Latest Life Skills Stories
Buying last-minute gifts? Check out these shopping tips first.
Easy fitness tips to get you moving while working from home
The most eco-friendly wrapping paper is none at all
Swap your toxic household plants for these 4 pet-friendly alternatives
How to slow down time because you’re not getting any younger
It’s never too early to start protecting your hearing
For better sleep, borrow the bedtime routine of a toddler
How to keep a Christmas tree fresh for as long as possible
Boost your health with a little nature therapy
Prep your organs to eat as much food as possible on Thanksgiving
Dreading family time over the holidays? These 6 tips will help.
Your last-minute training guide to dominating this year’s Turkey Trot
5 tips for tracking out-of-stock items this holiday season
Tips for driving safely in the iciest conditions
4 pro tips on how to winterize leather shoes
Trail etiquette all hikers should follow
A gift giver’s guide to supply chain shortages this holiday season
4 holiday workouts to stay fit on the go
6 geology games for kids who take rocks for granite
Smart ways to travel efficiently, no matter where you’re going
Hike farther and faster with these training tips
3 extremely DIY ways to go fishing in a pinch
How to buy tech online without getting ripped off
14 essential items for working from anywhere
Is that suspicious email in your inbox a phishing scam?
3 ways you can try to make money from your tweets
The secret to longer-lasting clothes will also reduce plastic pollution
How to speak city pigeon
The best sleep position for minimizing aches and pains
5 common household injuries, and how to avoid them
How to track and spot a wild moose
How to tell science from pseudoscience
The safest, simplest way to clean your laptop screen
How to beat the crowds and enjoy the best hiking trails in peace
How to survive a tsunami
6 ways to magically regrow vegetables in only water
How to start meal prepping ahead of a busy week
Use physics to pull off gravity-defying surfing moves
How to remove cactus spines (including ones stuck in your throat)
The best ways to wrangle, repel, and just get snakes out of your home
The best way to reheat pizza (and some things you should never do)
How to keep fat bears (and other bears) out of your trash
Prepare for hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters with these expert tips
How to get your kids on a healthy sleep schedule
Can you really use foil to fireproof your house?
Lighting tricks that will make small rooms feel gigantic
How to not get pricked by a North American porcupine
Quick fixes for common cooking mistakes
Smell better with these stink-proof tips
How to enhance your senses of smell and taste
Is your house safe? Use this checklist to find out.
Don’t get hosed by hidden water damage when buying a used car
Teach your kids to respect the power of the ocean
Simple ways to get carpenter bees to stop remodeling your home
7 reasons a walking stick is your best hiking buddy
What killed my carnivorous plants?
How often should I shower?
How to sanitize a face mask safely and easily
How to avoid camping with snakes, and other valuable outdoor lessons
How to keep wine fresh after opening it
Soil tests are the secret to a bountiful home garden
What do the numbers on plastic mean? And 3 other trashy questions, answered.
How to keep food, plastic, and fabric out of the landfill
How to stop snoring and spread the gift of better sleep