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How to Clean Every Type of Coffee Maker

What kind of coffee maker do you prefer? Keurig? Chemex? Drip maker? Aeropress? Nespresso? French press? Perhaps you prefer a cold brewer? As many types of coffee makers as there are, there are also ways to clean them. To get the most flavor (and least amount of old coffee residue) in each cup of joe, follow the…

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to Clean Your Car's Interior Like a Pro

Your car should be as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. That’s why we put together some of our favorite car hacks to prep your interior for a summer road trip.

Is It Better to Use an App, or Do It the Old-Fashioned Way?

Have you ever taken out your phone to write down a list and think “Is this way actually better than how it used to be?”

What You Can Learn About Personal Finance From the Real Housewives What You Can Learn About Personal Finance From the Real Housewives

There are two reasons why anyone watches The Real Housewives franchises: The money and the drama.

How to Ask for a Raise and Actually Get It

If you’ve been in your job for a while and feel it’s time to make more money, it can be tough to get that conversation started.

Use Magic Erasers to Clean Sneakers, Grout, and Keyboards

We know Mr. Clean “Magic Erasers” as the white pads with a shiny bald man telling you to remove scuff marks from walls.

Check Your Parking Job Using the iPhone's Measure App Check Your Parking Job Using the iPhone's Measure App

If you keep your car on the street instead of in a garage, making sure you’re not parked too close to a fire hydrant will likely be one of your most frequent headaches.

Use Goo Gone to Clean Stains, Gum, and Pretty Much Everything

Goo Gone is an amazing adhesive remover. Many of us theater and video people know it as the best way to remove gaffer’s tape and price tag residue from stages and props.

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill

On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cash.

Optimize Your Trash Can With a Drill, Command Hooks, and Dryer Sheets

We all have the same problems with our trash can: The bag falls in, you can’t pull the bag out, it smells terrible, etc.

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa

Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their Echo repeatedly activated each time someone in the video spoke the wake…

Is It Faster to Ask a Digital Assistant or Just Do It Yourself?

This video contains repeated uses of the Amazon Echo trigger word “Alexa.” To prevent your Echo from responding, watch with headphones.

Dryer Sheets Can Clean, Polish, and Make Almost Anything Smell Fresh

The humble dryer sheet may seem like the uni-tasker of the laundry room, but in reality, it can improve your life in myriad ways.

Clip Your Nails Over a Dark Towel Clip Your Nails Over a Dark Towel

No matter how careful you are, clipping all 20 of your body’s nails will result in at least one rogue shard flying out of site, camouflaging itself on your white bathroom floor. And then you step on it, and want to die.

A Non-Geek's Guide to Getting Into Comics

This video was first published on 3/13/19. We’re resurfacing it today in anticipation of the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame.

How to Properly Clean a Cannabis Pipe

Legal, recreational cannabis is coming to more states with every election, and that means more people may want to try it. To help these weed newbies (much of the Lifehacker staff included), we’re covering all the basics for beginners.

What's the Best Kind of Pipe for Smoking Weed?

Legal, recreational marijuana is coming to more states with every election, and that means more people may want to try it. To help these weed newbies (much of the Lifehacker staff included), we’re covering all the basics for beginners.

The Best Way to Roll and Smoke a Joint

Legal, recreational cannabis is coming to more states with every election, and that means more people may want to try it. To help these weed newbies (much of the Lifehacker staff included), we’re covering all the basics for beginners.

Don't Sit Next to Your Coworkers on the Plane Don't Sit Next to Your Coworkers on the Plane

Once, when traveling back with a video crew from Tokyo, the counter agent informed me that the only available seat was next to one of my coworkers. Whom I had just spent 8 sleepless days with.

How to Plate Takeout Like a Chef

You know that scene in Mrs. Doubtfire? The one where the titular character orders takeout from a fancy restaurant and plates it so the family thinks that their new mysterious nanny is a great cook?

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