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  • 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...
  • Be the Hit of Halloween with this Glue Gun Cobweb Shooter

    23 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Timothy Dahl on Workshop, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    No proper Halloween celebration is without cobwebs. Spread them into every nook and cranny of your haunted house with this glue gun cobweb shooter.Read more...
  • Gizmodo Why You Definitely Shouldn't Drink Your Own Pee | io9 You Probably Never Realized How Marble

    23 October 2014, 9:34 am by: Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Gizmodo Why You Definitely Shouldn't Drink Your Own Pee | io9 You Probably Never Realized How Marble Is Harvested, But It's Beautiful | Jalopnik Kid With Free Porsche Makes Worst Attempt At Financial Independence | Jezebel This Vagina Was worth $25,000 For…
  • Focus on the First $10,000 When You Start Saving Money

    23 October 2014, 9:30 am by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Saving for the long-term is intimidating. Retirement? 20 years or more worth of income ? Forget about it. If you're starting out, don't overwhelm yourself too much. Just focus on getting the first $10,000.Read more...
  • Upgrade Your Network with Today's Amazon Gold Box

    23 October 2014, 9:15 am by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker

    If you aren't totally satisfied with your home network, Amazon's got a ton of deals for you in today's Gold Box.Read more...
  • Treat Starting, Not Finishing, As Your Greatest Success

    23 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Mihir Patkar

    Our sense of being productive usually comes from measuring quantity or quality of a task. That doesn't always help, though. Here's a better approach: train your mind to equate starting a task with feeling productive.Read more...
  • This Tool Calculates How much You Pay for “Energy Vampires”

    23 October 2014, 8:30 am by: Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker

    Some devices drain more energy than you realize. And, yes, other devices only waste a tiny amount, but you might be surprised at how they add up. This tool gives an estimate of how much "energy vampires" cost you each year.Read more...
  • What's The Worst Airline?

    23 October 2014, 8:00 am by: Alan Henry

    Flying can be bad enough without things like fees, frequent delays, cramped seats, terrible food, and expensive tickets. We've talked about some great airlines in the past, but as usual for Evil Week, this time we want the worst of the bunch. Which airlines…
  • Plan Your Meal Before Reaching the Restaurant to Have a Better Time

    23 October 2014, 7:30 am by: Mihir Patkar

    Going out for dinner is not just about a great meal, it's also about the company and having a good time. Eliminate the usual hubbub around deciding what to order, and eat healthier to boot, by making food choices in advance.Read more...
  • Six Great DIY Projects for Hacking Computers and Networks

    23 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Alan Henry

    If you're testing your hacking skills or trying to learn more about security, your toolkit shouldn't end with your computer. If you're willing to pick up a screwdriver, a soldering iron, or a few other tools, there are several great DIY hacking projects…
  • Learn to Pick Locks for Fun and an Increased Understanding of Security

    22 October 2014, 8:30 pm by: Jason Fitzpatrick

    Learning to pick locks is a fun exercise in learning about locking mechanisms, honing a useful skill, and getting a better understanding of how locks work and protect—or fail to protect—you and your stuff.Read more...
  • The Sleek Scandinavian Workspace

    22 October 2014, 8:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    This mostly white workspace with black and natural accents is refreshingly light and minimalist—without being boring.Read more...
  • The Money You Can Save by Cutting Back on Beer, TV, Soda, and Smoking

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

    Everyone has heard how drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, and indulging sugary sodas is unhealthy one way or another, but there are other costs involved. This video gives some examples of the money and time you could save if you cut back on these common bad…
  • Play with Digital Paper with These Android 5.0 Wallpapers

    22 October 2014, 6:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    Google just released announced Android 5.0 last week and, along with it came a new developer preview. Included in that preview are a slew of pretty new wallpapers for your phone-decorating pleasure.Read more...
  • Watch Out for Suspicious Microsoft Office Files--It Could Be Malware

    22 October 2014, 5:30 pm by: Patrick Allan

    Microsoft recently announced a security advisory warning of specially crafted Microsoft Office files that can give an attacker the same user rights as the user that opens it. The vulnerability affects all supported releases of Microsoft Windows, excluding…
  • Most Popular Linux Desktop Environment: GNOME Shell

    22 October 2014, 5:15 pm by: Alan Henry

    Even after settling on a Linux distribution to use, you still have to decide on a desktop environment. There are tons to choose from, and last week we asked you for your favorites . Then we looked at the five best Linux desktop environments . Now we're back to…
  • The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

    22 October 2014, 5:00 pm by: Jason Lancaster - Quora

    Car salespeople have a reputation for trying to squeeze every cent from their customers, and they're often very good at their jobs. They are experienced negotiators and you need to know how to find leverage to make a deal in your favor.Read more...
  • Gawker These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War | io9 10 Bizarre Theori

    22 October 2014, 4:50 pm by: Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Gawker These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War | io9 10 Bizarre Theories About The Pyramids That DON'T Involve Aliens | Jalopnik The Man Who Turned Speedboats Full Of Weed Into Indy 500 Glory | Kotaku The Evil Within: The…
  • Prevent Clutter by Asking Yourself Where Items Will Go Before Buying

    22 October 2014, 4:30 pm by: Patrick Allan

    The best way to get rid of clutter is by preventing it from accumulating in the first place. The next time you're out shopping, ask yourself where the item you're considering buying is going to go, even if it's not an impulse buy.Read more...
  • PhotoMath Calculates Equations Using Your Phone's Camera

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

    iPhone/Windows Phone: You have a ton of options for calculators on your phone, but Photomath does things differently. Just point your phone's camera at an equation and PhotoMath automatically comes up with the solution. Read more...
  • Three Best Sets of Rechargeable Batteries

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

    You've charged up these top five nominees with your recommendations , and now it's time to vote for a winner.Read more...
  • Fantastical Adds Interactive Notifications, Today Widget, and More

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

    iOS: Fantastical 2 for iPad and iPhone were both updated today to include a bunch of new iOS 8 features, including interactive notifications, a today widget, and more. Read more...
  • I'm Matthew Dornquast, CEO of Code42, and This Is How I Work

    22 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Andy Orin

    It may be our most repeated and most ignored advice: always back up your files . Just do it! All drives and discs eventually fail, and backup service CrashPlan is specifically designed with that in mind.Read more...
  • Choose the Left Line Instead of the Right for a Possibly Shorter Wait

    22 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    No one likes waiting on line, especially when it seems like everyone else's line is moving faster . If you have to choose a direction—left or right—you might have better luck going to the left, where lines tend to be shorter.Read more...
  • Use a "One Month Ahead" Budget to Adjust for Irregular Income

    22 October 2014, 1:30 pm by: Melanie Pinola

    Setting up a budget is pretty easy when you're making the same amount of money every month and your expenses are fairly regular. It's trickier when your income fluctuates. Get one month ahead on your bills and you'll have more control. Read more...

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