You wanted state-by-state porn habits, 4G plans and juice fasting. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- What Porn Is Most Searched For In Each Australian State? (NSFW)
No surprise: people like to search for porn online. But are there any notable differences between what is popular in each Australian state? We decided to investigate. It turns out everything you fear about Tasmanians is true.
- Why Weight Loss Pictures Can Be Deceptive
This pair of pictures shows Australian personal trainer Mel — but it isn’t a before-and-after shot. Both were taken within 15 minutes of each other. The difference? The pose, the accessories, the zoom and a simple image filter.
- Ask LH: Can Overcharging Damage My Phone?
Dear Lifehacker, I have a question regarding charging my iPhone 5 (or any other technological device for that matter). Does leaving a phone to charge all night ruin its battery life? Is ‘overcharging’ an already charged device bad for it?
- Top 10 Infographics And Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier
You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing’s worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember everything and pin these 10 infographics to your bulletin board for quick reference on any topic.
- Five Best Video Converters
If you’re trying to put your movie and TV show library in order, it helps to have all of your video in one format that you know every device you own can play. That’s not always easy; if your collection spans years of downloads, rips and saved copies, your files can be a confusing mix of formats. This week we’re going to look at five of the best video conversion tools that can get your media library organised and ready to watch anytime, anywhere.
- Juicehacker Day 1: Why I Am Going On A Juice Fast
Hello, I’m Mark Serrels and for the next week I’m going on a juice fast. My goal is to go from roughly 70kgs to my fighting weight of 65kgs in seven days. It’s a bit extreme, it’s a bit silly, but hey — it might be entertaining! Over the coming days I’l be writing about the experience here at Lifehacker. There will be hunger. There will be tears. There will be juice.
- Eight Ways I Hacked My Tiny Apartment To Fit All My Stuff
Decluttering is an unending art form. Sometimes, the solution is to get rid of things you don’t need, but other times you have to keep a bunch of stuff in a small space. If you find yourself in a cramped home, here are some ways to keep your things stored without contributing to a mess.
- Planhacker: BYO 4G Plans Compared
Want to take advantage of 4G but don’t want to sign up for a phone on a long-term contract? We’ve rounded up all the available BYO month-to-month offers in an interactive spreadsheet to help you pick the best option for your needs.
- Throw Your Vote Away Smartly With ‘Below The Line’ Website
Federal elections in Australia are nearly always a two-horse race — but that doesn’t mean you should automatically limit your vote to just the Labor Party or LNP. This year, there are more than 50 small parties running in the election; all with differing policies, election promises and worldviews. Below The Line is a website designed to inform you about the little guys running against our country’s Goliaths.
- How iview Is Costing The ABC A Fortune
The ABC’s iview service is by far the best catch-up TV service in the country. Success comes at a price, however: the service is so popular that it is costing the ABC millions of dollars each year for content delivery networks (CDNs).