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Food wastage is an unconscionable act when you consider all the starving people in the world. Yet nearly all of us do it. Sometimes it’s because you bought more groceries than you needed. Other times it’s due to a storage snafu. Whatever the reason, you’re probably doing it way too much — especially when it comes to fruit and vegetables. We’re curious to hear which foods you throw away the most. Confess in the comments!
There’s no such thing as a perfect writer. Even professionals make mistakes from time to time, as our readers never fail to point out. (Thanks for keeping us on our toes, guys!) But some writing errors are so boneheaded and easily avoidable that they infuriate pedants and casuals alike. Here are 10 common screw-ups that every writer needs to avoid, from the embarrassing misuse of homophones to confounding double negatives.
Conferences give you a chance to learn about cool new technology, develop your skills, interact with your peers and get rat-faced drunk in a professionally acceptable way. Despite their benefits, they can also be a massive source of annoyance. Here’s how to deal with the most common problems, from rubbish Wi-Fi to ludicrous taxi queues.
AVG has released its latest quarterly Android App Performance Report which looks at the worst phone-draining apps on Android devices. This time, there has been a bit of a shakeup, with Facebook knocked off the top perch by a different traffic hog. Here’s an infographic that contains a snapshot of the report’s chief findings.
Hi Lifehacker, Sometimes I wake up earlier than my morning alarm. This can be as little as five minutes but sometime as much as an hour. I don’t feel like I get enough sleep on the whole but once I’m awake I can’t help checking the clock. My question is: at what point is it no longer worth me trying to get back to sleep? Is there a point that I might as well just get out of bed?