What Your Workplace Should Be Doing About The Coronavirus

What Your Workplace Should Be Doing About The Coronavirus

We know how individuals should protect themselves from COVID-19: mainly by washing hands and staying home if you’re sick. But workplaces have some more responsibility here, because they can be a place where the virus can circulate.

Here’s Australia’s Hotlines For Coronavirus Advice

Here’s Australia’s Hotlines For Coronavirus Advice

The World Health Organisation declared coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) back in January 2020. Since then, the tally of infected has only risen. If you’re concerned you might be affected by the virus, however, a number of hotlines have been set up…

How Can I Plan Better Playdates For My Child With Autism?

How Can I Plan Better Playdates For My Child With Autism?

Playdates are a great way for little kids to practice social interactions and develop cognitive and language skills, as well as practice self-regulation—especially if they don’t have regular exposure to other kids through a daycare or preschool setting. Of course, they can also be challenging for any parent for the…

Why Your USB-C Cable Can’t Power Your Raspberry Pi 4

Why Your USB-C Cable Can’t Power Your Raspberry Pi 4

Now’s as good a time as any to buy a Raspberry Pi 4. I confess, I was never big into the Raspberry Pi world until I got one and slapped Pi-hole on it. Now, this tiny little wonderbox does an incredible job of blocking third-party advertising and other terrible trackers—more…

Sheet Pan Gnocchi Is An Amazing Weeknight Meal

Sheet Pan Gnocchi Is An Amazing Weeknight Meal

I can be sceptical of trendy foods, viral recipes, and anything that gets “too much” attention. (That’s my attention. I need it.) Such was the case with the sudden surge of sheet pan gnocchi recipes. “This isn’t right,” I said. “Gnocchi should be soft, not crispy.” But then I tried…

Make Your Bed Sheets Last Longer Between Washing

Make Your Bed Sheets Last Longer Between Washing

Let’s face it, doing the laundry isn’t the most fun activity. What if you could use your bed sheets longer between washes while still sleeping in clean sheets? Here’s a trick to do just that.

The Best Subreddits About Revenge

The Best Subreddits About Revenge

“Racist boss harassed Puerto Rican employees and broke labour laws. Ended up getting deported.” “I got him thrown in jail and ruined his relationship of 5 years.” “Revenge of the Little Spoon.” “Apparently toothpaste-filled Oreos taste like real Oreos.” “Spam king gets spammed back and sent to prison.” “The Mad…

The Most Popular Browsers That Are Tracking You

The Most Popular Browsers That Are Tracking You

Chances are your web browser is the most used application on your computer. For most of us, it’s where we work on documents using cloud-based applications, access our email, play games and socialise. That makes your browser a lynchpin in your online security. But it turns out not all browsers…

Does Hand Sanitiser Actually Work Against Coronavirus?

Does Hand Sanitiser Actually Work Against Coronavirus?

There’s been a run on hand sanitiser, bad enough that two stores I visited this weekend were completely cleaned out. There’s also a tweet circulating that says not to bother with the stuff, and wrongly claims it doesn’t kill viruses. So let’s be clear—yes, hand sanitiser can kill coronavirus. But…

This Is What Happens To Your Car When It Hits A Speed Bump

This Is What Happens To Your Car When It Hits A Speed Bump

Most drivers are familiar with the gut-dropping feeling of running full-tilt over a speed bump. If you’re anything like me, you just clench your teeth, scream inside, and then immediately pretend that nothing happened and everything is fine. Well, friends, you’re about to see what actually, really happens to your…

Australia’s Pet Rental Laws, Explained

Australia’s Pet Rental Laws, Explained

Pets are pretty common in Australia but rental laws don’t always favour our furry or feathery companions. As lawmakers have recognised this isn’t always fair, some states and territories have begun to relax legislation preventing tenants from becoming pet owners. Here’s a breakdown of which ones apply to you.

Play Red Dead Redemption 2 In ‘Dad Mode’

Play Red Dead Redemption 2 In ‘Dad Mode’

Red Dead Redemption 2 is not for kids. Rockstar Games’ sprawling Western video game is rated M for violence, torture, foul-mouthed cowpokes, and many more mature delights. Luckily for gaming parents, though, the most disturbing, antisocial and gory mayhem is either found in the game’s missions or is a result of…

Thanks Google, I Hate It

Thanks Google, I Hate It

Android tends to beat iOS in reviews on customisation, app selection, and cloud integration so after five years with an iPhone, I decided to put Android to the test and buy a Google Pixel. A year later, I wish I hadn’t switched.

