annoyances

Plane Evil: Top 10 Ways To Annoy Fellow Airline Passengers

Who’s the most important person on the plane? You, of course. Make sure everyone else knows it with these sky-high douchebag tips.


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.


How To Fix OS X Yosemite's Biggest Annoyances

Yosemite’s here today and as seems to always be the case with Apple’s new operating systems, it comes with a handful of annoyances alongside its new features. Don’t worry though — most of the common annoyances can get fixed up with a few clicks.


Unsticker.me Removes Annoying Facebook Stickers From Comments

Chrome/Firefox: People either love or hate Facebook’s new stickers. Unsticker.me is an open source extension for Firefox and Chrome that removes the stickers on comments if you don’t want to see them.


How To Toggle First-Person View In Google Maps Navigation

Many people don’t realise this, but Google Maps navigation has two views: a first-person view (where the arrow faces forward at all times) and a map view, which shows a more traditional map and rotates the arrow. If you’ve somehow gotten stuck on the second, here’s how to go back to regular navigation.


Ask LH: How Can I Check Under My House Safely?

Hi Lifehacker, My wife needs me to check underneath the house. Is there some way I can do this without getting bitten/covered by the spiders and whatever else lives under there?


Ask LH: How Can I Delete A Single Message In iOS 8?

Hey Lifehacker, I updated to iOS 8 — now how do I delete only one message from a conversation? On iOS 7 I just hit trash, and I didn’t erase the whole conversation by doing that. Any tips?


How To Make The Most Of A Long Layover

A long layover when flying is hardly ever ideal, but sometimes they can’t be avoided. Here are a few ways to make your next lengthy layover a little bit better.


Shonky Awards 2014: CHOICE Shames Australia's Worst Products

Earlier today, Lifehacker attended CHOICE’s 9th annual Shonky Awards, where Australia’s most misleading, shoddy and unsafe products are named and shamed. From rip-off bank accounts for kidds to self-disintegrating cosies, these are the dodgiest Australian products of 2014.


Thermomix 'TM5 Scandal' Tops 2014 Shonky Awards

The CHOICE “Shonky Awards” have named and shamed the dodgiest consumer products of 2014, with Thermomix “winning” the consumer vote by a landslide. The once-loved kitchen appliance received more nominations than any product in the award’s nine-year history. Hell hath no fury like a Thermo fan scorned.