Everything, it must be said, is currently terrible. This naturally leads to a feeling of nostalgia among people. Perhaps someone in your life pines for a time when cars had pop-up headlights, unhinged turbo engines and stereo equalizers with sliders; a time when big hair and shoulder pads ruled the day, when people listened to synth music without irony because it was just music; a time when...View more »
Puede que la última actualización del sistema operativo del iPhone y iPad haya traído de regreso ese maravilloso gesto de multitarea , pero también trajo un problema. Usuarios reportan que iOS 11.1 cambia la letra “i” al escribir por una letra “A” acompañada de un símbolo. Apple tiene una solución, pero es absurda.La actualización a iOS 11.1 ya está disponible, con más de 70 emojis nuevos y... View more »
You’ve landed somewhere brand new, and you’re ready to explore the new city, but you have absolutely no idea where to start. This is where your trusty smartphone comes in. There are loads of cool traveling apps you can use to help you find awesome spots around town. Here are 9 of our favorite apps for discovering new places in unfamiliar surroundings, beyond what the more well-known travel...View more »
Goals are easy to set but hard to reach, and maintaining your motivation is everything (which is why focusing on a system is so much better than focusing on the goal itself). A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology sheds some light on what motivates us best.Get More Done By Focusing on Systems Instead of Goals
We all have things that we want to achieve in our...View more »
In this episode we talk to Mira Jacob, author of the novel The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing , about how her novel took her ten years to write, and what she learned in the process. We also hear from Lifehacker staff writers Nick Douglas, Patrick Allen, and Beth Skwarecki about National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo), wherein writers pledge to write 50,000 words in 30 days....View more »
As it turns out, there are allegations that tens of thousands of immigrants who were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and held at a private U.S. prison company were also forced into labor at $1 per day or for no pay, which would be a gross violation of federal anti-slavery laws.
The allegations aren’t new. The claims were originally made in a lawsuit filed against GEO...View more »
When raising a tiny human, it’s easy to neglect self-care. Give the new moms and dads in your life something that will help them re-energize for the long days (and nights) ahead of diapers, tantrums and Caillou.
Bunmi Laditan’s hilarious guide may be just the thing parents need to get through the valley of absurdity known as toddlerhood. They’ll laugh...View more »
Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together, but for vegetarians and vegans, holiday meals can be meat-centric to the point of alienation. Nobody—not even your worst cousin—should have to poke at leftover crudités, cranberry sauce, and maybe some stuffing while everyone else gets to eat whatever they want.
I don’t...View more »
Grigor Dimitrov, the talented but streaky member of a generation of men’s tennis players that’s been largely overshadowed by the longevity of the Federer-Nadal-Djokovic cohort, looked poised to break out in 2017 when he started the year by winning 17 of 18 matches, knocking off three top-10 seeds along the way. Playing his best brand of tennis—which is so close in style and movement to...View more »
Battle Chef Brigade asks: What if you had to kill a Hydra before competing in Iron Chef? It’s a winning premise, and one that scaffolds the many-headed cooking game’s endless charms.
Out today on PC and Switch, Battle Chef Brigade is one-part puzzler, one-part platformer and one-part role-playing game. Its eat-what-you-kill world revolves around Mina Han, the youngest daughter of a family...View more »
In our new series Getting It, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here, we’re arming you with everything you need to know to understand and use virtual private networks.
In trying to puzzle out just what, exactly a virtual private network (VPN) is, it can be helpful to simply take the first word away. That leaves...View more »
Streaming a game you’re working can be an awesome form of community outreach. Unfortunately, on a recent personal stream, one H1Z1 developer leapt into the game with some of their special powers still on.
Joshua Kriegshauser is H1Z1’s technical director and often streams the battle royale game on Twitch. During a match with friends, Kriegshauser was shocked to find that he seemed to have...View more »
Digitizing analog media like photos and video cassettes is a tedious process, and requires equipment you may not have at home (your scanner can’t exactly convert a VHS tape). To lower the barrier to media conversion, the National Museum of African American History & Culture is offering a free digitization program, which will provide African-American families access to the museum’s equipment...View more »
The internet was barely trickling into most homes when Star Wars: The Phantom Menace arrived in theaters, so it was easy to keep all of the accompanying toys and collectibles under wraps. But as is apparent from these The Force Awakens figures popping on eBay, it won’t be so easy for Disney and Lucasfilm to keep secrets this time around.
These images of the 3.75-inch versions of Kylo Ren,View more »