How to Develop Your Charisma and Become More Likable

It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma. No matter your personality, there are certain traits you can practice and apply to your own behavior that can possibly make you seem more magnetic, trustworthy, and influential. Here are the basics to developing charisma. » 12/22/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Wake Up Consistently Instead of Sleeping 8 Hours to Wake Up Earlier

Some people do their best work in the morning, but no one likes waking up early. If one of your goals is to start your day earlier, give yourself a "wake up time" every day, earlier than you need to be up. Your body will get used to it faster, and you'll also get better sleep. » 12/22/14 6:30am Today 6:30am

Pay Attention to "Identity Claims" to Read People More Effectively

When you're getting to know someone, every clue you can get to their personality helps. While the observant may want to Sherlock Holmes someone's body language, a simpler way to diving something about a person is seeing how they choose to express themselves. » 12/22/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

Set Aside Just One Percent More Each Month for Gradual Savings

Saving more money seems impossible for many of us. We already have so many expenses, after all, where is that money going to come from? If you want to make saving a priority, try the "one percent challenge" to gradually make it happen. » 12/22/14 8:30am Today 8:30am

How to Make Quitting Unappealing and Build New Habits

Persistence is an important virtue, but it's only part of the battle. Sure, you can make it easier to build new habits, but you can also make quitting more difficult—so that you're less likely to give up when the going gets tough. Let's explore a few ways you can do that. » 12/22/14 4:00am Today 4:00am

Request a “Status Match” to Transfer Perks to Another Loyalty Program

Getting "elite" status in a hotel or an airline program gives you tons of perks. If you switch to a different brand, you won't get those benefits. However, some hotels and airlines will give you elite status (and perks) by matching your current program. » 12/21/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

5 Ways to Make Old, Stale Wine Tasty Again 

Using things is always superior to wasting them, but squandering alcohol is an especially galling dissipation because alcohol is delicious and excellent. Most of the hard stuff has a long shelf life, but if you uncork a bottle of wine and forget to finish it off within a few days, it gets vinegary and bilious-tasting.… » 12/21/14 5:50pm Yesterday 5:50pm

Schedule Emails to Send Later on Your Mac With Automator

Mac: Sometimes you need to send an email at a specific time. Maybe it's an anniversary or just a reminder. Chrome extensions like SndLater let you do this with Gmail. If you have a Mac, Automator lets you schedule mail through Apple's default Mail app. » 12/21/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Five Best iPad Cases

If you just picked up a new iPad Air 2 or an iPad Mini, or if you're shopping for someone who has, you'll probably want a case to keep it safe on the go, in your bag, or on your desk. Whether it's a rugged case, a soft folio, or a keyboard case, you have options. Here are five of the best, based on your nominations. » 12/21/14 8:00am Yesterday 8:00am

7 Ways to Throw a Holiday Party When You're Working with Limited Space

You love your home, and you love your big group of friends — but you're not so sure you love the idea of packing the latter into the former for the sake of partying. Is there a good way to host a fantastic holiday get-together when space is tight? Or are you doomed to spend the rest of your life attending other… » 12/22/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

Get 52% Off The 10ft Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cable – $18.99 

We've organized a special discount for Lifehacker readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. This is the ultimate stocking stuffer – now you can charge a phone from across the room. Lifehacker readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off – just… » 12/19/14 12:12pm Friday 12:12pm

Get 84% Off Lifetime Access to Adobe Authorized Training

As a budding trainee UI designer of no note whatsoever, I can vouch for how much knowledge you must cram into your skull to become a great pixel-artist. To help get you started, we've teamed up with Train Simple, an Adobe-authorized training center, to give you over 4,300 hours of tutorials for $79 — that's 84% off. » 12/19/14 1:45pm Friday 1:45pm