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If you’ve never spoken on stage before, you might feel overwhelmed the first time you get up there. To help make you a bit more comfortable with the experience, Public Speaking for Google Cardboard helps simulate a crowd.Read more...

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Gizmodo Watch Daft Punk’s ‘Aerodynamic’ Played Using Just Code | Deadspin BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead At 41 Of Apparent Suicide | The Slot Trump Sure Does Treat Female Reporters Like Shit | Gawker Bustle and the Industrialization of Confession |Read more...

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That was a close one. I was about to crash, when I remembered I’m supposed to be hosting the Friday open thread for Feb. 5, and **** I had nothing written.Read more...

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In a culture where party food is practically a competitive sport, it can be easy to overthink your Super Bowl snack options. Unsurprisingly, we recommend taking a lazier approach, and have culled some the tastiest, minimum-effort dips and finger foods around, so you can focus on what’s really important: football.Read more...

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What if Rock and Roll was a town you could visit? Inspired by this comic by Wrong Hands, Spotify user Lee Barry created a playlist of rock and roll songs that would collectively make up one kick-ass neighborhood.Read more...

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Nachos are a perfect snack for parties or the big game. If you try to melt cheese all by itself, however, you’ll end up with an oily, greasy mess. You can get the flavor of your favorite cheese, and the silky smooth texture of the processed stuff, with the help of a little chemistry.Read more...

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Owners of Amazon’s voice-recognition speaker-bot can now stream tunes from Spotify, a new MVNO is letting people have two phone numbers on an iPhone, and more in today’s leftover news.Read more...

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Buying things when they’re on sale is a great way to save money, but you can save even more if you take the money you saved and stick it right into your savings account.Read more...

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You might find your museum experience more enjoyable if you actually spend less time inside, and spread it out over a few visits.Read more...

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The Democratic presidential candidates are having their first debate since the Iowa caucuses, and if you’re curious how the result changed things, you may be interested. If you want to see, here’s how to tune in. Read more...

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Jezebel Etiquette Monster: How Rude Am I Allowed to Be on an Airplane? | Gizmodo Why Are So Many Newborns Still Being Denied Pain Relief? | Gawker Report: Man Ejected From Somali Plane in Midair Was Suicide Bomber | Truck Yeah When Your Free Mexican Vacation Is a 16-Hour Hellride |Read more...

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FaceTime’s a great way for iPhone users to make video calls, but if you’ve ever wondered how much data gets eaten up when you do so, Calling All Geeks ran some numbers. Read more...

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No matter how clean you are, somehow your desk just gains clutter overtime like moss growing on a rock. My desk at home is scattered with trinkets, cables, and errant soy sauce packets from past lunches, which all just get in the way. Tossing the clutter and getting organized can help you focus on your work.Read more...

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With the Super Bowl just around the corner, the market’s getting flooded with fake jerseys. Before you waste your cash on trash, CBS suggests taking a look at the threads on the inside of the jersey. Read more...

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iOS/Mac: Day One has long been the go-to journaling app for Apple devices . It’s feature rich, well designed, and consistently updated. Today, a new version launches for both iOS and Mac with a few added features and a new price tag. Read more...

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You guys have bought a ton of these mounts from various manufacturers, but having tried a few of them, TechMatte’s is the one I keep in my own car. [TechMatted Smartphone Car Mount, $5 with code T89L8XQ6]Read more...

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Practicing a lot doesn’t necessarily make you better at learning a new skill. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found that one key to mastering a skill quickly is to slightly change how you practice the skill.Read more...

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The average retail price for a Windows laptop is about $450, but PC manufacturers are building laptops that cost even thousands of dollars more than that—hoping you’ll fall for the premium features.Read more...

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Parenting advice changes over time, so if you’re a new parent you may be dodging weird advice from your parents. Or if you’re a total parenting know-it-all, some whippersnapper might try to tell you things are different now. Here’s everything that’s changed and why, according to pediatricians and safety experts.Read more...

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Humans are complicated. Sometimes we do things that make zero sense yet still seem perfectly reasonable to us on an emotional level. For example, many of us have a habit of automatically blaming things our partner, spouse, or significant other. This video from School of Life explains why.Read more...

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Want to receive the latest Lifehacker tips and articles in your inbox? Subscribe to our new daily newsletter, which delivers a roundup of our top stories every afternoon.Read more...

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Last week, we posted a $200 deal on the 16-zone Rachio IRO smart irrigation controller. That deal is still available, but if you have a smaller yard, the 8-zone model just dropped to $150 as well.Read more...

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Did you know you could play chess with a friend directly in a Facebook chat window? All you need is a special phrase to launch the chess board and start playing.Read more...

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This is Etiquette Monster, Jezebel’s advice column where senior writer Madeleine Davies gets worked up and starts screaming about manners. Have a question about etiquette? Email Madeleine at your own risk.Read more...

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Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends & Influence People is one of the best selling self-help books of all time. The book has influenced a wide range of people over the years, from Warren Buffett to Charles Manson. Those two people, Buffet and Manson, really express the weirdness that is Carnegie’s book in the modern era. Let’s dig into it.Read more...

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