Takeaway Truth: Mad Mex Pork Al Pastor Street Tacos

Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: Mad Mex’s “More Meat” Pork Al Pastor Street Tacos.


Create An Emergency Ice Tray From Egg Cartons And Aluminium Foil

If you need a lot of ice but don’t have enough ice trays for the job, grab some egg cartons and aluminium foil. In a few minutes, you can make a makeshift ice tray.


Wrap Kitchen Tongs In Cardboard Tubes For Clutter-Free Storage

Kitchen tongs are awesome for many purposes, from squeezing citrus to grabbing hard-to-reach items. But they can make a mess when stored in a drawer. A simple cardboard tube is the answer.


Keep Baked Goods From Sticking With Homemade Pan Grease

Perhaps you grease pans for baking with butter or oil, or perhaps you’ve discovered the joy of special baking sprays. This homemade baker’s goop works even better, it’s cheaper, and it couldn’t be simpler to make.


Taste Test: McDonald's Sweet Potato Wedges

For a limited time, McDonald’s is offering a fresh take on its beloved French Fries in the form of thick-cut sweet potato wedges. So how do these eccentric chippies taste? They say if it ain’t broke…


Make A Jewellery Stand Out Of Plastic Soft Drink Bottles

Jewellery comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, which makes at-a-glance browsing difficult if all your stuff is in a box. If you’d rather have a stand, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, you can make a nice-looking one out of plastic bottles.


Learn To Properly Pair Wine With Your Dinner With This Video

Many see wine as an elegant drink with a steep learning curve when it comes to pairing. Truth is, you can learn to pair any wine with your meal by following a few basic rules.


Pizza Hut Apologises For Giving Away 'Small Animals' With Its Pizzas

Hamster and Pineapple pizza, anyone? A Pizza Hut franchise in Victoria has been forced to apologise after offering customers “a free small animal” when ordering ten pizzas. The ill-advised promotion was run in conjunction with a neighboring pet shop before outraged animal rights groups saw the deal hastily withdrawn. As bad ideas go, this one is worse than the Cheeseburger Crust.


Avoid A Nasty Mildew Smell Around Your Sink By Using Two Sponges

If you have a potent stench coming from your sink, it could be your poor, abused sponge. You can keep two of them around and rotate use so your sponges won’t develop a mildew smell ever again.


Why Slurping Is The Best Way To Eat Ramen Noodles

Ramen is extremely popular, both at home and in restaurants, but you might be eating it wrong. The best way to eat ramen is by slurping, despite the affront to traditional table manners.