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This week at Lifehacker: Take your data home for the holidays. While you're there, crack the neighbors' wifi. Spraypaint the guts of that old computer into Christmas tree decorations. Build a photo lamp from a Mag-Lite. Bend web pages to your will with our favorite Greasemonkey scripts.

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HTTP, FTP, VNC, oh my! Lifehacker's got your home server needs covered for remote access to your movies and music and other, ahem, files while you're home for the holidays.

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While you're there, find nearby wifi, sniff packets and crack passwords with these essential wireless networking tools. Well ok, don't actually break into people's private networks - but you sure could help the 'rents secure their own network from clowns like you.

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Short on holiday decorations? Bare tree and tons of debris laying around the house? Kill two birds with one can of spraypaint. A nice gold sheen can turn the most common household object into a festive decoration fit for hanging next to the mistletoe.

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Some paper, foil, tape and a Mag-Lite's all you need to build your own photo-lamp, perfectly portable for photographing small objects up close.

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Oh Javascript, is there nothing you can't do? Strip ads from Google search results, auto-link URLs on web pages, and add a Delete button and saved searches to Gmail using the Greasemonkey Firefox extension and our picks of favorite user scripts.

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