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How to Get to Sleep How to Get to Sleep

Sleep: We all need it, but most of us aren’t getting nearly enough of it. What are we doing wrong? Why is the perfect night’s sleep so elusive? And how can we start getting the rest we need and deserve?

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car

In our ceaseless quest to provide you with the most helpful tips and tricks in the known universe, we frequently refresh old stories with more accurate information. Nothing lasts forever, after all, and life hacks are no exception.

How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With NPR Host Celeste Headlee How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With NPR Host Celeste Headlee

We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the most of those one-on-one, face-to-face, in-real-life moments? We’ll…

What It's Like to Pay 50% of Your Income in Taxes

The average Dane pays nearly half of their income in taxes—the third highest in the world. That seems incredible to most Americans, who pay, on average, 25.6% of their income to taxes. Even more incredible: Danes don’t seem to mind—at least, that’s what you hear in the media. After all, their college tuition is fully…

I'm Ana Humphrey, Exoplanet Researcher, and This Is How I Work I'm Ana Humphrey, Exoplanet Researcher, and This Is How I Work

This is our first “How I Work” with a student—and what a student. Ana Humphrey was this year’s winner of the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. She was awarded the $250,000 top prize for developing a mathematical model “to…

How to Negotiate Like a Pro, With Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi How to Negotiate Like a Pro, With Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi

We’re back! This week we’re learning about the ins and outs of negotiation. We’ll find out how to get someone to “yes” when they’re all about “no”; when and how the robots are going to negotiate for us; and what to do to get the raise you deserve. Joining us is author, podcaster, and personal-finance expert Farnoosh…

How to Pretend You're Not High

It happens to the best of us*: You get high, thinking you have plenty of time to come down before regular life intrudes. And then you remember that dentist appointment you can’t cancel. Or your mom calls and reminds you that your uncle’s funeral is today. The temp agency texts you that you just got a lucrative gig and…

I'm Sirita Wright, Cannabis Media Entrepreneur, and This Is How I Work I'm Sirita Wright, Cannabis Media Entrepreneur, and This Is How I Work

Sirita Wright is on a mission. Cannabis laws are changing rapidly, which means that entrepreneurs are turning their attention toward the booming industry. Currently, however, the majority of cannabis business owners are white—a fact that Sirita wants to help change. With her media company EstroHaze, Sirita and her…

I'm Susan Orlean, Author of 'The Library Book,' and This Is How I Travel I'm Susan Orlean, Author of 'The Library Book,' and This Is How I Travel

Susan Orlean is the best-selling author of such books as The Orchid Thief and most recently The Library Book, and a regular contributor to The New Yorker. She is also obsessed with luggage, is a firm believer in carry-on luggage, and prefers to travel without any plan. At all. “It puts you in touch with how ignorant…

Go to a Museum on Your First Date Go to a Museum on Your First Date

Everyone has a museum-going style. Maybe you’re the type who needs time to stand in front of each artwork, taking it in, reading the description, taking it in some more, discussing your thoughts and feelings with museum-goers around you, backing up a little and murmuring “Mmm, yes.”

How to Be a Good Boss, With Basecamp’s David Heinemeier Hansson and Columnist Rob Walker How to Be a Good Boss, With Basecamp’s David Heinemeier Hansson and Columnist Rob Walker

All too frequently, people who are good at making a thing get promoted to be the supervisors of the people making the thing—without any training as to how to lead. So how do you become a good boss? Do you pick up leadership skills on the job, or is special coaching required? We find out this week. First, we’ll get a…

How to Tell if You’re Dying, With Cardiologists Chris Kelly and Marc Eisenberg  How to Tell if You’re Dying, With Cardiologists Chris Kelly and Marc Eisenberg 

We spend a lot of time worrying about death: our own, and the deaths of those we love. This week we look at our deeply held fears and assumptions about dying and see if we can’t lessen some of our anxiety about it.

Live: Ask the 'Am I Dying' Doctors if You're Dying [Update: Finished]  Live: Ask the 'Am I Dying' Doctors if You're Dying [Update: Finished] 

We’re live until 2pm EST! Christopher Kelly and Marc Eisenberg, cardiologists and authors of the book Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms—and What to Do Next, are officially on call to discuss your weird and worrying symptoms, or whatever general health questions you’ve got. Post your medical queries in…

Bring All Your Health Questions to the “Am I Dying?!” Doctors Tomorrow at 1 PM EST Bring All Your Health Questions to the “Am I Dying?!” Doctors Tomorrow at 1 PM EST

You’ve got this weird pain in your upper back, more like a zap than a twinge, but only on your left side. Also your eye won’t stop twitching. And there’s a weird rash on your leg that’s not going away. Are you dying?!

The Best of The Upgrade 2018 The Best of The Upgrade 2018

Another year in life hacks come and gone! We’re celebrating our favorite moments, hacks, guests and episodes of 2018 with this, our annual Best of The Upgrade episode. Whether you’re a lifelong listener taking a trip down memory lane, or new listener looking to dip a toe in the magic that is The Upgrade, we’re here…

How to Buy the Perfect Present, With the Lifehacker Staff How to Buy the Perfect Present, With the Lifehacker Staff

Buying presents can be… stressful. It’s often hard to know what to buy for that film buff friend, or for the brother-in-law who’s really into cooking these days. Fortunately, The Upgrade is here to help—just think of this episode as our gift to you. Here, seven Lifehacker staffers each share three perfect gift ideas,…

The Best Sex Stories of 2018 The Best Sex Stories of 2018

Our esteemed sex columnist Vanessa Marin is always willing to delve into any topic we ask her to. And we do mean delve. Here are some of our favorites from 2018.

How to Find Love, With Matchmaker Dr. Frankie Bashan How to Find Love, With Matchmaker Dr. Frankie Bashan

How do we even begin to find true love in a messy world of online dating, ghosting, and benching? Matchmaker Dr. Frankie Bashan tells us why people are using real-live intermediaries like herself to get dates. Etiquette expert Daniel Post Senning takes on the intricacies of Tinder etiquette. And Lifehacker’s food…

I'm Tony Wu, Underwater Photographer, and This Is How I Travel I'm Tony Wu, Underwater Photographer, and This Is How I Travel

Tony Wu has won numerous awards for his photographs, including Grand Prize in Japan’s largest underwater photography contest, the prize for Best Book of the Year at the Festival of Marine Images in Antibes, and first place in two categories of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. He devotes much of…

We're the 'Welcome to Night Vale' Team, and This Is How We Travel  We're the 'Welcome to Night Vale' Team, and This Is How We Travel 

Welcome to Night Vale is a community radio broadcast from a fictional American desert town where everything paranormal happens at once. Several times a year, this fiercely beloved horror-comedy podcast goes on tour, performing special live episodes around the U.S., Europe, and the world. We talked to four members of…

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