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Video Briefly: Hilarious News Bloopers, Age Of Ultron Clip, Harry Potter Rap

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Best TED talks, funny news bloopers, Daniel Radcliffe raps his spectacles off.


Find Your Vocal Range In Two Minutes With This Video

Knowing how to use your voice is important for any aspiring musician or hobbyist. One of the first steps to developing your voice as an instrument is learning your vocal range, and this video helps you do it in just under two minutes.


Any.do 2.0 Adds New Tools To Collaborate And Plan Your Day

iOS/Android/Web: Any.do is one of our favourite to-do apps, and Any.do 2.0 promises to make it even better. The new update includes tools to manage family and household to-dos, work and team projects, voice notes and attachments, and a premium tier that adds much-desired features, such as customisable recurring tasks.


How 'Extreme Reach Barriers' Keep You From Improving Yourself

Achieving a goal takes work, but we often blow that work out of proportion. Ramit Sethi calls these “extreme reach barriers”, and these psychological barriers can shut down a goal before you even start.


Why Writing Your Resume And Cover Letter Is So Hard

If you’ve ever applied for a job, you know how hard it is to write the perfect cover letter that will make you stand out above all the other applicants. It’s a competitive job market, and more often than not, career seekers find themselves face-to-face with blank computer screens in an attempt to pen that one short masterpiece.


This Video Shows The Many Ways Static Electricity Can Kill Your PC

Although it doesn’t happen often, a good zap of static electricity can kill a PC, either while it’s running or when you’re or working on it. In this video, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand from DIY Tryin demonstrate how that can happen.


Qoffee Creates An Agenda To Keep Your Meetings Moving

You’ve just spent an hour in yet another fruitless meeting. Worse yet, it went halfway into lunch. Yaaay. Qoffee solves this problem by setting an agenda that you’ll actually stick to.


This Diagram Shows How Restaurant Menus Play Tricks On Your Mind

You may be pledging to eat healthier, but chances are that restaurant down the street has different plans. Restaurants know exactly how to trick your mind into eating the items that make them the most money, rather than the item you may actually want.


Five Science 'Facts' Taught At School That Are Just Plain Wrong

Let’s start with a quiz: How many senses do you have? Which of the following are magnetic: a tomato, you, paperclips? What are the primary colours of pigments and paints? What region of the tongue is responsible for sensing bitter tastes? What are the states of matter?