Ask LH: Why Is My Organised-At-Work Partner So Hopeless At Home?

Dear Lifehacker, My husband is fantastic at taking up work and IT hacks but is lacking in the “life” department. How can someone so good at career stuff be so bad when it comes to household chores?


Taste Test: We Feed McDonald's Steak McWrap To A Professional Food Critic

The Steak and BBQ McWrap is the latest addition to McDonald’s premium “Real Choices” menu. It’s main claim to fame is the use of real rump steak which is supposed to transform Aussie lunches from “ordinary to extraordinary”. To put these lofty claims to the test, we enlisted the taste buds of Simon Thomsen, a professional food critic who has sworn off McDonald’s for decades. Things get a little messy.


The CIA Escape And Evasion Survival Bag

CIA agents need to be prepared for everything, and sometimes that means surviving on limited resources. Their survival kit is tiny, but it includes everything needed to get out of town and live for a while.


This DIY Fix Keeps You From Losing Change Between Car Seats

It’s hard to retrieve coins and other things that fall into the little gap between the car seat and the door or the gear box. Here’s a quick, DIY solution that costs a dollar and almost no time.


Top 10 Ways To Be A Horrible Person On Social Media

It’s Evil Week here at Lifehacker, which means sharing tips from the dark side of life. With that in mind, here are ten social media faux pas that are guaranteed to infuriate your followers and significantly lower the bar for all of humanity. Haters gonna hate.


Wash Chilli Oil Off Your Hands With Bicarb Soda

If you aren’t careful with hot peppers like jalapeños, you’ll get the burning oils on your hands. Ouch. Once on your hands, they will transfer anywhere. Double ouch. Clean up those hands with some bicarb soda.


Protect Your Wood From Nasty Glue Overflow With Tape

When you’re joining two boards with glue, you might get a little glue overflow along the joint. Avoid that problem with a bit of tape and a razor blade.


Boil Eggs With A Tea Towel To Keep Them From Cracking In The Pot

Boiling a bunch of eggs at once can be tricky. To keep the eggs from bumping into each other and cracking prematurely, all you need is a tea towel.


Make Pumpkin Soup Directly Inside The Pumpkin You're Eating

Hey, have you guys ever heard of pumpkins? They’re a relatively obscure fruit that the world magically rediscovers once a year. They also make for great soup, no pot required.


This Graphic Shows You How To Hang Pictures On Any Surface

Pictures can really brighten up a dull wall, but hanging them can be a challenge. It’s more than making sure the picture isn’t crooked, though. This graphic shows you how to hang anything on different types of walls.