DIY air conditioners, while handy alternatives to running an actual air conditioner, often look pretty ugly. With some paint, a fan and a bucket, though, you can make a DIY air conditioner that not just cools you but looks cool too.
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After an unbearably long hiatus, Game Of Thrones is finally swooping back onto TV screens in 2019. But that's not the only thing to get excited about. Over the next 12 month, a ton of new and returning shows will be returning to our TVs and laptops - from Black Mirror season 5 to a new remake of The Twilight Zone. Here are 31 shows you need to mark in your calendar.
On Monday (January 14), one of the world's biggest tennis events - the Australian Open - returns to the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. If you're stuck at work when it's all happening or don't have access to free-to-air TV for whatever reason, we have you covered! Here's how to watch the 2019 Australian Open from your desk or on your mobile phone for free.
If a careless weekend in the sun has you red-faced and uncomfortably squirming in your chair, weblog Wise Bread rounds up a handful of cheap home remedies for your poor, sunburned skin. From vinegar to digging in your own garden, you can throw together most of the remedies using items you've already got in your pantry.
A couple of years ago, I learned that some women insert makeup sponges in their vaginas, all the way up to the cervix, in order to have mess-free period sex. After some googling and consulting with women who’d done it, I decided to give it a try. It was a revelation — suddenly oral sex and clean linens were possibilities during my period.
In July 2017, I wrote a short, dashed-off post on Lifehacker recommending the method, without consulting a scientist or gynecologist.
If you're new to using Microsoft Excel, or you're an experienced user looking for a good visual reference, this handy cheat sheet covers eight helpful tricks for becoming a spreadsheet pro. The infographic explains how to use absolute and relative references, how to use the ampersand and combine cells, organise your spreadsheets with cell colouring, how to use the VLOOKUP function and more.
Heavy alcohol consumption over ten years or more can cause significant brain function problems. But what about casual drinking?
Research reported last week found even moderate drinking could “damage the brain”. Considering 78% of Australians over 14 years old drink alcohol, this is understandably concerning information.
I used to hate the gym — not because of actual exercise per se, but purely because I was so self-conscious. I was obsessed with the idea that I’d be criticised for my shoddy squat form or brief five minutes on the treadmill — and then exiled from my gym forever, cast off onto the island of exercise pariahs. I hated it so much I’d avoid using the gym at peak hours just to avert the judgment of others, even if that meant getting my adrenaline rush at 4 AM.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped-up in Las Vegas last week. The annual event gives enthusiasts a taste of the latest gadgets and devices on the horizon of consumer technology - including TVs. Here's what the future of television looks like.
As I have mentioned before, I am not an enthusiastic baker. As such, I appreciate a pie dough that forgives and forgets my foibles, especially if it can be thrown together in a food processor.
This cornmeal crust from Dolester Miles is all of those things, and it’s quite delicious.
Petrol is getting too expensive - and according to the experts, prices are only going to get worse. Instead of reverting to the horse-and-cart, here are a handful of simple bowser strategies that will help to keep petrol prices more manageable.
If I could slap one disclaimer over every Lifehacker article, it’d be this: Not every hack, tip, or app is for everyone. In that spirit, here are the Lifehacker-approved apps that I’ve stopped using. I didn’t install them on my new laptop, and I’m curious how many of you have abandoned them too.
For the past few years, Netflix has been investing heavily in High Dynamic Range content - AKA 'HDR' - in a bid to make its movies and TV shows look better than the competition. This is especially noticeable on portable screens where the deluxe colour palette really shines.
With that in mind, here are all the phones and tablets that currently support the tech - and how to access it.