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Iodine's Cold-and-Flu Webapp Tells You What to Take for Your Symptoms

With the variety of symptoms you get, and the marketing hype of name brand drugs, it can be tough to find the best medicine for your cold or flu symptoms. Iodine's new Cold-and-Flu feature tells you exactly what to buy based on the symptoms you have. Read more...

What Operating System Should I Use for My DIY Home Server?

Dear Lifehacker,I'm ready to take the plunge and build my own home server, but I'm not sure which route I should take. I've seen guides for FreeNAS, Amahi, and even regular ol' desktop Linux, but which should I use? Does it even matter? Read more...

Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills with These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or opinion, and explore new perspectives, by using Socratic questions. Read more...

Shovel Snow Far Away from Your Path to Avoid Ice Sheets Later

If you have to clear your walkways of snow this winter, This Old House contractor Roger Cook recommends you make sure you shovel the snow far enough off the path that it doesn't melt later to cause ice sheets. Read more...

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is a Ridiculously Good Deal at $79

The Kindle Fire HD 6 is the first $100 tablet that you'd actually want to buy. So at $79, you really ought to give it a shot. Read more...

Working with a Mentor Is a Process, Not Just an Accomplishment

Having a mentor can seem like an exciting and enviable asset, but it's not a silver bullet to your success. The real work starts after you actually connect with someone that can potentially be a mentor. Read more...

Pushh Logs and Protects Your Fitness Photos and Tracks Progress

iOS: When your workout goal is to achieve a particular appearance, having photographic progress shots can help. Pushh not only helps you take pictures of yourself, but also tracks related fitness information. Read more...

Stockflare Simplifies Stock Market Data to Make Investing Easier

Reviewing stock market data can be confusing. Maybe you're not exactly sure what to look for or how to interpret the numbers of an individual stock. Stockflare makes it easier to understand by analyzing and simplifying the data, then curating the most useful info. Read more...

This Tool Picks the Right Size and Viewing Distance for Your TV

There are a lot of considerations to make when buying a TV. Chief among them are what size and viewing distance you need. This handy tool takes the guesswork out of both of them. Read more...

Set a Fixed Gas Budget and Save the Excess When Prices Go Down

Gas is a difficult expense to budget for since its price fluctuates often. To make your budget more stable (and save some cash along the way), make gas a set expense. When the actual cost is lower than that, save the rest. Read more...

How to Create Your Own iOS Apps and Extensions with Workflow

Workflow's a new app for iOS where you can create your own little micro apps that can instantly search for directions home, find the nearest pizza joint, search for lyrics to the currently playing song, and more. The best part? Workflow is super easy to use. Let's dig into how it works and learn how to make your own workflows. Read more...

Most Popular iPhone Downloads and Posts of 2014

The iPhone saw all kinds of big news this year, from the release of iOS 8, to jailbreak apps and tweaks. Let's take a look back on the year's best posts. Read more...

The U.S. Airlines That Have the Most Luggage Mishaps

There were over 1.6 million cases of mishandled baggage reported in the first nine months of this year alone. That's a lot of missing, damaged, delayed, or pilfered luggage. Here are the US airlines that have luggage mishaps the most often. Read more...

"The Way a Person Does One Thing Is the Way They Do Everything"

There's something that is far more important than reaching one of your goals: the process that leads you there. If you're going to do something—no matter what it is—do it to the best of your ability. Read more...

Help Yourself Remember Someone's Name by Introducing Them to Others

Remembering people's names when you've just met them is tough, but it's one of the most important parts of networking. If you're in an environment where you know others, introducing the person you just met can help you solidify their name. Read more...

Gawker Now U.S.

Gawker Now U.S. Theaters Can't Even Show Team America: World Police | io9 Archaeologist Finds Artifacts Possibly Linked To Kings David And Solomon | Jalopnik Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda | Kotaku Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Help, My Sex Life Is Dead | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

What to Do When You're Stuck at Life's Loading Screens

Sometimes life is like a video game, and you reach a point where it seems like there's nothing to do but wait. Maybe you're in between jobs or are being held back by something beyond your control, but you can always take this time to level up, help others, and find a way forward. Read more...

Glimpse Stuffs Your Favorite Sites Into the Notification Center

iOS: If you incessantly check one or two web sites, then loading up Safari each time is a bit cumbersome. Glimpse lets you put any web page you want right in Notification Center. Read more...

You Might Be Blowing Your Nose Too Hard

One of the worst parts of a cold is the incessant nose blowing. After a while, you might even start angrily blowing your nose as hard as you can to get all that mucus out of your system. The Wall Street Journal points out this is actually a terrible idea. Read more...

Duet Display Mirrors Your Mac's Screen on Your iPad without Lag

iOS/Mac: We've seen plenty of options for display mirroring between a Mac and an iPad, but they tend to be laggy because they work over Wi-Fi. Duet Display fixes that problem by only working over a wired connection. Read more...

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