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After spending 5 years studying millionaires, I've found that there are 3 types of people who end up the wealthiest

Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each rich person 144 questions. It took me another 18 months to summarize and analyze their responses. In an effort to share my research I've written several books sharing their habits, thinking, …

Study Skills

32 Genius Life Hacks You Literally Never Thought Of

Some people aren’t down with life hacks. Instead, they prefer doing things the old-fashioned (difficult) way. Suit yourself, whatever, but honestly, …

Lifehacks

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops

<b>Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops —</b> Learning how to build diy wood countertops for your cool wood projects not only …

Woodworking

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Marketing

43 Things to Do for Free in Boston

The Boston skyline rises above the Charles River. (Photo: Alamy)<p>Boston has plenty of freebies for penny-pinching students, from its top-notch art …

A man who retired a millionaire at age 33 explains how to graduate from college with a positive net worth — even if you take out student loans

From undergrad, McCurry went straight on to law school. In 2004, he landed his first job out of law school, working at an engineering consulting firm for $48,000 a year. Frugal by nature, he and his wife began saving diligently and maxing out their retirement accounts each year.<p>By 2013, the couple …

Personal Finance

10 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

The first three options are obvious. After that, you have lots of choices. Number 10 is the most interesting.<p>Did you win a mini-lottery? Get a huge birthday gift? Have a month with drastically lower spending? Whatever the reason, congratulations on the extra $1,000. Now don't blow it!<p>Here are 10 …

Retirement

25 Design Freebies Websites Every Designer Should Know

One of the most clever shortcuts I’ve found as a creative entrepreneur is to use freebies. Whether you’re prototyping a new website or designing a package for your product, you can find high-quality resources to help you speed up the process and get things done in a professional manner.<p>There are …

Graphic Design

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

21 overlooked architectural masterpieces in the US

The United States is home to several iconic architectural landmarks — everyone knows the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty — but the country also has a great number of lesser championed masterpieces.<p>We have compiled a list of the coolest works of architecture in the country that often …

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

Clothing

Top 10 DIY Skills That Aren't As Hard As You Think

We feature a lot of do-it-yourself projects here at Lifehacker, but often they seem undoable because they require a skill you don't have. Thankfully, …

Bucket list: 41 places every California kid should visit before growing up

How many of these have you visited?<p>Summer's upon us and we're entering that glorious time of year when families can travel unencumbered by school obligations.<p>To help you plan your family road trips, we've updated and added to one of our favorite galleries featuring places every California kid must …

Digital Music Couldn't Exist Without the Fourier Transform

This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into …

8 Top Stocks Billionaires Love

Google's parent company, Alphabet, is a popular billionaire stock pick. Image source: Google.<p>Investing legends David Einhorn, John Paulson, and Bill Ackman aren't always right, but they often are. Over the years, they've consistently picked stocks that have allowed their hedge funds to outperform …

How can I provide guests with Wi-Fi without giving them my password?

"What's the Wi-Fi password?" If you're like us, you've heard this shouted throughout your house many times.<p>It might be your kid or grandchild, or their friends. Or, worse, you might find yourself shouting it, too.<p>It's a hassle to remember passwords, and it's unsettling to just hand out your …

I've eaten on $2 a day and tried living on an $8.15-an-hour salary in New York City — here are my 10 best tips to save money

In January, I completed the Elon Musk Challenge, spending just $60 on food for the month.<p>More recently, I simulated the lives of millions of Americans who earn minimum or nearly minimum wage and lived on an $8.15-an-hour salary for 30 days.<p>After completing these challenges in one of the most …

Personal Finance

Here's How to Give Graduates Stock as a Gift

Having trouble finding that perfect gift?<p>With millions of high school and college students graduating, it’s worth considering gifting stock as an …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

This Unassuming VW Golf R Has More Power Than An Aventador

Making huge power while retaining a low profile is a recipe everyone likes, but this Golf just takes it to a whole other level. <br>Whether you believe …

The Most Classic Hip Hop Prince Samples

Over the course of a music career lasting nearly four decades, Prince transcended genre, creative, gender and stylistic norms. Before Hip Hop became …

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

College & University

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

Tap Water

An Individual Savings Account, or ISA for short, is a vehicle that allows you to save or invest without paying any tax on your returns. They were launched in 1999 and replaced personal equity

An Individual Savings Account, or ISA for short, is a vehicle that allows you to save or invest without paying any tax on your returns.<p>They were …

How to build an AirPlay receiver with Raspberry Pi Zero

AirPlay is great for wirelessly piping music through your home, but even basic AirPlay speakers come with a hefty price tag attached. You may already …

These Are 14 of AMG's Most Interesting and Unusual Cars

AMG has applied its magic to nearly every type of car imaginable and the results are fascinating, if sometimes totally bizarre.<p>The cars that come from legendary Mercedes tuner AMG are some of our favorites in the world. AMG has applied its magic to nearly every type of car imaginable and the …

This map shows every country’s major export

Do you know what your country's biggest export is?<p>Now, thanks to this map put out by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, you can find out. The map does not include the export of services, but highlights some interesting insights and global trends.<p>Part of their Transforming World Atlas, the report …

Globalization

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …