Jeff Itzkow

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What's going on with Donald Trump? Psychologist explains the president’s lies, reversals

Trump's lies and reversals are not due to mental illness but because he reacts to people and situations in the moment, with no thought of future or past.<p>When I saw CNN’s Jake Tapper suddenly blurt out, “What the hell is going on?” in an online video the other day, I thought I’d better speak up.<p>Like …

Donald Trump

The GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Is Just a Gigantic Tax on Women

After seven years of grandstanding and hand-wringing, this is the best Republicans could come up with?<p>The GOP answer to the Affordable Care Act was …

Health Care

metalcasting and general metalworking links

Kansas Brass foundry This guy Steve is doing some really great casting work in brass. The first link is to his site showing his foundry equipment …

Home

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Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

DIY - Gold Geometric Lamp - Quiet Corner

When I first saw Land of Nod’s Between a Rock and a Hard Place lamp, I instantly pinned it and put it on my wish list. What’s not to love!? This Gold …

Woodworking

How to Survive a Dental Emergency

I don’t know about you, but I have had my share of dental emergencies, including one major emergency while in the middle of nowhere. Thank goodness I …

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Easily transform your boring bike into an ebike with the GeoOrbital Wheel

As many popular transportation options make the switch to electric, bicycles are definitely not getting left behind. But if you aren’t interested in …

Batteries

Celebrating the Classic Circuits of Forrest M. Mims III

Many of us who became interested in electronics and hardware hacking in the 1980s have an immense nostalgic soft spot in our hearts for the books of Forrest M. Mims III. When RadioShack was our mecca, there among the flat file drawers full of components and the racks of tools and supplies, you …

The startup that turned learning languages into a game is trying to disrupt a $5 billion industry

At some point, most nonnative speakers who want to cash in on their English—to go to university abroad or land a job with a multinational corporation—will have to take a test, probably one with a long acronym: the TOEFL, the IELTS, the TOEIC. These grueling exams can cost $200 or more, a small …

Lectric Cycles

BUILD YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE<p>We specialize in designing well-engineered, quiet and compact mid-drive electric bike kits that mount easily on most …

Opera now has free and unlimited VPN built into its browser

Opera has just put a free VPN feature in its browser, and users get unlimited data usage.<p>The VPN function will be available within its desktop …

Emerging Markets

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12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Reveal The Darker Side Of Modern Society

Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with …

Art

Most Of What You Wish You Knew About Coils Of Wire But Were Afraid To Ask

If you are a novice electronic constructor, you will become familiar with common electronic components. Resistors, capacitors, transistors, diodes, …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Web Applications

VIDEO: VanMoof unveils new Electrified S super-connected smart-bike with 500% power boost

Okay, so it doesn't ride itself like Google might have had you believing last Friday, but VanMoof's brand new Electrified S e-bike, which the Dutch …

Vivaldi is a new desktop browser for power users

A little bit of life in the browser market<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>A decade ago, the release of a new desktop web browser, or …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2015

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

Get Ready for Arduino Day With These Awesome Meetups and Projects

Arduino Day 2016 is here! This annual event is being celebrated at locations all over the world, as well as online by tweeting projects with the hashtag #MakeArduino. We’ll be at the official event in Berkeley California, and streaming via periscope!<p>Arduino has become the hardware that is so …

Something called 'Google dorking' helps hackers find out stuff no one wants them to know

The attack on the dam gave the hacker info about water levels and the dam's sluice gate, which could have allowed the attacker to open the gate and flood part of the city, the US Department of Justice said.<p>But the hacker was foiled because the sluice gate happened to be offline for maintenance …

How to Master Microsoft Office Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices—and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just …

Software

Microsoft adds new ruler function in Windows 10 Anniversary Update | On MSFT

When Bryan Roper came out on stage today to show off some of the new things that are coming to the Windows 10 Anniversary update, we got something of …

Windows 10

Introducing Handwriting | OneNote for iPad

Microsoft OneNote

OneNote 101--September 9, 2014

Microsoft OneNote