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  • The Flag-Filled Workspace

    30 July 2014, 8:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Flickr user Terry Landers (a.k.a. Lordgort141) sure likes flags...and monitors. His workspace is set up so there are screens and flags everywhere.Read more...
  • Pick the Second Cheapest Wine at a Restaurant for the Best Value

    30 July 2014, 7:00 pm by: Patrick Allan

    Wine has so many varieties and varying degrees of value that it can be intimidating to order when you're out to dinner. Gerald Morgan Jr, Sommelier at Simplified Wine, has some tips on choosing and ordering wine that can help alleviate the confusion and…
  • Credit Karma Offers Free Weekly Credit Reports and Monitoring

    30 July 2014, 6:45 pm by: Alan Henry

    Credit Karma is one of our favorite free services for monitoring your own credit and keeping your identity safe . Now they're upping the ante and offering free credit reports every single week, so you're aware instantly if someone's stealing your identity.…
  • Enjoy Some Fine Art with These Wallpapers from the Met

    30 July 2014, 6:30 pm by: Whitson Gordon

    This week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art put 400,000 high-resolution images from their collection up for download. So, to give you a taste, we decided to show off a few of our favorite wallpaper-friendly ones for your desktop.Read more...
  • Remove Egg Shells From a Mixing Bowl by Wetting Your Fingers First

    30 July 2014, 6:00 pm by: Patrick Allan

    You're preparing a cake or getting ready to scramble some eggs and it happens: you spot a teeny, tiny piece of shell floating around in the eggs. Before you reach in and start picking at it, be sure to wet your fingers first.Read more...
  • Opt Out of Amazon Prime’s Free Two-Day Shipping, Earn $1 Video Credit

    30 July 2014, 5:30 pm by: Patrick Allan

    If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, you can choose a no-rush shipping option during checkout and earn $1 of Amazon Instant Video credit for every order.Read more...
  • Deadspin Man Seeks Girls To Host Fantasy Football Draft, Possibly While Topless | Gawker Truvada: It

    30 July 2014, 5:25 pm by: Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Deadspin Man Seeks Girls To Host Fantasy Football Draft, Possibly While Topless | Gawker Truvada: It's Time To Take the Fucking Pill | Gizmodo The Business Behind Fake Hollywood Money | io9 The 13 Greatest Science Fiction Comedies Of All Time | Kinja…
  • Most Popular Usenet Provider: Newshosting

    30 July 2014, 5:15 pm by: Alan Henry

    Usenet is a great resource, but before you can take advantage of it, you need to find a good provider. Last week we asked you for your favorites , then looked at the five best Usenet providers based on your nominations. Now we're back to crown the…
  • Eight Power Networking Tips to Make More Meaningful Connections

    30 July 2014, 5:00 pm by: Molly Triffin

    You've heard it a million times: Career advancement is as much about who you know as what you know—and that's exactly why being an effective networker is so important. Here are eight tips from power networkers that go beyond schmoozing to expand your…
  • Learn to Store Electronics, Medication, and Other Items Properly

    30 July 2014, 4:30 pm by: Patrick Allan

    Everyone is need of storing items at one point or another, but do you know what to put it in or at what temp you should try and keep it? This infographic from Next Door Self Storage gives you the rundown on storing anything from food to electronics.Read…
  • Build Your Own Universal Portable USB Charger

    30 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Portable USB chargers are nothing new, but they drain power pretty fast if you're charging multiple devices. Plus, the charger itself always needs to be charged up to work. So, Instructables user 3zuli decided to make his own universal charger that can draw…
  • BitTorrent Launches Bleep, a Serverless, Anonymous Chat Client

    30 July 2014, 3:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    BitTorrent just opened up invitations for its pre-alpha version of Bleep, a chat client that's structured around anonymity and works similar to a peer-to-peer network. Read more...
  • Best Smartphone Car Mount Tie-Breaker

    30 July 2014, 3:10 pm by: Shane Roberts, Commerce Team on Kinja Co-Op, shared by Shane Roberts, Commerce Team to Lifehacker

