Jumping Ship from Photoshop to Pixelmator: A Switcher's Guide

Pixelmator is now our favorite image editing app for Mac because it's incredibly cheap ($29.99) and almost as powerful as the far more expensive Adobe Photoshop. But if you're coming over from Photoshop, you'll notice that things work a bit differently. Let's take a look at how to do some of the most common Photoshop… » 3/14/15 8:33pm 3/14/15 8:33pm

How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2015 Edition

Fun fact: there are roughly seven different model Android phones per human on the planet. While that statement isn't actually true, it seems close. Since you've got things to do, here's what matters when buying a new Android phone. » 3/12/15 5:03pm 3/12/15 5:03pm

How to Manage Your Tolerance for Physical Pain

Physical pain can be intimidating. Whether it's a soreness after waking up, a sports injury, or an unexpected twinge, pain can be scary if you aren't mentally prepared to deal with it. We spoke to a few experts to learn how you can deal with—and prepare for—physical pain without feeling overwhelmed or freaked out. » 3/10/15 7:23pm 3/10/15 7:23pm

How to Be Braver In Your Everyday Life

We all wish we could be a little braver, but fear can still permeate into our day to day activities. It keeps us from taking action, progressing at work, and even causes us to procrastinate. Here are a few ways to boost your bravery and take every day on with courage. » 3/10/15 7:22pm 3/10/15 7:22pm

How to Set Prices For Your Stuff When Selling Online

When you sell your stuff on sites like eBay or Craigslist, setting a price can be a deer-in-the-headlights moment. If you're not careful, you might undercut yourself and lose money. Here's how to figure out what your stuff is worth and get as much money back as you can. » 3/10/15 7:21pm 3/10/15 7:21pm

How To Meditate (And Get The Most Benefit Out Of It)

Neuroscientists and psychologists keep discovering more health benefits from mindfulness meditation. And luckily, it's a simple practice, that virtually anyone can do. But how do you get started, and how do you get the most rewards from the practice? Here's our quick and easy guide to meditating. » 3/09/15 4:32pm 3/09/15 4:32pm

uBlock, the Memory-Friendly Ad-Blocker, Is Now Available for Firefox

Firefox: The last time we highlighted uBlock, a fast and lightweight alternative to AdBlock Plus, it was Chrome only. Now the add-on is available for Firefox as well, and it works well, even though it's still in beta. » 2/01/15 3:13pm 2/01/15 3:13pm

How To Protect Your Information From The Internet

Do you know how much of your personal information is floating around? It's more than you think and very easy to find. Phone numbers, home addresses, email accounts. As my recent story about gamers who got swatted showed, anybody can become a target. You don't have to be someone with a million followers. Social… » 2/01/15 3:10pm 2/01/15 3:10pm

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Monitor, the Screen You Stare at All Day

Many of us are stuck behind our desk and computer all day long, which makes the hardware we use quite important. Let's give some more thought to our monitors, with these ten tips for getting the most out of those screens. » 1/31/15 3:49pm 1/31/15 3:49pm

The Questions You Should Ask When Reading Any Health News Article

News about health and nutrition seems to flip-flop from day to day, so how do you know when the latest study is worth taking seriously? You can avoid getting yanked around by headlines if you ask yourself a few questions while reading the article. » 1/20/15 3:18pm 1/20/15 3:18pm

Four "Confusing" Zen Quotes and What You Can Learn from Them

Zen is a branch of Buddhism that came about in China during the 6th century. So it has been around for a little while. Many of the teachings and quotes find their way into things, but they sometimes come across as nonsensical phrases meant to sound obscure. There is meaning behind the quotes, however, and many of… » 1/13/15 4:48pm 1/13/15 4:48pm

The Best Battery Charger

Taking as many votes as the other four contenders combined, La Crosse takes home your nod as the best battery charger. You praised it for its versatility, ease of use, wide range of options, and features like the ability to refresh lost capacity in your batteries. [La Crosse BC1000] » 11/16/14 5:22pm 11/16/14 5:22pm