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  • We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore

    May 22, 2017, 3:00 pm By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
    Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop giving…
  • What TV-Show Foods Are You Obsessed With?

    May 22, 2017, 2:30 pm By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker
    Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to chat about the fictional foods you wish were a…
  • How to Protect Yourself Online, with Former Black-Hat Hacker Hector Monsegur

    May 22, 2017, 2:20 pm By Alice Bradley
    This week on The Upgrade we talk with Hector Monsegur, Director of Assessment Services at Rhino Labs.Read more...
  • You Can Now Order Food on Facebook—But Do You Need To?

    May 22, 2017, 12:00 pm By Susmita Baral
    You no longer have to peruse multiple websites (or even paper menus) or talk to someone on the phone to order takeout and delivery. Thanks to apps like Grubhub, Seamless and PostMates, ordering food is easier than ever. And now Facebook is aiming to further…
  • A Guide to All the Best, Worst and Weirdest 2017 TV Pilots You’ll Probably Never Watch

    May 22, 2017, 11:55 am By Clover Hope on The Muse, shared by Melissa Kirsch to Lifehacker
    As our favorite shows begin their descent into the void (New Girl, Scandal, Girls), new shows are once again out here crying for approval. This year’s TV pilots—full of mostly white male leads and showrunners—include military dramas, medical dramas, Will…
  • Amazon's Blowing Out Refurbished Echo Dots For the Lowest Price Ever

    May 22, 2017, 11:26 am By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Amazon usually sells certified refurbished Echo Dots for $5 less than new models, but for now at least, that discount has increased to $12. Refurbished Dots still carry the same warranty as new ones, so there’s really no downside to going this route if you…
  • Will It Sous Vide? Let's Pick Another Topic!

    May 22, 2017, 11:00 am By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Alice Bradley to Lifehacker
    Hello friends, and welcome back to another topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Read more...
  • Today's Best Deals: Anker Robotic Vacuum, FitDesk 3.0, Activewear Sale, and More

    May 22, 2017, 9:53 am By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    A $150 robotic vacuum that’s actually good, the new FitDesk 3.0 and a mouse to ease wrist pain lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...
  • Ward off Wrist Pain With This $15 Wireless Vertical Mouse

    May 22, 2017, 8:29 am By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Whether your current mouse is giving you chronic wrist pain, or you just want to try something different, this 4.3 star rated wireless ergonomic vertical mouse from Anker is only $15 today, or $5 less than usual. In addition to the clever design, it even comes…
  • How to Make Fluffy, Trendy Cloud Eggs

    May 21, 2017, 2:40 pm By Sam Bithoney on Sam Bithoney, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker
    Hello readers! Welcome to Sunday Sustenance, a new weekly column highlighting easy meals for the laziest day of the week.. Normally, I’d use this opening paragraph to say “I’m new around here”, but I have a terrible secret – I’m not. In fact,…
  • Two Grilled-Cheese Alternatives for People Who Can't Eat Bread or Cheese

    May 20, 2017, 3:00 pm By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker
    If you are a person who avoids either bread or cheese, you may think that your days of experiencing melty, stretchy, grilled cheeses are behind you—but don’t be so sure. We have two options—one for people who can’t eat bread, and one for people who…
  • Follow These People on Twitter to Help You Understand the Trump/Russia Connection 

    May 20, 2017, 11:00 am By Leigh Anderson
    It’s a lot, right? It’s a lot. It is a firehose of news. How are we supposed to live our lives, cook a meal, uncrimp our hunched-over necks? Even when I shut my computer, it still flashes its little light in the corner, ready to alert me to the horrors of…
  • Ode to the Graphing Calculator

    May 19, 2017, 5:00 pm By Patrick Allan
    The ridiculously expensive Texas Instruments graphing calculator is slowly but surely getting phased out. The times they are a-changin’ for the better, but I’m feeling nostalgic. I have some wonderful memories associated with my TIs.Read more...
  • Twitter Changed Their Privacy Policy, So Update Your Settings

    May 19, 2017, 4:00 pm By Susmita Baral
    Twitter introduced an updated privacy policy on Wednesday that has users worried about how their private information is being tracked, stored and used. In the policy, the micro-blogging platform announced its plans to discontinue a privacy preference it…
  • What to Do When You Need $100, Fast 

    May 19, 2017, 4:00 pm By Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Kristin Wong to Lifehacker
    A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical bill, or other unexpected expense. Consider the idea that maybe this says less about the financial habits of…
  • Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Get Better At Oral Sex?

    May 19, 2017, 3:30 pm By Harris O'Malley on Kotaku, shared by Melissa Kirsch to Lifehacker
    Hello all you pervert people of the intertubes, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the time-jaunting dating advice column that helps you avoid mistakes before you make them.Read more...
  • 3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Sweet and Tart Mulligan

    May 19, 2017, 2:30 pm By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker
    Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend is going to a hot one—or at least moderately warm one—so I think a porch sipper is in order.Read more...
  • Light Up Your Site With BioLite's NanoGrid

    May 19, 2017, 2:05 pm By Shane Roberts on Gear, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Yesterday we took a look at BioLite’s CampStove 2, and today we’re diving into their lighting ecosystem.Read more...
  • How to Make a Graduation Cap Fit on Kinky or Curly Hair

    May 19, 2017, 11:30 am By Beth Skwarecki
    If a graduation cap won’t fit over your hair, maybe it’s the cap that needs a little styling. Natural hair vlogger Chizi Duru shows us how. Read more...
  • Will It Sous Vide? A Boozy Chocolate-Cherry Sundae

    May 19, 2017, 10:30 am By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Alice Bradley to Lifehacker
    Welcome to this week’s edition of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.Read more...
  • Get Ready for $1,000 IUDs and $1,600 Colonoscopies Under Trumpcare

    May 19, 2017, 9:30 am By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
    We’ve been living high on the hog these last few years: getting mammograms and colonoscopies whenever we need them, vaccinating ourselves against cancer-causing viruses for free, preventing unwanted babies from showing up in our wombs without having to spend…
  • 8 Reasons You Should Care a Lot About the 2020 Census 

    May 19, 2017, 8:52 am By Leigh Anderson
    Do you care about the 2020 census? You should. We all probably should care more about the 2020 census, because John Thompson, the director of the Census Bureau and the man in charge of running the 2020 census, stepped down last week. It’s hard to overstate…
  • Save $10 On Anker's Newest Wireless SoundBuds

    May 19, 2017, 8:35 am By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Anker’s original SoundBuds are your favorite affordable wireless earbuds, but the new SoundBuds Tag just got their biggest discount ever. $26 is $10 less than usual, and beats the previous deal we saw by $2. Read more...
  • Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here's How to Fight It 

    May 18, 2017, 5:00 pm By Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Kristin Wong to Lifehacker
    You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called…
  • What "Classified Information" Means, and What Happens If You Divulge It 

    May 18, 2017, 4:00 pm By Patrick Allan
    The media is ablaze over President Trump sharing classified information with Russian foreign officials—but what is classified information exactly? And what happens if you disclose it? Good news: You’ve been granted clearance to acquire this…