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How To Tweak Windows 10 And Fix Its Minor Annoyances

Windows 10 resolves a lot of the annoyances left over from Windows 8, but it also comes with a few of its own — minor as most of them may be. Here’s how to tweak a few of the OS’s new features and fix its little quirks.

Treat Cracked Heels Overnight With Coconut Oil

Cracked heels look bad, snag on blankets and clothes and can be downright painful. Treat them overnight with coconut oil for some relief.

Use Cold Butter To Make A Better Butter Sauce For Pasta

One of the tricky parts of finishing pasta with a butter sauce is the sauce can separate or get too thin. The emulsion (mix of fat and liquid) doesn’t hold. You can avoid this by using cold butter when creating your sauce.

Build A Rolling Timber Storage Cart From Pallets To Save Some Cash

Scrap timber and pallet pieces should be properly organised so you can find them for your next project. You can build your own rolling storage cart from scratch, or you can save money and build this one from pallets.

Briefly: Foxtel Vs Pirate Bay, Cheap Cider, Meet Gigi Hadid

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Hands on with the Zero Latency virtual-reality arena, Foxtel swings axe at Pirate Bay, get a six-pack of Somersby Apple/Pear Cider for $10.

Use The Cancun Technique To Motivate Yourself To Save Money

Saving money is a hard goal to achieve if you don’t have a specific motivation behind it. If you’re having trouble finding the motivation to set aside money from your pay, try the Cancun Technique.

Expert Tips For Better Night Photography

Vincent Laforet is a professional filmmaker and photographer renowned for his aerial photography of Alpha cities at night. Laforet recently visited Sydney as a guest of Canon Australia where he shared a handful of nocturnal shooting tips.

Countdown Adds A Simple Timer To Your Menubar

Mac: Sometimes, you just need a quickly accessible timer. Countdown is a Mac app that does just that.

Microsoft Launching HoloLens For Enterprise First

Microsoft will launch its augmented reality headset HoloLens by next year and will be gearing it towards enterprise use in its initial launch. The computerised glasses, which can overlay 2D and 3D images in a user’s field of vision, has recently been marketed more towards a consumer audience and we’re curious to see if there is any enteprise interest in the new gadget.

Elevator Pitch: Coffee Meets Bagel

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 Dawoon Kang from Coffee Meets Bagel.

PSA: Start Menu Replacement Apps Still Work In Windows 10 

Microsoft has brought back and revamped the Start menu for Windows 10. If you still prefer, say, the Windows 7 classic Start menu, good news. Start menu replacement apps we used to tweak Windows 8 also work in Windows 10.

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