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The Best Gardening Communities to Find on Reddit

As helpful as (we’d like to think) reading articles about plants and gardening can be, it’s also nice to have an online community that can answer questions, give advice, and provide some horticultural inspiration. Fortunately, there are plenty of subreddits—some with hundreds of thousands of members from all over the…Read more...
Tags: Environment, Articles, Reddit, Websites, Lifehacks, World Wide Web, Alt Right, Wikis, Human Interest, Houseplant, QAnon, Riama, Controversial Reddit Communities, Propaganda In The United States, Racism In The United States, Alexa Erickson


How to Properly Fold, Display, and Dispose of the American Flag

With plenty of American flags proudly displayed today for Memorial Day, it’s a good time to take a look at how to properly display, store, and dispose of Old Glory. For all the rules and regulations, we’ll turn to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for guidance. Here’s what to know.Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Flags, Symbols, Half Mast, National Flag, Flag Of Singapore, Flag Of The United States, Foreign Wars VFW


Plant These Quick-Sprouting Seeds If You Want a Garden as Fast as Possible

When starting a garden, you have two choices: planting seeds or seedlings (and other transplants). Those looking to have a close-to-instant garden will likely want to begin with already-sprouted plants. But if you decide to go the seed route, you may want to pick seeds that will produce at least something green as…Read more...
Tags: Biology, Environment, Vegetables, Lifehacks, Seed, Sprout, Human Interest, Sprouting, Branches Of Biology, Allison Vallin, Raw Foodism, Francesca Krempa


Keep a Garden Journal for Reference Throughout the Current and Future Growing Seasons

When you think of gardening tools, items like gloves, spades, and pruning sheers probably come to mind. But it turns out, there’s something else that can be extremely valuable for your garden: a journal. In an article for Food52, Master Gardener Nadia Hassani explains why. Here’s what to know.Read more...
Tags: Gardening, Environment, Lifehacks, Gardener, Human Interest, Nadia Hassani, Gardener Nadia Hassani


Learn Winemaking While Living in Sonoma & Earning $10K per Month

The events of the past year or so has made a lot of people rethink how they want to spend the rest of their lives. For a variety of reasons, not everyone has the option of starting over or training for a new career, but one vineyard in California is offering one person the chance to do just that. Here’s what to know…Read more...
Tags: California, Lifehacks, Sonoma, Winery, Murphy, Goode, Sonoma California, Hardy Wallace, Geography Of California


How to Watch the 2021 Indy 500 for Free Without Cable

Attention race fans (and those who live with them): As you likely already know, today the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pre-race coverage begins on NBC at 11 a.m. EST, and the race itself starts at 12:45 p.m. EST. Here’s how to watch.Read more...
Tags: Nbc, Indianapolis, Att, Lifehacks, Honda, Auto Racing, Simon Pagenaud, Alexander Rossi, Jack Harvey, Sage Karam, Juan Pablo Montoya, Colton Herta, Scott Dixon, Sebastien Bourdais, Felix Rosenqvist, Pietro Fittipaldi


The Difference Between Rattan and Wicker, and Which You Should Choose

Fans of the Golden Girls should be familiar with the type of natural, woven style of furniture in the photo above. But what’s it called? The Girls refer to it as “wicker,” but it also looks a lot like the trendy rattan furniture we’ve been seeing so much of lately. Is “rattan” just a fancier way of saying “wicker,” or…Read more...
Tags: Plants, Lifehacks, Bamboo, Weaving, Wicker, Rattan, Monocots, Draftthe Wicker Peacock Chair, Commelinids, Resin Wicker


How to Spot the International Space Station Twice This Weekend

When we think about the night sky, most people likely picture constellations, planets, the moon, or even meteors, on occasion. But the third-brightest object in the sky doesn’t fall into any of those categories. Plus, it’s constantly moving. If you guessed that it’s the International Space Station (ISS), you’d be…Read more...
Tags: Nature, International Space Station, Sky, Lifehacks, Night Sky, Observational Astronomy, Science Diplomacy, Max Height, Naked Eye


Earn $1,000 to Play Video Games With a Friend for 21 Hours

If your idea of a relaxing weekend includes playing countless hours of video games with a friend while eating delicious snacks, then have we got a job for you. FrontierBundles is looking to pay a pair of friends $1,000 each to play 21 hours of video games per person, and report back on their experience. Here’s what…Read more...
Tags: Nintendo, Lifehacks, Kart, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming, Handheld Game Consoles, Technology Internet, Frontierbundles


How to Make the Most of Prime Day 2021

Gird your bank accounts and steal your nerves, folks: Amazon’s Prime Day 2021 could be mere weeks away. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Kindle, Amazon Prime, Online Shopping, Computing, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Fire OS


Why Is Everyone Suddenly Talking About COVID-19 Escaping From a Lab?

