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We’ve all burnt food once or twice...or often. Sometimes, the food is too far gone and there’s no way in hell you’re salvaging it. But if it’s simply on the verge of being too burnt, try this industry trick: freeze it immediately.Read more...

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Banks don’t offer interest rates as high as they once did, so we tend to get excited when we see anything above 0.25%. A handful of banks and credit unions can offer rates as high as 1%, and that’s great, but it shouldn’t be the only reason you choose the account.Read more...

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A perfectly serviceable alarm clock and timer comes with your Android phone, so you might not think to download another one. That may be true, but if you’re looking for more features, more customization options, and more powerful alarms than your stock clock comes with, Gentle Alarm is here—and we think it’s the best. Read more...

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If you want to save money on travel or just beat the crowds, it’s smart to visit a destination in its off-season. This infographic shows the best time to visit 32 popular destinations.Read more...

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Waking up the household with a noisy garage opener when you leave early for work or get in late at night is a bummer. Install a new belt-drive model and enter stealth mode when operating your garage door.Read more...

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Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for Windows, we’re highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.Read more...

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It’s not the most exciting thing to do, but creating a will is important . Even if you’re single and don’t have much to your name, a will makes it easy for your family to handle things in case of the worst. “Willing” won’t make writing a will fun, but it does take some of the hassle out of it. 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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Anything you can do to make your weeknight meals quicker and easier to cook leaves more time for what you really want to spend your time on. Make one flavor packed base sauce to tweak for meals throughout the week.http://lifehacker.com/five-sauces-ev... Read more...

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No one except a sociopath likes to waste food and throwing out carrot tops (or radish tops, or turnip tops, or beet greens) sends a shiver down my spine. Vegetable greens make great additions to stir-fries, soups, and pestos , but these supposed scraps are also a great base for tasty little fritters.Read more...

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Today only, Amazon’s offering this highly-rated Sony sound bar and wireless subwoofer for just $170 as part of a Gold Box deal. Read more...

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Whether or not “luck” really exists is a matter that you can take up with Obi-Wan Kenobi. However, it does seem like it’s possible to maximize your lucky breaks . One key way to do that? Expect that they’ll actually happen more often.Read more...

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The first step is always the hardest. That applies to overhauling your financial life just as much as walking. This plan breaks down how to get a handle on your finances into a 14-day, step-by-step plan.Read more...

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You won’t find Ashley Madison on any collections of Lifehacker recommendations. However, the site aimed at helping people in existing relationships have an affair has been hacked, with 37 million users’ data stolen. Worse yet, that data’s currently being held for ransom.Read more...

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If you’ve ever had to awkwardly tie a mattress, kayak, or anything else to the top of your car, you know what it’s like to wish you had a secure place to tie the thing down on your car. Luckily, all you need is some nylon straps and you can give your car, whatever type of car it may be, some secure, easily-hidden tie down points.Read more...

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Whether it’s a hamburger the size of your head or a massive plate of hot wings, some foods are best eaten alone in a dark corner somewhere. You could just be an adult and not order those foods in public, or you can master the art of eating sloppy foods in public. Here’s how to do it.Read more...

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Did it seem like this year was shorter than the last? This interactive timeline explains how your brain’s perception of time might be changing more and more as you get older to make it seem like time is passing by faster than it really is.Read more...

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iOS: Want to covertly check in on Instagram without opening the app? Feeday stuffs your Instagram feed right into your Notification Center.Read more...

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Android/iOS: If you’re a tourist in Paris, you should learn as much French as you can and make an attempt to speak the language. But sometimes, a little respite is nice, and this free app helps you find it. “Yes I speak touriste” helps tourists in Paris find establishments that speak their native tongue.Read more...

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When you’re in an argument, it’s only natural to want to explain your position as fast and as often as possible. However, if you want to argue more effectively, ask your opponent to explain their perspective in detail first.Read more...

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Most of us probably haven’t considered upgrading the lights in our fridges, but the next time you wonder how you forgot about those leftovers or old spoiled food back in the back, this upgrade may come in handy. All it takes is some enclosed LED tape, some research, a few parts, and some time.Read more...

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Getting a great standing desk is only part of the battle. You do have to keep moving, of course, and standing while you work can be tough on your feet. That’s why most standing desk enthusiasts (ourselves included ) suggest an anti-fatigue mat for use with your desk. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your suggestions.http://lifehacker.com/five-best-stan... Read more...

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Android/Web: Make no mistake, some beer ages well , but others just get gross and skunky the longer they’ve been on the store shelves. If you want to make sure you’re getting fresh brew for your money, Fresh Beer Only for Android (and the accompany web site) can tell you.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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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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