Author Archive | Lifehacker.com

How Nature Documentaries Use Hollywood Techniques to Create a Story

In the back of your mind, you probably realize that nature documentaries aren’t literally nonfiction depictions of actual things that happened in nature. As it turns out, many of the techniques and tricks used in Hollywood movies are also applied to nature documentaries—even when the footage is real.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Why Your Cat Loves Small Spaces

Cats don’t just like small spaces, they love them. From Amazon boxes to grocery bags to the tiny gap between the bottom of your couch and the floor. They’ll even curl up in a square of tape on the floor! But why is your cat so attracted to these small spaces?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

The Grown-Up Kitchen: How to Time Your Cooking So Everything Is Ready at Once

When preparing a “square” meal—you know, the kind with a protein and at least two sides—I rarely struggle with the actual cooking. I can cook a chicken, mash some potatoes, and roast a sheet pan of broccoli without any issue, but timing it all so everything ends up on the table simultaneously—hot and ready—is what…Read […]

Continue Reading

Deadspin A Running List Of ESPN Layoffs | The Muse Isn’t It Relevant That the Star of The Handmaid’s

Deadspin A Running List Of ESPN Layoffs | The Muse Isn’t It Relevant That the Star of The Handmaid’s Tale Belongs to a Secretive, Allegedly Oppressive Religion? | Fusion ICE Just Unveiled Its Chilling New Anti-Immigrant Hotline | The Root Ohio Teen Couple Commits Suicide Within Days of Each Other |Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

The FCC’s New Plan Dismantles Net Neutrality to Rely on the Free Market

Today, chairman of the Federal Trade Communications Commission, Ajit Pai outlined his new plan to loosen the FCC’s oversight of internet service providers. As expected, his dream plan effectively kills off many of the ideas of net neutrality.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Google Home Will Now Read Cooking Directions Out Loud

When it comes to home voice assistants, there’s no denying that the bulk of their usage comes in the kitchen for setting timers and playing audio. Google’s taking that to the next logical step with Google Home, which can now read recipes out loud. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Deadspin ESPN Officially Announces Layoffs, Says Very Little Else | Jezebel Serena Williams Says Her

Deadspin ESPN Officially Announces Layoffs, Says Very Little Else | Jezebel Serena Williams Says Her Pregnancy Announcement Was a Social Media Slip | The Root What’s Up With Oprah And Homophobic Preachers? | Fusion Charlotte Cops Think This Video Showing Officers Threatening to Kill an Unarmed Man Is Just Fine |Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

How to Get Your Roommate (or Partner) to Do More Chores

It’s just common sense that in order to keep peace in your household, chores should be split evenly between the people who live there. Whether you share chores with roommates, a partner, or both, this two prong approach will get them to do more chores without a fight.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Amazon’s One-Day Activewear Sale Won’t Give Your Wallet Too Much of a Workout

Spring is ripe with opportunity to get outside, but getting the right gear for the weather is always the hard part. Amazon is right there with you, marking down a ton of activewear apparel, from brands like PUMA, Adidas, Champion, Reebok, and more, so you can get outside, even if it’s just for a nice, brisk walk to…

Read more…

Continue Reading