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31 Movies For Horror Newcomers

Let’s say you’ve considered watching a horror movie before but didn’t know where to start. Let’s say the month of October has you horror curious. Let’s say I’ve compiled a list to guide you through several decades of nightmares.

How Gyms Can Trick You Into Buying A Membership

If you’ve ever signed up for a gym membership, but didn’t end up going that often, you were that gym’s ideal customer. Here are some of the clever methods gyms use hook casual costumers into buying a membership.

Maybe Screen Time Isn't That Bad For Kids

Screen time isn’t necessarily bad for kids — it depends what they’re doing on that screen. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently agreed, dropping strict time-based limits in favour of more open-ended guidelines.

Briefly: Target Video Game Sale, Amiga Returns, Whalehacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Target slashes prices of all major video game consoles, Amiga 1200 stages a Kickstarter comeback, how blue whales maintain their monstrous size.

'Keeping Up With The Joneses' Isn't Just About Stuff, It's About Habits

Your neighbour gets a fancy new car and now you want one, too: most of us are familiar with the concept of “keeping up with the Joneses.” But it’s not just about comparing materialism. We often compare our savings habits with other people’s, too, and that doesn’t make much sense.

How Excel Was Used To Make A 2.7m Tall LEGO Masterpiece

Last weekend, something magical was coming together at the Glebe Island Exhibition Centre, thanks to LEGO artist Bricktascale. It didn’t really look like much at first — a big, grey LEGO backboard with a smattering of red squares across it — but over the course of the weekend it started blossoming into something beautiful: and the world has Excel spreadsheets to thank.

Save Money By Making Your Own Pumpkin Spice Mix

With Halloween on the horizon, it’s a good idea to have some pumpkin spice. You could buy a jar of the pre-blended stuff or, since you probably have half of the ingredients in your cupboard already, you could make your own and save some cash.

Fill In Allen Bolts With Wax To Deter Bike Seat Thieves

Coming out to your bike and finding the seat missing or a wheel gone is the worst, and replacing it is expensive. You can make it a little harder for would-be thieves to pilfer your seat by filling in the bolts needed to remove it with a little wax.

Elevator Pitch: Recomazing

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 Marc Cowper, founder of Recomazing.

How To Follow Correct Table Manners Around The World [Infographic]

If you frequently travel overseas, keeping abreast of dining etiquette can be surprisingly tough: what flies in one country might be considered poor manners in another, and vice-versa. This infographic from private accomodation site Wimdu explains ten unusual customs from food tables around the world.

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