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How To Find Your Uber Passenger Rating

Are you a nightmare passenger or a perfect scorer on Uber? Find out with this handy tweak.


How To Watch The 2014 Commonwealth Games Online

The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games officially kicks off in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 July. (Thursday morning in Australia.) However, only a sliver of coverage will actually make it to regular, free-to-air TV. Here’s what you need to get 100 per cent live coverage during the two-week event.


Should You Swipe Right For Friends On Tinder?

It finally happened. You’ve gone one swipe too far. You’ve swiped yourself into a full-on romantic entanglement: a friend has appeared on your Tinder feed. A decision must be made. Do you swipe left for no and hurt their feelings, or right for yes and freak them out? What’s the right thing to do when it comes to finding your friends on Tinder?


How I Got Over My Fear Of Flying With A Pilot Simulator

I’ve never been a great flyer. It’s not that I’m scared of flying per sé. I just get a bit up-chuckish with turbulence and whatnot. At least, that was until a few months ago when I got stranded in China for 33 hours following a freak storm over Hong Kong airport. Now my fear of throwing up has evolved into a fully-formed anxiety response when boarding flights. Last week I found a cure for that anxiety, however, and it’s one that everyone can get in on.


15 Dead-Simple IFTTT Recipes That Will Make Your Life Way Easier

IFTTT — If This Then That — is an automator that links different internet connected services (think: Gmail) and devices (think: your smartphone). After turning on each service, or channel, you can use it as a trigger for another service, or vice versa. It may sound complicated, but it’s actually a nice, intuitive way to simplify your life. Here’s where to get started.


This Is Still The Most Beautiful Way To Learn How To Code

Regardless of whether or not you agree with the “code or die” sentiment that’s been floating around the internet, if you have decided to teach yourself to code, the sheer number of learn-to-code sites alone is overwhelming. So do yourself (and your eyes) a favour and pick up Jon Duckett’s JavaScript and jQuery book instead.


How To Build A Perfect Fire, Without Burning Down The House

There’s nothing quite like logs roaring in the hearth, but nobody wants to turn a winter warmer into a house fire. Here’s how to properly and responsibly start up a fire log without resorting to Firelighters (because really, that’s just cheating.)


A Beginner's Guide To Four-Wheel Driving: Tips From The Pros

Need to go bush on a 4×4 adventure but feeling a little out of your depth? Let the pros help you out with these five tips.


Saturn Will Be Visible Over Australia This Week, Here's How To View It

Everyone’s favourite ringed planet – the magnificent Saturn – is well worth some extra attention in the coming days. This weekend, it reached opposition, shining at its very best and brightest, directly opposite the sun in the sky, and it will still be visible tonight! Here’s how to see it.


How To Make A Drill-Powered Pepper Grinder

If you’ve ever cooked pepper steak, you know the feeling of your forearms cramping up after what seems like hours of twisting. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were just a machine that did all the hard work? Lucky for you, there is, and it’s probably in your garage. That is if you still have film canisters lying around for some reason.