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Adjust Your Work-Rest Cycles When Exercising In High Heat

The heat can make your usual workout a lot more difficult. It also puts you at risk of heatstroke if you’re not careful. If you want to get your sweat on when it’s burning up outside, adjusting your intervals can make it a little easier and safer.


How To Survive A Shark Attack

Sharks don’t really like the taste of people, but their poor vision and the splashing of beachgoers can lead to sharks confusing you for a tasty snack. Here’s what you should do if you see a fin and the Jaws theme starts playing.


Here's How Much Slower You Run When It's Humid

The hotter it is, the slower you run — but humidity plays a role too. When the air is full of moisture, sweating doesn’t cool you down like it usually would. You won’t be able to run as fast, because your body is trying to prevent you from overheating.


Make Creamier Ice Cream With Powdered Skim Milk

Making good homemade ice cream is about finding the perfect balance of ice crystals and creaminess. To give your frosty treat a creamy boost, add in a little powdered skim milk.


The Importance Of Hydration Explained [Infographic]

The Aussie summer might be over, but it’s still plenty hot with temperatures regularly hitting the high 30s from coast to coat. This infographic looks at the various ways dehydration affects your mind and body, along with some tips to up your water intake.


Briefly: HBO Vs. Netflix, Naughtiest Music Videos, Salt Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: HBO takes on Netflix with international expansion plans, the unseen history of Portal’s development, the 63 naughtiest music videos of all time.


Briefly: Beautiful Earth, New Trailers, Tanning Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: watch the latest trailers for upcoming movies (including Ghostbusters and Batman v Superman), the best images of Earth from astronaut Scott Kelly, 12 healthy ways to keep your summer tan.


Why Girls Need More Sunscreen Than Boys

The “slip-slop-slap” mantra is something all Australian parents need to instill in their children. However, depending on the gender of your child, it may be more important to “slop” than to “slip”. According to new research, the majority of girls’ clothes sold in Australia leave them dangerously exposed to the sun.


Stop Working So Much Over Summer Holidays

Summertime means warm weather, enjoying the outdoors and time with friends and family. It’s a chance to stop, slow down and hopefully explore our interests during those long, slow summer days. Still, too many of us are so hopped up on productivity juice that we’re off to summer school, taking extra jobs, or prepping for autumn. Stop that: It’s important to keep the “holiday” in “summer holiday”.


10 Tricks For A Perfect Summer Barbecue In Three Minutes

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to head outside for some fun in the sun. And you know what that means: hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, and more.


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