Most Popular Health Posts Of 2014

Staying healthy requires a combination of knowledge, determination, planning and the occasional helpful gadget. These are the 10 most popular health posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


Hone A Knife On The Rough Edge Of A Vehicle Window

If you’re out fishing, hunting or camping, a decent knife is essential. If you haven’t honed the blade in a while, you can do it along the top edge of your vehicle’s window.


For A Good, Free Work Communication Tool, Pick Up The Slack

There are a few team communication tools out there, as decentralised work becomes more common. Slack is a new one from the co-founder of Flickr, Stewart Butterfield, and has already become quite popular without needing the advertising budget of Hipchat.


Is It Legal For Australian Pilots To Take Selfies In The Cockpit?

Last week, Quartz published an article showcasing photographs pilots have taken from the cockpit of aircraft to post on Instagram. As explained in the story, by taking these photos — many of which appear to have been snapped during flight, take-off, or landing — pilots are violating the rules of the air. This is certainly the case in the United States and the European Union, for example, but what about elsewhere?


Build A Spy Camera Inside A Coffee Cup

Need to take some secret spy photos? Make shows off a simple way to build a spy camera inside a coffee cup using an Arduino.


Why Creative Conflict Can Be A Good Thing

We have a natural urge to make things more comfortable for ourselves. And as we get older, we apply that to the people around us — why spend time with people we disagree with? Or frustrate us? But creative work is a boiling cauldron of personality and methods, and if you achieve the right mix, it might not be the best idea to mess with the formula.


Make Meringues In Three Minutes, No Whisking Required

Meringues are delightful, airy little desserts, but if you don’t have the time or motivation to whip the egg whites until they’re the right consistency, just use the microwave.


Tool School: The Demolition And DIY-Ready Reciprocating Saw

The reciprocating saw (better known as a recip saw or Sawzall) is a common sight at construction sites, but it also has a place in a home owner’s arsenal of power tools.


Learn To Fold A Pocket Square With This Chart

Pocket squares seem straightforward: you stuff it into a pocket then head off to your fancy gathering, right? Turns out it’s slightly more complicated. The Art of Manliness shows off a variety of folding methods for a pocket square.


Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills With These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or opinion, and explore new perspectives, by using Socratic questions.