Brag about your hometown in today's Cross Thread

Hello kinjaeers and welcome to the very weekly Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Odeck, Tay, Oppo, Backtalk, Clashtalk, and Powder Room cross thread. This weeks video is ‘cause NYC is playing host to Pope Francis today, so now I’m curious. Anything going on in your neck of the world that’s interesting or exciting… »9/24/15 12:00pm9/24/15 12:00pm

Household Hacks: Do or Don't Edition

None of this will be as cool as the stuff Garden Marvel has been posting, but I thought we could start a master list of household hacks that you have tried - just post them in the comments, and I’ll add them up here. Please don’t include anything you haven’t tried, because the internet is a big place and full of lies. »9/21/15 11:12am9/21/15 11:12am

Pun, Pun, Pun Away in the Friday Open Thread

Welcome to the end of the world as we know it week folks, hosted by Hackerspace, Lifehacker’s reader-run subblog! (Lifehacker commenters, you have entered a brave new world. Repeat: This is not the mainpage.) What Hackery pursuits have you been pursuing? What do you need help with and what will you trade for it? I… »9/18/15 5:00am9/18/15 5:00am

Wednesday Android Update: Uh, with the ransomware Edition

This one I had brought to my attention near the end of last week and I honestly thought about posting about it then, but the likelihood of it affecting anyone was so low in my opinion that I figured it could wait. It’s a good thing I waited because I learned about two other things, one good and one bad, that are also… »9/16/15 12:24pm9/16/15 12:24pm