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Make Dairy-Free Yogurt with Coconut Milk

Whether you're lactose intolerant, don't eat dairy, or just want to try something different, you can easily create a dairy-free yogurt by using coconut milk and a few other ingredients. Read more...

Deadspin Louisville's Chris Jones Charged With Rape | Gizmodo Astronomers Discover Mysterious Black

Deadspin Louisville's Chris Jones Charged With Rape | Gizmodo Astronomers Discover Mysterious Black Hole As Massive As 12 Billion Suns | Jalopnik Rowan Atkinson On What's It Like To Put 41,000 Miles In A McLaren F1 | Kotaku Spider-Man's Dead Girlfriend Is a Kick-Ass Superhero Now | Read more...

Add Smart Lighting To Your Dumb Home On the Cheap, Today Only

Lighting is one of the easiest "smart" upgrades you can make to your home, and Home Depot is having a one-day deal on the gear you'll need to get started. Read more...

Kitchen Tool School: The Indispensable Microplane Rasp Grater

When it comes to kitchen equipment, there are some instances where you must accept no substitutes. Like for a sharp chef's knife, or a heavy-bottomed cast iron skillet. Or a Microplane rasp grater. Read more...

ASL Dictionary Shows You How to Say Words in Sign Language

Sign language can be complex to learn because movements are difficult to convey without watching someone do them. This video dictionary helps you learn new words in sign language with actual humans demonstrating the movements. Read more...

What's the Best Audiobook Service?

Reading a good book is great, but listening to one recorded while you drive, fly, or just chill at home is a great way to fit good books into your life as well. Luckily, even though there are big players in the audiobook market, there are lots of options to choose from. This week we want to know which you think are the best. Read more...

SMSmart Simulates Useful Apps Using SMS When You Have No Data

Mobile data is nearly ubiquitous, but there are still times when you find yourself outside the coverage area. SMSmart can do basic searches, get directions, search Wikipedia, and more all using SMS. Read more...

The Money Conversations To Have When Your Relationship Gets Serious

Couples fight more about money than anything else. You and your partner could be totally compatible in every way, but when it comes to money, sparks fly. Getting on the same page, financially can be tough. To make things easier, talk about a few important topics when the relationship starts to get serious. Read more...

The Equalizer Desktop

Flickr user Elizabeth has a great-looking desktop that puts her music front and center. Plus, it's really easy to set up. Here's how she did it. Read more...

Spritz Seedlings with Water to Avoid Ruining Them

When you're starting your garden, you have a lot to think about. Before you do anything else, get the seedlings going indoors. Read more...

Dig Yourself Out of a Rut by Creating Something

If you're feeling discouraged or down on yourself, getting started on something new can help a lot. If you're not sure what to do, just start creating something, anything. Read more...

Save Everyone from Awkward Silences with Good Go-To Stories

You probably know this moment well. Everyone has said what they wanted to say and an awkward silence fills the room. Well don't be afraid and save the day with a few of your best stories worth telling. Read more...

Most Popular Weather Web Site: Weather Underground

Whether you're heading out across town or across the country, a reliable, accurate weather forecast makes the difference between comfort and aggravation. Last week we asked you where you got your forecasts, then looked at the five best weather web sites. Now it's time to crown your favorite. Read more...

Behind the App: The Story of AllCast

When was the last time you burned a DVD so you could watch a video on your TV? Or set up a laptop on the living room carpet, cables strewn about, so you could watch a video on the big screen? That's all becoming old hat, thanks to apps like AllCast. Read more...

Microsoft Now Lets You Download Windows 7 ISOs with a Valid License

If you don't have your Windows 7 disc handy—but want to create a custom installation, run Windows from a USB drive, or just do a fresh install —you'll need an ISO file of the disc. You used to be able to download them from a site called Digital River, but those links no longer work. Show More Summary

Where to Get Started with the Intel Edison

The Intel Edison is a DIY electronics board that we haven't talked a lot about here on Lifehacker, but is increidbly popular for internet of things projects. It's a little confusing at a glance, so Instructables user DangerousTim put together a beginner's guide that covers the basics of setting it up. Read more...

Better Window Manager for OS X Saves Window States However You Want

Mac: We've seen a lot of apps that mimic Windows' snapping feature where open windows are automatically opened in different positions, but Better Window Manager manages to combine a lot of features into a small package. It allows you to save window states, manage shortcuts, and more. Read more...

Think of Hospital Web Sites as Advertisements, Not Research

When you're trying to learn about a medical procedure, a hospital web site might look like a great place to find out what you need to know. But in many cases it's more accurate to view those sites as advertisements—they're trying to get you to spend money at their hospital. Read more...

Steep Tea for a Short Time to Get More Caffeine from Your Cuppa

Tea is a wonder drink for health but tea lovers also drink it for the enjoyment and an alertness boost. If you care about the amount of caffeine available to you from the tea, tweak the recommended brewing times. Read more...

Steven King on Writing: Throw Out Your Thesaurus

The super-prolific Stephen King has doled out lots of advice for budding writers, including the recommendation to cut down your text. Here's another: "Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word." Read more...

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