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Superhero Workout Turns Your Exercise Routine Into a Story-Driven Game

iOS: Gamifying workouts is nothing new, but Superhero Workout, a new game from the developers of Zombies, Run!, changes things up a bit by adding an actual story to your workout. Read more...

Will a Hybrid Car Actually Save You Money?

Hybrid cars save you quite a bit on gas, but they also cost more—so how many miles do you have to drive before you come out ahead? The folks at OppositeLock did a little research to figure out just that. Read more...

Use a Bottom-Up Approach to Learning to Code If You're a Beginner

Some people say you should jump in and just start trying to make an app or whatever it is you want to make when you're interested in learning to code. Others recommend a "bottom-up" approach, learning the basics first and slowly building over time. Read more...

Put a 24 Hour Hold on Your American Airlines Ticket for Free

If you've ever been torn between trying to score a great ticket price and solidifying your travel plans, then American Airlines' web site has a great feature for you. They allow you to put a free hold on your ticket for 24 hours. Read more...

Which is Better: Ebooks or Paper Books?

With the advance of phones, tablets, and ereaders, ebooks have become a popular reading standard. Still, there's something about the feel of an old-fashioned paper book. Which do you think is the best? Read more...

Send a Thank You Letter After a Job Rejection

Whether emailed or handwritten, a quick thank you note sent to your interviewer after the interview could improve your chances of getting the job. Even if you don't get the job, though, it's smart to send a note of thanks. Read more...

What's the Best Way to Finance My Home Improvement Projects?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a few remodeling projects I want to get done soon, but I'm not sure how I'm going to pay for it all. Are the "zero percent interest" loans or credit card offers right for this? Or should I apply for a new home loan, like a home equity loan or line of credit? What's the difference between all of these financing options? Read more...

Upgrade Your Kitchen, Protect Your Valuables, Go to a Movie [Deals]

We haven't found evidence of a particular promotion, but several highly-rated Cuisinart kitchen appliances are down to their lowest prices ever today. Read more...

This DIY Headphone Holder Is Easy to Make, Built from Reclaimed Wood

It's definitely more complicated than a couple of hooks in the wall or under your desk, but this DIY headphone holder has a lot of personality, was made from a block of reclaimed firewood, and, according to Instructables user mikeasaurus, was pretty easy to make. Read more...

Special Offer: Pre-Order The Happiness of Pursuit & Receive a Ton of FREE Stuff

  As mentioned last week, my new book will be published on September 9—less than 21 days from today! Short version of this post: if you’re able to pre-order the book, that will greatly help it debut well. All orders are appreciated, even single copies, but we’re offering a number of bonuses and a lot…

Build Some Fans Into Your Entertainment Center for Better Cooling

Entertainment cabinets are great for housing your media hardware, but those cupboards can get pretty hot. In this video, LinusTechTips shows us how to install custom cooling in your entertainment center. Read more...

?How To Find The Perfect Tent

Is there anything more synonymous with camping than the tent? Whether you're just getting started or looking to upgrade, the shear number of options can be mind boggling. Here's a quick and handy guide to buying the right tent for you. Read more...

Fix Stuck Pixels in Your Photos

If you're seeing tiny bright spots in your photos, you may have a dead or stuck pixel problem with your camera. Our friends at the How-To Geek show us how to fix it. Read more...

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of life. Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of of a self-help guru's empty promises, but they are the starting point that leads to every improvement. Read more...

5 Tips for Keeping Your Family Organized Using a Digital Calendar

Would you like to go digital with your family calendar but aren’t sure where to start? Have you already tried a calendar app or software, but it hasn’t worked? Here’s what you need to create and simplify your family’s digital calendar.… continue reading... The post 5 Tips for Keeping Your Family Organized Using a Digital Calendar appeared first on simplify 101.

Flippr Accesses Your Widgets Anywhere in Android

Android: Widgets are one of Android's best unique features. The trouble is they're limited to the home screen. Flippr solves the problem by putting any widget a swipe away. Read more...

The power of checklists

Checklists can be useful tools for all of us, in many situations. Post written by Jeri Dansky Let Unclutterer help you get your home or office organized. Subscribe to our helpful product shipments from Quarterly today.

How Investing Affects Your Taxes

Investing can be intimidating, and the extra tax rules can turn it into an even bigger, confusing animal. Here's a simple rundown of how taxes work when you invest money. Read more...

LearnHowToBecome Gives You an Overview of a New Career Path

Breaking into a new career doesn't usually come with a roadmap. While there isn't always one "correct" way to get a particular job, LearnHowToBecome helps give a framework for many popular careers. Read more...

Download 275 Free Resume Templates for Microsoft Word

A good resume can land you that job interview, so you want to stand out. If formatting a resume isn't your thing, Hloom has 275 free Microsoft Word templates to download. Read more...

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