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Make A Folding Extension Cord Organiser For Easy Storage

There are a lot of great ways to manage your extension cords, but this DIY build can fold up to save space and help you keep your workshop organised.


Hide Valuables In A Hollow LED Candle

We’ve shown you lots of ways to hide things in plain sight. Most LED candles are hollow, so they’re just begging to be filled with goodies, and are definitely not a hiding place people are likely to stumble across.


Slice Vegetables Quickly With A Pizza Cutter

A pizza cutter isn’t a replacement for good knife skills and a sharp knife, but this is a pretty handy tip.


Household Repairs You Can Totally Handle Yourself

Ah, the joys of owning a home: wonky doors, stuck windows. These projects are annoying, but all too easy to ignore in favour of the big stuff — but you can probably handle them yourself in a single weekend. Here are nine common household repairs and how to fix them, no experience necessary.


Keep Sole Flexibility In Mind When Choosing Hiking Boots

Having hiking boots that fit right is key to being comfortable and preventing injury. But unlike shoes, you don’t want boots with a flexible sole — keep this in mind when you shop.


How Machine Learning Is Changing Sport

The drive to improve performance means elite sport is inundated with data from wearable technologies such as GPS, computer vision and match statistics. So professional clubs are constantly on the lookout for tools that can help turn these data into usable and meaningful information.


Outlook.com Adds Clutter Clean-Up Tool, Add-Ins

Microsoft seems very keen on its Clutter tool for automatically filing email right now. Not only is it being added to Office 365, a version of it is also being incorporated into its free Outlook.com web-based email service.


Use An Electric Toothbrush To Pick Locks

Learning to pick locks is fun and educational — and you don’t need a lock picking set to do it. In addition to hairpins and bra underwire, two everyday objects you can turn into lock picks are paperclips and toothbrushes.


Briefly: Airbag Car Recall Hits Australia, Dinklage+Game Of Thrones+Coldplay

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including a global recall of cars due to faulty airbags and Peter Dinklage getting musical with Coldplay.


Google Tone Shares Links With Everyone Within Earshot

Chrome: Sharing links via the internet is easy. Sharing in person is still surprisingly difficult. Google Tone aims to make it easier to pass a link around a meeting table by emitting an audible code that your browser can hear and interpret. That means anyone within earshot can grab the link.