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Gifts For The Car Enthusiast Who Is Permanently Stuck In The 1980s

Everything, it must be said, is currently terrible. This naturally leads to a feeling of nostalgia among people. Perhaps someone in your life pines for a time when cars had pop-up headlights, unhinged turbo engines and stereo equalizers with sliders; a time when big hair and shoulder pads ruled the day, when people listened to synth music without irony because it was just music; a time when...

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The Hudson Hornet cop car by Matchbox, another nice casting I found at the 99 cent store:


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Esta es la solución absurda que da Apple al problema en iOS que cambia la letra “i” por una “A” con un símbolo

Puede que la última actualización del sistema operativo del iPhone y iPad haya traído de regreso ese maravilloso gesto de multitarea , pero también trajo un problema. Usuarios reportan que iOS 11.1 cambia la letra “i” al escribir por una letra “A” acompañada de un símbolo. Apple tiene una solución, pero es absurda.

La actualización a iOS 11.1 ya está disponible, con más de 70 emojis nuevos y... View more »


The 9 Best Travel Apps for Exploring Cities

You’ve landed somewhere brand new, and you’re ready to explore the new city, but you have absolutely no idea where to start. This is where your trusty smartphone comes in. There are loads of cool traveling apps you can use to help you find awesome spots around town. Here are 9 of our favorite apps for discovering new places in unfamiliar surroundings, beyond what the more well-known travel...

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Upgrade Your Guest Room With a $100 Queen Foam Mattress

6" probably isn’t thick enough for a mattress you’ll sleep on every day, but it’s just fine for a kid’s room or guest room, and $100 for a queen is an insanely good price when it comes to foam mattresses.

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New Mighty Car Mods. 

Kinda want this.


How to Sustain Motivation When You're Trying to Reach a Goal

 Goals are easy to set but hard to reach, and maintaining your motivation is everything (which is why focusing on a system is so much better than focusing on the goal itself). A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology sheds some light on what motivates us best.

Get More Done By Focusing on Systems Instead of Goals

We all have things that we want to achieve in our...

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This $34 Electric Kettle Includes Six Different Temperature Settings

Electric kettles are the fastest and most efficient way to boil water, and this model from Aicok even includes six different temperature settings for different types of beverages.

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How to Write a Novel, With Author Mira Jacob 

In this episode we talk to Mira Jacob, author of the novel The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing , about how her novel took her ten years to write, and what she learned in the process. We also hear from Lifehacker staff writers Nick Douglas, Patrick Allen, and Beth Skwarecki about National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo), wherein writers pledge to write 50,000 words in 30 days....

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Class Action Lawsuit Claims Thousands of ICE Detainees Were Forced Into Labor, Violating Anti-Slavery Laws

As it turns out, there are allegations that tens of thousands of immigrants who were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and held at a private U.S. prison company were also forced into labor at $1 per day or for no pay, which would be a gross violation of federal anti-slavery laws.

The allegations aren’t new. The claims were originally made in a lawsuit filed against GEO...

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Gifts for the New Parent Who Could Use a Little Self-Care

When raising a tiny human, it’s easy to neglect self-care. Give the new moms and dads in your life something that will help them re-energize for the long days (and nights) ahead of diapers, tantrums and Caillou.

Toddlers Are A**holes: It’s Not Your Fault

Bunmi Laditan’s hilarious guide may be just the thing parents need to get through the valley of absurdity known as toddlerhood. They’ll laugh...

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Meatless Thanksgiving Mains You'll Want to Eat

Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together, but for vegetarians and vegans, holiday meals can be meat-centric to the point of alienation. Nobody—not even your worst cousin—should have to poke at leftover crudités, cranberry sauce, and maybe some stuffing while everyone else gets to eat whatever they want.

Introducing the Garsquashroom, the Vegetarian Answer to the Turducken

I don’t...

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Grigor Dimitrov Just Can't Seem To Break Through

Grigor Dimitrov, the talented but streaky member of a generation of men’s tennis players that’s been largely overshadowed by the longevity of the Federer-Nadal-Djokovic cohort, looked poised to break out in 2017 when he started the year by winning 17 of 18 matches, knocking off three top-10 seeds along the way. Playing his best brand of tennis—which is so close in style and movement to...

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<i>Battle Chef Brigade</i>: The <i>Kotaku </i>Review

Battle Chef Brigade asks: What if you had to kill a Hydra before competing in Iron Chef? It’s a winning premise, and one that scaffolds the many-headed cooking game’s endless charms.

Out today on PC and Switch, Battle Chef Brigade is one-part puzzler, one-part platformer and one-part role-playing game. Its eat-what-you-kill world revolves around Mina Han, the youngest daughter of a family...

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The Beginner's Guide to VPNs

In our new series Getting It, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here, we’re arming you with everything you need to know to understand and use virtual private networks.

In trying to puzzle out just what, exactly a virtual private network (VPN) is, it can be helpful to simply take the first word away. That leaves...

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<i>H1Z1</i> Dev Leaves Cheats On While Streaming In Apparent Accident

Streaming a game you’re working can be an awesome form of community outreach. Unfortunately, on a recent personal stream, one H1Z1 developer leapt into the game with some of their special powers still on.

Joshua Kriegshauser is H1Z1’s technical director and often streams the battle royale game on Twitch. During a match with friends, Kriegshauser was shocked to find that he seemed to have...

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Black Families Can Get Their Photos Digitized for Free From the National Museum of African American History & Culture 

Digitizing analog media like photos and video cassettes is a tedious process, and requires equipment you may not have at home (your scanner can’t exactly convert a VHS tape). To lower the barrier to media conversion, the National Museum of African American History & Culture is offering a free digitization program, which will provide African-American families access to the museum’s equipment...

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And so Begins the Slow and Steady Leak of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> Toys

The internet was barely trickling into most homes when Star Wars: The Phantom Menace arrived in theaters, so it was easy to keep all of the accompanying toys and collectibles under wraps. But as is apparent from these The Force Awakens figures popping on eBay, it won’t be so easy for Disney and Lucasfilm to keep secrets this time around.

These images of the 3.75-inch versions of Kylo Ren,

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