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Hungry? Eagle Boys Has Just Launched a 15-Inch Monster Pizza!

Eagle Boys has unleashed the biggest pizza its ever sold; the imaginatively titled Family Pizza. Packing 16 slices into a single 15 inch base, it’s more than 50 per cent bigger than an Eagle Boys’ large size. Any pizza can be upgraded to a Family 15 for an extra $5. Well, that’s dinner sorted, then.


Briefly: Hula Hoop Madness, Ed Husic Vs. Australia Tax, Diet Hacks

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Scientists empirically discover the best cheese for pizza, Ed Husic comes out swinging against anti-piracy laws, watch a girl dance with 30 hula hoops at once.


Great Gifts For Dads Into Fitness

So it’s Father’s Day this Sunday (September 7), and it’s not too late to pick up an affordable, thoughtful little gadget for the big guy. Here are some great ideas if he’s into fitness, including up to $50 off selected heart rate monitors and fitness trackers from big brands like Polar and MAGELLAN. Dick Smith also has 15 per cent off certain GoPro cameras, bonus gift cards and more.


Quickly Build YouTube Playlists With A Search Shortcut

Playlists are one of the key elements in making YouTube into the ultimate music streaming service. Speed that process up by using a search shortcut.


Analytics: Pick One Of Scalable Or Agile

Call it big data, analytics or old-fashioned business intelligence, the ability to identify trends in business data can be useful. However, trying to build a system which is both adaptable to large volumes and easily tweaked can be challenging.


Energy Drinks Linked To Lethal Heart Problems

According to new scientific research, the consumption of energy drinks can lead to serious heart problems when dancing or exercising. This is because caffeine within energy drinks affects the heart’s ability to contract and to use oxygen which can lead to everything from irregular heartbeat to sudden death.


Road Sign Mistake Reminds Us Why Accuracy Matters

We spend most of our time at Mind Your Language pointing out common spelling and grammar mistakes. Sometimes it’s worth reminding people of the consequences of a lax attitude to careful writing. This is one of those times.


Ask LH: What's The Right Combination Of Diet And Exercise?

Hey Lifehacker, I’ve recently started going to the gym, but I’m finding it difficult trying to find a good workout/diet combination. What’s the best combination for someone aiming to get rid of a bit of fat and putting on some muscle?


The Most Popular Smartphone Operating Systems Globally

If you’re developing apps for smartphones, it makes sense to know how popular each of the main platforms are — especially if you’re building apps designed for a specific regional market. Here’s how the main contenders rank around the world.


The Consumer Rights You Don't Have In Australia

The ACCC’s recent decision to take Valve to court highlighted that we have well-defined consumer rights in Australia which big businesses ignore at their peril. It’s worth knowing what those rights are — but it’s also helpful to know what you can’t do. Here’s a refresher on some of the most common misconceptions.