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The Weekend Series: five recycling tips to help you help the planet
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The Weekend Series: five recycling tips to help you help the planet

Recycling is a hot topic at the moment and for good reason. There is set to be a huge shift in how recycling in Australia will be processed, following the news that many types of materials will no longer be accepted for recycling in China. We’d like to make recycling an easier, streamlined process. As Captain Planet said,"The power is yours!" With that in mind, here are five tips on how to properly dispose of some tricky items come recycling day. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we’re vibing in May
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The Weekend Series: five things we’re vibing in May

Boom! Quick as a flash we’ve hit May. It’s a pretty surreal feeling, and now we have to put all of those Justin Timberlake memes in storage until next year. We think it’s time to slow down and smell the roses, or in this instance, check out the cool stuff you might have missed in your day-to-day life. If you like the sound of pizza museums, luxury space station hotels and the future of faux meat protein, then read on, dear friend! more

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The Weekend Series: five of our most-anticipated albums of 2018
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The Weekend Series: five of our most-anticipated albums of 2018

It’s only April and we’ve already been blessed with some terrific music. From Cardi B’s game-changing debut, Unknown Mortal Orchestra adding a thrilling new chapter to their catalogue and MGMT returning to the spotlight with a new record, we've been very lucky so far. The fun isn't over yet – we’ve still got many months to go and many albums to look forward to. We’ve looked into our crystal ball and picked a few records that we think will be all over the airwaves upon release. more

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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy food shows you should queue up
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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy food shows you should queue up

We’re a sucker for a good cooking show, and we’re not ashamed to admit it. From Ready Steady Cook to the Great British Bake Off, the high stakes drama of the kitchen is something we’ll relish the opportunity to view. A new breed of food shows are hitting our screens thanks to the miracle of Netflix, allowing us to feast on food porn of the highest quality. If you have a craving to binge some stellar food-oriented media, you can’t do much better than the crew we’ve assembled here. Don a bib and get comfortable – you’ll be drooling by the end of the first episode. more

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The Weekend Series: five true-crime podcasts that you need to listen to immediately
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The Weekend Series: five true-crime podcasts that you need to listen to immediately

When it comes to entertainment in the digital age, the realm of podcasts has become one the new frontier. From music, comedy, sports or current affairs, there’s bound to be a podcast for every special interest. One of the most popular niche categories to emerge recently is that of true crime, where podcast hosts research, analyse and regale listeners with a play-by-play of notorious crimes. The craze, which took hold thanks to the trailblazing success of Serial, is undergoing a massive boom with numerous true-crime podcasts emerging with their own take on the genre. If you’ve got a long roadtrip planned or need something to listen to on your daily commute, we’ve put together a list of high-quality podcasts that you can immerse yourself in. Be warned, some of these podcasts don’t shy away from the grisly details. more

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The Weekend Series: everything we are vibing in April
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The Weekend Series: everything we are vibing in April

The Easter eggs have been devoured and the long weekend is behind us. You might be thinking there’s nothing to look forward to for the forseeable future, but you’d be wrong. April is set to be a huge month, and we’ve got the proof. If you need something to ease your post-holiday blues, we’ve got tantalising news of sushi gelato, handy ridesharing arrivals, saucy stories and a recap of the best April Fool’s jokes on the internet. more

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The Weekend Series: make your long weekend roadtrip better with one of our killer playlists
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The Weekend Series: make your long weekend roadtrip better with one of our killer playlists

Folks, we know we don’t need to remind you that there is a long weekend ahead of us. We’re positive you are all ticking off the days as diligently as us, but in your haste to make plans to bail for the Easter holiday you might have forgotten about one crucial detail – your roadtrip playlist. Now, you’ve all got your own diverse musical tastes (we’ve got an exceptionally cool readership), but to make things easier on you we’ve thrown together some great playlists to help pass the time when you’re cruising to your long-weekend hideaway destination. From up-and-coming Australian acts and old-school R’n’B jams to karaoke classics, there’s enough here to cater to nearly every mood. Happy listening! more

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

When it comes to exciting happenings, February was positively stacked. From the lively competition of the Winter Olympics to the cinematic phenomenon that is Black Panther, there was so much to take in you’d be forgiven for missing a few things. Thankfully we’re here to fill you in on some of the bits and pieces that have flown under the radar. This month, we’re vibing hard on iconic chocolates gone ice-cream, edible banana skin, huge news from AirBnb, and a chap everyone is affectionately dubbing Tea Bae. more


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The Weekend Series: five flicks we’re frothing to see in 2018
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The Weekend Series: five flicks we’re frothing to see in 2018

Fire up the popcorn, dip those choc-tops and fill up that large frozen coke – 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for cinema. We’ve already marked several dates on our calendar for the most anticipated films, which include charming animated adventures, empowering heist flicks, superhero blockbusters and irreverent alternative history comedies. We’re already imagining ourselves ensconced in the shrouded cinema with snacks in hand and oh-so-ready to be transported away. more

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Get set to shred with a new sled from Palm Beach Surf Store
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Get set to shred with a new sled from Palm Beach Surf Store

We have some sad news and some happy news. The Apparel Collective in Palm Beach is no more but, before you go getting too upset, in its place is Palm Beach Surf Store. Along with a fresh new look, the store comes with an exciting new direction that focusses more on boards of the surf and snow variety. Two things that haven't changed though is the chilled vibe and commitment to quality. more

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The Weekend Series: Five Netflix originals to binge to in February
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The Weekend Series: Five Netflix originals to binge to in February

It’s a new year, which means a heck of a lot of good television to devour. Netflix is once again aiming to capture audiences with an incredible array of original content, from television series to standalone movies. So, what’s on the cards for the first half of the year? How does some dystopian sci-fi sound? What about some time-travelling comedy or some in-depth food exploration? We’ve also got the return of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and if that’s not enough then we’ve also got Paul Rudd with a moustache. That’s sure to move the dial! more

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

It’s already February and the year is off to a flying start. It’s hard to keep up with everything that’s happening around the world, which is why we make it our job to round up some of the coolest bits of news. This month, we’re vibing on an array of killer tidbits, such as no-checkout grocery stores, dinner date applications, high-fashion restaurants, vegan Cornettos and massive music festival announcements. We can’t wait to see what February has in store, but for now, check out what we’ve been digging on lately. more

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The Weekend Series: don't go chasing waterfalls (or do)
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The Weekend Series: don’t go chasing waterfalls (or do)

When summer hits, we all generally flock to the coast. Don't get us wrong, we love the ocean big time! Though, if you head inland for a little adventure, you'll find that there is even more water-bound magic to be found. If you're keen to make the most of the warmer months, here are some of the best swimming holes and waterfalls within road-trip distance. 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

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: 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 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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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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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