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These 7 Free Tools Will Save Your Eyes If You Stare at Screens All Day

As much as we try to digitally detox, most of us are still slaves to the screen. We spend nearly seven hours staring at screens every day—a big chunk …

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Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPwindows

Hello, world! Today’s #WeeklyFluff is all about Leia (@leia.staffy), a 7-month-old Staffordshire bull terrier who lives in Sweden. “I would describe …

Dick Hensold:

How to play music faster: ideal practice methods for adult musicians<p><i><br>by Dick Hensold © 2011</i><p><i>This article was originally a talk given at the Piper's</i> …

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43 TV shows to watch in 2014

It was going to be tough to top the staggering array of high-quality TV shows that aired in 2013, which included Netflix's aggressive forays into …

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'Downton Abbey' And 'The Walking Dead': Are They The Same Show?

Question: Which group is in more danger, the English aristocrats of "Downton Abbey" or the rag-tag survivors wandering through "The Walking Dead's" apocalyptic landscape?<p>It's a trick question: Both shows are such massive hits for their respective networks that there's no way the Granthams of …

Killer robots: If no one pulls the trigger, who's to blame?

On Saturday at a NASCAR track in Florida, a humanoid robot named SCHAFT, created by a team of engineers from the University of Tokyo, performed a …

The Year in Murder: 2013 Marks a Historic Low for Many Cities

With cities like New York and Philadelphia leading the way, America is on track to have its lowest murder rate in four decades.<p>From New York to Los …

The incandescent light bulb isn't dead

Reports were greatly exaggerated<p>Perhaps you’ve heard the news: the incandescent light bulb is dead. "When the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, the year ends — and so does the ordinary lightbulb," read Fox News' website. CNN even penned an obituary. That’s because, according to countless media reports, …

Why Has Republican Belief in Evolution Declined So Much?

There's been a drop of more than 10 points—to just 43 percent—in the last four years.<p>In November, Mischa Fisher took to this space to criticize the notion that Republicans are the anti-science party. Plenty of Democrats hold views that contradict empirically established facts, and Republican …

2014 Predictions for Web Design

<i>by Collis Ta'eed, CEO, Founder, Reformed Web Designer.</i><p>Trends and fashions are fascinating things. In hindsight they always appear clear, but trying …

Your Complete Guide to the Science of Hangovers

New Year's Eve is around the corner. For many of us, that means staying out late, dancing and drinking.<p>Thus, for some of us, the night of carousing …

The Intelligent Plant

Scientists debate a new way of understanding flora.<p>In 1973, a book claiming that plants were sentient beings that feel emotions, prefer classical music to rock and roll, and can respond to the unspoken thoughts of humans hundreds of miles away landed on the New York <i>Times</i> best-seller list for …

Five Things Bing Does Better Than Google

We can't even pretend we're not enamored with Google here at Lifehacker, but there is life on the other side. While the quality of search results is …

Bird Toboganning On A Roof

For some birds, flying is not enough.

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Homemade Whole-Grain Bread: You Have to Try This Amazing Recipe - Real Food

Most of us know that homemade loaves taste far better than supermarket fare. And we know that whole-grain breads are much more nutritious but …

Sexual rites, concubines, and the secret son of Rev. Sun Myung Moon

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War from afar: How the Pentagon fell in love with drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles and smart bombs are the quintessential weapons of our age. And not just for Americans<p>In the last years of the twentieth century, two weapons changed the way that America fights air wars: smart bombs (bombs that “see” a target using a television camera or a radiation sensor, …

The Artful Accidents of Google Books

“It was while looking at Google’s scan of the Dewey Decimal Classification system that I saw my first one—the hand of the scanner operator completely obscuring the book’s table of contents,” writes the artist Benjamin Shaykin. What he saw disturbed him: it was a brown hand resting on a page of a …

Diet Drugs Work: Why Won’t Doctors Prescribe Them?

The woman sat on my exam table and pointed to her snug paper gown. “Doctor,” she said, “I need your help losing weight.”<p>I spent the next several minutes speaking with her about diet and exercise, the health risks of obesity, and the benefits of weight loss—a talk I’ve been having with my patients …

Fix Your Computer Hunch and Other Posture Problems in 30 Seconds

This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility—and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a screen all …

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No girls allowed

Unraveling the story behind the stereotype of video games being for boys.<p>Four-year-old Riley Maida stands in a toy aisle of a department store in Newburgh, N.Y. The backdrop is pink. The shelves behind her are stacked with plastic babies in pink onesies. To her left are hair-and-makeup dolls with …

The Complete Guide to Making Money in Your Spare Time

We all could do with a few extra dollars in our pocket, but unless your boss is a fan of giving you free money, you’ll probably have to work for it. …

The Complete Guide to Turning Your Video Game Console Into a Living Room Media Center

Your video game console is great for playing games, but you might not realize it's also one of the best media centers around. Here's how to set up …