Mark Your Screwdrivers For Easy Identification

In most tool bags, screwdrivers are stored tip down for easy access, but it can make identifying them a guessing game. Mark a “+” or “-” on a phillips or slotted screwdriver for easy identification.


Use A Tortilla Instead Of Dough For Extra Crispy Pizza In 15 Minutes

Homemade pizza is the best pizza. This variation on “bar-style” pizza from Serious Eats uses a tortilla for the crust instead of dough — making this one of the simplest and quickest ways to make your own pizza.


Get More Out Of Your Drill With These Tips And Attachments

A cordless drill is a handy tool to have around, but it can do a lot more than just drill holes. Here are some interesting attachments that go beyond your typical set of bits.


Bury Your Dog's Poop To Stop Their Constant Digging

It’s frustrating when your pup constantly digs in your otherwise pristine yard. Pet Adviser has a solution: put their poop in the holes they dig before you refill it, which will deter them from coming back to it.


Dust Right After Returning From Holiday For A Longer-Lasting Clean

Dusting is my least favourite household chore. Here’s a tip to get more bang for your dusting buck: If you’re away for any significant period, like a holiday, dust as soon as you get back. The air has settled, you’ll pick up more dust, and you’ll get a longer-lasting clean before you have to dust again.


Remove Plastic Food Container Odours By Storing Them With Salt

If you tend to make pungent meals — or just forgot about one in the fridge — you probably have to deal with smelly containers. Adding a pinch of salt to your container after washing it can help keep the leftover odours at bay.


Wrap Your Paint Trays In Plastic Bags For Easy Cleanup

Getting your paint trays clear of residual paint can be an arduous job. Instead of scrubbing away your day, wrap your tray with a plastic bag and pour your paint onto that.


Ask LH: Will Bluetooth Locks Invalidate My Insurance?

Hey Lifehacker, I’ve been looking at the new Bluetooth door locks but I am worried about my home insurance if the locks aren’t standard. What are the insurance ramifications from installing a couple in my house?


Inside McDonald's 'Create Your Taste' Futuristic Restaurant [Video]

The “Create Your Taste” kiosk is a new initiative from McDonald’s that allows customers to build their own high-end burgers on special touch screens. There are over 30 premium ingredients to choose from (including two types of bacon) and customers can have their creations served to them via fancy table service. Last week, we tried out the new ordering system and documented the whole thing on video. If you’re curious about the McDonald’s of the future, here’s what to expect.


Quiet Slamming Doors With Felt Pads

The sound of a door slamming can be alarming, to say the least. Quiet them with some simple felt pads.