These Simple Travel Hacks Will Help You Get Through The Stressful Holiday Season

October 11, 2017

It won’t be long until we are all surrounded by friends and family for the holidays — but first, we have to reach our destinations! Travel is stressful any time of year, but during the holidays, that stress is magnified tenfold by crowded airports, congested highways, and armfuls of gifts. Luckily, with these simple tips from Household Hacker, you can get where you’re going without losing your mind (or luggage)…

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18 New And Unexpected Uses For That Vat Of Vaseline You Never Touch

September 12, 2017

It seems entirely unlikely, but Vaseline has been around for more than 140 years. Yes, gooey petroleum jelly is, in fact, older than the lightbulb! Even if you’ve never used it, odds are you have a tub of the stuff around your home. In fact, in 2005, every 39 seconds, a thing of Vaseline was purchased somewhere in the world. While everyone knows that it’s great for healing dry skin…

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This Tiny Device Is About To Totally Change The Way You Travel

August 31, 2017

Knowing only one language can really change the way you see the world, and it’s usually not for the better. While some take the easy approach and just assume that everyone speaks English, others feel a little embarrassed about not being able to understand people from around the world in their mother tongues. After all, there are few things more beautiful than language, the form and function of which reveal…

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Here’s Why You Should Always Check The Exchange Rate Before Converting Money Abroad

July 18, 2017

The summer before my senior year of college, I headed off to Prague for three weeks. While I took in the many sights (and craft beers), I swiped my debit card without giving it a second thought. But as my travel agent mother warned me more than once, it’s best to check the exchange rate before spending or withdrawing money to ensure that you’re getting the most bang for your…

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8 Amazing Facts About Your Favorite Household Item: Duct Tape

April 27, 2017

Odds are, you probably have duct tape in your house or apartment. It’s a cheap, versatile tool that’s always good to have around. Need to fix something that’s broken? No problem. Want to make something look prettier with colored tape? Sure! Want to make a prom dress out of duct tape and win a scholarship? Yeah, you can do that. But here are some things you probably didn’t know about…

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