At bottom, every man knows perfectly well that he is a unique being, only
once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously
picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a
With rising costs associated with going to university, many progressive colleges have been looking for ways to teach those who can not afford a traditional college course, or otherwise do not have the time to visit a traditional classroom. The intern...
Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore the entire sky, including our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe, in spanning the electromagnetic spectrum: gamma-ray, x-ray, visible, hydrogen α, near-infrared...
If you're a regular Lifehacker reader you know we think security is pretty important, but you might not be aware of how cool it can be. If you're looking to upgrade to secret agent mode, here are ten great ways to do it.
May 2004If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? I think your best
bet would be to start or join a startup. That's been a
reliable way to get rich for hundreds of years. The word "startup"
dates from the 1960s, but what happens in one is
Tweet TweetWith an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature. She began as a self-described "realistic figure painter," and worked through the struggles common to anyone who endeav...
Concept artist and illustrator Björn Hurri has been releasing a series of steampunk illustrations as a tribute to Star Wars. Björn is currently working in the entertainment industry as Lead Artist for Opus Artz.
I love Google, Bing and Yahoo just as much as the next Internet user, but sometimes you really want to dig down into a particular subject. In order to do that, you really need access to those underground search engines that may not be quite as well k...
Looking for something to help you relax before bed that doesn't involve popping a pill? You might want to load up your iPod with a song by Manchester band, Marconi Union. Sound therapists were able to rate ten of the most relaxing songs, with Marconi...
You are not who you think you are. Your personality and identity is significantly more malleable than you realize. With a few simple tricks, you can exploit your brain's innate functionality to change just about anything about yourself.
A paper published in
Psychological Science in the Public Interest
has evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions.
The report is quite a heavy document so I'...
Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work,
pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without
morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics