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Briefly: LEGO PS4/Hobbit Hybrid, Science's Enduring Mysteries, The Perfect Male And Female Body

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Aussie creates a customised PlayStation 4/Hobbit diorama out of LEGO bricks, 10 amazing discoveries that remain unexplained by science, the perfect male and female body — according to both genders.


Freebie (Not) Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Guitar Kit, Game of Thrones: Ascent and Warlock Defense. Download them all without spending a cent!


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Are You Suffering From Superhero Movie Fatigue?

Symptoms may include sequel-induced nausea, acute aversion to origin stories and a pathological hatred of Ben Affleck. Thankfully, it’s never too late to quit…


It's Official: Aussies Are World Champion Shaggers [Infographic]

According to worldwide data collected by sex-tracking app Spreadsheets, Australians engage in longer lasting sex than any other country. Check out the below infographic to see how your ‘sexy time’ measures up.


Hands-On With The Slurpee Xpandinator

The ‘Xpandinator’ is a free Slurpee contraption from 7-Eleven that gives you a significantly larger serving inside your cup. It is compatible with all Slurpee sizes and can be re-used indefinitely — in other words, it’s basically a free upgrade that lasts forever. On the downside, it has a bizarre top-heavy design that can lead to catastrophic Slurpee spills. Here’s how it handled in practice.


Briefly: Mother's Day Bargains, New X-Men Trailer, Aussie Gaming Bugbears

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: watch the final trailer to X-Men: Days Of Future Past, get your Mother’s Day shopping sorted with 300 discounted products from Catch of the Day, the worst things about playing video games in Australia.


Online Bargains For Hump Day (If You Act Fast)

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include get a free DeLonghi coffee machine, Dick Smith’s Hour of Power and a fire-starter keychain for $1.75. Click the links below to land yourself a deal.


How To Capture The Growth Of Your Child In A Single Video

Videographer Frans Hofmeester recently released a time-lapse clip of his daughter changing from a baby to a 14-year-old in just four minutes. The results are miraculous, beautiful and achingly bittersweet: much like parenting as a whole. Here are some tips to help you create moving portraits of your own kids’ transformation into adulthood.


Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Sycophantic Colleague From CC'ing The Boss On Every Email?

Dear Lifehacker, What should I do when a co-worker continually copies all their managers in all email communications? It comes off as though they are trying to make me seem bad in front of the bosses because they ignore what I have told them in person and ask question after question that I have already answered.


Taste Test: Yoder Y Series BBQ Smoker

Last month, we checked out Yoder’s YS640 Hardwood Pellet Cooker, a pellet fired BBQ unit that can be used for smoking, baking and grilling. If you’re looking to host a different kind of BBQ over the long weekend, a pellet smoker could be the way to go. Here are a handful of recipes we tried, ranging from jalapeƱo poppers to succulent hanger steak.