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Set ‘Custom Shortcuts’ in the Lyft App For Addresses You Never Remember

Over the past few months I’ve had to go to a handful of different doctor’s appointments around town. I live in San Francisco and don’t own a car, so going to those appointments always means Lyfting to them. Without fail, before each and every one of them I end up getting ready to head out the door and then realize I…

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Make Party Cocktails By the Pitcher Rather Than the Glass

Last night I attended a holiday party where my contribution was a plate of sausage and cheese balls and a 750ml bottle of Old Fashioneds. Both were well received, but the Old Fashioned perhaps caught the most attention. As it turns out, a lot of the party-goers had never considered making a bunch of them at once, and…

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Get Instagram Likes and Comment Counts Back Using This Chrome Extension

Last month Instagram started hiding the likes on some posts from U.S. accounts. The idea behind the move was to allow users to “focus on the photos and videos you share, not how many likes you get.”

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Sunday’s Best Deals: NFL Apparel, REI Outlet, Sherpa Slippers, Kindle Unlimited, and More

An REI Outlet Sale, an NFL Apparel Gold Box, and 3 Months of Kindle Unlimited lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web.

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Got Too Many Shoes? Organize The Crap Out of Them With These Underbed Storage Bags

Lifewit Shoe Storage Organizer, 2 Pack | $22 | Amazon | Promo code L9AO7OQ4

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How Can I Block a Number from Calling My Cellphone?

Whether it’s your annoying ex, a persistent telemarketer or
someone else you’d rather not hear from, there are probably a few phone
numbers you’d like to block. You actually have a number of options here, depending on the type of phone you’re using. Let’s take a look at what some of the more popular phones have…

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How to Challenge Your Highly Sensitive Child

As one pediatrician and author says, some kids are like dandelions. They’re fairly resilient, able to cope with stress, change and adversity. And others are like more like orchids; they’re more sensitive, seeming to feel things more deeply or struggle with change or the unexpected. If you’re the parent to one of these…

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How to Ergonomically Optimize Your Workspace

If you’re someone who spends most of your day sitting at a
desk, chances are you know how awful it can make you feel at the end of
the day. Here’s how to set up an ergonomic workspace to keep you
comfortable and injury-free.

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How Can We Upgrade the Upgrade?

Do you listen to The Upgrade, Lifehacker’s weekly podcast? It’s time to make your voice heard. We want to know what we doing better. What do you like about The Upgrade? What do you want to hear more of? What do you wish we would do differently?

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Don’t Wait for Microsoft to Reset Your Account’s Password

Microsoft’s decision to reset the passwords of 44 million accounts, is actually a good thing. If your account is affected, thank Father Gates, because Microsoft is alerting you to the fact that it searched a database of more than three billion leaked accounts and found information belonging to yours.

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