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The Weekend Series: catch up on all the big announcements from San Diego Comic-Con
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The Weekend Series: catch up on all the big announcements from San Diego Comic-Con

The weekend just gone was a big one for anyone that loves blockbuster movie and television announcements. San Diego Comic-Con is one of the biggest yearly sci-fi and pop-culture conventions in the world, with production studios using the event to make huge announcements on hot properties in the realm of cinema and TV. This year was no different, with new trailers being released for dozens of highly anticipated shows and films. If you were too busy on the weekend to refresh your YouTube homepage, we’ve compiled a list of the must-watch trailers so you aren’t out of the loop when your friends and co-workers start raving with excitement. more

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Reach new heights at Macgregor’s Sky Climb obstacle hub
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Reach new heights at Macgregor’s Sky Climb obstacle hub

If you’ve ever wanted to touch the sky whilst coming up in the spot looking extra fly, we’ve got just the place for you. No, it’s not a nightclub, and you’re going to have to wear a harness (you can still look fly wearing a harness), but this spot is one of the best places in town to get elevated. Sky Climb is a brand new hub of climbing obstacles from the minds behind Sky Zone and Holey Moley Golf Club – offering fun challenges for climbing beginners and veterans from Friday July 21. more

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Toffee and Jean Jullien collaborate on a stylish range of creative carryalls
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Toffee and Jean Jullien collaborate on a stylish range of creative carryalls

As any frequent flyer can attest that having the right luggage is key to comfortable travelling. If you like to accessorise, you might already be familiar with Toffee Cases and its range of durable accesories, wallets and bags. If you want to upgrade your overnight luggage, the brand's latest collaboration with French artist Jean Jullien might be exactly what you are looking for. more

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The Weekend Series: the best binge-worthy shows of 2017 (so far)
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The Weekend Series: the best binge-worthy shows of 2017 (so far)

It’s been a pretty stellar year as far as television is concerned. Some of the ‘already greats’ returned for killer new seasons, while some fresh faces drummed up an incredible amount of hype. With the new season of Game of Thrones fast approaching, now is the time to catch up on these shows before you are consumed by the world of dragons, wildlings and white walkers. To make it easier, we’ve picked five of the best binge-watch worthy shows of 2017 so far. more

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Sharpen up at Fortitude Valley’s RYAN.CO Barbershop + Supplies
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Sharpen up at Fortitude Valley’s RYAN.CO Barbershop + Supplies

Last year the award-winning design firm Wrightson Stewart unveiled its men’s boutique, located in the heart of Fortitude Valley on Hynes Street. The WSworkshop team haven’t been idle since, recently unveiling a new addition to the space – RYAN.COM Barbershop and Supplies. Now gents can get outfitted and lined up in one visit – convenience we can easily get on board with. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in July
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in July

We are officially half way through 2017. It’s true. Before you all start hyperventilating at that thought, allow us to try and calm your mid-year panic. Although the year is progressing at a fast clip, there’s a lot of great stuff happening. We are really vibing on some killer ideas popping up around the world, including interactive wild food explorations, Wu Tang Clan booze, green cities and more. more

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True crime and cold cases explored in new ABC podcast Trace
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True crime and cold cases explored in new ABC podcast Trace

A new engrossing podcast is blowing the dust off a 37-year old murder and the investigation that failed to find its perpetrator. Trace examines the case of Maria James, who was found murdered in her bookshop in 1980. With the help of a homicide detective, journalist Rachael Brown is examining the case through a new set of eyes in order to find answers that have eluded us for so long. more

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Slip into the some Australian-designed kicks from Athletikan
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Slip into the some Australian-designed kicks from Athletikan

For the uninitiated, sneaker culture is a big deal. Shoes are more than just a comfortable necessity – they are a crucial part of the overall style game. A couple of forward-thinking upstarts are making a splash in the local sneaker scene, recently launching Athletikan – an athleisure brand that produces kicks that can be taken from the street to the gym and beyond. more


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The Weekend Series: be inspired by five winners from the Cannes Lions awards
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The Weekend Series: be inspired by five winners from the Cannes Lions awards

When you win big at an event called the International Festival of Creativity, you know you are on to something with your ideas. Cannes Lions – which recently celebrated its 64th iteration – welcomed work from almost 100 countries across the fields of creative communications, entertainment, design and tech to celebrate progress and innovation and acknowledge those using creativity as a positive force in the world. While there were a huge amount of quality entries, we’ve decided to pick our five favourite winners that produced some awe-inspiring work. more

