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How to Manufacture the Best Night of Sleep in Your Life | Mark's Daily Apple

November 06 2013<p>By Mark Sisson<p>Ah, sleep: is there anything quite like it? So easily discarded and discounted when nighttime attractions present …

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NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Everything You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google's Voice Commands

Voice search is one of those features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn voice …

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How Can I Block a Number from Calling My Cellphone?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've been getting <i>tons</i> of spam calls lately—like, multiple calls per day. I'm on the national Do Not Call list, but I'm still getting …

Zoom While Taking Photos to Remember the Event Perfectly

Taking photos of an event impairs your memory, finds a new study by Fairfield University. But instead of dropping your camera entirely, you can …

Updating Your Utility Belt

I just updated my utility belt.<p>Well, metaphorically speaking – every self-respecting geek has one.<p>Lately I've been trying to <i>minimize</i> what I carry …

Getting started with Spring Data Solr

Spring Data Solr is an extension to the Spring Data project which aims to simplify the usage of Apache Solr in Spring applications. Please note that …

Useful Eclipse Plugins that didn't make it to the Top 10 list

<b>Eclipse IDE</b> project is started aiming to provide a universal tool set for development. Open Source IDE, mostly provided in Java, but the development …

The Modern Java Web Developer - JavaOne 2013

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular JS, Bootstrap, Mobile, CoffeeScript, GitHub, functional programming, Page Speed, Apache, JSON with Jackson, caching, REST, Security, load testing, profiling, Wro4j, Heroku, Cloudbees, AWS. These are just some of the buzzwords that a Java web developer hears …

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$20 off the Fitbit Force, Bodum Coffeemaker, Change Your Oil [Deals]

If you're looking to pick up a fitness tracker this holiday season, you won't do better than the Fitbit Force. When you use the promo code …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

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First Pictures of Sony’s Groundbreaking Lens Cameras Surface

There’s been a lot of doubt surrounding recent rumors that Sony is working on a couple of revolutionary “lens cameras.” The smartphone-attachable …

Interview with Saturday Night Live’s Celebrity Portrait Photographer

Saturday Night Live has to be one of the most fun places to go behind the scenes, to observe how the cast and crew create the long-running weekly NBC …

Brian Smith: The Art of Photographing People

Brian Smith is a portrait photographer who is recognized for his unique photographs of celebrities, athletes and politicians. With his photographic …

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …

A Stack of Photography Links That Just Plain Rock

Join us once again as we enjoy this list of links from Toad Hollow Photography that shares the best tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Top 10 MP3s of The Week (3/29)

The top mp3s have gone through many incarnations since the beginning of <i>Consequence of Sound</i> in 2007. What used to be an exhaustive roundup of all the …

Fotodiox's New LED Light Looks Like a Strobe

LED lighting is hot–well, not really. The Fotodiox LED100WA is a brand new product that can come in the cool daylight or the hot tungsten color …

The Yongnuo YN-622N Transceivers Give You TTL At Half the Price of PocketWizards

Yongnuo has released the YN-622N transceivers for Nikon–which are designed to be the most affordable triggers with full TTL integration that you can …

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Which Words Matter The Most When You Talk

Language, like anything else, can be hacked for greater effectiveness. Here are some techniques to make your words–your best tool at work–more powerful.<p>One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially for Buffer copy, for example our welcome email if you sign up) are words; very simple words in …

How I Gave up Email and Reclaimed 3 Hours a Day

Most weekends you will find me speeding down a trail on my mountain bike. Bring on the drop offs: I want to jump them; bring on the hops and bounces …

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