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Briefly: Raw KFC, Free Photo Prints, Making A Murderer Theories

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Woman allegedly spies raw giblets in her KFC meal, get 15 photo prints from Harvey Norman for free, watch a robot solve a Rubik’s Cube in 1.019 seconds.

How Old Were You When You Started Saving For Retirement? 

“Save early and save often” is the mantra of just about every personal finance expert. But we all get started on our retirement savings journey at different times. When did you start and what prompted you to do it?

Collect Your Value-Added Tax Refund When Souvenir Shopping In Europe

If you’re holidaying in Europe, you can apply for a value-added tax refund on your souvenir purchases there. It’s fast and free, and most travellers leave that money on the table. There are certain restrictions, but the paperwork can be worth it.

Briefly: Suicide Squad Trailer, Dashcam Disasters, Bankrupcy Woes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Watch the latest trailer to D.C’s Suicide Squad, crazy dashcam footage, top banker warns of looming wave of worldwide bankruptcies.

Hump Day Deals: Free KFC, PlayStation Store Deals, Cheap Convertible Laptops

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: get a Dell Inspiron 13 convertible laptop for $300 off, score a free bucket of KFC on Twitter, half-price Pod coffee machine.

Dealhacker: Free Metal Case For iPhone 5 And Up

Cases can be polarising — either you don’t care as long as it does a decent job protecting your phone, or it has to be marinated in bling. If you’re the former and of the minimalist persuasion, you can grab a free metal case from Zapals right now.

The Best Way To Ask For Cash Instead Of Gifts For Your Wedding

Having a registry for your wedding can be complicated, and you might end up with a bunch of stuff you don’t actually need. Asking for cash instead of gifts is becoming more and more acceptable, but there’s a right way to go about it.

Why Rent-To-Own Retail Purchasing Isn't Worth It 

If you’re short on cash and you need a fridge or furniture, you might be tempted at “rent-to-own” options. These are appliance and furniture stores that let customers pay for items over time by forking over a monthly amount. But Consumer Reports illustrates why this is a pretty terrible idea.

Why Some Apps Are $2 And Others Are $20: How Developers Price Software

A lot goes into the decision to make one app free and another five dollars, or slap another with a monthly subscription. Most of us don’t see it, but developers wrangle with hard choices when they pick a price tag — choices that might make them rich, just pay their bills, or leave them flat broke.

Briefly: Jakarta Bombing, Anime Guide, Where To See The Hateful Eight

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Multiple bomb blasts rock Indonesian capital, your summer guide to anime 2016, the best Australian cinemas to see Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight.

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