Engaging children on trips is key to keeping everyone happy, but museums and monuments only hold attention for so long. Kids need to play, preferably with other kids. When your kids’ interest wanes, take them to the nearest park or town square to meet local kids. They get to play and expand their horizons a bit, and you get to relax.
We’ve always been big fans of littleBits, but while they have long made electronics projects easy, they have never been great for younger kids. The recently released Gizmos & Gadgets kit changes that.
The emissions scandal that has rocked the car maker Volkswagen has again raised the issue of ethical standards in the tech industry. Reports so far say the company is pointing finger at the “unlawful behaviour of engineers and technicians involved in engine development”. But that’s led to questions about the strength of any codes or practice or ethics that such operators are supposed to comply with. So are such codes any good or are they just words?
Over here at Lifehacker, we do quite a bit of travelling to attend events and, collectively, we have amassed numerous trips to the US. As an avid lover of fast food, whenever I’m over there, I make it a mission to test out local burger joints. Here is my verdict on six better-known burger chains in the “land of the free” that aren’t currently available in Australia… or are they? Read on to find out!
iPhone: Dealing with stress is hard, but if you’re looking for a release in the moment, PAUSE is an iPhone app that might help you.