Chrome: When you're reading articles that have a lot of big numbers in them it's hard to actually wrap you mind around what they mean. A number like "342,234 acres" doesn't really mean much to most us, but Dictionary of Numbers is a Chrome extension that turns those numbers into terms we can understand. Read more...
Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways. The post Daily Quote: Talent without Discipline is Like an Octopus on Roller Skates appeared first on Lifehack.
You can put an end to most ant problems with inexpensive products from the home center or hardware store (and save the expense of hiring an exterminator). Whether you've found the pests inside your home or outdoors, the folks from Family Handyman tell you everything you need to know to get rid of them for good. Read more...
Textexpander is a simple keyboard macro generator that really works well, and will save you time, make you a better communicator. The post Textexpander, Typos be Gone, and so Much More! appeared first on Lifehack.
Travel planning service TripIt is one of our favorite ways to organize your tickets, hotels, and travel plans all in one place for a stress-free travel experience. Now the service makes the trip there more comfortable, and can notify you when a better seat is available on one of your flights. Read more...
We've featured Dan Carr's desktops before. They're always beautiful and functional, and this one is no different. The photo of a quiet, cloudy winter morning in Paris makes for a great backdrop for his widgets, all arranged so they don't detract from the image, but don't distract when it's time to work. Read more...
Most career advice out there tells you to follow your dreams and do what you love, but that line of thinking might just be deeply, tragically flawed. The post Why Selling Out is the Path to Fulfillment appeared first on Lifehack.
Android: TouchPal Wave is the latest beta for the TouchPal Keyboard (which we've mentioned before). Wave combines gesture typing and predictive text to let you type out entire sentences in the time you would spend typing words with other keyboards, all with fewer errors. Read more...
When Yahoo acquired Astrid earlier this month, we all knew the inevitable was coming: The service would be shuttered and we'd have to go somewhere else. Thankfully, Astrid's developers have made it easy to get your data out, and a number...Show More Summary
Dear Lifehacker, I am an Honours student and I have applied for several graduate positions for 2014. One graduate program in particular was essentially my dream job, which I have had my eye upon for several years; I even geared my studies and work to meet the desired selection criteria. Show More Summary
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Foxtel refunds customers due to “free TV” delays, Jetstar slashes international flight pricing, 10,000 Telstra customer records found online. More »
The movie The Invention Of Lying depicts an alternate reality where humans never developed the ability to tell porkies. It was a bit rubbish really (especially if you hate Ricky Gervais), but the film’s premise does put forward an interesting...Show More Summary
Freemium game apps are the bane of parents and careless gamers everywhere — what seems to be “free” can quickly rack up a sizable bill through in-app transactions for additional items and content. It’s an insidious practice, especially in games aimed at young kids, and ACCAN wants to put a stop to it. More »
Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) seems an inescapable reality at this point for most enterprises, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still work to be done by the IT department to make it a manageable scenario. Here are ten rapid-fire strategies to adopt to make BYOD more workable in your environment. More »
Microsoft promised us last month that the Surface Pro would go on sale before the end of May, and that’s going to happen — just. The tablet goes on sale online and through JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman stores on 30 May. More »
Want some quick ways to reduce anxiety? Try these 3 tips to setting those butterflies in your stomach free! The post 3 Specific Ways to Reduce Anxiety appeared first on Lifehack.
A new report commissioned by online job marketplace oDesk has found that the majority of Generation Y workers think of themselves as entrepreneurs and those in 9-to-5 jobs plan to quit in the next two years. Clearly, Mark Zuckerberg and The Social Network have a lot to answer for… More »
Hi Lifehacker, I’m a first-time father to be. While my wife has been able to find numerous websites to help her through the pregnancy, I’m having a much more difficult time finding places where expectant fathers can learn more about what’s going on. Can you help? Thanks, Stressed-Out Sire More »
Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: KFC’s Grilled Salsa Twister. More »
No matter what anyone says to you, you don't have to eat dinner with them, live with them, or go to bed with them. The post 30sec Tip: No Matter What Anyone Says to You appeared first on Lifehack.