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Save Your Knees With Exercise Modifications

If your knees ache when you do squats or lunges, don’t despair — there are ways to modify those exercises to take some pressure off while letting you still get that workout in.


Steam Eggs In A Rice Cooker For The Easiest-To-Peel Eggs Ever

Steaming may be the best way to make perfect soft-boiled eggs that are dead simple to peel. Do it in the rice cooker for consistent results each time.


Beetroot Juice Might Actually Make You Stronger

Everybody has their pre-competition rituals, but I swear everybody in the locker room thought I was a weirdo for wolfing down beetroot before games. You’ve gotta eat something, right? And beets might actually help you in sports that require bursts of strength.


Make Your Own Tonic Syrup For Better Tasting Cocktails

If you’re looking to up your cocktail game, this tonic syrup is easy to make, and can be customised by adding your own special ingredients.


Make Tough Financial Decisions With The Help Of An Emotional Balance Sheet

There are a lot of financial decisions that come down to so much more than numbers. Sometimes the emotional benefits of something far outweigh the financial ones, and an emotional balance sheet can help you determine that when things get tough.


JetBrains Opens Early Access Program For Its C# Editor, Project Rider

Last month JetBrains — of ReSharper fame — unveiled its plans for a C# integrated development environment that would effectively come with ReSharper and IntelliJ built-in. If you want to give it a try, JetBrains is now taking down details for its Early Access program.


Create Your Own Professional-Looking Flower Arrangements On The Cheap

Speciality florists shops can be expensive, but by sticking to one colour and its variations, you can pick and choose your own flowers from the supermarket or corner stand to make your own professional-looking, affordable bouquet for special occasions, like Valentine’s Day.


Lifehacker Australia Podcast Episode 2: Facebook 'Friends' And The Hunger Games' Stef Dawson

Season 2, Episode 2 of Static is here: We chat about how many of your Facebook friends are actually friends, why on Earth people line up for stuff (RTX, In-And-Out pop ups), the pros and cons of open plan offices, and you ask us — what’s the nerdiest way to ask someone out on a date? We also chat to Stef Dawson, best known as Annie Cresta from The Hunger Games.


SourceForge's New Management Gets Rid Of Adware Installers

Let’s not sugar (or even aspartame) coat it — SourceForge’s reputation is in the toilet after the site’s many attempts to wrap adware installers around popular open-source projects. However, SourceForge has just come under new management and the first change has been to jettison this controversial and unwelcome initiative.


This Futurama-Style Break Room Dinner Is A Great, Cheap Valentine's Day Meal

It’s Valentine’s Day. All you have is what’s available in the kitchen at your office to make a romantic dinner. What do you do? Follow Fry’s recipe (or at least this one that’s close enough to make in real life).


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