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Rapidly Ripen Bananas For Baking With Egg Yolks

If your baking recipe requires some ripe bananas and all you have is some near-green ones, a few egg yolks can save the day.


The Medical Screenings All Women Need, And When

No matter how fast medicine moves us towards treatments, preventive medicine will always be the most effective and cheapest way to keep healthy. In this post, we’ll run down some common women’s health screening tests, when you should get them, and what you’re in for when you walk in.


Why Spotty Fruits And Vegetables Are Perfectly Safe To Eat

Dark spots on fruits and vegetables can make them look unappetizingn and spoiled, but they’re actually just as edible as the spot-free ones. Here’s why.


Briefly: Flat Earth Theory, DIY Powerwall Station, Worst Torture Devices

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Aussie turns six Tesla Powerwall batteries into a mini power station, inside the mind of a flat earther, the worst torture devices in history.


How You're Most Likely To Die, According To Science

It’s a somber thought, but we’re all going to die at some point. However, our fears about how we’ll die don’t always line up with the reality most of us face. This video breaks down the real most common causes of death.


3 Reasons Why Tiny Paper Cuts Hurt So Much

Even the smallest of paper cuts can leave you with a lingering, uncomfortable pain that feels like something much worse. Here’s why paper cuts are more irritating than most other cuts and scrapes.


Why Some People Have Seasonal Allergies And Others Don't

It can be a bummer when gorgeous weather beckons you to go outside and you suddenly find your adventurous spirit hampered by your one true enemy: allergies. Why is it that harmless plants seem to attack our senses? And why are only some of us affected?


The Medical Screenings All Men Need, And When

No matter how fast medicine moves us towards treatments, preventive medicine will always be the most effective and cheapest way to keep healthy. Yesterday, we went over the most common screenings for women. Today we’ll look at men’s health screenings, when you should get them, and what kind of experience you’re in for.


Why You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed By Hair On Your Nipples

OK, so the topic of hair growing on or around your nipples isn’t exactly a part of everyday conversation, but it’s totally normal for both dudes and ladies alike, and it’s nothing to be worried or ashamed of. Here’s why.


Briefly: Unexplained Phenomena, Magic Printer, Gear S3 Smartwatch Hands-On

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Samsung Gear S3 Smartwatch Australian hands-on, the Xerox Inkjet that can print on anything, the five weirdest unexplained phenomena.


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