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"Beware of Looking for Goals: Look for a Way of Life"

Hunter S. Thompson is probably one of the last people you'd turn to for life advice, but the above quote from a letter he wrote to his friend, Hume Logan, nails what goals are supposed to be about surprisingly well. Read more...

Forge Is a Sketch App for iPad Focused On Brainstorming Ideas 

iPad: The iPad's a great tool for sketching out ideas on the go, and Forge is an app that makes that process a little easier by working less like a drawing app and more like a brainstorming tool. Read more...

?Drink Hot Liquids to Make Yourself Poop

If you want to avoid pooping at a bad time, you'll probably try to plan ahead and visit the bathroom before that long meeting. But how do you make yourself poop on command? Try a hot beverage—coffee works, but so does tea or even hot water. Read more...

Makeovr Adds Invisible Icons to iOS for Home Screen Customization

iOS: If you're sick of the boring grid view of your apps on iOS, Makeovr is a little webapp that allows you to create invisible icons so you can customize your home screen in any way you want. Read more...

Osorno is a city in Chile.

Osorno is a city in Chile. This statement is a fact, but not everyone knows that. And, it turns out, if you present people with this statement written in blue, more of them will judge it as truthful than if you present it written in yellow. Our friends at io9 explain why. [io9 ] Read more...

The Best Times to Ask for a Raise

Asking for a raise is one of those awkward yet necessary things we should do (at least, if we think we deserve a raise). Some months are statistically better times to ask, but you can also time your request based on your individual career events. Read more...

Raise Kids That Aren't Spoiled with Money Lessons on Spending Limits

We teach kids about money because we want them to grow up to be financially responsible, smart adults. Forbes points out there's another big benefit: Keeping kids from getting spoiled. Read more...

How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the rest of us. If you don't have much of a knack for design, a few basic techniques can go a long way. Read more...

Take This Productivity Style Quiz to Find Out How You Work Best 

We all have different ways we prefer to work—some of us are planners and others are relationship builders, some are ESFPs and others INTPs. If you're not sure what your working style is, try this productivity assessment. Read more.....

Save 15% on Amazon Tablets, 20% on iTunes Credit, and More Deals

Today only, Amazon's taking 15% off several of the top-selling Kindle Fire tablets, starting at just $84. Read more...

Why You Should Have a Multimeter When Doing Any Electrical Work

Multimeters are absolutely necessary for any type of electrical work. From installing a ceiling fan to changing a junction box, using a multimeter helps determine if wires are hot or not (and so much more). Read more...

The Other Superfish-Like Malware You Should Check Your PC For

Last week, the internet erupted in anger after discovering Lenovo has been bundling Superfish, a horribly insecure piece of adware, on new machines. Superfish isn't the only program of its type out there, though. Here are a few others you should check your PC for. Read more...

Don't Use Preparation As An Excuse to Procrastinate Change

Whether it's switching jobs, moving to a new city, or ending a relationship, change can be scary. Sometimes we tell ourselves we're planning for change when we're actually just putting it off. Read more...

Cook Perfect Grilled Pizza with a Pie Tin

There are lots of way to get your grilled pizza cooked to scrumptious perfection—like using tortillas for the crust. Make sure the entire pizza cooks evenly from crust to toppings with the help of a pie tin. Read more...

Treat Yourself to Better Pillows, Only $30-$40 for a Pair Today

You ( hopefully) spend eight hours per day in bed, so if you aren't totally satisfied with your current pillow situation, it's worth spending a few bucks to upgrade. Read more...

An Easy Formula For Authentic Drinking Chocolate

If your winter weather self is still hooked on Swiss Miss hot chocolate—you know, the tear-apart packs of powder that come with freeze-dried mini marshmallows—then it's time to make an upgrade to sipping chocolate. Make your own from-scratch drinking chocolate thanks to this brainless, simple formula. Read more...

Gizmodo The Troubled History of the Foreskin | Jalopnik Audi's Latest Light Technology Doesn't Look

Gizmodo The Troubled History of the Foreskin | Jalopnik Audi's Latest Light Technology Doesn't Look U.S. Legal To Us | Jezebel Academy Has Bullshit Reason for Not Including Joan Rivers in Tribute | Kotaku Birdman's 'Fucking Kimchi' Comment Sparks Controversy in South Korea | Read more...

?This Chart Shows You How to Estimate Food Portions By Sight

When you're tracking calories, estimating portion size can be tricky, especially when eating out. While some restaurants have their nutritional information online, most don't. Here's how to make sure that your food journal doesn't miss a beat. Read more...

Reframe Spending Money as "Making Choices" to Save More of It

Every time you spend money, you're making a decision. Maybe you made the decision in the past, or maybe you remake it every day, but every dollar spent is a choice. If you want to save money, pay attention to those choices, rather than just the price. Read more...

XiveTV Streams Tons of Documentaries for Free to Your TV or Smartphone

Reality TV and dramas get tiresome. Sometimes you want a little something smarter to watch, and that's where XiveTV comes in. The service offers thousands of hours of documentary programming on topics from history and culture to space science and medicine. And yes, nature docs and wildlife adventures are in there too. Read more...

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