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pwd.sh Is a Command-Line Only, GPG-Encrypted Password Manager

If you work keeps you at the command line, or you just prefer terminal windows to heavier apps, pwd.sh gives you a way to manage your passwords in a secure, encrypted local container. Of course, it’s only accessible via the command line. Read more...

Edward R. Murrow's Best Life Lessons

Edward R. Murrow was a giant in broadcasting and helped push the move to television as a broadcast medium for the news. He was unrelenting in his pursuit of the truth and managed to handle himself in the face of adversity. Let’s look at how he did it. Read more...

If You Wouldn't Buy It Today, Then Sell It

We all have clutter, but we tend to assign value to things we spent a lot of money on, or that were given to us. Finance blogger Mr. Money Mustache has some simple advice for combating this: “If you wouldn’t buy it, you should probably sell it.” Read more...

The Truth About Bottled Water Expiration Dates (and How Water Goes Bad)

Bottled water is sold with an expiration date on the label, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t still drink it once the date has passed. This video explains how water can potentially become undrinkable, and when it’s safe to drink otherwise. Read more...

iShows 2 Tracks Your Favorite TV Shows

iPhone: We enjoyed the original version of iShows when it launched because it made keeping track of all those TV shows you’ve been dying to watch easy. Now, an updated version makes it even better. Read more...

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls 

If you don’t have an eye for design, you might not know where to start when it comes to putting art on your walls. You can always go with your gut, but this infographic lays out some basic rules that make it simple. Read more...

Use a "Bad Cop" When Negotiating to Help Make the Hard Calls

The hardest part of any negotiation is being tough. You want to make a demand or refuse a concession, but don’t want that refusal to shut down negotiations. In those cases, having someone to play “bad cop”—even someone who’s not there—can help. Read more...

Five Best Ways to Share Playlists

Sharing music with friends is a time-honored way to discover new bands, talk over your music tastes with friends, and learn a bit more about the bands that you love. This week we’re looking at five different ways to send and share playlists around at a party, or just among friends, based on your nominations. Read more...

Turn Scrap Tile Backsplash Sheets Into Durable, Custom Coasters

We’ve talked about the benefits (and bargains) of architectural salvage stores before, and you can often find pre-gridded tile backsplash there, waiting for your next DIY project. If you can find one you like with small enough tiles, a little trimming and you can have good-looking, durable coasters in minutes.http://lifehacker.com/5985869/visit-... Read more...

Sunday's Best Deals: GoPro Black, Food Steamer, Hard Drives, More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. Read more...

10 Creative Ways to Cook with Your Waffle Iron or Panini Press

Waffles and paninis are great, but there’s so much more you can do with your waffle irons and panini presses. Here are 10 surprising things you can easily cook up with them.http://lifehacker.com/make-homemade-... Read more...

Build a Split-Screen, Raspberry Pi-Powered Portable Retro Game Station

We’ve seen all kinds of portable retro game consoles over the years, but Thingiverse user Jooxoe3i’s project manages to make the smallest device we’ve seen yet using a Raspberry Pi. Read more...

Tape a Tube in Your Trash Can to Prevent Stuck Bags

When your trash bag gets over full, it can create a vacuum that makes it difficult to remove the bag. To counter this effect, tape a tube to the inside of the can. This helps keep air flow going to the bottom of the can so the bag won’t get stuck. Read more...

Turn a Binder Clip Into a GoPro Stand or Mount

The GoPro is clearly our favorite action camera, and the humble binder clip is one of our favorite lifehacking tools. Together, they’re a match made in heaven. One binder clip and you have a stable stand, or a mount you can hang the GoPro from.http://lifehacker.com/five-best-acti... Read more...

How the Experts Protect Themselves Online (Compared to Everyone Else)

If you ask the average person what the best ways to protect themselves online are, they’ll give some true answers—but they’ll likely be different than the answers you’d get from a security researcher. Here’s the difference. Read mor...

Recycle Plastic Plant Pots at Lowe's or Your Local Garden Center

If you garden, chances are you’ve got a massive, growing clutter of plastic pots. It’s a waste to throw them out, but there are places you can have them recycled. Read more...

How to Get Better Quality Out of Your Video Chats

So you’re all excited to hop on a video chat with grandma, but the quality is less than desirable. The video is choppy, the audio echoes and cuts out, and you can barely see the person on the other end. Before you flip that table, here are a few things you can tweak to make sure you’re getting the best quality possible. Read more...

The "Always, Sometimes, Never" Rules for Proper Sunglasses Etiquette

Sunglasses are an essential summer item, but there’s still a right time and place for them. This matrix graphic shows the proper etiquette for wearing and stashing your sunglasses in all types of situations. Read more...

Why Playing Guitar Can Make Your Fingers Smell (and How to Prevent It)

It might sound bizarre, but playing your guitar regularly can lead to fingers that smell sort of like old garlic. Here’s what causes the stench, and few simple tips on how to avoid it in the future. Read more...

Countdown Adds a Simple Timer to Your Menu Bar

Mac: Sometimes, you just need a quickly accessible timer. Countdown is a Mac app that does just that. Read more...

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