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From Cable Ties To Losing Eyes: How To Survive Magpie Swooping Season

September is the peak of Australia’s own version of “home-grown terrorism” (as memorably described to me by a distraught and bleeding school principal, valiantly attempting to protect his pupils), when a small but conspicuous proportion of magpies throughout the country begin to attack otherwise innocent passersby. It is certainly the most significant human-wildlife conflict in the towns and cities of this country. Here are some tips on how to survive.


How To Have A Super Intense Squirting Orgasm [NSFW]

It’s official: squirting has become “a thing”. Once considered fringe, many people are now eager to have the novel, intense, next-level orgasmic release that squirting offers. Here’s what you need to know to learn how to squirt or to make your partner squirt.


Video Briefly: Drift Car In NYC, Science Behind Just Cause, Popcorn Bullets

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Watch a drift car navigate around New York City, the science behind Just Cause’s destructible environments and bullets popping like popcorn.


Free Games Friday: ICONIKA, A Mechanical Story, Imperia Online

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


Top Five Tech Highlights From IFA 2015

IFA, or “Internationale Funkausstellung” to give it its native title, is one of the biggest consumer technology trade shows in the world. Each year, the tech industry’s most important brands converge on Berlin to show off their latest and greatest products. Here’s what you need to know from this year’s show.


How I Succeeded: Bulletproof 's Anthony Woodward

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Anthony Woodward from Bulletproof.


Free Apps Friday: Fluttr, Pet First Aid, Skiersapp

Are you looking to make your smartphone or tablet more useful? Each week, we collect the latest productivity apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone; all of which are 100 per cent free! Here are this week’s highlights.


Ask LH: How Do You Complete A Project When You're Afraid Of Failure?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a habit of coming up with an idea, and then not actually following through with it. I have a specific project that I have really wanted to do for a long time, but I have never actually made an effort to make it happen. I think my main reasons for not doing this are fear of failure and a general sense of being easily distracted. What are some good ways to force yourself to see a project through to completion, despite fear of failure? Thanks, Long Deferred


How Cybercrime Has Changed Over The Past Five Years (It Hasn’t Got Any Better)

Intel has used the 5th anniversary of their purchase of security company McAfee to release a review of how the cybersecurity landscape has changed in that time. There are a number of surprising observations from the report and a few that were expected. Of little surprise has been the continued lack of importance a large number of companies, and individuals, have placed on implementing basic security practices like applying updates to software and implementing policies around passwords.


Warehouse Clearance Tech Deals: Speakers, Hard Drives, Printers and More

From computers to TVs, audio to cameras, the mammoth Dick Smith warehouse clearance at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park from today until Sunday is offering a massive range of electronics at unbelievable prices. It’s a sale worth leaving the house for!


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