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Aussie Twitter Stats Reveal Over 50% Of Users 'Uncommitted' On Party Vote

While no one can truly say which way the upcoming federal election will go, methods exist so we can have a really good guess. No, not tea leaves and chicken bones — we can do better in the modern age. Take Twitter, which is a digital goldmine of info on voting preferences, important political issues and whether or not you look fat in those pants.


The Traits Of A Good Listener

You’ll find tons of self-help books on improving your speaking skills, but improving your listening skills is just as crucial, if not more so in some cases. Check out this video from School of Life and see which “good listening” traits you rock at, and which you can work on.


Swap Your To-Do List For A 'Break List' To Get More Done

To-do lists keep track of tasks we have to do, but they hardly ever provide actual motivation. A small tweak to your productivity method can solve that problem pretty quickly. All you need to do is start maintaining a “break list” instead, and you’ll find yourself more eager to get things done.


Sorted For iOS Makes Task Management Simple And Fast

If you like the simplicity of Clear, but want a to-do list that’s more schedule-oriented, Sorted might be the task-juggling app you’ve always wanted.


Here's Telstra's Explanation For That Three-Day Data Outage

Telstra’s latest data outage was one of the worst yet, with approximately 350,000 NBN and ADSL customers affected. Thousands were still struggling to get their internet working three days later. Telstra‚Äôs chief operations officer Kate McKenzie has since issued a statement explaining what actually went wrong.


Video Briefly: Game Of Thrones IRL, Ant-Man Cosplay With A Twist, Goats In Space

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Real-life events that inspired Game Of Thrones, an Ant-Man cosplay that will make you gush, Goat Simulator blasts off into space.


Microsoft Is Banning Stupid Passwords

There’s a big problem with passwords, and it’s all down to the people who set them up in the first place. There are plenty of idiots who can never remember their passwords, and just use something so hilariously obvious they probably shouldn’t even have bothered. Microsoft is taking measure to put an end to that.


How I Succeeded: HubSpot's Ryan Bonnici

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Ryan Bonnici from HubSpot.


The Australian Tax Breaks Small To Medium Businesses Need to Know

It can be hard to keep on top of all the various tax breaks and incentives small and medium businesses are eligible for. There are a lot of them. From deducting your stationary to grants for safety equipment.

And this doesn’t even include the lower company tax rate for eligible small businesses. Here are a few other tax breaks and incentives your business might benefit from.


This Startup Is Using Facebook Messenger To Deliver Food To Office Workers

Sydney startup HowAboutEat provides a service that allows office workers to order lunch with just one click — or rather, one message — and it’s now expanding that service to include a Facebook Messenger chat-bot.


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