I Love This Philips Beard Trimmer Because Of The Built-In Vacuum

Something I didn’t realise when I decided to grow a beard was the horrendous effect this would have on my bathroom. When you clip your beard with a trimmer, stubble ends up everywhere. It’s as if someone took a cheese grater to a Yeti.


Five Steps To Get Back Into Your Fitness Routine

We’ve all failed to keep up our exercise routines at some point. Weeks without training, consecutive days of binging, terrified to step on the scale — it happens to the best of us, and it’s always hard to get started again and get back on the horse. Here’s exactly how to get back into your fitness routine.


How Climate Change Is Making Your Hay Fever Worse

It’s now late spring, with summer just around the corner, and many people with hay fever suffer at this time of year in Australia. Although the cause of this suffering is invisible to us, it is actually all around us — plant pollen floating in the air.


This Is What Looking Down At Your Mobile Phone Does To Your Spine

Our mobile phones and tablets have transformed the way we hold our bodies — and not for the better. Looking down at your device is like having a 30-kilo weight on your neck, according to a spine surgeon.


Find Out If You're A 'Supertaster' With These Tests

Heightened senses, such as sharper than 20/20 eyesight, are usually considered a good thing, but when it comes to taste, perhaps not so much. About 25% of us could be considered “supertasters” — people who experience flavours much more intensely than the average person.


Try Clearing Your Sinuses If You Have Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Dark circles under your eyes can be caused and exacerbated by a number of things, not just lack of sleep. One thing you might not know could cause dark circles: nasal congestion.


Track Your Sleep Efficiency Number To Analyse Your Sleep Habits Better

If you’re having trouble sleeping, finding out what the problem is can be hard. Sleep trackers can help. To really get a fix on what’s keeping you tired, focus on your sleep efficiency number (and, specifically, how it changes).


Has Email Become So Stressful We Need To Kill It Off?

This year saw the 43rd anniversary of email. Compared to a human working life, email has after more than four decades on the job now reached retirement age. Is it time for email to step aside to allow us to embrace the alternative?


Ask LH: Which Private Health Insurance Should I Get?

Hey Lifehacker, I am overwhelmed by the options available for private health insurance. I am confused over which type of cover would be the best and cheapest to choose from. My partner and I are planning for a baby by next year end so I would want an insurer that would cover the pregnancy charges as well.


The Most Common Exercise Injuries (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Injuries are painful, debilitating, and have the potential to set you back weeks or months from your workout goals. A few injuries make up most of the exercise mishaps out there, and although nobody is truly immune to injury, there are at least some things you can do to reduce your risk.