Tagged With summer

3

Picture the scene: you're enjoying a seaside stroll in some airy rubber thongs when one of the Y-shaped straps suddenly snaps. You're now forced to hobble around with bare feet on scolding hot pavement. Tch, eh?

The next time you suffer this summer indignation, impress your friends with this DIY repair. All you need is a nut and a washer.

1

Sunscreen is sunscreen, so you'd think the way you apply it doesn't really matter. However, choosing between cream or lotion and a spray-on sunscreen can impact the likelihood you'll use it, the amount of coverage on your skin, and even the actual protection you get. Let's find out which might be better for you in this sunscreen showdown.

0

On the afternoon of one of the hottest days this year so far, Sydney's inner west has just gone dark. 11,000 homes are without electricity, andlo salvation isn't expected until later tonight. It's not a planned outage caused by excess load, though — the problem is with the local network in the area.

0

As summer eases into autumn, we stand at the prime time to start, or restart, a running routine. We're looking at two months or so of beautiful running weather, with plenty of light in the mornings and evenings. Lace up, and let's get started.

8

Some people keep nothing in their cars. Others look like a dumping ground that they're squatting in.

It's important to keep the right things in there so you're prepared for a breakdown or emergency. Here's 20 things to replace the old McDonald's wrappers with.

3

It's almost Australia day, and for some of us that means long weekend adventures. Maybe you're even even going to be hitting the open road. Road trips are fun, but they're even better when you're organised and safe. Here are our tips for prepping your car for a road warrior holiday.

0

As the weather heats up, Australian households won’t just be cranking up the air conditioning for themselves. Some households will be turning it on for their dogs or cats. We look at some ways to keep your pets happy and hydrated without relying entirely on your AC.

3

This summer has already produced some of the hottest days on record - and we're only halfway through the season. This can cause serious damage to your motor vehicle, especially if it's an older model or you regularly drive for long periods. Here are some beat-the-heat tips to decrease the odds of breaking down and forking out for expensive repairs.

0

The beautiful thing about watermelon is that it's perfectly refreshing on its own, but there's a lot you can do to make it even better. Case in point: Watermelon pizza. No cheese or pepperoni — just some sweet summer fruit.