Think Pink With A Campari-Spiked Shandy

Think Pink With A Campari-Spiked Shandy

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super-simple yet delicious libations. Claire is in LA filming new food content, which means it’s time for another guest post. This week, we’re making the most A.A. Newton cocktail of all time: One that contains…

Sometimes It’s OK To Drop The Weights

Sometimes It’s OK To Drop The Weights

Today we’re going to tackle the iconic behaviour of a Gym Arsehole: dropping their weights. BOOM. Blech sums up the question that many of us have found ourselves thinking:

Apparently The Apple Card Is Actually A Tiny Gremlin

Apparently The Apple Card Is Actually A Tiny Gremlin

The titanium Apple Card is a brand new credit card that launched this week in the U.S. and it’s already developed a laughable reputation. Americans are now free to enjoy all the benefits of the new card but here’s the kicker: they probably won’t want to store Apple’s credit card…

How To Delete An Instagram Message You Sent By Accident

How To Delete An Instagram Message You Sent By Accident

A few weeks ago I attended a music festival with some friends. At some point, I was scrolling through Instagram Stories and then put my phone in my pocket. When I took it out a little while later I realised that I had apparently sent DMs to a number of…

How To Get Android’s New ‘Focus Mode’ Early

How To Get Android’s New ‘Focus Mode’ Early

The imminent launch of Android 10 (née “Android Q”) will bring a host of new things to do, and several built-in Android apps are also prepping a few fun features that you can try out right now — no Android Q needed. These include Google’s own Digital Wellbeing app, which…

Rapid Review: Jaybird Vistas Are Genuine AirPod Killers

Rapid Review: Jaybird Vistas Are Genuine AirPod Killers

Jaybird has been making fantastic, fitness focused headphones since 2007. The company has released a few “truly wireless” headphones in the last few years, but like so many in the market, the buds themselves and the charging case they came in were too bulky to really compete with Apple’s market…

Check What Visa You Need Before Flying

Check What Visa You Need Before Flying

When I got to the desk at the airport to check my bag for a flight to Australia last year I had an unexpected surprise: I needed a visa, and I didn’t have one.

How To Establish A Gym Habit, Based On Your Goals

How To Establish A Gym Habit, Based On Your Goals

People who go to the gym every day tend to be happy with their habit — that’s why they keep coming back. But plenty of folks aspire to do that, and haven’t quite figured out how. Since I am one of those people (I even work out on holiday, sorry)…

How To Help The Amazon’s Burning Rain Forests

How To Help The Amazon’s Burning Rain Forests

There’s currently a man-made fire raging through the Amazon rain forest – and it’s burning down trees at the fastest rate ever recorded. The smoke is reaching cities thousands of miles away with no end to the destruction in sight. Here’s what ordinary people can do to help.

What To Ask At Your Next Job Interview

What To Ask At Your Next Job Interview

Nearly every job interview ends with a variation of: “Do you have any questions you’d like to ask us?” It goes without saying that you don’t want to draw a blank here. By the same token, you also don’t want to ask a dumb question that negatively impacts the rest…

Now’s The Best Time To Try Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser

Now’s The Best Time To Try Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser

Microsoft’s speedy Chromium-based Edge browser has been available in both developer and canary builds (not mention leaked versions) for months. Now that the company has officially launched a more stable “beta” channel of the browser, you might want to finally take the plunge and give Edge a try.

PSA: Pornhub Collects A Worrying Amount Of User Data

PSA: Pornhub Collects A Worrying Amount Of User Data

In the modern internet era, it’s safe to assume that there’s at least one company watching everything you do on the internet at all times, poised to profit from that data. Yes, that includes adult sites – in fact they’re among the worst offenders.

Stan’s Library Will Soon Look Very Different

Stan’s Library Will Soon Look Very Different

We’ve been speculating for some time what might happen to Stan’s library when Disney+ rolls into Australia. In 2018, Stan and Disney struck an epic content deal to screen Disney and Marvel content, removing it from Netflix’s streaming service. But with the news of Disney+’s release in November and Stan’s…

How To Hack The Pomodoro Technique For Added Efficiency

How To Hack The Pomodoro Technique For Added Efficiency

Every few months, I try some version of the Pomodoro Technique, the famous productivity system where you take a 5-minute break every half hour, and a half-hour break every two and a half hours. I follow it closely, then I follow it loosely, then I give up. If this has…

Why You Should Chill Red Wine

Why You Should Chill Red Wine

Few people think of red wine as something that needs to be chilled. Red wine, after all, is usually served at “room temperature,” but that value can vary wildly from room to room, house to house, and climate to climate. But most red wines benefit from at least a little…

Don’t Migrate Your Nest Account To Google If You Love IFTTT

Don’t Migrate Your Nest Account To Google If You Love IFTTT

Earlier this year, Google announced that its line of Nest smart home devices would be folded into its “helpful home” initiative. A side effect of this move is IFTTT fans would no longer be able to build triggers and automations using their Nest devices, starting on August 31, 2019.

Find Hundreds Of Science Experiment Ideas In ‘Scientific American’

Find Hundreds Of Science Experiment Ideas In ‘Scientific American’

A big part of being a kid is building things, deconstructing things and, in general, discovering how things work — that’s why we buy those starter science experiment kits and toy microscopes to encourage their curiosity. But it’s easy to run out of ideas to keep them interested in science,…

Here’s Every Device You Can Use To Stream Disney Plus

Here’s Every Device You Can Use To Stream Disney Plus

Disney Plus (or Disney+, if you prefer) is almost upon us. We know many important details about the House of Mouse’s standalone streaming service — including how much it’ll cost in Australia and what you’ll be able to watch. Now a final piece of the puzzle has been revealed: all…

What A Kid Really Means When They Ask, ‘Why?’

What A Kid Really Means When They Ask, ‘Why?’

Little kids are notorious for asking incessant questions, the most common variety being the endless, “Why?” And we try to answer them – we always swore we’d be the parent who would encourage their curiosity, after all – but sometime between the fifth and tenth “why?” you’re either over it…

This Coconut Tres Leches Cake Is Vegan And It Is Spectacular

This Coconut Tres Leches Cake Is Vegan And It Is Spectacular

Every cook needs a go-to dessert recipe. Even if you insist you’re really more of a cook than a baker, even if you’re put off by scales and stand mixers and specialty flours and expensive silicone mats, I promise that there’s a back-pocket recipe out there for you — and…

How To Give Feedback People Will Listen To

How To Give Feedback People Will Listen To

The next time you need to offer feedback or criticism, think about the goal you’re trying to achieve — and then choose the method of feedback that is best suited to that goal.

How To Get Started Swimming For Fitness

How To Get Started Swimming For Fitness

Swimming is excellent exercise, but it can be difficult to take it on if you don’t already have a background in it. Here’s how to make your journey a little bit easier.