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These Are the 10 Deadliest Snipers in History. #1 is Simply Terrifying.

Extreme marksmanship has been a part of war ever since firearms became the tools of choice. There are just some people who can do things with a rifle …

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

If You Can’t Answer This Question in 5 Seconds, You’re in Trouble

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Considering its ironic truth, it’s not surprising that the quote has been widely …

Mark Twain

The 8 Most Recommended Books for Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, finding time to read may be difficult. The one thing you can gain from taking the time to read is inspiration. By reading through …

13 Networking Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Learn about 13 not-so-obvious networking mistakes you may not even know you're making -- and that could be seriously holding you back.

Networking

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading-- a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Literature

Smarter Faster Better: How to Apply the Science of Productivity to Your Own Habits

Productivity isn’t just about getting things done. At its core, it’s about being resourceful with your time. In a recent interview with author …

4 D&D-inspired Games You MUST Try

Thanks to the Open Gaming License, Dungeons & Dragons has seen a thousand flowers bloom beneath its banner. We here at Geek & Sundry have picked out …

How to Rent Your House Out and Make Bank

Pondering how to rent your house out? There are many reasons you might be one of the many homeowners wondering if you'd be better off turing our home …

Real Estate

19 Disney Movie Quotes That Nail Parenthood

Sure, they're geared towards kids, but Disney movies totally speak to parents, too.<p>It's no accident that Disney movies tug at our heartstrings and stick with us long after the credits have rolled. Not only can we delight in the captivated faces of our children, almost every Disney movie has …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

How to create a believable character

Character design belongs to many areas of concept art and illustration, whether they're main characters or simply a small figure in the distance. One …

Graphics

40 Things Every Startup Should Do To Scale Up

For any entrepreneur, to implement and execute at the idea stage is quite difficult. However, it becomes more harder, when he tries to scale up …

Entrepreneurship

Five Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Tips Inspired By Critical Role

Years ago, I wrote the article Five Roleplaying Tips From Watching <i>The Guild</i>. As a passionate fan of the web show, I noticed keen roleplaying …

Board Games

Everything you need to make your Dungeons & Dragons game awesome

So, you’re running a Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Congratulations! Being a Dungeon Master is a completely different experience from being a player …

FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

One of the common uses for a Raspberry Pi is a low-cost information display, powering something like a magic mirror or an animated GIF photo frame. …

'The Day of the Rabblement', an essay by James Joyce

View images from this item (5)<p>Description<p>‘The Day of the Rabblement’, written by James Joyce when he was 19 years old and attending University …

Literature

Stop Writing Adventures and Use These

Artist and adventure designer Michael Prescott is creating beautiful, detailed, system-neutral adventures that fit on a single sheet of paper. Funded …

A Marvel Editor Explains How Captain America Was a Hydra Agent All Along

Sure, he wears red white and blue on the outside, but on the inside? It turns out Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America, supports the evil, former …

5 Tips For Creating RPG Villains With Bite

If you’re big into tabletop RPGs, then you’ve hopefully read my guides to building characters with personality. If not, you should get on that. This …

Confuse and Amuse Your Adventuring Party with Out of Context D&D Quotes

Role-playing games are all about creativity, compromise, and carefully avoiding becoming a murder hobo. When we sit down to our tables, dice out, …

Board Games

Comic Books and Graphic Novels Worth Reading — Tools and Toys

Thanks to the mega-success of superhero movies over the past decade or so (especially those from the Marvel Cinematic Universe), it’s safe to say …

Graphic Novels

22 Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True | The Art of Manliness

When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day. What we wear, when we leave for our morning commute, the chores …

Master DIY robotics with The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit (55% Off)

The Raspberry Pi 3 is the latest evolution of the iconic microcomputer kit that’s taught countless curious minds the fundamentals of electronics and robotics.<p>Over the past four years, the Raspberry Pi has sold eight million units – three million in the last year alone, opening new doors of …

Own a Raspberry Pi? You need to download this Raspbian Linux OS update -- here's what's new

No matter how great hardware is, you need software to make it have any value. After all, what good is a computer without an operating system? Who …

How to build your own Raspberry Pi Cluster

<i>The banana is for scale.</i>When I originally built the Raspberry Pi Dramble 6-node Pi cluster in 2014 (for testing Ansible with bare metal hardware on …

Raspberry Pi

New British Units Available to Order from Bolt Action

The British are coming! The British are coming!<br>Wait… that’s the wrong war. Though the British, are indeed coming. At least for Bolt Action, anyway. …

KritterKins™ - Animal Character Miniatures

<b>THE KRITTERKINS™</b><p>Since a child, I've had two constant interests in my life. One was for animals--I've collected and read numerous books regarding the …

5 fun Raspberry Pi projects you can do with your kids - Pocket-lint

Like the BBC Micro in its day, the Raspberry Pi mini-computer is an accessible way to get children and families into the world of computer hardware …

Raspberry Pi