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Cyborgs at work: Swedish employees getting implanted with microchips

The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee's hand. Another "cyborg" is created.<p>What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace is almost routine at the Swedish startup hub Epicenter. The company offers to implant its …

This high-tech bracelet can track your emotions throughout the day — here's how it works

That's what Palo Alto, California-based Sentio believes, anyway, and it's built a tool to help you do just that.<p>Sentio's yet-to-be-released Feel wristband is a discreet wearable device that keeps track of your emotions throughout the day. It's designed to log how you're feeling (with the aid of a …

Will Donald Trump be forced to battle the bond vigilantes?

There are men and women alive today who have never felt the cold touch of the bond vigilantes.<p>These semi-mythical figures threatened to arise during the Obama administration, but never did. They haunted the first Clinton administration to the point of paranoia. They are, simply speaking, bond …

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Sex You Probably Don't Know

Though we often talk about the health benefits of sex, you know there's a long way to go toward a sex-positive society when some people still believe that masturbation is bad for you, that there's no such thing as truly safe sex, that your vibrator will permanently desensitize your vagina, and that …

8 Successful Habits You Can Learn from Toddlers

You can learn a lot from a three year-old.<p>Every toddler embodies the traits of success. In the way they carry themselves and live life, there are a lot of habits we can learn from young kids that will help us grow, no matter how old we get as adults. That means learning to let go of some bad …

10 Modern Day Wonders Of The Green Energy World

Whoever said you couldn't paint a mural on a wind turbine?<p>Nowadays, incredible design isn’t about the most striking architecture or unusual materials.<p>…

11 Things That Can Spark Massive Success in Your Life

Change can happen gradually, by making small, determined steps toward a preplanned future. But they also happen in the tiniest of moments—sometimes …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

Psychedelics can treat anxiety and depression, but there's a catch

Jan Hoffman writes about recent research into the effects on psychedelics such as psilocybin on anxiety and depression: "About 80 percent of cancer …

Is "cheating" the new relationship therapy?

If you saw any front page this weekend, you will have seen the speculation that Wayne Rooney has been caught cheating on his pregnant wife, Coleen …

The 'mistress hunters' who try to split up cheating spouses and their lovers

Desperate wives and husbands in China are hiring “mistress hunters” to sabotage their partner's extramarital relationships.<p>Zhu Lifei heads one such …

Why Do Guys Mess Up Healthy Relationships?

Growing up, I always felt I approached relationships differently from most. My philosophy was: if I was going to date somebody, I had to be almost 100 percent sure I'd marry them. If not, then it was a waste of time.<p>I figured most people regarded dating this way. But I know many people who've dated …

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You're Going to Want to Take This Creepily Accurate Personality Test ASAP

Seriously, stop what you're doing. It's that good.<p>Hi, my name is Amber and I'm a very determined, stubborn, independent person. I'm never fully happy with my achievements because they always fall short of my expectations, and I think I should start taking more emotional risks before my life comes …

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My Partner’s Reaction To My Anxiety Made Me Fall Even More In Love With Her

The official story is that I was diagnosed with and treated for generalized anxiety disorder when I was in my early 20s. It was around that time that …

Pulling an all-nighter could be a temporary fix for depression

Antidepressants can turn a person’s life around, but they can’t do it right away—a new prescription requires at least a month to take effect. Fortunately there’s another, drug-free, way to feel better almost instantly: Just stay up all night.<p>To explain how this works, Louisa Steinberg, a …

Psychopaths actually do feel regret, new research finds—they just don’t change

The theory that psychopaths don’t feel regret is so strong that evaluating such emotions is a key way of diagnosing the condition. Psychopaths are known as callous, unfeeling people, with the diagnostic Psychopathy checklist describing them as ”emotionally shallow.” But a team of researchers from …

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Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

The 11 cities best addressing climate change

Addressing climate change happens at the city level. And when cities come together to take climate action, it can have a major impact.<p>That’s the …

China’s Clean Energy Push Runs Into Headwinds

Construction of solar panels and wind farms hasn’t been matched by electricity grid upgrades<p>BEIJING—China’s unbridled ambitions for clean energy led to the construction of two wind turbines every hour in recent years. Now, there is a new demand: slow down.<p>In the U.S., President-elect Donald Trump …

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Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep

Deep, dreamless sleep is often described as unconsciousness. We certainly don’t see distinct objects or have linear and memorable trains of thought, as we do in daily life or while dreaming. But in a meta-analysis published last month in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive science experts argue …

A leap forward or a step too far? The new debate over embryo research

British scientists are limited to research on embryos under 14 days old – until recently no one was able keep an embryo alive that long. But now an ethical struggle looms<p>Later this week some of the world’s leading scientists will gather at University College London to debate a simple but highly …

How To Build A Passive Solar Heater

Living off the grid means living resourcefully and efficiently. You will need to be creative in order to save energy and to heat and cool your home. …

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The Death Star would cost $7.8 octillion a day to run

The British energy supplier Ovo has put some very well-spent hours into a comprehensive calculation of the operating costs of the Death Star, which will return to the spotlight in the December 16th movie <i>Rogue One</i>. They conclude that operating the planet-destroying starbase would cost 6.2 octillion …

Wheelchairs, Pringles cans, and other unlikely objects with Amazon’s Alexa

You probably caught video a few weeks back of Alexa speaking through Big Mouth Billy Bass, a singing fish that became popular in the late 1990s.<p>If you haven’t seen it yet, take a moment to watch and enjoy.<p>The animatronic fish is a good reminder that Amazon’s Alexa does not just come in speakers, …

Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon and is twice as healthy as kale

Researchers at Oregon State have patented a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon when it's cooked.<p>The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, …