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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Leave a Giant Parabolic Mirror in Your Car on a Sunny Day

We all know you shouldn’t leave pets, infants, or the elderly in your car on a sunny summer day. But giant parabolic mirrors also deserve a spot on that list, a lesson a teacher in residence at a San Francisco science museum learned the hard way last week when he accidentally melted his Subaru Outback’s […]

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How to Survive Extreme Heat In the Great Outdoors

There are a lot of intense dangers in nature, but perhaps the scariest of all is a hot, silent killer. According to the CDC, high temperatures kill more people in the U.S. than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods combined. Here’s how to survive a heat wave when you’re going to be outside all day.Read […]

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Create the Most Bracingly Cold Shower Experience Ever 

I disliked many things about living in Florida, but my main complaint was that I could never quite cool down. For three-quarters of the year, going outside rendered me absolutely useless (because I’m a pale and pasty nerd), and taking a “cooling” shower didn’t help that much, simply because the water never got cold …Read […]

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What to Do When Your Office Is Too Cold

Remember during the summer, when your office building cranked the A/C to stupid low temperatures and you had to put on a beanie? Remember thinking “at least in the winter they’ll crank the heat”? We remember thinking that at Lifehacker. What a fun surprise to learn that our office is also frigid in the winter! […]

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The Best Hacks for Phoenix, Arizona, According to Our Readers

The hardy Lifehacker reader can survive anywhere, from the beautiful trash bag of New York City to the bejeweled hill-pile of San Francisco, and even outside coastal metropoles. This week on Hack Your City, you told us how to enjoy ourselves, and even live to tell about it, in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are the best […]

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This Handy Chart Ranks Hot Sauces by Scovilles

All “hot” sauce possess a certain amount of heat, but it can be hard to know exactly how much fire you’re going to get before tasting. The below chart from Sriracha2Go, which ranks sauces by Scovilles, can give you a glimmer of what you’re getting into.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Handy Chart Ranks Hot Sauces by Scovilles

All “hot” sauce possess a certain amount of heat, but it can be hard to know exactly how much fire you’re going to get before tasting. The below chart from Sriracha2Go, which ranks sauces by Scovilles, can give you a glimmer of what you’re getting into.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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