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Train Yourself to Wake Up Earlier One Minute at a Time

There are a couple ways to get yourself out of bed earlier, but one of the most effective is training yourself over time. If you want to seamlessly move into an earlier wake time, and have the time, you can ease into it by waking up just a minute earlier every day. Read more...

How to Fake It 'til You Make It Without Being Deceitful

When it comes to moving ahead, we all have to shoot for a stretch job or project from time to time. But getting someone to take a chance on you can be tough, especially in environments that are risk-averse. Some try the "fake it till you make it" approach, but how much should you fake? Read more...

Stop Yourself from Crying with a Quick Pinch

There is nothing wrong with crying, but that doesn't mean you want to do it in every situation. If you need to compose yourself quickly, a quick pinch in a couple places on your body might help you refocus and stop the waterworks. Read more...

Hide Promoted Tweets, Trends, and Accounts with These Extensions

Chrome/Firefox: Twitter's promoted tweets, trends, and accounts are rather annoying and can be confusing when you see them in your timeline. If you're not a fan, Ghacks points to a couple extensions that hide that promoted content. Read more...

?Activity Trackers Compared: Most Suck at Tracking Your Sleep

Your fitness tracker may claim to measure your sleep, but how accurate is it? To find out, sleep specialist Dr. Christopher Winter tested several popular trackers in a one-night sleep study in his lab. Read more...

Ask an Expert: All About the Finances of Buying a Home

Owning your own home is still part of the classic American dream, but financing that white picket fence is rarely easy. It's a huge life decision with major effects upon how you manage your budget. And here to help us wrap our heads around buying a home are our friends from NerdWallet. Read more...

Learn How to Properly Trim Your Beard with This Video

If you're the bearded type, keeping those suburbs of the chin in check is more difficult than you'd think. The Art of Manliness heads to a barber to get some tips for keeping a beard looking good. Read more...

Apple's New Photos App Is Now Available for Yosemite Beta Testers

If you've signed up for the Yosemite beta program, you now have access to the beta of Apple's iPhoto replacement, Photos. It's available in the Mac App Store right now. Read more...

Decode Your Confusing Credit Report With This Cheat Sheet

It's important to check your credit report regularly. But it can be a confusing jumble of numbers and detail. Check out this interactive cheat sheet that makes it easy to understand. Read more...

Which Online Money Transfer Service Is the Most Secure?

Dear Lifehacker, Services like Venmo, Square Cash and other instant money-transfer services make sending a money to friends, splitting a check, or paying the rent easy. However, Venmo was just called out for its lax security, and now I'm spooked. Which of these apps are secure? Can I trust them? Read more...

Ask to Quantify "Exposure" When Working for Free

Not everyone agrees about working for free. But if you're new to an industry, it might help get your foot in the door. Employers know this, so sometimes they'll offer exposure in exchange for an unpaid job. If you go this route, at least ask them to quantify what that means. Read more...

Combine a Snowblower and Lawn Tractor into a DIY Snow Plow

Shoveling snow is the worst, and snowblowers are most effective when you've got a ton of snow to move. For light snow days, though, a walk-behind snow plow is the best option. Here's how to build one starting with a basic snowblower. Read more...

Costco Will Accept Visa Instead of American Express in 2016

Costco, which previously only accepted American Express cards, has ended their agreement with American Express and will start exclusively accepting Visa in on April 1, 2016. Holders of the Costco American Express card will be able to...Show More Summary

Uber Riders Can Now Earn Starwood Hotel Points

If you're an Uber user, you can now earn points with your rides. The service recently teamed up with Starwood Hotels to get in on their rewards program. Read more...

How to Charm Someone You've Never Met Before

When you meet new people, you want to make a good impression and come across as likable as possible. If turning on the charm is something you struggle with, here are the most important tips and tricks for charming the pants off of someone you haven't met. Read more...

Make Dipping Sauces in a Snap by Using Jam as a Base

A really tasty sauce can transform a dish into something spectacular—and there are a few everyone should master. If you want to make a quick dipping sauce for egg or spring rolls, use jam as a base. Read more...

Deadspin Dustin Penner Loses TV Gig After Rape Jokes | Gizmodo New Glasses Make You Invisible to Fac

Deadspin Dustin Penner Loses TV Gig After Rape Jokes | Gizmodo New Glasses Make You Invisible to Facial Recognition Software | Jalopnik NASCAR Official Eats It On Live TV | Kotaku Joe Biden Gets Too Close To Anime Girls | Read more....

Make Your Own DIY Herbal Tea

Some argue that herbal tea isn't technically tea, since it doesn't come from the right plant. Herbal tea sounds a lot better than hot herb water, but that's essentially what it is. And if you have some herbs on hand, you can easily make your own. Read more...

How to Cook Great Food on Vacation (Without a Lot of Tools)

Vacation rentals don't exactly lend themselves to home cooking, but it is possible to make some good meals with limited tools. Here are a few things to keep in mind. Read more...

Make Your Appointments for 30 Minutes, Not an Hour, to Waste Less Time

When you schedule time for your appointments, you'll probably find a way to fill that time, whether you need it or not. So, the next time you need to schedule a meeting, don't give it an hour. Make 30 minutes your default. Read more...

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