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Ask an Expert: All About Work-Life Balance

Say hello to Aaron Schildkrout, co-founder of HowAboutWe, an online dating site that's focused on getting people to go offline. Aaron started his …

The Three Personal Habits that Make or Break a Relationship

Relationships are tough no matter how similar you are to your partner, but author Charles Murray points out that personal habits you find …

Go On a Financial Fast to Break Bad Spending Habits

Getting your spending habits under control is never easy. Neither is quitting a bad habit cold turkey. Finance blog Money Crashers suggests a middle …

Personal Finance

When Exercise Can Offer the Same Boost as Coffee (and When It Can't)

We've known for a while that exercise can boost your energy level <i>and</i> your productivity, but if you get a short, high-intensity workout first thing in …

How Much Spare Water You Should Store for Emergencies

Most of us take a lot of our basic infrastructure for granted, until it's suddenly unavailable. While no one expects their cities water supply to get …

Color Code Your Day to Make Sure You're Spending Your Time Right

Time for some coloring fun, folks. This might be the easiest way to see how you're really spending your time. Color in the "Wheel of Productivity" …

Productivity

Does Speeding Really Get You There Any Faster?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a simple question: does speeding really get you to your destination any faster? I tend to be a more conservative driver and it …

Driverless Cars

Get Rid of Excess Clutter by Pretending You're Moving

Moving to a new place has the astounding ability of revealing just how much junk we really have. Finance blog Beating Broke suggests using this power …

Make Your Phone Automatically Dial Someone's Extension

We don't remember phone numbers too often nowadays because our smartphones remember them for us. But what about when you need to dial an extension, …

Apps

"Taking Time to Think Is Massively Underrated"

Developer Matt West reminds us that it's a busy world out there. Sometimes it's easy to forget to stop and let ourselves think now and again.<p>Digging …

Organize Pots and Pans with DIY Drawer Panels

Deep kitchen cabinet drawers are great for stashing your pots and pans away, but they can also easily turn into a mess. This DIY project brings order …

Take 30 Seconds After Learning Something to Write Important Points

Most of us are learning new stuff everyday. That might be from lectures, meetings, or even just a good podcast. If you want to really ingrain that …

Productivity

Should You Sign the Back of Your Credit Card?

<i>Does it matter if you sign your credit card, write "See ID," or leave it blank? There are lots of rumors out there about what you should do on the</i> …

Fit Your Storage Cabinet Next to Dishwasher for Easy Unloading

Unloading a dishwasher is one job no one loves, but you can make it a whole lot easier by just assigning the space next to it for storing plates, …

Boil Cinnamon Sticks to De-Odorize Smelly Rooms

If a room in your house is stinking, whether from burnt food or anything else, grab two cinnamon sticks from the pantry. Throw them in some water and …

I'm Ayah Bdeir, CEO of littleBits, and This is How I Work

Working with electronics can be intimidating for people like me—I don't know a soldering iron from a glue gun, and I definitely don't know how to …

ShareDrop Shares Files Between Devices from Your Browser

Sharing files across devices—even when you're on the same network—is often a pain. Apple has a decent solution with AirDrop, but that's not helpful …

How To Find Out Which Foods Are Making You Sick

Although food <i>allergies</i> are still rare (affecting about five percent of the population), food intolerances are quite common. I see patients for food …

The Three Key Steps to Creativity: Copy, Transform, and Combine

In an information economy, originality and creativity are all-important skills. They're also some of the most misunderstood ideas. Speaking at TED, …

How Being Humble, Kind, and Calm Will Make Your Life Easier

You've heard it all your life: Being humble, kind, and calm is the "right thing to do." But if that isn't enough to convince you, consider this: …

Be a Better Negotiator with These Three Rules

Negotiations are tough, but even if the idea of negotiating scares you a bit, you don't have to be a pro to get what you want. Scientific American …

Body Language

The Coolest Things You Can Automatically Add to Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a wonderful tool. While many people may know that you can import pre-made calendars with lists of various holidays in them, …

Use a Fitted Sheet to Make a Sand-Free Blanket at the Beach

Sand all over your blanket at the beach is no fun, so reader Fred sent in this tip to turn a fitted sheet into a sand-free blanket box. The photo …

Here's How to Bypass Those Infuriating Automated Phone Menus

Having to enter phone number extensions or deal with multi-layered phone menu systems is a pain whether you're on a landline or a mobile phone. …

New Gadget From Amazon Makes Grocery Shopping Dangerously Easy

Amazon announced a new stand-alone gadget today called the Dash. It's basically a remote control for buying groceries. The small, handheld gadget …

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How Can Colors and Their Meanings Enhance Your Fashion IQ

Colors have meaning.<p>Have you notice that you attract more attention when you wear a certain color compared to when you’re wearing a different one? …

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