Ask LH: Can I Be Fined For Driving In A Car Park Without A Licence?

Hey Lifehacker, On a recent visit to a hotel with a mate, I decided to shift his car as a prank. I started his car and moved it six spaces over in the same car park. As I pulled in, a police car pulled up behind me, checked my licence and issued a fine as it was expired. Is this really an offence given I never left the car park? Might I be able to challenge the fine on that basis?

Feed A Large Family On $10 A Day With A 14-Day Rotating Meal Plan

Food is one of our biggest expenses, but one mum, who feeds a family of 7 on just $300 a month, shows us that it’s possible to eat well without relying on 2-minute noodles every night.

The Dangers Of Assuming That Computers Will Get Things Right

Have you ever texted somebody saying how “ducking annoyed” you are at something? Or asked Siri on your iPhone to call your wife, but somehow managed to be connected to your mother-in-law?

Cut Carrots Into Round Chips Instead Of Sticks For Better Dipping

Carrots sticks are a great snack, but aren’t the best shape for dipping — they don’t have enough surface area to prevent the dreaded double-dip. Cutting them into rounds solves that problem.

Takeaway Truth: Subway Beef Teriyaki Sub

Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. On today’s menu: Subway’s Beef Teriyaki sub.

Frame Unusually Sized Art Affordably With Custom Mats

Custom frames are incredibly expensive, but protecting your art collection is a must if you want it to last. You can save money on uniquely sized pieces by buying a mat at a craft store, cutting it to fit, then putting the artwork in a standard-sized frame.

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

Today’s best deals include BioShock on iOS, Riptide GP2 on Android and Surrounds Sounds Pro on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Hide Your Cash In This DIY Lip Balm Storage Case

Whether you’re travelling or just like to keep some cash for emergencies, having somewhere to hide your money can be handy. This DIY lip balm case is the perfect protection and disguise for your money.

ARC Welder Lets Devs (And You) Test Android Apps In Chrome

Chrome: Google is serious about getting Android apps working natively in Chrome. We’re big fans of this idea. Now it’s getting easier with the release of ARC Welder.

Set A Schedule To Take Control Of Your Finances

Getting your money under control requires organisation, and the key to good financial organisation is to work to a schedule. Here are the essential elements you need to consider to set up your own money management schedule.