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  • Prevent DNS Rebinding Attacks by Adjusting Your Router

    43m By David Murphy
    Programmer (and artist) Brannon Dorsey wrote up a fascinating and fairly technical piece about the perils of DNS rebinding the other day. It’s worth a read if you have even the slightest interest in how web browsers work to prevent one site—a scammy site,…
  • The Best Credit Cards for Grocery and Dining Out Rewards

    58m By Alicia Adamczyk on Two Cents, shared by Alicia Adamczyk to Lifehacker
    Food is the third-biggest expense for American households, which means if you’re not maximizing your cash-back rewards on groceries and dining out you could be missing out on a not-insignificant amount of money. Read more...
  • See How Many Times Your School District Has Been Investigated for Civil Rights Violations

    1h By Beth Skwarecki
    If you believe your school district or college is discriminating against students on the basis of sex, race, or disability, you’re entitled to file a complaint with the US Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Sexual harassment and assault are…
  • The Best Charleston Travel Tips From Our Readers

    1h By Nick Douglas
    This week on Hack Your City, readers made Charleston sound real inviting. “You know when you meet someone’s grandma and you instantly become her grandkid? That’s Charleston,” says rn3279. “I am a transplanted Northerner and I have never been made to…
  • My Family Refuses To Ride In My Old Beater! What Car Should I Buy?

    2h By Tom McParland on Jalopnik, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Robert has a 14-year-old Volkswagen Passat with a lot of miles and not a lot of life left in it. His family refuses to ride in his car that probably should have been sent to the junkyard years ago, so it’s time for a replacement that’s safe but not lame.…
  • Don't Bank Airline Miles and Reward Points for Too Long

    2h By Patrick Allan
    If you like to travel and you’re not saving up airline miles or credit card reward points, you should. If you already are, be careful with how long you hold onto them. Saving up points for that dream vacation might sound exciting, but I know one word that…
  • Save $15 On Almost Any $75 eBay Order, Today Only

    3h By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    It’s not quite as enticing as some other eBay sitewide deals, but today’s $15 off $75 offer (with promo code PSUPERSUMMER) still is still worth a look. Unfortunately, it excludes game consoles and laptops, in addition to the usual gift cards and paper…
  • How to Safely Reuse Food Packaging

    3h By A.A. Newton on Skillet, shared by A.A. Newton to Lifehacker
    Wasteful packaging is an inescapable part of drawing breath in a capitalist society but, for a variety of reasons, most people can’t alter their food choices based solely on the materials that contain it. This is why I reuse food packaging whenever I can:…
  • How Not to Get Scammed When Donating to Charity

    4h By Alicia Adamczyk on Two Cents, shared by Alicia Adamczyk to Lifehacker
    An estimated 2,300 children have been separated from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Though President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday reversing his stance on separating families…
  • What to Do When Your Kid's Clothes Are Covered in Dirt And Mud Stains

    11:00am By Jolie Kerr on Offspring, shared by Jolie Kerr to Lifehacker
    Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person,” debuted in 2011. Here on…
  • Bose Made a White Noise Machine You Stick In Your Ears

    10:42am By Patrick Lucas Austin on Gizmodo, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Bose’s newest gadget for you ear is designed to help you do one thing: sleep. And after trying Bose’s “sleepbuds,” available today for $250, I think the noise-masking earbuds might make restless nights a more seldom occasion. Also, it means you can…
  • Earther First Manta Ray Nursery Ever Discovered Shows Marine Protected Areas Matter | The A.V.

