Pogue's basics Life : essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying your day Life : essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying your day /

David Pogue, 1963-

Book - 2015

"In these pages, you'll find more than 150 tricks, shortcuts, and cheats for everyday life: house and home, cars, clothing, travel, food, health, and more. This ... reference book [offers] bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around you--you just never knew"--Back cover.

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Published
New York : Flatiron Books 2015.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
228 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
ISBN
9781250080431
1250080436
Main Author
David Pogue, 1963- (-)
  • The car
  • Travel
  • Food
  • Clothes
  • Out and about
  • House and home
  • Animals
  • How to clean everything
  • Electronics
  • Your body
  • Social hacks
  • Life hack lies.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Collects over 150 diverse hints and tricks for everyday life, covering how to deal with hot chili, how to efficiently tie shoelaces, and how to find lost small items.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A follow-up to Pogue's Basics: Tech presents a new collection of tips and shortcuts for simplifying everyday life, from using a press-in tab to prevent aluminum foil from escaping its box to using the rings on red plastic cups for measuring. Original.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

For anyone who loved the irresistible tips in the first book of the series Pogue's Basics: Tech-here is a new book of tips and shortcuts that simplify everyday life.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

New York Times BestsellerDo you know the pinhole-finger trick for seeing without glasses?Did you realize that booking a hotel room with your phone is cheaper than doing it on your PC?Do you know how to get the last dregs of ketchup out of the bottle—in one second?In David Pogue's New York Times bestselling book Pogue's Basics: Tech, the author shared his essential tips and tricks for making all your gadgets seem easier, faster, and less of a hassle to use. In this new book, he widens his focus—to life itself. In these pages, you'll find more than 150 tricks, shortcuts, and cheats for everyday life: house and home, cars, clothing, travel, food, health, and more. This timeless reference book will shed light on priceless bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around you—you just never knew!Tips include: Insider cheats for cheap air fare, how to read signs in other languages, the three-cent trick for staying awake behind the wheel, how to know which side of the highway your exit will be on, how to quench a spicy mouth on fire, and much much more!