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Ask LH: Will Smoking Ruin My Looks If I'm 'Hot'?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve been a smoker since I was 14. I’m now 22 and I consider myself to be smoking hot (pun intended). I’ve heard that cigarettes can age you prematurely, but judging by the photos I’ve seen, most of these people were...Show More Summary

Ask LH: Should I Tweak My Resume When I'm Already On The Shortlist?

Dear Lifehacker, Much of your advice around resumes is all about getting you in the door — past the auto-screeners and the six second glances. But what if I’m already in the door? I’m being referred for a job, and I’m wondering if you’ve got any advice for this situation. I figure they’ll spend a bit longer looking at it since they’re giving me an interview. More »      

Ask LH: How Can I Watch My Google Play Movies On My TV?

Dear Lifehacker, I like Google Play, I get all my music, apps, docs, mails, news, books, all sorts of things through there, and after reading your article on Game of Thrones, I am considering looking into the movie/video side of things. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Will I Be Fined For Torrenting Season Six Of Game Of Thrones?

Dear Lifehacker, The next season of Game Of Thrones kicks off this Monday and it’s one of my favourite shows. Unfortunately, I’ve had to cancel my $50 subscription to Foxtel due to financial difficulties. I know plenty of Australians watch the show for free by using sites like The Pirate Bay and Kickass Torrents. Show More Summary

Ask LH: How Can I Make My Body More Flexible?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve never been very flexible. I can’t touch my toes and most yoga poses are a struggle. What are the least stretches needed, and most effective, to improve flexibility throughout my whole body? More »      

Ask LH: Is Netflix About To Jack Up Its Pricing In Australia?

Dear Lifehacker, I recently read that Netflix is planning to increase its prices in the USA this year. Does this mean Australia will be getting a price hike too? In my opinion $8.99 a month is the definite sweet spot; any more and I’d need to reconsider piracy. More »      

Ask LH: Why Can't I Delete Individual Messages On My iPhone 6s?

Dear Lifehacker, I cannot delete individual text messages for some of the conversations on my iPhone 6s. I hold my finger on them until I see “more”, tap more, and nothing happens! Not only is there no trash can, there isn’t even a circle to check off to the left of the text. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Is It Acceptable To Ask A Fast Food Cashier Out On A Date?

Dear Lifehacker, I am desperately in need of some relationship advice. I am infatuated with a young lady who works at a fast food outlet I frequent. I am forty-one and have never had any kind of a relationship or even been on a date....Show More Summary

Ask LH: How Can I Improve My Posture In The Workplace?

Dear Lifehacker, I work in a typical 9-to-five office job. I can tell my posture isn’t ideal and I catch myself slouching all the time. But when I try to consciously sit up straight, it quickly becomes uncomfortable and I slip right back to where I started within the hour. Do you have any beginner-friendly tips for easing myself into better posture habits? More »      

Ask LH: Should I Stay In Bed When I Can't Sleep?

Dear Lifehacker, I am having trouble sleeping. I know the reasons for it and I am working to resolve them but my question is more about how sleep works: It is generally accepted that eight hours is a good amount of sleep to feel regenerated. Show More Summary

Ask LH: Can I Claim My CSP Student Contribution On Tax?

Dear Lifehacker, I have a question in regard to tax deduction. If I take a Commonwealth supported place in my master degree study and pay my student contribution amount in full up-front, can I claim that as an education expense? It’s not the amount I am paying back, it’s the upfront student contribution amount. Hope to hear from you ASAP! More »      

Ask LH: What Can I Do If Someone Is Giving Out My Contact Details As Theirs?

Dear Lifehacker, What can I do about an old housemate giving out my phone number as a contact for financial matters, I keep getting phone calls looking for an old housemate from debt collectors. I tell them that this isn’t his phone number, but they keep calling anyway. Show More Summary

Ask LH: How Can I Take Control Over The Content Facebook Shows Me?

Dear Lifehacker, I often see the same news story on my Facebook timeline from the sites that I like/follow (including yours). Sometimes they reappear two or three times over a period of 24 hours. Do you have any idea how it works or why it happens? Also, is there a way to make it stop? I use an iPhone with the standard Facebook app if that helps. More »      

Ask LH: Should I Volunteer My Details If I Witness A Minor Car Accident?

Dear Lifehacker, When witnessing a minor traffic accident, what should I do? Assuming both attendees are calm, should I volunteer my details? Does an insurer care about witnesses? More »      

Dear Stress, Let’s Break Up: 10 Tips To Help You De-Stress

The mind and the body feed one another continuously, so if you are challenged by stress, this can certainly affect... The post Dear Stress, Let’s Break Up: 10 Tips To Help You De-Stress appeared first on Lifehack.

Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Destroy A Hard Drive?

Dear Lifehacker, What’s the best way to dispose of a used hard drive? I’ve knocked a hole through using a crowbar and hammer near the spindle and through the circuit board. Is that sufficient to prevent any data recovery? Is there an easier way to destroy the hard drive? More »      

Ask LH: Can I Get Out Of My Telstra Contract For 'Unreliable Service'?

Dear Lifehacker, since the beginning of February I have been subjected to multiple mobile network outages with Telstra which has left me unable to use the internet or make phone calls for hours at a time. This is clearly unacceptable. Show More Summary

Ask LH: How Should I Describe Internships On My Resume?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m currently undertaking an internship within the accounting industry. Generally, these are named “vacation” programs in Australia. I’m wondering how I should describe this role on my resume? (‘Vacationer’, ‘intern’ or ‘summer analyst’?) I’m considering applying for positions in other industries as well as overseas. Any thoughts? More »      

Will "Night Modes" on My Smartphone or Tablet Actually Help Me Get Better Sleep?

Dear Lifehacker,I like to use my smartphone and tablet in bed. I know that screen time before bed is bad for my sleep, but will features like Apple’s Night Shift and Android N’s Night Mode help me get better sleep and let me read in bed at the same time? Read more...

Ask LH: What's A Good Work Outfit For A Big Dude?

Dear Lifehacker, I am fairly tall (6’8”) and I have trouble finding clothes that fit me well. Any tips for coming up with a “daily uniform” for the tall guys out there? I could really use some good places to shop and suggestions for what I should look out for. More »      

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