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MythResults Summarises The Tests From Every Episode Of MythBusters

We love busting myths here at Lifehacker, and because of that, we love the show MythBusters. If you do too, the web site MythResults summarises all 271 episodes of the show so you can quickly see what’s fact and what’s fiction.

Seven Productivity Myths You Need To Break Free Of

The end goal of productivity tips is to spend less time doing the things you have to do so you gain more time for the things you want to do. But if you follow every morsel of productivity advice you encounter, you’ll end spend more time moving papers and emails around than actually getting anything done. Need to simplify your routine? Let’s put an end to some common productivity myths once and for all.

What Experiment Did Mythbusters Not Do Because It Was Too Dangerous?

Adam Savage is one of the co-hosts of the award winning, and soon to end, show Mythbusters. Obviously safety is a big deal with the entire crew on the show so we asked him what experiment did they contemplate but back out of because it was too dangerous.

10 Myths About Sleep Busted

Sleep is a mysterious process, and that means it’s the subject of many untruths and much ill-informed wishful thinking. If you’re trying to improve your quality or quantity of sleep, don’t fall for these myths and you’ll be well on the way.

Organise Your Tools Like Adam Savage With Custom Stands

Organising tools is tough and if you’re someone like Adam Savage, who has hundreds of tools, then you need a system in place. He tries to keep everything out in the open, so he built a couple of his own stands.

10 Stubborn Sex Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked

Perhaps you’ve heard that size matters, women are naturally more bisexual than men, or that tantric sex means everlasting orgasms. None of these things is entirely true. Sex has been around forever, but we’re just starting to understand it. Today we’re debunking 10 of the most common sex myths to set the record straight.

Briefly: Mythbusters Q&A, Candy Crush Fashion, GoalControl-4D Explained

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The tech behind FIFA’s World Cup goal detection system, Miyamoto tries out virtual reality, Aussie interview with Mythbusters’ Jamie Hyneman.

No, Bitstrips Is Not Spying On You For The NSA

People believe dumb stuff. One dumb thing they believe? That Bitstrips — those mildly-irritating cartoons being shared a lot on Facebook right now — are actually a secret spying tool for the US National Security Agency (NSA).

Ask LH: How Can I Prove Anti-Tax Conspiracy Theorists Are Wrong?

Dear Lifehacker, Over the years I have heard various whack-job anti-government conspiracy theorists and their ilk talk about income tax being illegal. They mention things like “Income has never been defined under Australian tax law”, which apparently means we can claim we earned only chickens, conches, ceremonial wreaths or whatever, and apparently this befuddles the taxman into not being able to actually charge us anything. Is there any truth in this, or can it be easily debunked? Cheers, Tax Time Truth

Four Key Tax Myths Busted

Preparing for your tax return can often seem like a tedious chore, but if you fall for these common misconceptions the task can be even harder. Let’s bust some common tax myths.

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