7 Common Messes From Beauty Products (and How to Clean Them)

Nothing beats self-care—except saving money on self-care. Heading to the spa or salon for pampering is special and relaxing, but pampering yourself at home is fulfilling in its own way. You’re saving money, feeling accomplished, and looking great. But you know why going to the pros is as relaxing as it is? You don’t…

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Source: LifeHacker – 7 Common Messes From Beauty Products (and How to Clean Them)

How to Get All That Crap Off Your Roku Home Screen

No one wants to deal with so many preinstalled channels on their Roku, especially when you only have a few you regularly watch. As it turns out, there’s no need to keep those unnecessary channels around. In fact, you can delete any and all of them.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Get All That Crap Off Your Roku Home Screen

Let's Stop Calling Foods 'Ultra-Processed'

Ultra-processed foods have been linked with increased risk of cancer, heart disease, and dementia. These foods include a lot of fast foods and factory-produced snacks, which probably sounds about right—they are the things we might categorize as junk food. But to focus on the “processing” leaves more questions than it…

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Source: LifeHacker – Let’s Stop Calling Foods ‘Ultra-Processed’

8 Ways to Give Your Valentine the Gift of Meat

Candy dominates the Valentine’s Day gift-giving landscape, with roses trailing close behind. But humans cannot live on candy and flowers alone (or not for long), and some people don’t even like them. Some of us have a particular culinary love language, and that is the language of flesh.

Here are some of our favorite…

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Source: LifeHacker – 8 Ways to Give Your Valentine the Gift of Meat

These Streaming Services Still Let You Share Passwords

Netflix is in some hot water with subscribers, to say the least. The whole dang internet is buzzing about the company’s plans to kill password sharing, and while it’s not clear how far they’ll really go to enforce it, its newly minted, official policy is thus: If you want to stream Netflix, you need to pay for it…

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Source: LifeHacker – These Streaming Services Still Let You Share Passwords

Stop Using These Eyedrops Immediately, CDC Says ?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging people to stop issuing and using EzriCare Artificial Tears while they investigate dozens of bacterial infections that have left three people permanently blind and one dead, according to NBC News. The infections are potentially linked to the…

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Source: LifeHacker – Stop Using These Eyedrops Immediately, CDC Says ?

10 of the Most Common Pieces of Lifting Gear (and When to Use Them)

Years into being a gym rat, I have curated quite the collection of straps, wraps, sleeves, belts, and other items I can attach to my body when I’m lifting weights. Does every gym-goer need all these things? No way; I probably don’t even need all of mine. But each one has a purpose, so I’m here to demystify what they…

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Source: LifeHacker – 10 of the Most Common Pieces of Lifting Gear (and When to Use Them)

How to Avoid Unexpected Costs During a Hospital Stay

Going to the hospital is a stressful, often confusing, and potentially expensive experience. Whether it’s a visit to the emergency room in the middle of the night or a planned surgical procedure, hospital visits can be overwhelming, drowning you and your loved ones in paperwork, jargon, and occasionally imperious…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Avoid Unexpected Costs During a Hospital Stay

How to Explain a Layoff in Your Next Job Interview

While there’s likely little you can do when facing a layoff, what you can control is how you handle it afterward. If you’re getting ready to interview for your next gig, well, first, congratulations are in order. But what do you do when it’s time to talk about being laid off?

There’s a strong chance that you’re going…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Explain a Layoff in Your Next Job Interview

Your Ice Cream Needs Savory Toppings

Cinnamon and chocolate are not inherently sweet. In fact, they’re both pretty bitter (one’s tree bark for goodness sake), but add some sugar, and you’ve got two of the most popular dessert flavors. If ground up bark can get a pass, other savory ingredients deserve a chance. Garnishing and flavoring desserts with…

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Source: LifeHacker – Your Ice Cream Needs Savory Toppings

You Have Nine Days of Free Subway Footlongs Ahead of You

Gone are the days when you could walk into a Subway confident of what your sandwich would cost you: Whether you blame inflation or corporate greed, the $5 footlong is a deal long gone, even if the jingle will never truly leave your brain. But all hope is not lost for sandwich artist patrons: For the next nine days,…

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Source: LifeHacker – You Have Nine Days of Free Subway Footlongs Ahead of You

Every Game Coming to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Game Pass in February 2023

PlayStation and Xbox fans will have plenty to play this month through their PlayStation Plus or Xbox Game Pass subscriptions. Both companies have announced February’s new monthly downloadable games and new additions to their respective services, as well as a few games that are planned to be removed. Here’s everything…

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Source: LifeHacker – Every Game Coming to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Game Pass in February 2023

The Best Video Games Released in 2023 (So Far)

The winter months are historically a slow period for new video game releases, but 2023 is a different beast. We’re barely into February, and 2023 has already seen big new RPGs and action games, surprising indies, and even revivals of beloved franchises. There are so many, in fact, that we decided to round up a list of…

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Source: LifeHacker – The Best Video Games Released in 2023 (So Far)

This App Unlocks Your Mac’s Hidden Features

Apple’s intent with the Mac is for your experience to be as easy to use as possible. At the same time, there’s also a rich world of hidden features and settings to explore for those of us who aren’t content with default macOS. While you could mess with Terminal commands or comb every page of various settings menus to…

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Source: LifeHacker – This App Unlocks Your Mac’s Hidden Features

Make Grown-Up Cinnamon Toast With Apple Brandy Butter

When I first read the words “vodka butter,” I was distraught. I could not think of a single reason to combine those two things into one thing, until I went to the source. The creator of vodka butter is a charming individual (@carolinagelen) who makes appealing looking food on TikTok. After watching her vodka butter…

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Source: LifeHacker – Make Grown-Up Cinnamon Toast With Apple Brandy Butter

7 Ways to Butter Your Toast Without Destroying It

Try to spread wads of hard, cold fat onto tender, crumbly bread, and you’ll be met with disappointment every time. The stiff butter sticks to the crumbs and to the knife, and our primal buttering reflexes tell us to press harder, resulting in shredded toast. You need a new strategy. A way to spread butter even when…

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Source: LifeHacker – 7 Ways to Butter Your Toast Without Destroying It

Where to Get the Best Meal Deals for Less than $20 on Thursdays

Thursdays don’t have to be the sad, awkward day between hump day and Friday. They can be special in their own right: Get out with friends or family and enjoy these Thursday-specific food deals, all of which should be available on any Thursday for (mostly) less than $20.

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Source: LifeHacker – Where to Get the Best Meal Deals for Less than on Thursdays

How to See a Green Comet Hurtle Past Earth

Unless you are immortal, the next few weeks offer the only chance you’ll have to see Comet ZTF (C/2022 E3). The newly discovered chunk of ice and rock will glow green in the nighttime sky in the first few weeks of February, and it won’t be back near Earth for 50,000 years—if it ever returns at all.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to See a Green Comet Hurtle Past Earth

Don’t Make These Common Beginner Running Mistakes

The basics of running aren’t hard to get down: Mostly, you need comfortable shoes, a sports bra if applicable, and consistency. But sometimes we make things harder on ourselves than they need to be. Here are some of the biggest mistakes new runners make.

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Source: LifeHacker – Don’t Make These Common Beginner Running Mistakes