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The Science Of Conquering Your Fears -- And Living A More Courageous Life

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," he wrote. Today, it's one of the more neglected areas of positive psychology, but recent research has begun to move toward an understanding of what …

Windows Phone continues crusade against Apple with mocking videos (update)

Microsoft isn't done taunting Apple about those new iPhones. Not by a long shot. After trying to seize publicity immediately following Apple's latest hardware unveiling, the company is back with seven — yes, <i>seven</i> — "fly on the wall" videos that ridicule both new iPhone models. The clips bash …

Video: Dutch Artist Turns His Dead Cat Into a Flying Quadcopter

After Bart Jansen's cat Orville was killed by a car, the artist had the animal taxidermied and then, "after a period of mourning," converted the stuffed kitty into a radio-controlled quadcopter. The video is below.<p>It's not clear whether or not Orville always dreamed of being a flying cat, but let's …

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

Patton Oswalt Defends Ben Affleck Batman Casting

The Comedian adds his two cents to the conversation.<p>As we all know, the Ben Affleck Batman casting news took over the Interwebz following Warner …

Aha, So THIS Is How You Get Toddlers To Stop Crying

It's genius, what arfmoochikncheez has discovered. All he does to get his kid to stop throwing a tantrum is ask her to do something completely …

Somebody Get This Guy A Treat: Dash The Skateboarding Dog Does A Kickflip

This is a worthwhile video of Dash the skateboarding dog riding the bowls at some skatepark and performing a couple kickflips. He doesn't actually do …

'Nightvision' shows Europe's spectacular architecture after dark

Have you ever seen Europe's magical architectural masterpieces? If you've never viewed any of these buildings, or maybe seen just a few, an amazing video called "Nightvision" gives you the visual tour of a lifetime. The short film bounces between astounding nighttime views of monuments such as the …

Top 10 Reasons to Root Your Android Phone

Android is one of the most open, versatile, and customizable mobile operating systems out there. You may think you don't need to root your phone, but …

NASA Will Stream the Perseid Meteor Shower Live Until 3AM Tonight

Everyone’s favorite meteor shower, the Perseids, are expected to hit their dazzling peak over North America within the next two or three days. And …

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The apps that Apple does not want you to use

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.<p>With more than 700,000 apps available for download, perhaps Apple can afford to be picky, but some of those to be banned show Apple’s squeamishness for nudity, bodily functions and upsetting important people.<p><b>Send me to</b> …

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What Does Marijuana Do to Spiders?

Jason mentioned the other day that he and his wife were watching the new series <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, wherein one of the characters talks about how …

Spiders

How One Woman Went From Obesity to a Bikini Body

This post will explain exactly how Briana, a mother of three and reader of my blog, lost 100 pounds. It's a lot simpler than you might think.<p>For additional real-world examples and the fundamentals, I suggest reading <i>How to Lose 100 Pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet</i>. There are several men and women …

Lifehacker Pack for Android: Our List of the Essential Android Apps

With over two million apps in the Play Store, Android is home to one of the biggest app stores in the world. Soon they’ll even be on your favorite …

Apps

Asiana Will Sue TV Station Over Bogus Flight Crew Names

Claiming the news report has damaged its reputation, Asiana Airlines said it will sue an Oakland TV station that aired the bogus names of the flight crew piloting Flight 214, a Boeing 777 that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport earlier this month.<p>If you haven't kept up with the …

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Bolivian president's treatment stirs up fury in Latin America

Forced to land in Vienna, left waiting on the tarmac for and only allowed to leave after half a day – the treatment of Evo Morales has stirred up …

37 Delicious Ways To Eat Corn This Summer

Grilled corn on the cob is excellent. But it's not the only way.