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December is here, which means the stunning Geminid meteor shower is primed to put on its spectacular annual show as it whizzes past the Earth. Unlike many of the year's biggest astronomical events, Australians are in prime position to get the best show from the Geminids this year. Here's how to watch it.

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Netflix is adding some great content to its service tonight with 15 new and returning shows dropping simultaneously. An additional six titles will also be trickling out during the weekend.

Highlights include the Aussie supernatural thriller Tidelands, a Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Christmas special, true crime doco The Innocent Man and new comedy series The Fix! Here's everything that should be on your watch list this weekend.

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Welcome to Night Vale is a community radio broadcast from a fictional American desert town where everything paranormal happens at once. Several times a year, this fiercely beloved horror-comedy podcast goes on tour, performing special live episodes around the U.S., Europe, and the world.

We talked to four members of the Night Vale crew—tour manager and presenter Meg Bashwiner, host Cecil Baldwin, co-creator Jeffrey Cranor, and composer/musician/production manager Jon Bernstein (aka Disparition)—about how to take a radio drama on the road.

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It's official: today is my last day at Allure Media, and my last day as Lifehacker's Deputy Editor. It's been a wild ride with all of you, and so I'm back for just one more story, to share with you my favourite things I've written over the three and a bit years I've been with the company.

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My son asked me last night what I was going to be writing about today. I’d just been reading this piece in the New York Times about how parents can raise empathetic children, and it had struck a chord with me. As a parent, I desperately want to raise my son to be the sort of person who steps up when others are in need, but is that something I can truly influence?

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The world can be a pretty terrible place. Even when things are going good, there's always a grim news headline waiting to completely spoil your day. If you're finding that life has lost some of its colour, you probably need to reboot and focus on the things that make you happy. This infographic suggests 37 ways to to tweak your everyday life for a happier existence.

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Android tends to beat iOS in reviews on customisation, app selection, and cloud integration. 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.

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Your muscles are made of protein, so if you’re building muscle you need to eat up. But how much protein do you really need? More than a couch potato, but less than the protein-crazy gym bros would have you believe. Here’s how to quickly calculate the real answer.

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I've owned and used a stack of wireless speakers over the years. The one thing that has clearly changed over that time is that the bang-for-buck we receive is now excellent. The Sony SRS-XB31 Extra Bass Wireless Speaker delivers great sound, looks good and won't break the bank. It's quickly risen to be one of my favourite products of 2019.

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Making outstanding coffee is pure alchemy - as much art as science is involved. There are countless variables: the barista, her technique, the machine, the grinder, the humidity, the air temperature, the grind-setting. The temperature and pressure of the water. The beans, of course - how recently they've been roasted, the wash method, their country of origin and how they're blended together to meet milk.

But so much of that is invisible to you, the consumer. You see your friendly inked and bearded barista and need to know: can I trust the coffee he's making?

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Australia is closer than ever to being a cashless society, and thanks to the advanced state of smartphone use in this nation, means you don’t have to look far to connect phone and funds together. Keen to pay for that coffee or brunch without taking a wallet out? It's not hard, and provided you have the right bank account, you can access your money on the go without reaching for the plastic.

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It’s too much to expect that you never argue with your lover, spouse, or partner in romantic crime. Here’s how you can make that argument more of a productive discussion than a constant stream of bickering.

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One of the unintended benefits of virtual-reality headsets is the ability to watch TV. The Google Daydream, Samsung Galaxy Gear VR and PlayStation VR are provide excellent private viewing theatres to catch up on your favourite shows.

Today I discovered that this concept isn't new. In 1937, a British company launched a tiny, personalised TV set known as the 'Television Monocle'. Tell me you don't want one.