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'No pets' rental policies a serious obstacle to housing security

Pet owners grapple with rental insecurity, new research shows.<p>Despite the popularity of pet ownership across countries such as Australia (where 63 …

Housing

'No Man's Sky' day one patch changes large parts of the game

Many gamers are all too familiar with day one patches that fix bugs or add features that didn't <i>quite</i> make it in time for certification or shipping. However, the first-day <i>No Man's Sky</i> patch will be... more substantial. Hello Games has revealed that the 1.03 update arriving on <i>NMS</i>' August 9th launch …

5 Ways to Wear a Graphic Tee Without Looking Like a Sullen Teenager

It can be done—if you're careful.<p>The graphic tee has long been a bone of contention in the world of men's style. For a while it was considered an article of clothing that shouldn't be worn past the legal drinking age. But, as it often does in fashion, the pendulum swings. And now the graphic …

Clothing

Grand designs for a flat fee: These six sites will help you decorate your home

Interior designer might sound like a job ready-made for a rom-com heroine, but it’s a profession you can earn credentials for and that is a crucial …

Home

‘Night of the Animals’ and other best science fiction books this month

Some have called Bill Broun’s <b>Night of the Animals</b> (Ecco) prescient. The book’s plot indeed dovetails eerily with some recent events — Brexit, terrorism — but in this smartly written dystopian novel, things are even worse than the headlines. It’s 2052 and England is in political and economic …

Books

Pokémon Go players in Bosnia warned to steer clear of landmines

The Balkan country is littered with tens of thousands of mines planted during the 1992-1995 conflict<p>People playing the popular smartphone game Pokémon Go in Bosnia have been urged to avoid areas littered with unexploded mines left over from the 1990s conflict.<p>“Today we received information that …

Pokémon

TV host Sonia Kruger calls for end to Muslim migration to Australia

Presenter is backed by Channel Nine after claiming correlation between the number of Muslims in a country and terrorist attacks<p>The TV presenter Sonia Kruger has called for an end to Muslim immigration to Australia, saying she agrees with the US presidential candidate Donald Trump’s stance on …

Dancing with the Stars

Vulkan enables 'revolutionary' Nintendo 64 emulator

It has been about half a year since the low-level graphics API, Vulkan, was released in February. Since then, it has been included in various …

Nintendo Is Changing: The New 'Zelda' Proves It

It's a new dawn in Hyrule as Link's latest adventure dominates E3<p>Nintendo president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aimé is not the only …

Human Rights

Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

1. Mistaking style issues for errors<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? Should that ellipsis have had a space on either side of it?<p>The correct answer to each of these questions is …

Language

See Rare Photos of David Bowie

View Slideshow<p>After David Bowie’s unexpected death, photographer Steve Schapiro compiled his best photos of the Thin White Duke in his book, <i>Bowie:</i> …

Lost touch with Destiny? Get caught up for today's April update

A comprehensive refresher on what's changed, and what's changing<p>Nearly seven months have passed since the debut of <i>Destiny</i> 2.0 alongside <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>. They arrived in mid-September and delivered a major boost to the game, but the three seasonal events that Bungie ran afterward — Festival …

The Dark Souls tabletop game 'will be the hardest board game you have ever played'

Ornstein and Smough among the game's 'world class' miniatures<p>Steamforged Games' official tabletop game based on Dark Souls will adopt the series' notorious level of difficulty, according to the board game maker. Steamforged said in an update, which provides new gameplay details on the board game, …

Canada Hounded Japanese Even After WWII

Like their counterparts in the US, Japanese citizens in Canada were forced into internment camps during WWII. But after the war ended, things turned …

Hyper Light Drifter review

<i>Hyper Light Drifter</i> demands things from its players that few games are even willing to request. It's an exceedingly difficult game. It tosses roadblock after roadblock at its protagonist with no easy way out. Progress isn't promised in <i>Hyper Light Drifter</i>; it can't be earned by grinding or executing …

Japan’s ‘Festival Of The Steel Phallus’ Just Finished And It Seems Like Quite A Party

On the first Sunday in every April, a magical holiday is celebrated in Japan. It calls attention to a body part that has been both hailed in moving pieces of music, meticulously theorized upon by Sigmund Freud and other misogynistic researchers, and chiseled off priceless works of art in moral …

Misogyny

“His Dark Materials” fans, rejoice: This new adaptation could actually do Philip Pullman’s novels justice

BBC has assembled a dream team of “Dr. Who” and “Skins” creatives to give the brilliant trilogy its proper due<p>What happened? One of the strangest missed opportunities in recent years was the film of Philip Pullman’s “The Golden Compass,” the first of the “His Dark Materials” trilogy. How could one …

Books

Microsoft Monday: Major Windows 10 Updates, Android Notifications On PCs, Bash Command Support

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the announcements Microsoft made at the Build 2016 conference, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a Mars simulation using HoloLens, Office for Mac getting add-ins …

Command-line

'A certain sort of maleness': Helen Garner on a week spent watching Russell Crowe films

Everyone has an opinion about Russell Crowe. In this excerpt from Helen Garner’s new book, the author spends a week with his films to work out hers<p>One morning I walked into the kitchen and found my son-in-law standing frozen in front of the TV. On the screen a bloke in a blue singlet was …

Al Pacino
Books

Queensland bricklayer has $590m in bank account, court hears

He allegedly told police officers, after being pulled over in his luxury sports car, that he was worth $12bn<p>A tradesman pulled over by police in a luxury sports car has more than $590m in the bank but is not “at liberty” to say how he got it, a Brisbane court has heard.<p>Phillip Johnathan Harrison …

Australia

Where to find The Division's best Easter eggs

There's more than just man-shooting, gear-grinding, and collectible caps and parkas in The Division. Post-virus Manhattan is also filled with film …

Bryan Cranston talks kung fu pandas, Breaking Bad and the TV reunion he'd love to star in

Cranston is still surfing the post-<i>Breaking Bad</i> high, off the back of six seasons in that critically exalted TV drama. His turn as screenwriter …

TV

With Garry Winogrand as His Copilot, Mark Steinmetz Photographed 1980s Los Angeles

10 #SiblingTattoos That Will Melt Your Heart

While you have your parents or parental figures to thank for a lot of your upbringing, if you had a sibling growing up, you’d know that your bros and sisses play a huge hand in how you turn out too. I mean, who would the Kardashian-Jenners be if there was only one of ’em? It’s nice to acknowledge …

Mount Rainier
Books

The Senility of Vladimir P by Michael Honig review – a topical tale of corruption

We are 20-odd years in the future, in a luxurious dacha in a birch forest southwest of Moscow. A forgetful old man, with wisps of grey hair, recalls his life in fitful bursts “like a momentary flickering of stars lighting up across a darkening, dying galaxy”. The patient is Vladimir Putin.<p>Former …

Russia

Cruise ship passenger mistakenly labelled a terrorist

Retired police officer's holiday 'ruined' after travel agent accidentally ticks 'yes' to visa question: 'Have you ever engaged in terrorist activities?'<p>A retired British police officer says his cruise was ruined and he was shunned by fellow passengers after a travel agent mistakenly labelled him a …