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10 Tips To Survive Valentine's Day

If case you’ve forgotten (we hope you haven’t), Valentine’s Day is on this Sunday. If you’re ill prepared for the special occasion (we hope you aren’t), we’ve got you covered. We have assembled a collection of Lifehacker Australia‘s best Valentine’s Day and relationship advice to give you some pointers for last-minute preparations.


Inside GitHub's Culture War That's Ripping The US$2 Billion Startup Apart

We’ve been hearing about a lot of drama going on at US$2 billion startup GitHub, the hugely important and popular site used by millions of computer programmers where 10 or more executives have departed in recent months. The more we write about the inner turmoil, the more people step forward to share details and opinions.


Five Proven Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep

We know that not getting adequate sleep means we do a disservice to our brain and our physical and metabolic health. Unfortunately, trying to fall asleep can be a tricky, especially when we try too hard. Here are five secrets to a good night’s rest from the University of Sydney’s associate professor of sleep and wellbeing, Chin Moi Chow.


Briefly: Best Of Super Bowl, New Bourne Trailer, Cheap Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Top 10 Super Bowl half-time shows, watch the new Jason Bourne trailer, get a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for $709.


Is It Legal To Name And Shame Suspected Shoplifters?

Some retail stores have a so-called “Wall of Shame” featuring pictures of people who have been caught on CCTV allegedly stealing inside the shop. “Serves those losers right for stealing,” you might have thought to yourself, and internally praised the business owners for taking action against those criminals. But is it legal to display pictures of suspected thieves?


Improve IT Security Without Breaking The Bank By Beefing Up Governance

It’s good and all to talk about making additional investments in to IT security, but budget is a concern for most organisations. If your company has a tight purse string, there are still ways to improve IT security.


The Best Times To Book Flights In Australia [Infographic]

When booking flights, it’s imperative to get the timing right: with a little planning and foresight it’s possible to save hundreds of dollars. This infographic from travel search engine Skyscanner looks at the best times to book in each Australian state: from the cheapest months to the amount of advance planning you need to secure the best deals.


Dealhacker: Kogan Is Now Selling The Chromecast 2 In Australia

The Google Chromecast 2 is finally coming to Australia, some five months after its international release date. (Tch.) The first retailer off the rank is Kogan, which is selling the streaming wonder-gizmo for $59. Compared to the US price of US$35 ($49.37) — plus tax — this is a pretty good price.


Ask LH: When Should I Trust Online Reviews?

Dear Lifehacker, I know a lot of online reviews can be fake, and others are just written by angry people. How can I separate useful reviews from crappy ones? I don’t want to avoid something good because someone lied, but I don’t want to throw my money away either.


Featured Workspace: Inside Twitter's Swanky New Australian Office

Twitter launched its presence in Australia in 2013 but didn’t have a proper office until this year. The US-based social media company has finally settled into a fancy permanent workspace and Lifehacker Australia was invited to take a tour of the new joint. Here’s a guided tour of what’s cool about the Twitter Australia office.


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