How To Make The Best Steak And Eggs

How To Make The Best Steak And Eggs

Eating steak for breakfast is a bold move. On a scale from one to lumberjack, it’s about a nine. But even if you consider yourself a Ron Swanson type, beginning your day with a porterhouse is setting yourself up for sleepiness, and some cuts are more suited to a morning…

How To Support Black Journalists

How To Support Black Journalists

This week, the New York Times chose to publish a deeply problematic and dangerous op-ed by Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton in which he advocated for the use of military force against protesters. As so many journalists have noted, the decision to run this piece, without context, without fact-checking Cotton’s many…

What Do You Want To Hear From White Allies?

What Do You Want To Hear From White Allies?

Right now is an incredibly difficult and emotional time in our nation and around the world. The countless deaths of black people at the hands of the police and others is a constant reminder of just how far we have to go as a society, in seeing everyone as equal…

How Can We End Police Violence?

How Can We End Police Violence?

With recent displays of police violence against Americans, whether the recent deaths of George Floyd and Breona Taylor at the hands of officers or the many demonstrations of brutality against peaceful protesters, it’s becoming painfully obvious that the problem is systemic, and that it will take a comprehensive approach to…

Use These Tools To Delete All Of Your Old Facebook Posts

Use These Tools To Delete All Of Your Old Facebook Posts

Facebook has a brand-new tool for deleting old posts, but it’s not very good. Not only is it unavailable on Facebook’s desktop site—because rollouts—but even if it was, there are much better tools you can use right now to delete your old Facebook posts without deleting Facebook itself.

How Many Kilometres Are Too Many For A Used Car?

How Many Kilometres Are Too Many For A Used Car?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about mileage on used cars, bringing kids to dealerships, and advertising lemon law vehicles.

How To Check Your Privilege

How To Check Your Privilege

Privileges are the benefits and advantages you have over someone else because of your gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, health, level of education, physical ability, and/or socioeconomic level. It’s important to be aware of the benefits and advantages you have in order to be able to help those who do…

The First Aid You Might Need To Know At A Protest

The First Aid You Might Need To Know At A Protest

The past week has shown us that you can never predict when a peaceful protest will escalate into something violent. (Though it’s certainly happening a lot these days, mainly thanks to inappropriate responses from the police.) If you’re headed to a protest, it can be helpful to brush up on…

Read These Books To Learn About Systemic Racism

Read These Books To Learn About Systemic Racism

As we become more aware of the racial injustices happening in the present, it’s also important to educate ourselves about the past and how it impacts where we are. Below is a list of books that look at how different aspects of structural and institutionalized racism have affected the black…

Watch Sesame Street And CNN’s Town Hall On Racism

Watch Sesame Street And CNN’s Town Hall On Racism

If you’ve been looking for a way to talk to your children about racism and the protests that are happening across the United States but are at a loss for words, Big Bird, Elmo and other Sesame Street favourites are here to help. CNN and Sesame Street are partnering up…

Why You Should Add Alt Tags To Twitter Images

Why You Should Add Alt Tags To Twitter Images

I’m a lazy tweeter, it’s true. I don’t use the service much, and when I do, I’ll occasionally upload an image with some pithy comment and call it a day. But that’s wrong on my part. I, like you, should also spend a moment to add alt tags to my…

The Difference Between Being ‘Not Racist’ And ‘Anti-Racist’

The Difference Between Being ‘Not Racist’ And ‘Anti-Racist’

Racism is a pestilence that affects the safety and well-being of people of colour. As we continue to witness the injustices that exist as a result of racism, one thing is clear: It isn’t enough for our white allies to just be “not racist”; they must be anti-racist. If you’re…

The Best Apps For Safer Protesting

The Best Apps For Safer Protesting

We’ve talked about the settings you need to know to keep your phone, your data and yourself safe and secure when protesting. If you do choose to use your device during a protest, there are a few safety and messaging apps you’re going to want to install on your phone…

What Does It Mean To Have Recovered From COVID-19?

What Does It Mean To Have Recovered From COVID-19?

In addition to the tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases, there is a secondary count of the number of people who have recovered from the infection. What does it mean, to be counted as someone who has recovered from COVID-19? What does that look like?

Don’t Use Black Lives Matter Hashtags On Your Blackout Tuesday Posts

Don’t Use Black Lives Matter Hashtags On Your Blackout Tuesday Posts

Users across social media today are posting black squares as part of Blackout Tuesday, a protest planned by two black executives in the music industry. But many are pointing out that by tagging these posts with #BLM or #BlackLivesMatter, people are unintentionally flooding online spaces that are used to share…

The Phone Settings You Need To Know Before Protesting

The Phone Settings You Need To Know Before Protesting

Tempting as it might be to just roll on up to a protest, a little planning can go a long way, especially if you’re going to take your phone with you. We’ve talked about a helpful shortcut iOS users can use to keep themselves safe (and we have an Android…

The House the NBN Forgot

The House the NBN Forgot

When the NBN rollout accidentally skipped Martin Bugeja’s house, his ADSL was cut off and he was told he’d have no home phone or broadband for almost a year; all because no-one could sort out the paperwork.

How Long Can You Keep Chicken In The Fridge?

How Long Can You Keep Chicken In The Fridge?

Chicken is delicious, but when you’re cooking and storing it at home, you’ll want to err on the side of caution, unless you find salmonella particularly scrumptious. If you’ve been playing your poultry-based food safety by ear… well, don’t do that. Do these things instead.

Reminder: Buying in Bulk Can Save You Lots of Money

Reminder: Buying in Bulk Can Save You Lots of Money

The coronavirus pandemic has put a lot of stress on household budgets in Australia and around the world. While we all know bulk buying can help save some dollars in the long run, many of us still opt for the convenience of buying a smaller, cheaper amount. This is your…

How To Flush Your Eyes If You’re Tear Gassed

How To Flush Your Eyes If You’re Tear Gassed

In this week’s U.S. protests against police brutality, police in many cities chose to escalate violence. One tool they commonly use is a chemical weapon known colloquially as tear gas. Here’s what to do if you encounter tear gas at a protest. (First step: flush your eyes with water.)

Demonstrations That Changed The Course Of American History

Demonstrations That Changed The Course Of American History

With protests taking place in at least U.S. 140 cities over the last week sparked by the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, we thought it was time to look at other demonstrations and riots throughout American history. And given the potential risks to personal safety—not to mention…

Which Tech Companies Support Black Employees And Diversity?

Which Tech Companies Support Black Employees And Diversity?

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, a handful of tech companies have released statements condemning racism and police brutality, and voicing support for racial justice. But while statements are nice, feel-good gestures, it’s better to show your commitment with your money—and hiring practices. After all, in a country where…

Check Out This List Of More Than 100 Diverse Children’s Books

Check Out This List Of More Than 100 Diverse Children’s Books

In light of the events of the past week following the death of George Floyd, parents—particularly white parents—should be asking themselves: Am I doing enough? Am I exposing my children to diverse voices and cultures? Has racial diversity and systemic racism been an on-going topic of conversation in my home?…