    10:27am By Kinja! on Kinja Roundup, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Earther First Manta Ray Nursery Ever Discovered Shows Marine Protected Areas Matter | The A.V. Club It sounds like filming the new season of Arrested Development was a total mess | The Takeout Should you ever wash sharp knives in the dishwasher? | Read more...
  • Haggle Online With 'PriceWaiter' for Google Chrome

    10:00am By David Murphy
    Chrome: The PriceWaiter extension—a name-your-own price system that almost sounds too good to be true at first—is only available for Chrome right now. (Sorry, Firefox users.) And when you install the extension, you’ll probably notice... absolutely…
  • Thursday's Best Deals: Office Furniture, 75" TV, Sperry Sale, and More

    9:54am By Erica Offutt on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Office furniture, one of the cheapest 75" 4K TVs we’ve ever seen, Sperry’s semi-annual sale, and more start off today’s best deals. Read more...
  • How to Disable Nudges on Gmail Desktop and Mobile

    9:30am By Nick Douglas
    One of Gmail’s cool new features is the “nudge,” which moves certain emails to the top of your inbox and suggests you take action. This is actually two features: Gmail asks if you want to reply to received email, and if you want to follow up on sent…
  • Don't Get Duped by Crappy Third-Party Chargers

    9:15am By David Murphy
    Nobody likes spending $50 for a cable to replace the one that came with your smartphone, tablet, or other battery-draining device. You know, the cable you can’t find, the one that’s weirdly frayed, or the one that your loving pet chewed to pieces. While…
  • What to Do If You Hate Your Partner's Social Media Presence

    9:00am By Rebecca Fishbein
    I once briefly dated a guy whose entire Twitter feed was about biking. He spent his day posting links to cycling routes, talking about his bike, communicating with other biking enthusiasts, advocating for cyclist safety efforts, and putting up photos of cars…
  • Add a Dual-Nozzle Bidet To Almost Any Toilet For $41 [Exclusive]

    7:49am By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    A lot of people are reflexively appalled by the idea of a bidet, which doesn’t make any sense, because they’re amazing. Today on Amazon, you can score a Superior Bidet attachment that will work with just about any toilet for just $41 with promo code…
  • The A.V.

    Wed 6:03pm By Kinja! on Kinja Roundup, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    The A.V. Club Here’s what’s coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in July | Earther China’s Plastic Waste Ban Will Create a Huge Issue For the World | The Takeout We asked a LeBron/wine expert about that LeBron/wine story | Read more...
  • Find the Joy In Improving Yourself

    Wed 5:00pm By Patrick Allan
    Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve your life. Read more...
  • Survive an Open Office Plan by Synching Up

    Wed 4:30pm By Nick Douglas
    Open offices are a panopticon hellhole. They might make it easier to collaborate, and they might help your boss pack more workers into a smaller space, but they leave you in earshot of every little sound your co-workers make. (You get to see and smell them,…
  • Discover How Much Money You've Spent on Steam With This Tool

    Wed 4:20pm By Emily Price
    Ever wonder how much money you’ve blown on Steam games over the years? You might not want to really know, but you’re probably curious. And now thanks to Valve’s “External Funds Used” tracker, you can finally get a sense of the long-term damage Steam…
  • PSA: Back Up Your Dark Souls: Remastered PC Save

    Wed 1:00pm By Kirk Hamilton on Kotaku, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    You know what would really suck? Playing a bunch of Dark Souls: Remastered and then losing all your progress due to a corrupted save. Read more...
  • Creating a muenster: The 5 cheeses you need for a perfect picnic basket

    Tue 8:41pm By Joel Reese on The Takeout, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    It’s the middle of the week, and you’re already looking forward to having a picnic this weekend. Well, aren’t you the little bonnet-wearing summer-enjoyer? But hey, it’s a nice way to enjoy the outdoors and such, so good on you. Read more...
  • Stop Schlepping Your Kid’s Carseat and Use This Travel Vest Instead  

    Tue 2:15pm By Kavi Reddy on The Inventory, shared by Jillian Lucas to Lifehacker
    Nothing makes me angrier than carrying stuff: gym clothes, suitcases, books, papers and worst of all, a stroller and car seat when I travel with my toddler. Even though I wound up with the world’s lightest umbrella stroller (hello, Maclaren Mark II) and a…