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How I Succeeded: WatchGuard's David Higgins

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: David Higgins from WatchGuard Technologies. More »      

Ask LH: What's A Good Non-Alcoholic Beverage For The Evening?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m in my forties and have drunk alcohol all my adult life. I’ve decided to quit drinking after starting a relationship with a teetoller whose ex was an alcoholic. I would like to replace the drinks I enjoyed in the evenings with non-alcoholic alternatives. Can you suggest healthy drinks for me to try? More »      

Ask LH: What Can I Do About All This Spam?

Dear Lifehacker, I have just tried to unsubscribe from a marketing email from a business who I’d previously bought some items from in-store. However, when I clicked the unsubscribe link it automatically subscribed me to another email marketing service. Show More Summary

Ask Lifehacker A Question!

Ask Lifehacker is one of our most popular features at Lifehacker, and we’re always on the lookout for more questions. If you need advice on anything in your life — from choosing the right tech to fixing your love life — send it in and we’ll provide an answer with help from relevant experts, Lifehacker guides and sources. More »      

How I Succeeded: Nimble Storage's Bede Hackney

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Bede Hackney from Nimble Storage. More »      

Ask LH: What's A Good University Laptop?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m just starting my second year of university and my home laptop is too bulky to take with me. I’m on the hunt for a secondary laptop but since I’m a full-time student, I’m on a bit of a budget. I don’t have too many...Show More Summary

Ask LH: Should I Contest This Traffic Fine?

Dear Lifehacker, I received an infringement from the police for not stopping at a Give Way sign which I didn’t notice was there. However, I believe another involved driver was at fault. When I attempted to turn right, the other car wasn’t there. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Should I Simultaneously Apply For Multiple Jobs At The Same Company?

Dear Lifehacker, A company that I’d love to work for has two positions open — one I’m underqualified for and the other I’m overqualified for. I’d obviously prefer the higher paying position but am keen to join the company in any role. What’s the best way to apply for both positions without damaging my chances at either? More »      

Ask LH: How Can I Train Myself To Obey My Alarm?

Dear Lifehacker, I find it difficult to wake up in the morning and rely heavily on phone alarms. However, I find myself semi-consciously turning them off. I’ve been known to hit the snooze button without even realising it. Is there something...Show More Summary

How I Succeeded: MYOB's Tim Reed

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business owners for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Tim Reed from MYOB. More »      

Ask LH: Are Livescribe Recordings Ever Illegal?

Dear Lifehacker, Can you tell me what is the legal status for using a Livescribe smartpen in meetings, etc? The pen uses a specific note pad to take handwritten notes and it can also record what is said for later reference. I read somewhere that it’s against the law to record conversations without permission. Show More Summary

Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Fitness Tracker From Waking My Partner?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve recently started using a fitness tracker which comes with an inbuilt vibration alarm. This is great, as it means my girlfriend doesn’t get woken up by the noise of my alarm. (I work morning shifts.) However, we like to snuggle while sleeping, which means my wrist is usually buzzing against her ribs or in her ear. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Are Vietnamese Pork Rolls Unsafe To Eat?

Dear Lifehacker, On the weekend it was reported that scores of people contracted food poisoning from a South Sydney bakery. (Story here.) The culprit is believed to have been a Vietnamese-style pork and chicken roll. This isn’t the first time these products have caused a health scare: something similar happened in my home town last year. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Should The Australian Flag Be Banned As A Fashion Item?

Dear Lifehacker, with Australia Day around the corner, lot of people I know will be showing off their Aussie pride by draping the flag over their shoulders, homes and vehicles. However, I read somewhere that this was getting banned, which sounds very un-Australian. Show More Summary

How I Succeeded: Hyland's Bob Dunn

How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Bob Dunn from Hyland. More »      

Ask LH: How Can I Remove Mould From A Picture Frame?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a picture printed onto canvas and behind a glass frame on the wall of our outdoor area. The problem is that the glass gets condensation which has caused the picture to become slightly mouldy. How do I get rid of this mould without damaging my canvas print? And how do I stop it from happening again? More »      

Ask LH: Is It Possible To Remove Mould From Painted Canvas?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a picture printed onto canvas behind a glass frame on the wall of our outdoor area. The problem is that the glass gets condensation which has caused the picture to become slightly mouldy. How do I get rid of this mould without damaging my canvas print? And how do I stop it from happening again? More »      

Classic Hacks: How To Cure Hiccups In Seconds

Just this week, one of our coworkers came down with a nasty bout of hiccups, and asked whether Lifehacker had any useful advice for getting rid of them. As it turns out, we did have something useful in the archives. According to the Snopes message boards, the best way to deal with hiccups may be as simple as drinking vinegar. More »      

Ask LH: Should I Be Drinking Coke Zero Or Coffee?

Dear Lifehacker, I drink one can of Coke Zero each day and close to two litres of water. I drink the Coke for the caffeine as I do not like coffee. Could you supply some nutritional info on the differences between coffee and Coke Zero? The benefit for me is the caffeine. More »      

Ask LH: Should I Lie About My Employment Status To Land A Job?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m currently looking for work after a stint of unemployment. 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 »      

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