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Tips and Tricks: Ten Safari long-press shortcuts for iPhone and iPad

Safari for iPhone and iPad is an incredibly capable mobile web browser despite its simple, straightforward user interface. It is the browser of choice on iOS — in large part because it is the one pre-installed — but very few people know everything you can do with Safari.<p>Much of Safari’s advanced …

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Immune System

25 books that will blow your mind

'1984' by George Orwell<p>First published in 1949, George Orwell's account of a chilling future is a timeless read.<p>His book is where the idea of Big …

Literature

7 ways the iPhone has made life worse

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone. For hundreds of millions of us, this device -- just 4 ounces when introduced -- has come to dominate our lives. Now we can find seemingly any answer to anything with a few taps of the thumb and forefinger. Everything from dinner to a date …

Social Media

How to clean mildew from silicone seals in the shower

<i>Q: I’d like to know how to clean the mildew from the silicone seals in my frameless shower. The shower never looks clean with that blackened silicone. Or would I be better off removing the silicone and settling for a little water leaking out?</i><p><b>Arlington</b><p><b>A:</b> Chlorine bleach removes mildew stains. When …

Home Improvement

What Is a Water Hammer? The Annoying House Sound You Can Eliminate

When something goes bump in the night, it could be water moving through your pipes. But when you hear a loud bang coming from your plumbing, it's a …

Home Improvement

Creative Ways To Craft And Display Your DIY House Number Signs

A house or an apartment that doesn’t have a number lacks identity. The house number is an important part of a home’s look and character so why should …

Curb Appeal

The Best and Worst Presidential Memoirs

Jefferson set an impossibly high standard for subsequent presidents in many areas, including memoir. No one matched him until Grant, and since then …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

Raspberry Pi

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the new century, review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received albums by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year starting with 2000, and the resulting list includes some …

This Peach Cobbler Cake Is Where Your Taste Buds Need To Be

Just peachy!<p>Servings: 4-6<p>1 can of cinnamon rolls<p>3 peaches<p>1½ teaspoons cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>Garnish:<p>Vanilla ice cream<p>Mint leaves<p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C.<p>2. Separate cinnamon rolls and cut into 1-inch pieces. Place the cinnamon roll pieces into a medium bowl and set aside.<p>3. Cut each …

21 Insanely Decadent Dessert Mash-Ups

Because two desserts are better than one.

This Blueberry Peach Slab Pie Is Right Up Your Alley

Nom dot com.<p>Servings: 12<p>4 8-inch refrigerated pie crusts<p>5 cups fresh blueberries<p>¾ cup sugar<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>½ teaspoon cinnamon<p>Pinch of salt<p>1 teaspoon lemon zest<p>1. Preheat oven to 400°F/200˚C.<p>2. In a bowl, mix the blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt, and lemon zest. Set aside.<p>3. …

10 U.S. Presidents Before And After Their Terms In Office

Barack Obama turns 55 today. Running one of the largest, most prosperous and most powerful nations in the world as the President of the United States …

How to use the iPhone's new, confusing lock screen

Is the lock screen in iOS 10 confusing you? You're not alone.<p>After you update to iOS 10, excitement is expected if not anticipated. But there's one more thing you'll need to do before you can start tapping your way around iOS 10: learn how to use the new lock screen.<p>In iOS 10, gone is the staple …

IOS 10

How-To: Fix iPhone videos that are mistakenly started in portrait mode [Video]

Have you ever started shooting a video in portrait orientation on your iPhone, only to quickly rotate into landscape mode after realizing the mistake? Once you’ve begun recording a video while in portrait orientation, it stays locked that way for the duration of the video, and vice …

The 50 Best TV Shows On Netflix UK

Scrolling through Netflix can be an arduous task - especially when shows you’ve never even heard of pop up. The problem with television is that …

The 22 best documentaries on UK Netflix

From killer whales and dinosaurs to Banksy and Cobain, UK Netflix has a lot of treasure in its documentary vaults. <i>Empire</i> have chosen (<b>in no</b> …

'Britons, vote in our name': UK referendum dominates continental front pages

From Bild’s pledge to recognise that 1966 World Cup goal to Belgium’s Le Soir’s call to ‘stay with us’, the referendum is headline news across the EU<p>EU referendum polling day – live updates<p>Germany<p>Germany’s Bild newspaper promised on Thursday that Germans would not hog hotel sunloungers and would …

Europe

TV was swallowing my kids whole, so here's what I did about it

It's an internal struggle for many parents. How much television is too much? <i>Photo: Stocksy</i><p>TV was evil when I was a kid. Akin to supping with the …

National Parks

John Oliver Goes Off on Brexit: Britain Leaving the EU Is ‘Absolutely Insane’

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host urged his viewers to do the sensible thing and vote on Thursday to keep Britain in the European Union.<p>Professional …

United Kingdom

The 'Father Of The Bride' House Is For Sale, And It's Just Like The Movies

You still remember that adorable father-daughter basketball scene from the 1991 movie "The Father of the Bride."<p>And now, you can relive it in real life... for a cool $2 million, of course.<p>The "Father of the Bride" house is currently for sale in Alhambra, California with a listing price of $1.99 …

Cute

How to Build a Hand Tool Wall for Easy Access to Your Tools

This hand tool wall keeps your tools accessible and easy to find.<p>Pegboards have been a popular way of hanging tools for years, and new tool organizers are also being put to good use. But one of the best ways to hang tools is by building your own tool wall that has a hanger specifically sized to fit …

Amazing images of the world's greatest cities before they were cities

1/<p>Rio de Janeiro was founded by Portuguese colonists in 1565.<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>2/<p>Guanabara Bay, the second largest bay in Brazil, was one of the main …

Urbanism
Corruption

These famous roles were almost played by completely different actors

What would "Lord of the Rings" look like with Nicolas Cage in one of the main roles?<p>Characters become iconic thanks in large part to the actors who bring them to life, and it's often hard to imagine anyone else in the role after the fact.<p>But some actors are fired from a role, some leave because of …

Harrison Ford

25+ Random Acts Of Genius Vandalism

When we talk about vandalism, as long as it doesn't involve actual Vandals sacking cities, many people would agree that some acts of vandalism are …

Activism

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

World Twenty20: our team of the group stage

West Indies

Forget the iPhone 7 — next year's iPhone may get a major redesign with a bigger and better screen

Next year's iPhone sounds like a major redesign, if the report, which came out over the weekend, is correct.<p>Here's what KGI Securities' Ming Chi Kuo sources tell him is coming from the iPhone in 2017, according to reports:<p>The 2017 iPhone will have glass casing on the front and back, with metal …

Mobile Technology