten your load by adding more base layers like tights and thermals, rather than bulky sweaters and coats.http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/how-to-find-th... Read more...

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When your day is starting to drag, and you don’t want to drink any more coffee, there’s still a few things you can do to help you stay awake. This video explains four methods, supported by science, to keep the Z’s away.Read more...

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Grassfed organic ground beef may be more expensive than conventionally raised ground beef, but according to a recent study by Consumer Reports, it’s only half as likely to be the home of dangerous, antibiotic resistant bacteria.Read more...

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We love online courses here at Lifehacker , but you may not be interested in studying law or learning how to code. For the more artistically inclined, Kadenze has free online courses on modern art, sound production, and careers in media technology from academic institutions like Stanford, UCLA, Princeton, and CalArts.http://lifehacker.com/plan-your-free... Read more...

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OS X got rid of the option to “Save As” in favor of “Export” a while ago, but Appleworld Today points out that you can bring it back in a lot of apps by holding down the Option key. Read more...

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You should spend your money where you spend your time, and hopefully you spend a decent amount of time in the shower, especially with the current humidity/heat situation. What’s the best shower head, and which features are essential for you? Let us know below.Read more...

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It’s probably best to pick running shoes based on comfort rather than the old theory of evaluating your gait and correcting for pronation. But a lot of runners, especially beginners, might misunderstand what’s meant by “comfort.”Read more...

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Today we have a professional chef here to answer your burning questions about all the different ways to cook meat! Say hello to Chef Angie Mar—she’s the executive chef of The Beatrice Inn here in New York and recently won Chopped Grill Masters on the Food Network.Read more...

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A compass is a handy addition for your car so you’ll always know which direction you’re facing without having to rely on GPS. A lot of cars come with a compass built in, but if yours doesn’t, Instructables user DaAwesomeP shows you how to make your own. Read more...

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Welcome to Black Monday, everyone. The Dow fell more than 5% this morning, and the S&P fell 3.4%, the worst drop we’ve seen in a while. Naturally, everyone is freaking out. It’s understandable, but don’t do anything drastic just yet.Read more...

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You love your pets, but you don’t want their hair all over the place. Their shedding gets out of control, covering your furniture, clothes, and, okay, pretty much your entire home. How do you keep it under control?Read more...

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For something as essential to life as your health, the fitness industry is filled with an awful lot of BS. For today’s 10th anniversary look back, we’re busting some widespread myths with a list of our best fitness explainers.Read more...

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