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Ask LH: Are All My Favourite Netflix Movies About To Disappear?

Dear Lifehacker, I just read a news report on an Australian tech site that said Netflix will be losing a bunch of content this month. Apparently, around 80 movies and TV shows are set to disappear. The same story is appearing on multiple Aussie sites. Are these reports accurate? If I lose access to Around The Twist, I’m going to flip out!


Ask LH: How Can I Mute My Facebook Video Uploads?

Dear Lifehacker, I made a peaceful video of clouds on my phone and put it on Facebook. However, when I viewed it there was a bunch of talking and car noises in the background. I want it to play in serene silence. Is there any way I can delete the sounds so I can put it back on Facebook?


Video Briefly: New Star Wars Trailer, Metal Gear Solid Explained, Colossal Machines

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: the new Star Wars movie trailer released on Instagram, Metal Gear Solid’s plot explained in 12 minutes, big machines and the creation of a cello.


Video Briefly: The Martian Trailer, TV Buying Tips, Arnie 'Splosions

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: How to choose the perfect TV size for your lounge room, watch the latest trailer to The Martian, the best Schwarzenegger movie explosions.


Ask LH: Does Projecting Movies In My Backyard Count As A Public Screening?

Dear LH, I’m planning to set up an outdoor cinema in my backyard next summer. This is only for personal use with friends and family, but I read somewhere that you’re not allowed to publicly screen movies without permission from the copyright holder. Is this something I should be worried about? Or is it just a case of possibly annoying the neighbours who will be able to hear it?


Add 'Reviews' To Movie Searches On Google To Get Snippets Of Critic Reviews

When you’re trying to pick a movie to watch, you might want a quick glance at what critics say about it. Now, you can do that with Google by just adding in the word “reviews” after your search.


Video Briefly: Bedtime Yoga, Tattoo Removal, 3D-Printed Nail Art

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 5-minute bedtime yoga to make your sleep soundly, Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight trailer, .


Briefly: Hateful Eight Trailer, Free Android Apps, Reversible Micro-USB

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: High school reunion survival guide, get 20 free Android apps, watch the trailer to Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie.


Ask LH: What Podcasts Should I Be Listening To?

Dear Lifehacker, Could you recommend some podcasts to me? I’ve been listening to This American Life, TED and Radiolab and want to broaden my horizons with some fresh content. I’m most interested in podcasts in mp3 format as I like to download them to my phone for later listening (no internet connection required).


Briefly: Leaked Fallout 4 Footage, Joker Diary, Windows 10 Review

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Leaked Fallout 4 footage turns up on Pornhub, inside Heath Ledger’s “Joker” diary, Windows 10 in-depth review.


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