What Science Tells Us About Flirting

Flirting comes in many forms: a casual gaze that lingers a half second longer than necessary, a light touch, an amorous expression, an overenthusiastic laugh during conversation, or even some playful or overtly sexual banter.


Choose The Right Finish For Wood Furniture

There are a dozen different ways you can finish (or refinish) wood furniture. Knowing more about the different finishes available can help determine what will work best for your project.


Add Public Transport To Your Weight Loss Plans

Finding time to exercise is tough. You can squeeze in some extra calorie burning by skipping the car and taking public transport instead. It isn’t the same as going for a run, but a recent study suggests taking the bus or train could still make a difference.


Keep Kids On Time With Post-Its And An Analogue Clock

With digital clocks, kids don’t always understand the passage of time. They’re just numbers on a screen, after all. Using an analogue clock with some Post-it notes helps them visualise when a deadline is approaching.


This Video Debunks 10 Popular Misconceptions About Food

No matter what you call them — myths, urban legends, old wives’ tales or misconceptions — this video tackles some of the more popular cooking and food related ones you’ve probably heard at some point.


Manage Your Energy Instead Of Your Tasks

We’ve probably all got a to-do list to keep us productive and on task. To mix things up a bit, try focusing on the energy you need to do the task instead of the outcome.


10 Classic Evil Week Posts From The Archives

Every year, Lifehacker celebrates the dark side of life hacking with Evil Week. As this year’s edition winds down, it’s time to revisit some classics from the past.


Consumer Drives Might Be More Reliable Than Enterprise Hard Drives

Online backup service Backblaze uses the same hard drives most of us use to store our data — which means it has almost 35,000 consumer drives housing our data. Its latest report claims that consumer hard drives are actually slightly more reliable than expensive “enterprise” style drives.


A List Of More Than 30 Free Image Sites That Don't Look Stock

Finding decent, non-stock-y images that are free to use can sometimes be a frustrating search. This collection of over 30 image websites contains a mountain of photos that would look just as good in your project as they would as your computer’s wallpaper.


Use The SMART Method To Set Achievable Goals For Your Finances

Deciding you want to save money for an emergency fund, retirement or just for fun is a smart decision. But do you have a plan to get there? Use the SMART method to bridge the gap.