Show off your creative spark by adding a bit of personality to your gift-wrapping talent. Real Simple suggests that you can supplement traditional gift paper and tape with six clever alternatives: calendar paper can replace traditional gift-wrap, jump ropes can spice up a child's gift, ponytail holders are a great way to seal up presents, wine bottles can be wrapped up with dish towels, newspaper works as gift-wrap when none is available, and photos cut from greeting cards can make your presents appear more attractive from far away. What other gift-wrapping ideas do you suggest to add flare to your presents? Let's hear them in the comments.
Wrap Gifts Creatively
Trending Stories Right Now
There are so many Windows apps out there, that picking a list of the very best, most must-install software for your desktop or laptop feels daunting. We've pored over pages of recommendations, countless forum posts, and lots of comments to come up with this year's Lifehacker Pack for Windows, a list of software champions across four categories: productivity, internet/communications, music/photos/video and utilities.
The problem with overseas travel from Australia is that everything is so bloody far. By the time you reach your destination, you're usually grumpy, jet lagged and sleep-deprived, which isn't an ideal way to start a work trip or holiday. A good night's sleep can make a world of difference -- but that's easier said that done. The following infographic from Work the World explains everything you need to sleep on planes effectively; including some novel positions that you might not have thought of.