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20 tips and hacks to make your life better in 2018

Whether its science-backed strategies or feel-good platitudes, we all need some extra motivation when it comes to our New Year's resolutions.<p>To get you closer to your goals this year, we combed through popular Reddit and Quora threads to create this list of hacks that people swear by, along with a …

Time Management

How to remove a previous owner’s Apple ID from a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

A reader asks:<p>“I got a used iPod touch recently, and everything seems fine except that when I attempt to log into iTunes, the previous owner’s Apple …

Tips for Cold-Emailing Intimidatingly Powerful People

CEOs are thirsty for insight from the front lines. And yet those of us on those front lines – whether we are customers or employees – are often hesitant to reach out to senior leaders who are only an email away.<p>I saw this the other day in a friend who works for Salesforce. My friend is a mid-level …

A step-by-step guide to the homebuying process

From house hunting to the closing, here’s what you can expect<p>You've weighed the pros and cons of renting versus buying, and buying, with its promise of equity appreciation, won. Assuming the title of homeowner is one of the most significant financial commitments you will ever make, and the process …

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Public Speaking

How to Get the Most from Netflix

If you’re one of the large number of people who enjoy streaming movies and TV shows from the popular Netflix service, here are some tips to get the most out of it. One of the biggest challenges is ferreting out the content that most appeals to your tastes. We’ll give you tips for finding content as …

Televisions

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

Software

Top Travel Websites For Planning Your Next Adventure

Technology’s effects on the travel industry are widespread, with innovation signaling the dawn of a new age of travel products and services after the birth of the Internet and modern-communication systems. Not only has the industry itself benefited from recent technological advancements such as …

Tourism

Denmark Tops The List Of The Happiest Countries In The World

It’s time to start focusing on “inequality of happiness.”<p>Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland may get little sunlight and daylight for months on end, but people living there continue to be happier than most. These countries once again top a poll of the happiest people on Earth, with only …

World Happiness Report

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

This simple device will make your Wi-Fi ten times faster

Ever tried to stream Netflix in bed, but been defeated by poor Wi-Fi signal? This wireless device claims it will end Wi-Fi dead zones, buffering and sporadic WiFi failures.<p>Positioned strategically throughout a house, the Eero boxes can increase Wi-Fi speeds tenfold.<p>The Eero can boost Wi-Fi download …

Time management software for staying productive and happy in the modern workplace

PCMag<p>Editor's Choice<p>BOTTOM LINE: RescueTime is simply the best time-management app we've ever tested. It helps increase your productivity by …

Time Management

The Traveler's Guide to On-the-Go Style

Whether you're exploring the great outdoors or flying across the country, here's what to wear when you're off-duty, unplugged, and out of the office.

Travelers
Skiing

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p>The updated 2017 version of the best travel apps<p>Citymapper<p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a friend …

Apps

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

Apps

The best airport bars in America

There is an argument to be made that an entire airport waiting area is basically already a bar, albeit one with crappy vending-machine drinks and people idly paging through used Michael Connolly tomes while a TV turned to CNN is playing at an awkwardly high volume. But in an effort to parse out the …

Brewpub

YouTube's 10 most popular videos of 2015

YouTube has gone from strength to strength in 2015 – generating billions of video views each day, and reporting a 60 percent increase in watch time in comparison to last year.<p>Sitting at the top of the millions of videos posted in 2015 are the top 10 most watched videos uploaded this year.<p>YouTube’s …

Holiday Gift Guide 2014- Spring/Summer

What will the holidays bring for adventure? No matter what the weather outside, there'll be something exciting brewing indoors when your favorite outdoors lover unwraps one of these fun surprises—even if your favorite outdoors lover is you.

Apple’s iPhone upgrade program looks like bad news for Verizon and AT&T

When Apple announced the iPhone 6s in early September, the company also introduced a new payment system called the iPhone Upgrade Program. Apple’s …

Mobile Technology
Income Inequality

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

Whistler Blackcomb named top resort in North America; Big White, Revelstoke, Red Mountain and Fernie in Top 50

Whistler Blackcomb scored top spot in the Active Times’ just-released list of <b>Best Ski Resorts in North America</b> for the 2014-15 season. And several …

Skiing