Tagged With stationery


If you want to staple standard office paper into a booklet, you need a long arm stapler -- standard desktop staplers are not long enough to staple the middle of a page. Specialised booklet staplers can cost $40 or more, but with some aluminium rectangular tubing, a hacksaw and a drill you can augment a bargain store stapler and give it much more reach.

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.


Dear Lifehacker, I will be going into year 11 next year and I am wondering what the best way to stay organised is for senior school. The problem with individual exercise books for each subject is that I hate sticking in handout sheets so I just shove them in the back and usually lose them in the black depths of my bag. I have seen people with all their subjects in one binder, but if there is as much work next year as I have been led to believe, then it won't all fit (or at least it will be massive). So what is the best way to keep school work organised? Thanks, Stressed Student


Ouch! Paper cuts are the bane of anyone who has ever stuffed things in envelopes for a living. But you can avoid the pain with a simple tactic: applying hand cream before you venture into serious paper handling.


Stationery enthusiast, blogger and Lifehacker reader Patrcik Ng has always impressed us with his cool GTD-focused DIY projects, and now he's back with an attractive, notebook-friendly binder clip hack that he calls Leather GTD Tabs.


Whether you're flying a jumbo jet at night or working on a crossword puzzle in the dark, the Pilot's Pen is a nifty solution. The LED-powered penlight illuminates the page while you write, or you can retract the ink and just use it as a mini flashlight—useful for checking a map or locating something in the night driver's glove compartment. The Pilot's Pen will set you back 20 bucks, and it's available at Amazon.

Pilot's Pen