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Clean and Freshen Your Pillows In Three Simple Steps

You bury your face in your pillows every night, so it’s a good idea to clean them every once in a while. Fortunately, it’s super easy to do. Just …

Breaking Open a Lock with a Paper Clip, a Screwdriver, or a Metal Can Is Really Easy

You’re not going to be a master locksmith after you watch this video showing you three ways to break open a lock, but you might stop putting your …

Master the art of melting metal with this no-nonsense guide to soldering

Soldering is an important skill for anybody who wants to put together circuit boards, play around with Arduino setups, or work on almost any type of …

Hyundai Offering Owners Free Downloadable Upgrade to Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

In today’s automotive pricing sphere, it’s rare to get something for nothing, but Hyundai is offering owners of select 2015, 2016, and 2017 model-year cars a free upgrade that adds Android Auto and Apple CarPlay phone-mirroring integration. For those not keen on DIY electronic upgrades, no matter …

Android Auto

2017 DeLorean

We've covered the process of procuring a vintage DeLorean in detail — going so far as to make it the cover of Issue 01, in fact — but the 2017 …

Watch live sports in this startup's VR stadium

San Francisco-based startup LiveLike VR has built a virtual stadium so friends from around the block or around the world can watch sports together in …

Why Don't We Teach Life Skills in our Schools?

When employers are asked about the most important factor in their decision to hire someone, almost always, communication skills are on the top of the list. Not that I'm surprised. But how many of you were actually taught to communicate effectively? Think about it. Did you ever have a class between …

How to Build an Active, Outdoor Lifestyle With Your Kids

<i>This is a post from Rebel Family Correspondent Dan.</i>“Who wants to have some fun?!”Not Fallout fun, not Facebook fun, not even Futurama fun. Just good …

Kids

How to Pull a Coin from Someone's Ear | The Art of Manliness

Pulling a coin out of someone’s ear may very well be the most quintessential uncle trick; no cool uncle’s repertoire is complete without it. Though …

Cool Stuff

What makes a good bar? Ask one of Mexico's oldest cantina owners.

It’s Friday, so maybe you’ll head out for a drink tonight and check into your favorite bar, see your favorite bartender. For some in the town of Tequila, Mexico, that means stopping by a beloved watering hole and saying hi to one of the oldest bar owners in the country.<p>Tequila is located about an …

It's Unacceptable That an Estimated 1.5 Million Children Die Each Year from Preventable Diseases

I can still remember taking my kids to their pediatrician for their first shots. As a new mom, I was eager to protect them and a bit concerned about how they would react to their visit to the doctor. It's an experience I remember vividly every year during World Immunization Week. Parents want the …

Meet the Incredible Jake Olson – A Completely Blind College Football Player

After years of cheering for his favorite college football team, University of Southern California student Jake Olson has achieved the impossible …

College Football

Japanese Home Gardening Pod Lets You Grow Vegetables Indoor

Many of us living in tiny apartments can only dream about growing vegetables in our own backyards, but thanks to Foop, an ingenious home gardening …

Gardening

How to distill your long-form text into a killer infographic

It was like using a big funnel, or maybe a pasta maker that turned a huge amount of dough into fun shapes.<p>A while back, I wrote an e-book for …

Infographics

5 Reasons You Need A New Sales Job [Infographic]

What are your career goals this year? Is it time for a change of scenery? Here are 5 reasons you may need a new sales job.According to new research …

Employment

25 Tips to Hyper Motivate and Inspire Your Team

Implement these 25 tips in your leadership strategy to find motivated and much more productive employees.<p>Are you constantly asking yourself how you can motivate and inspire your team? You can finally answer that question by realizing that it all starts with you. Yes. You.<p>But, where's the starting …

This little power strip is one of the best travel gadgets you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon You probably don't think too much about your power strip. It's a thing, you plug stuff into it, and that's enough for most …

Play Playstation 4 Games on Mac (or Windows) with PS4 Remote Play

Want to play Playstation 4 games on your computer? Now you can thanks to PS4 Remote Play, available for Mac OS X (and Windows PC). The Remote Play …

Operating Systems

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

Sony launches PS4 Remote Play for PC and Mac

Remote Play game streaming between PlayStation 4 and PC or Mac computers has arrived, as part of the latest firmware update to the Sony …

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Are you feeling trapped by a hum-drum job that leaves you unsatisfied and short of cash at the end of each month? Do you love solving problems, being …

Top 3 Best Ways To Find Serial Key Of Any Software

Top 3 Best Ways To Find Serial Key Of Any Software<p>en_US<p>article<p>Here are Top 3 Best Ways To Find Serial Key Of Any Software By these method you can …

How to Smoke a Cigar | The Art of Manliness

Many a man will occasionally smoke a cigar, be it during a round of golf, a wedding, or celebrating the birth of a child; but not many men know how …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Assessment: What Kind of Negotiator Are You?

9 Employee Engagement Archetypes

The 8 Types of Salespeople

How goalkeepers can use an illusion to save penalty kicks

A sportsperson’s performance on the playing field can alter the way they see things, which in turn can affect their subsequent performance. A football player who scores a goal, for example, will perceive their target as being bigger than it actually is, making it easier for them to score again, …

7 brilliant ways successful leaders start presentations

<i>“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato</i><p>When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience’s attention, establish …