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The Humble Store

The Humble Bundle has opened its own store. Each day the Humble Store will have a different set of heavily discounted games. As usual, many of the …

DRM

Because every guy should know how to tie one.

Knowing your wine is more than just a pretentious skill.

The Best Apps to Manage Your Recipe Collection

Whether you love to cook or you just love to eat, odds are you have a collection of dishes and recipes you'd like to try. Maybe you have a bunch …

Apps

Science Confirms The Obvious: Dudes Slow Down When Walking With Their Girlfriends

But they don't alter their gaits for other ladies.<p>A person's optimal walking speed—which minimizes the amount of energy required to travel—usually correlates with body mass and leg length. People with longer legs and bigger bodies are more likely to have a faster walk. Because of the way men and …

The 20 Most Amazing PCs Ever Made

The personal computer has been a popular household tool for several decades. I’ve been building my own for nearly as long, but aside from being powerful devices for all-manner of tasks, the ability to customize a PC to your personal needs is something that fascinates millions of people the world …

11 ways to trick Android into using less data

Apps are moving to the cloud. Streaming services like Netflix and Spotify are big. And just about every one of us is addicted to social networking.<p>There's just one thing standing in the way: your data plan.<p>With unlimited plans dwindling, most smartphone users are stuck with tiered options that …

Read Faster by Looking at the Words in the Middle of Sentences

Speed readers get through many more books and articles than the average reader. Here's a new speed reading technique to try: Use your eye span.<p>Andra …

Writing

The Most Common Ways You Waste Money (and How to Save It)

All too often we focus on cutting out the little things (like a daily cappuccino), when we should really focus on our major expenses for the biggest …

Ten Ways I Trimmed $21,000 Off My Wedding Budget

Ever since I got engaged, planning my wedding has been a financial challenge—especially since I’m both a sentimental and thrifty person. On the one …

Weddings

Feed Zone Portables

When you spend a lot of time running, biking, hiking, backpacking, climbing, or training, you know how important it is to get all the energy you can …

Global Ties | Help End Hunger

Global Ties vision is simple - a world without hunger. The campaign, launched yesterday on crowdfunding website indigogo, is more than a simple …

Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

Top 10 Infographics and Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

After Tragedy: 3 Reasons And 21 Ways To Bring Joy Back into Your Life

<b>“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” ~Bernice Johnson Reagon</b><p>My brother died …

Feed Me: Great Alternatives To Google Reader

Remember Google Wave? What about GOOG-411? Aardvark? These were all pretty hyped in their day and were eventually phased out by the big G. Their loss …

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

Science

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

The Black and Blue Desktop

Some desktops are clean and minimal, but others, like Daniel Orbegoso's desktop, are packed with information and widgets. Even so, it's still …

C-suite Leadership

Why Your Memory Sucks (and What You Can Do About It)

Human memory is quirky, complicated, and unreliable. Even when we think we're remembering everything accurately, chances are things have gotten …

Work a Non-Standard Schedule to Avoid Consumer Traps and Laziness

Most people work a 9-to-5 job, Monday through Friday. That leaves a very specific amount of free time on the weekend and little time during the …