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Make a Custom Switch Plate Cover Using a CNC Router

Dump those standard plastic outlet covers for a custom made cover made from your favorite species of wood. Read more...

How Far Companies Will Go to Protect You From Copyright Bullies

When somebody wants to silence speech, they often use the quickest method available. When the speech is hosted on a major online platform, that method is usually a copyright or trademark complaint. Read more...

Gawker NYPD Harassment Stories: Living in a State of Fear | Gizmodo Alienware 13 Review: The First F

Gawker NYPD Harassment Stories: Living in a State of Fear | Gizmodo Alienware 13 Review: The First Futureproof Gaming Laptop | Jalopnik This Is Your Nürburgring Crash Supercut For 2014, You're Welcome | Kotaku When Japanese Game Titles Go From English to...English? Read more...

This Discounted Chromebook Packs a 13 Hour Battery, and a Powerful GPU

Acer shook up the Chromebook world over the summer with the release of their new Chromebook 13. In addition to a 13" screen (still surprisingly rare in the Chromebook space) and 13 hours of battery life (unheard of outside the MacBook Air), this Chromebook is packing the same NVIDIA K1 that powers the NVIDIA Shield Gaming Tablet. Read more...

Get Access to Inbox by Gmail with a Friend's Help, No Invite Required

Gmail's new Inbox app is pretty awesome, but it's still invite-only. If you have a friend that's using inbox, you can get access on your own device with their help—even if they don't have any invites to give out. Read more...

Put Together a Productive Team with Jeff Bezos's "Two Pizza Rule"

When you're heading a collaboration of any kind, the number of people you bring on board can change how effective your team's output is. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, suggests employing the "two pizza rule" to help keep yourself from including too many people. Read more...

The Most Affordable Big Cities in the U.S.

Maybe you enjoy living in a big city, but you're deterred by the expense. If you're looking for city living on a budget, check out Kiplinger's list of the most affordable ones across the U.S. Read more...

Hybrid Cloud 2.0: When You Want Multiple Cloud Providers

Hybrid cloud — a mixture of on-premises gear and commercial cloud services — is a common approach in scenarios where pure cloud isn’t acceptable for whatever business reason. But what happens when you want to throw more than one cloud service into the mix? More »      

This Diagram Shows How Restaurant Menus Play Tricks on Your Mind

You may be pledging to eat healthier, but chances are that restaurant down the street has different plans. Restaurants know exactly how to trick your mind into eating the items that make them the most money, rather than the item you may actually want. Read more...

Moving Your Family to Central America for 18 Months : On the Road with Annabel Candy

This is a travel hacking case study. (Read others or nominate yourself.) A popular travel blogger, Annabel Candy’s talents extend far beyond putting text to screen. When I heard about some of her adventures with her family, I wanted to share some of her tales of living abroad with three kids. Tell us about yourself.…

ChooseMyPC Generates a Sample PC Build in Your Budget

Building your first PC can be an overwhelming experience—there are just so many different components to choose from. ChooseMyPC gives you a starting point by asking a few questions, along with your budget. Read more...

Four More Things You Shouldn't Buy at Costco

Costco warehouses pack some serious deals, but some things just aren't the most bang for your buck. We've covered some of the things you should and shouldn't buy at the bulk buying super store, but here's four more items you can cross off your list. Read more...

6 Qualities That All Great Leaders Exhibit

Isn’t it amazing how we can tell when a true leader walks into a room? They command attention. They possess... The post 6 Qualities That All Great Leaders Exhibit appeared first on Lifehack.

7 Reasons to Be Friends With Your Sister

.  The bond that sisters have with each other starts at an early age, and as you grow up with... The post 7 Reasons to Be Friends With Your Sister appeared first on Lifehack.

Quote Of The Day: May Your Choices Reflect Your Hopes…

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. – Nelson Mandela The post Quote Of The Day: May Your Choices Reflect Your Hopes… appeared first on Lifehack.

Procrastination, Shmastination. 3 Power Tools to Get Things Done

My entire life can be divided into 3 phases. Phase 1:  Blissful Avoidance I am at school. I am good... The post Procrastination, Shmastination. 3 Power Tools to Get Things Done appeared first on Lifehack.

This Is Why You’ll Regret Not Getting Enough Sleep

Medical studies have shown a strong link between a lack of sleep and health problems or cognitive impairment. The most commonly recommended amount of... The post This Is Why You’ll Regret Not Getting Enough Sleep appeared first on Lifehack.

Like Thrills and Chills? These are 12 Of The Spookiest Places In The United States

As a huge fan of the show Supernatural, you’d think I’d be immune to scary stuff. I make an exception,... The post Like Thrills and Chills? These are 12 Of The Spookiest Places In The United States appeared first on Lifehack.

What Friendship Should Look Like in Your Thirties

When you get to your thirties, your priorities change. Things that may have seemed important before will look silly now. When I... The post What Friendship Should Look Like in Your Thirties appeared first on Lifehack.

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