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The Weekend Series: Five things we are vibing in April
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The Weekend Series: Five things we are vibing in April

We don’t want to speak too soon, but it seems like the sweaty summer days have given way to the cooler autumnal feels we’ve been craving. The sun has softened, the mercury has dropped, and Easter and ANZAC Day are just around the corner. Now April has been made even more lovely with the release of two biccie-inspired flavoured milks, news of a ground-breaking video-game streaming platform and a much-needed reality check for stock image libraries. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing in March
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing in March

The month of March feels a little lost in no man’s land: the excitement of the new year is long forgotten and the sweet bingeing of Easter is yet to begin. But fear not, dear friends, for we have once again dutifully scoured the globe to bring you a taste of the best things happening this month. Think major moves in the war on plastic, Australia’s biggest ocean park and a new hashtag challenge. more

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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy shows to queue up this month
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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy shows to queue up this month

With the hubbub surrounding this year’s Oscar season, it’s easy to forget that some incredible television exists. We’re not talking about Married at First Sight (but we’re also not knocking that perfectly addictive drama-fest) – we’re talking about the five must-watch television shows of 2019. We’ve curated a list of episodical entertainment that is available to binge now, or will be soon. Superheroes, angels and demons, prison escapes, and dark comedies – what’s not to like? more

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Find true love – go on a blind date with a book this Valentine’s Day
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Find true love – go on a blind date with a book this Valentine’s Day

Folks, Valentine’s Day is upon us and romance is well and truly in the air. Whether you’re flying solo or all coupled up, one enduring and undying love that we can all agree upon is that of literature. Regardless of your relationship status, the thrill of discovering a great new read is one of life’s greatest pleasures – so Penguin Random House Australia has decided to celebrate this notion by setting you up on a blind date with a book this Thursday February 14. more


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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing in February
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing in February

Folks, we’ve made it to February. Christmas is disappearing in the rear-view mirror and 2019 is now in full swing. It’s good to take a breath every once in a while to soak in what’s happening around you – you never know what can pass you by. Every month we put together a handy hit list of happenings from around the world that we think you’d be interested in. Cutting-edge inventions, wacky food experiments, pop-culture movements – it’s all fair game. This month, we’ve assembled a mixed bag for you to enjoy, from Dr. Mario's mobile app to ketchup caviar. more

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Hello from Hollywood – get a celebrity to record (nearly) anything you want
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Hello from Hollywood – get a celebrity to record (nearly) anything you want

Have you ever wished you could receive a personalised birthday message from Flavor Flav, get roasted by Tommy Chong or snag some words of encouragement from Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart? Most likely you haven’t, but what if we told you it was possible? Cameo is a service that is giving us mere mortals the chance to receive personalised video shoutouts from all kinds of celebs. Athletes, actors, comedians and even YouTube stars are signing on, reducing the gap between us and the stars. more

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Deck out your doggo with handmade collars and leashes from Wolf Pack Leather
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Deck out your doggo with handmade collars and leashes from Wolf Pack Leather

If you’re hunting for a personalised present for your pooch that's going to last a lifetime, get your eyes on Wolf Pack Leather. The boutique label, which was born from humble beginnings in Byron Bay, has become renowned for its hand-made quality and refined aesthetic, offering unique leather accessories for your furry friend that can be custom designed and sized to ensure the perfect fit. more

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The Weekend Series: five of the best waterproof speakers perfect for summertime hangs
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The Weekend Series: five of the best waterproof speakers perfect for summertime hangs

If you’re sick of the sound of your skin audibly cracking in the summer sun, you might want to try drowning it out with some tunes blasted by a top-notch speaker. That being said, if you are dead set on soaking up the rays poolside or at the beach, you’re going to need a speaker that can survive a spill in the sand or a splash in the water. Thankfully waterproof technology has come a long way – most of the best Bluetooth speakers on the market come equipped with phenomenal waterproof technology. If you’re in the market for a speaker to take with you on your next beach trip, we’ve assembled a list of five options worth investigating. more

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

Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you all feasted and frolicked to your heart’s content, because now it’s back to the daily grind. We’re committed to making sure 2019 is the best year it can be, which means we’re all about sharing the love when it comes to cool finds from around the world. Monthly vibes are back with a vengeance, and we’re kicking off the New Year with some quirky news to get into. This month, sink your teeth into hot cross bun ice-cream, gobble handfuls of Vegemite shapes and glimpse the future of automated snack delivery. more

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

We did it fam – we made it to the end of the year. It might have been a blur, but we all deserve a pat on the back for making it through. Before we can get into the Christmas spirit, there are some orders of business that must be attended to. We’re talking about our final vibes round-up of the year, of course. We couldn’t let 2018 fade out without celebrating some of the incredible things we’ve noticed recently, from dog-friendly beer, the future of recyclable coffee cups and innovative luggage solutions. So here it is, folks – everything we’ve been vibing on over the past month. more

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Sent from above – Australia’s first-ever Heavenly Spa opens in The City
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Sent from above – Australia’s first-ever Heavenly Spa opens in The City

The opening of Brisbane City’s five-star wonderland The Westin Brisbane whipped us all into a bit of a frenzy last month – after all, the hotel is the very first of its kind in Queensland. Along with its ridiculously luxe accommodation, The Westin also brought with it a host of other firsts for us to enjoy. The hotel’s Heavenly Spa by Westin Brisbane is a dreamy oasis that is dedicated to wellness, offering up a divine range of treatments that will make you feel like you’ve been touched by an angel. more

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Racquet Film brings old-school cool and traditional methods to New Farm
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Racquet Film brings old-school cool and traditional methods to New Farm

Folks, film ain’t dead – in fact, there is a dedicated community of individuals who are committed to keeping this charming industry alive. While the dreamy qualities of film photography may seem like a distant memory to some, a new generation of creatives are paving the way for an analogue resurgence. Sam and Chloe from Racquet Studio and Racquet Film are leading the charge with an amazing nook in the heart of New Farm that encompasses a lab, showroom, gallery and store. more

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She's a Maniax on the floor – check out the sharpest craze to hit Newstead
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She’s a Maniax on the floor – check out the sharpest craze to hit Newstead

Finding cool new activities that don’t suck can be a bit of a mission. While we’re certainly not ones to rag on tenpin bowling or karaoke, sometimes we crave to step outside the box and go buck wild with it. Whether you’re looking to relieve a little tension, chasing some date night inspo or need a killer place to hold a work event, we’ve found a hot new spot that can sort you out across the board – get ready to sling some metal at Maniax Axe Throwing. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing in November
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing in November

Just like that November has arrived and we’re all looking at our calendars, bewildered that 2018 has flown by this quickly. What we all need right now is a distraction, and we’ve got just the thing. This month we’re vibing on some killer happenings around the world, from craft-beer airlines to Pringles-flavoured ramen – enough to chew on while you plan this summer’s festivities! more