You wanted IKEA hacks, advice for introverts, FreeNAS configuration and the world's worst way to eat hamburgers. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Burger King Launches 'Hands-Free' Feedbag For Humans
Burger King patrons in the US can now enjoy their Whopper hands-free with an official nose bag contraption that allows them to gorge on their burger like a horse. We weep for humanity's future.
- The All-Time Best IKEA Hacks: 2007-2012
Each January, IKEA Hackers invites its readers to vote for the best furniture/technology hacks of the year. Here are the winning creations from 2007 to 2012 along with the instructions on how to make them.
- Bill Gates: How To Succeed As An Introvert
Last night's episode of Q&A featured Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates as its special guest. Gates touched on plenty of hard-hitting subjects during the program including health vaccines, the questionable tax practices of technology vendors and Australia's contributions to foreign aid. However, one of the more interesting topics is something we're sure many of our readers can relate to: how to overcome shyness.
- Which Car Brand Attracts The Worst Drivers?
Volvo owners have been the butt of bad jokes for decades, but are they really the worst drivers on the road? Not according to the results of Private Fleet's latest national driver's survey: the car buying service polled more than 3500 Australian drivers in an attempt to crown the best and worst car manufacturers based on the amount of accidents their owners cause.
- Takeaway Truth: Subway's Lemon & Herb Sub
Takeaway Truth is a new occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: Subway's Lemon & Herb Chicken sub.
- Turn An Old Computer Into A Do-Anything Home Server With FreeNAS 8
You've heard the word "server" thrown around a lot, but it's usually in the context of websites or big companies that have a lot of data to store. In reality, a server can be just as useful in your home. In this guide, we'll walk through how to create your own home server out of an old or cheap computer that can do all your downloading, streaming and backup tasks 24/7.
- 10 Ways To Save Money You Should Not Use
Drying out paper towels and reusing them? Flushing your toilet once a week? Asking to sample all the flavours at an ice cream store? We're fond of frugality at Lifehacker, but there are limits.
- Four Healthy Habits You'll Kick Yourself For Ignoring Now
We all know our health is important, but we often neglect some of the little stuff that comes back to bite us later. Here are four of the simplest and cheapest things you can do now to make your future self happier and healthier.
- Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (2H 2013 Edition)
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school and university — freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when you learn it. The winter months are approaching and you'll be indoors anyway, so gain new knowledge with our latest Lifehacker U listing of some of the best free classes available online.
- AusBBS Has Australia's First Unlimited NBN Plan
The National Broadband Network (NBN) promises faster data speeds, but if you've been enjoying an "unlimited" plan on ADSL you haven't been awash with options to match that on the NBN. AusBBS has introduced a range of unlimited NBN plans, whic are the first we've seen in the local market, but you will pay extra for the privilege.