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The Easiest Way To Remove A Broken Construction Nail

When you’re building something or doing repairs, you might come across a broken nail that needs to be removed. There’s an easy way to do it, and all you need is a pair of vice grips and a hammer.


Pick The Second Cheapest Wine At A Restaurant For The Best Value

Wine has so many varieties and varying degrees of value that it can be intimidating to order when you’re out to dinner. Gerald Morgan Jr, Sommelier at Simplified Wine, has some tips on choosing and ordering wine that can help alleviate the confusion and intimidation.


Video Briefly: Anti Piracy Push, Comic-Con 2014 Highlights, Mad Max Trailer

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Everything you need to know about the Government’s piracy plan, Comic-Con 2014 cosplay highlights, vintage cybersex from 1997.


This Video Explains The Difference Between Confidence And Arrogance

Confidence can take you a long way, but don’t mistake it for arrogance — one seeks to lift others up from a place of satisfaction with yourself, and the other seeks to diminish others because of insecurity. In this video, Aaron from I Am Alpha M describes the difference beautifully.


Blab Sends Quick Video Messages To Anyone

Android/iOS: Most messenger apps depend on both parties installing it on their phones. Blab is an exception. You can record a quick video message and send it to any contact via SMS, who can open it in a regular browser. Those who have the app can also reply.


Learn The Basic Elements Of Good Design In Under A Minute

Good design isn’t the kind of thing that’s taught as a core class in most educational systems. However, knowing just a bit about how design works can help you in many jobs. This video gives even beginners the kickstart they need.


Will FuelCents Help Slash Your Petrol Bill?

A new fuel discount scheme promises to save you 20c per litre on petrol each and every week. Will it entice shoppers away from supermarket discount schemes, and if so, how?


Try 'Tabless Thursdays' For Better Single Tasking

Tabs are a great way to keep many browser windows open at once. The Atlantic recommends going tabless one day a week to stay focused.


No Wake On Charge Keeps Your Samsung Screen Off When Plugged In

Android (rooted): When you plug in your phone to power up overnight, you’ve probably noticed that the screen lights up. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S5, S4 or S3, here’s how to stop the screen from turning on when you plug it in.


Everything That Does And Doesn't Work With The New Raspberry Pi

A new model of the Raspberry Pi was released this month that comes packed with more ports and uses less power. While the price has remained the same, a few things have changed that make external hardware work differently. Ladyada has a breakdown of everything that matters.