Vatsal Thakkar

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George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

George Clooney

Want to Contribute to Lifehacker?

Sharing your inspiration is half the fun and here at Lifehacker, we absolutely <i>adore</i> seeing what kinds of clever ideas you've come up with. So if …

Makerspaces

Why You Shouldn't Be Relying on Your Alarm Clock to Wake Up

There are lots of tricks we can use to make our alarms less horrific, but, ideally, we shouldn't need shrieking or even pleasant alarm clocks at all …

Why Desk Plants Can Make You More Productive

Better productivity could be just a trip to the greenhouse away. Seriously. Office vegetation offers "micro-restoration"—the chance for our brains to …

Psychology

SkyDrive for iOS can now automatically upload camera photos. The update also enables iPhone users wh

SkyDrive for iOS can now automatically upload camera photos. The update also enables iPhone users who also use Windows 8.1 to utilize SkyDrive's OCR …

iOS

Use the Rule of 10 to Rate Current Purchases Against Your Retirement

It's not just easy to only think about the present when making purchase decisions, it's human nature. However, if you want to gauge how much your …

Switching to Tea May Ease Psychological Stress Like Depression

Sodas and some coffees have pretty obvious negative health effects compared to tea, but if you're looking for one more reason to switch, how about …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

​Sony A7, A7r Review: So Long DSLRs, Hello Future of Photography

The full-frame camera has been synonymous with the most high-end DSLRs—the biggest, the priciest. Not anymore. A new breed of camera that's light on …

TextTool Makes Text Manipulation on iOS Quick and Easy

iOS: Editing text on iOS isn't easy, and if you need to do some simple text manipulation like encoding for a URL, indenting a series of lines, or …

Apps

Top 10 Free Upgrades to Make Your PC Better

Chances are right now, you aren't using your PC to its absolute fullest potential. Maybe it's a little slow, maybe your monitor's colors aren't quite …