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Peel a Boiled Egg with a Spoon

The worst part about making boiled eggs is getting the peel off. This video from Food & Wine showcases a quick trick for peeling the egg without getting egg shards all over your fingers. Read more...

What It Really Takes to be a Professional Programmer

There's a lot more to professional programming than writing code. From working with a team to solve problems to version control, you won't make it to the major leagues without a toolkit of other critical skills. We asked you, and some other professional developers, what those skills are, and here's what we learned. Read more...

The Best Rechargeables, High-End 7.2 Receiver, and More Deals

Panasonic's Eneloop batteries overwhelmingly won the title of your favorite rechargeable battery, and you can get 8 AAs for $23 today. They'll pay for themselves after just a few cycles. [Panasonic eneloop 8 Pack, $23] Read more...

Tab Snooze Hides Tabs Until You Need Them

Chrome: Most of us tend to have a ton of tabs open. If you use tabs as reminders, Tab Snooze is an extension that makes managing that a little easier. Read more...

Use this Cheat Sheet to Cut Perfect Baseboard Corners

Installing baseboards is an easy do-it-yourself project, but cutting them can be tricky. Here's a cheat sheet to help you miter cut your baseboards based on the corner type you need. Read more...

Join Makes Sharing Photos, Videos, and Music With Android Devices Easy

Android: Join is a unique file sharing app that lets you share audio and photo files in real time with a single tap. It's awesome for sharing slideshows on your friends' devices, or even just sharing your new favorite song. Read mor...

What's Really Wrong With Facebook

Facebook is changing its privacy policies at the beginning of the new year. As usual, everyone's wondering if they should be worried about it.. When it comes to Facebook, the answer is usually yes—but not for the reasons most people think. Read more...

Smart Unlock Enables Trusted Devices and Locations to Older Devices

Android: One of the coolest new features of Android Lollipop is the ability to unlock your phone with a Bluetooth device. Until 5.0 rolls out to more than almost zero people, most people can't use it. Unless you have Smart Unlock. Read more...

Use Your Microwave to Quickly Preserve Fresh Herbs

If you like having fresh herbs around, but can't use them up before they wilt, use your microwave to quickly dry them. Read more...

Skype Security Flaw May Allow Intruders to Listen Through Your Device

If you're a regular Skype user, it might be a smart idea to sign out when you're not using it. A newly uncovered security flaw may make it possible for users to call in to a device without getting approval first. Read more...

WiseStamp Adds Email Signatures to Inbox by Gmail

Chrome/Firefox: Google's new Inbox is a great way to manage email, but it does have one drawback: No signatures. On mobile, that makes sense (sort of), but in the webapp, it's a big omission. WiseStamp fills the gap nicely with simple, good-looking signatures. Read more...

How Will You Keep Your Financial Resolutions?

It's important to have a good plan in place when tackling resolutions. This is definitely true for financial goals, because it's easy to feel out-of-control with money. What are your financial resolutions? And how you plan on keeping them? Read more...

Massdrop Offers Deep Group Buying Discounts on Awesome Gear

Buying electronics like DACs, headphones, mechanical keyboards, and other high-end products can be pricey, but Massdrop may be able to save you some money. It's a new service that brings together enthusiasts to make batch purchases of great products, from keyboards and mice to speakers and headphones to pens and notebooks. Read more...

BitLit Offers Free and Cheap Ebooks If You Own the Physical Copy

Android/iOS: Paper books are awesome, but sometimes there's no beating the portability of an ebook on your phone or tablet. If you have a physical book you'd love to read on the go, BitLit may be able to get you an ebook version for free—all you need to do is take a photo. Read more...

How to Handle Rejection like an Actor

The difference between actors and other working professionals is that they usually spend more time looking for their next job than actually working one. They get a lot more practice with rejection than your average worker, which means we may able to learn a thing or two from them. Read more...

Most Popular Chrome Extensions and Posts of 2014

Chrome quickly skyrocketed from a Google pet project to the most popular browser in the world. Here are some of our most popular Chrome extensions and guides from Lifehacker in 2014. Read more...

Best Parking Helps You Find Nearby Parking Options

iOS/Android/Web: When you need to find parking quickly and you're willing to pay for it, the Best Parking app can help. Best Parking offers parking info for over 100 cities nationwide. Read more...

This Video Debunks 10 Misconceptions About Things Around the House

When it comes to the household, there are a lot of things people believe because they heard them someone else. This video looks at some of the most popular old wives' tales from around the castle and clarifies what's really going on. Read more...

Tunity Turns Your Phone Into a Wireless TV Audio Receiver

If you need to watch TV quietly or distract the kids without listening to their cartoons, the Tunity app on iOS and Android streams a TV channel's audio right to your device. Read more...

How to Tell People You're a Fan of Their Work (Without Being Creepy)

Whether it's a public speaker who's always on-point or a big name in your industry you've always looked up to, we all have people out there we admire and would like to reach out to. But you might worry that they'll think you're a weirdo. Here's how to tell people you admire their work without sounding like a creep. Read more...

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