How To Prevent Ring From Sharing Your Data With Marketing Companies

How To Prevent Ring From Sharing Your Data With Marketing Companies

Ring home security devices are supposed to help keep your family and home safe, but it turns out the company uses its products to sell your personal data to third-party advertisers and marketers. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) recently published a report showing that the Ring app contains undisclosed third-party…

This Is The Easiest Way To Crush Whole Tomatoes

This Is The Easiest Way To Crush Whole Tomatoes

Most recipes featuring canned tomatoes will have you squash them with a wooden spoon against the side of your pot. It’s a simple enough motion, but depending on the curvature of your spoon and the stubbornness of your tomato, it can send the whole fruit flying up out of the…

10 Ways To Get A Better Deal At The Car Lot

10 Ways To Get A Better Deal At The Car Lot

Entering a car lot is a bit like that scene in Behind Enemy Lines when Jude Law blunders into a booby-trapped minefield – in short, you’re going to get badly burned. (Germans might also shoot at you, although that’s pretty rare.) Fortunately, it’s possible to drive out of the dealership…

The Financial Advice All Experts Agree On

The Financial Advice All Experts Agree On

Personal finance is like nutrition: It seems like the experts in this arena can’t agree on anything, whether it’s setting up an emergency fund or paying off your mortgage early. Despite all the contrasting opinions, though, most people agree on at least five basic fundamentals.

Use Your ‘Commute Time’ When You Work From Home

Use Your ‘Commute Time’ When You Work From Home

If you work from home, you’ve probably read every tip you can get your hands on for optimising your workday. And I’m sure you know all the big ones: set a schedule, shower and get dressed, don’t eat at your desk, get some exercise.

Create A Childcare Plan For Emergencies

Create A Childcare Plan For Emergencies

Quick: You have two kids with you, one gets hurt badly enough to have to go to the hospital, but the other one isn’t allowed to ride along in the ambulance. What do you do? Or! You slice your finger up real good while prepping dinner and you know stitches…

A Tasty Meal Plan For Building Muscle And Stripping Fat

A Tasty Meal Plan For Building Muscle And Stripping Fat

As with workouts, there is an acknowledged lack of specificity when it comes to diet and nutrition. You’re better off with a set of broad guiding principles that can be applied as a base layer. With that in mind, here is my personal meal plan and macro breakdown that will…

Your Home Needs A Mini Cast Iron Pan

Your Home Needs A Mini Cast Iron Pan

It’s a pretty popular culinary opinion that everyone should own a cast iron pan, but I am of the opinion that everyone should also own a mini cast iron pan. Like its classic 30cm counterpart, the mini has a myriad of delicious uses from appetisers to dessert.

Motorbikes Are Way Too Powerful

Motorbikes Are Way Too Powerful

In 1948, The Vincent Black Shadow was the fastest naturally aspirated motorcycle in the world. At Bonneville that year, rider Rollie Free achieved a record-breaking speed of 148.6 mph (239 km/h) before stripping down to his swimsuit and riding superman style on the bike breaking the record again by going…

All Milk Belongs In The Bin At This Point

All Milk Belongs In The Bin At This Point

Oh dear. Following last week’s safety recall of Dairy Farmers Milk due to E. Coli fears, two more potentially contaminated products have been removed from shelves. Consumers have been warned not to drink certain Dairy Choice and Community Co full cream milk products. Here’s what you need to know.

How To Strengthen Your Pinch Grip

How To Strengthen Your Pinch Grip

We’ve worked our crush grip with grippers and our support grip with hangs and deadlift holds. Now it’s time for another type of grip strength: the pinch grip.

10 Weekend Deals You Can Still Get Today

10 Weekend Deals You Can Still Get Today

The weekend is the perfect time to snap up a bargain or three at retail – it’s when most people go shopping, which means competition for our wallets is fiercer than usual. This weekend is no exception, with a stack of great bargains waiting for you online and in store….

What Happens If Australia Is Hit By A Nuclear Bomb?

What Happens If Australia Is Hit By A Nuclear Bomb?

With the recent reports that North Korea have the capability to fit a nuclear bomb in an intercontinental ballistic missile, and the bromance thawing between Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump, I’m beginning to wonder about just how powerful nuclear bombs actually are. It’s hard to visualise the scale of their…

‘Who’ And ‘Whom’ Are Not The Same Thing

‘Who’ And ‘Whom’ Are Not The Same Thing

Who here knows when to use “who” and when to use “whom”? For whom am I writing this post? For those of us who like a good whom now and then and know it isn’t just a fancier version of who, that’s whom.

How To Get Rid Of Creases In Your Leather Shoes

How To Get Rid Of Creases In Your Leather Shoes

When you own a great pair of shoes, you want to show them off. But the more you wear them, of course, the worse they look — beat up and marred by unsightly creases. Which is why you need to know this trick.

Our Favourite Free Apps For Android, iOS and Windows

Our Favourite Free Apps For Android, iOS and Windows

Image credit: William Hook/Flickr The Lifehacker staff sifts through a ton of apps on a regular basis, but a few have stuck with us over the years. Some apps are simply nice to have, while others have become essential in our daily lives. From dealing with irate dragons to counting…

How To Fix The User-Profile Bug In Windows 10’s Latest Patch

How To Fix The User-Profile Bug In Windows 10’s Latest Patch

Here we go again: The latest Windows 10 patch, KB4532693, might stick you with an annoying bug. Some Windows users who have installed it have reported that their Windows user profile—and all the data and apps therein—weren’t loading when they logged in.

Netflix Is Deleting Over 50 Titles. Here’s The List

Netflix Is Deleting Over 50 Titles. Here’s The List

Netflix is cleaning house again. Over the next few days, a bunch of licenced content will be leaving the service, possibly never to return. This includes cult faves like Dazed and Confused, The Island, Chicken Run, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Vertigo and Sausage Party. Here’s everything about to be deleted.

How To Block Out The World When You’re Trying To Work

How To Block Out The World When You’re Trying To Work

Sometimes, you want to be alone, but your coworkers, pets, or kids won’t go away. Goodbye, productivity. Thankfully, there are plenty of techniques you can use to carve out a little bubble of comfort for yourself when you’re trying to burn through all the items on your to-do list.

4 Money Transfer Scams To Watch Out For

4 Money Transfer Scams To Watch Out For

If there’s one thing in this world we safeguard most, it’s our hard-earned cash. We work hard for it, so it stands to reason that we feel the loss pretty deeply when we fall for a scam that sees it leaving our grasp. Worse still is when it’s absolutely something…