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I'm Slava Rubin, CEO Of Indiegogo, And This Is How I Work

Over the past few years, crowdfunding has changed the ways both amateurs and professionals approach their passion projects. From art and cinema to prototyped tech products, there’s no limit to range of projects that have found life on sites like Indiegogo.


The Secret Powers Of Chrome's Address Bar

Chrome’s address bar doesn’t seem to offer much at first glance — type in a URL and you’re taken to a web site. But it can do a lot more if you know how to use it.


WikiTweaks Adds Pop-Up Summaries, Removes Clutter On Wikipedia

Chrome: Wikipedia is a useful tool, but its navigation hasn’t changed much over the last few years. WikiTweaks gives you some new options to play around with.


Analyse Your Flawed Beliefs To Achieve Your Goals

We all hold ourselves back by staying within our comfort zones. By analysing your current beliefs, you might be able to shift them and break free of the ones that cage you.


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.


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?


Whenever You Compare Yourself To Someone On Social Media, Set A Goal

People only post the best parts of their lives on social media, so it’s easy to find ourselves making comparisons. Next time, figure out whether your feelings are telling you to get better at something, and set a goal to do so.


Ask LH: How Can I Succeed In A Job Based On The Road?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m one of the final applicants for a new state sales role that is completely based on the road. As I’ve always been at a desk in an office this is both exciting and scary! What sort of things will I need to be aware of when traveling around the state selling and working from home? They are also offering a car allowance — how does that work and what do I need to keep in mind?


ChooseMyPC Generates A Sample PC Build In Your Budget

Building your first PC can be an overwhelming experience — there are just so many different components to choose from. ChooseMyPC gives you a starting point by asking a few questions, along with your budget.


Put Together A Productive Team With Jeff Bezos's 'Two Pizza Rule'

When you’re heading a collaboration of any kind, the number of people you bring on board can change how effective your team’s output is. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, suggests employing the “two pizza rule” to help keep yourself from including too many people.