colleges are using price discrimination—here's how to fight it 

Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Kristin Wong to Lifehacker

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

2017-05-18 05:00:00  

what "classified information" means, and what happens if you divulge it 

Patrick Allan

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-

2017-05-18 04:00:00  

clue, the period app, will now track your birth control pills 

Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker

clue, one of the best period tracking apps out there, just added a new feature: you can now keep track of whether you’ve taken your birth control pills, and clue will tell you what to do if you missed a dose.read more...

2017-05-18 03:30:00  

"lettuce jam" is the perfect use for that last sad bit of greenery

Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker

i hate to sound melodramatic, but lettuce and i are enemies. it’s not that i don’t like eating salad—i do—it’s that i never eat salad fast enough before my lettuce gets “weird,” as in “not technically inedible but kind of limp and not-so-fresh l

2017-05-18 02:30:00  

finally, some good news for grads: starting salaries are on the rise

Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Alice Bradley to Lifehacker

headlines say the job market is improving, but it’s more likely that it’s just changing—the gig economy has saved workers from unemployment, but it’s also kept a lot of them from earning a full-time wage. speaking of which, wage growth is in the

2017-05-18 02:00:00  

the mad king of juice: inside the dysfunctional origins of juicero

Bryan Menegus on Gizmodo, shared by Melissa Kirsch to Lifehacker

juicero began in secret. the startup, a sort of keurig for cold-pressed plant-water—which made headlines for the $120 million in venture capital it secured from the likes of google and kleiner-perkins between 2013 and 2015, and again when it ann

2017-05-18 01:35:00  

how do you stay creative when the world is on fire?

Beth Skwarecki

it’s a little hard to focus these days. more crazy shit happened last night than we would expect in a week (month?) of, say, 2015. if you’ve got a creative job or hobby, how do you put the world’s happenings out of your mind so you can settle in

2017-05-18 01:30:00  

the mp3 is dead—long live the mp3 (maybe) 

Susmita Baral

when the mp3 first came out in the 1990s, it was a revolutionary digital audio coding format that significantly reduced the file size of audio content. it dropped sizes by 95 percent. this changed the culture around listening to music: people co

2017-05-18 01:00:00  

language app duolingo finally added japanese and it's great

Patrick Allan

duolingo is one of the best free ways to get started learning a new language, and they’re finally answering the pleas of wannabe polyglots everywhere by adding japanese to their curriculum. sugoi!read more...

2017-05-18 11:00:00  

what i learned from weighing myself 15 times in a day

Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker

the scale is fickle: we lose weight when we pee or when we do a sweaty workout. we gain weight when we eat or drink or put on a sweater. but how much does that kind of fluctuation really impact the numbers we see? i weighed myself fifteen times

2017-05-18 10:34:00  

today's best deals: dyson vacuum, mass effect, water-resistant speaker, and more

Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacke

a powerful dyson vacuum, a larger oontz angle speaker, and anker usb-c cables lead off thursday’s best deals from around the web. read more...

2017-05-18 10:00:00  

the oontz angle plus runs for 30 hours on a charge - just $24 today only

Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacke

cambridge soundworks’ oontz angle is one of our readers’ favorite water-resistant bluetooth speakers, but today, its larger brother is even less expensive than the original.read more...

2017-05-18 08:43:00  

this discounted dyson is designed with allergy sufferers in mind

Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacke

dyson dominates the list of our readers’ favorite vacuums, and the powerful dyson ball allergy has a big refurb sale on amazon, today only.read more...

2017-05-18 08:34:14  

i bought a pair of overalls and now i will never wear anything else 

Claire Lower

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 e

2017-05-17 05:00:00  

i bought a pair of overalls and now i will never wear anything else 

Claire Lower

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 e

2017-05-17 05:00:00  

i bought a pair of overalls and now i will never wear anything else 

Claire Lower

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 e

2017-05-17 05:00:00  

everything new about android from google i/o

Michael Nunez on Gizmodo, shared by Melissa Kirsch to Lifehacker

today at the annual google i/o developer conference, we learned about all the updates coming to the latest version of google’s mobile operating system, dubbed android o for now—at least until its official release later this year. this is the eig

2017-05-17 04:00:00  

everything new about android from google i/o

Michael Nunez on Gizmodo, shared by Melissa Kirsch to Lifehacker

today at the annual google i/o developer conference, we learned about all the updates coming to the latest version of google’s mobile operating system, dubbed android o for now—at least until its official release later this year. this is the eig

2017-05-17 04:00:00  

your reclining airplane seat vs. the lap behind you: who owns the air rights? 

Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Kristin Wong to Lifehacker

it’s annoying as hell when you have your tray table down, trying to work or eat, and the person in front of you reclines, narrowing the already tiny gap between your knees and their seatback. to retaliate, you recline your own seat—it’s your rig

2017-05-17 02:00:00  

your reclining airplane seat vs. the lap behind you: who owns the air rights? 

Kristin Wong on Two Cents, shared by Kristin Wong to Lifehacker

it’s annoying as hell when you have your tray table down, trying to work or eat, and the person in front of you reclines, narrowing the already tiny gap between your knees and their seatback. to retaliate, you recline your own seat—it’s your rig

2017-05-17 02:00:00  

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