How to Demand Action on Climate Change

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report—a klaxon, really—warning of the catastrophic consequences of climate change if global political leaders don’t take action right now. For people who’ve been sounding the alarm for decades now, this report is depressing but not surprising; for…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Demand Action on Climate Change

The Best Athens Travel Tips From Our Readers

Like the ancient Spartans, the commenters on our call for Athens travel tips were few but mighty. Captbrad6 may have set the all-time Hack Your City record with six comments each on a Homeric scale. His recommendations alone could fill a weekend trip. See highlights below, along with more great tips for visiting…

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Source: LifeHacker – The Best Athens Travel Tips From Our Readers

Stock Up On Your Favorite Snacks During Amazon's One-Day Happy Belly Sale

Amazon’s Happy Belly brand makes some surprisingly good snacks, and a bunch of them are deeply discounted in today’s Amazon Gold Box. Save on nuts, sunflower seeds, and trail mixes, with extra discounts available if you use Subscribe & Save.

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Source: LifeHacker – Stock Up On Your Favorite Snacks During Amazon’s One-Day Happy Belly Sale

Make Chipotle-Style Rice With Cilantro Stems

I have not been back to Chipotle since the Great Queso Debacle of 2017—cheese-related heartbreak takes the longest to heal—but I still have a soft spot for their cilantro-lime rice. It is, fortunately, not very hard to replicate and home, and it can be made with cilantro stems.

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Source: LifeHacker – Make Chipotle-Style Rice With Cilantro Stems

Know Your State's Most Pressing Environmental Issues Before Election Day

Pollution is killing oysters in Oregon. So much of New Jersey is paved that its storm water has nowhere to go. And in Nevada, the federal government wants to turn a mountain into a storage site for nuclear waste. You should know your state’s most pressing environmental issues before you head to the polls, and Popular…

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Source: LifeHacker – Know Your State’s Most Pressing Environmental Issues Before Election Day

Where to Buy Dry Ice for Halloween

Halloween is definitely the reason we’re showing you WhereToBuyDryIce.net! It’s definitely not that we just find this single-serving website charming and quaint! It’s not at all because we love that in 2018 there’s still a simple, regularly updated website that does one job and does it well. No, we’re posting this so…

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Source: LifeHacker – Where to Buy Dry Ice for Halloween

How to Disable Chrome's Automatic Sign-Ins in Version 70

Google definitely got the message that users weren’t happy about the auto-sign in/out link implemented in the previous version of Chrome. The company has launched an updated version of the browser (version 70) that makes it a lot easier to disable this annoying feature—among other changes.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Disable Chrome’s Automatic Sign-Ins in Version 70

Help Your Kid Relax With These Guided Imagery Recordings 

If your kid is feeling anxious about something—perhaps a test or a sick relative or an upcoming shot—guided imagery can help. It’s a technique that uses mental visualizations to give one more control and a greater sense of peace. 

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Source: LifeHacker – Help Your Kid Relax With These Guided Imagery Recordings 

Don't Buy Travel Insurance Through Online Travel Agencies

Online travel agencies (OTAs) like Orbitz and Expedia are useful for comparing prices of some flights and hotels, though it’s worth looking directly on an airline or hotel’s website for prices before booking, as we’ve covered before. You should also be aware that these third-party sites aren’t your best bet for…

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Source: LifeHacker – Don’t Buy Travel Insurance Through Online Travel Agencies

How to Know Whether You Need to Call Poison Control

The Poison Control Center is always there for you if you’ve swallowed, inhaled, or been exposed to something you shouldn’t. If your symptoms are serious, you should skip straight to 911 instead. But what if you aren’t sure whether you (or your child) have been exposed to a meaningful amount of poison? The center has a

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Know Whether You Need to Call Poison Control

Use Five Spice Instead of Pumpkin Spice

Though I’m not exactly anti-pumpkin spice, I will admit to being slightly fatigued by it. I don’t have anything against the combination of cinnamon, cloves, ginger and whatever else accompanies the latte part of a PSL, but I also want to live a little, and by “live a little” I mean “flavor my pies with five spice…

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Source: LifeHacker – Use Five Spice Instead of Pumpkin Spice

Relieve Anxiety, Pain and More With These Discounted CBD Gummies

You’ve probably heard a lot about CBD oil lately, and its ability to relieve everything from pain to anxiety to acne. If you want to try it out yourself, Groupon’s discounting CBD-infused gummies right now, starting at $21 for a small jar with 250mg of CBD, ranging up to $54 for 1,000mg.

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Source: LifeHacker – Relieve Anxiety, Pain and More With These Discounted CBD Gummies

How to Stop Annoying Apps from Loading When Windows Boots

When’s the last time you sat down and thought about how many apps automatically launch whenever you fire up Windows 10 on your desktop or laptop? You probably can’t remember, because it’s not really a thing most people do. But you should, because you don’t need a bunch of unnecessary apps eating up your system’s…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Stop Annoying Apps from Loading When Windows Boots

How to Buy Weed in Canada Now That It's Legal 

Canada just became the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis on a federal level. Implementing a national cannabis system in a huge country with distinct provincial governments is, at best, an intricate, fraught, high-stakes project—and the resulting rollout has been about as complicated as…

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Source: LifeHacker – How to Buy Weed in Canada Now That It’s Legal