Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted US election explainers, Google-approved resumes and Nintendo Classic Mini: NES buying tips. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:

  1. US Election Results: How To Watch The Winner Declared Live In Australia
    On Wednesday, the US election winner will finally be declared and there will be a new president. Will it be Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton or the Republican Party’s Donald Trump? The outcome could have a lasting consequence on the Australian economy – so it’s important to pay attention. Here’s how to watch the election results as they trickle in from each US state and when you can expect to know who won the presidency.
  2. Here’s When You’ll Be Able To Get The Nintendo Classic Mini: NES In Australia
    Retro gaming enthusiasts rejoice! The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System is officially out in Australia. The bad news is, they’re pretty much sold out everywhere. For those who have didn’t get pre-order, here’s how long you’re have to wait before you can get your hands on one.
  3. How The Electoral College Works, And Why America Has One
    The Electoral College is an integral, if not unusual, part of American democracy. Few other nations have one, and even when they do the system isn’t quite the same. How does the Electoral College work and why do they even have one? Our latest video explains.
  4. EB Games Is Selling PC Games For $1: Here Are The Best Deals!
    Need some new computer games to get you through the summer? EB Games is getting rid of its old stock just in time for Christmas with a brace of PC titles selling for a single dollar! The deal also extends to official strategy guides and PC accessories – including headsets, controllers and mice. Here are the links to all the best deals.
  5. Ask LH: Will I Be Able To Buy The Nintendo NES Classic Edition In Time For Christmas?
    Dear Lifehacker, As a long-time Ninty fan, I’ve been dying to get my hands on Nintendo’s new NES Classic Edition. 30 classic games packed into a plug-and-play console that (kind of) fits in your palm – what’s not to love? Unfortunately, it appears to be sold out everywhere! Do you know if new stock will be arriving in time for Christmas? And if not, is it okay to purchase from overseas?
  6. This Resume Received A Tick From Over 20 Tech Firms, Including Google
    Positions at Google are extremely competitive given that the company is known for all the work perks it gives to its employees. The technology giant is picky with who they interview but one entrepreneur has created a resume that not only piqued the interest of Google but a number of top tech start-ups as well. Here’s what the resume looks like and some sage advice on how to write your own.
  7. Freeview FV: How To Watch TV On Your Phone Or Tablet For Free
    Have you ever wished you could watch your favourite TV shows with a single click of your smartphone or tablet? That’s the concept behind Freeview’s new FV app for iOS and Android. It grants live streaming access to over 16 free-to-air channels, including ABC, SBS, Seven, Channel 9 and Ten. Here’s what you need to know about how Livestream works and how to set Livestream up so you can watch TV on your smartphone or tablet for free.
  8. NES Classic Review: Retro Gaming Done Right
    The NES Classic Edition is a miniature version of the original 1986 video game console officially produced by Nintendo. It comes equipped with a HDMI port, a wireless controller and 30 inbuilt games. We recently put it to the test and fell in love with all over again. Here is our verdict.
  9. How Will The Trump Presidency Impact The Economy?
    Donald Trump is has been elected the 45th President of the United States. This election result could bring a range of economic disasters not in the US, but globally. Here’s what you need to know.
  10. Is It Legal To Sell Your Virginity?
    Every now and then, you’ll hear news reports of somebody trying to sell their virginity online. Most recently, a 20-year old student from Russia is auctioning off her virginity so she can raise funds to study abroad. People are willing to pay big bucks to pop somebody’s cherry, sometimes these numbers can reach hundreds of thousands of dollars. But is it legal to sell your virginity in Australia? Let’s find out.

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