Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted Top 10 lists, workplace happiness, 2 in 1 laptop/tablets and dubious burgers. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. Takeaway Truth: The 2014 ‘Hall Of Shame’
    Takeaway Truth is a regular Lifehacker feature where we compare fast food advertising images to cold, hard reality. While a little ‘artistic licence’ is to be expected, sometimes the differences are massive. Today, we take a look back at some of the worst offenders of the year. Feast your eyes if you dare! We’re also running a poll to crown the worst Takeaway Truth product of 2014.
  2. Bye Rupert Chrome Extension Blocks All News Corp Australia Sites
    Billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch hasn’t made himself any new friends with his heartless, self-promoting and inaccurate tweet following the fatal Sydney siege. If you’d prefer not to fill his coffers further, Bye Rupert is a Chrome extension which automatically blocks all News Corp web sites.
  3. Why Crossy Road’s Developers Launched On Android Through Amazon
    Australian-developed game Crossy Road has been a massive hit on iOS, with over 10 million downloads so far. The game has been released for Android this week, but unusually, it will initially only be available on Amazon’s App Store. Why did the developers go down that path?
  4. Most Popular Top 10 Posts Of 2014
    What’s better than a top 10 list? A top 10 list of our best top 10 lists. These are the 10 most popular top 10 posts from Lifehacker in 2014.
  5. Why The Federal Budget Is Not Like A Household Budget
    This government is fond of comparing the economy to a household budget — but there is one really major difference.
  6. McDonald’s Will Be Open For Business This Christmas. Who’s Going?
    If all you want for Christmas is a Big Mac, you’re in luck: McDonald’s has confirmed approximately half of its company-owned stores will be open for business on 25 December. In addition, a similar percentage of franchisees will also be operating, which brings the total to around 500 stores nationwide. Some will doubtlessly be delighted by this news while others will call it blasphemy against ham, chilled prawns and eggnog. On which side of the fence do you stand?
  7. Jetstar Flight Delays: How To Deal With The Hassle
    A computer system outage that means Jetstar can’t lodge any flight plans has stopped all flights by the no-frills airline across Australia this morning, leading to delays across the network and potential hassles for other passengers. Here are some steps you can take to deal with it.
  8. Three Tests That Reveal How Happy You Are At Work
    The end of the year can be a time to reflect on your work and career progress. Although every job has its benefits and drawbacks, these three tests cut through any confusion and clarify how you really feel about it.
  9. Five Things Job Candidates Obsess Over That Hiring Managers Don’t
    Have you crafted a beautiful resume with the perfect typeface? You might be focusing on the wrong aspects of the process, as hiring managers are just looking to find qualified people. Here are five things that people put too much emphasis on that hiring managers actually don’t care about.
  10. Top 10 Reasons To Choose A 2 In 1 Laptop/Tablet
    2 in 1 laptops that flip into tablet mode aren’t just a novelty — they offer a flexibility that standalone devices can’t match. Here are 10 useful things you can do with a 2 in 1.

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