Sam Blum

Staff Writer, Lifehacker. Once wrote a story about a scam artist that was plagiarized by the Daily Mail. Accepts donations via Venmo.
  • The Real History of Passover

    The Real History of Passover

    Passover, like many other Jewish holidays, remains mysterious for people who don’t practice the Jewish faith. Perhaps you’re loosely familiar with some of its more notable identifiers — namely, gastronomic delicacies like matzah, beef brisket, and matzo ball soup — but the story of Passover bears lessons that transcend not only the food of a…


  • 6 Dating Red Flags That Are Hard to Spot (and How to Avoid Them)

    6 Dating Red Flags That Are Hard to Spot (and How to Avoid Them)

    To casually date is to open ourselves to the many red flags people inevitably encounter when playing the field. There are mixed signals and misunderstandings, but also sometimes more malevolent manipulations, and it can be hard to tell which are which. So, in the interest of separating the harmless from the harmful, here are six…