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This List Tells You What to Buy to Travel Comfortably and Well

Having the right gear (and remembering to pack it) can make all the difference between an enjoyable trip and one that makes you wish you never left …

Five Best 5.1 Surround Speaker Sets

A great set of surround sound speakers can make any home theater come to life with rich and vibrant sound that fills whatever space you have them set …

Why do people still download music when it's so easy to stream?

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along …

Makerspaces

25 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Credit: 360b / Shutterstock.com<p>Every business owner knows that entrepreneurs are more successful when they lean on one another for support. One …

Social Media

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind

If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed …

Bird Flu

How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You)

Sometimes you need to get into a computer without knowing the password. Perhaps you've forgotten yours, or perhaps you're up to no good. Either way, …

Bargain-Hunting Websites | Online Shopping - Consumer Reports News

Our colleagues at ShopSmart magazine are always on the lookout for new ways to shop and save money. Once a year, they sweep the Web for a roundup of …

Make Extra Extra Crispy Fried Chicken with the Double Frying Method

There are some of us who are content eating regular fried chicken, and the rest of us who want the crispiest, crunchiest, crackliest fried chicken …

Learn the Science of Cooking with This Free Harvard Course

Through cooking you can learn a lot about science—and vice versa. If you'd like to know more about how recipes work, as well as basic physics and …

Use Google Analytics to Track Outgoing Gmail Messages

We've shown you before how to track your outgoing emails, but that can be costly and you might not need to track everything. With Google Analytics …

Five Ways to Save Serious Money on Car Repairs

If you drive, there's probably little you hate more than getting your car repaired. It's usually an expensive, time-consuming hassle no one looks …

Make Your Idle Screen Useful with These Fun, Functional Screensavers

Remember screensavers? Every major OS still has them, and while their original purpose—to avoid burn-in on monitors from long periods of use—is no …

Everything You Need to Know About Rooting Your Android Phone

We love Android, but rooting your phone can give you the opportunity to do so much more than your phone can do out of the box—whether it’s wireless …

Spend your long weekend laughing at the weirdest porn spoofs [NSFW]

Charlie Jane Anders

Save 15% to 35% on an Off-Contract Smartphone After Only Three Months

Buying a phone without the two-year contract has a lot of advantages—like upgrading to the latest and greatest every few months. Dealnews notes that …

Samsung Galaxy

The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Porn Parodies [NSFW]

Porn spoofs of science fiction, fantasy and superheroes have saved the adult movie industry from financial ruin in recent years. But they've been …

Best Coupon Apps for Grocery Shopping - Consumer Reports

Those big binders might be fine for extreme couponers, but for the rest of us, it’s no way to shop. So we love the idea of coupon apps that automate …

Two Reasons You Should Brine Fish Before Cooking (Besides Flavor)

You probably already know that brining meats and seafood boosts their flavor and moisture. Two lesser known reasons to brine seafood in particular …

The Awesome DSLR Features You (Probably) Never Knew Existed

When compared to point-and-shoot cameras, DSLRs come with the promise of superior image quality and increased shooting flexibility. It’s much more …

Ask an Expert: All About Upping Your Dating Game

Say hi to Harris O'Malley—also known as Dr. Nerdlove. He offers love, sex, and life advice at his blog Paging Dr. Nerdlove, on his podcast, and at …

Relationships

Customize Your Resume to Your Profession

There's no one-size-fits-all resume template. Just as you should tailor your resume for each position you're applying to, your resume should be …

Employment

How to Take Sunset Photos Like a Professional

Sunsets are one of the most photographed subjects on the planet, and for good reason. But because they're so photographed (and now, uploaded to …

Landscape Photography

How Introverts and Extroverts Can Peacefully Coexist

Ever since Carl Jung first started giving people their personality types, there's been a divide between the introvert and extrovert camps. It's …

Psychology

Why Your Memory Sucks (and What You Can Do About It)

Human memory is quirky, complicated, and unreliable. Even when we think we're remembering everything accurately, chances are things have gotten …

Ask an Expert: All About Online Job Hunting

Say hello to Steve Goodman, CEO of Bright.com, an employment website that uses a machine-learning algorithm to help job seekers find the right …

CareerSonar Finds You Jobs Through Your Friends' Connections

A friend on social media is often more of a friendly acquaintance, but you can use that to your benefit when seeking out a new job. CareerSonar uses …

Development Under Way On Three Assassin’s Creed Titles

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says that his company has three titles from three different teams in production for the blockbuster franchise.<p>Speaking …

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car

To check out a used car's history before you buy it, you can order an AutoCheck or CarFax report for $30 or $40 or use this hidden search technique …

Creative Ways to List Job Skills on Your Resume

Don't let the "skills" section of your resume fall flat. Add these eye-catching phrases to your resume.

Are Humans Getting Smarter or Dumber?

Is humanity getting smarter or dumber with time? The answer may be both.<p>While IQ scores are rising at a remarkable rate, humans' underlying genetic …