Stop Your Tasks Right Before They Get Fun Each Day

When you’re working on a big project that’s going to take multiple sessions, it might feel intuitive to work until you aren’t enjoying it anymore. You might be better off, however, stopping right when you’re starting to have fun.


Briefly: Cheap Wine, Weird Veges, Sex Tape Kill Switch

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get a case of Malindi Clare Valley Shiraz 2011 for $52 ($163 off), 10 strange looking vegetables to eat this winter, how to get your sex tape off the internet.


Eat An Egg Before Bed To Help You Sleep Better

The next time you have trouble falling sleep, skip the warm milk and head for the egg carton instead. Eggs contain tryptophan; an amino acid that acts as a natural sedative. They also encourage the production of insulin, which helps neural pathways get tryptophan to the brain.


This Infographic Lists Over 200 Resources For Making Money Online

There are lots of ways make money online. From freelancing to flipping sites, this infographic covers the major resources that can help you put more money in your bank account.


15 Minutes Is The Ideal Meeting Length

A meeting that drones on and on is hardly productive. Keeping a meeting to 15 minutes is ideal for the same reason that TED talks are maxed out at 18 minutes: attention span and memory.


Digify Gives Others Self-Destructing Temporary Access To Dropbox Files

Android/iOS/Windows: Sometimes, you’d like to share a file without actually letting someone else have access to it permanently. Digify steps up, letting you give others temporary access to files — including those in Dropbox — that automatically expires.


Australia's Top 10 Most Expensive Suburbs For Rental Properties

Think your rent is too high? Be grateful you’re not trying to find a place in ^. These are the 10 most expensive suburbs in Australia right now.


Skype For Android Will Connect To Your Address Book To Find Contacts

The latest version of Skype for Android has one new major feature: you can connect it to your phone’s address book, so Skype can match your contacts with your Skype buddy list.


Ask LH: How Can I Access iView Overseas?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m wondering if there is a simple way to get my IP re-routed to be recognised as an Australian address? I’m going to be travelling through Europe for several months for business and am hoping not to miss out on ABC iView! My current VPN doesn’t have any servers for Australia, and Hola Unblocker doesn’t seem to be much help either. Any ideas?


How ECC Memory Improves Workstation Reliability

For high-performance computing, error-correcting code (ECC) memory is an essential requirement. Here’s how it works and why it helps.