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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

It’s a new year, which means 12 months of exciting discoveries to look forward to. From innovative food and drink to eye-catching design, we are in store for one heck of a year. To kick things off, we’ve scoured the web for some of the funkiest happenings that we think you’ll really love. From news of McDonald’s going vegan and Sailor Moon theme parks, to robots that help you sleep and gorgeous eco lodges. more

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The Weekend Series: five awesome charities to throw some last-minute support behind this Christmas
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The Weekend Series: five awesome charities to throw some last-minute support behind this Christmas

In the madness and mayhem that is the festive season, it’s easy to lose sight of what Christmas is all about – the spirit of giving! Gifting our nearest and dearest with rad presents feels mighty good, but nothing warms our hearts more than helping out those in need. If you’ve got anything to spare, donating to charity is an awesome thing to do in the festive period – not to mention that donations are tax deductible. Literally any donation that you make this Christmas is a positive step, but we’ve picked five of our favourites that you may not have heard of. more

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Last-minute love – let Harbour Town sort out your Christmas gifting woes
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Last-minute love – let Harbour Town sort out your Christmas gifting woes

There are two kinds of people in this world – those thoughtful folk who purchase (and wrap) Christmas presents well in advance, and then there’s the rest of us utter fools who take a shockingly cavalier ‘smash it out the day before’ attitude. Look, we know ourselves and we know our style of shopping – you just need to know the right spot to get it all done in one hit. Enter Harbour Town, the outlet-shopping haven packed with rad brands and wallet-friendly prices. The best part? You don’t have to wait until Boxing Day sales to pounce on some serious bargains. If you still have some names left to tick off your nice list, we've rounded up some of the best deals going down in the precinct at the moment. more

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The Weekend Series: How to stretch out your annual leave in 2018
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The Weekend Series: How to stretch out your annual leave in 2018

Daydreaming of a holiday while stuck in the office? Pack your bags and get ready to trade your nine-to-five for sunnier landscapes – for more than just the weekend! Maintaining your work-life balance and finding the right time of year to take your annual leave can be stressful and sometimes scary. The solution: taking your annual leave around public holidays to maximise your well-deserved break. Whether you want take a road-trip to sunny Byron, a luxurious getaway to the Maldives or just couch surf until your heart’s desire, we’ve got the guide to make your holidays last a little longer. more

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The Christmas round-up: gifts for fur children and actual children
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The Christmas round-up: gifts for fur children and actual children

They’re small, they’re cute and they can be immeasurably frustrating, but we really can’t imagine our lives without them. Yes, we’re talking about both our children and our pets. Let’s face it – our fuzzy little companions are just as much a part of the family as their human counterparts, so they deserve all of the treats as well! Whether you are buying for your own precious bundles of joy or someone in the extended family, we have gifts for every kind of kid – even the really hairy and four-legged ones that have to sleep outside. more

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

The heat is rising, the holidays are approaching and our attention spans are waning more than ever – it’s beginning to look (and feel) a lot like Christmas, huh? The year has positively flown by and a whole bunch of stuff both good and bad has gone down in 2017, but we can always rely on the depths of the internet to remind us that there are still some things worth getting excited about. From the same sex marriage bill passing to Beyoncé-themed Christmas gear, here are five things we are vibing on in December. more

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The Christmas round-up: gifts for her
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The Christmas round-up: gifts for her

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and by that we mean it’s the time when you start Christmas shopping and realise that there are a bunch of people you need to buy for that you actually don’t know as well as you thought. What to do? If a special lady in your life has been playing coy about what she hopes to find under the tree this year, fear not – we’ve rounded up a rad selection of gifts for every type of gal. more


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Credit cards at the ready – Amazon Australia is set to launch!
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Credit cards at the ready – Amazon Australia is set to launch!

Friends, we don’t mean to alarm you but today is a pretty monumental one in terms of Australia’s retail landscape. Things are about to change forever because today, Thursday November 23, marks the soft launch of online shopping giant Amazon in Australia. After months of secrecy and setting up, the (virtual) doors will finally be flung open for our boundless purchasing pleasure. more

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Online men’s style mecca MR PORTER drops its in-house label – get acquainted with MR P.
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Online men’s style mecca MR PORTER drops its in-house label – get acquainted with MR P.

