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Nitflux: The New Zealand Version Of Netflix Is Hilarious Because Accents

Video: The Australian version of Netflix might have set a few people off over the lack of content in the catalogue, but this video of the New Zealand Netflix “competitor” shows that it could be much worse.


Watching This Aussie Politician Read Her Own Hate Mail Is Awesome

Video: In the vein of Jimmy Kimmel’s Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets segment, Greens Senator Sarah Hansen-Young decided to read her own hate mail to camera, and it’s so good.


Watching Obama Read Mean Tweets About Himself Is So Good

Video: Thank God US President Barack Obama doesn’t have a Google Alert set up with his name on it: the amount of crap he’d read about himself would be off the charts. Jimmy Kimmel has instead nabbed a few mean tweets and got the President in to read them. He’s so salty about it, too.


What We Talk About When We Talk About LOL

Emojis may be destined to replace words as our default form of communication, but there is one universal, nuanced expression no beaming yellow ball will ever be able to replace: the lols. The has. The translation of laughter to text.


Sony Australia Wants To Know The Colour Of This PlayStation Gamepad

I think we’re all sick of hearing about a certain dress and its ongoing conflict with the colour spectrum. Sony Australia couldn’t help but get a laugh in however with this tweet during the height of the apparel’s perception-bending popularity.


4G LTE-A Speeds Explained With 'Cooking Detonation Velocity Dumplings'

Japan’s mobile service provider DoCoMo has a way of explaining technology so anyone can understand, especially if you like dumplings. (And seriously, who doesn’t?) I can’t say for sure what’s happening in this video, but I do know that DoCoMo’s “premium” 4G can reach around 225Mb/s, by combining pork mince and cabbage… wait, that’s not right.


Everything That Could Possibly Go Wrong With The Apple Car In One 'Leaked' Ad

Maps that take you off a bridge and into a river. No windows. Bad battery life. This is everything that could go wrong with the so-called Apple Car in one “leaked” ad.


Ease The Wait For Game Of Thrones Season 5 With This Blooper Video

Even with just over a month left until the premiere of season five of Game of Thrones, it still feels like an eternity away. You could spend the interim watching the whole series again, reading the books, or even staging mock meetings of the Small Council in your living room. It’s all old-hat though compared to this new blooper reel featuring Maisie Williams, Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage.


Watch John Oliver Give Australia A Big Pat On The Back For Its Plain Cigarette Packaging Laws

Video: Ever since Australia introduced its controversial plain packaging laws for cigarettes, it has been copping flak for it from big tobacco. Research has found that the move is working in Australia, but the fight is far from over, as John Oliver points out in the grand return of Last Week Tonight.


This Is The Only Review Of A Thermomix You Ever Need To See

Video: Meet Kate and Kate. They’re the stars of a new Aussie YouTube comedy series about cooking, and despite the fact that might sound boring, it’s actually one of the funniest things I’ve ever watched. The Katering Show’s take on the Thermomix is excellent, and will brighten your Friday afternoon. #thankgizitsfriday