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We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

ScienceAlert Deal: 4 Essential Coding Languages You Should Know in 2018

Which is the best for you?<p>Coding is becoming a more and more essential and valued skill in a range of industries. Even if it isn't the core of your …

What "Introvert" and "Extrovert" Really Mean

Think about what an ideal evening for you might look like. Do you imagine yourself going out to dinner with a large group of friends, attending a …

Psychology

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

How to Get a Hard Finish on a Tabletop After Painting It | Home Guides | SF Gate

Painting furniture lets you cheaply and easily repurpose a piece or update secondhand finds. However, not all products will give you the durable finish you need, especially when it comes to a table -- which may undergo more wear and tear than any other piece of furniture in your home. Creating a …

You’re Doing It Wrong: Oral Sex

Our writer gets real about the mistakes you’re making down there<p>I want to thank all the guys out there who give it their all during oral sex. It’s not an easy feat, and we appreciate the effort. But it’s no secret that you enjoy going down on us as much as we enjoy receiving it. (Let’s be …

This Beautiful Rolling Workshop Cart Was Made From Scrap Materials

Woodworking, welding, and leather making, all rolled into one fun project.<p>A rolling utility cart is a great feature for the garage or workshop. They're excellent for keeping tools you need close at hand. This DIY utility cart has an element of Frankenstein to it, as it's comprised of an old bed …

Woodworking

Converting a Lawnmower Engine To Run on Compressed Air

Our most likely exposure to a steam engine these days will probably come courtesy of a railway locomotive. A machine capable of immense power and …

The Ars guide to building a Linux router from scratch | Ars Technica

Remember how our homebrew router embarrassed off-the-shelf options? Go make your own.<p>After finally reaching the tipping point with off-the-shelf …

Use Twine to Cut a Difficult-to-Reach PVC Pipe, No Tools Necessary

There are so many great things you can do with a PVC pipe. But if the pipe isn’t fitting and you need to cut it without tools, then nylon rope or …

Turn the Lego, Slinky and Qwerty keyboard patents into posters

Patents are records of art, in a sense. They are the legal solidification of creativity, flattened down to diagrams and cold copy.<p>How A Car Works, which specializes in illustrated automobile guides, has come up with a way of bringing classic patents to life – high-quality images you can print out …

Posters

Deal: Last chance to learn how to build your dream apps with a subscription to Stuk.io for 89% off

Do you have some ideas for a great app, but don’t know where to start? With Stuk.io, learning to code, building a portfolio and creating your dream applications are all possible. And thanks to a promotion over on the AA Deals Store, you can pick up a two-year subscription to the service for a …

Apps

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter in Every Way

It’s almost unbelievable that in this day and age almost everyone is carrying around a library of knowledge, richer in resources than that of the …

Learning

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Wi-Fi

Most Popular Top 10s of 2014

Every day at Lifehacker we share new tips and tricks to help you live life better, but it isn't easy keeping up with all of them. That's where our …

Universal Media Server Streams Music and Movies to Almost Any Device

Win/Mac/Linux: Streaming music or movies from a computer to a set-top box, TV, receiver, or any other device in your home entertainment system isn't …

Refold's Portable Cardboard Standing Desk

By popular demand Refold is establishing local manufacturing in the United States of America. Shipping cardboard halfway around the world doesn’t …

What You Should Know about Pain Pills

Stop before you pop<p>"Take two aspiririn and call me in the morning." The simplicity and effectiveness of pain medications has made them a staple of home health care. But there are differences among all the products that line multiple shelves at the pharmacy. Here's how to select the right product …

GEGeek Tech Toolkit Fixes Windows Computers and Updates Itself

If you're the person friends, family and coworkers count on to fix their computers, you already know a portable USB toolkit is essential for repairs. …

DIY Steampunk Apothecary Jars

For my recent wedding, we wanted to create a steampunk feel to the whole thing. We didn't have a large budget, so I wanted to find some very …

HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …

Woodworking

Shrink a Wool Sweater and Make It Fit Again

If you have a wool sweater that's too big—like a hand-me-down, thrift store find, or weight loss leftover—you can try to shrink it with these tips …

Clothing

Home networking explained, part 9: Access your home computer remotely

CNET editor Dong Ngo points you in the general direction of how to access your home network remotely using a Dynamic DNS service.<p><b>Editors' note:</b><i>This post is part of an ongoing series. For the other parts, check out the related stories.</i><p>If you've been following this series, you'll know that I …

Chorus Is a Powerful Web-Based Remote Control for XBMC

Chorus is an add-on for XBMC that lets you remotely manage, build playlists, queue up videos, organize your library, and do just about anything you …

Get a College-Level Computer Science Education with These Free Courses

We're lucky to have access to so many excellent free online courses for just about anything you want to study, including computer science. Here's a …

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Arq – the nested dock that keeps on docking

The Arq, a new Kickstarter project, seeks to solve the problem of charging multiple devices simultaneously. This cleverly engineered accessory lets …

How to Upgrade Your Garage Workshop Without Spending a Fortune

<i>If you have a garage workshop, there are lots of ways to improve it without breaking the bank. The team at The Family Handyman share five of them</i> …

Home Improvement

Android 4.4 KitKat plans for AOKP, CyanogenMod, OmniROM and Paranoid Android detailed

Android 4.4 KitKat is only officially available on the Nexus 5 so far, but various custom ROM makers have further detailed their KitKat-related plans, including AOKP, CyanogenMod, OmniROM and Paranoid Android.<p>AOKP<p>The AOKP team announced that it’s working both on Android 4.3 and Android 4.4 builds. …

Android News