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  • How to Be an Effective Liar

    23 October 2014, 8:30 pm by: Adam Dachis

    Lying is considered a bad thing, but ask anyone to justify a lie they've told and they probably can. When and where you should lie is your call, but if you have to do it, here's how to do it effectively.Read more...
  • The Numero Home Screen

    23 October 2014, 8:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Today's home screen is particularly AMOLED-friendly. While Android goes for a much brighter look these days, this design by My Color Screen user 21macro12 sticks to the dark themes, with only one main strip being the exception.Read more...
  • Make an Effective Microphone Pop Filter Out of Paper

    23 October 2014, 7:00 pm by: Patrick Allan

    Using a pop filter helps diffuse the air coming out of your mouth when you speak—especially plosives—and can really amp up the quality of your recordings. This video shows you how to make a basic one out of a few sheets of paper and a tissue.Read more...
  • The Right Kind of Risky Behavior May Actually Make You More Attractive

    23 October 2014, 6:00 pm by: Patrick Allan

    How attracted we are to others is based on a lot of different factors, but a recent study suggests there may be an evolutionary connection to why taking risks is an attractive behavior. It just has to be the right kind of risk.Read more...
  • iOS 8 Jailbroken, We Recommend Holding Off for Now

    23 October 2014, 5:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    The same team who released the kind of sketchy iOS 7 jailbreak has released a jailbreak for iOS 8.1. Currently, it's Windows-only, in Chinese, and doesn't install Cydia by default. You should probably wait to install it.Read more...
  • Deadspin The Hater's Guide To Your Local Halloween Store | Gizmodo Lumosity's Brain Games Are Bullsh

    23 October 2014, 5:11 pm by: Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Deadspin The Hater's Guide To Your Local Halloween Store | Gizmodo Lumosity's Brain Games Are Bullshit | Jezebel Why I Will Never Tell My Daughter to Give You a Hug | Kotaku The Classic PC Games You Must Play | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...
  • ​The Evil "Tests" Job Interviewers Can Give (and How to Avoid Them)

    23 October 2014, 5:00 pm by: Dave Greenbaum

    After going through the hassles of interviewing, not getting an offer sucks. Your first assumption is you weren't qualified, but that's not always true. You also could have failed any number of hidden tests, some of them very evil.Read more...
  • iStat Mini Stuffs a System Monitor in Your Notification Center

    23 October 2014, 4:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Mac: System monitors are a dime a dozen, but iStat Mini changes things up by placing all those stats right in your Notification Center so they're out of the way but still accessible. Read more...
  • What's the Biggest Lie You've Ever Told?

    23 October 2014, 4:00 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    We all tell little white lies all the time, but sometimes a much bigger lie is needed. So, we want to hear it, what's the biggest lie you've ever told?Read more...
  • Pixelmator for iPad Is a Powerful Image Editor on the Go

    23 October 2014, 3:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    iPad: Pixelmator is our favorite image editor on Mac and now it's available on the iPad with a ton of different editing features. Read more...
  • Next Lock Screen Adapts Notifications and Shortcuts to Where You Are

    23 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Whitson Gordon

    Android: Microsoft has created a lock screen for Android called Next, which puts notifications and app shortcuts right on the lock screen for quick access—and adjusts them for whether you're home, at work, or on the go.Read more...
  • The Best Rechargeable Batteries

    23 October 2014, 2:15 pm by: Shane Roberts, Commerce Team on Kinja Co-Op, shared by Shane Roberts, Commerce Team to Lifehacker

    Unsurprisingly, Eneloops dominated the best rechargeable battery voting , taking almost 80% of the vote as of this writing. The Eneloop line has an incredible reputation, and garnered huge numbers of positive anecdotes from our readers. In addition to the…
  • The New Best Day to Book a Flight Is Sunday

    23 October 2014, 2:05 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Sunday is the new Tuesday when it comes to getting the best deal on plane tickets, a new study reveals.Read more...
  • This Chart Shows the States Where Your Salary Will Go Further

    23 October 2014, 1:32 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    The average salary for your profession might be higher in certain states than in others, but that's just one part of the whole financial puzzle. Factor in cost of living differences, and the states that pay the most for your occupation might be entirely…
  • Why You Should Get A Receipt Every Single Time You Get Gas

    23 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: SteveLehto on Car Buying, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    You're driving along and you notice your fuel gauge is on E. You stop at a gas station and fill 'er up – and instead of gasoline you get a tank full of water. It happens. But if you paid cash and didn't get a receipt, your day just got uglier.Read more...
  • Ten Simple Tips to Make Food Taste Better

    23 October 2014, 1:00 pm by: America's Test Kitchen

    Sometimes it's the small touches that make the biggest difference when you're in the kitchen. Here are some simple tips from America's Test Kitchen for prepping, cooking, and seasoning designed to boost flavor in everyday cooking.Read more...
  • MediaMonkey has released the latest version of its awesome music player, which adds synchronization

    23 October 2014, 12:49 pm by: Whitson Gordon

    MediaMonkey has released the latest version of its awesome music player, which adds synchronization support for the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, among other improvements. Read more here, and see our guide to ditching iTunes for MediaMonkey for how to use it.Read…
  • Blenders That Last, Discounted Exercise Gear, and More Deals

    23 October 2014, 12:45 pm by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team

    If you've ever owned a cheap $20 blender, you know they don't last long. If you want something nicer, there are a couple of great deals on highly-rated blenders today. The NutriBullet is great for making smoothies on the go, and a Ninja blender was one of your…
  • ​Why You Should Schedule Time to Let Your Mind Wander

    23 October 2014, 12:30 pm by: Tori Reid

    Blocks are the worst enemy of any creative worker. German psychologist Wolfgang Köhler recommends working the proverbial bed, bath, and bus into your routine to let your thoughts flow and beat creative blocks.Read more...
  • Charlie Preps You for Events by Briefing You on Who You'll Meet

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Alan Henry

    Web: Whether you're meeting with a company bigwig or attending a conference full of strangers, it helps to know a little about the people you're going to interact with. Charlie hooks into your calendar and makes sure you're primed for every meeting with…
  • ​Learn to Clean and Distill Dirty Water for Tough Times

    23 October 2014, 11:30 am by: Tori Reid

    Survival skills can save your life in an emergency. Prepare yourself for not having access to clean water by learning to distill dirty water. Read more...
  • Every Single Flu Vaccine Myth, Debunked

    23 October 2014, 11:10 am by: Tara Haelle – Red Wine & Applesauce on io9, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Here for sharing far and wide is a collection of the most common myths and misconceptions surrounding flu vaccines , debunked point-by-point with lucid, thoroughly referenced explanations. Read more...
  • How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux

    23 October 2014, 11:00 am by: Thorin Klosowski

    Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here's how to use it to give your own a network a…
  • Indulge Child-Like Work Ethic to Discover Your Dream Job

    23 October 2014, 10:30 am by: Eric Ravenscraft

    "Kids" and "work" don't tend to be words we associate with each other (at least not since 1938). However, kids do work on things. There's just one criteria that separates them from adults: kids work on what they want to work on.Read more...
  • Apps That May Work Without Paying for In-Flight Wi-Fi

    23 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Heather Yamada-Hosley on Wayfarer, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker

    In-flight Wi-Fi is amazing, but if you just want to check your email quickly or translate a phrase, it seems silly to pay $30. Erica Ho at Map Happy found that many Google apps, as well as a few others, often work as long as you're connected to the wi-fi…

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