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Downgrade From iOS 8.1.1 To 8.1 If You Want To Jailbreak

iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier this week, and it includes a few small bug fixes. It also happens to break the current version of the iOS jailbreak. If you updated on accident and want to keep your ability to jailbreak, iDownloadBlog shows you how.


DIY Clothespin Piano Keyboard Makes Your Piano App Even Better

Piano apps are great for learning, but actual keys would make them even better. Electrical Engineer Adam Kumpf made his own tablet-compatible clothespin piano keyboard, and you can too.


Video Briefly: Squirrel Burglar, Dragon Age Nooky, Iceberg Collapse

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Squirrel nabs GoPro camera, Dragon Age Inquisition gets frisky, TV wall mounting explained.


View Source Shows HTML, JavaScript And CSS Source In Safari On iOS

iOS: If you’re a web developer, checking out the source code behind a website is a common task. View Source is an iOS app that allows you to do it on any page and includes handy syntax highlighting that makes it easy to find what you need.


I Love This Philips Beard Trimmer Because Of The Built-In Vacuum

Something I didn’t realise when I decided to grow a beard was the horrendous effect this would have on my bathroom. When you clip your beard with a trimmer, stubble ends up everywhere. It’s as if someone took a cheese grater to a Yeti.


Build A Motivational Bathroom Scale With A Raspberry Pi

One of the most deterring parts about trying to lose weight is that moment when you look down at the scale. This custom-built scale ditches unsatisfying numbers and uses a Raspberry Pi to actually talk to you when you step up to help keep you motivated.


Find Out If You're A 'Supertaster' With These Tests

Heightened senses, such as sharper than 20/20 eyesight, are usually considered a good thing, but when it comes to taste, perhaps not so much. About 25% of us could be considered “supertasters” — people who experience flavours much more intensely than the average person.


Hotelwatchdog Helps You Narrow Your Hotel Search

The team behind fare-tracking site Airfarewatchdog has released a similar tool for hotels. Hotelwatchdog takes price, distance to popular attractions and previous reviews into consideration before giving you a list of recommended hotels.


What Scientists Can Learn From Pseudoscience

Scientists should study pseudoscience – see what the pseudoscientists are up to and perhaps (for a laugh) try a few pseudostudies themselves.


In The Belly Of The Beast: How KFC Australia Makes Its Chicken

Last week, we were invited to KFC’s flagship store in Mascott NSW to see how the company makes its chicken first-hand. We were shown every step of the process; from how meat is stored and prepared to the various ways KFC keeps its “secret” herbs and spices out of the hands of suppliers. Read on for a full kitchen tour.