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Will It Sous Vide? Let's Pick Another Topic!

LifeHacker.com - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:00

Hello friends, and welcome back to another topic-picking session for Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.

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Today's Best Deals: Anker Robotic Vacuum, FitDesk 3.0, Activewear Sale, and More

LifeHacker.com - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 08:53

A $150 robotic vacuum that’s actually good, the new FitDesk 3.0 and a mouse to ease wrist pain lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web.

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Ward off Wrist Pain With This $15 Wireless Vertical Mouse

LifeHacker.com - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:29

Whether your current mouse is giving you chronic wrist pain, or you just want to try something different, this 4.3 star rated wireless ergonomic vertical mouse from Anker is only $15 today, or $5 less than usual. In addition to the clever design, it even comes with three adjustable DPI settings and forward/back…

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How to Make Fluffy, Trendy Cloud Eggs

LifeHacker.com - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 13:40

Hello readers! Welcome to Sunday Sustenance, a new weekly column highlighting easy meals for the laziest day of the week.. Normally, I’d use this opening paragraph to say “I’m new around here”, but I have a terrible secret – I’m not. In fact, I’ve been around for a while and veterans of the Skillet comments section

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Two Grilled-Cheese Alternatives for People Who Can't Eat Bread or Cheese

LifeHacker.com - Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:00

If you are a person who avoids either bread or cheese, you may think that your days of experiencing melty, stretchy, grilled cheeses are behind you—but don’t be so sure. We have two options—one for people who can’t eat bread, and one for people who can’t each cheese—and each are delicious.

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Follow These People on Twitter to Help You Understand the Trump/Russia Connection 

LifeHacker.com - Sat, 05/20/2017 - 10:00

It’s a lot, right? It’s a lot. It is a firehose of news. How are we supposed to live our lives, cook a meal, uncrimp our hunched-over necks? Even when I shut my computer, it still flashes its little light in the corner, ready to alert me to the horrors of the world like some kind of pulsing Hellmouth.

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Ode to the Graphing Calculator

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:00

The ridiculously expensive Texas Instruments graphing calculator is slowly but surely getting phased out. The times they are a-changin’ for the better, but I’m feeling nostalgic. I have some wonderful memories associated with my TIs.

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What to Do When You Need $100, Fast 

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:00

A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical bill, or other unexpected expense. Consider the idea that maybe this says less about the financial habits of Americans than it does our garbage economy.

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Twitter Changed Their Privacy Policy, So Update Your Settings

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:00

Twitter introduced an updated privacy policy on Wednesday that has users worried about how their private information is being tracked, stored and used. In the policy, the micro-blogging platform announced its plans to discontinue a privacy preference it previously honored, store your cookies for a longer period of…

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Get Better At Oral Sex?

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:30

Hello all you pervert people of the intertubes, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the time-jaunting dating advice column that helps you avoid mistakes before you make them.

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Sweet and Tart Mulligan

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:30

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend is going to a hot one—or at least moderately warm one—so I think a porch sipper is in order.

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Light Up Your Site With BioLite's NanoGrid

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:05

Yesterday we took a look at BioLite’s CampStove 2, and today we’re diving into their lighting ecosystem.

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How to Make a Graduation Cap Fit on Kinky or Curly Hair

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:30

If a graduation cap won’t fit over your hair, maybe it’s the cap that needs a little styling. Natural hair vlogger Chizi Duru shows us how.

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Will It Sous Vide? A Boozy Chocolate-Cherry Sundae

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:30

Welcome to this week’s edition of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.

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Get Ready for $1,000 IUDs and $1,600 Colonoscopies Under Trumpcare

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 08:30

We’ve been living high on the hog these last few years: getting mammograms and colonoscopies whenever we need them, vaccinating ourselves against cancer-causing viruses for free, preventing unwanted babies from showing up in our wombs without having to spend our rent money to do so. But those days might be over soon,…

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8 Reasons You Should Care a Lot About the 2020 Census 

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 07:52

Do you care about the 2020 census? You should. We all probably should care more about the 2020 census, because John Thompson, the director of the Census Bureau and the man in charge of running the 2020 census, stepped down last week. It’s hard to overstate what huge news this is, and yet the story isn’t getting a ton…

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Save $10 On Anker's Newest Wireless SoundBuds

LifeHacker.com - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 07:35

Anker’s original SoundBuds are your favorite affordable wireless earbuds, but the new SoundBuds Tag just got their biggest discount ever. $26 is $10 less than usual, and beats the previous deal we saw by $2.

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here's How to Fight It 

LifeHacker.com - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 16:00

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same strategy to sell…

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What "Classified Information" Means, and What Happens If You Divulge It 

LifeHacker.com - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:00

The media is ablaze over President Trump sharing classified information with Russian foreign officials—but what is classified information exactly? And what happens if you disclose it? Good news: You’ve been granted clearance to acquire this not-quite-top-secret knowledge.

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I Bought a Pair of Overalls and Now I Will Never Wear Anything Else 

LifeHacker.com - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:00

My “look”—if I even possess such a thing—is best described as equal parts “teenage dirtbag” and “someone who is allergic to pants.” My wardrobe is comprised of jeans, jeans that have been cut into shorts, t-shirts, flimsy dresses, and not much else. But a new garment has edged its way into my wardrobe—and heart—and it…

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