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The 5 Myths of Depression You Should Stop Believing

Depression is sometimes called the “invisible” disease because you cannot see it through a microscope or medical body scan. How... The post The 5 Myths of Depression You Should Stop Believing appeared first on Lifehack.

Briefly: Batman Vs Darth, Steam Sale, 17 Pics That 'Broke' The Internet

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 17 pictures that blew up the internet in 2014, 78% off Amiga/C64 emulators, who would win in a fight between Batman and Darth Vader? More »      

Hands On: Worx Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower

Why mow your own lawn when you could get a robot slave to do it for you? That’s the intriguing premise behind the Worx Landroid; an unmanned mowing vehicle that is smart enough to trim your lawn and return to its charging base unattended. We recently put the device through its paces and were pretty impressed with the results. More »      

When Job Referral Fees Go Wrong

Many employers offer a bonus to staff members who help find suitable candidates to fill vacancies, paying out large sums if a suitable candidate is found and hired. It’s a great idea when it works — but it can mess up your personal life if it doesn’t. More »      

Amazon's Thanksgiving Kindle Sale Serves Up Some Tasty Discounts

Amazon's kicking off Thanksgiving with solid discounts on a number of Kindle ereaders and tablets. It's not wholly uncommon to see similar deals throughout the year, but it's nice to have them all occurring at the same time, instead of ad hoc. Read more...

Ask LH: Should I Lie About Having A Job?

Hey Lifehacker, If I’m looking for work, is it better to lie and say that I am currently employed, or should I fess up and say that I’m not? I wonder whether it looks better to a prospective employer to say that I am already employed. More »      

Lifehacker Awards 2014: Nominate Your Favourite Bank

The Lifehacker Awards 2014 nominations continue. This afternoon, we want to know: which bank do you prefer? More »      

Traps To Watch For When Licensing Office 365

With Office 365, Microsoft is pushing all its customers to ongoing subscriptions rather than one-off software fees (with a side course of maintenance). There are benefits in that approach, but what traps should you watch for when shifting from conventional Office licensing? More »      

The Distraction-Free Desktop

It may look like just a wallpaper, but reader DeviousDog put some work into making sure that it had just the right tools at hand and that all of the tempting distractions of his computer were far away while he was trying to work or study. Here's how you can do the same thing. Read more...

Top 5 Time And Cost-Saving Features Your Next Small Office Printer Needs

Great news for busy Australian small offices — or if find yourself working from home regularly. It now only takes a small investment of just a couple of hundred dollars to ensure you benefit from the latest print, copy, scan and fast fax technology. Here’s what you need to look for. More »      

Freeze Your Tights to Make Them More Durable

Tights can be very delicate and easy to ruin with a single snag. If you dampen them with water, then freeze before wearing them for the first time, they'll last longer. Read more...

Leave on a Jet Plane with These Travel Wallpapers

Many of us are hitting the road this week to visit family and friends for Thanksgiving, or just to go home for the holidays in general. Whether you're headed out or staying in, here are some scenic vistas you can use to dress up your desktop. Read more...

Forget Big Data, Think Fat Data

One of the constant debates around big data is around how to connect together disparate data sources, some of which will be unstructured. But before you start worrying about that, make sure you’re fully utilising the structured data sources you already have. More »      

These Occupations Could Offer the Most Satisfying Careers

We generally look for dream jobs that aren't overly stressful or pay really well, but there's another factor that should be considered: feeling like you make a difference. This list ranks over 200 different occupations not on how big the salary is, but on how meaningful these jobs feel to the people that work them. Read more...

Most Popular Android Phone of 2014: OnePlus One

There are so many great Android phones on the market right now that no list could contain them all, but when we asked you for your picks, you gave us a great selection. We looked at the five best Android phones of the year based on those picks, and after over 38,000 votes, it's time to highlight your favorite. Read more...

Lifehacker Awards 2014: Nominate Your Favourite Media Player Software

The Lifehacker Awards 2014 nominations continue. This morning, we’re curious: with an always-contentious question: which media player software do you rely on? More »      

Why Your Gym May Be Getting Cheaper

Australia is seeing an increasing number of 24-hour gyms. Even if exercising at 2am isn’t your thing, there’s a positive outcome: regular gyms are becoming cheaper as a result. More »      

How to Build a Handheld, Raspberry Pi-Powered Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a great little mini-computer for playing classic video games from your childhood. But, thanks to its small size, it's also possible to turn it into a portable handheld game console that plays your favorite titles, from NES to N64. I call it "The eNcade". Read more...

C.S. Lewis on Reading Literature: Those Who Don't Inhabit a Tiny World

It should come as no surprise that C.S. Lewis, the world-renowned author of The Chronicles of Narnia series, believes that everyone should read books. Reading gives you the ability to see an infinite number of perspectives all while remaining yourself. Read more...

Make a Simple Stock While You Do the Dishes After a Holiday Meal

After a big holiday meal there's usually some leftovers from your main dish and even more dishes. You can kill two birds with one stone by cooking up a simple stock with the leftover parts of the ham or turkey while you're taking care of all those dishes. Read more...

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