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Samsung exploding phone issue extends past Note 7, lawsuit says

Complaint alleges that Samsung knew for years its technology was hazardous, saying a Galaxy S6 Active shot out 5in flames and left a user with ‘melted flesh’<p>Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is not the company’s only smartphone prone to dangerous explosions, according to a new lawsuit that says a Galaxy S6 …

Galaxy Note

This Graphic Offers Good-Looking Fonts to Replace Dull, Overused Ones

Everyone knows not to use Comic Sans, but it's not the only played out, overused font all over the web. This graphic offers some great alternatives …

How to fix Facebook's News Feed

Facebook’s News Feed is broken! Facebook is only showing me stupid stuff! My News Feed is boring! Facebook is lame! The News Feed is useless!<p>If any of those exclamations sound familiar, this quick guide is for you and your friends. Most articles about “fixing” and “improving” the News Feed focus on …

How to Stay Sane When You're Going Through Tough Financial Times

We all have to go through the tough financial times at one point or another, and the better prepared you are, the less painful it will be to endure. …

Personal Finance

The Verge

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YouTube

How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits

Taking a nap, we've seen time and again, is like rebooting your brain. But napping may be as much of an art as it is a science. The Wall Street …

5 Excellent Productivity Tools for Remote Workers

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

How to Recover from Chronic Stress

Chronic stress is a potentially serious condition that can cause other ailments over time, including hypertension, heart irregularities, insomnia, …

You Think You Know Someone, And Then He Gets On A Stage And Blows Your Mind

“The problem in this world is not civil disobedience…the problem in this world is civil obedience.” -Howard Zinn, being read by Matt Damon

This Video Uses Jelly Beans To Show You How Much You're Wasting Your Life (Video)

This video will show you the importance of making the most out of your free time and your daily routine.<p>It won't upset you or make you feel …

Mountain Biking

100 Motivates You to Learn a New Skill in 100 Days

Web: 100 wants to motivate you into learning a new skill in a hundred days by tracking your progress each day through a short video post. Along the …

Motivation

5 Life Lessons I've Learned from Running

Over the past couple of years I've become quite a running enthusiast. Running is my escape, and how I cope with and relieve stress. Over time, I've …

What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

We all deal with anxiety in some form or another, whether it's when you're pulled over by the cops or about to give a speech in front of a crowd. But …

Self-help

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

How Music Affects and Benefits Your Brain

I'm a big fan of music and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about how it really affects our brains and bodies. Music is such a big part …

Flute

The Science Behind Posture and How It Affects Your Brain

I'll confess up front: I have terrible posture. It's been bad since I was in high school at least, and probably for even longer than that. It's one …

Body Language

"Productivity" Tricks for the Neurotic, Manic-Depressive, and Crazy (Like Me)

I originally wrote this post months ago, but I’ve been too self-conscious to publish it until now. This quote convinced me to put on my big girl …

Make an "Anxiety List" to Figure Out Today's Must-Do Item

Your to-do list can have a whole bunch of items, so where do you start? Try making a list of tasks that make you most anxious or uncomfortable, …

What Should I Do When I've Almost Run Out of Money?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>My family is seriously stretched thin for cash. Our credit cards are nearly maxed out and we wiped out our savings when my husband …

Personal Finance

Πείτε «όχι» σε 15 πράγματα για να είστε ευτυχισμένοι | OΛΑ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ !!!

Μια λίστα που θα σας βοηθήσει να κάνετε τη ζωή σας πιο εύκολη<p>Βασιζόμαστε στη ζωή μας σε τόσα πράγματα που τελικά μας προκαλούν πόνο, άγχος και …

Here’s How To Scientifically Train Your Mind To Be Happy

Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like accounting and law) can lead you toward a pervasive pessimism that …

Happy Thoughts: Here are the things proven to make you happier:

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

Want to Create a New Habit? Get Ready to Break It

<i>If you're trying to build a new habit, chances are you're going to break it. More than once. And that's okay. As Buffer co-founder Joel Gascoigne</i> …

Why You Should Work From a Coffee Shop, Even When You Have an Office

<i>Here at Lifehacker, we've often encouraged switching up your working environment to spark creativity and prevent burnout. Even taking a few days each</i> …

It’s Not About “Productivity.” It’s About Living Purposefully.

In the time you’ve read this sentence, your brain has processed about 200 “bits” of information. Your brain can handle roughly 100 bits of …

Time Management

The Power of Structured Procrastination

Through the core of every procrastinator runs the vein of childish rebellion. You’d rather do anything besides what you’re supposed to be doing. And …

Six Lazy Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive

Forcing yourself to be productive is tough, but it's not just willpower and self-control that help you to get things done. You can also pull little …

Productivity

Kick Your Procrastination Problem This Weekend

No human on earth escapes the plague of procrastination. We're all wired to put things off but we also have the capacity to override that tendency. …

Procrastination

More Productivity Myths, Debunked by Science (and Common Sense)

“A cluttered desk is a cluttered mind.” “If you had more hours in the day, you'd be more productive.” These are common productivity tropes you've …

How Can I Improve My Short Attention Span?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I find myself getting bored with even simple things. Sitting in a meeting or class, going to the movies and sitting in one place for …