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  • Three Mistakes to Avoid When Describing Your Current Job in an Interview

    26m By Richard Moy
    If you’re anything like me, your job is not this easy to explain. And that can make answering interview questions with hiring managers overly complicated. Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when they tell people about what they do for a…
  • Remember the "Three Audience Truths" Before Giving a Speech

    56m By Patrick Allan
    Giving a speech or presentation in front of others is pretty nerve-wracking. If you remind yourself of the “three audience truths” before you go up in front of people, however, you’ll give yourself an opportunity to calm down and focus on your…
  • Five Steps that Make It Easier to Skim Through Non-Fiction Books

    1h By Thorin Klosowski
    Whether you’re reading a non-fiction book for school or for fun, it’s pretty common to want to breeze through them quickly. Non-fiction book aren’t typically structured like fiction books, and as the Harvard Business Review points out, they’re much…
  • Make Espresso At Home With This $75 Cuisinart

    2h By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
    Want to get into espresso without breaking the bank? This refurbished Cuisinart can make a single or double shot with 15 bars of pressure for just $75. Sure, there are better espresso makers out there, but you’d be hard pressed to find one for under $100.…
  • Manually Add RSS Feeds to Apple News

    2h By Thorin Klosowski
    It doesn’t really seem like Apple News has taken off nearly as much as Apple likely hoped it would, but if you only visit a handful of web sites, it’s actually a pretty solid RSS reader if you know how to use it right.Read more...
  • What's the Best Way to Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg?

    2h By Andy Orin
    It’s a struggle that has plagued humanity ever since we realized that hard-boiled eggs are a nutritious package of protein: how do you cleanly get the shell off? The last thing you want is to crunch down on an errant fleck. Today we test some common tips…
  • Nimble Crams Wolfram Alpha Into Your Mac's Menu Bar

    3h By Thorin Klosowski
    Mac: Wolfram Alpha’s packed with a ton of great info, but it’s easy to forget about it sometimes. Nimble is a little menu bar app that’ll stuff that search engine into your Mac’s menu bar. Read more...
  • Microsoft Will Now Share More Details About What's in Windows 10 Updates

    3h By Melanie Pinola
    Perpetually updating OS, Windows 10, can be something of a mystery. What exactly is in each new update and what will be changed on your computer? Microsoft is making updates a bit more transparent now with a dedicated Windows 10 update history site.Read…
  • Find Out If You Can Afford Life After College with This Calculator

    4h By Melanie Pinola
    The college you attend, what you major in, and where you plan to live when you graduate: These three big decisions will dictate whether you’ll be able to live within your means after college. This interactive tool will give college students and their parents…
  • Amazon Will Ship Your Prime Pantry Box For Free With the Purchase of Select Items

    4h By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
    Amazon’s Prime Pantry program is great for stocking up on household goods and non-perishable foods without actually having to visit a store, but the $5.99 per box shipping charge has always been a drag. This month though, if you buy five select items, you…
  • You Can't Judge How Healthy Your Food Is by Whether or Not It Rots

    1:00pm By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker
    Every creature, no matter how noble, is eaten by microbes in the end. It’s the circle of life! So how do we explain the bits of plants and animals that make up a McDonald’s burger, or a Twinkie? Why don’t they rot? It turns out they’re not as immortal…
  • Gmail Will Now Warn You About Potentially Unsafe Messages with Two New Icons

    12:30pm By Melanie Pinola
    You might see a new broken lock icon in Gmail messages starting today. It can warn you if you’re sending a message to an email service that doesn’t support encryption or if you received a message that wasn’t encrypted.Read more...
  • "Feel the Burn" Is Bad Fitness Advice

    11:00am By Stephanie Lee on Vitals, shared by Alan Henry to Lifehacker
    “Feel the burn!” is an oft-repeated cue to get exercisers to work harder and longer than they normally would. A good many relish in this uncomfortable feeling, but depending on the circumstances, this “burn” isn’t always a reliable indicator of a…
  • David Allen Explains the Power of Taking Action

    10:30am By Kristin Wong
    You may have heard the saying, “you eat an elephant one bite at a time.” Even if the metaphor makes you a little queasy, the point is a valid one: to tackle something big, you just have to start. Productivity guru David Allen makes a similar point about…
  • Two Simple Upgrades Will Make Your Washer and Dryer Last Longer

    10:00am By Heather Yamada-Hosley
    Dealing with the damage from a burst washer hose or dust-clogged dryer duct is expensive and frustrating. Upgrading both those items will make your appliances safer, more efficient, and last longer.Read more...
  • Today's Best Deals: Corsair Peripherals, Valentine's Day Gift Cards, and More

    9:50am By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
    Corsair PC peripherals, Valentine’s day gift cards, and discounted Sonos speakers kick off Tuesday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you…
  • Make Chipotle's Delicious Cilantro-Lime Rice at Home

    9:30am By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker
    Chipotle may have re-opened, but I wouldn’t blame you for being a little skittish about returning, considering everything that has transpired. Luckily, you don’t have to miss out on delicious cilantro-lime rice; you just have to make it at home.Read…
  • Gravity Isn't the Main Reason Your Breasts Sag

    9:00am By Stephanie Lee on Vitals, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker
    Ladies, fret as we may, some of us have (or will have) saggier breasts than others. Some point their fingers at gravity and others at the bras we wear, but the bigger culprit is your genes.Read more...
  • Build Or Upgrade Your PC With Today's Amazon Gold Box

    8:44am By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Lifehacker
    Today only, Amazon’s offering big discounts on a variety of PC parts and peripherals from Corsair.Read more...
  • This Tool Lets You Explore Your Student Loan Repayment Options

    8:30am By Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker
    If your student loan debt is a burden, there are a handful of options that might offer some relief, from income-based repayment to student loan refinancing . These options can be confusing, so the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created a…