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This Won’t Be a Normal Inauguration Day

Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20 will be unlike any other in modern memory. After the assault on the U.S. Capitol by a violent mob of the current president’s supporters, authorities across the country are wary of follow-up attacks not only in Washington D.C., but in all 50 state capitals. The threat of further…Read more… […]

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What’s in Biden’s COVID Relief Plan?

President-elect Joe Biden released a slew of COVID relief measures as part of a $1.9 trillion economic plan ahead of taking office next week—it includes a new round of relief checks, enhanced unemployment aid, and a minimum wage increase. Here’s a summary of the plan.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What’s in Biden’s COVID Relief Plan?

President-elect Joe Biden released a slew of COVID relief measures as part of a $1.9 trillion economic plan ahead of taking office next week—it includes a new round of relief checks, enhanced unemployment aid, and a minimum wage increase. Here’s a summary of the plan.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Keep Your Google Speaker From Logging Searches With ‘Guest Mode’

You can now enable a new “Guest Mode” on Google’s smart speakers and displays, like the Nest Audio, and make sharing your devices less of a privacy risk. The feature blocks Google Assistant from saving any commands and questions you feed it—normally useful for getting your digital helper to know you better, but…Read more… Continue […]

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How I’m Using Sleep Tracking to Improve My Fitness

For the past few months, I’ve been wearing an Oura ring to track my sleep. In December, I added a Whoop band for comparison’s sake. I was curious about them because I’ve seen so many athletes—professional and recreational—say they use devices like these to monitor how well they’re recovering from strenuous workouts.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Buy Your Furniture at Online Estate Sales

Certain styles and trends dominate the home furnishing marketplace, and people who care about this kind thing might be drawn to the latest and best offered by brands like West Elm and CB2, but I’m here to tell you that you can ditch the over-priced hype in favor of something with far less cachet: online […]

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How Do I Fix Inconsistent Download Speeds on My Home Network?

It’s time to roll up the shirt-sleeves and dive back into my favorite topic: wireless networking. I realize we beat this drum a lot at Lifehacker, but that’s because wifi woes are a pretty regular source of frustration for readers who don’t hesitate to give my Tech 911 inbox an earful.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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NASA Records 2020 as Hottest Year on Record Alongside 2016

NASA has revealed that 2020 has been the hottest year on record, tying with 2016 for the title.According to the agency’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, scientists found that the globally averaged temperature for 2020 was 1.02 degrees Celsius warmer than the baseline average between 1951-1980, and continues the long-term warming trend […]

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Microsoft Joins Oracle and Salesforce to Develop Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Cards

As COVID-19 vaccines are gradually being administered across the world, a group of medical experts and tech companies including Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce have now joined forces to develop a digital vaccination card in the hopes of resuming travel as soon as possible.The group — named the Vaccination Credential Initiative — will focus on providing […]

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Can You Make Real Money Metal Detecting?

There have been plenty of eye-popping news stories about people using metal detectors to uncover precious artifacts—ancient coins, precious jewelry, gold nuggets, maybe even a piece of Charles I’s crown? (The Brits always have the best finds).As exciting as these discoveries are, the odds of finding such items is low,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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