- Chelsea Stone on The Inventory, shared by Chelsea Stone to Lifehacker
I’m so, so sorry to remind you of this, but your phone is disgusting. Just think about how many things you touch in a day. Now think about how many times you touch your phone in a day. Chances are, your mobile device is not only your main mode of communication with the world, but also your own personal germ-covered…
- Alicia Adamczyk on Two Cents, shared by Alicia Adamczyk to Lifehacker
If you’ve used Priority Pass to access an airport lounge, you may be underwhelmed by the free food offerings, depending on where you are. But there’s a way to get higher quality food without shelling out any more money.
- Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker
Long-term users of the allergy medicine Zyrtec (cetirizine) sometimes report a rare but excruciating withdrawal syndrome with itching all over their body. Jessica Misener recently wrote about her experience quitting the drug at Medium, and reports that the FDA is looking into it.
- Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker
Japan, how are you so smart? When I traveled to Tokyo last week with a few other members of the Lifehacker team, I went to use the restroom at a shopping center. Inside the stall was a contraption that, as a mother of an infant, almost made me cry (jet lag and hormones, man). It was a seat to hold your baby. Um, …
If you’re tired of AirBnB, here’s another option: Buy your own vacation home. One man (with a major real estate problem) is offering up his furnished Italian villa in a raffle with an entry fee of 50 euros (that’s $66 USD), no strings attached.
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