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Reduce Money Waste by Observing the Five R's

Most of us waste at least some money. Whether it’s throwing out unused food or overspending on gadgets, we all could conserve more. To figure out …

13 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous executives have used to run effective meetings

We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful?<p>We researched how some of the most effective executives in history — from the late Apple founder Steve Jobs to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — run …

Phil Libin

$100 DIY Car Computer - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you need some computing power on the go you might want to look into adding a car computer. Sentdex shows us how he does it on the cheap, the top …

Tiny Thermal Imaging Device - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Written by: Alan Parekh at 9:18 pm. Filed under Complex Hacks, DIY Hacks<p>Mike Harrison from Mike’s Electric Stuff shows off how he used a small …

FHA is urged to reform loan sale program

A program designed to help prop up the<p>Federal Housing Administrationis short-changing borrowers and neighborhoods hard-hit by foreclosures, community groups said as they took to the streets to push for changes.<p>Demonstrators in downtown Los Angeles and 10 other cities Tuesday urged federal …

Real Estate

Mini Doughnut Maker Brings Joy and Obesity To The World

There’s nothing like walking into a Krispy Kreme and reveling in the hot fresh doughnuts popping out of the conveyor belt driven machine. Now imagine …

Reverse Engineering a NAND Flash Device Management Algorithm - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses

Ben Wu took a six-figure pay cut when he left a career in private equity for a shot at the marijuana boom.<p>Trained to spot small businesses with big potential, he started this year as chief executive of Kush Bottles, a Santa Ana company that sells child-resistant plastic cannabis containers.<p>It took …

Cannabis

Google Glass for Cops: Taser's Plans for Wearable, Real-time Police Tech

Taser International, the company that popularized the use of stun guns in everyday police work, is set to experiment with where Google Glass might take law enforcement. The company’s co-founder and CEO, Rick Smith tells us that Taser has been accepted onto the Glass Explorer program and is excited …

StickR TrackR: A coin-sized device that keeps you from losing your stuff [Deals]

Ever lose something? Of course you have. How would like to keep your belongings found, not lost? With <b>StickR TrackR</b> you can do just that.<p>StickR TrackR is a coin-sized device that can be attached onto or stuck to any item – keys, remotes, bikes, luggage, etc – and works with the corresponding TrackR …

Gear & Gadgets

Infographic: Should You Buy Or Rent A House?

It can be hard to decide between renting or buying when looking for a new home. There are so many variables! And it’s an enormous decision, not one to be taken lightly. The <i>New York Times</i> blog The Upshot has put together an interactive infographic that could help.<p>The calculator asks several …

The Intel Make It Wearable Development Track is Now Open for Applications!

<i>Content sponsored by Intel</i><p>Have a wearable tech concept? Submit a proposal starting today for the chance to <b>win $500,000</b>, incubation and other prizes …

7 of the Best Grilled Side Dishes Ever

Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this weekend.<p>Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

This Device Could Solve One Of The Biggest Problems Facing Wearable Tech

In the near future, however, devices such as the Dash smart earphones could be used to enhance the world around you by providing supplemental information about the people you meet and the places you visit — without looking obnoxious.<p>Bragi, which will make the Dash earbuds, skyrocketed past its …

Wearable Tech

Japanese Kuratas mecha gets decked out in Microsoft Windows logos

The $1.3 million rideable robot gets the Microsoft Windows treatment for the Windows Spring Festival 2014 held at Akihabara, Japan.<p>If you've always dreamed of getting onboard a giant robot and have $1.3 million to spare, you may want to take a look at the 13-foot Kuratas mecha. Of course, if you're …

Hackaday offers a trip into space for the best do-it-yourself hardware

Hardware hackers, hear this. If you can design the best do-it-yourself hardware, you can win a trip into space.<p>Through its Hackaday.com website, SupplyFrame is offering The Hackaday Prize, a hardware contest where the grand prize is an all-expense-paid trip to space on a carrier of your choice. The …