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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.


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?


Teach Yourself To Code With These 6 Inspiring Websites

If you’ve always had a desire to build your own apps or create your own websites, then you can begin your coding education with nothing more than a browser, an internet connection, and some spare time. Here we’ve picked out six of the best resources currently available online.


The Best Tips For Finding Cheap Airfare With Google Flights

Google Flights is a solid tool for booking travel. You’re probably already familiar with its basic functions, like finding the best price for flights and browsing flexible dates that can save you money and time. However, there are some other, lesser-known features that can help you squeeze even more out of your travel budget.


How To Watch The Super Bowl Online [Infographic]

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.


Everything I Learned About IT From Stock Photos

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.


Planhacker: The Best No-Contract Deal On Each Mobile Network

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.


How Long It Takes To Binge Watch 81 Popular TV Shows [Infographic]

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!)


How To Stay Healthy In The Office: Pay Attention To Ergonomics

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.


What To Do When You've Hit A Plateau With Your Money Goals

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.


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