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The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Bitcoin

The ultimate guide to plane etiquette

After a passenger was forced to hand a note to a flight attendant asking for an announcement to check the health of the person breaking wind in "rows 10 to 12" it's worth considering what else is deemed unacceptable at 30,000 feet.<p>We've compiled a list of some of the traits, actions and …

Travelers

8 Etiquette Tips That Will Make You Seem More Classy

Maybe it was the time you stepped the wrong way on your high heels and fell in front of a new work friend. Or the time you got to a date and realized …

Paramount Pictures

Use This Flowchart To Learn Which International Etiquette Matches Your Own

Your everyday manners may be more common on the other side of the globe.<p>Every jetsetter knows that manners are quite subjective — what's right in one country can be wildly disagreeable in another. Stylishly late for a dinner party? Expect frowns in Hungary and warm embraces in Argentina.<p>Although …

Etiquette

Email Etiquette: 6 Signs You're Doing It All Wrong

In today's increasingly digital era, we could liken the importance of email etiquette to that of table manners. As your inbox is likely flooded with …

Etiquette

5 Table Manners Every Kid Should Know

Even toddlers can start learning how to be good dinner guests. Registered dietitians (and moms!) offer their advice on how to teach them.<p>When you've got little kids at the table—jumping in and out of their seats, tossing food, and maybe even melting down—it can feel like mission impossible to just …

35 things you should never do at a restaurant

If you’re trying to impress someone - be they a date, client or in-law - you might want to reassess your table manners.<p>According to a new study, 60 …

Quitting your job isn't always a good idea — but here's when it is

Of all the tough choices in life, whether or not to quit a less than inspiring job can be one of the most agonizing. If your finances are tight, any job can seem better than no job at all. On the other hand, it's hard to throw yourself fully into finding something better when your current gig is …

19 unwritten restaurant rules you should avoid breaking

<b>Whether you're dining</b> among Michelin stars or 5 feet away from a rustic handcrafted backgammon set at a Cracker Barrel, it's a combo of common courtesy and modest respect for unspoken social contracts that keeps our collective dining culture intact. As Cracker Barrel Founder Dan Evins himself once …

The ultimate guide to finding the right sunglasses

The trick, of course, is knowing what the right pair is for you.<p>But don't worry. All you need to do is remember two things when looking for shades:<p>We've put together a guide based on these two rules to help find the perfect pair for you.<p><b>You have a square face if</b>... you have a strong jaw that's …

8 Tricks to Make Your Bedroom Look Expensive

Sleep in luxury — no big decorating budget required.<p>1. Overfill your throw pillows.<p>There's something so <i>luxurious</i> about plush, overfilled throw pillows, which go a long way in transforming your bedroom from "everyday" to a bonafide retreat.<p>2. Add a hanging light fixture.<p>The boob lights have got to …

Home Decorating

How To Fold A Men's Dress Shirt | Travel Tips For Folding Shirts

So I’m about to hit the road again.<p>This time, I’m headed to Anaheim, California for VidCon.<p>I’m also hosting Business With Style, the first official …

Don't Date a Guy Who Doesn't Travel

I have been traveling on and off since my late teens. And I recently came across an article about why it is a bad idea to date girls who travel. Ouch! Apparently, it has gone viral and been translated into six languages because it resonates with so many. And as I read it, I find myself …

Weirdly, A Reverse To-Do List Makes A Lot of Sense

It's fun to check things off of a to-do list, but often what's more important is remembering when you last did something. Is it time to change the …

Water

How I Became Rich Before 30 and How You Can Too

If there is one universal truth, it’s that everyone is looking to get rich quick. This probably explains why so many people are willing to believe …

Basics of Photography: The Complete Guide

We spent the last week learning all about the basics of photography, from the way your camera works to composing your photos to editing them in post. …

Learn the Basics of Photoshop: The Complete Guide

Want to learn how everything works in Photoshop? We'll help you make your photos better, draw vector graphics, and design a web site.<p>To get started …

Learn to Code: The Full Beginner's Guide

If you've been looking to learn how to code, we can help you get started. Here are 4.5 lessons on the basics and extra resources to keep you</b> …

The Basics of Music Production: The Complete Guide

Over the last month we've learned all about the basics of music production, posting new lessons on a weekly basics. With the lessons finished, now …

Music Production

Brew the Perfect Cup: The Complete Guide

We spent last week learning all about coffee with our friends from Tonx, the fresh roast subscription service. We covered everything from why you …

Know Your Network: The Complete Guide

We spent last week learning all about your home network, your routers, and all the cool things you can do with them. Here's the complete guide that …

How to Build a Computer: The Complete Guide

Building a computer from scratch gives you the perfect machine for your needs, but it can be daunting the first time around. Here's our complete …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make a Web Site: The Complete Beginner's Guide

Last week we taught you how to make a web site from start to finish, including finding a reliable web host to host your site. Here's the complete …

The Basics of Video Editing: The Complete Guide

Last week we learned the basics of video editing, covering everything from the general workflow to special effects and color correction to a primer …

Digital Painting 101: The Complete Guide

If you're interested in learning to make concept art—or simply taking your recreational painting into the digital sphere—concept artist Matt Kohr …

Digital Art

Getting Started with Linux: The Complete Guide

If you've been meaning to try out Linux but felt too overwhelmed, we've got all the info you need to get started. Here are our five lessons on …

The First Thing to Do When Negotiating Your Salary: Make Them Like You

Harvard Business School professor Deepak Malhotra offers fifteen pieces of advice on how to negotiate your salary or job offer. The first component, …

Employment

How Can I Hit the Ground Running When I Return from Vacation?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm about to take a much-needed vacation, and while planning my trip is a blast, planning for my return is always the hard part. I'll …

Productivity