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Don't Change Your Twitter Birthday to 2007

There’s a new Twitter prank going around that suggests that if you change your birthday to 2007, the year Twitter launched, you’ll be able to unlock a new color scheme, get admin privileges on the platform, get cash, or even get yourself a coveted blue verified check mark. There’s just one problem: doing so will…

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How Nigella Lawson Deals With Crappy Tomatoes

We are smack dab in the middle of what I like to call “tomato tease season,” and my word have I been tested. They all look so good, but even the cherry tomatoes—which I can usually count upon to be at least somewhat flavorful—seem dull and lackluster. Luckily, Nigella Lawson (who I have loved and cherished since I…

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Always Bring Stomach Medicine When You Travel 

We still don’t know what got us sick in Tokyo. But when four Lifehacker staffers traveled there together this month, three of us caught different bugs at different points. For me, that meant an upset stomach and diarrhea that sent me to bed at 6 every night and made fine dining impossible. I had great luck with…

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Get a Decoy Keyboard for Your Cat to Enjoy

Cats love to sit on things. Not the things you buy for them to sit on, no, things that you need to use. Magazines you are reading, puzzles you are puzzling, and keyboards you are trying to type on are just a few of their favorite things to sit on. It’s cute sometimes, but sometimes it is not, which is why I deeply…

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The Dreams Of A Man Asleep For Three Weeks

On March 22, 2018, I was rushed to the hospital for life-saving surgery. Due to complications with the procedure, I didn’t regain full, coherent consciousness until the second week in April. For three weeks I was stuck inside my own mind, subject to a seemingly unending series of dreams. Dreams covering on a variety…

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Deadspin Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic Carried Off On Stretcher After Gruesome, Catastrophic Leg Injury | Th

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