Create Better Ice Breakers By Knowing Your Audience And Objectives

When you are put in a group of strangers, ice breaker activities are a great way to start working together. Instead of just picking an activity at random, look at the goals of the group and design activities that focus on those.


Comb Through Invites On Facebook For A Refresher On People's Names

It’s always a little embarrassing when you show up to a friend’s party or event and can’t remember someone’s name. Former Lifehacker writer Adam Dachis suggests digging through those party invites a little more thoroughly to remind yourself of people’s names and faces.


Virgin Mobile Offers Rollover Data On Postpaid Plans

Virgin Mobile is tweaking its contract (postpaid) plans so you can roll unused data from one month to the next — handy if you normally find your data allowance is enough but suffer the occasional blowout.


How To Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2015 Edition

Fun fact: there are roughly seven different model Android phones per human on the planet. While that statement isn’t actually true, it seems close. Since you’ve got things to do, here’s what matters when buying a new Android phone.


How To Edit And Delete Comments On Instagram

Nobody likes a dumb typo. Thankfully, you can correct those mistakes if you make them on Instagram. It’s a feature that’s been around for a while, but it’s a bit buried and you might not have noticed it.


How To Instantly Charm Someone You've Never Met Before

When you meet new people, you want to make a good impression and come across as likeable as possible. If turning on the charm is something you struggle with, here are the most important tips and tricks for charming the pants off someone you haven’t met.


Save Everyone From Awkward Silences With Good Go-To Stories

You probably know this moment well. Everyone has said what they wanted to say and an awkward silence fills the room. Well, don’t be afraid — and save the day with a few of your best stories worth telling.


The Must-Have Phones From Mobile World Congress 2015

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is currently in full swing over in sunny Barcelona. It’s the place where the best up-and-coming smartphones and mobile gadgets are unveiled to the world ahead of their official launch dates. Here’s a look at the current cream of the crop — from HTC’s gunmetal One M9 to Samsung’s all-glass Galaxy S6.


Glutten-Free: Some Spelling Mistakes Are Stupidly Permanent

Online spelling errors are irritating but easily fixed. A mistake on a sign is more expensive and more permanent. Here are three examples — all within a five-minute walk of each other — that show why it’s important to develop the habit of attention to detail whenever you write anything.


How Jargon Ruins Our Attempts To Communicate

In this high-tech, gee-whiz world, more and more people seem to speak in jargon or, as I like to call it, gibberish. Whether it’s exclusive terms understandable by only a certain few, buzz-words intended to impress in meetings, or euphemisms to make something seem better than it is, the use of jargon really does little more than confuse the listener.