Starting at a young age, most of us are questioned about what we want to be “when we grow up,” as if we should all have some singular career goal that we work towards our entire life. Unfortunately, it’s a little more complicated than that. And unlike previous generations, many people don’t take a job right out of…
We learn to talk at an early age, but most of us don’t have formal training on how to effectively communicate with others. That’s unfortunate, because it’s one of the most important life skills there is, and one you use your entire life. Whether you want to have better conversations in your social life or get your…
Packing a suitcase is all about personal preference. Would you rather fit more clothes into your bag, or make sure they don’t come out wrinkled? Are you all about organization, or do you not mind a little suitcase chaos if it means not having to check a bag on your flight?
It happens when you least expect it: one minute your hand is functioning as usual, and then next it’s partially numb, but also feels like you’re getting pricked by pins and needles. In other words, your hand fell asleep.
Changing up your hairstyle is fun, and if you’ve never seen yourself with short hair, you might be wondering what you look like with a cute bob. Sure, there are plenty of apps that will help you visualize it, but as it turns out, there’s an even easier, low-tech way to figure it out: following the 2.25 inch rule.
Disrupted sleep is one of the realities of becoming a parent. Even if you end up getting really lucky with a baby who sleeps through the night, that is no guarantee that challenges won’t pop up later—like refusing to nap as a toddler or not ever seeming to get enough sleep as a teenager.
When it comes to veggies, freshness is key, and what’s more fresh than growing your own? Fortunately, you don’t need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you’re a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort,…
Waking up from a refreshing nap feels great. You’re no longer exhausted, have more energy and can focus on what you need to get done. The problem is that not every nap falls into this category. Sometimes our naps last too long, leaving us disoriented when we wake up, and somehow, even more tired than before. Or maybe…
We’ve all got a bottle of olive oil in the pantry—it’s one of the most versatile ingredients in a cook’s arsenal, good for everything from dressings, to dipping, to cooking. But there are a few factors to consider when selecting the ideal bottle for your specific kitchen needs. As you stare down the zillion olive oil…
For the past few years, the Instant Pot has been the sweetheart of the one-pot cooking world. But before it was the hot item on everyone’s registries, there was the rice cooker. But don’t let the name fool you: rice cookers cook more than just rice.
Being lactose-intolerant can feel like you’ve been cursed to a life without cheese, but not all cheeses contain high levels of the sugar. To see which cheeses are your friend (and which will give you trouble), just take a peek at the nutrition label.
In our ceaseless quest to provide you with the most helpful tips and tricks in the known universe, we frequently refresh old stories with more accurate information. Nothing lasts forever, after all, and life hacks are no exception.
My old jalopy is about to die on me yet again, so it’s time for a new car. I’m wondering if I’d be better off leasing my next car instead of buying it. Which is the better deal, leasing or buying with an auto loan?
Like other powerful tools, technology can be used for great good or for great evil. Learn how people use technology for wrongdoing so you can protect yourself—or use their tricks to actually do good. Here are the top 10 “evil” ways you can use technology.
Your grill: it’s the quintessential outdoor cooking vessel, and yet it can be so much more. From cleaning your grill to upgrading its features, here are some of the best tips and hacks we’ve seen to maintain your grill and take it to the next level.
Yes, you should try every kind of food in your waffle iron. This one’s the simplest, though: Just stick some premade puff pastry in the waffle iron and see what happens.
There will always be people who will try to bring you down without knowing any better. Treat them like toddlers, says author and entrepreneur Seth Godin: “Buy them a lollipop, smile and walk away.”
When you’re looking for a new job, there’s a lot that can go wrong, from formatting your resume improperly to being tripped up by questions during the job interview. Watch out for these 10 common mistakes job applicants often make.
A well-made bed is a joy to jump into, plus it makes your bedroom look nice. Who better to learn from than a housekeeper at the esteemed Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris?