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  • How to Clean Animal Bones So That You May Proudly Display Them in Your Home

    Mon 5:00pm By Claire Lower
    Life is a winding road with many unexpected detours. I never expected to find myself with a de-faced, frozen pig skull but, after a particularly ambitious installment of Will It Sous Vide?, that is exactly what I found myself with.Read more...
  • So, Was the Eclipse All it Was Cracked Up to Be?

    Mon 4:41pm By Virginia K. Smith
    In case you haven’t noticed, we here at Lifehacker have spent the day gleefully reveling in full-blown Eclipse Madness. But now that the blessed event is behind us, it’s time to reflect, and we want to know: how was it for you?Read more...
  • How Do I Securely Store My Medical Records?

    Mon 4:30pm By Patrick Lucas Austin
    Today, my wife took our dogs to the vet to get their nails trimmed. Because it was our first time to that vet, she needed their vaccination records. Luckily, I had photos of those records on my phone from when they were last boarded, so it was incredibly quick…
  • Surprise: OXO Made a Better Cocktail Shaker

    Mon 4:14pm By Shane Roberts on Gear, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Necessity is the mother of invention, but has no familial relation to good design. Sticking two cups of different sizes together and hoping they don’t spill is medieval (not literally, it’s actually 19th century), and even in modern shakers, the process…
  • Anyone Can Forget a Child in a Hot Car—Even You

    Mon 3:30pm By Kirsten Akens
    We’ve all seen the gut-wrenching headline: “Child dies after overheating in car.” And it’s likely, as parents ourselves or not, we’ve all had some negative reaction to this type of news and wondered how could a caregiver of any sort forget that a…
  • These Beauty Products Are Extra-Hazardous for Women of Color

    Mon 3:27pm By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
    As if it weren’t bad enough that makeup companies rarely offer enough shades for women of color, a new review found that women of color also face the greatest risks of unsafe chemical exposures from personal care products. Read more...
  • When Is the Next Solar Eclipse?

    Mon 3:00pm By Patrick Allan
    If you missed today’s solar eclipse, fear not, there will be plenty more to come. And some that will be a lot more fun to watch. Consider this your future solar eclipse planning guide.Read more...
  • DoorDash Is Giving Away Free "Half Moon Eclipse Cookies" In Some Cities Not in the Path of Totality

    Mon 2:30pm By Michelle Woo
    Feeling solar eclipse totality FOMO as you look outside and still see stupid sunlight? It’s okay—have some free delicious cookies. Read more...
  • Anker's Wi-Fi Enabled DashCam Is Back On Sale For Just $67

    Mon 2:15pm By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Anker’s beginning its drive into the automotive accessory space with an affordable new dash cam, and you can race over to Amazon to snag one for $67 with code ANKERVC1, the best price we’ve seen since our exclusive (and short-lived) $64 launch deal.Read…
  • How to Get Into National Parks for Free This Fall

    Mon 1:30pm By Heather Yamada-Hosley
    This year, there are ten days the National Park Service is offering free admission and the last four of those days are this fall. The next of these free days is this Friday, August 25th, so here’s how to make the most of your free fall visit.Read more...
  • Five Strategies for Conquering Your Street Photography Shyness

    Mon 1:15pm By Patrick Lucas Austin
    There’s nothing wrong with being a little nervous if you’re out practicing your street photography. Taking pictures of unaware people in candid situations, or approaching someone for a more deliberate photo isn’t easy, but if you’re trying to improve,…
  • How Do You Pack the Perfect Lunch?

