It was a big year here at Lifehacker. Together, we tried to save the bees, got hacked, stared right into the sun, ate gross chain restaurant food, and hid from nuclear bombs. These are our most popular stories from 2017.
This year on How I Work, we learned about the work habits of comedians, writers, developers, and a haunted house designer. Here are the best interviews of the year, and some of their greatest quotes.
Money is confusing, and it didn’t get any easier to understand the past 12 months. There was a new tax bill, health insurance woes, and massive data breaches to contend with. Between budgeting and Bitcoin, we tried to cover as much as we could to help you understand your wallet a little bit better. Here are some of…
We’ve been through a lot this year, from politics wearing on our mental health to wellness purveyors trying to sell us stuff we don’t need. Here are some of our best health how-tos, explainers, and mythbusters of 2017.
If your holiday season involved getting a new backpack, purse, or suitcase as a gift, you’re no doubt thinking of what you’ll stuff inside the thing, along with what to keep out of it (you don’t need four of the same day planner). We scoured the web and found some pretty tricked out bags this year, so take a look at…
This year, as every year, we provided you with hacks. And you gave us your opinions about said hacks. It’s been ... lively. Truly, Lifehacker would not be what it is without our commenters. Here are the 10 most commented posts of 2017.
Everybody needs a little guidance sometimes, and this year we spent a good chunk of time dishing it out. Whether you’re doing some traveling, saving money, seeking your life’s purpose, or wondering if you should send that dick pic, here’s our best advice of 2017.
You can’t improve your life if you don’t understand it. Here are the best of our explainers from 2017 to help you make sense of the news and all the weird little things that happen in your life.
From apps that manage your subscriptions to ways to keep your phone alive when the battery has seen better days, the tips and tricks you can use to get the most out of the technology you use on a daily basis are all right here, and 2017 was chock full of ‘em. Start 2018 on the right foot with some of Lifehacker’s best…
Everyone has to eat, we want to make sure you’re eating as deliciously as possible. Here are some of our favorite food posts from 2017, in no particular order.
We tested the plastic butt straw. We figured out how to avoid the diaper-change urine stream. We learned Snapchat. Parenting is hard work, but we tried to make it a little bit easier. Here are our best parenting stories of 2017.
Look, sometimes life hacking is hard. All sorts of people get in our way: rude “friends,” unscrupulous companies, and sometimes, we must admit, even ourselves. So forgive us if every now and then we need to let loose and tell you all about it, even if our takes are controversial. Here are our best rants from 2017.
2017 was a tough year for many of us, and what better way to get through these past twelve months than by getting it on? Here, in no particular order, are the posts that offered up some helpful tips (and blessed distraction) this year.
Podcasts are our favorite way to use our ears here at Lifehacker. We’ve shared our favorite shows with you in the past, but sometimes certain episodes really stand out in our minds. These powerful podcast episodes made us think, laugh, cry, reflect, and even shudder in 2017.
Training for your first race, 10K, or even a marathon, is an accomplishment no matter how you slice it. To do it successfully takes perseverance, gumption, and a few hacks we’ve compiled to ensure you get the most out of every step. You don’t even have to let a new addition to your family keep you from logging miles…
Google Trends just released its Year in Search 2017, including the top 10 “how to” searches. As it turns out, Lifehacker has answered nine out of ten. And that tenth one really doesn’t matter any more.
The holiday season can be a saccharine overload—consider the case of heiress Sunny von Bulow, who fell into a comatose state from which she’d never wake following a 1982 Christmas celebration. Authorities accused her husband Claus of attempting to murder her by injecting her with insulin. Claus maintained that Sunny…