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St Kilda's George Cinema is to reopen, two years after it shut down. It will have a "soft" launch this Thursday, and will open properly on August 15: http://ow.ly/mz323 Its new manager is Gus Berger, whose background includes nine years spent running a record shop in Campbell Arcade (the subway that runs from Degraves Street to Flinders Street Station) and running pop-up cinema events and short-film nights around Melbourne. ''I want people to see some amazing films the way they were meant to be seen, on 35 millimetres, with a glass of wine, and perhaps to talk about them with the filmmakers afterwards,'' he says. ''And I really want it to be accessible to a lot of people in St Kilda, so that means new releases for the teenagers and some family films for the daytime on weekends." Photo: Sebastian Costanzo

For one day only, Uber will offer $3,000 helicopter rides to the Hamptons

Too good for the Jitney? Uber has a special one-time offer that might be up your diamond-strewn alley. From 12PM to 8PM this Wednesday, Uber will be providing $3,000 helicopter rides to the Hamptons to promote its new summertime service in the exclusive Long Island enclave. If you're located in New …

Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us gives the classic Statue of Liberty poem a tone deaf rewrite

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just shared a new ad from his FWD.us political action group focusing on immigration reform — but it's more than a little tone deaf. In a Facebook announcement post, Zuckerberg says that the ad shows "how passing reform is our chance to keep America a magnet for the …

Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Releases Hokey Rock Album To Soundtrack Your Pivot (Review)

If you’re a tech exec who finds Nickelback a bit too edgy, Groupon’s former CEO Andrew Mason has just released an album for you. Now available on iTunes and Spotify, “Hardly Workin'” is 80s alternative rock about how to run your startup. I can’t tell if it’s a joke or not, but, regardless, it will …

Formula 1: Young driver test altered after Silverstone tyre drama

<b>Race drivers are to be allowed to take part in this month's young driver test as Formula 1 battles to solve the tyre crisis engulfing the sport.</b><p>Jean Todt, president of governing body the FIA, described as "a genuine safety concern for drivers".<p>Race drivers can now take part in the test at …

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This Bottle Opener-Stopper Combo Is Flash Gordon's Only Bar Tool

You may already have a bottle stopper, and you surely already have a bottle opener, but chances are neither of them look quite this awesome. …

David Moyes begins Manchester United reign – and faces big decisions already

<i>"Life is like playing the violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on."</i> Samuel Butler.<p>Replace "life" with "managing Manchester …

Apple to hold Q3 2013 earnings conference call on Tuesday, July 23rd

Apple will hold a conference call on Tuesday, July 23rd to announce Q3 2013 financial results, according to a note on Apple’s Investor website. The call will begin at 2PM Pacific / 5 PM Eastern time. Apple typically presents prepared statements from Apple CEO Tim Cook and Apple CFO Peter …