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Should You Swipe Right For Friends On Tinder?

It finally happened. You’ve gone one swipe too far. You’ve swiped yourself into a full-on romantic entanglement: a friend has appeared on your Tinder feed. A decision must be made. Do you swipe left for no and hurt their feelings, or right for yes and freak them out? What’s the right thing to do when it comes to finding your friends on Tinder?


Insane Theme Park Ride Cuts The Safety Rope And Sends You Into A 100-Foot Free-Fall

Video: Here’s an insanely scary theme park ride for those who need to feel like they’re close to dying in order to feel like they’re living: the Sky Tower in Tivoli Friheden in Denmark. The ride isn’t a ride at all but actually a fall. That is, the safety rope you’re connected to cuts off and you free fall from a 100 foot tower at 88kph down to the ground. For fun.


The Price Is Right: Should You Buy The iPhone 5c Or iPhone 5?

When Apple rolled out the bright lights and party favours for the new iPhone launch, we were lucky enough to get not one, but two new iPhones: the flagship 5s and the colourful 5c. The 5c is still almost a carbon copy of the iPhone 5 under the hood, so which one should you buy? A used iPhone 5 or a shiny new iPhone 5c?


iiNet On Data Retention: It's Not Right, It's Not Australian, We Don't Support It

If you’ve ever wanted to join an ISP that looks after the interests of its users, it might be time to think about switching to iiNet. Not only has the ISP fought the copyright lobby and won, but it has since given the film industry a solid wallop and now it’s coming out harder than ever against mandatory data retention. iiNet’s chief regulatory officer, Steve Dalby, hates it. Here’s why.


Catch Of The Derp: How To Cancel Your Catch Of The Day Account

Catch Of The Day is on our collective shit-list at the moment after waiting three whole years to disclose a data breach that involved the loss of usernames, email addresses, hashed passwords and credit card data. If you’re as annoyed with them as we are, you’ll want to cancel your account. Here’s how.


HTC Desire 816: Australian Review

Can a mid-range phone really be better than its big brother? At this price, it’s certainly possible. Meet the HTC Desire 816: your new phone at half the price of a flagship.


My Life In Canadian Netflix Hell

I’m American, but I’ve spent a big chunk of the last eight years in Canada, first for affordable education, and then for love. Canada is a gentle foster motherland, suckling me on her polite, maple-flavored bosom. But Netflix here is some bootleg FUBAR bullshit.


iPhone 6 Screen May Not Be Sapphire, Probably Isn't Arrow-Proof: Report

It’s winter, which means Apple is probably updating the iPhone soon, which means the iPhone 6 rumour merry-go-round is spinning up. We’ve heard that Apple might use sapphire for a tougher iPhone screen, but experiments with alleged Apple materials say that might not exactly be the case.


If You Fold A Paper In Half 103 Times It Will Get As Thick As The Universe

The myth: You can’t fold a paper in half more than eight times.* The reality: Given a paper large enough — and enough energy — you can fold it as many times as you want. The problem: If you fold it 103 times, the thickness of your paper will be larger than the observable Universe: 93 billion light-years. Seriously.


Happy Hour: How To Drink An IPA, One Hop Flavour At A Time

If you’re a fan of modern IPAs (PBR drinkers: Go stand in the corner) then you are no doubt a friendly familiar of hops, the magical bud that gives beer its bitter bite. But with hundreds up hops varieties and some brews using upwards of a dozen of them , it’s hard to know which hop is imparting which flavour unto your beer.