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14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

HealthCare.gov Now Allows Window Shopping, And A Do-Over

One thing that's clear about the relaunch of the troubled HealthCare.gov website is that it can accommodate more people.<p>Federal officials said more than 1 million users logged in on Monday, and nearly that many on Tuesday.<p>But less attention has been paid to some other upgrades that are also making …

Hackers Are Attacking Millions Of Computers And Demanding Ransom In Bitcoins

The National Crime Agency in the U.K. issued an alert last month saying that hackers have targeted "tens of millions" of computers.<p>CryptoLocker is a form of a virus called "ransomware," meaning hackers do something bad to your computer and then demand money to reverse what they've done. In this …

Kennedy assassination: memory and myth refuse to die after 50 years

These days, it is only the world's grandparents who can tell you where they were when they heard John F Kennedy was dead. For decades that was a staple of the global collective memory, a question that could be asked in Berlin or London as readily as New York or Los Angeles. Today that memory …

8 off-contract smartphones compete without breaking the bank

This holiday season is shaping up to be the year that getting a solid new Android smartphone doesn't also mean signing up for 24 months of ever-increasing monthly fees at the same time.<p>The trend away from flagship phones that required such big commitments in order to lock down a quality device for …

6 Most Overlooked Relationship Killers

If you ask the average person what breaks relationships apart, he or she might say money, lying or cheating. And that is true. But like death by a thousand paper cuts, there are even more insidious everyday habits that kill relationships too.<p>For nearly three decades, I've had a front-row seat to …

I am Not For Everyone -- Neither Are You

I need to say something hard. Out loud. I almost want to yell it because it is uncomfortable.<p>I was at a Halloween party last weekend and was talking to a nice and attractive gentleman I had just met. Being playful and a little Champagney (Yes, that is a word. Stop judging me!), I asked him to tell …

The Simple Act That Will Bring More Joy and Fulfillment to Your Life

Life is as special and meaningful as we choose to make it. As humans, we apply a great deal of meaning (or none at all) to different things in our lives. Oftentimes, we give more meaning than is probably necessary to many things. Things like sports games, television shows, fashion dos and don'ts, …

Death Is Not Destroy

I have always been acutely aware of the passing of time. Every morning when I wake up the first thought that creeps into my mind is how old I am. How many years do I still have ahead of me? As the first noble truth in Buddhism, death is intimately part of life. It is also unavoidable.<p>I lost in …

How to Write a Condolence Letter: 5 Suggestions

After my book <i>The Tiffany Box, a memoir</i> was released, I received many emails from readers expressing how grateful they were that I included several condolence letters that were sent to me after my mom passed away in my book. Each reader liked seeing examples of sympathy cards.<p>Who knows what to say …

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46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

Did Comcast just take a first step towards unbundling HBO?

Love HBO, but hate paying for expensive cable bundles? Comcast’s (s CMCSK) got a deal for you: The cable provider just started to promote a new …

Manually Adjust Netflix Streaming Options With Hidden Settings

If you have a decent connection, Netflix does a pretty good job of automatically calibrating streaming options. However, for slower connections, you …

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Make a Homemade Gel Pack with Dish Soap and a Plastic Bag

Hurt yourself? Need to cool down your lunch? Either way, if you don't need a fancy ice pack on hand, a bag of dish soap works just fine.<p>Dish soap …

Forward Spam Text Messages to 7726 to Report Them

Ever get a text message that appears to be spam, but you don't really know what to do with it? It turns out, most carriers will let you report it by …

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20 Things Nobody Told You While Growing Up

There are so many things I wish I had known while growing up. No one ever tells you the hard truths of life. Maybe it’s because they can’t stomach …

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

12 Inspiring Quotes About Fear

Fear is universal: we have all experienced being held captive by our own terrors! The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are …

States' Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Leave Millions Uninsured

President Obama on Tuesday appointed one of his top management gurus, Jeffrey Zeints, to head the team working to fix what ails HealthCare.gov, the troubled website that's supposed to allow residents of 36 states to enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act.<p>But even if the team gets the …

Should Severe Premenstrual Symptoms Be A Mental Disorder?

The way Ronna Simmons of Philadelphia describes it, every two weeks a timer goes off.<p>Simmons, 24, will have been doing just fine, working, taking care of her daughter. And then suddenly everything changes. Normally cheerful, Simmons says she begins to hate herself.<p>"I tell everybody, 'I'm not myself …

Make Your Own Braided Rug

I've wanted to make rugs for as long as I can remember. Even in high school I want to make my own home decor. Rugs are a little intimidating because …