After two years of feverish speculation, anticipation, and hype, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s near-mythological report into Russian interference in the 2016 election—and President Donald Trump’s possible involvement in it—has finally landed,
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There are so many digital currencies and rewards systems, it can be tricky to remember how much you have stored up where, especially if you’re like me, and you like saving up your virtual points/coins/doodads for something good. (I’ll use my credit
As mobile games get more sophisticated and their graphics get better and beefier, smartphones require higher hardware specs in order for these games to look great. Whether your smartphone is brand-new or showing its age a bit, you can probably
Instagram launched Checkout on Instagram this week, which makes it possible for users to buy products without leaving the app (before, users could click on a product, and would be directed to the retailer’s website to complete the purchase). In
IFTTT, the tool that lets you automate your digital life, can help any parent whose mental load has reached max capacity—and you kind of feel like a tech magician every time you use it. Here are some great IFTTT applets that can make parenting
Rusty nails are famously associated with tetanus, but the disease is actually caused by bacteria, and doesn’t have anything specifically to do with rust. Here’s your primer on what tetanus is, and how to avoid it (spoiler: there’s a vaccine).Read
Wearing makeup is all fun and games until it’s time to take it off. Stop scrubbing your skin raw with a washcloth or using endless, expensive, wasteful cotton pads and pre-soaked wipes, and get yourself a MakeUp Eraser for $16 in one of four on-sale
My typical experience with business class on a flight is my very brief walk through its aisles—as I make my way toward the back. It’s beautiful, isn’t it? Seats that become beds. Plenty of leg room. And hot nuts! Hot nuts everywhere.Read more..
Throughout my efforts to turn scraps into treats, I have encountered some challenges, but none have been as challenging as the dreaded banana peel. Though the fruit portion of the banana is delicious, its natural wrapper is just plain unap-peeling.
One of the benefits of having an unlocked iPhone is that you can switch out your SIM card when you travel. International phone plans are expensive, and it’s often much cheaper to buy a new card and a local data plan than to pay a daily or monthly
If you have a kid who’s older than five, I’m sure you’ve heard of Fortnite: Battle Royale. I’m sure you’ve heard about it a lot actually, like every time they open their damn mouth. It’s one of those universal, of-the-moment trends that every
On Wednesday, I wrote about how to research funds offered by your 401(k) manager, and suggested using sites like Yahoo Finance or Morningstar. Today, I’ll detail what you actually need to pay attention to when you look up the funds.Read more..
Join the club — you know, Sam’s Club — because right now, it’s much cheaper than usual to sign up. Via Groupon, you’ll pay $35 for a one year membership; that’s 56% off the regular price. And to top it off, you’ll also receive a $10 eGift Card, not
Like Michael Myers from those Halloween movies, some things in life are (seemingly) inescapable. Taxes. Politics. Your neighbor’s wifi networks that are strong enough to give you an unusable signal in your home or apartment, no matter where you
Long-term users of the allergy medicine Zyrtec (cetirizine) sometimes report a rare but excruciating withdrawal syndrome with itching all over their body. Jessica Misener recently wrote about her experience quitting the drug at Medium, and reports
Japan, how are you so smart? When I traveled to Tokyo last week with a few other members of the Lifehacker team, I went to use the restroom at a shopping center. Inside the stall was a contraption that, as the mother of an infant, almost made me cry
If you’re tired of AirBnB, here’s another option: Buy your own vacation home. One man (with a major real estate problem) is offering up his furnished Italian villa in a raffle with an entry fee of 50 euros (that’s $66 USD), no strings attached.Read
With audio transcription, you get what you pay for. For a dollar per minute of audio, Rev will give you a well-formatted transcript. For 25 cents a minute (a little lower for large volumes), Trint will give you a transcript riddled with errors, but