This week we made ourselves smarter, bought two computers for the price of one, motivated ourselves into exercising, and more. Here's a look back.
Top 10 Ways to Make Yourself Look (and Be) Smarter
Whether you're trying to survive an intensive college schedule or just want to seem smarter in front of your friends, you can do a lot of things to both look and be smarter. More ?
Five Best Headphones
When it comes to headphones, we know "best" is definitely a subjective term. There are tons of considerations: price, comfort, audio quality, noise cancellation, frequency response, bang for the buck, the list goes on. More ?
Set Your Desktop to Beautiful Video Game Art
We can't play our favorite games all the time. We have to work, after all. Nonetheless, you can still keep those gaming memories close with some amazing video game art as your wallpaper. More ?
When Buying Two Computers Is Cheaper Than Buying One
You can buy some pretty powerful laptops these days, and a lot of people are quick to take advantage of beasts like the MacBook Pro or big gaming laptops like the ASUS G55VW. More ?
Want to Read Faster? Stop Saying The Words in Your Head As You Read
When you read, do you hear the words in your mind or even subconsciously say them under your breath? Break this one habit, called subvocalization, and you can double or even triple your reading speed. More ?
From the Tips Box: Dirty Glasses, Firefox Options, and Tablet Stands
Readers offer their best tips for cleaning your glasses without streaks, getting a better Firefox options panel, and keeping your tablet propped up..
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How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine You'll Actually Stick To
If getting active and staying healthy were easy, everyone would do it...but we don't. We come home after a long day of sitting in a chair to de-stress by sitting in another chair, unable to summon the energy to take a walk or hit the gym. More ?
I'm Jeff Atwood, Cofounder of Stack Exchange, and This Is How I Work
Jeff Atwood cofounded and built Stack Overflow in 2008. The site, which features questions and answers on all things programming, grew into the Stack Exchange network-a free, open collection of 89 sites on topics from cooking and photography to IT security and cognitive science. More ?
Seven Creative Uses for Google Street View
Google designed Street View so you'd always be able to tell what your destination looks like before you get there. That's not all it's useful for though! More ?
How to Win Over Someone Who Doesn't Like You
Does your co-worker scowl every time you walk by? Is that guy in your networking group consistently aloof? Sometimes, for no clear reason, someone may decide they dislike you-and if you want a more comfortable work environment, it's up to you to change the dynamic. More ?
CV Maker Creates Beautiful, Professional-Looking Resumes Online in Minutes
Regardless of the job you apply for, you'll need a sharp-looking resume that looks good on-screen and in-print to make a good impression. CV Maker is a webapp that makes it easy to create multiple professional, good-looking resumes online, save them for future updates and editing, and print them... More ?
Don't Do What You Love. Do What You Are.
You've no doubt heard this career advice before: "Do what you love." Brazen Careerist founder Penelope Trunk calls this simple and idealistic advice absurd. More ?