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Save Everything You Copy on iOS and macOS with Paste 2 Save Everything You Copy on iOS and macOS with Paste 2

Mac: When updating Lifehacker’s Mac Pack for 2018, some readers noticed that I didn’t include any clipboard management apps this time around. It’s nothing personal; there were just other apps I thought were more interesting.

Check Out Audible’s Lecture Courses If You’re Sick of Audiobooks Check Out Audible’s Lecture Courses If You’re Sick of Audiobooks

Have an Audible subscription but not sure what to listen to next? I know the feeling well. My credits were starting to pile up to the point I thought about cancelling my subscription—until recently. Have you considered something educational?

The Real History of Mother's Day The Real History of Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is a time for flowers, fancy brunches, and thanking your mom for putting up with your crap for all these years. But once upon a time the holiday was a more somber affair—a way for women to mourn fallen soldiers and pursue peace.

Three More Great History Podcasts That Aren’t Hardcore History Three More Great History Podcasts That Aren’t Hardcore History

When those bullies from business school mocked you for getting a useless doctorate in medieval literature, they didn’t see the world of history podcasts coming. Now it’s cool as hell to sit in your closet and read out your doctoral thesis. Because it turns out that podcasts are a fantastic way for people to learn…

A Brief History of the Conflict Between North and South Korea A Brief History of the Conflict Between North and South Korea

On Friday, a leader from North Korea crossed the Korean Demilitarized Zone for the first time ever to talk denuclearization and long-awaited peace. It was a truly historic moment, but it’s only the latest event in a complicated conflict that’s lasted nearly 70 years. Here’s everything you should know about the Korean…

Learn Art History From These Reddit Memes Learn Art History From These Reddit Memes

The subreddit /r/trippinthroughtime is for memes about historical figures, where someone in art or an old photo looks confused or silly. Each picture has a caption, usually treating the weird art as some modern relatable situation. But in the comment threads, you’ll often find someone explaining cool facts about the…

Check Out This Free Digital Collection of 6,000 19th-Century Children's Books Check Out This Free Digital Collection of 6,000 19th-Century Children's Books

The University of Florida Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature has a digital archive of 6,000 children’s books from the 19th and early 20th century, all free to read online. A redditor discovered the treasure and shared it it Reddit’s Books community. Fans of history and children’s literature will be…

The Real History of Daylight Saving Time The Real History of Daylight Saving Time

It’s almost time to “spring forward” for Daylight Saving Time, but who came up with this bizarre practice? And why? If you just answered “Benjamin Franklin” and “to help farmers,” you should probably read this.

Work Out Like a President Work Out Like a President

Barack Obama played basketball. Bill Clinton and both Bushes liked to go running. Even Donald Trump finds the time to golf. But if you’d like to try something more old-school, here are some of our historical presidents’ favorite workouts.

The Real History of President's Day The Real History of President's Day

Today is President’s Day, a holiday celebrated every year on the third Monday in February. It’s a day to honor all of our great nation’s presidents, but it started out as a celebration of one president in particular. I’ll give you a hint: he chopped down his dad’s cherry tree (not really), he had wooden teeth, and he…

These Words and Phrases Have Racist Origins These Words and Phrases Have Racist Origins

The English language is constantly evolving, with new words and phrases spreading among us like an infection—we hear things, then we say those things. The problem is that we don’t always bother to wonder if we should. Because of that, the original meaning of some demeaning and hateful expressions get lost in time.…

The Real History of Valentine's Day The Real History of Valentine's Day

When you think of Valentine’s Day you probably think of flowers, chocolates, and notes sealed with a kiss—not whipping women with dead animals or martyrdom. But it turns out this sweet and loving commercial holiday has its roots in pagan rituals and good old-fashioned Christian rebranding. Oh, and selling you cards.

How to Tame a Wild Horse

Ever wondered how horses go from being wild, free-spirited animals to people’s most faithful travel companion? Grab your lasso, put on your cowboy hat, and get ready to become a horse whisperer. I mean, you’ll probably never need to tame your own horse, but if you did, this is how the masters do it.

Stop Trying to See All of a Museum in One Visit Stop Trying to See All of a Museum in One Visit

When it comes to museums, our ambitions and curiosity are often larger than what our bodies and brains can handle. If you really want to enjoy a museum visit, plan to only see a couple of exhibits.

Travel Wisely With These Tips from Nineteenth Century Japan Travel Wisely With These Tips from Nineteenth Century Japan

There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Youtuber Logan Paul and his childish antics while visiting the beautiful country of Japan. Well, if you were unaware, there’s a way you should and shouldn’t act when you’re visiting unfamiliar places. The Japanese have known these rules for hundreds of years.

1970s-Era Popeye the Sailor Is Here to Give You Career Advice 1970s-Era Popeye the Sailor Is Here to Give You Career Advice

Unlike actors and Ashton Kutcher, cartoon characters can’t decide what products or ideologies they endorse in their off-time. Snoopy has no say in whether he sells MetLife. The Ninja Turtles most definitely get high—they are pizza-eating sword collectors named after artists—but they have to warn kids off drugs anyway.…

Why Everyone Seems to Know the Same Urban Legends Why Everyone Seems to Know the Same Urban Legends

You know that creepy urban legend you heard about that thing in your town? Yeah, someone is probably telling that very same story in another part of the country right now. Here’s why everybody seems to know the same spooky stories, no matter where they are.

Why Friday the 13th Is Considered to Be Bad Luck  Why Friday the 13th Is Considered to Be Bad Luck 

Why is Friday the 13th considered to be so unlucky? It’s part math, part history, and part pop culture.

The Real History of Columbus Day The Real History of Columbus Day

Every year, on the second Monday of October, the U.S. celebrates Columbus Day, which commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Yet he sailed for the Spanish, landed in the Caribbean, and was kind of a jerk. So, uh, why is this a U.S. holiday again?

Davy Crockett's Best Life Lessons Davy Crockett's Best Life Lessons

Davy Crockett is an American folk hero of mythic proportions, and was greatly popularized during the 50s and 60s thanks to Disney’s TV miniseries and major motion pictures. But Crockett was a very real person in history, and he had a lot of wisdom to share.

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