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This hilarious tale of dealing with a coworker’s one-upmanship is a long read – but worth it

The workplace can be fraught with tension caused by clashing personalities and the fervour of competitiveness, and there’s always that one coworker …

British Humour

This government advice to jobseekers got exactly the replies it deserved

Here’s the Department of Work and Pensions with a little bit of advice for jobseekers.<p>Look for jobs up to a 90 minute commute away. Travelling …

Commuting

13 Underrated Skills That Agencies Look For In New Hires

There are a number of traits that employers look for when hiring new talent. However, sometimes there are skills not included in a traditional job listing that can add exponential value to a position or company.<p>We asked members of the Forbes Agency Council about their thoughts on the most …

Creative Work

How to hack your memory and remember almost anything

My foray into the world of memorisation began with a single memory — a startling, gut-wrenching memory, at that. I was in France, visiting my …

Living Rooms

Rick and Morty Makes a Beautiful and Strange Anime in This Fan Video

<i>Rick and Morty</i> is a genre-hopping, reality-hopping sort of show. So the science-loving weirdo duo becoming an anime isn’t all that surprising. In …

Rick and Morty

Salisbury novichok suspects say they were only visiting cathedral – our favourite 25 responses

The two men identified as suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack have told Russian state-funded TV that they were only in the town as tourists …

East London

Barack Obama breaks his silence to attack Donald Trump, asking 'how hard is it to say Nazis are bad?'

Barack Obama has launched an unprecedented attack on Donald Trump's presidency as he returned to the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House.<p>As he returned to the political spotlight ahead of November's midterm elections, the former US president accused Mr Trump of …

Donald Trump

The Coen brothers’ films – ranked!

18. The Ladykillers (2004)<p>What on earth was this about? A remake of the Ealing crime-caper classic (with Tom Hanks in Alec Guinness’s crackpot mastermind role) at least proves, if proof were needed, that the Coens have excellent cinephile taste. But this was pointless and baffling. A case of No …

Coen Brothers

We tried to explain all the celebrity cameos in Childish Gambino’s ‘Feels Like Summer’ video

What could it all mean...?<p>It’ll be difficult to top ‘This Is America’ for the Video of the Year mantle in 2018, but with his ‘Feels Like Summer’ clip …

Rap & Hip-Hop

When P Diddy tried to get the Sean Combs Twitter handle will make your day better

You won’t see a better exchange this week or any week than when P Diddy tried to get hold of the Sean Combs Twitter handle, as shared again by Andrew …

Watch Erykah Badu’s Spiritual NPR ‘Tiny Desk’ Performance

Singer, songwriter and neo-soul icon Erykah Badu was the <b>latest guest on NPR’s popular ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ series</b> performing two of her defining hits, …

People have been sharing the most ‘artfully constructed disses’ and you’ll never be short of an insult again

It started when the great @shockproofbeats shared this wonderful insult he heard when he was a kid and asked people for more of the same.When I was 8 …

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman will stun you into a guilty silence for laughing – and that’s a good thing

It’s not usual for a comedy to leave an audience in stunned silence as the lights come on in the cinema.<p>But Spike Lee is no usual director, Jordan …

Drone Photography Shows Stark Inequality Around the World

Captured by Johnny Miller.<p>Photographer Johnny Miller captures the jarring social and income inequality around the world via his drone photography …

YEAH NOPE Is The Party Game Blends ‘Have You Ever?’ With ‘Truth Or Dare’

We’ve all played games when hanging out with friends to help drive the conversation: they’re conduits to let us tell stories and brag a little (or a …

We may now know why Trump and his lawyer made their most brazen calls yet for the Mueller investigation to be shut down

<i>Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here.</i><p>Shortly before President Donald Trump and one of his personal defense attorneys made their most brazen calls yet for the Russia investigation to be shut down, they apparently received a list of questions from the special counsel Robert …

This $17 Box Lets You Plug in a Phone, Laptop, or Even a TV in Your Car

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found a must-have accessory for anyone who travels or commutes to work and needs to keep all of their devices charged at all …

Make sure your online accounts get deleted when you die

Not everyone wants to leave this earth with their online accounts being managed by relatives and next-of-kin, or just floating around on the Internet forever. If you're the kind of person who likes your privacy -- even in death -- you should probably make some plans to have all of your online and …

Google’s nemesis: meet the British couple who took on a giant, won... and cost it £2.1 billion

Google was guilty. The European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, made that brutally clear. “Google abused its market dominance,” …

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

Life Hacks For People With Loose Morals

Most people try to live on either the light or dark side of life, striving to do mostly good or the most harm as they live in a morally black and …

13 products we couldn't live without in 2016

Sometimes, the best tech is simple.<p>While 2016 was littered with futuristic gadgets — mind-melting virtual reality headsets, an iPhone without a …

Mobile Devices

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 …

America's Only Humor Site

We’re putting the reaction back in 'chemical reaction.'<p>78<p>By Ivan Farkas, Timon DJ Spajic<br>• /<br>• August 28, 2018<p>It's like 'Minority Report' (but if the …

Meat Loaf

Don't Just Try Harder When Practicing a Skill, Try Different

The more you do something, the better you are at it, right? Not exactly. If you’re practicing a skill, but you’re never doing anything differently, …

Creative Alternative Uses For a Hair Dryer

Household Hacker shares some creative alternative uses for a hair dryer when not using it to dry hair.<p>Your Hair Dryer can do so much more than you …

How To Quickly Force Open a Padlock Using a Pair of Nut Wrenches

Mr. Gear demonstrates how to quickly force open a padlock using a pair of nut wrenches, which could be useful in situations where you lost the key.<p>In …

Personal Space Cards

It's not that I don't like you. It's just that I don't like being so close to other people. Good fences make good neighbors, you know.<p>Michael …

The Oatmeal Offers Up Some Additional Amusing Suggestions for the New Facebook Reactions

The Oatmeal has offered up a number of additional amusing suggestions for Facebook to complement the nice but rather limited brand new Facebook …

Top 10 Tools for a Free Online Education

For lifelong learners and self-made scholars, the internet is a priceless resource. Continue your education with these top free online tools.<p>10. Free …