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A great many Australians spend thousands of dollars on overseas holidays without ever thinking to explore their own backyard first. Our mainland continent and neighbouring islands make for a truly vast playground - no matter what you happen to enjoy doing.

This infographic breaks down 24 Australian "bucket list" activities that you might not have known about; from visiting underground mining towns to swimming with saltwater crocs.

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A successful home loan application generally requires a steady job. However, there are a range of additional factors that can seriously hamper your borrowing power with banks, even if your salary is higher than average. This superhero-themed infographic outlines the various occupational pitfalls that can trip up applicants.

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Even the busiest worker suffers from poor motivation every once in a while. Maybe it's been too long since your last holiday or maybe that work project you poured your heart and soul into failed miserably. Whatever the reason, you need to buck up before it starts affecting your professional reputation. This infographic explains 10 tried-and-tested methods that will help you to stay motivated.

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Mid-afternoon munchies are the worst. You need to eat something to get you through the day, but the choices on offer are usually high in sodium, sugar and/or saturated fats.

Thankfully, there are a handful of snacks on the market that provide a substantial energy boost without compromising your health. This infographic lists 15 of the best.

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Unless you're a masochist and/or sociopath, you probably don't indulge in bad habits by choice. Instead, it's usually something you "fell into" and can't seem to navigate your way out of. This infographic explains the psychology behind bad habits along with some tried-and-trusted tips to help you break them.

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Google recently released a visual breakdown of the most popular "how to" searches worldwide since 2004. Curiously, the top ten features such eclectic topics as kissing, weight loss and pancakes! Here are the top ten, ranked in order.

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To the uninitiated, the very concept of a "YouTube celebrity" doesn't make a lick of sense. How do these jerks earn so much money by talking bollocks and playing games on a free video site? As it turns out, the work that goes on behind the scenes is surprisingly complicated: everything from video equipment to content branding plays a large role in the success or failure of a channel.

If you're looking to get rich on YouTube - or just want to attract an audience that goes beyond your family and friends - this infographic breaks down everything you need to know.

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Have you ever wondered how Australia's annual public holiday quota compares to the rest of the world? It may surprise you to learn that Aussie workers are near the bottom of the pile, with everyone from New Zealand to the Netherlands receiving more national days off work. This infographic breaks down the worldwide rankings.

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Lobsters are a positively delicious seafood, but they're not exactly the easiest food to eat. Especially if you don't have it very often. If you've never had it, or just need a refresher, this graphic walks you through eating a lobster.

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Whoever said "It's not the size of the boat, it's the motion of the ocean" had obviously never been sea sick. While frenzied, energetic sex can be fun, it also has the potential to cause catastrophic accidents. Here are some of the most common injuries sustained by over-enthusiastic lovers - from bumping heads while bumping uglies to face-planting during a standing 69.

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How much do you read? A book a year? A month? A week? A day? It probably won't surprise long-time bibliophiles to hear this, but reading can make you smarter in a lot of different ways. From emotional intelligence to giving your brain a full on work out, here's why you should think about picking up a book (or even some poetry) a little more often.

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To paraphrase Mr. Jefferson from the video game Life is Strange, a "selfie" is an awful, awful word for something that's actually quite wonderful. While selfies are often criticised for being obnoxious and narcissistic, they can also be highly artistic and even life affirming. This infographic provides a brief history of this misunderstood practice, with an emphasis on new and compelling technologies.

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The Great Australian Sleep Report is a national survey commissioned by Koala Mattress. It found that the majority of Aussies (60 per cent) only get 6-7 hours of sleep per night. Furthermore, around half of us aren't satisfied with the quality of our sleep and 58 per cent believe they are not getting enough of it. This infographic looks at the key findings.

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Do you regularly send money overseas, either to relatives or as part of a business? Then you're keenly aware of international transfer fees. This is something that can really add up over time, so why not keep that money in your back pocket by joining a bank with lower fees? Here's what 15 popular Aussie banks and financial institutions currently charge.

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If you've only ever used an Android or iPhone, how can you possibly know that you've made the right choice? This flowchart from the Carlcheo tech blog guides you through both mobile operating systems in a bid to find out which mobile OS is best for your personal needs.