Shiva Lakshmanan

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Learn the Basics of Good Web Design in Four Minutes with This Tool

Let’s say you’re new to web design, but you’re intent on learning how to build a site from start to finish. It can be a lot of info to take in, but …

15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Web Design

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Top 10 Reasons to Root Your Android Phone

Android is one of the most open, versatile, and customizable mobile operating systems out there. You may think you don't need to root your phone, but …

Moto X or LG G2? Why specs alone aren't enough to decide

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice on buying a new Google Android smartphone. And she suggests checking out the features and feel of the device over the specs when choosing your next high-end phone.<p>It seems like every week a new smartphone is introduced. …

How To 'Mine' Bitcoins And Make Real Money

And most interestingly, you can use your computer to "mine" them.<p>It's something akin to prospecting for gold, except now you're hunting for 64-digit numbers. By having your computer repeatedly solve puzzles, you're competing with other miners to generate the number that the Bitcoin network is …

The Best Antivirus App for Windows

Windows has more antivirus programs than we can count, and none of them are quite perfect. Right now, we recommend Avira for the best balance between …

Malware