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Boards for Trello Gives Quick Access to Your Boards in Chrome

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 17:00

Chrome: Trello is a fantastic tool to organize your whole life, and before you know it, you’ll have a long list of boards in this visual organizer. Boards for Trello gives you quick access to these through a little extension icon.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-use-tre...

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Ask a Novel, Interesting Question to Remember Names and Introductions

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:00

Behavior expert Jon Levy has a neat trick to remember people’s names and how they first met. Upon being introduced, he seeks to create a memorable moment, usually by asking a question that will have a unique response.

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Streaks Is a Simple Habit Tracker and Daily Reminder for Android

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 15:00

Android: Habits are difficult to adopt, so it’s important not to overload this hard process with a complex app. Technology needs to get out of the way. That’s what Streaks does.

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Know Which Words to Use on Your Resume for Different Job Openings

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:00

If you like a job opening but don’t think your resume will get you an interview, you probably aren’t using the right words. Tweaking your CV with keywords related to different types of positions can get you through the door.

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How To Cook A Brisket, Which Is Totally Worth The Effort, I Swear

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:35

Just once in your life, cook a brisket, over smoky charcoal heat, on the grill. Do it for the solemn pride of having done so, and for the rime of authority it will lend to your future haughty pronouncements on the quality of others’ briskets. Do it because brisket—a massive cut of tough working muscle from the chest of a cow—is one of the pillars of barbecue mastery, and a good challenge to take on for yourself. Do it because it will make enough delicious, smoky meat for everyone you know to enjoy some. Do it because I am telling you to do it. And, do it just once, because it will take most of the rest of your life to finish. My God it takes fucking forever.

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Make a Quick-Fix Camera Dolly with a Towel and a Book

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:00

If you need to shoot a tracking video, you don’t need a fancy camera slider or dolly. You can do a makeshift version in 30 seconds with things in your home: a thick book and a towel.

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Top 10 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Get-Together

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:00

Whether you’re entertaining for a crowd or just having a last-minute get-together with close friends, the right supplies and tools can make your guests and yourself have a great time. Here are our top ten entertaining tips.

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Share 4th of July in the Friday Open Thread

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:02

‘hello happy Lifehacker readers and welcome to the weekend open thread. How are ya’ll doing? Gonna light fireworks? Use tips from skillet to grill up some great food? Follow Workshop’s advice to build your own bean bag toss ? Do something with your own flavor and verve?

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The Easiest Way to Clean a Public Grill

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:00

You know the last time you cleaned your own grill , but if you’re grilling in the park, you can’t be sure when that public grill last got a thorough scrubbing down. Next time you head to a cookout at the park or camping, here’s how you can clean that grill easily.

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Today's Best Deals: Your Favorite Dash Mounts, Master Mouse, More

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:35

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.

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The Serenity Home Screen

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 19:00

No, not that one. This home screen design aims to bring some calm to your hectic home screen. It includes several minimal widgets and a neutral gray-based color scheme.

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Okay, So Maybe You Won't Get Windows 10 on July 29th

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 18:30

Are you entitled to a free copy of Windows 10? There’s a flowchart for that. However, there’s no flowchart to tell you when you might actually get Microsoft’s new operating system. Officially, Windows 10 is coming July 29th, but not everyone will get it that day—now, says Microsoft, it will roll out in waves.

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Fourth of July Food Chain Deals for Those Who Won’t Be Grilling

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 18:00

If you’re not planning on having a barbecue this weekend (or you’re afraid of making some grilling mistakes ), these national food chains are offering some deals to celebrate our independence.

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Never Forget a Bottle Opener Again by Attaching One to Your Cooler

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:00

This scenario might sound familiar: you’ve packed up your cooler with beer and ice , you get to your picnic site, and you realize you forgot a bottle opener so you’re forced to improvise. You can easily avoid that scenario by attaching one to your cooler.

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Most People Have Cholesterol All Wrong

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:40

Do you know which foods contain good cholesterol, and which contain bad cholesterol? If you think you do, ha! That’s a trick question! Cholesterol in our food doesn’t come in “good” and “bad” varieties, but cholesterol readings from blood tests do, and the two aren’t as closely connected as we used to think.

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Get Perfectly Toasted Buns on the Grill with a Wet Rag

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:00

Toasted buns elevate your hamburgers to the next level, but when you’re cooking on a grill, you can end up with dry, crumbly buns. This trick with a simple wet rag will make sure they get crispy on the outside and stay succulent on the inside.

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What the "Likes" In Apple Music Actually Do

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:30

If you’ve used services like Pandora before, the “like” system (the hearts) in Apple Music are pretty confusing because they don’t actually influence playlists. Over on The Loop, they take a look at exactly what they do.

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Prio Is a Customizable, Colorful To-Do List for iPhone 

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:00

iPhone: You have countless options for to-do apps on iOS, but if you’re looking for something a little more colorful with a lot of options, Prio is worth a look.

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How to Fix an iTunes Library Corrupted After Enabling Apple Music

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 14:30

Apple Music arrived this week on both iOS and desktop. With it came some problems though. Namely, users are reporting that when iCloud Music Library is enabled, their iTunes libraries are getting messed up. Here’s the fix.

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