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What To Eat After Exercise For The Best Recovery

Sports performance was once thought to be enhanced by practices such as drinking cognac before an Olympic marathon run. Thankfully, today’s nutrition strategies are more scientific and properly researched.


Looking For A 2TB Hard Drive? Here's One For $79

It’s taken some time, but magnetic hard drives are starting to feel the squeeze from their flash-based successors. However, until they’re priced the same per gigabyte, the bulk of your data will remain stored on ever-more dense rotating platters. If you’re in the market to expand your PC’s storage space, it’s hard to beat this deal for a 2TB USB 3.0 drive for $79.


Try Replacing Coffee With One Of These Alternatives

The world will never stop drinking coffee (and caffeinated beverages), much like it’ll never cease investigating supposedly healthier substitutes. Whether you’re trying to swear off the stuff, or just looking for something to alternate with, there are things you can try — from quaffing different potables to more physical activities.


Video Briefly: Anita Sarkeesian Returns, Ice Bucket Challenge Fails, New Screen Team Parody

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge fail compilation, Screen Team takes on Guardians Of The Galaxy. Kick off your Friday night with the best online videos of the week!


Freebie Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Pixel Road on Windows Phone, Easy Battery Doctor on Android and RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 on iOS. Download them all without spending a cent!


Pages Has A Hidden Steve Jobs Easter Egg

Apples’ Pages word processor is free for most Mac owners now, but still not that great (give us Word or Google Drive any day, thanks). But it does have one hidden feature that Apple enthusiasts can enjoy: the full text of Apple’s “here’s to the crazy ones” ad campagn and Steve Jobs’ commencement speech for graduates at Stanford in 2005.


Dealhacker: Get Up To 80 Percent Off Video Games From Amazon

Amazon has just launched its “End of Summer” Sale with up to 80 per cent off a range of video games, including Titanfall, Batman Mega Bundle and Hitman: Absolution. Here are a few bargains that are worth checking out — with links to each deal.


How Being A Home Owner Improves Your Sex Life [Infographic]

Buying your first house is one of the most stressful endeavors you’re ever likely to go through. On the plus side, it does help to get you more nooky, if this infographic is to be believed. (How else are you going to install that stripper pole?)


Killer Interview Question: What Has The Most Satisfying Moment In Your Life Been?

A broad but challenging addition to our killer interview questions collection: What has the most satisfying moment in your life been?.


Ask LH: When's The Cheapest Time To Buy A Car?

Hi Lifehacker, I’m in the market to buy a new car, and I’m wondering which months have the best deals? Does when you buy make a difference?