I Will Teach You To Be Rich: A Solid Intro To Money Management

We all have different goals in life, but most of us probably have one thing in common: we’d love to be the kind of person that’s “good with money”. You know, that guy or girl that has their s*** together. Ramit Sethi’s I Will Teach You To Be Rich may not make you a millionaire, but it will show you how to get your money in order with minimal hassle.


Harness Your Mind's 'Future Self' Bias To Make Better Decisions

We often don’t stick to our resolutions and future goals because our minds don’t think of our future selves as “us”. Instead of fighting this inherent bias, you can use it and tweak it to make better long-term decisions.


Some Extra Techniques To String Along Scam Callers

When a scammer phones you pretending to have found “a problem with your PC”, it’s a social service to string them along for as long as possible. We recently rounded up techniques for wasting their time; here are some extra additions.


Introduce Yourself With Your Full Name So People Will Remember It

At a networking event, we often introduce ourselves with just our first name. Instead, try using your full name so people can remember it more easily.


Briefly: Pax Prime Cosplay, Leftover Hacks, Grappling Gun DIY

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: how to make an office grappling gun, the coolest cosplay at Pax Prime, 4 healthy dinners that make great leftovers.


Australian Azure Centres In Private Preview But Still 'Months Away'

We’ve been wondering for quite a while when the Australian Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne would finally go live. While we still don’t have an official date, Microsoft is letting some partners access the centres via a “private preview”.


Office Spring Cleaning Is Good For Your Health [Infographic]

September is the traditional time for spring cleaning around these parts. This infographic reminds us that cleaning around the office doesn’t just reduce clutter — it can also improve efficiency.


Jetstar Is Now Checking If You Exceed Carry-On Baggage Limits At The Gate

We’ve often warned readers that trying to exceed the cabin baggage limits for bargain airlines can be a risky and costly business. Looks like it’s about to become a lot trickier on Jetstar, which is testing out “cabin baggage officers” on major routes.


Here's A Thought: Data Centres Near Gas Storage Sites

One problem with data centres is excess heat. The problem with liquified natural gas terminals is excess cold. In a perfect world, one problem would neatly cancel out the other — which is exactly the world imagined by Massachusetts-based TeraCool. Coupling data with liquified gas could make a lot of energy sense.


Dealhacker: 3 $30 iTunes Cards For $60 At The Good Guys

iTunes gift card deals are common, but deals which offer more than 25% off are rare. So being able to buy three $30 cards at the Good Guys for $60 — an effective 33% saving — is worth noting.