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10 Ways To Improve Your Daily Routine With The Power Of Science

Science is awesome. It explains how birds can fly, why the sky is blue, and how gravity works. However, you can also use science to perfect the tiny details of your everyday life — from sleeping better to working smarter and even cooking better food. Here are 10 ways sciences can help improve your daily life.

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.

Briefly: Upcoming Sci-Fi, How To Wake Up, Healthy Mac & Cheese

Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: the best video game flame-throwers, upcoming sci-fi movies and TV shows, the first thing you should do when you wake up.

Ask LH: How Can I Train Myself To Obey My Alarm?

Dear Lifehacker, I find it difficult to wake up in the morning and rely heavily on phone alarms. However, I find myself semi-consciously turning them off. I’ve been known to hit the snooze button without even realising it. Is there something (say an app or service) that can help me “train” myself to pay more attention to the alarms? Hell, I’d even consider something akin to GymPact which took money off me for not waking up!

Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Fitness Tracker From Waking My Partner?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve recently started using a fitness tracker which comes with an inbuilt vibration alarm. This is great, as it means my girlfriend doesn’t get woken up by the noise of my alarm. (I work morning shifts.) However, we like to snuggle while sleeping, which means my wrist is usually buzzing against her ribs or in her ear. Can you suggest a solution that will wake me up without disturbing her?

Fall Asleep Earlier By Getting Ready For Bed Before You Feel Tired

Sometimes the most effective tips are the simplest. If you want to get to sleep earlier every night, you’re better off removing as many obstacles as you can before you’re completely drained of energy.

Microsoft Band 2: What You Need To Know

In 2014, Microsoft dipped its toes into the fitness wearable market with the imaginatively titled Microsoft Band. Today, it is finally bringing the brand to the Australian market. If you’re on the lookout for a new fitness/smart band, the Microsoft Band 2 is one of the main products you should be considering. Here’s what you need to know.

11 Healthy Sleep Hacks For Busy People [Infographic]

The average person requires eight hours of sleep per night to stay happy, healthy and fully recharged for the day ahead. Unfortunately, our work commitments and social life often get in the way. This infogaphic from bed specialist SleepyPeople lists 11 “sleep hacks” you can employ to get by on less shuteye each day — without affecting your health.

Stop Overthinking Sleep So You Can Wake Up Energised The Next Day

When you go to bed late and realise you only have a few hours of sleep available, you’re sure the next day is going to be hell. But maybe it won’t. Maybe the biggest battle we have with sleep is in our heads.

How To Survive On Four Hours Sleep During The Work Week

Jim Cramer is the host of Mad Money and co-founder of He also survives on less than four hours of sleep a night. With just a few weeks left in the year, you might need to emulate his grueling schedule to get that work project over the line. Business Insider sat down with Cramer to find out how he does it. Here is the video.

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