Limit Kids To This List To Keep Their Gifts In Check

If you have kids with a mile-long Christmas wish list, you know it can be tough to narrow it down. Money.com suggests you ask your child to pick “something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read.”


How To Forgive Someone Who Has Wronged You

When somebody wrongs you — either by accident or on purpose — it can be hard to get over it. You may never be able to reconcile with the wrongdoer, but forgiveness is divine and it gives you a chance to be a better person. Here are some ways you can work toward forgiving.


Solve Tough Problems By Inverting Them

Often, we have so many options that it’s tough to choose among them (this is also known as the paradox of choice). If you’re at a crossroads and need to make a tough decision, it can help to understand what you want by examining what you don’t want first.


Conquer An Unfinished Task By Dedicating Only Two Minutes To It

We all have those tasks we haven’t completed that seem to nag at us every day. It may seem like it will never get done, but you might just end up finding the rest of the time to complete it if you dedicate just a couple of minutes to it.


Pick The Right Battery For Any DIY Project With This Video

There are a bunch of different kinds of batteries, and trying to pick one for a DIY project gets confusing fast. DIY enthusiast afrotechmods made a video explaining the basics of different batteries, as well as a guide to picking the right one for any DIY project.


Most Popular Mac Posts Of 2014

The arrival of Yosemite saw plenty of activity in the Mac universe. These are the 10 most popular Mac posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


Briefly: Top Ten Job Skills, 20% Off All Tigerair Flights, Chocolate Science

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The ten most employable skills of 2014, get 20% off entire Tigerair network, the impending death of the last-gen gamer.


How To Disable Facebook's Automatic Photo Enhance Feature

Facebook just rolled out an automatic photo enhance feature on iOS that automatically enhances and filters your photos for you to make them look better. If you’re not a fan of Facebook screwing with your photos, here’s how to disable the feature.


Why The Federal Budget Is Not Like A Household Budget

This government is fond of comparing the economy to a household budget — but there is one really major difference.


Microsoft's Awesome Photo-Sharing App Xim Just Got Even Better

Microsoft’s Xim is an awesome way to share photos across devices, no matter whether you’re on Android or iOS or even Windows Phone. Now it’s getting even better. The newest update to Microsoft Xim adds Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One and web browsers to the mix. That means you can share photos from virtual any mobile device to virtually any TV. That’s awesome.