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10+ Dishes And Drinks Everyone Should Know How To Make At Home (Including You)

Whether you have trouble boiling water or you know your way around an immersion circulator, there are some foods that everyone should know how to make, either because they’re delicious, they’re easy, or they require skills that will benefit you as you learn your way around the kitchen. We asked some professional chefs (and the Lifehacker team) what you should be able to make, no matter who you are, and how.


Dealhacker: 50% Off Rocket League

Take it from us: Rocket League is a bit of alright. The PC and PS4 soccer-car title is about as addictive as multiplayer games get and if you’ve been waiting to give it a go, now’s your chance.


Learn How To Weave Bacon With This Video

Weaving bacon strips together is the best way to get more bacon flavour out of every bite of your BLT or burger. If you’ve never woven bacon (or a basket) before, this video will show you how to do it.


Make Sturdier Wood Joints By Using Hot Glue As A Clamp For Wood Glue

Wood glue is designed to hold strong and create long-lasting wood joints, but it takes a while to dry. Hot glue, on the other hand, hardens almost instantly. The combination of the two makes for a perfect method of building sturdy wood joints.


Thinking Cap: Podcasts, Articles And Clips To Make You Smarter

Remembering Prince in 11 songs you may not have known he actually wrote, all about galaxies that eat each other, Shakespearean vacation destinations, the science of boredom, and more in this week’s edition of Thinking Cap!


Australians Should Be Allowed To Circumvent Geoblocking: Productivity Commission

Australian consumers should be allowed to use technologies like VPNs and proxies to defeat the efforts of companies like Netflix and HBO that stop them from accessing digital content libraries from other countries. That’s the thrust of a Productivity Commission draft report into overhauling Australia’s existing copyright laws that has just been released.


The Evening Commute Playlist

The work day is over but you’ve still got a long drive home. You need to relax. This playlist can help with some soothing pop jams to take you home.


How To Be An Audiophile On The Cheap

You love music, but even if you consider yourself a true audiophile, the cost of high-end sound can be, frankly, a little absurd. We talked with a handful of audio experts to find out how to get audiophile-calibre sound without emptying your savings account. Here’s what they had to say.


Instagram's Viral Weight Loss Teas Are Just Laxatives

Celebrities on Instagram love to hawk weight loss products, and one of the biggest trends is the teatox: Herbal “detoxing” teas that are supposed to help you lose weight naturally. Of course, miracle cures don’t exist, and many of these teas are just laxatives.


This Interactive Tool Calculates How Much Time And Money You Waste Commuting

Commuting doesn’t have to be a waste. There are plenty of ways to get more out of it. If you’re curious, though, this calculator tells you just how much time and money you’ll spend commuting in your lifetime.


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