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Bon Voyage, Voyager: Old Friends Take Stock

For the scientists who have emotionally traveled with NASA's Voyager mission for decades, 2013 will be remembered as the year they knew Voyager 1 had finally become the first explorer from Earth to enter the mysterious realm of interstellar space.<p>Voyager 1 and its twin, Voyager 2, both blasted off …

How Low Is The Sky? And More Questions A Drone Legal Case Might Resolve

An upcoming trial could change the way the FAA deals with unmanned aircraft.<p>Austrian Raphael "Trappy" Pirker has been flying drones and taking aerial photos as a hobby for about five years. But now he may have to pay $10,000 for an incident in October 2011, according to a complaint filed by the …

How to Set Up Your New iPhone the Right Way

You got a new iPhone! Maybe it's a slightly bigger iPhone 6 or a bigger-still 6 Plus. Either way, what now? Here's what you need to get started with …

iPhone

Top 10 Secret Features of iOS 7

Apple released iOS 7 to the public this week, providing a new design and a handful of cool features to iPhone- and iPad-lovers everywhere, but some …

How I Turned My iPhone Into a Simple, Distraction-Free Device

When people see my iPhone they’re like, “My God, man, do you have some kind of crazy phone virus?” It’s got no web browser. No email. No Twitter, no …

The Five Mistakes That Can Ruin Any Handshake

At the forty or so seminars I give yearly, I always ask the same question: "Who here has ever received a bad handshake?" Invariably everyone raises …

Body Language

Read Faster by Looking at the Words in the Middle of Sentences

Speed readers get through many more books and articles than the average reader. Here's a new speed reading technique to try: Use your eye span.<p>Andra …

Writing

Monoprice Mini Surge Protector Is a Great Gadget Travel Companion

When you travel you need to charge your gadgets. If you don't need a robust system, Monoprice's three outlet surge protector offers plenty of plugs …

Shopping

Are You Happy With Your Job?

Job satisfaction is a personal measure. While any job comes with hassles, perhaps there is enough good to outweigh the bad—or maybe the scales have …

Employment

The Beginner's Guide to Working From Home

Starting a new remote gig, be it a contract project or a full-time job, can be a little intimidating if you’re used to going into an office day after …

GrabLinks Pulls All the Links from Selected Text as a List

If you happen upon a good article filled with links, you usually need to pop in and grab those each individually if you want to save them. GrabLinks …

Apps

Should I Buy My Next Phone Off-Contract?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>Like most people, I wait until my contract expires to get a new phone so I can take advantage of my carrier's contract subsidies. So …

Jack Dorsey

Take Back Control of Your iPhone with Free DIY Repair Kits (Save $20)

iPhones annoyingly are put together with special Apple-devised pentalobe screws instead of standard Phillips screws. If you'd like the ability to …

DIY

Should Companies Demand Candidates Disclose Salary (and Should Job Seekers Tell)?

Sometimes you should keep your salary secret and sometimes you should proclaim it from the rooftops.<p>"I would never, ever disclose my current salary or salary history to a prospective employer even if it means ending the interview process. That is my advice to job hunters," says Nick Corcodilos, …

Lost your drone, there's an App for that - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Your pride and joy flying off into the distance on a mission of its own is an all too common problem for amateur drone makers. Many things can cause …

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UK Glider Aerobatics Team

Watch new trailer for Disney’s Planes

<b>Planes</b> started out as a direct-to-DVD release but, much like how Pixar’s John Lasseter once rescued <b>Toy Story 2</b> from that fate, it will be getting a …

Watch the trailer for Resident Evil 7's free Not A Hero DLC and see what it's like as an action shooter

This new trailer for Resident Evil 7's free Not A Hero DLC proves that, even in this slightly re-imagined world, veteran BOW killers don't have any …

The 10 Coolest Original Digital Comics of 2012

In the slide show above, some of the year’s most notable achievements–the comics that best exemplified the evolution of the art form and the …

Make the most of being your own boss

More and more people are joining the ranks of the self-employed – but it can also make your finances more complicated.<p>Are you a micro-business? As a report by Lord Young last week stated, firms with fewer than 10 employees now make up 95pc of all businesses. Many are on a truly tiny scale – limited …

Employment

Confidence returns to UK small businesses | Financial Times

The near-frozen confidence of the UK’s small businesses appears to be thawing, with data showing more SMEs plan to increase both capital expenditure …

The Coke Ad That Could Destroy All Other Products, Especially Coke

<b>The Coke Ad That Could Destroy All Other Products, Especially Coke.</b><p>Image created by unknown person and inspired by a quote from Banksy, which was inspired by Sean Tejaratchi’s 1999 essay, “Death, Phones, Scissors.” via Betype

What If There's No Internet?

I email. I search. I shop. I Facebook. I stream. I Skype. Every year I seem to do these things a little bit more. Stroke by stroke, as I slip deeper into the Internet's embrace, I find myself wondering:<p>"What would happen if the Internet went away?"<p>Can it? It was famously built to be indestructible, …

Four ways the Internet could go down

The Internet was designed to be robust, fault-tolerant and distributed, but its technology is still in its infancy.<p>The fact that the Web has not stopped functioning in its initial decades sometimes encourages us to assume that it never will. But like any system, biological or man-made, the Internet …

Lars von Trier BFI Retrospective – Dogville (2003)

<i>Simon Columb attends BFI Southbank’s Lars von Trier retrospective…</i><p>Cubism, as an art movement, can be simplified as a style that depicts an object or …

The Equal Marriage Debate

<b>Summary</b><p><i>“The Jesus I know was born a refugee, illegitimate, with a death warrant on his name, and in a barn among animals. He would stand up for</i> …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

How a First-Time Author Got a 7-Figure Book Deal

This guest post by John Romaniello will explain exactly how a first-time author can get a 7-figure book advance, as he did. He’ll also explain how he …