How to Get Good at Being an Instagram Influencer

Instagram influencers get a lot of flak, but they also get a lot of money and opportunities in the real world—when they’re good at the job. To reach a level of goodness, you need lots of followers, but there’s more to it than that. You want brand deals? You want a nice blue checkmark? You need to keep your followers…

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Answer These 15 Yes-or-No Questions to Help Evaluate the State of Your Relationship

It’s really easy to judge other people’s relationships. In fact, we may not even realize when we’re doing it. But when you spend time with a couple, their dynamic usually becomes apparent relatively quickly, to the point where you may think you can identify their specific problems.

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How to Care for the Trees in Your Yard

Even if you spend a decent amount of time, money, and effort keeping your garden, lawn, and/or other parts of your landscape looking good, you may be leaving out some of your yard’s largest residents: Trees. It can be easy to forget about trees, especially when they were already on your property when you moved in.

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The Difference Between Termites and Ants, and How to Tell Them Apart

One day, you’re sitting in your living room watching TV or reading a book, and suddenly see something out of the corner of your eye. It was tiny, dark-colored, and fast, but you didn’t get a good look at it. You spot another one and track it across the room until you discover a whole colony of these insects living…

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How to Not Go Broke the Next Time You Move

There is a moment during every big move where it hits you: Oh, that’s right… moving is really freaking expensive. Your can forget how much all the expenses pile up, from packing supplies and the truck itself to the costs related to cleaning, painting, and utility deposits—and even new furniture to better fit your…

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How to Clean Your Beloved Air Fryer

Regular readers of Lifehacker’s food and drink vertical, Skillet, are probably quite familiar with air fryers, and may own one themselves. As one of the must-have cooking appliances of the past few years, air fryers have been earning their places on kitchen counters thanks to their ease of use, and ability to make…

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How to Find Your Favorite Foreign Snacks In the US

You probably remember the tastiest snack you’ve ever had, whether you grabbed it at a standard American gas station or a friend’s mom served it up when you were a teen. Most of the time, you can just go out and buy your favorite treat whenever you want. But what about when you can’t because it isn’t widely available…

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Get Paid $1,000 to See Which TV Shows You Actually Learn From

Everyone has their own preferred methods for learning—whether it’s reading in silence, taking notes while listening to fast-paced classical music, or doing some serious Googling with a TV show they’ve seen a million times playing in the background.

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How to Find Your Perfect Wedding Dress, Even When It Feels Impossible

Saying yes to forever with the love of your life is the easy part (we hope). Saying yes to the dress, however, is not as simple as television would like to make it seem. There are expectations to manage (both yours and others’), there are way more options than you ever thought possible, and there are probably some…

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Slide Into the Weekend With a Boozy B&B

I am, to quote my favorite show, the tiredest I have ever been in my life. There is no real reason for it, except for the fact that I’ve been having incredibly active, involved dreams every night, which is not entirely restful. I feel dull and draggy, and not inclined to shake or stir a single drink.

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What to Do If You Haven't Received Your Child Tax Credit

The first of monthly child tax credit payments worth up to $300 per child were sent out yesterday, but what should you do if it hasn’t arrived yet? Well, delays are expected—even for direct deposits set up with the IRS—so don’t panic just yet. Here’s a look at what to expect for delays, and the steps you can take if…

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10 Creative Ways You Should Be Cooking With Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables around. You can boil ‘em, mash ‘em, and stick ‘em in a stew, but you can also shove them into sandwiches and waffle them into new and interesting conformations. We’ve already covered mashers pretty extensively, but there’s still so much more to say. Here are 10 tasty…

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When to See July's 'Buck Moon' Light Up the Sky

Every month has a full moon, but only July can lay claim to the moon named after an animal with majestic antlers: the Buck Moon. This particular month is already a blockbuster for celestial events, with the Perseid meteor shower at its crux. But this month’s full moon provides yet another reason to keep your head…

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The Different Types of Pendant Lights and How to Use Them

Pendant lighting is an easy way to update your home without the hassle of an intense rewiring project. (It’s also a semi-permanent change you can make to your apartment that adds character without pissing off your landlord.) Pendant lights come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles, from sconces and hanging…

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5 Myths About Hydration That Refuse to Die (and Why They're Wrong)

As Derek Zoolander wisely put it, wetness is the essence of life. Whether you like drinking water or not, it accounts for about 60% of your body weight, and plays a pretty important role in making sure your body functions normally. But statistics aside, there are some myths about hydration that refuse to die. Some are…

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How to Disable Windows 10’s Annoying Weather Widget

If you’ve enabled automatic updates on Windows 10, you’ve probably noticed the addition of a new—and rather annoying—weather and news widget in the taskbar. It’s called “News and Interests,” which Microsoft added to Windows 10 with the version 1909 update, and it highlights everything that’s wrong with Windows 10: …

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The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: What Are These 32 New Emojis?

It’s full-on summertime, and the living is… kind of weird. People continue to get hurt imitating TikTok, a pop star visited the White House to get kids to take the damn vaccine already, and everyone on the internet is learning a lot about wild pigs. This is not the future I was promised by the science fiction movies…

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How to Know You're Ready to Get a Place With Your Partner

Moving in together can be an exciting time for any couple, but it can also turn into a disaster. If you’re still in the honeymoon stage or just in a major hurry to split rent and save money, you might be willing to skip through the checklist of ways to know you’re ready for this big step. But we’re still going to list…

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