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Any time is the best time for a road trip. If you can’t manage to get away, go for a drive via your desktop with these road-friendly wallpapers.
Microsoft has caved in to consumer outrage over its plans to force owners of its forthcoming Xbox One console to connect every 24 hours in order to keep playing their games. The always-on DRM requirement has been dropped, and Xbox One owners who purchase games on disc will be able to sell and swap those discs just as they can now.
If you’ve always thought that a T-Bone steak and a Porterhouse steak were the same thing, you would be mistaken. They’re both from the same cut, and they both have the characteristic T-shaped bone in the centre, but this video from the folks at America’s Test Kitchen explains why one costs so much more than the other.
The sharp fall in the Australian dollar has gained plenty of attention lately. At the time of writing the Aussie had lost around 15 per cent against major currencies such as the Japanese Yen, Euro, Great British Pound and of course the US dollar in the space of just a few months. This has caught many a traveller off guard and prompted people that have spent weeks or months planning a big overseas trip to ask the question – “what should I do now?”
Need to cut string but don’t have anything sharp? You can break even a strong length of string with this trick.
Dear Lifehacker, I have found many companies willing to forward mail from the USA to Australia, but absolutely none that are willing to do the reverse! I am an American trying to purchase a kitchen appliance only available in Australia and have it shipped to me in the US, but it seems that no one is willing to do that. Are there mail forwarding services in Australia that can ship things that I purchase online to my home in the US? Thanks, Appliance Junkie