How to Tell if You’re Buying the New Xbox

How to Tell if You’re Buying the New Xbox

Even experienced gamers have to agree: Microsoft’s naming conventions for its Xbox gaming consoles are terrible. I guess they sort of make sense if you’ve been playing the same consoles for years. But if you don’t know much about gaming at all — parents, that includes you — then I…

Vitamins Are Still Mostly Useless, Even If They’re Personalised

Vitamins Are Still Mostly Useless, Even If They’re Personalised

The best explanation I’ve seen for why “personalised” products have bloomed in recent years is that we love to hear stories about ourselves. I think astrology is dumb personally, but I’ll still scroll through a bunch of Sagittarius memes until I see one that tells me something I want to…

Organise Your Life With Todoist’s New Kanban Boards

Organise Your Life With Todoist’s New Kanban Boards

Todoist is already great for managing projects and to-do lists, but the app’s newly launched “board view” turns those lists into customisable — and collaborative — Kanban boards. The new feature is available for everyone, free users included.

How to Pay Using Virtual Credit Cards in 1Password

How to Pay Using Virtual Credit Cards in 1Password

If you’re concerned about privacy and security while paying for stuff online, there’s a new way to safeguard yourself: Popular encrypted password manager 1Password now supports a new “privacy card” feature that makes online purchases safer.

These Iconic TV Shows Won’t Be Returning In 2021

These Iconic TV Shows Won’t Be Returning In 2021

As the old saying goes: all good things must come to an end – and sadly, our favourite TV series are no exception. Sure, you can always go back and enjoy a rerun, or if you’re lucky (and it’s good) a reboot, but as another old saying goes: you should…

Working on a Cruise Ship Sounds Like Hell

Working on a Cruise Ship Sounds Like Hell

Cruise lines are able to treat their workers in ways that might make land-based businesses fearful of lawsuits or regulatory scrutiny. They do this by incorporating their businesses and registering their ships in countries that have lenient labour laws. This allegedly includes 17-hour working days, seven days per week for…

Stop Buying Boneless Chicken Thighs

Stop Buying Boneless Chicken Thighs

Anybody who eats chicken will tell you how much they enjoy a boneless, skinless thigh piece. However, it’s no longer the budget-friendly hack we once loved.

Make Your Life Easier by Cutting Your Corn Horizontally

Make Your Life Easier by Cutting Your Corn Horizontally

Though yesterday was the first day of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, I am still (frantically) enjoying sweet summer corn. Looking back on this year’s corn season, I’m pretty pleased with all of my corntent, though slightly annoyed that I didn’t figure out this last little corn hack until September.

Make ‘Elephant Toothpaste’ With Your Kids

Make ‘Elephant Toothpaste’ With Your Kids

This week, I found myself going down a very specific rabbit hole — one in which I watched video after video of people doing the Elephant Toothpaste science experiment. If you’re not familiar, the experiment features the creation of a large, foamy volcano made from water, dish soap, yeast and…

How to Figure Out the Best Career For You

How to Figure Out the Best Career For You

Whether you’re about to finish high school or you’ve come to a crossroads in your career, working out the next steps can seem like a daunting task. Although there appears to be societal pressure for people to know exactly where they want to go, if you asked around and spoke…

6 Surprising Food Combos That Will Blow Your Mind

6 Surprising Food Combos That Will Blow Your Mind

Fussy eaters, look away. 2020 is all about expanding your horizons, and what better way to do that than with an unexpected food combination that provides a new flavour sensation and improves your fave tastes? First up, the humble tropical hero – pineapple. According to Eating Well, some people find…

Will a Halloween Mask Protect You From COVID?

Will a Halloween Mask Protect You From COVID?

New U.S. CDC guidelines are out with recommendations for spring and summer holiday celebrations — including Halloween. Many of the recommendations will sound familiar: Indoor gatherings are generally more risky than outdoor gatherings. The longer the duration and bigger the group of people, the higher the risk. Travelling is riskier…

What to Do When You’re Bored of Your Home Workout

What to Do When You’re Bored of Your Home Workout

It’s been over six months since gyms first closed, and if you never returned, you’re probably pretty sick of pushups and chipper YouTube workout instructors by now. Maybe you already fell off the wagon and are wondering how you can motivate yourself to climb back on.

