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2015 Is Set To Be The Hottest Year Ever

2015 will likely be the hottest year on record, according to a preliminary analysis released by the World Meteorological Organization. Worldwide temperatures are expected for the first time to reach more than 1℃ above pre-industrial temperatures.

Get More Happiness Out Of Vacations By Focusing On Unique Experiences

A vacation should always make you happy, but you might as well get as much as you can out of it. This psychological trick will help you feel even happier when you return from your vacation.

Briefly: Model Summer Hacks, Moto X Style Review, 50% Off TorGuard VPNs

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get 50% off TorGuard VPN and proxy services, summer beauty tips from up-and-coming Aussie models, why the Motorola Moto X Style is the best Android phone yet.

Why Sydney And Brisbane Are Going To Become Even More Humid

Several Australian cities, such as Adelaide and Perth, have greeted 2015 with scorching weather as summer hits its stride — the kind of conditions that leave us crying out for an air conditioner, rather than dreaming of barbeques and beach trips.

Briefly: Ice Cream Time-Lapses, Mustache Removal, $399 iPhone 5c

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get an iPhone 5c for $399, how to remove your mustache without shaving, melting ice cream.

Briefly: Warmest 100 Predictions, Doom 3 For $5, Gamer Porn Habits Exposed

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Warmest 100 gatecrashes Triple J’s Hottest 100, everything you wanted to know about gamers and their pornography habits, get Doom 3 BFG Edition from Big W for $5.

Briefly: Sunscreen Application Tips, Dark Souls II Trailer, Senator Pushes For Higher Speed Limits

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: 2014’s hottest swimwear trends, New South Wales-Senator-elect pushes for motorists to set their own speed limits on freeways, free online courses from Udemy.

New Research Shows How Far Tiger Sharks Travel

Alongside bull sharks and great whites, tiger sharks are one of the main predatory species known to occasionally snack on humans. Their migratory habits may therefore be of some interest if you’re planning to spend a lot of time in the ocean this summer. According to new research, tiger sharks regularly travel over 1000km across the Coral Sea between New Caledonia and the Great Barrier Reef. (Guess you can’t blame ’em for occasionally getting the munchies.)

Briefly: Bioelectric Body Art, PS4 Sales Figures, Hydrating Vegies

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Sony reveals its PS4 sales figures, hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO, the bioelectric future of tattoos explored.

How To Downsize Your Car Packing For Aussie Summer Trips

Every few months, I drive from Sydney to Adelaide with my family. My most recent trip involved a challenge, however, I’d changed cars, and my new vehicle was significantly smaller. Here’s how I overcame the packing challenge.

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