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Netflix's worldwide streaming dominance is wholly dependent on the strength of its original content. Fortunately for subscribers, a bunch of hot new shows are slated to appear next year. Here are ten compelling titles you might not have heard about - including one from Australia.

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Gin - which is traditionally made from juniper berries - has long been noted for its health benefits. According to a raft of scientific studies, it can improve everything from blood circulation to your liver and kidneys. It's also a low-calorie spirit, making it the dieter's tipple of choice.

However, if you're a die-hard G&T fan, you might want to take a closer look at the ingredients in your beverage. Specifically, the sugar levels.

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It's Black Friday - that American tradition that has permeated Australian retail culture (yay for globalisation I guess). And that means lots of items for sale. Of course, it is important to make sure that what you think is a bargain, really is a bargain. The ACCC doesn't take kindly to companies that release a product that is marked with a reduced price that was never sold at the full price but if you're savvy, there are some good deals out there. Here a few that IT professionals should take a look at.

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In the simplest terms, 'mindfulness' means being conscious of your thoughts and surroundings. It also forms the cornerstone of a personal philisophy that many people prescribe to. In short, to be mindful is to focus on the present moment without reaction or judgement - resulting in a happier existence. If that sounds intriguing, this infographic can help put you on the right track: it describes 13 everyday behaviors that mindful people exhibit.

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Dear Lifehacker, I saw a bunch of media reports claiming Amazon would be opening its online store in Australia today. All I can see is Kindles and ebooks! What gives? If this is the extent of their local offerings I'm going to be pissed!

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The Black Friday sales extravaganza has officially begun! Unfortunately, the exorbitant delivery fees charged by online retailers can really eat into your savings - especially if you're buying multiple items from different outlets.

With that in mind, here's a simple hack that will ensure you don't spend a single cent on shipping

Shared from Gizmodo

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Here at Lifehacker, we love our books. We like them even more when we can justify dropping mad stacks on them due to the insane Black Friday Sales happening at the moment.

We figured that you probably like books too. So we compiled some of our favourite sci-fi and fantasy picks that are currently on sale!

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Ali vs Frazier. Harding vs Kerrigan. Vader vs Kenobi. The NBN vs the entire country of Australia. These are the great rivalries of our histories. In the world of cricket, there’s no greater rivalry than that of England vs Australia in the five match Test extravaganza known as ‘The Ashes’.

The Ashes kick off today in Brisbane and here’s how you can watch - on TV or live online and free!

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If you’re a phone lover, you may think prepaid is a dirty word; a term to describe the lowest rung of the phone-plan food chain. But this really isn’t the case anymore. We take a look at the best options for data, unlimited call and long expiry dates.

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It's taken a few years but the IT industry has finally figured out that the best way to combat cybercrime is to work cooperatively with other people. Threat actors cooperate through dark web marketplaces and forums where tools and skills are traded as commodities. This is one of the key reasons they are able to cause such havoc. Optus is committing $3.5M to the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre.