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What's the One Obscure App You Can't Live Without?

We all know and love services like Dropbox, Evernote, and Gmail. But if there's one thing we love here at Lifehacker, it's those small, lesser-known …

Three Tasks You Should Do Every Day to Stay Happy and Productive

Some days, even the best job can be a bit of a drag. If you want to get things done—but still keep your sanity—Jay Shirley's "Must, Should, Want" …

Mario Batali's 6 Essential Tools for Cooking Pasta

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Italian cooking expert and restaurant mogul</i> …

Google Chair Eric Schmidt's 8 Best Pieces Of Career Advice For Young Professionals

"In business, and particularly in high tech, it's not enough to be great at what you do, you have to catch at least one really big wave and ride it all the way in to shore," Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former senior VP of product Jonathan Rosenberg write in their new book "How Google …

Luxury Lifestyle

How Do You Make Totally Legit Fried Rice?

<i>How do you make totally legit fried rice?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Ren Yu Ku</i><p><b>Some general tips</b>:<p>Fried rice turns …

Onions

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

New York City

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Books

The 10 Most Secluded Hotels Around The World

And while there are dozens of great off-the-beaten-path properties out there, these 10 offer their own special kind of seclusion in great destinations from the Americas to Africa.

British Columbia

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Hospitality

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Brontë Family

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Photography

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

The nine lives of Trent Reznor

The creator of immersive and angst-laden industrial sound assaults has become an unlikely elder statesman of alternative rock<p>The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena is swarming with cops. SWAT team helicopters circle, squad cars fill the parking lot and medical tents are on standby. But they're not …

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

The crowd-pleasing, club-wrecking, festival-killing road rulers<p>Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, …

Miley Cyrus

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

Bands

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

Legendary Ferrari F1 Engineer speaks about his life and career

An interview with Mauro Forghieri.<p>Tifosi and die-hard Formula 1 fans will already be familiar with Mauro Forghieri's incredible legacy, but for the benefit of those who may be lessacquainted, we've included a short bio.<p>Born in Modena, Italy, in 1935, Mauro Forghieri studied mechanical engineering …

Enzo Ferrari

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Photography

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Nature Photography

Own Mutually Lets You Split the Cost for Stuff You Want - Technabob

Ever dreamed of owning something extravagant, but just couldn’t afford or justify the cost for something you’re not going to use all of the time? …

Low-cost hi-fi: the amazing world of cheapo mini-amps

Back in 2005, I wrote about the Sonic Impact T-Amp, a $30 toy amp that stereophiles had figured out how to mod into a brilliant, high-quality …

THE WORLD'S END Featurette - The Origins of the Cornetto Trilogy

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Travel Photography

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …