You wanted cheeseburger pizzas, relationship management and cheap mobile phone plans. Draw your own conclusions and kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- Taste Test: Pizza Hut’s ‘Cheeseburger Crust’ Is A Tasty Abomination
Yesterday, Pizza Hut submitted its new Cheeseburger Crust creation to the Lifehacker office for the official taste-test treatment. This is a singularly American concept that involves grafting eight “cheeseburgers” onto the ends of a regular large pizza. Depending on your eating habits, it’s about as horrifying — or glorious — as it sounds.
- How To Order A Beer In Every Australian State
Ask for a schooner in Victoria and you’ll get a blank look. Ask for a pot in Darwin and you’ll probably be arrested. This is a handy guide to the different names for beer glass sizes around Australia.
- Five Communication Mistakes Almost Every Couple Makes
No matter how in tune you are with your partner, misunderstandings and communication gaffes are always possible. Here are five of the most common yet avoidable communication mistakes that could harm a relationship.
- Ask LH: Are Cinema Food Pricing Practices Illegal?
Dear Lifehacker, I’m a fan of seeing movies at the cinemas. I know the food is very expensive but what annoys me at one chain is that they have package deals and “add-ons” but no individual pricing for specific items. I know supermarkets are expected to display unit pricing, but at the cinema there is no way to work out if you’re being overcharged. Is this legal?
- Two Sentences That Will Get Your Kids To Tell The Truth
All kids lie at some point, and we can’t always tell when they’re doing it (those little buggers). There are two things, however, you can say to your children to get them to be honest.
- Why Australians Are So Fat (And How To Fix It)
In 1980 just 10 per cent of Australian adults were obese; by 2012 this figure had risen to 25 per cent, among the highest in the world. The food industry lobby and their friends in government would have us believe this comes down to reduced personal responsibility for what we eat and how much we move.
- The 15 Lifehacker Posts Every University Student Needs To Read
All this week, we’ve been sharing tips for university students. This is a selection of our most helpful student-oriented posts from the archives.
- Ask LH: What’s The Best Prepaid Plan Under $30 With The Most Data?
Dear Lifehacker, What is the best prepaid plan under $30 month that offers the most data?
- The Ultimate Laundry Guide For People Who Hate Ironing
There’s a reason why household chores are called “chores” — they’re tedious, unpleasant and seemingly never-ending. But of all the menial tasks that make up domestic living, few are as annoying as ironing. To help you escape the monotony, we’ve assembled a list of our favourite laundry hacks from the past few years: some don’t require any ironing at all!
- How I Officially Lost My Religion
I recently lost my religion. Gosh, that does sound odd. Like it slipped behind the cushions on the couch or slipped away from me while I wasn’t paying attention and now won’t return my calls or my lengthy drunken late-night text messages.