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How to enjoy a day at the beach

How to enjoy a day at the beach

Summer isn't summer unless you've eaten 1kg of hot mayonnaise and splashed some cold salt water on your genitals.

How to host a summer family barbecue

How to host a summer family barbecue

Planning a summer barbecue but unsure how to best alienate your loved ones? We have the guide for you.

How to buy the perfect Secret Santa present

How to buy the perfect Secret Santa present

All Secret Santa gifts must fall into one of three categories: novelty, instant rubbish, or wildly inappropriate.

Knit one, purl one online

Knit one, purl one online

As winter goes on and your much loved woolies start to emulate your regular diet and exercise plan by falling apart, why not fill in some spare time by replacing them with your own warm creations? Adalya Nash Hussein explains how.

Don’t bake the 26-page Pentagon brownie recipe

Don’t bake the 26-page Pentagon brownie recipe

Crikey was particularly taken with a leaked 26-page Pentagon recipe for baking soldiers' brownies, so we asked Nicole Eckersley to make them and write it up. One sex shop visit later, this is her story.

Learn how to shave with a straight razor

Learn how to shave with a straight razor

There isn’t a much more focused, or masculine, way to start the day than shaving with a straight razor. Try it, says Mark Andrews.

How to write an attention-grabbing email

How to write an attention-grabbing email

Need to snare that great job or scoop interview? Copyblogger has six simple but smart tips for making your emails stand out from the pack, so they get read and get a response.

How to quit Facebook (without actually quitting Facebook)

How to quit Facebook (without actually quitting Facebook)

So you want to ditch Facebook over their privacy policy and because all the cool kids are doing it -- but you still want to see embarrassing pictures of your friends? Lifehacker explains how.

Learn how to play a leaf

Learn how to play a leaf

Leaf playing. It's a valuable life skill, one I learned only recently, and one that I'm sure Crikey's readers will find as useful as I did, writes Nicole Eckersley.

Charlie Beckett: How to report on a hung parliament

Charlie Beckett: How to report on a hung parliament

Britain's hung parliament presents a big challenge for journalists. Experienced hack Charlie Beckett explains how journos can report impartially and proportionately on a hung parliament, without getting too dull and wonky.