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Sun, 22 May 2022 17:00:00 GMT

This is the third summer of the COVID-19 pandemic, and people are ready to travel. Over the past two years, so many vacation plans have been cancelled, only to be rescheduled and cancelled again. Now more than ever, increasing numbers of people are ready to pretend the pandemic is over and book some flights. So if…Read more...


Sun, 22 May 2022 15:00:00 GMT

Golf courses are known for their greener-than-green, perfectly manicured grass. And if you’ve been to one, you may have noticed a layer of sand on links. But unlike those professionally maintained grounds, most people don’t have their own landscaper or groundskeeper, and, as a result, want to take matters into their…Read more...


Sun, 22 May 2022 13:00:00 GMT

In addition to providing a blank canvas for your meals, white dishes are also a perennial favorite for their clean look. So when they develop stubborn stains—as a result of aging, wear and tear, or certain foods—they may lose some of their appeal. Here are a few ways to get them back to their original color (or at…Read more...


Sat, 21 May 2022 17:30:00 GMT

Painting interior walls in your home is one of those tasks that seems pretty quick and simple, but usually ends up being far more work than you anticipated. That’s because it’s not only a matter of brushing or rolling on a coat of fresh paint—there’s also all the prep work and cleanup that goes along with it (and…Read more...


Sat, 21 May 2022 15:45:00 GMT

When you mail something via the United States Postal Service (USPS), it can be hard to know when it might reach its final destination. And if it seems like it’s been taking longer than usual for a letter to get from one part of the country to another, it’s not your imagination: It’s part of a USPS money-saving…Read more...


Sat, 21 May 2022 13:00:00 GMT

Although fresh basil is now available in supermarkets year-round, it’s not the same as being able to go into your own backyard (or turn to the planter on your windowsill) and picking a few leaves when you need them. But it’s one thing to clear a stem or two for some cocktails: What about picking a majority of the…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 20:30:00 GMT

When the bill comes at the end of dinner a dinner out with friends or family, things can get awkward, fast. Maybe you’re an adult who isn’t sure if it’s appropriate to keep letting your parents will pick up the tab. Maybe you’re on a first date and don’t want to give the impression you’re a mooch—or deal with the…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 20:00:00 GMT

Seltzer, or sparkling water if you’re fancy (“spicy water” if you’re my kid), has been having a moment since at least 2016. At my Target, there is an entire wall dedicated to the many-faceted flavor combinations of LaCroix, Spindrift, Bubly, Waterloo, Aha, Polar, and Sparkling Ice, not to mention Target’s knock-off…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 19:30:00 GMT

A long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. It used to be a given that such a device should fit snugly in the hand, so you could do everything you need to with it using only your thumb. They certainly don’t make ‘em like they used to.In 2022, most “smaller” smartphones are still enormous, sporting…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 19:00:00 GMT

I recently had the chance to sample Bushmill’s second Rare Casks expression, a 29-year-old single malt Irish Whiskey finished in Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks. This stuff retails for a whopping $750, and it’s worth it. It was initially (triple) distilled in 1992 and aged in bourbon barrels until 2004, then transferred to…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 18:00:00 GMT

For Mac enthusiasts and power users, 1Password has been the password manager of choice for more than a decade. But with a redesign and a new killer feature, we think 1Password 8 is now the best password manager for everyone using a Mac, period.Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 17:30:00 GMT

Convenience foods have a bad reputation, only sometimes deserved. They make our lives easier, so there must be something wrong with them. And it’s true, they tend to cost more than buying the ingredients yourself, and sometimes they’re higher in sugar or otherwise hard to fit into a healthy diet. But there are plenty…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 17:01:50 GMT

Following the horrifying news of the war in Ukraine from afar can make you feel powerless to help. And while there are some concrete things you can do to help Ukrainian citizens under siege, once you’ve done so, there’s nothing wrong with engaging in a little trolling: The hacktivist site WasteRussianTime.today lets…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 16:30:00 GMT

You know how to properly clean and how to properly load your dishwasher—so why are some of your dishes coming out dirtier than others? If the last thing you want is to pay for a repair person—or worse, have to buy a whole new machine—you might be in luck. The reason your dishwasher may not be cleaning your dirty…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 16:10:00 GMT

Scams are in the zeitgeist right now, which means they’re popping up in podcasts all over the place, in shows from the biggest media companies to the tiniest of indies. From mysterious boys emerging from the wild to con a whole town in Chameleon: Wild Boys to an entrepreneur bilking investors out of millions of…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 15:30:00 GMT

Have you ever gotten a bad meal at a restaurant, then proceeded to eat it anyway? Have you ever told a stylist you love your new highlights, even while you’re mentally figuring out whether you can afford an immediate color correction at another salon? You may think you’re just being polite in these situations, but…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 15:00:00 GMT

Potty training a toddler is no joke. Between the accidents and the stubborn refusals to “try,” getting a toddler to do their business in an actual toilet tends to be a long, drawn-out process, no matter what the experts promise. One issue, in particular, that often crops up while potty training is the flat-out refusal…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:30:00 GMT

This week, take advice from America’s greatest living artist and national treasure, Dr. Taylor Swift. We also consider cringe, investigate Poppy Playtime, and analyze Master Chief’s power armor. Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT

I recently asked Lifehacker readers to share the worst advice you’ve ever received. Anti-lifehacks, if you will. From career tips, to personal finance, to all areas of your love life: There’s a lot of bad advice out there. Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 13:30:00 GMT

We know exactly what we’re in for when the plot of a high school movie reaches prom season. The dramatic crowning of prom royalty. Spontaneous speeches that somehow sound scripted. Synchronized dance numbers. A stirring ‘80s power ballad, even if the movie is set in 2008. My prom experience was, uh, not that, but I…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 13:00:00 GMT

If you’re the competitive type and simply texting your dad and friend group your Wordle score first thing in the morning isn’t doing it for you, you can try the newest iteration in the Wordle copycat universe: WeWordle. WeWordle lets you compete with others online—reminiscent of the olden days of Words with Friends,…Read more...


Fri, 20 May 2022 12:30:00 GMT

We all know bleach is great for stain-lifting and disinfecting. Its active ingredient, sodium hypochlorite, quickly attacks and denatures the proteins in micro-organisms, killing bacteria, fungus and viruses. And according to the American Cleaning Institute, it’s the oxidizing properties of bleach that convert…Read more...


Thu, 19 May 2022 21:00:00 GMT

Bear encounters are no longer just a rural happenstance. This week, a bear was tranquilized and removed from the backyard in the suburban town of Haledon, New Jersey. In April, police in Asheville, N. C. received three reports of bear sightings in the city’s downtown area. These two communities join a growing list of…Read more...


Thu, 19 May 2022 20:30:00 GMT

Windows 11’s next major overhaul is nearly ready to launch, and it appears poised to bring big changes to the look and usability of Microsoft’s operating system.Read more...

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