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Equifax Hack: How to Safeguard Your Own Credit and Save $120 a Year

Paid credit monitoring services may promise peace of mind, but there are better, cheaper alternatives that you can do yourself, experts say.<p>You may …

Identity Theft

Don’t Take Equifax Up On Its Credit Monitoring Offer

As anyone able to tear themselves away from hurricane bulletins last week knows, credit reporting bureau Equifax shared the news that the personal …

Calgary Day Trip: Plan an Epic Weekend in Banff National Park and Beyond

Less than a two-hour drive from downtown Calgary, Canada‘s Banff National Park is one of the most popular weekend trips from Alberta’s biggest city. …

8 Alexa tips for people who are too damn busy

If you find yourself constantly swamped by work and a growing list of things to do, you're not alone. Here are eight ways you can put Alexa to work for you.<p>Everyone is busier than ever before, it seems. The days seem to be getting shorter, while the list of things to do continues to …

Smart Homes

Everything in the live-TV-streaming universe: Channel lineups compared

Hulu, YouTube, Sling TV, DirecTV and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how their channel lineups stack up.<p>And then there were five.<p>With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more and more people …

Televisions

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

A Top Chef’s Secret to Cooking the Perfect Steak

Acclaimed chef and author John Tesar shares his tips and tricks for cooking steak.<p>For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of …

BBQ

Netflix: The secret codes that unlock 1000s of hidden movies and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces …

Island hopping in Greece’s Dodecanese

Rhodes and Kos are the Dodecanese’s big names, but this new island-hopping trip focuses on the archipelago’s smaller gems, where visitors may have the gorgeous beaches to themselves<p>There is a blueness of sea that seems feasible only via Photoshop or an Instagram filter, but which is made real …

European Travel

Woosh-wishing through life with Jared Kushner

Sure, he met with Russians helping Ivanka’s pa out in transition. Maybe Preet Bharara’s name did come up. So<p>You hear that sound? That <i>whoosh-wish, whoosh-wish, whoosh-wish</i> happy, joyful sound? You know what it is? It’s the sound International Man of Mystery Jared Kushner makes as he skips along the …

Donald Trump

20 Ways to Look Younger — Without Looking Like You’re Trying

Your Daily Stretches: #1 Hip Flexor<p>Stiff joints aren't Inevitable as you age (despite any evidence you've seen at family reunions). "Release tight …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

New York City

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

Personal Finance

13 Roku tricks you should try right now

Your Roku streamer can do a lot more than you might think. These are some of the coolest tips we've tried.<p>Is there a more widely beloved tech product than the Roku streamer? Whether yours is a stick or box, it delivers virtually unparalleled video goodness to your TV: Netflix, Hulu, HBO and so …

Smart TV

18 Ways To Save A Bunch Of Cash Without Even Trying

Money, money, money!<p><i>Note: Not all submissions are from Community users.</i><p><i>Some entries were condensed for length or clarity.</i>

Hackers and passwords: Your guide to data breaches

When companies tell you your data was stolen, it's not always clear what really happened. Here's what the terms mean.<p>Oh great, another data breach.<p>That's what you're likely to think when a yet another company or organization that had your personal information tells you it's been hacked. Whether …

IT security

Foam rolling: 5-minute routine to stretch your body

Foam rolling, also called self-myofascial release, is performed using a cylindrical piece of foam. There are many different ways you can use a foam roller, all of which are intended to release muscle tightness and tension, increase blood flow and increase your range of motion.<p>Foam rolling is one of …

Exercise

9 Ways to Get Organized Now

Lose anything lately? Perhaps it’s because your home is covered in clutter and you can’t motivate yourself to organize it. The average person spends …

Cambridge Analytica

Swamped in email? Take charge of your inbox with these email apps for iOS | ZDNet

Inbox by Gmail<p>Since I'm a heavy Gmail user, my app of choice is Inbox for Gmail, and it's worked well at keeping my inbox manageable.<p>HIGHLIGHTS - Get …

Apps

Derrick Rose’s Rape Accuser Speaks for First Time

Millions Of Parents Are Thanking This Mom For Her Shoe-Tying Tutorial

Mom’s helpful shoe-tying tutorial video goes viral<p>Teaching a child to tie their shoes can prove frustrating for both parents and kids. While some …

Parenting

Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

If you've ever thought of visiting all 59 of our national parks and protected areas, Dr. Randal Olson, a Senior Data Scientist at the University of …

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps

GIF<p>Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

Apps for planning your vacation

It’s 4th of July weekend, and if you’re not off traveling somewhere, hopefully you’re taking a summer trip soon. From Kayak to TripAdvisor, there are plenty of apps that want to help you maximize your vacation planning. We’ve found some others that are worth a mention, too. TechCrunch tested out …

Apps

This Magical App Lets You Skip Through Airport Customs For Free

We all know the line at airport customs can be painfully long. And most travelers know they can skip the line by enrolling in the Global Entry program for a $100 application fee.<p>But most of us <i>weren't</i> told that there's an app that lets travelers skip the line FOR FREE.<p>The Mobile Passport app is …

Flying

10 Best Apps For Travellers [2016 Edition]

Not all trips are about cutting digital ties. There’s a time and a place for unplugging, but tech-savvy travellers know a smartphone can be the …

A Beginner's Guide To Travel Hacking: Level One

As buzzwords go, “hack” is one of the 21st century”s most overplayed. You’re promised life hacks, style hacks, home hacks, hacks at work, and hacks …