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It happens to the best of us: You have a hater, and it gnaws at you. Someone says just the right thing to ruin your day, and no matter how many compliments you get, you can't shake it off. Keep 99% of your focus on the positive voices.Read more...

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If you've got some leftover lasagna, your first instinct might be to throw it in the microwave to heat it up. Nothing wrong with that. However, if you slice it and fry it up in a skillet, you'll upgrade your leftovers.Read more...

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Handoff in iOS 8 allows you to take a phone call on your Mac computer running Yosemite. With Call Recorder for FaceTime, you can record that call.Read more...

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If you're shopping for a new car, you need to do our homework. Learning all you can and comparing different vehicles isn't easy, which is why there are tons of sites out there to help. This week we're looking at five of the best car comparison sites, based on your nominations and suggestions.Read more...

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Sometimes you'll be working a project at home, and your first instinct might be to buy the tool you need. You'll then have a box of tools you've only used once. Consider borrowing or renting a tool to save money and reduces clutter.Read more...

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...

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Whenever you make cookies, you should chill cookie dough before you bake them. If you roll the dough before you put it in the fridge, you'll save time and get better results.Read more...

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Chromebooks have a crazy long battery life, but that doesn't mean you won't run out eventually. If you need a few extra hours on your Chromebook, log in as a guest.Read more...

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If you've got some surgery coming up, the first thing you'll probably check is your insurance coverage . After that, consider checking the visitor policy when deciding among hospitals.Read more...

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There are many reasons why you might want to cut cable, and it's easy to do . But if you've got a sports team you follow or a favorite show, the decision is much more difficult. Try just putting your subscription TV on hiatus during the off-season.Read more...

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So-called "elite" status on airlines comes with a ton of perks. If you're traveling with others, they might be able to use some of those perks as well.Read more...

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During this time of year, many of us have guests over for parties. Spills and other mishaps happen, and you don't want accidents to ruin the party. Create an "emergency kit" before the party starts so you can fix the problem at a moment's notice.Read more...

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When you can't solve life's big problems, solve the small ones. Here are 10 everyday experiences that are no fun, and how to make them a bit more enjoyable.Read more...

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We all know that dishwashers clean dishes, but they can clean much more. The folks at Parts Select have a big graphic that lists what other things you can put in the dishwasher.Read more...

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We're lucky to feature a wide variety of writers from all around the web here on Lifehacker, dolling out career advice, how-to tutorials, life lessons, and more. Here are some of the best guest posts from the past year.Read more...

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Managing your time to be productive can be done many different ways. You can focus on using it efficiently or prioritizing tasks you do during that time, but you can also focus on creating time. You can create more productivity time for yourself tomorrow by asking yourself one question every day.Read more...

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If you're unfamiliar with the Hydra, it was a multi-headed beast in ancient Greek mythology that grew two heads for every one cut off. By creating a system of modes or mindsets for yourself to always fall back on—like the heads of a hydra—you'll never feel like you're not making progress toward your goals.Read more...

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If you're giving a gift that doesn't come in a box, there's still a way to wrap it without it looking like a crumpled mess. Gift bags are the perfect workaround and here's how you can make a simple one with the wrapping paper you probably already have around.Read more...

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Have you crafted a beautiful resume with the perfect typeface? You might be focusing on the wrong aspects of the process, as hiring managers are just looking to find qualified people. Here are five things that people put too much emphasis on that hiring managers actually don't care about.Read more...

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Web connected thermostats are great, but they're expensive. If you want to make your own, blogger and engineer Nooganeer shows how to build one using a Raspberry Pi and an old iPhone.Read more...

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Not a fan of your Mac's default text cursor blink rate? MacIssues points out that it's super easy to change with a couple of Terminal commands.Read more...

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iOS: With apps like Drafts and Launch Center Pro , automation on iOS has been possible for a while, but it's also been a very heady, complex experience. Workflow's a new app that makes automation a lot easier to understand.Read more...

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This week we looked at the science behind "cleanses" , found out what items pay for themselves , ranked the best airlines in the country , and discovered the highest-paying job you can get with an associate's degree . Here's a look back.Read more...

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This looks like a great project for a mud room or entryway: Repurpose a French door into a photo gallery and coat rack.Read more...

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