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Why These Five Companies Should Buy Sony's Smartphone Division

With reports that Sony would consider selling its under-performing mobile division (Reuters and others) there is an opportunity for a new entrant to join the smartphone world or an existing member to grab some of the best designed smartphones and a significant slice of mobile IP to take on the …

Infographic: Get More Out Of Google

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25 Psychological Life Hacks that Will Help You Gain the Advantage in Social Situations

Social situations are among the most important in our lives. Yet, there is a huge chance that you are oblivious to the plethora of unwritten social …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's list of 8 books every intelligent person should read.

Just wanted to point out that as outspoken an atheist as he is, he encourages people to read the Bible and make their own decisions. *edit* A few …

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Top 10 Highly-Desired Skills You Can Teach Yourself

On countless occasions, you’ve likely said to yourself “I wish I knew how to do ______.” Then, of course, life got in the way and you put it off …

Episode 503 - Solitary Bees

For several years now, we’ve heard and talked about the significant and ongoing loss of the honeybee population. It is still a mystery as to why …

Insects

Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple

When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.<p>Instead, she rolled her own suitcase wearing Texas Longhorn cowboy boots -- an accessory she was …

25 Websites that will make you look like a Genius

Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course? Khan Academy aims …

Why Confidence Is So Important (and How to Improve Yours)

"Have confidence!" is one of the most essential pieces of advice you'll receive in life that makes no sense if you've never done it. You know what …

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

As places like China and India continue to grow, an ever-increasing number of billowing smoke stacks mark these countries’ landscapes. 7 million people died in 2012 from air pollution. LanzaTech wants to clean up those industries by turning all that pollution into extremely valuable fuels and …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

The 20 Things You Need To Let Go To Be Happy

Everyone has one common goal in life: to achieve true happiness. The biggest factor holding us back from achieving our dreams is, simply and sadly, …

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

10 Mysteries That Hint At Forgotten Advanced Civilizations

Prehistory literally means the time “before we had written records” (roughly the time before the 4th Century BC) and ancient history is the time …

Why Silicon Valley wants to hack the food industry

We stood in an airy San Francisco warehouse, staring at two plastic cups of gleaming mayonnaise. A golden retriever snored lightly in a patch of sunlight on the floor as Josh Tetrick, the 33-year-old founder of Hampton Creek Foods, waited for me to scoop up the fluffy, effulgent goop with a chunk …

The 10 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

What does Google know about the places you’ve visited recently? What are your interests as determined by Google? Where does Google keep a list of …

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Image is Everything: The Secrets of Body Language

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Oakland: the city that told Google to get lost

If pushing your enemy into the sea signifies success, then Google's decision to start ferrying workers to its campus by boat suggests the revolt against big technology companies is going well. Standing on the docks of Oakland, on the east side of San Francisco Bay, last week, you could watch the …

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Real life is the game that – literally – <i>everyone</i> is playing. But it can be tough. This is your guide.<p>Basics<p>You might not realise, but real life is a …

Rational Paranoia: Scientist Pursued By Chemical Company For Studies

Tyrone Hayes thought a multinational chemical concern was out to discredit him. He was right.<p>You must read this article in the New Yorker about a scientist being pursued by a chemical company after showing that one of its products was harmful. Tyrone Hayes, a UC-Berkeley scientist, received funding …

Useful Websites

Here is a list of websites we have featured in the past that might come in handy. Remember to set FuckingHomepage.com as your start page if you …

Are You Game?

So… and be honest now… have you gotten sucked into one of these games like Candy Crush, or Farmville, or Mafia Wars?<p>And have you ever felt maybe a little bit guilty about it afterward? Wished they weren’t quite so mindless and yet so darned addictive?<p>Not to worry. Not only are you not alone in this …

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