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This week we battled the Heartbleed security bug , learned a trick to looking better in photos , beefed up our favorite apps and services , and answered the age-old question about signing your credit card . Here's a look back.Read more...

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Your desktop is a convenient place to store a few files, but it isn't always the best. PC World explains why.Read more...

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Maintaining your car doesn't have to mean breaking the bank. Today on Amazon, you can stock up with 6 quarts of synthetic motor oil for just $36, and you can save 20% on a new DieHard car battery from Sears while you're at it. And of course, you can still pick up a pair of Valeo wiper blades for $20. Read more...

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Getting your baby to look at the camera lens, or at your smartphone's camera, isn't easy. Reader Sidin Vadukut shares a great tip to divert your toddler's gaze where you want it while keeping your hands free to take a photo.Read more...

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Most of us could use more storage space in our bathrooms, and this DIY project hides lots of storage space behind a full-length mirror in an attractive wooden frame.Read more...

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From dry cleaners to house cleaners, thousands of services exist to make our lives easier. Oftentimes, we think those services cost an arm and leg, but in reality, most of us can afford them. With that in mind, let's make a list of the services you thought were only for the rich.Read more...

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Don't let dust or dirt ruin your favorite paintings. Even with years of grime accumulated on vintage oil paintings, doughy white bread will make them look like new.Read more...

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Sometimes you need to inject a bit of fun (or nerdiness) into exercise to stay challenged and motivated . Just the name of this workout, based on the famous Konami video game code, might be enough to get you moving.Read more...

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You don't need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you're a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort, here are the top almost foolproof vegetables to grow.Read more...

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We've all been there: you get caught in an email thread where everyone's replying all and even though it's no longer relevant to you, it never ends. Gmail can help you mute these conversations.Read more...

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Getting your financial situation under control is never an easy task. It might be a bit easier if you do some of your financial planning while you're taking a break from your normal routine. Say, while on vacation.Read more...

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Bienvenue and welcome to your Friday Open Thread. Hosted by Hackerspace, Lifehacker's commenter run blog, it's a place to kick your feet up and relax. Take part in some coffee shop banter.Read more...

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Android: Floating apps are one of the neatest features of Android . Hover Browser is the latest in a series of app that allow you to perform tasks while working on other things in the background.Read more...

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If working space is at a premium in your house, or you like carrying everything you need with you at all times, this DIY toolkit-plus-workstation does double duty. It holds your tools in a (mostly) portable box, and folds out into a space and surface you can actually use and reach your tools easily. Read more...

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Gawker Police Discover Multi-Million Dollar Shoplifting Ring in Detroit | Jalopnik The Gigafactory Could Make Teslas The Most American Cars | Jezebel Man Gets Sent to Jail Because His Girlfriend Was Too Loud During Sex | Kotaku Covering Yourself with 460,000 Bees Looks TerrifyingRead more...

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When you sign up for a gym membership, or you move somewhere with a fitness center, you may get a quick tour, but no one tells you how to use the equipment, or how to be courteous and considerate of your fellow exercisers while you work out. This entertaining video from I Am Alpha M shows you the ropes. Read more...

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NFC, or Near-Field Communication , is useful for all sorts of things , but you can also use it to lock or unlock your PC when you sit down to work. The Electrodog Show, over at Instructables, shows us how do set it up. Read more...

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Google Calendar is a wonderful tool. While many people may know that you can import pre-made calendars with lists of various holidays in them, there's a ton more cool stuff you can do with the service that's either baked right in, or possible with simple scripts and IFTTT recipes.Read more...

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Flickr user Skarjoko's Linux desktop looks great, and has us excited to spend a little more time outside now that the weather is turning warm in this half of the world. Here's how you can make your computer look like this.Read more...

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If you want a yummy muffin but don't want to put in the effort of measuring and combining several ingredients, just grab a pint of vanilla ice cream and some self-rising flour.Read more...

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OS X: StorageStatus is a small utility that lives in your Mac's menu bar and monitors storage devices—both internal and external. It'll tell you what's active and if there's any unusual activity you ought to be aware of.Read more...

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If you want to format a blog post or edit a web page, it's helpful to know HTML (even if your site platform offers WYSIWYG formatting). This HTML Cheat Sheet shows you all the essential tags you should know.Read more...

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For many of us, cars are imperative to the functioning of our daily lives, and when they breakdown, our normal routines can be completely derailed. The stress of repairing your car only makes it worse. Here's how to prepare for unexpected car trouble so you can more easily rebound when life throws you a wrench.Read more...

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Negotiations are tough, but even if the idea of negotiating scares you a bit, you don't have to be a pro to get what you want. Scientific American points to three simple, research backed tips that can help you get what you want. Read more...

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Twitter is adding real-time notifications to its web interface. Users will receive notifications when someone replies, favorites, or retweets them—and you won't have to switch away from the main timeline. Read more on the Twitter blog.Read more...

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