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The Weekend Series: brilliant board games to add to your collection
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The Weekend Series: brilliant board games to add to your collection

Step aside, Scrabble! Move over, Monopoly! The humble board game is making a strong resurgence, but it isn’t the classics that are all the rage these days. There is a host of new engrossing games to while away a few hours, ranging from family friendly to risqué. We’ve selected a few recommendations to help liven up a dinner party, keep you occupied on a rainy day or even try on a night out! more

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Carve the pavement with Gold Coast Long Boards
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Carve the pavement with Gold Coast Long Boards

A shared love of skating and minimalist design led Leigh Warner and his partner Stephanie Newbold to put pencil to paper and sketch out the first designs for Gold Coast Long Boards. Within a few weeks of its release, the first batch of boards has almost completely sold-out. more

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The Weekend Series: five inventive apps that are actually useful
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The Weekend Series: five inventive apps that are actually useful

When smart phones first emerged on the scene, apps were a new novelty – we couldn’t get enough of them! Nowaways, the lustre of smart phone apps has faded and seem to be left ignored, clogging up our home pages. We’ve come a long way from Angry Birds and Words With Friends, these days there are plenty of exciting new apps that are engaging, creative and straight up useful. We’ve compiled a quick list of the ones that we have been playing around with (not in office hours, of course).   more

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The Weekend Series: five videos to help you procrastinate today
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The Weekend Series: five videos to help you procrastinate today

Look, we take our work seriously at The Weekend Edition but sometimes we need to take five and focus on something else before we can charge ahead with our work. Unfortunately, sometimes we find ourselves stuck in a procrastination spiral. If you are easily distracted like us or are looking for an excuse to procrastinate, we have compiled a quick list of YouTube videos and channels that will have you forgetting all about your commitments. The only catch – you can’t blame us when you hit your deadline with nothing to show. more


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Drake
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The Weekend Series: the most-anticipated albums of 2016

Love him or hate him, Kanye West knows how to court discussion. While the jury is still out on whether or not The Life of Pablo is one of Kanye’s best offerings, one thing everyone agrees on is that it was one of the most anticipated records of the year. We’d like to remind everyone that it is still only February, and there are more albums that could overshadow Kanye’s effort – here are five artists that we think are going to drop massive records this year. more

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Test your limits at Planet Commando in Yatala
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Test your limits at Planet Commando in Yatala

Put your mind and body to the ultimate test as you traverse through Planet Commando’s gruelling and challenging obstacle course. The Yatala facility is a new generation of indoor recreation designed to deliver a unique adrenaline-charged fitness experience. more

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The round-up: five campsites to visit before summer ends
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The round-up: five campsites to visit before summer ends

While it’s no secret that we love the Gold Coast, we also love packing a few essentials into a backpack and heading out of the city for weekend adventures. With summer slowly slipping away for another year, we’ve round-up our top five camping spots to visit before the warmth fades. more

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The Weekend Series: five Netflix Original shows to look forward to this year
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The Weekend Series: five Netflix Original shows to look forward to this year

Since Netflix was launched, it’s fair to say that many of us are now far less social than we used to be. And for good reason – we now have a smorgasbord to TV shows to binge on. The streaming media company recently announced the US release dates for a bevy of new shows, and while we’re still unclear on release dates here in Oz, here’s a sample of what you can look forward to in 2016. more

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Build your own Loog guitar
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Build your own Loog guitar

If you’ve got some extra time on your hands over the Christmas period, give Netflix a rest and try your hand at building your very own Loog guitar. Unlike a conventional six-stringed guitar, the Loog only has three, making it a cinch to build and great for beginners. more

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Roll out on an electric bike from Vallkyrie Cycles
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Roll out on an electric bike from Vallkyrie Cycles

A beautifully restored vintage motorcycle is undoubtedly one of the coolest ways to get around town but if you don’t have the necessary license (or the funds for such a magnificent machine), Byron Bay’s Vallkyrie Cycles makes vintage-inspired electric bikes that are just as good, if not better, than the real deal. more

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Maywood reinvents the alaia surfboard
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Maywood reinvents the alaia surfboard

Once found dominating the waves in Hawaii, the alaia surfboard fell out of favour in the 20th century as thicker, finned boards took over. One local company, Maywood, is bringing back the ancient design of the alaia board and adding a few modern tweaks. more