'Confidence Is The Ability To Move Toward Things Wholeheartedly'

When we think of confidence, it’s hard not to associate it with being successful. Confidence isn’t really about success or failure, though. It’s about jumping in and taking action regardless of what the outcome will be.


Joinery 101: Create Mortise And Tenon Joints

A mortise and tenon joint is one of the most basic and strong ways to join two boards together, but it takes a bit more time (and more tools) than some joinery techniques.


Get Taken More Seriously At Work By Hanging With The Right Crowd

If you’re trying to get ahead in your career, you want to be taken seriously. Unfortunately, the people you spend time with at work can affect that in a negative way.


Briefly: Quaint Quantum Computing, Arp Odyssey Synth Riffs

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: $30 Australian airfares from Tigerair, take a tour of Bristol’s Quantum Photonics lab, 50% off Black & Decker tools.


Make Your Appointments For 30 Minutes, Not An Hour, To Waste Less Time

When you schedule time for your appointments, you’ll probably find a way to fill that time, whether you need it or not. So, the next time you need to schedule a meeting, don’t give it an hour. Make 30 minutes your default.


Hide Promoted Tweets, Trends And Accounts With These Extensions

Chrome/Firefox: Twitter’s promoted tweets, trends and accounts are rather annoying and can be confusing when you see them in your timeline. If you’re not a fan, Ghacks points to a couple extensions that hide that promoted content.


Dealhacker: Get A White PlayStation 4 For $389

If you’ve been holding out for the PlayStation 4 to drop in price, Dick Smith has a deal that might be worth a look. For a limited time, you can get the 500GB console in black or white for $389; that’s a saving of $160. The deal also includes free shipping.


For Australians, Hotel Rooms Are Cheapest In Asia

Hotel rooms can be one of the most expensive parts of a holiday or business trip. If you’re looking to choose a destination that’s less costly right now, swing towards Asia — and forget New Zealand.


Unreal Engine 4 Is Now Free For All Budding Game Developers

Epic Games has made it possible for anyone to become a game developer with Unreal Engine 4. If you’ve ever been interested in game development, animation or digital visualisation, the complete Unreal Engine 4 suite is now free for anyone to download and use.


Elevator Pitch: Monetise

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 founder Gideon Silverman from Monetise.