There’s been a pretty broad consensus among scientists who study viruses that the one that causes COVID-19 arose naturally and passed from animals to humans sometime in late 2019, in or near Wuhan, China. But an alternate hypothesis—that it escaped from a lab in that city—has been tossed around like a political…Read more...
Tags: Health, Medicine, Environment, Virus, Lifehacks, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Wuhan China, Coronavirus, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Covid 19, Coronaviridae, Zoonoses, Sarbecovirus, Investigations Into The Origin Of Covid 19, Draftemergence Of Covid 19 Outbreak


You're Never Going to Meet All Your Post-Pandemic Social Commitments

Lost of us have spent the past 15 months fantasizing about all the amazing things we’ll be able to do once the pandemic’s marathon slog has reached its end. Perhaps we’ve even made tentative plans to finally get together with too many people to count. But truthfully, it’s possible that you’ve heaped your plate with…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Whittle, Draftblaq Son


6 Boozy Beverages to Sip Over the Holiday Weekend

Long-weekend drinking is a little different from regular-weekend drinking. Whether you’re smoking those meats or lounging at the beach, you want your adult beverages to feel fun, damnit. I am, by nature, a very fun person, and (luckily) nice enough to share six of my favorite whimsical libations.Read more...
Tags: Brands, Food And Drink, Sugar, Lifehacks, Rum, Don Draper, Martini, Cocktail, Popsicle, Cachaca, Alcoholic Drinks, Hospitality Recreation, Brazilian Cuisine, Alcopop, Brazilian Alcoholic Drinks


6 Pandemic-Era Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Some 53% of Americans are planning at least one trip this summer, and scammers will be following them every step of the way. Whether you’re booking flights or rental cars online; at the airport; or even in your hotel room, scams are everywhere. And we’re not just talking about garden-variety phishing texts, either—as…Read more...
Tags: Crime, Fraud, Marriott, Airbnb, Human Behavior, Lifehacks, Social Engineering, Zillow, Spamming, Trulia, Vacation Rental, Global Entry, TSA Precheck, United States Department of Homeland Security, Business Finance, Confidence Tricks


How to Get One of 50,000 Free Packs of 'Beyond' Vegan Burgers This June

It’s been a few years since Beyond Meat introduced their line of plant-based meat substitutes, but if you have yet to sample their wares, a chance to do so for free is nigh: the company has launched a month-long giveaway, pledging to hand out 100,000 free Beyond Burgers. Here’s what you need to know.Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks


Why You Shouldn't Sound Like a LinkedIn Influencer When Applying for a Job

With corporate lingo so widespread and major companies normalizing the use of “yogababble,” it’s easy to fall into the traps set by LinkedIn influencers and the like—especially when you’re writing a resume or cover letter.Read more...
Tags: Labor, Linkedin, Companies, Lifehacks, Buzzword, Human Resource Management, Business Finance, Marc Cenedella


35 Box Office Flops That Are Actually Worth Watching

British impresario Malcolm McLaren’s headstone reads, “Better a spectacular failure, than a benign success.” So it goes in life and, sometimes, at the movies.Hollywood makes lots of movies. Most of them aren’t good. Sometimes the good ones make money (lots of the bad ones do, too), but then sometimes...they don’t.…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Robin Williams, Films, It, Netflix, Avatar, Oscar, Warren Beatty, The Godfather, Danny Boyle, Josh Brolin, Chris Hemsworth, Lifehacks, Peter Pan, Edward Norton, Blackhat


How to Rekindle a Fling After You Ghosted Someone

It’s pretty much a universal law that after you ghost someone, they’ll start looking hotter in their Instagram pics. They might not even be doing it to show you what you’re missing, but it always feels like they are, and you, like many before you, might find yourself compelled to slide back into the DMs of someone you…Read more...
Tags: Articles, Human Behavior, Lifehacks, Venmo, Social Psychology, Eric, Angie, Human Interest, Ghosting, Relationship breakup, Psychological abuse, Ghosted, Steven Rodriguez, Shunning


Add a Little BBQ Sauce to Your Vinaigrette

Whether you favor a tangy, vinegar-based Carolina sauce or a thicker, sweeter, redder offering, BBQ sauce (or “barbecue sauce” if you are a person of letters) tastes like summer. Nearly every iteration of the condiment is complex and balanced—perfect for marinading, basting, and finishing. Read more...
Tags: Vinegar, Food And Drink, Lifehacks, Foods, Salad, Sauces, Condiments, Carolina, Sauce, Barbecue Sauce, VINAIGRETTE, Salad Dressings, Marination, Hospitality Recreation, Oil And Vinegar


How to Get a Refund If Yours Is One of the 5.4 Million Recalled Steamers

Of course, using any type of heat-based tool comes with the potential for user error and getting hurt. But for the people who own the 5.4 million handheld clothing steamers that were recently recalled, their chances of getting burned were even higher. Here’s what to know about the recall, including how to get a refund.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Home, Equipment, Walmart, Lifehacks, Million, Refund, Target, Hsn, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bed Bath Beyond, Clothes Steamer, Cooking Appliances, Steamers, Manufactured Goods, Food Steamer


The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: What Is 'Cheugy'?

