Unless you have your future all mapped out, the "Where do you see yourself in five years?" interview question can be difficult to answer. These strategies for answering can help you put your best foot forward for a new job or future opportunity. [Lifehacker]
You often worry family or friends might not approve of something, people are talking about you behind your back, or you might offend someone. If this sounds like you, it's time to break free and stop giving a [insert expletive]. [Lifehacker]
Even if you've never embarrassed yourself by unknowingly spreading an urban legend as fact to friends and family or, say, retweeting a fake quote by Martin Luther King, Jr after Osama bin Laden's death, you've at least been on the receiving end of one of these misinformed messages. Next time an email, tweet, or link…
Whether you're moving to a new side of town or moving across the country (or beyond), getting settled in a new city can always be a little nerve-racking. Here are some of the best ways to get acquainted with your new home and make new friends. [Lifehacker]
If you're starting to get an unnerving feeling that your job is on the line, you can do a lot to soften the blow in the unfortunate event you do lose your employment. Preparing now can help you deal with the financial and emotional strain that comes with job loss. Here's how. [Lifehacker]
If you don't use the gym as much as you should, there might be another reason besides time-constraints or laziness: Gyms are designed to be boring. Know the "secrets" of how gyms operate and use that knowledge to improve your fitness program. [Use Your Gym Better By Learning Its Secrets]
Meal Snap is an iPhone app that photographs your food, uploads the picture, and then replies with a calorie count for what you're eating in just a few seconds. And it works surprisingly well. [Lifehacker]
There are some obvious indicators of a good credit score, like always paying your bills on time, but a lot of what goes into it is a mystery. When you don't know the ins and outs of your credit score and credit reputation, they both become a little hard to manage. Here's how your credit reputation is formed and how…
Dealing with grownups is hard enough, but interacting with the younger set is a minefield all its own. Herewith, a guide to the strange beasts that are Other People's Children.
When rain, sleet, freezing rain, snow, snow and more snow are in the forecast, the question you most often ask yourself is, "What shoes are best in this mess?" Rarely will you win this game.
Love will always outwit our fixes. It will always overflow the boundaries that we raise to enclose it. It's in the basic nature of love to be temperamental. Our era is trying to deny this.
Waiting sucks. New research shows that how long you had to do it in childhood makes you less patient now. But just knowing how long you have to wait may make it more bearable.
Fruit Ninja is not just a video game. It is an educational experience, full of zen wisdom.
Starting a new job can be like the first day of school all over again, only scarier because you're a grownup and you have to worry about getting fired. Luckily, we have some tips for settling in.
No matter what field you work in or aspire to, you've probably been told you need to self-promote to get ahead. But how do you do that without coming off like a jerk? Never fear — we have tips.
Yes, I know it should be "or fewer" but listen, that's what the challenge is called, and it's actually really worthwhile. Basically, can you live for a month with just six items of clothing?
Even the socially adept sometimes struggle with the flirting question: how do you chat somebody up without seeming cheesy, over-the-top, or creepy? Luckily, we have some answers.
Being shy makes almost any social event more difficult — and it can keep you from getting what you want out of life. But some simple tips can make shyness less of an obstacle.
The holidays are about family and friends. Sharing the good times. Making new memories. And getting drunk enough to forget some. Forthwith, a variety of delicious, funny, and most of all useful booze and booze-related items for your gift-giving consideration.
What, you didn't think we'd neglect holiday dressing, did you? But instead of what sequin to sport, we're more concerned with how to not freeze your tucchus off!