Google’s Timelapse Tool Shows How Busy Humanity Has Been

One of the most difficult problems for writers and historians alike is that it's hard to encapsulate the sheer magnitude of man's impact on the planet. Spill as much ink as you want about continents shifting, glaciers melting and humans taking over the planet, but some things are too massive to adequately put into perspective. An update to Google's Timelapse tool, first introduced in 2013, does a pretty good job of conveying the speed at which some parts of our planet are changing. Using

The Latest on Lucy: Early Hominin Spent Serious Time in Trees

Hey Lucy, you got some more explainin' to do. A controversial study published in August proposing that a fall from a tree killed Lucy, the world's most famous fossil, was just the opening salvo in a renewed debate. Researchers announced an even bigger breakthrough today: Analysis of micro-CT scans reveal Lucy was at home on the ground and in the trees, a finding that puts the team at odds with some of the field's biggest names. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Univers

The Case for Buying Cleaning Products You Love, Even if They’re More Expensive

Cleaning is an unfortunate, though very necessary reality of being a grown-up, and I often have to play little mind games with myself to get it done. Beyond the fact that a clean environment is just more relaxing, I’ve found having cleaning products I love using to be the most powerful motivator.

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Plex Gets Its Own Kodi Add-On, Plex Media Player Now Available to Everyone

Plex and Kodi are two of our favorite home theater apps, and now you can get both of them together. Plex just announced its new Kodi add-on so you can include your Plex library in Kodi.

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Add a DIY Whiteboard to Your Laptop Lid

When you’re brainstorming on your laptop and plain text just won’t cut it to express your ideas, you might need an extra workspace you can actually draw on. Why not add a quick, erasable surface to your laptop for an added level of expression?

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The Coolest Features You Can Unlock in Android’s Developer Options

Android’s developer options menu is a secret treasure trove of tweaks that adventurous users can play with. If you want to install any app to your SD card, speed up window animations, or even save some battery life, here’s how to unlock and use this hidden menu.

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Keep Ants Away From Pet Food Bowls With Petroleum Jelly

Ants are smart, and if you have food lying around, chances are, they’ll find it and invite their buddies over for a feast. If your dog or cat leaves food in the bowl, deter ants with a little petroleum jelly.

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How to Create the Ultimate Advent Calendar

There are a ton of different advent calendars these days, filled with everything from from whiskey to nail polish to LEGO bricks. They’re a lot of fun, but they lack a certain personal touch. If you want to give one, or build one for yourself, here are some superior DIY advent calendar suggestions to celebrate the…

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How’d You Do During the November Money Challenge?

At the beginning of the month, we challenged you to clean out your closets and sell your unwanted stuff. If you accepted our challenge, how’d it go?

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The Best Way to Figure Out Accomplishments to List on  Your Resume

When you don’t have obvious metrics and numbers to put on your resume, you have to do a little more work to figure out how to show your success. Here are some questions to ask yourself so you can list your accomplishments in an easily digestible way.

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