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What You Need to Know When Recording Your Enemies

Trump was in the news recently for possibly taping conversations in the oval office. But can you do that? Turns out the answer is kinda complicated. If you’re thinking of secretly recording a conversation with someone, you should probably read this first. Read more...

You Should Definitely Put Mustard Greens on a Sandwich

Yesterday I asked you all for your thoughts and feelings on what makes a sandwich truly excellent. It turns out you are a very opinionated bunch, particularly when it comes to sandwiches, and the resulting conversation was, in a word, delicious. Read more...

What That Hook by Your Airplane Tray Table Is For

Sometimes the best things in life are right in front of you but go unnoticed. Take, as today’s example, the little hook on airplane seats. During a recent flight, my seat neighbor took off her cardigan and hung it on a hook. My mind was blown and I felt silly for not realizing this hook existed. Read more...

How to Stop Being a Lazy Piece of Garbage 

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love. Read more...

Know When to Plant Your Garden With This Calculator 

How do you know when to plant your tomatoes and other warm-weather crops?For those of us in temperate climates, we do our planting in and around Mother’s Day. But depending on where you are, you could have actually started a few weeks ago—or you might still need to wait a bit. Here’s how to tell. Read more...

How to Deal with Weird Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough—and then you get hit with an odd question like “If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?” Read more...

New Google Maps Update Makes It Even Harder To Get Lost

When you’re traveling through unfamiliar territory, sometimes turn-by-turn navigation just isn’t enough. A new design update on Google Maps is here to help you out. Read more...

How to Be a Tech Podcast God with Leo Laporte 

This week on The Upgrade we talk with Leo Laporte: author, entrepreneur, speaker, and yes—tech podcast god. Read more...

What Everybody, Including Donald Trump, Needs to Know About How Your Body Gets Its “Energy”

Food contains energy. Exercise takes energy. We feel great when we’re full of energy. But, uh, are we talking about the same thing in all three sentences? We aren’t, and our president is one of the many people who can’t keep the different meanings straight. Let’s clear up the confusion. Read more...

Make Pineapple-Infused Gin with the Leftover Peels Like a Damn Genius

Pineapple is a flawless fruit. Not only is it a tasty summertime snack all on its own, but it’s delicious when dipped in chocolate, and plays super well with alcoholic spirits of all kinds. I like to buy them whole and break ‘em down myself, but I’m always a little sad to toss out the the bumpy, slightly spiky peels. Read more...

How to Afford a House When You're Spending All Your Money on Avocado Toast

If you’re a millennial and having trouble saving up for a home, Australian millionaire Tim Gurner has some simple advice for you: stop eating so much avocado toast. You’ll never be able to save for a home that way. Read more...

The Ransomware Attack Isn't Over—Here's How to Protect Yourself

If your computer’s running on Microsoft Windows, you need to take these steps—right away. Read more...

Why Giant Ice Cubes Are The Only Cubes Your Home Bar Needs

Cocktail ice is something that ethanol aficionados can get very, very fancy with. However, unless you’re a nugget ice enthusiast, you really only need one cube for your home bar: a really big one. Read more...

What Makes a Perfect Sandwich?

Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to talk about that humble, but often transcendent meal between two slices of bread—the sandwich. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Programmable Switches, Memory Foam, Anker Gear, and More 

Anker’s new DashCam and the PowerCore Fusion, a memory foam mattress and pillow, programmable switches, and more lead Monday’s best deals. Read more...

Would You Wear a "Baby on Board" Button to Get a Seat on the Subway? 

The standing pregnant subway rider poses a dilemma for politeness: do you offer up your seat so she can sit down, or mind your own business in case she’s not pregnant and would be mortified that you assumed she was? Read more...

With This App, You Can Finally Trust Photos Again 

In a world where sophisticated Instagram filters enhance photographs and Snapchat filters can add on a full face of makeup, how does someone know when an image is doctored or when it’s unaltered? It’s tough, but one app is here to fight photo fraud by giving its stamp of authenticity for untouched content. Read more...

How to Enjoy Sushi Without Getting Infested With Parasites

People are freaking out about a recent story where a man who ate sushi ended up with a stomach parasite. While acquiring a gut buddy is a real possibility whenever you eat something raw, it’s also fairly uncommon and easy to avoid. Read more...

Create Your Very Own "Garden Spicer" in Three Easy Steps

I love a good, topical lawn ornament—especially if it can perform double duty as some sort of scarecrow—so I am naturally pretty obsessed with what one brilliant woman is calling the “Garden Spicer.” Read more...

Google Allo's Selfie Stickers Are Cool, But Don't Get Too Excited

Fans of Bitmoji: there’s a new caricature app that you’ll want to see. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and a breeze to use, but not so simple to share. Read more...

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