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What's the Best Way to Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg?

It’s a struggle that has plagued humanity ever since we realized that hard-boiled eggs are a nutritious package of protein: how do you cleanly get the shell off? The last thing you want is to crunch down on an errant fleck. Today we test some common tips that will supposedly make your eggs easier to peel. Read more...

Nimble Crams Wolfram Alpha Into Your Mac's Menu Bar

Mac: Wolfram Alpha’s packed with a ton of great info, but it’s easy to forget about it sometimes. Nimble is a little menu bar app that’ll stuff that search engine into your Mac’s menu bar. Read more...

Microsoft Will Now Share More Details About What's in Windows 10 Updates

Perpetually updating OS, Windows 10, can be something of a mystery. What exactly is in each new update and what will be changed on your computer? Microsoft is making updates a bit more transparent now with a dedicated Windows 10 update history site. Read more...

Find Out If You Can Afford Life After College with This Calculator

The college you attend, what you major in, and where you plan to live when you graduate: These three big decisions will dictate whether you’ll be able to live within your means after college. This interactive tool will give college students and their parents a strong reality check. Read more...

'Deeply Sorry' Telstra To Give Away Unlimited Mobile Data This Sunday

Yesterday afternoon, Telstra suffered a massive outage across its 3G and 4G networks which left thousands of people without mobile phone coverage. The telco has since issued an apology along with a promise of “free data” for all Telstra Mobile customers. Here are the details. More »      

You Can’t Judge How Healthy Your Food Is By Whether or Not It Rots

Every creature, no matter how noble, is eaten by microbes in the end. It’s the circle of life! So how do we explain the bits of plants and animals that make up a McDonald’s burger, or a Twinkie? Why don’t they rot? It turns out they’re not as immortal as viral Facebook memes would have you believe. Read more...

Gmail Will Now Warn You About Potentially Unsafe Messages with Two New Icons

You might see a new broken lock icon in Gmail messages starting today. It can warn you if you’re sending a message to an email service that doesn’t support encryption or if you received a message that wasn’t encrypted. Read more...

Timer is a handy app for iPhone and your productivity

Pre-order a copy today of ?Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter? by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. The iPhone app Timer from Contrast is a handy little utility that’s free on initial purchase. It lets you create several color-coded timers that can be launched, paused, and customized with a tap. Show More Summary

"Feel the Burn" Is Bad Fitness Advice

“Feel the burn!” is an oft-repeated cue to get exercisers to work harder and longer than they normally would. A good many relish in this uncomfortable feeling, but depending on the circumstances, this “burn” isn’t always a reliable indicator of a good or effective workout. Here’s what’s going on and why “feeling the burn” is overrated. Read more...

David Allen Explains the Power of Taking Action

You may have heard the saying, “you eat an elephant one bite at a time.” Even if the metaphor makes you a little queasy, the point is a valid one: to tackle something big, you just have to start. Productivity guru David Allen makes a similar point about how powerful taking action is. Read more...

Two Simple Upgrades Will Make Your Washer and Dryer Last Longer

Dealing with the damage from a burst washer hose or dust-clogged dryer duct is expensive and frustrating. Upgrading both those items will make your appliances safer, more efficient, and last longer. Read more...

Make Chipotle's Delicious Cilantro-Lime Rice at Home

Chipotle may have re-opened, but I wouldn’t blame you for being a little skittish about returning, considering everything that has transpired. Luckily, you don’t have to miss out on delicious cilantro-lime rice; you just have to make it at home. Read more...

Gravity Isn't the Main Reason Your Breasts Sag

Ladies, fret as we may, some of us have (or will have) saggier breasts than others. Some point their fingers at gravity and others at the bras we wear, but the bigger culprit is your genes. Read more...

This Tool Lets You Explore Your Student Loan Repayment Options

If your student loan debt is a burden, there are a handful of options that might offer some relief, from income-based repayment to student loan refinancing. These options can be confusing, so the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created a tool to help you navigate them. Read more...

5 Divorce Mistakes to Avoid Right Now

Although feeling overwhelmed and confused during divorce is normal, remember to avoid the egregious divorce mistakes. It will save you time, money, and your sanity so that you can move on to the next chapter of your life better, not broken or bitter. Show More Summary

"Frugality Is Necessary, But Not Sufficient"

Learning to be frugal is an important part of a balanced budget (cue the cereal box logo). However, it requires enough work that it’s easy to believe that frugality is all there is. It’s only one part of financial well-being though. Read more...

Dia&Co Is a Personal Stylist Subscription For Curvier Women

Finding decent clothes is hassle enough, but the clothing industry’s frustrating definitions of “plus-sized” only makes it harder. Dia&Co simplifies this by having a personal stylist pick out clothes for women, specializing in sizes 14-32. Read more...

Six Apartment Upgrades to Make Your Rental Feel More Like Home

You might not own your place, but you still want it to feel like home. Problem is, a lot of apartments are bland and cookie-cutter. As a renter, you can’t exactly take down a wall or upgrade the appliances in your kitchen. There are, however, a few easy, landlord-friendly upgrades to make your rental feel more like home. Read more...

10 Miracle Foods That Will Give You Younger-Looking Skin

You are what you eat — this is absolutely true when it comes to healthy and glowing skin. Your skin... The post 10 Miracle Foods That Will Give You Younger-Looking Skin appeared first on Lifehack.

Clearing the Air: How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

The quality of the air you breathe has a major effect on your health and well-being. It is vital to... The post Clearing the Air: How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home appeared first on Lifehack.

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