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Video: While organising and arranging cables behind your media centre or brand new computer might give you a rush of adrenaline, untangling said cables after you add, remove and rearrange the stuff in your life is always a hassle.

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Video: Opening jars is an important part of getting to the food inside them, but the lids can sometimes be a bit on the stubborn side. Here we show you three easy ways to remove even the most stuck-on lids, so that you may consume the delicious contents of the jar they're stuck to.

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Video: If you're a reader of Eating Trash With Claire the Lifehacker series where I convince you to transform your kitchen scraps into something edible and delicious - you should get excited, because it's now a video series. First up, I show you how to make a delicious, flavour-packed stock out of scraps, shells, and other "trash" that is actually treasure. Enjoy!

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Video: A messy sock drawer means a messy life. You deserve a better start to your day than rummaging around for a matching pair. You could replace all your socks with 20 identical pairs, or you could learn to fold your socks right, so they don't stretch out or come unmatched. In the video above, we demonstrate the ideal form of sock origami.

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The fortune-telling game MASH, kept alive over decades by primary-schoolers, requires nothing more than pencil, paper and a friend. Here's how to play this little bonding game.

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Video: Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before, sums up years of research in this one-minute video. There are three areas where you can best improve your own happiness: Relationships, self-knowledge and energy. Here, Gretchen explains why.

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Video: Nearly everyone has had run-ins with infidelity at some point, whether you were the guilt-ridden cheater, the devastated cheat-ee, or the unwitting (hopefully) third party in someone else's affair. (And if none of these things has ever happened to you, well, must be nice!)

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In our new series "Point Taken", staff writers Patrick Austin and Nick Douglas debate life hacks, etiquette and best practices. In this inaugural episode, we discuss the value of "skimming" prestige TV. Are you packing in more entertainment, or robbing art of its value? Nick thinks it's fine to skim a show now and then. Patrick thinks it's a sin. Watch us face off.

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Put on your tin-foil hat, cover your webcam with a piece of tape, and wait for the imminent arrival of the lizard people because it's time for some conspiracy theories. Over half of American adults believe in at least one wacky theory, but why are these absurd and complex ideas are so appealing?

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Pullover hoodies are fine, but sometimes what you really want is one that zips up -- especially if you want to be able to take it off without messing up your hair. Enter this simple sewing project: Just two seams and one cut. Best of all, the picture or writing on the front stays totally visible.

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Most pistachios are a snap to open, but every bag has a handful of holdouts: Those nuts with just the tiniest opening in the shell, like an obnoxious smirk. No need to ruin your nails or teeth trying to get inside, though! We have two easy ways to crack a tough nut.

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Video: There's nothing like cracking a cold beer on a hot summer day, but what if your six-pack isn't chilled? You've got to find a way to get those brews frosty, lest you face the horror of a lukewarm libation. That's why we're trying a couple of methods to cool your beer quickly.

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Whether you're afraid of public speaking, tiny enclosed spaces or massive crowds, they can all be traced back to one, truly specific fear: The fear of death. They may be nuanced, and have their own diagnoses, and they may be treated differently, but at the end of the day, it's all the same fear.