    Mon 1:00pm By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker
    Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I’d like to talk about packed lunches, and how you keep them tasty and…
  • Where to Find Shorts for Girls That Aren't "Short Shorts"

    Mon 12:30pm By Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker
    We want our girls to know they can do anything—climb trees, play football, and reach for the stars. But based on the clothing options out there, we’re making them do so while wearing shorts that ride up butt cheeks and chafe their inner thighs. Read…
  • The Sequel to the Most Affordable Sonicare Just Got a Smile-Inducing Discount

    Mon 12:19pm By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Philips’ entry-level Sonicare Essence electric toothbrush has long been a reader favorite, and now Amazon’s running the best deal we’ve seen on the sequel, the Essence+.Read more...
  • Why You Should Consider Spacing Out Your Parental Leave, Like Mark Zuckerberg

    Mon 12:00pm By Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker
    Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting another baby soon, and the Facebook CEO wrote a post about how he plans to take some time off from work to spend with his growing family. As he did with his first daughter Max, Zuckerberg will take two…
  • This Is How Much It Costs Every Time You Use Your Turn Signals

    Mon 11:55am By Jason Torchinsky on Jalopnik, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    It’s always been a goal of mine to make Jalopnik the best source for turn indicator-related information and commentary on the internet. That’s why I’m both so impressed at the work that went into this video and a bit ashamed it didn’t occur to me to…
  • How to Watch the Eclipse When You Forgot to Make Eclipse-Watching Plans

    Mon 11:53am By Emily Price
    The great eclipse of 2017 is today. If you’ve somehow managed to not make plans to watch the big event but have decided you’d like to, picking the right spot can be a bit complicated. While most outdoor events are something you can comfortably watch from…
  • Yes, Your Kids Can Go Outside During the Solar Eclipse 

    Mon 11:53am By Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker
    My friend who’s a third-grade teacher told me her school is in a panic today. The superintendent sent out a letter saying that all kids must stay indoors during the entire solar eclipse, and if they need to walk across campus for any reason (we’re in…
  • What Time Is the Eclipse?

    Mon 11:52am By Beth Skwarecki
    Today’s solar eclipse will last a few hours, depending on where you are. The first inklings begin around 9am on the west coast and 1pm on the east. If you’re in the path of totality—where the moon blocks out 100 percent of the sun—that dark moment will…
  • Why You Hold Grudges About Things That Happened in Your Dreams

    Mon 11:30am By Patrick Allan
    If you’ve ever woken up from an unpleasant dream, upset with someone you know, you’re not alone. It happens to everyone, and there’s a pretty simple explanation as to why it happens.Read more...
  • The Root So, Two White Women in MAGA Hats Walk Onto an HBCU ... | Jezebel Joss Whedon’s Ex-Wife:…

    Mon 10:20am By Kinja! on Kinja Roundup, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    The Root So, Two White Women in MAGA Hats Walk Onto an HBCU ... | Jezebel Joss Whedon’s Ex-Wife: ‘He Is Not Who He Pretends to Be’ | Splinter Charlottesville Was a Preview of the Future of the Republican Party | Deadspin Gymnast Botches Turn On Beam,…
  • I Bet It's Okay to Look at the Eclipse

    Mon 10:15am By Hamilton Nolan on Splinter, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    I’m not a scientist. But I am a man with common sense. Am I giving you an order? Not at all. Call it a hunch. Read more...
  • Your Best Life Hacks From Fiction

    Mon 10:00am By Nick Douglas
    We asked you for the best life hacks you’ve learned from fiction, and you gave us a literally fantastic set of tricks, ranging from tiny tips like how do de-fog a mirror with a hair dryer, to grand life advice like “Fear is the mind-killer.”Read more...
  • Today's Best Deals: Nerf Guns, Lawn Tools, Outdoor Apparel, and More

    Mon 9:57am By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Amazon’s one-day Nerf gun sale, GreenWorks lawn tools, and a 500GB SSD lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...
  • Here's the Best Price of the Year On This 500GB SSD

    Mon 8:23am By Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    An SSD is the best upgrade you can give your older computer, and Samsung’s 850 EVO line is the most popular one there is. A worldwide NAND shortage has reversed the previously inexorable downward price trend on these things over the past year or so, but…