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Make the Telephone Companies Stop Robocalls — Consumer Reports

Tut tut, replied Verizon in a letter dated March 9, 2015. "This is an area where we share a common interest. Robocalls burden our customers and …

Identity Theft

Sugar Alcohols: Good or Bad?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar. They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative …

Build an Outdoor Chair from a Single Plank (and Store It in Seconds)

This chair design is as simple as it gets: a few cuts from a single 8x12 board and you've got a comfortable seat with a solid backrest that can be …

Woodworking

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Retirement

Here's how the Bitcoin economy works

Bitcoin is back in the news this year, and not necessarily for the best reasons. Early in the new year, the price of the virtual currency crashed by 30% in a matter of days. And more recently, a suspected Ponzi scheme disappeared with at least $8.1 million, leaving its Hong Kong customers in the …

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

The best Sudoku apps for iPad

Sudoku puzzles offer an entertaining an effective way of exercising your brain and keeping your mind sharp. Training your brain with puzzles like …

Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides Resources for Educators

<b>Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides</b> <br>File storage, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations and more<p>Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides …

Google

Pages for iPad (2015 Edition) (Vole Guides)

• <b>Author:</b> Sean Kells<p>A newer edition of this book is available: "Pages for iPad & iPad Pro (Vole Guides)" by Sean Kells.<p>This handy guide covers all of Pages for iOS, Apple's chart-topping word processor tuned to work with your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. If you're coming from Pages for Mac or …

How The Skin Disease Psoriasis Costs Us Billions

Skin disorders rarely make it on the list of big-time diseases, so when we saw a study saying that psoriasis costs the nation $52 to $63 billion a year, it was hard not to think, "Really?"<p>And that's just for the direct costs of health care for people with psoriasis, according to the study, …

Science Explains Why People Are Attracted to Jerks

We all know at least one: That friend who complains incessantly about his fickle girlfriend, and yet keeps going back to her, even though most of the …

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

How to Delete Specific Queries from Your Browsing History

Sometimes, you forget about Incognito mode. You could delete your entire browsing history to make up for that mistake, or you could do it …

Software

10 Things to Know About the ABLE Act

Last December, the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act) won final congressional approval and was signed into …

Retirement

The Best Command Line Replacements for Bloated Desktop Apps

Command line utilities are often reserved for the geekiest amongst us, but many of them are actually better than desktop alternatives. In fact, many …

A Newbies Guide to iCloud

• <b>Author:</b> Minute Help Guides<p>Are you tired of manually syncing contacts, photos, music and documents? Now you can leave the cables and cords behind! Welcome to iCloud, Apple’s free wireless syncing and online storage service. iCloud makes syncing your contacts, mail, photos, documents and music …

The best compass apps for iPhone and iPad

Your iDevice can make for the perfect compass, especially if you are going on an outdoor adventure or need some simple navigation. Additionally, if …

The best iPad apps for teachers

If you are a teacher, or on your way to becoming one, then check out our list of the best iPad apps for teachers.<p>It’s the assistant you thought you’d …

The best iPhone apps for nurses

If you are a registered nurse, a nursing assistant, or studying to become one, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for nurses.<p>Acting as a …

The best iPad apps for drawing

If you enjoy drawing, or want to learn how to draw, then check out our list of the best drawing apps for your iPad.<p>Twelve 'year-end' awards to its …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for yourself to finally bring Netflix to your TV. You unpacked it, …

7 Ways to Shower Smarter

Find out the surprising missteps you've been making behind the curtain<p>You spend time showering every. Single. Day. So don't you think you should do it in the smartest way possible? We consulted experts to find out how you can make better use of the minutes you log behind the curtain to get softer …

Why do we have pubic hair?

[This video contains adult themes]<p>Greg Foot explains what makes pubic hair grow where – and when – it does. What does science have to say about the pros and cons of removing this hair? Foot explores the pro-hair versus anti-hair camps, finds out what the most common removal-related injury is, and …

6 Amazing Ideas That Save The Lives Of Millions Of Children

25 years ago, world leaders came together at the United Nations to declare that children have rights - and the Convention on the Rights of the Child was born. But turning these rights to survive and thrive is no easy task. It requires commitment, resources and great ideas. Here's 6 amazing ideas …

Grab a GIF from a video with new YouTube GIF creator

YouTube now has a GIF creator, and if there's one thing my mama taught me, it's never look a GIF horse in the mouth. (She loves puns, what can I say?)<p>Using the new tool on the Google-owned video site, you can grab a portion of the video you're watching and turn it into a looping silent mini-clip …

GIF Animations

Heart Health | Guide To A Healthy Heart

This guide provides comprehensive advice on heart health. We describe the screening tests you need, and outline steps you can take to protect your …

How to recycle your electronics and gadgets

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, the average American household contains around 24 electronic gadgets. In Australia, there are 30 million mobile phones in use, while in the UK, each person buys three new electrical items every year.<p>All those electronics leave a lot of waste behind …

Sustainability

Gmail now lets you edit Microsoft Office documents from your inbox

Import attached files to Google's Docs formats<p>Google has today added a new feature to Gmail inboxes that allows users to edit Microsoft Office documents sent as email attachments. Click the new "edit" option on an Office file attachment and Gmail will convert the file to the relevant Google format, …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Apps