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Why You Should Avoid The Word 'Fair' In Salary Negotiations

Asking for a raise can be tricky. You have to approach the conversation in the right way, and as Lee E. Miller, co-author of A Woman’s Guide to Successful Negotiating points out, that means you probably want to leave out the word “fair”.


Elevator Pitch: MailGuard

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Craig McDonald, CEO and founder of MailGuard .


Which Australian City Has The Tardiest Workers? [Infographic]

30 per cent of Australians regularly turn up late for work. That’s the chief finding from a new report by employee management solutions provider Deputy. Interestingly, the number differs considerably across Australia’s five major cities. Read on to find out how each city ranked.


How Likely You Are To Get Killed By A Car, Depending On Its Speed

It’s simple physics really: The faster a car is going when it hits you, the more likely you’re going to get killed. But there’s a correlation between the speed of the car and the likelihood you’ll be killed, especially when you take age into consideration. Just 8km/h can make a dramatic difference in whether you live or die.


Ask LH: How Do I Turn Off Passwords In Windows 10?

Dear Lifehacker, I am seeking your assistance because Lifehacker always has a REAL solution when others don’t. My question is — how do I disable the password prompt in Windows 10 after my laptop wakes up from sleep mode? Hopefully you have one. If not, at least let me know that this is an issue with the OS.


Liquidation and Store Closing Sales Don't Automatically Mean Lower Prices

When a store goes out of business (like Dick Smith’s recent closing), they generally have some decent sales to get rid of all their merchandise. However, these “liquidation sales” can be misleading as Consumerist points out.


Eight Things I Learned At TEDxSydney 2016

TEDx is an annual technology and lifestyle conference that’s all about sharing concepts, spreading ideas and sparking conversations in the community. This year’s programme included a diverse and eclectic array of speakers, ranging from quantum physicist Michael J. Biercuk to Mongolian folk singer Bukhchuluun Ganburged. Here are ten things we learned during the event.


Make Slicing A Frozen Dessert Easier By Resting It On A Warm Kitchen Towel

Frozen pies and ice cream cakes stick to whatever they’re resting on, and can be difficult to slice into. A warm kitchen towel will make your frozen dessert a little less like an ice cube.


17 Hacks And Extensions That Will Change How You Use Gmail

Since it debuted a decade ago, Gmail has become not just another email program, but a cultural force. It is the world’s largest email service, and it has set the standard for what people expect in terms of ease of use and inbox size. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be better.


Julienne Fruits And Vegetables A Lot Faster With A Mandoline

Video: Julienne cut fruits and vegetables are perfect toppings for salads, but you don’t need expert knife skills to do it. A mandoline slicer can do most of the work for you, even if you don’t have a special attachment.


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