Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills With These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or opinion, and explore new perspectives, by using Socratic questions.


Kick Bad Habits With Short-Term Sprints

Whether it’s caffeine or a killer sweet tooth, bad habits are tough to ditch. Short-term “sprints” over time can make kicking those bad habits more feasible and a lot less daunting.


'The Way A Person Does One Thing Is The Way They Do Everything'

There’s something that is far more important than reaching one of your goals: the process that leads you there. If you’re going to do something — no matter what it is — do it to the best of your ability.


Glimpse Stuffs Your Favourite Sites Into The Notification Center

iOS: If you incessantly check one or two websites, then loading up Safari each time can get cumbersome. Glimpse lets you put any web page you want right in Notification Center.


Duet Display Mirrors Your Mac's Screen On Your iPad Without Lag

iOS/Mac: We’ve seen plenty of options for display mirroring between a Mac and an iPad, but they tend to be laggy because they work over Wi-Fi. Duet Display fixes that problem by only working over a wired connection.


Solve Tough Problems By Inverting Them

Often, we have so many options that it’s tough to choose among them (this is also known as the paradox of choice). If you’re at a crossroads and need to make a tough decision, it can help to understand what you want by examining what you don’t want first.


Conquer An Unfinished Task By Dedicating Only Two Minutes To It

We all have those tasks we haven’t completed that seem to nag at us every day. It may seem like it will never get done, but you might just end up finding the rest of the time to complete it if you dedicate just a couple of minutes to it.


Most Popular Mac Posts Of 2014

The arrival of Yosemite saw plenty of activity in the Mac universe. These are the 10 most popular Mac posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


The Difference Between Wi-Fi Security Protocols: WPA2-AES Vs WPA2-TKIP

Setting up encryption on your wireless router is one of the most important things you can do for your network security, but your router probably offers various different options — WPA2-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (AES), and WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) among the alphabet soup. How-To Geek explains which one to choose for a faster, more secure home network.


Ask Lifehacker A Question And Win A Magic: The Gathering Prize Pack Worth $1015!

Attention card game fanatics! Wizards of the Coast is offering one lucky Lifehacker reader a “Summer of Magic” prize pack worth more than $1000. The prize pack includes a treasure-trove of Magic: The Gathering expansion goodies that are suitable for both newcomers and established players. Read on to find out how to enter!