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(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)While many media properties including the New York Times, …

How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Network With an Old Router

When you upgrade to a faster, better router, don’t toss your old one. Whether through stock or custom firmware, you can likely turn it into a …

Wi-Fi

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

How To Whistle With Your Fingers [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with your fingers? Today I’ll walk you through the “secrets” to mastering this fun …

How to Survive a Plane Crash: 10 Tips That Could Save Your Life | The Art of Manliness

We often think that plane crashes are catastrophic and unsurvivable events. Thanks to movies and 24/7 news channels, the enduring image of a plane …

100 Life Hacks That Make Life Easier

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

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 …

Keep iPhone silent except for selected callers

The iPhone's Do Not Disturb setting (in Settings > Notifications) is a way to turn off rings, alerts and other sounds on your iPhone; it's great when …

Why Pallets Are Great for DIYing (When You Pick Out the Right Ones)

We've seen countless upcycled and hacked together projects with wood shipping pallets over the years, and more often than not they're ugly, but …

How to Set Up Your Own Private Cloud Storage Service in Five Minutes with OwnCloud

With so many services like iCloud and Dropbox getting hacked these days, it's no surprise that more people want to pull their data off the cloud. …

Make Your Haircut Last Two Weeks Longer with These Sylist Trimming Tips

Hey, guys: Want to save some money and avoid the barber for a couple of weeks longer? This video from BirchboxMan shows you how to extend the life of …

Hair

Easily Add Spacers to Your Mac's Dock

OS X: If you have a ton of icons and folders pinned to the dock in OS X, this little trick can help you organize them better. With two commands in …

Apple

You Can Still Drink Great Wine On a Budget; Here's How To Do It

At a recent auction, French Burgundy Domaine de la Romanée-Conti went for $13,061. A bottle. But there aren't many of us who can (or want to) pay …

This Cheat Sheet Teaches You How to Match Shirt and Tie Patterns

Learning to match your shirts and ties together so they work well may be an art, but it's one you can learn. This infographic from men's designer …

Optical Illusions

Find Free Wi-Fi Passwords for Local Spots on Foursquare

Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, but sometimes it isn't always the easiest to find. If you're at an establishment and don't know the Wi-Fi password, you …

Fold Shirts Military Style for Efficient Packing

Most people know that rolling t-shirts is the most efficient way to pack them into a suitcase, but not all shirt rolls are created equal. For a truly …

T-shirts

Top 10 Paid Apps That Are Well Worth Their Price

Don't get us wrong: free apps are amazing, and we're awfully thankful for them. But sometimes, you get what you pay for, and a few bucks can get you …

The Transit App Guides You Through Public Transportation, Is Now Free

iPhone: Most of the popular maps apps like Google Maps and Apple Maps have public transportation functionality built in, but they're not always …

How to Fix iCloud's Biggest Annoyances

Apple’s iCloud service is a handy and free option built right into iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but it’s also a closed system that’s hard to really …

Apple

The Basics of Music Production, Lesson 3: Using Virtual Instruments

You can have a lot of fun making music, but getting a good recording and arrangement of your song requires some work and knowledge. Last week we …

How Can I Get Started with Home Automation?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I want to set up some basic home automation tasks but I've never done anything like this before. How do I get started? For that …

The BitTorrent Bundle Is Packed with Free Books, Music, and Movies

BitTorrent (the company) has unveiled the first BitTorrent Bundle, which lets you download newly released music, videos, movies, books, and more for …

BitTorrent

Find Receipts in Gmail with This Hidden Smart Label

When you get a ton of email, it's not uncommon for a purchase receipt or order confirmation to get lost in the shuffle. Thankfully, this simple Gmail …

Six Different Ways to Cook the Perfect Fried Egg

As we all learn at some point in our lives, perfection is futile. It’s unattainable. It simply doesn’t exist. That is, until we’re talking about …

Breakfast

How to Build the Essential Toolbox for Every Level of DIY

A well-equipped toolbox is essential for completing jobs around the home—everything from hanging a picture frame to putting together furniture or …