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You Can Look Through Frosted Glass With a Piece of Scotch Tape You Can Look Through Frosted Glass With a Piece of Scotch Tape

This is a hack that can be used for good or evil. You may have a good reason for needing to see through a frosted glass window or you may be Penn Badgley’s character in You. The hack works either way.

How to Get a Table at a Busy Restaurant How to Get a Table at a Busy Restaurant

It’s Saturday night and you and your friends want to go to the hottest restaurant in the neighborhood. Here’s a little trick that might actually make that possible.

Intermittent Fasting Is Not a Miracle Weight Loss Tool Intermittent Fasting Is Not a Miracle Weight Loss Tool

Fasting is enjoying a surge in popularity, thanks to proponents who claim it activates weight loss. Everyone these days, it seems, is skipping their breakfasts or drinking only water every third day. But is fasting actually good for you? And (more importantly to some) will it make you lose weight?

How to Choose the Perfect Dating Profile Pics How to Choose the Perfect Dating Profile Pics

People joke that all anyone care about on dating apps is the photos, and it’s kind of true. But you’re not only being judged on a hotness scale—folks are trying to sense of you as a person without reading your bio. A picture says more than you realize about your taste, social life, and world view. Here’s what to think…

How to See Next Weekend's Total Lunar Eclipse How to See Next Weekend's Total Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will be visible to sky gazers in North and South America and western parts of Europe and Africa on January 20. As a bonus, it will be a supermoon, so it’s a bigger eclipse than usual.

What To Do When You've Been Hit By a Car What To Do When You've Been Hit By a Car

Yesterday afternoon, while walking in the crosswalk, I was hit by a car.

How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator

A hostage negotiation is often a literal matter of life and death, so the experts trained to handle them really know how to listen. While it’s unlikely you’ll ever need to convince someone to come out with their hands up, there are times when we need to push ourselves to be better listeners, which is a huge part of…

How to Know When Your Gut Instinct Is Reliable How to Know When Your Gut Instinct Is Reliable

Sometimes you get an overwhelming feeling that you just know something about a person or a situation; this is called intuition, and it’s often wrong.

Here's Exactly Why You Should Stop Apologizing So Much Here's Exactly Why You Should Stop Apologizing So Much

When you make a mistake, admitting it and making amends is generally the best course of action—but sometimes it’s not really your responsibility.

Laugh Speak Breathe  Laugh Speak Breathe 

A little less than a year ago my new lease on my apartment was lost in the mail, the person who intercepted it stole $10,000 earmarked for taxes by doctoring the check inside, and I was let go from my job as a freelance contributor at Jezebel.

How to Know When You Might Actually Be Wrong How to Know When You Might Actually Be Wrong

In any argument, it can be hard to tell who is wrong and who is right. Except when you’re one of the involved parties, that is—because you’re definitely right. Right?

There Is Now an Earthquake Early Warning App for Los Angeles There Is Now an Earthquake Early Warning App for Los Angeles

Getting an immediate warning on your phone that an earthquake is about to begin is now an option in the Los Angeles County area with the new ShakeAlertLA app. Finally, a use for my phone.

How to Take Part in the 2019 Women's March How to Take Part in the 2019 Women's March

The Women’s March of 2016 began as a response to the election of President Donald Trump, but their organizing efforts continued far beyond that first wave of protest. The third annual march will take place this month; here’s what you need to know to join.

Make Sure Your Resolutions Include the Three Ps Make Sure Your Resolutions Include the Three Ps

Now that you’re fully recovered from your New Year’s Eve hangover, it’s time to get serious about those resolutions. If you haven’t set any, that’s okay; here are some suggestions from celebrities from over 100 years ago.

The Best Dating App I Tried This Year The Best Dating App I Tried This Year

Frustrated with Bumble, Tinder, Hinge, OKCupid and Her, I complained to a friend in September about how dating apps had become tedious to me. They asked me if I’d heard of Feeld. Somehow, I hadn’t.

The Lifehacker Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve The Lifehacker Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is on the horizon and you’re probably not sure what you’re going to do yet. Go out? Stay home? Alone? With friends? Don’t fret! Let the Lifehacker staff convince you that their way of celebrating this (often dreaded) holiday is the very best way.

How to Help Survivors of the Tsunami in Indonesia How to Help Survivors of the Tsunami in Indonesia

Last Saturday, the eruption of Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano triggered a tsunami that killed over 400 of people and displaced 20,000 more. According to The Guardian, authorities have rerouted airplanes around the volcano, which is threatening another eruption. Here’s what you can do to aid victims of this natural…

How to Return Those Unwanted Gifts How to Return Those Unwanted Gifts

Christmas may be over, but the holiday ceremonies are not yet complete: the day after you open all your gifts is the first day you have to send the bad ones back. Let the annual returning of the gifts begin!

Last Minute Gift Subscriptions That Don't Suck Last Minute Gift Subscriptions That Don't Suck

It’s crunch time, people. If you don’t have a gift for someone by now, you’re in trouble. Here are some last minute things you can get that don’t scream, “I got this while waiting in line at CVS!”

How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

There’s school smart, street smart, business smart, but we tend to forget about feelings smart: emotional intelligence. Like your ability to think critically, your ability to read and express emotions can be developed. 

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