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Evernote — A Desktop Setup for Optimal Productivity (In 10 Minutes)

Evernote’s Interface Can Be Confusing, But It Doesn’t Have To Be<p>Introduction<p>If you use Evernote, you have probably realized it is not intuitive how …

HTTPS Explained: HTTP vs HTTPS and What You Should Know

Now that you’ve got a basic background, let’s look at what goes on during a typical HTTPS session. The first thing that happens is establishing a …

20 Productivity Apps You Didn't Know You Needed

From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re taking notes, following up on emails or prepping for a meeting, with technology these simple tasks shouldn’t bite into too much of your time. Luckily, there’s …

Why making to-do lists won’t help you get things done

I’ve helped thousands of people  —  from NFL coaches and four star generals to best-selling authors and hedge fund managers  —  feel less busy and …

51 Secrets Men With Anxiety Want You to Know

<i>I talked to 100 men about the darkness within and the bonds of brotherhood</i><p>It was a Saturday when my life changed.<p>I woke up later than I wanted and in …

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Give Your Eyes a Break With These Discounted Gunnar Computing Glasses

<b>Update</b>: Sold out<p>While Gunnar glasses are marketed towards gamers, they can be effective at reducing eyestrain for anyone that spends their day …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Reconstruction Is Finally Getting The Historical Recognition It Deserves

Robert Smalls was among the greatest Americans. His story is finally being told.<p>The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s base in Birmingham, Alabama. A bus station where segregationists attacked Freedom Riders. These civil rights sites of the 1960s, etched in black-and-white images in our memories, are …

Umberto Eco Makes a List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism

<i>Creative Commons image by Rob Bogaerts, via the National Archives in Holland</i><p>One of the key questions facing both journalists and loyal oppositions …

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The Woman Who Helped Prove Females Aren't Too Fragile to Run Competitively

It may seem crazy to think that less than 50 years ago, women were not permitted to officially run the Boston Marathon. All that changed in 1967 when Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to wear a bib number while running that famous road race. She later helped pave the way for women to run …

White America’s racial illiteracy: Why our national conversation is poisoned from the start

<b>(Blend Images via Shutterstock/kati1313 via iStock/Salon)</b><p>The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” examines the ways white people implode when they talk about race<p>Dr. Robin DiAngelo<p>April 10, 2015 6:16pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Good Men Project.<p>I am white. I have spent years …

Download free Windows Server 2016 eBook, White paper, PDF, Documents, Resources

Microsoft and its partners have made available for download a bunch of resources for Windows Server 2016, that can help you get the best out of this …

New tools to help drive Windows 10 adoption

Preparing your organization for a seamless Windows 10 deployment<p>Microsoft has learned many lessons from years of deploying major operating system …

The Best (and Worst) Time to Schedule a Job Interview

Much has been made of how you should dress for a job interview, the answers you should give to tough questions, and even the questions your …

99 Tools To Enhance Your Freelance Lifestyle

The day-to-day of freelance work can be incredibly overwhelming. Here are 99 extremely useful tools that will save you time and increase your …

10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

On Inc., Ilya Pozin wrote about 10 things anyone can learn in 10 minutes to make them more productive for the rest of their life.<p>More productive is one thing — but how about richer?<p>Only 10 minutes won't teach you everything there is to learn about managing your money and building wealth, but …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

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An Explanation Why Time Appears To Speed Up as You Get Older and How to Try to Slow It Down

Derek Muller of Veritasium explains why time appears to speed up as you get older and how to try to slow it down.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing …

How To Extend Your Windows Desktop With The Chromecast [Guide]

The Chromecast is considered a device meant for entertainment purposes. Most apps that are developed for it tend to be geared for entertainment but …

This Cheat Sheet Shows You How to Prioritize Your Savings and Debt

People always seem have questions about their financial priorities: <i>Should I invest or pay off debt</i>? <i>Save in my work 401(k) or open an IRA</i>? This cheat …

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This Video Explains the Basics of Investing in Stocks and Bonds

Stocks and bonds are fundamental investing terms, but if you’re new to investing, you might not have any idea what these terms mean. This video …

The Best Ways to Retain The Information You Study

Whether you’re studying for an exam or learning on your own, you want to do more than just re-read your material to absorb it. This video offers four …

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps

Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

How to Start Android App Development for Beginners

So you have a killer app idea and you’re ready to turn it into a reality and take it to market. No doubt you’re itching to start getting your first downloads, reviews and profits… But there’s just one problem: you don’t have a clue where to start!<p>Learning to code is difficult enough on its own but …

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Siri Tips & Tricks: 21 Useful Things You Can Ask Siri

Whether you’re new to iPhone or have been using your device for a while—there are plenty of Siri tips and tricks you may have never tried. We know Siri has opinions on the meaning of life but what other things can you ask Siri to do? There are plenty of lists on the cool and funny things to ask …

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Want to start making money from Android Apps? Here’s what NOT to do

Creating a successful Android app is a goal worth pursuing. If you can create a genuine hit, then you’ll have a source of passive income that can generate money while you sleep for years to come. What’s more, you’ll have the immense satisfaction of being able to tell people you’re an app developer; …

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Learn SQL with This Free Three-Hour Course from Codecademy

SQL is the world’s most popular language for managing and manipulating databases. Today, Codecademy launched a free Learn SQL interactive course that …

You Have a Right to Your Medical Records. Here’s How to Request Them.

Your medical records—whether they’re all at your family doctor or scattered at different clinics around town—are yours to access. Having a copy can …

How to Automate Your Finances and Save Money, Explained in One Graphic

Personal finance is simple, but it isn’t easy. Our greedy brains try to fight us every step of the way—which is why automating your finances is such …

Stream Local Media to a Chromecast Without an Internet Connection

Chromecasts have made streaming media to your TV super easy. The one downside is that it typically requires a connection to the internet in order to …