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The 10 Best IKEA Bed Hacks of All Time

I'm no stranger to IKEA bed hacks. It's hard to dream up ways to turn a budget item into something that looks like a professional job, and make it …

Hacking

Here's Kendrick Lamar Rapping Over Classic Dr. Dre Beats Like You Wanted

DJ Critical Hype's 'The Damn. Chronic' has Kendrick spitting on instrumentals from 'The Chronic,' '2001,' and even "Straight Outta Compton."<p>It really doesn't seem that long ago that Kendrick was a promising underground rapper whose Dr. Dre cosign was treated with both excitement (for one Compton …

Here’s all the horrifying data Facebook and Google have on you

Technical consultant and web developer Dylan Curran shared some alarming findings about how much information Facebook and Google store from their …

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

This Scene in Black Panther Is the Ultimate Clapback to Donald Trump

<i>Warning: Spoilers for Black Panther below!</i><p>Not only is <b>Black Panther</b> set to become one of the highest-grossing movies of the year, but its compelling storyline about whether empowered nations should step in to help those in need and accept refugees is strikingly relevant in today's political climate. …

This Year in Gear: 73 Notable Tech Products Released in 2017

With a deluge of new products hitting store shelves and browser windows every day, it’s easy to lose track of everything that happens in a year. So, …

My Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2017

It's that time of the year when I shift away from the world's calamities to some of its finest achievements (for a minute anyway), which is to say, …

Audiophile

How to Keep a Sketchbook

Ideas for Getting Your Sketchbook Started<p>Keeping a sketchbook is a great way of keeping track of creative ideas and getting in the habit of regular …

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months | Inc.com

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

Motivation

Cozy Family Home Artistically Blends Modern And Traditional

Every family has its own idea of how a perfect home should be like. For a family from Switzerland, the perfect home was designed by wohgelmuth & …

Interior Design

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

Write Email With Maximum Efficiency Using This Military System

If you’re tired of spending all of your time writing email, or feel like your email requests never get properly fulfilled, give this military-based …

Shut Up & Take My Money - Gadgets Issue #104

If you like your tech with a side of class and a big price tag then you’re in the right place this week. Shut Up & Take My Money is going shades of …

Café Racers

How Could 5,000 Employees Cheat? The Science Behind the Wells Fargo Scandal

Deception. Fraud. Over 5,000 fired. What went wrong? Science gives us some clues.<p>As you've no doubt heard by now, Wells Fargo recently received a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Bureau, in response to illegal banking practices of its employees. This brought the bank's total bill …

This is Cadillac’s new design language

Pebble Beach is more than just a fancy Californian car-based garden party. It’s a celebration of the past, present and future of the motor car. By …

Musicians brilliantly remix David Cameron's hum to create impressive tunes

As he left an interview yesterday in which he revealed Theresa May would be installed in Downing Street on Wednesday, David Cameron hummed a sorrowful little tune.<p>The outgoing Prime Minister's tune went "doo doo....doo doo" and he finished by saying "Right, Good".<p>The sound was almost like the end …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Soak Chia Seeds To Supercharge Their Metabolism, Weight Loss and Inflammation-Fighting Like Never Before

What is Chia Seed?<p>Chia seed is an ancient superfood that is currently experiencing a glorious renaissance . It is a member of the sage family (Salvia …

How Brexit Will Change the World

17 top economists, foreign policy gurus and historians look five years into the future.<p>The results of the Brexit referendum are in, and it is chaos. The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron is stepping down. The Dow Jones has fallen 611 points in a day. The …

Geopolitics

These are the fashion brand names we just can’t pronounce…

Debrett's published a list of fashion label names that we've been saying wrong this whole time...<p>From Moschino to Loewe, the fashion world is a …

Ralph Lauren

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>In middle school, we had to read Steinbeck's <i>The Pearl</i>, which is about how awful getting rich quick is. The …

Using Covey’s Matrix to tame your Time Management Woes

Good time management is something that often sounds easy in theory but in practice can often prove elusive. For managers, the difficulty comes from …

15 Interesting Creative Ways To Maximize Limited Living Space

We’d all like to have a place to call our own, a spot in the world where we can say, “I am king of this spot”. But space – or the lack of it – is …

Living Rooms

Sci-Hub, el 'pirate bay' de los papers científicos que vive en la deep web

Solemos hablar del mundo de la música o del cine, pero hay muchos ámbitos en los que <b>los muros de pago presentan un conflicto entre la industria y los</b> …

The Return of Samurai Jack Will Be Darker and Way More Epic

Yes, Jack is indeed back. Last year we learned that Genndy Tartakovsky’s scifi-themed samurai series was making its way to TV once more, but now the …

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Graphic Design

Watch As Hackers Hijack WhatsApp Accounts Via Critical Telecoms Flaws

Yesterday, FORBES published a profile of a $20 million spy service that exploits weaknesses in a critical piece of telecoms networks known as SS7, short for Signalling System No. 7. The company claimed it was able to surveil any phone from anywhere on the planet with just a telephone number.<p>The …

Privacy

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …