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Choosing the right name for your baby is tougher than it sounds. You probably don't want an overly weird name lest your child gets teased at school. On the other hand, nobody wants to be saddled with a boringly common name like John or Chris (thanks for nothing, Mum!)

Instead, most parents plump for something that sits between unique and familiar. If you're stumped for ideas, this list of 100 popular baby names - 50 boys' and 50 girls' - is well worth a look.

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Look up #bulletjournal on the social media platform of your choice, and you can feast your eyes on a sea of neatly inked notebook pages designed to track everything from daily to-do lists to inspirational quotes. Go ahead, roll your eyes. But bullet journals are an amazing productivity tool, if you can learn to adapt them to your life. No coloured pens required.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Lifehacker launched in Australia way back in 2007. As we move forward into a new era, we thought we'd take time to look back at our most popular posts from the past eight years. From VPN hacks to nudie selfie tips, these are the stories that you, our readers, were most interested in.

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When we're trying to improve our workflow or increase our performance, people often have a tendency to overlook the skills that they already know in favour of investigating new tactics. But the old solutions that you already know are often the best practices, and consistency is what's missing.

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Traditionally, we make lists starting at the top-left corner, going right and down. But given that we don't think in sequence, our lists should be more haphazard, says Ben Schott, author of Schott's Original Miscellany, a compendium of lists.

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At just after 1am on Sunday morning, my wife grabbed hold of my arm, shocking me into wakefulness. "Nick, I think my water just broke" she said in a slightly panicked voice. While that should have been exciting news, the fact she was only 30 weeks pregnant meant we were less than well prepared for the emergency rush to the hospital.

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Listiki is a crowdsourced list creation service. You create lists and others participate in adding to and ranking the contents of your lists. Best vampire movies, best restaurants in Reno, worst CG movie, anything you can rank is fair game.

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Twitter lists are a helpful new feature for crowd-sourcing your stream, but adding contacts to new lists you create is a really clunky affair on Twitter's web site. Webapp Listerine makes the job a whole lot easier.

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We're huge fans of ubiquitous capture—recording everything that comes to mind when it comes to mind—as a method of getting organised and keeping things from slipping through the cracks. Turns out it's also great for saving money.