Mary Stamp

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They Spit, but They're the Best Companions a Girl Could Ask for

Let This Ukulele Player Show You How to Turn One Instrument Into an Entire Band

Legolas, How Far Can Your Elf Eyes See?

​Don't Get Fooled into Avoiding Healthy Sections of Restaurant Menus

From time to time, we all feel that it makes sense to go for the healthier option on the menu. But research shows that it's all too easy to skip the …

Ladies, Let's Stop Saying Sorry All the Time

"Sorry" is the first word that comes out of my mouth (or keyboard) when there's a potential conflict or when I have to assert myself. "Sorry," …

Find the Right Career with These Three Questions, the Hedgehog Concept

Do you have what it takes to be a [whatever career you're thinking of]? What should you do with your life and how do you figure that out? This Venn …

This Graphic Explains All the Health Hazards of Sitting for Too Long

By now, you already know that prolonged sitting is bad for your body. But what exactly goes on when you sit for hours every day? This graphic from …

Ergonomics

A Beginner's Guide to Effortless, Mouseless Computing with Alfred

Ever wanted to take control of your Mac without taking your hands off your keyboard? Alfred's an app launcher and utility that makes that possible. …

​Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Do Women Have It Easier In Dating?

Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that can calculate the exact Twinkie value of the psychokinetic energy of …

Which is Better: Rooted or Unrooted Android?

From the early days of Android, it's been assumed that rooting your Android phone is clearly better. Some might argue that it isn't as necessary as …

Five Career Mistakes That Might Be Holding You Back

You show up to the office on time, you've never missed a project deadline, you always refill the coffee pot when you're done—but then a promotion …

Employment

The Minimal Academic Desktop

Reader sgosp3 wanted a desktop that was minimal and helped him focus on the task at hand—his research—so he built this Windows desktop so he has …

Media Players

DisplayFusion 6.0 Adds More Improvements to Multi-Monitors in Windows

Windows: If you have multiple monitors, you know that Windows only scratches the surface in terms of optimizing them. DisplayFusion, the awesome …

What to Do When You Can't Afford to Pay Your Student Loans

Student loans are a sticky topic. Our national student loan debt has hit the $1 <i>trillion</i> mark. There are different ideas on how to address this …

This Infographic Tells you How to Best Use Herbs in Your Cooking

Herbs are an essential part of cooking, but it isn't always clear how to use them properly to enhance a recipe. This easy-to-read infographic tells …

Are High-End Headphones Really Worth the Money?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>You guys often talk about headphones, and some of them are really expensive—like $200 or more. I have a pair of $20 headphones that I …

Improve Your Core Skills by Learning an Unrelated One

Practicing the skills related to your job is always great. You can never get enough practice. However, designer and author Steve Gordon Jr. suggests …

Creativity

Make Homemade Fabric Softener Crystals with Salt

Store bought fabric softener can be expensive and contains a bunch of different chemicals. Lindsey Johnson at weblog Henry Happened shows you how to …

How to Short-Stroke Your Hard Drive for Optimal Speed

Windows: If you'd like the speed of your mechanical hard drive to be closer to SSD speeds, short-stroking your hard drive is your best bet. These …

Take a Free, Two-Week Personalized Fitness and Nutrition Class

Whatever your health and fitness goals are, it helps to have an expert in your corner. Nutrition and exercise are highly individual things, so …

Here Are Some Foods To Help You Hack Your Sweet Tooth

Body hackery can be surprisingly low-tech, especially if you're trying to hijack any person with a sweet tooth. There are a bunch of foods that chefs …

How Can Lifehacker Help Improve Your Life?

Most of us are not leading our ideal lives. We aren't happy with the money we make, we spend too much time at the jobs we don't like, and we give in …

How to Do an Oil Change

Know When You Need Stitches By Looking for These Signs

It's summer time, and that means we're all a bit more likely to end up with some random cuts while we're playing outside in the sun. Not all of those …

The Secret Powers Hidden in Your Android's Accessibility Options

You can tweak so many things in Android, you probably haven't even bothered opening up the Accessibility settings. Given the name, you'd think those …

The Best Things to Buy in July

Summer's in full swing, and with it comes a bevy of deals on household furnishings and geeky toys. Here are the best things to buy this month.<p>Every …

Build a Hydroponic Standing Herb Garden

We've shown you how to make a hanging garden with a shoe organizer, but Matthew Budram's design takes hanging gardens to the next level. This setup …

​Deep Clean Your Mattress With Hydrogen Peroxide, Soap, and Salt

You spend a lot of time in very close contact with your mattress, and it's important to keep it clean. As you can't just throw it in the washing …

Cleaning

How to Design and Sew a Custom Backpack

Tired of never finding the perfect backpack for you? I was, and so I decided to create my own custom backpack from scratch. It took some thoughtful …

Sewing

The Best Hidden Places in Texas for Road-Trippin'

Here are the best hidden places to road-trip in Texas. Saddle up, y'all, but leave the spurs at home.<p>Photo courtesy of the Marfa Texas Chamber of …