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The Beginner's Guide to IFTTT

<i>In our new series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline.</i> …

Google Makes It Easier for At-Risk Users to Lock Down Their Accounts

Google is rolling out a fancy new security feature today that’s designed to protect users who face significant risk of having their accounts …

Life's Not All Fun and Games: Humble's Software Bundle Has 10 Useful Windows, Mac, and Linux Apps

Humble’s mostly known for selling games, but their new software bundle isn’t playing around.<p>10 Windows, Mac, and Linux apps are spread across three …

Apps

What It Means to Be Awesome, According to a Philosopher

At some point in your life you’ve probably said that someone is either awesome or that they totally suck. I know I have. But what does that mean in a …

Arch Linux - Best distro ever?

<b>Update 01/18/2017:</b> If you're on old hardware like me, you may want to optimize your installation to be way more responsiveness, read all about it …

Linux

Take this 20,000mAh Portable Generator w/ USB + DC ports on the road for $170

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Suaoki (99% positive feedback) via Amazon offers its 20,000mAh Portable Generator with DC and USB ports for <b>$169.99 shipped</b> when …

Portable

How to Wash Your Kid's Precious Stuffed Animals

<i>Jolie Kerr</i> <i>is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book,</i> My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other …

Check Your Emergency Supplies Now

Hey there preppers! Remember when we talked about Doomsday Prepping for Non-Paranoid People? About how, in these uncertain times, we should all have …

How to Take Charge of Your Health Care as an Adult

The first time you have to make a doctor’s appointment for yourself can make you wish for the days—perhaps not long ago—when Mom or Dad did all this …

Health Care

Cope With Stress by Convincing Yourself It's a Good Thing

Stress is one of those things we all have to deal with. But what if you could use stress to your advantage?<p>Brad Stulberg, coauthor of the book <i>Peak</i> …

Self-help

How to Use Nextdoor to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Not all of us have an easy time getting to know the people who live above, below, or next to us. When you’ve only exchanged brief hellos, it can be …

When to Stop Trying to Win an Argument

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

How Much Money Can You Make in the Freelance Economy?

Freelancers, contractors, gig workers — whatever you want to call us, it’s estimated that 40% of workers will be freelance by 2020. While I’m a …

FAT32 vs. exFAT: What’s the Difference and Which One Is Better?

Advertisement<p>A file system is the magic tool that lets an operating system read the data on any hard drive or USB drive. Unfortunately, there are a …

12 Types of Pain that are Directly Linked to Emotional States

How much do emotions affect chronic pain? A considerable amount, according to Dr. Susan Babel, a psychologist that specializes in trauma-induced …

Headaches

If You're Going to Look At Your Phone All Day, At Least Take Care of Your Neck

Neck pain and poor posture come from a myriad of problems, and looking down at your phone constantly may be one trigger. In her video, Doctor Jo, DPT …

Yoga

What You Need to Do Right After Graduating College

Time flies when you’re figuring out how to navigate a post-recession economy. This year, there’s an entirely new generation graduating from college: …

Just Give It 7 Seconds

Imagine this: You’re out at a bar. Maybe you’re there with some coworkers, and everyone is shaking off that crazy conference call and is starting to …

How to Take the Best Bath Possible

Taking a bath is not about getting clean—that’s what showers are for. Baths are about calming your troubled mind and soothing your aches and pains, …

What 770,000 Tubes of Saliva Reveal About America

What do you do with 770,000 tubes of saliva collected from AncestryDNA customers?<p>Ancestry scientists have an unusual answer: create a ground-breaking …

Eight Popular Ticket and Traffic Law Myths, Debunked

You might think you know the rules of the road, but misinformation can spread like wildfire. From getting out of a ticket to making excuses for …

What You Need to Know When Recording Your Enemies

Trump was in the news recently for possibly taping conversations in the oval office. But can you do that? Turns out the answer is kinda complicated. …

Wiretapping

Figure Out When to Plant Your Garden With This Calculator

How do you know when to plant your tomatoes and other warm-weather crops?For those of us in temperate climates, we do our planting in and around …

Louis CK’s comedy is the perfect introduction to Buddhism

One of Louis CK’s funniest bits on death is featured in his <i>Live at the Beacon Theatre</i> comedy special, filmed in the fall of 2011. He begins by estimating the crowd size, which he places at about 2,500 people. “That’s a lot of people. That’s enough people to be like a sample of the population,” he …

Louis C.K.

This Is Your Brain On Meditation

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Headpsace.</i><p>The practice of meditation has been around for thousands of years, but we’re only …

How to escape the online spies

Whether you’re tweeting, shopping or just browsing, internet companies are monitoring you. Here’s how to evade the snoopers<p>Nobody likes being spied on. When you’re innocently browsing the web, it’s deeply unpleasant to think that faceless technology corporations are monitoring and recording your …

Yoko Ono

Your Top Four Picks For Best Men's Underwear

Here are your four frontrunners for best men’s underwear, narrowed down from hundreds of nominees. Read up and vote.<p>These are completely comfortable …

Exploring The Manscape Of Premium Men's Underwear

Our Co-Op results call for an intervention. It’s 2016 and you’re allowed to have nice things.<p>Premium underwear can be classified as such by several …

36 Home Depot Hacks You'll Regret Not Knowing

Check out these Home Depot Hacks that'll save you ALL the money. In fact, don't start your next project until you read this!

Stop Calling Your Drug Addiction A Disease

I recently read an article claiming that addiction is not a disease. And I'm not sorry to say, that's bullshit.<p>Saying that addiction is not a disease …