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Ask the Lifehacker Staff Anything

Got any burning questions about life, love, productivity, and keyboard shortcuts? The Lifehacker team is here to answer any and all of your questions. Read more...

Book a Rental Car Two Weeks In Advance for the Best Deal

Getting the best deals when you’re traveling is all about timing. Booking site Kayak crunched their numbers and found that in most US states, it’s best to book a rental car two weeks in advance for the best deal this summer. Read more...

Write About a Situation Objectively to Stop Overanalyzing It 

Many of us have a bad habit of analyzing a social situation to death. Maybe it’s a job interview question you bombed. Maybe you stuck your foot in your mouth with a friend. Whatever the scenario, writing about it can help you stop overthinking. Read more...

Are Chromebooks Good Laptops for Students?

There’s a lot to like about Chromebooks. They’re budget-friendly, have a lot of options, and are powerful enough to get things done. If you’re a student shopping for a laptop for school, they may be pretty attractive. For some students, Chromebooks are a savvy purchase, but for others, it’s a nightmare waiting to happen. Let’s see where you fall. Read more...

How Do You Make Brown Bag Lunches More Appealing? 

Brown bagging lunch to work can save you a bundle of cash each month. Unfortunately, it also gets really old. If you bring your lunch to work, how do you keep it appealing? Read more...

Remember What Money Can't Change to Cope With Financial Stress

When you’re in debt or just trying to break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, the thought of money can be stressful. Yes, it helps to come up with a financial plan. But if you start to feel down about your finances in the meantime, it might help to think about the ways in which your life is the same with or without money. Read more...

The Best Board Games for Developing Valuable Real-Life Skills

Playing board games is a whole lot of fun, but some of the more difficult and complex games can actually help you learn things, too. Whether you’re trying to speed up your math skills or become a stronger negotiator, here are a few skills you can build (and the games that help you build them). Read more...

Gawker Time For the Next Global Financial Panic?

Gawker Time For the Next Global Financial Panic? Maybe! | io9 Here Are Three “Simple” Puzzles That Many People Get Wrong Anyway | Jalopnik Everything I Want For Christmas Is This 3D Racing Simulator | Kotaku Neopets Community Melts Down: “Eat My Ho Butt.” | Read more...

Make Sorbet from Any Fruit with this Simple Recipe

Sorbet is a refreshing way to enjoy your favorite fruit. You can make sorbet from any fruit with this easy recipe. Read more...

Turn Overripe Tomatoes into Tomato Water Instead of Trashing Them

Overripe tomatoes may be a little too soft for a sandwich, but according to the good folks at Bon Appetit, there’s no reason to chuck ‘em. You’ll want to rinse or cut off the mold, of course, but once that’s taken care of you’re just hours away from delicious tomato water, a light but umami-packed liquid perfect for summer sauces. Read more...

Junk Doesn't Become Worth Something Just Because It's Free

“Why not? It’s free.” These two sentences can spell doom for your garage, closet, and junk drawer. We all love free stuff. Even if it’s something we didn’t want before, we’re tempted to get it if it’s free. That doesn’t make it worth something, though. Read more...

Take a Risk When You Have a Shot, Rather Than Waiting Until You're Sure

No one wants to take a risk and fail. We all have an instinct to wait until something is a sure thing before taking the leap. However, that hesitancy can lead to missing out. Instead, take the risk once you’re sure you have a decent chance of succeeding. Read more...

Skip the Alcohol Before Bed to Sleep Better

It’s Monday morning. You probably feel groggy and grumpy. Sure, that’s partly because Monday sucks, but if your idea of relaxing on the weekends might include having a couple beers before bed, that alcohol could be screwing up your sleep. Read more...

Make These DIY Detachable Magnetic Lights for Your Safety Goggles

Wearing safety goggles in the workshop is a must, and these DIY lighted goggles from our friend Jude Pullen are a great way to stay safe while you work and get a little extra task lighting in there so you can see what you’re doing. Luckily, they’re super easy to make. Read more...

The Difference Between Road Rage and Regular Rage (and Why It Matters)

No matter how calm of a person you are, driving has a tendency to bring out the worst in us. Perhaps it’s the personal armor of being in a steel case on wheels, but road rage feels different than regular old rage. Let’s take a look at why that is. Read more...

This Video Explains the Brain Benefits of Learning Multiple Languages

Learning a second language is great for traveling and getting a better paying job, but it can also make your brain healthier. Read more...

Build a Solar Powered Mailbox Notification System

Sick of walking over to the mailbox only to find it empty? Adafruit has a guide for building a system where you’ll get notified when the mail arrives. Read more...

Make Better Conversation With the 50/50 Rule for Listening and Talking

Maybe you talk too much in conversation; maybe you clam up. Either way, communication skills don’t come naturally for everyone. For a better conversational flow, use the 50/50 ratio for talking and listening. Read more...

Inputting+ Adds Undo, Redo, and Find and Replace to Android Text Input

Android: Entering text on your smartphone has gotten easier over the years, but it’s still not quite as easy as a desktop. Inputting+ helps by bringing some key features, including undo, redo, and find and replace. Read more...

"Good Investing Is Usually Quite Boring."

If you find investing “fun”, you’re probably taking bigger risks than you should. Adam Nash, CEO of Wealthfront, puts it well: “Good investing is usually quite boring.” Read more...

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