There’s a culture war raging across the TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram, and I’m not talking about the urban vs. rural political quagmire that’s destroying our nation. I’m talking about something important: Generation Z and millennials squaring off over skinny jeans.Read more...
Tags: Buzzfeed, Disney, Articles, Z, Culture, Millennials, Musicians, Harry Potter, Mcdonalds, Lifehacks, Demographics, Internet Culture, Tramp, Bts, K Pop, Mina


How to Manage Your Passwords in Google Chrome

We’ve covered why you may want to get a third-party password managing app to handle all your passwords; however, if you don’t want to deal with an outside app, there are built-in features in the most popular web browser that can help you.Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Security, Identity Management, Web Browsers, Software, Password, Chrome Os, Lifehacks, Password Manager, Operating Systems, 1password, Technology Internet


Look for These COVID Safety Precautions When You Go Back to the Gym

If you haven’t been going to the gym much during the pandemic, being vaccinated (or seeing the vaccination rates in your area climb) may be enough to bring you back. But how safe is your gym, really? Here are some signs to look for to be sure that your risk of being exposed to COVID-19 is minimal.Read more...
Tags: Health, Articles, Public Health, Lifehacks, Occupational Safety and Health, Covid 19, Linsey Marr, Zoonoses, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, United States Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic


Here's When You Need Insurance for Your Collectibles

It’s easy to assume that your collectibles are covered by homeowners or renters insurance, but that’s not always the case. Often you’ll only get the partial value of your collection if it’s lost or stolen, and sometimes you won’t qualify for coverage at all. Here’s a look at what collectible insurance offers, how much…Read more...
Tags: Insurance, Lifehacks, Home Insurance, Renters Insurance, Disaster Accident, Types Of Insurance


What I Learned From a Month Spent Trying to Like Running

When I decided to spend a month trying to get myself to actually like running for the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, I’ll admit that my expectations were low. And after my first run, they dropped even more than I thought possible. What followed over the next few weeks were a series of highs and lows, culminating in…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Calhoun, Jason Fitzgerald, Lifehacker, Jordan Calhoun, Wings Of Heaven


I'm Jessica Lessin, Editor-in-Chief of The Information, and This Is How I Work

If you work in media, you know The Information to be something of a scoop-factory, capable of producing the kind of scrupulous investigations that move markets, and vying for clout with the likes of the New York Times. If you merely consume journalism to be better informed, you’ve probably been privy to some of the…Read more...
Tags: New York Times, Lifehacks, Jessica Lessin, Entertainment Culture


How to Use Instagram's New 'Drops' to Buy and Sell Limited-Run Products

Any savvy online shopper will tell you: The best way to hype up a product is with a limited-run drop. Whether a company is selling sneakers, one-of-a-kind art prints, or small-batch runs of vinyl records, building anticipation for a timed release of a limited supply of something cool is a great way to drum up sales…Read more...
Tags: Instagram, Software, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Business Finance, Video Software, Sell Limited, Marketing Buzz


Why It's a Terrible Time to Buy a Car, and How Long You Should Wait

With new and used car prices soaring due to shortages, you might want to reconsider your plans to buy a car and try again later—at least until the end of summer, or whenever supply picks up again. Otherwise, you’ll really have to do your research to get a good deal, as you’ll be facing higher prices and fewer choices.Read more...
Tags: Cars, Book, Economy, Transport, Kelley Blue Book, Shortage, Lifehacks, Cargurus, Pricing, Truecar, Used Car, Business Finance, Matt DeLorenzo, Car Ownership, Carscom


The Real History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day occupies a traditional place in American history. Anyone who grew up in this country understands it to be a celebration of wartime sacrifice and patriotic valor. It’s a holiday with its origins in the Civil War, a time of untold division, death, and disease—but also the ostensible triumph of equality (in…Read more...
Tags: American Civil War, Memorial Day, Union, Lifehacks, Countries, Charleston South Carolina, Confederate States of America, John Brown, David W Blight, John A Logan, Geography Of The United States, Regions Of The United States, War Conflict, Slavery In The United States


Does the Cardio 'Interference Effect' Really Slow Your Gains?

Cardio and strength training are both important to your fitness, a fact that I have always known but currently am unable to shut up about. I am mainly a strength training person (a weightlifter, to be specific), and for a long time I thought that lifting a lot was enough. But when I added more cardio to my routine, I…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Crossfit, Bodybuilding, Strength Training, Weight Training, Physical Exercise, Aerobic Exercise, Exercise Physiology, Anaerobic Exercise