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Build your empire at South Brisbane incubator Entrepreneur Haus
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Build your empire at South Brisbane incubator Entrepreneur Haus

When Daniel Ngo first started his IT business at the age of 22, he began with next to nothing. After doing the hard work to get his budding start-up off the ground, Daniel decided that he was suddenly in a perfect position to help other enterprising individuals. Entrepreneur Haus is a new South Brisbane-based co-working space that aims to connect like-minded people, providing opportunities and advice that is not readily available to those starting from scratch. more

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The Weekend Series: totally legit tax hacks to maximise your dollar bills
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The Weekend Series: totally legit tax hacks to maximise your dollar bills

When it comes down to it, you can’t cheat the taxman. You (or someone you know) may be all for fudging a few figures here and there to make your yearly return a little more lush, but keeping it legit is definitely the way to go when it comes to anything financial – you don’t want to end up in a Caleb Nichol a la The OC type situation, after all. If you play your cards right you can maximise your return without any risk of landing yourself in hot water – we’ve rounded up a few tips to help you out before the new financial year rolls around. Make it rain, folks! more

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Give your ankles a bit of razzle-dazzle with socks from Fortis Green
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Give your ankles a bit of razzle-dazzle with socks from Fortis Green

Sometimes wearing a suit every day can be a bit of a drag. Sure, a good suit never goes out of style but you really have to put some effort in to make it pop day in and day out. The easiest way to imbue a bit of flair into your outfit is with a jazzy sock, and Fortis Green makes some of the funkiest socks around, combining eye-catching patterns with luxurious Egyptian cotton. more

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The Weekend Series: five podcasts you should definitely be listening to
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The Weekend Series: five podcasts you should definitely be listening to

Much like MSG, high fructose corn syrup and checking Instagram every 20 minutes to see what your ex is up to (don’t act like you don’t know), podcasts are seriously addictive. Whether you’re killing time on a morning commute, trying to distract yourself from the searing pain in your quads during a run or just need time to chill out, there’s pretty much a podcast for every occasion. There are heaps of titles out there blowing up internationally that you have probably come across, but we are here to shine a light on some of the best podcasts that you may not have heard of yet. more

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Make like MacGyver – test your wits at Brisbane’s brand new Escape Manor
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Make like MacGyver – test your wits at Brisbane’s brand new Escape Manor

Nothing gets adrenaline levels soaring quite like a good old-fashioned escape challenge. When you’re locked in a room with limited resources, a sinister backstory and a ticking clock, things get hectic. Imaginations run wild as you work closely with those around you to find a way out, piecing together clues and thinking outside of the box to achieve a common goal. Nobody can craft this experience quite like Escape Manor, Brisbane’s latest escape room that is here to take it to the limit. more

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Marshmallow cafes to virtual-reality cocktails – five things we are vibing on in June
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Marshmallow cafes to virtual-reality cocktails – five things we are vibing on in June

As we approach the middle of the year we start to rug up and brace for the full force of winter. It’s only natural for us to let our beach bods go a little bit as we indulge in comfort food, and boy do we have a few morsels to drool over this month! We can’t get enough of sweet treats and fusion eats, which is why we are crushing on the concept of marshmallow cafes, bouquets of Nutella doughnuts and pho-filled burritos. Sounds outlandish, right? It doesn’t make it any less real, friend. Check out our June vibes and join us in our food fantasy. more

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AÃRK Collective timepieces marry function and aesthetics
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AÃRK Collective timepieces marry function and aesthetics

A good watch can be exceedingly hard to find – often something you find visually appealing will have had no thought put into its insides, or as a reverse argument the super-hardy products just aren’t very pretty. Finding a balance between style and workability is a challenge, but we’ve found just the thing. Nailing the perfect combination of seamless functionality and dreamy aesthetics is AÃRK Collective, a group of Melbourne-based creatives that you are going to want to make time for. more

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The Weekend Series: five visually striking indoor plants for beginners (that aren't succulents)
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The Weekend Series: five visually striking indoor plants for beginners (that aren’t succulents)

If you aren’t enough of a responsible adult yet to care for a pet or child, there is always one option for sating your paternal instincts. A plant doesn’t talk back, nor does it cry at odd hours of the night. If you are keen to start caring for a leafy baby or two, we suggest branching (get it?) out and going with a plant that is a little bit different than your run-of-the-mill succulent. We’ve picked five plants to start with that are not only easy to care for but also fun to look at. more