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Bill Gates joins tech titans in fight against the National Rifle Association

Bill Gates is opening up his considerable piggy bank in Silicon Valley’s fight against the National Rifle Association. The Microsoft billionaire donated $1 million to Initiative 594, which will require criminal background checks for firearm sales.<p>Gates joins a long line of high-profile activists in …

5 Ways People Die Before They're Actually Dead

As the father of two beautiful little girls (ages five and three), I've spent a great deal of time thinking about if it was possible to give them both a gift that they will value for their entire lifetimes. After a lot of self-reflection, I finally decided on exactly what that gift should be:<p><b>I want</b> …

29 Hacks For The Frugal Clean Freak

Bonus: most of these are earth-friendly, too.

Frugal Living

Evernote Integrates with FastPencil So You Can Publish Your Notes

You know that incoherent jumble of notes you’ve been quietly working on in Evernote? Well, now it’s even easier to publish it as a book, through a new integration with self-publishing platform FastPencil.<p>Once you’ve imported to FastPencil, you can share your work with others to get editing …

Infographic: Make Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

The average home contains up to 25 gallons of toxic chemicals, many of which are in store-bought cleaners. If you have kids, pets or an eco-friendly …

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The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

Jealous of people who live in immaculate homes? A maid isn't needed, just some better habits. Here's how to make sure your house stays neat every day. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p><b>1. They Put Away Their Clothes Every Night</b><p>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be …

Ferrari Collector Takes 288 GTO, F40, F50, Enzo Road Trip To Pick Up New LaFerrari: Video

Warning: you may hate this guy. We think we might too. But only because we’re jealous.<p>On his way to pick up his new LaFerrari, Ferrari collector Jon …

Lifehacker Pack for Chrome: Our List of the Essential Extensions

GIF<p>Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the …

Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.<p>"Indies would do well to avoid Kindle Unlimited for one simple reason: it requires KDP Select exclusivity."<p>Mark Coker, …

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