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Help Your Kids Make New Friends While Travelling By Visiting Public Parks And Squares

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.

Ask LH: How Can I Stop Moths From Eating My Clothes?

I recently pulled my favourite wool T-shirt from the cupboard and found it was full of holes. Something clearly had a good meal out of it! How can I prevent moths and silverfish from eating my clothes, and how can I get rid of them?

The LittleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit Includes Electronics Projects You Can Do With Your Kids

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.

A Code Of Ethics In IT: Just Lip Service Or Something With Bite?

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?

The Sound Of Your Voice Might Make You Seem Smarter When Pitching Ideas

You might think it would be easier to show off your intelligence with writing, but research suggests the sound of your voice is actually better at making you seem smarter and your ideas stronger.

Taste Test Special: US Burger Roundup

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!

PAUSE Is A Simple Stress Relief And Relaxation Tool For iPhone

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.

App Deals: Smartphones Are Making Physical Whiteboards Redundant

Today’s best deals include Meter on Android, Whiteboard on iOS and Sengoku Jidai on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

It's A National Tragedy: Toobs Have Been Discontinued

We regret to inform you that the Smith’s Snackfood Company has stopped making Toobs. The tangy tomato crisp — a favourite of Lifehacker — will no longer be sold due to a slump in sales. Worst Friday ever.

Some Android 6.0 Apps May Not Know To Ask For Permissions And Break

If you’re one of the lucky few to get the newest Android on your device, you might notice some apps behaving oddly. This may be due to certain apps not requesting permissions when they need to, causing them to break.

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