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The Ultimate Bed

LinkThese unique and versatile beds combine a sleeping area, a massaging lounger, storage cubbies, a music system, bookshelves, laptop desk, room …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Gizmodo's Ultimate Guide to Vaping

The world of vaping doesn’t make immediate sense. Whether you want to vape plant matter, wax, or e-liquids, you probably want to do some research …

H2O Ninja Snorkel Mask

Snorkeling is a great way to explore the sea without needing scuba gear. But it also keeps you tethered to the surface, and forces you to breathe …

Snorkel

Build Your Own Massive LED Video Screen Powered by Arduino

Sometimes, you just want to go big. Case in point, Make’s guide to make your gigantic, Jumbotron-esque LED video screen.<p>The project here is powered …

Arduino

Make Foolproof Stir-Fry Dishes with This Simple Formula

Once you know the basics of stir-frying, an endless variety of quick and healthy dishes will await you. These infographics from Cook Smarts tell you …

Here's the Full, Extremely Dumb Email That Shut Down the Entire L.A. Public School System

I cannot believe anyone took this email seriously: “I am a devout Muslim, and was once against violence, but I have teamed up with a local jihadist …

The "Sharpie Trick," and a Guide to Sharpening Knives with a Water Stone

Learning to use a water stone is the best thing you can do for your knives, especially nice ones, but learning how can be tricky. Luckily, this (very …

Learn How to Lead Different Types of Individuals With the "DiSC" System

A strong leader knows that different team members often require different communication tactics, and the “DiSC” behavior assessment system might help …

Learn to Tie the Versatile "Handcuff Knot" With This Instructional Video

If you’re ever in the unfortunate position of needing to restrain someone, the “handcuff knot” does exactly what it sounds like. This versatile knot …

How to Support a Partner Struggling with Depression

Being in a romantic relationship when one (or both) of you suffer from depression is a massive challenge. Depression can make your partner seem …

How to Build an Adult Slip-n-Slide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Stratton Lawrence</i>.<p>Before reading another word of an article about how to build a man-sized slip-‘n-slide, …

These Simple Animations Teach You How All Kinds of Gears and Clutches Work

Duc Thang Nguyen has spent his retirement rendering new machine gears in 3D design software. The results are hypnotic.<p>Now retired from a career engineering, Duc Thang Nguyen has taken on a new hobby: modeling how gears work. Thanks to Autodesk Inventor, he's been able to "prototype" a staggering …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Metallica Kick Off Reissue Project With ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Cassette

Metallica will revisit their early years in a big way for the first time next month, when they put out an exact duplication of their thrashing …

Music

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

How to Calm Your Nerves Before Making a Terrifying Speech

Speaking in front of other people—even a small group—can be nerve-wracking. You feel anxious, terrified that you'll make a fool of yourself. While …

13 Common Money Mistakes -- And Their Solutions

By Laura Shin<br>Sometimes it feels like being good with your money is hard. And being bad with your money? Well, you think, that’s <i>easy</i>. But actually, all that's required to be good with your money is a set of simple tasks. It’s just a matter of getting them done. Here, some financial planners weigh in …

Money

Jimi Hendrix: 'You never told me he was that good'

On the morning of 21 September 1966, a Pan Am airliner from New York landed at Heathrow, carrying among its passengers a black American musician from a poor home. Barely known in his own country and a complete stranger to England, he had just flown first class for the first time in his life. His …

Two Dudes Prove How Easy It Is to Hack ATMs for Free Cash

When a small-time Tennessee restaurateur named Khaled Abdel Fattah was running short of cash he went to an ATM. Actually, according to federal …

Focus on Cash Flows, Rather than Expenses, to Spend Without a Budget

Budget are a great way to keep track of how much you spend. They're not the only way, though. Finance blog Money Ning suggests automating your …

Personal Finance

GoPro-ready Ghost drone touts easy tilt control and auto-follow mode

As a recent <i>South Park</i> episode suggests, Parrot and DJI are the two most recognizable names in the consumer drone market right now, but they are about to face a new contender. Merely three months ago, we met Ehang who showed off its heavy-duty hexacopter at <i>TechCrunch Beijing</i>; and now, the Chinese …

How to Boost Your Practical Memory (and Stop Losing Your Keys)

When you know how to use it, nothing works more efficiently than your own memory, even if you think your memory is lacking. An average memory is a …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Internet Arcade puts 900 free coin-op games in your browser

You can't beat the feel of an old-fashioned arcade machine where you stand there pumping coins into a slot, trying to extend the gameplay and lay claim to the highest score. The problem with arcade machines is that they take up a lot of space and you can really drain your budget acquiring the …

Retrogaming

Does Bitrate Really Make a Difference In My Music?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I hear a lot of arguing about "lossless" and "lossy" music these days, but I'm having a hard time getting straight answers. Does …

The Future Of The Culture Wars Is Here, And It's Gamergate

Over the weekend, a game developer in Boston named Brianna Wu fled her home after an online stalker vowed to rape and kill her. She isn't the first …

I Want to Write iOS Apps. Where Do I Start?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a little background in coding, but I'd like to make an iOS app. I'm just not sure where to get started or what tools I need. …

How to Fly With a Baby or Toddler | The Art of Manliness

Last week the McKay clan ventured to Vermont for a week-long vacation. It was our second family vacation with kids, and our first with Scout, who is …