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NASA Destroyed Hundreds of Mystery Tapes Found in a Dead Man’s Basement

More than 300 data reels, some from Apollo-Era missions, were discovered in a deceased Pennsylvania man’s basement, FOIA documents reveal.<p>Just weeks before Christmas in 2015, NASA learned of a tantalizing discovery.<p>In the basement of a deceased Pennsylvania man's home sat 325 magnetic data reels …

Meet Framer, The Prototyping Tool Used By Google, Facebook, And Uber

The tool, built by two Facebook alums, is now used across the industry–and a new version is simple enough for any designer to use.<p>When product designers Koen Bok and Jorn van Dijk were working at Facebook in 2013, they often found themselves pitching new app ideas with traditional presentation …

European Travel Safety, Top Trips to Take Before You Die, and More of What You Missed on Oyster.com This Month

As we approach the end of May, we're reminiscing on the month's top travel news. The past 30 days have brought a whirlwind of information, from the …

European Travel

How AR and computer vision will impact our lives for the better

Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to …

How Google collects data about you and the Internet

Google has, perhaps more than any other company, realized that information is power. Information about the Internet, information about innumerable …

Guitar Cheats: Three Ways to Solo Like a Pro

Today we present "Three Ways to Solo Like a Pro," part 3 of Darrell Braun's popular "guitar cheats" series of lessons. By the way, if you missed …

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How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard

Here's is an unorthodox method of memorizing scales using the common three-note-per-string shapes we often employ during runs.<p>Let’s say that you …

Why (and How) We Should Learn Jimi Hendrix's Guitar Habits

Jimi Hendrix is the greatest guitar player of all time. That statement can rile up some people, but if you dissect Hendrix’s guitar sorcery and …

The Jimi Hendrix of the Bass: Watch a Busker Shred the Bass on the Streets of Newcastle

If you find yourself on the streets of Newcastle, England, you might stumble upon Ojay (aka Stephen Oliver Jones) busking away, doing things you …

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The European Union Announces the End of Visa-Free Travel

Traveling to Europe may start feeling a lot more like trying to get into Cuba and Congo. For generations, skipping across the pond was as easy as …

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

This Single Gram of DNA Contains an Amazon Gift Card, a Virus and an Entire Movie

Ten years ago, if you wanted to back up some old photos, you might have stored them on a big, clunky external hard drive that weighed a couple of …

Guitar setup: how to lower your acoustic guitar's action

Taking action<p>Be aware though, this is for acoustic guitars only! If you have an electro-acoustic, you may damage the pickup if you don’t know how to …

Where to find what's disappeared online, and a whole lot more: the Internet Archive

In a gleaming white former church with Greek-style pillars, under the shade of cypress trees in a quiet neighborhood of San Francisco, an effort to preserve much of what’s online, and to scan books, and save video streams from around the world, is now underway.<p>InternetArchiveExterior.jpg<p>Go in the …

Doing Cardio First Lowers Your Testosterone and GH

A few weeks ago I presented a study that looked at exercise order. It asked the question, “If you plan to perform both strength and conditioning …

Dual channel Jam Buddy puts a practice rig at your feet

Joyo says that its Jam Buddy has been 2 years in development, and was designed as a more practical alternative to practice amps and smart gear that …

The 13 countries with best work-life balance for expats

A survey by InterNations, the world's largest network for people who live and work abroad, rated 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of 1-7.<p>One of the sub-indexes looked at work-life balance.<p>The survey said that "although there is no direct correlation between long working hours and …

Work-life Balance

The best international music you’ve never heard of

You won’t need a passport for a trip around the world this weekend — at least a musical trip. The annual globalFEST touches down at Webster Hall on …

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.

Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never.<p>For years, the conventional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories.<p>Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutrition writing, has long been making the case …

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The insiders’ guide to finding great value in travel in 2017

We all love to get value for money, and holidays are no exception, particularly as they are generally a relatively large purchase. With this in mind, Lonely Planet spoke to some British, American and Australian travel experts to get their insider tips on how to find great value in travel in …

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 …

Raspberry Pi

35 hacks for saving money on travel

Like most of those who find themselves regularly on the road, I'm obsessed with finding deals, discovering travel hacks and earning points. Over the years I've discovered a number of travel booking tips, secrets and tools that allow road warriors to stretch their dollars farther, like:<p>Flights<p><b>1.</b> …

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Fintech Zopa is launching a bank

The company said in a press release on Wednesday that the bank will sit alongside its peer-to-peer lending business, set up in 2005, but says it will "enhance their market-leading peer-to-peer business." Investors on the platform will be offered savings and deposit services from the new bank, while …

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