Lifestyle

This Trick to Cook Rice Slashes Calories in Half

Cutting calories, like taking the stairs and getting enough sleep, is just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. But there’s no denying that …

Weight Loss

Forward Labs' new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla's - and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof …

Clean Energy

The 29 best books of the summer

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to prepare your beach body — and your beach reads. The season’s hottest new books are packed with …

Books

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

Cool Stuff

This Speedo-Wearing Dad Picking Up His Son From School Is Our New Hero

He picked up his teen wearing nothing but a Speedo and a smile<p>After all the thankless grunt work, one of the biggest perks of parenting is eventually …

Parenting

10 Makeup Brands Dermatologists Recommend for Sensitive Skin

For those with sensitive skin, every attempt to try a new makeup trend is another opportunity to welcome contact dermatitis. If the experiment does …

Skin Care

Why kids benefit from a summer to-do list

Checklists about daily chores and activities can cut down on boredom and still leave room for plenty of fun.<p>If you have school-aged kids on summer …

Kids

Instagram fame made me feel like ‘my body was the only reason people liked me’

Social media are littered with images showing seemingly picture-perfect people, but one Instagram star whose glamorous lifestyle has amassed over 9.2 …

4 Ways to Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Home from Vacation

An insect expert shares exactly what to do when you go away to ensure a stress-free (and pest-free) return home.<p>When you finally take a well-deserved …

Hacking

Wife Tells Husband Puppy Is Jack Russell, But Then Dog Grows Into Its True Breed

See that tiny doggy above? Sue Markham of Lincolnshire, England, couldn't resist him. She and her husband Robert were in the market for a new pet, …

Dogs

How to Write a Proper Thank-You Note

A few months back a friend volunteered to dog-sit for me while I was out of town. When I arrived home, I thanked her for her service and handed her …

Cool Stuff

This is the cheapest private jet in the world - and it's a true game-changer

The Airbus A380 superjumbo may be the next big thing in private jets, but the tiny Cirrus Vision Jet is the next game-changer.<p>At $1.96 million, the …

Aviation

Tiny house startup Getaway to launch off-grid tiny homes in NYC this weekend

For New Yorkers who aren’t able to make it out of the hot city this summer, a few off-grid retreats will be popping up in NYC. Starting this Memorial …

Harvard

This is apparently the age that you will experience the best orgasms

And it’s not what we’d expect<p>If romantic comedies are anything to go by, we should be climaxing around the clock and experiencing the kind of intense …

How to teach your kids hard work

• Start young. Send your 2-year-old to get your socks every morning. It creates a rhythm and pattern that can be upgraded to more complicated tasks and …

Kids

Plastic Surgery? Ivanka Trump's Eye Color Isn't The Only Thing That Has Changed Over the Years!

For years, rumors have always swirled that Donald Trump's eldest daughter has gone under the knife for a nose job and breast augmentation.<p>So, we've …

Donald Trump

Giving this overlooked body part extra TLC could turn your health around

<i>“Spring-cleaning” your uterus isn’t exactly a thing (yet)—but women’s hormone expert and Wellness Council member Alisa Vitti says it should be. Here,</i> …

Wellness

If You Seem Younger Than Your Parents Were at Your Age, Here's Why

No, it's not your imagination. You are actually more youthful--not to mention smarter--than your mom, dad, and grandparents were at your age. (Don't …

Millennials

Zoom in on Photos Before Handing Someone Your Phone

When you hand someone your phone to show them a picture, you should be able to trust them not to go swiping through your camera roll. But we live in …

Cool Stuff

Mark Zuckerberg’s awkward trip home to Harvard

Nearly 3 million people tuned in on Facebook yesterday (May 25) to watch Mark Zuckerberg deliver the graduation address at Harvard, the university he dropped out of a decade ago. Thousands of others watched the livestream on Harvard’s site, or attended the ceremony itself on the school’s campus in …

Facebook

Firm Up a Double Chin

We loved indulging in our favorite Thanksgiving treats, but rich, decadent foods and the extra stress of being the perfect hostess can cause toxins …

Homework? First I Need to Get to the Bottom of This Comey Story

ST. LOUIS — It’s 7:32 on a recent Wednesday morning, and Gabe Fleisher is racing to put the finishing touches on his daily newsletter, Wake Up to Politics. It’s been a busy 24-hour news cycle. “Another day, another bombshell,” the newsletter begins.<p>Late on Tuesday afternoon, reports emerged that …

Critics hate ‘Baywatch,’ but Zac Efron as Ryan Lochte is (unintentionally) the best part

“Baywatch” star Zac Efron wants you to know: Yes, he plays a disgraced Olympic swimmer who loses sponsors because of an incident that involved too much partying. But it is <i>a complete coincidence</i> that his character resembles Ryan Lochte on so many levels.<p>To wit: “Does Ryan Lochte know you’re making a …

Olympics

Are You Breathing Wrong?

<i>You maybe breathing wrong. Air enters the body through either the nose or the mouth, but have you ever wondered if one was better than the other?</i> …

Meditation

Olga's legacy: The brain of a famous athlete in her 90s is still revealing clues about longevity

Olga Kotelko took up track and field at 77, and never looked back.<p>For most of her days, Olga Kotelko led a relatively ordinary life. One of 11 …

The Brain

What New Moms Need to Know About Drinking While Breastfeeding

Drinking while breastfeeding wasn't an option for me. There was no wine or beer for 10 months prior to the birth of my son. Bottles of wine from the …

Pregnancy

10 reasons to skip the yard sale

From trampled flower beds to piddly profits, hosting a yard sale can be a disheartening experience. Sure, there are ways to make it more fun and profitable, but if selling stuff in your yard is simply not your cup of tea, consider this your official permission slip to let yourself off the hook this …

Frugal Living

Ask Amy: Woman should exit from troubled relationship

<i>Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been together for two years. He has a beautiful daughter, with whom I have a great relationship. He and I are 12 years apart, and at times I second guess his maturity. He moved in with me about eight months ago.</i><p><i>I know he loves me and I love him dearly, however, his</i> …

Relationships

Hackers can secretly steal phone passwords using well-disguised tricks

Researchers have discovered a new exploit that could let hackers secretly hijack your phone while you’re using it.<p>They successfully carried out proof …

Android O

Watch Jamie Foxx Nail Jimmy Fallon's “Musical Genre Challenge”

Leading on from last month’s high-octane lip-sync battle with Shaquille O’Neal and Pitbull, Jimmy Fallon returns with yet another hilarious musical …

Jimmy Fallon