An American Has Died From Measles for the First Time Since 2003

A woman in Clallam County, Washington has died of measles. It is the first U.S. death since 2003 to be attributed to the highly infectious disease. State health officials say the woman’s case “illustrates the importance of immunizing as many people as possible to provide a high level of community protection against… » 7/02/15 5:10pm 17 minutes ago

4 Droughts Happening Right Now That Are Worse Than California's

California and the American West are not the only places suffering from drought—in fact, there are several places in the world right now where overtaxed aquifers, severe pollution, and lack of rainfall are creating extreme water insecurity for residents. In some places, water is so scarce that municipal supplies are… » 7/02/15 2:40pm Today 2:40pm

Amazon Might Pay Self-Published Authors Less Than a Cent Per Page Read

So, remember that new Amazon payment scheme that’s going to revolutionize self-publishing by dolling out royalties based on pages read rather than copies sold? Remember how that was going to reward authors who can keep readers hooked rather than folks who can crank out 500 page-tomes that nobody has the gusto to… » 7/02/15 1:40pm Today 1:40pm

Today's Best Deals: All-Clad Skillet, Anker Batteries, and a Lot More 

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/02/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Flix Plus Customizes Every Corner of Netflix's New Interface

Chrome: Flix Plus, Lifehacker’s original Chrome extension for Netflix, has been fully updated to customize Netflix’s new layout. You can hide spoilers, show Rotten Tomato ratings, and lots more. Here’s what’s new.http://lifehacker.com/netflix-is-get... » 7/02/15 1:14pm Today 1:14pm

Hunt Down and Remove Duplicate Files from Your PC

Duplicate files can cause all kinds of problems on your computer, taking up precious storage room, confusing your photo or media manager apps, and generally getting in the way of searches and other operations when you’d rather they didn’t. You don’t have to accept duplicate files as an inevitability of running a PC,… » 7/02/15 11:20am Today 11:20am