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The Tech Trends From CES 2018 That Will Actually Matter

2018-01-12 23:45:00

Every year the Consumer Electronics Show features gadgets from manufacturers designed to both show off their technical achievements while giving consumers a glimpse of what will soon be on store shelves. Whether people decide to purchase said products is another story. Sure, that rollable television might be cool and…

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This Italian Grinder Casserole Will Improve Your Quality of Life

2018-01-12 23:00:00

Hello, and welcome back to Will It Casserole?, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. Today we’re taking another favorite sandwich of mine—the Italian sub/grinder/hoagie/whatever—and transforming it into a hot, comforting dish of wonder.

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Don't Buy a New Samsung Phone Until the Galaxy S9 Comes Out

2018-01-12 22:57:00

If you made it through the holiday season without buying a new smartphone (or getting one as a gift) you may be itching for an upgrade. And if you’re an Apple fan, go crazy—we probably won’t see a new iPhone until late-2018 anyway—but if you’re an Android user you should wait, at least until the Galaxy S9 arrives next…

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Do You Really Need to Decant Your Wine?

2018-01-12 22:00:00

If you’re just getting into wine, you probably hear about processes you’re not familiar with, like decanting and aeration. But do you need to bother with that stuff? Fear not, future wine snob this is all you need to know.

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Why You Should Microwave Your Notebook

2018-01-12 21:00:00

When we rounded up our staff’s Weekly Upgrades last Friday, our editors were giving up on Morning Person FOMO, brightening up the winter with new plants, getting our apartments organized, and making the switch to standing desks.

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Stop Singing 'Happy Birthday to You'

2018-01-12 20:45:00

There are three ways to have a good birthday:

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How to Get End-to-End Encryption in Skype 

2018-01-12 20:15:00

Skype is one of the most popular messaging apps around, but it’s never offered the type of end-to-end encryption that’s become standard in other services like WhatsApp and iMessage.

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You Can Now Try the 1Password App for Free

2018-01-12 19:30:00

iOS: It’s 2018 and you’re still writing “1234” in all your password fields, huh? Thanks to Apple, you now have no excuse for sharing the same password with the rest of America. The company’s added a new section to its app store called “Try it For Free,” which lets you kick the tires on some apps before you shell out…

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Boulevardier

2018-01-12 19:00:00

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 stirring up the whiskey-focused cousin of the iconic Negroni: the Boulevardier.

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The Best Way to Answer 'Do I Look Okay?'

2018-01-12 18:30:00

You’re getting ready for a big night on the town when your companion turns to you and asks, “Do I look okay?” Gulp. Do you fire off a “Yep!” without looking? Do you tell them they always look so, so good? Or do you give them some honest feedback? We asked you what you would say, and this is what you told us.

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How Your Psychology Affects Your Finances

2018-01-12 18:00:00

Money is an abstract and complicated topic, made all the more so by a never-ending stream of financial products, like mortgages, credit cards, and student loans. So how do you make the most efficient use of yours?

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Jezebel Mark Wahlberg Reportedly Refused to Sign Off on Reshoots Unless He Was Paid More Than $1 Mil

2018-01-12 17:00:00

Jezebel Mark Wahlberg Reportedly Refused to Sign Off on Reshoots Unless He Was Paid More Than $1 Million | Deadspin Deadspin Interview: Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Grapevine Killer Mike: Oprah’s Aight, But If I Had To Choose A Black Woman For President, I’d Pick... | Splinter Don Lemon: ‘The President of the United States…

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The Parenting Gadgets From CES 2018 That You've Got to Hear About   

2018-01-12 17:00:00

Tech companies are racing to make the lives of moms and dads easier, as seen by the many innovations at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Here are five you should know about. Prepare to see these items on registries and wish lists—and maybe even in your own home. The future is now.

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Start Your New Years Resolutions in April, Not January

2018-01-12 16:30:00

I am, to be clear, a believer in the power of putting arbitrary constraints on yourself in order to achieve something. It’s why I make to-do lists (and write “make to-do list” at the top of the list, for an immediate hit of accomplishment), why I demand deadline even when writing an evergreen story and why I agree…

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Your Life Hack Is Just Having Staff

2018-01-12 16:00:00

I’m going to pick on a story I saw in the Wall Street Journal, but only because it’s typical of a whole genre of advice offered by rich and powerful people, most of them white men. It’s a 2016 first-person essay by Brian Scudamore, the creator of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, called “Why This CEO Takes Every Friday Off.” Scudamore…

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Save $14 on Anker's Newest PowerCore II Battery Pack

2018-01-12 15:15:00

Anker’s PowerCore line of battery packs have been our readers’ favorites since they debuted, and now you can get the new Anker PowerCore II 20,000 for $36 with enter promo code Y18A1260.

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Deadspin Athletes Want To Be Disruptors Now And It’s The Fucking Worst | Jezebel The Backlash to #Me

2018-01-12 00:51:00

Deadspin Athletes Want To Be Disruptors Now And It’s The Fucking Worst | Jezebel The Backlash to #MeToo Is Second-Wave Feminism | Splinter Sarah Huckabee Sanders Can’t Answer Reporter’s Question So She Insults Her Instead | Earther These Climate Change Emojis Are Peak 2018 | Very Smart Brothas Serena Williams’…

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The 10 Best Deals of January 11, 2018

2018-01-12 00:03:00

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites of the day.

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When Should You Buy the Fancy Olive Oil?

2018-01-12 00:00:00

When it comes to confusing labels and price points, I find olive oil to be second only to wine. Once you get a handle on the whole virginity thing, there is the matter of region to contend with, and it can be hard to know which one you “should” cook with.

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