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The Best Windows 10 Features You Probably Haven’t Heard About

Windows 10 has arrived. Whether you’re jumping the line or still trying to decide if you should upgrade, chances are you’ve heard about some of the best new features of Windows 10. Here are some of the really awesome ones you might not have heard about. Read more...

Install a Whole-House Fan as a Cheaper Alternative to Air Conditioning

If your air conditioning is costing too much this summer, look into a whole-house fan. They cool your home by removing the hot air and exhausting it through windows or soffits in the attic. Read more...

Paribus Tracks Your Purchases to Automatically Refund Price Drops

If you buy an item and it drops in price, some retailers will refund you the difference. But most of us don’t have time to track everything we buy to see how prices fluctuate. Paribus will do the tracking for you, and, more importantly, it’ll automatically request refunds so you can get your money back without having to do a thing. Read more...

Use Leftover Pineapple Skins to Make a Refreshing Tropical Tea 

Pineapple is delicious, and not as difficult to butcher as it looks, but once you’ve cut up your fruit, don’t toss the skins. You can use them to make a delicious infused tea in about an hour.http://lifehacker.com/5897726/the-ea... Read more...

Ask an Expert: All About Windows 10

Windows 10 arrived this week, and the free update is rolling out to millions of users with a wide variety of new features and tweaks that improve on the operating system. But no doubt many of you still have questions, and we have a representative from Microsoft here to answer them. Read more...

Flavor Bourbon with Apple Peels Instead of Tossing Them

Apple peels are one of those scraps that don’t really seem to have a higher purpose, but leave it to the folks at Food 52 to find a (boozy) use for them. Just toss ‘em in a bottle of bourbon and in no time you’ll have a fancy infused liquor to gift or enjoy by yourself. Read more...

Focus On What You Can Do, Not What You Should Do

You know those moments when you’ve gobbled up an entire pizza and you mutter, with sauce still dribbling down your lips, “I shoulda ate only one slice?” But you didn’t, and the regret of bygone decisions only further undermines your drive to achieve your health goals. Show More Summary

How Do You Buy Your New Phones?

Just a few years ago, there weren’t a lot of options for buying new phones. You could either buy them outright, or sign a contract. Now there are more options than ever, so we want to know, how do you buy your new phones? Read more....

What's The Best Record Player?

Vinyl records are still a small part of music sales, but they are on the rise. For those of us who have always loved them, that’s welcome news. Whether you have old records you treasure, you’ve always been into vinyl, or you’re just starting, this week we want to talk record players. Read more...

Bing2Google Redirects Windows 10's Bing Web Searches to Google

Chrome: Windows 10 brings a ton of sweet new features. Among them, you can now search the web directly from the Start menu. However, it will always use Bing. The Bing2Google extension for Chrome will redirect your searches to Google instead. Read more...

How to Tweak Windows 10 and Fix Its Minor Annoyances

Windows 10 resolves a lot of the annoyances left over from Windows 8, but it also comes with a few of its own—little as most of them may be. Here’s how to tweak a few of the OS’s new features and fix its little quirks. Read more...

The Martian Dual-Monitor Desktop

Orbmiser put together this dual monitor desktop in Windows using a great-looking wallpaper taken by MSL Curiosity, some smart use of virtual desktops, and a few desktop widgets. Read more...

Deep Clean Your Porcelain Fixtures with Baking Soda and Ammonia

If you have a porcelain bathtub or sink, you know how dingy they can get over time. You can keep them looking their best with a simple mixture of baking soda and ammonia. Read more...

Prepare a Plan in Advance for Dealing With That Too-Drunk Friend

Being a good party host is a ton of work, and it includes dealing with unsavory scenarios. When one of your guests has a bit too much to drink, think about how you’ll handle it ahead of time so you don’t panic when it eventually happens.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-host-an... Read more...

Reclaim Disk Space After the Windows 10 Update by Deleting Old Builds 

The Windows 10 update saves files from your previous installation so that you can revert back to it if you need to. Deleting those files can get you back up to 20 GB of disk space. Read more...

I'm Linus Sebastian of LinusTechTips, and This Is How I Work

If you’re the kind of person that takes pleasure in building a computer—choosing the case, finding the best processor (and cooling system so that you can overclock it), doting over all of the components to maximize your rig and topping it off with LED lighting—then you should probably know Linus Sebastian. Read more...

Start10 Brings a Customizable, Classic Start Menu Back to Windows 10

Windows 10: While Microsoft brought back the Start menu in Windows 8.1 and now in Windows 10, it’s still not quite what it used to be. If you’re not enjoying the new look, bring back the Windows 7-style Start menu with Start10. Read more...

Fantastical for iPhone Adds a New Drafts Mode

iOS: Fantastical is one of our favorite calendars on iOS and today it gets a handy new drafts feature that allows you save events as drafts so you can dig through your appointments to reference other items. Read more...

Vaccines You Need as an Adult

You might be missing out on some immune-system superpowers that are yours for the asking at your local pharmacy. Besides protecting yourself—who wants chicken pox and tetanus?—staying up-to-date on shots helps to keep dangerous germs out of circulation and away from others. Read more...

Where to Shop for Groceries, Based on When You Plan on Cooking

We have quite a few types of stores to buy groceries from: specialty markets, big box stores like Costco, and your conventional supermarket among them. While it’s more convenient to get all your food from one place, you can save a bunch on your grocery bill by shopping around. Read more...

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