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Force Windows To Remember Your Settings When You Resize A System Dialog

The way in which Windows decides what size a system dialog should be — for example, the one you see when saving or open files — can seem like sorcery. Fortunately, you do have some control over it and while not immediately apparent, it is straightforward.


Old Versus New: See Just How Good Chrome's Improved RAM Usage Is

New features are great, but there’s something to be said when a piece of software you use every day gets a few optimisations and performance tweaks. Such is the case with the latest version of Google Chrome, which supposedly does a better job of handling its memory usage. If you want to see exactly how better, this side-by-side video should help.


Taste Test: Pizza Hut's Chillidog And Cheesydog Stuffed Crust Pizzas

This week, Pizza Hut welcomed two new members to its super-deformed “Stuffed Crust” family: the spice-fueled Chillidog and cheese-laden Cheesydog. As their names imply, both products come with a giant hula hoop-shaped hot dog jammed inside the crust. The results are horribly fascinating and strangely intriguing. Read on for the full Allure Media verdict.


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.


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