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Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home

Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when you see the whole place …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

How to Budget When You’re Broke

It takes commitment and time, but you can learn to manage your money even when there's not much of it. Follow these steps to set up a budget if …

20 Quick and Easy Dinners in 25 Minutes or Less

Gallery20 Quick and Easy Dinners in 25 Minutes or Less<p>Not everybody is in a position to devote an hour or more to prepare an elaborate dinner, especially on a weeknight. That's why we've dipped into our recipe archives to find meals that are both seriously quick and seriously tasty.<p>In this roundup, …

Build a Solar Powered Heater with Recycled Cans

If you're looking for a green way to heat up a small indoor space, Seattle resident Peter Rowan shows you how to make a solar powered heater using a …

15 Best Ways to Make your Home Smell Good

Does your home smell good? I mean, does it really smell good? Because, let’s face it, life can get in the way, busy and important items on our …

Cleaning

The Reasons People Don’t Follow Their Passions, and What You Can Do

Pursuing your passion can mean different things to different people, but no matter your definition, it seems people always have a reason why they …

Motivation

The Best Resources for Free Online Classes

We already round up some of the best free online classes in our Lifehacker U series, but the classes we highlight come from a variety of sources …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

5 Morning Rituals To Keep You Productive All Day

But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out high-quality work a portion of each day.<p>Here are five practical steps to incorporate into any morning routine to optimize your time at the office and …

16 Personal Development Goals That Will Make You Happier and Sexier

Tweet<p>Share<p>Share<p>+1<p>Pin<p>Shares 839<p>One of the best decisions you can make is to engage in continuous self-development.<p>We all want to enhance the quality …

How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …

7 Simple, Free Moves Guaranteed to Make You Richer

Some of us think wealth is unattainable. Hard work is expected, but building a fortune isn’t on our radar of possibilities.<p>We believe the rich will …

Five Ways To Sleep Outside Without A Tent

Tents are wonderfully effective, but also large, heavy and fragile. Can you really go camping without one? Turns out, you really don't have to …

Backpacking

How to Build A Survival Shelter | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

Estimating Distance with your Thumb

Estimating distance is important in daily life, hiking, and survival situations. It helps you to maintain your sense of direction, calculate distance …

Paracord Bracelets: 10 Practical Uses (Other Than Fashion)

Is it just my imagination or are an awful lot of folks on the trail, at the shooting range, and at hunting camps wearing some kind of parachute cord …

Survive: Make a survival kit

Survival Kits<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>Learn how to make and survive with a personal survival kit <br>Article updated March 2017<p>The Personal …

EPA

How to Leave no Trace of a Campfire

For me, leaving as little trace of my presence as possible is an important part of bushcraft. In leaving no trace, you show respect for the …

7 Unusual Multi-Purpose Items For Survival

It’s common knowledge that you should stockpile items like water, food and bleach but there are also items that you probably already have in your …

Cleaning

How to Make a Primitive Funnel Fish Trap that keeps on giving.

Passive trapping versus active hunting is almost always preferred in a survival scenario. Not only does trapping typically require less energy, but …

Fishing

Hammock Camping 101: 5 Reasons Why You Should Switch From A Tent To A Hammock

“Think outside the tent.”<p>It’s a saying I’ve been using since Trek Light Gear began.<p>I grew up camping in a tent. So did just about every one of you …

Weather

12 Survival Uses For Mylar Blankets

Image source: befoundalive<p>Mylar bags, also known as emergency thermal blankets, have a multitude of off-label uses.<p>The bags are mildew resistant and …

Everyday Carry Gear

Everyday Carry Gear<p>Everyday Carry Gear is the central theme within the EDC community, what to carry, or not to carry is the question. There are as …

My Urban Survival Tin

My urban survival tin, as promised in the article on building your own survival kit. This tin is meant to include items that will help you through a …

How to Create an Urban Emergency Evacuation Kit for Work

Laptops, expensive jewelry and furs could make you a target for robbery. Consider leaving what you can at work and traveling with less ostentatious …

Swiss Army Knives