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New Zealand firm tries 4-day work week, finds resounding success

Perpetual Guardian finds that a 4-day work week improved work-life balance for employees with little to no impact on overall productivity<p>Finally, during these tumultuous times, we have a story that everyone can rally behind.<p>Earlier this year, a New Zealand company called Perpetual Guardian, which …

Work-life Balance

These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

<i>Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Jaime Ritter.</i><p>I’ve been seeing a …

Breakfast

$29 for the world’s smallest camera drone

You probably believe that drones are quite expensive and only a luxury that the wealthy can afford. In reality, you can get the world’s smallest …

Drones

The best CPU for gaming

When it comes time to build a gaming PC, it's important to pick the best CPU for the job. Most gamers will spend the most money on the graphics card, …

Computer Hardware

Wozber, The Ultimate Smart CV Builder That Will Make Your Job Hunt Easy

A CV is the first chance you get to make a good impression on a potential employer. A great CV will considerably boost your chance of getting an …

Employment

How to Make Spam Calls Automatically Go to Voicemail on Android

Despite being on the Do Not Call list, I’ve somehow managed to make it onto some sort of robocall list where a woman named “Ann” is trying to sell me …

Android Phones

The RIG 500 Pro Series Headsets Are Perfect for Gamers on a Budget

For some gamers, the peripherals they use to indulge in their favorite hobby are every bit as important as the games they play. This includes gaming …

Audiophile

Japanese Sword Inspired Titanium Folding Knife

Inspired by traditional Japanese swords a new titanium folding knife is launched via Kickstarter this week in the form of the ODA VG10 folding knife. …

Industrial Design

D&D Inspired By Dark Souls is Incredibly Badass

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> campaigns that are housed in other fictional universes are usually pretty cool. If you want a robust, fiddly ruleset, then <i>D&D</i> is …

Dark Souls

New website format is so revolutionary its creator doesn't know its potential

<b>A new web tool has made it possible to format an entire website as a URL string, but it’s such a different way of making websites that even its</b> …

Dropbox

The 9 Best Brands for Logo-Free Basics

You don't have to be a walking billboard.<p>For too long, we’ve been walking around like human billboards, sporting the iconic symbols of all our favorite brands. And even worse, we’ve been paying major bank for the privilege.<p>The latest cool-kid designers are keeping their signatures on the DL and our …

Men's Fashion

3 GM Tips Help Onboard New Players Into Your Existing RPG Group

<i>GM Tips is our series to help Storytellers and Game Masters improve their craft and create memorable roleplaying experiences.</i><p>Recruiting players to …

Board Games

Filmstro releases over 1,000 tracks of free music to use in your YouTube videos

Filmstro is something of a unique service when it comes to music. With plugins for both Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro, you can pick your music and …

Apps

How to Make an Animated Lock Screen for Your Phone

Animated lock screens are a cute gimmick. Your phone comes loaded with a few default options. But if you want to make your own on Android or iOS, …

Apps

The First Disenchantment Teaser Is a Glimpse Into Matt Groening's Magical New Fantasy World

Matt Groening’s upcoming Netflix series <i>Disenchantment</i>tells the story of, well, a disenchanted princess who realizes that her life’s true calling has …

Entertainment

31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or anything at all!) but make a huge improvement …

Woodworking

How to read a privacy policy

We haven’t been able to avoid privacy policies in our post-GDPR world, but figuring out what these legal documents are trying to tell us isn’t easy. They’re typically filled with legalese and boring chatter about data and how it’s handled. I get why no one wants to spend time reading them.<p>So to …

Privacy

Fish Jerkbaits Like This to Draw Bass from Cover

There’s more to fishing jerkbaits for bass than just twitch, twitch, pause. Dustin Connell tells us that even in cold water, he’ll fish a jerkbait …

Fishing

Prevent DNS Rebinding Attacks by Adjusting Your Router

Programmer (and artist) Brannon Dorsey wrote up a fascinating and fairly technical piece about the perils of DNS rebinding the other day. It’s worth …

Information Security

Banish Boring Towns From Your 5e Adventures with Spectacular Settlements

<i>Here at Geek & Sundry, we’re all about helping GMs create rich and vibrant worlds for their players to explore. That’s why we’re featuring Nord</i> …

Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

Text, images, and stickers all work in the web version of Android Messages<p>Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google says the feature …

Apps

How to Rejuvenate an Old X-Acto Knife

Get a handle on things<p>As industrial designers we both use tools and appreciate objects on an emotional level, so it's not surprising that we become …

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

The Very Best Beginner Drone

Summer is finally here, which means it’s finally time to replace that drone you crashed on Christmas Day. Here’s some advice. Don’t buy an expensive …

Five Tips For Dungeon Masters With Small Player Groups Of Less Than 4

The general belief among <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> players is that an ideal group size is four to six players. However, with adult life being what it is, …

Board Games

Stuff We Love: 'Roll a D6' music video will make you want to play Dungeons & Dragons immediately

YouTube recommends all sorts of clips for me, and rarely do I click on them; I still live in regret after clicking on a link that led me to "Two …

Fishing Rod Catcher

Whenever I grab a fishing rod, it always catches on the line from another rod, and it’s quite a headache to untangle the lines. To solve the problem, …

Fly Trap Hat

Divert those annoying flies from your face<p>I use this trick to keep those pesky flies from biting. They go for the high spot and find their way onto …

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

EarTrumpet is the Windows 10 volume control app Microsoft should have created

An awesome utility to improve audio in Windows 10<p>Microsoft has made some steady improvements to audio control in Windows over the years, but if you use multiple outputs, headsets, or digital-to-analogue converters then you probably already know that Windows 10 doesn’t handle them well. Thankfully, …

Windows 10