posted 12 days ago on lifehacker
In Japan, many hot springs, public pools, sports clubs and hotels will not allow guests with permanent ink. A new website helps those with tattoos find welcoming establishments.Read more...

Read More...
posted 12 days ago on lifehacker
While supplies last on Amazon (which probably won’t be long), $48 gets you a refurbished T-Mobile AC1900 router, which is actually just a rebranded version of the $180 ASUS RT-AC68U, which is our readers’ former favorite router.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Dear Salty,Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
A new Mac App Store! Dark Mode! Desktop Stacks! Group FaceTime! Dick Tracy mode for your Apple Watch! It’s WWDC day, and Apple revealed plenty of new features for its various platforms this morning. (No, you’re not getting more free iCloud space and, yes, your Macbook Pro keyboard still sucks.)Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Earther Please Stop Wiping Your Butt With North America’s Temperate Rainforests | The A.V. Club This Justice League #1 exclusive launches a thrilling new era for the team | The Takeout I tried very hard to cook with Flamin’ Hot Cheetos |Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
If you decided to follow along with our summer book club, the pick for June is Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
When it comes to money, we’re all working from a few negative scripts that can hinder our finances. And while going off-script is hard, it is possible. That’s what we’re discussing this week.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Instant ramen may be the perfect cheap food. It’s good by itself, but there’s always creative ways to transform it into something better. My favorite thing to do is to crack an egg into the pot while my ramen is cooking.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
While most flights go off without a hitch, annoying things do happen. Delays, diversions, busted tray tables, malfunctioning entertainment consoles, and spotty wifi can turn a run-of-the-mill flight into an unpleasant experience. When bad stuff happens, consider asking for compensation like this.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
This week our guests are the hosts of Coin Talk, a podcast about Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain. Journalists Aaron Lammer and Jay Caspian Kang talk to us about their show, their own adventures trading crypto, and the weird culture of ICOs, conmen, and speculators that Aaron calls “Coinworld.”Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Control over your ingredients gives you control over the final dish, and squeeze bottles can help you become the master of your culinary domain. With them, you can put the exact amount of a liquid ingredient precisely where you want it, and they cost about a buck at restaurant supply stores.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
When I was a little kid, I remember riding in the backseat of our family car and drifting off into a deep sleep on the nighttime drive home. There was nothing worse than hearing the garage door open and the keys dangling out of the ignition. “Wake up,” my mom would say, nudging me to wipe the drool that had rolled…Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Is cage-free better than organic? Are omega-3 eggs worth the extra money? Let’s break down the terms you’ll see on egg cartons.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Well, parents, it’s the end of another school year. Here’s a fun thing to do before your kids get home on their final day: Have a “finish line” at your doorway for them to run through. This could be in the form of streamers and balloons, a “Welcome to Summer” banner, or an army of family members with squirt guns. Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Taking time away from work when you’ve got the flu or a sprained ankle is not only expected, but encouraged. But mental health issues sometimes require time off, too. Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
One year ago, I dropped from Platinum rank to Gold in Overwatch’s competitive mode. Even though it was just a number, it felt like a huge defeat. Since then, over the last year, I’ve been working with a coach to improve my game. I thought I was just chasing after my old rank, but I was wrong.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
In the Pomodoro Technique for productivity, you work for 25 minutes, take a 5-minute break, and repeat. (After two hours, you take a longer break.) You can use a kitchen timer, your phone, or a specialized app. In the Popodoro technique, instead of a timer, you use music—like the new Spotify playlist from Popjustice.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
There are peppers you know are going to be spicy (habaneros) and peppers you know are not (bell), but then there are the peppers that could be mild, hot, or “please remove my tongue from my mouth and place it in a glass of ice milk.” Luckily, there is an easy way to predict the spicy outcome, and it was right under…Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots movement working to reduce gun violence. Made of teams of everyday Americans in all 50 states, the organization has been called “the NRA’s worst nightmare.” Watts and her fellow activists are now wrapping up Wear Orange Weekend,…Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Windows: There are a million little apps that feature some combination of the words wifi and analysis, or something really close to either. Some apps are paid; some are free. And they all allow you see different combinations of information about your wireless setup (and the wireless setups of those around you). Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Rack up savings on ratchet belts, our readers’ favorite toaster oven, Fitbits for your dad or grad, and more great deals.Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
After news broke that scandal-prone Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, purchased $1,560 worth of pens on the taxpayer’s dime, it got us thinking: What’s the best pen? (He bought personalized journals too, but that’s a topic for another day.)Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
Earther So How Do Wind Turbines Work, Anyway? | The A.V. Club John Cusack is the worst planet-destroying AI robot in history | The Takeout This summer is all about tropical beers inspired by fruit and tiki cocktails |Read more...

Read More...
posted 13 days ago on lifehacker
When hosting a dinner party, it can be easy to focus on the food and forget about the party. Fortunately, you don’t need to do a whole lot (or buy a bunch of flowers) to make your home feel festive and welcoming. Just a few fancy details—like cloth napkins and good salt—will elevate the evening in a decidedly elegant…Read more...

Read More...