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How to Buy the Perfect Present, With the Lifehacker Staff

Buying presents can be… stressful. It’s often hard to know what to buy for that film buff friend, or for the brother-in-law who’s really into cooking these days. Fortunately, The Upgrade is here to help—just think of this episode as our gift to you. Here, seven Lifehacker staffers each share three perfect gift ideas,…Read more… […]

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Nimble’s Green Charging Gear Keeps Your Phone Battery Out of the Red

I’m as guilty as anyone of stockpiling unused tech accessories in my drawers, but a new charging accessory company called Nimble really made me stop and think about where all this stuff comes from, and where it goes when we’re done with it. And yeah, they also make good products.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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This Three-Ingredient Sausage Gravy Will Improve Your Christmas Morning

Christmas morning is a busy time, particularly if you have children, but it’s also a time for a special, indulgent breakfast, that can be consumed in a leisurely fashion while opening many gifts and sipping on mimosas. A big plate (or bowl) of biscuits and gravy is exactly that.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Make Every Component of This Croquembouche in the Microwave

Holiday entertaining is all about wringing maximum impact from minimal effort. It’s pretty hard to beat a towering pile of caramel-drizzled profiteroles for drama alone, but the mighty croquembouche isn’t a low-effort joint—unless you use your microwave. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Make Every Component of This Croquembouche in the Microwave

Holiday entertaining is all about wringing maximum impact from minimal effort. It’s pretty hard to beat a towering pile of caramel-drizzled profiteroles for drama alone, but the mighty croquembouche isn’t a low-effort joint—unless you use your microwave. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Join This Week’s Facebook Boycott

Any day is a good day to boycott Facebook, but today is especially perfect. Yesterday the Senate Intelligence Committee released two reports on Russian propaganda and its use of social media. Russia’s Internet Research Agency used Facebook and Instagram extensively to target people of various political stripes, with…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Join This Week’s Facebook Boycott

Any day is a good day to boycott Facebook, but today is especially perfect. Yesterday the Senate Intelligence Committee released two reports on Russian propaganda and its use of social media. Russia’s Internet Research Agency used Facebook and Instagram extensively to target people of various political stripes, with…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Ignore the Haters Who Say You Can’t Move a Refrigerator By Yourself — You Absolutely Can With This $20 Gadget

How much would you pay for superpowers? Does $20 seem fair? Because that’s what it’ll cost you (via code KINJACRANE) to procure the Power Crane Single Person Furniture Moving Kit, which grants you the ability to raise and move up to 330 lbs. without help. It includes a jack, risers, dollies, and the satisfaction of…Read […]

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