How to Watch Tesla’s ‘Battery Day’ Today

How to Watch Tesla’s ‘Battery Day’ Today

It’s Tesla day! Whether you think Elon Musk is a technological saviour or the next Lex Luthor, there’s bound to be some interesting news at today’s much-anticipated “Battery Day” from Tesla. And you can start streaming this event around 6:30 a.m. AEST today, but you’ll probably be safe tuning in…

How Big Are the Next-Gen Consoles?

How Big Are the Next-Gen Consoles?

Buying a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X is going to be a big investment — and not just monetarily. Not only will these consoles set you back a few hundred bucks (at least), they’ll also take up a lot of physical space in your room. Illustrator and Twitter user…

7 Products to Spruce up Your Home Office This Spring

7 Products to Spruce up Your Home Office This Spring

Spring has officially sprung which can only mean one thing – it’s spring cleaning time.  The start of a new season can be an opportunity to clear out things you don’t need anymore and spruce things up with lighter pieces. And as we spend more and more time in our…

How to Stop Helicopter Parenting

How to Stop Helicopter Parenting

If the pandemic has turned you into a helicopter parent, one can hardly blame you. Unless you were the stay-at-home-parent to very young children before COVID hit, chances are your life used to be structured as such that every member of the family had some semblance of a life outside…

Samsung’s Got a Bunch of Smartphone Deals Going Right Now

Samsung’s Got a Bunch of Smartphone Deals Going Right Now

We might be coming up to iPhone season, but now is a surprisingly great time to buy a Samsung smartphone. If you’re looking to save on an S20 or the newly released Galaxy Note 20, a whole host of telcos are running some seriously great promos. Hell, you can even…

How to Make a Dewgarita at Home

How to Make a Dewgarita at Home

Three days ago, early in the morn, I got a text from a friend alerting me to the existence of the Dewgarita, the margarita that’s made with Mountain Dew. The drink is available at Red Lobster in the U.S. (and apparently tastes great with Cheddar Bay Biscuits).

How to Find New Movies With Influences Similar to Your Favourite Films

How to Find New Movies With Influences Similar to Your Favourite Films

If you’ve ever finished watching a movie and wished you had something similar lined up next, but aren’t exactly sure what that is, there’s a website that can help. It’s called Cinetrii, and it does more than your average “what to watch next” feature on streaming services. We found it,…

It’s OK to Say ‘A Myriad Of’

It’s OK to Say ‘A Myriad Of’

Take a look at that photo above. Would you say that’s myriad dirty rubber duckies? Or do you see a myriad of dirty ducks? Up until recently, I would’ve avoided the question entirely by calling it something less controversial, like a shit-ton of old ducks. The former use has always…

Why Our Screens Leave Us Hungry for More Social Interaction

Why Our Screens Leave Us Hungry for More Social Interaction

COVID-19 has seen all the rules change when it comes to social engagement. Workplaces and schools have closed, gatherings have been banned, and the use of social media and other online tools has risen to bridge the gap. But as we continue to adapt to the various restrictions, we should…

University Rankings Don’t Actually Measure the Important Things

University Rankings Don’t Actually Measure the Important Things

International rankings of universities are big business and big news. These systems order universities on the basis of a variety of criteria such as student to staff ratio, income from industry, and reputation as captured through public surveys. Universities around the world use their rankings as marketing material and parents…

Pack Your Bags Because Here Are 101 Aussie Holiday Ideas

Pack Your Bags Because Here Are 101 Aussie Holiday Ideas

Australia is a vast country containing eight climate zones and many more beautifully unique landscapes. While it might be tempting to escape overseas, there’s so much to see here you’ll never get it all done in a lifetime. Here’s 101 Aussie holiday ideas to keep you closer to home. Holiday…

How to Pick the Best Smart Watch for Your Lifestyle

How to Pick the Best Smart Watch for Your Lifestyle

The smart watch has come a long way. It began life as a nice to have, but for many has become an indispensable part of their lifestyle. The market has become crowded and now there’s a smart watch for everyone: The runner, the swimmer, the person who wants to run…

Is the Apple One Bundle Worth the Cost?

Is the Apple One Bundle Worth the Cost?

The long-anticipated bundle of Apple services is here: Apple One. And while paying a reasonable amount for a few services sounds like a great deal on paper, especially if you’re already a subscriber, it’s always good to remember the following advice. If you’re buying a bundle, you might be paying…