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  • Wreck Someone's Day With a Simple 'Nice to Meet You'

    24m By Claire Lower
    We all want to be memorable or, if not memorable, at least not completely forgettable. This is why, when directed at someone you’ve already met, a simple, cheery “Nice to meet you!” or “Hi, I’m Claire!”(use your own name) can be devastating (or at…
  • Why You Should Encourage Girls to Play Video Games

    54m By Aimée Lutkin
    Your kid might be too young to be seriously considering a career in STEM, but that doesn’t mean they’re too young to cultivate an interest. If you’re raising a girl, new research suggests that one of the easiest ways to do that is to simply let her be a…
  • How to Get Free Stuff for Your New Baby from Target and Amazon  

    1h By Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker
    When you’re expecting a child, you can snag a lot of free stuff from companies that want to make your baby an [insert brand name here] baby. Diapers, wipes, formula, bottles, onesies, and even children’s books. Hey, go with it. Read more...
  • Tuesday's Best Deals: Casper Mattresses, Ninja Kitchen Gear, Amazon Furniture, and More

    2h By Shep McAllister, Chelsea Stone, and Corey Foster on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Klipsch speakers, Amazon-branded furniture, and Casper’s most affordable mattresses lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...
  • Hide Chrome's Distractions With 'Blank New Tab Page'

    2h By Nick Douglas
    When I’m trying to do work, every little thing distracts me. Google autocomplete; my inbox; even the page that Chrome loads when I open a new tab. Well, the helpful page Chrome used to load. Because for the last few years, I’ve run the Chrome extension…
  • How to Bypass Mega's Daily Download Limits

    2h By David Murphy
    The file-storing service Mega usually cuts free users off once they’ve downloaded around 5GB or so, forcing you to wait hours before you can resume whatever it is you were transferring. It feels like Mega is more generous nowadays (I downloaded 18.75GB of…
  • How The New UltraFICO Score Could Help You Get A Better Car Loan

    3h By Tom McParland on Jalopnik, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Unless you are buying a beater car off Craigslist with cash, your FICO credit score is a key determining factor as to whether you get approved for a car loan and how much interest you will pay. Now a new score, UltraFICO, is coming, and that could help a lot…
  • How to Give a Lazy Blowjob

    3h By Vanessa Marin
    In honor of Evil Week, I’m here to teach you how to give a lazy blowjob. First, some caveats: Penises are awesome, blowjobs are fun, and it’s important to be as generous and giving with your partner as you would like them to be with you. But sometimes…
  • The A.V.

    3h By Kinja! on Kinja Roundup, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    The A.V. Club From Lego Movie to Deadpool, “meta” comedy is everywhere | Deadspin Roman Reigns Announces Leukemia Diagnosis On WWE Raw, Relinquishes Universal Championship | Jezebel The Mountain Marries a Molehill | Splinter Is This Even a Dog Whistle?…
  • How to Navigate the Health Care System Like a Pro

    3h By Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
    People with complex medical conditions end up having a lot of contact with our health care system: surgeries, doctors’ visits, specialists and therapies and imaging tests and more. And that makes them experts, in a sense, on how to get the most out of your…
  • A Bunch of Excellent Shark Ninja Products Are On Sale Today

    7:35am By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Shark Ninja produces an interesting mix of kitchen appliances and vacuum cleaners, and a bunch of their greatest hits are on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box. Read more...
  • Casper's Most Affordable Mattresses Are An Extra 20% Off, Today Only On Amazon

    7:18am By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    If you still have any mattresses with metal springs in them, today’s a great day to fix that. For one day only in Amazon’s Gold Box, Casper’s entry-level Essential mattresses are 20% off, in every size. Read more...
  • iPhone XR Review: Affordability Done Right

