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Briefly: Ronda Reigns, Prehistoric Lion Cubs, Ewoks Vinidicated

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Ancient frozen lion cubs, why Ronda Rousey is still great.

Six Tips For Photographing The Leonid Meteor Shower

This week the Leonid meteor shower will grace our skies. A scattering of bright meteors will appear to radiate from the Leo constellation and will be visible right across Australia. The meteor shower activity will peak on the morning of November 18 in the form of a meteor storm. If you’re keen to capture the moment on camera we have a few tips from award-winning photographer Phil Hart to help you take the best shots.

How Technology Can Improve Your Mental Health

“How do you feel today?” It’s a common question, and for some people an answer rolls off the tongue automatically – perhaps something non-committal and socially appropriate, like “I’m fine” or, “Okay”. In fact, this happens so often that I’ve gotten into the habit of asking again, which is usually met with confusion. It seems surprising to people to realise that someone isn’t just being polite, but genuinely wants to know how they are. It catches them off guard, it encourages consideration and introspect, and sometimes the answer is quite different the second time. So, how do you feel today?

From Newton To Einstein: The Origins Of General Relativity

One hundred years ago in November 1915, Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy of Sciences his new theory of general relativity. It is fair to say the theory turned out to be a great success.

These Are The Best Songs To Wake You In The Morning, According To Spotify

If you’re trying to come up with the perfect song for your wake-up alarm, Spotify’s data experts, along with the help of a music psychologist, have a few suggestions.

Are Energy Drinks Bad For You?

Red Bull may give you wings, but at what cost? To some, energy drinks are dangerous elixirs, while others consider them magic potions of vitality. The truth about how they affect your body is not so black and white.

How Your Body Shape Affects Weight Lifting Form: A Physics Lesson

You’ve heard all the cues, from keeping your chest up, to pushing your knees out. You’re sure you’re doing everything right, but it still feels all wrong. If this sounds anything like you at the gym, it might be because you’re not using the right form for your body.

Briefly: Victoria's Secret Workout, Dino Hunt, Haunted Houses

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 10-minute Victoria’s Secret model workout, the mystery dinosaurs that will never be found, EB Games “training” video.

This Video Explains How To Survive A Free-Falling Elevator

The chances of you being in a free-falling elevator are remarkably small, but this information might at least help alleviate any fear you have toward riding them.

Think Twice Before Sending Your Kids To Play In The Sandpit

Kids love sandpits, but so do animals, bacteria, and parasites. Not all sandpits out there are dangerous, but you may want to at least check a sandpit before you let your child dive into its mysterious contents.

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