Learn How to Swear in 15 Languages From Samuel L. Jackson

It’s not unusual for celebrities to lend their voice and their talents to help get out the vote—especially in presidential election years. But this one is a little different, because it involves Samuel L. Jackson offering a masterclass in swearing in 15 different languages. If that’s not enough of an incentive to…

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Source: LifeHacker – Learn How to Swear in 15 Languages From Samuel L. Jackson

Use Chopsticks to Aerate the Soil of Your Houseplants

Whether you’re more of a casual houseplant owner who’s happy if you remember to water it, or are so serious about your plants that it’s part of your personality, it’s always good to have a few tricks up your sleeve. This one comes courtesy of Emma Loewe at MindBodyGreen, and involves something you probably already…

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Saturday's Best Deals: Remote Car Starter Kit, JACHS NY Stretch Tech Pants, Dyson Ball Vacuum, Ravpower Wireless Charging Pad, Pet Water Fountain, Door Opening Multi-Tool, and More

A Compustar remote car starter kit with installation included, a Dyson ball vacuum, JACHS NY Fall Stretch Tech pants, a RAVpower wireless Qi charging pad, a pet drinking water fountain, a door-opening multi-tool, and a Star Wars The Child pin set lead Friday’s best deals.

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Source: LifeHacker – Saturday’s Best Deals: Remote Car Starter Kit, JACHS NY Stretch Tech Pants, Dyson Ball Vacuum, Ravpower Wireless Charging Pad, Pet Water Fountain, Door Opening Multi-Tool, and More

How to Apply for a Job That Pays You to Test Fall Scented Candles

Are you the type of person who can’t pass a candle display in a store without lifting the lid off at least one and sniffing it? Do you look forward to the sights—and more importantly, smells—of autumn all year? Do you actually keep the candles you were given as gifts instead of regifting them? If so, have we got a job…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Apply for a Job That Pays You to Test Fall Scented Candles

How to Enable Zoom’s Virtual Backgrounds on Android

Remote work doesn’t get much more exciting in 2020 than taking a Zoom call from a tropical locale—even if you’re not really there. As an added bonus, Zoom’s popular virtual background feature allows you to conceal your messy, work-at-home room from your colleagues—and it’s now available for use on the Android Zoom app.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Enable Zoom’s Virtual Backgrounds on Android

Cling to That Summer Feeling With a Shrub Spritz

One of the most forlorn, painfully nostalgic songs ever written is “That Summer Feeling” by Jonathan Richman. It’s not really a song about summer; it’s about experiencing the joys of summer as a carefree young person who hasn’t really experienced much else. It’s been kind of hard to listen to this summer, because there…

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Source: LifeHacker – Cling to That Summer Feeling With a Shrub Spritz

Try These Workarounds for Android 11's 'Recent Apps' Bug

A quirky Android 11 bug is affecting an unknown number of users and devices and making multitasking nearly impossible. You’ll know you’re afflicted if swiping up on your Pixel device  to summon its “Recents” screen, or the list of apps you’ve opened, accomplishes nothing.

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Source: LifeHacker – Try These Workarounds for Android 11’s ‘Recent Apps’ Bug

Buy Your Little Kid a Cheap Vacuum Cleaner

When you see a vacuum cleaner, you see a chore: one more thing you have to do that it feels like you just did and yet will have to do again in mere days. When a young child sees a vacuum cleaner, however, they see nothing but possibility: the noise, the effort required to push and pull an awkwardly shaped machine, the…

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Source: LifeHacker – Buy Your Little Kid a Cheap Vacuum Cleaner

The Out-Of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: Week 4

If your kid started labeling everything they don’t like “sus,” they’re probably playing Among Us. Sus is the universal indicator for “suspect” in the multiplayer whodunnit game that has recently exploded in popularity.

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Source: LifeHacker – The Out-Of-Touch Adults’ Guide To Kid Culture: Week 4

Let's Run Some 200-Meter Sprints

Welcome back, runner friends! (Remember, we’re all runners this month.) For this week’s fitness challenge, we’re skipping the pushups and hills and concentrating on the fun part of running: going fast, on a flat course, with the finish line in sight the whole time.

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Use Orion's Belt to Easily Spot Sirius This Month

As a child, my mother taught me how to spot Orion and the Big Dipper in the night sky. As an adult, those are still the only two constellations I can find on my own. If you’re in a similar position but want to expand your constellation repertoire, you have a better chance of doing so for the rest of September, during…

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Source: LifeHacker – Use Orion’s Belt to Easily Spot Sirius This Month

Use Orion's Belt to Easily Spot Sirius This Month

As a child, my mother taught me how to spot Orion and the Big Dipper in the night sky. As an adult, those are still the only two constellations I can find on my own. If you’re in a similar position but want to expand your constellation repertoire, you have a better chance of doing so for the rest of September, during…

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Source: LifeHacker – Use Orion’s Belt to Easily Spot Sirius This Month

Use Orion's Belt to Easily Spot Sirius This Month

As a child, my mother taught me how to spot Orion and the Big Dipper in the night sky. As an adult, those are still the only two constellations I can find on my own. If you’re in a similar position but want to expand your constellation repertoire, you have a better chance of doing so for the rest of September, during…

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Source: LifeHacker – Use Orion’s Belt to Easily Spot Sirius This Month

It's Time to Revise Your Pandemic Budget

Budgeting is important in the best of times, but it’s crucial to keep an updated budget during this pandemic. COVID has likely changed your spending and saving habits, so you’ll want to track your budget more often than you did in the Before Times, perhaps even daily. Here are some things to consider and steps you…

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Source: LifeHacker – It’s Time to Revise Your Pandemic Budget

It's Time to Revise Your Pandemic Budget

Budgeting is important in the best of times, but it’s crucial to keep an updated budget during this pandemic. COVID has likely changed your spending and saving habits, so you’ll want to track your budget more often than you did in the Before Times, perhaps even daily. Here are some things to consider and steps you…

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Source: LifeHacker – It’s Time to Revise Your Pandemic Budget

It's Time to Revise Your Pandemic Budget

Budgeting is important in the best of times, but it’s crucial to keep an updated budget during this pandemic. COVID has likely changed your spending and saving habits, so you’ll want to track your budget more often than you did in the Before Times, perhaps even daily. Here are some things to consider and steps you…

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Source: LifeHacker – It’s Time to Revise Your Pandemic Budget

How to Track COVID-19 Trends on Google Maps

I was really hoping Google’s newest integration for Google Maps would allow you to see COVID-19 cases popping up and spreading out on a giant map in the style of Plague, Inc. Alas, it’s not meant to be—but you can at least now see COVID-19 trends directly on Google Maps.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Track COVID-19 Trends on Google Maps

How to Track COVID-19 Trends on Google Maps

I was really hoping Google’s newest integration for Google Maps would allow you to see COVID-19 cases popping up and spreading out on a giant map in the style of Plague, Inc. Alas, it’s not meant to be—but you can at least now see COVID-19 trends directly on Google Maps.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Track COVID-19 Trends on Google Maps

How to Track COVID-19 Trends on Google Maps

I was really hoping Google’s newest integration for Google Maps would allow you to see COVID-19 cases popping up and spreading out on a giant map in the style of Plague, Inc. Alas, it’s not meant to be—but you can at least now see COVID-19 trends directly on Google Maps.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Track COVID-19 Trends on Google Maps