Katie Tippelt-Dempsey

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Harish Manwani: Profit's not always the point

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Why Is My Internet Suddenly So Slow?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a fast internet connection, but it doesn't always earn the title. Sometimes I get half the speed I pay for during certain …

How I Make a Living as a Writer (and You Can, Too)

When I first wrote a novel in 1991, I remember walking down the road and seeing a pretty girl and thinking, "She might like me now."<p><i>This post</i> …

This Video Is a Two-Minute Primer to All Things Bitcoin

We've talked about Bitcoin before, but the cryptocurrency has come a long way since we first described it, and it's in the forefront of people's …

How to Filter Out Email "Fluff"

There are many things CEOs care about, but arguably one of the most important things is their time. Whether they're running a Fortune 500 company or …

Wall Street Survivor Teaches Everything You Need to Know About Money

You need to invest your money wisely in order to really grow it, but unfortunately not many people know about the basics of investing, much less the …

Chrome Bookmarks, Foursquare Heat Maps, and Icy Driveways

Readers offer their best tips for juicing up your Chrome bookmarks, creating heat maps of your Foursquare check-ins, and beating icy driveways.<p>Every …

Focus Is a Simple Mac App to Help You Avoid Distracting Web Sites

OS X: We've highlighted several ways to steer clear of time-wasting web sites and reclaim your productivity, but Focus is a new utility for Mac users …

Indigo Keeps You Organized Across Android, Windows Phone, and Now, iOS

iOS/Android/WP8: Previously mentioned personal assistant Indigo organizes your appointments, sets reminders and alerts, supports voice commands, and …

How the "Fast Web" Is Impairing How You Think

Before you realize, habits form. How much thought do you put into your daily routine, and how much of your routine is formed as a response to outer …

The Best Home Remedies for Any Ailment, Backed By Research

Home remedies are awesome ways to fix common little problems like hangovers, headaches, acne, and just about everything else. But how much research …

Simple, the Alternative to Big Banks, Was Just Acquired by a Big Bank

BBVA, Spain's second-largest bank, has just acquired Simple, the online bank that makes managing your finances easier. We dig Simple for a lot of …

Password Hacks, Downloading Movies Legally, and Bluetooth Headphones

This week on the podcast we're talking about everybody getting hacked, the best browser for privacy, and sex myths debunked. We're also answering …

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

Are we in the final days of small farms?

<b>(Modfos/Shutterstock)</b><p>Corporate farming is on the rise in Texas<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>January 3, 2014 3:27pm (UTC)<p>A "growing number of Texans" are selling the family farm, the Texas Tribune reports, causing the state to hemorrhage small and midsize farms and ranches at a rate of 250,000 acres per year. As …

Cancer Immunotherapy Named Science 'Breakthrough of the Year'

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 12/19/2013 02:12 PM EST on LiveScience<p>A type of cancer treatment that directs the body's own immune system to fight cancer cells has been named as the "breakthrough of the year" by one of the world's top science journals.<p>The journal Science said today …

What the big money is betting on in 2014

What does 2014 hold for financial markets? The world’s biggest money managers are making some bold bets for the New Year, according to a new …

Stock Markets

Suburbia's Carbon Footprint Is Four Times The Size Of Urban Residents', Study Finds

How you contribute to global warming depends a lot on where you live.<p>Congrats, city-dwellers! Your carbon footprint is just half the size of the national average. But… too bad, all the suburbs surrounding your city cancel out the effects of your greener lifestyle. At worst, households in the …

Carbon Emissions

Want Perfect Pitch? You Might Be Able To Pop A Pill For That

<b>Listen · 4:18</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the world of music, there is no more remarkable gift than having perfect pitch. As the story goes, Ella Fitzgerald's band would use her perfect pitch to tune their instruments.<p>Although it has a genetic component, most believe that perfect pitch — …

Inside California's $25 billion plot to save its water supply

The state's key estuary is in serious jeopardy, but can a bold new plan solve the problem?<p>Behind many of the shiny fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle, there's a decidedly ominous backstory: California, supplier of much of our domestic produce, is just one earthquake away from drying up.<p>The …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Doodling

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cancer

Leyla Acaroglu: Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore

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