Watch Reruns of ’90s Cartoons While You Work

Watch Reruns of ’90s Cartoons While You Work

All those ‘90s babies grew up with the best childhood cartoons — shows so beloved they continue to remake them to this day. Recently we’ve seen reboots of Duck Tales, Animaniacs, and Ren and Stimpy, not to mention the many iterations of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But nothing really beats…

How to Turn a Spare Room Into a Home Theatre

How to Turn a Spare Room Into a Home Theatre

Gone are the days of seeing a movie just to feel the leather seats, smell the popcorn, and be with others in the movie theatre. Indoor movie theatres are high-risk locations during the ongoing pandemic, so while we wait for vaccinations, making your own home theatre can be a clever…

Should You Try These Retro Fizzy Drink Concoctions?

Should You Try These Retro Fizzy Drink Concoctions?

I am, unfortunately, one of those perverts who drinks whole milk. I love it, especially when consumed alongside a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, banana, or any kind of chocolate-based dessert. But I’ve also been known to drink a cold glass of milk all by itself as a midnight snack…

What’s New on Disney+ in February 2021

What’s New on Disney+ in February 2021

Back in the days of TV on DVD, no series was treated better than The Muppet Show — until it wasn’t. Disney produced lavish full-season sets for the series, including nifty bonus features, and even packaged them in flocked “fuzzy” boxes meant to replicate the supple feel of a Muppet’s……

How to Buy and Sell Records Online

How to Buy and Sell Records Online

If you fancy yourself something of an audiophile and Spotify doesn’t cut it for you, you might be itching to start (or build out) your own record collection. Transitioning to vinyl opens doors to an entire musical universe that may not even be available on Spotify or other streaming services….

What’s New on Netflix US in February 2021

What’s New on Netflix US in February 2021

Netflix’s marketing department is excited to let you know that the streaming service will be debuting at least one new movie every week in 2021. This is, perhaps, an attempt to distract from the fact that while Warner Bros., Disney, and NBC Universal, etc. all have their own streaming services,…

Everything You Need To Become The Ultimate BBQ Master

Everything You Need To Become The Ultimate BBQ Master

There’s truly nothing better than firing up the BBQ, throwing a few sausages and steaks on the hot plate and cooking up a smokey feast for yourself and friends. If you’re keen on hosting a backyard BBQ or just want to cook up a nice steak dinner, there are a…

12 Adult Card Games That’ll Spice up Your Summer BBQ

12 Adult Card Games That’ll Spice up Your Summer BBQ

I’m a big fan of adult card games, especially after a few wines. Serve me up anything from classic UNO right through to Cards Against Humanity and my competitive side comes out.  Not only are card games a great way to spice up any occasion, but they’re especially good for…

How Do Cyclones Get Their Names?

How Do Cyclones Get Their Names?

In the Australian region, the Bureau of Meteorology gives tropical cyclones their name. You can write to the Bureau of Meteorology to suggest a cyclone name, but it is likely to be more than a 50-year wait. Tropical cyclones are named so we can easily highlight them to the community,…

How Do I Connect AirPods to a Windows PC?

How Do I Connect AirPods to a Windows PC?

I’m going to cheat a little bit for this week’s tech Q&A at Lifehacker. I didn’t get this question sent in via email, as is typical, but I was asked it by a friend, since AirPods Pro are the talk of the town lately.

How to Get Rid of Mould Growing Inside Your Car

How to Get Rid of Mould Growing Inside Your Car

Owning a car or other vehicle can be a mixed bag. On the one hand, you have the freedom to go wherever you want, without having to rely on public transit, or your own two feet — something that has made them especially coveted during the pandemic. But on the…

A Beginner’s Guide to Anime

A Beginner’s Guide to Anime

Anime is the catch-all term for Japanese animation, but the medium is a global phenomenon with a passionate fan base outside of Asia. If you’ve never explored it before, the vast array of content and styles of storytelling it encompasses can be intimidating. Consider a scene from Akira, one of the…

How Do I Fix Inconsistent Download Speeds on My Home Network?

How Do I Fix Inconsistent Download Speeds on My Home Network?

It’s time to roll up the shirt-sleeves and dive back into my favourite topic: wireless networking. I realise we beat this drum a lot at Lifehacker, but that’s because Wi-Fi woes are a pretty regular source of frustration for readers who don’t hesitate to give my inbox an earful.

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Crappy Phone Charger

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Crappy Phone Charger

Now that mobile manufacturers are increasingly abandoning chargers in the spirit of managing “e-waste,” I think it’s finally time to give this blanket advice to everyone, no matter what phone platform or manufacturer you prefer: Organise. Your. Chargers.

Keep Your Google Speaker From Logging Searches With ‘Guest Mode’

Keep Your Google Speaker From Logging Searches With ‘Guest Mode’

You can now enable a new “Guest Mode” on Google’s smart speakers and displays, like the Nest Audio, and make sharing your devices less of a privacy risk. The feature blocks Google Assistant from saving any commands and questions you feed it — normally useful for getting your digital helper…

Run Out of Space? Nah, You Just Need These Clever Storage Options

Run Out of Space? Nah, You Just Need These Clever Storage Options

After spending the majority of 2020 at home, you’ve probably noticed just how little storage space you actually have. Your kitchen could do with some organising, your laundries a mess and the home office leaves a lot to be desired. But thank goodness for all the cleave storage organisers you can…

Level Up Your Beach Day With One of These Beach Umbrellas

Level Up Your Beach Day With One of These Beach Umbrellas

Whether you plan on spending a full day at the beach with friends or just want to unwind for a few hours with a good book, a beach umbrella is the ultimate summer companion (after SPF of course!). Of course, there are a few things to consider when purchasing beach…

Keep Your Mask on When You Sneeze

Keep Your Mask on When You Sneeze

It appears there’s some confusion about what to do when you’re wearing a mask and you need to sneeze. As Matt Karolian noted on Twitter, a man at the recent impeachment vote pulled down his mask to sneeze into his hand, which is exactly the opposite of what you are…