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Chrome: Sharing text, code, and other snippets with others can be tricky, particularly if you want to preserve formatting and context. Instalink is a Chrome extension that reduces this to a couple of clicks.Read more...

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Living up to its name, the IKEA Besta is your choice for Best TV Stand. Given its affordability, customizability, and versatility, this is no surprise. [IKEA Besta]Read more...

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Here's a cool project for anyone who bikes after sundown: Turn an IKEA lamp into a solar powered bike light, complete with extra bright LEDs and light animations.Read more...

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You can retain more of the knowledge you glean from books by prepping your brain with background information before reading. That makes Wikipedia a great tool for readers.Read more...

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Parents who want their kids to get into an Ivy League school should listen to this advice from Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust: "Make your children interesting!" This might be even more important than having a 4.0 GPA and being valedictorian.Read more...

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It's an iPad Mini kind of day, with some awesome Staples deals on the previous generation model, and $80 off the Retina version courtesy of eBay. Read more...

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A well-stocked pantry can make all the difference when it comes to making fast, healthy meals. Let's make a list of the "quick fix" ingredients that help us cook more quickly without sacrificing flavor or quality.Read more...

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Android: Instant search is something you're probably used to on your computer. Search Everything brings the same feature to Android so you can find whatever you're looking for in a flash.Read more...

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Food dehydrators are a great way to prepare tasty snacks, but they can be expensive. When the time comes to replace your old fridge, don't immediately send it off to the dump—you can give it a new lease of life.Read more...

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The iPhone has the largest selection of apps on the mobile side, but that means it's also the most frustrating to find what's worthwhile. For our fourth annual Lifehacker pack for iPhone, we're highlighting the apps that help you stay productive, connected, informed, and entertained.Read more...

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The IIHS' list of best cars for a teenager recommended some safe cars, but not much in the way for fun. These are the ten best for a young auto enthusiast.Read more...

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Windows: Chameleon is a free Windows utility that changes window colors based on the weather, the time of day, or battery level. When you're working on your laptop, this give you an obvious visual cue when you need to plug in without having to constantly check the tiny system tray icon.Read more...

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Today only, Best Buy is bundling four solid entry level gaming peripherals for just $60. They offered this same bundle once before for $10 more , and it got a great response, so here's another chance to grab yours. Buying all of these items separately would cost over $100, so it can still be cost-effective even if you don't need one of the items. [Best Buy]Read more...

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Gawker Actress Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Mailing Obama Ricin | io9 Where Did All the Middle Initials Go? To the Intellectuals. | Kotaku Japanese Schoolgirl Ninja Jumping Off Buildings | Deadspin The Trouble With Floyd Mayweather Read more...

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Android/Web: Previously mentioned Gruveo took the wraps off of a major update today, boosting its anonymous video calling service and unveiling Android support that lets you talk to others on the go without installing an app first.Read more...

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Professionals know it's important to promote yourself to step up the corporate ladder. But if you think you don't have the time for that, think again. Personal branding expert William Arruda says all you need is nine minutes every day.Read more...

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Android: Accidentally deleted a photo or file from your smartphone and need it back? Free app Dumpster is the Android equivalent of the Recycle Bin for Windows or Trash Can for Mac.Read more...

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If you're going to stay safe out there on the internet, a good, reliable antivirus utility is a great tool to have in your back pocket. This week, we want to hear from you which ones you trust to keep threats at bay without bringing your machine to its knees. Read more...

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Cleaning is a chore we all have to deal with, and whether you find it a nightmare or you think it's relaxing, having the right gear to get the job done makes a huge difference. Luckily, there are some cleaning products that can clean just about anything you ask them to. Let's make a list of them. Read more...

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Today's featured workspace is a minimalist home office with one quirky feature: a carved spot on the walnut desk for the cylindrical Mac Pro computer.Read more...

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When you're using power tools on a ladder at home, the last thing you want to do is have one fall and hit someone below. Instead of creating a hazard by setting it on top, add a holster to the side of your ladder for safer storage.Read more...

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Few things unite us all quite as much as the need to eat. So, let's set aside our differences, come together around the digital dinner table, and collectively salivate over our precious electronics with these delicious wallpapers.Read more...

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Generally, when you look busy, it's a good thing because you're probably busy doing your work. However, consistently looking busy could make you look overburdened or incapable.Read more...

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Saving money with compound interest is not a new concept, but G.E. Miller at 20somethingfinance explains why putting away money early is so important in an easy-to-understand way.Read more...

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