    6:00am By Alex Cranz on Gizmodo, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Apple does not typically do budget devices, but as they go, the iPhone XR comes pretty close. While hardly cheap (a budget phone should be under $400, not $750!), it represents a calculated attempt at creating a more affordable device that isn’t a tremendous…
  • How to Stop Yourself From Checking Your Ex's Social Media Profiles

    Mon 4:30pm By Aimée Lutkin
    Breaking up is hard to do, especially when there are numerous public profiles where we can check in on everything our ex does. Looking at how the person you dated is filling all their days without you is a bad idea, but so hard to resist. Here’s how you can.…
  • Don't Book Your Winter Holiday Flight for December 21

    Mon 4:00pm By Alicia Adamczyk on Two Cents, shared by Alicia Adamczyk to Lifehacker
    If you’re traveling around Christmas and haven’t booked your flight yet, you still have a few weeks to snag the best deal, according to travel app Hopper. Read more...
  • Learn Web Development for Free With App Academy

    Mon 3:30pm By Nick Douglas
    Coding school App Academy has opened a free online interactive version of its 12-week curriculum. That’s a pretty good deal, since the Academy’s in-person classes in San Francisco and New York can cost as much as a semester in college. The online version…
  • Use GSMArena's Phone Finder to Pick Your Next Smartphone

    Mon 3:00pm By David Murphy
    For most, buying a new smartphone is easy—you just get the latest version of whatever it is you’ve been using. If you’re dissatisfied enough, or you don’t want the latest Galaxy, Pixel, or iPhone (to name a few), then it’s time to go shopping, and…
  • Accessorize Your Apple Watch With a $5 Milanese Loop Band

    Mon 2:35pm By Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    Whether you’re getting a brand new Apple Watch today, or just want to accessorize your old one, this Milanese loop band is a great deal at $5, with promo code OE3N9LSH. That should work on any color and size, so you can match your watch’s color, or create…
  • How to Find the Perfect Time to Write

    Mon 2:30pm By Beth Skwarecki
    If you dream of becoming a writer, you have to eventually sit down and write. Whether you’re doing National Novel Writing Month in November, or you dream of being a writer “someday,” the first inescapable step is making the time to do it. Here’s a…
  • Use the 'Five More Rule' When You're Feeling Stuck 

    Mon 2:00pm By Michelle Woo
    It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the things. All the people you have to get back to (usually with the sad starter-line “Sorry for the delayed response ...”). All the words you’re supposed to write. All the minutes you promised you’d run on the…
  • The Best Gmail Add-Ons You Can Set Up Right Now

    Mon 1:30pm By Mike Epstein
    No one is happy about how email works. Read more...
  • The Scaredy-Cat Guide to Watching Scary Movies

    Mon 1:00pm By Nick Douglas
    You can hate getting scared and still want to watch scary movies. I’m a little crying baby, but I didn’t let that stop me from enjoying The Babadook, or enjoying and then hating 10 Cloverfield Lane. My strategy for both was simple: watch on the couch with…
  • Take 40% Off Two FoodSaver Vacuum Sealers And Say Goodbye To Wasted Food

    Mon 12:53pm By Zach Custer on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker
    I get it, you don’t know me or value my opinion, but everyone knows and trusts Shep McAllister, and he’s stated repeatedly that getting a discounted FoodSaver will pay for itself. I’m here to reiterate that. A FoodSaver vacuum sealer will keep your food…
  • The Best Red Wine to Drink If You Hate Red Wine

    Mon 12:30pm By Joel Kahn on Skillet, shared by Joel Kahn to Lifehacker
    Some people like red, and some like white. Read more...
  • A taste test to determine the best supermarket frozen pizza

    Thu 9:08pm By Gwen Ihnat on The Takeout, shared by Virginia K. Smith to Lifehacker
    Frozen pizza is the bastion of people who have no other alternatives: Too broke or hungry to cough up the dough or wait the 30 minutes for delivery, lacking the ingredients or wherewithal to make their own. For me, frozen pizza conjures up babysitter nights…