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When You Get Your First Paycheck From a Company, Examine It For Inaccuracies

Getting your first paycheck from a new job is exciting. Before you get too eager to go out and spend it, take this opportunity to double-check it for any problems sooner rather than later. Read more...

Screengrabber Draymond Green Levels Devastation Upon Steven Adams’s Balls | Jezebel Watch Kesha’s St

Screengrabber Draymond Green Levels Devastation Upon Steven Adams’s Balls | Jezebel Watch Kesha’s Standing Ovation at the Billboard Awards | Gizmodo ATM Skimming Malware Is Getting Scarier | Gawker Tech Billionaire Throws a Hissy Fit When He Can’t Get In To See ‘Hamilton’ | Read more...

Ask Yourself "Do I Understand This?" Before Investing In Anything

You’re going to be asked to invest in a lot of long-term things in your life. A house, a car, a retirement plan, heck even your TV are all investments. Before you get started, though, ask yourself if you really understand what you’re getting into. Read more...

Give Yourself Breakpoints to Handle the Stress You Know Is Coming

Why are sidewalks laid in sections, rather than one long strip of concrete? Simple: It’s so that when the ground inevitably shifts, the stone breaks in a controlled way, rather than ruining the job. You can use that same principle in your own life when stress comes your way. Read more...

This DIY Elastic Tool Holder Keeps Everything You Need Close at Hand

You don’t need a lot of gear to build this elastic tool holder. A piece of scrap wood, some elastic stretch cord, and some heavy string. That’s about it. It’s simple, effective, and works great with a pegboard system for organization and accessibility. Read more...

Career Mistakes, Yo' Mama Jokes, and the Unusual History of Bananas

What the insults we throw say about us, the amazing and unusual history of bananas and banana flavoring, some ramen-eating tips from a master, and much more, all in this week’s Lifehacker Brain Buffet! Read more...

The Key to Cooking Fish With Extra Crispy Skin Is Drying It Out First

If you like your bass, trout, branzino, or other fish with super crispy skin, you need to dry it out a little before you get cooking. Read more...

Do These Three Exercises in Four Minutes to Improve Your Hunched Posture

Sitting in front of a screen all day can wreak havoc on the spine. Our posture changes, and that can cause some serious long-term damage. Dr. Eric Goodman, creator of the Foundation Training program, offers these three no-equipment exercises to help. Read more...

Here's A Rare Chance To Save On SONOS

Outside of Black Friday and coupon mistakes, there aren’t a lot of chances to save money on SONOS. Take advantage of today’s promotion to snag an Amazon gift card with your new speakers. Gift card amounts vary depending on which SONOS products you buy. Read more...

The Best Time to Book a Flight to Vegas, Depending on Where You Live

Vegas is one of the most popular travel destinations in the States, and depending on when you travel, you can often score a great deal on flights. Vegas.com looked at flight data from the past two years to come up with the best time to book, depending on your region. Read more...

Identify and Work Around Your Delivery Dates to Manage a Flexible Schedule

More employers are beginning to offer flexible work options to let employees work at a time that fits them best, rather than a strict 9-5 job. This is nice, but it can turn your schedule into chaos. Before that happens, build your schedule around your delivery dates. Read more...

Head to the Baby Food Aisle for Flavorful Fruit and Vegetable Purees With No Additives

It might feel strange to head to the baby food aisle when you don’t need to feed a baby, but if you ever make a dish that requires pureed fruit or vegetables and you don’t want to do it yourself, it’s your best destination. You’ll get a flavorful puree without unnecessary additives or ingredients. Read more...

Windows Encryption Showdown: VeraCrypt vs Bitlocker

When you really need to keep your files safe and secure, you need encryption. We’ve covered the basics before , and even rounded up your favorite encryption tools , but today we’re putting two of the most popular options for Windows head to head to see which one is the best at keeping your sensitive data safe. Read more...

"Dry Brine" Chops for Juicy, Succulent Meat Without the Time, Mess, or Waste

I love brining meat—it produces super juicy and flavorful results, but you usually need a ton of salt, sometimes spices, and of course, water—not to mention a place in the fridge to store everything. This “dry brine” method cuts all of that down, and cuts down the time, to get the same delicious results. Read more...

Ramp Up Your Savings by Having Two "Zero-Dollar Days" Per Week

If you’re looking to tighten your budget so you can put a few more coins in your piggy bank, this simple approach will get you spending less and curb your desire to constantly be buying things. Read more...

The Perfect Salad Combinations for What You Have in the Fridge

A quick salad is a great way to use up leftovers. If you’re not sure what that leftover salmon, boiled eggs, steak, or grilled chicken in your fridge is destined for, this graphic will help you build the perfect salad around it, and whatever else you may already have in the pantry. Read more...

This Graphic Shows How the Average American Spends Each Hour of the Day

If you’ve ever looked at someone else’s life and wondered how they get so many things done in the day, you can finally get an answer. This graphic breaks down how the average American spends each individual hour of the day. Read mor...

Figure Out What You Really Love to Do With the “Laptop Test”

You’ll find no shortage of tips from many of the most successful and powerful people on how to find your “passion”, or what you truly love to do. Here’s a simpler way: gauge how you feel about opening your laptop. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Samsung Monitors, Oral-B Toothbrushes, Illuminated Toilets

Today’s best deals are lead by very low barriers to entry for projectors, electric toothbrushes, robot vacs, and more. Dig in. Read more...

Top 10 PC and Workspace Upgrades You Can Do in an Afternoon

A substantial PC upgrade, or even a better workspace, doesn’t have to be a huge project that drains your time and energy. If you can order the parts, there are several worthwhile improvements you can make that’ll pay off big when it’s time to work (or play). Here are some of them. Read more...

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