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Super Nintendo Classic Legend of Zelda: Link To The Past Gets Unofficial CD Audio FMV Video Update

Although the <b>Super Nintendo</b> never received the CD add-on it was due to get, the many games that hit the 16-bit system proved that it didn't need it …

Retrogaming

How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway

Introduction: How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway<p>About: depotdevoid is short for The Depot Devoid of Thought, the place where you go when you lo... …

DIY

Top 10 Ways to Customize Your Desktop

You spend a lot of waking hours at your computer, so why not make it a little prettier (and more productive)? Here are 10 ways to customize every …

Top 10

Perfectly Pack T-Shirts with the Six-Inch Military Roll

Rolling your t-shirts makes them space-efficient and prevents wrinkles when you are packing, and there’s no better way to fold them than a military …

Clothing

How to Make Doughnuts

Doughnuts come in all shapes and sizes. They are the perfect way to treat yourself on a lazy weekend, or to indulge in a baking adventure. …

Baking

How to Network if You Are an Introvert

If you're more introverted, the concept of networking can be scary. However, there is no need to fear networking just because you're not an …

What's Mittens Thinking? Make 'Sense' Of Your Cat's Behavior

Cats have come a long way from being animals charged with catching mice to treasured, adorable creatures that snuggle with us in our beds. But this relatively new arrangement is creating issues for cats and the people who live with them.<p>John Bradshaw has studied the history of domesticated cats and …

Why Do We Kiss?

Read Faster by Looking at the Words in the Middle of Sentences

Speed readers get through many more books and articles than the average reader. Here's a new speed reading technique to try: Use your eye span.<p>Andra …

Books

Do It Yourself – Rustic Coffee Table

Let me start by saying we’re not furniture makers by any means, but I must say that this coffee table turned out exactly as I had envisioned.Once …

How-To: DIY Cat Tree

Turn an a-frame bookshelf into a kitty-approved playground with this DIY cat tree tutorial on the Coletterie.<p>Hooray for happy cats and cat furniture that’s totally NOT ugly!<p>Head over to the Coletterie to see how it’s done.

DIY

Turn a Beer Keg Into an Awesome Charcoal Grill

It's grilling season, and if you don't own a good charcoal grill, you should consider making your own out of an old beer keg.<p>This tip comes via …

Nobody knew how the clitoris really worked until four years ago

Humans have been studying one another sexually for thousands upon thousands of years. Yet for all that time spent diligently exploring one another's …

Study Skills

How to Make Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Community Tested<p>Chocolate chip cookies are considered by some to be one of the best types of cookies around. If you're looking for a chewy cookie …

Dessert

Forgiveness Brings Healing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There once was a man who lived in a tiny village and who was easily offended. If someone forgot it was his birthday or didn’t compliment him on his …

Four Tricks to Help You Make Any Difficult Decision

The decision making process is never easy. No matter how many tricks you have up your sleeve, you're bound to lose a little sleep over the big …

Faceted Classification

How Did You Handle the Sudden Loss of a Loved One?

People we love leave us too soon. That's a given. It's even harder when the death is unexpected—a child dies or a seemingly healthy person in his or …

The Hidden Psychological Benefits of a Standing Desk

We often discuss the health benefits of standing desks, and how to get into the routine, but Ben over at Pitch Dreams offers up another one: you'll …

Six Unconventional, Scientific Ways to Be Happier

Happiness. There isn't a single human being who doesn't want it, and for many, it is the primary pursuit in life. Conventional wisdom tells us that …

How Can I Improve My Short Attention Span?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I find myself getting bored with even simple things. Sitting in a meeting or class, going to the movies and sitting in one place for …

Productivity

The mystery of monogamy: scientists claim to have the answer

As an enduring mystery of the human condition, it has been praised and damned in equal measure. It is a bridge over the abyss of isolation but can be …

Butcher block coffee table and end table

<b>Materials:</b> Numerar oak kitchen countertop<p><b>Description:</b> We remodeled out kitchen with IKEA. There was left over butcher block counter top so we turned …

How Scientists Stopped Light Dead For a Whole Minute

Of all the things you might choose to halt in its tracks, the world's fastest—light—might not be at the top your list. Clearly, you don't have the …

The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills

Learning new skills is one of the best ways to make yourself both marketable and happy, but actually doing so isn't as easy as it sounds. The science …

Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

Drinking Coffee Linked To 50 Percent Lower Risk Of Suicide

The newest excuse to defend your caffeine addiction.<p>Good news for those of you already reaching for your umpteenth cup of coffee of the day.<p>According to a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health, subjects who drank two to four cups of coffee daily were 50 percent less likely to commit …

Build A DIY Mini Kitchen For Under $400

Here’s a super stylish mini kitchen for your home office, studio, guest suite, or family room. It only costs a few hundred dollars and can easily be …

How to Make Jolly Rancher Vodka

Infusing vodka is a delicious, intoxicating way to enjoy your favorite flavors. Whether your tastes run to herbal, fruity, spicy, or sweet, there is …

How-To: $5 Mobile Phone Projector

The folks at Photojojo just posted a neat low-tech tutorial on how to make a mobile phone projector using a shoebox, a paperclip, and a magnifying glass. MacGyver would be proud. They were able to find the magnifying glass at a dollar store for, well, a dollar (so they called it the $1 projector), …

Get Debt Collectors Off Your Back with These Sample Letters

We've discussed some ways to get debt collectors to stop bothering you in the past, but the folks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put …