You wanted: Orionid Meteor Shower viewing tips, an inside-look at Qantas’ first 787 Dreamliner and KFC’s Twitter Herbs and Spices. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.
- How To Watch Tonight’s Orionid Meteor Shower In Australia
The Orionid Meteor Shower peaks this weekend and once again Aussies will be able to enjoy the celestial light show with their naked eyes. If you’re keen to catch the Orionid Meteor Shower over the weekend, here’s what you need to know.
- How I Survived The 33-Hour Flight From Hell
I hate flying. I hate the cramped seats, I hate the food and I hate the hurry-up-and-wait mentality of airports. Imagine my delight then after spending 33-hours trapped on a Cathay Pacific flight from New York to Hong Kong thanks to bad weather and the bad Chinese government. Welcome to the flight from hell.
- What To Say To Little Kids Instead Of ‘Say Sorry’
When touring different preschools for my daughter, I visited one where I got to observe the kids playing on the playground. While climbing the ladder on the slide, a little boy accidentally stepped on a little girl’s finger, and she started crying. What happened next left me astounded.
- Here’s A Closer Look At Qantas’ 787 Dreamliner Cabins
In a few hours’ time, the first Qantas 787 Dreamliner will make its inaugural flight into Sydney. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peek of the Business, Premium Economy and Economy seats ahead of its maiden voyage. Here are the photos!
- Ask LH: How Do I Sell My Bitcoin In Australia?
Dear Lifehacker, I bought bitcoin through Coinbase, now I am told I can’t yet sell digital currency in Australia. Is this so? If not, is there a way in which I can transfer my bitcoin to another exchange to be able to sell it? Thanks What-The-Fine-Print.
- Star Trek: Discovery Could Be The Best Star Trek Series Ever
We’re five episodes into the latest instalment of the Star Trek television canon. Despite some weirdness about the Klingons appearance and the way they speak, I think Star Trek: Discovery has the potential to be the best Star Trek series put to air. Some, perhaps many, will disagree but after just five episodes, I’ve seen enough to make me think this could take the franchise into places Gene Roddenberry never went before.
- Genius! KFC’s Twitter Account Follows Six Herbs And Five Spice Girls
Wow. This has blown my mind. Today I learnt that KFC’s official Twitter account only follows 11 people on Twitter.
- Alright, Everyone! Chill! Macca’s Are Selling The McFlurry For $2
Drop everything. Acquire ice-cream.
- Bicarb Soda And Vinegar Are Not The Sink-Saving Combo You’ve Been Led To Believe
Everyone loves a natural home-cleaning solution, not least because you’ve likely got the ingredients in your pantry already. Bicarbonate of soda and vinegar are two of the most common components and if you’ve ever seen a science fair volcano, you have a sense of why.
- How To Play YouTube In The Background On Your Phone
I rely on one song to be my psych-up music before job interviews: the theme from the 2011 video game Skyrim. The only place I’ve found the right version of this song is on YouTube — the midi and orchestral arrangements just don’t cut it. But every time I’m in one of these high-stakes moments, I inevitably navigate away from YouTube, or just lock my phone and the stirring chants of Dovahkiin! abruptly cut out.