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10 Great Gift Ideas For Lifehacker Dads

So you still haven’t picked out a Father’s Day gift for your old man, eh? Join the club. Instead of grabbing a “World’s Greatest Dad” mug or an obligatory slab of beer down the supermarket, show him you care with one of these life-hacking pressies. Categories range from virtual reality to “smart” cooking with prices starting at just $29.


27 Egg Cooking Tricks That Will Transform Your Mornings

How do you like your eggs? Scrambled? Poached? Boiled? Runny? Sunny side up? We came up with the best cooking tips that the internet has to offer, from cracking eggs on a flat surface instead of your bowl to cooking the perfect poached egg.


10 Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks That Anyone Can Master

So you’ve started beefing up your cooking skills and got your head around some of those confusing cooking terms. However, the process can still be a little tedious and boring. Here are ten surprising kitchen techniques that will save you a bunch of time — not to mention wow your friends.


Repurpose An Old PC Power Supply For Use With Your Electronics Projects

It turns out that the power supply unit, or PSU, of a standard desktop computer is the perfect device to energise most of your DIY electronics projects. With rails for 12, 5 and 3.3 volts, it suits a wide range of hobbyist gadget demands. The following guide will show you how to transform a decommissioned PSU into a tweakable DIY power source.


If You Wouldn't Buy It At Full Price, You Probably Don't Need It

Everyone loves a good deal, but on-sale items have a way of tricking us into spending more than we planned. One way to curb impulsive buying: Consider if you’d pay full price for the item.


The Best Way To Truss A Chicken For Juicy Meat And Crispy Skin

In the world of kitchen tips and tricks, there seems to be an never-ending supply of “you’ve been doing it all wrong” type of articles. I’ve seen various websites and videos alike declare that their method of wrapping kitchen twine around a bird is the way to ensure a juicy, evenly-cooked meal, but it’s hard to know how (or who) to truss.


Top 10 Ways To Get Your Dream Garden Ready This Year

Believe it or not, winter is ending, which means the time is ripe to get our plans in order for this year’s garden. Whether you’re dreaming of a bounty of vegetables, a balcony of colourful flowers, or some other sort of outdoor oasis, here are our top 10 get-ready-to-garden tips.


Pixar In A Box Teaches The Basics Of How Pixar Gets Things Done

Khan Academy and Pixar have launched “Pixar in a Box”, a new course meant to teach kids the practical uses for all the stuff they’re learning in school and the basics of working on creative projects.


Common Foods That Are Toxic To Dogs

Our pets are at our mercy, so it’s up to us to make sure they’re safe. This can be tough sometimes, because a lot of seemingly harmless everyday foods can be toxic to our animals. This infographic lays out some of the most dangerous foods for dogs and what issues they can cause.


Raw Milk's 'Health Benefits' Are Mostly Imaginary

Maybe you like the taste of raw milk. (That’s more likely because it’s grass-fed than because it’s raw, but OK.) But if you’re chasing after health benefits in raw milk, think again.


Dispatch Comes To iPad, Adds New Action Sorting And Auto-Suggest Snippets

iOS: Dispatch is one of the best email apps for iOS, especially for power-users. Today, it gets a bit better with a new iPad version alongside some new actions and snippets.


Resist Nostalgia To Improve Your Outlook For The Future

Nostalgia is a tricky feeling. Sometimes, it brings us exciting new Star Wars movies. Other times it brings us yet another damn Transformers film. For your own life, nostalgia for the old days can feel nice, but it can also hold you back from improving your future.


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