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Make a Glow Bike with EL Wire

Use EL wire to make your bike a sight at night.<p><i>This project first appeared in MAKE Volume 38, on pages 68-71.</i><p>Bike lights and reflective tape are the common go-to’s for night riding, but why not go further and make your bicycle frame glow? About three years ago, Vancouver Hack Space member Luke …

Arduino

Organize Pots and Pans with DIY Drawer Panels

Deep kitchen cabinet drawers are great for stashing your pots and pans away, but they can also easily turn into a mess. This DIY project brings order …

Boil Cinnamon Sticks to De-Odorize Smelly Rooms

If a room in your house is stinking, whether from burnt food or anything else, grab two cinnamon sticks from the pantry. Throw them in some water and …

Five Best Desktop Microphones

Whether you just take a lot of video calls over Skype or Hangouts, record podcasts, make music, or you're a burgeoning YouTube celebrity, you'll need …

Music Production

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

The Secret to Holding Your Breath for 20 Minutes

Illusionist and stunt performer Harry Houdini was famously capable of holding his breath for over three minutes. But today, competitive breath-hold …

Add DIY Permanent Volume Markings on a Metal Pot

If you don't want to always look around for a measuring cup, one Redditor shares a neat trick to make permanent markings on your metal pot. Most of …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

In the late ’60s, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel performed a now-iconic experiment called the Marshmallow Test, which analyzed the ability of …

Commuting by bike: Finding your new two-wheeled best friend.

Over the last few years I have had many of my friends ask me how they should go about choosing the bike that would work for them, and while choosing …

iOS: A visual history

In what is widely regarded as his greatest presentation ever, Apple's Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world on January 9th, 2007. In the five-plus years since then, the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch have literally redefined the entire world of mobile computing. That world is moving so …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Time Your Power Nap Naturally with Einstein and Dali's Key Method

A perfectly timed nap, set for the right amount of time, can do wonders for your brain. If you'd rather not set your alarm or you just don't know …

Attach Anything Together with Sugru and Magnets

We're already pretty big fans of Sugru for fixing and creating all kinds of things. Now, Sugru has released a new kit that includes the sticky form …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

17 Productive Ways To Spend 5 Minutes Instead Of Checking Your Email (Again)

Sure, cleaning out your inbox can feel productive, but you’re really not accomplishing anything.<p>The ubiquity of smart phones means we never lack for a way to spend time. Stuck waiting for the elevator for 30 seconds? Next thing you know you’ve got your phone out of your pocket, and you’re deleting …

Productivity

Inside NYC's New Mirrored Infinity Rooms

In what's being called the next <i>Rain Room</i> for New York, eccentric Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is showing off her newest installations at David …

"Chim Chim Cher-ee" Wins Original Song: 1965 Oscars

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

What Should I Always Buy Generic?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>Your article on brand loyalty got me thinking: I spend a lot of money on brand name stuff all the time, with no real <i>reason</i> behind it. …

Top 10 Things You Never Have to Pay Full Price For

Who doesn't love a good bargain? Getting a good deal always feels great, and there are some things you can almost <i>always</i> get at a discount. Here are …

Personal Finance

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Animation

18 Breathtaking Architectural Lookouts You'll Wish You Could Visit

People have been building up for as long as they’ve been building at all, but structures made solely for the purpose of leisurely looking around at …

The Real Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Can Destroy You

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Top 10 Tricks for Better Apartment Living

Apartment hunting can be stressful, and living in an apartment isn't always a picnic either. From noisy neighbors to horrible landlords and tight …

Top 10

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

Streetwear

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …