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Coconut Oil Is Your Secret Weapon for Better Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are—in some ways—the simplest cookie, but they are also one of the more difficult cookies to execute flawlessly. The key is to strike that perfect balance of pretty and delicious. According to the Patron Saint of All That Is Baked, Stella Parks, coconut oil can get you there.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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‘Travel Deal Tuesday’ Is Real, and It’s Spectacular

Under normal circumstances, Tuesday isn’t the miraculously cheap ticket-buying day that Travel Blog Wisdom has long made it out to be. But today is not just any Tuesday. It’s Travel Deal Tuesday, the post-Cyber Monday period in which airlines tend to offer significant deals and discounts, per number crunching from…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why Calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ Is Racist, Explained

When Don “Puffy” Comb-Over took the opportunity during a White House ceremony honoring the Native American code talkers to call Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” the collective response from most nonracist Americans was, “Oh no, he didn’t!”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Quit Storing Your Cheese In Plastic Wrap

It’s very easy to get excited at the cheese counter, and that excitement can lead to purchasing more cheese than one can (comfortably) eat in a single evening. As such, some cheese must be stored, but it must not be stored directly in plastic.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Cute Drawings and Stickers to Ensure Safe Package Delivery

The holiday season means you’ll probably be sending or receiving a few packages, whose delicate (or lively) contents might require a little more love and affection during transit than your average UPS delivery. Slapping a bunch of “Fragile” stickers on it might grant you a sense of security, but a former parcel…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What to Know Your First Time Trying Crossfit

Crossfit’s intense workouts are a polarizing subject of discussion. It seems the first rule of Crossfit club is that you must never shut up about Crossfit club, and on the flip side, the sport (routine? Discipline? Hobby?) has its share of haters. So let’s take a minute to cut through that for anyone who’s intrigued…Read […]

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How to Become British Royalty

As literally everyone now knows, Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to marry Meghan Markle, from USA Network’s Suits, carrying on the House of Windsor’s tradition of marrying out of one’s league. Markle isn’t British nobility, or British anything at all, as she was born in L.A. to two Americans. But she’s snapped up…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Reinvent Your Old Drinking Games as Family-Friendly Games for Kids   

Winter is here, and parents are bracing themselves for the inevitable bouts of cabin fever. Before you get roped into playing yet another round of Candy Land, think outside of the family-game box. We may get some angry emails for this, but some of the classic drinking games you played in college—sans booze—can make…Read more… […]

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Roll Away Your Aches and Pains With TriggerPoint’s Foam Massage Balls

TriggerPoint is known far and wide for their foam rollers, and now, you can save on their massage balls as well. Get some of the best prices ever on either the 2.6" version (in both regular and extra firm), or the larger 5" model.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Controlling Your Smart Home With Google Home Is About to Get Easier

Amazon Echo has a head start when it comes to the skills and software support needed to control the rest of your smart home gadgets, but Google’s competing voice-controlled speaker is quickly catching up. A recent update to the Google Home support site (spotted by Android Police) reveals how the gadget is set to make…Read […]

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The Slot White House Defends Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Insult | Very Smart Brothas Everything You Need t

The Slot White House Defends Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Insult | Very Smart Brothas Everything You Need to Know About Meghan Markle’s ‘Level of Blackness,’ Explained | Deadspin Antonio Brown Can Do Anything | Splinter Here Are Some Facts and Questions About That Nazi the New York Times Failed to Note | Earther What Bali’s…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Anova’s Sous-Vide Circulator Might Be the Best Deal of Cyber Monday At $84

If you’ve ever eaten at a nice steakhouse, you were probably eating sous-vide meat. Here’s a secret though: It’s really easy to get those kinds of results yourself, and Amazon’s here to help with a $85 deal on Anova’s Bluetooth sous-vide circulator. That’s over $10 better than the Black Friday deal they ran.Read more… Continue […]

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