Even when you see it coming, a job loss can be devastating. You go through the emotional process of changing up your routine, and if that’s not enough, the hunt for a new job can really take a toll. If you’ve been there, how did you stay motivated?
Self-promotion is a terrible opportunity. You know your talents, but if you’re the one to talk them up, people inherently don’t trust your claims. When you need to promote yourself, bring a wingman to give your talk a bit more reliability.
Being the CEO of Automattic is no easy task, but Matt Mulenweg shares the tools he brings along with him to get the job over on Everyday Carry.
Tahini is a versatile ingredient that can be used to create all sorts of delicious toppings, like salad dressing and garlic sauce for steak or roasted veggies, and of course, hummus. If you remember to keep some in your fridge, you can add it to any sauce or dip for extra richness.http://skillet.lifehacker.com/make-flavored-...
Windows 10: The new Start menu is a welcome addition after it was removed from Windows 10. However, it does come with some new annoyances. Now, by default, your Start Menu will show you all the most used apps on your computer. If you’d rather not see that, here’s how to turn it off.
Old habits die hard. You’ve probably experienced this when you vowed to eat all salads forever, only to crash and burn a few days later. Building new habits takes time. A lot of time. For me, turning my habits into calendar appointments made a huge difference. Here’s how this might work for you.http://lifehacker.com/5926583/why-ha...
Internet radio’s great, but you need an internet connected device to listen to it. If you have an old radio sitting around and you want to listen to some tunes, Make shows you how to rebroadcast those stations on the FM band using a Raspberry Pi.
A quick announcement: Gawker Media’s anonymous SecureDrop portal , which went down for a few days as we moved the server into our new office , is up and running again. If you have information or stories to share with any of Gawker Media’s sites—and want to remain as anonymous as possible—SecureDrop is for you. [Gawker ]http://gawker.com/gawker-media-s...
If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to start or expand your Philips’ color-shifting Hue lighting collection, Amazon’s offering a great deal on spare bulbs today. All you have to do is pick any two Hue bulbs from four available models, and your total price at checkout will get marked down to $100. [Philips Hue Bulb Sale]http://gizmodo.com/5994183/philip...
Moving is a lot easier when you streamline your packing. But many of us just toss our junk in boxes and say we’ll figure it out when we get to the new place. On more than one occasion, I’ve ended up with a box of unidentifiable cords. An easy fix: simply label those cords.
One big perk of being a homeowner is, ideally, you’ve got equity: this is the difference between your mortgage amount and the appraisal value of your home. Even the basics of equity can be confusing, but this video lays it out in simple terms.
A toaster oven will, in many cases, cook, defrost, or reheat your food better than a microwave, and more efficiently than a full-size oven. Items your microwave would have left soggy will come out crisp, and you’ll add far less heat to your home or apartment than you would have with a conventional oven. But which toaster oven deserves to take over your valuable counter space? Tell us.
There’s no shortage of great web browsers for Android, and which one you use is largely up to personal preference. If we had to pick one however, we still think Dolphin Browser is your best bet for speed, features, gestures, and add-ons.
iOS: Period tracking is nothing new. Most women track their cycle in some way, whether it’s with a basic app, a calendar, or just noting the days mentally. But beyond tracking your period or ovulation, this app offers a more inclusive look into a woman’s sexual, menstrual, and reproductive health.
Picture frames and boxes require joining two boards to create a right angle. The cleanest way to do that is cutting 45 degree angles at the end of each board, called a miter cut. Here’s the formula to determine the length each of your boards should be cut.
Cortana is easily one of the coolest new features of Windows 10. You’re probably already familiar with personal assistants like Google Now and Siri, but now you have one built right into your desktop! Here’s how to get information, manage your schedule, and even run a few Google commands.