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25 Unnecessary Wastes of Money You Don’t Think About

Some money-saving tips are obvious, like flying coach, cutting back on eating out, or ditching expensive bad habits like smoking.... The post 25 Unnecessary Wastes of Money You Don’t Think About appeared first on Lifehack.

Facts You Probably Never Knew About Dreaming

Did you know that every face in your dreams is one that you have seen at some point in your... The post Facts You Probably Never Knew About Dreaming appeared first on Lifehack.

How Big Data Can Help Fix Medical Research

A recent paper in the British Medical Journal suggests that evidence-based medicine is in crisis. Evidence-based medicine is based on the practice of employing treatments that have scientific research that backs up their effectiveness. Show More Summary

Dealhacker: 7-Eleven Is Selling Super Slurpees For $1 All Week

You can currently get super-sized Slurpees from 7-Eleven for just $1. The deal is available until 4 August, which means you have six more days to sate your Slurpee fetish. Rug up and get on it! More »      

How To Use Social Media To Grow Your New Business

Social media can be an effective way of marketing your business — but you need to choose the right platforms and the right tools. Get started with these tested and proven methods. More »      

The July Home Screen

There's always something to be said for simplicity. That's certainly the case with this home screen design. This one features a small overview of your day's events alongside the current date and time, and a few notification badges to let you know how many emails or missed calls you need to tend to. Read more...

When It Makes Sense To Restrict Device Choice

We’ll be devoting most of this ebook to looking at how you can expand device choice in a secure fashion, but it’s worth recognising that there are scenarios where limited device choices can make sense. We don’t want to suggest this is...Show More Summary

Use an Empty Wine or Liquor Bottle as a Rolling Pin

If you're like me and rarely take the time to bake anything, a rolling pin is probably not something you have in your kitchen. In the event the baking bug bites, you can use an empty glass bottle in a pinch to roll out your dough. Read more...

Aussie Travellers Favour Europe Mid-Year, US At Christmas

If you want a guide to where Australians are travelling, the currencies they’re converting are a reasonable guide. Data from travel card provider OzForex suggests that when we head overseas, our destination depends very much on the time of year. More »      

This Chart Shows Which Video Games Give the Best Return On Investment

Video games can be expensive, especially when you're taking a chance with something you haven't tried or seen much of. The eBay Deals team has put together a way to see a game's ROI (return on investment) so you can see what games—and DLC—may have the best value per your dollar. Read more...

Everything That Does and Doesn't Work with the New Raspberry Pi

A new model of the Raspberry Pi was released this month that comes packed with more ports and uses less power. While the price has remained the same, a few things have changed that make external hardware work differently. Ladyada has a breakdown of everything that matters. Read more...

Ask LH: Am I Allowed To Use An Ex-Employer's Website In My Design Portfolio?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m a recently-minted freelance web developer learning how to make my way in the world of solo business. In preparing an online portfolio to present to potential clients/employers, I have included several examples of websites that I built at the advertising agency for which I used to work. Show More Summary

System Center Adds Office 365 Management Tools

Managing a large Office 365 deployment just potentially became a little easier: Microsoft has released a management pack for System Center 2012 R2 so you can track Office 365 users and issues, and opened up an API that allows other management tools to track activities using Office 365. More »      

How Much Sleep Do You Need To Feel Normal And Healthy?

Getting “enough sleep” is a weird concept, considering that everyone is a little bit different. What does science have to say on the matter? Just how much sleep should you be getting? And what the hell is “sleep debt”? This video explains all. More »      

Simplify Switching Between OS X Partitions with an AppleScript

Switching between OS X partitions usually requires you to either manually change your startup disk or hold down the Option key when you boot, but iDownloadBlog reader Antony Verros shares a simple AppleScript that makes rebooting a bit simpler. Read more...

Jalopnik Getting Gas Is The Hardest Part Of Owning An Exotic Car | Jezebel Thank Goodness Richard Da

Jalopnik Getting Gas Is The Hardest Part Of Owning An Exotic Car | Jezebel Thank Goodness Richard Dawkins Has Finally Mansplained Rape | Kotaku EA Announces Netflix-Like Subscription Plan On Xbox One | Lifehacker Five Things I Learned From Hanging Out with a Nine Year Old | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Why Creative Side Projects Are Good for You

At any given time, I have a side project running. It's often a new blog or a book or a newsletter. Sometimes I try to design WordPress themes. Other times I try photography. And there's good news: side projects improve other areas of your life. Read more...

Instagram is quietly launching a new Snapchat-style app called Bolt, in which users can send photos

Instagram is quietly launching a new Snapchat-style app called Bolt, in which users can send photos or videos that expire upon viewing. The app is currently only available in certain regions—New Zealand, Singapore, and South Africa—in preparation for a wider launch. Read more on The Verge. Read more...

How "Fatal Attraction" Negatively Affects Your Relationships

The idea that opposites attract is pretty old, but it's still something that people wrestle with every day. We're attracted to someone's opposite, positive qualities, but then quickly get annoyed with them over time. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, Dr. Diane Felmlee calls this phenomenon "fatal attraction." Read more...

Better Open With Improves Android's App Chooser with Delayed Defaults

Android: One of the coolest things about Android is that you can choose which default app you use to open certain types of links. However, this can also get convoluted if you want to have choice in the future, or don't like the extra step. Better Open With improves this experience. Read more...

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