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For a Limited Time, Get Two Philips Hue Bulbs for $100

If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to start or expand your Philips’ color-shifting Hue lighting collection, Amazon’s offering a great deal on spare bulbs today. All you have to do is pick any two Hue bulbs from four available models, and your total price at checkout will get marked down to $100. [Philips Hue Bulb Sale]http://gizmodo.com/5994183/philip... Read more...

A quick announcement: Gawker Media’s anonymous SecureDrop portal, which went down for a few days as

A quick announcement: Gawker Media’s anonymous SecureDrop portal, which went down for a few days as we moved the server into our new office, is up and running again. If you have information or stories to share with any of Gawker Media’s sites—and want to remain as anonymous as possible—SecureDrop is for you. [Gawker ]http://gawker.com/gawker-media-s... Read more...

Fix Your Form to Make Crunches More Effective

Crunches are the classic ab exercise (although planks and push-ups have their fans too). To really target your abs, though, it’s important to use good form. Read more...

TaiG Releases iOS 8.4 Jailbreak Tool for Mac

Mac/iOS: Back in June, the TaiG team released their jailbreak tool for Windows. That was followed up by an unoffical (and glitchy) offshoot for Mac by another team in July. Now, the TaiG team has released their Mac version.http://lifehacker.com/ios-8-3-jailbr... Read more...

Label Cords When You Move to Easily Identify Them Later

Moving is a lot easier when you streamline your packing. But many of us just toss our junk in boxes and say we’ll figure it out when we get to the new place. On more than one occasion, I’ve ended up with a box of unidentifiable cords. An easy fix: simply label those cords. Read more...

This Video Explains the Basics of Home Equity Borrowing

One big perk of being a homeowner is, ideally, you’ve got equity: this is the difference between your mortgage amount and the appraisal value of your home. Even the basics of equity can be confusing, but this video lays it out in simple terms. Read more...

What's the Best Toaster Oven?

A toaster oven will, in many cases, cook, defrost, or reheat your food better than a microwave, and more efficiently than a full-size oven. Items your microwave would have left soggy will come out crisp, and you’ll add far less heat to your home or apartment than you would have with a conventional oven. Show More Summary

The Best Web Browser for Android

There’s no shortage of great web browsers for Android, and which one you use is largely up to personal preference. If we had to pick one however, we think Chrome is your best bet for speed, support across devices, and integrated features. Read more...

Ruby Tracks Your Menstrual, Sexual, and Reproductive Health 

iOS: Period tracking is nothing new. Most women track their cycle in some way, whether it’s with a basic app, a calendar, or just noting the days mentally. But beyond tracking your period or ovulation, this app offers a more inclusive look into a woman’s sexual, menstrual, and reproductive health. Read more...

How to Perfectly Measure a Frame When Cutting Mitered Corners

Picture frames and boxes require joining two boards to create a right angle. The cleanest way to do that is cutting 45 degree angles at the end of each board, called a miter cut. Here’s the formula to determine the length each of your boards should be cut. Read more...

Everything You Can Ask Cortana to Do in Windows 10

Cortana is easily one of the coolest new features of Windows 10. You’re probably already familiar with personal assistants like Google Now and Siri, but now you have one built right into your desktop! Here’s how to get information, manage your schedule, and even run a few Google commands. Read more...

Calculate Whether You Should Invest or Pay Off Your Loan Faster

Let’s say you’ve got low-interest debt, maybe a student loan, and you’re easily making your minimum monthly payment. If you’ve got the extra cash, what’s the smarter financial move: pay your loan off early or invest the money instead? The answer depends on a number of variables, and Student Loan Hero has a handy calculator to help you figure it all out. Read more...

What Are the Best Multi-Purpose Plants for Your Garden?

There are many plants that are useful for more than cooking or decorating. For example, many common herbs have health benefits, and they’re easy to grow. What multi-use plants do you have in your garden?http://lifehacker.com/the-surprising... Read more...

Quick Pickle Pretty Much Anything with One Simple Ratio

Whether it’s squash, watermelon rind, or plain old cucumbers, we, my friends, can (quick) pickle that. In anticipation of bumper crops, the clever folks at Epicurious have come up with a simple brining base that will allow you to pickle whatever, whenever the mood moves you. Read more...

Put a 30-Day Delay on All Impulse Purchases to Ensure You Really Need It

Most stores would like you to think that impulse buying is limited to sodas and candy at the checkout. In truth, impulse buying is anything you weren’t planning on buying already. If you want to know whether the thing you’re about to spend money on is really important, wait a month first. Read more...

AirDroid Adds a Desktop Widget, Right-Click Menu to Quickly Share Files

Android: AirDroid is one of our favorite apps for managing your Android device from your computer. Now, the company has added a handy desktop widget and right-click menu option so you can send files to your phone or tablet super quick. Read more...

This Utility Can Change Your Windows 10 Login Image

Windows 10: The new version of Windows curiously doesn’t allow you to change the image that displays behind on the login screen when you first start your computer. This tiny utility, aptly called Windows 10 Login Background Changer, can do it for you. Read more...

Keep Drainage in Mind When Planting Your Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are the perfect way to cultivate a peaceful green space, even if you don’t have much room. When you create your vertical garden, think about the way the water will drain, and which plants will thrive at the top versus the bottom of your garden.http://lifehacker.com/5542774/build-... Read more...

Mojibar Is a Keyboard-Driven Emoji Search Engine for Mac

Mac: The emoji search in OS X is just fine, but if you’re looking for something a little smoother, Mojibar is a menubar based emoji app that makes typing in an emoji quick and easy. Read more...

This Video Shows You How to Effectively Trim Your Cat’s Claws

Big surprise, most cats don’t like getting their claws trimmed. And if you’ve ever tried clipping your cat’s claws, you know it can be frustrating. To make the process easier, teach your cat to associate the process with something positive. Read more...

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