Best Skills Blog

How to Make the Ab Wheel Suck Less

This month in the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge we are taking on the ab wheel, aka ab roller, aka “crap, I fell on my face again.” Last week we did a plank on the wheel,...

How to Talk to Teens About Sexual Violence

Sending your kids off to college is a big parenting rite of passage; it can also be terrifying. Suddenly, instead of seeing them every day, you don’t know where they are, what they’re doing...

How To Make a Poetry Bot Using Spell

A while ago I published a post about how I used Spell, a machine learning framework that allows you to train your models faster without the pain of dependency management on your machine, to implement...

Rest Can Be Just as Productive as Work

We already know that we need a certain amount of rest, every day, to maintain our health and prevent burnout. But a lot of us don’t take that rest, even if we desperately need...

Use an Ice Cube to Steam a Perfectly Round Egg

My love for the McMuffin and McMuffin-esque breakfast sandwiches is not a secret. The tender English muffin, salty meat, melted cheese, and perfectly round egg create a beautiful breakfast bite. Making your own version...