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Burger Day Special: Lifehacker's Ultimate Guide To Burgers

At Lifehacker, we consider every day of the year to be Burger Day. But August 25 is the official day of celebration for burger connoisseurs. To make the occasion, we’ve assembled some of our tastiest burger posts for you to snack on. Whether you want to know how to make your own McDonald’s special sauce or revisit the colon-throttling horror of the “Colonel’s McWhopper”, you’ll find it all here!


What To Look For When Picking Out A Mini-Fridge

When buying a mini-fridge, you don’t want some crappy box that barely chills a few soft drinks. Here are the features you should keep an eye out for when you’re shopping for the perfect mini-fridge.


Build A USB Hub That Snaps Into A Raspberry Pi Zero

Video: The Raspberry Pi Zero is great, but it’s lacking USB ports. Instructables user Sean Hodgins shares his project that adds four USB ports to the Pi Zero with a cleverly designed little board.


Kitchen Tool School: The Humble Y-Shaped Vegetable Peeler

I don’t know that there’s a kitchen task less glamorous than peeling potatoes. Peeling potatoes is dull, monotonous work, and the humble y-peeler (as opposed to a fancier swivel peeler) may seem like dull tool by association. Nothing could be further from the truth, however, as this so-simple vegetable peeler can do so much more than peel potatoes.


Is That Porn Your Child Is Watching Online? How Do You Know?

Adult sexual content and culture has woven itself seamlessly into the fabric of the internet. Some of it is subtle, and some not so subtle, but there is now a wealth of dedicated porn websites available and plenty of demand to view the content. One of the most popular is Pornhub, and according to its 2015 year in review, visitors to the website watched more than 4.3 billion hours of porn. Pornhub is just one of thousands of porn websites so these figures help us to gain some idea of just how much porn is available online. So what are the chances of young children viewing porn online? Let’s find out.


How To Make A Joystick-Controlled Laser With An Arduino

In this project, we create a joystick-controlled laser by connecting two servos to a joystick and using this setup as a pan-and-tilt controller for a laser pointer.


Make Your Own Restaurant-Worthy Sushi Ginger, Right Down To The Colour

My love for sushi ginger borders on obsessive, and have been known to go out to sushi just to satisfy my pickled ginger craving. This is unnecessary though, because you can make delicious, perfect gari in the comfort of your own kitchen.


Napkin Talks You Through Recipes So You Can Focus On Cooking

iOS: There are plenty of useful recipe apps out there, the only problem is, it can be mildly annoying to cook and check your phone after each step. Napkin eliminates this annoyance with voice-guided recipes.


Foolproof Safety Tips For Burning Glass And Ceramic Candles

A Current Affair recently published a story titled Candle Warning that had all of the customary fear mongering flair that its brand has become synonymous with. The subject — exploding glass candles and how they’re a danger to your home. Three minutes of concerned mothers, hidden video cameras and a few tips on how to avoid burning your house down and you have yourself some glorious Facebook clickbait.

I worked for a candle company for a number of years and I can confirm that candle explosions are quite a legitimate problem. I can also attest that most of the time these incidents occur due to a lack of education or common sense. Here’s the thing, scented candles are a lovely luxury but they still involve fire; something that is always potential danger when you’re not careful.


Make Super Delicious Fried Eggs With The Last Bit Of Tomato Paste

Tomato paste adds a super concentrated boost of flavour to everything it graces, and a teaspoon is all it takes to turn your morning egg into something truly savoury and special.


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