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This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>It's the time of …

5 Things Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a …

Pick Calculates and Tracks Shopping Savings

iOS: When you're out shopping, it's not always easy to quickly compare prices when items are on sale at a percentage rate. Pick makes that process …

How Can I Make the Most of Working Abroad?

The thought of spending a year working abroad is exciting. It can also represent some serious logistical challenges. If you've got experience working …

Have a "Conversation Exit Strategy" to Keep It from Lasting Too Long

Holidays usually mean parties, and that means party etiquette. Getting through those conversations is often tough enough for people, but ending those …

Mobile Firefox History, Facebook Spoilers, and Changing Habits

Readers offer their best tips for accessing your history in Mobile Firefox for Android, creating spoiler tags on Facebook, and changing habits with a …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2013

How-to guides are our lifeblood here at Lifehacker. We love going through a project step-by-step so you can spend a weekend making something awesome. …

Raspberry Pi

The Financial Moves You Should Make in December

Goodbye 2014! It's hard to believe it will soon be over. Now is the time wrap up your finances for the year, and start planning for 2015.<p><i>This post</i> …

Personal Finance

Don't Peel Oranges. Quickly Unroll Them in a Strip Instead

After you learn this trick, you'll never need to peel an orange again and get your hands all messy.<p>As Sara shares on the JewelPie blog, it only takes …

Neat

Use the Hairy Arm Technique to Deal with Overly Critical Bosses

Sometimes, bosses and clients only exist to find something wrong and correct it. If you're dealing with a particularly critical person, writer Oliver …

Critical Thinking

How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2013 Edition

Put simply, there are too many Android phones out there. The only way to know which ones are worth your time is to follow tech news every day. For …

Ember Organizes All Your Digital Junk

iOS: Keeping track of all the junk you find online is never an easy task. To help you organize that stuff, Ember is an app that fits somewhere …

Pick the Best Batteries for Those "Batteries Not Included" Gifts

It always sucks to get a gift that requires batteries and not have any on hand. So, if you're looking to give the best for those gifts that require …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Out of Debt

You're reading this because somewhere along the lines, you spent <i>more</i> than all of your money. You may have failed to control your impulses. Or maybe …

Personal Finance

Have you ever had a water cooling rig leak into your computer?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along …

Why You Should Never Drive Alongside a Large Truck

Most of us drive cars but share the road with large trucks. These behemoths of the road can pose a significant safety risk when we're careless. …

The Myth of the Single Credit Score

More and more, people are being told how important it is to "protect your credit score," "improve your credit score," and "find out your credit score …

Cal, the Calendar App from the Team Behind Any.DO, Is Out for Android

Android: Cal, the feature packed calendaring app from the team behind Any.DO, launched for iOS a while ago. Now it's available for Android, bringing …

Most Popular Top 10s of 2013

We share an awful lot of tips every day at Lifehacker, so it's easy to miss a few. Luckily, we regularly round up our favorite tips in every category …

This One Minute Video May Help You Save Someone's Life

Even if you don't know CPR, the American Heart Association has some advice for you, in the form of this one minute video. In short, if an adult …

Use Elon Musk's "First Principles" Method for Better Brainstorming

In an increasingly creative-driven world, having the best ideas are essential to getting ahead. Few people know that better than Elon Musk, who …

Today, Google announced that Google Calendar will finally autocomplete addresses when creating event

Today, Google announced that Google Calendar will <i>finally</i> autocomplete addresses when creating events, much the same way Google Maps does. The company …

Learn to Become a Phenomenal Storyteller with Pixar's 22 Writing Rules

Storytelling is an important skill, whether you're a professional writer or not. Who better to teach us about excellent storytelling than the …

Time Your Power Nap Naturally with Einstein and Dali's Key Method

A perfectly timed nap, set for the right amount of time, can do wonders for your brain. If you'd rather not set your alarm or you just don't know …

How to Have Great Ideas More Often, According to Science

Ah, ideas. Who doesn't want more great ideas? I know I do. I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect them to just …

Creativity

Attach Anything Together with Sugru and Magnets

We're already pretty big fans of Sugru for fixing and creating all kinds of things. Now, Sugru has released a new kit that includes the sticky form …

How to Get the Most Money Selling Your Used Stuff on Amazon

We've mentioned before that Amazon is a great place to sell your used and unwanted items and make a tidy profit in the process. However, there are …

Shopping

Create a "Frugal Filter" to Make Better Buying Decisions

Saving money on the little, every day stuff can be difficult. While some tackle this problem by budgeting for everything, an alternative option is to …

Today, Google announced a new feature that allows you to download all of your Gmail and Google Calen

Today, Google announced a new feature that allows you to download all of your Gmail and Google Calendar data from the same place you can download all …

What the Color of Your Pee Says About Your Health

It's not something you might think about often, but your pee can tell you a lot about your body. This graphic from Cleveland Clinic shows what …