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Orphaned Raccoon Thinks She's a Dog After Being Rescued and Raised by Family with Dogs

Pumpkin the Raccoon may have an adorable face and a family who adores her, but things weren't always easy for the lovable creature. When she was only a month old, Pumpkin fell out of a tree and broke her back leg. To make matters worse, the infant animal was incredibly weak and in need of medical …

These Are The Best Standing Desks You Can Buy

After more than three years of research and testing, during which we’ve used more than a dozen adjustable sit-stand desks, we recommend the ErgoDepot Jarvis, which starts at about $700, but is of higher quality and looks better than many desks that cost more than $1,000. Unlike most inexpensive …

Ergonomics

Everblock

Lego blocks are great for building almost anything you can imagine. Unfortunately, if you want those creations to be adult-sized, you're going to …

Subscriptions are enjoying a new prominence as a revenue engine for digital content and apps

<b>Subscriptions are enjoying a new prominence as a revenue model for digital content and apps.</b> Internet companies are exploiting the opportunity to boost ARPU (average revenue per user), thanks to recurring payments from a subscriber base.<p><b>In this new and exclusive report</b> from <b>BI Intelligence</b> we look …

Apps

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The iPhone 6 Plus Gets A One-Handed Keyboard App, And It’s Glorious

While I came around to the iPhone 6 Plus and its unique allure, as told in a post from a couple of days ago, Apple’s big smartphone still isn’t the easiest to use when typing one-handed. Specifically, it’s tricky to get to the requisite punctuation needed to properly express oneself. A new app, …

Bitplay Snap 6

The iPhone is the most popular camera in the world — and the shooters in the new models are the best yet. Make them even better with the Bitplay Snap …

Which Mirrorless Camera Is The Best Option For You? Matt Granger Compares the 5 Best

When I first jumped into the photography world, I had the age old question, “Which camera should I buy?” I didn’t really know any photographers so I …

Buster & Punch Light Switches

You don't need to have an affinity for old-school switches and knobs to appreciate these Buster & Punch Light Switches, but it certainly doesn't …

Bell Bullitt Motorcycle Helmet

If you're looking for a retro look to complement that beautiful vintage bike of yours, look no further than the Bell Bullitt Motorcycle Helmet. Made …

8 Tips For Creating The Perfect Pitch Deck — From Someone Who Raised $75 Million

The good news is that a pitch deck can (and should be) be almost formulaic. You've got to tell a story, paint a vision, know your metrics, and sell, sell, sell. Whether you're raising a small seed round or a bigger series A straight off the bat, you need to get a few things right, and the rest will …

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 …

AdWords

X House

X HOUSE Co-authored with Agraz Arquitectos S.C & Elías Rizo<p>A corner shaped terrain is always an unusual practice for architectonic design. This is …

Architecture

Mullet House by March Studio

A twisted angular roof oversails this extension to a suburban house in Melbourne by Australian architects March Studio (+ slideshow).<p>March Studio, …

Buying Guide – Norton Commando

Reading time: about 12 minutes.<p>British<br>• Buying Guides<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Norton<p>The Norton Commando is a motorcycle that even today, 46 years after it was first …

Kickstarter

21 Scams Used By Devious Car Dealers — And How To Avoid Them

The last thing car shoppers need is a salesperson using tricks and scams to increase their own bottom line, at the expense of the customer.<p>To help potential buyers avoid overpaying for a lemon, or even a new car, Gregg Fidan, the founder of RealCarTips.com and the author of "Honest Guide to Buying …

See The Secret, Failed Plan For A $6 Billion Boardroom Coup At BlackBerry

The plan was codenamed "BBX": Chan hoped to raise $6 billion, and then approach BlackBerry with this takeover plan, outlined in a PowerPoint deck on the following pages.<p>BBX — which we noticed when it was mentioned on The Verge— would have replaced BlackBerry's management, and ditched the phone's …

22 Chinese Signs That Got Seriously Lost In Translation

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Motorcycle wallpaper #10

The art of the motorcycle poster seems to have declined of late. Before WWII, motorcycle manufacturers would commission amazing illustrations that captured the power and glory of motorcycles, with racy typography and dashing young chaps in goggles. Then the film camera came along—and by the 1960s, …

Posters

Marketing On WeChat Helps Apps Succeed In China’s Fragmented Marketplace, Says Wandoujia

China is the world’s largest smartphone market, but data about app downloads is difficult to get because Google Play is inaccessible there. The Chinese app ecosystem, which will be worth $1.2 billion this year according to one estimate, is very fragmented, with more than 200 app stores competing …

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

Custom bike builder

<b>Mule Motorcycles France</b>, <b>www.mulemotorcycles.fr</b> is operated by <b>Stéphane Bergeot</b>. The website was created by Stéphane to sell Mule parts and display …

Customers

Raccia Motorcycles

Halls Ridge Knoll Guest House by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

This guest house by American firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson nestles against a rugged stone wall within a coastal mountain range in California (+ …

Tracing The Office’s rise from midseason also-ran to nine-season behemoth

<i>With so many new series popping up on streaming services and DVD every day, it gets harder and harder to keep up with new shows, much less the</i> …