Plan A 'Fancation' Based Around Movies Or TV Shows With This Infographic

I apologise for writing “fancation”, let’s pretend that didn’t happen. But visiting the locations associated with your favourite movie or TV show can make for a great holiday. This infographic highlights four options worth considering.


Do You Ever Use The Robes In Hotels?

One of the markers of a fancier hotel is the presence of robes for you to lounge around in (complete with label reminding you not to steal them). But how many people ever get around to taking them off the hanger and wearing them?


Prevent Car Windows From Fogging Up With Cat Litter-Filled Socks

Foggy windows in your car can be dangerous. A well-placed pair of socks filled with some kitty litter can absorb moisture and prevent the fog from ever happening.


Telstra's New International Travel Roaming Deals: Better, Still Not Great

Telstra has always had stupidly expensive deals for roaming data and overseas calls on mobile plans. Do its new International Travel passes — which incorporate a bundle of options for a fixed period — improve that situation? Yes, but you can still do better.


HotelQuickly Finds Last-Minute Hotel Deals At Your Location

Android/iOS/BlackBerry: Looking for a cheap hotel room for tonight? Mobile app HotelQuickly offers last-minute deals based on your current location.


Ask LH: Can I Challenge A Speeding Fine If Other Cars Are In The Picture?

Hi Lifehacker, I just received a 3-point speeding fine after being caught by a camera going 14kmh over the speed limit. The 80 suddenly changes to 70 at this area and has a lot of traffic, so it’s easy to miss the sign even when concentrating. If it’s a roadside camera, is it possible to challenge the fine if there are other vehicles in the picture? I’ve read these cameras are vulnerable to mistakes.


Lifehacker Awards 2014: Best Domestic Airline

Throughout this week, we’re announcing the winners in the 2014 Lifehacker Awards. The next category to reveal: best domestic airline . . .


Avoid Bad Or Fake Listings On Airbnb With A Reverse Google Search

Airbnb rentals are generally safe, but an occasional scammer slips through the system. If you doubt a listing is legitimate, try doing a reverse image search on the pictures.


Official: Australian Petrol Prices Are Higher Than Ever

The bad news? Petrol prices in Australia are higher than ever. The strange news? We’re still one of the cheaper places in the world to buy petrol.


Lifehacker Awards 2014: Vote For The Best Domestic Airline

Voting is now open in the 2014 Lifehacker Awards! Here’s a reminder and a chance to vote for the best domestic airline.