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  • Stop Washing Your Gross Used Contact Lenses Down the Drain

    Mon 5:55pm By Yessenia Funes on Earther, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    I wear my contact lenses most days—especially during the summer when I hope to don some fly-ass sunglasses. At the end of every month, my two flexible lenses’ lives are over. Into the bathroom garbage bin they go. Read more...
  • The 10 Best Deals of August 20, 2018

    Mon 5:13pm By Erica Offutt on Kinja Deals, shared by Erica Offutt to Lifehacker
    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Read more...
  • How to Be a Successful Artist 

    Mon 5:00pm By Alice Bradley
    The Upgrade has returned from summer vacation with a new format, new segments, and a ton of new hacks. Joining us in this episode are author Ottessa Moshfegh, author of Eileen and the new My Year of Rest and Relaxation, along with author and actress Keiko…
  • Why You Can’t Rely on Your Phone in the Great Outdoors

    Mon 4:30pm By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
    If you’re old enough, you may remember carrying maps in your car and telling family the phone number of the place you’re going. But who does that these days, when you just have your phone on you at all times? Well, if you’re heading out for a hiking or…
  • How to Email Someone When It's Been Too Long

    Mon 4:15pm By Aimée Lutkin
    You’ve been meaning to respond to someone for a while now. Actually, it’s past the acceptable amount of time to answer, so you let it go. And go. It’s eventually been so long you assume you will never be able to make contact with this person…
  • What Do You Wish You'd Done in College?

    Mon 4:00pm By Nick Douglas
    When you’re in college, you might feel like every choice will define the rest of your life. Or you might revel in your freedom by partying and playing video games and scheduling 11 a.m. classes so you can sleep in. You might do all of this at once! So for…
  • How to Control a Conversation, According to a Dominatrix

    Mon 3:30pm By Aimée Lutkin
    Whether or not you’re interested in the services of a dominatrix, you have to acknowledge that it takes a lot of skill to control another person. Even if they’re asking for it. Read more...
  • Amazon's Video Game Preorder Benefit Is (Probably) About to Get Worse, So Use It While You Can

    Mon 3:24pm By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Amazon just announced that it will be discontinuing its 20% preorder discount on physical video games on August 28, and replacing it with a $10 Prime member credit on select games. A $12 cash discount is certainly preferable to a $10 store credit, though it…
  • What College Freshmen Need to Know About Their Student Loans

    Mon 3:00pm By Alicia Adamczyk on Two Cents, shared by Alicia Adamczyk to Lifehacker
    Your student loans might be the last thing on your mind when you have your classes, rushing a sorority and that guy down the hall to figure out, but there are a handful of things you should do now that will put you ahead of the curve come graduation.…
  • How to Get Free Tickets for September's 'Museum Day' Now

    Mon 2:45pm By Emily Price
    On September 22nd, museums across the country will offer free admission as part of the Smithsonian’s annual museum day. While admission is free, in order to get in you’re still going to need a ticket, and those tickets are going to be in a somewhat limited…
  • I'm Mallika Chopra, Author and Entrepreneur, and This Is How I Parent   

    Mon 2:00pm By Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker
    As a kid, Mallika Chopra’s father, Deepak Chopra, would ask her to explore four questions: Who am I? What do I want? How can I serve? What am I grateful for? Now as an entrepreneur, public speaker and the author of the new children’s meditation guide Just…
  • Get Rid of Annoying Cookie Notifications With This Bookmarklet

    Mon 1:30pm By Mark O'Neill
    Ever since the European Union introduced their GDPR privacy laws earlier this year, websites have been required to be more direct about the online data they collect from visitors. Read more...
  • How to Save for Retirement in Your 20s Without a 401(k)

    Mon 1:00pm By Alicia Adamczyk on Two Cents, shared by Alicia Adamczyk to Lifehacker
    How can you save for retirement when your job doesn’t offer a 401(k)? That’s what we’re discussing this week. Read more...
  • What Makes the Best Leftovers?

    Mon 12:00pm By Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker
    When I was in school, I didn’t think of restaurant food in terms of single meals. I always tried to order dishes I could stretch into future meals because, like most college students, I was a little poor. The ability of any given dish to be a future meal has…
  • How to Make a Water Rocket With Your Kid

    Mon 11:30am By Stephen Johnson on Offspring, shared by Stephen Johnson to Lifehacker
    If you haven’t built and launched water rockets with your kid, you’re missing out on an awesome project. With 10 bucks or so worth of parts, an air pump, and an empty soda bottle or two, you can have a blast of an afternoon and learn some elementary…
  • The Best Student Discounts for Tech in 2018

    Mon 11:00am By David Murphy
    The best part of back-to-school time isn’t the part where you suddenly have homework and a huge social calendar to deal with; it’s the student discounts. Getting free or discounted hardware and software that normally costs a lot of money feels great, and…
  • Monday's Best Deals: Samsung's Best TVs, YETI Hopper, Nerf Guns, and More

    Mon 10:33am By Erica Offutt on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Monday kicks off with an exclusive deal on Samsung’s Q7 TVs, a discounted YETI hopper cooler, over 60 Nerf guns, and more great deals. Read more...
  • The Best Features to Try in Android Pie

    Mon 10:30am By Florence Ion
    If you already have Android 9 Pie, the alias of Google’s latest mobile operating system, you’re in for a treat—and not just because Google names its software after desserts. There are dozens of new features to dive into and learn, including some that can…
  • How to Get Enough Sleep in College

    Mon 10:00am By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
    The feeling I associate most with my early college days is exhaustion. I wrote all my papers at night; I fought sleep every time a lecture got a bit dull. You can’t live for years on a sleep deficit, though, so here’s what I should have known from the…
  • Deadspin Patrick Mahomes Announced Himself With A Bomb | Jezebel NYT Reports Asia Argento Paid Actor

    Mon 9:33am By Kinja! on Kinja Roundup, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Deadspin Patrick Mahomes Announced Himself With A Bomb | Jezebel NYT Reports Asia Argento Paid Actor Who Claimed She Sexually Assaulted Him When He Was a Minor | The A.V. Club Kevin Spacey’s new movie might make less than $500 this weekend |…
  • Save $300 Or More On Samsung's Best TVs With Our Exclusive Deal

    Mon 9:25am By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Samsung’s quantum dot-powered Q7 TV would be a stunning upgrade to your home theater, and you can score the best prices ever on three different sizes with our reader-exclusive deal from MassDrop. Read more...
  • Learn to make Vietnamese beef pho in record time

    Mon 9:05am By Kevin Pang on The Takeout, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Read our interview with Andrea Nguyen, author of James Beard Award-winning The Pho Cookbook, and after your brain is primed for a steamy bowl of beef pho, learn how to make a quick and non-fussy version here. Read more...
  • Fitbit's Charge 3 Actually Seems Like a Solid Smartwatch Alternative

    Mon 9:00am By Alex Cranz on Gizmodo, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    The Fitbit Charge 3 seems shockingly light. That’s going to be the first thing that really strikes you about this fitness tracker. You pick it up and it lacks all the heft you’re accustomed to for a device like the Charge 2 or its predecessor. It’s…
  • Save $100 On the Stick Vac That Killed Dyson's Corded Vacuums

    Mon 7:47am By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    It’s 2018, and your vacuum shouldn’t have a cord anymore. Dyson’s V-series stick vacs have long been go-to cordless options, but the powerful new V10 is arguably the first that can truly, completely replace a corded vacuum, at least for smaller homes. In…