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Turn Two Gas Cans into a Serious Speaker Set

You can put speakers in just about anything, from salad bowls to paper enclosures, but Instructables user txje found that gas cans actually serve a positive purposes: the pour spout can release pressure from the speaker can and the handles make them very portable. Read more...

Can I Use Voice Recognition to Code More Efficiently?

Voice recognition is getting better, and it's increasingly being used for more than just reminders and email. But can you use it to help you code? Maybe. The loquacious coders at Stack Exchange chime in. Read more...

"It Is Far Better to Have More Time Than Money"

It's easy to spend months saving up money for vacations, but as traveler Kevin Kelly reminds us, money's not as important as we think. Time is the commodity we should be watching. Read more...

Reeder 2 for Mac Now Available in Public Beta

Mac: Reeder has long been our favorite RSS reader on the Mac, but it was pulled from the Mac App Store following the Google Reader shutdown. Today, you get check out the new version of the app for free while it's in beta. Read more....

Add Handles to Your Grill with a Few Nuts and Bolts

If you don't have a grill lifter, you can build a much simpler (and cheaper) grill-lifting solution with a couple nuts and bolts. Read more...

This Week's Most Popular Posts: April 4th to 11th

This week we battled the Heartbleed security bug, learned a trick to looking better in photos, beefed up our favorite apps and services, and answered the age-old question about signing your credit card. Here's a look back. Read more...

The Downsides of Storing Files on Your Desktop

Your desktop is a convenient place to store a few files, but it isn't always the best. PC World explains why. Read more...

Protect Your Passwords, Save on Car Maintenance, Learn Sous Vide

Maintaining your car doesn't have to mean breaking the bank. Today on Amazon, you can stock up with 6 quarts of synthetic motor oil for just $36, and you can save 20% on a new DieHard car battery from Sears while you're at it. And of course, you can still pick up a pair of Valeo wiper blades for $20. Read more...

Put Bright Stickers on the Camera for Great Baby Photos

Getting your baby to look at the camera lens, or at your smartphone's camera, isn't easy. Reader Sidin Vadukut shares a great tip to divert your toddler's gaze where you want it while keeping your hands free to take a photo. Read more...

Turn a Full Length Mirror into an Attractive Bathroom Storage Unit

Most of us could use more storage space in our bathrooms, and this DIY project hides lots of storage space behind a full-length mirror in an attractive wooden frame. Read more...

Real-World Services That Are Cheaper Than You'd Expect

From dry cleaners to house cleaners, thousands of services exist to make our lives easier. Oftentimes, we think those services cost an arm and leg, but in reality, most of us can afford them. With that in mind, let's make a list of the services you thought were only for the rich. Read more...

Clean Old Paintings with a Slice of Bread

Don't let dust or dirt ruin your favorite paintings. Even with years of grime accumulated on vintage oil paintings, doughy white bread will make them look like new. Read more...

Geek Out and Get Fit with the Konami Code Workout

Sometimes you need to inject a bit of fun (or nerdiness) into exercise to stay challenged and motivated. Just the name of this workout, based on the famous Konami video game code, might be enough to get you moving. Read more...

Open Thread in the Spring

Bienvenue and welcome to your Friday Open Thread. Hosted by Hackerspace, Lifehacker's commenter run blog, it's a place to kick your feet up and relax. Take part in some coffee shop banter. Read more...

The Seven Easiest Vegetables to Grow for Beginner Gardeners

You don't need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you're a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort, here are the top almost foolproof vegetables to grow. Read more...

Silence Long "Reply All" Threads with Gmail's Mute Feature

We've all been there: you get caught in an email thread where everyone's replying all and even though it's no longer relevant to you, it never ends. Gmail can help you mute these conversations. Read more...

Use Part of Your Vacation to Refocus and Plan Your Finances

Getting your financial situation under control is never an easy task. It might be a bit easier if you do some of your financial planning while you're taking a break from your normal routine. Say, while on vacation. Read more...

Gawker Police Discover Multi-Million Dollar Shoplifting Ring in Detroit | Jalopnik The Gigafactory C

Gawker Police Discover Multi-Million Dollar Shoplifting Ring in Detroit | Jalopnik The Gigafactory Could Make Teslas The Most American Cars | Jezebel Man Gets Sent to Jail Because His Girlfriend Was Too Loud During Sex | Kotaku Covering Yourself with 460,000 Bees Looks Terrifying Read more...

Hover Browser is a Full-Featured, Floating Web Browser

Android: Floating apps are one of the neatest features of Android. Hover Browser is the latest in a series of app that allow you to perform tasks while working on other things in the background. Read more...

Build a Portable, Fold-Out Toolkit and Workbench for All Your Gear

If working space is at a premium in your house, or you like carrying everything you need with you at all times, this DIY toolkit-plus-workstation does double duty. It holds your tools in a (mostly) portable box, and folds out into a space and surface you can actually use and reach your tools easily. Read more...

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