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KeepTrack Creates Custom Entries To Log Anything

Android: KeepTrack is a simple app to create a log that you can fill quickly. It also shows you a calendar of your accomplishments, as well as statistics.


Learn To Properly Pair Wine With Your Dinner With This Video

Many see wine as an elegant drink with a steep learning curve when it comes to pairing. Truth is, you can learn to pair any wine with your meal by following a few basic rules.


Avoid A Nasty Mildew Smell Around Your Sink By Using Two Sponges

If you have a potent stench coming from your sink, it could be your poor, abused sponge. You can keep two of them around and rotate use so your sponges won’t develop a mildew smell ever again.


Five Best Language Translation Tools

When you need to translate one language to another, there are lots of technology options that can help. In this week’s Hive Five, we’re looking at five of the best translation tools, based on your nominations.


Make A Leak-Resistant Ice Pack With Water And A Nappy

Everybody needs an ice pack at some point. You can put together a homemade version with a few simple ingredients that won’t leak when it melts.


Give Your DIY Projects A Weathered Look

Sometimes we don’t want our DIY projects to look fresh out of the box. Adam Savage (of MythBusters fame) shows us how he weathers his projects with a few simple tools and tricks.


Sesame Street's Star Wars Parody Teaches Self-Control Techniques

Sesame Street has always been a medium for education — and not always just for kids. In this five-minute clip, the likes of Cookie Monster and uh, Luke Piewalker, show us a number of ways to control oneself in the face of temptation — in this case a co-pilot shaped like a delicious chocolate-chip biscuit.


Make The Most Of Your Space In A Small Workshop

Most of us who compulsively buy power tools don’t have the luxury of unlimited space. Here are a few ideas for getting the most out of storage space in workshops of any size.


'It Takes A Lot Of Energy To Hold Hate Inside Of You'

It may seem counter intuitive to respond to hate with kindness. But, as Zak Ebrahim points out, hate takes a lot of energy.


Video Briefly: Samsung Vs. Apple, Unkillable Robots, Tinder Hacker

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Samsung sticks the boot into iPhone 6, Harvard University builds the toughest robot ever, how to “like” up to 900 Tinderers per hour. Kick off your Friday night with the best online videos of the week!