You wanted a KFC Zinger Black taste test, tips for renovating your home and lunar eclipse viewing advice. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:
- KFC Just Launched A Pitch-Black Zinger Burger
Black burgers coloured with dye and/or charcoal are all the rage overseas. Now KFC is bringing the wacky concept Down Under. The Zinger Black Burger does what it says on the tin, featuring a jet-black bun sprinkled with chilli flakes and nigella seeds. It also comes with a Zinger fillet, cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and sweet mustard maple flavoured sauce. It’s available in stores for a limited time from today.
- Takeaway Truth + Taste Test: KFC Zinger Black Burger
Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: the KFC Zinger Black burger. (Plus taste test!)
- How (And When) To Watch Tonight's Penumbral Lunar Eclipse In Australia
On Wednesday March 23, Australians are being treated to another eclipse, just two week’s after the March 9 total solar eclipse. This time, it’s a penumbral lunar eclipse at nighttime. Here’s how — and when — to watch the event in different regions around Australia.
- Set Top Box Showdown: Apple TV Vs Nexus Player Vs Roku 4
There are nearly as many companies making set top boxes as there are TV shows that you swear you’re going to get around to watching one of these days. Today, we’re examining three of the best: the Apple TV, the Nexus Player and the Roku 4.
- Top Tips For Renovating To Add Value
When renovating your home to add some value, experienced property investors like Patrick Bright suggest aiming for a $2 return for every $1 you spend. Depending on context, this isn’t always possible. But if you are strategic with your resources — money, time and effort, getting close isn’t out of the question. Here are 10 things to keep in mind as your reno approaches.
- All The Best, New Features In iOS 9.3
Apple’s iOS 9.3 is available for everyone today. The mobile OS update introduces several useful, interesting features, including a F.lux-like screen temperature changer based on time of day, password locks for notes and new shortcuts. Apple rarely does anything big with its incremental updates, but this time it’s different.
- Turn An Old T-Shirt Into A DIY Cat Tent
If you have an old t-shirt and a few wire hangers around the house, you have everything you need to make this tent for your cat in about ten minutes. Sure, you want your cat to have toys, but cat accessories aren’t cheap and they will just end up in an empty box anyways. Make your own.
- Sydney Trains Just Killed Off Opal Card's Free Travel Hack
When Sydney Trains first made the switch from paper tickets to Opal cards, it actively encouraged commuters to exploit a free travel loophole. It seems that too many people took the government up on its offer. From today, the number of transfers needed to make a journey has been raised to stop people "improperly earning" free travel. Tch.
- 15 Things You May Not Know About Women's Sex Lives
Which country has the most sex? When is a woman most likely to be frisky? What’s one thing that women would rather give up sex for? We have the answers to these questions, which will hopefully help you understand your partner (if they so happen to be female) a little better.
- Ask LH: Can I Get Out Of My Telstra Contract For 'Unreliable Service'?
Dear Lifehacker, since the beginning of February I have been subjected to multiple mobile network outages with Telstra which has left me unable to use the internet or make phone calls for hours at a time. This is clearly unacceptable. I want to take my business elsewhere but I’m halfway through a 24-month contract. Do I have legal ground to cancel my contract for shoddy service?