What To Know About That New Hydroxychloroquine Study

What To Know About That New Hydroxychloroquine Study

These past few months, there has been an intense debate over the drug hydroxychloroquine, which has been touted as a miracle treatment for COVID-19. This hype over the drug has come in spite of a lack of strong evidence showing that it works effectively against COVID-19, as well as concerns…

How To Spot A Misleading Crowd Photo

How To Spot A Misleading Crowd Photo

As businesses reopen and people take to the beaches and parks, you’ve probably seen news photos or video that appear to show people packed into dense crowds, blithely ignoring social distancing guidelines. But these photos can be misleading, and it’s thanks to a camera trick.

No, Wearing A Mask Isn’t Dangerous

No, Wearing A Mask Isn’t Dangerous

Myths about masks are running rampant, mixed in with and distracting from the critical advice and facts we all need to know to wear them responsibly. Many of these myths are directly tied to conspiracy theories that fall apart when you take a minute to think about them, but they…

What’s Coming To Disney+ In June 2020

What’s Coming To Disney+ In June 2020

It looks like June is going to be pretty light month in terms of new Disney+ content. The streaming service has released its list of upcoming programming for the month and it’s pretty short, but there are still a few things worth getting excited about.

Use Labels To End The Snack Wars

Use Labels To End The Snack Wars

During this time of social distancing and homebound isolation, the little things have become extra important. A walk through the neighbourhood on a sunny day. Connecting with loved ones over video chat. And making sure your damn brother doesnt eat all the good cereal again.

Make Stress More Manageable By Thinking Of It As Competition

Make Stress More Manageable By Thinking Of It As Competition

Stress is something we all have at some point, the difference is in how we deal with it. While its definitely easy to let stress slow us down or even cripple us when it comes to completing tasks. This week Fast Company published a story on stress and made a…

Stop Calling Vegetables ‘Steaks’

I do not have a favourite food. In fact, Im not sure how I would even go about classifying such a thing, as what I want to eat varies quite a bit depending on the situation I am in. But there is one food I have consistently eaten with enthusiasm…

How To Weigh The Risks Of Your Child Care Options

How To Weigh The Risks Of Your Child Care Options

Employers are starting to require employees report back to work, forcing them to consider the pressing issue of how to safely arrange child care for their kids while schools remain closed. Its a decision that requires weighing a number of risks in order to gauge which option is the safest…

The ‘Dad, How Do I?’ Guy Answers Your Basic Life Questions

The ‘Dad, How Do I?’ Guy Answers Your Basic Life Questions

Theres a joke in my family about the time when Iall of 19 or 20 years old and living in an apartment with my own kitchen for the first timeemailed my dad to ask him, Whats a marinade? To this day, I also still have a copy of the very…

Why Would You Ever Poach An Egg When You Could Soft-Boil It?

There are lots of tricks to making poached eggs. Add vinegar to the water, swirl the water into a vortex, slip the egg gently into the water from a mug, plop the egg into the water so its momentum holds it together. Boil the water, simmer the water, once the…

How To Fix Your Family’s Tech Problems Without Going Crazy

How To Fix Your Family’s Tech Problems Without Going Crazy

I don’t mind helping out friends, loved ones, and extended family members when some device or service goes wrong, but it can be tricky when they don’t quite understand how to describe the problem—or even the things they’ve done to fix it. Having found myself in this position quite a…

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised As Excel Spreadsheets

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised As Excel Spreadsheets

While many parts of the world are preparing to slowly reopen after months of lockdown, coronavirus-related scams and malware campaigns show no signs of abating. The Microsoft Security Intelligence Team recently disclosed details on two massive coronavirus phishing campaigns duping users into downloading and opening malicious Excel files that grant…

Let’s All Try This 10-Minute Micro-Workout

Let’s All Try This 10-Minute Micro-Workout

Weve been doing quick, at-home workouts for this months Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, and today were going to try one designed by the scientist who made high-intensity interval training popular. Its just called the Go-To Workout, and you can change it up however you like.

How To End A Zoom Call The Smart Way

How To End A Zoom Call The Smart Way

As a card-carrying introvert (I laminated it myself!) with a severe aversion to talking on the phone, teleconferencing and looking at my own face on camera, our move to the 100 per cent work-from-home lifestyle has been a true delight. And theres nothing about it I love more than that…

Don’t Cuddle Poultry, People

Don’t Cuddle Poultry, People

Look, we get it. Were all a little lonely right now. Starved for affection. And even though weve already been in isolation for more than two months, were still adjusting to this lifestyle. Like many others, you may be tempted to acquireand then kiss and/or cuddlesome poultry. But the Centres…

The Best Sex Dungeon Toys You Can Buy Online

The Best Sex Dungeon Toys You Can Buy Online

So youve devoured the books, watched the movies, and youre eager to indulge in a little Fifty Shades of Grey roleplay. Of course, our favourite scenes from the books are the ones which unfold in the infamous Red Room of Pain, Christians luxuriously furnished, leather and mahogany-clad playroom. Here’s how…

What It’s Like To Drive Toyota’s Tiniest Smart Car

What It’s Like To Drive Toyota’s Tiniest Smart Car

A lot of people attend motor shows to see the latest and greatest in luxury sports cars. However, if you don’t care about torque, top speeds or style, there’s the Toyota i-ROAD – an insanely cute three-wheeled smartcar that’s only slightly bigger than a motorcycle. We took one out for…

Haptic Touch Is The Most Underrated Feature In iOS

We should all be using haptic touch on our iPhones. It’s simply the easiest way to quickly access common tasks, from creating a reminder to switching between Bluetooth devices. In the video above, I share some of the ways I use haptic touch every single day.

How To Set Up Flight Alerts On All Your Devices

How To Set Up Flight Alerts On All Your Devices

Even the most well-travelled among us have missed a flight or experienced the heart-stopping feeling of realising you’re at the wrong gate and have three minutes to find the right one. But this never has to happen if you’ve set up flight alerts, which will help to ensure that your…

Change Your Wishbone App Password Now

Change Your Wishbone App Password Now

If you’ve ever used the social voting app Wishbone, you need to change your account’s password immediately. Hackers broke into the mobile app earlier this year and stole its entire database of user information, which contained over 40 million usernames, emails, physical addresses, phone numbers and passwords. According to ZDNet, the…

Make A Big Batch Of Sours In Your Blender

Make A Big Batch Of Sours In Your Blender

Usually, getting a fluffy, stable foam on top of a sour requires a good bit of hard, vigorous shaking. This isn’t an issue if you have some amount of upper body strength, but some people (like me) have to “dry shake,” which means breaking the process down into two parts…

How To Cope With A Declining Career

How To Cope With A Declining Career

Your career is probably going to peak 10-20 years before you retire. After that, you’re likely to reach the unhappiest point in your adult life. If you aren’t ready for it, the late-career decline can unsettle you and make it much harder to transition into retirement, or even retire at…