There are plenty of reasons one might want to become passingly familiar with something as ingrained in our culture as sports. And—big shocker—it's possible to be friends with people with whom you have a lot in common, but occasionally want to talk about sports. Especially when things like the world cup, super bowl,… » 11/26/14 6:51am Today 6:51am

I think this is especially true with online dating. When you're looking at people's profiles and kind of "pre-vetting" them, there can be a big temptation to look for the one perfect person, message them, then if that doesn't work, go looking again. This doesn't work well, though—look for anyone who you think might be… » 11/25/14 2:19pm Yesterday 2:19pm

What Should I Do When My Flight Gets Cancelled?

Dear Lifehacker,
I'll be traveling a lot for the holidays, but I've had some pretty bad experiences in the past with flights getting delayed or cancelled. I've followed your guide to stress-free travel, but what can I do when the unexpected happens and my flight gets cancelled? » 11/25/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am

What Can We Do About These "Fake" Password Hacks?

In the past two years, it seems like everyone has been getting hacked, with password leaks all over the place. In the past few weeks, though, it seems like everyone is getting trolled with fake, old, or misleading password leaks instead. » 11/24/14 11:00am Monday 11:00am

We had some good stuff at Lifehacker this week, in all kinds of categories. We had some solid tech how-tos, some more opinion-y pieces on Facebook's Groups feature and cellphone plans, some great info on how to know when it's time to call it quits in your relationship (which produced some good discussion), and some … » 11/21/14 3:36pm Friday 3:36pm

We at Lifehacker were one of the sites that posted about it this morning, before we realized it might be a fake. Thanks for putting this together—we'll be having a more public conversation next week about how we plan to avoid reporting on "fake" leaks like this in the future (there have been a few lately). » 11/21/14 3:30pm Friday 3:30pm

This Week's Most Popular Posts: November 14th to 21st

I Finally Switched to an Off-Contract Phone Plan, and It's Awesome

If you're tired of paying an arm and a leg only to be locked into a contract with Verizon or AT&T, an off-contract or prepaid plan is a great alternative—and it doesn't have as many downsides as you may think. » 11/21/14 8:00am Friday 8:00am

Milk Automatically Applies Coupons As You Shop, No Clipping Necessary

iOS/Android (soon): Clipping coupons is a great way to save money on groceries, as long as you're willing to put in the time. Milk automatically finds and applies coupons for everything you're buying, so you get all the discounts automatically—with nothing but a single tap on your phone. » 11/20/14 9:00am 11/20/14 9:00am

I'd also be curious to see how performance compares between VirtualBox/VMWare and Wineskin. I'd imagine performance would be better with Wineskin since it isn't running the whole OS in the background, but I could be wrong. » 11/20/14 8:52am 11/20/14 8:52am