Owen Smith

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The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People

Does your morning look like Margaret Thatcher’s, or Ben Franklin’s? These routines might inspire you to create your own.<p>Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, we all start our day at some point. And we all seem to start it differently.<p>Some of us hop online to check social media, others …

6 Muscle-Building Snacks You Can Make With Protein Powder

Ignite muscle growth all day and stay lean with these flavorful, protein-packed snacks<p>Protein is superfuel for your body. It repairs your muscle fibers after a lifting session, providing the raw material that helps them grow bigger when you’re trying to gain size.<p>But besides building muscle, …

Apply “Mise en Place” to Your Morning Routine

Mise en place is the ritual of preparing your cooking area that chefs take part in before starting any actual cooking. Ron Friedman at Harvard …

Googly Eye Wallpaper Lets You Draw Your Own Characters

It’s a completely customizable creative wall covering. The I See You Wallpaper from Cavern Homes consists of grids of googly eyes. All that’s needed …

Eight Creativity Lessons From a Pixar Animator

Sometimes immersing yourself in the creative world of people doing amazing things can bring unexpected results. My son Justin is interested in 3D …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

He doesn’t want to do the cat story. “It fills time, that’s all it does,” says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in a dressing-room …

The $2.59 Ingredient That Will Transform Your Cooking

Frozen juices from concentrate aren't just for drinks—they can also enliven appetizers, give slow-cooker dishes a flavor boost and even make it easy …

[Updated] Study: Sugar-Munching Mice Die Earlier

An unusual "semi-natural" lab setup quantifies ill effects in mice drinking the equivalent of three sodas a day.<p><i>Update: I've changed the headline and some sentences in this post. Previously, the headline and one of the text highlights in this post called the mice "soda-drinking." As the post</i> …

Does It Matter What Laundry Detergent I Use?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I see all kinds of laundry detergent on the shelves, and you've mentioned some DIY options. Does it matter what kind I get, or can I …

Cleaning

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Garlic, In Season in August

Recipes, buying tips, and storage suggestions for garlic, which is in season in August.<p><i>Summertime, and the growing is easy. This week, we'll be taking you through the seasonal ingredients you should be cooking with in August. Today: garlic.</i><p>Once upon a time in this country, you could get away with …

This DIY Bed Bug Trap Is Cheap, Shows Signs of an Infestation Early

Most bed bug traps and tests can cost $50 or more, but this DIY trap is so simple and cheap that the researchers that came up with it want people to …

Discover Magazine on Twitter: "Researchers catch 2 sharks in one! Would you call that a tursharken? http://t.co/zbSIdws9xF http://t.co/lkXRwaTW67"

Replying to @<b>DiscoverMag</b><p>“@<b>DiscoverMag</b>: Researchers catch 2 sharks in one! Would you call that a tursharken? http://on.fb.me/19tVpgX …

Hacking for autism: Apps to help everyone on the spectrum

SAN FRANCISCO -- For people with autism, communication with other people doesn't always come naturally.<p>Recent high school graduate Shubhankar Jain understands -- his younger brother Paras is autistic. Watching Paras, who Jain said is intelligent but has difficulty interacting with people …

Go Beyond Simple Networking and Organize Your Own Mastermind Group

The first email I send to every new member of the my website, Living For Monday, ends in the same question: “What is the number one thing holding you …

Identify "Ah-Screw-It" Moments to Make New Habits Stick

Forming a new habit is no easy task, and every single one of us is faced with moments where we want to say, "screw it," and break the habit. As 99U …

Athletic Apparel

Lifehacker Pack for Android: Our List of the Essential Android Apps

With over two million apps in the Play Store, Android is home to one of the biggest app stores in the world. Soon they’ll even be on your favorite …

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre People

I’m pretty mediocre. I’m ashamed to admit it. I’m not even being sarcastic or self-deprecating. I’ve never done anything that stands out as, “Whoa! …

“Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity"

This quote, attributed to Roman philosopher Seneca, reminds us that we make our own luck. The difference between lucky and unlucky people, we've seen …

Positive Thinking

Pig Candy

Posted by Josh<p>There are few pleasures in life quite like <b>pig candy</b>. This sugar coated treat hits so many culinary high marks it's insane—smokey, …

Want to Lose Weight? This Is the Amount of Water to Drink, According to New Research

You've probably heard before that water can help you lose weight, right? But can it <i>really?</i> That's what researchers from Nutrition Sciences at the Berlin School of Public Health, Charite University Hospital wanted to know, so they reviewed 11 related studies to find out.<p>Of the 11, they found three …

Audi R8 V8 Spyder vs. Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG vs. Porsche 911 S Cabriolet

Zee gut, Zee badÄss, und Zee AMG: Three topless wonders tackle the mean streets of Utah<p>The modern German car industry is miraculous, if for no other reason than the multitude of methods employed to skin the same old cat. Take the three sporty convertibles we’ve assembled for this comparison test: …

My Great American Staycation: How Our Family Getaway Cost $500

One of the best vacations my family ever had was the one we never took. Two years ago we were saving for a down payment and had a brand-new baby, so …

New Jersey

Satechi Portable Humidifier Turns Any Water Bottle into a Humidifier

When you think of a humidifier, you probably picture a fairly large device filled with water that you plug in and keep in a corner. Those traditional …

Portable

Peanut Butter Popcorn

Kansas City Brisket & Burnt Ends<p>DIY Kit Kat Molds<p>Easy Oreo Ice Cream<p>Cooking Class<p>Can margarine be substituted for butter? I'm lactose intolerant, so …

L'il Pomme Anna. Potatoes + butter + herbs. All in an easy to grab single-serving size. http://itbl.es/1894gkM

NeverWet Waterproof Spray Now Available for $20 from Home Depot (video)

Remember NeverWet? I told you about it in November of 2011 and the product, partially due to me (grin), exploded on Reddit. However, and as many …

Amazing Resonance Experiment!

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