    Our Five Best Smartphones voting ended with a very narrow win in favor of the Ram X-Mount, but we don't have to settle for indecisive victory. Welcome to our first Co-Op tie-breaker. Head to the comments and star your choice.Read more...
  • Behind the App: The Story of Plex

    30 July 2014, 3:00 pm by: Andy Orin

    At its most basic, Plex is an app that lets you stream media from your desktop to any other device, whether you're using a phone or a tablet or another computer. But it's slowly become an entire ecosystem of media management across virtually every platform you…
  • Ask Google Now for Directions "To My Hotel" or For Restaurants Nearby

    30 July 2014, 2:30 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    With Google Now, you can simply say "Navigate to Home" and it knows where that is. Now, Google has added the ability to use that same feature for your hotel, if you have an itinerary in your email.Read more...
  • Turn Your iPhone Charger Into a Portable Backup Battery

    30 July 2014, 2:19 pm by: Andrew Liszewski on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Even carrying your iPhone's charger everywhere you go doesn't guarantee you'll be able to keep your phone running all day. Sometimes outlets can be hard to find, and for those times the NomadPlus is here to help—transforming your iPhone's standard charger…
  • Materialism May Not Be All Bad, if You Purchase "Experiential" Items

    30 July 2014, 2:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Conventional wisdom says that materialism–that is, using your money to simply buy more stuff–is a quick way to become unsatisfied and broke. However, spending on stuff instead of experiences may still be beneficial...if those things are, themselves,…
  • Deals: Faster External Drive, Smarter Gadget Charger, Fresher Wine

    30 July 2014, 1:45 pm by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team

    The HGST Touro is one of the only 7200 RPM external hard drives out there, and the 1TB model is only $60 today, which is as cheap as we've ever seen it. Read more...
  • Learn the Basic Elements of Good Design in Under a Minute

    30 July 2014, 1:30 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Good design isn't the kind of thing that's taught as a core class in most educational systems. However, knowing just a bit about how design works can help you in many jobs. This video gives even a beginner the kickstart they need.Read more...
  • How to Create a Custom Google Now Command for Anything on Android

    30 July 2014, 1:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Google Now already has a ton of useful voice commands built in . Thanks to a recent update to Tasker plugin AutoVoice , though, you can now create your own commands that plug directly into Google Now to accomplish anything that Tasker can do with nothing but…
  • The Government's Retirement Toolkit Tells You How to Prepare to Retire

    30 July 2014, 12:30 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    It's scary that once we retire we're supposed to live decades—maybe even 40 years or so—without a paycheck. The Department of Labor, Social Security Admininistration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid want to help you plan for the kind of retirement…
  • Learn How to Eat Well on Just $35 a Week

    30 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Food tends to be one of our biggest budget items , but even with a limited income you can still eat well. Software developer (and avid runner) Erik August Johnson is sharing his $35 a week food experiment to show us how to frugally shop and eat.Read more...
  • How to Get a Great Night's Sleep When You're Away from Home

    30 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Alan Henry

    Whether you're in a hotel on vacation or staying with friends, sleeping in an unfamiliar bed takes a little getting used to. You usually manage, but that first night or two can be rough. We sat down with a sleep expert to come up with some tips for a great…
  • Teamreporter Builds Status Emails For You, Skips Time-Wasting Meetings

    30 July 2014, 10:30 am by: Alan Henry

    We've mentioned that a few regular emails can cut down your workload , but they can also cut down on the time wasted in meetings spent "getting everyone up to speed." You can go a step further and automate those emails too, thanks to Teamreporter. Read more...
  • Deadspin Marshawn Lynch's Mom: "REPORTERS DON'T THINK, THEY GUESS" | Gizmodo Attack on Tor Has Likel

    30 July 2014, 9:56 am by: Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Deadspin Marshawn Lynch's Mom: "REPORTERS DON'T THINK, THEY GUESS" | Gizmodo Attack on Tor Has Likely Stripped Users of Anonymity | Jalopnik Driverless Cars Will Hit UK Roads Next January | Jezebel Teen's Instagram Pics Perfectly Mimic Miley Cyrus, Katy…

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