Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts
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You wanted: the latest shows on Netflix, exfoliation tips and Mark Zuckerberg’s tricks to look taller. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. The Unluckiest NBN Node In Australia Just Got Run Over Again [Updated]
    On March 7, we reported that an NBN Node had been taken out by a car in Kellyville, NSW. In perhaps the perfect summation of everything that has gone wrong with the NBN, that same NBN node has once again been taken out by a car, disrupting services in Kellyville for the second time in two weeks. Less than 24 hours later, it was reportedly then hit for a third time.
  2. New On Netflix: The Best Just-Added Movies And TV Shows
    Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. Here are our ten best picks from the last seven days. That’s your weekend viewing sorted!
  3. How To Claim Your CTP Green Slip Refund From ServiceNSW
    After moving up from Adelaide, one thing was immediately clear to me: Sydney drivers spend a lot of money registering their vehicles.
  4. We Tried Mark Zuckerberg’s Tricks For Looking Taller In Photos
    Didn’t you think Mark Zuckerberg is tall? According to a 2010 New Yorker profile, he’s “only around five feet eight, but he seems taller, because he stands with his chest out and his back straight, as if held up by a string.” Wired writer Graham Starr thinks Zuck seems tall for another reason: He stages his photos to exaggerate his height.
  5. Mobile OS Showdown: Google’s Android Vs Samsung’s Android
    Google and Samsung are locked in a battle at the premium end of the Android smartphone market, and one of the reasons why you might pick a Google Pixel 2 over a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – or vice versa – is the on-board software. We put the two flagship devices side by side to see how Pixel Android compares to Samsung Android.
  6. Takeaway Truth: McDonald’s Wagyu Beef Burger
    Takeaway Truth is an occasional Lifehacker feature where we compare marketing images against what you actually get served. Today: McDonald’s Wagyu Beef Burger. (Plus taste test!)
  7. Is It Legal To Drive While Wearing Headphones?
    The only thing that makes long-distance driving tolerable is music and/or podcasts. Unfortunately, using the car stereo isn’t always an option. Perhaps the speakers are busted, or the person in the passenger seat hates your taste in music. In these situations, the obvious solution is to don a pair headphones. But is this actually legal?
  8. How To Get Facebook Lite On Your Phone Right Now
    Facebook’s mobile-friendly ‘Lite’ version is finally available in Australia. Boasting an APK of just 252KB and a simplified front end, it is perfect for anyone hampered by poor network coverage or an older Android model. (It will also suit people who just want a faster, less bloated version of Facebook.) Here’s how to get it on your phone.
  9. How To Exfoliate Your Face (And Why)
    If you want to expand your skincare routine beyond cleansing, moisturiser and sunscreen, exfoliation is a good next step. Exfoliating serums and scrubs boast that they can fight acne, clear your pores, reduce fine lines and make your skin vaguely brighter. Some of those promises are true, but they’re not the whole story. So here is your scientific, medically backed look at exfoliation: what it can (and can’t) do for your skin, and which effective, inexpensive products you can try out.
  10. How To Turn Google Maps Into Mario KartWhich Flagship Smartphone Has The Best Camera?
    When you’re paying top dollar for a smartphone, you obviously want it to have the best camera on the market. Otherwise you might as well be buying a mid-range model.

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