The Computer Science Student's Bag

Being a student means you need to keep your bag as minimal as possible while still having everything you need for the day. Lifehacker reader Gavin Porter shares the bag he uses to get things done. » 3/30/15 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

The Monkey Business Clippa Is a Multitool in a Hair Clip

Multitools are awesome, but multitools that integrate into your day-to-day wear are even better. If you’re a fan of using hair clips, the Clippa adds in a screwdriver, wrench, trolley coin, ruler, and knife. » 3/30/15 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

1Password for iOS Gets Extension Improvements for Faster Logins

iOS: 1Password for iOS got an update today that drastically improves the extension and makes it easier to use 1Password with other apps. It’s now about as feature-packed as the desktop extension. » 3/30/15 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

The Best US Airlines for Canceling (or Changing) Your Reservation

Airlines love charging fees, but the worst is when you need to change or cancel your reservation. These fees can end up eating up the entire cost of your ticket to make the whole process pretty worthless. It’s not all bad news, though: some airlines have better policies than others. Let’s break down which are the best… » 3/30/15 4:00am Yesterday 4:00am

Filters for iPhone Adjusts Photos with Over 800 Different Tweaks

iOS: You have a billion options for different photo editing apps on iOS, but Filters might be one of the simplest to use. It comes packed with over 800 different photo filters, but still manages to be friendly to use. » 3/27/15 1:30pm Friday 1:30pm

Paperwork Is an Evernote Alternative You Can Host Yourself

If you’re not a big fan of storing your notes on a third-party service like Google Keep or Evernote, Paperwork is similar software that’s open-source that also allows you to host it yourself. » 3/27/15 11:30am Friday 11:30am

Discuss Your Intent Before Content When Disagreeing with Your Boss

Disagreeing with you boss is difficult territory to wander through. To keep things civil, Harvard Business Review suggests you frame your intent as a mutual goal before you get into the details. » 3/26/15 1:30pm Thursday 1:30pm

Amazon's Unlimited Everything Plan Makes Cloud Storage Super Cheap

Amazon launched a couple of new plans for its Amazon Cloud Drive service today and both are a pretty good deal compared to other services. If you already have a Prime membership, you can get unlimited photo storage for free, or if you want to upgrade, you can get unlimited storage for just $59.99/year. » 3/26/15 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

Tightly Roll Pillows and Secure them with Rubber Bands Before Washing

Your pillow is probably disgusting, which means it's time to give it a good washing. To do so, Apartment Therapy suggests rolling it up tight and securing it a rubber band. » 3/26/15 12:30pm Thursday 12:30pm

What I've Learned Returning to the Dating Pool in My 30s

Dating has always been an odd experience. There are rules, but nobody knows them. There are special codes, but nobody has a cipher. Yet, somehow, unless you're in your 20s, things are weirder than they've ever been. » 3/26/15 8:00am Thursday 8:00am

Build a Custom Wood Housing for Any Electronics Project

Making your own electronics projects is great, but after you get things actually working, you need to build a case for it to keep those electronics safe. Over on Make, they walk you through a simple way to make your own case with some cheap wood. » 3/25/15 12:00pm Wednesday 12:00pm

Fantastical 2 Adds a New Look, Full Calendar View, and a Price Bump

Mac: Fantastical has long been one of the Mac's best calendar apps and today a brand new version comes packed with a ton of new features, a new look, and unfortunately, a less-accessible price tag. » 3/25/15 6:30am Wednesday 6:30am

Hide Apple TV Channels in Bulk to Declutter Your Home Screen

Apple TV keeps getting more and more channels, which is great, but all that visual clutter can make it tough to find what you're actually looking for. 9to5Mac points out that it's easy to hide a bunch of channels at once if you know where to look. » 3/24/15 1:30pm 3/24/15 1:30pm

Set Impossible Goals to Get Over Self-Doubt

If you're feeling a little insecure at work, it's easier to set up obtainable goals so you're always achieving something. However, while it might sound counterintuitive, over at Fast Company, marketing strategist Ted Karczewski suggests that one way to counter self-doubt is to give yourself impossible goals. » 3/24/15 1:00pm 3/24/15 1:00pm

Make Your Own High-End Looking Speaker Cables On the Cheap

You can spend a ton of money on speaker cables, but there's no evidence that higher "quality" cables affect the sound enough to justify the price. They do tend to look cooler and last longer, so if you're just looking for that, Instructables user junits15 shows off how to make your own. » 3/24/15 12:30pm 3/24/15 12:30pm

Subtly Convince Someone You're Correct By Asking the Right Questions

Planting ideas into someone's head is a great way to win an argument and over on BBC Future, they point out that simply asking the right kinds of questions is one of the easiest ways to make people come around to your way of thinking without them even realizing it. » 3/24/15 11:30am 3/24/15 11:30am

The US Army Officer's Bag

When you work for the Army Engineers, you need to be prepared for just about everything. Over on Cool Tools, Pat Ripton shares his bag, that's packed with all kinds of useful stuff. » 3/23/15 5:00pm 3/23/15 5:00pm