Lifehacker Roundup

Find an apartment with Google Maps/Craigslist mashup
“MapsKrieg helps you find apartments, houses for rent, sublets and more by mashing Craigslist listings with Google Maps.”

Know what documents to shred and when you should shred them
“” Credit card applications..* Expired credit cards, bank cards, passports, visas, and identification cards (college, military, employee badges, etc.”

Secure your laptop with the LaptopLock
“Don’t let the creep who stole your computer paw through your private files, passwords and personal information. Free data protection and computer recovery service LaptopLock can keep sensitive files safe and prevent identity theft or worse after your computer’s been lifted.”

Avoid a speeding ticket with the Bear Trap Guide
“Created by and for truckers and categorized by interstate, the Bear Trap guide lists the U.S. highway exits where you’re most likely to get caught speeding.”

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