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Nintendo Labo templates are now available for spare parts

You’ll still need the software to make it all work, of course<p>Nintendo Labo’s blueprint patterns are now available for free, online, through Nintendo itself — but remember that Labo requires more than just cardboard to work as designed.<p>Software, of course, is needed to govern the Joy-Con …

Nintendo Labo

Germany’s Unicorn Craze

The mythical creature rises in uncertain times.<p>Sometime in 2016, as Germany was reeling from disagreements over migration, politics, and national identity, the country received a magical visitor. The unicorn appeared on hats, liqueur bottles, cereal boxes, condom wrappers. By last summer, it seemed …

Unicorns

After all these years, Daniel finally says no to Peter

Peter Marshall has finally made a demand that Daniel Andrews won't meet.

Unions

Boeing CEO Says He's Considering Launching a Rocket to Bring Back Rival Elon Musk's Tesla

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg highlighted the company’s deep roots in space exploration with a playful jab at up-and-comer …

Space Exploration

Manhunt after coach’s ‘toilet break’

His disappearance means he is among at least 13 African athletes suspected of going on the run from the Commonwealth Games in a bid to gain asylum in …

Australia

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

Privacy

Victoria to turn to Tesla battery power in time for next summer

Instead, it will team up with the Turnbull government's Australian Renewable Energy Agency and contribute $25 million of its own to the $50 million …

Josh Frydenberg

Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain

There's something hidden inside it.<p>The Bitcoin world is coming to grips with a shocking revelation that could potentially threaten the very existence …

Bitcoin

An Alien Star Nudged Our Solar System 70,000 Years Ago And We're Still Seeing The Effects

Just as humans were leaving Africa, our Solar System had a visitor.<p>Roughly 70,000 years ago, as humanity migrated out of Africa, a star brushed past …

Universe

Latest: Experts: Video shows Uber system had time to brake

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly self-driving vehicle crash in Arizona (all times local):<p>5:50 p.m.<p>Two experts have viewed video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix and say the Uber SUV's laser and radar sensors should have spotted the victim and her bicycle and …

Autonomous Cars

Melbourne sellers encouraged to lower expectations as auction clearance rates drop

Melbourne homeowners selling at auction need to be more realistic about their price expectations, experts say, as auction clearance rates drop below …

Real Estate

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Sunset clause drama leaves couple’s home ownership dream in tatters

They were supposed to be celebrating. The same-sex marriage postal survey results were in their favour, and Fabiano Nigro and Matthew Di Domenica …

Home truths about renting a house in Melbourne

On moving in we met the owners, who assured us they would be doing many basic repairs on the house. Eighteen months, three different leasing agents …

How the government pressured the fire brigade to accept a union deal

Despite this, the brigade board signed the controversial agreement, which will go this Friday to a vote of United Firefighters Union members.<p>The …

'Woeful' state of affordable housing worsened by political debate

Victoria’s public housing performance is woeful. Successive governments have put the issue into the too-hard basket. Victoria has the least amount of …

Renting in Australia is generally 'miserable' but doesn't have to be

One of Australia's largest property groups, Mirvac, is synonymous with selling apartments but for the past 12 months, the developer has been …

Australian home prices look like they're stabilising -- except in Sydney

• <b>Home prices across Australia have stabilised over the past three weeks, suggesting that the worst of recent price declines may now be over.</b>• <b><br>Prices</b> …

Australia

Trump Lawyers Are Considering A Challenge To Stop "60 Minutes" From Airing A Stormy Daniels Interview

Anderson Cooper interviewed the adult film performer and director on Thursday. CBS plans to air the interview next Sunday, March 18.<p>Lawyers associated with President Donald Trump are considering legal action to stop <i>60 Minutes</i> from airing an interview with Stephanie Clifford, the adult film …

Politicians should rely more on science, less on populist gut feelings

Then we take account of the 2 per cent growth in population in Tasmania that year, so the "growth" in GDP was really a retraction per head of 0.5 per …

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.<p>“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone</i> …

Social Media

'Space graffiti': astronomers angry over launch of fake star into sky

Astronomers across the world have criticised a privately owned, New Zealand-based space company after it secretively put a satellite likened to a giant disco ball into orbit.<p>Last week the space exploration startup Rocket Lab launched a rocket from a remote sheep and cattle farm on the Mahia …

Columbia University

Research finds link between rainfall and ocean circulation in past and present

To calculate the correlation during the Little Ice Age, researchers compared the core data with proxies for precipitation data, such as data from …

A Strange Explosion In A Galaxy Billions Of Light-Years Away Has Scientists Stumped

For a few minutes in October 2014, a mysterious explosion occurred in a galaxy about 10.7 billion light-years away from Earth. The magnitude of the …

Universe

9 Star Wars Movies That You Will Never See

We now live in a world where there's going to be a new "Star Wars" movie every year for possibly decades to come. But even with that embarrassment of nerd riches, we can't help but dwell on the Star Wars movies that never were.<p>From Steven Spielberg's "Return of the Jedi" to George Lucas's original …

Terry Crews: 'Men Need to Hold Other Men Accountable'

When dozens of women came forward with sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein—who has continued to deny all allegations …

Feminism

Aha! We Found The Exact Time To Book Cheaper Holiday Flights

When it comes to booking flights (and scoring cheap seats), we’re typically told the earlier the better. But there is one instance in which planning super far in advance might actually hurt you—end-of-the-year travel.<p>Yup, it turns out that waiting until a certain week can actually save you money. …

Air Travel

These are Officially the Cheapest Cities to Visit in Every Month of 2018

While travel deals come and go all the time, often the best are gone in the blink of an eye — or they're very last-minute. If you plan on booking …