Why Some Video Games Are So Addictive

Why Some Video Games Are So Addictive

Every gamer has experienced the thrill of winning and the agony of defeat. But what exactly is going on in our brains when we play, and why can’t we stop playing even the frustrating games like Super Mario Maker 2? The Daily Dot offers an explanation.

Before Buying Something On Sale, Imagine If You Saved 100 Per Cent

Before Buying Something On Sale, Imagine If You Saved 100 Per Cent

I was walking home from an appointment when the sign in the window grabbed me: 40 per cent off all wine. The gourmet grocery store was having a going-out-of-business sale, which meant all the items I usually deemed were too expensive for my everyday existence suddenly seemed within reach. Including…

Take A Quick Photo Of Your Child Before Heading Into Crowded Places

Take A Quick Photo Of Your Child Before Heading Into Crowded Places

Even the most diligent of parents can unexpectedly lose track of their youngsters, especially in crowded and attention-grabbing places like amusement parks, fairs, and shopping malls. This week reddit user ChadNFreud made a great suggestion on what to do before you head into that crowded situation with a child or…

How To Test The Best Features In The Android 11 Preview Builds

How To Test The Best Features In The Android 11 Preview Builds

With so many Android devices still waiting on Android 10, it’s hard to believe the first preview builds of Android 11 are already available. There’s currently no official release date for Android 11 and it’s going to be a while before general users will have chance to check out a…

How To Make The Most Of Your Leap Day

How To Make The Most Of Your Leap Day

Saturday is Leap Day, the extra day that gets added to the calendar every four years because of… um… the way the earth moves around the sun? Something like that? Basically time is a construct, and every four years we’ve constructed an extra day to make sure all of the…

57 Things To Ask Your Google Home

57 Things To Ask Your Google Home

Google Home is an artificially intelligent digital assistant that responds to your voice commands in a variety of ways. If you’ve finally got yourself a Google Home and aren’t sure what to ask it, here are 57 commands and questions to get you started.

How To Estimate Your Child’s Adult Height

How To Estimate Your Child’s Adult Height

We live in an age where kids are measured from the moment they are born, right through school and through their adulthood. For parents, one of the things they are most curious about is how tall they’ll be as adults. A recent study tried to answer that question and, it…

How To Pickle Frozen Vegetables

How To Pickle Frozen Vegetables

Pickling is, first and foremost, a way to preserve food, but unless you have a fruitful (vegetableful?) garden, you most likely see it as a way to make plant parts tangy and delicious. This is most commonly done with fresh vegetables, but if the vegetable you desire isn’t in season,…

Apple’s ‘Instant Notes’ Is A Must-Have On Your iPhone Or iPad

Apple’s ‘Instant Notes’ Is A Must-Have On Your iPhone Or iPad

I’m terrible at taking notes, only because I don’t have one of those fancy Samsung smartphones that lets you draw your thoughts right on the lock screen. Instead, I have to yell at a digital assistant—which sometimes gets it right—or I have to authenticate into my phone, pull up my…

‘4WD’ And ‘All-Wheel Drive’ Are Not The Same Thing

‘4WD’ And ‘All-Wheel Drive’ Are Not The Same Thing

‘All-wheel drive’ and ‘four-wheel drive’ are often used interchangeably. In reality, they are very different vehicles and it depends on whether power is sent to the front or rear of a vehicle. Here’s a professional rally driver explaining the difference between these two ever-more confused terms.

Requesting ‘More Butter’ Is A Brilliant First Date Move

Requesting ‘More Butter’ Is A Brilliant First Date Move

A lot of restaurants bring out bread “for the table,” but most of those restaurants do not bring enough butter for the amount of bread that is brought. Like only serving appetisers with an odd number of edible items, it’s unclear if they skimp on butter to create strife, or…

How To Get The Benefits Of A Boutique Fitness Class For Free

How To Get The Benefits Of A Boutique Fitness Class For Free

Ads for fitness classes make a lot of promises. You and your super-attractive classmates will become great friends by doing early-morning workouts that are incredibly intense but also fun. Your athleisure will fit perfectly. The lighting will be very good.