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I have one kid who’s a darter. He’s four now, so he’s a little better than he was when he was two or three, but still, visits to crowded museums and outdoor concerts cause me a certain amount of anxiety. My most recent terrifying episode was at a crowded park, where I saw him go into the monkey bars area, then I…
Source: LifeHacker – How to Keep Track of Your Kid at a Crowded Event
Stocking a spice cabinet can be a little overwhelming, simply for the reason that there are so many spices out there. It may be tempting to stock up on every exciting seasoning in sight, but these things do have an expiration date, and you can end up with a cabinet full of flavorless, expensive powders that need to be…
Source: LifeHacker – How to Stock a Spice Cabinet
Please, please, please act like you have got some sense and do not damage literal museum artifacts in the quest for the perfect photo op. For instance, definitely do not put your kid in an 800-year-old coffin lest you knock it over and break it.
Source: LifeHacker – How Many Times Do We Have to Remind People to Be Careful Around Historic Artifacts?
After yesterday’s big eclipse, many people are asking the all-important question: When is it happening again? The Washington Post created a tool to help you find out.
Source: LifeHacker – Find Out How Many Total Eclipses Will Occur in Your Lifetime
I really dislike moving through a grocery store inefficiently—like when I go up and down every aisle and then realize I still need PB and tuna and go up and down three more aisles and then double back again for sour cream because I always forget that on taco night. But this summer that dislike of inefficiency came to…
Source: LifeHacker – You Need a Shopping “Map” for Your Grocery Store
Welcome back to school, kids! In just a few short weeks—maybe sooner—you’ll have to get back to your favorite late-night hobby: writing papers. I struggled with writing papers as a student, but then one day I became an instructor and had to read this garbage. Geez, guys.
Source: LifeHacker – What Your Teacher Is Really Thinking When They Read Your Paper
A while ago, all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the option to sync or keep them local only, change web passwords with a click, log in to sites for you, and more.
Source: LifeHacker – The Five Best Password Managers
No one wants to buy a used car only to have expensive problems pop up down the road. This is especially true if you’re dropping some serious money on a sports or luxury car with complex and costly components. The best way to avoid such problems is a pre-purchase inspection.
This week we talked about personal hygiene with professional clean person Jolie Kerr. Jolie’s been a cleaning expert for Esquire, Deadspin and The Hairpin, and she’s the author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha. Starting this week,…
Source: LifeHacker – How to Be a Clean Person, With Jolie Kerr
Last Friday, we spent the evening with two other families with young children at the grocery store. We have the routine down to a science. After having dinner together, we’ll head to the market, cram all the little kids into a couple shopping carts, and while the dads push them through the aisles, the moms will do…
Source: LifeHacker – Do Chores With Friends to Make Parenting Less Isolating
Walnuts already have an image as a healthyish food, but the California Walnut Commission wanted to know more. A new study asked if walnuts—already associated with lower risks of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes—might deliver some of their health benefits by changing our brains’ reactions to food.
Source: LifeHacker – No, Walnuts Aren’t the Key to Weight Loss
When you’re suffering through a long flight in cramped seats the last thing you probably want is to be dressed to the nines, but skipping out on those pajama pants and tank tops does have its advantages. You might even get a better seat.
Source: LifeHacker – Why Dressing Nicely for a Flight Is Worth the Effort
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Source: LifeHacker – Today’s Best Deals: 55″ TV, Cowboy Bebop, Velcro Cable Ties, and More
Pie crust recipes that don’t list patience as an ingredient should be considered false advertising. Though I’m a deeply impatient person, I insist on making my own pie crust because my love for pie apparently outweighs my hate for waiting. Over the years, I’ve figured out how to produce flaky pastry without waiting…
Source: LifeHacker – For Better Pie Crust, Resort to Violence
Now that the eclipse is over, your next time to pull out that sexy pair of paper glasses will be 2024. Instead of tossing them in the trash or using them to further clutter up your desk drawer, here’s what to do with your glasses:
Source: LifeHacker – How to Recycle and Donate Your Leftover Eclipse Glasses
Last week a thrill went through my online moms’ group: One member of the Facebook group “Upper East Side Mommas” sent a cease-and-desist letter (via a lawyer) to another member demanding that she stop libeling the letter-sender by calling her racist in the group’s discussions. Someone in my group posted the lawyer’s…
Source: LifeHacker – A Comprehensive Etiquette Guide for Participating in Facebook Mommy Groups
Parenthood is messy. Here on Offspring, we want to help you clean it up in all the literal ways. How do you remove baby food from the walls? What do you do when you find crayons in the dryer? How do you get into the deep, dark crevices of car seats, where boogers and Cheez-It crumbs and unidentified sticky substances…
Source: LifeHacker – Ask a Clean Person About Your Most Disgusting Parenting Challenges