Paul Cummings

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How to Ditch the Victim Mentality and Become More Empowered

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t complain, criticize, blame, gossip or compare ourselves to other people. I certainly struggle with it. But …

Water-Velvet Meat for Better-Than-Takeout Chinese Food at Home

The velveting technique is the secret Chinese food places use to make sure meat stays tender and silky (velvety!). If you don’t want to do it with …

Build Like Ahmed with These Awesome Electronics Projects

You’ve undoubtedly heard about Ahmed Mohamed, a high school student who was arrested for bringing a clock he built to school, to share with his …

What to Do When Your Kid Lies to You

A typical four-year-old lies about once every two hours, according to some studies. A typical six-year-old lies even more often (hourly)! Fellow …

Former Army Sniper Shares Simple ‘Trick’ for Staying Focused He Learned in the Military — and Brought With Him to His Civilian Job

You may find this hard to believe, but Army veteran Jeffry Harrison says the hardest part of his duties as a sniper was <i>not</i> hitting his targets from incredibly long distances.<p>It was dealing with everything else that led up to squeezing the trigger.<p>Image source: Shutterstock<p>“As a sniper, I was …

Make Homemade Veggie Burgers that Taste Great and Won't Fall Apart

Most store-bought veggie burgers are flavorless, rubbery disks. With the right ingredients and a little time, you can make your own delicious veggie …

Weather for Chrome Puts Your Local Forecast in a Chrome Toolbar Button

Chrome: Weather is a simple Chrome extension that gives you the local forecast with a single click on the extension’s toolbar button. You’ll see the …

Lifehacker Pack for Chrome: Our List of the Essential Extensions

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 …

Intel Remote Keyboard for Android lets you control your PC from afar

Intel quietly launched a free Android app over the weekend, that lets you use your phone as a keyboard and trackpad for your PC.<p>Intel Remote Keyboard was designed for use with mini PCs that are about the size of a flash drive and don’t ship with peripherals — but you can use it on any system …

Make Your Own Salt and Vinegar Chips with Homemade Sodium Acetate

Salt and vinegar potato chips are a polarizing topic; you either love them or loathe them. Living with vinegar haters can make life hard, but with …

This Video and Interactive Article Explain How Code Works

From the computers in our cars to the ATMs that spit out our money, our lives are run by software and hardware. Yet not everyone knows how code …

Five Best Beginner Cookbooks

Whether you’re an old hand in the kitchen or you’re trying to get into cooking from home more often, a good cookbook that can teach you the …

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NOVA's Evolution Lab is an Interactive, Guided Tour of The Tree of Life

If you’re interested in biology, or are just curious what humans have in common with a mushroom, or how a bacteria could possibly be related to …

Dropbox for Gmail Now Lets You Easily Send Large Files to Anyone

Chrome: Earlier this year, Dropbox introduced their Chrome extension to integrate the online storage service with Gmail. Today the extension added …

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Type "Note to Self" Into Google to Send Notes to Your Phone

Yesterday, Google announced a feature that allows you to send directions to your Android phone directly from a search box. What they didn’t announce …

You Don't Need to Spend Hours in the Gym to Lose Weight

When it comes to weight loss, people often think that you need to spend countless hours in the gym, pounding away at the treadmill while you watch …

Highbrow Starts Your Morning with an Educational Course

A good morning routine starts your day out right, whether it’s making your bed or meditating. Highbrow sends you a short educational lesson each …

Do More of What Already Works: The Power Consistency

When we’re trying to improve our workflow or increase our performance, people often have a tendency to overlook the skills that they already know in …

​Get in Shape With This 11-Minute Fighter Pilots' Workout

It may be Canada's best-kept exercise secret: an 11-minute, no-equipment workout program designed to keep pilots and other Air Force members in top …

Memory Map Shows You What’s Taking up Space in Android

Android: No matter how much space you have on your phone or tablet, you'll eventually fill it up. If you're running low on space, Memory Map will …

Access the Secret Diagnostic Page Built Into Your Cable Modem

When you're trying to troubleshoot your cable modem, your cable company will probably blame your computer. Many modems have a built into diagnostic …

Marijuana Legalization Sets Off Potential Precedent-Setting Supreme Court Battle Between Nebraska, Oklahoma and Colorado

Some have openly welcomed the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, but two of the state’s neighbors are less than pleased with the drug’s increased prevalence and its associated legal and judicial complications.<p>In a rare move, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against Colorado …

Look Closely. What He’s About to Do To This Elderly Couple Police Are Calling ‘Possibly the Most Audacious and Callous’ Act of Thievery

Police are calling a recent crime captured on security footage quite “possibly the most audacious and callous theft” they have ever come across, as the footage shows an elderly couple being robbed in broad daylight.<p>The incident, which unfolded in West Midlands, England, on November 25, has …