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Google Adds Ability To Analyse All Open Source GitHub Repositories In BigQuery

Google has teamed up with GitHub to add a new open dataset on Google BigQuery, a low cost analytics data warehouse service in the cloud, so that users can get a snapshot of more than 2.8 million open source GitHub repositories. This will bring new possibilities for data analytics to BigQuery. Here’s what you need to know.


How To Make Sure Your VPN Is Honest About Its International Exit Servers

One of the best reasons to use a VPN is to get around pesky location restrictions on streaming movies and other content. But before you shell out money to a VPN that promises servers in dozens of countries, make sure they’re telling the truth about them. Trust, but verify.


Find The Perfect Beer Pairing For Your Pizza With This Visual Guide [Infographic]

Beer is great and pizza is amazing. When you have both at the same time it’s one of the best meals known to man. Still, the subtle, nuanced flavours of different beers can be even better with the right pizza pairing. This infographic from Chicago’s Home Run Inn Premium Pizzeria compares 30 different types of pizza and tells you what beers go best with each.


An Easy Way To Practise Wheelies And Gain Confidence For Mountain Biking

If you’re only comfortable on nice flat roads, the rocks and roots of mountain bike trails can be intimidating. Enter the wheelie: While it can take a lot of practise to master this move, you can get started easily by hopping up onto something as simple as a curb.


Ask LH: Should My Daughter Learn To Drive In A Manual Or Automatic?

Dear Lifehacker, My daughter is about to get her L-Plates and our family have been talking about whether it is worthwhile for her to learn on a manual or not. Is it still a useful skill given how common automatics are — and especially with new technologies such as electric engines?



Meet The Biohackers Letting Technology Get Under Their Skin

For some people, the human body isn’t a temple. Instead they see it as a source of frustration thanks to the considerable limitations compared to the powerful technology available today. In the last few years, a new community of biohackers or “grinders” has sprung up to experiment with enhancing the human body with technology. Largely outside of the mainstream disciplines of science or philosophy, it is a raw, exciting field that turns longstanding ethical beliefs on their head. We look at some of the implications of this kind of technology.


The Secret To Making Deliciously Crisp Homemade Pickles

There’s nothing like a crisp, delicious, fresh pickle, whether you prefer yours kosher, half-sour, or sweet. But making sure yours are crisp and crunchy starts with the cucumber — a crisp pickle demands a crisp cucumber, and nothing less will do. Here’s how to make sure you get the best ones.


How To Build A Best In Class Digital Business

Technology holds the potential to seriously enhance businesses. For one gift delivery company in Adelaide it’s been the difference between staying a startup and growing into a national success. Adelaide-based Kelly Jamieson dreamed to have the business she founded and loved – Edible Blooms – go national. The gift delivery service, which mimics flower delivery but replaces the flowers with fresh fruit and chocolate, was a proven success in her hometown, but the next step called.


Here's Everything Coming To Netflix, Stan, Presto And Foxtel This July

While neither Stan, Presto nor the Australian Netflix library has anything near the range of US streaming services, every month we get just a little more. Foxtel is also adding a number of hugely popular titles to their Anytime on-demand streaming. Read on to see all the content that will be added to their libraries during the month of July.


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