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This Video Explains All The Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Most of us are pretty terrible at sleeping. Whether it’s hitting the snooze button too much or using screens before bed, you’re probably doing something that’s not great for your sleep. This video explains all the ways you’re sleeping wrong, and what to do instead.


Why You Should Make It Your Mission To Bring Back Handwriting

Most of us go days without writing anything by hand, and when we finally need to jot something down, it looks like the writing of a third grader. Writing by hand in the digital age feels almost antiquated, but there are plenty of reasons to maintain the quality of your penmanship, or (gasp) even improve it.


Mojibar Is A Keyboard-Driven Emoji Search Engine For Mac

The emoji search in OS X is just fine, but if you’re looking for something a little smoother, Mojibar is a menubar based emoji app that makes typing in an emoji quick and easy.


Briefly: 3D Printed-Houses, Bill Nye Vs Twitter, Golden Gaytime Tub

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: get 30GB free online storage with Microsoft OneDrive, Bill Nye reads the meanest of tweets, is “Earth 2.0″ a dying planet?


Clean Gunked-Up Stovetops With Baking Soda

Kitchen accidents happen. Whether it’s the occasional boil-over or a big spill, your electric stove top is bound to get a little gunked up after a while. When a simple wiping won’t do, turn to the do-anything household multitasker: baking soda.


Is It Legal To Doggy-Bag Food At Restaurants?

Is it legal to take that half-eaten meal from your favourite restaurant home with you, a practice also known as “doggy bagging”? Some restaurants have banned this popular custom due to alleged food and health laws. Here are the facts.


The 8-Bit City Home Screen

8-bit designs may have been a technological necessity back in the day, but now they have a nostalgic charm. This 8-bit landscape, by reddit user Esrahaddon, can actually animate a retro city on your home screen when set up properly.


Has LinkedIn Helped You Further Your Career?

Social network site for professionals LinkedIn is going gangbusters, recently posting a 33 per cent jump in revenue in its second quarter, exceeding expectations. It is becoming a formidable tool for workers to source news relevant to their professions as well as seek potential job opportunities. We’re interested to hear how LinkedIn has helped you in your professional life.


Optus Lifts Restrictions On Mobile Data Pooling

At Lifehacker, we’ve delved into data sharing plans in the past as it is something telcos are increasingly getting involved with. Previously, Optus only allowed customers to share data across its mobile MyPlan service so pure mobile data plan users were deprived of this privilege. But the telco is now allowing users to share data across tablets, dongles and mobile phones on its Data Pool feature.


How To Effectively Trim Your Cat's Claws

Big surprise, most cats don’t like getting their claws trimmed. If you’ve ever tried clipping your cat’s claws, you know it can be frustrating. To make the process easier, teach your cat to associate the process with something positive.


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