Is Internet Addiction a Real Thing?

Dear Lifehacker,
Is it possible for someone to actually be addicted to the Internet? I mean, we all love our phones, and maybe I check mine whenever it buzzes, but is that the same as being addicted to alcohol or drugs? I've heard of people being so addicted to video games that they forgot to eat or feed their kid.… » 3/25/15 1:15pm 3/25/15 1:15pm

Is Online Dating Worth It? An FAQ

You've probably heard of online dating. You may even have a few friends that do it. But, despite your curiosity, you haven't been able to convince yourself to actually try it out. We're here to answer some of your burning questions. » 9/12/14 11:41am 9/12/14 11:41am

Is Having Cable Ever Worth It?

Dear Lifehacker,
I know you guys aren't big fans of cable, but I'm about to get my internet hooked up and the company is offering me a TV package. I do like to watch plenty of TV and even some sports. Should I at least consider cable? I'm worried Netflix and Hulu won't be enough. » 2/26/14 5:19pm 2/26/14 5:19pm