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How To Join The Great Backyard Bird Count

How To Join The Great Backyard Bird Count

Get ready to count some birds, because Audubon’s Great Backyard Bird Count starts this Friday, February 14, and runs through Monday the 17th. This is a beginner-friendly event, even easier to join than the Christmas bird count.

How To Clean A Backyard Trampoline

How To Clean A Backyard Trampoline

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist, and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag … And Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Her flagship column, “Ask a Clean Person”, debuted in 2011. Here on Lifehacker, we’ve launched a new iteration of…

These Wristbands And Pricey Gadgets Don’t Keep Mosquitoes From Biting You

These Wristbands And Pricey Gadgets Don’t Keep Mosquitoes From Biting You

Nobody likes mosquitoes, but the mosquitoes sure do love us. Spraying your skin with DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus keeps them at bay, but stores are full of wristbands, candles, clothing, and other products that claim to repel bugs without those nasty “chemicals.” Some of them might help,…