Jota Stroeter

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Understanding Shyness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a girl in your political science class that you’re attracted to. You’d like to get to know her better, but the thought of even saying hello …

Top 10 Ways to Hack Your Grill

Your grill: it’s the quintessential outdoor cooking vessel, and yet it can be so much more. From cleaning your grill to upgrading its features, here …

Create an “Invitational” Elevator Pitch to Advance Your Career

Elevator pitches are those 30-second opportunities to talk about yourself and why you matter. At a new job, consider giving the target of your speech …

100 famous bass lines played in one badass mega-medley

This guy put together a medley with what he thinks are the 100 bass lines that every bass player should know. I think that a few should be forever …

4 Wi-Fi Tips from Former Apple Wi-Fi Engineer

Alf Watt, former Apple Wi-Fi engineer and creator of iStumbler, joined us on this week's Mac Geek Gab 509 to talk all things Wi-Fi. The episode …

Learn to Decipher the Blue Screen of Death and Troubleshoot Your PC

Although the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) has changed a bit in Windows 8, Windows computers still crash. Those messages have a bunch of cryptic …

Animation teaches you all that happened in World War II in 7 minutes

I really wish YouTube and the Internet as we know it today existed when I was in high school. So instead of reading textbooks and taking notes in …

Everplans Stores Useful Data In Case of Your (or Someone Else's) Death

Everplans is a service that walks you through all of the steps you need to follow to prepare for your—or someone else's death. Now, it also helps you …

Why Are We So Conflicted About Manhood in the Modern Age? | The Art of Manliness

In the last post, we explored the origins of manhood – how it consists of an energy born of the innate biological and psychological characteristics …

Nom Nom Truck (San Francisco)

The Nom Nom Truck leverages the street-eater's penchant for classic handheld foods like tacos and those delicious Banh Mi sandwiches of Vietnamese origin. Founded by Jennifer Green and Misa Chien in 2009 with $25,000 of family capital and personal savings, the business has gone to post sales in the …

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How to Harness Your Brain's Dopamine Supply and Increase Motivation

I spent an hour on this opening paragraph. The hour wasn't time well spent, mind you. Sure, I was working—writing, deleting, fiddling with words here …

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The Best Shaving Products [Updated]

Whether you think shaving is relaxing, an art form for you to master, or a miserable time sink, you probably still have to do it, and anything worth …

This Animation Teaches You More About Physics Than High School Ever Did

It's a shame I never paid attention in physics class because outside of Walter White's school of chemistry, physics might be the coolest type of …

Cool Architectural Alternatives For Living Without Air Conditioning

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

How to Use Your Alone Time More Productively (and Actually Enjoy It)

Few people enjoy being alone, or at least feel somewhat socially rejected if they do. Nevertheless, solitude can make you more self-sufficient, add …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your iPhone

With the sun shining and bees buzzing in celebration of spring you've likely started decluttering your closets and basements. If you need a break …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your Mac

The weather's turning warmer in our neck of the woods, which means it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning. While you're emptying your …

The Ten Most Common Myths About Your Credit Score

If you watch the Discovery channel as much as I do, then you're probably a <i>Mythbusters</i> fan. And if you're as much of a fan as I am, then you've …

You Only Live Up to the Standards You Set

While I'm not one to advocate many personal development hacks, there is one "hack" that I think everyone should use: have high standards for …

The Complete Guide to Setting and Negotiating Freelance Rates

It's the most common question I receive from aspiring freelancers of all types: How much should I charge? The question comes packaged in various …

How Can I Make Traveling with Kids Less of a Nightmare?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have to fly with my two kids, a toddler and an infant, for the first time. I am absolutely dreading it. Besides dealing with the …