Use A Slow Cooker To Quash The Urge To Dine Out

Stopping for fast food on the way home is an easy option, but an awful habit. Instead, use your slow cooker to avoid the temptation to hit the drive-through after a long day.


Beware Negative Emotions To Avoid Overspending On Last-Minute Gifts

Most of us have been there. You shop for a gift at the last minute, or you just have no idea what to get someone, and you feel slightly guilty. Learn to recognise this feeling when shopping, because it usually leads to overspending.


Most Popular Developer Posts Of 2014

Programming is a lucrative career, a satisfying creative activity, and offers a methodology you can apply to the rest of your life. These are the 10 most popular developer posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


Homeopathy Site Busted For Stupid Claims About Vaccination

Companies claiming that homeopathy — an approach to medical treatment which has zero scientific credibility — is an acceptable alternative to vaccination put us all at risk. The Federal Court agrees, having found that claims made by an outfit known as Homeopathy Plus! are in violation of Australian consumer law.


Elevator Pitch: Love My Fur Kids

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Deb Edwards from Love My Fur Kids.


This Video Debunks 10 Misconceptions About Things Around The House

Around the house, there are a lot of things people believe because they heard them someone else. This video looks at some of the most popular old wives’ tales from around the castle and clarifies what’s really going on.


The Best Last-Minute Tips For Saving Your Turkey

Sure, prawns are now something of an Aussie tradition at Christmas, but plenty of people still take the traditional approach. Prepping and roasting an entire turkey can be a heck of an ordeal, especially if you mess up. If you forgot to thaw your bird, are short on cooking time, or missing some tools, here’s some tips to save the day.


Minimise Religious References In Your Resume To Increase Responses

When personal beliefs and work collide, it can be a tricky situation. While discrimination on the grounds of religious belief is illegal, having fewer references to religious organisations may still boost your chances at getting a call back.


FREE Bose SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music System When You Purchase A Lifestyle Home Entertainment System

Bose Lifestyle home entertainment systems deliver a powerful theatre-like audio experience plus sleek styling — without wires or fuss. And for a limited time, you can now score Bose’s SoundTouch Series II wireless speaker (worth up to $899) as a bonus. Ready to bring your home entertainment to life?


Working With A Mentor Is A Process, Not Just An Accomplishment

Having a mentor can seem like an exciting and enviable asset, but it’s not a silver bullet for success. The real work starts after you actually connect with someone that can potentially be a mentor.