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Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Albuquerque's Shoot-First Police Finally Begin Facing Questions

The Albuqueruque Police Department has shot and killed 24 people since 2010. Protests ignited in Albuquerque this week. The mayor has written to the DOJ for help. Is that enough?<p><b>Last Sunday afternoon</b>, Mary Jobe and her three children stood on Central Avenue in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They held …

Future

Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

Homemade Cleaners - Use This Not That Spotlight

<b>We’re always getting questions from readers about</b> which cleaning products they should start making to replace their old commercial cleaners. Some of …

Industrial Edison Style Chandelier

Many of you have asked about my DIY industrial Edison style chandelier. As I promised, here is the tutorial for my dining room, and now kitchen bar …

Best DIY Recipe For Homemade Febreze - Air Freshener

We all love Febreze Air Freshener but it can sometimes be expensive. Why not make your own <b>DIY Febreze Fabric Freshener</b> and save some money! <i>You may</i> …

How to Negotiate For Your Next Family Vacation Rental

Over the next few months, families are planning their school vacation getaways to escape the cold weather and spend some time together, and likely looking ahead at their summer travel plans. Given the increased prices during these key travel windows, however, it can be quite costly for families to …

My kids are learning to be better people by learning how to code games

It was the snow that brought my kids to coding.<p>The tension between their need to do something so they wouldn’t drive me crazy and my need to not have a day wasted doing something as passive as just playing video games led us to code.org, a page that promises to begin to teach children to code with …

Escape from Life into a Private Movie Theater - Technabob

Life getting to be too much for you? Get away from everyone and everything by escaping into this DIY personal movie theater. It’s like a trip to the …

Bitcoin’s Future Foretold By Developer Momentum

If you think developers predict the future then there is more reason to believe that Bitcoin is the real deal. The crypto currency is a hit with developers, according to data collected on GitHub by the founders of Bitcoin Pulse, a service recently launched that tracks Bitcoin adoption.<p>Bitcoin Pulse …

10 Brain-Tickling Nonprofit Articles (and Thinkers) You Might’ve Missed This Year

If you thought you’d make it out of the year’s end with only one top 10 of 2013 list post from us, well… you totally underestimated us.<p>But this time, …

Nonprofits

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Raspberry Pi

Medical journal: 'Case closed' against vitamin pills

Vitamin industry and some researchers disagree that 'enough is enough' when it comes to supplement studies.<p>The latest studies on vitamins have some medical experts saying "case closed" — it's time for most consumers to stop wasting money on multivitamins and other supplements, because they have no …

A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners

The Wanderlust Projects duo are building bars in water towers and romantic getaways in abandoned resorts. They’re shaking up the underground …

The Case for Slacking Off

I recently asked an executive I coached how many emails she received each day. “Five hundred,” she replied. ”But I don’t read any of them. If I did, I wouldn’t really be doing my job. Given the work I do, my challenge isn’t obtaining information but figuring out how to push information away so that …

Fit at Forty: 3 Keys for Guys Like Me

<b>In the book The Celestine Prophecy, James Redfield wrote about how we should notice when life tries to make you pay attention through coincidences.</b> …

Patrick McCarty's CrossFit Holiday Wish List

<i>EDITORS NOTE: We know how hard it is to gift shop, so we thought we would help you out with ideas. Here are ten gift ideas from CrossFit athlete</i> …

Ketogenic Diet Considerations: Do We Need Carbs for Performance?

I recently came across this study in the International Society of Sports Nutrition Journal.This study took eight elite gymnasts between twenty and 26 …

Why do people hate CrossFit?

Not dislike. Not ignore. Hate.<p>After more than ten years in a standard gym, my business partner and now great friend convinced me to give CrossFit a …

The Expression of Strength, Part 1 – Absolute Strength

Those who are new to the activity of weight training, regardless of the exact discipline, are all interested in strength. <b>Everyone wants to be …

The 10 Most Important Lessons From the Weight Room

<b>The weight room is my home. It is the place I am most comfortable and it is filled with people I love.</b> It is also my laboratory. I am always …

How to Run Faster – By Justin Woltering

YouTube Reveals Its Top 10 Videos of 2013

There are more than 6 billion hours of videos watched on YouTube each month so it’s certainly a barometer of what may be viral or popular in the mainstream. With that, the Google-owned video site is once again releasing its annual list of the top videos and channels of 2013.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

Microsoft to slash Dell Windows 8.1 tablet to $99 -- for a day

Shopping for a Windows 8.1 tablet? You can pick up the Dell Venue 8 Pro for just $99 via Microsoft on Monday, though you'll have to be an early bird to snag one.<p>Starting Monday, Microsoft's new 12 days of deals promotion promises a sale each day until Christmas week rings in. To kick off the …