In the ultra-macho action flick Rambo III, there’s a famous scene where the titular hero seals a gaping shrapnel wound by cauterising it with fire and gun powder. Awesome, eh? But how feasible is this DIY surgery in reality? This video from The Medicine Journal explains the circumstances where it might not be such a bad idea. More »
As of 12 March this year (that’s tomorrow), the Australian laws for credit reporting is changing. Most people (60 per cent according to the Australian Retail Credit Association) don’t know about this change, and it is perhaps the most significant legislation change to your personal finances in your lifetime. So it’s worth sitting up and taking notice. More »
Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Jeremy Tompkins from Brief It. More »
Dear Lifehacker, Should I change to a different credit card just because it has a better rewards program? I currently have no credit card debt. More »
An investigation by the Australian Privacy Commissioner explores how Telstra ended up placing details of 15,775 customers into a spreadsheet that was indexed by Google and available freely on its web site. That unfortunate experience...Show More Summary
Bargain basement airline Tiger is finally introducing online check-in for domestic flights in Australia. Will that give you the option of escaping its draconian baggage policies? Here’s what you need to know. More »
Readers offer their best tips for splitting payments between groups, building a desktop air conditioner, and adding time to read tags to Pocket articles. Read more...
Mobile phone tracking techniques are becoming more commonplace. Waste bins target ads. Shopping centres follow customers. Spooks follow airport passengers. Will the Privacy Act’s new definition of personal information provide enhanced protections against mobile phone tracking? Not really. Here’s why. More »
Don't trust anything in this video. The post 5 Ways You’re Being Manipulated Right Now appeared first on Lifehack.
Making bad decisions is a part of life. Blaming others for your bad decisions is immature. The post Making Bad Decisions Is A Part Of Life appeared first on Lifehack.
Tips for getting through internship with best results The post Make The Most Of Your Internship in 7 Easy Steps appeared first on Lifehack.
We all know that in order to focus we should switch off our phone, close our email and take regular breaks but here are a few more unexpected ways to sharpen your focus and get more done. The post 11 Unexpected Ways to Sharpen Your Focus And Boost Your Daily Productivity appeared first on Lifehack.
If you want to keep your car in good shape, you have to get it washed somewhat regularly, but you can easily overpay by purchasing cleaning features you don't need. Chauffeur and redditor saxonjf suggests you only need two: high pressure wash and high pressure wax. Read more...
Hey Lifehacker, While I know it’s my employer’s right to put any software they wish on workplace computers, I’d like to know if my PC is being monitored. If I do online banking during my lunch break, I’m worried that my employer might have access to my credentials. Is there any method you could recommend to check if I’m being watched? More »
Flowchart consisting of all the currently trending phones of 2014 The post If You Don’t Know Which Phone To Buy, This Flowchart Will Surely Help appeared first on Lifehack.
Think your miserable? Check these these habits to find out if you are a highly miserable person or not! The post 15 Habits of Highly Miserable People appeared first on Lifehack.
Putting in hard work that goes unnoticed? Learn a few easy ways to gain the recognition you deserve for all that labor. The post 7 Things You Can Do If Your Hard Work Goes Unnoticed appeared first on Lifehack.
Garlic has many health benefits. Here are some of the more obscure. The post 14 Benefits of Garlic You Never Knew appeared first on Lifehack.
Not every go bag has to be a bag. If you can fit all you need into a pouch, why not do it? The folks over at Every Day Carry found such a situation. This is about as minimalist as you can get. Read more...
McDonald’s has updated its breakfast menu with a range of new items, including the “snack-sized” French Toast Fingers. Our taste buds gingerly investigate… More »