You wanted spreadsheet tips, a send-off for the Expedit, the facts on Telstra's new plans and some bedroom myths busted. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- 10 Stubborn Sex Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked
Perhaps you've heard that size matters, women are naturally more bisexual than men, or that tantric sex means everlasting orgasms. None of these things is entirely true. Sex has been around forever, but we're just starting to understand it. Today we're debunking 10 of the most common sex myths to set the record straight.
- This Table Of Exercises Shows You How To Get Fit Without Any Equipment
You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves — from easy to insane — you can do to build strength and/or reduce fat.
- 11 Reasons To Buy An IKEA Expedit Shelf (While You Still Can)
The Expedit shelving system is one of IKEA's most popular — and hackable — furniture items. We were therefore shocked to learn the Swedish retailer is discontinuing the Expedit range to make way for a new line of shelving. Here are our 11 favourite Expedit shelf hacks from over the years, ranging from Tetris game murals to luxurious hamster cages.
- Which Smartwatch Should You Buy?
Wearable computing' is a concept that's been around for ages – especially if you count centuries-old gizmos like the abacus ring. However, the technology is only now beginning to creep its way into the mainstream, with the versatile smartwatch leading the charge. We take a look at some of the most popular options on the market.
- Four Skills That Will Turn You Into A Spreadsheet Ninja
Spreadsheets can seem like one of the most mystifying pieces of software you'll encounter in your adult life. However, as scary as they can be, you can do an awful lot with just four simple skills.
- Getflix Is A Fast, Affordable Gateway To Geo-Blocked Movies And TV Shows
Online region-blocking is a primitive annoyance that attempts to restrict Aussies from accessing overseas content — even if you're willing to pay for it. Thankfully, it's not too difficult to circumvent. One of the latest outfits to offer a sneaky backdoor pass is Getflix; an Australian-run service with its own DNS servers.
- The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make, According To Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet, one of the world's most successful investors, has offered us plenty of sage advice in the past. Today's lesson on money mistakes is as simple as it gets but bears repeating.
- Telstra's New Mobile Contract Plans: Everything You Need To Know
From next month, Telstra will be changing its contract plans. Bottom line: there are some minor improvements, but you can still do much better with a prepaid plan. Here is what the new consumer plans offer (and where they fall short).
- Why Drip Pricing Sucks (And What's Happening To Stop It)
You might not know what "drip pricing" is, but if you've ever shopped online, chances are you've experienced it. Here's what it is, and why the fact that the consumer regulator is about to crack down on abuses of it is good news.
- Top 10 Ways To Repurpose Your Old Laptop
There's no shortage of ways to repurpose an old PC, whether you're just trying to make it work again or turning it into something else entirely, like a home server. Laptops, are special though — due to their small size and all-in-one nature, a bit of DIY work can turn a laptop into just about anything. Here are some options.