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The Best Way To Wrap A  Sandwich For On The Go Eating

Do your sandwich a favour and do more than just toss it in a plastic baggie. Wrap it like this with a sheet of wax paper and keep it from getting crushed in your lunch bag. It won’t leak, it will stay dry and it’s perfect for eating on the go without a mess (or saving one half for later.)


Your Bathroom Medicine Cabinet Is A Bad Place To Keep Medicine

A medicine cabinet is a great place to keep grooming tools or toiletries but, despite the name, it’s a terrible place to store medications. The temperature and humidity of a bathroom can make medications go bad more quickly than they otherwise would.


Free Up A Ton Of Storage Space On Your iPhone By Trying To Download A Movie

iOS: Storage space on the iPhone and iPad fills up way too quickly. Here’s an odd, yet effective trick to reclaim several gigabytes of storage space in a few minutes.


Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Destroy A Hard Drive?

Dear Lifehacker, What’s the best way to dispose of a used hard drive? I’ve knocked a hole through using a crowbar and hammer near the spindle and through the circuit board. Is that sufficient to prevent any data recovery? Is there an easier way to destroy the hard drive?


Store Tools And Pot Lids Inside Your Cabinet With A Magnetic Strip

Wall-mounted magnetic strips are a handy way to store more than just knives. You can also use them to keep metal tools, like food processor blades and attachments, and other loose items like pot lids organised and easy to access.


How To Make A 118 Gigabyte Floppy Drive

Before you call fake, know that both you and this custom built computer are being tricked in two very clever ways.


Nest Your Cloud Storage Folders For Extra Backups

The likes of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Dropbox, and Box are falling over themselves to offer you straightforward cloud storage and syncing services. If you’ve signed up for two or three of these apps, then you can easily combine them to create extra online copies of your files, just in case one of them goes down at an inopportune time.


Add Storage To Your Car With A Shower Caddy

Expand the amount of space you have to store drinks, snacks and other small items in your car by sticking a few suction cup shower caddies to the windows. It’s cheap, easy and great whether your passengers are kids or adults on a road trip.


Save Space On A Mac By Disabling Unnecessary Automatic Downloads

Mac: If you’ve had a Mac for a long time, you might have a ton of stuff — from podcasts to iOS apps — set to download automatically. This is usually pretty pointless nowadays for most of us. Here’s where to check to make sure you’re not wasting precious hard drive space.


Optical Data Storage Squeezes 360TB On To A Quartz Disc, Forever

Want to make sure you back something up indefinitely? Then you could do worse than a digital data storage technique that uses laser light to store 360 terabytes of information on nanostructured quartz for up to 14 billion years.


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