Any dude with a solid sense of style and a penchant for online shopping would be well aware of MR PORTER, the digital playground full of curated collections of the best designer brands on the planet. Well, this online style mecca wasn’t content with just providing gents worldwide easy access to the finest labels going – it wanted to create its very own. Fellas, it’s time to introduce yourselves to MR P. more

The Weekend Series: five summer essentials to upgrade your camping to glamping
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The Weekend Series: five summer essentials to upgrade your camping to glamping

Camping certainly isn’t for everyone – when you’re an adult, hanging out in a sweaty plastic dome with no electricity or hot water kind of loses its appeal. Sure, the scenery is nice, but at what cost? Our base level of comfort? No thank you, sir. The simple solution here is to level up – we’re talking glamping. Much like its inferior sibling, glamping is all about appreciating your natural surroundings but with the added benefit of being able to actually sleep at night because you’re not rolling around on a half-deflated air mattress marinating in a week’s worth of your own filth. We’ve searched for five key items that will turn your next camping trip into a glamping extravaganza. more

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

Folks, November has rolled around faster than a one-legged man in a kicking competition. Soon enough you’ll be hearing carols in the supermarket and fighting over who gets to bring the potato bake to Christmas lunch – ‘tis the festive season! We’re feeling pretty jovial about entering the end-of-year sprint, so in the spirit of giving we thought we’d share a few things from around the globe that have been tickling our metaphorical pickles lately. From cloud eggs to dog booze and some adorable retro revivals, here’s what we’re vibing on this month. more

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The Weekend Series: scare yourself silly with our top five spooky Gold Coast experiences
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The Weekend Series: scare yourself silly with our top five spooky Gold Coast experiences

Fear is a funny old thing, isn’t it? More accurately, the way that each of us responds to fear is pretty bloody fascinating. Some people love the hair-raising, stomach-dropping feeling of being totally scared out of their minds and others will do pretty much anything to avoid it. Although everyone is afraid of different things (clowns, taxes, commitment etc), there are certain archetypes that just generally rub the entire human population the wrong way. In honour of Halloween, we thought we’d see how spooky our city could get. We’ve hunted down five of the creepiest, nastiest and downright bone-chilling experiences you can have on both Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Game? more

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Ditch the flowers and give the gift of gin with Small Batch Gift Co.
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Ditch the flowers and give the gift of gin with Small Batch Gift Co.

Forget flowers, wine and chocolates – gin is in, and it's the way to everyone's heart. If you're stuck for a gift idea, then you need Small Batch Gift Co. in your life. The modern gifting service creates fancy packages with rad things like Australian craft gin and delivers them straight to your door. Well, maybe not your door ... unless you're sending yourself a gift (ain't nothing wrong with that). more

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The Weekend Series: five fitness ideas so fun you’ll forget you’re exercising
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The Weekend Series: five fitness ideas so fun you’ll forget you’re exercising

We know, we know – exercise is a pain. But if you want that rockin’ bod you’re going to have to get off your tuchus and start getting active at some point. Much like studying, we’ve heard that the best way to put in some solid hours is if you can make it fun. With that in mind, we’ve scouted around and found some activities that are so fun that it won’t even feel as if you’re exercising. Get ready to climb, dance and drink (yep, you heard us) those lethargic blues away – fitness just got fun. more

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Jazz up your jeans collection at Service Denim's new Byron Bay boutique
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Jazz up your jeans collection at Service Denim’s new Byron Bay boutique

Jeans will forever be the universal wardrobe staple. If you've worn all of your favourites into the ground and have found yourself on the hunt for some new additions, then perhaps a road trip south to Byron Bay is in order. Melbourne-born Service Denim has recently opened a new boutique in the heart of Byron Bay, showcasing some of the best and most renowned brands in the wonderful world of denim. more

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

It’s been a wild couple of weeks where the weather is concerned. One day it’s scorching hot outside, and then the next day its absolutely bucketing down with rain. Either way, we’ve had no choice but to take shelter indoors until the weather becomes more amenable. With nothing to do with our time but surf the web, we’ve stumbled across five amazing things happening around the world that we think you’ll really dig. If you like the sound of LEGO House, Nicolas Cage confectionery, bubble tea soft serve and blue burgers, then you’ll get a kick out of our finds. more

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The Weekend Series: five shows to binge-watch in October
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The Weekend Series: five shows to binge-watch in October

A scorching summer fast approaches, which means that it will be prime Netflix and chill weather. By that we mean, turn up the air conditioning and stay indoors binge-watching the latest and greatest shows. As we move further into the second half of 2017, we get closer to the arrival of some fantastic new shows and follow up seasons to our faves. We’ve put together a quick list of shows coming to or recently released on streaming services. Mark your calendars and stock up on snacks – it’s going to be a blockbuster summer. more

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The Weekend Series: Bitcoin, blockchain and bamboozlement – making sense of cryptocurrency
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The Weekend Series: Bitcoin, blockchain and bamboozlement – making sense of cryptocurrency

You’ve heard the buzz, read about it online and seen its logos pop up at shops and eateries, but what do you really know about Bitcoin? If you are like us, you are as clueless as a camel at the North Pole. Cryptocurrency has been increasing in prominence since being invented in 2009, but to us laypeople it hasn’t exactly become easier to understand. That being said, quite a few people are making a big deal out of this new technology, so we decided it would be a good idea to figure out what the heck it’s all about and see if we can break it down in a handy, easy-to-digest format. more