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?Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Should I Pretend To Be Dumb In Order To Date?

Hello Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that comes rocketing to you from the formless void of the 8th Dimension. Read more...

How to Tell If Your Health Insurance Covers Mental Health Treatment

For some, the stigma associated with mental illness keeps them from seeking help, but others may be avoiding treatment simply because they are unsure of whether they can afford it or whether their health insurance covers it. Read more...

App Factory Turns Any Script a Into Real App

Mac: One of the nice things about OS X is the fact you can easily make tiny little apps using basic lines of codes. Actually turning those little snippets into an app outside of Terminal requires a compiler though. App Factory eases that process by creating the app for you. Read more...

Run Any Macro on Your Mac Remotely from Your iOS Device

Controlling your Mac from your iPhone isn't exactly something new, but it's been pretty limited so far. Blogger Sayz Lim shares a post on controlling all kinds of aspects on your Mac using Keyboard Maestro, IFTTT, Dropbox, Hazel, Drafts, and Launch Center Pro. Read more...

Superhero Workout Turns Your Exercise Routine Into a Story-Driven Game

iOS: Gamifying workouts is nothing new, but Superhero Workout, a new game from the developers of Zombies, Run!, changes things up a bit by adding an actual story to your workout. Read more...

Will a Hybrid Car Actually Save You Money?

Hybrid cars save you quite a bit on gas, but they also cost more—so how many miles do you have to drive before you come out ahead? The folks at OppositeLock did a little research to figure out just that. Read more...

Use a Bottom-Up Approach to Learning to Code If You're a Beginner

Some people say you should jump in and just start trying to make an app or whatever it is you want to make when you're interested in learning to code. Others recommend a "bottom-up" approach, learning the basics first and slowly building over time. Read more...

Put a 24 Hour Hold on Your American Airlines Ticket for Free

If you've ever been torn between trying to score a great ticket price and solidifying your travel plans, then American Airlines' web site has a great feature for you. They allow you to put a free hold on your ticket for 24 hours. Read more...

Which is Better: Ebooks or Paper Books?

With the advance of phones, tablets, and ereaders, ebooks have become a popular reading standard. Still, there's something about the feel of an old-fashioned paper book. Which do you think is the best? Read more...

Send a Thank You Letter After a Job Rejection

Whether emailed or handwritten, a quick thank you note sent to your interviewer after the interview could improve your chances of getting the job. Even if you don't get the job, though, it's smart to send a note of thanks. Read more...

What's the Best Way to Finance My Home Improvement Projects?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a few remodeling projects I want to get done soon, but I'm not sure how I'm going to pay for it all. Are the "zero percent interest" loans or credit card offers right for this? Or should I apply for a new home loan, like a home equity loan or line of credit? What's the difference between all of these financing options? Read more...

Upgrade Your Kitchen, Protect Your Valuables, Go to a Movie [Deals]

We haven't found evidence of a particular promotion, but several highly-rated Cuisinart kitchen appliances are down to their lowest prices ever today. Read more...

This DIY Headphone Holder Is Easy to Make, Built from Reclaimed Wood

It's definitely more complicated than a couple of hooks in the wall or under your desk, but this DIY headphone holder has a lot of personality, was made from a block of reclaimed firewood, and, according to Instructables user mikeasaurus, was pretty easy to make. Read more...

Build Some Fans Into Your Entertainment Center for Better Cooling

Entertainment cabinets are great for housing your media hardware, but those cupboards can get pretty hot. In this video, LinusTechTips shows us how to install custom cooling in your entertainment center. Read more...

?How To Find The Perfect Tent

Is there anything more synonymous with camping than the tent? Whether you're just getting started or looking to upgrade, the shear number of options can be mind boggling. Here's a quick and handy guide to buying the right tent for you. Read more...

Fix Stuck Pixels in Your Photos

If you're seeing tiny bright spots in your photos, you may have a dead or stuck pixel problem with your camera. Our friends at the How-To Geek show us how to fix it. Read more...

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of life. Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of of a self-help guru's empty promises, but they are the starting point that leads to every improvement. Read more...

Flippr Accesses Your Widgets Anywhere in Android

Android: Widgets are one of Android's best unique features. The trouble is they're limited to the home screen. Flippr solves the problem by putting any widget a swipe away. Read more...

How Investing Affects Your Taxes

Investing can be intimidating, and the extra tax rules can turn it into an even bigger, confusing animal. Here's a simple rundown of how taxes work when you invest money. Read more...

LearnHowToBecome Gives You an Overview of a New Career Path

Breaking into a new career doesn't usually come with a roadmap. While there isn't always one "correct" way to get a particular job, LearnHowToBecome helps give a framework for many popular careers. Read more...

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