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- Five Proven Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep
- Is It Legal To Name And Shame Suspected Shoplifters?
- Teach Yourself To Code With These 6 Inspiring Websites
- The Best Tips For Finding Cheap Airfare With Google Flights
- How To Watch The Super Bowl Online [Infographic]
- Everything I Learned About IT From Stock Photos
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.
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?
Alongside apple pie, NASCAR and the phrase “y’áll”, there are few things more American than the Super Bowl. This weekend, the 50th championship game of National Football League kicks off between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. Here’s how to watch the game Down Under for all you gridiron fans.
Love them or hate them, stock photos are everywhere. From billboards to online websites (yes, Lifehacker Australia uses them too), they are often employed to provide context to written words. But sometimes stock photos get it so wrong — particularly when it comes to depicting the people and happenings in the IT industry. If you take some stock photos at face value, you’ll have a pretty warped understanding of what goes on in IT.
Contract phone plans are a bad deal: not only are you stuck with the same phone and network for two years, you often end up with smaller data and call allowances than with a no-contract prepaid or month-by-month deal. We’ve eliminated the also-rans and come up with one firm recommendation for the best value no-contract prepaid deal on each of Australia’s mobile networks.
TV binge-watching has become the pastime of the 21st Century. Unfortunately, it often involves a larger time commitment than you were initially expecting. (If you’re still using DVDs and Blu-rays, it can also be bloody expensive.) This infographic from Nielson Top Ten reveals precisely how many hours 81 popular TV series take to watch in their entirety — from Sherlock (12 hours) to Doctor Who (over 15 days!)
Do you ever have a stiff neck tingling in your fingers or forearms, lower backache or tired eyes? If so you could be suffering from an MSD or musculoskeletal disorder, the most common of which is RSI or repetitive strain injury that many people suffer from who were not taught how to touch type. Here’s how to set up a healthy, ergonomic workspace to keep you comfortable and injury-free.
You know how to handle your money: you’ve got a budget, a plan to save, and you’re kicking your debt. But now what? This is the time where a lot of people with good money sense fall off the wagon. If you’ve hit a plateau with your financial goals, it’s important to stay on track and motivated. Here’s how.