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Lifehacker Australia Podcast Highlights: Interviews With Justin Lin, Roland Emmerich And Ryan Griffen

In this best of season three compilation we chat about video game movies, foods from our childhood, gadgets that are listening to you and the intersection of gambling and gaming. Plus we interview creators/directors Justin Lin (StarShow More Summary

“He didn’t have a death wish, he had a life wish”: The Risk-Taking Legacy of Evel Knievel

On a long flight recently I watched a fascinating documentary about Evel Knievel, the 1970s-era stuntsman who set out to jump the Grand Canyon in a motorcycle. I was only going to watch a few minutes, but I got hooked and kept going....Show More Summary

Lifehacker Australia Podcast: How To Talk To Your Kids About Social Media

In this week’s episode: We look back on the games, gadgets and food trends of 2016 so far plus we answer your questions about kids and social media. Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts. More »      

5 Reasons Why Professional Video Gaming is The Next Big Sport

Don’t look now, but video games appear to be the next big thing in the world of professional sports. Also... The post 5 Reasons Why Professional Video Gaming is The Next Big Sport appeared first on Lifehack.

Use a Scrim Net to Shoot Photos Against a Bright Background

Here’s a trick for more advanced photographers to shoot against a bright background without blowing out the exposure. In this video, portrait photographer Joel Grimes shows how he uses a thin net to darken a backdrop while setting the exposure for the face of his subject. Read more...

Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge

I have taught time management for over 14 years. I could argue my training is great. In earnest, it is... The post Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge appeared first on Lifehack.

Jumping Rope in An Active Volcano

We are entering a time where fear is the pervading emotion we experience when looking at mainstream media. Fear of... The post Jumping Rope in An Active Volcano appeared first on Lifehack.

Add a Pat of Cream Cheese to Your Muffins for Extra Delicious Tops

Everyone knows the most delicious part of the muffin is the top, and you can make yours even more delicious with a pat of cream cheese. Read more...

Stranded Killer Whale Cries For Help, People Do Something Priceless To It

Every year thousands of whales, dolphins and porpoises become trapped along rocky coastal shorelines and beaches as they search for... The post Stranded Killer Whale Cries For Help, People Do Something Priceless To It appeared first on Lifehack.

Grow Vegetables in the Desert With a 'Waffle Garden'

If you’re just a casual gardener you might think that growing vegetables in the desert is a fool’s errand, but you just need to learn a few techniques specific to the environment. This video shows how to design a “waffle garden” to grow vegetables in heavy clay soil. Read more...

What Happens After Releasing These Wolves Into The Park Is A Miracle And It Tells Us A Very Important Message

Nature’s ability to regenerate and heal itself is tremendous. Even after we have already done our bit to destroy forest cover, release... The post What Happens After Releasing These Wolves Into The Park Is A Miracle And It Tells Us A Very Important Message appeared first on Lifehack.

A Beginner's Guide to Installing Magic Lantern on Your DSLR

Magic Lantern is free software that runs on Canon DSLRs to give them enhanced features with more control for shooting video. It’s like custom firmware, but it runs directly from a memory card without altering the camera’s software. This video from Jake Coppinger shows how to get started using the powerful tool. Read more...

An Easy BUT Effective Way That Helps You Sleep Better And Relieve Stress

How can something so simple as sleeping with weighted blankets be a solution to stress, anxiety, insomnia and more? Messed... The post An Easy BUT Effective Way That Helps You Sleep Better And Relieve Stress appeared first on Lifeha...

Little Boy Is Waken Up By Darth Vader (His Dad) And How He Reacts Is Inspirational

Rob Lopez is a YouTube vlogger who posts videos every week showcasing his family life, complete with heartwarming messages. Earlier... The post Little Boy Is Waken Up By Darth Vader (His Dad) And How He Reacts Is Inspirational appeared first on Lifehack.

Lifehacker Australia Podcast: All Our Favourite Foods Are Dead

In this week’s episode: open world vs linear video games, how we consume music, all our favourite foods are dead, plus we answer your question: what are the best video games for kids? Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts. More »      

5-Minute Exercise To Effectively Reduce Your Back Pain

A five-minute exercise that can offer you several benefits: improve your feelings of dominance and power reduce stress levels reduce... The post 5-Minute Exercise To Effectively Reduce Your Back Pain appeared first on Lifehack.

Use This Blend Mode in Photoshop to Perfectly Align Images

If you’re working on an image in Photoshop that’s cut into numerous sections, sometimes you find yourself needing to carefully align the different layers just by eye. Set one layer to the “difference” blend mode, though, and it’s infinitely easier. This video from Scott Kelby shows how it’s done. Read more...

The Most Common Vegetable Gardening Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

You’d think you could just toss some fertilizer on your soil and let the plants do their thing, but taking proper care of your garden so that you actually grow decent vegetables can require a few more steps that beginners might not be aware of. This video from California Gardening takes a look at the ten most common mistakes. Read more...

The Pokémon Go Trainer's Advanced Tactics Handbook

You’ve tossed a few PokéBalls, caught a few Caterpies, and spun your way to a few items at the PokéStop, but it’s time to take things to the next level. These tips and tricks will help you go from novice trainer to unbeatable gym leader faster than you can spit out the PokéRap. Read more...

Lifehacker Australia Podcast: Are You A Night Owl Or An Early Bird?

In this week’s episode: when gambling meets gaming, app privacy, night owls vs early birds and we answer your question: what was the first comic you got into? Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts. More »      

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