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.


Build A Motivational Bathroom Scale With A Raspberry Pi

One of the most deterring parts about trying to lose weight is that moment when you look down at the scale. This custom-built scale ditches unsatisfying numbers and uses a Raspberry Pi to actually talk to you when you step up to help keep you motivated.


Celebrate Your Small Financial Wins For Better Savings Motivation

When you’re saving, you might look towards big milestones like paying off a credit card or reaching a savings goal. To keep your motivation up, however, don’t forget to celebrate your little victories, like finding a cheaper meal or finding entertainment at home.


Game Of Thrones Is Foxtel's Most Legally Downloaded Show Ever

HBO’s Game Of Thrones is regularly cited as the most pirated TV show in Australia. Interestingly, this hasn’t stopped it from becoming the most popular download on Foxtel’s new BoxSets service. Since BoxSets launched at the beginning of the month, the series has been downloaded more than 94,000 times. That’s a lot of Daenerys fans.


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.


Dealhacker: Get Up To 90% Off 700+ Games At GOG.com

Good Old Games (AKA GOG) is throwing a huge “Fall” sale with up to 90 per cent off its 700+ video games library. Noteworthy titles include Thief, Planescape: Torment, System Shock 2, Sim City 2000 and the entire Wing Commander collection. The sale also includes pre-orders for brand new games such as The Witcher 3. Here are some links to our personal favourites.


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.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Final Fantasy IV on iOS, Alien Breed on Android and Podcast+ Pro on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Tigerair Express Fare Is Just Another Way To Gouge You With Fees

Like any low-cost carrier, Tigerair makes a lot of its money from extra fees for selecting seats or being the first to board the plane. Its new Express Fare option for domestic theoretically offers a slight discount if you choose more than one of those at once — but in reality it’s just a way to get you to pay even more fees.