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Ask LH: How Can I Score A Free Email Alias For Gmail?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m trying to figure out how to get a free email alias that I can automatically forward to my personal Gmail. I love Gmail and its integration with other Google services, but for business purposes my Gmail handle is a little unprofessional. More »      

Insert Citations in Multiple Formats Easily with Google Docs

Google Docs is a great free writing tool with a ton of great hidden features, including the research tool. You can save yourself some time and use the research sidebar to automatically insert the appropriate citations you need for your paper. Read more...

Cover Trampoline Springs with Pool Noodles

Trampolines can be dangerous, especially those ugly, evil springs along the outside. You can help alleviate the danger by covering those springs with a few cuts made in basic pool noodles. Read more...

Office For iPad Now Offers Monthly Subscriptions

Microsoft has tweaked Office for iPad, adding the ability to sign up for a month-by-month subscription from within the app. More »      

Four Ways to Organize Your Money Based on Your Personality

Not all the money advice you read necessarily applies to your personality—different types of people need to utilize different strategies. Whether you're too much of a perfectionist, a procrastinator, or a stockpiler of needless paperwork, here are four strategies to deal with your money persona. Read more...

Six Factors that Explain Why You Have Off Days When Exercising

No matter how often you exercise, we all have that weird experience where a routine will feel great one day and horrible the next. There are many factors at play, but The Wall Street Journal lists the six most common reasons for an off day. Read more...

Epiphany Is a Fast, Modern Browser for the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great for a lot of things, but browsing the web was never one of them. Epiphany is a browser built for the Pi that does just about everything a modern browser can do. Read more...

Pocket for Android Adds Storage Control, Quick Deleting, and More

Android: The Pocket app for Android was updated today with some handy new features, including the new ability to set your offline storage limits, a new quick delete mode, and improved Evernote integration. Read more...

Use Batch Actions to Get Through Your Email Faster

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Five Best Solid State Drives For The Money

We've collected and counted your votes and now your five picks for Best Solid State Drive For the Money are ready to be narrowed down to a winner. These are absolutely the five drives we expected to see make it to this round, but the winner isn't so obvious, and we're looking forward to it. Read more...

7 Discipline-Mastering Practices

By Leo Babauta A craftsman masters his trade by repeated practice, with care and continual learning, with devotion to the purpose. It takes the same kinds of things to master the craft of discipline: Repeated practice Single-minded devotion to the purpose Continual learning Care I’ve been giving some thought to what it takes to master […]

Have Your Toiletries Bag Do Double-Duty as a Clutch

If you need to lighten the load in your suitcase, one item can often serve multiple functions. For instance: use the same zippered bag to carry your toiletries to your destination and as a clutch during your daily adventures. Read more...

The Best and Worst Banks, Based on Checking Account Fees

Many bank fees are unnecessary—and often outrageous, possibly costing over $700 a year depending on your usage. WalletHub compared 25 of the biggest banks to find the most and least affordable checking accounts. Read more...

Be Careful of How You List Colleges on Your Financial Aid Application

Applying for financial aid is no picnic, but in addition to the general confusion, some colleges also use sneaky tactics that can greatly affect your chances of being able to afford attending—or even gaining admission to those schools. Read more...

The Best Body Hacks to Boost Your Productivity at Work

The human body is marvelous. If you know how to harness its built-in superpowers, you can do so much more than you are right now. Use these small tricks to become a more efficient worker. Read more...

Where do you stand on digital books?

Since it's the day after a holiday, I'm thinking maybe a conversation instead of straightforward advice will help us ease back into the week. Today, I'm putting a little mental energy into figuring out where I stand on digital books....Show More Summary

Free Gift Card with Household Essentials, Charge Everything [Deals]

You need to buy laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, and paper towels anyway, so you might as well get a $10 Target Gift Card with your purchase. Just choose three eligible household items to get the deal. Dozens of items are available, so you should be able to find your favorites. [ Buy Three Household Essentials, Get a $10 Target Gift Card ] Read more...

Use Batch Actions to Get Through Your Email Faster

Does the sheer number of emails you have in your Inbox intimidate you? If so, you probably have a negative spiral going on - the more you hide from your email, the bigger that pile of emails get, and the bigger it gets, the more youShow More Summary

Deposit Money Into Your Simple Account Without Delay Using Square Cash

You probably know you can send money to your friends using Square Cash, but if you're a Simple customer, it has an even better use: you can send money to yourself without the delay. Read more...

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