Category Archives: LifeHacks

Calm Your Mind With the Brainstorm Cocktail

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a classic—I’m talking 1930s—cocktail: the Brainstorm. The Brainstorm gets its boozy backbone from plenty of Irish whiskey, which is balanced by herbaceous Bénédictine and dry vermouth. Though you’re probably used to […]

How Do I Create a Searchable Archive of PDFs?

Photo: Pexels (Pixabay) In this week’s tech-advice column at Lifehacker—keep your questions coming, folks!—we’re helping out a reader who has way too many important papers that need to make a magical transition to the digital realm. At least, that sounds a lot more exciting than “Optical Character Recognition,” which doesn’t really roll off the tongue. […]

Take FiveThirtyEight's Scientific Personality Quiz 

Screenshot: FiveThirtyEight Twinning is done; the “me ten years ago vs. me now” meme will be over by Friday; it’s time for a new self-obsession fad to fill our social media feeds. It’s time for FiveThirtyEight’s new personality quiz, based on the Big Five personality attributes. Unlike tests like the Myers-Briggs, the concept of the […]