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How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

Will you be prepared when opportunity strikes? Learn how to craft the perfect compelling elevator pitch.<p>The elevator pitch gets its name from the …

Defrost your windshield in seconds with this weatherman's genius trick

If you have to leave your car outside overnight, you know what a pain it is to defrost the windshield on those cold mornings. An ice scraper works, but it can take a lot of energy, time and frozen fingers. And using your car’s defrost feature is effective, but you’re bound to wait a while for it to …

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Azure hands-on: PowerApps from a template

Introduction:<p>PowerApps is a service that is provided by Microsoft Azure to build applications on all platforms like Windows, iOS, and Android mobile …

Man Who Died Subway Surfing Remembered As Prolific Off-Limits City Photographer

The man reportedly killed while attempting to ride on top of a Coney Island-bound F train Wednesday has been identified as Christopher Serrano, a …

Don't Move To The Cloud Just To Improve Your Cost Structure

A lot has been rightly made of the cost-savings benefits of cloud computing. But if that’s why you’re considering moving your applications, hardware, development tools—or any combination thereof—into the cloud, you’re going to be in for a surprise.<p>Here’s the thing: Cloud computing saves …

Everything You Need to Master Microsoft Office

This week, we walked you through how to get started quickly with, make the most of, and master every app in Microsoft Office. Maybe you missed one, …

Philadelphia's Most Beautiful Alleys - Curbed Philly

If you've ever spent some time meandering the streets of Philly, chances are you've stumbled upon a random, tree-lined alley by accident. It's easy to do, in a city that was laid out in 1682, with people building tiny blocks within blocks.<p>With most of the narrow streets being pedestrian-only, …

A Brilliant Way to Overcome Every Obstacle

You can make constraints and limitations work to your advantage--all it takes is the right frame of mind.<p><i>By Paul Jun, writer for Help Scout</i><p>If you were designing a race car, how would you do it? Make it go faster, you would tell yourself. Just beat everyone as fast as possible.<p>Building a faster car …

7 Peak Management Lessons From the Movie 'Meru'

Move your mountains with hard won lessons from three of today's top summit seekers.<p>Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk became the first team to successfully summit Shark's Fin, the peak of Meru at the headwaters of the sacred Ganges in the Himalayas.<p>It's a climb that defeated and destroyed …

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Make Animated GIFs In OS X With A Right-click

Create animated GIFs from the OS X Finder in just seconds. It only takes a few minutes to set up and will give you a “native” feeling without the …

Epic Philly Sandwiches to Eat Before You Die

Philly is a sandwich town, through and through. Cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches put the city on the map — and now it's so much more. Philly is a hoagie town, a roast beef town, a potato and chorizo torta town, a banh mi town. All-inclusive eating is easy here, and although there are …

35 Quotes From Tony Robbins: How To Become Extraordinary And Successful

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

How to repair disk permissions on Mac

Some Mac hiccups and startup issues can be resolved by repairing disk permissions in OS X. Disk permissions allow your Mac to control what users have …

How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1180000/1180963_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532490200_621b4960b969169e2bc8199bbace4445<p><b>Eyes are everywhere online.</b><p>The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private …

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20 Things We Should Say to Ourselves More Often

<i>What we do comes out of who we believe we are.</i><p>A good friend of mine, who graduated with honors from Cal Berkley several years ago, is now the …

Learn to Code at Harvard for Free

If you've resolve to learn to code this year, one of our favorite Lifehacker U courses is just starting up: Harvard's CS50X. It'll teach you the …

How to Actually Drive Across the USA Hitting All the Major Landmarks

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Periodically this year, I’ve seen the image above posted to Facebook purporting to be “how to drive across the USA hitting all …

How Minecraft Inspired Jewelbots, The Programmable Bracelets For Tween Girls

A wearable that looks like a fashion accessory, but functions like a gaming platform.<p>“When people find something they really enjoy, they teach themselves,” says Sara Chipps, a serial entrepreneur and former CTO of coding bootcamp the Flatiron School.<p>That’s the animating principle behind Jewelbots, …

Stalk Yourself At Home With This Free App

What goes on in your house when you're not around?<p>A startup called Camio offers a free service that turns any old Android or iOS smartphone or tablet …

My First 90 Days: Suck Up to the Right People

<i>In this series, professionals share how they rocked — or didn't! — the all-important first 90 days on the job. Follow the stories</i> <i>here</i> <i>and</i> <i>write your …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

X-T1 setup guide v:3.00

FUJIFILM X-T1 & XF 18-55mm @ 30mm EXPOSURE: 1/110sec @ f/ 3.6 ISO 1600<p><b>EDIT 25/02/2016: An updated version can be found here based on the firmware 4.30</b><p>…

Fuji X-E1 vs. Nikon D800 - David and Goliath

That's really too much. Comparing one of the best cameras of all time, Nikon D800 worth over € 2200 with Fuji X-E1 for some € 500? I totally agree.<p>So …

Forbes: 12 surprising job interview tips

Jon Youshaei, contributor at Forbes, has an article that caught my eye. This is for those who’ve landed the interview but want other than the …

Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I'm going to explain to you how Net Neutrality ACTUALLY works

"Net Neutrality" is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate at the speed of government.<p>— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) November …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

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