Most Viewed Posts This Week: August 5-12

We got it a little silly for Senior Week, but Lifehacker is still in full swing. We dived into the Olympics, got together to go back to school, compared shaving clubs, took life lessons from Futurama, and also played for burritos. Why not. What a week.

Have two drinks at the party

Everyone has their own attitude and tolerance towards alcohol, but the next time you are at a party, you may be good at drinking exactly two servings. If you are the person who has found that zero servings or one serving is what you want, then this is the number to stick to. For everyone else, try two.

How to stream the 2016 Olympics online, without cable

The 2016 Summer Olympics are here, and the world’s greatest athletes are ready to show us what they’re made of. If you want to catch all the intrigue, drama and victory, but don’t have the cable, here’s how you can get a streaming medal for free.

10 best kitchen tools worth investing in

We’ve discussed the kitchen tools everyone should have and the tools everyone should have on a budget , but if you’re willing to invest a little money in home cooking, here are some reliable kitchen tools that can cost a little more than usual. but will give you back the taste, the time saved or just the quality of life.

10 weirdest events of the 2016 Olympics and how to keep track of them

The Olympic Games have always been home to some of the world’s most popular sporting events, but there are usually a few dizzying ones as well. Maybe you have no idea how a particular sport works, or maybe you cannot understand why it even appears in the Olympics at all. Be that as it may, here are some of the weirdest events of Summer 2016 Games, how they work and when to watch them .

Your credit score doesn’t matter as long as it’s not bad

I have a good reputation – now my mark is close to 800. Great, right? Except, of course, for that awesome loan, which was actually worthless even when I recently bought a house. Don’t get me wrong, bad credit has a big impact on your finances . It’s weird that a great reputation doesn’t really matter.

Best note taking apps for students

In high school or college, you spend a lot of time taking notes. You have several different options for this purpose , and which one is best for you, depends on your style of doing notes. Your best bet is to choose software and stick to it so you don’t have to worry about moving things around later. Here’s how to make the right choice right from the start.

Shave Subscription: Harry Shaving Club vs the Dollar

If you want to save on razors and shave well, try a shaving subscription. Sharp razors and shaving products will deliver to your door when you need them, and for less than a store. This may be great, but with so many services to choose from, it’s hard to choose. Let’s start with two big names.

All the Olympics news that everyone at the water cooler will be talking about today

The Rio Olympics will be a big story that everyone will be talking about in the next couple of weeks. If you don’t have time to keep up with everything, bookmark this page. We’ll cover the important things that everyone will be talking about here so you can catch up.

Use these student discounts to save money on everything you need for college

Your first year of college is expensive . You will need clothes, textbooks, gadgets, toiletries, food, perhaps even furniture and shelter. Basically, a ton of shit that your parents paid for in your entire life. Luckily, your nice student discounts can make this transition easier.

12 things I should have considered before buying my first home

Several years ago, my wife and I had a personal relationship. We lived together in the smallest two-room apartment you can imagine, with a small child and one more on the way. We’ve already had to get creative and prepare for even one child in the house, but two? It was quite clear that we needed a bigger place.

The bottom line on whether to charge your phone overnight

Spoiler alert, the answer is yes: if the battery needs recharging, recharge it overnight while you sleep. The reason this is even a question has to do with outdated battery technologies, old concerns being addressed by modern smartphones, and other issues that this Android Authority video is addressing in due course.

Futurama’s Best Life Lessons & Tips

Opinion: Futurama is clearly superior to The Simpsons. Fact: You can find all the life lessons and tips you will ever need in between this show’s many cancellations. Today we learn about the lives of the greatest men and women of the 31st century. Also Bender.

My favorite pencil

Writing with Blackwing is like wetting warm toast with butter. He slips. Palomino Blackwing 602 is my favorite pencil.

Burritos are perfect food

There are many exceptional, fantastic and delicious food in the world. Few are as perfect and versatile as the humble burrito.

All the kid’s equipment tips that don’t matter

Once I was in your shoes, new parents. Buying the perfect diaper bag, reducing baby equipment lists to the essentials. Three children later, I’m here to tell you: you think too much about it. Most of your shopping decisions don’t really matter.


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