Lifehacker isn't shutting down altogether over the Christmas break -- our hard-working weekend editor Logan will keep the content flowing, and I'm back on deck from December 28. But we will be slowing down a little to reflect the fact that it's time for a break, people! Thanks everyone for reading and sharing your comments throughout 2011, and I hope your Christmas goes swimmingly. Picture from IKEA Hackers
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