Will You Crave These Boozy Caramel Grapes?

Will You Crave These Boozy Caramel Grapes?

One of my favourite autumn traditions involves arguing about caramel apples with my New Englander of a boyfriend. He — a man who is wrong — thinks being from Connecticut gives him special insight into what autumn “is.” He insists that candy apples — which are hard to eat and…

How Bad Is It to Eat the Same Thing Every Day?

How Bad Is It to Eat the Same Thing Every Day?

Meal planning is a lot easier when you’re ok with eating the exact same meals every day. On the other hand, variety is one of the keystones of a healthy diet. So how bad is it, really, if you eat the same thing all the time?

Which PlayStation 5 Games Support Cross-Saves and Cross-Play

Which PlayStation 5 Games Support Cross-Saves and Cross-Play

The PlayStation 5’s launch lineup includes several “cross-gen” games that are also available on the PlayStation 4. The PS5 ports will look and play much better than the PS4 versions, and some developers let users upgrade to the enhanced PS5 versions for free. However, this brings up two important questions:…

Yes, Dad Bods Are Hot – Research Proves It

Yes, Dad Bods Are Hot – Research Proves It

Since the 2012 hit film Magic Mike explored the hedonistic lifestyle of men who strip for women, popular culture has exploded with images of sexy, muscular, athletic and shirtless (or pantless!) “hot” men. In our contemporary digital world, pornography and online dating apps offer male bodies to look at in…

Here Are The Best NBN Plans Under $60/Month

Here Are The Best NBN Plans Under $60/Month

Entry-level NBN plans aren’t as common as they used to be, with most providers now focusing on pricier products with unlimited data and faster speeds. Of course, these plans aren’t for everyone. Not everyone needs or wants an expensive NBN connection. What if you just want to stream a little…

The Best PC and Gaming Deals From Click Frenzy 2020

The Best PC and Gaming Deals From Click Frenzy 2020

It’s once again time for another round of Click Frenzy’s huge sales, which means its bargains galore from now until 12:00am on Friday, November 13. From laptops to gaming monitors, games, peripherals, and headsets, you name it and there’s bound to be a nice deal going for it. Check out…

Click Frenzy 2020: Everything You Need To Know

Click Frenzy 2020: Everything You Need To Know

Originally launched back in 2012, Click Frenzy has firmly established itself as one of Australia’s must watch sale events. So far this year, we’ve had both Click Frenzy Mayhem and Click Frenzy Sports sales – but those were just warm ups for the Click Frenzy’s main event of 2020. To…

How to Maximise Your Bounty of Crispy Turkey Skin

How to Maximise Your Bounty of Crispy Turkey Skin

One of the great things about eating birds is getting to consume their (hopefully) crispy, (ideally) well-seasoned skin. But some people, like my mother, don’t appreciate this gift. (This ended up working out well for me as a youth, as I could steal all the skin from the rotisserie chicken…

Don’t Make Fat Jokes Ever, Especially Not in Front of Your Kids

Don’t Make Fat Jokes Ever, Especially Not in Front of Your Kids

This pandemic has gifted each of us our own cornucopia of physical and mental garbage: anxiety, isolation, depression, inertia, and insomnia, to name a few. For some, it also led to the more frequent consumption of less healthy (read: comfort) foods. And that indulgence (which, frankly, we deserve) has led…

How to Dispose of Dead Batteries the Right Way

How to Dispose of Dead Batteries the Right Way

It’s coming to the end of the year, which means it’s getting to that time where many of us will be attempting to navigate the piles of crap we’ve accrued over the months. No? Just me? Okay then. In any case, when the urge to attack a major clean comes…

Put a Laundry Bag in Your Car for Dirty Masks

Put a Laundry Bag in Your Car for Dirty Masks

The pandemic has made us question everything, laundry included. No longer are dirty clothes limited to coming off in the bedroom or bathroom; now we have to deal with masks that are removed on our way home from outings as well.

Your Chilli Needs Fish Sauce, Yes It Does

Your Chilli Needs Fish Sauce, Yes It Does

Hello, and welcome back to Lifehacker’s Chilli Cook-Off. After kicking off the series with a super accessible, beanless, honest Texas chilli, we’re getting a little more involved with Katie P’s Umami Bomb Chilli.

How to Choose a Guardian for Your Kids

How to Choose a Guardian for Your Kids

Choosing a guardian to raise your kids in the event of your death (and that of any co-parent you have) might be one of the toughest, most complicated decisions you’ll ever make as a parent. It’s also a decision we know we should make, but one that a lot of…

How to Beta Test PC Games on Steam for Free

How to Beta Test PC Games on Steam for Free

Valve is changing how beta access works for Steam games for the better. Instead of forcing you to input a special key from a game’s developer to join a beta, the new Steam Playtest feature makes it a lot easier to find and sign up to test games on your…

How to Create a Countdown Widget in iOS 14

How to Create a Countdown Widget in iOS 14

There are plenty of apps you can use to make countdown widgets on iOS 14. Don’t go searching for the word “countdown” in the App Store though, you’ll just get frustrated. I’ve been toying around with one called Countdown Widget Maker, and while it’s not free — very few are…

Don’t Throw Your Old Xbox Or PlayStation In The Bin

Don’t Throw Your Old Xbox Or PlayStation In The Bin

While used PS4s and Xboxes may not make up a significant portion of e-waste, that doesn’t mean they aren’t contributing to the problem. If you have any used gaming consoles, don’t trash them — you can likely re-sell them at any electronics store or recycle them at the very least.

Now Your Roomba May Be Out to Get You

Now Your Roomba May Be Out to Get You

If this week (or year, really) has taught us anything, it’s that we can’t have nice things: A functioning democracy, the ability to hug someone you don’t live with…even onions. And now, it has come for our beloved vacuum robots — yes, the Roomba. When you think about it, they’ve…

How to Use Virtual Backgrounds in Google Meet

How to Use Virtual Backgrounds in Google Meet

One of Zoom’s best features is finally available in Google Meet: Virtual backgrounds. For now, you’ll only get it if you’re using Google Meet via a desktop browser (sorry, app users), and it’s coming online via a rollout, so you might not even able able to access it yet. The…

The Best Cheeses to Eat If You’re Lactose Intolerant

The Best Cheeses to Eat If You’re Lactose Intolerant

If you’re lactose-intolerant you might think you’ve been cursed to a life without cheese, but not all cheeses contain high levels of that problematic sugar. To see which cheeses are still your friend (and which will give you trouble), just take a peek at the nutrition label.

Keep Your Political Hot Takes to Yourself Right Now

Keep Your Political Hot Takes to Yourself Right Now

I get it. We all want answers from the 2020 election, especially if they deliver good news for [insert your political affiliation here]. As a result, plenty of people are obsessing over every little scrap of information as it hits the internet — every glimmer of news that might point…

Who Has the Best NBN Deal Between Optus and Telstra? We Break It Down

Who Has the Best NBN Deal Between Optus and Telstra? We Break It Down

Telstra and Optus are two of Australia’s largest internet providers, but they both sit toward the more premium end of the pricing scale. Spending extra can net you perks like more reliable peak hour speeds, but if you’re going to drop top dollar on your internet plan, who should you…