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How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

Sydney Muslim community leader Keysar Trad sounds out Labor, Liberals for federal seat

Sydney Muslim community leader Keysar Trad says he has spoken with both Labor and the Liberals about running for Federal Parliament, but neither has …

Peppa Pig may not survive ABC budget cuts, Mark Scott tells Senate estimates

Popular children's show Peppa Pig may not be safe from ABC budget cuts, it was revealed in Senate estimates hearings on Wednesday.<p>The federal budget …

Joe Hockey video from 1987 shows Treasurer protesting against university fees

"We will continue to go out onto the streets and to protest, and actively encourage the public to support us in our campaign for free education," …

Higher Education

Rupert Murdoch paper prints picture of Duchess of Cambridge's bare bottom

One of Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers has published a picture showing the Duchess of Cambridge's bare bottom, refusing to follow a "ridiculous" ban imposed by the British media.<p>The image was taken during the royal couple's tour of Australia in April when they showed off their infant son …

Robots could cost Australian economy 5 million jobs, experts warn, as companies look to cut costs

A rapid acceleration in automation technology, including cheaper and more advanced robotics, could see more than 5 million Australians lose their …

Joe Hockey video shows treasurer once protested against student fees

Two weeks after delivering a budget seeking to push the cost burden onto students, a young Joe Hockey has emerged as the unlikely former leader of student protests against similar reforms.<p>The 48-year-old treasurer may have reason to cringe at Nine News footage unearthed by Fairfax Media showing him …

Family stones Pakistani woman to death after she married for love

Farzana Parveen, 25, had been due in court to defend her husband against kidnapping and forced marriage allegations made by her family.<p>"Farzana was …

Apple to Announce Beats Acquisition This Week, Drops Price to $3 Billion

Apple's rumored acquisition of Beats will indeed happen, just for a slightly reduced fee, according to a report from the <i>New York Post</i> this evening. The acquisition, which was originally reported to be roughly $3.2 billion for both Beats companies -- the headphone and consumer electronics division …

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a device without an arch rival. It has more tablet DNA than most laptops do, and more laptop DNA than most tablets. But …

These are some of the most skull-tastic street art we’ve seen in a work

We don’t know much about Maldito Juanito, except that he’s from Geneva and does some really fantastic macabre illustrations which he then unleashes …

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LG’s Android Wear watch said to have a special hidden feature

The G Watch, LG’s first Android Wear smartwatch that will soon hit stores, may ship with an unexpected hidden feature, Korean publication <i>iNews24.com</i> …

'Genericide': Brands destroyed by their own success

<b>Turning a product into a household name is the stuff of corporate dreams. Isn't it?</b><p>Not necessarily.<p>Think Hoover, Jacuzzi, Frisbee.<p>When was the last time you "vacuum-cleanered" the front room, took a dip in a "whirlpool bath", or played in the park with your "flying disc"?<p>It may seem like a fairly …

Intellectual Property

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A cartographic guide to Starbucks’ global domination

In the small town of Circle, Montana, the one coffee shop—a drive-through window serving drip coffee—recently shut down.<p>Lindsey Mitchell, who owns a bakery and restaurant called C-Towne Bakes, told Quartz that there’s nowhere nearby to pick up an espresso-based drink, let alone a Starbucks. “People …

Coffee

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One Direction Members Smoke Weed In New Leaked Video

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How To Clean Sneakers: The Complete Guide To Doing It Right

Sneaker fiends know it’s not enough to simply buy the coolest kicks on the market. Once you’ve got them, you have to know how to clean sneakers …

27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know

By Charlie Shaw,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kPgDXD<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. A shortcut to any website.<p>Whatever you type into the URL bar can be …

How LG's robot lasers produced the world's 'fastest' cameraphone

LG's new laser-guided camera can focus in just 276 milliseconds<p>The camera in LG's new G3 flagship smartphone is pretty special. Not for its 13-megapixel sensor or optical image stabilization — both good things to have — but for being the first among phones to feature a laser autofocus system. …

When will the iPhone 6 be released? September 19th, says German telecom

Ever since the iPhone 4s was released, it hasn’t been hard to predict when Apple will release the next iPhone. In the second week of September on a Tuesday, Apple holds its annual iPhone event; ten days later, the newest iPhone is released in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the UK, and …

Mobile Technology

9 Clever Techie Business Cards That You'd Want To Have In Your Wallet

However, a unique business card that helps you stand out could still help cement you an interview at your dream job, especially if you're in the creative tech industry.<p>We scoured the web to find some of our favorite examples of thinking outside-the-plain-rectangle.

Google's driverless car: no steering wheel, two seats, 25mph

Google has demonstrated its own driverless car, a design that does away with all conventional controls including the steering wheel, and says it will build 100 of the vehicles for testing with the eventual aim of "bringing this technology to the world safely".<p>The company had for several years been …

The nine companies that know more about you than Google or Facebook

You probably assume Google and Facebook know everything about you. You may not have heard of a group of companies who possibly know even more. They’re called data brokers, and their business is collecting and selling personal data—typically without your knowledge or consent—that are used to verify …

Mobile Devices

Children killed in Pakistan bus crash

A bus accident in Pakistan's northwestern valley of Swat left 16 people dead, including 10 children, officials say.<p>The bus, carrying passengers home from the central Punjab province to the Kalam hill station in Swat district, crashed on the roadside close to a river on Tuesday morning.<p>"Sixteen …

US doctor killed in Pakistan sectarian attack

An American volunteer cardiologist has been shot dead in Pakistan, according to a member of his minority Ahmadiyya community, in the latest attack on the minority group.<p>Mehdi Ali Qamar had taken his wife, young son and a cousin to a graveyard in Punjab province at dawn to pray on Monday when he was …

Modi tells Pakistani PM to prevent terrorism against India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, told his Pakistani counterpart on Tuesday that Pakistan must prevent militants from using its soil to attack India, suggesting a tough approach that will undermine hopes in Pakistan for more substantial talks.<p>Modi invited Pakistani …