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We’ve talked a lot about password security, and how you should be using longer, complex passphrases , rather than short passwords. In this video, Edward Snowden explains why you should use passphrases in a way all your friends and family can understand.Read more...

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Paying off your credit cards and getting out of debt is a great feeling. But what do you do with the old cards? Rather than close your cards, set up a single, recurring charge that automatically gets paid off.Read more...

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Android: LastPass is a Lifehacker favorite , but it hasn’t always been the prettiest app. Today, that changes. On Android, at least. Read more...

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Ahhh, the elusive six pack. For many, it's the holy grail of fitness. But does your life really change after you've achieved one? Let's take a look at the ways that getting a six pack changes your life and when it's really just fool's gold.Read more...

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Who needs horizontal lines? This home screen design shifts everything on its end, putting all the essential widgets and shortcuts on a stylish diamond grid.Read more...

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If you think you have an idea for an invention that’s never been done before, you might want to double check with a patent search before you work too hard on it. No need to hire a patent attorney yet, though, because you can check on your own.Read more...

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If you’re interested in flying UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), there are some rules you should consider to avoid any run-ins with the law or anyone else. Here are some of the basics to keep your flying fun and problem-free.Read more...

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When you’re trying to keep your home clean, you might want to consider that less is more. If you have some parts of the house you can never seem to keep clean, clear them out as much as possible.Read more...

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Sometimes when you land a job interview, you end up talking with someone who might not be the best interviewer. Whether you get a taciturn interviewer or an inexperienced manager who focuses on the wrong things, knowing how to handle the rogue person on the other side of the table can be essential to landing the job.Read more...

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iPhone/Android: It’s been a long time since the Google-owned Snapseed photo editing app got an update, but today it gets a bunch of handy new features in both the Android and iPhone versions. Read more...

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Games have rules. It’s sort of their “thing.” But just because a game suggests you’re supposed to play it one way doesn’t mean you can’t come up with some rules of your own. Read more...

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Mac: Facebook’s new Messenger app for browsers is great , but if you’d prefer a more standalone app, Messenger for Mac is exactly what you’re looking for. Read more...

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The Anker Astro E4 is one of the most popular items we've ever listed , and you can get your own for just $24 right now. Its 13,000mAh battery is enough to charge most smartphones at least four times, making it ideal for long plane rides or camping trips. It's also The Wirecutter's new pick for the best external charger for travel, if you require any more convincing. [Anker Astro E4 13,000mAh External Charger, $24 with code 6F3QHIPX]Read more...

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We’ve seen plenty of collections of different programming classes and resources before, but Hackr.io mixes things up a bit by allowing users to submit their own picks and vote up others. Read more...

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So you'd like to take up running, but you live on a mountain. Or maybe you already jog in a nice flat place, but want to tackle some trails or a hilly race. Here's how to train your mind and your legs to power up even the steepest slopes. Read more...

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In the coming months, we’ll be releasing a new batch of freshly-graduated adults into the world. If you could give them one piece of advice about what lies ahead, what would it be?Read more...

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Cleaning up a soot-stained fireplace can be a daunting job. There are commercial cleaners available, but they can be kind of harsh. Why not try a safer, cheaper route first?Read more...

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There’s nothing wrong with cloudy ice cubes. Yes, what you’re seeing are “impurities,” but they’re the same impurities in tap water, and that’s generally pretty safe to drink . But if you prefer clear ice cubes, you can easily make them with boiled water.Read more...

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Despite the popularity of cheaper online brokerages like Etrade and TD Ameritrade, many investors still use traditional brokers where you still buy and sell by placing orders with a live person. The bad news is many brokers are under pressure from their bosses to sell you things that may not be in your best interest. Here's how to protect yourself.Read more...

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Sure, financial stability is important. But why? Obviously, it’s responsible and it gives you options, but that’s a pretty vague reason. To draft a better financial plan, ask yourself what money really means to you, individually. Read more...

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If you’ve got an iOS device then you’ve probably noticed the latest software update is available. Beyond the usual selection of bug fixes and patches (of which there are more than usual), there are a number of small but handy improvements for your iPhone and iPad to take advantage of—here’s how to use them. [Gizmodo ]Read more...

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For construction purposes, in lieu of a framing square tool to make a corner square, use your tape measure and a bit of geometry to achieve a perfectly square corner every time.Read more...

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Just two days ago, HBO launched HBO Now, the standalone streaming service, with an exclusive on Apple devices. “Exclusive” might be a vague term, though, as you can now get it on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox One, and Android as well...provided you get it through Sling TV.Read more...

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People procrastinate for different reasons, but a big one is convincing yourself you’ll have more energy later. It’s easy to put this burden on our future self, but most of the time, we’re just as lazy, busy, or tired in the future as we are now. Read more...

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