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How to Avoid a Life of Regret How to Avoid a Life of Regret

What is it you’ll regret most about your life when your time is up? Failure to fulfill your duty and obligations? Or the failure to follow your dreams? New research from Cornell University suggests our biggest regrets have nothing to do with our responsibilities in life.

What You Should Know About Traveling to Japan Now that Airbnb Laws Are Changing  What You Should Know About Traveling to Japan Now that Airbnb Laws Are Changing 

It’s not a good time for Airbnb hosts or renters in Japan right now: The private residence renting service was recently forced to cancel thousands of already booked and paid reservations in Japan, all thanks to a new set of Japanese laws that went into effect on June 15. Here’s what’s going on over there, and what…

The Essential Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Apple AirPods The Essential Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Apple AirPods

As easy as it was to poke fun at Apple’s pricey, wireless headphones when they were released, now that I own a pair myself, I love them. To get the most out of my AirPods, I went searching for some useful tips and am sharing what I found so that everyone can benefit from my discoveries.

How to Conquer Feeling 'Hangry' How to Conquer Feeling 'Hangry'

Hunger has a strange effect on our emotions. Even the nicest folks can get a little upset, irritable, and snippy the minute they start to feel those familiar pangs down in their stomach. One solution is to eat, of course. But when that’s not an option, there is another way you can avoid transforming into a bad…

See How Much More You'll Spend On Gas This Year  See How Much More You'll Spend On Gas This Year 

Current gas prices nationwide are the highest they’ve been since 2014, meaning you might want to re-calculate your gas budget. This tool tells you how much you’ll spend on gas over the next year based on your car’s model and how many miles you think you’ll be driving. It also can tell you how much more you’ll spend in…

It's Time to Re-Think 'It's All Who You Know' It's Time to Re-Think 'It's All Who You Know'

When you hear the phrase, “It’s all who you know,” what do you think of?Influential people who can open a door for your career? Friends in high places who can throw you a bone? I think it’s time we look at the phrase differently.

Wealth Won't Solve All Your Problems Wealth Won't Solve All Your Problems

Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve your life.

Make Updating Your Resume Way Easier With This Smart Tip Make Updating Your Resume Way Easier With This Smart Tip

You’re looking for a new job, so it’s time to update the ol’ resume. But when you try to describe your last position, you stare off into space thinking, “Wait, what did I do, exactly?” Well, who’s better than describing the duties of your role than the employer itself?

What to Do With ‘Shared’ Items That You Own When Moving Out What to Do With ‘Shared’ Items That You Own When Moving Out

This week we have a guy who’s moving into his own place and taking the stuff he bought with him. Trouble is, his old roommates use some of those things and aren’t being given much time to adapt. Is there a nice way to deal with a situation like this?

Overscheduling Your Days Can Wreck Your Productivity Overscheduling Your Days Can Wreck Your Productivity

It’s good to have a schedule planned out each week, but having too many appointments set for each day might be be more harmful than helpful. A recent study suggests the more self-imposed deadlines we have in a day, the less deep work we can get done.

How to Make Sure You Don't Get Kicked Off State Voter Rolls How to Make Sure You Don't Get Kicked Off State Voter Rolls

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio’s aggressive purging of voting rolls. Basically, they’re saying a state can “unregister” people to vote if they skip a couple elections and fail to respond to a notice from state election officials. Here’s how you can make sure that doesn’t happen to you.

Here's Everything You Need to Know to Survive a Flash Flood

Flash floods can strike with almost no warning, so it pays to be prepared. It doesn’t take much for rain to escalate from a light drizzle to a deadly emergency situation. In the event the dry land around you transforms into a raging river, these tips can keep you from being swept away.

Always Do a Test Run of That Fancy New Writing App Always Do a Test Run of That Fancy New Writing App

So you have a new writing app you’re dying to try, eh? Well, before you sit down to take on that big writing project, consider giving that app a solid test run so you can learn all the ins and outs first.

Give Out These Fake Prank Numbers to Creeps Give Out These Fake Prank Numbers to Creeps

You’re out on the town with your friends when some stranger takes a conversation from casual to creepy, then asks for your phone number. Give them one of these and get away.

Can Sound Make You Sick? Can Sound Make You Sick?

American diplomats in China are falling ill with symptoms like headaches, nausea, and hearing loss after hearing “odd sounds” in their apartments. It’s an eerily similar situation to what happened in Cuba in 2016 when 24 diplomats complained about strange sounds and nearly-identical symptoms. Is sound actually making…

Life Is Change Life Is Change

Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve your life.

Here's How to Take a Weekend Getaway for $20 or Less in Travel Costs Here's How to Take a Weekend Getaway for $20 or Less in Travel Costs

Even if you don’t have many vacation days to use, a good day trip or weekend getaway can be enough to help you unwind and destress. If you want to save some cash on your mini-vacay, consider taking the train or bus. You don’t have to drive, and you’d be surprised how far you can get for very little.

When He Won't Stop Looking at Other Women When He Won't Stop Looking at Other Women

This week we have a lady who can’t stand it when her boyfriend gawks at other women. Will she finally tell him how it makes her feel and get the respect she deserves? Or will he be too busy staring at other girls to see her walking away for good?

Before You Buy Something New, Shop Your Own Stuff Before You Buy Something New, Shop Your Own Stuff

Most of the time, saving money is more about knowing what not to buy then it is about squirreling cash away. If you’re an impulsive shopper like me, that can be a problem. That’s why I recommend you shop at one particular store before all the others: your own.

Poach an Egg Right in Your Instant Ramen Poach an Egg Right in Your Instant Ramen

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.

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