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Once upon a time, the only way to bestow a Doctor Who gift at Christmas was to hand-knit a multicolored scarf. But all that changed when geeks inherited the Earth. These days, you can find ridiculously cool loot for practically every geeky franchise imaginable — from H.R. Giger plush toys to DeLorean time machines made out of Lego. Here’s our shortlist for the geekiest goodies to buy this Christmas (for yourself, natch.)
As regular readers may have noticed, our sites experienced a few glitches this week due to an internet monkey going bananas and throwing poop into one of our servers (probably). Rather than sit on their butts and twiddle their thumbs, the editors of Lifehacker, Gizmodo and Kotaku decided to live stream an “outcast” where they talked about everything from the pros and cons of standing desks to the best video game of the year. If you missed the original broadcast, you can watch the entire video below. [Warning: Contains occasional swearing and references to bodily fluids.]
If you don’t have a special cleaner on hand for your stainless steel, you can still get a good result. Instructables user amalkhan suggests two things you may have already: baby oil and dishwashing liquid.
Rachel Devine is a professional photographer and author who specialises in children’s photography. Earlier in the week, I attended a Tamron lens workshop hosted by Devine (who moonlights as a Tamron ambassador) in a vain attempt to capture some decent photos of my monkey offspring. Here are ten tips she shared; ranging from general photography advice to getting unruly subjects to cooperate.
Hi Lifehacker,I’m in the market for a new work suit. Due to my very skinny figure – I’m a 62kg 178cm male – I always feel like a walking clothes hanger wearing a big baggy suit, even when I get them fitted and adjusted by professionals. What should I be looking for in a suit that will look good while not feeling like I’m wearing an academic gown?
The holidays are hectic enough without wasting time on drudgery. These 10 tips from Grant Thompson, aka the “King of Random,” will help you save time wrapping gifts, storing wrapping paper, and even making a tasty holiday breakfast.
Getting a perfect measurement is rule number one when you’re making pretty much anything, but it’s easy to get lazy about it and just quickly draw out a line without thinking too much. Over on Instructables, Popular Mechanics reminds us that if you really want a good measurement, you need to hold that pencil at an angle.