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The Six Best YouTube URL Tricks

YouTube is already one of the best video services online and there are plenty of tricks to make it work for you. Some of the best ones, though, can …

How Star Trek Into Darkness's space jump scene was filmed

The ship-to-ship space jump in <i>Star Trek Into Darkness</i> is a fun sequence, with Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch flying through a field of …

Star Trek

Supercharge Your Podcasts This Weekend

We love podcasts. That's why we make our own! If you love listening to them, you ought to have a system for managing them and finding new ones. This …

Apps

10 Common Tech Questions (and Their High Tech Explanations)

There are certain problems we all deal with every day, but don’t know why. Why do I need to keep resetting my router? Do I have a virus? What happens …

Inside The Hyperloop: transport's mind-boggling new future

"Is there truly a new mode of transport - a fifth mode after planes, trains, cars and boats?"<p>Elon Musk, the founder of Paypal, SpaceX and Tesla …

Science and technology

Human evolutionA group of people with an amphibious life have evolved traits to matchMeet the Bajauprint-edition iconApr 19th 2018<p>Dinosaur …

Could power plants of the future produce zero emissions?

<b>Could the smoke stack of a power station soon be a thing of the past?</b><p>Today, fossil fuel power stations are usually built with towers that emit vapour as well as greenhouse gases into the air.<p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessMake-It-Yourself: The rise of the micro-manufacturersCould …

Today on YouTube: German side Rot-Weiss Essen bamboozle the opposition with a sneaky free-kick

A training-ground plan comes together for German fourth division side Rot-Weiss Essen, who score past opponents Fortuna Dusseldorf II with a sneaky free-kick.<p>The match, which took place on Sept 1st 2012, deserves to be seen. Trailing to Fortuna Dusseldorf II, Rot-Weiss are awarded a free kick in …

Always Get the Best Haircut with a Little Barbershop Lingo

Getting a good haircut shouldn't be rocket science, but it's often tough to communicate with your barber effectively to get what you want. The Art of …

Hair

The Logic Behind 19 Common Interview Questions

Go on enough job interviews and you'll quickly learn most interviewers ask the same things. But what are employers really looking for when they ask …

How Can I Get Started Investing in the Stock Market?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've built a decent amount of savings over the years and I'm ready to start investing some of it. I've heard I should put some in the …

Project Loon explained: Can Google's balloons unite the world online?

When Google first announced Project Loon back in July, we had to check the calendar to ensure it wasn't another of the company's elaborate April …

Famed balloonist Per Lindstrand pops Google's Project Loon internet dream

Google's dream of bringing balloon-powered internet to billions around the world without connectivity is a 'waste of time' according to legendary …

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

Turn Your Home Into a High-Tech Haven This Weekend

Unless you buy all your appliances from Sharper Image, chances are your home doesn't integrate seamlessly with all your fancy new technology. Turn …

Smart Homes

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

How Can I Turn Off "Seen By" Messages in Facebook Chat?

<i>More than ever, we live in a read receipt world. Your friends (and enemies) know when you've seen their message. But it doesn't have to be that way</i> …

Dramatic Shadows in Photoshop CC

It has been quite a long time I've been thinking about creating a design with those very realistic shadows. This weekend I decided to give it a try. …

Make a Reading Ring to Keep Any Book Open with Ease

Many of us still prefer old-fashioned paper books, but they cause fatigue when you have to have to hold the pages open for longer reading sessions. …

We Need to Work Smarter, Not Harder

We're all just so "busy" these days. "Slammed" in fact. "Buried." Desperately "trying to keep our heads above water." While these common responses to …

Show Us Your Trunk

Winter is coming, so now might be a good time to think about what you carry around in your car's trunk. Whether it's thoughtfully arranged or just …

Clarify the Word "Motivated" on Your Resume or Cover Letter

If you must point out that you're "motivated" on your resume, you should take the time to be a little more specific.<p>I've seen a great deal of resumes …