You wanted news on Netflix, breakups, Grill’d and the Lifehacker Awards 2014. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- How Netflix Will Deal With Australian VPN Users
As soon as Netflix announced its plans to launch in Australia in March 2015, I began wondering what would happen to the many Australians who already pay to access the service and use a VPN to work around geoblocking. Would they be forced to migrate to the Australian service, possibly paying more in the process while accessing fewer shows? Now we have extracted some answers from Netflix itself.
- The Most Popular Online Porn In Australia’s Biggest Cities [NSFW]
The in-no-way-shocking figures are in: Australians like porn. But which city favours same-sex lady love, and which one is more interested in when events reach their (ahem) peak?
- Know The Right Suit And Shoes For Any Occasion With This Chart
For those of us who usually wear jeans and T-shirts, the basics of suit fashion can easily pass us by. This chart helps men figure out which shoes and suit go together.
- Takeaway Truth: Grill’d Crispy Bacon And Cheese Burger
Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: The Grill’d Crispy Bacon And Cheese burger.
- The Best Breakup Advice No One Ever Listens To
Are you about to break up with someone? Or worried you’ll be on the receiving end? Modern philosopher Alain de Botton’s Youtube channel, The School of Life, has gone through some of the typical relationship death throes before settling on one major tip that benefits those who mightn’t have seen it coming: Be a dick.
- All The Lifehacker Awards 2014 Winners
Throughout this week, we’ve been announcing the winners of our Lifehacker Awards for 2014, including both reader votes and edtiors’ picks. If you missed any, we’ve rounded them all up in one handy post.
- The Best Places To Buy ‘Secret Santa’ Gifts For Under $10
It’s nearly “Secret Santa” time again in workplaces and households around the country. This means lots of people are currently scrambling to find cheap gifts that don’t look blatantly tatty. If you’re in the same boat, these five stores contain plenty of fun, quirky products that won’t break the bank — prices are capped at around $10.
- This Video Explains That Yes, Your Penis Probably Is Completely Normal
Guys, if you don’t see a lot of penises in your life, you may look at your own from time to time and wonder if yours is normal. This helpful video runs down some common penile mysteries and questions to help you figure out if yours is anything to be concerned about.
- Ask LH: Can I Challenge A Speeding Fine If Other Cars Are In The Picture?
Hi Lifehacker, I just received a 3-point speeding fine after being caught by a camera going 14kmh over the speed limit. The 80 suddenly changes to 70 at this area and has a lot of traffic, so it’s easy to miss the sign even when concentrating. If it’s a roadside camera, is it possible to challenge the fine if there are other vehicles in the picture? I’ve read these cameras are vulnerable to mistakes
- Optus Has Unlimited Cable Broadband For $90 A Month
Unlimited broadband offerings aren’t so common these days. If you’re a download freak and happen to live in one of the areas in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne where Optus offers cable internet, its new $90 a month deal might be worth considering.